Google Maps Now Lets Users View COVID-19 Containment Zones in Mumbai

Google Maps has started displaying demarcated containment zones in Mumbai. The latest change comes through the ‘COVID-19 Info’ layer that Google launched globally a couple of weeks back to colour code the areas infected with COVID-19 cases. The search giant said in a statement that it was working closely with Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for … Read more Google Maps Now Lets Users View COVID-19 Containment Zones in Mumbai

Here’s What JetSynthesys vc Has to Say About Mobile Gaming in India

Mobile gaming in India has been steadily growing over the past years and the onset of COVID-19 pandemic has pushed this growth even further. With people bound to the confines of their homes, virtual entrainment has become paramount. Mobile gaming, in particular, has attracted an even larger number of people and given them an opportunity … Read more Here’s What JetSynthesys vc Has to Say About Mobile Gaming in India

CES 2021 Goes Online Only in Face of Coronavirus

CES, the annual Consumer Electronics Show that that takes place in Los Angeles each year, is one of the biggest events in the tech industry and it’s going virtual for 2021. Gary Shapiro, President and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association (which runs CES), shared a video message on Twitter where he outlined how next year’s … Read more CES 2021 Goes Online Only in Face of Coronavirus

YouTube Brings Back HD Streaming on Mobile App in India, With a Catch

YouTube has brought back HD streaming to its mobile app for users in India. During the initial stages of the lockdown, it was announced that streaming quality on the app in India will be restricted to SD (480p) to save Internet bandwidth. Now, it seems like the restriction has been lifted and YouTube videos on … Read more YouTube Brings Back HD Streaming on Mobile App in India, With a Catch

Samsung Takes to WhatsApp to Offer Contactless Customer Service

Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns, Samsung has started offering customer support services through WhatsApp. Not only does this ensure a contactless service, it also promotes a quick solution to consumers’ problems at the safety of their homes. It also helps customers in finding out locations of service centres nearby, new offers and … Read more Samsung Takes to WhatsApp to Offer Contactless Customer Service

Apple to Shut Some US Stores Again Due to Rising COVID-19 Cases

Apple said on Friday it is temporarily shutting some stores again in Florida, Arizona, South Carolina, and North Carolina in the United States, as novel coronavirus cases continue to rise in the country. Shares of the company, which said the closure would affect 11 stores in these states, were down 0.5 percent. Apple had planned … Read more Apple to Shut Some US Stores Again Due to Rising COVID-19 Cases

Apple to Shut Some US Stores Again Due to Rising COVID-19 Cases

Apple said on Friday it is temporarily shutting some stores again in Florida, Arizona, South Carolina, and North Carolina in the United States, as novel coronavirus cases continue to rise in the country. Shares of the company, which said the closure would affect 11 stores in these states, were down 0.5 percent. Apple had planned … Read more Apple to Shut Some US Stores Again Due to Rising COVID-19 Cases

New Fortnite Mission: Reaching Out to Abused Children

During France’s coronavirus lockdown, a futuristic blue-winged avatar joined the wildly popular world of Fortnite, but its goal was not to be the last person standing — its job was to give young victims of abuse a chance to tell their stories. The secret project was launched by the French children’s aid group L’Enfant Bleu … Read more New Fortnite Mission: Reaching Out to Abused Children

Germany Launches Coronavirus App as EU Eyes Travel Revival

Germany appealed to the public on Tuesday to download a new smartphone app to help break the chain of coronavirus infections, one of several such apps that European governments hope will revive travel and tourism safely. The Corona-Warn-App, now available for Apple and Android devices, uses Bluetooth short-range radio to measure close contacts between people … Read more Germany Launches Coronavirus App as EU Eyes Travel Revival