RedmiBook and Mi-branded laptops could launch in India anytime soon, going by teasers from Xiaomi India’s leadership. While the company is yet to make an official announcement, Xiaomi India Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain along with key colleagues have started teasing the new launch through their social media accounts. The RedmiBook and Mi Notebook models
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Friday released its latest recommendations for developing a ‘Unified Numbering Plan’ to ensure adequate numbering resources for fixed line (aka landline) and mobile services in the country. This will lead to the current phone numbers changing — existing mobile numbers will require a “0” in front of
WeTransfer, a popular file transfer service that is used by a large number of Internet users across the globe, has “partially” been blocked in India. Various users report that the service is unavailable on their networks. The Amsterdam, Netherlands-based company has also confirmed the blockage while responding to user comments on its social media sites.
Ever since old-fashioned CRT televisions made way for flat-screen panels, the type of screen has been almost as important as the brand of TV itself. The earliest flat-screen TVs had plasma or CCFL-backlit LCD panels, but both of these technologies are no longer in use commercially. Instead, today we have three popular types of screens
Twitter, Reddit, and a group representing major Internet firms backed two documentary film groups that have challenged the Trump Administration’s 2019 rules requiring nearly all US visitors to disclose social media user information from the prior five years. In court papers filed on Thursday, the social media sites and the Internet Association, representing Facebook, Amazon.com,
Apple has released macOS Catalina 10.15.5 that brings a battery health management feature to MacBooks, similar to the Battery Health feature available on iPhone models. The feature aims to maximise battery lifespan for MacBook users. The latest macOS update also includes the option to control automatic prominence on Group FaceTime calls. Apple initially brought this
Mitron app, which was launched as an alternative to TikTok and has gained notable popularity in a short time, allegedly has a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to compromise user accounts and send messages on behalf of a specific user. The flaw doesn’t allow any bad actor to steal personal information such as the
SpaceX’s historic first crewed mission was set to blast off for the International Space Station as scheduled on Saturday, NASA said, although uncertainty remained over weather conditions at the Florida launch site. “We are moving forward with launch today,” NASA chief Jim Bridenstine said in a tweet. “Weather challenges remain with a 50 percent chance
Acer has expanded its gaming portfolio in India and is introducing a new value-series gaming line with the Aspire 7. The new series boasts of full-HD display with 81.61 percent screen-to-body ratio and an average weight of around 2.15kg. The Acer Aspire 7 series will feature either Intel or AMD CPUs and will have Nvidia’s
One97 Communications Ltd, which runs the online payment platform Paytm, has moved the Delhi High Court alleging that telecom service providers are not blocking fraudsters who are defrauding its customers by “phishing” activities over the various mobile networks. Paytm has claimed that millions of its customers have been defrauded by the phishing activities over the
Samsung Galaxy M11 and Galaxy M01 are set to launch in India on June 2, Flipkart revealed through a couple of teasers. The e-commerce site also confirms that both new Samsung phones will be available for purchase shortly after the official launch. The Galaxy M11 was unveiled as the successor to the Galaxy M10 and
It’s now possible to schedule tweets without using a third-party app. While you have previously had to use TweetDeck to schedule tweets to post at a later date, you can now do so using Twitter.com. You can also now save drafts you’re not yet ready to send. Twitter began testing the feature in November 2019,
Panasonic India has launched the Lumix G9 in India, finally, after announcing it globally in 2017. Saying Panasonic India has been late to the party would be a huge understatement. It’s a little weird to launch a camera this late in its lifecycle but thankfully, the Lumix G9 has aged pretty well and a lot
TikTok is without a doubt one of the most popular social media platforms that lets you create and share short videos with the world. Sometimes some viral accounts can get really annoying and for that TikTok allows you to block those accounts. That brings us to the question — what happens if a user whom
Realme entered the Indian market in May 2018 as a relative unknown, then marketed as a sub-brand of its much more established parent Oppo. In two short years, the company has separated its brand identity from Oppo and established itself as a key player in the Indian smartphone market thanks to good products and competitive
Twitter’s moves to label or hide comments from US President Donald Trump have escalated a feud between the social network and the White House, but there could be more to come. The messaging platform has a range of “enforcement” options for dealing with content in violation of its policies, each of which carries its own
Apple plans to reopen about 100 US stores, mostly with curbside pickup but some with walk-in service, the company said on Tuesday. Apple shuttered stores worldwide as the novel coronavirus pandemic spread but has slowly opened them based on local health data. Earlier this month, the company reopened a handful of stores in Alaska, Idaho,
Smartphone users have a new way to keep their distance — a tool that lets them know when people are getting closer than pandemic guidelines recommend. The Google-developed Sodar tool available this week taps into Android smartphone cameras to put users in the centre of a white circle with a radius of about two meters,
The Mac Pro is the highest-end computer that Apple sells. It’s an extremely powerful machine with an eye-watering price tag to match. But what is the Mac Pro actually used for, and who needs a Mac Pro? Let’s look at what the machine offers and find out why Apple makes such a powerful desktop computer.
Mitron app is not made in India but bought from a Pakistani software developer Qboxus, according to a report. Although the app has been growing quickly for its Indian origin, and is named after a word often associated with Prime Minister Narendra Modia new report is claiming that the Mitron app is actually a repackaged
In this instalment of our ongoing series around making the most of your at-home video setup, we’re going to focus on one of the most important, but least well understood or implemented parts of the equation: Lighting. While it isn’t actually something that requires a lot of training, expertise or even equipment to get right,
Samsung Galaxy Book S (2020) laptop has been officially unveiled by the South Korean tech giant on Friday. The laptop is offered in two colour options and it will be available in the UK in June. The new Samsung laptop is lightweight and features an ultra-slim design. It comes with a 13.3-inch display and is
Over 50 lakh people have downloaded an Indian TikTok clone called Mitron and the app is still being downloaded because TikTok is going through a bit of a crisis right now. Mitron’s unique selling points appear to be its branding and the fact that it is Indian. While it’s great that an Indian app is
The latest embedded software technology moves hardware into an almost magical realm Adam Benzion 7 hours Adam Benzion Contributor A serial entrepreneur, writer, and tech investor, Adam Benzion is the co-founder of Hackster.io, the world’s largest community for hardware developers. Aluminum and iconography are no longer enough for a product to get noticed in the
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is getting a new VR experience. Disney-owned Lucasfilm’s immersive entertainment division ILMxLAB is developing Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge, an action-adventure virtual reality experience that ties into the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park attraction at the Disneyland Resort, California, and Walt Disney World Resort, Florida in the US.
The wearables market saw a steady growth in the first quarter of 2020, with a 29.7 percent year-over-year increase, according to the latest research by International Data Corporation (IDC). The hearables segment, in particular, seemed to have not been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and it grew 68.3 percent in the first quarter of 2020.
The USB audio interface is a fairly standardized device – for those who might not know, that’s the hardware you use to take a microphone or instrument that uses an XLR or 1/4″ output and get that into your computer via a USB connection for recording or streaming. There are a lot of choices in
If you’re trying to cut Facebook out of your life, Messenger is one of the apps you need to replace. Its chats are not end-to-end encrypted by default, meaning that Facebook could access your chats if it wanted to. And because Facebook thrives on collecting as much data as possible, you’re probably not comfortable with
Sony has added a new sub-category to its compact camera lineup, designed especially for vloggers. The ZV-1 is a compact camera, similar to the Sony RX100 series, but with a tweaked design. The rear LCD display can be flipped outwards and turned 180 degrees from the side, there’s face priority autofocus and the promise of
Amazon has expanded Alexa voice control of apps on Fire TV by bringing support for Netflix, YouTube, Jio Cinema and many other apps. Up until now, Alexa on Fire TV only allowed for control playback of Prime Video content. This means that Fire TV user could use voice commands like “Alexa, forward thirty minutes” or