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Nokia rolls out its first ‘petabit-class’ router

With internet traffic set to double again before the current batch of routers are obsolete, Nokia is turning to new silicon to help upgrade core networks. With internet traffic set to triple over the next five years or so, according to recent estimates from Nokia and Cisco Systems, Nokia thinks the time is right for a new range… Read More »

iPhone 8 Running on iOS 11 Leaked in Renders for the First Time

iPhone 8 renders have been leaked aplenty, but today’s leak brings reimagined renders of the smartphone running on the newly announced iOS 11 for the first time. The latest renders shows how the new Control Center, Lock Screen, Apple Music, and even the Messages apps will look on the iPhone 8’s rumoured bezel-less display. It also shows the… Read More »

Nubia Z17 may be the first to support Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4.0+, but you won’t be able to use it

Qualcomm announced an enhanced version of its quick charge technology last week and confirmed the first smartphone to feature Quick Charge 4.0+ is the Nubia Z17, a high-end smartphone recently launched in China. Unfortunately, it turns out that Quick Charge 4.0+ won’t be usable with the Nubia Z17, at least at first. The Chinese company confirmed that its… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Home Rakes in Rs. 5 Crores Sales Revenue in First 12 Hours

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi opened its Mi Home offline store in Bengaluru on May 20 The company says it had a sales revenue of Rs. 5 crores The company also plans to open 100 more store in India in next 2 years Chinese tech company Xiaomi has a lot of hopes pinned on its own foray into the offline market… Read More »

World’s First Quantum Computer Made By China — 24,000 Times Faster Than International Counterparts

Short Bytes: A team of Chinese scientists has claimed that it has built the world’s first quantum computing machine. According to them, the machine is 24,000 times faster than its international counterparts and 10-100 times faster than the first electronic computer, ENIAC. While it might not be of any practical use at the moment, it surely shows China’s work in the… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8+ Reportedly Receiving Its First Update, Includes April Security Patch

While Samsung’s latest flagship Galaxy S8+ smartphone will get its release in several regions across the globe on Friday, the company has reportedly started rolling out the first update for the device already. While this first update doesn’t bring any interesting new features ahead of release, it does contain April 2017 security update that fixes several vulnerabilities associated… Read More »

Pakistan Says It Has Tested Its First Sub-Launched Nuclear-Capable Missile

Pakistan’s military claimed Monday that it had fired its first submarine-launched cruise missile. The announcement is likely to raise tensions between Pakistan’s military and arch-rival India’s million-man army. The military said Babur-3 — named after a sixteenth century Islamic Mughal warrior who invaded and conquered India — with a range of 450 kilometers, was tested from an undisclosed… Read More »

Here’s what Samsung’s first foldable smartphone will look like

Now that we’ve grown used to seeing smartphones with curved screens, what’s next? Samsung seems to think that the next big hardware innovation is going to arrive with foldable handsets. Back in 2015, the company was rumored to out its first such device this year, but that hasn’t happened and apparently won’t happen before December 31. A report… Read More »

Singapore self-driving taxi has first ‘prang’

A self-driving taxi being trialled in Singapore has had its first accident. nuTonomy, the firm behind the scheme, said the car had clipped a small lorry while driving at about four miles per hour. It played down the incident as a “small prang”, saying only minor damage was caused and that neither of the two engineers on board… Read More »

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro ‘World’s First Tango Smartphone’ Gets Delayed

It seems the first Google Tango smartphone, the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, has been delayed. It was the first commercial attempt to imbue a smartphone with an excellent understanding of what is around it, using Google’s Project Tango machine vision technologies. Lenovo had announced the Phab 2 Pro with Google in June, and had then said the smartphone… Read More »