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Flickr App on Samsung Gear VR will allow you to experience 360-degree photos in most immersive way imaginable

Flickr App on Samsung Gear VR will allow you to experience 360-degree photos in most immersive way imaginable

With Flickr’s new app on the Samsung Gear VR, users will get a chance to immerse them into a full 360 degree experience of the most popular Flickr photos. This wonderful experience would surely make you feel that you are transported to a different place with just a touch of a button.

Being its applicability with Samsung handset alone, it has to be ensured that the handset is compatible with the Gear VR and those being Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note5.

Google Fiber Plans expansion in Los Angeles and Chicago

Google Fiber to Eye on Los Angeles and Chicago for Gigabit Internet

Google Fiber, Alphabet Inc., is now keeping an eye on the second and third-largest U.S. cities by population to expand its newly independent fiber business. After Austin, Texas, one of the 20 cities with Google Fiber’s fast Internet service, Alphabet looks to expand fast Internet service to two of the largest cities in U.S. On Tuesday, the company announced that it is planning to enter Los Angeles and Chicago, a big step for these cities and their leaders.

Wait is over for Nexus users, Google starts rolling out Android 6.0.1 updates

Wait is over for Nexus users, Google starts rolling out Android 6.0.1 updates

Starting from Tuesday, the Google Nexus devices will start receiving over-the-air (OTA). It refers to different methods of distributing new software updates, configuration settings and new encryption keys for devices including cell-phones, set-top boxes and secures voice communication.

Google Life Sciences gets a new name ‘Verily’

Google Life Sciences gets a new name ‘Verily’

Google Life Sciences has adopted a new name called ‘Verily’, which means truly or certainly. The word dates back to 13th century Middle English. CEO Andy Conrad said that they have kept the new name as it is aspirational.

With the change in name, the company will shift its focus from conventional medical technologies, ‘from reactive to proactive, from intervention to prevention’. Brand consultants were of the view that the Biblical connotation could act as a hurdle for Verily and may even work for it.

AT&T planning to launch gigabit internet in San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose

AT&T planning to launch gigabit internet in San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose

AT&T has announced that it will launch ultrafast gigabit broadband service in San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland early next year. The new broadband service will be 20 times faster that the currently offered best plan by AT&T. Currently, Comcast ranks as the fastest broadband service provider in Bay Area.

Starting January 2016, AT&T will start rolling out the service in select neighborhoods in the three cities chosen in Bay Area.

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Apple Users Will Now Be Able To Store Bulks of Music in the Cloud

Apple Users Will Now Be Able To Store Bulks of Music in the Cloud

The tech-giant Apple has kept its promise and has increased the limit of music upload to 100,000 songs on iTunes Match and Apple Music. This new move will allow Apple users to store more and more songs on the cloud.

This new update by the company has increased the online storage of songs by almost four times. The previous limit available to users was 25,000 tracks.

The new update will allow Apple users to have online music libraries twice the size of the 50,000 tracks that Google Play Music offers, although that service is free.

Wi-Fi Calling coming to Verizon Customers starting with Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

Wi-Fi Calling coming to Verizon Customers starting with Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

Verizon Communications has announced support for Wi-Fi calling for its customers starting with Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. Starting December 8, Verizon will start offering updates to customers with Samsung devices. Wi-Fi calling offers native voice calls with Verizon’s advanced calling feature.

Verizon announced that Wi-Fi calling will be available for additional models and Apple’s iPhone range starting next year. Verizon’s Wi-Fi calling to U.S. phones will be free of cost. For international calls using Wi-Fi, customers will be charged international long distance rates.

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Google, which holds our Personal Data, now wants our Blood Too

Google, which holds our Personal Data, now wants our Blood Too

It seems to have good news for diabetic patients who are tired of giving blood tests as Google has something new and good for them. As per the statistical report released about 29 million people alone in the United States are suffering with diabetes, which is the caused generally due to obesity. With the gradual increase in the field of science, new technologies are being developed one such is getting blood without using needle. Till now, it has been known that Google is keeping record of all our personal data, but the new patent by the company shows that Google wants our blood too.

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Price cut could offer the much needed push to GoPro Hero4 Session Camera

Price cut could offer the much needed push to GoPro Hero4 Session Camera

GoPro has announced another price cut for GoPro Hero4 Session camera to improve the sales of the action-camera. GoPro Hero4 Session would now cost $199 and could find many takers during the holiday shopping season. GoPro had earlier reduced the price by $100 in September.

GoPro Hero4 Session has failed to generate the sales GoPro was expecting from the high-end camera. The camera was originally launched with a price tag of $400 in July this year. Earlier, GoPro had announced that the price reduction was announced after feedback from retailers and clients.

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Increasing competition in rapidly growing Wearable Tec market puts pressure on Fitbit

Increasing competition in rapidly growing Wearable Tec market puts pressure on Fitbit

Wearable tech market is undoubtedly turning a big hit with growth taking place at rapid pace, assures a research firm IDC. Big names are associating themselves with this field ruled by FitBit, but brands like Apple, Xiaomi and Tag Heuer are inching closer in the strong competition.

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