Mi Notebook is all set to debut as Xiaomi’s first laptop in India on June 11. The laptop will not only mark its India debut next week, but this will also be its global debut. Despite selling several laptop models in China, the company is bringing a brand-new laptop for the country. Although we are
Carry Minati, a popular YouTuber, is back in news with his new rap song that hit the video sharing platform late-Friday. With the rap that is called Yalgaar, Carry Minati aka Ajey Nagar is calling out YouTube, TikTok creator Amir Siddiqui, another Youtuber Dhruv Rathee, and popular comedian Kunal Kamra. Nagar is miffed since YouTube
Oppo Band has launched in China as the latest wearable offering from the Chinese giant. The Oppo Band will be offered in three models – the vanilla Oppo Band, Oppo Band Fashion Edition, and Oppo Band EVA Edition. The Oppo Band Fashion Edition has a stainless steel body with TPU and alloy band, instead of
The Twitter account of the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation, owner of the Amul brand, was blocked briefly after it posted a cartoon apparently calling for a boycott of Chinese products. GCMMF Managing Director R S Sodhi said that Twitter blocked its handle @Amul_Coop after its advertising agency posted a cartoon featuring its mascot “Amul
Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019. People are now spending three hours and 40 minutes
Dating apps have revolutionized the way people meet in the modern world—making it easier than ever to find romantic partners who share your hobbies, interests, and goals. Advertisement However, like most new technology, they also bring various concerns. With the launch of Facebook Dating, these concerns have only been heightened due to the company’s track
Indian oil-to-telecoms conglomerate Reliance Industries said on Friday that Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala Investment Company will buy a 1.85 percent stake in its digital unit, Jio Platforms, for Rs. 9,093.60 crores. Reliance has now sold a combined 19 percent interest in Jio Platforms, which houses movie, music apps, and telecoms venture Jio Infocomm, in
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite will launch in India on June 8, an Amazon India listing suggests. The e-commerce site has published a dedicated page teasing the start of pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, and has even made the ‘Notify Me’ button live. The South Korean company has also started taking registrations
Realme could launch a new 55-inch TV soon, the company’s CEO hinted in an interview. The Chinese smartphone maker recently made headlines by launching two smart TVs in the Indian market. The company launched a 32-inch and a 43-inch television, priced at Rs. 12,999 and Rs. 21,999 respectively. The Realme 32-inch TV offers HD resolution
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian on Friday resigned from the social network firm’s board and sought to be replaced by a black candidate. Following Ohanian’s post on Reddit, the company’s Chief Executive Steve Huffman said the company would “honor” his request and is working to strengthen its content policy to combat racist speech on its platform.
An NFO file is a type of text file that usually accompanies digital media downloads from certain sources. More than just a simple text file, NFO files also allow for elaborate ASCII artwork to accompany the details of the download or to embed XML tags for media libraries. So, here’s what an NFO file is,
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday said he would consider changes to the policy that led the company to leave up controversial posts by President Donald Trump during recent demonstrations protesting the death of an unarmed black man while in police custody, a partial concession to critics. Zuckerberg did not promise specific policy changes in
Let’s talk about chargers. They are, quite possibly, the least exciting thing about a computer. Don’t get me wrong. They’re necessary, obviously. But when was the last time you got really psyched about one? And yet, here I am, tech blogger guy telling you that today is the first day of the rest of your
PDF is one of the most popular file formats, from government circulars to ebooks. We’ve already shown you how to convert PDF to Word, and now we’re going to show you how to convert Word to PDF. Word to PDF is a relatively easy conversion because there are really simple Word to PDF converters available.
Bicycles are one of the best ways to get around. They are more affordable than other private transport, and then there are also the health benefits of physical exercise to consider. The overall design of a bike is so effective that there have been few significant changes in over 200 years. However, electric bikes, or
Germany and France on Thursday launched a project to set up a European cloud computing platform that they hope will enhance European economic sovereignty in the wake of the coronavirus crisis and break the continent’s dependence on US and Chinese companies. The platform, entitled GAIA-X, is meant to be up and running — at least
Lidar is fast becoming one of the most influential tools in archaeology, revealing things in a few hours what might have taken months of machete wielding and manual measurements otherwise. The latest such discovery is an enormous Mayan structure, more than a kilometer long, 3,000 years old, and seemingly used for astronomical observations. Takeshi Inomata
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is set to launch in India soon. The Korean giant has started teasing the arrival of the new tablet in the market. The tablet was unveiled in Indonesia in April and it is likely to arrive in the Indian market soon. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite comes with S
Amazfit T-Rex smartwatch by Huami will be available for pre-bookings in India starting June 7. The smartwatch from the Xiaomi backed company is listed on Amazon, where its pricing has also been revealed. It features an AMOLED display and 20-day battery life along with 12 military certifications. Currently, details on the exact sale date for
China said Facebook was unfairly targeting its biggest media companies on Friday after the network began attaching disclaimers to pages run by the country’s state-controlled news outlets. Pages managed by news agency Xinhua and the fiery nationalist tabloid Global Times are now labelled “China state-controlled media”, after a policy change by the world’s largest social
Meet PhotoRoom, a French startup that has been working on a utility photography mobile app. The concept is extremely simple, which is probably the reason why it has attracted a ton of downloads over the past few months. After selecting a photo, PhotoRoom removes the background from that photo and lets you select another background.
Signal, which uses end-to-end encryption on all messages, has added a new tool to its secure messaging app. The feature lets you blur faces (or anything other identifying features) in photos, making it more difficult for individuals to be identified. This is in response to the current protests taking place across the US and beyond.
E-waste recycling is an incredibly important issue we all need to think about. India is a huge market for electronic devices. We purchase phones, tablets, laptops, and smart TVs on a regular basis. The market size is also getting bigger each day, thanks to the increase in our per-capita income and a relative drop in
I’ll be honest. When OnePlus first announced the 8 and 8 Pro, it felt like the 7 series from last year all over again. The OnePlus 8 Pro got a higher resolution, higher refresh-rate display, better cameras, and two highly sought-after features — wireless charging and IP-rated waterproofing. The OnePlus 8 seemed somewhat left in
Google has released the Android 11 Developer Preview and if you have a compatible Pixel smartphone then you can download it right now. While we are going to show you how to download and install Android 11 developer preview right now, remember that this is beta software which means that there are going to be
Google’s Android TV-powered streaming dongle has been rumoured for a while now, but a new report finally reveals details about the upcoming device. Codenamed ‘Sabrina’, the new dongle is the much-awaited successor to the Google Chromecast series, and will be a standalone streaming device with more capabilities than the Chromecast series of devices. The device
Facebook will start labeling Russian, Chinese and other state-controlled media organisations, and later this summer will block any ads from such outlets that target US users, it said on Thursday. The world’s biggest social network will apply the label to Russia’s Sputnik, Iran’s Press TV, and China’s Xinhua News, according to a partial list Facebook
Realme Watch will go sale today for the first time in India via Flipkart and Realme India website at 12pm (noon). Launched in May, it is the first smartwatch by the company and comes at a fairly budget friendly price. It has a colour display with 2.5D curved glass and touchscreen support. The Realme Watch
Google said state-backed hackers have targeted the campaigns of both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, although it saw no evidence that the phishing attempts were successful. The company confirmed the findings after the director of its Threat Analysis Group, Shane Huntley, disclosed the attempts Thursday on Twitter. Huntley said a Chinese
Mi Notebook that is set to launch in India on June 11 has now been teased to offer as much as 12 hours of battery life on a single charge. Xiaomi already teased that its Mi Notebook model for the Indian market will come with slim bezels and offer a high screen-to-body ratio. The company