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17 Apr 2020World Health Organization
Google blocks over 18 million malicious COVID-19 messages daily
Ever since COVID-19 outbreaks began, scammers have been taking advantage of people's fears around the disease to phish them for personal/financial information.
17 Apr 2020Ram (Random Access Memory)
Realme Narzo 10 series to be launched on April 21
A few days back, we reported that Realme India had postponed the launch of its wallet-friendly Narzo 10 series of smartphones to an indefinite period due to the coronavirus outbreak.
17 Apr 2020Google
The all-new OxygenOS on OnePlus 8 series: Details here
Alongside the recent unveiling of OnePlus 8 series, OnePlus has also announced several improvements to its Android 10-based OxygenOS operating system.
17 Apr 2020HMD Global
Nokia 8 Sirocco receives Android 10 update: How to install
HMD Global has started rolling out Android 10 update for the Nokia 8 Sirocco in India and 34 other countries. This is the third device after Nokia 3.2 and 4.2 to get the latest Android update.
16 Apr 2020Facebook
Reliance and Facebook could team up for WeChat-like "super app"
Social media giant Facebook and Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) could soon team up for a WeChat-like "super app".
16 Apr 2020Samsung
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, with S Pen support, launched
As a watered-down version of its premium Galaxy Tab S6 tablet, Samsung has officially launched the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite.
16 Apr 2020DNA
New test for COVID-19 could be more effective, says study
Around the world, millions have been tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) using RT-PCR technology.
16 Apr 2020iOS
Soon, Google will protect your Drive files with Face ID
Google Drive always remains protected with a password - the same one you use for your Google account.
16 Apr 2020Huawei
Honor launches three new premium 5G smartphones: Details here
Huawei's sub-brand Honor has finally launched its premium 30 series smartphones in its home country. The line-up comprises Honor 30, Honor 30 Pro, and range-topping Honor 30 Pro+ models.
16 Apr 2020Facebook
What is Houseparty? All about the new face-to-face social network
When you are stuck at home, practising social distancing, it might be a little difficult to deal with all the loneliness.
16 Apr 2020Health & Wellness
MIT scientists developed a device to 'hack' your dreams
Dreams, the mash-ups of stories/images seen while being in deep slumber, have no direct connection with the real world; they neither affect your life nor you have a way to control them.
16 Apr 2020Xiaomi
Redmi's latest truly-wireless earbuds cost Rs. 1,100 (not in India)
Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi has launched a new pair of truly wireless earbuds, called the AirDots S, in China.
15 Apr 2020Smartphones
Finally, Apple launches new iPhone SE at Rs. 42,500
After months of leaks and rumors, the affordable, second-generation 'iPhone SE' - which many called iPhone 9 - is finally here.
All you need to know about OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z
Alongside its latest flagship smartphones, OnePlus has also launched a new pair of Bluetooth earphones. Dubbed as the Bullets Wireless Z, the model comes as a more affordable version of the Bullets Wireless 2.
15 Apr 2020Flipkart
Motorola RAZR's sale in India now postponed to May 6
Motorola has once again postponed the first sale of its much-awaited RAZR phone in India. The premium foldable handset, which was slated to go on sale today (i.e. April 15), will now be made available on May 6.
15 Apr 2020Samsung
Samsung S20 Ultra v/s OnePlus 8 Pro: Which is better?
OnePlus has finally broken the mold. The company, known for its "flagship killers", has presented its first-ever bonafide flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 8 Pro.
15 Apr 2020YouTube
YouTube launches 'Video Builder' to help businesses create ads
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have started using video as a way to interact with their teams as well as customers.
How to find stores selling essential goods via Google Pay
As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve in India, Google is doing everything it can to help people hit by the crisis.
15 Apr 2020Android
Android contact tracing will be rolled out via Google Play
A few days back, Apple and Google announced a joint contact tracing system to alert their customers about possible contact with a COVID-19-infected patient.
15 Apr 2020Microsoft
Coronavirus outbreak: Microsoft extends support for older Windows 10 versions
In light of the existing coronavirus situation, Microsoft has decided to extend support for select older versions of Windows 10.
15 Apr 2020iPhone
Apple AirPower could arrive by early 2021 (at around $250)
Apple's AirPower wireless charger, that is believed to be back in the works, could go official by late 2020 or early 2021, according to reputed tech analyst Jon Prosser.
This Chrome extension lets you express yourself in virtual meetings
As coronavirus continues to wreak havoc around the world, more and more people are adjusting to the routine of video chats and virtual meetings.
14 Apr 2020OnePlus
OnePlus 8 Series launch event: Everything OnePlus announced today
OnePlus has announced its latest crop of flagship smartphones, namely the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. Both the handsets come with a new punch-hole design, latest Snapdragon 865 chipset, 5G support, and improved cameras.
14 Apr 2020AMOLED
Nubia Red Magic 5G launched globally: Details here
Nubia Red Magic 5G, the flagship gaming smartphone which went official in China last month, is now available in global markets.
14 Apr 2020Security
Five lakh Zoom accounts are being sold on dark web
Zoom, the video conferencing service that shot to fame in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis and then became a center of multiple controversies, has been hit by another pressing issue.
14 Apr 2020OPPO
OPPO A92s spotted on TENAA, key specifications revealed
As an addition to its portfolio of mid-range smartphones, OPPO is working to launch the A92s in its home country in the coming months.
14 Apr 2020Security
Zoom will let customers choose data centers for routing calls
It has become dichotomous for video-conferencing giant Zoom. On one hand, its user have sky-rocketed, but on the other, those users are fast losing confidence, given the shady security practices of the company.
14 Apr 2020Motorola
Motorola Edge+, with 108MP camera, to debut on April 22
Motorola is all set to launch its flagship Edge+ smartphone on April 22. The Lenovo-owned company has teased the arrival of the phone from its official Twitter handle.
14 Apr 2020India
OnePlus 8 series launch event: Livestream timings, specifications, and price
In hours from now, OnePlus will unveil its latest batch of flagship smartphones, the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, in an online event today.
14 Apr 2020Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
India explores 'plasma therapy' for COVID-19: Here's what it means
As the world grapples with the deadly outbreak of COVID-19, India is looking to use a century-old procedure to save patients - convalescent plasma therapy.
14 Apr 2020HMD Global
Nokia 9.3 PureView to get a 108MP five-camera setup: Report
HMD Global, Nokia's brand licensee, is working to launch the flagship Nokia 9.3 smartphone sometime in the Q3 of 2020.
14 Apr 2020Google
Now, you can 'call' Google Assistant for food/night shelter locations
A few days back, Google had introduced the ability to use Maps, Google Assistant, or Search to look up the locations of food and night shelters across 33 Indian cities.
13 Apr 2020Ram (Random Access Memory)
OPPO Ace 2, with 40W wireless charging support, goes official
After a bunch of leaks and rumors, Chinese tech giant OPPO has finally launched the much-anticipated Ace 2 smartphone in its home country.
13 Apr 2020Samsung
Now, Windows users can send files wirelessly to Samsung phones
Even with all the advancements and tools, we don't have a native solution to quickly transfer files between Windows 10 and Android.
13 Apr 2020Google
Nokia 7.3 to sport a 48MP quad camera: Report
As a successor to the mid-ranger Nokia 7.2, HMD Global is working to launch the Nokia 7.3 smartphone in the third quarter of this year.
13 Apr 2020Xiaomi
Mi Note 10 Lite spotted on certification portals, launch soon
A couple of weeks back, we had reported that Xiaomi is working to launch the Mi Note 10 Lite smartphone and that it had been certified by FCC.
13 Apr 2020Ram (Random Access Memory)
Lenovo A7, with 4,000mAh removable battery, launched
As an addition to its portfolio of entry-level smartphones, Lenovo has launched the A7 in China.
13 Apr 2020Android
Now, get latest information on coronavirus via 'WHO COVID-19' app
As rumors continue to grow around the novel coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization has launched a new 'WHO COVID-19' app.
12 Apr 2020LG
LG announces Velvet, its new bet at reviving phone business
In a bid to revive its slumping mobile business, LG has announced a new product roadmap that will emphasize on "distinctive designs" and "expressive names."
12 Apr 20203D Printing
Now, insect-like soft robots can be printed within minutes
Building a functional robot has always been a hard nut to crack, but a team of engineers, hailing from the University of California San Diego, is racing to change that into something very trivial.