Category Archives: Gadgets

Google Pixel Buds Wireless Earphones Launched, Rivals to Apple’s AirPods

Google alongside the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL smartphones, as well as the Google Pixelbook laptop, launched the Pixel Buds at its media event in San Francisco. The Pixel Buds wireless headphones will take on Apple’s AirPods, which at present lead the market in wireless earphones in the US. The Google Pixel Buds are powered by Google Assistant, the virtual assistant from the company. This… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Bluetooth Speaker Basic 2 With 10-Hour Battery Life Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Mi Bluetooth Speaker Basic 2 has two 2.5W speakers It can give up to 10 hours of music playback time The speaker is available at a price of Rs. 1,799 Xiaomi has launched a new compact Bluetooth speaker in India. It’s called the Mi Bluetooth Speaker Basic 2 and features two 2.5W speakers that can produce… Read More »

More Than 1 Billion Smartphones Will Ship With Fingerprint Scanner Next Year: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Fingerprint sensor is quickly becoming a common feature in smartphones Next year, the vast majority of smartphones are expected to ship with it Chinese phone makers are bringing fingerprint sensors to low-cost phones Fingerprint scanners, a feature that was introduced only four years ago, will be seen in nearly all of the smartphones that will ship next… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) With 8-Megapixel Rear Camera, 5000mAh Battery Launched

HIGHLIGHTS The Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) costs VND 6,490,000 It features a 5000mAh battery It sports an 8-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front Samsung has quietly launched a brand new tablet in the Tab A series in Vietnam. The Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2017) is notably the first refreshed 8-inch tablet in the series since the 2015 model. There are some… Read More »

UC Browser Reportedly Under Government Scanner for Sending Data to China

UC Browser, the most popular mobile browser in India, is reportedly being probed by the government for sending data from Indian users out of the country. According to Business Standard, “a government lab in Hyderabad is probing how Alibaba-owned UC Browser can send user details and location data to a remote server”. Another report by ICTFlash identifies this lab as Centre… Read More »

Jio Phone Bookings Now Open: Documents You Need, Delivery Date, and More You Need to Know

JioPhone bookings will officially open on August 24 (both offline and online), but certain offline retailers in the Delhi-NCR region have already started taking pre-orders for the handset. This means that you have the opportunity to make your JioPhone booking ahead of millions of people across the country, provided you have an offline retailer near you taking pre-orders… Read More »

Infinix Note 4 and Infinix Hot 4 Pro First Impressions

HIGHLIGHTS Infinix Note 4 sports a 5.7-inch full-HD display, 4300mAh battery Infinix Hot 4 Pro packs a 5.5-inch HD display, 4000mAh battery Note 4 costs Rs. 8,499 while the Hot 4 Pro is priced at Rs. 7,499 Chinese conglomerate Transsion Holdings enjoys a moderate foothold in India’s mobile phone market through its Itel and Tecno brands, and it… Read More »

mAadhaar App Launched by UIDAI, Lets You Carry Aadhaar on Your Android Phone

Aadhaar holders will now be able to carry their information on their smartphone, courtesy the mAadhaar app launched by Unique Identification Authority of India(UIDAI). To use the mAadhaar or ‘mobile Aadhaar’ app, users need to have their phone number registered with UIDAI. Once the process is complete, they can download their details on the app, which will show data suc has name, date… Read More »

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Review

Ultimate Ears (UE) is widely known for its professional-grade in-ear monitors and high-end consumer audio equipment, but it also has a line of budget-friendly Bluetooth speakers. Now part of Logitech, UE has become well known for its Boom series of Bluetooth speakers which are compact but deliver big sound and are waterproof. The latest addition to the series is the Wonderboom… Read More »

Toshiba Suing Western Digital for $1 Billion Over Chip Business Sale Interference

Japan’s Toshiba said on Wednesday it is filing a lawsuit against joint venture partner Western Digital. Toshiba is claiming JPY 120 billion ($1.07 billion) in damages, saying in a statement that Western Digital is interfering with the sale of its memory chip division. Toshiba also said it has decided to shut out Western Digital employees based outside the… Read More »