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28 May 2020OnePlus 5
OnePlus releases Android 10 update for OnePlus 5, 5T smartphones
OnePlus has started rolling out the stable Android 10 update for its OnePlus 5 and 5T smartphones, according to a user post in the OnePlus forums.
28 May 2020Xiaomi
Xiaomi launches new RedmiBook laptops with AMD Ryzen 4000-series CPUs
As the latest addition to its range of laptops, Xiaomi has launched three new RedmiBook models in China.
27 May 2020India
Doctors should watch out for COVID-19 'false negatives', researchers warn
From India to the US, countries are trying extremely hard to contain the novel coronavirus pandemic.
27 May 2020Android
Google announces new Android 11 Beta Launch show: Details here
Every year in May, Google hosts the I/O developer conference to unveil new software and hardware products.
27 May 2020Samsung
Samsung Galaxy A51 (8GB RAM variant) launched at Rs. 28,000
Samsung has launched the 8GB RAM variant of its Galaxy A51 handset in India. In terms of design, camera, and key specifications, it is the same as the existing 6GB variant that went official in the country in January.
27 May 2020Germany
Motorola G Pro, with integrated stylus, triple cameras, goes official
Lenovo-owned Motorola has launched its budget-friendly smartphone, the Moto G Pro, in Germany. The handset comes as a rebranded version of the Moto G Stylus that went official in February.
27 May 2020Twitter
In a first, Twitter flags Trump's tweets as 'potentially misleading'
Twitter has been working aggressively towards flagging and removing misinformation around COVID-19 and the upcoming US Presidential elections.
27 May 2020Sony
Sony's $1,200-worth flagship phone comes to US without 5G support
Sony has launched its weirdly-named Xperia 1 II (pronounced Xperia 1 Mark 2) in the US.
27 May 2020NITI Aayog
Finally, government open-sources Aarogya Setu: Here's what it means
In a major development, India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has open-sourced Aarogya Setu, its contact-tracing app for COVID-19.
27 May 2020Xiaomi
Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi launches new budget 5G phones in China
Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi has launched the Redmi 10X series of smartphones in China. The line-up includes a couple of 5G-ready handsets called the 10X 5G and 10X Pro 5G, and a 10X 4G model, which is basically a rebranded Redmi Note 9.
27 May 2020Security
Soon, Google Assistant will confirm purchases with your voice
In a bid to enable a hands-free shopping experience, Google is working to add a new capability into Assistant, a feature that verifies your voice to authorize a purchase.
27 May 2020Samsung
Samsung releases Android 10-based One UI 2 for Galaxy A50
Samsung has started rolling out Android 10-based One UI 2.0 update for its Galaxy A50 smartphone.
Realme 6s, with 90Hz display and 48MP quad camera, launched
Chinese smartphone maker Realme has launched a new budget-friendly smartphone called Realme 6s in Europe. It is basically a cheaper version of the Realme 6 that was launched in April.
26 May 2020SpaceX
SpaceX-NASA historic crewed mission: Everything you need to know
On May 27, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are scheduled to head up to the International Space Station as part of a crewed mission.
Realme's camera-centric X3 SuperZoom launched at Rs. 41,500
After a round of leaks and teasers, Realme has finally launched the X3 SuperZoom in Europe. Priced at €500 (roughly Rs. 41,500), the handset is currently up for pre-ordering and will go on sale starting June 2.
26 May 2020Narendra Modi
Mitron, India's TikTok clone, rakes 5 million downloads in weeks
As TikTok continues to struggle with the mess of misogynistic content and poor ratings, creators have started embracing a new short-form video-sharing platform called 'Mitron'.
26 May 2020Vaccine
New COVID-19 vaccine goes into human trials: Details here
As COVID-19 continues to batter different parts of the world, scientists are racing to find a way to fight the pandemic as soon as possible.
26 May 2020Ram (Random Access Memory)
Vivo Y70s, with 5G-ready Exynos 880 chipset, launched in China
Chinese tech giant Vivo has launched a new mid-range 5G handset in its home country. Dubbed as Y70s, it arrives as the first handset to run on the Exynos 880 chipset.
26 May 2020Samsung
Design and hardware details of Samsung Galaxy Note 20+ leaked
Just days after we got our first look at the Note 20, new renders of the Note 20+ have been leaked by OnLeaks and Pigtou.
26 May 2020Xiaomi
Redmi Note 9 Pro to go on sale at 12pm
Xiaomi's budget-range handset, the Redmi Note 9 Pro, will go on sale today in India at 12pm via Amazon and Mi.com. It will be delivered to the customers all across the country, except those in the containment areas.
Realme X3 SuperZoom's design and key specifications confirmed
Ahead of its launch in Europe on May 26, the design and key specifications of the X3 SuperZoom have been confirmed by Realme Europe.
25 May 2020US Federal Trade Commission
Watch out! COVID-19 contact tracing scams are on the rise
The spread of COVID-19 has triggered a wave of scams.
25 May 2020Flipkart
Motorola Edge+ to go on sale from midnight via Flipkart
Motorola's newly-launched Edge+ flagship smartphone will go on sale for the first time in India today (midnight) via Flipkart, and through offline stores from tomorrow.
25 May 2020Samsung
Samsung Galaxy A31 to be launched on June 4
Samsung's mid-range Galaxy A31 smartphone, which made its global debut earlier in March, is set to go official in India on June 4.
25 May 2020Huawei
Huawei Enjoy Z 5G, with MediaTek Dimensity 800 chipset, launched
As an addition to its range of budget-friendly smartphones, Huawei has launched the Enjoy Z 5G in China.
25 May 2020Xiaomi
Redmi K30i, with 120Hz display and 48MP quad camera, launched
Xiaomi has launched the Redmi K30i 5G smartphone in China. The handset arrives as a cheaper version of the Redmi K30 that went official last December.
25 May 2020Twitter
Apple iPad 2020: A bigger, better update?
A few days back, a report from Ming-Chi Kuo, a popular Apple analyst, suggested that the Cupertino giant is working on an improved 8th-generation iPad.
24 May 2020COVID-19
#WorkFromHomeTips: How to boost your Wi-Fi signal and speed
In the fourth phase of India's lockdown to contain COVID-19, a large number of people are going back to work, trying to get the economy restarted while protecting themselves.
24 May 2020Samsung
Best Android smartphones you can buy with 12GB of RAM
As more and more buyers gravitate towards powerful smartphones for gaming, entertainment, and other digital services, brands are also pushing the envelope by packing top-of-the-line hardware.
24 May 2020Ram (Random Access Memory)
This is how Samsung Galaxy Note 20 might look like
The renders of Samsung Galaxy Note 20 have leaked online, giving us our first look of the upcoming flagship handset.
24 May 2020Flipkart
Infinix Hot 9 series to be launched on May 29
As a sequel to its popular Hot 8 smartphone, Infinix is all set to launch the Hot 9 series in India on May 29, a Flipkart teaser page has confirmed.
23 May 2020Xiaomi
OnePlus, Realme join Xiaomi, OPPO, Vivo's Peer-to-Peer Transmission Alliance
Even as Google continues to work on an AirDrop-like file transfer system for Android, leading phone makers are moving ahead with their own plan of embracing a Peer-To-Peer Transmission standard.
23 May 2020Tinder
Tinder will soon allow global matches, video calling: Details here
The outbreak of COVID-19, the worst health crisis of our time, has made social distancing a must in different parts of the world.
23 May 2020Samsung
Samsung Galaxy A31 expected to be launched in June
Samsung's budget-friendly smartphone, the Galaxy A31, is expected to be launched in India in the first week of June, according to news agency IANS. Reportedly, it will be available across all major offline and online sales platforms.
23 May 2020Security
Google Home Hub shows stranger's Nest cam footage, now fixed
A few days back, a Google Home Hub owner reported a mysterious (and creepy) case of seeing footage from the Nest security camera of a stranger.
23 May 2020OPPO
Ahead of launch, OPPO Find X2's price leaked by Amazon
Ahead of its launch in India, OPPO Find X2 was accidentally listed by Amazon. Interestingly, before the listing was removed, FoneArena spotted the alleged pricing of the handset in the source code of the webpage.
23 May 2020Australia
Fastest internet speed (44.2 Tbps) ever recorded in Australia
As you make do with a standard 4G, home broadband connection, a team of researchers from Australia's Swinburne and other universities is enjoying something way, way better than that.
23 May 2020Ram (Random Access Memory)
This limited edition iQOO 3 handset is for Transformers fans
As a special edition of the iQOO 3 flagship phone, Vivo has announced the iQOO 3 5G Transformers Limited Edition in China.
23 May 2020Ram (Random Access Memory)
MEIZU 17-series gets support for 120Hz refresh rate via update
MEIZU's newly-launched flagship smartphones, the MEIZU 17 and 17 Pro, are getting support for 120Hz refresh rate via a software update. At the time of launch, both the handsets offered 90Hz refresh rate with a 180Hz touch sampling rate, which remains unchanged even now.
22 May 2020Coronavirus
Why the vaccine for COVID-19 is still several months away
In a matter of months, a never-seen-before coronavirus originating from China has turned the whole world upside down.