Instagram beta in-app shopping feature in US

Instagram beta in-app shopping feature in US

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | IANS | San Francisco

Facebook-owned photo messaging app Instagram has launched the beta version of its in-app shopping feature in the US that would allow over a billion users to buy products tagged in images or videos without having to leave the platform. Called "Checkout with Instagram", the feature would allow US users to shop...

Solar power used to create hydrogen fuel from seawater

Solar power used to create hydrogen fuel from seawater

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | PTI | Boston

Stanford scientists have devised a way to generate hydrogen fuel from seawater using solar power, an advance that may help pave the way for a novel sustainable source of energy. The findings, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, demonstrate a new way of separating hydrogen and...

Netflix not part of Apple's upcoming video service

Netflix not part of Apple's upcoming video service

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | (IANS) | San Francisco

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has confirmed that the content-streaming platform will not be selling subscriptions to Apple's upcoming video services. The iPhone-maker is likely to introduce its video-streaming services on March 25. "Apple is a great company. We want to have people watch our shows on our services," Apple Insider quoted Hastings...

Wistron not to make high-end iPhones in India

Wistron not to make high-end iPhones in India

Monday, 18 March 2019 | IANS | New Delhi

All eyes are on Apple how the tech giant is planning to turn around its India story and a lot depends on how it will strategise local assembly and manufacturing of iPhones in a country where over 450 million people now use smartphones. Some media reports claim Apple's Taiwanese industrial major...

Apple launches iPad Air, mini ahead of mega event

Apple launches iPad Air, mini ahead of mega event

Monday, 18 March 2019 | IANS | San Francisco

In a surprise move ahead of its expected launch of a video streaming service next week, Apple on Monday introduced an all-new 10.5-inch iPad Air and 7.9-inch iPad mini. The new iPad mini and iPad Air come in silver, space gray and gold finishes in 64GB and 256GB configurations and offer...

YouTubers try funny ways to avoid copyright issues

YouTubers try funny ways to avoid copyright issues

Monday, 18 March 2019 | IANS | San Francisco

In an attempt to combat copyright-related issues on YouTube, creators have started adding self-sung songs behind funny clips they wish to shoot a reaction video on. Reaction videos, typically monetised, are a huge part of the current YouTube culture where people lift clips and trailers and film their reactions to what...

Dell, Alienware bring new PC gaming devices to India

Dell, Alienware bring new PC gaming devices to India

Monday, 18 March 2019 | IANS | New Delhi

Refreshing its PC gaming portfolio in India, Dell and its subsidiary Alienware on Monday launched Alienware Area-51m, Alienware m15 and Dell G7 devices for the gamers in the country. Originally unveiled at the CES 2019 in January, the devices have now made their way to India. Price of Alienware Area-51m starts at...

New Fujifilm mirrorless digital camera now in India

New Fujifilm mirrorless digital camera now in India

Monday, 18 March 2019 | IANS | New Delhi

Fujifilm India on Monday introduced a new mirrorless camera which is equipped with Next-Gen image sensor and processing engine, aiming to achieve 30 per cent share in the Indian mirrorless market in the next three-four years. Priced at Rs 74,999 (body only), the 383-gram, 4K X-T30 camera features the latest 26.1MP...