Samsung Pay Heads To Samsung’s Smart TVs
 Last March Samsung announced Samsung Pay — a mobile payment offering which it hopes will go head to head with Apple Pay. The service has still not rolled out yet but Samsung is expanding its payment push to smart TVs, with the launch of Samsung Pay on TV — which it says will be coming to ‘select’ 2014 and 2015 Samsung smart TVs in 32 countries initially. Read More ...
How to Prevent Windows 10 From Automatically Downloading Updates
Windows 10 PCs automatically check for updates and install any updates they find. You can take some control over this and have Windows 10 install updates on your schedule, but these options are hidden. Windows Update really wants to automatically update on Windows 10.Click Here to Continue Reading...
Xiaomi might have its own mobile processors as early as 2016: Report
Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi might be gearing up to start using mobile processors designed by them. Currently, the company’s smartphones are powered by either Qualcomm or MediaTek, except the Xiaomi Redmi 2A which sports the Leadcore chipset. According to Chinese website CN Beta, Xiaomi could launch its own processors as early as 2016. However, the report mentions that the new processor will be used for low-end Redmi series phones. Though, we can expect the upcoming...
Drone drops heroin and other drugs into prison yard, fight ensues
Delivery by drone is clearly already here as criminals have for some time been using the machines to get contraband to inmates. The latest incident took place in Ohio, where a consignment of drone-delivered drugs caused a fight among prisoners. The post Drone drops heroin and other drugs into prison yard, fight ensues appeared first on Digital Trends....
Go Off-Grid With Silent Pocket’s Leather Goods
 Every get the feeling someone’s watching you? Of course you do; you use the Internet… So what’s the answer to pervasive tracking technologies? Well, one answer — at least when you’re able to step off grid entirely because you don’t need to use your kit for a bit — is to put your devices (and connected cards) inside a faraday cage to isolate them from… Read More ...
More Instagram ads on the way after company flips switch on new API
Instagram flipped the switch on its new Ads API this week, making it much easier for businesses to advertise on the service. As a user, you'll likely notice a gradual increase in the number of ads, though Instagram will be careful to keep users on side. The post More Instagram ads on the way after company flips switch on new API appeared first on Digital Trends....
China’s Government Will Embed Police In Its Largest Tech Firms
 China already has some of the most stringent Internet restrictions in the world, but censorship is poised to become even more extreme. Sites and social networks will no longer just be surveilled by keyword filters and monitors working remotely. China’s Ministry of Public Security has announced that police will work directly from the offices of major Internet companies. Read More ...
Gionee Marathon M4 launches with a 5,000 mAh battery and 4G support
Gionee has announced the Marathon M4, the latest addition to its Marathon series of large-capacity battery phones. The Marathon M4 will come with a 5,000 mAh battery, which is the same capacity as its predecessor – the Marathon M3. The Marathon M4 will be selling for Rs 15,499 through online as well as offline stores. The Gionee Marathon M4 comes with a 5-inch HD resolution and houses a 1.3GHz quad-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM. The phone comes with 16GB of in-built storage which i...
Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+ press images leaked online
Two weeks before Samsung’s Unpacked Event which is scheduled for August 13, purported press images of the Galaxy Note 5 posing with its pen along with the Galaxy S6 Edge+ have been leaked online. Just in case you missed these elsewhere. pic.twitter.com/zOmKkJqQpU — Evan Blass (@evleaks) August 1, 2015 Rains->Pours. Samsung Noble (SM-N920/self-reported): Exynos 7420 SoC (4×2.1GHz+4×1.5GHz), 5.66" 2560×1440, 4GB/32GB, 16MP/5MP, 5.1.1, no SD. — Evan...
Last-Mile Logistics Startup LetsTransport Gets $1.3M To Expand Throughout India
 India’s e-commerce market is the fastest growing in Asia and expected to hit $6 billion this year. The country’s underdeveloped logistics networks needs to improve quickly, however, in order to support the volume of orders. Bengaluru-based Letstransport, one of several startups that specializes in ensuring smooth last-mile logistics, has raised $1.3 million led by Rebright Partners. Read More ...
YouTube undergoes a design change; adds a layer of transparency
YouTube web player has undergone a slight design change making the control panel located at the base of the videos, transparent. The transparently layover still shows the old controls that you used to see against a black bar. Ooh la la! Our new player design is slicker than a squirrel on waterskis! pic.twitter.com/9tS1pm3NiG — YouTube (@YouTube) August 3, 2015 YouTube had started testing this new design back in April, when only a limited number of users had access to it. But startin...
Google’s Doodle celebrates 101st anniversary of first electric traffic signal system
Google celebrates the 101th anniversary of the first electric traffic signal with a special doodle on its homepage. The animated doodle shows cars with the letters spelling “G-O-O-G-L-E” at a traffic signal in a black and white colour variant. The first electric traffic light was developed in 1912 by Lester Wire, a policeman in Salt Lake City, Utah, who also used red-green lights. On 5 August 1914, the American Traffic Signal Company installed a traffic signal system on the corn...
GE Adds Infrastructure Services To Internet Of Things Platform
 GE announced today that it was expanding its Predix Internet of Things platform to provide Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). The IaaS market is dominated by Amazon Web Services with many others including Microsoft, Google and IBM vying for a piece of the action. GE hopes to differentiate itself from the competition by offering infrastructure services specifically tuned to the needs of… Read More ...
Xiaomi confirms MIUI 7 launch on August 13 in China
Xiaomi confirms that the upcoming event is scheduled for August 13 where the company will unveil the new MIUI 7. The company is also expected to reveal its next flagship smartphone, Xiaomi Mi 5 during the same event. According to MIUI’s Forum, “Xiaomi New Product Launch Event is coming on Aug.13, 2015! And it’s confirmed, MIUI 7 will be released!” The event will take place at China National Convention Center. Xiaomi’s MIUI was launched over a year ago. MI...
Facebook Defends Video Practices After Accusation Of ‘Lies And Theft’
 It’s a tale as old as time. Internet video creator/vlogger garners support after accusing $260 billion social media giant of using unethical practices and earns a seemingly official reply comment on his blog post from a mid-level employee at said company. Ah yes. Wait, no. What? Well here’s what happened: The Post Hank Green, a YouTube creator who creates quirky, iconically… Read More ...
Nikon’s 3 new pro lenses include affordable super-telephoto and prime
Nikon is adding three new pro/enthusiast FX-format lenses to its lineup, including an affordable super-telephoto and a fast prime lens. Two lenses also introduce a new electronic aperture control for high-speed photography. The post Nikon’s 3 new pro lenses include affordable super-telephoto and prime appeared first on Digital Trends....
Motorola announces doorstep after-sales service in North India
Motorola has just announced its latest after-sales service called Moto Xpress. The pilot project for this service will begin in New Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida. This home pick-up and drop service from Motorola will aim to rectify any software and accessories related issues within an hour. For phone related hardware issues, Motorola says the Moto Xpress will resolve the issue within 5 working days. But the service will come at a cost – Rs 199 per service. “In case, an issue arises w...
Conflicts halt HBO’s Lewis and Clark miniseries, echoing the actual expedition
Production on HBO's upcoming miniseries Lewis and Clark is mirroring the famed expedition. Not only has the weather caused trouble, there has also been internal conflict. The network hopes to get back on track soon. The post Conflicts halt HBO’s Lewis and Clark miniseries, echoing the actual expedition appeared first on Digital Trends....
Xiaomi confirms MIUI 7 launch on 13 August in China
Xiaomi confirms that the upcoming event is scheduled for August 13 where the company will unveil the new MIUI 7. The company is also expected to reveal its next flagship smartphone, Xiaomi Mi 5 during the same event. According to MIUI’s Forum, “Xiaomi New Product Launch Event is coming on Aug.13, 2015! And it’s confirmed, MIUI 7 will be released!” The event will take place at China National Convention Center. Xiaomi’s MIUI was launched over a year ago. MI...
Disconnect CEO Explains That New Do Not Track Policy
 The Electronic Frontier Foundation released what it called a “stronger” Do Not Track setting yesterday. But what does that actually mean for your day-to-day privacy on the web? To understand it (or at least try), I got on the phone with Casey Oppenheim, co-founder and CEO of privacy startup Disconnect, who worked with the EFF to develop the new standard. Oppenheim explained that… Read More ...