Author Archives: Loknath Das

OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T Start Receiving OxygenOS 5.1.3 Update

OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T users have started receiving the OxygenOS 5.1.3 update. Earlier this week, OnePlus 6 had started getting OxygenOS 5.1.8 as a new software update. Specifically for Indian users, the update brought all the features that debuted through the OxygenOS 5.1.7 released last week. That said, the company has clearly not forgotten about its older smartphones – OnePlus 5 and 5T – ... Read More »

Xiaomi Said to Target as Much as $6.1 Billion in Honk Kong IPO

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp is planning to raise up to $6.1 billion (roughly Rs. 41,500 crores) from a Hong Kong IPO launching this week, people with knowledge of the matter said, in what will be one of the biggest tech floats globally of recent years. Xiaomi, which also makes Internet-connected devices, plans to sell about 2.18 billion shares including about 65 ... Read More »

Moto One Power Alleged Live Images Reveal Display Notch, Vertical Dual Camera Setup

Moto One Power is expected to be Lenovo-owned brand Moto’s upcoming mid-range smartphone with premium specifications like a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC and 4GB of RAM. In a new report, alleged live images of the handset have been revealed that give us a closer look at the Moto One Power. As per the images, the mid-ranger is expected to arrive with a ... Read More »

Microsoft Ends Official Forum Support for Windows 7, 8, 8.1, Office 2010, 2013, and More

HIGHLIGHTS The announcement was made last week in forum posts Support is also ending for other major Microsoft products Zune’s topic will remain available for browsing Microsoft, ever since the launch of Windows 10, has been focusing on tightening its updates and support rules across the board. In separate announcements last week, the Redmond, Washington giant stated that Microsoft Community Forums ... Read More »

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music GPS Smartwatch With Integrated Music Launched

HIGHLIGHTS Vivoactive 3 Music can store up to 500 songs It has been priced at $299.99 (roughly Rs. 20,300) You can download offline music playlists from music streaming services Garmin has launched Vivoactive 3 Music, a wearable that takes everything you find in the 2017 model and adds music to the mix. Garmin already has smartwatches that come with GPS and music playback, in ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 August 9 Launch Date Reiterated; Gear S4 Said to Accompany New Phablet

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch reiterated It is rumoured for August 9 Samsung Gear S4 is expected to come alongside the new Galaxy Note model Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is anticipated to debut on August 9 at an “Unpacked” event in New York. Ahead of any formal announcement, a report from South Korea has reiterated the launch date that was rumoured previously. ... Read More »

LG Q8+ Spotted on Certification Sites, LG Q7 Android One Variant Tipped

  LG launched the Q series last year with the Q6 variants, and unveiled the LG Q8 soon after. Now, the company is working on the Q8 successor, and we’ve come to know about this through a KCC (Korean Certification) and Wi-Fi Alliance listing. The LG Q8+ has been listed there in two variants, hinting that the smartphone is in the offing real soon, and may be ... Read More »

Moto C2 Spotted on FCC, Tipped to Be Company’s First Android Oreo (Go Edition) Phone

After rumours of Motorola’s new Android One-based smartphone expected to arrive soon, fresh reports are coming in that suggest the Lenovo-owned phone manufacturer might also be working on a smartphone that runs Google’s Android Oreo (Go edition), targeted towards budget smartphones. Dubbed the Moto C2, this smartphone is expected to be the most affordable smartphone in the brand’s lineup with features like ... Read More »

Nokia 2 Android 8.1 Oreo Beta Update Now Available, Announces HMD Global

HMD Global, the licensee the Nokia mobile brand, back in May 2018 at its product launch event promised an Android 8.1 Oreo update for its affordable Nokia 2 handset. Now, the Finnish phone maker has fulfilled its promise and the latest version of Android Oreo is now available for the Nokia 2 as part of the Nokia Beta Labs. With this update, the Nokia 2 becomes the last ... Read More »

Unisoc SC9863, SC9832E SoCs With Machine Learning and AR/ VR Support Launched in India

China-based fabless semiconductor company Unisoc (formerly Spreadtrum Communications) on Wednesday launched its latest system-on-chip mobile processors, SC9863 and SC9832E, for smartphones requiring machine learning and augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR) related applications in India. The two new SoCs were launched at an event in New Delhi. The newly-launched Unisoc SoCs deliver high-end user experience, power efficiency, 3D face ID, and support ... Read More »