Gionee Marathon M5 With 6020mAh Battery India Launch Set for Tuesday

Gionee has announced it will be launching the Marathon M5 smartphone in India on Tuesday. The handset debuted in China earlier this year priced at CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs. 23,000). The Gionee Marathon M5’s claim to fame is its long battery life. It comes with two 3010mAh batteries, taking the total to 6020mAh. The company […]

Xbox Digital Black Friday Deals Include Discounts on FIFA 16 and Need for Speed

Microsoft’s Xbox Digital Black Friday Deals sale has gone live on the Xbox website and on the Xbox Store for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. As we reported earlier, Xbox Digital Black Friday Deals sale is initially open to Xbox Live Gold members only. From Tuesday it will be opened to all Xbox One […]

Samsung Galaxy J3 With 5-Inch Super Amoled Display Goes Official

Samsung has expanded its Galaxy J-series of smartphones with the introduction of the Galaxy J3 in China. Notably, the smartphone has been listed as the Samsung Galaxy J3(6) on the company website. Unfortunately, there is no word when the handset will go on sale in China as well as in other markets. The highlight of […]

EU Plans Crackdown on Bitcoin to Curb Terrorism Funding

European Union countries plan a crackdown on virtual currencies and anonymous payments made online and via pre-paid cards in a bid to tackle terrorism financing after the Paris attacks, a draft document seen by Reuters said. EU interior and justice ministers will gather in Brussels on Friday for a crisis meeting called after the Paris […]

US Tech Group Rejects Post-Paris Call for Encryption ‘Backdoors’

A leading US-based technology industry group on Thursday, in its first statement since last week’s Paris attacks, rejected calls to give US law enforcement authorities backdoor keys to let them circumvent encryption technology for cellphones. Weakening encryption to help the government monitor electronic communications in the name of national security “simply does not make sense,” […]

YouTube’s New Translation Tools Aimed at Content Globalisation

In an effort to expand its global reach, YouTube announced a set of new tools Thursday to help translate the titles and descriptions of its vast trove of videos into multiple languages. YouTube estimates more than 80 percent of its videos are viewed outside the United States and more than 60 percent of a YouTube […]

Over 100 Million iPhone Handsets in Use in the United States

More than 100 million iPhone handsets are in use in the United States, Consumer Intelligence Research Partners reports. The firm added that nearly two-third of iPhone users in the country use iPhone 6 and newer models. The achievement comes four years after the company announced that it has sold its 100th million iPhone unit. The […]

Facebook Affects Levels of Stress Hormone in Teenagers

If you are young and love Facebook, keep it to just “liking” and minimise your virtual circle of friends to cut the upcoming depression risk. According to researchers, the social networking site can have positive and negative effects on the levels of a common stress hormone in teenagers. The team found that having more than […]