Auto & Gadgets

Facebook launches camera platform for developers to encourage AR

New York: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during the two-day annual F8 developer conference launched a platform for developers to encourage augmented reality (AR) camera effects.

Zuckerberg stressed that AR-powered camera effects would change the way people interact with friends on the social network.

  • Written by SE News Desk
  • Category: Auto & Gadgets
  • Hits: 157

Videocon launches Delite 11+ smartphone

New Delhi: Domestic mobile manufacturer Videocon on Monday launched its latest smartphone Delite 11+ that comes equipped with Pro 360 OS-based on Android Marshmallow for Rs 5,800.

The Pro 360 OS offers a series of features, including security, privacy, efficiency and remote access.

  • Written by SE News Desk
  • Category: Auto & Gadgets
  • Hits: 61

'Bigger Apple, Google, Facebook will exist in 2075'

San Francisco: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak believes that Apple, Google and Facebook will be bigger in 2075 and dominate the world.

"Apple will be around a long time, like IBM (which was founded in 1911)," USA Today quoted Wozniak as saying on Sunday.

  • Written by SE News Desk
  • Category: Auto & Gadgets
  • Hits: 32

Google introduces 'style ideas' for fashion

New Delhi: To enhance user experience when searching for fashion content, Google on Thursday introduced a new feature called "style ideas" in Image Search on mobile web and in Google app for Android.

"Style ideas" throws up high-quality images that show how someone will look while wearing or carrying the item you searched for.

  • Written by SE News Desk
  • Category: Auto & Gadgets
  • Hits: 44

Facebook adds group payments to Messenger

New York: Facebook has rolled out group payments feature within its Messenger app, allowing users to pay either everyone in the group or individual members.

According to a report in Tech Crunch on Tuesday, users can also request payments from the group right within their chat.

  • Written by SE News Desk
  • Category: Auto & Gadgets
  • Hits: 41

Microsoft buys startup to boost its cloud

New York: Software giant Microsoft has bought startup Deis that specialises in containers -- a modern way to develop and deploy software.

The deal is seen as a boost to Microsoft's cloud because software containers are termed as the new building blocks of cloud-based applications.

  • Written by SE News Desk
  • Category: Auto & Gadgets
  • Hits: 39