OnePlus 5T Does Not Support HD Viewing on Most Streaming Platforms

HIGHLIGHTS No support for Widevine L1 certification that enables HD streaming YouTube HD streaming not affected by the certification The phone’s specifications are more than capable to support HD viewing The OnePlus 5T, one of the biggest smartphone releases this year, has a rather unusual omission. The smartphone cannot stream HD content from streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime […]

Honor 7X to Go on Sale in India on December 7, via Amazon

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon India will start selling Honor 7X on December 7 The smartphone will be launched in India on December 5 It is available in China in three storage options Huawei’s Honor brand has announced that the anticipated Honor 7X will be formally available in India starting next week. Amazon India will exclusively begin the sale of the new […]

Steam Autumn Sale: 10 most popular discounted games on Black Friday

Earlier this week, Steam kicked off its latest seasonal sale with discounts on literally thousands of PC games across a wide range of genres. We highlighted some of the best sales we could find on the front page of Steam yesterday, but now that shoppers have had time to sort through everything the digital storefront has to […]

Xiaomi Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite to Go on Sale Today at 12pm: Price, Specifications, and More

Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite will go on sale in India on Wednesday, their third sale in the country since the duo was launched earlier this month. Buyers can head to Mi.com and Amazon India at 12pm IST to buy the Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite smartphones online. The highlight of the former is the 16-megapixel camera with LED light […]

Apple Finds Foxconn Interns Worked Illegal Overtime on iPhone X

Apple found that its main supplier in Asia has been employing high-school students working illegal overtime to assemble the iPhone X. Interns at a factory operated by Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., part of Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group, worked voluntarily and received benefits, though worked longer days than Chinese law permits, Apple said in a statement. The Financial Times reported […]

EU to Act if OECD Fails on Taxing Internet Giants: Vestager

The European Union will take measures to tax US tech giants if the international community doesn’t agree to a new system early next year, a senior official said Tuesday. “Last month, the Commission launched a public consultation on how to tax the digital economy,” said Margrethe Vestager, the bloc’s competition commissioner, at a conference organised by the […]

Hike Messenger, Airtel Payments Bank Collaborate on Digital Wallet

Screenshot from the Hike Wallet App Indian instant messaging application Hike on Wednesday partnered with Airtel Payments Bank to power its digital payment wallet. “We’re on track of over five million transactions this month (November) from services such as recharge and P2P. “We’re excited and we look forward to working with Airtel on supporting this effort to bring more […]

Flipkart Phone Billion Capture+ Goes on Sale at Starting Price of Rs. 10,999; Launch Offers Detailed

Billion Capture+, the first smartphone from Flipkart-owned brand Billion, went on sale at 12am IST in India, with a host of launch offers to make it an attractive buy. The new Billion Capture+ has dual rear camera setup and comes with Smartron’s tronX AI-based Internet of Things platform as well as unlimited free cloud storage. […]

The last places on Earth with no internet

Britain is addicted to the internet. Just take a look at the occupants of any bus stop or train station platform. Heads down, phones out. When the conversations stop in our pubs and restaurants, the first question asked by many of us isn’t “Whose round is it?”, it’s “What’s the Wi-Fi password?” Ninety-nine per cent […]

Free Upgrades to Windows 10 to End on December 31, Microsoft Reveals

If you use Microsoft’s accessibility features and want a free upgrade to Windows 10, better hurry up because Microsoft is closing this last deal on December 31. Microsoft mostly stopped offering free upgrades to Windows 10 in July last year but users who use accessibility features, got an extension of that promo, a report in ZDNet said on Saturday. […]