Android O is “touching down to Earth with the total solar eclipse” on August 21, Google reveals

As rumored last week, August 21 will be an important day for Google and its mobile operating system. That’s because the company promises we’ll “meet the next release of Android and all of its super (sweet) new powers” on that day, which is also the day of the total solar eclipse. Google will hold a special […]

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Tipped to Come With 3D Facial Recognition Feature

Xiaomi is expected to unveil its Mi Mix 2 smartphone later this year and alleged screenshots from the smartphone have now surfaced on the Internet. Interestingly, the leaked screenshots reportedly suggest that the next generation of the bezel-less display smartphone will come with a 3D facial recognition feature. The alleged Mi Mix 2 screenshot, shared by a user […]

How to Set Up Your Own Spotify Rival to Stream Music for Free

If you’re looking to get your music fix today, chances are you’ll open up a streaming service such as Spotify, or Apple Music. But despite the ubiquity of these apps, there are artists who maintain exclusivity on their work: Jay Z’s 4:44 is still not on Spotify, Beyoncé’s Lemonade is only on Tidal, and Adele’s 25 didn’t hit […]

Xiaomi Redmi 4, Redmi 4A, Redmi Note 4 Pre-Orders on Mi.com Today, Amazon to Hold Redmi 4 Sale

Xiaomi’s budget smartphones are going up for pre-orders in India on Friday. Specifically, the Xiaomi Redmi 4, Redmi 4A, and Redmi Note 4 will all become available for pre-orders via Mi.com at 12pm IST. Separately, as part of its ongoing Great Indian Sale, Amazon is making the Redmi 4 available to purchase at 3pm IST on its site. Let’s pre-orders. To recall, each […]

Xiaomi Responds to eScan Claims That MIUI Is Riddled With Security Flaws

Security solutions company eScan on Thursday in a 36-page report alleged that Xiaomi’s MIUI custom Android ROM has multiple flaws that affected the security of user data. Xiaomi system apps such as the uninstall mechanism and Mi Mover were some of the flawed aspects of MIUI, the report stated. The Chinese smartphone company has refuted the allegations however, in […]

Lenovo K8 Note India Launch Set for Today: Where to Watch Live Stream

The Lenovo K8 Note India launch is scheduled for 12pm IST on Wednesday in New Delhi, leaving just a few minutes before the device goes official. K8 Note is the follow-up to last year’s K6 Note, and Lenovo has been boasting of its performance and photography capabilities over the past few weeks. We also know that the Lenovo K8 Note […]

Qualcomm’s iPhone Patent Complaint to Be Reviewed by US ITC

  The US International Trade Commission on Tuesday said it will look into Qualcomm’s complaint that Apple is violating its patents in some iPhones. The step, arguably procedural, means that the commission will assign Qualcomm’s complaint to an administrative law judge for evidentiary hearings instead of dismissing it out of hand. Qualcomm last month escalated a legal battle […]

Spice launches 8 mobiles priced up to Rs 9,500

A joint venture of Transsion Holdings and Spice Mobility today launched an all-new portfolio of eight mobile devices including five feature phones and three smartphones. The new product portfolio offers aesthetically designed and stylish phone with features that would stand out and appeal to the youth. The phones have been priced between Rs 850 and […]

This Koraga girl is an inspiration to many

She’s the first in her community to crack JEE (Advanced) and hopes her success will inspire others A young girl has brought hope and inspiration to the Koraga community, a disadvantaged indigenous tribe of the coastal and hilly regions of Karnataka. K. Sakshi, 17, who was placed 1,144th in the Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (JEE) rank […]