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22 Feb 2021Apple
Leaked AirPods 3 images reveal in-ear design and shorter stem
Late last month, we reported that Apple's next-generation true wireless earphones (AirPods 3) could be launched by mid-2021. On Saturday, Chinese website 52audio leaked an image and some CAD renders showing off the earphones and the charging case.
22 Feb 2021Realme
Realme Narzo 30 Pro's prices to start at Rs. 16,000
Realme is all set to launch the Narzo 30 Pro 5G and Narzo 30A models in India on February 24. In the latest development, YouTuber Sistech Banna has leaked an image of Narzo 30 Pro 5G's retail box, revealing its list price of Rs. 16,999.
22 Feb 2021LG Mobile
LG W41 series launched; prices start at Rs. 13,500
LG has launched its latest W41 series of smartphone in India at a starting price of Rs. 13,490. The line-up includes W41, W41+ and W41 Pro models.
22 Feb 2021Realme
Ahead of launch, Realme GT 5G's 64MP main camera confirmed
Realme is working to introduce the GT 5G handset on March 4. In the run-up to the launch event, the company has shared a couple of teasers, confirming the key features and specifications of the handset.
22 Feb 2021Redmi K40
Redmi K40's official teaser reveals rear panel design
Redmi's flagship K40 line-up is all set to be launched on February 25. In the latest development, an official poster of the K40 handset is doing rounds online, giving us a glimpse of the back panel.
22 Feb 2021Vivo
Vivo S9 5G to debut on March 3: Details here
Vivo is all set to launch its latest S9 5G model in China on March 3. The company has announced the release date via a teaser video posted on the Chinese microblogging site Weibo.
22 Feb 2021Samsung Mobiles
Samsung Galaxy F62 to go on sale in India today
Samsung Galaxy F62, which was launched in India last week, will go on sale today at 12 pm via Flipkart, Samsung India's online store, Reliance Digital, and My Jio stores.
21 Feb 2021Elon Musk
All you should know about new social media platform Clubhouse
Clubhouse is an audio-based social networking app that allows people to participate in discussions on diverse topics of interest. They can also listen in on conversations between eminent individuals in real time by joining chat rooms.
21 Feb 2021Xiaomi
POCO M2 Pro receives February 2021 security patch in India
After releasing an MIUI 12 overhaul package back in December last year, Xiaomi is rolling out the February 2021 Android security patch for its POCO M2 Pro smartphone in India.
21 Feb 2021Research
Researchers successfully establish two-way communication with sleeping lucid dreamers
A group of international researchers published a technical paper on Thursday explaining that they were able to communicate in real-time with lucid dreamers.
21 Feb 2021Google
One-handed mode spotted in Android 12's Developer Preview
Google unveiled the first Developer Preview build of Android 12 on February 18. As speculated, one of the highlights of the new OS is its one-handed mode.
21 Feb 2021Technology
LastPass will paywall cross-platform support from March 16
Popular password manager service LastPass will discontinue cross-platform support for free users of the service from March 16.
21 Feb 2021Vivo
Vivo S9e to feature Dimensity 820 processor, AMOLED screen
Vivo is expected to announce a new S9e model alongside the S9 on March 6 in China. In the latest development, a new leak has claimed that the S9e will come with a Dimensity 820 chipset, an AMOLED display, 33W fast-charging support, and a total of five cameras including two on the front.
21 Feb 2021Redmi 9 Power
Redmi 9 Power's 6GB RAM variant arriving soon, prices revealed
Redmi will launch a new 6GB RAM variant of its entry-level Redmi 9 Power smartphone in India soon, according to 91mobiles. It will come with 128GB of storage and join the existing 4GB/64GB and 4GB/128GB models.
20 Feb 2021Android
NewsBytes Briefing: Google keeps firing its ethics researchers
Google's former pride and joy, its Ethical AI research team, is turning out to be a PR campaign gone awry. The search giant had hired scientists promising them freedom, but the honeymoon period ended when they began publishing papers critical of Google's own products.
20 Feb 2021WhatsApp
Sandes messaging app is the government's alternative to WhatsApp
The Indian government's National Informatics Centre (NIC) has developed an instant messaging app called Sandes, which translates into "message" in Hindi. The application was intended for use by government officials but it allows individuals to sign up as well.
20 Feb 2021Realme
Realme GT to feature a Snapdragon 888 chipset, LPDDR5 RAM
Realme is all set to announce its GT 5G flagship model in China on March 4. In the latest development, a poster shared by tipster Mukul Sharma has revealed that the handset will come with a Snapdragon 888 chipset, LPDDR5 RAM, and UFS 3.1 storage.
20 Feb 2021Samsung Mobiles
This is how Samsung Galaxy A32 4G will look like
Samsung is gearing up to launch Galaxy A32's 4G variant in the coming weeks. In the latest development, tipster Sudhanshu Ambhore has shared the renders of the phone, revealing its design details.
20 Feb 2021Coronavirus
Three month gap between Oxford vaccine jabs provides better efficacy
A three-month interval between doses of the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine results in higher vaccine efficacy compared to a six-week gap, according to a new study which says the first dose can offer up to 76 percent protection in the months between the two jabs.
20 Feb 2021NASA
This photo of Mars rover's descent has NASA awestruck
The world got its first close-up look at a Mars landing on Friday, as NASA released a stunning picture of its newest rover being lowered onto the dusty red surface.
20 Feb 2021OPPO
OPPO Find X3 Pro appears on Geekbench, specifications revealed
OPPO is planning to announce its Find X3 series of smartphones sometime in March. In the latest development, the X3 Pro variant has been spotted on Geekbench, revealing its key specifications.
20 Feb 2021Nubia Mobile Phones
Nubia Red Magic 6 will debut on March 4
Nubia is all set to launch its latest gaming smartphone, the Red Magic 6, on March 4. The company's president Nei Fei has compared the handset's performance to F1 cars, stating its highlights will be the display, fast-charging technology, touch response, and fan-based cooling.
20 Feb 2021Samsung Mobiles
Samsung Galaxy M62 bags IMDA certification, launch imminent
Samsung is gearing up to introduce its Galaxy M62 model in the coming weeks. In the latest development, the handset has been spotted (via Mukul Sharma) on the IMDA certification site with model number SM-M625F/DS, hinting at its imminent launch.
20 Feb 2021Vivo Mobiles
This is how iQOO Neo 5 will look like
Vivo's sub-brand iQOO is working to launch its Neo 5 model soon. In the latest development, a live image of the phone has leaked online, revealing its design features and key specifications.
20 Feb 2021Redmi K40
Redmi K40's small punch-hole cut-out revealed in live video
Ahead of its launch on February 25, Redmi K40 has been unveiled in a live video, revealing its design features. As per the clip, the handset will have a tiny punch-hole cut-out that looks smaller than even the bezels.
20 Feb 2021Nokia Mobiles
Nokia 3.4 is now available for purchase in India
HMD Global's latest budget-friendly smartphone, the Nokia 3.4, is now up for grabs in India via the company's official e-store, Flipkart and Amazon. It carries a price-tag of Rs. 11,999.
20 Feb 2021Xiaomi
Xiaomi releases stable Android 11 update for Mi 10T Lite
Xiaomi has started rolling out the stable Android 11 update for its Mi 10T Lite 5G handset.
20 Feb 2021OnePlus
OnePlus releases OxygenOS 10.5.10 update for Nord N10 5G smartphone
OnePlus has started rolling out OxygenOS 10.5.10 update for the global and European variants of the Nord N10 5G smartphone.
19 Feb 2021Samsung Mobiles
Samsung Galaxy A52, A72's support pages go live, launch imminent
Samsung is expected to launch its mid-range Galaxy A52 and A72 models in India soon. In the latest development, support pages of both the handsets have gone live with model numbers SM-A525F and SM-A725F, respectively.
19 Feb 2021Realme
Ahead of launch, Realme Narzo 30A's full specifications leaked
Realme is all set to launch the Narzo 30 series in India on February 24. The line-up includes the Narzo 30A and Narzo 30 Pro 5G models.
19 Feb 2021OnePlus
OnePlus 9's full specifications leaked via AIDA64 benchmark: Details here
OnePlus is expected to launch the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro models sometime around March. In the latest development, the vanilla model has been spotted on the AIDA64 benchmark by TechDroider, revealing its key specifications and features.
19 Feb 2021Redmi Note 10
Redmi Note 10 series to include three models; specifications leaked
Redmi is preparing to announce its Note 10 series of smartphones on March 4. In the latest development, a Twitter handle named Xiaomiui has claimed that the line-up will include Redmi Note 10, Redmi Note 10 Pro, and Redmi Note 10 Pro Max models.
19 Feb 2021Android
Android 12's Developer Preview released: What's new?
Google has released the Developer Preview of the Android 12 operating system. The preview builds are intended to give developers the tools to optimize their apps for the updated OS and its new features.
19 Feb 2021Xiaomi Mobiles
Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G bags IMDA certification, launch imminent
Xiaomi is working to launch a new Mi 11 Lite model in the coming weeks. In the latest development, tipster Abhishek Yadav has spotted the handset's 5G variant on the IMDA certification site with model number M2101K9G.
19 Feb 2021ASUS ROG Phone 5
ASUS ROG Phone 5 will be launched on March 10
ASUS will unveil its latest flagship smartphone, the ROG Phone 5, on March 10, the company has announced via a dedicated microsite. In India, the handset is said to arrive in March but ASUS is yet to officially confirm the timeline.
19 Feb 2021OPPO
Leaked images reveal OPPO Find X3, X3 Neo's design details
OPPO is working to announce its Find X3 series of smartphone soon. The line-up is said to include three devices: X3 Pro, X3, and X3 Neo.
19 Feb 2021Motorola
Moto E7 Power goes official in India at Rs. 7,500
Expanding its portfolio of affordable smartphones, Motorola has launched the Moto E7 Power in India at a starting price of Rs. 7,499. It will go on sale from February 26 onwards via Flipkart and other authorized retail stores.
19 Feb 2021Realme
Realme GT 5G to support 65W fast-charging
Realme is all set to launch its latest flagship handset, the GT 5G (aka Race), on March 4.
19 Feb 2021Redmi K40
Redmi K40's camera design teased, triple rear cameras confirmed
Ahead of the February 25 launch, Redmi General Manager Lu Weibing has teased the Redmi K40 series, revealing a part of the rear panel and the camera module of the K40 handset.
19 Feb 2021OnePlus
Like S21 Ultra, OnePlus 9 Pro to sport LTPO display
OnePlus is gearing up to launch its latest high-end smartphone, the OnePlus 9 Pro, sometime in March. In the latest development, tipster Max Jambor has claimed that the handset will have an LTPO display - similar to Samsung S21 Ultra.