BillionAbles Makes It Easy to Find Accessible Restaurants and Other Public Places Near You

If you are – or know – a differently-abled person, then you know that simple things like going out for dinner can be a big challenge in India where accessibility isn’t very high on the priority list. Most of our streets and public transport aren’t maintained keeping the differently-abled in mind, and the majority of our buildings don’t have basic amenities like ramps, braille signage, and so on. A recently launched Android app called BillionAbles wants to take on the issue by making it easier to find venues that are accessible, and to share information of this sort with other […]

Know About Snapdragon Processors

Snapdragon is the Brand name of mobile being developed by Qualcomm. Snapdragon processors enable next-level user experiences. It is integrated with many sensors and radios like GSM, CDMA and also a decently powerful GPU. Snapdragon processors enable advanced connectivity, jaw-dropping graphics, and robust and efficient processing and multitasking.
Each Snapdragon processor is designed to enable a next-level user experience. Gaming, watching videos, streaming music or whatever you want to do on your mobile device, there is a Snapdragon processor designed to empower you.
Here is a series of Snapdragon processors:

Snapdragon 800 Series Processors

The Snapdragon 800 series processors represent the ultimate in performance […]

HTC Users Complain Keyboard App Is Showing Ads, Company Says It’s an ‘Error’

HTC has addressed the concerns of its smartphone users after some of them reported that they were seeing ads on the company’s built-in keyboard app.

The company says it won’t be showing ads on TouchPal, the keyboard app, adding that the ads found their way up onto the keyboard app “due to error”. A software update is in the works to rectify the issue, HTC said.

Over the weekend, posts showing ads on HTC’s keyboard app circulated like wildfire on social media, and many users joined the commotion to report seeing similar ads on their HTC-made phones. HTC 10 was one of […]

How to Protect Smartphones From Overheating

Introduction

Overheating of the smartphones is one of the common issue even with handsets from the most popular companies like Samsung and Motorola. With smartphones increasingly adding processing power and packing large batteries with fast charging technology, users often face situations when their smartphones overheat during certain tasks, manufacturers are constantly upgrading their products in order to stuff the best between available in the market. At the same time, designers are diminishing sizes and creating astonishingly thin smartphones and this is eventually leading to awful heat management causing a large number of issues.

Why do smartphones heat up?

Overheating occurs mostly due to […]

LeakerLocker Android Ransomware Threatens to Leak Your Personal Information to Your Contacts

It seems as though Google’s Android platform is facing its worst time yet as far as malware infestations go. After two malware-related reports in the past week – CopyCat and SpyDealer – there are now reports of another malware, called LeakerLocker, that has the potential to send your personal pictures, messages and browser history to your friends. What’s more, this malware is also reportedly a ransomware that does not encrypt files.

Popular security technology company, McAfee has discovered that the LeakerLocker ransomware can be accidentally downloaded from the Google Play. As of now, It has noted two apps in particular, Wallpapers […]

Vertu, the Premium Smartphone Maker, Is Reportedly Shutting Down

Just last month, British luxury smartphone maker Vertu announced that the company has reached an agreement with TCL to use latter’s technology for its smartphones. At the time, Vertu said that 30,000 handcrafted Vertu phones will be manufactured under TCL partnership but now the premium smartphone maker is reportedly shutting down.

Earlier this year, Turkish businessman Hakan Uzan acquired Vertu for a consideration of GBP 50 million (roughly Rs. 402.65 crores). As per a report by Financial Times, Uzan tried to repay the company’s debt worth GBP 138 million (roughly Rs. 1,154 crores) for GBP 1.9 million (roughly Rs. 15.9 crores) […]

WhatsApp Stopped Working on Older Devices

On of the most popular social media messaging application WhatsApp has stopped working in older iPhones and Android handsets to ensure that it could continue to introduce new features and stay secure, which relies on the app being used on newer operating systems.

WhatsApp stopped working on very older versions of smartphones

Anyone using Android 2.1 or 2.2, an iPhone 3GS or iOS 6 will find the app has stopped working. The same will happen to anyone on Windows Phone 7, the Independent reported yesterday.

The company has advised that anyone with one of those older handsets who want to keep chatting […]

WhatsApp Update Brings Support for All File Types, Shared Media Bundling

WhatsApp has been on a roll this year, adding feature upon feature to the world’s most popular messaging app to make it more appealing to the users. The company is continuing the streak, and has added support for all types of file transfers (including archives) as well as shared media bundling in the stable version of the Android app. These features had been under testing in WhatsApp beta for Android for some time now. However, users still continue to wait for the final release of the message recall feature that has been leaked several times already.

To use the new feature, WhatsApp users […]

Nokia 9 Leaked Case Images Show Vertical Dual Camera Setup, Curved Design

HMD Global’s anticipated flagship, the Nokia 9, has been in leaks for some time now, and the latest leak gives us a glimpse of the design of the yet-to-be-announced handset. The leaked images of the alleged cases for the Nokia 9 have surfaced on the Internet and reaffirm the presence of a dual camera setup with vertical orientation.

The leaked images, shared by Chinese news firm IT Home, show the design on the Nokia 9 and suggest that the smartphone will have its rear camera setup in vertical orientation. Notably, all three cases (seen in the image below) shared by the […]

Retrieve Deleted Pictures on the Nikon D5000 With Photo Recovery Software

The Nikon D5000 camera is one of the best cameras to own when you want to learn how to take photographs and practice with the technical aspects of a camera, and is much like the other DX cameras that are offered in the market. It is the smallest in size, weight and price of the series. However, it can be sensitive and you may lose photos, when you save on the Single SD card that comes with it. It is a very silent camera, and you may not notice that you are accidentally deleting photos instead of reviewing the pictures.

You […]

Memory Card Advantages and Disadvantages

Memory card has gone onto become one of the most widely used storage media worldwide in the present day. These tiny little chip like devices are being used in various gadgets right from digital cameras and mobile phones to mp3 players and gaming consoles. They are almost everywhere and anywhere, with almost all devices having data storage making use of a memory card. Nowadays it is difficult to find a multimedia device which does not support this device. Like the advantages, the memory card also has certain disadvantages, both of which are summarised below.

One of the major advantages of the […]

Can You Enjoy the Galaxy S8 Without a Case?

Samsung just launched two of the most hyped phones of 2017, the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus. Not only are these the state of the art phones on the Android market, they are also a shot across the bows of Samsung’s biggest rival in the smartphone business, Apple. The iPhone has looked the same for three years in a row now while Samsung has iterated and improved its phones by leaps and bounds each year. So even before the new S8 and S8 Plus phones were launched, the iPhone was looking a little dated. It isn’t just the […]