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Technology, Fears of Cultural Submergence, and Video Regulation in India

Technology, Fears of Cultural Submergence, and Video Regulation in India

The practice of determining the legality of a publication based on its ownership and on the nature of its contents has existed for almost as long as recordable communication has existed. We are, of course, no longer confined to the basic forms of communication such as the written word, and content laws, once unabashedly censorship [...]

May 8, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Technology, Fears of Cultural Submergence, and Video Regulation in India

Samsung Galaxy Zero smartphone will be almost bezel-less: Render video out!

Samsung Galaxy Zero smartphone will be almost bezel-less: Render video out!

A new development from the South Korean smartphone giant Samsung is the rumoured entry of Samsung Galaxy Zero. The Galaxy Zero, if rumours are true, will be the first smartphone ever to feature a completely bezel-less design. According to a Youtube channel ‘Science and Knowledge’, the giant is set to introduce a new design for [...]

May 3, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Samsung Galaxy Zero smartphone will be almost bezel-less: Render video out!

HTC Teases Squeeze Feature on New U-Series Smartphone, Hands-on Video Emerges

HTC Teases Squeeze Feature on New U-Series Smartphone, Hands-on Video Emerges

HIGHLIGHTS The latest official teaser confirms a squeeze feature A hands-on video gives a glimpse of new development Two new U-series handsets are apparently in the pipeline HTC has teased the squeeze feature of its upcoming U-series smartphone ahead of its [formal launch on Thursday. A hands-on video has also emerged online to give a glimpse of [...]

November 23, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on HTC Teases Squeeze Feature on New U-Series Smartphone, Hands-on Video Emerges

Netflix Adds HDR Video Support to Android, Starting With the LG G6

Netflix Adds HDR Video Support to Android, Starting With the LG G6

Netflix has added support for HDR (high-dynamic range) video to its Android app, which means you can experience richer colours and better contrast on the go. There’s a caveat, though – it’s only available on the LG G6. CEO Reed Hastings had talked about Netflix’s plans to bring HDR support to smartphones at MWC 2017 [...]

May 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Netflix Adds HDR Video Support to Android, Starting With the LG G6

WhatsApp Says India Top Market for Video Calling Minutes; Over 55 Million Video Calls Made Per Day Globally

WhatsApp Says India Top Market for Video Calling Minutes; Over 55 Million Video Calls Made Per Day Globally

After intensive testing, WhatsApp started rolling out the video calling feature in November last year across all platforms globally. Now, after six months of the feature being live, WhatsApp confirms that India is the top country in the world to use the video calling feature. In India, a total of over 50 million video calling [...]

May 9, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on WhatsApp Says India Top Market for Video Calling Minutes; Over 55 Million Video Calls Made Per Day Globally

Two charged over video game gambling site

Two charged over video game gambling site

Two men have been charged with offences under the Gambling Act in what is believed to be the first prosecution involving betting on video games. Dylan Rigby and Craig Douglas, who are both from Essex, are charged with promoting a lottery and advertising unlawful gambling. Mr Douglas is also charged with inviting children to gamble. [...]

September 16, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Two charged over video game gambling site

Modi inaugurates Stor Palace in Kabul via video link

Modi inaugurates Stor Palace in Kabul via video link

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani jointly inaugurated Kabul’s Stor Palace via video conference and called the monument a “setting for many momentous historical events”. “The inauguration signalled and showed our joint commitment to strengthening the foundations of modern Afghanistan. The India-Afghanistan-Iran transit corridor agreement that we signed in May [...]

August 23, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Modi inaugurates Stor Palace in Kabul via video link

Watch: AIB’s Independence Day video is a hilarious satire on India’s exit interview with Britain

Watch: AIB’s Independence Day video is a hilarious satire on India’s exit interview with Britain

The funny men of AIB are back, and how! The group has released a video on the occasion on India’s 70th Independence Day and it’s called — The Day India Resigned. The satire video, wonderfully and hilariously highlights how Indians were made to feel secondary in their own country by the Queen’s men who had [...]

August 15, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Watch: AIB’s Independence Day video is a hilarious satire on India’s exit interview with Britain

‘Nosulus Rift’ fart-smelling virtual reality unit crafted for ‘South Park’ video game

‘Nosulus Rift’ fart-smelling virtual reality unit crafted for ‘South Park’ video game

– Video game development and publishing company Ubisoft has developed a virtual reality device meant to allow users to experience smells in an upcoming South Park video game. According to the product’s website. the Nosulus Rift is a virtual reality mask designed to pump fart smells into the users nose and will work exclusively withSouth [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on ‘Nosulus Rift’ fart-smelling virtual reality unit crafted for ‘South Park’ video game

Autobytel Launches Latest Video Education Series to Help Dealers Improve Customer Service and Increase Car Sales

Autobytel Launches Latest Video Education Series to Help Dealers Improve Customer Service and Increase Car Sales

Autobytel Inc. (Nasdaq:ABTL), a leading provider of online automotive services connecting consumers with dealers, today announced it has launched the fifth installment of the Autobytel Dealer Insight Series. The video education series is a quarterly training program designed to help dealers increase sales and improve the car buying experience for consumers. The full Autobytel Dealer [...]

August 3, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Autobytel Launches Latest Video Education Series to Help Dealers Improve Customer Service and Increase Car Sales

Do sexist, violent video games reduce empathy for female victims of violence?

Do sexist, violent video games reduce empathy for female victims of violence?

The participants in the study, published inPLOS One, were shown a picture of an adolescent girl who had been physically beaten by an adolescent boy, and their emotional responses to the image were measured. “Most people would look at these images and say the girl pictured has to be terrified,” states co-author Brad Bushman, a [...]

April 18, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Do sexist, violent video games reduce empathy for female victims of violence?

Facebook’s live video service gets more emotional

Facebook’s live video service gets more emotional

Facebook wants to get us to start oversharing on video, too. The social-network’s Live video feature, which lets folks broadcast live from their smartphones, got a handful of new tools, including more “reaction” buttons, such as Love and Wow, as well as filters like sepia tone. Facebook needs to keep building more features onto Live [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Facebook’s live video service gets more emotional