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Apple iPhone X now on sale in 14 new countries

As promised the iPhone X is now available for purchase in 14 more countries. Yesterday it started selling in Israel and as of today another 13 markets join the list – Albania, Bosnia, Cambodia, Kosovo, Macau, Macedonia, Malaysia, Montenegro, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand and Turkey. Lately, Apple ramped up production and the delivery estimates have improved from 5-6 weeks to 1-2 weeks in ... Read More »

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Loot Boxes Are Gambling, Could be Banned in Europe: Belgium Gaming Commission

HIGHLIGHTS The Belgium Gaming Commission has ruled that loot boxes are gambling It wants to ban them in Europe Star Wars Battlefront 2’s predatory micro-transactions has led to this It appears that Star Wars Battlefront 2’s loot box fiasco has had far-reaching consequences. Belgium’s Gaming Commission has ruled that loot boxes or loot crates in games like Star Wars Battlefront 2 ... Read More »

‘Social gaming growing rapidly in India due to proliferation of smartphones, cheap data’

BENGALURU, NOVEMBER 22:   Much like banking, insurance and retail, among others, migrated from the brick-and-mortar model to the online model in the last few years, the gaming industry in India too has moved online. And this industry is growing big-time – by 60-70 per cent a year. But it faces certain challenges, such as those related to perception (gaming being ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition Spotted in Leaked Oreo Build

OnePlus 5T launch is set for today, with the Chinese manufacturer’s latest flagship due for a 9:30pm IST unveiling at its New York event. There are have been dozens of OnePlus 5T leaks and rumours in the run up to the launch, and here is one more just ahead of tonight’s revelation. A new report has joined the ongoing rumour mill, ... Read More »

Comio Says It’s Now Making Smartphones in India, Details Plans to Strengthen Brand Presence

HIGHLIGHTS Comio C1 was launched in August at Rs. 5,999 Comio C2 was launched in October at Rs. 7,199 Comio S1 was launched in August at Rs. 8,999 Comio on Monday announced that three of its budget Android smartphones, the C1, C2, and S1, were now being assembled in India through contract manufacturers, V-Sun and Hipad Technology. To recall, the Comio C1 and S1 had ... Read More »

Panasonic P91 With 4G VoLTE Support Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Panasonic P91 features a 5-inch HD display It is powered by quad-core MediaTek SoC It is now available to buy at Rs. 6,490 Panasonic on Thursday unveiled its latest P-Series smartphone in India, the P91. The smartphone has been priced at Rs. 6,490 and will be available via all authorised retailers. The company says that the Panasonic P91 sports graphite film ... Read More »

Lexus NX300h to be launched in India tomorrow

Lexus will further expand its product line in the country with the smallest offering globally, the NX300h SUV, which is due for launch tomorrow. The upcoming vehicle from Toyota’s luxury arm was last showcased at the Shanghai Motor Show held earlier this year. Reports indicate that we might get the latest facelift version at the time of its launch. As seen in ... Read More »

Kept in the Dark About Doctors, but Having to Pick a Health Plan

It’s open enrollment season, for Affordable Care Act marketplace plans, Medicare Advantage plans and many employer-sponsored plans as well. Lots of evidence suggests you should shop around, and shop carefully, though this is harder than it sounds. When you select a health care plan, you probably consider premiums, and maybe you check deductibles and other cost sharing. But you can’t easily scrutinize ... Read More »

Mental health? It’s in the mind and the body, too

Something is stirring in the world of mental health and for once the news is positive. This month, British scientists began testing a radically new approach to treating schizophrenia based on emerging evidence that it could be a disease of the immune system. Meanwhile, scientists are investigating the possibility that low levels of chronic inflammation may be linked to depression. ... Read More »

Oppo F5 4GB RAM Variant Goes on Sale in India: Price, Where to Buy, Specifications, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Only the 4GB RAM variant of Oppo F5 has been released for now It is exclusively available via Flipkart at the moment Offline sales are scheduled to commence soon Oppo F5 is on sale for the first time in the country on Thursday, a week after the Chinese brand’s new selfie phone launched in India. The highlights of Oppo F5 include ... Read More »