Gadgets

Xiaomi Mi A1 Gets a Rs. 1,000 Permanent Price Cut in India

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi India Head Manu Kumar Jain announced the price cut on Sunday The new price is applicable on both Mi.com and Flipkart Flipkart is additionally offering bank discount and no-cost EMI option Xiaomi Mi A1, the first Android One smartphone by the Chinese company, has received a permanent price drop of Rs. 1,000 in India and is now available ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 and iPhone 7 at Rs. 39,999, ‘Biggest Ever’ iPhone X Sale, and More Mobile Deals in Flipkart Sale

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel 2 offer includes a flat discount, apart from a card-based discount Flipkart’s Big Shopping Days sale will be held from Thursday There will also be discounts on iPhone 7 and Xiaomi Mi A1 The Google Pixel 2 is the company’s latest offering in the premium smartphone segment but the steep pricing has been putting off a lot of prospective buyers, ... Read More »

Two Coventry chefs make knockout week on MasterChef: The Professionals

Two Coventry chefs have made it through to the next round of MasterChef: The Professionals. Leo and Brett, who both live in the city but work in Birmingham and Leicester respectively, will be back on air on the BBC favourite on Tuesday, December 5. Two Michelin-starred Marcus Wareing, renowned chef Monica Galetti and MasterChef presenter Gregg Wallace make up the ... Read More »

‘I don’t have many gadgets – I’m not even sure I have a blender’: Stevie Parle

Stevie Parle in his kitchen in Kent, with Molly. Photograph: Suki Dhanda for the Guardian About two years ago we left east London for Kent. We wanted something interesting and fun, and more space for our kids. And we found this house – it’s quite unusual. Set in a acre of land inside a nature reserve, it is low-impact and ... Read More »

International Galaxy S8 and S8+ models are finally receiving the November security update

The internationally sold versions of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now finally in the process of receiving the November security update. As usual, this includes patches from Google, as well as Samsung-specific fixes. You get 61 general Android vulnerabilities fixed, alongside six exploits found only in Samsung’s software. Additionally, the widespread KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability is patched too. The Korean company also threw in ... Read More »

Deal: Sony Xperia XZ Premium down to $550

You can currently grab the Snapdragon 835-powered Sony Xperia XZ Premium for $550 in the US, $150 down on its usual price. Both Amazon and Best Buy are offering the deal, but while the latter has black, gray, and pink available, Amazon is only offering the $150 discount on black and pink models. The red model is discounted as well, but by ... Read More »

iPhone With Dual-SIM Support Due in 2018, Apple Looking to Intel for Modems: Kuo

Amid the success story of the iPhone X, Apple is now reported to be bringing new iPhone models in 2018 with dual-SIM support. The Cupertino company is also rumoured to be in talks with Intel to provide 5G modems on a future iPhone to deliver a faster experience. Supporting two networks with dual-SIM card slots is quite common among handsets developed by companies like Samsung and Xiaomi. ... Read More »

Best Phone Under Rs. 20,000: Check Out the Best Mobiles Under Rs. 20,000 You Can Buy

HIGHLIGHTS The Huawei Honor 8 is a great pick under Rs. 20,000 If size isn’t an issue, consider the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 The Samsung Galaxy On Max delivers an excellent camera on a budget Best mobile phone under Rs. 20,000 would be on your mind if you have a budget sufficient for modern features but the mindset to not ... Read More »

Samsung Connect Tag Launched, Supports GPS, WPS to Track Belongings

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung has unveiled Connected Tag It can help people keep a track of their belongings and loved one The company hasn’t announced the launch price of the device yet It can prove challenging at times to find your car in a crowded parking lot, or your luggage at an airport. Samsung knows this, which is why it has just ... Read More »

Nosk Air Pollution Mask Review

HIGHLIGHTS Nosk is an air pollution mask that goes into your nostrils You can get a set of two plugs for Rs. 499 Each one should last you for around 10-12 days of use Most of the products we review fall into an established category, but in the case of the Nosk, it’s necessary to first talk about what it ... Read More »