Category Archives: Gadgets

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 »

Huawei Enjoy 9 Plus and Enjoy Max go on pre-order on October 15

Yesterday a leak revealed that Huawei was getting ready to sell the already announced Honor 8X Max as the Enjoy Max in some markets, and today it’s become clear that one of those is China. Over in the company’s home country, the Enjoy Max will go up for pre-order alongside the Enjoy 9 Plus on October 15 through Suning, a local online… Read More »

Google Pixel Slate Chrome OS Tablet With Detachable Keyboard Launched

At its annual Made By Google event, the tech giant has launched the Pixel Slate tablet alongside the new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones. The convertible Pixel Slate is the first tablet from Google in three years, and its big USP is that it can be switched from a tablet to a laptop by using the detachable keyboard.… Read More »

Apple Watch Series 4 bootloops due to Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Saving Time is tricky for most and Apple is no exception – the latest Apple gadget to be hit by a time bug is the Watch Series 4. This is an issue more serious than most, the watch can spend a whole day stuck in a bootloop. This is caused by the Activity complication, which fails when the… Read More »

A dream team of Intel engineers helped create HP’s tiny Spectre Folio motherboard

You’re forgiven if all you notice about the leather-bound HP Spectre Folio PC is its luxurious exterior. But beneath HP’s Spectre stamp also hides the product of a rare collaboration between Intel’s top engineers and select customers, which helped extend the Folio’s battery life to a whopping 18 hours. According to Intel, the Spectre Folio is officially the… Read More »

Realme C1 With 4,230mAh Battery, Display Notch Launched in India: Price, Specifications

The Realme C1 price in India is Rs. 6,999 HIGHLIGHTS Realme 2 price in India is introductory in nature The smartphone has 16GB of internal storage, 2GB RAM It goes on sale in India on October 11 At the Realme 2 Pro India launch event, the Chinese brand also announced the Realme C1 smartphone, a surprise of sorts since the company had… Read More »