Author Archives: Loknath Das

Education foundation presents donation

Pictured with the Dr. Dish basketball machine are front row from the left Halifax County High School basketball players Ella Morrison, Dee Dee Jeffress, Michael Spraggins, Kendall Dixon, Malik Crews, Brashaam Truesdale and MyQuan Williams. Back row from the left are Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation Executive Director Larry Clark, Halifax County High School Head Varsity Girls Basketball Coach ... Read More »

Apple is selling refurbished iPhone 8 and 8 Plus starting at $499

Apple has started selling refurbished versions of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus from last year. You can find both in its online store. The refurb iPhone 8 with 64GB of storage can be yours for $499, which is $100 less than its regular price. The 64GB iPhone 8 Plus in refurbished form is $599, also $100 less than ... Read More »

MIUI 10 final update now rolling to Pocophone F1

A closed beta ROM for the Pocophone F1 surfaced earlier this week and now the finalized version is rolling out. It updates MIUI 9.6, also known as MIUI for Poco, to MIUI 10 with updated UI features and a “natural sound system”. Sadly, it is still on Android Oreo, with Xiaomi still testing Android Pie in a closed group. MIUI ... Read More »

BlackBerry KEY2 LE is now available through the company’s online store for the EU

BlackBerry’s latest smartphone, the KEY2 LE, was announced at IFA at the end of August as a toned down version of the KEY2, with lesser specs but also a more affordable price. This smartphone is now up for grabs from the company’s own online store serving the EU. At the moment only the Slate color version is in stock, and ... Read More »

Sony’s PlayStation Classic will have 20 games pre-loaded, here’s the full list

Sony’s PlayStation Classic will be out on December 3, massively playing the nostalgia card. The console was unveiled last month, but only a few games were teased for it at that time. Thankfully, today Sony has come out and shared the entire list of 20 games that will come pre-loaded on the PSC. Here they are: Battle Arena Toshinden Cool ... Read More »

iPhone XR Goes on Sale in India and Other Launch Countries Today

iPhone XR ₹ 76,900 has gone on sale in countries such as Japan and Australia, and will go on sale in India post 6pm IST today via both offline and online stores. The phone will also go on sale in the US, Canada, and major European markets, among others, for the first time on Friday. To recall, the iPhone XR ... Read More »

Mobvoi TicWatch C2 unveiled: $200 Wear OS watch with almost everything

Mobvoi just unveiled the TicWatch C2, a sequel to the TicWatch 2. It’s a Wear OS timepiece that includes most of the features you might want from a smartwatch while keeping the price in check. You can pre-order it right now at $200/€200, it will ship on December 6. The TicWatch C2 has a 1.3” AMOLED screen (360 x 360px), ... Read More »

Fresh renders show the Honor Magic 2 in three gradient colors

Honor, Huawei’s sub brand, is gearing up to release the Honor Magic 2 on October 31 but there will not be that much left to reveal by the time the announcement comes. The latest leak leaves almost nothing to the imagination. It features press renders of the Honor Magic 2 in three gradient colors – Silver, Blue and Pink – ... Read More »

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) Review

The Amazon Echo Dot has been the runt of the litter among the Echo lineup. It’s the most affordable model and the easiest way to get yourself in the world of voice assistants. And because all the Alexa smarts are based in the cloud, the Echo Dot could do almost everything that the bigger and more expensive models could. This ... Read More »

Weekly poll results: the LG V40 ThinQ gets more love than the G7

LG strategy seemed all over the place, but the scattershot approach has hit the bullseye – the LG V40 ThinQ got the approval of our readers in last week’s poll, the vote was 3:1 in favor. The company’s firm commitment to the 3.5mm headphone jack and the hardware that makes it awesome (the 32-bit Quad DAC) have not gone unnoticed. LG’s other passion, ... Read More »