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Foodpanda Will Now Deliver All Orders For Partner Restaurants, Regardless of the Source

Foodpanda Will Now Deliver All Orders For Partner Restaurants, Regardless of the Source

Online food ordering and delivery firm Foodpanda on Thursday said it will provide third-party logistics services to its restaurant base across major cities, including Delhi, Mumbai, and Gurgaon. Foodpanda has already been delivering its orders from some partner restaurants for two years now – accounting for nearly half the orders it receives. As part of [...]

June 16, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Foodpanda Will Now Deliver All Orders For Partner Restaurants, Regardless of the Source

Google Daydream View VR Headset Launched in India at Rs. 6,499

Google Daydream View VR Headset Launched in India at Rs. 6,499

Google’s Daydream View VR headset is now available in India priced at Rs. 6,499. The VR headset has been listed on Flipkart and will include the controller as well. The headset was first made available in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and Germany back in November last year. The headset is being offered on Flipkart [...]

June 12, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Daydream View VR Headset Launched in India at Rs. 6,499

Apple’s External Graphics Development Kit Available for Purchase at $599

Apple’s External Graphics Development Kit Available for Purchase at $599

At its WWDC 2017 event on Monday, Apple announced that with the new Metal 2 graphics API in macOS High Sierra, external graphics will be supported by Macs through the Thunderbolt port. Notably, the Cupertino-based company is now selling its own developer kit, termed External Graphics Development Kit, at a price of $599 (roughly Rs. [...]

June 10, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple’s External Graphics Development Kit Available for Purchase at $599

OnePlus 5 Leaked Render Tip Design Similar to iPhone 7 Plus

OnePlus 5 Leaked Render Tip Design Similar to iPhone 7 Plus

OnePlus 5 has been leaked more times than any other smartphone in recent months and as we approach its official launch on June 20, some more alleged renders of the smartphone have now surfaced online. Interestingly, both the leaked renders of the smartphone suggest that the upcoming flagship from OnePlus will suggest a design similar [...]

June 8, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on OnePlus 5 Leaked Render Tip Design Similar to iPhone 7 Plus

Google Opinion Rewards Android App Now Available in India, Awards Google Play Credits

Google Opinion Rewards Android App Now Available in India, Awards Google Play Credits

Google’s quick survey app, Google Opinion Rewards, is now available in India alongside Singapore and Turkey. The Google Opinion Rewards Android app lets people answer few survey questions and win Google Play credits in return. The app was so far available in select countries excluding India. For those unaware, the Google Opinion Rewards is an [...]

May 27, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Opinion Rewards Android App Now Available in India, Awards Google Play Credits

Amazon’s first New York bookstore blends tradition with technology

Amazon’s first New York bookstore blends tradition with technology

Customers shop at the newly opened Amazon Books store in Columbus Circle in New York. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA Drop in for a book. Walk out with a smart watch. Shopping in one of Amazon’s brand-new, three-dimensional bookstores affords visitors the opportunity to buy many things that aren’t books. A hands-free sous vide, for example. Or [...]

May 26, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Amazon’s first New York bookstore blends tradition with technology

Practo Partners Microsoft to Let Users Make Doctor Appointments in Bing Search Results

Practo Partners Microsoft to Let Users Make Doctor Appointments in Bing Search Results

Practo and Microsoft have partnered to improve Bing search results when it comes to searching for doctors online. The healthcare platform claims that the “collaboration will enable an easier and effective search for people looking for right medical advice.” Practo’s integration into Bing search brings the ability to book appointments, see reviews, and order lab [...]

May 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Practo Partners Microsoft to Let Users Make Doctor Appointments in Bing Search Results

Android Go: The Details Google Didn’t Reveal During the Keynote

Android Go: The Details Google Didn’t Reveal During the Keynote

Android Go was announced during the opening keynote of the Google I/O developers conference in Mountain View on Wednesday. Since the announcement, there has been a lot of confusion regarding the project – is it a new version of Android? Can Android Go devices run all Android apps, or only the apps that have been [...]

May 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Android Go: The Details Google Didn’t Reveal During the Keynote

Google I/O 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ to Get Daydream VR Support This Summer

Google I/O 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ to Get Daydream VR Support This Summer

When Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ were announced in March, it came as bit of a surprise that the top-end Android smartphones didn’t feature support for Google’s Daydream platform. However, this surprising omission will not stay for long as the search giant announced on Wednesday at its I/O 2017 conference that the support for [...]

May 18, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google I/O 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ to Get Daydream VR Support This Summer

WhatsApp Fined $3.3 Million by Italy Over User Data Sharing Policy

WhatsApp Fined $3.3 Million by Italy Over User Data Sharing Policy

Italy’s antitrust watchdog said on Friday it was imposing a EUR 3 million ($3.3 million or roughly Rs. 35 crores) fine on messaging service WhatsApp for allegedly obliging users to agree to sharing their personal data with its parent company Facebook. All 28 European Union data protection authorities asked WhatsApp last year to stop sharing [...]

May 15, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on WhatsApp Fined $3.3 Million by Italy Over User Data Sharing Policy

Netflix Adds HDR Video Support to Android, Starting With the LG G6

Netflix Adds HDR Video Support to Android, Starting With the LG G6

Netflix has added support for HDR (high-dynamic range) video to its Android app, which means you can experience richer colours and better contrast on the go. There’s a caveat, though – it’s only available on the LG G6. CEO Reed Hastings had talked about Netflix’s plans to bring HDR support to smartphones at MWC 2017 [...]

May 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Netflix Adds HDR Video Support to Android, Starting With the LG G6

WhatsApp Says India Top Market for Video Calling Minutes; Over 55 Million Video Calls Made Per Day Globally

WhatsApp Says India Top Market for Video Calling Minutes; Over 55 Million Video Calls Made Per Day Globally

After intensive testing, WhatsApp started rolling out the video calling feature in November last year across all platforms globally. Now, after six months of the feature being live, WhatsApp confirms that India is the top country in the world to use the video calling feature. In India, a total of over 50 million video calling [...]

May 9, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on WhatsApp Says India Top Market for Video Calling Minutes; Over 55 Million Video Calls Made Per Day Globally