Facebook Ordered to Delete WhatsApp User Data by German Regulator

German regulator said Facebook was infringing data protection law Facebook acquired WhatsApp for $19 billion two years ago Facebook said that it complied with EU data protection law A German privacy regulator ordered Facebook on Tuesday to stop collecting and storing data of German users of its messaging app WhatsApp and to delete all data that has already been forwarded ... Read More »

Hangouts 13.0 for Android Released With Chrome Custom Tabs Support

Support for Chrome Custom Tabs added with the update Hangouts updated to version 13.0 You will get the ‘Browse in Hangouts’ option in settings Google wants you to know that even though it has released text-messaging app Allo and video-calling app Duo, it has not forgotten Hangouts. This is why the search giant has released version 13.0 update for Hangouts, ... Read More »

Micromax Canvas 5 Lite With 5-Inch Display, 4G LTE Support Launched

The Canvas 5 Lite sports a leather finish rear panel The new Micromax smartphone bears a 2000mAh battery It is exclusively available via Snapdeal from Friday Micromax has launched yet another smartphone in its Canvas 5 series. The Canvas 5 Lite has been priced at Rs. 6,499 and is available exclusively via Snapdeal from Friday. The highlight of the smartphone ... Read More »

Lenovo India Says Will Open 150 Exclusive Service Centres by March

Mobile device maker Lenovo plans to open 150 exclusive service centres by March in over 60 towns, a top company official said Thursday. “We are planning to open 150 exclusive service centres by March for our products in over 60 towns that jointly account for 80 percent of our customer base,” Sudhin Mathur, Executive Director Lenovo MobileBusiness Group said. The ... Read More »

US President Barack Obama Hails Self-Driving Cars’ Huge Potential

President Barack Obama gave an enthusiastic endorsement to self-driving vehicles that, when safe, could prove “transformative,” in an opinion piece published Monday. “Right now, too many people die on our roads –¬†35,200 last year alone –¬†with 94 percent of those the result of human error or choice,” Obama wrote in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “Automated vehicles have the potential to save ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Has the Best Mobile LCD Display Ever Tested, Says DisplayMate

Unlike most smartphones, iPhone 7 packs two colour gamuts iPhone 7’s display has record low screen reflectance It also has record high contrast ratio for IPS LCD displays Screen-testing firm DisplayMate termed the display on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 as the “Best Performing Smartphone Display” that the company has ever tested. Now, the company has tested the display on iPhone ... Read More »

Amazon Unveils New Echo Dot Speaker at Just $49.99

New Echo Dot launched at $49.99 Amazon has added new skills to Alexa for UK launch First version of Echo Dot was launched at $90 Amazon announced on Wednesday that its voice-controlled speaker Echo will be released in UK and Germany this fall and a new white model will be launched in the US. Interestingly, Amazon didn’t stop with the ... Read More »