The Amazon Great Indian Festival sale is one of the biggest online only sale periods in the country. For electronics fans in India, this is a goldmine of deals and offers to get their favourite products at really good prices.
If you are Amazon prime member you can get access to the Amazon Great Indian Festival deals before “Non-prime” members i.e. 12th October. So the first thing you should do is head to the Amazon Prime membership and get it for Rs. 999. This not only gives you access to the sales, but also free one/two day delivery and also content services like Prime Video and music. If you are a non prime member the deals will be unlocked starting 13th [...]
You have just bought a OnePlus smartphone and are amazed by the boatload of features that this wonderful smartphone has on offer. However, there are several settings that a lot of new users can miss upon as they are either hidden in sub-menus or the user is unaware of this presence.
Whenever I meet OnePlus owners (and I meet a lot of them), I feel they are not using a bunch of handy features which could redefine user experience. Therefore, I have compiled a list of top 10 things or settings you must change as soon as you buy a OnePlus smartphone.
All the points listed here are based on my experience and could vary from user to user. However, I believe for most users, [...]
Amazon has announced the Freedom sale in India which started on the 8th of August and will continue till 11th of August. Several products including smartphones and electronics are being offered at heavy discounts.
Scouring the bunch, we have compiled a list of top devices that are worth your attention which are as follows:Apple iPhone XR Screen: 6.1 inch LCD Rear Camera: 12 MP, OIS, LED Flash Front Camera: 7 MP Battery: 2942 mAh Processor: A12 Bionic Operating System: iOS 12 Security: FaceID
MRP: Rs 76,900 (64 GB)
Amazon Freedom Sale Price: Rs 51,999
Click here to buyPoco F1 Screen: 6.18 inch, LCD, Full HD+ Rear Camera: 12 MP + 5 MP, Dual LED [...]
On the 6th of August, Samsung launched two new series of online exclusive smart TVs in India which are called the “Smart 7-in-1” and “Frame”. The former is targeted towards the budget segment and competes against the likes aggressively priced Smart TVs from Xioami.
On the other hand, Frame TV from Samsung is targeted towards the premium segment and its price affirms the same.
The Smart 7-in-1 LED TVs are available in two display sizes which include 32 inch and 40 inch, while the Frame LED TV has a 55 inch 4K display.
As the name suggests, the Smart 7-in-1 brings seven remarkable features to the table which include the following:PC [...]
Earlier this year, Huami launched the Amazfit Verge series of smartwatches. The company is a relatively lesser-known name in India but is backed by the smartphone giant Xiaomi. Now, an affordable version of its previously launched smartwatch has been launched in India dubbed Amazfit Verge Lite.Features
Similar to its predecessor, Huami’s Amazfit Verge Lite features a 1.3 inch AMOLED screen which has several sports modes. It includes Outdoor Running, Treadmill, Walking, Outdoor Cycling, Indoor Cycling, Elliptical Trainer, Excercise and more. The smartwatch is rated with IP68 for water resistance during an intense workout or outdoor activities. However, the Lite [...]
Following the sensational reception of Jio 4G, Reliance Industries had announced Jio GigaFiber at the 2018 AGM (Annual General Meeting). At the time of kick-off, the ultra-high-speed internet service was limited to 1,100 cities and users could enrol via a registration process.
Although the beta trials of the Jio GigaFiber service has undergone successfully in most regions, its commercial launch is yet to take place.
According to a fresh report, the highly anticipated Jio GigaFiber service will be commercially rolled out on the 12th of August which is the designated date for company’s this year’s AGM.
Besides announcing the commercial avialbliliy of [...]
Following the sensational success of Amazon Echo smart speaker with built in Alexa VA (virtual assitant), Apple launched its own iteration of a smart speaker which is called the HomePod. The latter runs Apple’s virtual assistant Siri which is also found on iPhones and Mac computers. While the Amazon Echo was originally intended as a companion device for asking quick questions, the HomePod was designed as device that could fill up large living spaces with powerful audio.
With both companies also competing in the music streaming service category, the compact Echo speakers have fallen short in front of the stout HomePod which packs a punch sound output. In order to [...]
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 [...]
Apple’s Chief Design Officer Sir Jonathan Paul Ive aka Jony Ive has announced his departure from the world’s most valuable company. The senior executive is leaving Apple to start his own design firm which will be called ‘LoveForm’.
Jony Ive joined Apple in the year 1992 and since then has been a crucial contributor in the company’s remarkable growth. The executive was appointed the head of Apple’s design studio in the year 1996 when the company was facing poor financial health and was cutting jobs.
In the year 1998, Apple launched the highly successful iMac G3 desktop computer which was designed by none other than Jony Ive. The [...]
Apple announced new versions of its operating systems for all of its devices earlier this month at the World Wide Developer’s Conference (WWDC). These include the new version of the iPhone operating system, iOS 13; a brand new OS for iPads, iPadOS and an upgraded MacOS called MacOS Catalina.
While the aforementioned software were available to download in developers beta; it was only possible if the user was signed up to the Apple’s developer program. On 24th of June however, the company has released the first public betas for all the operating systems. This means they can be download by anyone owning a compatible device. Here is a step by step guide on how to [...]
Apple iPhones are the major buzz around this time each year, right before the launch of its flagship smartphones. The company is rumoured to ship the upcoming iPhones with an 18W charger with USB Type-C to Lightning cable. Apple has already moved the iPad Pro over to USB-C for its faster-charging capabilities and compatibility with a lot more accessories.
It is unlikely that Apple would shift its entire lineup to USB type-C as it still generates considerable revenue by selling Lightning cables to its third-party accessory makers. The USB-C to Lightning cable adapter is one of the highest selling accessories from Apple. Hence, the complete shift would cause the [...]
At the WWDC 2019, Apple announced a planned refresh to its pre-existing CarPlay feature installed in vehicles across the world. The company also announced the iOS 13, tvOS, watchOS, the redesigned Mac Pro, and the iPadOS. With the new upgrades to CarPlay, Apple seeks to enhance the user-cum-driver experience with various practical functionalities.
The announcement for the aforementioned system focused mainly on upgrades from previous iterations. The company is giving CarPlay an aesthetical overhaul. With iOS 13, a new dashboard that can show multiple applications in a single view is now possible in CarPlay. Applications like Music and Maps will be more accessible by [...]
The gaming industry is currently valued at an estimated $93 Billion, with mobile gaming accounting for the largest piece of the pie. American chip manufacturer AMD and Samsung have announced their partnership for upcoming smartphone graphics. Looking at the pace at which the mobile gaming industry is growing, it was only a matter of time until tech giants like AMD had the aforementioned sector in their sights.
Previously, the video game industry used to be a small part of the entertainment business but now, it is one of the major forefronts for digital media. In the year 2018, the gaming industry raked up the same amount of revenue as the US film industry. Unlike in [...]
When Apple first unveiled iTunes back in the year 2001, it revolutionized the music industry. Changing the way people purchased music and digital albums, iTunes remained as an iconic music symbol until now, because Apple has decided to break iTunes apart. iTunes is splitting into three different applications, namely Music, TV and Podcasts. However, the application will stay intact as a standalone iOS application and on Windows PCs. Let’s have a look at the interesting journey of iTunes through the years.
Formally launched on 9th January 2001, iTunes was introduced at a time where music was hugely downloaded via pirated websites and file-sharing platforms. The [...]