Microsoft and Amazon are integrating their voice computing platforms. The users of both Cortana and Alexa users have been given additional privileges that will allow both digital assistant to summon each other with access to additional apps and services. Apple's Siri and Alphabet's Google Assistant have been ruling the digital assistant markets but Microsoft and Amazon are looking forward to competing with them by Alexa Cortana integration. At the Alexa Cortana integration event, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella had also emphasized towards a more open system, saying “We want to make it possible for our customers to get the most out of their personal digital assistants – not be bound to some walled garden.” Both Microsoft and Amazon companies are yet to announce as to when the Alexa Co
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are the most trending features being adopted and applied to low budget smartphones in India and globally. Artificial Intelligence based smartphones mark as an evolution of the mobile industries and this technology is being adopted by maximum low budget smartphone companies in India. Before going into the list you must know a few facts illustrated below. What is artificial intelligence? Artificial Intelligence can be defined as any instance where a machine is able to reason and make decisions which are not explicitly user defined. The scope of artificial intelligence has expanded and is exponentially evolving over time. We are using Artificial Intelligence and machine learning in various aspects of our smartphone applications like Google
What are your selection criteria when you are going to buy a Smartphone? Be it the pricing or the battery life you can choose Motorola to be your one step solution. At a fancy event held in Delhi "Box Office" on July 10th, the Motorola company introduced two new children into its Moto E5 family. When we talk about people of India costing is the major factor that affects the middleman. And the two new phones break this stereotype where Moto E5 price to Rs. 9,999 and Moto E5 Plus cost Rs. 11,999. Specifications Powered by Snapdragon Moto E5 consists of a RAM of 2 GB, storage of 16 Gb with an expandable memory through micro sd card of up to 256 GB. The Moto E5 screen with an aspect ratio of 18:9 have 5.7 inch HD with IPS LCD. The most renowned feature of battery life provides 4,000mA
The demand for an iPhone is constantly on the rise but the one complaint that every iPhone user has is that it gets extremely expensive for them to maintain the various mp3 music downloaders that they use. They often find it difficult to get their hands on some of the latest songs on their iPhone. If you would always love to listen to music but you aren't able to get some of your favorite songs downloaded on your iPhone then here are a few handy tips that will help you download music for free on your iPhone without any problems. Tips To Get Access To Free Music On An iPhone Amazon While there's been a lot of talk around town about the Amazon Prime music, did you know that you could get access to some amazing digital music files on Amazon without having to spend any money? It's a rea...
In a bid to reduce the air pollution, the Indian government has already shown its support towards the adaptation of EVs in the Indian automobile market. This is the key reason behind auto manufacturers focussing more on EVs and Hybrids at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo. One of the hybrids that turned heads was the Hyundai IONIQ. The Hyundai Ioniq 2018 is all set to turn the things around for the segment. You can check out more details of the Ioniq at Autoportal. Launch date of Hyundai Ioniq in India The Hyundai Ioniq was first showcased at the Geneva Motor Show in 2016, followed by an appearance in the New York Auto Show. Moreover, the manufacturer showcased the vehicle in India at the 2018 Auto Expo. Various reliable sources have confirmed that the car will start its journey in the sec
The year 2017 witnessed the launch of some of the best smartphones with innovative design and excellent performance. Hence, this year we are expecting a bit more, and that’s exactly we’re getting in 2018. So, this year, as well, the smartphone makers like Apple, Samsung, Nokia, Oneplus, Sony, LG etc are set to unveil their next-generation smartphone with the top of high-end specs. So, here’s over to some of the big-ticket smartphone launches scheduled for 2018. Oneplus6 With its very first device, Oneplus One launched in 2014, One plus becomes a very popular smartphone brand, Known for its powerful hardware along with customizable software at competitive prices. Now, the makers of Oneplus are all set to launch its next-generation flagship smartphones. Likely to be called Oneplus
Strom Motors, a Mumbai-based startup has recently unveiled their first electric car. The Strom R3, which is the cheapest car available in India is designed for urban cities with heavy traffic. Strom motors was founded in 2011 by Pratik Gupta, an ex-software intern at Motorola Mobility. They aim to provide a fully air-conditioned 2+1 seater having two reserve trike configuration. The Strom Motors also aims to provide a normal charger through which the Strom R3 can be fully charged in almost 6-8 hours, while with a fast charger you can get 80 percent within less than 2 hours. The Strom R3 will be available in three variants – R3 Pure, R3 Current, and R3 Bolt and there will be two ranges to choose from- 80 Km and 120 km. The R3 Pure and R3 Current variants get 80Km/charge while R3 Bolt
Xiaomi released the brand new Redmi 5 Pro, the high-end variant in Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 series a month back through flash sales. Now it's time for the Mi fans to pre-order Redmi Note 5 Pro via mi.com. Hence, the user will no longer have to wait for a flash sale in order to pick up the Redmi Note 5 Pro. Instead, they can now pre-order Redmi Note 5 Pro from mi.com, Xiaomi’s e-commerce website which will be delivered within 2-4 weeks. Redmi Note 5 is the most expensive Redmi Phone that Xiamoi has ever launched in India. Redmi Note 5 Pro’s Price in India starts at ₹ 13,999 for 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant. The 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant costs ₹ 16,999. Both the smartphones have a 5.99 inch full HD and 1080 x 2160 pixels display with 18:9 aspect ratio and bezel-less design, a
Nowadays, 95% people say that their phone is the most integral part of everyday life. Every one of us keeps mobile devices nearby because of a tendency to check the notifications frequently. While checking those notifications we often come across too many bulks SMS having products information, offers, discounts etc. For a layman, these bulk SMS Service or bulk SMS marketing means broadcasting or simply sending a same message or information to a wide range of audience in one go. To be precise, bulk SMS service is the dissemination of a large number of SMS message for delivery to a large number of receivers. But as a businessman and marketer, we can overlook a whole range of another way that a bulk SMS service might be useful in our business. Since the numbers of cell phone users in Ind
There is a good news for all iPhone users. WhatsApp always takes care of their users. They decided to launch a new update with a couple of features especially for iPhone users What is the new update As we all know that WhatsApp regularly updates their app with some new features. But they are now launching their app with updates for iPhone users. They are bringing the app with voice messaging as such as you will be able to continue to play your voice during shifting to another app. You can also do this while you turn off the screen. The things are not going to end here you will be able to see the recent status update within the today view. How you will get the update You can avail the benefits of new update by downloading the updated version ( V 2.18.40) which would be available...
Nokia 6 is getting launch in India. You can buy this smartphone for best price and offer. HMD has launched them with some new features and powerful specifications. HMD Global worked on the processor of Nokia 6 which was launched in 2017. They equipped the Nokia 6 with new features like 360-degree audio and Snapdragon 630, 2.2 GHz processor. You may also find some advanced features like wireless charging, dual sight camera, and Face ID capabilities. Recently it has been also launched in China and sales have already started from January 10. Buy Nokia 6 Snapdragon best product of HMD Mr. Pranav Shroff the Portfolio Director of HMD Global says that : "We wanted to have a Nokia offering for consumers who want an ultra-compact, great looking device that takes great pictures, performs we
WhatsApp new features as a bonus... By this time, WhatsApp has robbed the king's share of the social networking market. In fact, in India, it gained popularity more so than Facebook itself. On top of that, the new features of Whatsapp are certain to steal the show again. Someone who cannot avail high-speed internet widespread, standard inbuilt WhatsApp features with simple text messaging, location & photo sharing etc are more efficient on mobile in comparison to more data-heavy software like the Facebook app. Indian WhatsApp user base has crossed 200 million daily active users. With India as a whole, last year it surpassed the US for the first time in total time spent using mobile apps per month. Let's find out whats in store for us! Group calls and video chats As of now, Whatsa
Overall Review of Android P released by the tech giant Google Well, it is not unfamiliar that sometimes Google does surprise us with the sudden releases of its incorporation. This time it is about the new version of Android P ahead of its full unveiling at Google I/O in May. This is meant for just developer testing hence it is unclear how big the users will face changes this time around. Dave Burke; Google VP of engineering is calling this “an early baseline build for developers only,”. Android P seems to have added a bunch of new features to the world's most popular mobile operating system on its release. Notable features for developers Security Android P will prevent inactive apps from accessing microphone and camera. It intends to put rest all rumors around social media apps spying
Android This year Google is going to surprise you. A new version of Android is going to launch which called as Android P. It is like an update for the old version which already you have. It will contain some new feature which can really amaze you. The new version will contain a special feature of voice recording. New features Do you know how it works? When you will start recording your call, then the number of lines in the form of codes of AOSP will generate. Furthermore, these codes will generate voice recording tone. The frequency of this tone is something about 1400 Hz. This tone is audible to the caller when voice recording is in the process and it will sound at every 15 seconds. This is what actually the new technology of voice recording that you will be found in the nex...
It is an established fact that we spend a lot of our time interacting with people on social media sites. Many people believe that face-to-face communications are already a thing of past. However, a recent research has reassured that virtual interactions through Social media are unlikely to take the place of face-to-face conversations. The researchers found no evidence for the proposition that social media reduces face-to-face communication. In fact, the study says, "Social media does not make people feel connected as much as real social interactions do. People still value face-to-face time with those who ought to matter, especially our close friends and family." This research debunks the popular belief that use of social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter alienates peop...
Safer Internet Day for safety and security purpose With technology in a touch, we are on our way to reach stars. Equally important to know the pros and cons of using technology. Nevertheless, our life is easier now yet some safety measures are there to look after. Online transactions becoming popular these days, dangerous cybercrimes too are on a rise. Hacking, ransomware, debit/credit card frauds, ATM frauds are becoming frequent. In the light of such mishaps, a day is celebrated every year on the second Tuesday of February as Safer Internet Day. This is to create awareness for the mass. Additionally, we are providing you with these guidelines. 8 tips to remain alert before online transactions Strictly use your home PC/Device It is always preferable and convenient to use the home
We know that artificial intelligence (AI) will change business. Well, it looks like chatbots might be the first stand to revolutionize the way customers interact with companies. As it becomes easier to leverage advances in AI, more and more companies are turning to chatbots. This is only to help the customer find what they want, get the help they need or even schedule or service. With the advancement of mobile technologies, the consumer expects greater responsiveness from companies round the clock. Bands are therefore expected to serve better customer relationship management (CRM) across various channels. Chatbots, in turn, provides the opportunity to make your business easier to interact with. What Are Chatbots? A chatbot is a program that communicates with a user via text. It un...
A new business app in India: Paytm is an e-commerce brand of India providing Indian e-payments. Last Monday it has launched a new business app for small and medium-sized enterprises. Following the Facebook-owned Whatsapp that launched its business app(WhatsApp Business) in Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, Britain and the US, Paytm comes with this new service in India. Additionally, the app ‘Paytm for Business’ is available in 10 regional languages in Play store for Android users. ‘Paytm for Business’ aims to solve the everyday payments collection and reconciliation problems for small merchants in the country. The new merchants can sign up quickly and get a Paytm QR code to start accepting digital payments. Hence its easy to manage their day to day payments and day-end reconciliations.
Cryptocurrency: Will this make the next generation money or just a fad? According to Indian Government, the functioning of cryptocurrency is under the ban. Using it would be an act of money laundering. Hence, most of all may not be much aware of it in details. Globally, it is scaling heights of becoming accepted, mostly due to the unparalleled success of Bitcoin. For the past few months in India, cryptocurrency has invited interests as well as criticism associated with it. Before diving into the direct content let us quickly take a look at the concept of cryptocurrency. The inventor of cryptocurrency, Satoshi Nakamoto on 09th January 2009, said; "Announcing the first release of Bitcoin, a new electronic cash system that uses a peer-to-peer network to prevent double-spending. It’s c
Intel chip security flaws increase as the use of digital devices increases. In fact, it becomes necessary to protect your data from being exploited by the hackers to avoid Intel chip security flaws. All devices have their own security flaws. Now hackers can also use these flaws. Therefore it allows them to steal your personal information like passwords, user I'd etc. There are two types of processor flaws. They are also present on your device they are : 1. Meltdown Intel chip security flaw It affects Intel chip security systems for Macbook, laptops, desktop etc. The flaw gives the advantage to the hackers. As they can target the way your Intel chip security processor perform certain functions. 2. Specter flaws These flaws are most likely to be found in your smartphones. Antivirus cann
Google made some important announcements on Thursday. The announcement that can put makes you think. What can it be? Makes you think, doesn't it? So why don't you read along and find out what is new in this tech world? And how will it affect our app usage? Google to abolish 32-bit app framework Yes, you read it right. 32-bit app framework will be abolished soon. So it means that all the apps that are built on the 32-bit platform will not be functional anymore. It is planning on having only 64-bit apps. Because it is concerned with security. All the future apps that are built with a focus on a 64-bit version. A matter of security As per the current reports, about 40% apps come with 64-bit support. And 32-bit compatibility. But this will change. Do you know wh...
Faster way for entertainment YouTube Go Google has always successfully adapted to the changes in the technology and the much-awaited YouTube Go app is a classic example of the same. YouTube Go also allows users to view, share or download videos on the slow internet. The beta version of YouTube Go released by Google in April this year is now accessible to everybody. The beta version was available in India till now but now it is out for everyone. This will allow users to access all the tested features of YouTube Go app. This app designed to support videos with no internet access or low data speed. Users will have an option to preview the app before watching the video in offline mode. YouTube Go app also provides the flexibility to save the videos in either internal memory or SD c
People can't get over the new feature called 'WhatsApp Stories'. However, it's new only in the sense that it's new to this specific app. Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook have already had it for a while. Originally, this feature was unique to Snapchat. 'Stories' are photographs that users can upload. These photographs are visible to your entire contact list. Additionally, they disappear after a set period of 24 hours. You can also add text, filters, and drawings depending on the app. Do we need this feature? Today's generation already hates opening their eyes to 200 'Good morning' texts on the family group. Consequently, this feature is not a very welcome addition to the app. Unsurprisingly, when stories were Snapchat only, they were loved by the youth. However, seein...
YouTube is a swarm of videos. It is a great mode of entertainment. Whenever you feel bored, what do you do? You open YouTube and see some nice and entertaining videos. But do you know that every minute over 60 hours worth videos were being uploaded? So today we bring to you the top 5 mysterious YouTube channels that exist. Webdriver torso YouTube channel When you open this channel, the YouTube channel automatically changes to blue and red, and it is not the only thing which has made this channel popular. Every now and then, new content is continuously uploaded and each video lasts about 15-20s. All these videos are a combination of red and blue blocks accompanied by an irritating beep noise. Nobody knows what this is and why is this page exists on YouTube. Some people assoc
Tanmay Bakshi is no ordinary teen. He is someone who has accomplished so much more at the young age of 13. I beat, you would certainly be jealous after reading his accomplishments. Do you want to begin? An excellent computer programmer When you were 13 years old, what were you obsessed about? Games, cartoons, and other similar stuff. But Tanmay is obsessed with computer programming. He is passionate towards computer programming and algorithms since the age of 5. His own YouTube channel!!! Yes, you read it right. He has his own YouTube channel which is focused on algorithms. It has been running for the past 6 years. It is a great channel to learn about algorithms. He believes in sharing his knowledge. This channel has over 144 videos. It recently hit 22,000 s...
Feel Like New! Follow These Steps. When we buy a new Smartphone, it first runs smooth but later we face problems of slowdown. Either an iPhone or an Android if you follow certain steps your Smartphone will always be new. 1. Keep Your Software Updated Always check whether your Smartphone is updated or not. Ensure updating the operating system. Updates have the bug fixing which is important to keep the phone running smoothly. You should also check if the applications you are using are updated or not. You can update applications in the settings. When you run the latest version of the software running on your phone then you will not face the problem of slowdown. And your phone will run fast and smoothly. 2. Uninstall Applications You Don't Need Now Uninstall t
The Best Apps for Busy Working Parents With Kids Any working parents will understand how little spare time they have between working a full-time job and managing the day to day issues at home. This infographic from HappyCleans will hopefully be of some use as it presents some of the best apps available for working parents. Working parents need to be organized or it’s going to be total chaos for them. If they aren’t organized they are going to spend any free time they do have trying to figure out what they need to do. For example, one problem in your family may be keeping up with the many appointments that different people in the family have. An app called Continuous Care helps you store any scheduled appointments all on one app. Another thing that’s important in a
Rise In Technology Inspiring Youth For Music Nowadays, most of the people have very busy and hectic schedule. First of all, They don't have time for peaceful things like nature, music, etc. Pleasant Music is a very peaceful source to enjoy life. First of all, On October 1, i.e.INTERNATIONAL MUSIC DAY many Gadgets have been invented. Since, To inspire Youth so, they can not only enjoy music.Hence, can also pursue it as their career. 1. FREE DRUM PORTABLE DRUM KIT FOR MUSIC Freedrum is actually a type of drum kit that fits in your pocket. Probably, its name suggests that it is portable. Freedrum helps to experience a great experience. Especially noteworthy, From soundproof studios to the outdoors, or therefore to any other place one has to access to a smartphone. As conclusion No mat
Meet India’s Current Top 5 billionaires Of The Year 2017 Meet India’s Current Top 5 billionaires Of The Year 2017, In Today's world with flourishing triumph stories, success is considered by the value one has in terms of wealth. The success, however, is years of hard work and hard work that gets people where they are today. 1. Mukesh Ambani (Net Worth: $22.3 Billion) Reliance Industries Limited chairman Mukesh Ambani Hits the India’s Billionaire List 2017 with a net worth of $22.3 billion. Regardless of the liquefied Indian economy, he supplementary $15.3 billion to his wealth last year, reports Forbes. Mukesh Ambani has managed to lock this position for ten uninterrupted years in a row. 2. Azim Premji (Net Worth: $19 Billion) Indian business person and the chairman of Wipro
Top 5 Steps To Speed Up Your Android Phone We often spend a lot of money on the smartphone which consists of amazing specs and features. Eventually, the phone will get stuck which is an indication of the reduction in performance and the processing speed. Every Android user faces this issue after using it for a specific period. So, instead of wasting your time and money in mobile shops follow these Top 5 elegant and straightforward steps to speed up your Android Phone. 1)Disable or Reduce the animation level Animations reduce the performance of a device. So, disabling or reducing the level or scale of animation is the first and foremost thing you need to do to speed up your device. To modify this setting, you need to be a developer. So, go to the Settings-->About Phone-->Build
Blue Whale Game-How to Keep Our Kids Safe? There have been several reports of people being encouraged to commit suicide by following the Blue Whale Game It’s been about two decades when Video games were frowned upon by parents as time-wasters but with the time new generation came in the role of parents, and they find themselves in comfort zone when their kids keep them busy on keyboards in their virtual world. But, recent news of the death of a teen in Mumbai while playing one online game called ‘Blue Whale Game’ started the new forum of discussion whether leaving our youngsters in this virtual world is safe for their physical as well as mental health. I used the term virtual world instead of just ‘Blue Whale Game’ as I want parents to think about recreation time of their kid
3-D Selfie Generator Many of us have the habit of, "a selfie a day." Selfies have become a part of daily routine for many people today. We even have friends, who can't start their day without uploading their selfies in social media statuses. What if you can upload a 3-D image out of that selfie you take every day? Amazing right? Nowadays the technology has been rapidly updating every moment. New and different technologies like the Internet of things, Artificial intelligence, and Blockchain are creating a buzz on the web for the past few years opening doors for making the impossible possible. Recently, an expert team of researchers from the Kingston University and the University of Nottingham, who are currently doing their Ph.D., have created a web application which can convert
Smartphone apps usage: Smartphone apps usage is skyrocketing these days. A smartphone without an app is like a car without fuel. Apps form an integral part of any Smartphone. Smartphone apps usage by the year 2020 would be generating around 189 Billion US dollars in revenue via the app store and app advertising. In 2016, the usage has grown by 11%. Most used apps were the social media. A major portion of time spent by the users was on Social media apps. Social apps constitute a large share of apps usage. On an average, a user has 30 smartphone apps installed. Facebook and Whatsapp hold the large percentage of smartphone apps used. Here is the list of Top 5 Smartphone apps in India. 1. Facebook: Facebook is the top smartphone app in India with 241 'potential audience'
Obscure Features of Google Chrome: Google Chrome has been steadily gaining in the browser market share since its launch almost two years ago. Chrome has a lot of hidden features which can immensely enhance one’s browsing productivity if he knows about them. Some of the following features you may know and have already used. But there are few more: 1. Hidden T-Rex Game Google has programmed an addictive little game into one of the most annoying and disgusting screens on Chrome. Whenever Chrome warns you that it is "Unable To Connect To The Internet", simply tap the spacebar to start an endless running game. You can thereby tap the spacebar again to make the sprinting dinosaur jump over the obstacles. 2. Re-Open Tabs You've Accidentally Closed Accidentally closing a Chr
Exciting Features of iOS11 iOS11, Apple announced the next version of its operating system for the iPhone and iPad, iOS11, at WWDC 2017. This will be available later in the year for users. ET Wealth familiarises you with some of the most interesting new features. Earlier this Week Apple Showed an iOS11 in the Worldwide Developer Conference, the Company is introducing new features that will improve the experience for users. Here we tell you most exciting Features of iOS11; 1.Revamped control center This is one of the most prominent changes in iOS 11. Apple has completely revamped the control center and made it customisable. You can place icons for all your frequently used controls and use the full screen for icon placement. In addition, you can now swipe down in the c
Our smartphones have since always been evolving for the better. With consistent updation of new older features and addition of new ones, smartphones never tend to get boring. Along with getting slimmer and smarter, one more thing that is advancing in them is the camera. There are good loads of technologies smartphones offer which involve the use of cameras. The most common feature, apart from photos and videos, of course, is face recognition. As soon as you take the phone and look at it, it knows it's you and unlocks. Some websites or apps offer you to scan around you and place the object you're buying virtually, just for you to see how it looks. Be it scanning QR and barcodes to avail vouchers, or scanning a certain write-up to translate it. You can do anything with just your phone...
There have been a good amount of global ransomware attacks lately. There is a lot of confusion about what to trust and what to avoid. Attacks like WannaCry and Petya were already too much, over which the e-mail based Locky has emerged. Locky ransomware spreads through spam emails, according to the alert by the Indian CERT. Although there are no reports of damage in India, people better be safe than sorry. What is Locky? It is a ransomware in which the cyber criminal blocks access to your data, encrypts it and then demands money to unlock it back again. Locky has been active since last year and is recently back with a new variant. Locky is one of the largest ransomware attacks, with more than 23 million messages, as per AppRiver. It was first launched on August 9 last year and is grow...
Gmail's Features You'll Regret Not Knowing Earlier Gmail is the most used email interface of the world today. Almost everyone who has an email ID has one on Gmail too. We're in a situation where people have used Gmail for years now. So, it will be bit of a shock to register that it has so many features you don't know about. And what's there to add more- they're very, very useful. Below are 6 amazing and cool features you never knew Gmail has. Gmail Attachment Notification If you have composed an email without attachments and it contains the phrase 'I have attached' somewhere, then Gmail actually notifies you. You will get a notification message saying that you've not actually attached anything in your mail, just to confirm you didn't forget. How nice is that now! Flexible...
Bug Bounty Program up to $250,000: To make Windows 10 secure and bug-free, Microsoft announced a fresh round of Windows Bounty Program. The program will thereby reward the bug finders up to $250,000 if they are able to discover bug exploits in Microsoft's virtualization software. Bounty payouts will range from $500 to $250,000. Microsoft was one of the first major tech companies to launch this kind of program, as only a few of the company's products were eligible for rewards. It’s always better to find and fix a bug before it becomes a problem, especially when it comes to security. While Facebook, Google, and Microsoft offer multiple bug bounty programs, smaller companies also increasingly have at least one: as avoiding the next security fiasco is priceless. Bo
Launch of free JioPhones and pre-bookings: Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani made the biggest announcement of the year that is the launch of free JioPhones at the company's 40th shareholder meeting. The phone will be an 'effectively free' handset as it will come for a refundable price of Rs 1,500. It will have a 2.4 inch screen, 512 MB RAM and 4GB memory. Timeline of JioPhone launch: Announcement - July 21, 2017 JioPhone testing - August 15, 2017 JioPhone pre-booking - From August 24, 2017 Availability of JioPhone - 1st to 4th September 2017 (official date not yet announced) Online Registration Procedure: Go to the official page of Reliance - https://www.jio.com/ Click on the tab 'Keep me posted' A pop up page will appear wit