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17/10/2021 4:27:38 PM

Venus never had oceans, couldn't support life: Study

While previous studies have suggested that Venus may have its own liquid water oceans, a new study suggested that this is not the case.

A team of astrophysicists led by the Universit...read more

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17/10/2021 4:22:19 PM

Realme Q3s confirmed to feature 144Hz LCD screen

Realme, which is all set to launch its new smartphone 'realme Q3s' along with the realme GT Neo2T smartphone on October 19 in China, has now released a poster on Weibo that confirms that th...read more

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15/10/2021 4:04:49 PM

Apple Music coming to PS5 soon

Spotify has been a partner with PlayStation for a number of years and now a new report has claimed that Apple Music might also be appearing on PS5 in the future.

Some users noticed t...read more

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15/10/2021 3:38:18 PM

Bharti backed OneWeb launches 36 internet satellites in orbit

The Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company OneWeb backed by India-based Bharti Enterprises has launched 36 satellites, bringing the total in-orbit constellation to 358 satellites, t...read more

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15/10/2021 3:34:45 PM

WhatsApp begins rolling out end-to-end encryption for chat backups

Facebook-owned WhatsApp has finally started rolling out end-to-end encrypted chat backups for iOS and Android users globally.

With the new update, if a user chooses to back up his ch...read more

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15/10/2021 3:26:21 PM

7 reasons why India can't reach 1 bn smartphone users even by 2030

India may not see a billion smartphone users ev ...read more

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14/10/2021 4:00:35 PM

Microsoft, AMD to patch Ryzen bug on Windows 11 PCs next week

Chipmaker AMD recently published information ab ...read more

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14/10/2021 3:57:40 PM

Dell unveils new telecom software, solutions to boost 5G in India

As India takes advanced steps to launch 5G tech ...read more

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14/10/2021 3:53:08 PM

Apple Watch Series 7 to go on sale on Friday in India

Apple Watch Series 7 is all set to go on sale i ...read more

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14/10/2021 3:49:25 PM

Apple AirPods may soon track body temperature, monitor posture

After Apple Watch, the tech giant is now explor ...read more

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14/10/2021 3:43:18 PM

Snapchat suffers outage, users can't post or send messages

Popular social media app Snapchat went down glo ...read more


Gadgets

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Samsung unveils special edition of Galaxy Z Flip3, Watch4, Buds2

21/10/2021 4:30:33 PM

South Korean tech giant Samsung on Wednesday unveiled the Galaxy Z Flip3 Bespoke Edition along with the special editions of Galaxy Watch4 and the Galaxy Buds2 for global consumers.

The Galaxy Z Flip3 Bespoke Edition and Galaxy Watch4 Bespoke Edition will be available in South Korea, the US, the UK, Germany, France, Canada and Aust ...read more

Galaxy Watch4 series gets its first software update

21/10/2021 4:26:09 PM

South Korean tech giant Samsung has started rolling out the first big software update to the Galaxy Watch4 series with some new features on board.

According to the update log, the firmware version is R8xxXXU1BUH5 and it has a size of 290.52MB. The update will enhance the watch's stability. It includes bug fixes, enhancements t ...read more

AirPods shipment to reach 85mn units next year: Report

21/10/2021 4:15:34 PM

Apple AirPods shipment is expected to reach 85 million units globally in 2022, which is a 3.7 per cent year-on-year increase.

According to Taiwanese research firm TrendForce, Apple's latest AirPods 3 feature an improved optical in-ear detection mechanism. This works through the integration of PPG (photoplethysmography) technol ...read more

India smartphone market falls 5% in Q3, Xiaomi maintains lead: Report

21/10/2021 4:06:05 PM

As smartphone vendors struggled with supply issues for low-end mobile handsets, the shipments in India fell 5 per cent (on-year) in the third quarter (Q3) this year, a new report showed on Thursday.

In Q3 2021 (July-September period), 47.5 million units were shipped and the market was one again led by Xiaomi at 24 per cent share ( ...read more

Global PC shipments hit 84 mn units in Q3, Lenovo leads

21/10/2021 3:55:19 PM

Global PC shipments marked their sixth consecutive year-on-year (YoY) growth in Q3 2021 at 84.2 million units, a new report revealed on Thursday.

According to market research firm Counterpoint, this came despite the ongoing component shortages and other supply constraints. However, the 9.3 per cent YoY growth during the quarter im ...read more

Nokia launches 'C30' in India starting at Rs 10,999

21/10/2021 3:07:23 PM

In a bid to strengthen its popular C-series portfolio of smartphones, HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, on Thursday unveiled budget-friendly Nokia C30 in two storage variants.

The Nokia C30 comes in 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB for Rs 10,999 and Rs 11,999 respectively, across leading offline retail stores, e-commerce platforms and No ...read more

Reviews

Apple Watch Series 7 requires 5W USB-C PD adapter for fast charging

Apple recently released its new smartwatch -- Apple Watch Series 7 -- in the latest move to further boost its presence in the growing smartwatch market, and now in a new support document the iPhone maker revealed that any USB-C power adapter with ...read more

19/10/2021 4:29:09 PM

OPPO `F19s` another decent contender in mid-range segment

With an aim to further expand its presence in the Indian market, OPPO has launched its latest mid-range smartphone F19s ahead of Diwali.

Priced at Rs 19,990, F19s is an addition to the current F-series line-up that includes the F19, ...read more

17/10/2021 4:46:20 PM

Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22+ to feature wider displays: Report

Samsung is planning to launch its next premium flagship, Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22+, soon. As per a recent report, S22 generation will be a bit wider and less "skinny and tall" than the current S21.

GSMArena reported that ...read more

17/10/2021 4:41:02 PM

Realme Q3s confirmed to feature 144Hz LCD screen

Realme, which is all set to launch its new smartphone 'realme Q3s' along with the realme GT Neo2T smartphone on October 19 in China, has now released a poster on Weibo that confirms that the Q3s will support an adaptive refresh rate of up ...read more

17/10/2021 4:22:19 PM

Devices

AirPods shipment to reach 85mn units next year: Report

Apple AirPods shipment is expected to reach 85 million units globally in 2022, which is a 3.7 per cent year-on-year increase.

According to Taiwanese research firm TrendForce, Apple's latest AirPods 3 feature an improved optical in-ear detection mechanism. This works through the integration of PPG (photoplethysmography) technol ...read more

21/10/2021 4:15:34 PM

India smartphone market falls 5% in Q3, Xiaomi maintains lead: Report

As smartphone vendors struggled with supply issues for low-end mobile handsets, the shipments in India fell 5 per cent (on-year) in the third quarter (Q3) this year, a new report showed on Thursday.

In Q3 2021 (July-September period), 47.5 million units were shipped and the market was one again led by Xiaomi at 24 per cent share ( ...read more

21/10/2021 4:06:05 PM

Nokia launches 'C30' in India starting at Rs 10,999

In a bid to strengthen its popular C-series portfolio of smartphones, HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, on Thursday unveiled budget-friendly Nokia C30 in two storage variants.

The Nokia C30 comes in 3GB+32GB and 4GB+64GB for Rs 10,999 and Rs 11,999 respectively, across leading offline retail stores, e-commerce platforms and No ...read more

21/10/2021 3:07:23 PM

Apple Watch Series 7 requires 5W USB-C PD adapter for fast charging

Apple recently released its new smartwatch -- Apple Watch Series 7 -- in the latest move to further boost its presence in the growing smartwatch market, and now in a new support document the iPhone maker revealed that any USB-C power adapter with power delivery (USB-PD) of 5W or greater will support fast charging on the new watch.

...read more

19/10/2021 4:29:09 PM

7 reasons why India can't reach 1 bn smartphone users even by 2030

India may not see a billion smartphone users even by the end of this decade and there are seven key challenges to achieve 100 per cent smartphone penetration, according to a new report.

With the shrinking addressable base for smartphones, India is likely to have 887.4 million smartphone users by 2030, said the report by Gurugram-b ...read more

15/10/2021 3:26:21 PM

Social Media

App

Netflix now has 214 mn paid users globally

After facing Covid-induced production delays la ...read more

21/10/2021 3:47:52 PM

Telegram crosses 1bn downloads on Google's Play Store

Encrypted messaging app Telegram has now surpas ...read more

19/10/2021 4:23:40 PM

WhatsApp for iOS working on new message reaction feature

Facebook-owned WhatsApp has been working on new ...read more

17/10/2021 4:43:59 PM

WhatsApp begins rolling out end-to-end encryption for chat backups

Facebook-owned WhatsApp has finally started rol ...read more

15/10/2021 3:34:45 PM

Snapchat suffers outage, users can't post or send messages

Popular social media app Snapchat went down glo ...read more

14/10/2021 3:43:18 PM

Samsung enables Galaxy smartphone users to donate through app

Tech giant Samsung has updated its Samsung Glob ...read more

14/10/2021 3:17:22 PM

Science

NASA sends Lucy mission to seek out solar system's `fossils`

In a novel bid to seek out the origin of our so ...read more

17/10/2021 4:21:13 PM

Bharti backed OneWeb launches 36 internet satellites in orbit

The Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communicati ...read more

15/10/2021 3:38:18 PM

NASA's Perseverance rover reveals history of water on Mars

NASA's Perseverance rover, currently explor ...read more

11/10/2021 4:38:43 PM

Indian-American astronaut part of SpaceX Crew-3 mission

An Indian-American astronaut is part of NASA-Sp ...read more

8/10/2021 2:02:14 PM

UAE to launch asteroid mission in 2028

The United Arab Emirates has announced plans to ...read more

7/10/2021 3:05:21 PM