Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Xiaomi, Redmi, Poco Phones Are Now Costlier in India After GST Rate Hike

Xiaomi India MD Manu Kumar Jain has announced that the price of Xiaomi, Redmi, and Poco phones in India has gone up starting today as the new GST rates come into effect.

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Zoom Under Scrutiny in the US Over Privacy Concerns, Porn Hacks

Virtual meeting app Zoom, which has seen its popularity skyrocket in the coronavirus pandemic, is in hot water after users complained to the FBI of being startled by porn during meetings.

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Vivo S6 vs Vivo S5: What's the Difference?

The Vivo S6 is the company's newest addition to the Vivo S series of smartphones. It supports 5G and has an octa-core processor.

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WWE Network Is Coming to SonyLIV Thanks to New Five-Year Deal

WWE and Sony Pictures Networks India have renewed their partnership for another five years. That means WWE Raw, WWE SmackDown, WWE NXT, and WWE specials will stay on Sony's bouquet of TV channels in...

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WhatsApp Moves Closer to Letting You Use Same Number on Multiple Phones

WhatsApp reportedly has been working on multi-device support for a while now. The feature was spotted in the beta version of WhatsApp for iPhone in November last year, and traces of it being in...

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Facebook Feature Lets People Reach Out for Help in Pandemic

Facebook on Tuesday activated a feature allowing people impacted by the coronavirus pandemic to reach out for help from their community.

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Xerox Ends Hostile Bid to Buy HP Amid COVID-19 Uncertainty

Xerox on Tuesday dropped its unwelcomed bid to buy computer and printer maker HP for about $36 billion, blaming market turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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From Money Heist to Modern Family, TV Shows to Watch in April

Money Heist season 4, Modern Family season 11 finale, Four More Shots Please! season 2, Fauda season 3, Panchayat TVF, Defending Jacob, Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045, Penny Dreadful: City of Angels,...

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Vivo S6 With 5G Support, Quad Rear Cameras, 4,500mAh Battery Launched

Vivo S6 is official in China, and the phone comes with Exynos processor and a quad camera setup at the back. The phone has a waterdrop-style notch display, and it packs a large 4,500mAh battery...

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Musk Offers FDA-Approved Ventilators Free of Cost to Hospitals

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday the company has extra FDA-approved ventilators that can be shipped free of cost to hospitals within regions where the electric carmaker delivers.

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Vodafone Idea Announces Relief for Feature Phone Users Amidst Lockdown

Vodafone Idea Limited has announced benefits for low-income customers on its network, giving feature phone users on prepaid plans a free extension in plan validity to keep them connected during the...

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How the Modern PC Can Help You Get More Done in Less Time

It's time to switch to a new, modern PC.

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Samsung Display to End All LCD Production by End 2020

South Korean panel maker Samsung Display has decided to end all of its production of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels in South Korea and China by the end of this year, a spokeswoman said on...

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ICICI Bank Launches WhatsApp Banking Service Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

ICICI Bank has launched a WhatsApp banking feature in order ensure smooth banking services amid the coronavirus lockdown. The WhatsApp banking service from ICICI Bank comes as the banking sector has...

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Motorola Razr (2019) India Sale Date Delayed Due to Lockdown

Motorola has announced that it's postponing the sale date of the Razr (2019) from April 2 to April 15, due to the nationwide lockdown.

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WhatsApp Users Affected by Social Hacking Attack: Here's How to Stay Safe

WhatsApp users have been victimised by some attackers due to surge in its usage through a social hacking process. It requires the six-digit security code that you receive via an SMS message to...

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Samsung Galaxy M11 vs Samsung Galaxy M10: What's the Difference?

Samsung Galaxy M11 was launched yesterday while the Galaxy M10 has been available for a year. Both phones target the budget segment and pack octa-core processors.

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How Has Coronavirus Changed the Way We Play Pokemon Go?

Pokemon Go has introduced a few notable changes to make the game more stay-at-home friendly, and more improvements are in the pipeline as players stay at home to reduce the risk of coronavirus...

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Watch the First Trailer for Four More Shots Please! 2, Out in April

The Four More Shots Please! season 2 trailer is here. Amazon Prime Video has given us our first look at the sophomore run of the women-centric Indian romantic comedy-drama series, which stars Sayani...

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Facebook to Donate $100 Million to Help News Media Hurt by Virus Outbreak

Facebook said Monday it was donating $100 million to support news organisations globally hurting from the coronavirus pandemic, citing the need for reliable information about the crisis.

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Spotify Says Isolation Ups Interest in 'Chill' Music

People spending more time cooped up in their homes to curb the spread of the new coronavirus have changed their daily soundtracks, with many opting for more "chill" music, streaming service Spotify...

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Facebook, Instagram Remove Brazil Leader's Video With Virus 'Misinformation'

Facebook and Instagram removed videos of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro on Monday, saying they spread misinformation about the coronavirus, a day after Twitter did the same.

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Give in to Nostalgia and Watch Free '80s G.I. Joe Episodes on YouTube

G.I. Joe maker Hasbro has released 15 episodes of its '80s half-hour animated series - G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero - for free on YouTube.

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Monday, 30 March 2020

Honor Play 9A Comes With Dual Rear Cameras and a Massive 5,000mAh Battery

Honor Play 9A has been announced in China and will be priced at CNY 899 (roughly Rs. 9,500) for the 4GB + 64GB model and CNY 1,199 (roughly Rs. 12,700) for the 4GB + 128GB model.

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Poco F2 May Not End Up Being a Rebranded Redmi K30 Pro

Poco F2 launch in India was teased by the brand's General Manager C Manmohan during a virtual fan meet on Monday. Manmohan also reportedly quashed that rumours that indicated that Poco F2 would be a...

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Airbnb to Pay Hosts $250 Million for COVID-19 Cancellations

Airbnb on Monday said it is devoting $250 million to help would-be hosts survive financial losses from refunds given to guests who cancelled travel plans due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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AI Tool Predicts Which Coronavirus Patients Get Deadly 'Wet Lung'

Researchers in the US and China reported Monday they have developed an artificial intelligence tool that is able to accurately predict which newly infected patients with the novel coronavirus go on to...

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Honor 30S With Kirin 820 5G SoC, 64-Megapixel Camera Goes Official

Honor has launched a new phone called the Honor 30S that packs a quad rear camera setup and is powered by the new Kirin 820 5G SoC.

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Internet Curbs in Kashmir Hamper Coronavirus Fight

Dr Suhail Naik, president of the main doctors' association in Kashmir, said education drives seen elsewhere in India about the symptoms of the virus are impossible to run in the region.

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Netflix Renews Castlevania for a Fourth Season

Netflix renewed its video game series adaptation Castlevania for a fourth season, just over three weeks after the release of the third season earlier in March.

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Microsoft Says Skype Users Surge 70 Percent Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

The number of people using Microsoft's Skype video calling system has surged by 70 percent in a month to 40 million people presently, as more individuals stay home due to the coronavirus outbreak, the...

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Microsoft Is Replacing Office 365 With Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 will replace Office 365 on April 21, the Redmond company announced through an online briefing on Monday. Microsoft also announced Teams for consumers and a Family Sharing app.

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Money Heist, Extraction, The Departed, and More on Netflix in April

Money Heist season 4, Chris Hemsworth in Extraction movie, Ana de Armas on Netflix, The Departed, Pacific Rim: Uprising, Vir Das' Hasmukh, Yours Sincerely, Kanan Gill, Mindy Kaling's Never Have I...

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EPFO Website Down Soon After Government Announces Relief Measures

Days after the government announced PF relief measures to tackle economic distress caused by the novel coronavirus, the EPFO website on Monday faced an outage.

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Apple Supplier Foxconn Sees Fall in Profit in Last Quarter of 2019

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn reported a 23.7 percent fall in profit in the last three months of 2019 on Monday as it braces for the impact from the coronavirus pandemic that has hit...

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Zoom for iOS Fixed to Stop Sending User Data to Facebook

Zoom app for iOS has been updated to remove Facebook SDK as it was sending information about the user's device to Facebook.

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OnePlus Z Tipped to Be the Name of the Rumoured OnePlus 8 Lite

Tipster Max claims that OnePlus 8 Lite might be released as OnePlus Z, and will be launched later this year. Meanwhile, OnePlus 8 series is rumoured to come out in April.

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How to Keep Zoom Calls Safe From Zoombombers

Zoombombing is where an uninvited person joins a Zoom conference call and uses the screen-sharing feature to disrupt the call. It happens after trolls get the public link to the call, which allows...

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OnePlus 8 Pro Allegedly Spotted in The Wild

After multiple leaks, OnePlus 8 Pro gets spotted on the subway with a protective case on.

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Xiaomi Reportedly Working on Budget Friendly 5G Phone for Redmi Note Series

Xiaomi is reportedly working on a budget friendly 5G phone in its Redmi Note series which is expected to be priced between CNY 1,000 (roughly Rs. 10,600) and CNY 1,500 (roughly Rs. 15,900).

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Netflix Nabs Vir Das Series Hasmukh, Sets April Release Date

Netflix has acquired Hasmukh - the dark comedy series created by and starring Vir Das in the lead - and set an April 10 release date. Ranvir Shorey, Manoj Pahwa, Ravi Kishan, Raza Murad,...

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Google Will Reportedly Not Make April Fools' Day Jokes This Year

Google has reportedly sent out an email to its employees asking them to postpone their April Fools' Day jokes this year.

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Mi Note 10 Lite Reportedly Gets FCC Clearance, Five Rear Cameras Tipped

Xiaomi's upcoming Mi Note 10 Lite has reportedly been certified by the US FCC with a penta lens rear camera setup and Snapdragon 730G in tow.

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Redmi 9 Alleged Live Photos Leaked, Tipping Quad Rear Camera Setup

Redmi 9 smartphone's alleged live photos were shared on Twitter and Weibo. Tipster Sudhanshu Ambhore claims that Redmi 9 will come with MediaTek Helio G80 SoC and the quad camera setup will include a...

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Samsung Galaxy M11 With 5,000mAh Battery, Triple Rear Cameras Goes Official

Samsung has launched the Galaxy M11, a low-end Android phone that packs triple rear cameras and a 5,000mAh battery.

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Samsung Galaxy M01 Specifications Tipped by Wi-Fi Certification Listing

Samsung Galaxy M01 is reported to have received its Wi-Fi certification, which hinted that the Galaxy M01 will run on Android 10 out of the box and come with dual-SIM capabilities.

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How ISP Engineers on the Ground Are Keeping You Connected

ISPs and telcos including Airtel, ACT Fibernet, Excitel, Reliance Jio, and Spectra have also brought various upgrades to their existing systems to keep the Internet up and running for the masses in...

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OnePlus Confirms It Will Bring Always-On Display Feature

OnePlus has assured users that it will be bringing Always-On display as a feature for its devices in future software updates. It could also be seen on the OnePlus 8 series of devices, expected to...

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Celebrities, Please Stop Spreading Misinformation on Social Media

The COVID-19 pandemic has been spreading like wildfire around the world, so too has the misinformation and fake rumours about the disease on social media platforms.

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WhatsApp Limits the Length of Status Videos to 15 Seconds in India

WhatsApp has implemented a cap of 15 seconds for videos users can upload and share as their status story in India.

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Watch the trailer for TVF's Panchayat, out in April on Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video and The Viral Fever (TVF) have revealed their second series collaboration in Panchayat. Amazon has announced an April 3 release date for Panchayat and unveiled a trailer for...

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Apple Watch Series 6 Tipped to Feature Touch ID, Blood Oxygen Detector

Apple's rumoured device, the Apple Watch Series 6 will reportedly come with blood oxygen detectors and Touch ID. It will also come with watchOS 7 but that the aforementioned software will not be...

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Sunday, 29 March 2020

OnePlus 8 Pro, OnePlus 8 Specifications, Colour Variants, and More Leaked

OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro specifications have leaked suggesting 30x digital zoom for the OnePlus 8 Pro and a triple camera setup for the OnePlus 8.

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Watch a Rick and Morty Anime Short as You Wait for Rest of Season 4

While the second half of Rick and Morty season 4 still doesn't have a release date, Adult Swim gave us a surprise short film over the weekend called "Samurai & Shogun", which as you can expect,...

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SoftBank-Backed OneWeb Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Plan, Cuts Jobs

OneWeb, the satellite operator backed by Japan's SoftBank Group, said it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to pursue a sale of its business and and has cut its workforce amid the coronavirus...

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Twitter Removes Two Bolsonaro Tweets Questioning Virus Quarantine

Two tweets by Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro in which he questioned quarantine measures aimed at containing the novel coronavirus were removed Sunday, on the grounds that they violated the social...

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Saturday, 28 March 2020

Samsung Galaxy M11 Alleged Specifications, Renders Leaked Ahead of Launch

A new leak has surfaced online, claiming to bring us another look at this upcoming Samsung smartphone. The leak includes various official-looking renders of the Galaxy M11 as well as the alleged...

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Mi 10 Pro vs Mi 10 vs Mi 10 Lite

In this article, we take a look at how the Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, and Mi 10 Lite stack up against each other in terms of price and specifications. Xiaomi on Friday had unveiled the Mi 10-series smartphones...

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Stop Sending Memes, Russian Telecom Operator Pleads

Russia's biggest telecoms provider on Friday pleaded with clients to stop sending coronavirus memes and viral videos, as networks began to overload as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Xiaomi Unveils Mi True Wireless Earphones 2, Mi AIoT Router AC2350

Xiaomi has launched Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 as the successor to the Mi True Wireless Earphones. The company has also brought the Mi AIoT Router AC2350, which is the Wi-Fi 5 variant of the Mi AIoT...

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Google to Donate $800 Million in Response to Coronavirus Crisis

Google on Friday pledged $800 million worth of support in response to the coronavirus pandemic for health organisations, researchers and businesses impacted by the crisis.

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Tata Sky Broadband Customers to Get Free Landline Service Soon

Tata Sky Broadband customers will get a free landline service soon, the Internet service provider revealed through a poster featured on its website.

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Facebook Live Now Accessible to Non-Facebook Users on Mobile

New Facebook Live feature, allowing non-Facebook users to livestreams on mobile, is already available to Android users and will be rolling out to iOS "in the coming weeks."

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Xiaomi Launches New Mi TV 4S 65-Inch Model, Mi Air Purifier 3H

Mi TV 4S 65-inch model and Mi Air Purifier 3H have been launched by Xiaomi at an online event. The new Mi TV 4S model is based on Android 9.0 TV and has 2GB of RAM. The Mi Air Purifier 3H is claimed...

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The Best TV Series on Amazon Prime Video in India

Our list of best series and TV shows to watch on Amazon Prime Video in India in 2020 includes mostly English and Hindi titles, featuring Seinfeld, The Boys, Made in Heaven, The Handmaid's Tale, and...

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Realme X2 Starts Getting Realme UI With Android 10 Update in India

Realme X2 has started getting Realme UI based on Android 10. The new update brings core Android 10 features as well as support for 3-Finger Screenshot Gesture.

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Facebook Launches New Messenger Chatbot to Share COVID-19 Information

Facebook on Friday launched Messenger Chatbot with Health Ministry and MyGov in India to raise awareness around COVID-19 disease.

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Gujarat Launches App to Track Home-Quarantined Persons

The Gujarat government on Friday launched a mobile application that can monitor the movement of those who have been asked to follow home quarantine for suspected exposure to coronavirus.

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Mi 10 Lite 5G Debuts With Quad Rear Cameras, Snapdragon 765G SoC

Xiaomi has launched the Mi 10 Lite 5G as the most affordable 5G smartphone. The phone also comes with a quad rear camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel primary sensor.

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Friday, 27 March 2020

Cognizant to Give 25 Percent Extra Pay to Some India Employees Amid Lockdown

Cognizant Technology Solutions will pay an extra 25 percent of base pay to some employees in India and the Philippines as a majority of its offshore workforce work from home amid the coronavirus...

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Apple Releases COVID-19 Screening App, Website

Apple and the White House said on Friday that the iPhone maker worked with the Trump administration and federal agencies to release an app and website that will direct users to guidance from the...

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Olympics Delay Deals Setback to Samsung's Plans to Win Over Japan Market

For Samsung, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were going to be its springboard to attain a long-held goal - making significant inroads into Japan's lucrative smartphone market where Apple dominates.

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Unpatched Bug in Recent iOS Versions Keeps VPN From Encrypting All Traffic

An unpatched security vulnerability has been reported in recent iOS releases, including iOS 13.4 that prevents virtual private networks (VPNs) from being able to encrypt user traffic.

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Call of Duty: Mobile Season 4 Coming in April: All You Need to Know

Call of Duty: Mobile season 4 is called Steel Legion and will be added to the game in April with several changes and bug fixes.

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Mad Max: Furiosa Said to Now Be Casting, Hopes to Film in 2021

Mad Max: Fury Road director George Miller has reportedly kicked off the casting process for Mad Max: Furiosa. Miller has met with Anya Taylor-Joy. Miller hopes to begin filming Mad Max: Furiosa in...

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OnePlus 8 Pro Tipped to Be Offered in Sea Green Colour: All You Need to Know

OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8 alleged full specifications recently surfaced online, and now a new press render has popped up. This render of the OnePlus 8 Pro suggests that the phone will be offered in...

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Monument Valley 2, One of the Best Games on Android, Is Now Free

The successor to 2014's Monument Valley, the sequel built upon the geometry-based puzzle solving of the first game. It's now free to download and play on Android devices amidst the COVID-19...

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OnePlus Extends Warranty Period Till May 31 Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

OnePlus offers warranty and replacement period extension on all its devices. Warranty period extension applicable on devices whose warranty expires between March 1 and May 30.

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Huawei P40 Pro vs Huawei P40 vs Huawei P40 Pro+: What's the Difference?

Huawei P40, Huawei P40 Pro, and Huawei P40 Pro+ are the latest smartphones in the company's lineup and boast the latest Kirin 990 5G SoC. All the phones get 8GB RAM.

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Apple is Giving a 90-Day Free Trial for Final Cut Pro X, Logic Pro X

Apple is introducing a 90-day free trial period for its Final Cut Pro X and the Logic Pro X apps due to the coronavirus pandemic that has confined everyone within their homes.

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Thursday, 26 March 2020

COVID-19 Related Phishing Attacks Up by a Massive 667 Percent: Report

Although the overall number of these attacks is still low compared to other threats, the threat is growing quickly.

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Apple AR Glasses May Launch in 2022 as Suppliers Ramp Up Production

Apple's rumoured augmented reality (AR) glasses are under development and may launch by 2022, the media reported.

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WhatsApp Sees 40 Percent Increase in Usage Due to Coronavirus: Report

WhatsApp has seen a 40 percent increase in usage due to the COVID-19 spread, according to a report based on a market survey conducted by consulting firm Kantar.

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Tata Sky Reportedly Offers 7-Day Balance Loan to Deactivated Accounts

To deactivated subscribers, Tata Sky is sending a message that reads, "Your Tata Sky a/c is deactive! If unable to recharge, give a missed call on 080-61999922 from RMN to get 7 days balance which...

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Loki Disney+ Series About His 'Struggle With Identity', Creator Says

Loki creator and showrunner Michael Waldron has said the six-episode Disney+ miniseries, with Tom Hiddleston leading the cast, will focus on Loki's "struggle with identity". Loki release date is...

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Receiving Android 10 Update: Report

Samsung on Thursday started rolling out Android 10 on 4G Galaxy Fold phones in France. 5G Galaxy Fold phones will get the update soon. Meanwhile, Galaxy Fold will reportedly get new features such as...

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Airbnb to Offer Housing to 100,000 Crisis Responders

Airbnb said Thursday it would provide free or subsidized housing for up to 100,000 relief workers responding to the coronavirus pandemic around the world.

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What India Should Learn From China to Resolve Home Delivery Issues

India is facing major delivery outages that surfaced even before the Prime Minister announced the nationwide lockdown. It can fix things in place by taking a look at China.

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Spyder on Apple Arcade Will Help You Beat the Lockdown COVID-19 Blues

If you're bored during the lockdown and social distancing, the latest release on Apple Arcade promises family-friendly fun as Agent 8, a robotic spider.

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Huawei Watch GT 2e Smartwatch With Up to 14-Day Battery Life Unveiled

The Huawei Watch GT 2e has a circular dial and it offers a more sporty design than the Huawei Watch GT 2. The battery life is touted to be up to 14 days on a single charge.

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Netflix's Maska Is a Lazy, Frivolous Joke of a Movie

Our review of Maska, the new Netflix coming-of-age movie of a Parsi boy (Prit Kamani) who has Bollywood ambitions. Manisha Koirala, Shirley Setia also part of Maska cast. Maska release date is March...

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US Space Force Launches First Mission Despite Coronavirus

The United States Space Force launched its first national security mission Thursday, sending an ultra-secure military communication satellite into orbit even as the coronavirus pandemic paralyzes much...

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Internet Firm Restricts Coronavirus-Themed Website Registrations

An Internet firm Namecheap is ending the automated registration of website names that include words or phrases related to the COVID-19 pandemic, an attempt to combat coronavirus-related fraud.

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US Said to Bring New Measures to Block Huawei's Global Chip Supply

Senior officials in the Trump administration agreed to new measures to restrict the global supply of chips to China's Huawei Technologies, sources familiar with the matter said, as the White House...

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How You Can Help Fight COVID-19 With This Global Open Source Tool

With the coronavirus outbreak, Folding@Home comes as a platform that will allow people across the world to play their part in helping scientists speed up their research by lending computing power from...

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New AI Tool Can Help in Identifying COVID-19 in Chest X-Rays

COVID-Net was trained using 5,941 chest X-rays of 2,839 patients. All of these patients had different conditions – some had bacterial infections, some had non-COVID infections, while some had...

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Houseparty Is the Video Calling App We Need in This Lockdown

The Houseparty app - which offers games in group video calls and is available for download on Android, iOS, macOS, and Chrome - has been around for a while, but it's seeing a sharp rise during...

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Laptops With Intel Comet Lake-H, Nvidia Super Mobile May Launch on April 2

Mechrevo has shared a post of Weibo that suggests its new Z3 gaming laptops will launch with Nvidia's GeForce RTX 20 Super series mobile GPUs and Intel's 10th Gen Comet Lake-H CPUs.

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Twitter Blocks Account Telling Youth to Hold 'Coronavirus Parties'

Twitter has locked conservative site The Federalist's account for encouraging young, healthy people to organise novel coronavirus "chickenpox parties" under controlled quarantine.

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Redmi Note 9S vs Realme 6

Redmi Note 9S and Realme 6 were launched in March. Here's a comparison of their prices, features and specifications. Which phone did better?

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Global Smartphone Sales Fell in February as Coronavirus Spread: Counterpoint

Global smartphone sales tumbled 14 Percent in February as the coronavirus spread in China and overseas, Counterpoint Research said on Thursday, a likely harbinger of more declines as outbreaks worsen...

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US Cyber-Security Experts See Recent Spike in Chinese Digital Espionage

A US cyber-security firm said Wednesday it has detected a surge in new cyber-spying by a suspected Chinese group dating back to late January, when coronavirus was starting to spread outside China.

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In Space, at Sea: Here Are Tips on Self Isolation From the Pros

With billions of people around the world suddenly adjusting to social distancing measures as part of the battle to slow the spread of COVID-19, some professionals who are used to confinement have some...

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Qualcomm Announces New Audio Technologies for True Wireless Earphones

Qualcomm has announced new chipsets and audio technologies that will power upcoming true wireless earphones, including ways to improve connectivity and active noise cancellation.

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Google Play Movies May Offer Free, Ad-Based Movies and TV Shows Soon

Google could be bringing a free to watch ad-based library of movies and TV shows in its Google Play Movies app in the near future, multiple reports have suggested.

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Wednesday, 25 March 2020

OnePlus 8 Series Specifications Leaked, Two 48-Megapixel Sensors Tipped

OnePlus 8 Pro and OnePlus 8 phones will be powered by the Snapdragon 865 SoC, pack up to 12GB RAM, and offer up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.

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Google Podcasts Is Finally Available for iOS Users: All You Need to Know

Google has launched its Podcasts app on Apple's iOS. The app can be downloaded from the App Store. It's also available in India.

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5G iPhone Launch May Get Delayed By Months

Apple is reportedly planning to delay the launch of its anticipated 5G iPhone models by months. JPMorgan analysts in a new note also mentioned that the launch of the 5G iPhone models could be pushed...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2020) LTE With 8.4-Inch Display Launched

Samsung has launched the Galaxy Tab A (2020) with an 8.4-inch screen and a 5,000mAh battery. It comes in only one colour option, Mocha.

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Artificial Intelligence May Be Pandemic Lifesaver... One Day

Artificial intelligence and machine learning systems are likely to help the battle in several ways, from tracking the outbreak itself to speeding up drug testing.

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Oppo Find X2 Lite Render Leaked, Quad Rear Cameras Tipped

At the back, the Oppo Find X2 Lite has a quad camera setup aligned vertically and placed on the top left corner of the back panel.

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Zomato, Swiggy Struggle to Serve Customers Amid Lockdown

Zomato and Swiggy have found themselves in no man's land as restaurants, including cloud kitchens, went out of service and delivery boys were turned back by local authorities as the 21-day lockdown...

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Realme India CEO Offers First Look at Realme Smartwatch

Realme smartwatch's upcoming launch is hardly a secret, however Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth offered the first glimpse of the wearable in the latest #AskMadhav episode on YouTube.

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Cyber-Security Experts Come Together to Fight Coronavirus-Related Hacking

An international group of nearly 400 volunteers with expertise in cyber-security formed on Wednesday to fight hacking related to the novel coronavirus.

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Amazon Pauses Merchant Loan Repayments Amid Coronavirus

Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said it temporarily would not require sellers in its marketplace to repay loans it had made to them, as merchants confront the prospect of declining sales during the...

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Flipkart to Resume Sale of Essential Products Amid Lockdown

Walmart's Flipkart will resume e-commerce services for essential products after receiving centre and state government assurances on the safety of its delivery staff and a hassle-free supply chain.

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Huawei P40 Series Launch Set for Today: All You Need to Know

Huawei P40 series, which is expected to include the regular Huawei P40 alongside the Huawei P40 Pro and Huawei P40+, is set to launch at an online-only event. The new series is expected to come with...

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Lenovo A7 Surfaces on Google Play Console Ahead of Launch

Lenovo A7 has reportedly been spotted in the Google Play Console. If the listing on Google Play Console is any indication that Lenovo A7 will carry the model number AK47 and come with an HD+ display.

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Sonu Nigam's Online Concert Amasses Over 1.6 Million Views

Renowned Indian singer Sonu Nigam's online concert from Dubai raked in over 1.6 million views within an hour and trended on social media.

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Microsoft Teams Now Lets Android, iOS Users Enable Live Captions

Microsoft Teams for Android and iOS has been updated with the ability to let users turn on live captions during meetings and group calls. The update also allows users to view shared content when they...

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Oppo Reno Ace 2 May Launch Next Month, VP Brian Shen Teases

Oppo Reno Ace 2 phone will launch in China, and there's no word on its availability in India as of now.

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Series, Galaxy Note 10 Series to Get New Camera Features

Samsung has announced new camera features for the Galaxy S10 series and Galaxy Note 10 series of smartphones that are present in the Galaxy S20 series of phones.

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Realme Narzo Series Launch Postponed Due to Coronavirus Lockdown

Realme Narzo 10 and Realme Narzo 10A phones were slated to launch in India on March 26 i.e. tomorrow, but due to the recently announced countrywide lockdown, the launch has now been postponed...

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Apple Releases New iOS, iPadOS Updates With iCloud Drive Folder Sharing

Apple has released iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, macOS 10.15.4, watchOS 6.2, and tvOS 13.4. The latest iOS, iPadOS, and macOS updates bring iCloud Drive folder sharing support.

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YouTube Videos Set to SD to Save Internet Bandwidth Amid Coronavirus Crisis

owned YouTube has now announced that it will set the default quality of videos as Standard Definition (SD), in order to save bandwidth. Earlier, other streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime and...

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Samsung Galaxy A31 vs Samsung Galaxy A51: What's the Difference?

Samsung Galaxy A31 and the Samsung Galaxy A51 have quad rear cameras and octa-core processor. They also come in similar colour variants.

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Prime Video India Cuts Video Quality to Ease Internet Load in Lockdown

Amazon Prime Video has reduced video quality in India to help ease stress on mobile and broadband networks in the country amid the increased need for Internet services, with more people at home due to...

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iPhone Production in India Suspended Over Coronavirus Lockdown: Report

Foxconn and Wistron, the two contract manufacturers for iPhone models in the country, have shot down their production facilities in India to adhere to the government lockdown.

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Manisha Koirala, the Nepalese Fighter Who Has Seen It All

Speaking to Gadgets 360, Manisha Koirala talks about her struggles with alcoholism, accepting her flaws, her challenging roles in '90s Bollywood, Bollywood's treatment of women, and the different...

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Here's What E-Retailers Saying About Their Services During Lockdown

As 21-day lockdown comes into effect, e-commerce platforms have issued statements to give more clarity to their customers.

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Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Facebook's 'Family' of Services See 'Unprecedented' Usage Amid Outbreak

Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world's biggest social network depends.

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Coronavirus Delays Wonder Woman 1984 by Over Two Months

Warner Bros. has pushed the Wonder Woman 1984 release date by over two months - 10 weeks, to be precise - from June 5 to August 14, amid growing concerns over the ongoing pandemic caused by...

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Vivo iQoo Neo 3 With Snapdragon 865 SoC to Launch Soon, Company Teases

iQoo official account on Weibo has shared a post teasing that the upcoming phone will be called the iQoo Neo 3. As mentioned, the company has confirmed that the phone will be powered by the Snapdragon...

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OnePlus Pay NFC-Based Mobile Payments Service Goes Official

OnePlus has launched its own mobile payments and digital wallet service called OnePlus Pay, but it is limited to China as of now.

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Israel Launches Voice-Test Study to Help Detect COVID-19 Symptoms

An analysis of coronavirus patients' voices could yield a "vocal fingerprint" to help detect COVID-19 symptoms in others and prioritise testing and treatment, the Israeli Defence Ministry said on...

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OnePlus Announces 'The Lab' Programme for OnePlus 8 Series

OnePlus has announced that it will bring back 'The Lab' program for the OnePlus 8-series smartphones. The OnePlus 8 series, reportedly launching on April 15, is expected to have three phones.

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Oppo, Realme, Vivo Shut Down Manufacturing Plants Amid Coronavirus Lockdowns

Oppo, Vivo, and Realme have shut their factories pending further notice from the state government of Uttar Pradesh. These plants are located in Greater Noida, a suburban city in Uttar Pradesh which is...

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Online Gaming Booms as Virus Lockdowns Keep Millions at Home

Internet providers have scrambled to shore up their networks in the face of surging demand. Gaming traffic on Verizon's network shot up an "unprecedented" 75 percent in the space of a week, the US...

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Flipkart Suspends Services as India Enters 21-Day Coronavirus Lockdown

Flipkart has temporarily suspended its operations as India enters a complete lockdown for 21 days. The announcement from Walmart-owned e-retailer comes after Amazon halted orders for non-essential...

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Online Tutors Boosting Incomes as Demand Surges Due to Coronavirus Lockdowns

Online platforms like 51Talk of China Online Education Group and RareJob Philippines, and a host of smaller local Philippine outfits, have seen demand and usage soar since February, bucking the...

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Apple TV Refresh May Come With 64GB, 128GB Storage Options

Apple is reportedly working on a new Apple TV media player as well as adding several new features to tvOS 14. It is being said that the storage on the new Apple TV will be increased from 32GB and 64GB...

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Apple's Find My App May Get AR Mode, New Notification Alerts in iOS 14

Apple's Find My app for iOS 14 is expected to come with several improvements like an augmented reality mode and new notification alerts.

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Coronavirus: Uber India Suspends Cab Services in Several Cities

Uber on Monday said it was suspending taxi services in Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, and Bengaluru apart from several other cities in the country due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

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Redmi K30 Pro, Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition With Quad Rear Cameras Launched

Redmi K30 Pro and Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition budget flagship phones have finally gone official packing quad rear cameras and a 20-megapixel pop-up selfie camera.

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Disney+ to Arrive in Europe on Tuesday With Reduced Streaming Quality

Disney's video-on-demand streaming service Disney+ will arrive in Europe on Tuesday in temporarily degraded video quality.

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Amazon, Bill Gates-Backed Group Partner to Deliver Coronavirus Test Kits

Amazon.com is teaming up with a research program funded by Bill Gates to pick up and deliver coronavirus test kits in Seattle, the e-commerce giant said on Monday.

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Honor 9A Price, Specifications Tipped Ahead of Launch

A listing on China Telecom's website, one of China's leading telecom operators, has indicated the full specifications as well as the price of the Honor 9A.

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Prime Video Makes Kids' Content Free to Help Parents at Home

With most kids at home due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Amazon Prime Video has decided to offer more than 60 children's TV shows, movies, and nursery rhymes for free in India and around the...

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Coronavirus: E-Commerce Firms Face Disruption as India Locks Down

E-commerce and online groceries faced disruption to their warehouse and delivery operations in India on Monday as dozens of cities including New Delhi went into a lockdown to tackle the spread of...

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OnePlus May Soon Let You Enable a Forced Dark Mode for All Apps

The latest OnePlus OxygenOS Open Beta 11 that was released for the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro appears to include the new option to force dark mode on certain apps.

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WhatsApp Testing New Feature to Curb Spread of Fake Messages

WhatsApp is testing the ability to search messages on the Web directly from the app, to ascertain their authenticity, and essentially call out fake messages.

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Netflix India Lowers Video Quality to Ease Network Stress in Lockdown

Netflix has decided to lower video quality in India for the next 30 days, to reduce traffic by 25 percent on mobile and broadband networks amid the increased need for Internet services, with more...

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Vivo V19 Launch in India: Everything We Know

Vivo V19's launch in India was delayed due to the coronavirus situation, but it is now ready for prime time. Here's everything we know about the phone so far.

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Monday, 23 March 2020

Redmi Note 9S vs Redmi Note 9 Pro Max: What's the Difference?

Redmi Note 9S is the global version of the Redmi Note 9 Pro which was released alongside the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max. Both the Redmi Note 9S and the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max have impressive specifications...

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How Game of Thrones Creators Ended Up Inside Westworld

Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss made a cameo appearance on Westworld season 3 episode 2. Westworld creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy tell us how that happened.

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LG G9 ThinQ to Reportedly Come With Snapdragon 765G, 4000mAh Battery

LG G9 ThinQ is rumoured to be an upcoming mid-range smartphone from the South Korean tech giant, a report has indicated.

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Vivo S6 5G Purportedly Appears on Certification Site Ahead of Launch

Vivo S6 5G has purportedly surfaced on Chinese certification site TENAA with model numbers V1962A and V1962BA. The listings of the phone suggest its key specifications and design ahead of the March 31...

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Samsung Galaxy M51 With Hole-Punch Display, Triple Rear Cameras Leaked

The Samsung Galaxy M51 renders suggest that the phone comes with a flat display with no curved edges on the side. The back panel has a matte blue finish, and there's a rear fingerprint scanner as...

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Redmi Note 9 Pro Max First Sale Delayed Due to Coronavirus Lockdowns

Xiaomi India chief Manu Kumar Jain tweeted that the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max sale has been postponed to a later date. He didn't reveal the exact date on which the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max will go on sale,...

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Coronavirus Pandemic Boosts Number of Active Users on Twitter

Twitter pulled its first-quarter revenue outlook and forecast an operating loss on Monday as the coronavirus outbreak crimped ad sales, but said the pandemic boosted the number of active users on the...

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Elite Hackers Target WHO as Coronavirus Cyber-Attacks Spike

Elite hackers tried to break into the World Health Organization earlier this month, sources told Reuters, part of what a senior agency official said was a more than two-fold increase in cyber-attacks.

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Redmi K30 Pro Launching Today: How to Watch Live Stream

Recent teasers suggest that the Redmi K30 Pro will come with an HDR10+ display with a Super AMOLED panel. The phone is expected to be powered by the Snapdragon 865 SoC paired with UFS 3.1 storage for...

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Redmi Note 9 Pro Max to Go on Sale in India Today: All You Need to Know

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, the latest budget smartphone from the Xiaomi sub-brand is set to go on sale in India today at 12PM noon. The phone is available on Xiaomi India's official website and Amazon.

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Should Hotstar, Netflix, Others Lower Video Quality for Everyone?

The EU asked Netflix and other content services not to stream in high-definition to preserve bandwidth, and they have agreed. But was this really necessary?

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Delhi Lockdown: Uber Rides Suspended, Ola Curtails Services

Uber on Monday temporarily suspended all ride services in the city amid lockdown in the view of novel coronavirus while Ola Cabs has curtailed its services.

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Elon Musk Says SpaceX, Tesla Are 'Working On' Ventilators

Elon Musk has confirmed that Tesla and SpaceX employees are "working on ventilators" even though he does not believe they will be needed.

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Facebook to Cut Video Streaming Quality in Virus-Hit Europe

Facebook will downgrade video streaming quality on its platform and on Instagram in Europe, the latest US tech giant to respond to an EU call to stave off internet gridlock as thousands work from home...

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Huawei P40, Huawei P40 Pro Specifications, Renders Leaked Ahead of Launch

A new leak from tipster Ishan Agarwal hints at the possible specifications on the upcoming Huawei P40 and the Huawei P40 Pro. Agarwal has shared the specifications on his twitter, along with a few...

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Fitbit Charge 4 Leaked Images Show a Design Similar to Fitbit Charge 3

Fitbit Charge 4 images have been shared by 9to5Google and they show a similar looking design the last generation Fitibit Charge 3.

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MTNL Offers Double Data on All Broadband Plans Amid Delhi, Mumbai Lockdown

MTNL operates in Mumbai and Delhi circles, and customers in both the circles can enjoy the double data on all broadband plans moving forward. This MTNL broadband double data offer will be live for a...

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Netflix Sets April Release Date for Kanan Gill's Stand-Up Special

Kanan Gill's Netflix stand-up comedy special - Yours Sincerely, Kanan Gill - has been handed an April 24, 2020 release date. This will be Gill's first hour-long special on Netflix, and his...

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Coronavirus: As Schools Switch to Online Education, Who Gets Left Behind?

Many schools across India have embraced remote learning models to let their students stay connected with their studies despite the ongoing panic and fear of the coronavirus outbreak. But there are...

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Samsung Galaxy A71 5G Spotted on TENAA With 64-Megapixel Camera, More

Samsung Galaxy A71 5G has received the mandatory TENAA certification in China, indicating the presence of a 64-megapixel camera and more hardware details.

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Call of Duty: Warzone Upcoming Limited Time Mode Leaked

Call of Duty: Warzone might be getting a high action limited time mode that will add to the battle royale experience.

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Amazon to Temporarily Stop Shipping Non-Essential Products in Italy, France

Amazon.com will stop shipping non-essential products to consumers in Italy and France, the company said on Saturday, representing an escalation in the e-commerce giant's response in regions hard hit...

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Upcoming Oppo Smartphone with Quad Rear Cameras Surfaces Online

A new Oppo smartphone has been found listed on Chinese certification authority TENAA's website as the Oppo PDAM10. Speculated to be a mid-range Oppo phone from the company's A-series of smartphones,...

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Honor Play 9A Alleged Renders Leaked: Here's What We Know

Honor Play 9A is said to come with dual rear camera setup and a waterdrop notch display. The phone's alleged model numbers were spotted on the Chinese TENAA certification website. Here's a look into...

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Sunday, 22 March 2020

Amazon Raises Overtime Pay for Warehouse Workers in the US

Amazon.com said on Saturday it is raising overtime pay for associates working in its US warehouses as the world's largest online retailer tries to meet the rapidly growing demand for online shopping...

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COAI Asks Hotstar, Netflix, YouTube to Stream in SD to Ease Internet Burden

The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has written to over-the-top (OTT) streaming platforms to ensure smooth video streaming across the country as people are staying indoors and taking to...

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Rosario Dawson Said to Play Ahsoka Tano on The Mandalorian Season 2

The Mandalorian season 2 has reportedly cast Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano, the Jedi Padawan of Anakin Skywalker who has previously appeared in the animated series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star...

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Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition, New RedmiBook Model Tipped to Launch Tomorrow

The Redmi K30 Pro is reported to come in two variants – 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage. Meanwhile, the Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition will come in 8GB RAM + 128GB...

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Redmi Note 9S Launch Today: How to Watch Live Stream, More

Xiaomi is all set to launch the Redmi Note 9S today. But the phone's price has already been tipped by an online listing and it has also been spotted on Geekbench.

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Moto G8 Power Lite Reportedly Going on Sale in April, Priced Tipped

Moto G8 Power Lite pricing, availability, and specifications have been allegedly leaked and most of these are in line with the previous leaks.

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Vivo V19 May Now Launch on April 3 in India

Vivo recently tweeted that it will be launching its V19 smartphone in India on March 26, but now a new report claims the launch has been postponed and the smartphone will now arrive in the country on...

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Cabinet Approves Rs. 48,000 Crores Plan to Boost Electronics Manufacturing

Cabinet has approved a Rs. 48,000 crores ($6.37 billion) plan to boost electronics manufacturing and woo large investment to a country which has become the world's second-biggest mobile phone...

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Samsung Galaxy M21 Goes on Sale Today in India via Amazon

As per the listing on Amazon, the Samsung Galaxy M21 will be available for purchase in the country starting 12pm (noon) IST. There is a 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option that is priced at Rs. 15,499.

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How to change your Zoom video background like everyone's doing right now - CNET

Why show off your messy living room when you can video chat from the beach or the Star Trek Enterprise.

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Mirror your Android device on a TV in 3 easy steps - CNET

Whether it's streaming a movie, participating in a video call, showing off vacation photos or playing a game on your TV, mirroring your Android phone's display to your television set is simple.

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Saturday, 21 March 2020

Redmi K30 Pro Launching on March 24: Everything We Know So Far

Redmi K30 Pro launch is taking place on March 24. But before the official debut, you can read everything we seem to know about Redmi K30 Pro price and specifications.

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Realme Narzo 10, Narzo 10A Launch: Here's Everything We Think We Know So Far

Realme has been constantly launching new smartphones every few weeks and it is now getting ready to introduce the Narzo series next week. Here's all we think we know about Realme Narzo 10 and Realme...

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Home Internet Suddenly Slow? Try These Steps Before Upgrading

With so much of the US and global workforce - and their families - now cooped up at home to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, it's not a huge surprise that home Internet is showing the...

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India Tells Facebook, TikTok, Twitter, YouTube to Curb Misinformation

Witnessing a huge surge in fake news and misinformation related to new coronavirus (COVID-19) on social media platforms in India, the government has issued an advisory to them, saying it is pertinent...

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Realme Narzo 10 Will Launch With 48-Megapixel Quad Rear Camera Setup

Realme Narzo 10 is teased to come with a quad rear camera setup featuring a 48-megapixel primary sensor. Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth released a teaser image through his Twitter account on Saturday.

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Google's Coronavirus Website Launched in the US

Google said on Saturday it launched a United States-focused website with information about coronavirus guidance and testing, as the country works on slowing the spread of the highly contagious virus.

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Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ Get Limited-Period Cashback Offer in India

Samsung Galaxy S20 and Galaxy S20+ have received a limited-period cashback offer in India under which customers will get a cashback of Rs. 6,000 on purchases made through HDFC Bank cards.

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Call of Duty: Warzone Crosses 30 Million Players in 10 Days

Call of Duty: Warzone has hit 30 million players milestone within 10 days of the game's release across various platforms.

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Ola, Uber Suspend Shared Ride Services in India Due to Coronavirus

Ola and Uber have suspended their shared ride services in India amidst the coronavirus outbreak that's causing COVID-19 to the masses. Ola Share and Uber Pool services were aimed to offer affordable...

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Dolby Vision: What Is It, and How Does It Make Your Movies and TV Shows Better?

Dolby Vision has been available on televisions for some time now, but a growing list of foreign and Indian content on streaming platforms is now making the standard even more relevant.

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Realme Narzo 10 Expected Price, Specifications Tipped Ahead of Launch

Realme Narzo 10 is launching in India next week. But ahead of its official debut, the new Realme smartphone has reportedly been spotted in a retail store.

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Google I/O 2020 Is Fully Cancelled as Virtual Event Also Called Off

Google has announced to completely cancel its flagship "I/O 2020" conference, saying the digital-only event has also been put off.

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Friday, 20 March 2020

Researchers Create AI-Powered Device to Predict Pandemics

A team of US researchers has invented a portable surveillance device powered by machine learning called 'FluSense' that can detect coughing and crowd size in real time, analyse the data to directly...

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YouTube to Promote 'Authoritative' Coronavirus Content on Homepage

YouTube has unveiled a fresh effort to stem the spread of coronavirus misinformation with a "news shelf" on its homepage promoting "authoritative content."

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Netflix Picks Up 'The Lovebirds' as Movie Theatres Face Uncertainty

With movie theatres closing down around the world due to coronavirus, Paramount's "The Lovebirds" will skip the big screen and go straight to Netflix, in a landmark move for Hollywood.

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Smartphone Shipments Plunge 38 Percent Due to Coronavirus: Report

Smartphone shipments took an historic plunge last month as the novel coronavirus disrupted supply and demand, industry tracker Strategy Analytics said on Friday.

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Amazon, Flipkart in War Mode as Demand Swells Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

With malls, shops, commercial establishments and retail stores being shut amid growing new coronavirus scare in India, leading e-retailers like Amazon and Flipkart have announced drastic measures to...

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Oppo Enco M31 Wireless Neckband Earphones Announced

After the launch of the Enco Free and Enco W31, Oppo has now announced that the Enco M31 wireless neckband earphones will go on sale on March 30.

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Xbox Series X Will Not Have an Optical Audio Port, Microsoft Confirms

While Microsoft was announcing the details of the Xbox Series X, a Twitter used spotted what looked like an authentic S/PDIF optical audio port, right above the expandable storage port on the Xbox...

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Oppo Reno Ace2 Might Have a Quad Rear Camera Setup in a Circular Module

Oppo Reno Ace2 was allegedly spotted in a leaked image posted on Weibo. It shows a quad camera setup on the back with dual speaker grills on the bottom.

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Vivo S6 5G Launch Date Set for March 31, Company Confirms

Vivo S6 5G will be announced on March 31 as revealed by the company through its Weibo page.

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Redmi K30 Pro Teasers Reveal Dual OIS and HDR10+ Display, Pricing Tipped

Redmi K30 Pro's camera setup will support dual OIS technology for stabilisation and will feature an HDR10+ display.

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Redmi Note 9 Pro vs Realme 6: The Best Smartphone Under Rs. 15,000

Realme and Xiaomi are battling it out once again, this time for the top spot in the sub-Rs. 15,000 phone segment. We compare the new Redmi Note 9 Pro and the Realme 6 to see which of these two budget...

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Apple Maps, CarPlay Improvements Coming Up, iOS 14 Code Suggests

Apple Maps will reportedly integrate a functionality wherein it will show whether Apple retail stores offer trade-in for credit or not. Specific services are available at few Apple Authorised Service...

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Realme Narzo 10, 10A Phone to Launch on March 26, Specifications Teased

The company is slated to launch the Realme Narzo 10, and Realme Narzo 10A phones at 12.30pm IST on March 26 in India. Realme's updated promotional page also confirms that the two phones will sport a...

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Disney+ Hotstar Has Been Delayed Due to the Coronavirus

Coronavirus has felled Disney+ Hotstar. It won't launch on March 29 in India. This was expected, given BCCI's decision last Friday to postpone the start of the 2020 Indian Premier League season...

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Amazon Prime Video Introduces Profiles Like Netflix - Finally

After years of lagging behind Netflix, Amazon Prime Video has finally introduced profiles. That means you and your family members can finally have your own separate recommendations, watch history,...

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Nokia 6.2, Nokia 7.2 Get James Bond 007-Branded Special Edition Kevlar Case

Apart from the three new Nokia phones, the company also announced its plans to expand to Brazil and its partnership with the famous Hollywood franchised, James Bond, for the 25th James Bond movie, 'No...

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Microsoft Teams Gains 12 Million Users in a Week Thanks to Coronavirus

Microsofts Teams chat and conferencing app gained more than 12 million daily users in one week, a 37.5 percent jump as more people worked from home during the coronavirus outbreak, the company said on...

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Facebook Redesign Now Rolling Out: What's New and How to Get It

Facebook is rolling out its new desktop redesign for the majority of its users worldwide. The changes available in the new Facebook redesign include a cleaner layout, dark mode, large fonts and more.

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Nokia 8.3 5G, Nokia 5.3, Nokia 1.3 Launched by HMD Global

Nokia 1.3 price has been set at EUR 95 (roughly Rs. 7,600), while the Nokia 5.3 carries a price tag of EUR 189 (roughly Rs. 15,200). In contrast, the Nokia 8.3 5G price starts at EUR 599 (roughly Rs....

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Nokia 5310 Launched, a Revamped Version of the Nokia 5310 XpressMusic

Nokia has launched the rebranded version of Nokia 5310 Express Music. The phone is called the Nokia 5310 and come in two colour options. The phone supports FM radio and MP3 player.

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Thursday, 19 March 2020

Apple Limits Online iPhone Purchases to Two per Person Amid Coronavirus

Apple is limiting customer purchases of iPhones over its online stores in many countries including the United States and China to a maximum of two handsets per person, checks on its website on Friday...

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Microsoft Announces DX12 Ultimate With Major Improvements for Developers

Microsoft's DirectX 12 Ultimate will support Xbox Series X at launch.

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HMD Connect Global Data SIM Card Will Keep You Connected in 120 Countries

Nokia brand licensee HMD Global has unveiled the HMD Connect global data SIM card that will help you stay connected in 120 countries across the world.

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Google's New Camera Go App Brings Portrait Mode on Android Go Phones

The Camera Go app will be available in 28 countries at launch, and it will arrive first on the Nokia 1.3 phone. More Android Go devices are slated to get the new camera app eventually.

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Minions: The Rise of Gru Release Date Pulled Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Another day, another coronavirus delay. Minions: The Rise of Gru has vacated its June-July release date and will be indefinitely delayed, Universal Pictures and Illumination announced Thursday....

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Netflix to Reduce Streaming Quality in Europe to Avoid Internet Overload

Netflix will reduce the quality of its streaming in Europe to ease pressure on the internet, the firm said, as demand soars across the continent where millions are confined to their homes over...

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Google Exploring Using Location Info to Slow Coronavirus Spread

Alphabet's Google is exploring ways to use location information to slow the spread of the coronavirus by, for example, determining the effectiveness of social distancing.

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Imtiaz Ali's Netflix Series 'She' Needs More of Vijay Varma

Our review of She, the Netflix series from Imtiaz Ali about a constable's (Aaditi Pohankar) discovery of her dormant sexuality after meeting a drug dealer (Vijay Varma). She released March 20 on...

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Sennheiser HD450BT and HD350BT Wireless Headphones Launched in India

Sennheiser has launched two new wireless over-ear headphones in India, the HD450BT and HD350BT, priced at Rs. 14,990 and Rs. 7,490 respectively.

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How to Watch Netflix, More Together With Friends During the Pandemic

From Chrome extension Netflix Party to virtual environments in Plex VR, here's how you can watch Netflix, YouTube, Facebook and more together with friends as you practice social distancing during...

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Oppo Unveils Anti-Gaming Addiction System: Report

Oppo has introduced a new system to help curb the rampant smartphone gaming addiction epidemic among youngsters. This comes as manufacturers, developers and governments alike are in efforts to tackle...

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Series Facing GPS Issues, Users Report

Samsung Galaxy S20 smartphones which include Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra may have faulty GPS, several users in America and Canada pointed out. Samsung is yet to address the issue.

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Scooter Rental Startup Bounce Lays Off 20 Percent of Workforce: Report

Bengaluru-based bike-sharing and rental startup Bounce has reportedly laid off 120 employees as the coronavirus outbreak continues to wreak havoc.

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Mi 10 Set to Launch in India on March 31, Reveals Xiaomi

Mi 10 launch in India has been confirmed for March 31. Xiaomi posted the launch details through its social media channels and created a dedicated microsite that includes pre-order offers.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Mirror Gold Variant Coming to India on March 20

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip will soon be available in Mirror Gold in India, adding to the Mirror Black and Mirror Purple variants that are currently out of stock.

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Honor 30S Set to Launch on March 30, Company Confirms

Honor 30S will be the first to launch in the rumoured Honor 30 series. The Honor 30S has been spotted on China's 3C mobile certification site, and the listing suggests that the phone will support 5G.

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Redmi K30 Pro Will Come With 60Hz Display, Latest Teasers Reveal

Redmi K30 Pro colour options and display refresh rate have been revealed through fresh teasers. The new Redmi phone is also touted to carry the largest-ever vapour chamber.

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Realme Narzo Smartphone Series Teased to Come Soon

The video teaser is a peppy dance number, and while it doesn't give us a glimpse of what the first phone in the Narzo series will look like, it does claim to have 'power'.

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Google Releases Second Android 11 Developer Preview: Here's Everything New

Google has listed a bunch of new features that come with the second developer preview of Android 11.

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Flipkart's Sale Brings 'Lowest' Prices on Popular Phones

Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale has kicked off today with discounts and offers on popular mobile phones, speakers, TVs, and other electronics. The sale will be open until March 22. We've handpicked...

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Sony Announced the Specifications In Its 'Road to PlayStation 5' Live Stream

Sony announced the hardware details for the PlayStation 5 during an online stream on March 18, where PlayStation's lead system architect Mark Cerny took the stage to explain what the fifth generation...

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Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Bill Gates Remains Hopeful About Coronavirus Cure: Here's What He Said

Bill Gates addresses concerns over coronavirus via AMA session on Reddit. He also cleared that COVID-19 had nothing to do with his retirement from Microsoft.

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European Mobile Operators Share Data for Coronavirus Fight

Mobile carriers are sharing data with the health authorities in Italy, Germany and Austria, helping to fight coronavirus by monitoring whether people are complying with curbs on movement while at the...

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