YouTube adds 4K live streaming for standard and 360-degree videos

YouTube has been able to support 4K videos for the past several years, but today, the service has hitched that support up a notch. It can now support live streaming of videos in 4K resolution. That’s for both its standard clips as well as 360-degree videos for virtual reality headsets. It also supports frame rates at up to 60fps at that ...

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Netflix now lets you watch shows offline

Shutterstock Netflix is rolling out an update for its Android and iOS apps that finally adds one of the most requested features for the popular video streaming service. The app will now allow users to download select TV shows and movies for offline playback.See also:Netflix goes global, adding 130 more countries to its networkJanuary 7, 2016There ...

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Deal: LG G5 for $449 with $300 worth of free Friends

LG’s experiment with modular smartphones may have already come to an abrupt end, but if you like the idea then you can still pick up a pretty good deal on the G5 and a small selection of the company’s “Friends” accessories.B&H Photo is currently selling the 32GB unlocked LG G5 (RS988) for just $449.99. The retailer is ...

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Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe and Zenfone 3 Ultra now available in India

The Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL) and Zenfone 3 Ultra (ZU680KL) are now available in India. Starting today, you can get your hands on both devices in select Asus Preferred Partner’s retail outlets across the country as well as on all major online sales portals.The Zenfone 3 Deluxe, the smaller of the two, comes in two different variants. One ...

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Next-gen Gear VR may feature eye and face tracking

The first consumer generation of virtual reality headsets are now settling in, and it’s about time manufacturers start turning their attention to next generation technologies. A patent application filed by Samsung last May reveals that the company may have some new wearing tracking technologies planned for its next Gear VR headset.According ...

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Twitter enforces controversial new ‘comment ranking’ system

Some of you will have noticed a new Direct Reply count in Twitter, conveniently letting you know how many folks have replied to a tweet directly. This is good. But alongside this change, Twitter has also implemented a controversial new comment ranking system that discards the old chronological approach in favor of a popularity algorithm.See ...

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LG V20 launches in India today for Rs. 54,999

LG may have been relatively quiet on the matter, but India-based retailer Mahesh Telecom has revealed that the LG V20 will be going on sale in India from today. The handset will be priced at Rs. 54,999 ($800) at launch, with a recommended retail price set at Rs. 60,000 ($875), according to the Tweet.Mahesh Telecom is also offering a selection of ...

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Despite being fast, the HTC Bolt won’t sell like hotcakes

HTC Bolt, the Sprint-exclusive device, was announced a few weeks ago. Thanks to Sprint’s LTE Plus network, the smartphone can reach very fast download speeds of up to 450 million bits per second. But is speed enough to consumers users to buy?The Bolt, named after the fastest man on earth — Usain Bolt — is clearly targeted at users ...

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