On the 19th of August, Xiaomi’s co-founder Lei Jun shared the teaser of the upcoming Redmi TV on the Chinese social media site, Weibo. The teaser states that the upcoming TV from the company will have a 70-inch display and will be launched on the 29th of August.
Noteworthy, a Chinese netizen commented on the post asking ‘note8 the same day?’. The official instantly replied to the comment with a ‘thumbs up’ emoji which makes it clear that the highly anticipated 8th generation Redmi Note is launching before the month-end.
Although the current teaser does not reveal any features or specifications of the upcoming handset, they can be derived [...]
Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi is recognised for selling smartphones at an aggressive price and wafer-thin profit margins. Surprisingly, the company has further reduced the price of its several offerings which includes the freshly launched Redmi K20 lineup, 2.
The price cut will be implemented from the 1st of August and is currently limited to the Chinese market. Though it is assumed that similar price cuts may also be implemented in India in the near future.
Following is the list of Redmi smartphones that will receive a price cut:Model Storage Variant 1 Storage Variant 2 Redmi K20 Pro
6 GB + 128 GB
Before: CNY 2599 (around Rs [...]
Olympics is a long-running athletic event which is over a century old. The event is generally believed to be the pinnacle of all sporting events and hosts a myriad of different competitions that have the worlds best athletes compete against each other whilst representing their respective nations. In the event, the contestants strive to show the result of their years of hard training in front of a global audience. The top honour for the event is the legendary gold medal. Surprisingly, for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, these prestigious badges will be made from precious metals recovered from recycled smartphones.
Smartphones are known to house over hundreds of tiny [...]
With the commencement of Amazon Prime Day sale, shoppers are going frenzy over products that are being offered at heavy discounts. We have already compiled lists that cover best deals on smartphones and gaming laptops. In this article we will cover the best of Accessories and wearables.Sony WH-1000XM3
Besides TVs and smartphone camera modules, Sony is well recognised for producing industry leading audio equipment. The Sony WH 1000XM3 is one of the best premium wirelss headphones out there that money can buy. The headphones usually retail for Rs 29,990, however during Amazon Prime day sale they are being offered at a special discount of Rs 6,500.
Therefore, if you [...]
People unlucky enough have had their smartphones being lost, and more, unfortunately, stolen. It is a common sight in police stations to see multiple people lining up to file a report for stolen handsets in India. There has already been a large outcry over the authorities inability and ill-equipped manner to tackle this issue. The widespread evil that has already affected most people either directly or indirectly. Now, The Department of Telecommunications of the Indian Government is reportedly ready with a new system to finally tackle the extremely evident problem.
DoT’s new system will be [...]
PUBG Mobile, the portable free version of the massively popular PC game, took India by storm. The game currently has one of its major demographics stem from the southeastern nation. It has become so popular among the youth that it’s its bad effects have started to show. A 17 year old boy in Jind, Haryana, has reportedly committed suicide after his mother prevented him from playing the game by taking away his phone.
India is not one of the major markets that video game studios target, however, PUBG Mobile’s success certainly did entice the industry. Major names like Activision are also seeking to focus more on the mobile gaming market to capture its broader [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
It is not often that Indian television ventures into dystopian worlds, in-fact Leila marks the first ever Indian Television Show to feature a dystopian India in the not so near future. A world ruled by religion and divided by categories and caste. Sounds a lot like the present, but may be a just a over imagined version of an expected reality of our future, at least from the creators mindset.Storyline
Based on Prayaag Akbar’s book “Leila,” the Netflix original series talks about a dystopian India in the 2040s called “Aryavarta”. In Aryavarta intercaste marriages are illegal and water and basic life resources are scarce.
Apple is one of the few companies that take into account the privacy and autonomy of its customer’s data. The cost of such high levels of user privacy is the tighter regulations by Apple on its own economy (especially in regards to maintenance and repairs). A report, however, has pointed towards various application in iOS sending a huge sum of data to tracking companies.
The Washington Post conducted research over a myriad of applications on iOS that yielded data that caught apps sending personal information of the user data to tracking companies. The research was conducted over a period of one month in conjunction with Disconnect, a privacy-related firm. The [...]
OnePlus is set to launch successors of the OnePlus 6T on the 14th of May. Going by the leaks and teasers, the upcoming smartphones will be a worthy upgrade over the current flagship and carry the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro moniker. As we move closer to the official launch date, more details surrounding the devices are surfacing the internet. Lately, the Pro variant was spotted on popular benchmarking website, Geekbench with 12 GB of RAM. Further contributing to the launch specifics, the retail box of the flagship has leaked on Twitter. Even though the original Tweet has now been taken down, netizens were able to grab hold of the images shared.
The images exhibit a [...]
Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS are the most popular and the most used mobile Operating Systems worldwide. While their success is unprecedented and doesn’t seem like it can be beaten; there was a time when many companies were close. Here is the list of all the once-promising competitors to the hulking giants in the smartphone OS market. Most of them have been forgotten in the wheel of time.Windows Phone
Windows Phone first debuted in the early 2000s and ran on QWERTY based mobile phones. After the ever increasing hold of Android and iOS on the consumer market, Microsoft shifted its strategy and named it Windows Phone in 2010. With support for [...]
Samsung has launched a lineup of online exclusive UHD TVs in India which carry the Super 6 Series branding and NU6100 moniker. The newly launched TVs will compete against the likes of Mi LED TVs which have gained a lot of popularity due to their low price. The Samsung UHD TV lineup includes three sizes which are 43-inch, 50-inch and 55-inch.Samsung NU6100 UHD TV Features
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The NU6100 UHD TVs feature the PurColor technology that aims to deliver vivid colours with high levels of sharpness and optimized levels of contrast for an immersive experience. Also, the TVs are bundled with Smart Hub and Smart Convergence features. They [...]
Samsung launched its new wearables range at the Galaxy Unpacked event in San Francisco, which includes the Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Fit/Fit e, and the Galaxy Watch Active. The South Korean electronics brand also unveiled its Galaxy S10 lineup at the event which introduces the Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e. All these devices feature a number of revamps from their predecessors.Galaxy Watch Active – Specs & Features
The Galaxy Watch Active runs on Tizen based wearable OS 4.0 and packs an Exynos 9110 SoC which consists of a dual-core processor. The smartwatch has a reduced screen size than the Galaxy Watch from 2018, measuring 1.1 inches in diameter and having a resolution of [...]