Google Play Newsstand launched on web; gets complete overhaul on Android and iOS

newsstandTechnology giant Google Inc. has announced a complete redesign of its news aggregation app Google Play Newsstand on Android and iOS and has also launched a web version of the app. “The complete redesign of Newsstand focuses on three big improvements: personalisation, rich media, and the extension of our platform to the web,” Google said […]

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IBM buys cloud services startup Sanovi

greeting-1296493_1280Tech Giant IBM has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Bangalore-based Sanovi Technologies Pvt. Ltd for an undisclosed amount on Thursday. The deal will enable IBM to bolster its cloud offerings. Bangalore-based Sanovi provides hybrid cloud recovery, cloud migration and business continuity software for enterprise data centers and cloud infrastructure. The deal is expected to […]

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WhatsApp rolls out video calling feature for beta testing

whatsapp-1212017Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is rolling out its much awaited ‘video calling’ feature. The feature, in its beta version, is being tested by users who are members of Android’s beta programme. WhatsApp has introduced video calling on the beta version v2.16.318 of the app. While one needs the latest beta update to make and receive […]

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Exclusive: Wearable tech startup Good Parents gets seed investment

Kiddo-wearableChildren’s health and wellness startup Good Parents Inc. has raised $2 million in its seed round of investment led by senior partners at Jungle Ventures, a top company executive told Techcircle. The round also saw participation from Fireside Ventures, Bio Sensors International, Gaja Ventures and several marque angel investors across Asia and the US. The […]

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Top five Android devices that can be an alternative to Samsung’s Note 7

Google-pixelSamsung has officially confirmed that its flagship device Samsung Note 7 is dead. The decision was inevitable with several media reports confirming that almost five Note 7 replacement devices caught fire within a span of two weeks. While this comes as a major setback for Samsung in India, it has also disappointed many Samsung loyalists […]

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Samsung temporarily halts production of Galaxy Note 7

Samsung_7South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics has temporarily suspended the production of its flagship device Galaxy Note 7 after several reports said a few Note 7 replacements have caught fire. The halt is to comply with consumer safety regulators from South Korea, the US and China, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported quoting a company […]

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Prisma adds new feature; videos now can be turned into art works on iOS

Popular photo-editing app Prisma, which turns photos into pieces of art, will now help you convert video clips into animations. Prisma will be offering video support for 15-second clips on iOS with its latest update, reports TechCrunch. Currently, the feature is not available on Android but is expected soon. Prisma, which took the internet by […]

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