New update starts hitting Nokia 8

There are rumors that the Nokia 8 won’t be getting Android 7.1.2 at all. Reports say the phone will directly be updated to Android Oreo, which is expected to happen soon. Original story follows: HMD has started pushing out a new update to the Nokia 8. Weighing in at around 295MB, it’s a security update that […]

New update starts hitting Sony Xperia XZ and X Performance [Updated]

The Sony Xperia X and X Compact have also started getting the September security patch. The update – which is currently rolling out in several markets across the globe – bumps the build number from 34.3.A.0.217 to version 34.3.A.0.228. Original story follows: Sony has started pushing out a new update to its Xperia XZ and X Performance smartphones. Arriving as version 41.2.A.7.65, […]

Typography in virtual reality: the new frontier

Modern typography marches in lockstep with technology, as it has since the written letter’s infancy hundreds of years ago. In the 21st century, the newest frontiers for typography are the worlds of virtual, mixed, and augmented reality. These brave new design environments put fresh demands on type designers as well as graphic designers, and raise […]

Xiaomi Mi 5X India Launch Unlikely Next Week as Company Says ‘New Series’ Incoming

Xiaomi has been teasing the ‘global launch’ of a new smartphone next week, with an event being held in New Delhi on Tuesday, September 5. Past teasers have pointed to a ‘flagship dual camera’ smartphone, and the most recent such offering from the company was the Xiaomi Mi 5X, making it the prime candidate for launch. However, Xiaomi on Thursday shared a […]

PlayStation VR Worlds Bundle Price Slashed, New Camera Bundle Unveiled

Sony has announced a new PlayStation VR bundle in the US and Canada, and given the existing bundle a price cut to encourage new purchases, which will be available later this week on Friday, September 1. The new bundle consists of the PlayStation VR headset and PlayStation Camera for $399 (about Rs. 25,500) and CAD 499 (about Rs. 25,500). […]

Huawei unveils new color option for Honor 9

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has made official a new color option for its Honor 9 smartphone. Though the exact name isn’t yet known, reports say its Google translated version is Blue Bird. Check it out in pics below. Recently, there were rumors that new Honor 9 colors are in the pipeline – leaked renders revealed Yellow, Peach Pink (Red) […]

The new phones of week 30

The past seven days were exciting, bringing a bunch of new hardware – five different makers announced six smartphones, including a trio of flagships. And just to make sure you haven’t missed any of them – here’s the quick recap. Motorola Moto Z2 Force Motorola brought its Z2 Force to light – a true flagship […]

Over 12 lakh businesses apply for new GST registration, says revenue secretary

Over 12 lakh businesses have applied for fresh registration under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia said. Of these, while 10 lakh applications for registration have been approved, 2 lakh are still pending approval. “The figure of new registrations approved in GST crosses 10 lakhs today. About 2 lakh applications […]

Verizon’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ get Daydream VR support through new update

Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now in the process of receiving a new software update each. This will arrive in the next few days over-the-air, and after you install it your handset will be on software version G950USQU1AQG4 if you have the S8, and G955USQU1AQG4 if your phone is the S8+. The key new feature that these […]