American technology giant Google started making hardware products under the Made By Google lineup back in the year 2016. These products include smart speakers under the Home range, smartphones under the Pixel lineup; plus other offerings like the Chromecast and Daydream VR Headset. Now, in a blog post by the company, a senior Google executive has promised to cut down on carbon footprints and use only recyclable materials in its hardware products in the future.About Google’s Initiative
As mentioned above, Google has promised to cut down on its carbon footprints by using recycled materials for Made By Google lineup. These would include smartphones, smart displays [...]
On the 15th of July 2015, Amazon marked its 20th anniversary which also led to the introduction of “Prime Day” sale. The sale offers a wide variety of products at heavily discounted prices or exclusive launches which are limited only to the “prime” service subscribers. Similarly, in the year 2019, the Prime Day sale will commence on the 15th of July and will continue till the 16th of July. According4ly, if you are planning to buy a new smartphone, this might be the right time to do so. Attached below is list of handsets that are either being offered on a huge discount or they have just been launched.OnePlus 7 Mirror Blue
The OnePlus 7 is the successor [...]
Korean technology giant Samsung launched the current smartphones in the Galaxy A lineup back in the month of February. These devices include the Galaxy A10, Galaxy A30 and Galaxy A50. The aforementioned handsets represented a change in strategy by the company to counter the ever-expanding stronghold of Chinese OEMs like Xiaomi, Honor and Realme in the Indian smartphone market. Now, according to reports, Samsung is planning to launch a new device in the lineup. A handset, purported to be the Galaxy A10e has passed the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which suggests its announcement is imminent.Galaxy A10e
The Galaxy A10e will be the latest budget offering from [...]
Since the popularity of gaming setups shot up over the past few years, we at iGyaan had an idea of putting together one of the most powerful gaming PCs ever assembled in the country. We researched the best components available in the market and top-of-the-line peripherals to go along with them. When we were done with the components, we decided to start working on building the Beast Gaming PC itself.
The Build has been divided into two sections: The components and the assembly. Check out the video for the PC parts below:
Given below is a detailed list of components that we used in our PC build.Cabinet: Thermaltake Tower 900
The Thermaltake Tower 900 [...]
On the 14th of May, OnePlus launched its latest smartphones which include the OnePlus 7 Pro and the OnePlus 7. Both devices are loaded with high-end specifications, prominently the former pack’s certain features that help it pull it ahead of the pack. If you are looking for a flagship-grade device and for some reason do not want to buy the OnePlus 7 Pro. Here are some of the alternatives that could be your choice.
Also, for reference following are the specifications of the OnePlus 7 ProScreen Size- 6.67 inch Fluid AMOLED, 3120 x 1440 px, 516 ppi, 90 Hz Refresh Rate Rear Camera- 48 MP (f/1.6) + 16 MP (f/2.2) + 8 MP (f/2.4) Front Camera- 16 MP, Pop Up [...]
Taiwanese company HTC is best known for its smartphones. However, due to intense competition in the space, sales for HTC have fallen significantly. It has been long speculated that the company may exit the smartphone business altogether. However, last month a mid-range HTC handset surfaced on performance benchmarking platforms Geekbench and Antutu which suggests otherwise. In a fresh leak, another smartphone from the company has been leaked on Geekbench revealing its specifications.HTC Mid Range Smartphone
The unreleased HTC smartphone has been listed as the model number “HTC 2Q741” on the benchmarking website Geekbench. The specifications of the unreleased [...]
Monitors are probably the only part of your gaming setup which will serve you the longest, considering that a lot of users prefer upgrading the graphics, CPUs or peripherals of the system. The gaming monitor segment was once dominated by panels which guaranteed 4K video quality and 60 frames per second (fps). Instead, the gaming monitors of today offer almost 3 times the features found in conventional monitors. Since newer graphics cards pump out more juice than before, an equally capable gaming monitor becomes an absolute necessity to experience top-tier graphics
Given below is a list of 5 performance gaming monitors, which will change the way you look at games, [...]
According to a report by Statista, the number of mobile phone users in the world is going to reach 5 billion by the end of 2019. Relatively, there are almost 8 billion people on the planet. This means that almost 63 percent of the total world population owns a mobile phone of sorts. And that number is rising since all companies are hell-bent towards designing a smartphone which meets all the norms of a perfect smartphone – one device that can do it all.
However, it is possible that the smartphone count may plummet sharply. Not because people will stop using smartphones. Because alternatives to smartphones are taking over the world. Wearables. This upcoming generation [...]
HTC tasted a lot of success in the hands of the Vive VR Headsets, which clearly shows in the fact that the HTC Vive is one of the highest selling VR headsets worldwide. The company has announced the Vive Focus Plus on February 21, which is a newer and upgraded version of the Vive Focus VR headset. First revealed in October 2018, the Vive Focus had support for three degrees of freedom. With the recently announced Vive Focus Plus, the controllers can be tracked in six different degrees, which means that you can now move the controllers around, not just rotate them on the spot.The Competition
With the announcement of the ‘standalone’ Oculus Quest VR headset last year, [...]
American smartphone manufacturer, Essential launched the Essential PH-1 in the year 2017. It is one of the world’s first smartphone to have a notch display which was soon followed the iPhone X. Even though Apple iPhone X was not the first smartphone to have this feature, prominently it is the device that kick started the whole notch trend. Archos, a French company has launched the world’s first smartphone with a side notch. Unlike smartphones with conventional notch displays, the Archos Oxygen 68XL has a small notch on the top right side that houses the selfie camera.Archos Oxygen 68XL Looks and Features
The Archos Oxygen 68XL due to its lateral notch has a [...]
India’s first multiplayer VR cricket game, Sachin Saga VR was launched at the IGS (India Gaming Show) held in Delhi from February 3-5. A large number of gamers and cricket fans stepped forward to try out the VR game for themselves. Moreover, some lucky gamers won signed VR headsets by Sachin Tendulkar himself, who was present during the game launch.About The Developer
JetSynthesys is a gaming and digi-entertainment company, which is responsible for creating the game, along with the special edition Sachin Saga VR headset. Furthermore, the Master Blaster himself was there at the launch, accompanied by Rajan Navani, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, JetSynthesys. As [...]
Xiaomi has shared teasers for an upcoming smartphone on Weibo. The teaser reveals that the smartphone will carry the “Pro 2” suffix. According to the teaser, the smartphone will feature the Snapdragon 675 SoC and a massive 48 MP camera. Earlier this month, Xiaomi President Lin Bin shared a photo of a smartphone that had a 48 MP rear camera and a report claims that it will be a Redmi device. The same report also claims that the upcoming Redmi smartphone will have an in-display cutout for the front-facing camera like the Samsung Galaxy A8s and Huawei Nova 4.The Redmi Pro 2
All the reports suggest that the upcoming smartphone is the Redmi Pro 2. It is the successor [...]
Earlier this year, Samsung had filed a patent for a Hologram reproducing display which has now been granted. The patents were submitted to WIPO (World Intellectual Property Office) and USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office). The patent was published on 29th November and it explains how a 3D image can be projected on the screen.How Does It Work?
The display has a relay lens which contains a series of microlenses. The relay lens has a spatial light modulator (SLM) with a filter which ensures the hologram pattern is correctly reproduced. By using the intervention of light, a high-quality holographic image can be projected. The patent is well comprehended and it [...]
Diwali is right around the corner and a long holiday is upon us gamers. How does a gamer spend his or her Diwali bonus? Why not buy the monitor of your dreams? We take a look at the best monitors available on Amazon right now and list the best ones for you here.LG 29UM69G 29 Inch Ultrawide IPS Monitor
The LG Ultrawide monitor is one of the best gaming monitors in a budget. The 21: 9 UltraWide full HD IPS Display monitor has a 2560 x 1080 px resolution and features on-screen controls with screen split 2. 0. The LG 29UM69G also has a feature [...]