Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Update Needs Testers, Says Company

Xiaomi is now inviting applications from beta testers for the Android 8.0 Oreo update that will roll out soon on the Xiaomi Mi A1. The announcement, posted on the official MIUI website, invited beta testers to test out stock Android on the Mi A1. This comes as great news for people who purchased the phone as Xiaomi had promised an Oreo […]

Henrikh Mkhitaryan ‘disappeared’ during games, says José Mourinho

José Mourinho dropped Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Manchester United’s last two squads because the forward had been “disappearing” in games. The manager left Mkhitaryan out of United’s defeat at Basel and last Saturday’s win over Newcastle United after the player had started 10 of the 11 previous Premier League matches. Having managed five assists in August, Mkhitaryan has since made none […]

Toshiba Says Not in Talks to With Any Company Over PC Unit Sale

Toshiba Corp said on Friday it had not entered into talks with any company to sell its personal computer business, denying media reports that it was in negotiations to sell the unit to Taiwan’s Asustek Computer. China’s Lenovo Group Ltd has also expressed interest in the PC unit, the Nikkei business daily reported. Cash-strapped Toshiba has previously […]

Qualcomm Sues Apple for Breach of Contract, Says It Shared Information With Intel

Qualcomm Inc has sued Apple Inc, alleging that it violated a software licence contract to benefit rival chipmaker Intel Corp for making broadband modems, the latest salvo in the longstanding dispute between Qualcomm and Apple. Qualcomm said in a lawsuit filed in California state court in San Diego on Wednesday that Apple used its commercial leverage to demand unprecedented […]

Apple India Revenue Doubles Year-Over-Year, Tim Cook Says Still ‘A Long Way to Go’

Apple reported strong quarterly results ahead of the iPhone X launch on Friday, with iPhone sales at 46.7 million unit, up from 45.5 million in the year-ago quarter. The company posted quarterly revenue of $52.6 billion (roughly Rs. 3,39,595 crores), an increase of 12 percent year-over-year (YoY), with international sales accounting for 62 percent of the revenue. India […]

Jio Phone Production Being Stopped? Reliance Jio Says It Is Still ‘Committed’ to the Feature Phone

With some reports on Monday suggesting Reliance Jio is already looking to look away from its much-hyped Jio Phone, the company has said that it is still committed to the 4G feature phone that was announced at the Reliance AGM in July. Jio had earlier claimed to have received 6 million pre-bookings for the Jio Phone and the company insists […]

Samsung Says Its 8nm FinFET Chip Fabrication Process Is Ready for Mass Production

Samsung said on Wednesday that its 8nm FinFET process (8nm Low Power Plus) technology is ready for production. The 8LPP node, the company said, will provide up to 10 percent lower power consumption even as it takes up to 10 percent less area compared to 10LPP. Even as 8nm Low Power Plus will serve as a […]

BlackBerry Patent Licensing Director Victor Schubert Says He Has Left the Company

A key attorney executing BlackBerry Ltd’s patent licensing strategy has left the company, the second recent departure from the team tasked with making money from the Canadian company’s intellectual property. Victor Schubert, who was a licensing director for BlackBerry, told Reuters in a brief LinkedIn message that he was no longer with the company. He did […]

Xiaomi Says It Shipped More Than 10 Million Smartphones Last Month

September was a big month for Xiaomi. The Chinese smartphone maker shipped more than 10 million smartphones last month across all the markets where it operates, Xiaomi’s chief executive officer Lei Jun said. A thrilled and happy Jun, who shared the announcement, thanked employees and partners. The company also reached a major milestone in India. Roughly […]

iPhone X’s Rs. 89,000 Price Tag a ‘Value Price’, Says Apple CEO Tim Cook

In a statement that might come as a surprise to many, Apple CEO Tim Cook has described the iPhone X’s price tag of $999 (Rs. 89,000 in India) as “value price” in an interview with Good Morning America. In his interview, Cook talked about the security offered by the Face ID as well as iOS 11 and ARKit among other things but his statement about […]