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22 Apr 2021Google
Google Pixel 5a 5G to sport a Snapdragon 765G processor
Google will launch its latest Pixel smartphone, the Pixel 5a 5G, in the US, Japan, and probably India, later this year.
22 Apr 2021Realme
Realme 8 5G smartphone launched in India at Rs. 15,000
Realme has launched its latest budget-range 5G smartphone, the Realme 8 5G, in India. The handset carries a starting price-tag of Rs. 14,999 and will go on sale from April 28.
22 Apr 2021Upcoming Mobile Phones
Redmi K40 Game Enhanced Edition to debut on April 27
Redmi will launch its latest gaming smartphone, the K40 Game Enhanced Edition in China on April 27. It will join the recently-launched Redmi K40 series.
22 Apr 2021Netflix
NewsBytes Briefing: Facebook promotes cybercriminals targeting its userbase, and more
Facebook's recent string of security snafus aren't mere coincidences, but a symptom of what's turning out to be systemic security lapses. Case in point: Facebook Messenger users in 84 countries face serious phishing threats.
22 Apr 2021Elon Musk
Tesla crash kills two, CEO Musk denies Autopilot use
On April 18, two men aged 59 and 69 years old met a fiery demise when the 2019 Tesla Model S that they were traveling in collided with a tree and went up in flames just outside Houston.
22 Apr 2021Vivo Mobiles
Vivo V2118A handset's specifications leaked; should debut under iQOO branding
Vivo is gearing up to launch a new smartphone, codenamed V2118A, soon.
21 Apr 2021Apple
Apple unveils iPad Pro with notebook-grade M1 chip, mini-LED display
At its Spring Loaded event, Apple launched a variety of computing hardware including its latest generation iPad Pro powered by the same M1 chip that can be found in its notebook-form siblings such as the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro.
21 Apr 2021TECNO Mobile
TECNO SPARK 7P smartphone, with a 90Hz display, goes official
Chinese smartphone maker TECNO has unveiled a new model called the SPARK 7P. The handset is a successor to the recently-launched SPARK 7 in India.
21 Apr 2021TECNO Mobile
TECNO CAMON 17, with Helio G85 chipset, spotted in Kenya
Ahead of its unveiling, a new TECNO smartphone called the CAMON 17, has appeared in Kenya. The handset is currently up for pre-orders in the country.
21 Apr 2021Poco
POCO M2 Reloaded smartphone launched in India at Rs. 9,500
POCO has launched the latest version of its M2 smartphone, the M2 Reloaded in India. The handset is priced at Rs. 9,499 and is available for purchase via Flipkart.
21 Apr 2021Research
Simple oral hygiene could help reduce COVID-19 severity: Study
Simple oral hygiene measures could help lower the risk of novel coronavirus transmission from the mouth to the lungs, and help prevent severe instances of COVID-19, according to a study published in the Journal of Oral Medicine and Dental Research.
21 Apr 2021OPPO
OPPO K9, with 65W fast-charging, to debut on May 6
Chinese smartphone maker OPPO will launch its latest K-series handset, the K9 in China on May 6. The event is scheduled for 3 pm local time (12:30 pm IST).
21 Apr 2021Facebook Messenger
Facebook Messenger users in 84 countries face phishing scam threat
Analysts at cybersecurity firm Group-IB's Digital Risk Protection (DRP) wing have uncovered an old-school phishing scam targeting Facebook Messenger users at a global scale.
21 Apr 2021Latest Tech News
iQOO 7 wins the 2021 Red Dot Product Design Award
The iQOO 7 smartphone, which was launched in China in January, has won the 2021 Red Dot Award for Product Design.
21 Apr 2021Coronavirus
'Triple mutant' variant of coronavirus emerges; gene study inadequate: Report
A third mutation has reportedly been detected in the "double mutant" variant of coronavirus, raising concerns about the ability of the virus to evade the human immune response.
21 Apr 2021Amazon
Amazon is opening a high-tech, AR-enabled hair salon in London
After establishing its presence globally in online and physical retail, Amazon announced that it will open an "experimental" brick-and-mortar hair salon in London's East End Spitalfields area.
21 Apr 2021iPhone
Apple Spring Loaded Event roundup: Here's everything Apple announced
Apple finally held its first event of the year. As expected, the iPhone 13 received no mention, but the company unveiled new iMac and iPad Pro upgraded with its M1 chipset, in addition to AirTag and Apple Card.
21 Apr 2021Facebook
NewsBytes Briefing: Facebook announces its Clubhouse clone, and more
You can find everything in Silicon Valley except originality. Sure enough, Facebook joins the mad rush to clone Clubhouse.
21 Apr 2021OnePlus
OnePlus 9, 9 Pro's latest update brings April security patch
OnePlus has started rolling out its fourth OxygenOS software update for its 9 and 9 Pro models.
21 Apr 2021Realme
Realme X7 Max smartphone to be launched in India soon
As an addition to its X7 series of smartphones, Realme is gearing up to launch a new flagship model in India, the X7 Max, according to tipster Himanshu Agarwal.
20 Apr 2021Reddit
Reddit throws open its Clubhouse clone to the masses
Every social media entity under the sun has either announced plans to clone Clubhouse or actually introduced a clone. After Facebook, Spotify, LinkedIn, and Telegram jumped on the audio-only social media bandwagon, Reddit has finally caught onto the phenomenon.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 to be offered in eight shades
Samsung will unveil its new foldable smartphone, the Z Flip3 in July.
Samsung Galaxy F52 5G spotted on Bluetooth SIG certification site
Samsung will announce a new F-series smartphone, the Galaxy F52 5G, soon.
20 Apr 2021Honor Mobiles
HONOR Play5T Life, with Helio P35 chipset, launched in China
Chinese tech giant HONOR has launched a new smartphone named Play5T Life, in its home country. It will go on sale there on April 27.
20 Apr 2021Apple
Apple's Find My app can now locate non-Apple products too
Tech giant Apple has recently announced that the Find My app and its underlying Find My network will expand to include third-party accessories and products.
20 Apr 2021Motorola Mobile
Moto G60 and G40 Fusion handsets launched in India
Motorola has launched its latest G-series of smartphones in India, the Moto G40 Fusion and Moto G60. The devices carry a starting price-tag of Rs. 13,999 and Rs. 17,999, respectively.
20 Apr 2021OPPO
OPPO A74 5G smartphone debuts in India at Rs. 18,000
As an addition to its A-series of smartphones, Chinese tech giant OPPO has launched its latest 5G model in India, the A74 5G.
20 Apr 2021Facebook
Facebook unveils its upcoming Clubhouse-style audio-based social media offering
When Big Tech social media platforms such as Twitter and Spotify unveiled their Clubhouse clones, it was speculated that Facebook would also join in with a similar platform.
20 Apr 2021Tesla
NewsBytes Briefing: Domino's leaks all your data, and more
So you thought you'd order pineapple topping on your pizza and no one would find out? Well, think again because Domino's India has somehow managed to leak 180 million order details, which include names, phone numbers, addresses, and even credit card details.
Samsung rolls out Android 11 update for Galaxy A31 handset
Samsung has started releasing its Android 11 update for the Galaxy A31 model.
20 Apr 2021Vivo
Ahead of launch, Vivo V21 5G's key specifications leaked
Chinese smartphone maker Vivo will launch its "slimmest 5G smartphone," the V21 5G in India on April 27. It will be launched in Malaysia on the same day.
19 Apr 2021iPhone
Every important upcoming iOS 15 feature you should know about
Apple hasn't yet released iOS version 14.5, but with the company's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) likely to be held in June, now is a good time to round up all the important features rumored to be a part of the upcoming iOS 15.
19 Apr 2021NASA
NASA's Ingenuity helicopter aces first test flight in Martian environment
Ever since NASA successfully unsheathed the Ingenuity helicopter that accompanied its Perseverance rover to Mars, anticipation had been building for the helicopter's first flight.
19 Apr 2021Security
Domino's acknowledges data breach; Denies leak of million credit cards
Pizzas are usually considered bad for your health, but the latest Domino's India data leak could have serious consequences for your financial health as well. The latest security lapse has allegedly compromised customers' names, phone numbers, delivery addresses, and credit card details.
19 Apr 2021Samsung Mobiles
Samsung Galaxy Jump appears on Bluetooth SIG site, launch imminent
A new version of the Samsung Galaxy A32 has appeared on the Bluetooth SIG certification site, hinting at its imminent launch. The handset, with model number SM-A326K, has been listed under the moniker 'Galaxy Jump'.
19 Apr 2021Xiaomi Mobiles
Prior to launch, Xiaomi Mi 11X smartphone series' prices leaked
Xiaomi is all set to launch the Mi 11X and Mi 11X Pro models in India on April 23.
19 Apr 2021Research
Wearing two fitted masks may double protection against COVID-19: Study
Wearing two tightly-fitted face masks can double the effectiveness of filtering out SARS-CoV-2-sized particles, preventing them from reaching the wearer's nose and mouth and causing COVID-19, according to a study.
19 Apr 2021Poco
POCO M2 Reloaded to debut in India on April 21
POCO will introduce a new version of the M2 smartphone, the M2 Reloaded in India on April 21 at 12 pm. The handset will go on sale on the same day at 3 pm.
19 Apr 2021OPPO
OPPO A54 goes official in India starting at Rs. 13,500
As an addition to its A-series of smartphones, OPPO has launched its latest budget-friendly model, the A54 in India. It carries a starting price-tag of Rs. 13,490.
19 Apr 2021Infinix Mobile
Infinix Hot 10 Play launched in India at Rs. 8,500
Infinix has launched its latest budget-range smartphone, the Hot 10 Play in India. The handset is priced at Rs. 8,499 and will go on sale starting April 26.