Latest Technology News of The day – April 15, 2016

Latest Technology News of The day – April 15, 2016

LG’s new smartphone keyboard Rolls up

LG’s new smartphone keyboard Rolls up

LG has unveiled its new Rolly Keyboard 2 on Thursday in South Korea. The new keyboard offers access to a full-size keyboard that can connect to a smartphone or tablet wirelessly. The Rolly keyboard is backed by a replaceable AAA-size battery and can be rolled up into a hexagonal shape when not in use. The keyboard works with any tablet, phone, phablet and notebook and can be connected via Bluetooth. The company has not yet confirmed the launch dates and prices for the product. Read more.

Instagram adds “video you might like” to Explore section

Instagram adds “video you might like” to Explore section

Facebook’s picture sharing app Instagram is updating its “Explore” section which will add a new personalized channel for videos, “Video You Might Like”. This channel will collect video from across the global community and will also include a ‘Featured’ column for the user which will highlight video on specific topics. Instagram said in a blog post the ‘Video You Might Like’ is only available to U.S at the launch, adding, “We’re working to bring this to the rest of the world soon.” Read more.

PlayStation Vita discountinued by Sony

PlayStation Vita discountinued by Sony

Sony has touched a whole new level of success with the PS4, but certainly its latest product  PS Vita did not stand on the expectations. Now the reports say that soon Sony will stop the production and shipment of the PS Vita altogether. The last shipment at the retail store in India was almost an year ago. Read more.

LG shifts its production unit in India – 1 Million yearly target

LG shifts its production unit in India – 1 Million yearly target

LG has recently launched its ‘K’ series smartphones in India, the K7 and K10. At the launch event, the company also unvieled that these phone will be manufactured in India and won’t be imported from either China or South Korea. The company also revealed that has plan to manufacture at least 1 million units in country on a yearly basis. Read more.

Snapchat marked as the most popular app amongst teens

Snapchat marked as the most popular app amongst teens

In the most recent survey Snapchat is said to be the most popular social network app among the teens. In Piper Jaffray’s latest survey, 28 per cent of participants aged 14 to 19 said  Snapchat was the ‘most important social network’ in their lives. The survey involved 6500 US teens who were asked to discuss their app habits, to see what they felt was the most important social network. Read more.

Google announces traffic alert feature in Google Maps

Google announces traffic alert feature in Google Maps

Google has recently announced that Google Maps for both iOS and Android in India will show traffic alerts to users. The traffic alerts will be shown only if the navigation mode is switched on. The excellent navigation app update will help the users to pick alternate routes and save themselves from the inconvenience. The map itself will suggest the alternative routes and will also give the explanation for its recommendations. Read more.

HTC 10 is coming soon in India with the Snapdragon 820 variant

HTC 10 is coming soon in India with the Snapdragon 820 variant

India is one of the few markets where the company is still ranking significant sales and this is the reason HTC is not waiting in bringing its new flagship device HTC 10 to India. The flagship device sports a unique and sleek unibody metal design, upgraded front and rear camera and hi-res audios. The India will be getting the Snapdragon 820 variant of the HTC 10. Read more.

Google adds ‘Goals’ Tool to the Calendar app

Google adds ‘Goals’ Tool to the Calendar app

Google has introduced a new Tool for its Calendar App named as Goals. The tool is made available on both iOS and Android devices. The Goals tool will help the user to automatically set aside time for self-betterment task like learning a new language or working out by telling the app what you want to do and let the app find the spot in your busy schedule. The tool will help you to find out time for any task after looking at your schedule of coming days. Read more.

Apple iTunes Allowance is to shut down next month

Apple iTunes Allowance is to shut down next month

Apple has planned to completely shut down its iTunes allowance programme on May 25 this year. The feature allowed parents to set up a monthly credit line for kids to spend on App Store and iTunes. The announcement came via a support note on the Cupertino-based tech firm’s website. “After April 13, 2016, you will no longer be able to create a new iTunes Allowance. Read more.

iBall Andi Blink 4G With Android 6.0 Marshmallow will be in India soon

iBall Andi Blink 4G With Android 6.0 Marshmallow will be in India soon

The new Andi Blink 4G smartphone is official now and is also listed on iBall’s website. Though the company has not official announced about the availability and pricing of the new smartphone, but its is expected to launch so in India. with Android 6.0 Marshmallow it features a 5 inch IPS display, 1GHz quad-core processor, and 1GB RAM. The Andi Blink 4G is backed by a 2300mAh removable battery. Read more.

Google introduces Custom snap-on Live Cases to bring Nexus to life

Google introduces Custom snap-on Live Cases to bring Nexus to life

The search engine giant Google has launched a new custom snap-on Live Case service of Nexus smartphones. The service is somehow much similar to Motorola’s Moto Maker. The Google store will offer users various personalization options to the Nexus series owners and wants them to experience to experience the new snap-on cases with customized places (maps) and photos on the back of the phone. Read more.

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