Amazon launches new Kindle Paperwhite and Paperwhite Signature Edition with 6.8-inch screen, Waterproof body in India

Amazon today launched New Kindle Paperwhite (11th Gen) and Paperwhite Signature Edition e-readers in India. Both these feature a bigger 6.8-inch 300 PPI screen, and the company says that the display is 10% brighter compared to the predecessor. Both these have 17 white and amber LED lights, adjustable warm light and white-on-black mode, but only  the Signature Edition has an auto-adjusting light sensor which was previously present only on the Oasis models. Amazon says that the bezels have been reduced to 10mm. Continue reading “Amazon launches new Kindle Paperwhite and Paperwhite Signature Edition with 6.8-inch screen, Waterproof body in India”

Apple rolls out WatchOS 8 with redesigned Home app, Workout updates, Fall Detection Update and more

Along with the rollout of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, Apple has begun rolling out their WatchOS 8 software update for compatible devices starting today. With it comes multiple new features such as new workout types, new Mindfulness app, Wallet and Home apps updates, a redesigned Photos app, and more.

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Apple rolls out iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 with focus mode, live text, on-device Siri, Facetime Spatial audio and more

After months of public beta versions, Apple has finally begun rolling out the stable versions of both iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 to compatible devices. With iOS 15, Apple is introducing a number of new features such as audio and video enhancements to FaceTime, Shared with You, Focus mode, etc. With iPadOS 15, Apple has made multitasking easier, improved Widgets, new translation features and more.

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Samsung Galaxy F42 5G with 6.6-inch FHD+ 90Hz display, Dimensity 700, 12 5G bands launching in India next week

After rumours, Samsung is all set to launch of Galaxy F42 5G, which is another version of the Galaxy A22 5G, in India next week, according to a IANS report. The first 5G phone in the F series will be exclusively sold on Flipkart, and the reveal calendar shows that it will launch on September 29th, and it should be available from October 7th during the Big Billion Days sale. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy F42 5G with 6.6-inch FHD+ 90Hz display, Dimensity 700, 12 5G bands launching in India next week”

Motorola edge 20 Pro with 6.7-inch 144Hz FHD+ OLED display, Snapdragon 870 teased in India, expected to launch on October 1

Motorola launched the edge 20 and the edge 20 fusion smartphones in India last month. At that time, the company said that it is planning to launch the edge 20 Pro in the country soon. Today it has started posting new teasers for the phone, confirming the launch is soon. Continue reading “Motorola edge 20 Pro with 6.7-inch 144Hz FHD+ OLED display, Snapdragon 870 teased in India, expected to launch on October 1”

iQOO Z5 5G with 120Hz display, Snapdragon 778G, 5000mAh battery launching in India on September 27

Update: iQOO has confirmed the launch of iQOO Z5 5G smartphone in India on September 27th. It has also confirmed Snapdragon 778G SoC offering 40% improved CPU and GPU performance compared to Snapdragon 768G in the iQOO Z3. It will pack LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. Continue reading “iQOO Z5 5G with 120Hz display, Snapdragon 778G, 5000mAh battery launching in India on September 27”

Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale 2021 from October 7 to 12 — Here’s a sneak peek of deals and launches

Flipkart has announced that the eighth edition of Big Billion Days sale will be held between October 7-12, 2021. There will be Early Access for Flipkart Plus consumers. This year, Flipkart has partnered with Axis Bank and ICICI Bank to offer 10% instant discount and also partnered with Paytm to offer assured cashback to consumers paying through Paytm Wallet and Paytm UPI. Continue reading “Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale 2021 from October 7 to 12 — Here’s a sneak peek of deals and launches”

iPhone 14 Pro models said to feature punch-hole display, 48MP camera; under-screen Touch ID in 2023

Just as the iPhone 13 series got launched last week, rumoured features of next year’s Apple iPhone has begun surfacing. According to Ming Chi-Kuo, the 2022 iPhone Pro models will supposedly feature a hole-punch display and an upgraded 48MP wide camera. He also believes that Apple will introduce under-screen Touch ID support in the 2023 iPhones.

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OnePlus is merging OxygenOS and ColorOS for a unified OS; to debut in 2022 OnePlus flagship

Back in June this year, OnePlus said that it will be integrating more of their organizational resources with their parent company, OPPO, to streamline operations and produce better products. Later, the company used the ColorOS 11 codebase in the OxygenOS 11 running on the OnePlus Nord 2. Today the company has announced that it will integrate the OxygenOS and ColorOS teams and develop the software together. Head of OxygenOS will also be overseeing the global unified operating system. Continue reading “OnePlus is merging OxygenOS and ColorOS for a unified OS; to debut in 2022 OnePlus flagship”

HMD Global schedules an event on October 6 — Nokia T20 tablet, Nokia G50 5G and more expected

HMD Global has scheduled an event on October 6th. The tweet says  “Our family keeps growing. Coming 6.10.21” along with an image which displays Nokia feature phones and smartphones. There is a large box next to it hinting at a tablet. This is not the first time we had seen a Nokia. The Nokia N1 tablet in in partnership with brand-licensing agreement with the OEM partner was launched back in 2014. Continue reading “HMD Global schedules an event on October 6 — Nokia T20 tablet, Nokia G50 5G and more expected”

Google found in violation of India’s competition law: CCI report

After a 2-year-long probe, the Competition Commission of India (Competition Commission of India) has released a report stating that Google leveraged their Play Store dominance and had antitrust behaviour that stifled competition in the Android smartphone space. The report, once reviewed, may result in penalties for Google and may force them to change their Play Store policies.

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Vi to expand network capacity in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana with 2000 TDD sites by December 2021

Vi today announced that it is planning to expand network capacity in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana circle by adding about 2000 TDD sites and also increase capacity in existing 900+ TDD sites across key cities in the two states, by the end of December 2021. Continue reading “Vi to expand network capacity in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana with 2000 TDD sites by December 2021”

Western Digital Elements SE External SSD with up to read speeds 400MBps, up to 2TB storage launched in India

Western Digital, leaders in portable digital storage solutions, has announced the launch of a new pocket-sized WD Elements SE External SSD for Mac and PC users. It offers capacities up to 2TBs, features a drop resistant design and read speeds up to 400MB/s.

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Sony Alpha ZV-E10 portable mirrorless camera with 4K HDR recording launched in India

Sony India has launched the new Alpha ZV-E10, a compact and portable mirrorless camera with a feature-set optimized for vloggers and content creators. Sony said that it uses advanced imaging technology with extensive usability and a custom-built feature set that is optimized for creators. Continue reading “Sony Alpha ZV-E10 portable mirrorless camera with 4K HDR recording launched in India”

Call of Duty: Mobile 2nd Anniversary — Blackout Battle Royale map with new locations coming this week

Activision has announced that the Call of Duty: Mobile is finally getting Blackout, the very first Battle Royale map in the Call of Duty franchise in the next update. This was first introduced in Black Ops 4 and features iconic series locations across a vast landscape that will be fully replicated for mobile, including all later map additions like Hijacked and Ghost Town. Continue reading “Call of Duty: Mobile 2nd Anniversary — Blackout Battle Royale map with new locations coming this week”