WhatsApp launches desktop messaging option

Messaging platform WhatsApp has announced that users can now send messages from their desktop web browsers. However, in a blog post announcing the feature, the company says that messages will still live on users’ phones. The desktop messaging option is also not available to users who access the app on Apple devices. “We will not …

Oops! Salman Khan Thinks Anushka Sharma’s Boyfriend Virat Kohli Is Too Metrosexual

Bollywood’s superstar Salman Khan is no stranger to constant comparisons with fellow actors. But what surprised the actor was a comparison with Indian cricketer Virat Kohli because of their similar moody nature to which the actor gave a response by calling Virat Kohli ‘too metrosexual’. Salman Khan was recently in Dubai for the launch of …

Google Unveils Self-Driving Car Prototype

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. — Google has been building self-driving cars for years, but what we’ve seen so far has always been retrofits of existing cars — until now. The search giant unveiled on Tuesday a fully autonomous self-driving car, built from the ground up by Google and its partners. Company co-founder Sergey Brin revealed …

Facebook launches optional Nearby Friends feature for Android and iOS

Facebook today launched Nearby Friends, a new option in the company’s main app for Android and iOS rolling out “over the coming weeks” in the US. The feature lets you see which friends are close to you, assuming that both you and the other party have enabled the functionality first. Before we dig in, it’s …

How to Backup Your Android Phone

To back up your Android phone, you have a variety of options. The simplest and most basic backup is the computer backup. Connect your device to your PC via USB cable. On your Android, pull down the main menu (swipe down from the top of the screen) and select ‘USB connection.’ On the next screen, …

Giftease Launches Gift via Email

India’s leading online gift destination, Giftease.com brings awesome news for gift seekers this summer. To delight its shoppers, Giftease has launched Gift via Email feature recently that connects friends and family in an amazing manner. The feature allows you to send gifts even if you don’t have the postal address of your loved one. Gift …

Nokia just hit a $571-million obstacle to completing its deal with Microsoft

The Supreme Court of India ruled today that Nokia must deposit 35 billion rupees ($571 million) in an escrow account before it can transfer its factory in India to Microsoft as a part of its 5.4-billion-euro deal to sell its mobile phones business to the tech giant. The court also wants Nokia to “waive some …

Google launches indoor maps in India

Google on Wednesday announced the availability of indoor maps in India. The company said that users of Google Maps on Android, iOS and personal computers can now access the floor plans of 75 places in 22 Indian cities.    Most of these 75 places are shopping malls but museums and convention halls also find a …