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Lava only long term player among Indian mobile brands, reveals study

While the Chinese and South Korean brands dominate the Indian mobile market, the only Indian brand that is still in the fray is Lava, according to market research firm CyberMedia Research (CMR). The nationwide mobile phone ecosystem assessment, covering both feature phones and smartphones, revealed that there is increasing consolidation among five mobile brands, that rank high for various parameters ... Read More »

iOS 12 is now on 50% of devices, Apple reveals

About a week ago a third party analytics firm told us that iOS 12 was already running on 47.54% of compatible Apple devices, a very short time after its release. Today the Cupertino company itself has published official adoption data. As of October 10, iOS 12 was installed on 50% of all compatible devices, and 53% of devices introduced within the last four ... Read More »

2018 Hyundai Santro: New render reveals more

Hyundai is all set to launch a brand new entry-level hatchback in India, which has been code-named the AH2. The production version of this car will carry the Santro badge with a suffix, which means that Hyundai will relaunch the Santro badge in India nearly 20 years after the original car made its debut here. Here is a new render ... Read More »

High blood pressure ails one in every eight Indians over 30, reveals study

Around one of every eight people in India have high blood pressure, according to a Union health ministry preventive health programme that screened 22.5 million adults across 100 districts in India in 2017, a significant increase from the one-in-every-11 number thrown up by the National Family Health Survey (2015-16), highlighting the havoc wreaked by modern lifestyles on people. The survey ... Read More »

Dell Updates XPS 13 With 8th-Gen Intel Processors; Reveals Visor Mixed Reality Headset Price

HIGHLIGHTS Updated XPS 13 laptops will feature same design as original laptop Dell has also updated Inspiron series laptops Visor mixed-reality headset has been priced at $349.99 Dell has now its XPS 13, Inspiron 5000, and Inspiron 7000 series laptops with Intel’s latest eighth generation Kaby Lake processors. The Dell XPS 13 laptop, which still features the impressive design of the ... Read More »

Lenovo’s Superfish bloatware scandal reveals a sneaky tactic we thought Microsoft had started

As Lenovo resolves the Superfish bloatware scandal from 2015, a surprising detail has emerged from the fine print of the settlement. Consumers who bought Lenovo laptops with “man-in-the-middle” Superfish adware (by a company called VisualDiscovery) likely fell for a trick later made infamous by Microsoft: clicking the “X” to dismiss the program actually opted them into it. Lenovo settled with the Federal ... Read More »

Hellblade reveals in-game photo mode ahead of launch

Announced for PlayStation 4 consoles at Gamescom 2014 and for PC a few months thereafter, Hellblade feels like it’s been in development for quite some time. Ninja Theory has now revealed that when its incoming action adventure game does finally land on August 8, it’ll come with an in-game photo mode. Alongside the announcement, the Enslaved and DmC developer provided some ... Read More »

Motorola Moto X4’s Geekbench outing reveals Snapdragon 660 SoC

After GFXBench, the Motorola XT1789 – which is alleged to be the Moto X4 – has now been spotted on the Geekbench benchmarking website. While the listing confirms 3GB RAM and Android 7.1.1 OS, it also mentions a Snapdragon 660 SoC. Previously GFXBench pointed to a Snapdragon 630 chipset instead. Either one of the benchmarks got that wrong, or we are looking at ... Read More »

Microsoft Reveals Plans to Store Data in DNA

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft is mulling storing its data into DNA strands An MIT report suggests Microsoft will be able to do it within this decade Scientists have been able to record 215 petabytes in a single DNA strand Microsoft is planning to start storing its data on strands of DNA within the next few years, the company’s computer architects have revealed. ... Read More »

Oppo R11 Teaser Reveals Dual Camera Setup; AnTuTu Listing Tips Snapdragon 660 SoC

Oppo has released the official teaser for ‘R11’ and confirmed the presence of a dual-camera setup on the upcoming smartphone. Interestingly, a benchmark listing of the smartphone has also been leaked online and suggests that the Oppo R11 will pack a Snapdragon 660 SoC. In its official teaser for the R11, the upcoming smartphone from Oppo can be seen sporting ... Read More »