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Apple May Release a 15-inch Macbook Pro with a Massive 32-GB RAM, Near the Year End

18 Jan apple-newest-tech-portal-e1439821309618

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

As per a report from AppleInsider that cites famed KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple may release a RAM loaded version of the 15-inch Macbook Pro. The system could pack as much as 32-GB of RAM and could hit the markets near the end of the year. (more…)

Google’s Recent Patent Reveals More of the Company’s Autonomous Cab Ambitions

18 Jan google-self-driving-car-tp-new-1320x990

By Mudit Mohilay,  The Tech Portal

If you can put aside the Google Glasses you were never able to put on for a second, Google has succeeded in almost every major field it ventured in. Its website is basically how most of us were introduced to the web, its mobile platform Android, is how a majority of the world interacts with their smartphones — and so on and so forth. Well, the company is now readying to venture into the cab aggregation business and a recent patent filing reveals just how Google may be hoping to take on the already established players in the field. (more…)

Vulnerable ‘Security Backdoor’ Discovered in WhatsApp’s Encryption, Debunked as Being a Feature

17 Jan whatsapp-new-image-e1469104026767

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Widely popular messaging app WhatsApp, owned by Facebook, has garnered immense praise for being one of the first to implement end-to-end encryption. On Friday, however, The Guardian has published a report to drag the company in the dirt due to the existence of a ‘security backdoor’ in its encryption mechanism. This caused tech and security enthusiasts to question the integrity of the claims and the messaging app. (more…)

Ps4 Owners, Prepare Yourself for an Upcoming Major Update

17 Jan pexels-photo-1

By Dhruv Chopra, The Tech Portal

A pretty massive PlayStation 4 update, which will incidentally be the first large one since September 2016’s 4.00 update, is well on it’s way. Sony confirmed this update news just today in an official PlayStation Blog post, but didn’t share any details regarding the contents it’ll bring, only mentioning that it’s called 4.5 and will have some “improvements and new features.(more…)

Mobile Usage Hits Critical Mass, Social Apps Take Lions Share of Time Spent over Mobile

17 Jan 2016-top-apps-hero-990x586

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

As per a recent report from Flurry Analytics, which is part of the Yahoo Mobile Developer Suite, mobile usage has continued exhibiting signs of growth. However, the growth appeared to slow somewhat as the market appeared to be leaning towards maturity in 2016. Interestingly, 2016 was also the last year of the first decade since their conception, for mobile apps. (more…)

Spotify the Top Non-Game App by Revenue, As the World Shifts Closer to Streaming

16 Jan 2016-top-apps-hero-990x586

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

It’s time for certain companies to rejoice over their hard  work as Sensor Tower has released its new year-end reports detailing the top applications of the year gone by. The results clearly  reveal the mark left by streaming services as they acquire the title of the best app by revenue, outside of games.

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LeEco Receives Over $2 Billion in Fresh Investments from China’s Sunac

16 Jan leeco

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Chinese firm LeEco has received reason to heave a huge sigh of relief. The tech conglomerate, that had been struggling with a cash crunch following rapid growth, has received fresh investments. Property developer Sunac China Holdings has acquired stakes in various companies of the holdings group in return for a hefty 15.04 billion yuan ($2.2 billion) sum. (more…)

Samsung Galaxy S8 Is Still Expected to Sport the 3.5mm Headphone Jack: Reports

16 Jan Samsung-Galaxy-S8-concept-990x555

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

The hope of tech enthusiasts around the globe is now hinged on Samsung’s next flagship release — Galaxy S8. There have previously been rumors that the Korean giant too was following pursuit to Apple and removing the traditional 3.5 mm headphone jack. But fresh reports now suggest that the said port might actually stay intact. Samsung isn’t willing to take this leap of faith as of yet. (more…)

Volvo Is Joining the Growing List of Automakers with Independent Mobility Units

14 Jan Capture-20

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Automakers seem to be in a frenzy now a days. Most are investing in self-driving tech and the few that aren’t (and many that are) are pumping in resources to create car sharing units. Volvo has jumped the bandwagon as well and is creating a dedicated business unit focused upon the car sharing business. (more…)

China-Exclusive Gionee Steel 2 Launched with 3GB RAM and 4000mAh Battery

14 Jan Gionee-Steel-2-Black

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

Gionee has launched its first smartphone of the year — Gionee Steel 2. This new device is a part of its “Steel” series, which is exclusive to China only. (more…)