Samsung Galaxy S20 FE has finally been unveiled as a toned-down variant of the Galaxy S20 flagship after months of rumours. The new smartphone, also known as the Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition, follows a design language that matches the Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Note 20 series. It features triple rear cameras as well as
TikTok says a video of a man apparently dying by suicide that circulated on its platform was spread deliberately by a group of users working together. The company found evidence of a “coordinated attack” when it investigated why the video was suddenly appearing on the popular short-video sharing app, a TikTok executive told a British
Nokia 3.4 and Nokia 2.4 have been launched as the latest smartphones by Nokia brand licensee HMD Global. Both new Nokia phones come HD+ displays, rear-mounted fingerprint sensors, and a Nordic colour palette. In terms of distinctions, the Nokia 3.4 is the first in the Nokia 3 series to come with triple rear cameras as
Xiaomi will likely launch its first smart speaker in India on September 29 at a ‘Smarter Living’ event, the company’s top executive has indicated. In a tweet, Manu Kumar Jain, managing director of Xiaomi India, has shared a microsite on mi.com teasing the launch. The speaker will be an addition to the company’s ever increasing
Asus ROG Phone 3 is now receiving a software update that brings a new key feature — Bypass Charging — to the gaming-focused Android smartphone. The software update for the Asus smartphone is rolling out now, and brings various bug fixes and other features to the device in addition to Bypass Charging. The Asus ROG
Realme unveiled the Android-11-based Realme UI 2.0, which has features such as Dual Mode Music Share, customisable notification bar colours, and multiple dark modes. The Realme X50 Pro, which already had a preview version of Realme UI 2.0, will be the first phone to receive the update. Realme UI 2.0 was launched by Realme at
Microsoft said on Monday it would acquire ZeniMax Media for $7.5 billion (Rs. 55,223 crores) in cash, strengthening its Xbox video game offering with the studio behind titles such as Fallout and the Doom reboot. ZeniMax is the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, which has also developed hits including The Elder Scrolls, Wolfenstein, and Dishonored.
iPhone 12 will cost more than the iPhone 11, a tipster shared on Chinese micro-blogging website Weibo. It was initially believed that the upcoming iPhone 12 may cost between $699 (roughly Rs. 51,300) and $749 (roughly Rs. 55,000) with the latter seeming more likely. Now, it seems like the starting price will be $749 as
Disney+ Hotstar is the exclusive streaming partner for IPL 2020 this year, and hours before the first match, the streaming service has announced an offer for all prospective subscribers. As part of the new offer, Disney+ Hotstar is offering one-month of additional access for all new VIP annual subscribers. This means that if users buy
Realme Narzo 20 Pro, Realme Narzo 20A, and the Realme Narzo 20 will be launching in India on September 21 and are expected to carry Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0. That’s pretty all that has been officially revealed about the series by the company; however, there have been several leaks and rumours surrounding the phones.
US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he supported a deal in principle that would allow TikTok to continue to operate in the United States, even as it appeared to conflict with his earlier order for China’s ByteDance to divest the video app. ByteDance was racing to avoid a crackdown on TikTok after the US
Samsung Galaxy F series has been in the rumour mill for the most part of this month and the company has finally confirmed its arrival. Samsung took to Twitter to tease the Galaxy F series but didn’t share any specifics. This series will join the existing Galaxy M and Galaxy A series of phones that
India’s premier defence research institute DRDO has set up eight advanced technology centres to carry out research on futuristic military applications, the government said on Saturday. Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik, replying to a question in Rajya Sabha, said these centres will also provide support to academia to undertake research on new technologies
TikTok and WeChat will disappear from Apple App Store and Google Play store Sunday night in the US, unless the two apps can reach a last minute deal with Trump administration. This move will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat. The bans, announced on Friday, affect
India pre-orders for Xbox Series X and Series S will go live at 9am IST on Tuesday, September 22, Microsoft India has announced. Both Series X and Series S will be available on Amazon, Flipkart, and Reliance Digital’s online store. No offline stores have been announced. India is one of 37 countries where the new
IPL 2020 is just around the corner and Disney+ Hotstar – the official digital streaming partner for the cricketing event – has brought a handful of new features to the platform to let cricket fans enjoy the tournament while staying safely at home. The matches during the IPL will take place without any stadium audience
Twitter on Thursday placed a warning label on a tweet by US President Donald Trump, saying his post included potentially misleading information about the mail-in voting process. “Because of the new and unprecedented massive amount of unsolicited ballots which will be sent to “voters”, or wherever, this year, the Nov 3rd Election result may NEVER BE
WhatsApp has teamed up with Common Services Centers (CSC) to launch a chatbot for citizens to receive digital literacy services and resources in the country. The aim of this initiative is to bridge the digital divide and spur rural entrepreneurship. Programmes such as the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA) and the Digital Beti
Facebook is about five to 10 years away from being able to bring to market “true” augmented reality glasses, its chief scientist told Reuters, as the company released plans to launch a first generation product next year. The world’s biggest social media company announced on Wednesday that it was partnering with Ray-Ban maker EssilorLuxottica for
Walmart-controlled Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart is preparing for an initial public offering overseas as early as 2021, which could value the firm up to $50 billion(roughly Rs. 3,68,512 crores), sources familiar with the company’s plans told Reuters. Bengaluru-based Flipkart, which vies with players such as Amazon’s local unit in India and India’s Reliance, will be
Spider-Man: Miles Morales gameplay trailer has swung in. At the PlayStation 5 Showcase event, Sony Interactive Entertainment unveiled seven minutes of first look gameplay from the first Spider-Man PS5 game centred on the Harlem hero. It starts off with Miles attending a political rally organised by his mother, which goes sideways after some criminals barge
Realme 7i alleged live images have appeared online, a day before its launch. Indonesian reviewers have shared pictures of Realme’s upcoming phone on Instagram. The phone will be launched on September 17 in Indonesia, along with the Realme 7. Key specifications have been tipped through the photos, including the Snapdragon 662 SoC and 5,000mAh battery.
Streaming music firm Spotify on Tuesday criticized rival Apple, saying that a new subscription bundle offer from the iPhone maker abuses its dominant market position by favoring its own Apple Music service. Spotify said the Apple One bundle announced Tuesday disadvantages streaming music rivals. Spotify and Apple charge $10 (roughly Rs. 740) a month for
Apple has updated the iPad Air with an all-new design, larger display, and powerful new processor. The new iPad Air (4th Gen) borrows heavily from the iPad Pro line but incorporates some new improvements and achieves a more approachable price point, between the iPad Pros and entry-level iPad. The new iPad Air is available in
Oppo has confirmed that it will be launching the Oppo Reno 4 SE on September 21. The upcoming smartphone will be launched in China, and retailers have already started taking the reservations. The company also announced key features of the upcoming phone that were being speculated. Key features of the Oppo Reno 4 SE include
Apple’s event is taking place virtually later today where the Cupertino company is expected to unveil the new generations of the Apple Watch and iPad Air. The event that Apple calls “Time flies” is likely to bring the Apple Watch Series 6 as the showstopper that would be the successor to the Series 5 model.
YouTube Shorts, a short video feature from YouTube that allows you to share 15 second videos, was launched by Google on Tuesday. Sound familiar? Yes, we have yet another TikTok competitor, this time from Google, after Instagram expanded Reels from the US to India as well. Which is a market Google seems to be eyeing for YouTube Shorts,
Alphabet’s Google aims to power its data centers and offices 24-7 using solely carbon-free electricity by 2030, its chief executive told Reuters, building on its previous goal of matching its energy use with 100 percent renewable energy. The “stretch goal,” as CEO Sundar Pichai described it, will force Google to move beyond the tech industry norm
Realme 7 Pro will go on its first sale on today, September 14, at 12pm (noon) via Realme.com and Flipkart. The phone, along with the vanilla Realme 7, was launched earlier this month. The Realme 7 series is the follow up to the Realme 6 series from last year, with the exception of the Realme
Dark matter, mysterious invisible stuff that makes up most of the mass of galaxies including our own Milky Way, is confounding scientists again, with new observations of distant galaxies conflicting with the current understanding of its nature. Research published this week revealed an unexpected discrepancy between observations of dark matter concentrations in three massive clusters