Android

Google Reportedly Directs OEMs to Push Android Security for at Least 2 Years

Google was spotted to have mandated two years of Android security updates for all popular smartphones and tablets. The new development is reportedly a part of the contract that device manufacturers need to sign to use the Android operating system on their hardware. It comes months after Android Security Head David Kleidermacher at developer-focused Google I/O 2018 revealed the modification […]

Internet

Google Parent Alphabet Keeps Ad Growth in Mixed Quarter

Google parent Alphabet said Thursday its third-quarter profit rose 36 percent to $9.2 billion (roughly Rs. 67,000 crores), fueled by gains in digital advertising delivered online and on smartphones. Profits were better than expected for the US technology giant, while revenues fell short of forecasts, rising 21 percent to $33.7 billion (roughly Rs. 2.47 lakh crores) in the […]

Computer

AMD Revenue Forecast Disappoints as Crypto Demand Subsides

Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday forecast fourth-quarter revenue below estimates as the chipmaker faces dwindling demand from cryptocurrency miners for its high-margin graphic processors and excess inventory, sending its shares down 22 percent. AMD shares, which have more than doubled this year, were trading at $17.84 (roughly  Rs.1,300) after the bell. AMD and Nvidia, its main rival […]

Games

Fortnite Update 6.20 Adds Fortnitemares Event

Epic Games has announced the latest update to Fortnite. The battle royale sensation for Android, iOS, PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch gets a limited time event called Fortnitemares. It’s a Halloween-themed event that brings new weapons like the Six Shooter and Fiend Hunter Crossbow in addition to Fortnitemares skins such as Deadfire and new […]

Mobile

Panasonic Eluga Z1, Eluga Z1 Pro With Dual Rear Cameras, Front Flash Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Panasonic on Wednesday launched two new smartphones in India – the Eluga Z1 and Eluga Z1 Pro. Both smartphones are identical to each other in terms of design and specifications, with the only difference being the higher amount of RAM and inbuilt storage on the Pro model. Both also come preloaded with Microsoft’s SwiftKey keyboard, which the company touts will give […]