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vivo X21s is official, it’s actually the vivo V11

Three things are certain in life – death, taxes, and the vivo V smartphone being sold as vivo X in China. Such is the case with the vivo V11 (better known as V11 Pro in India) that just got introduced on its domestic market as vivo X21s. The phone has the same specs, same footprint and the same UD fingerprint ... 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 »

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 »

Android Confidential: Just how big is that notch on the Google Pixel 3 XL anyway?

The notch. By now it’s become a fairly commonplace feature on premium phones. Even some budget handsets are starting to get in on the act. But the Google Pixel 3 XL reignites the notch frenzy. Why? Because it’s so damn big. Google didn’t just add a normal screen cutout to the top of its latest flagship phone, it added the ... Read More »

Apple releases iOS 12.0.1 to fix XS charging issue

Apple has released iOS 12.0.1, which fixes one of the issues users had reported. It fixes the problem where connecting the charger cable to the iPhone XS would occasionally not start the charging until the display was turned on. iOS 12.1 change log Apart from that, the update also fixes a couple of other issues, including a Wi-Fi issue where the iPhone ... Read More »

iPhone XS Available in India at Rs. 4,499 a Month

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max will be available to buy in India from September 28 HIGHLIGHTS IndiaiStore is offering EMI offer on iPhone XS lineup iPhone XS can be purchased by making EMI payments of Rs. 4,999 The offer includes the additional 5 percent cashback on bank cards IndiaiStore.com, the official website of Apple distributors in India, has announced that the iPhone ... Read More »

Testing Apple’s New Screen Time Parental Controls: First Came Tears, Then Frustration.

“Don’t set the time limit. I can be reasonable!” pleads 9-year-old Tazio, looking up from his iPad. It’s not always fun owning an iPad that a parent can remotely shut off. Also not easy: Trying to parent via new digital “Screen Time” controls. Coming soon to an iPad or iPhone near you, Apple’s iOS 12 adds menus, buttons and bar charts to help monitor ... Read More »