Google One is coming to India with more storage space and benefits

Google rebranded Google Drive paid storage plans to Google One and it rolled out for paid users of Google Drive in the U.S. The company is informing its users about the overhaul through mail along with the benefits they are likely to get this upcoming month in India.

With Google One the company is improving the price of some plans and added new plan options, ranging from 100GB to 30TB as well. As a Google One member, users can easily reach the team experts to answer questions regarding recovering a file and more.

Also, Google has started with credits on Google Play and deals on hotels found in Google Search. Further, the user can also share your plan with up to five additional family members.

If you have a paid Drive storage plan, you’ll be upgraded to Google One automatically over the next few weeks. Look out for an email confirming your upgrade to Google One, where you can manage your storage plan and benefits.

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Google rebranded Google Drive paid storage plans to Google One and it rolled out for paid users of Google Drive in the U.S. The company is informing its users about the overhaul through mail along with the benefits they are likely to get this upcoming month in India. With Google One the company is improving the price of some plans and added new plan options, ranging from 100GB to 30TB as well. As a Google One member, users can easily reach the team experts to answer questions regarding recovering a file and more. Also, Google has started with credits on Google Play and deals on hotels found in Google Search. Further, the user can also share your plan with up to five additional family members. If you have a paid Drive storage plan, you’ll be upgraded to Google One automatically over the next few weeks. Look out for an email confirming your upgrade to Google One, where you can manage your storage plan and benefits. Source

Meizu EP52 Lite water-resistant Bluetooth Earphones, 10,000mAh Power Bank 3 with two-way fast charging announced

Chinese handset maker Meizu today introduced the EP52 Lite earphones targeted at runners and outdoor users under the EP series. Since EP52 works over Bluetooth, it is completely wireless and at a mere 16 grams, these headphones are fairly lightweig…

Chinese handset maker Meizu today introduced the EP52 Lite earphones targeted at runners and outdoor users under the EP series. Since EP52 works over Bluetooth, it is completely wireless and at a mere 16 grams, these headphones are fairly lightweight as well. Considering these earphones are waterproof (IPX5), the earbuds feature a nano-coating that makes it sweat and waterproof. According to the specs sheet, the earphones use Bluetooth 4.2 with aptX, have an impedance of 32ohms, sensitivity of 106dB @ 1kHz, with a maximum power output of 10mW. As per the company claims users will get about 8 hours of continuous music playback with a single charge, while they can function for 150 hours on standby while being hooked up to your phone via Bluetooth (Bluetooth 4.2 with aptX). Along with the earphones, the company has launched Power Bank 3 with two-way fast charging technology. The 10000mAh power bank comes with two USB ports for charging multiple devices simultaneously. It measures 142x70.8x14mm and has an unibody metal design. It has 9V/2A 18W input so it can be charged fully in 3.5 hours. Compared to its predecessor, the charging speed has been increased by nearly 30% The Meizu EP52 Lite earphones come in Blue, Gray and ...

LetsTrack Prima vehicle tracking and monitoring device impressions

Letstrack introduced a GPS device for personal use especially to track our dear one in real time. With this device, one can use it to track the current location of the vehicles using the free app available on the respective app stores.

This trac…

Letstrack introduced a GPS device for personal use especially to track our dear one in real time. With this device, one can use it to track the current location of the vehicles using the free app available on the respective app stores. This tracking device lets the user set up zone alerts for all assigned contacts, enabling users to receive instant alerts when the contact enter or exit the specified area. In our case, we used it with Renault Duster and the zone alert worked well. On top of that, the Letstrack has a web-tracking feature that gives you a full real-time view of where your assigned contacts are at any point in time with locations as well. In addition to it, more devices can be added and viewed on one screen without having to switch between different screens. Users also get the option to set speed limits and if the speed is crossed, they will receive alerts as well. It also has the ability to give fuel consumption alerts, fuel cost, total stops, average speed, maximum speed, and much more. With the app, users can track their family or friends on a private map with three different views -- Map, Grid and ...

FiiO M3K Portable High-Resolution Lossless Music Player launched in India for Rs. 6990

FiiO Electronics Technology launches the M3K Portable High-Resolution Lossless Music Player in India. It sports a 2.0-inch IPS screen with capacitive buttons + touchpad for operation. There are five sets of touch buttons to make getting around the UI easy: next/previous track, confirmation, back, and menu keys. It comes with an all-aluminium unibody construction with tempered glass to protect the display from scratches.

The M3K is powered by Ingenic X1000E processor which provides high performance but with low power consumption. Moreover, the M3K uses the AKM AK4376A, a well-received DAC that is capable of decoding up to 384kHz/32-bit audio allowing the user to hear the music clearly.

Since it comes with power efficient, the company claims that it has a battery life up to 24 hours and standby time up to 38 days. It also has a new AB functionality allows you to compare and repeat between two different tracks as many times as you like, allowing you to really get a handle on any differences.

Having said that, the FiiO M3K is automatically recognized when connected in Mac with no need to install a separate driver. With a Windows computer, a special driver from FiiO is required. The M3K supports micro-SD cards for …

FiiO Electronics Technology launches the M3K Portable High-Resolution Lossless Music Player in India. It sports a 2.0-inch IPS screen with capacitive buttons + touchpad for operation. There are five sets of touch buttons to make getting around the UI easy: next/previous track, confirmation, back, and menu keys. It comes with an all-aluminium unibody construction with tempered glass to protect the display from scratches. The M3K is powered by Ingenic X1000E processor which provides high performance but with low power consumption. Moreover, the M3K uses the AKM AK4376A, a well-received DAC that is capable of decoding up to 384kHz/32-bit audio allowing the user to hear the music clearly. Since it comes with power efficient, the company claims that it has a battery life up to 24 hours and standby time up to 38 days. It also has a new AB functionality allows you to compare and repeat between two different tracks as many times as you like, allowing you to really get a handle on any differences. Having said that, the FiiO M3K is automatically recognized when connected in Mac with no need to install a separate driver. With a Windows computer, a special driver from FiiO is required. The M3K supports micro-SD cards for ...

New OnePlus Bullets Wireless Headphones passes through the FCC, could launch alongside OnePlus 6T

OnePlus is expected to launch its next flagship device purportedly called as OnePlus 6T in upcoming days. As per the recent rumor, the company is likely to launch a new pair of Bullets Wireless headphones as well.

Falling in line with this rumor, the successor of OnePlus Bullet Wireless showed up in FCC with the label calling out the name. Codenamed as BT32B, this Bluetooth headset sports a same dog-collar design as its predecessor. Having said that, we have no other information yet about the headphones roll out and price.

After the box of the OnePlus 6T, the company’s upcoming flagship smartphone surfaced revealing an in-display fingerprint sensor and a waterdrop notch. The company has also released a new teaser which hints at the in-display fingerprint scanner. It is said to be thicker by 0.45mm since the internal hardware had to be rearranged. The phone is rumored to sport a large 6.4-inch AMOLED display and powered by the same Snapdragon 845 SoC with up to 8GB of RAM.

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OnePlus is expected to launch its next flagship device purportedly called as OnePlus 6T in upcoming days. As per the recent rumor, the company is likely to launch a new pair of Bullets Wireless headphones as well. Falling in line with this rumor, the successor of OnePlus Bullet Wireless showed up in FCC with the label calling out the name. Codenamed as BT32B, this Bluetooth headset sports a same dog-collar design as its predecessor. Having said that, we have no other information yet about the headphones roll out and price. After the box of the OnePlus 6T, the company’s upcoming flagship smartphone surfaced revealing an in-display fingerprint sensor and a waterdrop notch. The company has also released a new teaser which hints at the in-display fingerprint scanner. It is said to be thicker by 0.45mm since the internal hardware had to be rearranged. The phone is rumored to sport a large 6.4-inch AMOLED display and powered by the same Snapdragon 845 SoC with up to 8GB of RAM. Source | Via

Google News gets new features to save data and work seamlessly on Android Go phones

Back at Google I/O, search engine giant announced some features and enhancement for Google News. Today, Google has announced new data-saving changes for the News app, which is expected to serve those with low internet connectivity.

In the upcoming weeks, Google News will be updated with four new features to save data over a cellular connection. From today, Google News will offer four core features that help the users who are using a lighter connection, including those with Android (Go Edition) phones:

When applicable, videos in the app will open in YouTube Go, ensuring that it’s delivered in a lightweight yet clear format. Videos won’t auto-play, saving precious data.
Newscasts (previews of a story) will adapt to become more text-focused, saving your data.
Images are compressed and can be fully loaded with just a tap. Videos and gifs will also not auto-play. Plus, less data will be cached and saved on your device.
Many articles can be saved for consuming in offline mode, easily downloaded over Wi-Fi for reading later.

These four core features will be turned on automatically depending on your connection and your device. These features will roll out over the coming weeks to users around the world, ensuring that …

Back at Google I/O, search engine giant announced some features and enhancement for Google News. Today, Google has announced new data-saving changes for the News app, which is expected to serve those with low internet connectivity. In the upcoming weeks, Google News will be updated with four new features to save data over a cellular connection. From today, Google News will offer four core features that help the users who are using a lighter connection, including those with Android (Go Edition) phones: When applicable, videos in the app will open in YouTube Go, ensuring that it’s delivered in a lightweight yet clear format. Videos won’t auto-play, saving precious data. Newscasts (previews of a story) will adapt to become more text-focused, saving your data. Images are compressed and can be fully loaded with just a tap. Videos and gifs will also not auto-play. Plus, less data will be cached and saved on your device. Many articles can be saved for consuming in offline mode, easily downloaded over Wi-Fi for reading later. These four core features will be turned on automatically depending on your connection and your device. These features will roll out over the coming weeks to users around the world, ensuring that ...

Daniel Zhang to succeed Jack Ma as Alibaba chairman next year

Chinese conglomerate Alibaba has officially announced that Daniel Zhang, CEO will succeed Jack Ma as chairman of the board, starting September 10, 2019.

Meanwhile, Jack Ma will continue as executive chairman at Alibaba over the next 12 months and will stay on the Alibaba board of directors until the 2020 annual shareholders meeting.

Moreover, Ma is planning to focus on philanthropy, education and also said to pursue new dreams. Ma stepped down as CEO in 2013, handing the position over to Jonathan Lu. Then Lu was replaced in 2015 by Zhang, Alibaba’s former COO.

Jack Ma, a former English teacher, co-founded Alibaba in 1999 and has a net worth of $36.6 billion, according to Forbes. Alibaba was initially started as an e-commerce website and later expanded into other business areas including cloud computing and digital payments.

Jack Ma in a letter penned:
Today, as we mark the 19th anniversary of Alibaba, I am excited to share some news with you:
with the approval of our board of directors, one year from today on September 10, 2019 which also falls on Alibaba’s 20th anniversary, Group CEO Daniel Zhang will succeed me as chairman of the board of Alibaba Group. While remaining as executive chairman in the next …

Chinese conglomerate Alibaba has officially announced that Daniel Zhang, CEO will succeed Jack Ma as chairman of the board, starting September 10, 2019. Meanwhile, Jack Ma will continue as executive chairman at Alibaba over the next 12 months and will stay on the Alibaba board of directors until the 2020 annual shareholders meeting. Moreover, Ma is planning to focus on philanthropy, education and also said to pursue new dreams. Ma stepped down as CEO in 2013, handing the position over to Jonathan Lu. Then Lu was replaced in 2015 by Zhang, Alibaba’s former COO. Jack Ma, a former English teacher, co-founded Alibaba in 1999 and has a net worth of $36.6 billion, according to Forbes. Alibaba was initially started as an e-commerce website and later expanded into other business areas including cloud computing and digital payments. Jack Ma in a letter penned: Today, as we mark the 19th anniversary of Alibaba, I am excited to share some news with you: with the approval of our board of directors, one year from today on September 10, 2019 which also falls on Alibaba's 20th anniversary, Group CEO Daniel Zhang will succeed me as chairman of the board of Alibaba Group. While remaining as executive chairman in the next ...

Twitter launches audio-only broadcast for iOS and Periscope

Social media and micro-blogging service Twitter has launched a new service that let users create audio-only broadcast directly from Twitter itself, as well as Twitter’s Periscope. This feature is available from the same interface where the user normally launches live video. Having said that, it’s currently available on the Twitter app for iOS, as well as on Periscope.

Sometimes you just want to talk, without being on camera. We’re launching audio-only broadcasting, so your followers can hear, but not see you.
Rolling out now for iOS. pic.twitter.com/tBsm37NcdH

— Twitter (@Twitter) September 7, 2018

Instead of having only option to record video, users from now on will have a button to tap to pick up the audio-only broadcast. The company also confirmed that this feature is available only on the Twitter app for iOS and on Periscope for the time being. Also, there is no time-frame mentioned as well for when it will reach other Android and other platforms.

You can now do audio-only broadcasts on @Twitter and @Periscope pic.twitter.com/aFxd6WaDH6
— Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra) September 7, 2018

This feature is helpful for those who want to do a podcast, share live news or share something that is longer than 280 words. Furthermore, an audio broadcast will be able …

Social media and micro-blogging service Twitter has launched a new service that let users create audio-only broadcast directly from Twitter itself, as well as Twitter’s Periscope. This feature is available from the same interface where the user normally launches live video. Having said that, it’s currently available on the Twitter app for iOS, as well as on Periscope. Sometimes you just want to talk, without being on camera. We’re launching audio-only broadcasting, so your followers can hear, but not see you. Rolling out now for iOS. pic.twitter.com/tBsm37NcdH — Twitter (@Twitter) September 7, 2018 Instead of having only option to record video, users from now on will have a button to tap to pick up the audio-only broadcast. The company also confirmed that this feature is available only on the Twitter app for iOS and on Periscope for the time being. Also, there is no time-frame mentioned as well for when it will reach other Android and other platforms. You can now do audio-only broadcasts on @Twitter and @Periscope pic.twitter.com/aFxd6WaDH6 — Matt Navarra (@MattNavarra) September 7, 2018 This feature is helpful for those who want to do a podcast, share live news or share something that is longer than 280 words. Furthermore, an audio broadcast will be able ...

Instagram introduces new emoji shortcut for comments

Instagram has been adding lots of new features lately in a bid to keep up with the trend. Facebook-owned Instagram has added personalized emoji shortcuts to its app, where the most used emoji will be placed on the top of the keyboard when you begin to type the post.

This new feature has been rolled out on Thursday on both Android and iOS platform. However, this feature works only on the comments section and not on others like stories or captioning your own posts.

That feeling when your favorite emojis are right in front of you 🙌😍 pic.twitter.com/QPF8eGc5yD
— Instagram (@instagram) September 6, 2018

Recently, Instagram is trying new things to keep their app relevant and in a profitable position. The company is reportedly working on a new standalone app for shopping. Expected to be called as ‘IG Shopping’, this app lets the users select product from the page or merchant they follow and purchase them directly from the app itself.

Last week it introduced Parent’s Guide, a new resource for parents with teens who use Instagram. With this guide, the company focuses on three things — how to manage privacy, interactions and time on Instagram. In addition to it, the company has introduced music in …

Instagram has been adding lots of new features lately in a bid to keep up with the trend. Facebook-owned Instagram has added personalized emoji shortcuts to its app, where the most used emoji will be placed on the top of the keyboard when you begin to type the post. This new feature has been rolled out on Thursday on both Android and iOS platform. However, this feature works only on the comments section and not on others like stories or captioning your own posts. That feeling when your favorite emojis are right in front of you 🙌😍 pic.twitter.com/QPF8eGc5yD — Instagram (@instagram) September 6, 2018 Recently, Instagram is trying new things to keep their app relevant and in a profitable position. The company is reportedly working on a new standalone app for shopping. Expected to be called as ‘IG Shopping’, this app lets the users select product from the page or merchant they follow and purchase them directly from the app itself. Last week it introduced Parent’s Guide, a new resource for parents with teens who use Instagram. With this guide, the company focuses on three things — how to manage privacy, interactions and time on Instagram. In addition to it, the company has introduced music in ...

Google updates Gboard with support for 28 new languages

Google has updated its Gboard app bringing support for 28 new language varieties, including two German dialects, Finland Swedish, and Tahitian. With this update, the Gboard supports 446 language variants on Android.

The 28 new languages includes Assyrian Neo-Aramaic, Gheg Albanian, Betawi, Bukusu, Chiga, Dargwa, Extremaduran, Gondi, Garo, Hiri, Hunsrik, Jambi Malay, Kurukh, Lango, Kedah Malay, Sabah Malay, Masaba, Nyoro, Picard, Pfaelzisch, Balkan Romani, Tahitian, Soga.

Last month, Google added 16 new languages including Handwriting Input for 4 others languages. It has also added support for Japanese in Android TV and improvements to Morse code.The company also introduced new “minis” sticker pack as a celebration towards passing 1 billion installs on the Play Store.

On the other hand, Google launched a new app for Indian bloggers called Blog Compass to help them track WordPress or Blogger.com site stats, approve comments, and read tips on how to make the blog more successful, all in one place. The app is currently available in Beta for Android in English and Hindi, and Google says that it is working on adding features and fixing bugs based on feedback from users.

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Google has updated its Gboard app bringing support for 28 new language varieties, including two German dialects, Finland Swedish, and Tahitian. With this update, the Gboard supports 446 language variants on Android. The 28 new languages includes Assyrian Neo-Aramaic, Gheg Albanian, Betawi, Bukusu, Chiga, Dargwa, Extremaduran, Gondi, Garo, Hiri, Hunsrik, Jambi Malay, Kurukh, Lango, Kedah Malay, Sabah Malay, Masaba, Nyoro, Picard, Pfaelzisch, Balkan Romani, Tahitian, Soga. Last month, Google added 16 new languages including Handwriting Input for 4 others languages. It has also added support for Japanese in Android TV and improvements to Morse code.The company also introduced new "minis" sticker pack as a celebration towards passing 1 billion installs on the Play Store. On the other hand, Google launched a new app for Indian bloggers called Blog Compass to help them track WordPress or Blogger.com site stats, approve comments, and read tips on how to make the blog more successful, all in one place. The app is currently available in Beta for Android in English and Hindi, and Google says that it is working on adding features and fixing bugs based on feedback from users. Source