Category: Technology


Pre-Book The Much Awaited Smartphone Vivo V17 At Rs. 22,990

Vivo launched its latest flagship phone V17 in India on Monday. Considering the look, features and price of the phone, it can be said that Vivo is targeting the young-generation. Distinguished with its punch-hole design and gradient back finish, the phone promises enhanced user experience.


The Vivo V17 is priced at Rs. 22,990 for single 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM. Available in Midnight Ocean (Black) and Glacier Ice (White) colours, the Smartphone will be available for sale from December 17. But it already up for pre-booking.


The Vivo V17 comes with dual-SIM (Nano) support and run Android 9 Pie with FuntouchOS 9.2. But its most distinguished feature is its 6.44-inch full-HD+ (1080×2400 pixels) E3 Super AMOLED iView Display with 20:9 aspect ratio and hole-punch design.

Under the hood, the Vivo V17 packs an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC, along with 8GB of RAM.

Connectivity options on the Vivo V17 are 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It also comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor.


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WhatsApp Adds Call Waiting And Privacy Features: Here’re The Details

WhatsApp has added an extremely useful feature to its Android app. It is call-waiting and its advantage is that it provides more freedom to the users. But it isn’t the same call-waiting that you get with regular mobile networks. The feature was made available for iPhone app last month.

How does call waiting on WhatsApp work?

Prior to update, WhatsApp allows only call at a time. If you receive a call in the middle of a call, the incoming call was automatically disconnected and marked as missed call. But the update has changed the setting to allow users to either decline the incoming call or accept the incoming call by ending the ongoing call.

The users would see two buttons “Decline” and “End & Accept” on receiving incoming calls in the middle of outgoing calls. They can simply choose the decline the call and continue with the online callers or end the ongoing calls and connect to the incoming callers depending on their needs. It is available on both the beta as well as stable Android channels. The changelog also has group privacy settings and fingerprint unlock feature.

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New Alphabet Boss Is An Old Champ

Sundar Pichai was officially made CEO of Alphabet Inc. but in reality, he had been running the company for several years. The change in guard brought no change at the ground level because wasn’t a stranger to Google.

Meet Sundar Pichai

Curriculum Vitae of the 47-year old engineer from India reads like a typical Silicon Valley operator. He holds a Master’s degree from Stanford University, an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and a short stint in McKinsey & Co.

He joined Google in 2004 and soon was made responsible for Google’s most popular products including Gmail, the Chrome browser and Android. His colleagues call him collaborative and loyal. He once turned down offer of a big stock because he thought he had already been paid generously.

Pichai made head of Google

It was in 2015, when Larry Page and Sergey Brin created the Alphabet holding that Sundar Pichai was made Google’s boss. The founders handed total executive control of Google to Pichai to develop self-driven cars and technology that can improve quality of life.

Reputation of Sundar Pichai in Silicon Valley

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Black Friday Deals: Gadgets That Really Are Worth Considering At This Price

Black Fridayhas come and it is raining deals on everything from Amazon to Google and Apple to Microsoft. No one wants to get missed by the generous buyers hunting for latest gadgets and other products.

Whether you’re buying Christmas gifts or just want to update your collection of gadgets, you can check the big Black Friday deals here.

Amazon Devices

• Cost of the 4K Fire TV Stick is sliced up to 50%. It is now available at $25. Also, the non-4K Fire TV Stick is brought down to $20

• The incredibly good Kindle Oasis is available at discount of 33%

• Alexa users have good news. They can expand with Echo Dot that is now available at $22

Google Devices

• Google is offering the unlocked model of its latest flagship Android phone Pixel 4 at $599 and the heftier Pixel 4 XL is priced at $699. Or you can choose the lesser Pixel 3a model at $299

• The Nest Mini is available at $30 and the Nest Protect smoke alarm at $99

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Buy Apple Watch 3 At $199 In Walmart’s Black Friday Sale

Walmart offers the Apple Watch 3at $199 in its Black Friday 2019 sale. This Smartwatch packs amazing lifestyle features for health-conscious folks and considering its current price, it is the best deal.

Apple Watch 3 lifestyle features

This Smartwatch can track activities like popular workouts and note calories burnt. Also, it can monitor heartbeat and alert the user, if it senses irregular heartbeats. It is a must have device for all health-conscious folks.

Also, it has waterproofing and this gadget comes with GPS technology and can work for up to 18 hours without requiring recharging. The basic features of this Smartwatch include receiving notifications, send messages and make calls.

Connectivity features

Apple Watch 3 comes with LTE connectivity that allows user to get connectivity to broadband and iPhone even when the phone isn’t nearabout. Walmart is offering this useful watch at an unbelievable price. This series 3 Smartwatch is now available with a discount of $180.


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ISRO Successfully Sends CARTOSAT-3 With 13 Commercial Satellites From US In The Space

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched the advanced earth observation and mapping satellite CARTOSAT-3 along with 13 other commercial nano-satellites from the US at 9:28 AM on Wednesday.


This satellite is the ninth in series of ISRO and this 1,625 kg satellite is expected to fulfil the demand for llarge scale urban planning, rural resource and infrastructure development, coastal land use and land cover. It is also expected to help in military purposes.

13 commercial satellites

These satellites are sent according to the commercial arrangement with NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), Department of Space. It is a set of 13 nano-satellites including FLOCK-4P that are 12 in numbers. Their mission objective is observation of the earth. One satellite named MESHBED is sent with the objective to be used as a communication testbed.

What did ISRO say about this launch?

The premier space research organization said that this launch would be 74th launch mission from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota. ISRO specified that the mission life of CARTOSAT-3 will be for five-years.

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