Kishor Fogla, a Mumbai-based entrepreneur, has developed 'Bhagwaanji' app to help devotees witness the ongoing Magh Mela via technology amid the pandemic. The app promises vast information about Hindu religion and various holy sites as well as online booking of puja, bhoj, VIP passes, prasad and priests. Kishor explained that devotees can also attend spiritual activities online besides learning about dharma-karma, puja, vrat katha, bhoj and… read-more
Courtesy: The Tribune
Since 2016, Bengaluru has been emerging as the fastest growing technology hub in the world revealed a study by dealroom.co. Reportedly, the city overtook London, Berlin, Munich and Paris in the global rankings. The city's investments also raised 5.4 times in four years from $0.7 billion (2016) to $7.2 billion (2020). Besides, Mumbai - the economic capital of India - has been ranked sixth on the list.
Courtesy: Times Now
Messaging service provider Telegram has touched 500-million active users mark after 25 million new users downloaded the app in last 72 hours, confirmed its founder Pavel Durov. Benefitting from the row over WhatsApp's policy changes, Telegram recorded 38% new users from Asia, besides Europe (27%), Latin America (21%) and Middle East and North Africa (8%). Meanwhile, Durov is planning to monetise the platform with premium features and channel… read-more
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Vivo launched its budget phone Vivo Y12s in India priced at Rs 9,990 on January 12. With a 6.51-inch Halo full-view display and HD+ (1600×720) resolution, the phone is boosted by MediaTek Helio P35 processor with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. Equipped 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, the phone is powered by a 5,000mAh battery. Along with offline stores, the company is offering the phone on various etailers.
Smartphone maker OnePlus has launched its first fitness band in India priced at Rs 2,499. Featuring a 1.1-inch AMOLED display with 126x294 pixels resolution, the band is preloaded with 13 exercise modes. It is powered with a 100mAh battery that can last for up to 14 days in a single charge. Besides, the IP68 certified band notifies calls and messages in real-time and has a 5ATM water-resistant rating.
Indian hardware manufacturer Amkette has launched its EvoFox Game Box in India at a price of Rs 9,999. EvoFox is powered by a quad-core A55 ARM processor and has 4GB RAM and 32GB storage. Preloaded with 100’s of games, it also allows the users to download more games from the Android TV Play Store. This ‘Plug and Play’ TV gaming device will be available through the company's official e-store and Flipkart from January 8.
Social media giant Facebook, while sharing its annual milestones reported that over 1.4 billion voice and video calls were made through whatsApp on the New Year's Eve (NYE) 2020. Resulting from higher digitalization during pandemic, WhatsApp calls were 50% higher than in NYE 2019. However, WhatsApp had also exceeded the group calling limit from four to eight users. Moreover, the global usage of live broadcasts also surged to 55 million on… read-more
Japanese car audio equipment maker Pioneer has launched its highly durable subwoofer model TS-WX3000T in India. Priced at Rs 9,990, the 700mm long subwoofer will produce a maximum power output of 1600W. Besides, its spacious exterior cabinet provides turbulent airflow to enhance sound quality. Touted for its high durability and tough exterior, the company has claimed the subwoofer an impeccable product for rough outdoor use.
Courtesy: Business Insider
Experts from Banaras Hindu University led by Agricultural Sciences Director Ramesh Chand have assisted farmers in Varanasi's Khutahan village in sowing through drones. They taught farmers how drones could be deployed in scattering rice/wheat where tractors cannot be used. Ramesh said the technology not only increases the consistency in the plantation but reduces cost. He added, "It took just 15 minutes to sow the seeds in a field of one bigha… read-more
Courtesy: The Tribune
Chinese mobile manufacturer Tecno has launched its Techno Spark 6 Go in India at a price of Rs 8,699. Claiming 40-day standby time and 54-hour talktime on a single charge, the 6.52-inch phone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio A25 SoC. Also, equipped with 13-megapixel primary camera, the budget phone provides 4GB RAM. The company will start online sale through Flipkart from 12 noon on December 25 and retail sale from January 7.