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Minecraft Beta on Xbox One Confirmed to Support Mouse and Keyboard

HIGHLIGHTS Minecraft upgraded beta version supports cross-platform play Game developer has confirmed the support for accessories It is unclear if the full version will also carry over the support Minecraft is one of the most popular games around the globe and there is a vast majority of players who prefer to play the game using mouse and keyboard on their PCs. ... Read More »

Minecraft Beta on Xbox One Confirmed to Support Mouse and Keyboard

HIGHLIGHTS Minecraft upgraded beta version supports cross-platform play Game developer has confirmed the support for accessories It is unclear if the full version will also carry over the support Minecraft is one of the most popular games around the globe and there is a vast majority of players who prefer to play the game using mouse and keyboard on their PCs. ... Read More »

Android 8.0 Oreo Update Rollout Schedules for Google Pixel, Nokia, OnePlus, Lenovo, Asus, Micromax, and Other Phones

HIGHLIGHTS Android 8.0 Oreo is now available for Pixel and Nexus smartphones Some OnePlus, Asus, Lenovo, HTC phones have been confirmed to get it Major brands like Samsung and Sony are yet to announce their plans Android O is here and it’s named Oreo, but only a small number of users would already have the latest version of the OS on ... Read More »

Meizu M6 Note to come with both Snapdragon and MediaTek chipsets

The Meizu M6 Note flaunted its Snapdragon 625 chipset in front of Geekbench yesterday, but earlier rumors said it will have a Helio P25 chipset. Well, a new leak suggests that it will have both. The base version uses the MediaTek chip paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage. Another version swaps out the P25 for Snapdragon 625 and keeps the memory configuration. The top ... Read More »

A few things that may surprise you about seniors and technology

Marci Vandersluis writes the Embrace Your Aging column. TY GREENLEES/STAFF A few years ago when I wrote about technology of benefit to elders, there was limited interest and adoption by much of the older adult population. How times have changed. Take, for example, the smartphone. According to the Pew Research Center, four in 10 seniors own smartphones, which is more ... Read More »

Five to Try: Hamilton’s official app takes its shot, and Framed 2 revives the comic caper

It’s that time of the week again: Time to fill up your Android phone with the latest and greatest new Play Store releases, and we have some great picks to share in our Five to Try column. The official Hamilton app serves as both a fun tie-in to the hit Broadway musical and also an ideal way to get yourself into the show ... Read More »

Dedicated Micro-SD slot and front camera flash confirmed for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A

Xiaomi made quite a splash in the smartphone realm with its Redmi Note 4 value offer. Naturally, the upcoming generation of Redmi Note devices has been basking is a surplus of fan attention, especially the cheaper Redmi Note 5A model. The unveiling event is already scheduled and only a few days away – August 21. There are still some questions to answer regarding specs and ... Read More »

Emerging trends: data, technology and wellness now the focus of healthtech

One of the biggest sectors in the startup ecosystem, healthtech is evolving significantly. Amid a government-backed push, the spotlight is now on innovations, including artificial intelligence (AI) and other technology. Just off the first half of the year, India’s startup ecosystem has seen a whole lot of action on several levels. According to YourStory Research, the first half saw close to ... Read More »

Nokia 8 With Dual Zeiss ‘Bothie’ Camera Launched: Price, Specifications, India Release Plans, and More

Nokia 8 has finally been launched, marking an end to the countless leaks and giving us the first true flagship Nokia Android phone to take on the likes of iPhone 7 Plus and Samsung Galaxy S8 (and the upcoming iPhone 8 and Galaxy Note 8). The Nokia 8 camera was at the front and centre of the London launch event; in fact, this is the first device developed by HMD ... Read More »

Google Home and Chromecast vs. Amazon Echo and Fire TV: Which is the best hands-free TV experience?

Let’s be honest: Reaching for the remote while watching TV isn’t a major inconvenience. But sometimes, after a long day, it’s nice to expend as little energy as possible. If you can control your TV by voice instead, why wouldn’t you? To that end, Google and Amazon now offer hands-free TV controls through their respective connected speakers. Amazon added Fire TV ... Read More »