Phones & Tablets

Google begins to roll out mobile-first indexing – TechCrunch

Google announced this morning its “mobile-first” indexing of the web is now starting to roll out, after a year and a half of testing and experimentation. Back in 2016, Google first detailed its plan to change the way its search index operates, explaining how its algorithms would eventually be shifted to use the mobile version of a website’s content to ...

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Watch Huawei unveil the P20 live right here – TechCrunch

Huawei is about to unveil its brand new flagship smartphone — the P20. While many details have already leaked, this is going to be an interesting launch. The conference will begin at 3 PM in Paris, 9 AM in New York, 6 AM in San Francisco. The company chose to unveil its new device at the magnificent Grand Palais in ...

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Four USB Type-C Accessories You Can Buy For Your MacBook Right Now

Nearly three years after the the reversible connector made an appearance on a mainstream device, and two and a half years since USB Type-C was first seen on laptops and smartphones, it’s still incredibly hard to find Type-C accessories. For most people, this is not a problem – if you have a smartphone with a Type-C port but no headphone ...

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Instagram reenables GIF sharing after GIPHY promises no more racism – TechCrunch

A racial slur GIF slipped into GIPHY’s sticker library earlier this month, prompting Instagram and Snapchat to drop their GIPHY integrations. Now Instagram is reactivating after GIPHY confirmed its reviewed its GIF library four times and will preemptively review any new GIFs it adds. Snapchat said it had nothing to share right now about whether it’s going to reactivate GIPHY. ...

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Microsoft Reportedly Working on Courier-Style Foldable Note-Taking Tablet With Stylus

Following the success of Surface Pro tablets and Surface Book laptops, Microsoft is now rumoured to be developing an all-new piece of hardware that would be a digital journal with a foldable form factor. The Redmond company had initially previewed something similar called the Courier – with two screens and a stylus – to take on Android tablets and Apple’s ...

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The Huawei P20 is not coming to the U.S. – TechCrunch

Meet the Huawei P20. It’s a pretty nice phone. I played around with it, and I can confirm that it is, indeed, a solid flagship with some suitably over-the-top features — what’s that you say? Three rear-facing cameras?! But all of this is kind of a moot point if you live here in the States. Sure, Huawei’s been having a ...

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Android Oreo Now on 0.3 Percent of Active Devices, Marshmallow Powers Majority: Google

Android 8.0 Oreo, Google’s latest mobile operating system, after showing up in October Android distribution chart for the first time has made a small rise in new version chart. The latest distribution numbers from Google reveal that the Android Oreo is inching closer to 1 percent of active Android devices though it may take couple of more months. Last month, ...

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Waze officially launches its ad program for small businesses – TechCrunch

With the launch of Waze Local, Google-owned navigation app Waze is offering small businesses a way to market themselves to consumers  on the road. Waze has allowed larger brands to buy ads for years, and it’s been beta testing Waze Local since 2016. “It’s been a gradual strategy,” said Matt Phillips, who leads the Waze Local team. “We wanted to ...

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Logitech Rugged Combo 2, Crayon Stylus Launched for iPad (2018)

Logitech has launched the Rugged Combo 2 case and Crayon stylus for the iPad (2018). Both new iPad accessories are specifically targeted at students from K-12. While the Logitech Rugged Combo 2 will come at $99 (approximately Rs. 6,400), the Crayon will carry a price tag of $49 (roughly Rs. 3,100). Both will go on sale through schools and school ...

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Huawei’s P20 is a shiny, extravagant phone – TechCrunch

Huawei just unveiled its brand new flagship phone — the P20. It’s a solid, well-designed Android phone with a shiny design, an iPhone X-like notch and some extravagant features, such as not one, not two but three cameras on the back of the P20 Pro. I played with the phone for a few minutes yesterday, and I would consider it ...

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iPad (2018) With Apple Pencil Support Launched: Price in India, Specifications

Apple on Tuesday at its education-focused event in Chicago launched a new entry-level 9.7-inch iPad, what is being called the iPad (2018). Priced the same as the previous budget model, it also supports the Apple Pencil stylus that was first introduced with the iPad Pro in 2015. The move by Apple is the Cupertino giant’s attempt to take on Google ...

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Google Play Movies & TV becomes a one-stop shop for everything that streams – TechCrunch

With the explosion of streaming services now available, it’s becoming more difficult to figure out not just what movie or TV show to watch next, but where you can actually watch it. Google today is rolling out its solution to this problem with a significant revamp of its Google Play Movies & TV app and an update to the Google ...

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