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Upgrade? Why not love your gadget?

Published on 24-Apr-2016
Vincent Lai with the Palm Treo phone he rescued from recycling and made his everyday mobile phone. INYT

Vincent Lai was working at a recycling facility in New York and sorting through a bin of used cellphones a few years ago...

New Kindle promises months of battery life

Published on 24-Apr-2016

When Amazon introduced Kindle, its pioneering e-reader, in 2007, society was on the cusp of being changed by mobile devices...

Apps to build your understanding of the environment

Published on 24-Apr-2016
A screenshot of the #Climate app. INYT

Earth Day, which fell on last Friday, has become an increasingly well-known event as politicians, billionaires and others take part...

Q & A

Published on 24-Apr-2016
Some of Google's other apps can also sync data wirelessly with your computer's equivalents.

If you are using Google's personal information management apps for Android - namely Gmail, Google Contacts and Google Calendar...

Facebook bets on chatbot resurgence

Published on 17-Apr-2016
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduces Messenger's new features at the social media giant's annual F8 developer conference in San Francisco.  INYT

To browse for a pair of brown loafers on Facebook Messenger, you can now text a message to the service to begin a conversation...

WhatsApp encryption kicks off the backdoor battle

Published on 17-Apr-2016

If you are a regular WhatsApp user, you would have seen a message recently saying: "Messages you send to this chat and calls are secured......

Google's calendar now targets spare time

Published on 17-Apr-2016

Online technology's urgent emails, calendar updates and videoconferences may propel business, but the system at times seems...

How to switch to iPhone from Android

Published on 10-Apr-2016

When Apple first released the iPhone in 2007, I wrote a blog post with the headline: "Why my phone won't be an iPhone...

VR check: Rating the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift

Published on 10-Apr-2016
Ld 3 A screenshot of the game

Just a week after Facebook released the Oculus Rift, the first high-powered virtual reality device for consumers, a less...

What the Apple Watch does, one year later

Published on 10-Apr-2016

A year ago this month, Apple made its Apple Watch available for sale. In the 12 months since, the smartwatch has received mixed reviews...

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A model walls the ramp at a fashion event in Ludhiana on Saturday...

A model walls the ramp at a fashion event in Ludhiana on Saturday...

A view of the West of Chord road, Rajajinagar 1st block Fly-Over inaugurated by Chief Minister...

A view of the West of Chord road, Rajajinagar 1st block Fly-Over inaugurated by Chief Minister...

Vehicles passing through snow bound Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet, on its way...

Vehicles passing through snow bound Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet, on its way...

An Army jawan stands guard at Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet...

An Army jawan stands guard at Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet...

The first transgander Presiding Officer Ria Sarkar in front of a Polling Station during 5th phase...

The first transgander Presiding Officer Ria Sarkar in front of a Polling Station during 5th phase...

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar pays tribute...

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar pays tribute...

Aircraft of the British aerobatics team Global Stars perform during second day of the the three-day.

Aircraft of the British aerobatics team Global Stars perform during second day of the the three-day.

People are travelling in underground stretch of the Namma Metro between the Mysuru road station...

People are travelling in underground stretch of the Namma Metro between the Mysuru road station...

The high rider-ship was evident as large number of commuters were thronging the station...

The high rider-ship was evident as large number of commuters were thronging the station...

Cricketer Virat Kohli during inauguration of a store in Hyderabad on Friday...

Cricketer Virat Kohli during inauguration of a store in Hyderabad on Friday...