Gadgets

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 »

Apple Cracks Down on Apps Sharing Information on Users’ Contacts

Apple changed its App Store rules last week to limit how developers obtain, use and share information about iPhone owners’ friends and other contacts. The move cracks down on a years-long practice. Developers ask users for access to their phone contacts, then use the information for marketing and sometimes share or sell it without permission from others listed in those digital address books. ... Read More »

Oppo Find X Entire Specifications Sheet Leaked on TENAA

HIGHLIGHTS TENAA certification suggests a 25-megapixel front camera Oppo Find X won’t have a microSD card slot Oppo Find X will come with a fingerprint scanner Oppo Find Xis all set to be unveiled at an official launch event scheduled for 8:45pm CEST on June 19 (12:15am IST on June 20) at The Louvre Museum in Paris. Teasers have been rolling in, ... Read More »

Essential Phone Receives Audio Adapter HD Attachment Module, Now Supports Tidal’s MQA Tracks

HIGHLIGHTS Essential Phone has received an attachment module Called Audio Adapter HD, the new module brings 3.5mm jack The phone has also received support for Tidal’s MQA tracks A long time after its formal launch, Essential Phone has finally received a useful attachment module that brings connectivity with headphones and speakers requiring a 3.5mm audio jack. The new module, called Audio Adapter HD, ... Read More »

Moto G6, Moto G6 Play With 18:9 Displays Launched in India: Price, Specifications, and More

Moto G6 (back) HIGHLIGHTS Moto G6 price in India starts at Rs. 13,999 for 3GB/ 32GB variant The 4GB/ 64GB variant of Moto G6 is priced at Rs. 15,999 The Moto G6 Play price in India has been set at Rs. 11,999 Moto G6 and Moto G6 Play have been launched in India, at an event in New Delhi on Monday. To recall, ... Read More »

Flipkart Sale to Include Discounts on Honor 9 Lite, Honor 7X, Redmi Note 5, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, and More

Days after detailing deals on Google Pixel range, Flipkart has now revealed offers on other devices for its Big Shopping Days sale that is kicking off on May 13. The four-day sale will bring the Honor 9 Lite, Honor 7X, Honor 9i, and Honor 8 Pro with heavy discounts up to Rs. 7,000 and 10 percent cashback. It will also include offers on devices from Infinix, Oppo, Samsung, and Xiaomi. There will additionally be some flash ... Read More »

Xiaomi Valentino With Snapdragon 638 SoC Spotted on Geekbench

  While rumours of a new ‘S’ series are in the offing, leaks of a new Xiaomi smartphone with a brand new chipset have surfaced too. A new Xiaomi handset running on a Snapdragon 638 processor has popped up on Geekbench indicating that the Chinese giant is working on yet another new smartphone. The new device has been listed as ‘Xiaomi ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 Bootloader Unlock Tool, Kernel Source Code Released

  ZenFone Max Pro M1 was launched last month as the latest mid-ranger from Asus. It was available for pre-orders last week, and will next become available on May 10. The ZenFone Max Pro M1 packs decent specifications and is looking to compete in the market against the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. Interestingly, within just 10 days after its India launch, the smartphone ... Read More »