Microsoft has been fine tuning its digital assistant – Cortana for the Windows Phone platform to support more languages and regions. In the meantime, the software-giant is reportedly working to make Cortana available on Android and iOS platforms as well.
After impressing many on the Windows Phone platform, Microsoft is reportedly working on a project called Eistein to bring Cortana as a standalone app for the Apple iOS and Google Android platforms. Read more »
Foursquare has released a new update for the Swarm app and axed the Plans feature to introduce private messaging.
About a year ago, Foursquare spun off the Swarm app to let its users check-in at locations and even make plans to hang out with friends or other contacts on the list. Read more »
Gameloft has released the fifth installment of the popular hack-n-slash Dungeon Hunter series. The new Dungeon Hunter 5 is free to download and play with in-app purchases.
Set in the mythical Kingdom of Valentia, this RPG game – Dungeon Hunter 5 takes places right after a large fleet of demons is stopped from invading the yards. The new game brings same controls with single-player campaign mode along with co-op and multiplayer modes. Read more »
Apple made a big deal of the USB Type-C connector in the new 12″ Apple MacBook, but its competitors are keen to point out that it’s not the only one in that boat.
Along with the announcements of the new Chromebook Pixel, Google declared its commitment towards this new connector and hints at it being used in a lot of Chromebooks and Android phones in near future. Read more »
Rockstar Games released the much awaited DLC – GTA Online Heists to nest under its umbrella of Grand Theft Auto Online. In the highly-anticipated DLC, the gamers get to hack in to computers and security cameras for a successful heist across Los Santos and Blaine County.
GTA Online Heists is available for free for those who are already part of the GTA Online universe. Read more »
Microsoft has released a new March System Update for its Xbox One gaming console. The new System Update brings plethora of system improvements along with couple of interesting features.
Gamers can now take screenshot any time while playing their game by hitting Y button. Alternatively, the gamers can simply speak “Xbox, take a screenshot.” to save a screenshot and all these screenshots can be managed by a new Upload app. Read more »
Xiaomi introduced the handy Mi power banks in select regions for the enthusiasts to charge their smartphones while on the move. Now Huawei is following its footsteps to introduce a 13000 mAh power bank to charge the smartphones.
Xiaomi had introduced a 10000 mAh power bank for mere $14.5 in India but has been discontinued for a while. Read more »
Apple Watch was announced last night o and people are still having trouble closing their jaws over the price tag of the limited editions. Apple showed the integration of several iOS apps with iOS 8.2 update on the Apple Watch and few obvious ones were missing.
Evernote took that opportunity and announced it’s releasing the Evernote app for Apple Watch in near future. The Evernote app for Apple Watch will complement the one on the iPhone in way that the user can dictate notes, set reminders, check off items from existing notes, and even check the recent content. Read more »
Microsoft has announced a new Xbox One gaming console bundle that is expected to go on sale later this year. This new Xbox One Halo: The Master Chief Collection bundle features four premium titles from the Halo series for free.
Priced at $349 for US, the new Xbox One Halo bundle includes Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3 and Halo 4 games. Read more »
Private taxi service Uber has suspended its ride-sharing service – UberX in Seoul, South Korea. This call was made to favor the South Korea’s homegrown taxi-booking app set to arrive in coming months.
Government of South Korea has been working on a service to help its citizens take services of licensed operators and noted that Uber was running unregistered private taxis and rented vehicles, which was illegal under South Korean law. Read more »
Google’s cloud storage app – Drive has been updated to version 2.2 which brings a nifty Drag and Drop file managment functionality.
Even after six years, Google still doesn’t include the File Manager for the Android devices. Read more »
NVIDIA has introduced a new living room entertainment device – SHIELD gaming console at the Game Developers Conference 2015. The SHIELD gaming console boasts of being world’s first Android 4K TV and is powered NVIDIA’s own Tegra X1 mobile chipset. Priced at $199, NVIDIA SHIELD gaming console bundles the SHIELD Controller.
The SHIELD can act as a set-top box and a gaming console in one package – all thanks to the Tegra X1 mobile processor coupled with 256-bit Maxwell GPU and 3 GB RAM. Read more »
Samsung CEO J. K. Shin impressed the audience by stating that engineering is his first language at the on-going Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. But the features and improvements of the new Exynos 7 series mobile chipset used in Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge were barely talked about.
While the Exynos 7420 powers both new Galaxy models, the absence of Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 mobile chipset in any of the possible variants actually surprised many. Read more »
While most handset makers are reducing the pre-installed ‘bloatware’ on the Android devices, Google has added the social traffic and navigation app – Waze in the basket of Google Mobile Services (GMS). Now handset makers will be able to pre-install the Waze app as part of the GMS bundle on the newly sold Android devices.
Waze provides smart navigation solution to its users thanks to the crowd-sourced data collected by those very users. The data includes traffic conditions, road obstacles, or even police traps and is seeded to users in real time through the app. Read more »