HTC One (M8) Now Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update in India

HTC has finally started rolling out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for its 2014 flagship One (M8) smartphone in India. The latest Android update for the HTC One (M8) is now available over-the-air (OTA). Users can manually check for the update via Settings> About Phone> System Update. The Marshmallow update bumps the software number of One (M8) to 6.12.161.4 and also brings the new Sense 7 UI. HTC’s One (M8)…

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Dropbox for Windows 10 Released With Biometrics Support and More

Microsoft on Thursday announced that Dropbox has released its universal Windows 10 app, adding that users can utilise Windows Hello biometrics feature to sign into their Dropbox account. Dropbox for Windows 10 offers several interesting features including the ability to allow a user to drag and drop files from Windows File Explorer to Dropbox app. Users can also utilise Quick Search and set up interactive notifications. However, more notable is…

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Lava P7 With 5-Inch Display, 5-Megapixel Camera Launched at Rs. 5,499

Lava has launched a new budget smartphone, the Lava P7, priced at Rs. 5,499. The smartphone will be going on sale via physical retail channels, multi-brand outlets, as well as online retailers. The Lava P7 runs Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box. The company however promises that the phone will receive a guaranteed upgrade to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The P7 supports dual 3G SIMs with dual standby. Lava adds that the smartphone…

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Google, RailTel’s Free Public Wi-Fi Service Launched at Mumbai Central

Google India and Indian Railways’ arm RailTel on Friday announced the availability of free high-speed public Wi-Fi service at the Mumbai Central station. To recall, the public Wi-Fi project for Indian Railways was announced back in September when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Google headquarters in Mountain View. The search giant in an emailed statement on Friday said that it will expand the free public Wi-Fi network to 100 of…

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Samsung Gear S2, Gear S2 Classic Smartwatches Launched Starting Rs. 24,300

Samsung India, as expected, on Thursday launched its Gear S2 smartwatch in India. Priced at Rs. 24,300, the smartwatch will be available via Samsung physical retail channels starting Thursday. Apart from the Gear S2, Samsung also launched the Gear S2 Classic edition, priced at Rs. 25,800. The South Korean company at the same event also announced the availability details of the Gear VR headset, which has been priced at Rs….

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Samsung Gear VR Headset Launched at Rs. 8,200

Samsung India on Thursday, apart from launching its new Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic smartwatches, also launched the Gear VR headset in the country. The new Gear VR headset is powered by Oculus VR software and has been priced at Rs. 8,200. Much like the Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic smartwatches, the Gear VR will be available via the company’s physical retail channels as well as online via…

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Moto X Force ‘Shatterproof’ Phone’s India Launch Set for February 1

Motorola India has sent invites for the launch event of the Moto X Force, scheduled to take place on February 1 in Gurgaon. To recall, the Lenovo-owned company has been teasing the launch of the ‘shatterproof’ Moto X Force for the past few weeks in India, and had also confirmed upcoming availability in the country alongside the global launch of the smartphone. The biggest highlight of the Moto X Force,…

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Mortal Kombat XL Announced for PS4 and Xbox One, PC Ignored

NetherRealm, the studio behind the Mortal Kombat series announced Mortal Kombat XL. It’s an updated version of last year’s solid fighting game containing all of its downloadable content such as new characters, movesets, skins and the like. However the game’s announcement trailer mentioned that it would the PS4 and Xbox One only. There was no mention of the game on Windows PC. It seemed odd considering that Mortal Kombat X…

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Researchers Find Solar System’s Possible Ninth Planet Beyond Neptune

The solar system may host a ninth planet that is about 10 times bigger than Earth and orbiting far beyond Neptune, according to research published on Wednesday. Computer simulations show that the mystery planet, if it exists, would orbit more than 50 times farther from the sun than Earth, astronomers with the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena said. So far, the planet has not been observed directly. “It’s a…

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Star Wars: Episode VIII Delayed to Late 2017

The next and eighth episode in the Star Wars saga will premiere in December 15 2017, seven months later than originally planned, Disney and Lucasfilm announced Wednesday. “The move follows the extraordinary success of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which was the first ‘Star Wars’ movie to premiere outside the traditional summer blockbuster window and smashed numerous records,” the studios said in a statement on the website www.starwars.com. The seventh…

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