Vivo starts selling the Y93s – a Y93 with a Helio P22 and double the storage

Vivo has retooled its Y93 with a MediaTek Helio P22 chipset (to replace the Qualcomm Snapdragon 439), doubled the built-in storage to 128GB an appended an s to the name – meet the vivo Y93s. The phone is built around the same blueprint – a 6.2-inch 720x1520px display with a teardrop-styled notch for the 8MP […]

Google launches VisBug, a Chrome extension for point-and-click web design

At the Chrome Dev Summit that’s taking place today in San Francisco, Google announced a new developer tool called VisBug that simplifies the task of editing a web page using a simple point-and-click interface. VisBug is currently available as a Chrome extension that can be installed from the main Chrome Web Store. Google engineers likened […]

Google launches VisBug, a Chrome extension for point-and-click web design

At the Chrome Dev Summit that’s taking place today in San Francisco, Google announced a new developer tool called VisBug that simplifies the task of editing a web page using a simple point-and-click interface. VisBug is currently available as a Chrome extension that can be installed from the main Chrome Web Store. Google engineers likened […]

Huawei patents phone design with a hole in the display for the earpiece

Holes are the new notches – Huawei is considering cutting a slit for the earpiece as revealed by a design patent filed with the USPTO. This is interesting, because the expectation was that holes will be used for selfie cameras (like in Samsung’s Infinity-O design and teased with the Galaxy A8s). In fact, the patent […]

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd gen) review: A big step up in terms of design and musicality

I called the second-generation Echo Dot “the Echo most people should buy.” If you already have one, the only reason to upgrade to the new model is for its superior sound. The third-generation Dot is also prettier. It still looks like a hockey puck, but it now has softer edges and it’s wrapped in your […]

Nokia 9 Concept Render Shows a Display Notch, Penta-Lens Camera Setup

Nokia 9 render shows off Zeiss branding at the back HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 9 render has been leaked The render shows the penta-lens camera setup It also highlights the thin-bezel display and the display notch Nokia 9 with a penta-lens camera setup is presently one of the most anticipated developments in the smartphone market. While nothing official about the […]

Data Protection Bill a Deterrent for Businesses Who Wilfully Do Wrong: Justice B Srikrishna

The proposed data protection bill, making offences cognisable and non-bailable, is a deterrent for businesses who willfully do wrong as giant corporations can otherwise get away with flagrant breaches ‘merely by throwing the fine monies,’ Justice B Srikrishna has said. “Every modern statute has a criminal liability clause. That is a deterrent for those who will […]

Twitter Sees a Fall in Monthly Active Users to 335 Million, Revenue Beats Estimates

Twitter posted record profit on Friday with second quarter revenue that beat financial analysts’ estimates and said penalising misbehaving users this year had paid off even though monthly usage had dropped. Twitter, like bigger rival Facebook, has been under pressure from regulators in several countries to weed out hate speech, abusive content and misinformation, better protect user […]

Elon Musk Calls Thailand Cave Rescue Diver a ‘Pedo’ in Twitter Rant

It has been five days since a dozen boys were rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand, and five days since Elon Musk has been wandering in a Twitter labyrinth of his own making. The Silicon Valley engineer and billionaire was briefly seen in Thailand last week, hauling a miniature submarine to the mouth of the cave just before […]