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Month: February 2019

Apple Supplier Japan Display to Get $700 Million Bailout

February 14, 2019

Ailing Apple supplier Japan Display will receive up to JPY 80 billion ($723 million) in a bailout from a group of Chinese and Taiwanese investors, Kyodo news agency reported. A group including China’s state-backed Silk Road Fund and Taiwanese panel maker TPK Holding Co will inject around JPY 60 billion to 80 billion, taking a stake of […]

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Mortal Kombat 11 Nintendo Switch Release Date for India Delayed

February 12, 2019

Mortal Kombat 11 Nintendo Switch release date for India has been delayed. According to a listing on Indian specialist retailer, Games The Shop, the Nintendo Switch version of Mortal Kombat 11 is out on May 17. Warner Bros. is yet to comment on a delay for the game on Nintendo Switch, though certain international retailers […]

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India Smartphone Shipments Grew 10 Percent in 2018, Becomes Largest Market for Xiaomi

February 12, 2019

After several reports of the dampening state of affairs in the global smartphone market scenario, a fresh Canalys report is out with India numbers. Bucking the global trend, the country sees a positive growth of 10 percent in shipments and managed to sell 137.2 million units in 2018, 12 million more than its reported 2017 […]

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Instagram Adds IGTV Video Previews to Main Feed

February 11, 2019

In an announcement on Twitter, Facebook-owned messaging app Instagram announced that previews of IGTV videos would now appear included in the main feeds on the home page. “Now, you can preview IGTV videos in your feed. When there’s a new video from someone you follow, you can tap from your feed to watch the full video in […]

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Meizu M9 Note Purported Images Appear on TENAA, Reveal Waterdrop Notch and Dual Camera Setup

February 11, 2019

Meizu M9 Note was spotted on Chinese regulator TENAA last week, and while the listing revealed the alleged key specifications of the phone, it didn’t offer any photos. The TENAA listing has now been updated with the photos, revealing the design details of the Meizu phone. The Meizu M9 Note is seen in a white […]

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WhatsApp Executive Says Indian Political Parties Are Abusing the Platform

February 9, 2019

India’s political parties have been abusing Facebook’s popular messaging service WhatsApp ahead of the country’s general election and the company has warned them not to do so, a senior executive said on Wednesday. WhatsApp declined to name the parties or give the exact nature of the alleged misuse, but there is mounting concern in India that […]

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Sony Xperia XA3 Leaked Renders Tip 21:9 Display, Dual Rear Camera, 4 Colour Options

February 9, 2019

Sony was recently granted the trademark for “CinemaWide” displays for smartphones with 21:9 aspect ratio that is expected to debut on the flagship Sony Xperia XZ4. It now appears that Sony will bring the tall display form factor to the Xperia XA-Series of mid-range smartphones too. As per alleged renders of the upcoming Sony Xperia […]

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro Starts Receiving January 2019 Security Patch, Improved Camera App in India

February 5, 2019

Huawei took its time to launch the Mate 20 Pro in India last year, but it was worth the wait as it turned out to be one of the best Android smartphones of 2018. The company is now rolling out a new firmware update for the phone in India, which fixes a few inconveniences we had […]

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Titanfall Battle Royale Game Apex Legends Set to Launch

February 5, 2019

Titanfall 2 and Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order developer Respawn is working on a battle royale game called Apex Legends. Respawn boss Vince Zampella confirmed Apex Legends’ existence after numerous leaks over the weekend that suggested Apex Legends is due for release shortly on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Aside from being a battle royale title, […]

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Aadhaar Leak: Jharkhand Government Reportedly Exposed Details of Thousands of Workers

February 4, 2019

Joining the growing list of infamous Indian governmental institutions and agencies, Jharkhand government has allegedly been spotted leaking the Aadhaar numbers and other personal details of thousands of governments workers on its website. The online system being used by the government to manage the attendance of all of the governmental workers in the state reportedly […]

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