Author archives: Jay Raol

Finally, it’s here. You will be able to use Android Pay in UK. The company has started rolling out Google Wallet’s re-vamped version in the United Kingdom ahead of the Google IO 2016. The service was originally unveiled in 2011 and utilized NFC mode to transfer payment data from an Android-based smartphone to a terminal i.e. contactless. The parent company of Google decided to update and revamp the service in September 2015 after the launch of Apple Pay in 2014. The re-branding was done with a robust business model with the help of a...
It’s time when Google Virtual Reality is set to dominate the world. VR is trending high in major Google IO 2016 Predictions everywhere already. The search engine behemoth is betting high on VR these days. The graph of VR evolution says everything without the need of any explanation. From Google Cardboard to fresh Google Virtual Reality plans, Sundar Pichai’s company has arrived a long way. The first ever Cardboard for VR experience, which also happens to be the first ever VR device, was launched during Google IO 2014. Google IO ...
HTC 10 Review The new HTC flagship, the HTC 10 is the follow up to 2015’s HTC One M9. The device has gained momentum in the market within a very short span of time and has been touted as one of the best Android smartphones of 2016 released to date. The Taiwanese manufacturer has always made very good flagship handsets but has been struggling a little in recent years to stand out against its rivals from Apple, Samsung, LG and Sony. According to a review, the latest flagship has given the most satisfying users experience in compa...
Friday afternoon, Google officially reincarnated into Alphabet its parent company. Not only did the company bid adieu to its former name, but it also ditched the age-old, “Don’t be evil” well-known motto, replacing it with, “Do the right thing.” The new parent company, Alphabet, has drafted a new set of protocols and code of conduct, and posted yesterday in the afternoon for employees. The famous quote was absent from the post, which gave the clear idea of the replacement. The codes of conduct are remarkably different from the pred...
Boom! Wham! Apple hits back the tech pavilion with its opulent lineup of iOS devices. This time the tech behemoth has rolled back in the gadget streets with a high-end iPad Pro from its iPad lineup series. It has also released iPhone 6S and the Apple TV simultaneously, but there is no denial in the fact that the new iPad Pro and the Apple TV plunder the show entirely. In an event organized in San Francisco, the “Think Different” company revealed the extra large tablet- iPad Pro, with an updated version for iPad Mini 4, and l...
Users for Windows Insider program just got subjected to a nice treat. The new tool of Microsoft gets a new code into the baskets of all hardcore users ahead of the common people: Windows 10 build 10532. Exactly, it’s another build for Windows 10. So what is different in this build? Well, it has improved menus that would provide a more harmonic and symphonic fit. It also grants the ability to distribute notes from the Feedback app by Windows with others. Gabe Aul, Microsoft’s spokesperson, posted in the company’s official blog: ...
The security of mobile data remains an everlasting cause of concern. Every time a new technology is launched to encrypt the data and keep it tightly secured, the hackers come up with more innovative sets of ideas to decrypt the system. The new method researchers found out for hacking is Funtenna. It has been a major cause of worry amongst researchers at the Black Hat Conference – 2015 in Las Vegas. This nascent technique of hacking uses radio and sound waves to drain out all the data from a given devices without even accessing t...
Cloud Computing is embraced by major industries nowadays; especially by the automotive industry. This technology will change the entire industry as well as the driving experience. The forecast for market of cloud computing is most likely to grow from $13.5 billion to $32.8 billion, in between the years 2011 – 2016, with a CAGR of 19.5% ; as predicted by cloud-based business application services and SaaS’ Centaur Partners’ analysis. According to the market forecast predicted by Cisco, by the year 2018, SaaS workloads will be 59 %...
Ever wondered what it's like to have a wearable display that doesn't spell out privacy concerns? Introducing Vufine, a camera-free versatile display, similar to Google Glass, that one can easily wear and get access to great display quality on the go. This new toy in town can be mounted on any wearable glass with the help of its magnetic dock. It comes with a 720p display. It can be attached to any smartphone or tablet to be used as a second display. For camera, Vufine also works as a viewfinder, for example if you need to capture a...
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) requires domain registrants to file their full name and contact info into WHOIS, the internet’s de facto yellow pages for websites, and one of the most searched database in the world. However, there are services out there that allow domain registrants to veil this information with a proxy’s contact information. There’s a legion of reasons behind doing so, however, the most reasonable and believable one is that everyone want their share of greater privacy. This, privacy pi...