Free Press Journal
  • Google clarifies tracking users even with location data turned off

    San Francisco: After facing criticism over reports that certain Google apps track users’ whereabouts even when they turn off location data, the tech giant has revised its Help Page, clarifying that it does track location data in order to “improve Google experience”.

  • Android 9 Pie Go edition launched for entry-level phones

    San Francisco: Google has rolled out a “Go Edition” of its recently launched Artificial Intelligence (AI)-packed Android 9 Pie with additional storage, faster boot time, better security and more to bring improvements to entry-level phones.

  • New JBL portable speaker in India for Rs 21,999

    Bengaluru: HARMAN International, a Samsung Electronics’ subsidiary, on Thursday launched JBL “Xtreme 2” portable speaker in India for Rs 21,999. The device — available in midnight black, forest green and ocean blue colours — comes with powerful audio performance, up to 15 hours of playtime and an “IPX7” rating for weather-proofing.

  • Here’s how Wi-Fi can detect bombs and weapons; Details inside

    Washington D.C.: Interestingly, ordinary Wi-Fi can easily identify weapons, bombs and explosive chemicals in bags just anywhere, be it a crowded stadium, or museums, theme parks, schools and other public spaces, a new study reveals.

  • Watch video: Apple’s 2018 iPhones prototypes revealed, iPhone XS Plus may get costlier

    Apple is expected to launch three new iPhones in September 2018 and a video has leaked the iPhone prototype. The video shared by DetroitBORG reveals all three dummy iPhones, which were given to him by Australian tipster Sonny Dickson. The video shows iPhone 9 with the 6.1-inch display, iPhone X Plus with 6.5-inch display and the iPhone X with its 5.8-inch display.

  • Apple delays ‘Group FaceTime’ feature for video calls

    San Francisco: Apple has delayed its “Group FaceTime” feature that will allow up to 32 people to simultaneously participate in video calls on iOS devices. According to a report in 9to5Mac on Monday, “Group FaceTime” has been removed from the initial release of iOS 12 and will ship in a future software update later this fall”. “Group FaceTime for iPhone, iPad, and Mac appears to be delayed and won’t be ready in time for iOS

  • Twitter launches Lite Android app in India, 20 countries

    San Francisco: Micro-blogging platform Twitter has launched Twitter Lite Android app in 21 more countries, including India, that will minimize data usage, load quickly on slower networks and take up less space on a mobile device. The app, built for 2G and 3G networks which are still in use in several parts of India, helps a user save on data while using it, like Facebook Lite and YouTube Go, the company said

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 9 coming to India on August 22

    New Delhi: After a successful global launch in New York on August 9, South Korean giant Samsung will unveil its flagship Galaxy Note 9 in India on August 22. Industry sources on Tuesday confirmed to IANS that the India launch — to be attended by top Korean executives — will be the biggest ever for Samsung in the country.

  • ‘Doodle 4 Google’ can get you Rs 5 lakh scholarship! Read to know more

    New Delhi: Google on Monday announced the “2018 Doodle 4 Google” contest inviting creative, art-loving students from across India to bring their imagination to life for the search engine giant’s logo. This year’s theme for the doodle is “what inspires you”. The doodle, incorporating letters G-o-o-g-l-e, can be created using crayons, clay, water colours and graphic design.