Technology

Samsung launches new smartphone Powerhouse with 6GB RAM, 16MP Front and Back Camera

Punjab News Express/Kulbir Singh Kalsi
CHANDIGARH: Samsung India today announced the launch of its all new smartphone powerhouse, the Galaxy C9 Pro. The all metal unibody smartphone is loaded with powerful features and is designed for consumers who demand more from their smartphone.

Apple to offer up to 32GB of RAM in 2017 MacBook Pro

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : Aiming to cater to the needs of professional users, Apple is predicted to offer up to 32GB of "potentially desktop-class" RAM in its high-end MacBook Pro models in 2017 and 16GB of RAM in its 12-inch MacBook.

MobiKwik launches app in 5 regional languages

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Domestic mobile wallet major MobiKwik on Thursday launched five more regional language versions of its mobile app for its users.

Apple bans app that tracks lost AirPod

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : "Finder for Airpods", an app that helped people track lost AirPod ear pieces has been banned by Apple.

Apple iPhone turns 10, revolution continues

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : At Macworld 2007 in San Francisco, Steve Jobs introduced the world to iPhone as three products in one -- a widescreen iPod with touch controls, a revolutionary mobile phone and a breakthrough internet communications device.

14 bn WhatsApp messages sent on New Year in India

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI: On New Year's Eve, 14 billion messages were exchanged through WhatsApp in India, 32 per cent of which were in some form of media, the instant messaging app said on Friday.

Airtel offers 1 year free data for customers switching to 4G

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : In a bid to let customers experience 4G network at affordable prices, Bharti Airtel on Tuesday said it will offer free data for 12 months, worth up to Rs 9,000, to customers who switch to Airtel 4G.

Samsung likely to report forecast-beating Q4 earnings

Punjab News Express
SEOUL : Despite the Note 7 fiasco, Samsung Electronics Co is likely to report market forecast-beating earnings for the fourth quarter of 2016, helped by robust sales in its chip business, industry sources said on Monday.

Samsung retrieves 90% of Galaxy Note 7 in S.Korea

Punjab News Express
SEOUL : Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday that it has retrieved over 90 per cent of the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea, leading the company to consider software upgrades to further limit the battery-charging capability.

Play games with your face on Snapchat

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : You do not have to use your fingertips to play a game on Snapchat now, just scan your face in the new 'Selfie Lens' and "enter" into the screen to score some points.

Wave to your 'Nearby Friends' on Facebook

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : Facebook has removed the 'Nearby Friends' feature,letting your friends see your precise location and instead allowed 'Wave' to broadcast your proximity to them.

Messenger app gets new powerful camera

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : To help make conversations better, Facebook on Friday launched a new, faster and easier-to-use camera with art and special effects in its Messenger app that will be rolled out globally over the coming days.

You can now bookmark posts on Instagram

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : Photo-sharing app Instagram has rolled out a new feature that lets users save posts they might like to revisit.

Apple AirPods now available online, in stores next week

Punjab News Express
SAN FRANSICO : Apple's wireless headphones called AirPods are now available to order online and will start reaching customers and arriving at Apple Stores, Apple Authorised Resellers and select carriers next week, the tech giant announced on Wednesday.

Apple adding fresh emojis to iPhone

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : With the launch of iOS 10.2 software update for iPhone on Monday, Apple has added a wider range of fresh emojis that include new facial expressions, professions and food.

India to see 65% rise in mobile frauds in 2017: Study

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : With the surge in digital transactions via e-wallets and other online payment gateways, mobile frauds are expected to grow to 60-65 per cent in the country by 2017, a leading industry body said on Monday.

Facebook re-posting old photos mistakenly

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : If you have seen your old photos on Facebook re-appearing, you are not alone as many users have complained that the photos they had posted months ago are resurfacing on their pages.

Apple rumoured to launch 'red' iPhone next year

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : The 2017 version of Apple's iPhone is rumoured to come in red and will retain the same design as the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, a media report said.

Micromax launches new smartphone range

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : Micromax Informatics on Wednesday launched a new Vdeo range of smartphone that comes pre-bundled with video calling app Google Duo.

Digital payment providers at great hacking risk, need upgraded security: Experts

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : With more and more people logging into e-wallets or m-wallets for daily payments, the target for hackers has increased exponentially, experts warn, suggesting that upgraded security is the only way to safeguard millions of first-time users and small and medium businesses from losing their hard-earned money.

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