Windows 10’s ‘Something happened’ is the funniest error message ever

Windows 10 installations in a lot of places are showing up with an error message – ‘Something happened’. While it is quite clear that something indeed happened, it doesn’t tell you what happened. Moreover, making things worse, the second line of the message telling you what happened also says, ‘something happened’. We have so far been lucky enough with our installations, and ‘something’ has not yet happened. People across the world, however, have not exactly been that fortunate. Many users have taken to Twitter, and the error, which apparently happens because of…

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Angry Birds 2 is here for Android, so are lots of in-app purchases

Angry Birds 2, the latest installment of the massively popular game, is here. Started in 2010 as the ravaging war of the big, angry birds taking revenge against sloppy, green pigs who have stolen their eggs, Angry Birds has garnered immense popularity over the years. However, this time, there are lots of in-app purchases that you will have to do to properly enhance gameplay. The gameplay remains the same – you have to break down the pigs and their weakly-made hiding places with the angry birds and employ the special…

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Windows 10 installations cross 14 million mark

Two days after launching Windows 10, Microsoft has stated via Windows Blog that it now has more than 14 million devices running the new operating system. The blog post by the Corporate VP of Microsoft’s Windows and Devices group, Yusuf Mehdi, also states that Microsoft still has “many more upgrades to go before we catch up to each of you that reserved your upgrade.” Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella had earlier said that Windows 10 has a target of reaching out to 1 billion devices across the world, having the outlook…

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Canon’s new ultra-high sensitivity full-frame camera shoots at ISO 4000000

Canon introduced its first multi-purpose camera, the ME20F-SH. It features a full frame sensor, which can record 1080p Full HD videos at ultra high senstitivity. It can shoot subjects with illuminance levels as low as 0.0005 lux at a maximum gain (or sensor noise) level of 75dB, which equates to maximum ISO levels of over 4,000,000. Stated by Canon in a press release out of the United States yesterday, it features an enhanced 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor, that can capture colour full high definition videos, recording objects that might not be…

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ZTE V3 Youth, V3 Energy, and V3 Extreme budget smartphones with fingerprint sensors launched

ZTE has introduced its new trio of budget Android smartphones in China – the ZTE V3 Youth Edition, V3 Energy Edition and V3 Extreme Edition. All of these smartphones offer a aluminium builds, fingerprint sensors, and support 4G networks. These devices were launched soon after MEIZU, one of ZTE’s main rivals in China, introduced the budget 4G LTE-enabled m2smartphone. Coming to the specs, the ZTE V3 Youth, V3 Energy and Extreme all offer similar core specs. They run the Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Nubia UI 3.0, measure 8.5mm around the waist,…

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[Price drop]: Google Nexus 6 gets a Rs 10,000 price cut in India, now available for Rs 34,999

Google’s flagship smartphone, the Nexus 6, has received a huge price cut in India. The 32GB model of the smartphone was originally launched in the country for Rs 44,999, but is now being offered for Rs 34,999 on Flipkart. The 64GB Nexus 6 on the other hand is available for Rs 39,999, down from Rs 49,999 earlier. Launched in India in November last year, the Google Nexus 6 (first impressions) was the first smartphone to run Android Lollipop out of the box. The phone sports a 5.96-inch quad-HD display with a…

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Kestrel launches the KM 451 with a 4.5-inch display and dual-core CPU, priced at Rs 6,190

Kestrel has launched its latest entry-level Android smartphone called KM 451 in the country. The phone runs Android 4.4 KitKat, and comes with over 40 pre-loaded applications. The Kestrel KM 451 sports a 4.5-inch LCD capacitive display based on One Glass Solution technology bearing a pixel density of 480 x 854 pixels. The device offers a leather-finish back panel. It is powered by 1GHz dual-core processor, aided by 512MB of RAM. For storage, the KM 451 offers 4GB of internal memory, which users can further increase up to 32GB via…

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ASUS introduces the ZenFone 2 Laser and ZenFone 2 Deluxe, launching in India on August 6th

ASUS’ ZenFestival 2015 event is scheduled for August 6th, where the company is expected to launch a handful of new ZenFone smartphones. At a preview event held in New Delhi today, the company gave us a glimpse of what to expect next week. The company has announcedthe ZenFone Selfie for the Indian market, its selfie-oriented smartphone that was introduced at Computex last month. In addition, the company unveiled two new products, the ZenFone 2 Deluxe and the ZenFone 2 Laser. The ZenFone 2 Deluxe features a 5.5-inch 1080p display with a…

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Swipe introduces its online-only brand Elite, first smartphone releasing next month

“The first Swipe-backed Elite smartphone will be released in August this year” Following in the footsteps of Micromax and XOLO, another domestic smartphone maker, Swipe, has announced its online-only brand called Elite in the country. The company has announced that the first smartphone under its new brand will be released in August this year. As per the vendor, the first Elite smartphone will be priced between Rs 5,000 and Rs 15,000. In addition to focusing on budget devices, the company will cater to the premium smartphone segment. Revealing more on…

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Windows 10 Home and Pro editions to be available in India for Rs 7,999 and Rs 14,999 respectively

Just a day ago, Microsoft started the global roll out of its most anticipated operating system update, Windows 10. The company had already announced that all the previous devices running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 will get the new OS upgrade for absolutely free. Now the Redmond-based tech giant has announced Windows 10 pricing for users who aren’t eligible for the upgrade. According to the recently updated Windows 10 sales page of Microsoft India, the Windows 10 Home edition will be available for Rs 7,999, and the Windows 10 Pro edition…

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