Author Archives: Loknath Das

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 »

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) to Go on Sale in India for the First Time Today: Price, Specifications

The key highlight of the Galaxy A7 (2018) is its triple camera setup HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) price in India starts at Rs. 23,990 Buyers can avail a Rs. 2,000 cashback for purchases made via HDFC cards It will be available via Flipkart and Samsung store online in India Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018), the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in ... Read More »

OnePlus 6T Leaked 360-Degree Renders Show Off Waterdrop Notch, Dual Cameras

OnePlus 6T is seen sporting a waterdrop-style notch with the selfie camera in the middle in the renders HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 6T 360-degree renders have been leaked The renders are also available in 5K resolution OnePlus 6T launch is rumoured to be on October 17 OnePlus 6T is rumoured to launch on October 17 based on a leaked India launch invite and a screenshot shared by OnePlus itself. ... Read More »

Facebook Extends Fact-Checking to Photos, Videos

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook has deployed its powerful algorithms to identify misinformation Flagged posts will be sent to outside fact-checkers for further review Photos, videos represent one of the toughest challenges facing Facebook Facebook said Thursday it would expand its efforts to scan photos and videos uploaded to the social network for evidence that they’ve been manipulated, as lawmakers sound new alarms that ... Read More »