Intel introduces 10th Gen Mobile H-series processor for laptops with up to 5.3GHz speed

Last year, Intel introduced the 9th Gen Mobile H-series processor for laptops with up to 5GHz speed alongside the 9th Gen desktop processors. Following the launch of 10th Gen Ice Lake and Comet Lake processors, Intel has now announced the 10th Gen Mobile H-series processor based on the Comet Lake family for laptops and is an upgrade to the 9th Gen Mobile H-series processor.

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YouTube reportedly developing ‘Shorts’ to rival TikTok

TikTok has blown up in popularity around the world for being the go-to short form video sharing app. Now YouTube is apparently interested in entering that market as it has been reported that they are working on their version, called ‘Shorts’.

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Sony WF-XB700 truly wireless earphones and WH-CH710N Noise Canceling Headphones announced

Sony has launched two new products in the US which are the WF-XB700 truly wireless earphones and the WH-CH710N Noise Canceling Headphones.  Among its features, the truly wireless WF-XB700, being part of the ‘XB’ family has excellent bass reproduction while the WH-CH710N claims good noise cancellation with its Artificial Intelligence Noise Cancelation (AINC).

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HONOR Play 4T to be announced on April 9, HONOR 30 and HONOR 30 Pro on April 15

HUAWEI’s HONOR brand today announced that it will unveil HONOR Play 4T mid-range smartphone in China on April 9th. HONOR product manager said that the phone will be an interesting product in the Honor Play series. The image in teaser shows no-notch display, but this might just be an image for representation. Continue reading “HONOR Play 4T to be announced on April 9, HONOR 30 and HONOR 30 Pro on April 15”

HUAWEI P40 Pro rear and front cameras top DxO Mark benchmark score

HUAWEI’s P series flagship smartphones have always performed well in the camera department and its newest P40 Pro smartphone is no slouch either. As of today, it holds the highest score in DxO Mark’s camera benchmarks for both the rear and front camera, with 128 and 103 respectively.

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POCO M2004J11G passes through EEC, could be POCO F2

POCO F2 has been a mystery in the smartphone world for last one year, POCO didn’t launch any smartphone in 2019 and the company made a comeback in the Indian market back in February but with a new mid-range X series. Even after POCO’s comeback, POCO F2 remains a mystery, recently MIUI Camera app codes hinted that Redmi K30 Pro 5G might be launched under POCO in India and everybody assumed it as POCO F2. Continue reading “POCO M2004J11G passes through EEC, could be POCO F2”

POCO X2 gets a Rs. 1000 price hike after increase in GST

Earlier last month, the GST Council in its 39th meeting increased GST rates for several products including mobile phones from 12% to 18% applicable from April 1st, 2020. As announced, mobile brands have increased the prices of their smartphones and earlier today, Apple increased prices of the iPhone lineup. Following that, POCO has also announced that a Rs. 1000 price hike across all variants of the POCO X2 smartphone.

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Dark Sky hyperlocal weather app purchased by Apple; loses Android app

Dark Sky, a very popular hyper-local weather app, has been acquired by Apple for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will result in a number of changes that include integration of Dark Sky into the iOS native Weather app and removal of the Android app and its APIs.

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Apple iPhone 9 / SE 2 could be announced on April 15

Apple launched the compact iPhone SE back in 2016 with iPhone 5s-like design and while Apple shifted the design language starting with iPhone X, a lot of users have been waiting for a refresh to the iPhone SE. Multiple renders and rumors surfaced on the iPhone 9 / iPhone SE 2 recently and now a new report suggests that Apple could finally announce the iPhone 9/ iPhone SE 2 on April 15th, 2020.

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OnePlus 8 Pro: Snapdragon 865 SoC, LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.0 storage confirmed, 24fps to 120fps with MEMC chip teased

OnePlus already confirmed the OnePlus 8 series will be introduced in an online event on April 14th. After confirming Quad HD+ HDR 120 Hz Fluid Display with MEMC chip back in January, and 5G support recently, the company has now confirmed Snapdragon 865 SoC, coupled with LPDDR5 and UFS 3.0 for the OnePlus 8 Pro. Continue reading “OnePlus 8 Pro: Snapdragon 865 SoC, LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.0 storage confirmed, 24fps to 120fps with MEMC chip teased”

Apple iPhone 11 series, iPhone 8 series, iPhone 7 series, iPhone XR and XS get a price hike in India after increase in GST

Apple has increased the price of its iPhones, including its iPhone 11 series, iPhone 8 series, iPhone 7 series and iPhone XR and XS in India after the increase in GST from 12% to 18% on mobile phones starting today, April 1st, 2020. This is the second price hike on Apple iPhones this year in the country, after Apple increased the price of iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max smartphones in the country last month due to increase in import duty. Continue reading “Apple iPhone 11 series, iPhone 8 series, iPhone 7 series, iPhone XR and XS get a price hike in India after increase in GST”

ACT Fibernet offers free upgrade to 300Mbps speeds and unlimited FUP for March [Update: Extended till April 30]

Update: April 1, 2020 – ACT Fibernet has extended 300 Mbps speeds and unlimited data offer till April 30th without extra cost. If you had activated this in March, you don’t need to do anything. Continue reading “ACT Fibernet offers free upgrade to 300Mbps speeds and unlimited FUP for March [Update: Extended till April 30]”

HONOR 8A Prime with 6-inch waterdrop notch display, fingerprint scanner announced

Yesterday at an event, HUAWEI’s HONOR brand announced the Kirin 820 5G SoC, HONOR 30S, and HONOR Play 9A smartphones. Now HONOR has introduced  HONOR 8A Prime, the company’s latest budget smartphone in Russia. The 8A Prime is just a rebranded HONOR 8A Pro that was launched last year, but this one comes at a much lower price point.

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Nokia 7.2 Android 10 update starts rolling out

HMD Global has started rolling out Android 10 update for the Nokia 7.2 smartphone, which makes it the eighth Nokia phone to get the update after the  Nokia 8.1, Nokia 9 PureViewNokia 7.1Nokia 6.1 PlusNokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 2.2. It was launched last year running Android Pie. Android 10 brings number of additional privacy and security features for users, as well as Dark Theme, Focus mode, dedicated ‘Privacy section’, and lots more. Continue reading “Nokia 7.2 Android 10 update starts rolling out”

Vivo S6 5G with 6.44-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, Exynos 980, 48MP quad rear cameras, 32MP front camera announced

Vivo today announced S6 5G, the company’s latest 5G smartphone in the S series in China, as it had promised. It packs a 6.44-inch Full HD+ AMOLED screen, is powered by Exynos 980 with support for both 5G SA / NSA, 8GB RAM, runs Android 10 with vivo’s own Funtouch OS 10, and features quad rear cameras that includes 48MP main camera with f/1.79 aperture, 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 2MP 4cm super macro lens and a 2MP portrait lens. The phone has a 32-megapixel front camera with night selfie option and EIS for both front and rear cameras. Continue reading “Vivo S6 5G with 6.44-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, Exynos 980, 48MP quad rear cameras, 32MP front camera announced”