Gadgetry

Vivo V9 Pro is all set to debut in India on 26th September as Amazon-exclusive

24 Sep , 2018  

Vivo is all set to announce a new mid-range smartphone in the Indian market — Vivo V9 Pro, which is the upgraded model of the Vivo V9 launched earlier this year. The smartphone will be Amazon exclusive in India and is set to get unveiled on 26th September. We are expecting that the company will start shipping the phone from next month.

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Gadgetry

Samsung Galaxy Watch launched in India, starts at ₹24,990

22 Sep , 2018  

Samsung Galaxy Watch has now been officially launched in India. The smartwatch, which was first unveiled alongside the Galaxy Note 9 at an event in New York last month, is the successor to the Gear S4.

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Global

Twitter discovers a bug that may have shared users’ DMs with unknown developers

22 Sep , 2018  

Twitter has recently shared details about the bug it has come across which might have shared users’ direct messages with unauthorized developers. The company which boasts a userbase of $335 million says the bug has affected less than 1% of the users.

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Gadgetry

OnePlus 6 starts receiving Android Pie-based OxygenOS update

22 Sep , 2018  

Just over a month after Google officially released Android Pie, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has now started rolling out Android Pie-based OxygenOS for the OnePlus 6 smartphone.

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Startups

Eight Roads Ventures sets up office in Singapore, eyes deals in SEA

21 Sep , 2018  

Eight Roads Ventures has opened an office in Singapore with a high focus on the Southeast Asian market. Raj Dugar, Managing Partner, Asia, will be taking a lead in Singapore and has moved from India for the same.

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Internet

Facebook’s video calling device could be out as early as next week!

21 Sep , 2018  

Facebook

Over the past few quarters, the smart speaker segment has exhibited a surge of growth. The last quarter saw companies such as Google and Amazon well sell over 11 million devices. This trend has been noticed by other tech companies as well, who are eager to jump on the bandwagon with devices of their own. Well, according to a report published in the Cheddar, Facebook will finally be unveiling its Portal device next week.

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Gadgetry

HMD Global is launching a new smartphone on October 4 in London

21 Sep , 2018  

HMD Global, the company behind the resurrected Nokia smartphone brand, has started sending out media invites for an event on October 4th in London, where the company will unveil its new smartphone.

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Essential tech,Global

Amazon launches Alexa microwave (with Popcorn dash button!) and an Echo wall clock

20 Sep , 2018  

No pre-launch invites, no teasers, and no big launch shenanigans. That’s Amazon for you. And following its reputed style of surprise launches, the $1 Trillion market cap ecommerce giant has today launched two new fresh pieces of hardware : a smart wall clock and a smart microwave. Oh yeah!

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Gadgetry

Make way Echo Dot, Google’s Home Mini is now the top-selling smart speaker globally

20 Sep , 2018  

Google Home Mini

My Echo Dot is sitting a mere two-feet away as I write this, and somehow, the light that usually blinks cheerfully every time I invoke “Alexa”, appears to be a shade of rueful. But facts are facts, and I can’t really show any favoritism. According to a recent report from Strategy Analytics, Google’s Home Mini has displaced Amazon’s Echo Dot as the top-selling smart speaker worldwide in Q2, 2018.

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Internet

Tired of overhashed posts on Instagram? A cure may be on its way (With other powerful features)

20 Sep , 2018  

Instagram

The lure of gaining followers on Instagram has people straining to put their posts in front of as many people as possible. And what’s the best way to do just that if you are not a celebrity? Well hashtag the hell out of your posts of course.

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