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Apple loses Steve Jobs' trademark catchphrase to Swatch

31 Mar 2021

Apple loses Steve Jobs' trademark catchphrase to Swatch

A London court recently ruled that Apple Inc. could not keep Swiss watchmaker Swatch from using the phrase "one more thing" as its own trademark.

Spotify desktop and web apps get improved UI, curation tools

27 Mar 2021

Spotify desktop and web apps get improved UI, curation tools

Popular music streaming platform Spotify is giving its desktop app a comprehensive UI update. Both Mac and Windows versions of the desktop app will receive the revamped look. The platform-agnostic web app is also receiving a similar cosmetic upgrade.

Google will inject $7 billion in data centers and offices

19 Mar 2021

Google will inject $7 billion in data centers and offices

As vaccines begin rolling out, Google is already preparing for the resumption of normal office operations. The company has earmarked more than $7 billion to real estate across the US for the year 2021 alone.

Apple granted patent for connector which could replace lightning ports

06 Mar 2021

Apple granted patent for connector which could replace lightning ports

Since MagSafe launched last year, rumors have been circulating that Apple could let go the charging port on iPhones for the iPhone 13 Pro Max this year.

Weibo leak claims Huawei could launch gaming laptops and console

15 Feb 2021

Weibo leak claims Huawei could launch gaming laptops and console

A tipster on Chinese microblogging site Weibo claims Huawei could produce gaming laptops and a gaming console. This will be the first time the company is seriously planning to enter the gaming hardware market.

Robert Downey Jr. starts rolling fund for clean tech investment

04 Feb 2021

Robert Downey Jr. starts rolling fund for clean tech investment

The current US government seems to be all for climate change, and there are a few Hollywood celebrities such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, among others, who have thought of concrete steps when it comes to environmental development.

Single 6GB RAM variant for POCO M3 smartphone in India

31 Jan 2021

Single 6GB RAM variant for POCO M3 smartphone in India

Prior to its launch in India on February 2, POCO has put up a tweet saying that its M3 handset will be available in a single 6GB RAM variant here.

NewsBytes Briefing: Reddit makes Wall Street bleed billions, and more

28 Jan 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Reddit makes Wall Street bleed billions, and more

What began as a price war between Reddit's army of trading enthusiasts and the Wall Street billionaires over the GameStop stock, saw the hedge funds lose more than $10 billion.

Motorola Ibiza receives Wi-Fi Alliance certification, launch imminent

25 Jan 2021

Motorola Ibiza receives Wi-Fi Alliance certification, launch imminent

Motorola is expected to launch a new budget smartphone in the coming weeks. The handset with model number XT2137-1, currently codenamed as Ibiza, has been spotted (via MySmartPrice) on the Wi-Fi Alliance certification site, hinting at its imminent arrival.

Realme UI 2.0 early access program for X50, X50m 5G

25 Jan 2021

Realme UI 2.0 early access program for X50, X50m 5G

Realme has announced a Realme UI 2.0 early access program for the X50 5G and X50m 5G handsets in China.

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G smartphone receives Bluetooth and Wi-Fi certifications

24 Jan 2021

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G smartphone receives Bluetooth and Wi-Fi certifications

South Korean tech giant Samsung's Galaxy A52 5G smartphone has received Bluetooth and Wi-Fi certifications, thereby hinting at its imminent launch. It will also be launched in a 4G variant.

Vivo S7t to get Dimensity 820 chipset and five cameras

24 Jan 2021

Vivo S7t to get Dimensity 820 chipset and five cameras

As an addition to its S7 line-up, Chinese smartphone maker Vivo will launch a new device called S7t, powered by the Dimensity 820 chipset, tipster Digital Chat Station has claimed.

Realme X7 series to debut in India on February 4

24 Jan 2021

Realme X7 series to debut in India on February 4

Realme's X7 series, which includes X7 and X7 Pro models, will be launched in India on February 4, according to a now-removed image of the launch invite tweeted by Amit Bhawani, Editor-in-Chief of PhoneRadar.

Mi 11 Pro tipped to come with 120x zoom support

21 Jan 2021

Mi 11 Pro tipped to come with 120x zoom support

Xiaomi is expected to launch the Mi 11 Pro smartphone in the coming weeks. In the latest update, tipster Digital Chat Station (via MyDrivers) has claimed that the handset will come with up to 120x zoom functionality.

Delhi Airport evaluating 'computer vision' technology to track passengers: CEO

19 Jan 2021

Delhi Airport evaluating 'computer vision' technology to track passengers: CEO

Delhi Airport is evaluating "computer vision" technology to track passengers, reduce waiting time, and ensure social distancing at its terminals, a top official of the facility's operator informed on Tuesday.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

OPPO reduces prices of A12 handset in India

15 Jan 2021

OPPO reduces prices of A12 handset in India

OPPO has reduced the prices of the A12 smartphone in India for the second time, by Rs. 500. Its first price-reduction happened in November last year.

NVIDIA and AMD on GPU shortages: No improvement until May

15 Jan 2021

NVIDIA and AMD on GPU shortages: No improvement until May

The latest GPUs from NVIDIA and AMD have been nigh impossible to purchase from launch day itself. The precious few cards available were quickly lapped up by scalpers using bots and re-listed on eBay for a staggering premium.

Facebook, WhatsApp, TikTok among most popular apps of 2020

14 Jan 2021

Facebook, WhatsApp, TikTok among most popular apps of 2020

The market of mobile apps continued to grow in 2020 in spite (or rather because) of the pandemic.

#CES2021: This Sony drone can shoot cinematic 4K videos

13 Jan 2021

#CES2021: This Sony drone can shoot cinematic 4K videos

For photography enthusiasts and video professionals, Japanese tech giant Sony has announced a new drone, called Airpeak, at the ongoing CES 2021.

#CES2021: Intel's Mobileye reveals plans to lower autonomous driving cost

13 Jan 2021

#CES2021: Intel's Mobileye reveals plans to lower autonomous driving cost

At the ongoing CES 2021, Mobileye - Intel's self-driving car subsidiary brand - has announced that it will shift toward using its own radar-based technology so as to reduce the cost of autonomous driving.

iPad Pro (2021) appears in CAD renders, design features revealed

12 Jan 2021

iPad Pro (2021) appears in CAD renders, design features revealed

Apple is working to introduce the next-generation iPad Pro later this year. In the latest development, 91mobiles has shared CAD-based renders of the 12.9-inch model, revealing its design details.

Microsoft Surface Pro 7+, with Intel Tiger Lake processors, launched

12 Jan 2021

Microsoft Surface Pro 7+, with Intel Tiger Lake processors, launched

Microsoft has launched the Surface Pro 7+ tablet-cum-laptop at a starting price-tag of $899 (approximately Rs. 66,000).

OnePlus releases OxygenOS 11.0.3.3 update for 8 and 8 Pro

08 Jan 2021

OnePlus releases OxygenOS 11.0.3.3 update for 8 and 8 Pro

OnePlus has started rolling out OxygenOS 11.0.3.3 update for its 8 and 8 Pro smartphones in India, Australia, and Europe.

Moto G Stylus (2021) spotted on Geekbench, key specifications revealed

08 Jan 2021

Moto G Stylus (2021) spotted on Geekbench, key specifications revealed

Motorola is expected to launch the Moto G Stylus (2021) smartphone in the coming weeks. It will arrive as a successor to the Moto G Stylus aka Moto G Pro.

Samsung Galaxy A71 and A51 become cheaper in India

08 Jan 2021

Samsung Galaxy A71 and A51 become cheaper in India

Samsung has reduced the prices of the Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51 models in India by Rs. 2,000. The price-cut is permanent in nature and is reflecting on the company's official website as well as Amazon.

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G gets 3C certified with 15W fast-charging

07 Jan 2021

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G gets 3C certified with 15W fast-charging

Samsung is working to introduce its upcoming mid-range smartphone, the Galaxy A52 5G soon. In the latest development, the phone has been spotted (by MySmartPrice) on the 3C certification site with the model number SM-A5260.

Facebook redesigns Pages; Like button removed, new admin controls

07 Jan 2021

Facebook redesigns Pages; Like button removed, new admin controls

Facebook has announced a major redesign of Pages, that are mainly used by artists, public figures, and brands.

Instagram testing new carousel-like layout for Stories on desktops

06 Jan 2021

Instagram testing new carousel-like layout for Stories on desktops

Instagram has been testing a new design to improve the experience of viewing Stories on the desktop.

Mi A3 users get free repairs after update bricks devices

05 Jan 2021

Mi A3 users get free repairs after update bricks devices

Xiaomi has announced that it is offering a free repair service to all the Mi A3 users in India who were affected by a faulty Android 11 update that bricked their devices.

OPPO's 5G-enabled Reno5 Pro to be launched on January 18

05 Jan 2021

OPPO's 5G-enabled Reno5 Pro to be launched on January 18

OPPO is all set to launch its Reno5 Pro 5G smartphone in India on January 18 at 12:30 pm, the company has announced.

iQOO 7 to feature a pressure-sensitive, 120Hz AMOLED screen

05 Jan 2021

iQOO 7 to feature a pressure-sensitive, 120Hz AMOLED screen

iQOO will launch its flagship iQOO 7 gaming smartphone in China on January 11. In the latest development, an official teaser posted on Weibo has revealed the key display features of the phone.

Ahead of launch in India, Mi 10i's prices tipped

04 Jan 2021

Ahead of launch in India, Mi 10i's prices tipped

Xiaomi is all set to announce the Mi 10i smartphone in India on January 5. In the run-up to the launch event, Xiaomi India's managing director, Manu Kumar Jain, has revealed that the phone will cost under Rs. 30,000.

OnePlus Band teased; design details and specifications also leaked

04 Jan 2021

OnePlus Band teased; design details and specifications also leaked

OnePlus has teased its upcoming smartband on its official Facebook page, without revealing many details. It will take on Xiaomi's Mi Band series.

Nubia Red Magic 6 spotted on Geekbench with Snapdragon 888

03 Jan 2021

Nubia Red Magic 6 spotted on Geekbench with Snapdragon 888

Chinese smartphone maker Nubia is set to launch a new Z series handset with an electrochromic back panel, named the Red Magic 6 (codenamed NX669J), this year.

Design details of Moto G Stylus 2021 revealed in renders

03 Jan 2021

Design details of Moto G Stylus 2021 revealed in renders

As a successor to the 2020 Moto G Pro, Motorola will launch a new smartphone named Moto G Stylus 2021 in the US.

POCO F2 smartphone teased; likely to pack Snapdragon 732G chipset

03 Jan 2021

POCO F2 smartphone teased; likely to pack Snapdragon 732G chipset

Ahead of its expected launch in India this year, Chinese smartphone maker POCO has teased its F2 smartphone in a video.

Android 10 update rolled out for Redmi 7 in India

03 Jan 2021

Android 10 update rolled out for Redmi 7 in India

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is reportedly rolling out the Android 10 update and December 2020 Android security patch for its Redmi 7 handset in India. The global variant received the firmware last week.