Samsung said to unveil new in-ear Galaxy Buds with ANC along with Galaxy S21 series

For the past two years, the South Korean tech giant unveils its Galaxy Buds wireless earbuds along with the launch of the Galaxy S series. And this time, it’s no different. According to the latest report, Samsung is all set to launch a new pair of Galaxy Buds at the Galaxy S21 announcement event. Continue reading “Samsung said to unveil new in-ear Galaxy Buds with ANC along with Galaxy S21 series”

OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro OxygenOS 11.0.2.2 update brings November Android security patch, optimisations, bug fixes

The OxygenOS 11.0.2.2 update is now rolling out for the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro devices, bringing system and network optimisations and bug fixes along with the November 2020 security patch. Continue reading “OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro OxygenOS 11.0.2.2 update brings November Android security patch, optimisations, bug fixes”

Motorola smartphone with 6.7-inch FHD+ 105Hz refresh rate display, Snapdragon 865, 5000mAh battery expected soon

Back in 2019, 90Hz became popular among smartphone enthusiasts, thanks to companies like OnePlus, Samsung, and others. With the increasing development of gaming-centric devices, implementation of high-refresh-rate feature has become mainstream with many mobile phone makers. Currently, most of the smartphone comes equipped either with 90Hz or 120Hz refresh rate, apart from few exceptions like ROG series from Asus. Continue reading “Motorola smartphone with 6.7-inch FHD+ 105Hz refresh rate display, Snapdragon 865, 5000mAh battery expected soon”

Google Assistant now lets users to schedule light timings

Google recently rolled out an update on Google Assistant that enables users to schedule lights on and off timings. Anyone who has a Google Home and smart lights know the drill. This feature allows users to schedule a smart home command to trigger at a later time. Previously, Google Assistant has been able to turn lights on/off for a while, but  it could only do so immediately. Continue reading “Google Assistant now lets users to schedule light timings”

Get Android 11 on Redmi Note 8/8T with Extended UI 2.0

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 8 in India almost a year back. The smartphone recently started receiving Android 10 based MIUI 12 update in several regions including India. Though Google, a couple of months back, officially announced Android 11, some users of Redmi Note 8 – which was the best-selling Android smartphone in the first quarter, are yet to receive Android 10 update on their devices (we too have not received the update on our device yet).

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realme sold over 8.3 million devices during festive sales in India

realme today  announced that it has sold more than 8.3 million smartphones and AIoT products during realmeFestiveDays from October 15th to November 16th. Out of the total, 6.3 million were smartphones that includes 1.35 Million Narzo phones, 1.2+ Million C11 phones and 1.6 Million realme 7 series phones, witnessing a 20% growth compared to the festive season last year. It’s worth mentioning that, this is combined sales from online and offline channels. Continue reading “realme sold over 8.3 million devices during festive sales in India”

OSOM by former Essential employees plans to release privacy-focused Android product in 2021

Essential, the company that introduced notches in the smartphone, is now no more. Founded by Android co-founder Andy Rubin, announced its closure earlier this year. The company’s only product, Essential Phone, sold poorly and received mixed reviews as well. Other promised devices operating system and home assistant never really materialised. So the reason behind the company shutting down is obvious. Continue reading “OSOM by former Essential employees plans to release privacy-focused Android product in 2021”

OnePlus Education Benefits program offers discounts for university students and teachers in India

OnePlus has launched the Education Benefits program in India, offering exclusive discounts to higher education students and teachers. As a part of the program, students, and teachers can avail of Rs. 1000 off on all OnePlus smartphones and 5% off on all accessories including audio, cases, and protection. Continue reading “OnePlus Education Benefits program offers discounts for university students and teachers in India”

OnePlus 8T Review

Keeping up with the tradition, OnePlus launched the ‘T’ version of the OnePlus 8 series in India a few weeks back. The OnePlus 8T is similarly spec’d as its predecessor, but, it carries few upgrades too – 65W charger, a 200mAh battery bump-up, 5MP macro camera, 2MP depth camera and 120Hz display. However, the upgrades becomes meaningful only if it’s implemented right.

How good is the OnePlus 8T? We have jotted down the reason on why you should and should not buy.  Check it out! Continue reading “OnePlus 8T Review”

Samsung Galaxy M31s gets One UI 2.5 update with November security patch, Secure Folder in India

Samsung launched the Galaxy M31s smartphone running One UI 2.1 in India back in July. Now it has released new One UI 2.5 update for the phone in India that brings several features including Alt Z Life that adds Quick Switch and Secure Folder that are coming to M series for the first time. The Quick Switch lets users easily switch between normal and private mode instances of the same app with the simple double click of the power button. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy M31s gets One UI 2.5 update with November security patch, Secure Folder in India”

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ Review

Alongside the Galaxy Note 20 series, Samsung announced Galaxy Tab S7+ featuring S-Pen and a gorgeous 120 Hz refresh rate screen. Equipped with a power-packed specification, is Galaxy Tab S7+ a best Android tablet already? Does it justifies the 79k price tag? Check out in our review. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ Review”

ColorOS 11: Top 11 features

We all know that good software is a crucial component of the overall experience of a smartphone and OPPO knows that too. Within a month of the public release of Android 11, OPPO has already begun rolling out arguably one of its biggest software updates to their line of smartphones – ColorOS 11 based on Android 11. Why there is a change in the naming scheme i.e., from ColorOS 7.2 to ColorOS 11, you may ask. That’s because OPPO has made the jump in number to match the Android version with the UI version. OPPO is bringing all of the new upgrades of Android 11 along with many unique features and improvements such as Gamer Mode, Hyper Boost 3.0, Battery Guard and loads of customization options. Over the past week, we have been using ColorOS 11 on the OPPO Find X2, and in this post, let us see the top 11 features of ColorOS 11. Continue reading “ColorOS 11: Top 11 features”

OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro OxygenOS 11 Android 11 update starts rolling out

After OxygenOS developer build and Open Beta updates based Android 11, OnePlus just announced that it has started rolling out OxygenOS 11 stable update for the  OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro smartphones. This comes before the launch of OnePlus 8T smartphone launch next week, which will run OxygenOS 11 out of the box. OnePlus should also confirm the roll out details for older OnePlus 7 series phones at the launch event next week. Continue reading “OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro OxygenOS 11 Android 11 update starts rolling out”

HMD Global confirms Android 11 update for range of Nokia smartphones

HMD Global today released its timeline for upgrading its Android
11-ready portfolio to the latest Android OS. The rollout is planned to commence in Q4 2020 starting with Nokia 8.3 5G and the Nokia 5.3. Owners of the Nokia 2.2 and Nokia 8.1 will also be among the first to experience Android 11 this year, said the company. At the launch it confirmed Android 12 update even for entry-level phones such as the Nokia 3.4 and 2.4. Continue reading “HMD Global confirms Android 11 update for range of Nokia smartphones”