Articles By: Asad Naseer

MWC 2017 Live: Samsung to announce Galaxy Tab S3 and more

MWC 2017 Live: Samsung to announce Galaxy Tab S3 and more

It’s the last big press conference for today but it is probably the most important one. Samsung is expected to make some big announcements in a few moments and reliable sources have confirmed that the Korean giant will announce the Galaxy Tab S3 which could be answer to Apple’s iPad Pro and Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4. The Tab S3 will […]

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MWC 2017: Nokia announced the launch of Nokia 3 with 2GB RAM

MWC 2017: Nokia announced the launch of Nokia 3 with 2GB RAM

Nokia has launched its latest smartphone Nokia 3 in addition to the Nokia 5 and Nokia 3310. The smartphone is aimed at budget smartphone users and packs decent specifications accordingly. The smartphone will be available in Q2 2017 for 139 euros in India, Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia-Pacific countries. Nokia 3 will be powered by a quad-core Mediatek 6737 […]

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MWC 2017 LIVE: The Nokia 3, 5 and 3310 are officially unveiled, and Snake makes its way to Facebook Messenger

MWC 2017 LIVE: The Nokia 3, 5 and 3310 are officially unveiled, and Snake makes its way to Facebook Messenger

Even though Mobile World Congress (MWC) is officially set to start on 27 February in Barcelona, major companies like LG, Huawei and now Nokia have scheduled the events for today. HMD Global, an independent Finnish company is set to announce the launch of new Nokia smartphones running on Android instead of Windows Phone. HMD Global currently holds the license to […]

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MWC 2017: Huawei announces P10, P10 Plus smartphones and Watch 2

MWC 2017: Huawei announces P10, P10 Plus smartphones and Watch 2

Huawei at the Mobile World Congress 2017 (MWC) announced its all-new Huawei P10 and P10 Plus smartphones. Both smartphones feature a dual camera setup with Leica optics at the rear and also showcase brand new designs over their predecessor, the Huawei P9. The Huawei P10 is the smaller one of the two with a 5.1-inch Full HD display. The P10 […]

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Bitcoin hits record high riding on talks of exchange-traded fund approval

Bitcoin hits record high riding on talks of exchange-traded fund approval

Digital currency bitcoin jumped to a record high above $1,200 (roughly 79,965) on Friday, as investors speculated the first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) to be issued in the United States is set to receive regulatory approval. Traditional financial players have largely shunned the web-based “crytpocurrency”, viewing it as too volatile, complicated and risky, and doubting its inherent value. But bitcoin, […]

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Trump asks Nasa to put astronauts on debut heavy lift rocket flight

Trump asks Nasa to put astronauts on debut heavy lift rocket flight

The Trump administration has directed Nasa to study whether it is feasible to fly astronauts on the debut flight of the agency’s heavy-lift rocket, a mission currently planned to be unmanned and targeted to launch in late 2018, officials said on Friday. The study marks President Donald Trump’s first step in shaping a vision for the National Aeronautics and Space […]

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MWC 2017: Telecom operators are looking to reinvent themselves beyond phones and 5G

MWC 2017: Telecom operators are looking to reinvent themselves beyond phones and 5G

Seeking to escape a cycle of falling prices and tight regulation, big telecom operators from Vimpelcom to Telefonica are set to reinvent themselves as internet players to escape the industry’s straight-jacket of low growth. Next week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona will feature phone companies in various stages of acceptance that the industry’s predictable, decades-old business model based on selling […]

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Snap stock debut may be haunted by ghosts of past technology IPOs

Snap stock debut may be haunted by ghosts of past technology IPOs

Snap Inc appears set to make a splash next week with the biggest tech stock debut since Facebook Inc, but history suggests investors shut out of the initial public offering would be better off waiting a bit to chase this unicorn on the open market. Globally, shares of most of the 25 largest technology IPOs have languished in their first 12 […]

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Nasa finds lost scientific balloon in Antartica after a year

Nasa finds lost scientific balloon in Antartica after a year

Scientists have recovered a lost football-field-sized balloon with a telescope hanging beneath it from Antarctica after a year of its flight. According to the US space agency Nasa, the balloon floated 39 kms above the Antarctic continent for 12 days in January 2016 until scientists sent the pre-planned command to cut the balloon. The telescope parachuted to the ground in […]

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Russian cargo craft Progress 66 arrives at the international space station

Russian cargo craft Progress 66 arrives at the international space station

The unpiloted Russian Progress 66 cargo ship docked at the Pirs Docking Compartment of the International Space Station on Friday, Nasa said. “Today’s arrival of the Progress 66 cargo craft, just 24 hours after the capture of the Space X Dragon, makes four spaceships at the International Space Station,” the US space agency said.  

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Astronomers have spotted a mysterious nebula that is glowing without any known power source

Astronomers have spotted a mysterious nebula that is glowing without any known power source

Astronomers have spotted an enormous, glowing blob of gas in the distant universe, with no obvious source of power for the light it is emitting. Called an “enormous Lyman-alpha nebula” (ELAN), it is the brightest and among the largest of these rare objects, only a handful of which have been observed, the researchers said. The newly discovered nebula was found […]

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Nasa’s discovery of 7 earth-sized exoplanets is a significant step in the search for alien lifeforms

Nasa’s discovery of 7 earth-sized exoplanets is a significant step in the search for alien lifeforms

In a remarkable step towards answering the question “Are we alone in the universe”, astronomers have spotted a nearby star with seven Earth-size planets which could harbour liquid water, key to life as we know it, Nasa said. At about 40 light-years (235 trillion miles) from Earth, the system of planets is relatively close to us, in the constellation Aquarius. […]

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Do Macs get viruses? | Do Macs need antivirus software: Why you (probably) need antivirus software for your Mac, and our Mac security FAQs

Do Macs get viruses? | Do Macs need antivirus software: Why you (probably) need antivirus software for your Mac, and our Mac security FAQs

Do Macs get viruses? And do Macs need antivirus software? macOS is inherently secure, but after various flaws and attacks in recent years – including scam websites and the SSL bug/Gotofail error – Mac users are understandably concerned. We explain why you (probably) need antivirus software for your Mac, and offer simple steps you can take to tighten up your […]

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Here’s footage of an iPhone 7 that caught fire; Apple is investigating the issue

Here’s footage of an iPhone 7 that caught fire; Apple is investigating the issue

Footage of an iPhone that caught fire and melted through its case is doing the rounds on Twitter. The phone, belonging to Brianna Olivas was apparently on a dresser when it spontaneously combusted. Olivas’ boyfriend saw the device smoking and threw it into the bathroom before he began recording the smoking phone. Mashable reports that Olivia had trouble with the […]

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iPhone 8: Apple may teach the smartphone industry a lesson on why it is the boss

iPhone 8: Apple may teach the smartphone industry a lesson on why it is the boss

When Apple launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it will offer an unwitting lesson in how much the smartphone industry it pioneered has matured. The new iPhone is expected to include new features such as high-resolution displays, wireless charging and 3-D sensors. Rather than representing major breakthroughs, however, most of the innovations have been available in competing phones […]

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Three iconic keynotes by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs that shook up the tech industry

Three iconic keynotes by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs that shook up the tech industry

Steve Jobs has been an icon for the tech industry ever since he first showed up on the stage to showcase the Apple Macintosh back in 1984. If he was alive today, we would have been treated to some more iconic products that would lead to Apple leading the way instead of following the market trend as it stands today. […]

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The original Nokia 3310 wasn’t a looker, but it was a workhorse, and that’s what made it so endearing

The original Nokia 3310 wasn’t a looker, but it was a workhorse, and that’s what made it so endearing

Nokia phones have been an integral part of my life since my college days. My first phone wasn’t a Nokia, it was a battered old brick of a device with an extensible antenna, and I used it, but only because I really had no choice. The first phone I fell in love with, however, was the Nokia 3310. The phone […]

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MWC 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ specification sheets leak before launch

MWC 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ specification sheets leak before launch

The Galaxy S8 and the S8+ are expected to make an appearance at Mobile World Congress in just a couple of days, however sources claim that they will be officially announced at a special event in April. But before that we have some information which gives a good idea about the two upcoming flagship smartphones. According to a leaked specifications sheet by […]

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Early Uber investors call on company to change ‘destructive culture’

Early Uber investors call on company to change ‘destructive culture’

Early investors in Uber Technologies Inc wrote to the ride-hailing company on Thursday to criticise it for failing to end a toxic culture of harassment. Mitch and Freada Kapor publicly rebuked the company after former Uber employee Susan Fowler described in a blog how she was sexually harassed by a manager and that human resources and upper management refused to […]

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Xiaomi announces Mi Selfie Stick Tripod with Bluetooth in China

Xiaomi announces Mi Selfie Stick Tripod with Bluetooth in China

Xiaomi has introduced an interesting product in its hometown which is a selfie stick that can also act as a small tripod. Conveniently called the Mi Selfie Stick Tripod, it is a 2-in-1 device that is targeted for hands-free photography especially if you use a smartphone. Launched in two colour options, black and white, it can completely fold down into […]

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