This is Xiaomi’s new plan to take on OnePlus and Realme

January 18, 2020

Xiaomi, the company that leads the smartphone market in India, has announced that it is going to make Poco a standalone brand. With this restructuring, Poco will run independently of Xiaomi and will have its own team and go to market strategy, said Xiaomi in a statement. Commenting on this, Xiaomi vice president Manu Kumar Jain said, “…We feel the time is right to let POCO operate on its own…


Realme announces the ‘Realpublic Sale’

January 17, 2020

realme, the fastest growing smartphone brand in India, today announced the “Realpublic Sale” with thrilling offers on the trendiest and popular smartphones and accessories for their customers. The sale will go live on  January 19, 2020 at 11:59 PM till January 22, 2020 at 11:59 PM. During this period, devices like realme 3, realme 5 Pro, realme X and the realme XT will be available at special prices at Flipkart…


Over 14% Indians affected by ‘Shopper’ malware

January 13, 2020

A new Trojan application is boosting popular shopping app ratings and installations and spreading ads that annoy users and over 14 per cent Indians have been affected by this malware dubbed as ‘Shopper’, researchers from global cybersecurity and anti-virus brand Kaspersky said on Sunday. The highest share of users infected by ‘Trojan-Dropper. AndroidOS.Shopper.a’ from October to November 2019 was in Russia, with a staggering 28.46 per cent of all users…


Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 foldable phone could launch as ‘Galaxy Z Flip’

January 13, 2020

Samsung is all set to launch its next generation Galaxy S20 series smartphones and Galaxy Fold 2 smartphones on February 11. Ahead of the launch, reports have revealed that Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Fold 2 bear the codename Hubble and Bloom, respectively, within the company. Now, a new report says that Samsung will not be using ‘Fold 2’ moniker for its upcoming foldable screen smartphone. So, what will Galaxy Fold…


Realme TV to Make its Debut This Year, Will Take on Xiaomi Mi TV

January 10, 2020

Realme is aggressively expanding its product portfolio in India and China. According to Realme CMO Xu Qi, the company will launch Realme TV later this year which will take on Xiaomi’s Mi TV series in both the markets. After taking Xiaomi head-on in the smartphone space, Realme is targeting the brand in other segments as well. Realme already stated that it would launch various IoT devices, audio products, fitness trackers…


Reliance Jio offers another big bonanza with no extra cost! Check details

January 9, 2020

Mukesh Ambani on Wednesday rolled out another benefit to his Reliance Jio customers, allowing voice and video calls over WiFi networks at no extra cost. Reliance Jio Infocomm on Wednesday launched its nation-wide video and voice services over WiFi network, which the company has been testing for a few months now, it said. The new facility will let Reliance Jio customers continue making voice and video calls using a WiFi network,…


Coming soon, a 5G PC for the new workplace

January 8, 2020

Las Vegas: A series of launches marked Lenovo’s appearance at the CES on Monday focusing on speed, looks and future workspaces. The ThinkPad X1 Fold launch was the most eye-catching of the launches at CES, the consumer electronics mega event that is being held here. But with the growing buzz around 5G technology, which is evident at this year’s event, Lenovo appeared to be looking ahead to a “fast future”…


WhatsApp Will Introduce Advertisements on Status Soon; Will You Stop Using The App?

January 7, 2020

WhatsApp released a bunch of popular features for its users last year, it looks like 2020 is going to be an even more eventful year for the world’s most popular instant messaging app. One of the most talked-about features that the Facebook-owned platform is expected to launch this year is Status Ads. Yes, you read that right. After Facebook, Instagram, and the litany of advertisements on your feeds across these…


What will technology jobs look like a decade from now?

January 6, 2020

India, till not so long ago, could not churn out enough software programmers to keep up with demand. Although the demand still exists, it has become more complex and specialised. Thomas Frey, who advises companies on future trends, says every job will be a technology job going forward. “Emerging technology will provide a lot more opportunities, where every job will have a technology element to it. It will not be…


Xiaomi Phones Will Soon Use ISRO NavIC Technology, And It Will be Better Than GPS

January 3, 2020

The way you navigate and do all the complex location stuff using apps on your smartphones is set to undergo its biggest change in years. Soon, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) developed NavIC Technology will make its way into smartphones that we use, and as it turns out, the Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi will be the first phone maker to deploy it. NavIC is the Indian version of the…


Smartphones face high hacking risk in 2020: Report

January 2, 2020

NEW DELHI: There was 54 per cent increase in data breaches in 2019 as compared to 2018 and 2020 will see significant rise in the number of mobile-focused malware and banking Trojans, a new report has predicted. With 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) devices arriving on the horizon, data speed will increase but the speed of cyber attacks would also rise, said the report from leading accounting and consulting…


This website can calculate your age on other planets in solar system

January 1, 2020

San Francisco-based museum of science, technology and arts, The Exploratorium has a website that calculates the age of users on any planet in the solar system as per their date of birth on Earth. The age calculator also tells users when they can celebrate their next birthday on a different planet. The age is calculated based on the planet’s rotation and revolution around the sun. Thus for a person, who…