Android 12 stable update finally starts rolling out for Pixel phones

Google has finally pushed Android 12 stable update for the Pixel phones after pushing the source to AOSP project earlier this month. This comes after the final beta 5 was released last month. The latest Pixel 6 phones come with Android 12 pre-installed. Continue reading “Android 12 stable update finally starts rolling out for Pixel phones”

Google Pixel 6 with 6.4″ FHD+ 90Hz OLED display and Pixel 6 Pro with 6.7″ QHD+ 120Hz OLED display, Google Tensor SoC announced starting at $599

Google just announced new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro 5G smartphones at its fall launch event, as promised. The Pixel 6 comes with a 6.4-inch FHD+ OLED display with 90Hz refresh rate, and the Pixel 6 Pro comes with a 6.7-inch Quad HD+ OLED display with 120Hz variable refresh rate. Both the smartphones are powered by Google Tensor SoC with support for 5G SA/NSA and come with Titan M2 Security chip. These run Android 12, and Google has confirmed that starting with Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, Pixels will receive security updates for at least 5 years, but OS updates is at 3 years. Continue reading “Google Pixel 6 with 6.4″ FHD+ 90Hz OLED display and Pixel 6 Pro with 6.7″ QHD+ 120Hz OLED display, Google Tensor SoC announced starting at $599”

Boult Audio AirBass SoulPods Review

After consistently delivering some great products at affordable rates, Boult Audio, a company known for its audio products, launched AirBass Soulpods in India. At Rs. 2,999, Boult’s AirBass Soulpods offers an Active Noise Cancellation feature, a long battery life, and more. We used the device for a week, and here’s our review. Continue reading “Boult Audio AirBass SoulPods Review”

POCO M2 Pro MIUI 12.5 Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12.5 Enhanced rolling out to pilot testers]

POCO launched the POCO M2 Pro smartphone in India recently running MIUI 11.0 Global Stable on top of Android 10. POCO M2 Pro shares a lot in common with Redmi Note 9 Pro series devices which were launched in India back in March.

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Xiaomi expects to begin mass production of electric vehicles in H1 2024

At the Xiaomi Investor Day earlier today in China, Lei Jun, Founder, Chairman and CEO confirmed that the company is looking to start mass production of its electric vehicles in the first half of 2024, earlier than than schedule that was announced earlier this year. Continue reading “Xiaomi expects to begin mass production of electric vehicles in H1 2024”

Redmi Note 7 Pro MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12.5 rolling out widely in India]

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 7 Pro smartphone in India back in February running MIUI 10.2 Global Stable on top of Android 9.0 (Pie). The smartphone has already started receiving Android 10 based MIUI 12 update in India.

MIUI 12 brings all-new design and animations along with new features such as Super Wallpapers, Floating Window, New Control Center, Enhanced Privacy Protection features such as Interceptor, Flare, Hidden Mask Mode and more to the devices, check out this post to learn more about MIUI 12 features.

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realme Watch T1 with 1.3-inch AMOLED display, Bluetooth calling, GPS, offline music playback, fast charge announced

realme today launched the realme Watch T1, the company’s first smartwatch to launch in China. It has a 1.3-inch circular 325ppi HD AMOLED screen, support for 50Hz refresh rate, support for over 50 dials,  110 sports modes  and also supports both heart rate and SpO2 monitoring. There is also Bluetooth calling  and also has 4GB of storage for music local playback music. Continue reading “realme Watch T1 with 1.3-inch AMOLED display, Bluetooth calling, GPS, offline music playback, fast charge announced”

Stuffcool Neutron 33 GaN dual port charger launched, available at an introductory price of Rs. 2299

Stuffcool, an Indian company known for their smartphone accessories and gadgets, has announced a new, compact, dual port wall charger called the Neutron 33. It utilizes GaN technology, and features support for a USB Type-C port with Power Delivery, along with a USB Type-A QC3.0 port.

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realme Q3s with 6.6-inch FHD+ 144Hz adaptive refresh rate display, Snapdragon 778G, up to 8GB RAM, 5000mAh battery announced

Along with the GT Neo2T, realme also introduced the Q3s, mid-range smartphone in China, as it had announced. It has a 6.6-inch FHD+ LCD screen with support for 144Hz adaptive refresh rate screen which can switch between 30/48/50/60/90/120/144Hz automatically depending on the content. It also supports DCI-P3 color gamut, HDR10 and support 4096 levels of brightness adjustment. Continue reading “realme Q3s with 6.6-inch FHD+ 144Hz adaptive refresh rate display, Snapdragon 778G, up to 8GB RAM, 5000mAh battery announced”

Apple Beats Fit Pro Earbuds with ANC surfaces; expected to launch on November 1st

Beats, an audio-company that is wholly owned by Apple, is reportedly preparing to launch their next truly wireless product called the Beats Fit Pro Earbuds. These new earbuds are expected to feature support for Active noise cancellation, Transparency mode, along with Apple’s H1 chip for fast pairing.

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realme GT Neo2T with 6.43-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Dimensity 1200-AI, up to 12GB RAM announced

realme just announced realme GT Neo2T, the company’s latest smartphone in the GT series in China, after teasing it last week. This has a 6.43-inch Full HD+ 120Hz Samsung Super AMOLED screen with 360Hz touch sampling rate, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, 4096-level brightness adjustment, 1000 nits peak brightness, 16-megapixel camera inside the punch-hole and 91.7% screen-to-body ratio, thanks to ultra-narrow chin. The phone also features an in-screen fingerprint sensor Continue reading “realme GT Neo2T with 6.43-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Dimensity 1200-AI, up to 12GB RAM announced”

Apple MacBook Pro with M1 Pro and M1 Max, Liquid Retina XDR mini-LED 120Hz display announced; India price starts at Rs. 1,94,900

At the ‘Unleashed’ online event, Apple introduced the most expected upgrade to the MacBook Pro that are powered by new M1 Pro and M1 Max chips with up-to-10-core CPU with eight high-performance cores and two high-efficiency cores, along with an up-to-32-core GPU and up to 32GB of fast unified memory. These also feature enhanced media engines with dedicated ProRes accelerators specifically for pro video processing. Continue reading “Apple MacBook Pro with M1 Pro and M1 Max, Liquid Retina XDR mini-LED 120Hz display announced; India price starts at Rs. 1,94,900”

Apple HomePod mini now available in Yellow, Orange, and Blue colours

Along with the launch of their 3rd generation AirPods, Apple also unveiled three new colours for their HomePod mini smart home speaker. They include Blue, Yellow and Orange, and will be offered alongside the existing White and Space Grey colours.

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Apple introduces M1 Pro and M1 Max SoCs with up to 10-core CPU, up to 32-core GPU, ProRes support

Apple at its ‘Unleashed’ event announced M1 Pro and M1 Max, the next-generation chips and successor to last year’s M1 promises up to 70% faster CPU performance. The GPU in M1 Pro is up to 2x faster than M1, while M1 Max is up to 4x faster than M1, says Apple. These are still based on the 5nm process technology, but come with a system-on-a-chip (SoC) architecture featuring an unified memory, better performance per watt, and incredible power efficiency, along with increased memory bandwidth and capacity. Continue reading “Apple introduces M1 Pro and M1 Max SoCs with up to 10-core CPU, up to 32-core GPU, ProRes support”

Apple Music gets a new Voice Plan subscription tier with Siri integration for Rs. 49/month

At their Unleashed event today, Apple announced a new subscription tier for their Apple Music music streaming service, simply called the Voice Plan. As the name suggests, this new tier is designed to work with Apple’s Siri voice assistant, and offers many of the same benefits as the more expensive subscription tiers.

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