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OnePlus 6T gets OxygenOS 9.0.6 update with improved unlocking experience and image processing

Today OnePlus has started rolling out the newest OxygenOS build for the 6T. This is OxygenOS 9.0.6, and it brings with it a bunch of improvements. Chief among those is the supposedly better unlocking experience, alongside the optimized camera image processing. You also get further optimized standby power consumption, as well as general (and unnamed) bug fixes and improvements. Issues ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

Xiaomi Mi A2 Gets August Android Security Patch, 60fps Video Recording via Update

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Mi A2 has received a new software update The update brings the August Android security patch It also adds 60fps support for recording full-HD videos Xiaomi Mi A2 has received a software update that brings the August Android security patch as well as upgrades the rear camera with the ability to record full-HD (1080p) videos at 60fps frame rate. ... Read More »

Suzuki Burgman 125 maxi-scooter gets off to a flying start in India

The recently launched Suzuki Burgman 125 maxi-scooter has gotten off to a flying start in the Indian market, what with the scooter clocking 11,000 units in just 12 days of launch. This is a very impressive start for what could be a segment changing automatic scooter for the Indian market. One-of-its-kind, the Burgman 125 is the largest scooter sold in ... Read More »

Higher education in India gets a Rs 8,000 crore boost

Government’s estimated schematic budgetary expenditure on health, education and social protection for 2018-19 is Rs 1.38 trillion. Photo: HT New Delhi: To increase investment in higher educational institutions, the Union Cabinet today approved a proposal for expanding the scope of Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) by expanding its capital base to Rs 10,000 crore and tasking it to mobilise Rs 1 ... Read More »

WhatsApp Android Beta Gets ‘Mute’ Button in Notifications, Reportedly Sets Stage for Stickers

WhatsApp Mute button in notifications was spotted in testing earlier HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp has added a ‘Mute’ button It helps mute WhatsApp notifications directly from the notification panel WhatsApp is also separately setting up the ground for stickers WhatsApp last week reportedly started testing ‘Mark as Read’ and ‘Mute’ buttons to make it easier for users to take actions on new WhatsApp messages directly ... Read More »

Panel drafting new education policy gets another extension of two months

K. Kasturirangan. Photo: HT New Delhi: The Union government has granted another extension to the K. Kasturirangan Committee tasked with drafting a new education policy, days after the human resource development (HRD) ministry said it was giving final shape to the policy. The committee, which was supposed to submit the report by 30 June, now has till 31 August. This is ... Read More »

Royal Enfield Himalayan gets customised into the D-71 Fiddler

Bulleteer Customs, a Bangalore-based custom motorcycle building outfit, was commissioned by Royal Enfield to modify a Himalayan. Royal Enfield gave Bulleteer Customs the design brief for a Fiddler crab inspired motorcycle, which was carried out to perfection by the customisation outfit. The motorcycle’s design is inspired by the Fiddler Crab, which has asymmetric pincers. To reflect this, even the customised Himalayan has a ... Read More »

Google-Oracle Java Infringement Case Gets New Life as Appeals Court Revives Claim

A US appeals court on Tuesday resurrected a multi-billion dollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp against Alphabet’s Google. The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Google’s use of Oracle’s Java development platform to create the Android operating system was not protected under the fair-use provision of copyright law, reversing a 2016 jury verdict. The court sent the case back to a US judge in ... Read More »