Gadgets

How to change Android auto-rotate settings

Most phones are big now, so sometimes it makes sense to rotate over to landscape mode. If that’s the case, you might want the screen to move along with you, so it’s a more natural experience that matches how you’re holding the phone or tablet. There are a couple of spots to do this with Android Marshmallow. If you have the ... Read More »

Almost 300,000 drones have been registered with the FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration says its drone registration system has hit almost 300,000 registrations, one month after launch. The figure points to some success for the database, which was introduced on Dec. 21 and is aimed at instilling a mindset of safety in drone pilots, but is still well behind industry estimates of the number of drones sold in 2015 ... Read More »

Apple iPad Pro, drone bill vetoed, NASA 4K channel – The Wrap

Apple announces the iPad Pro, iPhone 6S and 6S Plus and updates to its Watch and TV, a drone bill designed to protect privacy gets vetoed and NASA plans a 24-hour 4K television channel. [“source-gsmarena”] Read More »

This week in games: The blizzard hits Cities: Skylines, Warner Bros. pulls a fatality on Mortal Kombat X for PC

Missing Pieces took a few weeks off because…well, I was lazy and January is the most tedious month for news anyway. But now we’re back! From outer space. And I just walked in to find you here with that “Tell me all the video game news” look on your face. Very well. Ubisoft is putting contest winners in caves, WB ... Read More »

Snow in your forecast? Here’s how GIS will help ease the pain

The eastern U.S. is no stranger to brutal winter storms such as the one expected to pummel the region this weekend, but coping with such weather is a far cry today from what it once was. Not only has weather prediction evolved considerably over the years, giving affected areas more advance warning, but predictive analytics and other advances in geographic ... Read More »

Report: Google is the default iPhone search engine because it paid Apple $1 billion

Apple ditched Google Maps for its own native app in 2012, but the company is sticking with Google for the iPhone’s default search engine because Google pays Apple a ton of money for the privilege: $1 billion, to be exact. That closely guarded sum was spilled in court transcripts from Java software maker Oracle’s lawsuit against Google, according to a ... Read More »

Top 5 Smartphones that Rock the Mobile World

If you are looking out for the best mobile phone, you will find a plethora of mobile phones on online stores. There are many factors that are taken into consideration before buying mobile phones these days. First and the most important consideration is the price. The second is the features of the phone and then there are other factors such ... Read More »

iBall Slide Brillante 3G Voice-Calling Tablet Launched at Rs. 5,799

iBall has launched the Slide Brillante voice-calling tablet in India. Priced at Rs. 5,799, the 3G-enabled tablet will be available via retail stores within a week. The company in a press statement announced that it worked with Intel to develop the new iBall Slide Brillante tablet. It is powered by a 64-bit 1GHz dual-core Intel Atom x3-C3130 processor, the highlight ... Read More »

Intex LED-4300 FHD 43-Inch Full-HD Television Launched at Rs. 32,000

Intex, expanding its full-HD television portfolio, launched the LED-4300 FHD at Rs. 32,000. The new LED TV is now available via physical retail stores as well as online e-commerce websites. Notably, the company already has 42-inch and 50-inch full-HD LED television sets available in the market at Rs. 41,999 and Rs. 49,000 respectively. The new Intex 43-inch LED TV comes ... Read More »

Creative SBS E2800, SBS E2400 2.1 Speaker Systems Launched in India

Creative has announced the launch of two new home entertainment 2.1-channel speaker systems for the Indian market, the SBS E2800 and SBS E2400. The E2800 will retail at Rs. 4,599, while the cheaper E2400 will cost Rs. 3,599. Both speaker systems will go on sale by the end of September. The Creative SBS E2800 has a range of connectivity options, ... Read More »