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20 Jan 2021

Vivo Y31, with triple rear cameras, launched at Rs. 16,500

Chinese tech giant Vivo has officially launched the Y31 model in India. Priced at Rs. 16,490, it is available for purchase through Vivo India e-store, Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm, and other partner retail stores.

20 Jan 2021

OPPO Find X3 Pro gets FCC certification, key details revealed

An OPPO handset with model number CPH2173, believed to be the Find X3 Pro flagship, has been spotted on the FCC certification panel ahead of its expected launch in March.

20 Jan 2021

PhonePe beats Google Pay, becomes top UPI app

According to the data recently released by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the Walmart-backed Unified Payments Interface (UPI) app PhonePe has topped the charts for December. The parameters include transaction volume as well as total value of the transactions for the month.

20 Jan 2021

Motorola Edge S to debut on January 26

Motorola is all geared up to introduce a new Edge S model on January 26, the company has confirmed on Weibo. The post also reveals that the phone will be powered by the newly-announced Snapdragon 870 chipset.

20 Jan 2021

Samsung Galaxy A52 appears in live images, design features revealed

Samsung is working to launch the Galaxy A52 smartphone soon. In the latest development, 91mobiles has shared live images of the phone, revealing the rear panel's design.

20 Jan 2021

Parler website returns with help from Russian firm; Still unusable

A week after Silicon Valley oligarchs collectively banded together to eliminate the fastest growing social media platform Parler, it is back online in limited capacity.

20 Jan 2021

OnePlus releases OxygenOS 10.5.9 update for the Nord N10 5G

OnePlus has started rolling out the OxygenOS 10.5.9 update for its Nord N10 5G smartphone in Europe and North America.

20 Jan 2021

Samsung Galaxy Fold receives Android 11 One UI 3.0 update

Samsung has started releasing its Android 11-based One UI 3.0 update for the Galaxy Fold. The firmware is available in France and the UAE for the LTE variant as well as in the UK and Switzerland for the 5G variant.

20 Jan 2021

Unannounced Galaxy S21+ Phantom Green listed on Samsung's Australian website

A new color option for the Galaxy S21+ 5G, called Phantom Green, has been listed on Samsung's Australian website.

19 Jan 2021

Vivo X60 Pro+ up for pre-orders, rear panel's design revealed

Vivo is gearing up to launch the X60 Pro+ smartphone in China on January 21. It will join the X60 and X60 Pro models which were unveiled last month.

19 Jan 2021

Only 18 percent of surveyed Indians might continue using WhatsApp

In a recent survey conducted by social media platform LocalCircles, it was found that only 18 out of every 100 Indian users surveyed were willing to accept WhatsApp's updated policies and continue using the platform.

19 Jan 2021

Mi Notebook 14 (IC) launched in India at Rs. 44,000

Xiaomi has introduced the Mi Notebook 14 (IC) in India. It joins the existing Notebook 14 and Notebook 14 Horizon Edition models, which were launched last year.

19 Jan 2021

Vivo Y20G launched in India at Rs. 15,000

Chinese tech giant Vivo has launched a new smartphone in India, named the Y20G. It carries a price-tag of Rs. 14,990 and is available for purchase through Vivo India e-store, Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm, Tata CLiQ, and all partner retail stores.

19 Jan 2021

Climate change may shift rainfall patterns, claims study

In the future, climate change will cause an uneven shifting of the tropical rain belt, leading to increased flooding in parts of India, a new study warns.

19 Jan 2021

Xiaomi releases Android 11 update for Mi Note 10 Lite

Xiaomi's Mi Note 10 Lite users have started receiving the Android 11 software update. However, the firmware comes with MIUI 12 skin and not MIUI 12.5, which is still being tested in China.

19 Jan 2021

Samsung releases new update to improve S20 FE's touchscreen performance

Samsung has started rolling out yet another software update for the Galaxy S20 FE 5G to improve the touchscreen performance of the handset.

19 Jan 2021

Realme C12 gets a new 4GB/64GB variant in India

Realme has released a new variant of its entry-level C12 model in India with 4GB RAM and 64GB built-in storage. It joins the existing 3GB/32GB model that was announced last August and is currently available via the company's official store at Rs. 9,999.

19 Jan 2021

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G appears on TENAA certification site

Samsung is gearing up to launch the Galaxy A52 5G smartphone in the coming weeks. In the latest update, it has been spotted on China's TENAA certification site with the model number SM-A5260, hinting at its imminent launch.

19 Jan 2021

Moto G30 spotted on NBTC certification website, launch imminent

Motorola is working to expand its range of budget smartphones, with the Moto G30 handset to be launched soon. It may reportedly be called Motorola Capri Plus.

18 Jan 2021

Hike messaging service shuts down, leaves app stores

Indian messaging app Hike StickerChat has been shut down. The platform officially closed down today following a Twitter announcement by founder and CEO Kavin Bharti Mittal on January 6.

18 Jan 2021

Apple extends MacBook Pro repair program: Details here

This week Apple extended the free service program for 13-inch MacBook Pro owners affected by defective displays. The program provides coverage for eligible notebooks for a period of five years in total.

18 Jan 2021

Motorola Nio appears in live images with quad rear cameras

Motorola is expected to introduce its new flagship smartphone, the Motorola Nio sometime in Q1 2021. In the latest news, live images of the phone have been spotted on Weibo (via Voice), revealing its key design features.

18 Jan 2021

Signal users report encryption errors; Company claims chat security unaffected

Signal, the privacy-centric messaging service, spent long hours battling a global outage last weekend. The disruption is reported to have been caused by a high influx of new users.

18 Jan 2021

Seropositivity for COVID-19 is less in smokers, vegetarians: CSIR survey

In a serosurvey conducted by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research in nearly 40 institutes, smokers and vegetarians were found to have lower seropositivity, i.e., a lesser risk of getting infected by the coronavirus.

18 Jan 2021

Virgin Orbit sends 10 satellites to space with air-launched rocket

Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit launched 10 satellites into orbit on Sunday in a successful test of its key air-launched rocket.

18 Jan 2021

OPPO Reno5 Pro 5G launched in India at Rs. 36,000

OPPO has launched its Reno5 Pro 5G handset in India. It comes in Astral Blue and Starry Black colors.

18 Jan 2021

POCO F2 will not come with Snapdragon 732G chipset

Xiaomi's sub-brand POCO is working to launch the F2 model in India soon. It was earlier tipped to come with a Snapdragon 732G chipset. However, POCO India Country Director, Anuj Sharma has now confirmed that it will not house the said processor.

17 Jan 2021

itel Vision 1 Pro launched in India at Rs. 6,600

Chinese smartphone maker itel has launched a new budget handset in India called the Vision 1 Pro. It is up for grabs in two colors: Aurora Blue and Ocean Blue.

17 Jan 2021

Samsung Galaxy M62 smartphone with 7,000mAh battery gets FCC certification

A Samsung handset bearing model number SM-M62F/DS, with a 7,000mAh battery, has reportedly received the FCC certification.

17 Jan 2021

ASUS ROG Phone 4 to get 6,000mAh battery with fast-charging

Taiwanese tech giant ASUS's ROG Phone 4 will make its debut in the coming days.

17 Jan 2021

Samsung Galaxy A12 reportedly bags BIS certification, India launch imminent

Samsung is working on launching the Galaxy A12 smartphone in India soon. In the latest development, the phone has been found listed on the BIS certification site (via @the_tech_guy).

16 Jan 2021

Facebook fined $650 million for collecting facial recognition data inappropriately

Facebook has been ordered to pay $650 million as part of a settlement to Illinois residents for collecting facial recognition data without their consent.

16 Jan 2021

Rapid blood test identifies patients at highest risk of COVID-19

Scientists have developed a rapid blood test that can predict within a day of hospitalization which COVID-19 patients are at the highest risk of severe complications or death. This will help identify those who best benefit from specific investigational treatments.

16 Jan 2021

WhatsApp capitulates: Won't implement controversial privacy policy for 3 months

With WhatsApp's clarifications being received with skepticism, the chat app has pushed the deadline for accepting its new Terms of Service (ToS) forward by three months.

16 Jan 2021

Honor V40's launch postponed, to be unveiled on January 22

Honor's V40 handset, which was scheduled to be launched on January 18, will now be announced on January 22, the company confirmed via Weibo. It will go on sale on the same day.

16 Jan 2021

Spotify 'Car Thing' seeks FCC nod; significant redesign, features revealed

Popular music streaming service Spotify has sought FCC certification for a new Bluetooth-enabled device dubbed Car Thing. Last heard of in 2019, the car companion has received a significant design revamp and no longer resembles the 2019 concept.

16 Jan 2021

Mi 11 Pro might feature a dominant 80W fast-charging support

After the launch of the Mi 11 smartphone last month, its Pro model is now in the works to be unveiled. In the latest update, tipster Digital Chat Station has revealed that the Mi 11 Pro will come with 80W wireless charging support.

16 Jan 2021

NVIDIA announces next-gen mobile GPUs, claims huge performance gains

NVIDIA yet again beat AMD to the punch by announcing its next-gen laptop GPUs. The mobile RTX 3000 series GPUs share nomenclature with their desktop counterparts, but thermal and power constraints keep them from matching their performance.

16 Jan 2021

Samsung slashes price of the strictly optional Galaxy S21 charger

Almost immediately following the announcement of the new Galaxy S21 5G series of smartphones, Samsung announced a $15 price cut on the 25W fast charger that is sold separately.


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