Apple highlights some of the best (and most popular) apps of 2019

As expected, Apple’s event today wasn’t about heralding any new hardware — it was about shining some light on some of the year’s standout apps. (If Android is more your thing, expect Google’s own list of first-class apps to drop shortly, too.) Apple’s selections this year run the gamut from artsy — Spectre Camera helps people take long-exposure photos … Read more

DGCA bans some Apple MacBook Pro from flights in India due to battery risk, check here if your Mac is affected

DGCA, which is India’s aviation regulatory, is banning some 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops sold by Apple between September 2015 and February 2017 from flights. The regulatory body said that these laptops have been deemed fire hazard because their batteries can overheat. The banned MacBook Pro laptops will neither be allowed in checked-in baggage nor in … Read more

Phone signals pose crash threat to some Boeing 737 and 777 aircraft models

Atlanta: U.S. government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some models of Boeing 737and 777 airplanes. More than 1,300 jets registered in the U.S. were equipped with cockpit screens vulnerable to interference from Wi-Fi, mobile phones and even outside frequencies such as weather … Read more

China court grants Qualcomm injunction against Apple, banning sale of some iPhones

China court bans import, sale of nearly all iPhone models   15 Hours Ago | 06:45 A court in China has granted Qualcomm an injunction against Apple. The court has banned the import and sale of nearly all iPhone models in China, according to a statement Monday from Qualcomm. Apple is already disputing the scope of … Read more

Redmi Note 5 Pro Launched in China as Redmi Note 5, With Some Upgrades

Xiaomi has been on a smartphone announcement spree for the past couple of months and it seems the phone maker is not willing to stop anytime soon. In an interesting development, the company has launched a new Redmi Note 5 model in China, with design and features almost completely identical to the Redmi Note 5 Pro launched in India. … Read more

Xiaomi Said to Be Seeding MIUI 9.5 Nightly Build to Some Redmi Note 4 Users

Xiaomi is reportedly rolling out its latest update to its proprietary OS MIUI. As per some Redmi Note 4 users, Xiaomi is bringing the MIUI 9.5 Stable ROM, which includes the much awaited Notification Shade feature. It is essentially a quick reply feature with which you can reply to a message directly from the notification pane. Additionally, the new … Read more

Holiday Fun #2: Relove some old software…

In our holiday quiz, we made three suggestions for techno-geeky diversions you might like to try: Install a non-mainstream operating system. Because you can. Fool around with software you used to love. No one will know. Rewrite a well-known algorithm from scratch. Prove you can still code. Yesterday, we took at a look at Q1, and the three answers we … Read more

Android 8.0 Oreo Using Mobile Data Despite Wi-Fi Turned On, Some Users Complain

While Android 8.0 Oreo has not been made available widely for very long yet, it seems like a bug associated with the new platform has shown up. As per a user of the latest version of Google’s mobile platform, the update has brought along an issue where the system is using up mobile data even when Wi-Fi has been … Read more

Some Google Pixel Users Reporting Search Issues, Pixel Launcher Update Suspected

Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones have been increasingly facing a lot of issues and bugs. Lately, an issue causing Pixel smartphones to freeze periodically was addressed in the June Android security update. Now, a few Pixel and Pixel XL users are reporting that their devices are not performing Google searches effectively due to some … Read more

Halo Wars 2 PC impressions: This console-fied RTS has some PC-specific problems

It’s the week of unfinished reviews, eh? After trialing For Honor earlier this week, I’m back with some impressions on Halo Wars 2. Again, initial impressions, not a full review. Given that the Windows 10 version only went live on Monday and that its multiplayer servers have been entirely dead, I just haven’t spent enough time … Read more