OnePlus 6 Gets OxygenOS 5.1.7 Update, India to Get OxygenOS 5.1.8 Update Instead

HIGHLIGHTS The update brings minimal upgrades to the software File size is said to be about 64MB Indian units will not get the OxygenOS 5.1.7 update Chinese phone maker OnePlus on Thursday announced the rollout of the latest OxygenOS 5.1.7 OTA update on the OnePlus 6. This software update fixes the scheduled setting issue for Do Not Disturb (DND) mode, brings… Read More »

Online Platforms Capture 38 Percent of Smartphone Sales in India, Flipkart Leads: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi led online platforms with a share of 57 percent during Q1 2018 It was followed by Samsung (14 percent) and Huawei (8 percent) Smartphone brands have now adopted a multi-channel strategy: Counterpoint Driven by exclusive online launches and strong promotions, e-commerce platforms captured a record 38 percent share of the total smartphone channels in India in… Read More »

Xiaomi Starts Rolling Out MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM to Compatible Devices

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM The ROM is initially heading to devices such as Mi Mix 2S and Redmi S2 The company has suspended the update for the Mi 6, though Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM to compatible devices. The new development comes days after the Chinese company launched the… Read More »

WhatsApp Beta for Android v2.18.179 Starts Labelling Forwarded Messages

WhatsApp for Android has received a new beta version (2.18.179) that starts labelling messages that you forward to your contacts. There is specifically a ‘Forwarded’ label that will be added to all your forwarded WhatsApp messages. This helps to create a distinction between the forwarded messages and original messages. The label will be added to the forwarded message on both the… Read More »

OnePlus, Gameloft Launch ‘OnePlus Asphalt Cup’ in India

OnePlus on Monday partnered with Gameloft to launch an exclusive online racing championship called ‘OnePlus Asphalt Cup’ in India. The new championship is touted to be the first exclusive online racing championship on mobile in the country. It will run between June 13 and July 8 and is open for all mobile-gaming enthusiasts in the country who will play Asphalt 8: Airborne.… Read More »

Vivo Nex Price, Hands-On Video Leaked; 256GB Inbuilt Storage Model Spotted

Vivo Nex is set to launch on Tuesday (June 12) as the company’s latest smartphone, but leaks and rumours are still pouring in from all corners. A lot of details regarding the upcoming handset have already been leaked in several previous reports. Recently, two variants of the smartphone were spotted on the company’s site in China and the specifications were in line with… Read More »

Amazon’s Hometown Seattle Repeals Tax on Large Corporations in Divided Vote

Seattle leaders on Tuesday repealed a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks after a backlash from businesses, a stark reversal from a month ago when the City Council unanimously approved the effort to combat a growing homelessness crisis. A divided crowd chanted, jeered and booed at the council meeting, drowning out the leaders as they cast a… Read More »

UK’s Dixons Carphone Says Has Been a Victim of Cybercrime

British mobile phone and electricals retailer Dixons Carphone said on Wednesday it had been the victim of cybercrime, having discovered unauthorised access to payment card data held by the company. The group said an ongoing investigation indicated there was an attempt to compromise 5.9 million cards in one of the processing systems of Currys PC World and Dixons… Read More »

Bitcoin Price Declines to Lowest Since February

Bitcoin tumbled to its lowest level since February as the meltdown in the world’s largest digital currency accelerated, renewing concern about the long-term viability of the much-hyped alternative to traditional currencies. The price of the digital coin fell as much as 4.6 percent Tuesday to $6,450.01 (roughly Rs. 4.4 lakhs), bringing the slide for the year to more than… Read More »

Announcing Historic Performance Gaming Computers by Psychsoftpc featuring the 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8086K Limited Edition Processor

[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.] Forty years ago, the 8086 transformed computing. Now, Intel is celebrating the legacy of this architecture with the release of the 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8086K Limited Edition processor. This is Intel’s first desktop processor to deliver up to 5.0… Read More »