With the advent of newer technology, lives have become easier. For example, unlike in the past where you had to ask for directions or use an unyieldingly large map, online mapping services have existed to make lives easier. Currently, Google dominates such a service with its extremely popular Google Maps. Many companies have tried to obtain a footing in the market like Apple and Blackberry, the latter miserably failing in this regard. According to a new report, Huawei is now also seeking to develop its own mapping service which will compete with Google Maps.Who Is It For?
A fresh report originating from Huawei’s home country, China, has stated that the tech [...]
Despite the US ban, Huawei’s product launches have remained unaffected. An upcoming budget-oriented smartphone from the company has been listed on the Chinese regulatory website, TENAA which states its launch will happen soon. Noteworthy, the arrangement of the rear camera sensor, company branding and the front fascia of this device is highly reminiscent to the previously launched Redmi 7A.
According to the listing, the Huawei smartphone carries the AMN-AL10 model number. Although the name of the device is currently unavailable it is believed to be placed below the Enjoy 9e which was launched earlier this year.
The front of the smartphone accommodates a 5.71-inch [...]
YouTube is an app that is found in almost every smartphone and is enjoyed by most users. The website or app allows people to consume video content alongside music for free. Its business model is centred around ad revenue with ads people watch in between videos and such. For the most part, the app is a free service but does offer some paid services like Youtube Premium. Freshly, Google, its parent company has announced that is making the paid service free for all to watch.YouTube Originals
The company had previously announced YouTube Originals which was introduced to make the platform similar to Netflix and other paid streaming platforms. In other words, users are [...]
Over the last few years, Huawei has been a major contributor to the development of smartphones and its corresponding technologies. Due to its designation to the US entity list, Huawei had to face a major setback earlier this year. Nonetheless, it is advancing its thought of visionary smartphones at an unaffected pace.
The prime example of such handsets will be the members of Mate 30 lineup which will succeed Mate 20 branded devices from the year 2018.
The renders and features of upcoming Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro have been revealed at multiple instances (1,2). Freshly, a traveller on the Chinese subway train was spotted using a unique smartphone which is believed to be [...]
Earlier this year, the US commerce department designated Huawei to an entity list based on allegations of sending sensitive user data to the Chinese government. This move barred all American companies to terminate all sorts of business relations with the Chinese corporation.
Although the ban has now been lifted Huawei has still not been able to reform its relations with the United States-based companies. It seems that a hindrance as big as this has hardly made any effect on the companies plans. It has been launching aggressively price feature-laden smartphones at regular intervals.
In 2019, it is fairly common to see most smartphone featuring noticeably thin bezels than what was the norm before. Smartphone now features a lot of new designs to achieve all time high average of the screen to body ratio. A few OEMs employ notched display to house the camera and essential sensors while a few go for punch hole camera. Now, Motorola is reportedly working on an upcoming smartphone with a notchless display which is likely to feature a pop-up camera.Design
Motorola, for the most part, has dropped a lot of the thick chins and bezels on its current generation of smartphones. The [...]
The Realme 3i is finally going on sale today (13th August 2019) at 12 pm (IST). The smartphone was unveiled on 15th June alongside Realme X and is a budget offering from the company. It is a watered-down variant of the Realme 3 which was launched back in March. Now, the smartphone is available for purchase through the company’s official website and on Flipkart.Realme 3i Specs
On the front, Realme 3i sports a 6.22-inch display that has an HD+ resolution. It also features a waterdrop notch up top which houses the selfie camera. The rear panel of the Realme 3i accommodates the dual rear camera setup, Realme branding and a slightly recessed Fingerprint sensor. The rear [...]
Google launched its first smart display, the Home Hub in the month of October last year. The device is a part of the Made by Google lineup and was rebranded as the Nest Hub at the Google I/O 2019. While it has been close to a year that the device has been available in a few international markets, it never made its way to the Indian shores. Until now, as the latest leak reveals that the Google Home Hub will be introduced next week in the country. Along with the information, the pricing of the device has also been revealed.Google Nest Hub
The Google Nest Hub, which was known as the Home Hub previously features a 7-inch display which can be used to display various [...]
Samsung has quietly launched its latest budget smartphone, the Galaxy A10s through a blog post. As the name suggests, the device is an upgraded variant of the Galaxy A10 which was launched back in the month of February. The latest handset boasts of notable improvements in terms of battery and camera performance.Galaxy A10s
The Samsung Galaxy A10s measures 156.9 x 75.8 x 7.8mm and weighs 168g. Like its predecessor, the smartphone features a polycarbonate body with a glossy coloured back. It has a 6.2 inch TFT display with a resolution of 1520 x 720 px. To maximise the screen real estate, it also has an Infinity V style notch on the top of the display, just like the [...]
American technology giant Google is expected to launch two new smartphones in its Pixel lineup later this year. Dubbed the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4XL, these devices will be the successor to the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL from last year. While there is still some time for the handsets launch, the company has already revealed the design and key features of the Pixel 4 series through a series of tweets and blog posts. Now in a new reveal, first camera samples from the upcoming flagship smartphone have allegedly been showcased on photo-sharing website Instagram. The image shared reveals that the handsets may sport extraordinary zoom capabilities.Pixel 4
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2019 has been one of the best years for gamers. The PC market is booming and lowest ever pricing on consoles have made gaming more affordable. Furthermore, the options for game choices have risen as well. The year-end is generally where the biggest names alongside the most number of games are released. So here are our Top 10 upcoming AAA games to keep a note on:Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019)
It has been about 12 years since the original Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare released. Earlier this year, Activision gave many gamers a glimpse of hope at the revival of the beloved series with a reboot of a new pedigree. The upcoming game is simply being referred to as Call [...]
American tech giant, HP has announced the Chromebook x360 convertible in India. As the name suggests, it runs on Chrome OS that also has the functionality to download Android apps from the built-in Play store. It is aimed towards users who mostly use the laptop for online work rather than offline tasks like video editing or playing games.HP Chromebook x360 Specs & Features
As previously mentioned, the HP Chromebook x360 has a convertible form factor. It can be used in four different formats which include a laptop, tablet, stand and tent. The notebook computer measures 12.81 x 8.93 x 0.63 in and tips the scale at 1.6 kg.
The Chromebook x360 features a 14 inch [...]
At the Huawei Developer Conference (HDC) in China on the 9th of August, Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has unveiled the long-rumoured HongMengOS. Called the HarmonyOS for the global market, the new operating system has been positioned as a replacement to Android. While HarmonyOS has been primarily designed for IoT (Internet of Things) products like smart speakers, displays and wearables; the company claims that if it is no longer allowed to use Android in the future, the new operating system can be used for Huawei smartphones.HarmonyOS
As mentioned above, the HarmonyOS by Huawei is its operating system for IoT devices. Said to be in development since the [...]
Google Maps is one of the most popular apps for navigation. The search giants map application helps millions of users every day find their way around the town. It even helps businesses like Uber and Ola in finding customers as well. Now, Google is seeking to finally integrate its AR capabilities to the maps for real-time directions. The new feature was announced earlier this year and is finally rolling out for Android and iOS.Google Maps Live View
Google has already shown its prowess with augmented reality being integrated into smartphone cameras. It first appeared on Pixel phones and showcased real-time navigation in Google Maps through the lenses of handsets. The [...]