How to use 3D Touch on Apple iPhone 6S

The main highlight of the new iPhone 6S isn't the hardware even though it is quite stellar, but it the new pressure sensitive display technology that Apple has introduced. It is called 3D Touch. Apple claims it is quite revolutionary and even in review of the iPhone 6S Plus we noted that it had potential to change the way we use our phones. However, when you first fire up the new iPhone 6S, it will take you aback and you'll not know how much pressure needs to be implemented. Fret not, we have a few tips which will ease you through the initial 3D touch experience.

1.   Firstly, you need to start pressing down on the icons with some force. When we say this, the amount of force needs to be higher than what you apply to shift icons around when the screen goes into 'jiggle' mode. You will feel a prominent feedback or vibration. Apple's taptic engine, which is its nomenclature for the vibration system is the most advanced and it will clearly let you know. If the app has b…

Google Logo History

Today, Google unveiled its new logo — a colorful, sans-serif treat that modernizes the logo for a new era in its company history: The new Google logo. This versionmarks a surprisingly long history of the logo's iterations, including some truly horrifying versions that never saw placement on the search giant'siconic homepage. Google's most horrifying logo rejects One of Google's early logos. A look behind the scenes comes courtesy of the Internet Archive, on which Google catalogued its logo history as of December 1998. Housed on a page labeled "stickers," the logo history included small versions of the Google logo for Google lovers' personal use. All these logos come from before that time, and they include an early version made by founder Sergey Brin with the open source photo-editing program GIMP. There's also a modified version that pays homage to Burning Man: The Burning Man Google logo. (Google) The special "Google Doodles" appeared earl…

E-commerce may dominate marketing trends in 2015

The stage has been set for a while now, and e-commerce organizations today continue to make an impact in terms of the digital shopping experience. As technology continues to grow rapidly, e-commerce players are adopting newer techniques to facilitate both sellers and buyers to sell and buy online more efficiently. 

More recently, with the introduction of flash sales and daily deals from various companies, e-commerce has brought forward technnovation in the retail sector. Nothing has surpassed the power of innovative e-commerce companies, which have proved to be as successful. 

What we are witnessing today is a metamorphosis of e-commerce into a variation of online commerce that is adaptable and flexible. And, with the ever dropping rates of internet surfing, both for web and mobile interfaces, which is complimentary to the soaring population of internet users, the e-commerce industry is shaping both online shopping and selling trends in India. 

Consumers are more connected than ever befo…

Smart Tips to keep your Android smartphone safe and private

Your Android smartphone/tablet is your very own personal haven of everything ranging from memories to sensitive data. In fact it's a small part of your own self. Well, if it's so private, it's also important that you keep it that way.
We have compiled here some really cool tips and tricks coming straight from Google's global Android team giving you step by step instructions on how to keep your android device safe.
Make sure Android Device Manager is on: The Android Device Manager comes into play when your device is stolen or misplaced. Remember to have Android Device Manager set up on your device. Make sure to sign in with your Google Account and turn on "Remotely locate this device" and "Allow remote lock and erase." Should your phone land in the wrong hands, you can always relocate it, and remotely lock and erase all the data that lies therein.
Set a Screen Lock: Set up a screen lock with a PIN, password, or pattern to ensure your phone cannot be acc…


Can you delete all porn searches made on Google? Yes, you can

On Tuesday, Google gave an option to users for downloading their search history. It is easy enough to do. You request the search history and Google will put it in a file and email it to you.
Now, if you have downloaded your Google search history, go take a look into it. You will be surprised to see how vast and extensive it is. Those keywords you put into an innocuous looking search bar are actually a reflection of your thoughts. All that you thought, all the moments you have gone through in the last decade are probably reflected in these searches you have made.

Do you like it? Do you realise how silly were those moments when drunk on a weekend night you were searching for 'where to find weed in Delhi?' Or on some other moments alone in your hotel room, you were looking for the naughty stuff?
Yes, everyone makes silly, and on some occasions downright nasty, Google searches. The good thing is that you can delete this hist…

5 Google apps that will give Lollipop look to your phone

Google launched Android 5 aka Lollipop back in October, but so far only a handful of smartphones have been updated to it. Apart from the Google Nexus 6, only a handful of phones have appeared in the last few months running Lollipop right out-of-the-box and fewer have actually received an update to the OS. However, the good news is that you don't actually need Lollipop on your phone to get the best features of Google's brand new operating system. We show you how. The Google Now Launcher The Google Now launcher is central to the Lollipop like experience. Google has updated its launcher, which debuted back in 2013 when the company launched Android KitKat. The new launcher now adds the material design look and feel that can be found on Google's Nexus devices running Lollipop. The Google Now launcher also ensures that the Google Now contextual assistant is just a swipe away on the home screen. The launcher also adds an element of touch-less control, as users can operate many fun…

Smart ways to keep your Whatsapp chats private and secured

WhatsApp is probably one of the most used apps on any smartphone. And for right reasons. It is a pretty great communication tool. It is simple to use and it works well, even with relatively slower connections. Whether you are looking to text someone or want to send an image from your holiday to a group of friends, you are likely to pick up WhatsApp.
But at the same, just like any other app or a web-based tool, WhatsApp can also leak your private data if you are not careful. Now ESET, a company that offers security solutions including pretty nifty anti-virus apps for smartphones as well as computers, has come out with a few tech tips.

The company says that every WhatsApp user should use following tips to keep his or her WhatsApp chats safe and secure. We mostly agree...

Lock WhatsApp

One of the best WhatsApp security tips is to protect the app with a password or PIN. WhatsApp itself doesn't offer such a function, but there are third-party apps that do. It might seem cumbersome but if y…