year Archive

This was the year we turned on social media

With each passing day comes yet another reason to question the notion that the long arc of the universe bends toward justice. However, this year, in particular, has made it resoundingly clear that — regardless of the direction of that arc — the process by which it bends manifests

HTC to launch at least five phones next year including one with dual cameras

HTC launched about half a dozen smartphones this year starting with the HTC U Ultra. The company recently unveiled the the U11+ and U11 Life, adding to the U11 series of squeezable smartphones. 2017 has largely been a productive year and the company wants to continue the

34 Years Ago, 28 Year Old Bill Gates Launched An Operating System That Made Him The World’s Richest Man Today

This story’s a modern day fairytale, the stuff of legends. One nerd who wrote some code which ended up impacting the whole wide world — before even the Internet was up and running! That’s the story of Bill Gates and Microsoft’s first truly user-friendly operating system —

Huawei May Launch a Foldable Smartphone Next Year

HIGHLIGHTS Huawei just expressed its intentions to launch a foldable smartphone The phone, the company said, could launch next year Samsung also plans to launch a foldable phone next year ZTE’s Axon M smartphone, which features foldable displays, could mark the beginning of a trend in the smartphone industry.

More Than 1 Billion Smartphones Will Ship With Fingerprint Scanner Next Year: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Fingerprint sensor is quickly becoming a common feature in smartphones Next year, the vast majority of smartphones are expected to ship with it Chinese phone makers are bringing fingerprint sensors to low-cost phones Fingerprint scanners, a feature that was introduced only four years ago, will be

Paytm Says It Plans to Sell Gold Worth $200 Million This Year

Paytm plans to sell 5 tonnes of gold valued around $200 million (roughly Rs. 1,288 crores) this year, the digital payments firm said on Friday, as it strives to develop a viable business from its e-wallet platform. E-wallets like Paytm, Citrus Pay and MobiKwik, which allow users to transfer money into virtual wallets via smartphone

Best gap year tech: from Torino to Tokyo, these gadgets will help you have a great time

If you’re planning a gap year or packing for the trip of a lifetime, you’ll want to cram as many creature comforts into your backpack as possible, not to mention some tech on which to record and share some phenomenal views and bragging rights. We’re rounded up

Microsoft: Windows Phone isn’t our focus this year

Microsoft kicked off its Build developer conference in San Francisco with a focus on Windows 10, bots, and developer tools, but there was something missing: Windows Phone. A single demo of Skype running on a Windows Phone was the only time a phone running Windows 10 Mobile