Amazon’s smart voice assistant Alexa is one of the fastest growing, if not the fastest personal assistant out there. Amazon has included Alexa in multiple smart speakers made by the company itself and it is now expanding the reach of the assistant to home appliances and even cars. Alexa’s portfolio and scope are ever-growing. In fact, Amazon reported that Alexa enabled devices were among the best-selling products on Amazon, this holiday season. What’s more, Christmas day turned out to be even more surprising for Alexa enabled devices throughout Europe. With a sea of new Alexa devices being bought and set up, the servers just couldn’t hold it [...]
With all the reports about declining sales and lower demand for iPhones, there seems to be more to iPhone sales than meets the eye. Reports of lower than expected iPhone XS and XS Max sales are plaguing Apple. And even the cheaper iPhone XR not selling like expected. But there is another shift which could turn out to be far more important in the long run. A recent report by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners found that more Android users are switching to iPhones this year, than last year.
The report states that 16 percent of iPhone buyers this year, had upgraded from an Android phone. This data was collected in a 30-day period after the launch fo the iPhone XR. Compare [...]
The OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T were launched in 2017. Since their release, the OnePlus 6 and OnePLus 6T have also been launched. But this doesn’t mean that the company leaves them behind when it comes to software updates. OnePlus has started rolling out the Oxygen OS update to bring Android 9 Pie to these devices. Android 9 Pie is the latest version of the popular OS and was already present on the OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T.
The update was due, as OnePlus had released an Open Beta program for the same, a couple of weeks back. This would have ensured that any last minute bugs on the new update were brought to notice and immediately rectified. Now, the company is rolling out [...]
HMD Global has almost made a comeback to the smartphone market with its extensive lineup of smartphones. The Nokia phones now cover every segment from budget phones to flagship phones. The company is not holding back in terms of design and features when it comes to their phones. A latest leak points at more of the same. An upcoming smartphone from Nokia, most probably a flagship phone has been leaked in images. The phone has a triple rear camera setup and what appears to be a bezel less and notch less display.
The images surfaced on Weibo, the Chinese social networking site and are what appear to be hands-on images of a Nokia smartphone. The phone sports a glass back with a [...]
Xiaomi has lunched its Mint Browser on the Google Play Store. The browser is a lightweight version of an already existing browser which comes in-built along with MIUI. The Mint browser is however not restricted to just Xiaomi devices and can be installed on any Android smartphone. However, the browser is still not available in India, but should be made available soon.
The Mint browser is a lightweight browser and it is designed to consume fewer resources. The browser is smaller and lighter in terms of download size, installation size, memory and data usage and many other arenas. The light weight nature and small size does have some issues as well. The browser isn’t [...]
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is one of the most popular Xiaomi phones sold in India till date. Even though the phone was launched some time back and a successor, the Redmi Note 6 Pro has been launched, the phone still retains its popularity. The phone was launched with Android 7 Nougat. It got the Android 8 Oreo update within a few months, as promised by the company. And now, according to the latest listing, the smartphone will be receiving the Android 9 Pie update soon.Geekbench Listing
The latest software upgrade that the Redmi Note 5 Pro had received was the MIUI 10 update. But it looks like the company is all set to take one of its most popular phones to the next [...]
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has launched yet another product, adding to its arsenal. The Mi Notebook 12.5 inch has been launched and it runs on the 7th generation Intel i5 processor. It is the latest in the impressive Mi Notebook series. The laptop has been launched at a price of RMB 3,999 which translates to about Rs 40,000. As of now, nothing is known about the Indian launch of the Mi Notebook Air.Specifications
The Mi Notebook Air has a 12.5 inch Full HD display. The laptop is 12.9 mm thick and weighs 1.07 Kg, justifying its Air’ title. It runs on the seventh generation i5 processor. It has 4 GB of RAM along with 256 GB of storage. Xiaomi has not revealed [...]
The Asus Zenfone series has been one of the most popular smartphones in the budget segment for quite a while now. With the latest device, Asus carries forward the tradition of big batteries, good camera performance and a great performance. However, here is some news that can make the upcoming series of Asus Zenfone smartphones even more appealing. A patent from the smartphone company shows that it is working on two new possible Zenfone designs. These include one with a pop up camera and one with a punch hole camera.
The patent was filed with the EUIPO earlier this year and have just recently been published. They show many smartphone designs, all of them without bezels or a [...]
With a looming threat from Chinese smartphone manufacturers, Samsung has started taking drastic measures to ensure that it stays on top. With competition from Huawei in the global market and players such as Xiaomi beating it in strategic markets such as India, Samsung really needs to step up its game. Earlier reports had suggested that Samsung will be reshuffling its entire smartphone lineup. And also be integrating more features into its budget and mid-range lineup. This might be turning out to be true. As the upcoming Galaxy A10 is said to be the first Samsung device to sport an in-display fingerprint sensor.The Galaxy A10
The Galaxy A series is the mid-range series [...]
After launching the new iPad Pro this year, it seems like Apple might also launch a new iPad Mini. This will be the fifth-generation of the iPad Mini. That is not all, the tech giant will also reportedly launch a 10-inch entry level iPad as well. What’s more, the report also claims that this will all happen in the first half of 2019. The entry level iPad is also said to be available in two versions.
The iPad Mini has been long due for an upgrade with the last variant coming out in 2015. After the launch of that model, the only changes the iPad Mini received was a few price cuts. However, things were looking up as few reports had detailed that Apple would launch an iPad [...]
The Huawei P20 Pro had made a mark in the smartphone industry with its unique triple rear camera setup. It consisted of a primary 40 MP lens and had great camera performance. Huawei is expected to keep up this camera performance with the upcoming P30. Earlier leaks had suggested the presence of a quad rear camera on the P30 Pro. But nothing much was known about the non-pro version. Now, a leaker has revealed that the P30 will have a triple rear camera and will be a camera-centric phone.The Leak
According to a popular leaker, the Huawei P30 has a triple rear camera. This includes a 40 MP sensor and also, 5x lossless zoom. Along with this, it is said to have a 24 MP front [...]
MIUI 10, the latest version of Xiaomi’s UI was introduced back in June this year. Earlier, the update was only being rolled out to a few models manufactured by the company, but now the update has become more widespread. Now, the Redmi Note 3 is the latest Xiaomi device to receive the MIUI 10 stable update in India.
Redmi Note 3 users have announced that they are receiving the MIUI Stable Update, on the Mi Forum and have shared screenshots of the same. This is the MIUI 10.1.1.0.MHOMIFI update and is based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It also has the July security patch update and is 261 MB in size. The stable version of an update is rolled out by Xiaomi after comprehensive [...]