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Xiaomi blacklisted: Trump administration gives until November 11 to divest

15 Jan 2021

Xiaomi blacklisted: Trump administration gives until November 11 to divest

In its final days, US President Donald Trump administration has added nine companies to Pentagon's list of suspected "communist Chinese military companies". The list includes plane maker Commercial Aircraft of China (ComAC) in addition to smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi as per a Reuters report.

Qualcomm buys chip design firm founded by former Apple engineers

14 Jan 2021

Qualcomm buys chip design firm founded by former Apple engineers

Not long after Apple shook the computing space with it prodigious M1 chip, Qualcomm has lapped up a chip design firm founded two years ago by former Apple engineers.

OnePlus may have two new smartwatches coming, and then some

10 Jan 2021

OnePlus may have two new smartwatches coming, and then some

With the OnePlus Health app going live for early access on the Google Play Store, developers and enthusiasts are already ripping into the code and digging around for clues. Apparently, there is a lot to discover.

Mi 11 will come with the latest Snapdragon 888 chipset

02 Dec 2020

Mi 11 will come with the latest Snapdragon 888 chipset

Xiaomi is expected to announce its flagship Mi 11 model sometime in January 2021. In the latest development, the company's CEO Lei Jun has revealed that the handset will be powered by the newly-announced Snapdragon 888 chipset.

LG Velvet Dual Screen available for pre-ordering via Flipkart

07 Nov 2020

LG Velvet Dual Screen available for pre-ordering via Flipkart

LG's recently-launched Velvet model is up for pre-ordering in India via Flipkart and it will be released on November 12, according to the e-commerce giant.

LG Velvet launched in India, prices start at Rs. 37,000

28 Oct 2020

LG Velvet launched in India, prices start at Rs. 37,000

As the latest addition to its portfolio of premium smartphones, LG has launched the LG Velvet in India.

Realme C15 Qualcomm Edition tipped to arrive as Realme C15s

28 Oct 2020

Realme C15 Qualcomm Edition tipped to arrive as Realme C15s

Realme is working to launch a Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered variant of its budget-friendly C15 model in India in the company days.

Jio and Qualcomm begin 5G trials, achieve 1 Gbps speed

21 Oct 2020

Jio and Qualcomm begin 5G trials, achieve 1 Gbps speed

In a new development, Mukesh Ambani-led Jio Platforms Ltd. has announced its 5G plans in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies.

Microsoft launches Surface Laptop Go and Surface Pro X models

02 Oct 2020

Microsoft launches Surface Laptop Go and Surface Pro X models

Microsoft has launched an upgraded version of the Surface Pro X and a new entry-level Surface Laptop Go in the US.

#Review: Mivi DuoPods M80, feature-packed TWS buds at affordable price

14 Aug 2020

#Review: Mivi DuoPods M80, feature-packed TWS buds at affordable price

Homegrown electronics brand Mivi has expanded its product portfolio with a new pair of truly wireless earbuds - the DuoPods M80.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok plans to sue Trump administration, and more

10 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok plans to sue Trump administration, and more

Over the weekend, TikTok was reported to be planning legal action against Trump administration.

Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: Is it Samsung's best smartphone yet?

06 Aug 2020

Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: Is it Samsung's best smartphone yet?

Samsung has unveiled the all-new Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra models. The latter comes as an expensive, zero-compromise handset with all the bells and whistles you would expect from a 2020 flagship.

NewsBytes Briefing: Google extends work from home and more

28 Jul 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Google extends work from home and more

A lot has happened in the world of technology since last evening.

#WeeklyRecap: OnePlus Nord launch, massive VPN leak, Garmin's outage, more

26 Jul 2020

#WeeklyRecap: OnePlus Nord launch, massive VPN leak, Garmin's outage, more

This week, a number of developments were noted, especially in the consumer technology category.

#TechBytes: Latest flagship smartphones fueled by Snapdragon 865+ chipset

26 Jul 2020

#TechBytes: Latest flagship smartphones fueled by Snapdragon 865+ chipset

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 865+ as an improved version of its flagship mobile processor, the Snapdragon 865, recently. The Plus version offers up to 10% better CPU and GPU performance as compared to its predecessor.

Google likely to invest $4 billion in Reliance's Jio Platforms

14 Jul 2020

Google likely to invest $4 billion in Reliance's Jio Platforms

After several major conglomerates and foreign funds, technology giant Google is mulling an investment in Reliance Industries' Jio Platforms.

Mukesh Ambani becomes 6th richest person in the world

14 Jul 2020

Mukesh Ambani becomes 6th richest person in the world

After a massive fund-raising spree of Jio Platforms, Indian business magnate Mukesh Ambani has become the sixth-richest person in the world.

Tech Briefing: Apple pays $1bn penalty, Google invests in India

14 Jul 2020

Tech Briefing: Apple pays $1bn penalty, Google invests in India

A lot happened in the technology world when you were sleeping.

Redmi K30 Racing Edition, with Snapdragon 768G, goes official

11 May 2020

Redmi K30 Racing Edition, with Snapdragon 768G, goes official

As part of its Redmi K30 series, Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has launched a new Redmi K30 Racing Edition smartphone in China. It arrives as the first phone to feature Qualcomm's latest 5G-ready Snapdragon 768G processor.

Best 5G smartphones with flagship Snapdragon 865 processor

03 May 2020

Best 5G smartphones with flagship Snapdragon 865 processor

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 865 chipset is currently the preferred choice for all smartphone makers that plan to launch a high-end flagship phone.

Samsung's Note 20, Fold 2 to be launched around August-September

02 May 2020

Samsung's Note 20, Fold 2 to be launched around August-September

In the latest earnings report, Samsung has confirmed that its Mobile Communications Business aims to strengthen its product line-up by introducing "new premium models" in the second half of the year despite uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Samsung Note 20, Fold 2 could be launched in August

12 Apr 2020

Samsung Note 20, Fold 2 could be launched in August

Samsung is still positive about launching its next batch of flagship phones, the Galaxy Note 20 and Fold 2, in August despite growing concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic.

TCL 10 series smartphones launched with HDR screens, multiple cameras

09 Apr 2020

TCL 10 series smartphones launched with HDR screens, multiple cameras

Chinese tech giant TCL has launched three new affordable smartphones in its latest TCL 10 series. The line-up includes a premium 10 Pro model, a 5G-enabled handset called 10 5G, and a budget-friendly 10L variant.

OnePlus 8 series won't cross $1,000 price tag, confirms CEO

05 Apr 2020

OnePlus 8 series won't cross $1,000 price tag, confirms CEO

The upcoming OnePlus 8 series will not cost more than $1,000 (roughly Rs. 76,000), CEO Pete Lau has confirmed to Business Insider.

OnePlus 8 Pro leak reveals "Ultramarine blue" and other variants

02 Apr 2020

OnePlus 8 Pro leak reveals "Ultramarine blue" and other variants

Just days after bringing us the color variants of the regular OnePlus 8, tipster Ronald Quandt has revealed all the shades we shall see on the Pro version.

OnePlus 8 series to be launched on April 14

30 Mar 2020

OnePlus 8 series to be launched on April 14

OnePlus's new batch of flagship phones, the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, will be launched in India on April 14, according to an official tweet from the company.

#LeakPeek: OnePlus 8 to come in these three color variants

30 Mar 2020

#LeakPeek: OnePlus 8 to come in these three color variants

OnePlus's upcoming flagship phone, the OnePlus 8, will come in at least three new color variants.

Xiaomi Mi True Wireless Earphones 2, Mi AIoT Router launched

29 Mar 2020

Xiaomi Mi True Wireless Earphones 2, Mi AIoT Router launched

Alongside the Mi TV 4S 65-inch and Mi Air Purifier 3H, Xiaomi has also launched the Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 and Mi AIoT Router in Europe.

Qualcomm introduces new chipsets and audio tech for wireless earbuds

27 Mar 2020

Qualcomm introduces new chipsets and audio tech for wireless earbuds

Qualcomm has introduced a couple of new processors and audio technologies that will improve the connectivity, sound quality, and battery life in some of the upcoming truly wireless earbuds.

Montblanc Smart Headphones, Summit 2+ smartwatch launched: Specs, features, price

11 Mar 2020

Montblanc Smart Headphones, Summit 2+ smartwatch launched: Specs, features, price

Montblanc, known for its luxury writing instruments and leather goods, has expanded its portfolio of tech products with a Summit 2+ smartwatch and Smart Headphones.

Moto G8, with punch-hole design and triple rear cameras, launched

06 Mar 2020

Moto G8, with punch-hole design and triple rear cameras, launched

Expanding its portfolio of smartphones, Lenovo-owned Motorola has launched the budget-friendly Moto G8 smartphone.

Microsoft's Surface Duo will let you 'peek' at notifications

29 Feb 2020

Microsoft's Surface Duo will let you 'peek' at notifications

Microsoft's Surface Duo, the Android-based phone we saw last year, lacks an external screen for showing notifications. However, the company is making up for this by allowing you to 'peek' at call alerts and notifications.

Motorola Edge+ specifications tipped: 90Hz curved display, Snapdragon 865 chipset

25 Feb 2020

Motorola Edge+ specifications tipped: 90Hz curved display, Snapdragon 865 chipset

Motorola is working on a new flagship smartphone that is expected to be launched as Motorola Edge+. The phone's name was first tipped by Evan Blass last month, and now, its specifications have been leaked.

OnePlus 8 spotted on Geekbench: Snapdragon 865, Android 10 confirmed

15 Feb 2020

OnePlus 8 spotted on Geekbench: Snapdragon 865, Android 10 confirmed

OnePlus is expected to launch its new batch of smartphones including a standard OnePlus 8, a premium OnePlus 8 Pro, and a low-cost OnePlus 8 Lite in the coming months.

#LeakPeek: OnePlus 8 to be launched in India between March-April

08 Feb 2020

#LeakPeek: OnePlus 8 to be launched in India between March-April

OnePlus may break its own tradition and launch the next batch of its flagship smartphones, (OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro) by next month.

Vivo TWS Earphone could be launched in India by March

04 Feb 2020

Vivo TWS Earphone could be launched in India by March

Vivo is gearing up to expand its product portfolio in India, by launching its TWS Earphone, the company's very own truly wireless earbuds.

Key specifications of Sony Xperia 5 Plus leaked

02 Feb 2020

Key specifications of Sony Xperia 5 Plus leaked

Sony is likely to unveil its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia 5 Plus (also referred to as Xperia 1.1) at this year's Mobile World Congress on February 24 in Barcelona.

Mi 10 Pro rumor roundup: A compelling S20 Ultra rival?

01 Feb 2020

Mi 10 Pro rumor roundup: A compelling S20 Ultra rival?

Xiaomi is working to launch its flagship Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro smartphones sometime in the first quarter of 2020.

POCO X2 to be launched on February 4: Details here

28 Jan 2020

POCO X2 to be launched on February 4: Details here

Xiaomi's spin-off POCO is all set to launch the sequel to its 2018 smartphone POCO F1. The upcoming handset will be called POCO X2 and will go official in India on February 4.

Nokia 9.2's launch details tipped, will come with "great cameras"

27 Jan 2020

Nokia 9.2's launch details tipped, will come with "great cameras"

HMD Global is working on Nokia 9.2, a flagship smartphone that would be launched later this year as a sequel to the camera-centric Nokia 9 PureView.