Author Archives: Loknath Das

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Back in the summer Google Maps started moving the Explore tab from the sandwich menu to a separate tab on the home screen of the app, providing suggestions for spots, based on its internal rating system. Now the platform gets more personalized with an entirely new tab, called For You, making its way right next to Explore and Commute. The ... Read More »

Sterling plummets to 21-month low as UK government pulls Parliament’s vote on Brexit

Victoria Jones – PA Images | PA Images | Getty Images Prime Minister Theresa May leaving 10 Downing Street, London, ahead of Prime Minister’s Questions. Sterling slumped to a 21-month low as British Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed that the government would delay a Brexit vote in the parliament, that had earlier been scheduled for Tuesday. Earlier on Monday, the ... Read More »

OnePlus 6T Review

Even by the standards of OnePlus’s previous product refresh timelines, the OnePlus 6 ₹ 39,999 (Review) has had a very short life. Just five months after its launch, it’s already out of stock and effectively dead, making way for the predictably named OnePlus 6T. The company has told us in the past that it isn’t interested in sitting around and waiting ... Read More »

Polaris Blue Galaxy S9+ and Alpine White Galaxy Note9 hit India

Samsung Mobile India ✔ @SamsungMobileIN It’s time to add some uber-cool hues to your style. The #GalaxyS9+ now also in enchanting Polaris Blue. Buy now and get an exchange bonus of Rs. 9000. [“source=ndtv”] Read More »

Most Innovative Gadgets And Technologies From 2018

Ever since the IoT (Internet of Things) category exploded a few years ago, the market began flooding with smart gadgets. Both established and start-up brands began putting chips in toasters, pillows, belts, tables, and whatnot. However, most of these products were rushed to be the first one to jump on the “smart” devices bandwagon. Things haven’t changed much in 2018, ... Read More »

Apple Music coming to Amazon Echo devices

Amazon announced today that Apple Music service is coming to the company’s Echo series of devices. Echo customers will be able to use Apple Music starting the week of December 17. Apple Music on Echo will work similarly to other music services, which currently include Spotify, Pandora, Amazon’s own Prime Music and other local services depending upon user location. To ... Read More »

Qualcomm CEO says company is close to a resolving legal issues with Apple

In an interview with Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf on CNBC’s Mad Money, Jim Cramer, host of the show asked Mollenkopf for an update on the company’s ongoing legal feud with Apple. “Can you give us a little update,” asks Cramer, “because I wanna buy an Apple 5G phone and I wannit to have Qualcomm in it.” This, of course, referring ... Read More »

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2 goes through torture test, makes other smartphones blush

Not many people know Kyocera but those that do, know its phones are rugged and made for testing environments. It’s latest phone – the DuraForce Pro 2 isn’t very interesting in terms of specs but is built like a tank and has quite a rare feature to boast about – a sapphire screen. Some tech companies cough Apple cough only ... Read More »

Our Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite video review is up

Xiaomi’s lineup now consists of many dozens of devices, and the Mi 8 family even hasa few too. This might all get confusing, but don’t worry – we got your back. Today we’re taking a detailed look, in video form, at one of the newest members of this series – the Mi 8 Lite. Despite sharing the Mi 8 name ... Read More »

Amazon, Google and Samsung top list of tech R&D spending

According to data gathered by PwC, covering the fiscal year ending on June 30 2018, Amazon, Alphabet, Samsung and Intel are all in the top five in terms of research and development spending. Amazon topped the list for the second year in a row with $22.6B spent on R&D and Google’s Alphabet parent company was second with $16.2B. Samsung retained ... Read More »