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Apple Watch Series 9 vs Apple Watch Series 8: Price, Specifications Compared

Apple Watch Series 9 was launched at the recently held 'Wonderlust' event by the company, which also saw the debit of iPhone 15 series and Apple Watch Ultra 2. It succeeded last year's Apple Watch Series 8 launched at the company's 'Far Out' event. In terms of design, the wearables share similarities. However, Watch Series 9 has received significant upgrades over the ...

2 Oct 2023 10:00 am
iPhone 13 to Be Available Under Rs 40,000 During Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale

Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale 2023 is set to kick off on October 8, and the e-commerce giant has started sharing some worthy deals, including the iPhone 13, which will be available at its lowest.

1 Oct 2023 10:39 am
Apple Reseller Warns Against Using Android USB Type-C Charging Cable for iPhone 15 Series: Report

iPhone 15 series was launched on September 15 at Apple 'Wanderlust' event. One of the significant changes in this year's flagship lineup from the company was the inclusion of the USB Type-C charging ports, similar to several Android smartphones. However, if you are wondering about using the Android cable for charging iPhone 15 lineup, it is time to rethink as an Apple reseller has reportedly warned against this practice.

30 Sep 2023 1:09 am
Galaxy S24 Ultra Design Revealed in Leaked CAD Renders, Specifications Suggested

Samsung Galaxy S23 series was launched in February this year. The South Korean tech giant has reportedly started working on its successor, the Galaxy S24 series, which may release early next year. There has been several leaks and rumours regarding the smartphones, hinting at the specifications and the design. Now, the CAD renders of the Galaxy S24 Ultra have leaked online, suggesting significant design details.

29 Sep 2023 11:21 pm
ChromeOS 117 Announced With Material You Design, Adaptive Charging and Several Improvements

Google has started rolling out ChromeOS 177 to eligible Chromebook devices. The new software includes Material You design and brings tweaks across elements such as Quick Settings, notifications, battery charging controls, colour settings, and more.

29 Sep 2023 7:40 pm
Tecno Spark 20C Spotted on Geekbench, Bluetooth SIG Certification Sites; Specifications Hinted: Report

Tecno Spark 10C made its debut in April this year as the latest model of the Tecno Spark 10 lineup. The smartphone will reportedly gets its successor in the Tecno Spark 20C. Months after the launch of the Tecno Spark 20 series, the company could soon launch the Spark 20C. According to the latest report, the purported smartphone was spotted on Geekbench and Bluetooth SIG certification sites.

29 Sep 2023 7:29 pm
Google Rolls Out Earthquake Alerts System for Android Smartphones in India

Google has announced a new alert system for Android smartphones in India to deliver early warnings in the event of an earthquake. The Android Earthquake Alerts System utilises sensors present on Android smartphones to detect earthquakes and estimate their severity.

29 Sep 2023 5:19 pm
Samsung Galaxy S24 Renders Tip Flat Display, UWB Antenna; Design Shown From All Angles

Samsung Galaxy S24 series could go official early next year. Ahead of it, renders of the vanilla model have surfaced online offering a glimpse into the possible design. The leaked render suggests a flat display and a triple rear camera unit. The phone looks very similar to the Galaxy S23.

29 Sep 2023 3:17 pm
Meta Used Public Instagram, Facebook Posts to Train Its New AI Assistant

Meta Platforms used public Facebook and Instagram posts to train parts of its new Meta AI virtual assistant, but excluded private posts shared only with family and friends in an effort to respect consumers' privacy, the company's top policy executive told Reuters in an interview.

29 Sep 2023 2:58 pm
Mark Zuckerbergs Podcast Interview as Photorealistic Meta Avatar Tickles Peoples Metaverse Fancies

On September 28, Mark Zuckerberg appeared for a podcast interview with YouTuber and AI researcher Lex Fridman, but the venue of this interaction was the metaverse. In photorealistic Meta avatars, the two engaged in conversation about how Zuckerberg envisioned the future of virtual reality and the metaverse.

29 Sep 2023 2:49 pm
Fitbit Charge 6 With Improved Heart Rate Tracking, GPS Support Launched: Price, Specifications

Fitbit Charge 6 was launched on Thursday in the US. The smart wearable is also expected to launch in India soon, as per the Fitbit India website. This fitness tracker comes with an improved heart rate tracking monitor that is said to offer better accuracy. It also supports GPS and is offered in three colour options.

29 Sep 2023 2:24 pm
Samsung Galaxy A15 Render Surfaces Online; Tips Triple Rear Camera Setup

Samsung Galaxy A15 could be inching towards its launch as its render has surfaced online offering a glimpse into the possible design. The leaked render suggests a triple rear camera unit. The phone looks very similar to the Galaxy A14 5G.

29 Sep 2023 12:44 pm
Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE, Tab S9 FE+ Price, Specifications Leaked; Said to Get Exynos 1380 SoC

Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE and Tab S9 FE+ are expected to launch soon. As the name suggests, the purported models are said to be Fan Edition models of the Galaxy Tab S9 series that was unveiled earlier in the year. Several leaks and reports have suggested key features of the upcoming tablets. Now, a new report hints at the price points and some more specifications of the tablets.

29 Sep 2023 12:38 pm
iPhone 15 Pros Action Button Lets You Replace Siri With Voice-Enabled ChatGPT: Report

Since the Action Button can be assigned to an array of apps and functionalities, including the Shortcuts app on iPhone, pretty much every app can now be bound to it. And as some have discovered, you can now use ChatGPT as your voice assistant in place of Siri on iPhone 15 Pro.

29 Sep 2023 12:24 pm
Apple 3nm Chip Demand for 2024 to Be Below Expectations Amid Declining iPad, MacBook Demand: Ming-Chi Kuo

Apple 3nm chip demand will be lower than market expectations, according to TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. According to the analyst, that a decline in shipments for the iPad and MacBook in 2023 could lead to the company lowering its demand for the new chips next year. Other companies expected to lower their demand for chips in 2024 include Qualcomm and Samsung, according to Kuo.

29 Sep 2023 12:08 pm
iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Pro Models Go on Sale in Over 20 More Countries Today

Apple has expanded the sale of the iPhone 15 series to additional countries on Friday. The brand hasnt provided the full list of countries where the iPhone 15 will be available in the second wave of sale but it is confirmed to be available for purchase in around Macao, Malaysia, Turkey, Vietnam, and 17 other countries and regions. Prices of the devices will vary for each country.

29 Sep 2023 12:06 pm
Crypto Price Today: Bitcoin, Ether Join Most Altcoins in Minting Profits, Overall Market Sees Soft Rebound

The overall crypto market valuation rose by 2.22 percent in the last 24 hours. Bitcoin and Ether recorded profits today, pulling most cryptocurrencies up to the green zone, indicating profits. The crypto fear and greed index is back in the neutral zone with a score of 48/100.

29 Sep 2023 11:52 am
OnePlus Buds 3 Leaked Renders Reveal Specifications, Could Offer Battery Life of Up to 9 Hours

OnePlus Buds Pro 2 TWS earphones were launched in India in February this year at the company'sCloud 11 event. The Chinese electronics company is now working on OnePlus Buds 3, and the renders of the purported earphones have been leaked online. They reveal the specifications of the audio wearable, and also tease their design.

29 Sep 2023 12:05 am
Google Pixel 8, Pixel 8 Pro, and Pixel Watch 2 Press Renders Leaked Ahead of October 4 Launch

Google Pixel 8 series smartphones are all set to launch on October 4, alongside Pixel Watch 2. The smartphone lineup includes Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro. Both the handsets will be available for purchase in India starting October 5. A new report has now leaked the press renders of the Google Pixel 8 series and Pixel Watch 2, revealing the design and hinting at specificati...

28 Sep 2023 10:48 pm
Lenovo Tab M11 Design Renders, Full Specifications Leaked; Said to Get MediaTek Helio G88 SoC

Lenovo Tab M11 could launch soon as its design renders and a complete list of specifications have surfaced online. The tablet is expected to succeed the Lenovo Tab M10. The leaked design renders suggest that the tablet could be launched in two colour options. It is said to come with an 11-inch display and offer up to 10 hours of battery life.

28 Sep 2023 7:24 pm
Binance Crypto Exchange to Sell Its Russia Business to CommEX for Undisclosed Amount

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance said on Wednesday it will sell its Russia business to newly-launched exchange CommEX, becoming the latest company to pull out of Moscow since the country began its war against Ukraine.

28 Sep 2023 6:48 pm
Threads by Meta Could Soon Allow Users to Delete Account Without Deleting Instagram

Threads by Meta may soon allow users to delete their account without disrupting their Instagram account. A Metas executive has said at a recent event that the company is working to release separate account deletion feature for Threads, and may roll this out by December this year. To recall, Threads was launched by Meta in July this year as a rival to Elon Musk-owned microblogging platform, X (formerly Twitter).

28 Sep 2023 6:31 pm
Lava Z4 Plus With 4,000mAh Battery Reportedly Spotted on FCC Website, Design Tipped

Lava Z4 Plus, expected to be an upgrade over the previously launched Lava Z4, was reportedly spotted on the FCC certification website. The design of the purported handset has also been seen alongside the listing suggesting key specifications.

28 Sep 2023 6:10 pm
HP Partners With Google to Manufacture Chromebooks in India Starting Next Month

HP is collaborating with Google to manufacture Chromebooks in India to meet local requirements, the PC maker said on Thursday. The Chromebook devices will be manufactured at the company's Flex Facility near Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

28 Sep 2023 5:54 pm
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 Review: Striving for Perfection

he Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 surprisingly starts at the same price as last year's model, and boasts of a newer processor, and reduced weight and thickness. Here's our full review to help you decide if you should be buying it or not.

28 Sep 2023 5:52 pm
PlayStation Boss Jim Ryan Is Retiring After Almost 30 Years at Sony

PlayStation head Jim Ryan is stepping down after a nearly 30-year stint at Sony. The executive has chosen to retire in March 2024, citing the inability to strike the right balance between working in the US and his personal life in the UK. Starting April 1, 2024, Sony Group Corporation COO Hiroki Totoki will be taking over as the interim CEO until the company decides who will eventually be filling the seat.

28 Sep 2023 5:16 pm
Oppo A18 With 6.56-Inch HD+ Display and 5,000mAh Battery Launched: Specifications

Oppo A18 launched in the UAE on Thursday. The Oppo A18 comes with a MediaTek Helio G85 SoC, 5,000mAh battery, and a 6.56-inch HD+ display. The smartphone shares similar specifications to the Oppo A38, which was unveiled earlier this month and is available in the UAE as well as in India. Oppo hasn't revealed the price details of the A18 in the UAE at the time of writing.

28 Sep 2023 3:28 pm
ChatGPT Users Can Now Browse the Web as OpenAI Expands Data Access Beyond 2021 Cutoff

ChatGPTusers will now be able to surf the web, Microsoft-backed OpenAI said on Wednesday, expanding the data the viral chatbot can access beyond its earlier September 2021 cutoff. The artificial intelligence startup said its latest browsing feature would allow websites to control howChatGPTcan interact with them.

28 Sep 2023 3:02 pm
PlayStation Plus October 2023 Free Games: The Callisto Protocol, Farming Simulator 22, and Weird West

PlayStation Plus monthly free games for October have been revealed. Starting October 3, PS Plus Essential, Extra, Premium, and Deluxe subscribers can add The Callisto Protocol, Farming Simulator 22, and Weird West to their library. Access ends on November 6, after which players will need to hold onto their subscriptions to keep playing.

28 Sep 2023 2:40 pm
WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger to Get AI Assistants; Meta Shows Off Image Generation Tool Emu

Meta showcased a host of new products and services, including the Meta Quest 3 mixed reality headset and a pair of smart glasses made in collaboration with Ray-Ban, at its Meta Connect annual conference on Wednesday. Alongside the hardware, the company also announced its own AI assistant, Meta AI, and a variety of AI experiences across Metas suite of apps such as Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp.

28 Sep 2023 2:06 pm
iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus With an Aluminum Frame Survive Durability Test

iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus were recently launched by Apple alongside the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max models. Since their launch, the phones have been put through several tests, as it's always the case. Now a durability test has surfaced online that shows that the base iPhone 15 series with aluminium frames are not easily destructible.

28 Sep 2023 2:06 pm
Samsung Galaxy S23 FE Alleged Promo Videos Suggest Design With Hole-Punch Display

Samsung Galaxy S23 FE is expected to be unveiled sometime in October. Plenty of alleged renders of the handsets along with specifications have leaked online in the last few months. Most recently, alleged promo videos of the Samsung Galaxy S23 FE have surfaced on the Web and they show the phone from the rear and front.

28 Sep 2023 12:37 pm
Meta Quest 3 Pre-Orders Go Live, Mixed Reality Headset Starts Shipping October 10

Meta announced its newest Meta Quest 3 mixed reality headset back in June, promising twice the graphical performance of its predecessor, the Meta Quest 2. Now, with increased competition in the mixed reality segment from Apple, the company has revealed more details about its next-generation headset at its Meta Connect 2023 annual conference on Wednesday, including an ...

28 Sep 2023 12:34 pm
Meta Smart Glasses in Collaboration With Ray-Ban Launched, Allows Hands-Free Livestreaming

Ray-Ban Meta Smart Glasses were introduced on Wednesday alongside the Meta Quest 3 and other products. Users can livestream videos to Facebook and Instagram using the smart glasses, hands-free. The frame comes embedded with a 12-megapixel camera sensor and an LED indicator.

28 Sep 2023 12:09 pm
Counter-Strike 2 Has Officially Launched on Steam, Replacing CS:GO

Counter-Strike 2 is now available to play for free on Steam. Serving as an upgrade, the game has replaced CS:GO on the store and brings a ton of improvements ranging from better lighting to new assets, volumetric smoke, and a responsive sub-tick architecture. Valve has also introduced a new ranking system that shows your skill rating among the worlds best, alongside the option to refund any weapons accidentally purchased during the buy time.

28 Sep 2023 11:56 am
Crypto Price Today: Bitcoin Sees First Profit of the Week, Most Altcoins Reflect Losses

The overall crypto market cap rose by 0.55 percent in the last 24 hours. Bitcoin and Ether recorded small gains. Most other cryptocurrencies including Tether, Ripple, Cardano, and Dogecoin registered small losses.

28 Sep 2023 11:31 am
OnePlus Ace 3 Specifications Leaked Again; Tipped to Pack 5,500mAh Battery With 100W Charging Support

OnePlus Ace 3 is expected to launch soon. The phone is tipped to come with the moniker OnePlus 12R. Specifications and features of the handset had recently been doing rounds of the rumour mill. Now a leak suggests some other details of the upcoming phone.

27 Sep 2023 7:39 pm
Apple macOS Sonoma Available for Users With Several New Features; Here's How to Download

Apple released the macOS Sonoma to the public as a free software update on Tuesday (September 26). The latest operating system is compatible with these computers iMac (2019 or later), iMac Pro (2017 or later), MacBook Air (2018 or later), MacBook Pro (2018 or later), Mac Pro (2019 or later), Mac Studio (2022 or later) and Mac Mini (2018 or later).

27 Sep 2023 7:28 pm
Apple Vision Pro Low-Cost Version Might Be Cancelled, Second Headset Won't Arrive for Few Years: Ming-Chi Kuo

Apple Vision Pro 2 is likely to be launched after a few years, while a cheaper version of the Vision Pro is unlikely to debut in 2025, according to details shared by TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Apple might also find it difficult to ship enough units of the headset in line with industry estimates in its first year, according to the analyst.

27 Sep 2023 7:25 pm
Sony WF-1000XM5 With ANC, Up to 36 Hours Total Battery Life Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Sony WF-1000XM5 were launched in India on Wednesday. The earbuds, succeeding the Sony WF-1000XM4, were initially released in July globally. The true wireless stereo earphones come with 8.4 mm Dynamic Driver X and are powered by an integrated Sony Processor V2 along with Sony's QN2e Active Noise Cancellation chip.

27 Sep 2023 7:00 pm
Redmi 13C Renders Leak Online; Waterdrop-Style Notch, 50-Megapixel Triple Rear Cameras Tipped

Redmi 13C could be inching towards its launch as its renders have surfaced online. The leaked renders suggest three colour options for the smartphone and it is seen with a waterdrop-style notch on the display. In the leaked images, the Redmi 13C is seen with a triple rear camera unit.

27 Sep 2023 6:45 pm
Windows 11 Update Adds Copilot Integration, AI Features to MS Paint and Snipping Tool, More

Windows 11 is getting support for Windows Copilot as Microsoft's AI-powered assistant comes to the world's most widely used desktop operating system. Microsoft is also updating the MS Paint app and Snipping Tool with AI-based features. The Windows Explorer app and Windows Backup apps are being revamped with a new design and support for online backups, respectively.

27 Sep 2023 4:58 pm
iPhone 15 Pro Max Ranks Second on DxOMarks Camera test

iPhone 15 Pro Max ranked second in DxOMark's camera test behind the Huawei P60 Pro. The preceding iPhone 14 Pro Max secured the ninth position. The newly launched handset features a 48-megapixel wide-angle camera, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, a 12-megapixel 3x telephoto camera, and a 12-megapixel periscope camera with up to 5x optical zoom performance.

27 Sep 2023 4:43 pm
Google Pixel 8, Pixel 8 Pro Key Specifications Leak Online; Said to Get 120Hz Display, IP68 Rating

Google will launch the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro on October 4. Ahead of it, a prominent tipster has leaked the entire specifications of the Pixel 8 series. They are tipped to run on Tensor G3 SoC. They could debut with the latest Android 14 and have an IP68 water resistance-rated build.

27 Sep 2023 4:19 pm
WhatsApp Spotted Working on New Colours, Icons for Chat Interface on Android

WhatsApp's latest beta update on Android contains clues to a new redesigned version of the chat app for Android, days after similar changes were spotted on WhatsApp for iOS. Here's how the new colours on WhatsApp might look like along with updated icons and buttons in a future version of the app.

27 Sep 2023 2:42 pm
Asus ROG Phone 8 Ultimate With Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC, 16GB RAM Listed on Geekbench

Asus ROG Phone 8 Ultimate is expected to hit the shelves soon as a successor to the Asus ROG Phone 7 Ultimate. Ahead of any official announcement regarding the phone, the upcoming ROG series smartphone has seemingly been listed on Geekbench benchmarking site suggesting some of its key specifications.

27 Sep 2023 2:40 pm
Xiaomi Watch 2 Pro With 1.43-Inch AMOLED Display Unveiled, Smart Band 8 Globally Launched

Xiaomi unveiled the Xiaomi Watch 2 Pro on Tuesday and announced the global release of the Xiaomi Smart Band 8 at an event in Berlin. The Smart Band 8 was initially launched in China in April. Now the smart wearable will be available for purchase in Europe.

27 Sep 2023 2:10 pm
Honor 90 5G First Impressions: A New Beginning

HonorTech or HTech has launched a new smartphone in India called the Honor 90 5G, thus reviving the brand name here after a long hiatus. Here is our first impressions of the new smartphone.

27 Sep 2023 1:04 pm
JPMorgans UK Bank Chase to Ban Crypto Transactions After Increase in Scams

JPMorgan's British retail bank Chase will ban crypto transactions made by customers from October 16 due to an increase in fraud and scams, the company said on Tuesday.

27 Sep 2023 12:01 pm
Xiaomi 13T Pro, Xiaomi 13T With MediaTek SoCs, Leica Tuned Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications

Xiaomi 13T and Xiaomi 13T Pro were unveiled at the company's global launch event in Berlin on Tuesday. The new smartphones sport 6.67-inch OLED panels with 144Hz refresh rate and flaunt Leica-tuned 50-megapixel triple rear cameras. The Xiaomi 13T Pro runs on a MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ SoC, while the vanilla model comes with a MediaTek Dimensity 8200 Ultra SoC.

27 Sep 2023 11:19 am