Day: April 27, 2018

Snapchat Snappables Launched, New Lenses for AR Games With Friends

Image and video sharing platform Snapchat announced the launch of ‘Snappables’, a new range of Lenses for sharing experiences and playing augmented reality (AR)games. Separately, Snapchat is reportedly set to start testing non-skippable advertisements from next month, while it has also been spotted testing a new Stories interface. “Today, we’re introducing Snappables –

Zomato Gold to Become Invite-Only, Public Purchase Will Open for Last Time on April 27

As a result of the overwhelming response, Zomato Gold is now set to become invite-only, the company has announced. Zomato says it is opening the Zomato Gold programme for public purchase one last time on Friday, April 27. After this date, it will be available as an invite-only membership club. To offer complimentary meals

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Collector’s Edition, Steelbook Edition, and Croft Edition Leaked

Shadow of the Tomb Raider release date is September 14 for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. In the run up to this, the Shadow of the Tomb Raider Collector’s Edition, Steelbook Edition, and Croft Edition have been leaked. These will be available at launch along with the standard edition and

iPhone SE 2 to Have Glass Back and Headphone Jack, Leaked Images Tip

iPhone SE 2 is expected to be launched as Apple’s first smartphone in 2018 and the handset has already been subjected to several leaks and rumours. The smartphone supposed to be the successor to the iPhone SE, is possibly going to launch in May or at Apple’s WWDC this year. Meanwhile, there have been many conflicting

China Smartphone Shipments Decline 21 Percent, Xiaomi Sees Growth: Canalys

Smartphone shipments in China have dropped by 21 percent in Q1 2018 compared to the same quarter in 2017, as per the latest data shared by market analyst firm Canalys. According to the report, the total number of smartphone shipments in the country in the first quarter totalled 91 million –

Nintendo, Cygames Partner to Make Mobile Games, Dragalia Lost Coming This Summer

Japanese video game maker Nintendo said on Friday it has teamed up with Tokyo-based online games developer Cygames, aiming to step up the mobile gaming business and reduce reliance on volatile console sales. The Kyoto-based company will buy a 5 percent stake in unlisted Cygames, known for its blockbuster Granblue Fantasy game,

Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular Variant Price in India to Start at Rs. 39,080

Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular variant is coming to India soon, something we reported earlier this week, with pre-bookings on Airtel and Jio starting from May 4. Now, Gadgets 360 has learnt the Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular variant price in India will start at Rs. 39,080, and that it will be made

Amazon Doubles Its Profit – and Hikes Prime Membership by $20

Amazon.com on Thursday said profits more than doubled to $1.6 billion (roughly Rs. 10,700 crores) in the first quarter, sending shares of its stock soaring to an all-time high. The company’s fast-growing advertising and cloud businesses drove much of its growth, and contributed to its second straight quarter of billion-dollar profits.

Facebook Slammed by UK Lawmakers as CTO Promises Transparency Overhaul

A top Facebook executive apologised for errors made by the firm and vowed to do more to improve transparency during a four-hour grilling on Thursday from British lawmakers who insisted the company’s response to a data scandal had been inadequate. Facebook has said the personal information of about 87 million users might

Facebook Didn’t Read the Terms and Conditions for the App Behind Cambridge Analytica

Facebook told British lawmakers on Thursday that it never read the terms and conditions for an app that ultimately allowed Cambridge Analytica to access 87 million users’ names, “likes” and other personal information. The admission from Mike Schroepfer, the chief technology officer for the social media giant, concerns a quiz app made by researcher Alexander