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Redmi Note 5 Starts Receiving MIUI 10.3.1 Stable Update with Android 9 Pie: Report

Xiaomi is reportedly rolling out a new software update for its Redmi Note 5 smartphone. This bumps the software version on the phone to MIUI 10.3.1 that is based on Android 9 Pie. At the moment the new update is only available for users in China but it is believed to be soon rolled out in other markets around the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A10e Gets Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Certification, Hints at Imminent Launch

Samsung launched the Galaxy A20e recently, a more stripped-down version of the Galaxy A20, in select markets. The South Korean giant is looking to do the same with the Galaxy A10, and the A10e has been spotted on the Wi-Fi Alliance website, hinting at imminent launch. The Samsung Galaxy A10 is currently the most affordable option in the Galaxy A-series, ... Read More »

DNA Edit: Voice assistant scare – Gadgets gaining popularity, but results could be disastrous

  Using a voice assistant like a Siri (iPhone users), Google Assistant (Android users) and Alexa (Amazon service users) is catching on, and there have been several embarrassing episodes for the users. One Alexa user was shocked to know her private conversations were emailed to her co-workers and family members. A recent report about how Amazon workers listen in to ... Read More »

My Gadget Life – Nikhil Chinapa

His MTV roots take him back so far that he has no qualms calling himself DJ Dinosaur. That aside, here’s a sneak peek into what he’s listening to and what brought him to SulaFest last weekend… The number of times I’ve heard that people have grown up watching me… phew! I’m just gonna call myself DJ Dinosaur. I think I will ... Read More »

Smartphone Makers Seek Export Incentives to Grow India Production

A worker arranges battery charger circuit boards at a mobile phone battery manufacturing plant in Noida Smartphone makers in India are calling for export credits on devices and tariff cuts on machinery imports as part of measures they say will make Asia’s third-biggest economy a global smartphone manufacturing hub. The Indian Cellular and Electronics Association (ICEA), whose members include some ... Read More »

Who Will Lead In The Age Of Artificial Intelligence?

China flag in the center of circuit board, Artificial intelligence of digital illustrationGetty Accelerating trends in artificial intelligence (AI) point to significant geopolitical disruption in the years ahead. Much as mass electrification enabled the rise of the United States and other advanced economies, so AI is poised to reshape the global order. Forecasts suggest that AI will add a massive ... Read More »

vivo Y93 arrives with a fingerprint scanner on the back

It is not always easy distinguishing one mid-range vivo smartphone from another. Today, the vivo Y93 arrived in India with a Helio P22 chipset and a fingerprint scanner on the back. This is not the original vivo Y93, launched on November 1 – this is the body of vivo Y95 with the soul of the vivo Y93s. The Indian version ... Read More »

T-Mobile OnePlus 6T update brings new Google Assistant shortcut, plenty of fixes and improvements

T-Mobile’s version of the OnePlus 6T has consistently been receiving software updates at a different (read:later) pace than the unlocked model. Today a new one has started making its way to those units sold by the magenta carrier. It’s a 110MB download that enables activating the Google Assistant by holding the power button for 0.5s. If you turn this on ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ4 Compact CAD-based renders leak, video too

Over the past few weeks Sony’s upcoming Xperia XZ4 has started leaking – we’ve seen it in CAD-based renders, and a couple of days ago a purported spec list was outed too. Now it’s time for the phone’s smaller sibling to take the stage. So, without further ado, ladies and gentlemen, feast your eyes upon the Sony Xperia XZ4 Compact. ... Read More »

vivo V11 Pro to arrive in Supernova Red in India

The vivo V11 arrived in India back in September under the name vivo V11 Pro in two colors – Starry Night Black and Dazzling Gold. According to numerous sources, there is a third option on its way called Supernova Red and should be announced any time now. vivo V11 Pro Supernova Red The Supernova Red is similar to the Black ... Read More »