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Leaked Windows 10 screenshots reveal LED notification support for phones

Microsoft appears to be preparing to activate LED notifications in Windows 10 for phones. Leaked screenshots from a Polish Windows enthusiast forum reveal a number of changes in an upcoming preview of Windows 10 for phones, including some UI improvements and notification updates. Apps will soon be …

Windows 10

Google Now will soon show info from any app

Google Now only displays useful tidbits of knowledge from a handful of your apps right now, but the flood gates are about to fling wide open. Project director Aparna Chennapragada has revealed that Google plans to release a developer kit that lets <i>any</i> of your apps put their data into Now, not just …

PhotoMath Updated to High-School Level, Android App Coming Soon

Damir Sabol, Croatian computer expert and entrepreneur, was helping his son with his maths homework when he had an idea.<p>"I found it a bit tedious, …

Sony 4K TVs coming in May, starting at $1,300, according to leak

It's still the dead of winter, but the TV leaks just keep springing.<p>HDguru.com has already outed pricing and availability information for a bunch of Samsung and Vizio 4K TVs, so now it's Sony's turn.<p>The site, which has a long history of accurately jumping the gun on official manufacturer word, …

Truecaller iPhone App Update Adds New Widget to Help Identify Numbers

Truecaller earlier this week updated its iPhone app to version 5.0, and added a new Today Widget apart from redesigning the UI to optimise it for the …

Apple iWatch to be launched on March 9?

WhatsApp has been working with the Indian government, National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and multiple banks to further expand its payments …

Three time-saving extensions for Google Chrome

Whether you're checking your email, looking through bookmarks or trying to find things on the Web, these extensions are built to save your precious time. Check out the list below and give them a spin.<p>If you like to close your Gmail tab when using Chrome, this extension is a great way to see if you …

Human Ancestors May Have Used Tools Half-Million Years Earlier Than Thought

Fossil hand bones show evidence of tool use more than three million years ago.<p>Who swung the first hammer stone? Early human ancestors may have hefted tools more than three million years ago, ancient hand bones suggest. That’s roughly half a million years earlier than the oldest stone tools yet …

Intex Aqua Style Pro running Android KitKat launched for Rs 6,990- Technology News, Firstpost

Intex has further expanded its Aqua line-up of budget Android KitKat-based smartphones with the all new Style Pro. Priced at Rs 6,990, Intex's Aqua …

Phones

Microsoft's budget Lumia 530 launched in India for Rs 7,349- Technology News, Firstpost

Microsoft has quietly listed the <b>Lumia 530</b> on its <b>official India store</b> for Rs 7,349.Though the image has 'Coming soon' printed on it, the page now says …

Mobile Technology

TRAI won't impose fees on WhatsApp, Viber, and other apps: Report- Technology News, Firstpost

Indian telecom companies <b>have been quite vocal</b> about their dislike for over-the-top (OTT) services such as WhatsApp, Viber and the likes. Last month …

Apps

Google's new subscription music service will reportedly be called 'YouTube Music Key'

Google has been rumored to launch a YouTube-branded subscription music service for months now, and we're getting a big look at what it might entail when it finally launches. <i>Android Police</i> is reporting that the service will be called YouTube Music Key, which will offer ad-free playback, the ability …

India smartphone growth slips; Samsung still at top: IDC

The Indian mobile phone market, now led by Samsung and Micromax at No.2, could see a possible reshuffle in the top five vendor pecking order in the …

Motorola teases Moto 360 smartwatch, new phones for 9/4 event

Motorola Mobility's Moto 360 smartwatch will finally get its official launch.<p>After several teases and a guest appearances at Google's I/O developer conference in June, the smartwatch will get a proper debut and launch at an event held in Chicago on September 4. In addition, the invitation features …

Micromax Canvas Knight Cameo A290 with octa-core processor, Android KitKat, available in India priced under Rs 13,000

We had reported earlier that Micromax is slated to release a budget octa-core smartphone on August 15. On the eve of Independence, Micromax has …

New Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 Android L Preview Update is Available for Download

Google is currently rolling out a brand new Android L Preview Build for the their Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 2013 Wi-Fi devices. If you’re currently …

Google Just Accidentally Revealed Another New Feature Coming To Your Android Phone

Google has called Android L its biggest update yet, and we're still hearing about features the company didn't have enough time to mention at its …

Lenovo announces the Vibe Z2 Pro, a 6-inch QHD flagship with a massive battery

Lenovo, the world’s fourth largest smartphone vendor last quarter, has officially unveiled its new six inch smartphone – the Vibe Z2 Pro.<p>Earlier rumors suggesting that the handset would arrive with a Quad HD display turned out to be spot on, the Vibe Z2 Pro comes packing a mighty 6-inch 2,560×1,440 …

Mobile Technology

Yup, Moto X in line for Google's Android L update

In case you're wondering, Motorola's Moto X smartphone will pick up the Android L update when it's released later this year.<p>A recent post on Google+ suggests that Motorola is unofficially supporting the next release of Android. In a discussion with the Moto X Community whether the phone would get …

Talon for Twitter 2.6.2 update brings Android L-inspired themes

One of the better Twitter apps on Google Play these days has gotten itself a significant upgrade, bringing us to version 2.6.2. Talon's major version …

When it could arrive

The Android 5.0 L update for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10 will be officially released to the public later this year, but, for the time …

Recommended Reading: Snapchat celebs and the birth of Auto-Tune

<i>Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.</i><p><b>Snaps To Riches: The Rise Of Snapchat Celebrities</b><br>by Ellen Huet, Forbes<p>There's …

Tablets with cool camera features

Using your tablet's camera in public may garner some judgmental side-eyes or stifled laughter from lookers-on, but some slates actually offer a few cool features to make the public embarrassment worth risking.<p>To be sure, their photo quality is usually less than inspiring, with even some of the best …

Ask Ooloo puts the 'person' back in personal assistant

Before Google dominated search, Ask Jeeves depended on a team of humans -- yes, humans -- to answer your internet queries. Ultimately, search algorithms killed the internet's favorite butler, but the idea that humans are worthy competition for the software we create didn't follow him to the grave. …

World’s fastest 43Tbps Internet connection can let you download 1GB in 0.2 milliseconds - Tech2

Imagine downloading a 1GB movie in about 0.2 milliseconds. That could very well be a possibility after a team of researchers at the Technical …

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Guessing gamePranab Mukherjee's Last Speech as President Might Provide Clues to His RSS Speech Tomorrow<p>BUMPY RIDE AHEAD<p>Why Implementing Reservation …

15,000 Xiaomi Mi 3 smartphones will go on sale on August 5; over 100,000 buyers expected

Xiaomi will be selling its third batch of Mi 3 smartphones on August 5 and for a change the Chinese smartphone sensation has revealed the number of …