After a decade of smartphones with a rigid form factor, the year 2019 saw the launch of two visionary devices, the Galaxy Fold and the Huawei Mate X 5G. Although both the smartphones aim towards achieving the same goal i.e is packing a large screen display on a compact device, they have a completely different approach. The Galaxy Fold has dual displays, out of which one is present on the outside aka “cover display” and a larger foldable display which is concealed with a unique folding mechanism. On the other hand, the Mate X has an outer folding display which the company refers to as “falcon wing” design. Unfortunately, the commercial availability of both [...]
Google has been accused of privacy related data breaches on many different occasions. According to a new report, the search giant has reportedly let some of its workers listen in on the intimate conversations between the user and its voice Assistant. The company in a statement has sought to defend the incident by claiming it to be for the users benefit. It is claimed to be a crucial aspect of delivering a better user experience overall.
Google, in a blog post, stated that it takes various steps to ensure the complete anonymity of the user during the process; and that it has protections in [...]
LG has been one of the most prevalent TV brands in India. To meet the rising demands of smart televisions, the company has launched the AI ThinQ TVs lineup in the country which starts from Rs 24,990 and goes all the way upto Rs 10,99,990. Distinguishingly, all the smart TVs in the lineup have built-in Alexa and Google Assistant support.
The newly launched AI ThinQ TVs from LG are fitted with second-generation Alpha 9 processors. The processors combined with deep learning and AI (Artificial Intelligence) can automatically calibrate the TVs for optimised audio and video output. The TVs in the lineup are available from screen sizes of 32-inch to 77-inch. Moreover, they also have [...]
Asus is well renowned for its Republic Of Gaming sub-brand that offers gaming machines or gaming-related peripherals. The company has announced refreshing its ROG lineup in India with new releases in the Zephyrus and Strix ranges of gaming laptops. The company had updated the Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX01 and ROG Zephyrus S GX531 earlier this year in March. Now, Asus is introducing its newest iteration of the aforementioned laptops.Asus ROG Zephyrus M GU502
The Asus ROG Zephyrus M GU502 is a Windows gaming laptop that sports a 15.6-inch FHD IPS Pantone display with a refresh rate of 144Hz and response time of 3ms. It is also equipped with the Intel’s 9th generation [...]
AMD had announced its latest Radeon RX 5700 & 5700 XT graphics card offerings in its keynote at Computex 2019. It marks the company’s entry into the mid to high tier ranges of GPUs. The video cards were made in response to NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 20 series GPUs with a better price to performance value. AMD officially launched the cards on 7th July and finally released the official Indian pricing after the surprise price slash.
Team green’s Ray Tracing enabled cards featured flagship (from the 2080Ti and 2080) to the upper mid range (2070 and 2060) GPUs; unfortunately, the aforementioned PC components also carried a hefty price for the new technology [...]
Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has had a rollercoaster of a year. While the company was on the brink of becoming the biggest smartphone maker of the world; the US government issued a trade ban on it. This restricted any American company to do business with Huawei. The decision led to the future of its smartphone business laying in jeopardy. However, a while ago, the ban against the company was lifted which meant it could resume business with American organisations. However, it was revealed in the meanwhile that Huawei had been working on its own Operating System(OS) for a while, called HongMengOS. Now, the latest reports reveal that the software may be launched by the [...]
With the rise in the popularity of cryptocurrencies since the last few years; many major smartphone OEMs have also tried to take advantage of the trend. Taiwanese electronics giant HTC launched its Exodus handset which is based on the blockchain technology for trading and buying cryptocurrencies. Samsung also launched a wallet supporting the currencies with its Galaxy S10 lineup of devices. Now, reports of another major smartphone manufacturer getting into the cryptocurrency market have surfaced online. Latest patent filings by LG reveals it is working on a cryptocurrency wallet for use in its devices. It will be called the ThinQ Wallet and may be introduced soon.LG ThinQ [...]
After a decade of smartphones with a rigid form factor, Samsung launched the Galaxy Fold that packs a large screen display in a compact form factor. Likewise, Huawei had also unveiled the Mate X which goes in line with the same philosophy, however, it implements a different design. Amidst display issues, the launch of both smartphones (1,2) has been pushed to a later date. By the time they go sale, Sony might unveil an unconventional smartphone which will join the pack of visionary smartphones.
As per a fresh claim, Japanese electronics Titan, Sony is also working on a unique smartphone which will pack a large screen display in a much smaller and portable form factor. [...]
Computex 2019 has seemingly started off an arms race for the gaming industries giants. AMD spearheaded the electronics expo with its keynote that saw the company announce the RX 5000 series graphics card. These cards had undercut NVIDIA’s existing RTX series graphics card in price and, to some extent, power. While team red was preparing for the launch, team green had teased a new and improved lineup of RTX graphics card.
Nvidia is now officially announcing its SUPER Series of RTX graphics card which will bring a sizeable upgrade over its existing lineup.
AMD will soon launch its graphics card which was supposed to be a viable alternative to the RTX [...]
Samsung has been working on developing unique smartphones with flexible displays for years now. The company’s first commercially available foldable device arrived as the Galaxy Fold. However, the device had failed even before it had launched due to fundamental functional flaws within its design. Reports have since surfaced state that the tech giant is already planning on other foldable devices and now even an expandable display smartphone.
The South Korean company has already patented the expandable display designs for a laptop. Furthermore, The latest patent showcases a unique new design for the upcoming rollable display smartphone. Schematics of the device [...]
In addition to the US, China has been one of the biggest markets for Apple’s iPhone. However, in the last couple of quarters, the demand for the premium smartphones have gone down in the south Asian country. The chief reason behind the slumping sales in the country is the trade tension between the two biggest nations, Apple and China. Additionally, local OEMs have also managed to captivate the segment by offering the sheer number of features on their devices.
To arrest the declining sales of iPhone in the country, Apple will reportedly launch an exclusive variant of the premium smartphone which will be limited to China. According to source, the China-only iPhone [...]
LG is known to offer affordable and toned down variants of its flagship lineups. It holds true with its latest premium device the LG G8 ThinQ, which was announced back at the Mobile World Congress in February 2019. The announcement had also introduced another device by its side, namely the LG G8S ThinQ. The device is finally being made available to the global markets.
LG G8S ThinQ is powered by the same Snapdragon 855 SoC that is featured in its elder sibling. The Z camera is making an appearance alongside a time-of-flight camera at the front. It enables the device to perform biometric authentication via a users face or their hands. The ToF [...]
The Flipkart Sale is currently live and numerous smartphones from companies including Samsung, Asus, Xiaomi, Realme among others are being offered on huge discounts. Therefore if you re planning on buying a new smartphone, you can do that right now while saving some cash.
The Flipkart Sale which is currently ongoing will last until the 30th of June 2019. Out of all the products listed, we have shortlisted the devices that offer the best value for money. Mentioned below is the list compiled by us:Poco F1
The Poco F1 was launched last year by Xiaomi as a ‘flagship killer’ which it did live up to an extent. The smartphone boasts of the Snapdragon 845 [...]
The increased hostility between the US and China have sent the rippling waves of cause and effect to the entire world. Trade tensions between the two highly influential regions have already seen victims. Huawei was one of the most notable to be caught in the crossfire. The Chinese company had been dealt a major blow to its business. To combat a similar fate, the Indian Government is considering the development of an indigenous application for chat and emails.
The US has shown that it is capable of pressurising or enforcing restrictions which have heavy implications on any organisation or country. Senior Government officials in India were in a state of alert following [...]