Author Archives: Loknath Das

Samsung Exynos 5 Series 7872 SoC With Bluetooth 5.0, Iris Sensor Launched

Samsung has announced the new Exynos 5 7872 SoC that will power some of the upcoming mid-range smartphones in 2018. The new SoC is part of the mid-range Exynos 5 series. The first smartphone to be equipped with an Exynos 5 7872 SOC is the Meizu M6s, which was launchedon Wednesday. The launch was not the first time Samsung had partnered with Meizu, ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Rollout Resumes

Android 8.0 Oreo update for Xiaomi Mi A1 has resumed after a brief suspension. Following complaints regarding performance issues on the Mi A1 after installation of the update, Xiaomi had recently suspended the rollout. But the company has now confirmed that the bugs have been fixed and the Mi A1 updates rollout has resumed. “Mi A1 updates have resumed with a phased rollout that started ... Read More »

Vivo X20 Plus UD With Under Display Fingerprint Sensor Listed on TENAA

Vivo X20 Plus UD with in-display fingerprint sensor has been certified by TENAA in China. The company had showcased the world’s first ready-to-produce in-display fingerprint scanning technology on the Vivo X20 Plus at CES 2018. Although the handset looks similar to the Vivo X20 Plus, it does not have a square rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. Based on the ‘UD’ nomenclature, it is expected that ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime India Launch Set for Today

Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime India launch is set for Monday, at an event in New Delhi. The launch event is set to kick off at 12pm IST, and we can expect details like the Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime price in India, its release date, as well as launch offers to be revealed on the occasion. The budget smartphone was first listed on Amazon India last week, ... Read More »

2017 Triumph Street Triple RS Review

The Triumph Street Triple RS takes the performance of the base Street Triple to a whole new level Highlights The Triumph Street Triple RS is the top-spec variant of the Street Triple The RS makes 121 bhp of power, 77 Nm of torque The RS gets top-spec components, including full-colour console That dash! That new full-colour, all-digital dash! That’s the ... Read More »

2017 Triumph Tiger Explorer XCx Review

The motorcycle segment of big, ADV, or adventure motorcycles, seems to be everyone’s favorite these days, motorcyclists, and manufacturers included. And British motorcycle brand Triumph has introduced the new Tiger Explorer XCx a few months ago in India with big updates. Globally, the new Tiger Explorer is available in a range of different variants with the more tarmac-oriented XR series and the off-road friendly ... Read More »

TVS Apache RR 310 Track Review

The TVS Apache RR 310 is a versatile sport bike with little room for criticism Highlights TVS Apache RR 310 is a stunningly designed bike with top notch quality Handling is the TVS Apache RR 310’s strong suit The Apache RR 310 can be taken to the office & to the race track as well It’s the new entry-level performance ... Read More »

Apple Should Address Youth iPhone Addiction, Say Two Large Investors

Apple shareholders Jana Partners and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System are urging the smartphone maker to take steps to address what they say is a growing problem of young people getting addicted to Apple’s iPhones, Jana partner Charles Penner said. Jana, a leading activist shareholder, and CalSTRS, one of the nation’s largest public pension plans, delivered a letter to Apple on ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) India Launch Expected on January 10

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) India launch is round the corner, what with Amazon setting up a dedicated page for the handset a day ago. Now, Samsung has sent invites for an event it will host next week in India, which the company is calling “the year’s first big innovation.” This invite pretty much confirms the fact the Galaxy A8+ (2018) launch event will be held ... Read More »

iPhone Battery Replacement Programme Will Cost Apple $10 Billion From Reduced Sales: Barclays

Apple’s offer to replace old batteries at cheaper rates may affect new iPhone sales in 2018. Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz, in a note, says that even a small percentage of people opting for battery replacement over upgrade could affect the sale of new iPhone models. Apple had recently apologised for slowing down iPhone models and offered a new battery replacement programme. Under the ... Read More »