Jon Stewart is coming back to TV. The former host of The Daily Show has signed a multi-year deal with Apple TV+ to host and executive produce a new as-yet untitled current affairs series, the iPhone maker announced Tuesday (local time) in the US. It will feature Stewart tackling a single topic, drawn from American
LG Wing launch in India will take place today at a virtual event set for 11.30am. The smartphone is the first under the company’s Explorer Project that aims to bring new usability concepts to the market. Seen as one of the most uniquely designed smartphones of 2020, the LG Wing sports two displays — one
TCL TS3015 soundbar has been launched in India, and is priced at Rs. 8,999. The new 2.1-channel soundbar from TCL is available on Amazon and Flipkart, and has a wireless subwoofer, along with multiple wireless and wired connectivity methods. This is the first audio product launched by TCL officially in India, expanding on the company’s
Tinder is expanding its in-app video chat feature globally for all users. After testing the feature in multiple countries, the popular dating app is now globally rolling out its ‘Face to Face’ feature that lets users video call each other through the app itself. Users can video call potential partners without having to rely on
Watch Dogs: Legion is out this week. The third instalment in Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs series, Watch Dogs: Legion promises to amp up the hack-based gameplay that made the titles popular. It brings along a fun new feature that allows you to take control of an array of characters from anywhere in post-Brexit London – the
Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 Anniversary Edition has been launched in India as the company celebrates its 75th anniversary. The new truly wireless (TWS) earbuds come in an all-black design and feature the original Sennheiser logo. The charging case of the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 Anniversary Edition earbuds also carries the company’s original logo
AMD is buying Xilinx for $35 billion (roughly Rs. 2,57,900 crores) in an all-stock deal that will combine the two Silicon Valley chip makers. The deal announced Tuesday puts AMD in a place it wants to be; competing more fiercely with Intel. Xilinx stockholders will receive 1.7234 shares of AMD stock for each Xilinx share they
Let’s face it, Google’s smartwatch strategy still has a lot of catching up to do relative to the Apple Watch. While WearOS has improved over the years, it has been let down by poor hardware. Hopefully, things should take a turn for the better with Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon Wear 4100 SoC in future smartwatches, but
Epic Games is not backing out of a fight with Apple even as Fortnite stays out of the App Store. A day after saying that Apple had no right over “the fruit of Epic’s labour” in court filings, CEO Tim Sweeney took potshots at Apple on Twitter while replying to user comments about the ongoing
Facebook’s public policy director for India, South and Central Asia, Ankhi Das, has stepped down to pursue interests in public service, the company said in a statement on Tuesday. Earlier this month, Sunil Abraham was appointed by the social media giant as the public policy director for data and emerging technology. Facebook Vice President &
Facebook on Monday put its spin on cloud gaming by letting players instantly hop into an array of mobile games at the social network without downloading apps, but won’t be offering the service for Apple iOS devices. Vice president of play Jason Rubin noted that Facebook is not spinning off a cloud gaming service along the
Crash Bandicoot: On the Run! now has an expected release date: March 25, 2021. Additionally, King — the developer behind mobile games such as Candy Crush Saga — has also opened registrations for its free-to-play Crash Bandicoot game on the App Store, having done so for Android users on Google Play a few months ago.
Avita Essential has been launched as a pocket-friendly offering from the laptop maker. It is powered by an Intel Celeron N4000 processor and features a thin-bezel design. Avita Essential features a 14-inch full-HD display and offers up to six hours of battery life. The laptop is offered in three colours – Concrete Grey, Matte Black,
Microsoft has added mouse and trackpad support for the iPadOS version of Microsoft 360, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Microsoft had announced that it would be bringing mouse support to the iPad earlier this year. The experience will be similar to anyone who has used Office on a Mac or a PC, as per Microsoft.
Realme Smart Cam 360 will be available at a special discounted price on Flipkart during the e-commerce platform’s Dussehra Specials sale. Launched at Rs. 2,999 initially, the festive offer cuts the price by Rs. 400, making the security camera slightly cheaper. It must be noted that the sale will end on October 28. Realme Smart
The OnePlus Nord is still the most affordable 5G smartphone in India, which in itself makes it great value. Apart from this, it’s also a very good all-rounder when it comes to the cameras, display, battery life, and app performance. Google’s recently launched Pixel 4a is here to challenge the Nord, but can it succeed?
Facebook may introduce emergency measures to regulate viral content in case of election-related conflicts and unrest in the US, the Wall Street Journal has reported, citing sources. According to the report, Facebook intends to calm the possible violence with tools that were specially developed for so-called countries at-risk. The tools that have already been used
Xbox chief Phil Spencer has hinted that the company could be working on TV streaming sticks for its xCloud gaming services. Spencer teased the new development during an interview. Project xCloud is Microsoft’s own game streaming service that allows gamers to stream their favourite titles straight on their mobile screens. Until now, the service was
Microsoft will redirect users to Microsoft Edge from Internet Explorer when they try to access websites that are incompatible with the latter. Starting with Microsoft Edge Stable version 87 set to release next month, users will be shown a one-time dialog box that explains why they’re getting redirected, after which their data will then be
Reliance will be venturing deeper into the lucrative business of mobile and online gaming with hosting an esports event called the JioMart Gameathon this month. The Free Fire tournament will be the first in a series of events that the company plans to hold, and it is marketing the initiative under its JioGames platform. To
Apple’s MagSafe wireless charging feature launched along with iPhone 12 series earlier this month is expected to have far-reaching benefits that the likes of Moto Mods could not deliver. MagSafe is touted to be a game-changer for accessory makers, and a colourful array of magnetic cases, wallets, and chargers are already in the market. Apple
Realme Watch S is set to make its global debut on November 2. The smartwatch, which boasts of features such as heart-rate and blood oxygen monitors, 16 sports modes and a 15-day battery life, will be launched first in Pakistan. Realme Watch S will have a circular dial and be available in multiple watchfaces and
Samsung and Stanford University have collaborated to make an OLED display with resolutions of up to 10,000 pixels per inch (ppi). This could lead to advancement in virtual and augmented reality technologies as high pixel density results in more realistic images, according to the research. The result was achieved by expanding on existing designs for
Google Pay for India (aka Tez) app for iOS is no longer listed on Apple’s App Store, and is unavailable for download. The app is missing from the App Store and users are instead served with few of its competitors including PhonePe and Paytm when particularly searching for “Google Pay” from India. This is notably
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son said on Thursday the sale of chip designer Arm to Nvidia Corp will drive growth in computing power, in his first public comments since the $40 billion (roughly Rs. 2,94,799 crores) deal was announced in September. Son made the comments at a virtual summit about artificial intelligence hosted by Saudi Arabia, an
Looks like the iPhone 12 will have to go through a lot of trouble to prove its worth. The latest experiment to befall it is a durability test that compares the toughness of the iPhone 12 coated with a new ceramic shield against that of the iPhone 11. Simply put, the iPhone 12 is better
Infinix Hot 10 has been launched in a new 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant that will go on sale from 12pm (noon) on October 29 via Flipkart. The smartphone was launched in India earlier this month in a sole 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, and will now be available in a new variant.
Facebook may face US anti-trust charges as soon as November, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing four people familiar with the matter. The Federal Trade Commission met privately on Thursday to discuss a probe while state attorneys general under the leadership of New York’s Letitia James have been scrutinizing the company for potential threats to
OnePlus 7 series and OnePlus 7T are getting another OxygenOS update in October that majorly fixes some bugs and keeps the same September security patch. The OnePlus 7 series includes the OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro while the OnePlus 7T series includes, you guessed it, the OnePlus 7T and the OnePlus 7T Pro.
Academics, journalists, and First Amendment lawyers are rallying behind New York University researchers in a showdown with Facebook over its demand that they halt the collection of data showing who is being micro-targeted by political ads on the world’s dominant social media platform. The researchers say the disputed tool is vital to understanding how Facebook