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OnePlus chases the title of “Best Android OEM” with 18-day update time

If you haven’t been paying attention to OnePlus, you should probably start. We’ve been calling the OnePlus 7 Pro the best Android phone you can buy for about the last six months. And now, in addition to the great hardware and software of that phone, you can add “pretty fast OS updates” to its list of positives. On Friday, OnePlus shipped the… Read More »

Warnings Issued For Millions Of iOS 13 iPhone Upgraders

Today Apple released iOS 13 for hundreds of millions of iPhone owners, and the hope was the company would keep up its exceptional track record of rock-solid updates. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth. So be warned. Apple iOS 13 APPLE The rough ride for iOS 13 began earlier this week when the first reviews of the new iPhone 11 / iPhone 11 Pro range dropped.… Read More »

Microsoft may extend Windows 7 end of life for some users

Microsoft will continue to provide support Windows 7 for some users despite the official software end of life rapidly approaching. Business customers subscribing to certain versions of Windows 7 will be able to enjoy an extra year of support for the aged software, according to a recently-discovered official company FAQ. Microsoft says the move will allow businesses more time to… Read More »

Over 2,000 Indian firms joined Dubai business chamber in first six months of 2019

Over 2,000 Indian companies joined the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) as new members in the first six months of 2019, marking an 18 percent increase compared to the same period last year, the business body said on Thursday. The 2,208 new Indian firms accounted for 24.4 percent of the new member companies that registered with… Read More »

Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times

Android users have downloaded fake apps which slow down their devices and drain their batteries millions of times according to research from Trend Micro. Researchers at the cybersecurity firm found 85 different photography and gaming apps that were filled with adware on the Google Play store. These fraudulent apps have been downloaded more than eight million times to user’s smartphones and… Read More »

Realme 5 Pro, Realme 5 Specifications Revealed Ahead of August 20 Launch; Realme India CEO Suggests Price

Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro key specifications have been revealed officially just days ahead of their formal launch. Flipkart has released the microsites of both Realme 5-series phones that detail their hardware as well as design. The Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro both are confirmed to sport quad rear cameras. The microsite dedicated to the Realme… Read More »

The Story of the Apollo Guidance Computer, Part 2

In the late 1950’s, before NASA had any intentions of going to the Moon – or needing a computer to get there — the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory had designed and built a small prototype probe they hoped would one day fly to Mars (read the background in part 1 of this story here).  This little probe used a small,… Read More »

Weakness in key business segments casts a shadow of gloom on Bharat Forge’s earnings

Shares of components maker Bharat Forge Ltd have had no respite from their downhill run. The stock is down 27% from₹602 on 1 October, paling in comparison to the Nifty Midcap index, which has risen marginally since then. The stock’s descent began with news of slowdown in its key business segment, US Class 8 trucks. Latest data from Bloomberg shows that the… Read More »

Huawei is just the latest in a long line of setbacks for Google’s Android

It has been a tumultuous week for Huawei, to put it mildly. Last Thursday, the U.S. added the Chinese tech titan to a trade blacklist as part of a growing effort to “secure the information and communications technology and services supply chain,” as President Trump’s Executive Order put it. While this naturally prevents any U.S. hardware company from selling components —… Read More »

Ecuador Defends Handover of Julain Assange Documents, Computer Hardware to US

Quito: Ecuador confirmed Tuesday it would hand over to the United States documents and computer hardware belonging to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, insisting it was complying fully with the law. The prosecutor’s office in Quito would determine “what goods should or should not be shared,” said Foreign Minister Jose Valencia, who confirmed the handover in an interview with Ecuador’s… Read More »