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Nokia 8 Now Has a Beta Build of Android 8.0 Oreo Available for Users

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 8 users can now beta test Android Oreo Users can sign-up for the beta test Nokia 3 likely to receive Android 7.1.2 update Nokia brand licensee HMD Global is indeed keeping its promise of timely software updates for its new Android smartphone portfolio. The company

Apple Says Some App Store, Apple Music, iTunes Users Are Facing Issues [Update: Fixed]

You are not alone. There are several Apple services that are experiencing problems at the moment, the company’s System Status dashboard reveals. Some users of the App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV, iTunes in the Cloud, iTunes Store, iTunes U, Mac App Store, and Volume Purchase Program services are experiencing “intermittent issues”. Update 6 October 7:50pm

Coolpad Says Aspirational Smartphone Users Its Key Priority in India

HIGHLIGHTS Coolpad is bullish about their low-end phones in India The company claims to produce 34 million smartphones every year Coolpad recently launched Cool Play 6 in India at Rs. 14,999 Even as Coolpad rolled out a power-packed mid-budget Cool Play 6 smartphone targeting gamers over the last weekend,

Facebook’s Testing Out a New Tool to Help You Connect with Like-Minded Users

Facebook’s always looking to boost sharing and interaction on the platform – as The Social Network has noted previously: “Our top priority is keeping you connected to the people, places and things you want to be connected to — starting with the people you are friends with

Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and Pixel C users can now install Android 7.1 Developer Preview

As is the norm before a commercial release, Google has published the Developer Preview version of Android 7.1 Nougat. For now, this preview build is only compatible with the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and the Pixel C. Since this is meant to be a developer only build,

Amazon Echo Is Finally Contextually Aware Like Google Home, Users Report

Amazon’s Alexa-powered Echo smart home speakers have reportedly received the ability to have contextual conversations, with the latest update to the Alexa virtual assistant, seemingly on the lines of its rival Google Home speakers. Even though some users have said that the contextual conversation with Amazon’s voice-activated

Twitter’s new button lets users DM you direct from your site

Twitter wants to be your everything. In the grand tradition of social networks since time immemorial (read: the mid-‘90s?), Twitter is putting a greater emphasis on its messaging feature, and trying to become your primary “portal” in the process. It wants to be the way you talk

Truecaller fixes bug that could expose personal details of over 100 million users

Number tracking app Truecaller has fixed a bug in its Android app which could potentially allow hackers to retrieve personal information of users and change details – including call block settings – without a user’s consent. The company, however, claimed that no information was compromised due to

Latest iOS Upgrade Drives Users Buggy

Apple has been deluged with complaints from users who say the latest version of its mobile operating system is breaking links and crashing apps. “Following iOS 9.3 on iPhone 6splus update links in safari no longer open, then safari crashes — any ideas how to fix? Same

Heavy social media users ‘trapped in endless cycle of depression’

The more time young adults spend on social media, the more likely they are to become depressed, a study has found. Of the 19 to 32-year-olds who took part in the research, those who checked social media most frequently throughout the week were 2.7 times more likely to