Author Archives: Loknath Das

Google Pixel 3 gets a transparent version

We’ve seen YouTuber JerryRigEverything make transparent versions of other phones in the past – so what makes the Pixel 3 any different? Well the Pixel 3 has the dual-texture glass on the back – most of the glass has a “frosty” texture that feels almost like ceramic. Making this device totally clear would make for an interesting appearance, but the ... Read More »

2018 iPad Pro Lineup Allegedly Spotted on MIIT Database, Apple 12X SoC Rumoured

While Apple is yet to make a confirmation around its next-generation iPad Pro models, an MIIT certification has now allegedly been spotted that reveals the development. The certification also hints at the new Apple Pencil version that was previously reported to come with an AirPods-like, proximity-based connectivity experience. Unlike the previous models, the 2018 iPad Pro lineup is also expected to have a Face ID integration and thin-bezel display panels. There ... Read More »

This is what Samsung’s first ODM device, the Galaxy A6s, looks like

Rumors about Galaxy P-series launching in China have been thrown around lately as well as an unknown Galaxy phone codenamed “Phoenix.” The latest leak coming from Weibo appears to be all about the latter, assuming the Phoenix and the P30 are not the same device, although we are pretty sure that’s exactly the case. Anyway, the leaked photos reveal a Samsung Galaxy A6s smartphone, ... Read More »

Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie gets updated to Android 8.1 Oreo

Asus is today releasing the update to Android 8.1 Oreo for two versions of the Zenfone 4 Selfie launched last year. We’re talking about both the ZD553KL and the ZB553KL. The good news has been announced by the company on its official forums. For both phones, the new software version is 15.0400.1809.405. After installing the update you’ll be on Android 8.1 and ZenUI ... Read More »

Pixel Stand hands-on: doing what Home Hub does with your Pixel 3

The Google Home Hub adds a smart screen to your smart home. But if you’re going to buy a Pixel 3 or 3 XL, you might want to just grab the Pixel Stand instead – that’s Google’s official wireless charger.   The Pixel 3 and 3 XL have a custom UI for the Pixel Stand • Only for the Always ... Read More »

Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale 2018: Everything You Can Expect

The festive season is knocking at our doors and e-commerce companies are out to make the most of it. The Amazon Great Indian Festival sale kicks off from October 10 this year, the same day as Flipkart’s Big Billion Dayssale. Like the previous Great Indian Festival, the Amazon sale 2018 will offer discounts and deals on all major product categories including smartphones, LED ... Read More »

Best gaming laptops: Know what to look for and which models rate highest

With major advances in laptop CPUs and graphics technologies, you can now get great gaming performance in sizes from slender to huge, and prices from budget to sky-high. That’s where this handy-dandy buyer’s guide come in. We’ll name the best gaming laptops currently available, and we’ll highlight what to look for when buying a gaming laptop. (Check back often, as ... Read More »

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL now leak in “Sand”, which is a pale pink

Google is set to finally unveil the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL at an event next week, following an unstoppable barrage of leaks that we’ve seen for a while now. But there’s still time for one more leak before that. This time, we’re treated to the first outed press renders of the “Sand” color version for the two phones. Here they are, side by ... Read More »

Vizio P65-F1 4K UHD TV review: Vizio’s P-Series deliver good brightness and HDR, but image glitches remain

When it comes to brightness, the key ingredient for punchy HDR, Vizio’s P65-F1 smart TV nearly matches Samsung’s QN65Q9F, a TV that costs nearly three times as much. And yes, I said TV. Unlike last year’s P-Series displays, this year’s have over-the-air tuners onboard. This year’s models also feature a slightly wider color palette and brighter array backlighting. What seemingly hasn’t changed is the ... Read More »

Realme 2 Pro India Launch Set for Today

Realme 2 Pro price in India is expected to be in the Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 20,000 range HIGHLIGHTS This is the third smartphone by Realme to arrive in India Launch event was scheduled for September 27 The Realme 2 Pro will arrive with the Snapdragon 660 SoC Realme 2 Pro is set to launch in India today. While there are ... Read More »