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#WeeklyRecap: OnePlus X-ray cam, DRDO's currency-sanitizer, POCO F2 Pro, more

17 May 2020

#WeeklyRecap: OnePlus X-ray cam, DRDO's currency-sanitizer, POCO F2 Pro, more

This week, plenty of developments were noted in the world of technology.

#TechBytes: How to enable dark mode on WhatsApp Web

17 May 2020

#TechBytes: How to enable dark mode on WhatsApp Web

Back in March, WhatsApp added the much-coveted dark mode for Android and iOS, and the feature was welcomed by users around the world.

Edison Mail may have redirected your emails to someone else

17 May 2020

Edison Mail may have redirected your emails to someone else

Edison Mail, the popular app that lets you manage multiple email services from a single place, has run into a major privacy issue - a bug compromising personal email accounts of many of its users.

#BugAlert: Windows 10 update causes data loss, broken audio issues

17 May 2020

#BugAlert: Windows 10 update causes data loss, broken audio issues

A few days back, Microsoft released a cumulative update to fix security glitches on Windows 10.

Dell launches 2020 XPS 15, 17 laptops with 10th-generation CPUs

17 May 2020

Dell launches 2020 XPS 15, 17 laptops with 10th-generation CPUs

Expanding its range of premium laptops, Dell has launched its much-anticipated notebooks, the XPS 15 9500 and XPS 17 9700.

iQOO Z1 5G will come with MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ chipset

17 May 2020

iQOO Z1 5G will come with MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ chipset

iQOO is all set to launch a new premium smartphone, the Z1 5G, in China on May 19. In the run-up to the event, the company has shared some teasers, highlighting the key features of the handset.

OnePlus 8, 8 Pro receive OxygenOS updates with important fixes

17 May 2020

OnePlus 8, 8 Pro receive OxygenOS updates with important fixes

OnePlus has started rolling out new OxygenOS updates for its latest flagship smartphones in India and some other countries. The OnePlus 8 is getting OxygenOS 10.5.7 while the 8 Pro is receiving version 10.5.8.

Huawei P40 Lite 5G launched as rebranded Nova 7 SE

17 May 2020

Huawei P40 Lite 5G launched as rebranded Nova 7 SE

Huawei has added a new member to its P40 family, the P40 Lite 5G. With a price tag of €400 (Rs. 33,000), it arrives as one of the most affordable 5G phones in Europe.

OPPO K3 gets Android 10-based ColorOS 7 update in India

16 May 2020

OPPO K3 gets Android 10-based ColorOS 7 update in India

OPPO has started releasing the latest Android 10-based ColorOS 7 update for its K3 smartphone in India and other regions.

#LeakPeek: Redmi Note 9 to be launched in India soon

16 May 2020

#LeakPeek: Redmi Note 9 to be launched in India soon

Xiaomi is likely to launch its budget-friendly smartphone, the Redmi Note 9, in India in the coming days. The Indian version of the handset (with model number M2003J15SI) has been spotted on Wi-Fi Alliance's website, suggesting that the device could arrive in the country soon.

Private firms allowed to access ISRO facilities, explore space travel

16 May 2020

Private firms allowed to access ISRO facilities, explore space travel

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced that the government will boost private participation in the space sector.

Brain implant gives 'sight' to visually-challenged people: Details here

16 May 2020

Brain implant gives 'sight' to visually-challenged people: Details here

In a major development, a team of scientists has given 'sight' to people who had completely lost their sense of vision.

Google Pixel 4a rumored to be cheaper than iPhone SE

16 May 2020

Google Pixel 4a rumored to be cheaper than iPhone SE

A new leak is making buzz that the Google Pixel 4a could be cheaper than its predecessor, the Pixel 3a, as well as its rival, the newly-released iPhone SE (2020).

Samsung Galaxy A21s, with punch-hole design and 5,000mAh battery, launched

16 May 2020

Samsung Galaxy A21s, with punch-hole design and 5,000mAh battery, launched

After several leaks and teasers in the past couple of weeks, Samsung has officially launched its new budget-range smartphone, the Galaxy A21s.

Apparently, OnePlus 8 Pro can see through some objects, clothes

16 May 2020

Apparently, OnePlus 8 Pro can see through some objects, clothes

Last month, OnePlus took the wraps off its latest flagship, the OnePlus 8 Pro.

Samsung's latest 5G smartphone comes with quantum encryption technology

16 May 2020

Samsung's latest 5G smartphone comes with quantum encryption technology

Tech giant Samsung and South Korean carrier SK Telecom have announced a new 5G smartphone called the Galaxy A Quantum.

Honor X10's pre-orders go live; X10 Pro in the pipeline

16 May 2020

Honor X10's pre-orders go live; X10 Pro in the pipeline

Honor has started accepting pre-orders for its X10 smartphone in China ahead of the May 20 launch. The company has activated a microsite where interested buyers can pre-book the handset. Interestingly, the webpage has also revealed the design and hardware details of the X10.

This was the world's best-selling Android phone in Q1 2020

15 May 2020

This was the world's best-selling Android phone in Q1 2020

Samsung Galaxy A51 became the world's best-selling Android phone in Q1 2020, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. Reportedly, the tech giant shipped over 60 lakh units of the handset to capture 2.3% of the overall smartphone market.

Now, Google Chrome will block ads draining your laptop's battery

15 May 2020

Now, Google Chrome will block ads draining your laptop's battery

A day after adding tab grouping capabilities, Google is moving to make Chrome a little less resource-hungry.

Motorola's Edge+ flagship to be launched on May 19

15 May 2020

Motorola's Edge+ flagship to be launched on May 19

Motorola will launch its latest flagship smartphone, the Motorola Edge+, in India on May 19 at 12pm, according to a teaser on Flipkart.

Vivo V19 goes on sale in India today

15 May 2020

Vivo V19 goes on sale in India today

Vivo's recently-launched smartphone, the Vivo V19, has gone on sale in India for the first time today via the company's e-store, Amazon, Flipkart, and other partner offline stores.

#BugAlert: Google's Gboard is suggesting explicit words to users

15 May 2020

#BugAlert: Google's Gboard is suggesting explicit words to users

Gboard, the fancy keyboard app operated by Google, appears to have run into a crazy bug.

iPhone SE (2020) to go on sale on May 20

15 May 2020

iPhone SE (2020) to go on sale on May 20

Apple's much-awaited iPhone SE (2020) will go on sale in India starting May 20 via Flipkart.

Motorola promises two major Android updates for its Edge+ flagship

15 May 2020

Motorola promises two major Android updates for its Edge+ flagship

When the Motorola Edge+ was launched last month, the flagship model met with criticism that it would only get a single major OS update (Android 11).

Redmi 8, Note 8, 8A Dual have become costlier

15 May 2020

Redmi 8, Note 8, 8A Dual have become costlier

Following the recent price-hike after GST revision, Xiaomi has once again increased the prices of the Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8, and Redmi 8A Dual smartphones in India.

OnePlus 8, Pro to go on sale starting May 29

14 May 2020

OnePlus 8, Pro to go on sale starting May 29

OnePlus's newly-launched flagship devices, the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro, will go on sale in India on May 29 across all channels.

Redmi Note 9 Pro's next sale scheduled for May 19

14 May 2020

Redmi Note 9 Pro's next sale scheduled for May 19

Xiaomi's Redmi Note 9 Pro, which got sold out within minutes earlier today, will be up for grabs once again on May 19. The sale will go live at 12 pm via Amazon and Mi.com.

Chinese scientists just isolated antibodies that can 'block' coronavirus

14 May 2020

Chinese scientists just isolated antibodies that can 'block' coronavirus

A team of Chinese scientists claims to have isolated a pair of antibodies that could 'block' the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19.

Now, JioPhone users can use Aarogya Setu: Details here

14 May 2020

Now, JioPhone users can use Aarogya Setu: Details here

India's COVID-19 contact-tracer, Aarogya Setu, is now being rolled-out on JioPhones, the low-cost 4G-enabled feature phones sold by Reliance Industries.

OPPO Find X2 series teased in India, launch imminent

14 May 2020

OPPO Find X2 series teased in India, launch imminent

Chinese smartphone maker OPPO has teased the launch of its Find X2 and Find X2 Pro flagship smartphones in India. However, the company has not revealed the release date as of now.

#LeakPeek: Samsung Galaxy A21s to be launched at Rs. 16,000

14 May 2020

#LeakPeek: Samsung Galaxy A21s to be launched at Rs. 16,000

Samsung is expected to launch a new budget-friendly Galaxy A21s smartphone in global markets later this month.

Finally, Google Chrome is getting tab grouping capabilities

14 May 2020

Finally, Google Chrome is getting tab grouping capabilities

Finally, Google has decided to add tab grouping capabilities into Chrome.

HMD Global releases Android 10 update for Nokia 3.1 Plus

14 May 2020

HMD Global releases Android 10 update for Nokia 3.1 Plus

HMD Global has started rolling out Android 10 update for the Nokia 3.1 Plus in India and 37 other countries. According to the company, all users in these regions will receive the firmware by May 18.

Want to schedule WhatsApp messages? Here's the way

14 May 2020

Want to schedule WhatsApp messages? Here's the way

When you are too busy with your life, it can be difficult to keep track of important events/days and wish people on time.

Huawei P30 Pro New Edition launched with Google Mobile Services

14 May 2020

Huawei P30 Pro New Edition launched with Google Mobile Services

Chinese tech giant Huawei has launched the P30 Pro New Edition smartphone in Germany and the UK.

Chinese hackers tried stealing US COVID-19 vaccine research: Details here

14 May 2020

Chinese hackers tried stealing US COVID-19 vaccine research: Details here

Even as the world remains battered by the coronavirus pandemic, hackers are not stopping from disrupting the work going on to fight the crisis.

Telegram shutters its cryptocurrency project: Here's why

13 May 2020

Telegram shutters its cryptocurrency project: Here's why

Telegram, one of the biggest messaging platforms in the world, has decided to shutter its blockchain and cryptocurrency project - the Telegram Open Network (TON).

#LeakPeek: Nokia 9.3 PureView will support 8K video recording

13 May 2020

#LeakPeek: Nokia 9.3 PureView will support 8K video recording

HMD Global is expected to launch its flagship Nokia 9.3 PureView smartphone in August-September this year.

Inventor of N95 masks is making them reusable: Here's how

13 May 2020

Inventor of N95 masks is making them reusable: Here's how

Health workers around the world are using N95 masks to treat COVID-19 patients while protecting themselves.

#LeakPeek: Honor X10 will come with a 90Hz display

13 May 2020

#LeakPeek: Honor X10 will come with a 90Hz display

Honor is all set to launch its new X10 smartphone in China on May 20. Now, just days ahead of the launch, a teaser has confirmed that the handset will come with a 90Hz refresh rate display and a 180Hz touch sampling rate.