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Apple celebrates 10th anniversary of iPhone with special tribute page

Apple’s special page notes the iPhone’s upcoming 10th anniversary on Jan. 9 and includes images of the company’s co-founder, Steve Jobs, who presented the device to the world, as well as heartfelt remembrances from Apple insiders on what it took to make the device a reality. For long time Apple …

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What’s the deal with Yahoo changing its name to Altaba?

  Yahoo will adopt a new corporate identity and cut the size of its board in half if the proposed $4.8 billion sale of its digital services to Verizon Communications goes through. The company plans to change its name to Altaba Inc. after it turns over its email, websites, mobile …

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Saw My First Computer At IIT: Google CEO Sundar Pichai

Google chief executive officer Sundar Pichai interacts with students at his alma mater IIT Kharagpur in West Bengal. Here are highlights of some of the things he said: Saw my first computer at IIT, Getting into an elite institution does not guarantee success, As an engineer, it is important to remember …

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How tech will make Obama’s last speech even more memorable

Barack Obama’s legacy as the social media and tech president will be cemented right through his final moments in office. His farewell address will be broadcast in live 360 video thanks to a partnership between virtual reality media company VRScout and the White House. Those who cannot attend the event on Jan. 10 …

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This transparent TV is the coolest thing seen at CES so far

If there’s a single piece of tech at CES 2017 that feels like the future, LG Display has it. LG Display built a TV you can see right through. Thanks to the nature of OLED display tech which has much higher light transmittance than regular LED/LCD panels, it was able to build …

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ZTE is kickstarting an eye-tracking smartphone called ‘Hawkeye”

Chinese smartphone maker ZTE is turning to a slightly more unconventional method to launch its next phone: Kickstarter.  The company announced Wednesday that it is using the crowd funding platform to fund its next Smartphone, an eye-tracking handset dubbed “Hawkeye.” The company didn’t reveal many specs for the upcoming device, …

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Move over, wrists – track your health from your finger with this smart ring

The smart ring packs just about everything you could hope for in a fitness tracker into a tiny circular package — minus a display, of course. The titanium ring, which comes in either slate gray or rose gold in seven sizes, uses three sensors (an optical heart rate sensor, a …

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Cheaper ‘mixed reality’ smart glasses that do both AR and VR are coming

Smartphones aren’t the only gadgets Qualcomm wants to power. The mobile chipmaker’s upcoming Snapdragon 835 processor will also power a new breed of augmented reality/virtual reality headsets that present mixed reality experiences similar to what Microsoft’s HoloLens offers — at a fraction of the cost. The R8 and R9 AR/VR headsets from ODG …

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Airtel Now Offers 1-Year Free Data for Users to Counter Reliance Jio

The country’s largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel on Tuesday announced a special offer with free data up to a period of 12 months. The offer is available for customers with 4G mobile handsets who are currently not on the Airtel network and also for existing Airtel customers who are upgrading …

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Paytm Gets RBI Approval to Launch Payments Bank

Paytm has announced that it has received RBI approval to formally launch the Paytm payments bank. Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the founder of Paytm, wrote in a blog post that he intends to take a full time executive role in the Paytm payments bank. The company was one of the entities granted approval to launch …

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