Google hardware executive Rick Osterloh (L) shakes hand with HTC CEO Cher Wang during a news conference to announce Google to acquire HTC's Pixel smartphone division, in Taipei, Taiwan September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Google to Buy HTC’s R&D Team for a Whopping $1.1 Billion!

HTC has announced that Google, the world’s most popular search engine has purchased the Research and Development team responsible for Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. Google purchased the R&D department for a whopping $1.1 Billion in cash.   HTC’s CFO Peter Shen stated that almost half of the employees of R&D department that is around 4000 employees will join Google. However, HTC will continue doing its work in manufacturing its own line of smartphones. HTC grants Google a non-exclusive license for a large part of HTC's intellectual property. The deal is expected to be approved and closed by early 2018.   HTC co-founder and CEO Cher Wang said in a statement "This agreement is a brilliant next step in our longstanding partnership, enabling Google to supercharge their hardware business while ensuring continued innovation within our HTC smartphone and Vive virtual reality businesses."   As per Google SVP of Hardware

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Check Out How To Turn Your Android Phone Into An iPhone X!

The popular multinational company Apple recently unveiled their grand handset iPhone X. Apple has claimed it to be the best iPhone ever. The iPhone X is a sky-high priced device which is difficult to afford by everyone.   So today we will be discussing that if at all you are not able to purchase the iPhone X you can easily turn your Android device into iPhone X. But how?   Let’s get started… Recently, a developer who has an undercover name Idoidea developed an application”Xoutof10” which can turn any Android device into an iPhone X. The application, when installed on the Android device, creates the iPhone X’s camera cutout in the Android smartphone. The application “Xoutof10“ creates a black space around the top of the screen. The black space is similar to the iPhone X’s sensor packed notch.   The Android user just needs to download and install the app

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How To Start A Bitcoin Business?

What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is an international cryptocurrency and digital payment system which is called as the first decentralized digital currency. This entire system works without a single administrator or a central repository. It was created by an anonymous figure or group under the name of Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. The system of Bitcoin works as a peer to peer currency and runs on a system, which supports transaction without a third party. And since it is a decentralized virtual currency it cannot be issued or regulated by any government or authority. The transactions are certified by network nodes and recorded in a public distributed ledger called a block-chain. You can spend it any part of the world only of the receiver accepts bitcoins.   The idea of Bitcoin slowly became popular among the masses when they figured out the strength of bitcoins. And recently in three years, for the

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Now you can ‘Mute’ People on Facebook Too!

There are some people whom you can’t unfriend or block for some unavoidable reason but you can surely unfollow them so that their posts don't show on your news feed.     And now just like the feature of WhatsApp, Facebook is working on a “Snooze” feature. With the help of this feature, you will be able to mute a person temporarily in your friend list or from any page or group.   When you are about to mute someone you will see at the top right of the publication, the ‘unfollow’ option, which will ask you to select the time period of 24 hours, 7 days or 30 days. After you have set the date range, your news feed will come back to usual, based on the news feed algorithm.     This is a very useful feature because sometimes we do get annoyed by some people who keep

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Facebook Comes With a Brand New App- ‘Bonfire’

The research and development team of Facebook, one of the most popular social site in the world, comprised of some super talented people. These people under the captaincy of Mark Zuckerberg always comes up with the best projects which will enhance the user experience.     Facebook already had the feature of video calling, and now they have added a new feature which let its users communicate with their friends through group video calls. The social site has released an application named ‘Bonfire’ where people can video chat with a group of their Facebook friends.   The “Bonfire’ app is already functional. But the app is only available in the App Store of Denmark. So before Facebook distributes this app to the rest of the world, it is first tested in Denmark. ‘Your friends, your fire’ is the motto of ‘Bonfire’ which lets you chat with many Facebook friends at

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iPhone X, Face ID Failed During Presentation!

On September 12, Tuesday, the spotlight was on Apple, as they were to unveil their most awaited smartphone, the iPhone X. And since then the iPhone X has been the talk of the town for its outstanding technology which makes it to be the best ever smartphone ever built by Apple.   The unique feature of iPhone X is it doesn’t have a home button and thus unlocks by a Face ID. The Cupertino multinational claims that this is the future of smartphones. The iPhone X is unlocked by detecting your face.   However, on the day of presentation, Craig Federighi’s confusion, during the event immediately caused a whisper and doubts about its accuracy. But later Apple explained that what went wrong which led to a small disorder. When it was the time to show the effectiveness of the Face ID, it did not read the user’s face, instead asked

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Pre Order Now For iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in UAE

The brand new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will hit the stores from September 23, whereas the iPhone X will be rolled out from November 4 in the UAE. 2017 is an important year for iPhone, as it turns 10 and to commemorate the occasion, Apple launched the unique iPhone X with iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.   iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will be available for pre-order from September 15 in 25 countries and territories – including the UAE and will be in stores from September 23.   In the Emirates, the phones will be available in space gray, silver and gold finish in 64GB and 256GB of internal storage, models starting from Dhs2,849 (iPhone 8) and Dhs3,249 (iPhone 8 Plus) from Apple.com and Apple stores.   The three handsets will run on the new iOS 11 and feature the A11 Bionic chip with a six-core

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12 iPhone features that are now part of Android

Android users do not know the fact that some features of their smartphones are copied from Apple. Surprised right? Today we have brought you twelve features which were first created by Apple and was later copied by Android. Here it is, have a look- 1. Dual App Multitasking Samsung tested the feature of running two apps on a screen simultaneously almost five years ago. This feature was called Multi Window. Apple added this feature to its tablet version of iOS in 2015 which was added by Google to the Android list. It first appeared in a developer preview of Android 6.0, before it was made public with Android 7.0 Nougat.   2. Multi-touch pinch zooming Steve Jobs first spoke about the launch of the first iPhone in 2007 which had the feature of pinch zooming. And gradually all the iPhones from 2007-2013 got this feature. While some of the first

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du installs Free WiFi in BurJuman Centre UAE

If you are planning to visit BurJuma Centre, then there is a good news for you. People now visiting BurJuman Centre can use free WiFi offered by them. You just need to search for the network name @WIFIUAE, to which you can select either the free option, WIFI UAE, or WIFI UAE Premium, a paid service. Jihad Tayara, Vice President Business Development and Partnerships, du said: "We are pleased to be launching WiFi UAE in one of Dubai's first major shopping malls, which now provides free internet access to everyone - regardless of their network preference.   "With this launch, we continue to spread happiness through innovation and connectivity throughout the UAE, and this is another great stepping stone in our quest to support the UAE government in its happiness agenda and in achieving country-wide WiFi access in line with the nation's Vision 2021." BurJuman Management added: "BurJuman is excited

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Check out the Video of Nokia 9 Packed with Some Terrific Specs

Nokia has amazed everyone with their latest smartphone Nokia 9. A representative from the Finnish company stated that the phone is on the way and that it will have a larger screen "to meet the needs of absolutely all users."   We didn’t have enough info about the forthcoming devcie. But recently a video has surfaced on the internet which gives us some striking details about the next flagship phone of HMD Global, Nokia 9. The video shows the upcoming handset from every angle and shows every detail. The look of the phone is quite similar to Nokia 8, the only difference is Nokia 9 sports a larger display and less bezels. The back part of Nokia 9 is made up of metal and shares the look of Nokia 8.   Nokia 9 will operate on the recently released Android 8.0 Oreo. And will also be chipped by the latest

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