Zoom gets support for Apps to help improve productivity during calls

Zoom, the well-known video conferencing app, has released an update that enables support for Zoom Apps, which integrates many popular apps directly into Zoom Meetings. These apps are designed to provide extra functionality such as whiteboarding, project management, note-taking, gaming, and more.

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Airtel revises Postpaid Plans for Corporate and Retail Customers

Airtel has announced new postpaid plans for Corporate and Retail customers. The company says that it has further simplified its Postpaid plans to offer industry leading data benefits backed by a 5G ready network and superior digital-first customer care. The plans also come with a range of exclusive benefits, such as bundled content and business productivity tools. Continue reading “Airtel revises Postpaid Plans for Corporate and Retail Customers”

Google Chrome for desktop gets image-search via Google Lens

Google Lens is a very powerful tool in Android that allows users to get contextual information from an image they took or uploaded. Google is now expanding upon Google Lens and integrating it with the desktop Google Chrome app, replacing the existing “Search Google for image feature”.

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Indian smartphone shipments up 87% YoY in Q2 2021; realme overtakes OPPO: Canalys

Indian smartphone market saw 32.4 million unit shipments in Q2 2021, up 87% compared to Q2 2020 due to Q2 2020’s two-month shutdown, but it fell 13% between Q1 and Q2 2021 due to the second wave of COVID-19, which stifled demand. Continue reading “Indian smartphone shipments up 87% YoY in Q2 2021; realme overtakes OPPO: Canalys”

Soundcore R Series Headphones and TWS earbuds launching in India by August at affordable pricing

Soundcore has announced that it will launch a new R series of audio products including new headphones and earbuds in its very aggressive portfolio, and these will be the company’s first mass-segment audio products. Soundcore already has Life, Liberty series in Headphones & Flare, Rave series in India. Continue reading “Soundcore R Series Headphones and TWS earbuds launching in India by August at affordable pricing”

Bose Sleepbuds II bedtime wearable launched in India

Bose has launched Sleepbuds II, the next generation of its bedtime wearable, with technology which the company says is now clinically proven to help people fall asleep faster. It has better noise-masking than their predecessor, and introduce new categories of content to combat the other barrier to rest: the inability to relax. Continue reading “Bose Sleepbuds II bedtime wearable launched in India”

Lava Z2s with 6.5-inch HD+ display, Android 11 go edition, 5000mAh battery launched for Rs. 7099

Lava has launched the Z2s, the company’s latest smartphone in the Z series in India, after the launch of Z2 Max back in May. The Z2s packs a 6.5-inch HD+ screen, is powered by MediaTek Helio octa-core SoC, has 2GB of RAM, runs Android 11 go edition, features a 8MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front camera. The phone has a 5000mAh battery. Continue reading “Lava Z2s with 6.5-inch HD+ display, Android 11 go edition, 5000mAh battery launched for Rs. 7099”

Google’s ‘Backup by Google One’ begins replacing the Android backup service

Google is further integrating their Google One service into Android with a new update rolling out today, that will replace the existing Android backup service with a new “Backup by Google One” feature.

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Gionee STYLFIT GSW6 and STYLEFIT GSW8 with Bluetooth calling support launched starting at Rs. 2999

Gionee introduced STYLFIT GSW6, STYLFIT GSW7 and STYLFIT GSW8 range under the G buddy portfolio last month. STYLFIT GSW6 went on sale last month itself, and the company said that the STYLFIT GSW7 and STYLFIT GSW8 with dedicated Bluetooth for calling and music listening will be available soon. Today it has started selling the smartwatches on Amazon. Continue reading “Gionee STYLFIT GSW6 and STYLEFIT GSW8 with Bluetooth calling support launched starting at Rs. 2999”

Twitter is testing downvoting button for replies to understand which replies to show

When it comes to reacting to content found on social media, platforms often only offer a ‘Like’ button, and rarely provide the option to dislike something. Now, for some iOS users, Twitter is testing a downvoting button for reply tweets, with the goal of understanding what kind of replies to show users.

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Redmi Buds 3 Pro with Bluetooth 5.2, up to 35db active noise cancellation, low latency gaming mode rolling out globally

Xiaomi under its Redmi brand introduced its Redmi AirDots 3 Pro in China back in May. Now it has started rolling out the earbuds globally as Redmi Buds 3 Pro. It has the Bluetooth 5.2, dual-device connectivity and can achieve a low latency of as low as 69ms. It also has active noise cancellation with up to 35dB active noise reduction, thanks to feed-forward and feed-back microphones it can effectively cancel ambient noise and reduce excess noise in the ear canal. Continue reading “Redmi Buds 3 Pro with Bluetooth 5.2, up to 35db active noise cancellation, low latency gaming mode rolling out globally”

Google Chrome update brings Per-site permissions, new Chrome actions and more

Google has rolled out a new update to their Chrome web browser, bringing three new features to their Desktop and Android platforms. These include per-site permissions, three new Chrome actions, and improved Site isolation and phishing detection.

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OxygenOS 11.2.8.8 for OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro brings July security patch, Bitmoji AOD

After releasing the OxygenOS 11.0.4.4 update for the Nord CE 5G, OnePlus has now released a new update for the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro. It includes bug fixes, new additions to the always-on display, and more. Continue reading “OxygenOS 11.2.8.8 for OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro brings July security patch, Bitmoji AOD”

OPPO Reno6 Z with 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, Dimensity 800U, 8GB RAM, 64MP triple rear cameras announced

OPPO has introduced Reno6 Z, the company’s latest smartphone in the Reno6 series in Thailand. It has a 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen with a 32MP punch-hole camera and 90.8% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by Dimensity 800U with support for 5G SA/NSA, 8GB of RAM with up to 5GB virtual RAM and runs Android 11 with ColorOS 11.1. It has a 64-megapixel rear camera along with an 8-megapixel ultra-wide and a 2-megapixel depth and macro cameras. There are AI portrait and Bokeh Flare Portrait video features. Continue reading “OPPO Reno6 Z with 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, Dimensity 800U, 8GB RAM, 64MP triple rear cameras announced”