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As Doklam standoff ends, China says it will strengthen patrols along the border

China’s defence ministry said on Thursday it will beef up patrols along a disputed stretch of the border in Doklam sector near Sikkim but also “adjust” troop deployments after ending a more than two-month standoff with India. Indian and Chinese troops had confronted each other on Doklam plateau, near the borders of India, its ally Bhutan and China,… Read More »

Jio Phone: Micromax Says Yet to See Any Impact, but Open to Idea of 4G Feature Phone

JioPhone demand is on the radar of Indian smartphone maker Micromax as it explores whether its feature phone lineup needs to be upgraded to support 4G networks. The JioPhone bookings start online and offline officially on August 24, and deliveries will start in September. Rahul Sharma, Co-Founder of Micromax, said the company already has 4G-enabled feature phone prototypes ready, but… Read More »

OxygenOS App Locker Can Be Bypassed Easily, OnePlus Says Working on Solution

If you are currently using a recent OnePlus smartphone that runs OxygenOS, you would be aware that the operating system comes with a built-in App Locker app. Now, it has been discovered that the built-in app locker on OxygenOS is not secure as it can easily be bypassed by anyone without much difficulty and by using a launcher app that is easily… Read More »

Half of UK girls are bullied on social media, says survey

Almost half of all girls in the UK have experienced some form of harassment or abuse on social media, according to a survey of more than 1,000 young people. The poll also showed that 40% of boys have received harassment online. The survey, conducted by Opinium for the children’s charity Plan International UK, involved 1,002 young people aged between 11 and… Read More »

Apple ‘Very Bullish and Optimistic’ About India, Says CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Tuesday reaffirmed the company’s interest in India during the latest quarterly earnings call as the iPhone-maker reported strong sales across all major product categories. Answering an analyst’s queries about the company’s recent progress in India, Cook said Applecontinues to be “very bullish and optimistic about India,” as the company continues to invest in the country. Apple took many… Read More »

GST Impact: Indian Smartphone Market Contracts for First Time, Says Canalys

Market research firm Canalys on Wednesday reported that the Indian smartphone market contracted for the first time in its history this past quarter. The report claims that shipments in the country fell 4 percent year-on-year to just under 27 million units. The report adds that the primary factor for falling shipments was the impending introduction of GST on… Read More »

Redmi Note 4 Blast Video ‘Fake’, Says Xiaomi; Blames Faulty Third-Party Charger for Customer’s Woes

Xiaomi has responded to a video claiming a Redmi Note 4 unit caught fire spontaneously in Bengaluru, saying the video is fake and not of a Xiaomi device at all. While acknowledging that a Redmi Note 4 unit owned by one Arjun did suffer fire damage in Bengaluru, the company after a “thorough technical investigation” determined the damage was caused due to a faulty third-party… Read More »

Essential Phone Will Be Shipped in a ‘Few Weeks’, Says Andy Rubin

Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone was unveiled in June this year, and it attracted a lot of hype on launch. At the time of launch, the father of Android had promised the smartphone to reach its customers in 30 days. However, the 30-day limit has come and gone, and now, Rubin has finally acknowledged the delay, and has claimed that the Essential… Read More »

MIUI 9 Based on Android 7.0 Nougat to Launch Before August 16, Says Xiaomi

Xiaomi had confirmed a few weeks ago that MIUI 9 is under development, but a launch date for the same was not revealed. Now, on the MIUI forum, the company has confirmed that the MIUI 9 based on Android 7.0 Nougat will arrive before August 16. Furthermore, a Xiaomi executive has also shared screenshots of a theme on… Read More »

Northern Ireland power-sharing deal unlikely in coming days, Sinn Fein says

Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams said on Saturday that Northern Ireland’s political parties were unlikely to reach a deal to restore the province’s power-sharing agreement in the next few days. The region has been locked in a political crisis since January’s collapse of the coalition between pro-British unionists and Irish nationalists mandated under a 1998 peace deal that… Read More »