Category Archives: Gadgets

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Becomes Free-to-Play, Gets PUBG- and Fortnite-Like Battle Royale Mode, Prime Status Membership

Video game publisher Valve has announced major updates for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Firstly, the full game has now become free-to-play with all users getting access to all game modes. There is an additional paid CS:GO Prime Status subscription that comes with special access to exclusive souvenir items, item drops, and weapons cases. Secondly, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive also adds… Read More »

Microsoft confirms Edge switch to Chromium, Windows 7, 8 and macOS support

Microsoft confirmed earlier rumors that it will be rebuilding Edge on the Chromium platform. It will also be bringing the browsers to more platforms, including Windows 7, 8 and macOS. The Microsoft Edge browser currently runs on the EdgeHTML engine. The new variant, codenamed Anaheim, will be rebuilt on the Chromium platform and use the Blink rendering engine… Read More »

Honor 8C launched in India for $170

Honor just introduced its latest midranger in India, as promised. The Honor 8C comes with Snapdragon 632 chipset and 4,000 mAh battery and can be pre-ordered on Amazon and Honor’s online store, with shipments and store launch scheduled for December 10. The Honor 8C has a 6.26” HD+ screen with a notch and a tall 19:9 ratio. There… Read More »

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition to have 10GB of RAM, 256GB of storage

OnePlus is announcing a special edition 6T in cooperation with McLaren on December 11. The partnership was revealed a couple of days ago, but no details about the smartphone have been outed on that occasion. Now a new report says we should expect a OnePlus 6T with 10GB of RAM and 256GB of storage to be that special… Read More »

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 confirmed to arrive on December 11 in India

After yesterday’s massive leak, the only thing that was left out is the launch date of Asus’ mid-range Zenfone Max duo. Well, Asus India has got us covered because, in its recent tweet, the company officially confirmed the date – December 11. And it’s going to be a FlipkaBut that’s not all. The Twitter post includes a short… Read More »

French wireless authority finds 8 phones that exceeded SAR limits

SAR – the Specific Absorption Rate – is a measure of how much energy is absorbed by the human body from the radio emissions from phones. Various wireless authorities do strict testing to make sure that manufacturers stay within limits and as France’s ANFR found out, sometimes phones exceed the limit. During the first half of 2018, the… Read More »

Some iPhone users are getting their Apple ID accounts locked

An odd occurrence has been spotted by an increasing number of iPhone users – their Apple ID accounts are being locked. This would normally happen if someone attempts to access an ID by entering an incorrect password too many times, but that’s not the case here. It’s still unclear what is prompting Apple’s systems to lock people’s accounts,… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro Reportedly Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update in India

Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro ₹ 14,549 is the latest smartphone in the South Korean giant’s portfolio that is receiving the Android 8.1 Oreo update in India. To recall, the Galaxy J7 Pro was launched in the country back in June 2017, and it arrived with Android 7.0 Nougat, which was the popular Android version at that time. As… Read More »

LG Q3 report: profits increase as smartphones lose less money

LG kept its tradition to introduce its financial results on the last Thursday of the month, following the end of a quarter, and the numbers look good. The Korean company made a profit KRW748.8 billion ($668 million), which is the best quarter in 2018. The black sheep in the family is the Mobile Communications division which keeps bleeding… Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Compact Reportedly Receiving Android Pie Update

In its announcement earlier, Sony had confirmed that the Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Premium]( , Xperia XZ2 Compact, Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XZ1, and Xperia XZ1 Compactwill be receiving the Android 9 Pie update in early November. However, the company has reportedly already starting rolling out the update for Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact users. The Android Pie update is over 1GB in size, and… Read More »