If you use Android, you may have heard advice about using a RAM booster or task killer app. Scroll through the Google Play Store and you’ll see a ton of task killers on offer with high reviews. This may lead you to ask if RAM boosters really work. As it turns out, your phone doesn’t
Redmi K30 Ultra has been spotted on Chinese regulatory body TENAA’s website, a tipster has claimed. The phone is said to carry model number M2006J10C and come with a pop-up selfie camera. The TENAA listing hints at the specifications of the rumoured phone including its RAM options, storage options, cameras, colour variants, and more. Additionally,
Electronic Arts on Thursday raised its full-year forecast for adjusted revenue after beating quarterly estimates, encouraged by strong player engagement and increased videogame sales to stuck-at-home gamers. EA, popular for titles like Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Battlefield, raised its full year adjusted revenue outlook to about $5.95 billion (roughly Rs. 44,527 crores) from
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ are reportedly receiving the August 2020 Android security patch. Samsung seems to be carrying out a stages roll-out for this update since only a handful of Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ users have reported getting the software update. Currently, the software update is rolling out
OnePlus has taken the lead in the premium smartphone segment in India during the second quarter of this year, according to an analysis by Counterpoint Research. Samsung followed closely in second, and Apple earned the third spot. The Chinese manufacturer’s performance was boosted by the launch of its latest flagship model, the 5G-enabled OnePlus 8,
Online dating has been around for decades in various forms. First there were bulletin boards, then came the dating websites, and now there are dating apps. In fact, online dating has long shed its original stigma and is now the most popular way that couples meet. Despite that, online dating sucks. And it doesn’t matter
Samsung Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Note 20+, and the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphones are expected to be launched next week at the Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event on August 5. The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is the top-of-the-line handset in the line-up, and just like in the past, it is expected be launched with
Nokia 65-inch 4K LED Smart Android TV has been launched on Flipkart. It is the third Nokia smart TV after the Finnish brand unveiled the 55-inch and 43-inch models. The latest model comes with narrow bezels for cinematic experience. The TV runs on Android 9.0 and comes with Google Assistant, Bluetooth 5.0, and built-in Chromecast.
TikTok has pledged to invest over $2 billion (about Rs. 14,960 crores) worldwide in the next three years to support its creators, it revealed Wednesday, as part of the TikTok Creator Fund. That’s a massive increase from the original $200 million (about Rs. 1,496 crores) TikTok pledged earlier in July. Over half of the $2
Noise Colorfit Nav smartwatch, the company’s first wearable with built-in GPS, has been launched in India. Noise has been teasing it for quite sometime and now it has officially unveiled the smartwatch. The wearable is equipped with a high-resolution display, customisable watch faces, 10 sports modes, heart rate and sleep monitor, and supports social media
Nvidia is in advanced talks to acquire ARM, the chip designer that SoftBank Group bought for $32 billion four years ago, according to people familiar with the matter. The two parties aim to reach a deal in the next few weeks, the people said, asking not to be identified because the information is private. Nvidia
Microsoft Edge browser started crashing for users who had selected Google as their default search engine. The crashes went on for around four hours before Microsoft fixed it. This issue only affected users who had Google selected as their default engine. The issue was affecting users on both MacOS and Windows, according to reports. Microsoft
Apple on Thursday delivered blowout quarterly results, reporting revenue gains across every category and in every geography as consumers working and learning from home during the COVID-19 pandemic turned to its products and services. The report topped Wall Street expectations, with even long-overshadowed categories likeiPads and Macs getting a boost. Shares rose as much as
Disney+ Hotstar has announced a list of 21 titles that will be released on its platform in August 2020. The biggest of the lot are the Vidyut Jammwal-starrer action thriller Khuda Haafiz, out August 14, and the animated Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe, slated for August 28. The latter will be
Huawei MateBook D 14 and MateBook D 15 have been launched in China with the latest AMD Ryzen 4000 series processors. The two notebooks come in a slim and light form factor. Both of them carry nearly the same specifications throughout, with the exception of screen size and battery capacity. The MateBook D 14 and
The Mi 10 Pro Plus could come with a customisable GPU feature. Mi 10 Pro Plus leaks have been picking up pace lately, and after the last leak where it was touted to be the fastest charging phone this year, a fresh leak gives us details on a new customisable GPU feature called Game Mode.
As Apple and Amazon worked toward a high-profile distribution deal at least a couple of years ago, one proposal on the table was for Apple to have “competing ads removed from search” results on Amazon, according to documents released on Wednesday from a US House of Representatives investigation. The document, which is not dated but
Samsung Galaxy M31s has just been unveiled as the follow-up to the not-too-old Samsung Galaxy M31. The phone boasts of impressive specifications for the price, including a massive 6,000mAh battery and a quad rear camera setup. On the other hand, the OnePlus Nord that comes in as another value proposition, also boasts of impressive specifications
Mi TV Stick is set to launch in India on August 5, revealed through a teaser posted on the Xiaomi’s social media. The new offering, which was launched in Europe earlier this month for EUR 39.99 (approximately Rs. 3,500), will take on the Amazon Fire TV Stick and allow users to stream content directly from
Organisers of a Facebook advertising boycott said on Thursday the campaign would “not go away” until their concerns were addressed and they would ask advertisers in Europe to join their cause. The campaign, set up in June by US civil rights groups, aims to pressure the world’s largest social media company to take concrete steps
One of the most common phrases you’ll hear on the internet is that “If you’re not paying, you’re the product.” When you use a free online service, you’re often paying through other means, such as your data, your privacy, and potentially, your security. Using a free secure messaging app, then, goes against the grain. If
Google’s $2.1 billion (roughly Rs. 15,724 crores) bid for fitness tracker maker Fitbit will face a full-scale EU antitrust investigation next week, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Alphabet unit Google this month offered not to use Fitbit’s health data to help it target ads in an attempt to address EU antitrust concerns.
Samsung Galaxy S10 series has reportedly started receiving its August 2020 Android security patch, a couple of days ahead of the start of August. The South Korean electronics giant has become much faster with updates for its flagship smartphones in the recent past, and this is another example of its priority on the software front.
Microsoft Surface Duo has surfaced online in a video showing integration with other devices and software. The video appears to be a clip from ‘The Shiproom’ series on YouTube that is hosted by vice president of Microsoft 365, Brad Anderson. It shows Anderson using the Surface Duo to change the green screen background and, according
Samsung Electronics reported Thursday its net profit grew 7.3 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, with strong demand for memory chips overcoming the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on smartphone sales. The world’s biggest smartphone and memory chip maker said profits in the April-to-June period were KRW 5.56 trillion (roughly Rs. 34,846 crores). Operating profit
Marvel’s Avengers beta begins August 7 and will offer more than 20 single-player and co-op missions that will take between 10 minutes to two hours to complete, developer Crystal Dynamics announced in a live stream on Wednesday. You’ll take on the role of four heroes — Iron Man, Kamala Khan, Black Widow, and Hulk —
Superstar singer Madonna has been censored on Instagram for spreading false information about a supposed cure for COVID-19 after she shared clips from a video also re-tweeted by Donald Trump. In her post to 15.4 million followers, Madonna claimed that a proven vaccine had been available for months but it was being kept secret “to
Intel’s Chief Engineering Officer Murthy Renduchintala is departing, part of a move in which a key technology unit will be separated into five teams, the chipmaker said on Monday. Intel said it is reorganising its technology, systems architecture, and client group. Its new leaders will report directly to Chief Executive Officer Bob Swan. Ann Kelleher,
For the most part, we purchase phones to keep them as long as possible; however, sometimes people buy “burner phones” for short-term use. So, why are people buying phones with the intent of not using them for long? Let’s take a look at the concept of burner phones, and how you may use one in
Security researchers identified multiple vulnerabilities on the Web and mobile platforms of online dating site OkCupid that could have allowed hackers to steal user private data of users. The data could include full profile details, private messages, sexual orientation, personal addresses, and even all submitted answers to OkCupid’s profiling questions. The team at OkCupid is