In Adobe Photoshop, filters are individual algorithms (or behind the scenes calculations) that alter the appearance of an image. For example, a simple filter might blur a selection, while an advanced filter could make a photograph look like a hand-drawn sketch. In this guide, we explain what Photoshop filters are, and what each one does.
Lenovo Legion Gaming Phone, an upcoming gaming smartphone from the Chinese tech company, may just have received an impressive result on AnTuTu benchmarks. The benchmarking firm has posted details of a Lenovo model L79031 receiving an impressive score of 648,871. Thanks to its impressive graphical performance on the benchmark, the Lenovo smartphone is thought to
Amazon has updated its Alexa mobile app for Android and iOS devices with anticipated “hands free” support. As its name suggests, the new addition is designed to let users activate Alexa on their mobile devices by directly using their voice. The latest change works similar to how you access Alexa on your Echo device. This
Apple said on Wednesday that it is expanding a program to supply repair parts, tools, and manuals for iPhones to independent repair shops in 32 countries in Europe as well as Canada. Apple began the program last year in the United States after years of lobbying against state-level “right to repair” bills that would have
Facebook has not done enough to protect users from discrimination, falsehoods, and incitement to violence, an external civil rights audit found on Wednesday, adding to pressure on the company in the midst of an advertiser boycott. The audit report, which Facebook commissioned two years ago, pointed to what the authors described as a series of
The ability to share your photos with family and friends is one of the best features of Facebook. However, it’s important to present your Facebook photo albums in the best way. Your photos just won’t look as nice if they’re displayed in impersonal, cluttered albums. To add some personality and order to your Facebook photo
The European Union’s second highest court will next week rule in an appeal by Apple and Ireland against an EU ruling for the US company to pay EUR 13 billion (roughly Rs. 1.10 lakh crores) in back taxes, the Irish government said on Wednesday. The European Commission ordered Apple in 2016 to pay the taxes
The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is a new addition to Samsung’s tablet lineup. As its name suggests, this is a less expensive version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6, which I reviewed late last year. The Galaxy Tab S6 is very pricey but has an AMOLED display, quad speakers and a powerful processor, whereas the Galaxy Tab
While smartwatches are getting powerful by the day very few are efficient. We usually need to charge smartwatches every other day while there are a few that can go for slightly longer than that. Sports watch manufacturer Garmin is betting on solar energy to help bump the battery life on its smartwatches. The company today
Microsoft has reportedly asked all game developers not to charge players when they upgrade a title from its Xbox One version to Xbox Series X. Studios are asked to offer all next-gen upgrades for free, either as part of their Smart Delivery scheme, or through any of their own policies. Through Smart Delivery, Xbox players
The Indian Army wants its personnel to delete 89 apps, ranging from Tiktok, Facebook, TrueCaller, and Instagram, to games like PUBG Mobile, and datings apps like Tinder, as well as news apps like Daily Hunt and all ‘private blogs’, according to reports. According to the reports, the army wants personnel to delete these apps to plug
Now is a great time to be dipping back into creative projects you’ve had on hold, including editing archives of photos you promised you’d get back to ‘later.’ There are a number of different gadgets designed to help make that process easier, but one of the more accessible is the TourBox, a $169 hardware controller
Tinder announced this morning it will begin to test video chat in its mobile dating app with some members in select worldwide markets, including in the U.S. The feature, which allows Tinder matches to go on “virtual” dates when both opt in, will first be available to users in Virginia, Illinois, Georgia and Colorado in
Reliance Jio has launched JioMeet, a new video conferencing app for India. JioMeet is a cross-platform service, which means it is supported on all major operating systems including Android, iOS, Windows 10, macOS and the web. In this article, we’ll be taking a closer look at JioMeet. At first glance, the app looks a lot
Steam is the number one choice for PC gaming. The digital distribution channel and online community is home to most games—but sometimes it runs slow. If you’re keen to start playing this can be frustrating. To help, we’ve compiled the best tips to stop Steam throttling download speeds and other performance tweaks for faster gaming.
Amazfit Band 5 by Huami seems to be an upcoming entrant in the smart wearables lineup by the company. The Amazfit Band 5 has been spotted in a US FCC listing that hints at some of the specifications of the smart band. Even though the company has not shared the official name of the smart
Halo 3 is coming to PC on July 14. Thirteen years after its original launch on Xbox 360 and six years after it was re-released on Xbox One, Microsoft is adding Halo 3 to Halo: The Master Chief Collection for Windows PCs. It will be available for purchase on both Microsoft Store and Steam, or
Instagram has begun expanded rollout of its pinned comments feature that allows users to pin up to three comments on a post. The pinned comments will appear on the top of a thread, allowing users to control the tone of responses on a thread and moderate the ones that are abusive or negative in nature.
Few apps are updated quite as dramatically as Snapchat. The app’s last major update happened in 2017, and while this oft-maligned redesign famously lost the platform millions of users, Snapchat’s minor updates tend to be less controversial. Unfortunately, they can also be harder to understand at first glance. Whether you’re new to the app, or
Honor Magic Watch 2 has got a firmware update that brings 85 new workout modes and 194 types of data tracking to the smartwatch. The Magic Watch 2 was launched in India in January and came with 15 goal-based fitness modes, along with 13 different running courses. This new firmware update adds a lot more
PUBG Mobile has finally got its new map named Livik that is exclusive to the mobile version of the game. Though still in beta, as the company mentioned in its Reddit post, Livik brings a new arena for players to battle in. It comes with small 15-minute matches that are relatively more action packed compared
Airtel has launched a new Rs. 289 prepaid recharge plan with 1.5GB high-speed daily data as well as unlimited voice calling support. The new prepaid plan also includes access to Zee5 Premium along with a validity of 28 days. In addition to the Rs. 289 prepaid plan, the telco has brought a Rs. 79 top-up
Samsung’s next big Unpacked event is scheduled for August 5. As is the trend these days, the unveiling will be online-only, following in the footsteps of big virtual events from the likes of. Microsoft and Apple. It’s Samsung’s first crack at the format. The company just made it under the pre-COVID-19 shutdown wire back in
Realme products including the Realme X3, Realme X3 SuperZoom, Realme Narzo 10, and Realme TV are all set to go on sale in India today at 12pm (noon). All the Realme devices are available to purchase via Realme India site and Flipkart. Realme India is also offering Realme exchange offer on the above-listed products. The
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that the United States is “certainly looking at” banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, suggesting it shared information with the Chinese government, a charge it denied. “I don’t want to get out in front of the President (Donald Trump), but it’s something we’re looking at,” Pompeo
Instagram videos aren’t known for their quality or replayability. However, on the rare occasion that you do find a clip that you’d like to keep a copy of, you’re going to need to know how to save Instagram videos onto your smartphone or computer. Advertisement Thankfully, downloading videos from Instagram is as easy as pie.
The US House Committee on the Judiciary on Monday announced that leaders of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google will testify during an antitrust investigation hearing. The hearing, scheduled to take place July 27, comes against a backdrop of growing complaints about tech platforms that have dominated key economic sectors, and calls by some activists and
OnePlus Nord will launch on July 21, the Chinese smartphone maker confirmed on Tuesday. The launch date earlier leaked via an Amazon banner on Monday. OnePlus also revealed that India pre-orders of the phone will open on July 15 via Amazon, and the interested consumers will have to pay Rs. 499 to book the upcoming
Vivo has been reportedly working on its first smartwatch for quite some time now, and its launch seems to be inching closer as the device was seen listed in the Bluetooth SIG certification database. Tentatively called Vivo Watch, two iterations of the wearable were spotted on the 3C certification platform as well. After bagging Bluetooth
PUBG Mobile recently got a major upgrade which included a new map called Livik. This new update brings the game to version number 0.19.0 and brings a few new additions along with the new map. Livik is a ‘Nordic’ style map with snowy terrain and waterfalls. It is spread out across a 2km x 2km