The onset of smartphones carried an innate problem of lower battery life, caused due to higher mobile computing on older battery types. The first few waves of smartphones hadn’t implemented any revolutionary design to curb the quick-drying devices. However, OEMs quickly caught on and developed smartphones with better and longer battery life. Nokia now sits at the forefront with its claim of doubling the known battery life of its devices.
Most smartphone manufacturers have either increased the battery capacity or optimised it through AI. Even smart machine learning has been used to cleverly increase battery backup of handsets. The world is now moving towards a [...]
In the month of February, Samsung held the Galaxy Unpacked event where it unveiled the Galaxy S10 lineup (1,2,3) of flagship smartphones. Besides, the company also unveiled a wide variety of accessories which include the Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Fit, Galaxy Fit e and the Galaxy Watch Active. The Galaxy Buds were made available in the country alongside the flagship smartphones, but the three previously mentioned smart wearables were not.
On the 25th of June, Samsung India sent out a press release where it officially announced the three fitness oriented smart wearable devices for the country. To recap the features and specs of the devices are as follows:Samsung Galaxy Fit and [...]
Foldable smartphones have been a hot topic of the year. A smartphone that can bend its screen was a far off fantasy in the past. Samsung, with the Galaxy Fold, became one of the first companies to ever make this dream a reality for many enthusiasts. Unfortunately, the technology was prematurely revealed to the world. However, A brand new report has suggested that the company might be working on a new folding device with curved edges.
Samsung has still not given an official announcement for the launch of its Galaxy Fold, and are now seemingly applying patents for a new device. The patent is for an upcoming foldable smartphone with a curved edge display. Unlike, [...]
The Raspberry Pi foundation is a UK based charity that is known for making affordable personal computers (PC). Continuing the tradition, it has now launched the fourth iteration of its Raspberry Pi PC. The latest iteration is the successor to the Raspberry Pi 3B+ which was unveiled in the month of May last year. The latest generation of the computer, the Raspberry Pi 4 model B; carries on with the same form factor and adds on considerable improvements in specifications while keeping the identical price tag intact.Raspberry Pi 4
The Raspberry Pi 4, as mentioned above, is the latest in the line of affordable PCs that were introduced back in the year 2012. The latest [...]
On the 11th of June, Xiaomi launched the long anticipated Mi Band 4 which succeeds the Mi Band 3 from 2018. The newly launched fitness band is a significant upgrade over its predecessor, however, Xiaomi has managed to retain an aggressive price with the device. Some key features that the Mi Band 4 has brought to the table include the introduction of a colour OLED display, NFC support and a heart rate sensor.
Accrediting to its value for money and utilitarian features, Xiaomi has managed to grasp commendable sales figures with the Mi Band 4. According to a post shared on Chinese social media website, Weibo, the company has sold 1 million units of the device within just 8 days [...]
Huawei had just gone on stage to unveil its new Nova 5, Nova 5 Pro and MediaPad M6 among its other products. The Chinese company, regardless of the restrictions by the US, still plans on expanding its business horizons on multiple fronts. A fresh report has uncovered that the tech giant will soon enter the tablet market in India.
Huawei will compete with the likes of Samsung, Apple and Lenovo. These companies currently have a hold over the Indian tablet market, with Samsung in a dominating lead. The South Korean manufacturer has freshly unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e and Galaxy Tab A10.1 which will seek to boost tablet sales in India.
The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G was unveiled by the Korean tech giant alongside its sibling Galaxy S10 series of flagship smartphones in the month of February 2019. However, unlike the Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10e and Galaxy S10+, the 5G capable variant was not available for purchase with the aforementioned trio. This version went on sale in South Korea much later in April 2019, and soon after went on sale in the UK and the US. According to a new report, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will also be launched in Europe shortly, carrying a price tag of EUR 1,249 (around Rs. 97,000).Specifications
The Galaxy S10 5G measures 162.6 x 77.1 x 7.94mm and weighs 198g. The design of [...]
With the weekend lining up, it’s time to make a list of the trending shows on Netflix so that you can binge them as per your taste. A mix of multiple genres including action, drama and thrillers are available on the streaming service right now. We have compiled a list of popular shows that may deserve a spot on your Netflix’s Watch List.Black Mirror (Season 5)
The Netflix show which brought the dark side of technological advancement to light has been updated with a new season. Black Mirror, which first aired in the year 2011 focuses on the scary yet highly probable implications of technology in the not-so-distant future. Created by Charlie Brooker, the 5th [...]
IDC short for International Data Corporation has revealed that global shipments of wearable devices have grown significantly YoY from the year 2017 to 2018. The biggest gainer in market share and the top spot for the maximum number of devices sold is held by Xiaomi. The full chart for shipments from different companies can be found below.
According to the report published by IDC, Xiaomi sold 6.9 million wearable devices in Q3 of 2018, up from 3.6 million in Q3 of 2017. Major contributors in Xiaomi’s portfolio is the Mi Band which is an affordable fitness band. Noteworthy, Xiaomi’s stake grew from 13.7 percent to 21.5 percent which is significant growth. [...]
Xiaomi backed Huami has launched the Amazfit Amazfit Health Watch at an event held in China. It is the successor to the original Huami Amazfit Watch and has a similar design to its predecessor.HuamiAmazfit Health Watch Features and Design
The Amazfit Health Watch from Huami has a modern design with a square shaped housing. The smart fitness watch features a 1.28 inch colour display with 176 x 176 px resolution and tempered glass protection. Besides the touch screen display, the device can even be controlled via the right side mounted circular crown. The smartwatch supports narrowband network technology (NB IoT) so it is not necessary to be paired with a smartphone to track [...]
Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC has unveiled two new Android smartphones in its home country, which are the U19e and the Desire 19+. As reported previously, the company has been trying to make a comeback into the smartphone market for a long time now. It was not surprising at all to see why HTC chose its home market to launch the devices. Both devices look towards targeting the mid-range smartphone segment.HTC U19e Specifications And Price
The HTC U19e features a 6 inch LCD Full HD+ display with a 2160 x 1080 px resolution. The display has an aspect ratio of 18:9. Under the hood, it runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, which consists of the octa-core Kryo 360 [...]
After much speculations and leaks, Chinese smartphone OEM Xiaomi has launched the Mi Band 4 fitness tracker. It is the successor to the Mi Band 3 introduced last year and boasts of notable improvements over its predecessor. The wearable has been launched initially in China with global availability to be announced soon.Mi Band 4
As mentioned above, the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 is the latest fitness band from the company. The most distinguishable change of the device over its predecessor is the presence of a colour display. It has a 0.95 inch AMOLED touchscreen display with a resolution of 240 x 120 px which is significantly larger than the 0.78-inch monochrome OLED found in [...]
At an event held in India, Honor launched its latest trio of smartphones which include the Honor 20, Honor 20 Pro and the Honor 20i. All three smartphones were originally launched in the UK and they mainly focus on photography. The Honor 20 and the Honor 20 Pro are top of the line devices while the Honor 20i is a mid range offering with a sub 15k price tag. This article discusses about the more affordable handset while the details for the Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro can be found here.
The Honor 20i features a 6.21 inch LCD display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 px. The screen has a pixel density of 415 ppi. The device has a U-shaped waterdrop notch up top, which houses a [...]
Bethesda Game Studio’s kicked off its E3 2019 announcements with the keynote on June 9th. The keynote featured some great reveals and information regarding a lot the studios much-awaited game titles and projects. Bethesda however, has decided to not give out any details regarding The Elder Scrolls VI and Starfield, two of its arguably best titles.Project Orion
With the advent of game streaming services arrival to mainstream audiences and markets globally, Bethesda announced its own stance on it. Orion is a software that essentially optimizes game engines for online streaming services. It will make games run better on streaming platforms like [...]