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December 1, 2017 7:54 AM Twitter Lite with lower data usage becomes available in 24 new countries

Twitter is rolling out its “Lite” version, after a successful trial in the Philippines. The Android app will become available in two dozen countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. Not too different from Facebook Lite, Twitter has also built a version of its app that’s optimized for developing countries. Twitter Lite minimizes 47

October 22, 2017 11:28 AM Facebook Messenger teams up with PayPal for payments

Facebook users are getting a new way to pay eachother with Messenger. Well, actually an old one – starting today, people in the US will be able to pay eachother using PayPal. To set up PayPal, just initiate a payment like you normally would, by tapping the ‘+’ button and then selecting the green payments button. Once you enter the amount and tap ‘pay’ 16

October 18, 2017 4:20 PM Criminals Can’t Hide Under Digital Property Addressing System

Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister of Communication, on Wednesday said information collected for the National Digital Property Addressing System would be kept under lock and key. According to her the system would also make it difficult for criminals to hide in the country as well as prevent them from accessing or hacking any data. Speaking at the launch 34

August 24, 2017 9:07 AM Samsung eyes reset with new Galaxy Note

Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a new model of its Galaxy Note as it seeks to leave behind the debacle over exploding batteries in the previous generation of the device, and mount a renewed challenge to Apple and its soon-to-come iPhone 8. Introducing the Note 8 “phablet” at an event in New York City, executives repeatedly thanked fans who had remained 57

August 24, 2017 6:57 AM Google is reportedly launching its next Pixel phones on October 5th

Not only is Google repeating its original Pixel strategy with the date of the launch, it is also apparently taking the same approach with the SOC. The 2016 Pixels came with a Snapdragon 821 that was slightly revised from the 820 chip that everyone else had been using up to that point, and the next Pixels will be built around a Snapdragon 836 that’s marginally 63

August 23, 2017 7:12 AM Lamborghini now has a super luxe Android phone

At least we're getting flagship grade specs - there's a Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage and microSD suport for up to 128GB and a nice 5.5in WQHD display. It has a premium leather back, as well as an accompanying slim leather sleeve. It's also running Android Nougat and features a 20MP rear camera and 8MP front camera, fingerprint 50

August 22, 2017 1:16 PM Android Oreo: When Your Smartphone Will Get It?

On Monday, Google finally gave a name to its upcoming Android version, which previously was known only as Android O. However, as usual, the update will not be available for everyone at the same time, given the problem of Android fragmentation. With several versions of the OS still being used in the market, Android devices have to be upgraded to be compatible 71

August 22, 2017 1:12 PM Moto G5S Plus India launch set for August 29, likely to be priced at Rs 22,667; will be Amazon exclusive

The device comes with Android 7.1 Nougat. Powered by the Snapdragon 625 processor, the G5S Plus comes with 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM and 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM variants. Lenovo-owned Motorola is set to launch its flagship, Moto G5S Plus in India on August 29. The Chinese tech giant has already sent out invites for a press event in Delhi. “Are you ready to find your focus 72

August 22, 2017 7:32 AM Android Oreo: The list of phones that will get 8.0 update, check if yours is here

Android O is finally official and it is named after a biscuit that the whole world knows and enjoys. All the rumours have proved to be true. Google has partnered with snack producer Nabsico to call the next version of Android Oreo. The biggest question on everyone's mind is whether their smartphone will receive the Android Oreo update. Ever since its debut 72

August 22, 2017 3:02 AM WhatsApp borrows Facebook's colorful status updates

The new feature works on both iOS and Android devices Now you can switch your WhatsApp status update to suit your mood. You can stitch photos and videos together to make it look like Snapchat -- or you can make it look more like its parent company's status updates. The chat application has updated its iOS and Android versions, giving it the ability to post text-based 68