New smartphone app to locate people in areas without phone signal

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Scientists have developed a smartphone app that can be used in emergency situations arising due to earthquakes, floods or forest fires, where mobile phone infrastructure is often rendered useless. The system created by researchers at the Universidad deAlicante (UA) in Spain makes it possible to locate people who have suffered an accident in remote locations […]

WhatsApp to Stop Working on BlackBerry 10 OS, Windows Phone 8.0 on December 31

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WhatsApp to Stop Working on BlackBerry 10 OS, Windows Phone 8.0 on December 31.WhatsApp’s farewell note for 2017 is not good news for some smartphone users. WhatsApp will stop working on devices running BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, and Windows Phone 8.0 and older from December 31, 2017. The WhatsApp blog post with end-of-life …WhatsApp will […]

How to tell if your iphone battery is Screwed and what you can do

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Earlier this week, Apple admitted that it is deliberately throttling  the performance of older iPhones running newer versions of iOS, explaining that artificially limiting the speed of those devices was necessary to prevent aging lithium ion batteries from failing. As  Tech Crunch explained, while users have long suspected the slowdowns were intended to cajole them […]

Gionee launches ‘S10 Lite’ in India

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Chinese handset maker Gionee on Friday launched its selfie-centric “S10 Lite” for NRI 25600 in India. Gionee “S10 Lite” sports 16MP selfie camera with “group selfie” and “bokeh selfie” features. The device comes with a 13MP primary camera with auto-focus (AF) and flash. By strengthening our ‘S’ Series we aim to keep up with the […]

Twitter Bots Can Be Injurious To Your Health

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Already notorious for swaying political discourse, fake social media accounts may be even more dangerous. Researchers have found that the bots on social media platforms like Twitter often engage in offering health advice which are not backed by science. Social bots are automated accounts that use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to influence discussions and promote specific […]