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LG’s New K7i Keeps Mosquitoes Away

LG says its latest smartphone could help keep mosquitoes away. The LG K7i, launched by the South Korean firm at the India Mobile Congress this week is embedded with a technology that is "absolutely safe and harmless for humans," the company said. LG said the technology emits ultrasonic waves from a mesh grid on the back of the phone to keep…
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Twitter Ups Character Limit To 280

Twitter on Tuesday announced it was testing 280-character tweets with a few of its users. The new beta version is expected to replace the previous amount of 140-character tweets when it scales through. The company, in an official statement, said the new development was for its users to have enough allowance as long as 280 characters to…
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Apple Unveils IPhone 8, 8 Plus And IPhone X

Apple has officially announced the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, which are updated versions of last year’s iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models featuring with faster processors, a True Tone display, and upgraded cameras. The jump from the iPhone 7 to the iPhone 8 is pretty significant, marking the first time since the iPhone 3GS was released back in 2009 that an…
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Instagram Stories Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Instagram Stories on Wednesday turned one-year and new features like birthday and celebration stickers were added to the photo-sharing app. With over 250 million daily users, the Facebook-owned company said Instagram Stories now boasts average usage of 32 minutes per day for users under 25, and 24 minutes per day for those 25 and up. “A year…
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Facebook’s Artificial Intelligence Robots Shutdown After They Start Talking To Each Other In Their Own Language

Facebook abandoned an experiment after two artificially intelligent programs appeared to be chatting to each other in a strange language only they understood. The two chatbots came to create their own changes to English that made it easier for them to work – but which remained mysterious to the humans that supposedly look after them. The…
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WhatsApp Hits 1 Billion Daily Active Users

WhatsApp announced on Thursday that it now has 1 billion daily active users on its service. The Facebook-owned company also said its monthly active user base increased from 1 billion to 1.3 billion. Almost 55 billion messages are shared every day in 60 supported languages. Videos shared per day are now at 1 billion, and photos shared per day…
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Samsung Tops Apple As World’s Largest Phone Maker

Samsung Electronics is now the world’s largest maker of mobile phones, memory chips and most profitable tech firm, going by its record quarterly earnings released today, The figures show that the South Korean tech giant is on course to overtake Apple as the world’s most profitable tech. The firm said huge sales of its new Galaxy S8 smartphone…
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Telegram Introduces Disappearing Messages Feature

Telegram, popular for its encrypted messaging service has added self-destruct timer to images and videos that are shared on its platform. The latest feature, which is similar to that of Snapchat and Instagram, will see shared photos and videos disappear after a few seconds. How long it takes for the media to go away depends on how long you…
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