Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S leaked before launch with Snapdragon 845 processor, dual-cameras

Indian market saw a record cell phone shipment of 87.9 million units in October-December 2017, says a CyberMedia Research report. “Portable handset sellers dispatched 88 million versatile handset units in the final quarter of 2017. For the whole year, portable handset sellers have sent around 287 million versatile handset units in India,” the CMR report… Continue reading Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S leaked before launch with Snapdragon 845 processor, dual-cameras

Apple reports record $20 bn profit, iPhone X sales ‘better than expected’

Apple’s revenue in the final three months of last year increased 13 per cent to $88.3 billion Latest News Apple today reported a $20 billion profit in a record-setting quarter and said sales of its newest iPhone X smartphone were better than expected. Revenue in the final three months of last year increased 13 per… Continue reading Apple reports record $20 bn profit, iPhone X sales ‘better than expected’

In middle of a WhatsApp voice call? You can switch to video call instantly

WhatsApp has launched a feature in its beta version that will let users switch to video calls from voice calls at the touch of a button. According to a report in the Independent, if you are in the middle of a WhatsApp voice call and want to switch to a video call, you just need… Continue reading In middle of a WhatsApp voice call? You can switch to video call instantly

Google releases new VR 180 with cameras capture 360-degree footage

Virtual reality (VR) devices are still mostly purchased by a niche market: gamers. Google wants to change that. The Alphabet unit released a new VR headset with Lenovo Group on Tuesday, along with specialised cameras to support the technology. Google showed off the new headset, dubbed Mirage Solo, at the CES consumer electronics conference in… Continue reading Google releases new VR 180 with cameras capture 360-degree footage

Facebook to enter hardware business; may launch video chat device ‘Portal’

In a reported bid to enter the hardware product market, Facebook is planning to launch a home video chat product titled “Portal” in May that will compete with Amazon’s Echo Show and Google Assistant-enabled touchscreens. According to a report by online news network Cheddar on Wednesday, “Portal” will be the first finished hardware product from… Continue reading Facebook to enter hardware business; may launch video chat device ‘Portal’

Xiaomi Redmi 5A review: Hail the new king of the budget smartphone segment

China-based smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is enjoying quite some success in the price-conscious Indian smartphone market, thanks mainly to its affordable budget smartphone segment, where the company has a stronger hold than competitors. Xiaomi’s latest offering, the Redmi 5A, is another budget device that comes with best-in-class features and specifications. But it is the subsidised launch… Continue reading Xiaomi Redmi 5A review: Hail the new king of the budget smartphone segment

Apple, Android or Windows: Why smartphones, laptops face ‘hacking’ risks

Less than a week into 2018 and we may have already seen the year’s biggest technology story. Researchers have identified a security flaw in the computer processors made by three of the world’s biggest chip designers, Intel, AMD and ARM, and a second flaw in Intel chips. This means that almost every smartphone, tablet, laptop… Continue reading Apple, Android or Windows: Why smartphones, laptops face ‘hacking’ risks