• Gmail Go for Android arrives at Google Play Store
Gmail Go for Android arrives at Google Play Store

So, if you have Android 8 .0, Nougat and all the other previous version, you cannot install Gmail Go . This means the app will take up very less space on the phone, consuming around 24.80MB when installed as against 47MB consumed by the regular app.

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  • Turner nets join YouTube TV
Turner nets join YouTube TV

But wait, there's more! YouTube TV , Google's internet TV streaming service, announced that it has added more cable channels to its basic monthly package. YouTube TV is also expanding to all Top 100 US markets in the coming weeks, covering 85% of households. Following a major leak earlier this week, Google has officially announced a...

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  • Facebook pushing trojan horse VPN that spies on users
Facebook pushing trojan horse VPN that spies on users

Facebook is launching the Onavo Protect, a Virtual Private Network client made by the company that Facebook has acquired way back in 2013. The latest development emerges amid the allegation raised against the social networking giant for using personal data of its users without securing their informed consent.

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  • Project Fi new global roaming rules kill wild data bills
Project Fi new global roaming rules kill wild data bills

Previously, Project Fi offered worldwide data in 135 countries, but that number has been increased to 170, including some countries like Monaco and Nigeria. Being able to determine if a country you are visiting is supported by Project Fi is important, as it can help with planning. On the off chance that your Gmail account incorporates messages ...

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  • Essential PH-1 Gets Three New Limited Edition Color Variants
Essential PH-1 Gets Three New Limited Edition Color Variants

The new color options are limited editions - Essential tells me that means when they're gone, they are indeed gone. As a result, Essential said it's only making a "small batch" of these new colours, because "colored ceramic is extremely hard to produce consistently".

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  • Apple Admits HomePods are Leaving White Stains on Wooden Tables
Apple Admits HomePods are Leaving White Stains on Wooden Tables

HomePod owners took to Twitter after white rings were left on wooden tables and worktop surfaces in the exact shape of the speaker's bottom ring. Gadget news and reviews website Pocket-Lint also noticed last week in its review that a white ring formed within 20 minutes after the reviewer placed the HomePod on an oak wood table that was f...

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  • Google hires former Samsung exec to lead its IoT business
Google hires former Samsung exec to lead its IoT business

Google offers a range of IoT-related products, including a management service called Cloud IoT Core allowing customers to collect and analyse data from connected devices. Samsung Electronics has promoted 221 senior executives, the most since 2013, with 99 of them from the highly profitable semiconductor business. His accomplishments in software ...

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  • Facebook Is Shedding Those Coveted Gen-Z Users
Facebook Is Shedding Those Coveted Gen-Z Users

Facebook originally managed to stem the tide of younger users abandoning its service by simply buying the product they were flocking to - Instagram . It believes users ages 24 and younger are more likely to join Snapchat than Facebook-owned Instagram . It adds that these youth-focused features have also "turned off older audiences", who are ...

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  • U.S. govt plans to privatize International Space Station
U.S. govt plans to privatize International Space Station

While NASA will move forward with plans to create a new space station around the Moon - the Lunar Orbit Platform-Gateway - the budget confirmed earlier reports indicating plans to end funding for the International Space Station ( ISS ) in 2025.

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  • Sea of Thieves Microtransactions Announced, No Lootboxes And Won't Impact Progression
Sea of Thieves Microtransactions Announced, No Lootboxes And Won't Impact Progression

Rare has previously said it was aiming to get its necessary specs as low as possible, while still offering an "ultra" experience for high-end PCs, and the range of the specs bears that out. But what we want them to do is add to what we think is really fun and special about Sea of Thieves , which is the fun, social, amusing side of the game, becaus...

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  • The Samsung Galaxy S9 may have stereo speakers and 3D emoji
The Samsung Galaxy S9 may have stereo speakers and 3D emoji

We're not sure if that refers to hardware, software or the number of emojis you can animate, but we're looking forward to testing out the feature if it actually comes to the Galaxy S9 . Previous reports have claimed that the Galaxy S9 would include dual Dolby surround speakers tuned by AKG whose parent company Harman/Kardon was bought by Sams...

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  • New Horizons probe captures images at record distance from Earth
New Horizons probe captures images at record distance from Earth

At the time of shooting the space station was at a distance of 6.12 billion kilometers from Earth. New Horizons is just the fifth spacecraft to speed beyond the outer planets, so many of its activities set distance records. The pale blue dot image, by comparison, was captured 40 AUs from Earth. To send its recent images of the KBOs, Stern t...

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  • Google is bringing AMP to Gmail, promising dynamic emails with interactive content
Google is bringing AMP to Gmail, promising dynamic emails with interactive content

Or you might be able to fill out a survey that updates itself right in the email (with one question loading in after the next), without having to open a new window. For now, though, this is only a preview that is meant to give developers and publishers time to support this new format. In a sense, it's exactly like Google Search, but the underly...

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  • Nokia 8 officially launched in Indonesia
Nokia 8 officially launched in Indonesia

Well, there's still around two weeks of time for MWC to kick-off, however, according to a recent report, HMD Global will launch these smartphones in India from April onwards. Still, Nokia 8 users should be pleased the company is keeping its promise of providing timely Android updates. The Android 8.1 for the Nokia 8 weights in at around 1...

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  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Launched in India; Know Specification, Price
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Launched in India; Know Specification, Price

Like the company was rumoured for a long time , Xiaomi today announced its new mid-range smartphones - Redmi Note 5 Pro and Redmi Note 5 . Powering the Redmi Note 5 Pro is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core system-on-a-chip (SoC), which packs eight custom-designed Kryo 260 cores and an Adreno 509 GPU.

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  • An excited Elon Musk reacts moments before SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch
An excited Elon Musk reacts moments before SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch

The presence of a second drone ship will give SpaceX much more flexibility in plotting out future Falcon Heavy launches and recoveries, with it then possible to have the side boosters land at sea simultaneously. The fix, he said , was "pretty obvious". The space-faring company is working on a new vessel capable of supporting booster landings...

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  • VLC 3.0 Released with HDR, Chromecast Support
VLC 3.0 Released with HDR, Chromecast Support

With Chromecast support, users can stream media directly on a television. We're looking at HDR10 support, and hardware-accelerated 4K/8K video on everything from smartphones, to PCs. You can use VLC 3.0 even if you're using an Android Gingerbread phone or Windows XP. However, VLC does not support Blu-Ray decryption. There were other challenges as...

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  • Winter Olympics: Drone display in opening ceremony was pre-recorded
Winter Olympics: Drone display in opening ceremony was pre-recorded

A total of 1,218 drones outfitted with LED lights were used to paint a "colorful illustration in the sky", setting a new Guinness World Record on the number of drones flown at the same time, according to an Intel spokeswoman. Once in the air they fly in harmony and create spectacular three-dimensional shapes such as a moving snowboarder or the ...

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  • NASA Probe Captures Farthest Images Taken Away From Earth
NASA Probe Captures Farthest Images Taken Away From Earth

The routine calibration frame of the " Wishing Well " galactic open star cluster, made by the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) on December 5 past year, was taken when New Horizons was 6.12 billion kilometres from Earth, NASA said .

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  • Making stocks that will influence your buying rate: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)
Making stocks that will influence your buying rate: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

It has outperformed by 5.25% the S&P500. Glaxis Capital Management Llc bought 38,180 shares as the company's stock rose 23.27% with the market. This year's Activision earnings call has provided a great insight into how the company and its IPs have performed over the last 12 months.

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