Garmin India ropes in Mandira Bedi as brand ambassador for smartwatches and accessories

Garmin, one of the leading smartwatch and fitness accessory company, has announced actor and serial exerciser, Mandira Bedi as their brand ambassador. She will now be promoting Garmin smartwatches and accessories in India across various platforms including print, television and  online.

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Facebook rolls media campaign to prevent COVID-19 misinformation spread in India

Social Media giant Facebook has announced the beginning of a new campaign that is designed to target the spread of misinformation regarding the pandemic and the vaccine drive in India. These include stopping the spread of posts that contain wrong information, a series of adverts in the platform and more.

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realme 8 5G 4GB + 64GB version launched in India for Rs. 13999, available from May 18

realme launched the realme 8 5G, a mid-range 5G smartphone in India starting at Rs. 14,999 for the 4GB RAM with 128GB storage version last month. Today it has launched even cheaper 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version priced at Rs. 13,999 making it the most affordable 5G smartphone in the country till date. The phone comes in Supersonic Blue and Supersonic Black colours will be available from Flipkart, realme.com and offline stores from May 18th. Continue reading “realme 8 5G 4GB + 64GB version launched in India for Rs. 13999, available from May 18”

Noise Flair with touch controls, up to 35h battery life, fast charge launching on May 19

Noise, popular for its accessories, is all set to launch its new Noise Flair Bluetooth neckband headset in the country. It promises playback time of 35 hours on a single charge and 500 hours of standby. It has a flexible design and the comfy earbuds are made of food-grade silicone. The company says that it is India’s neckband to support full touch controls, and it also has vibrating call alerts. Continue reading “Noise Flair with touch controls, up to 35h battery life, fast charge launching on May 19”

Portronics BEEM 200 Plus Wi-Fi LED Projector with up to 150-inch projection launched in India

Portronics, popular makers of consumer electronics products, has announced the launch of a new LED projector in India called the BEEM 200 Plus. It features Wi-Fi connectivity, multiple ports, supports device mirroring and more.

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ZTE Axon 30 Ultra with 6.67-inch FHD+ 144Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 888 pre-orders begin May 27, global roll out from June 4

ZTE announced the Axon 30 Ultra, the company’s latest flagship smartphone in China last month. Today it has announced that it will start pre-orders for the phone on  ztedevices.com from May 27th and open-sales will begin June 4th. For the early bird who pre-order can get a ZTE TWS earbuds for free. It is priced at $749 (Rs. 55,090 approx.) / €749 / £649 for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the 12GB RAM with 256GB storage version costs $849 (Rs. 62,445 approx.) / €849 / £739. Continue reading “ZTE Axon 30 Ultra with 6.67-inch FHD+ 144Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 888 pre-orders begin May 27, global roll out from June 4”

Instagram introduces the ability to add Pronouns in a user’s profile

Instagram is now introducing a update in their app that allows users to add their pronouns as a separate field in their profile. Instagram has a set of 41 pronouns for users to choose from, and will be available in certain countries at launch.

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India PC market shipped 3.1 Million PCs in Q1 2021, records 73.1% YoY growth: IDC

The Indian PC market continued to record a strong growth of 73.1% YoY during the first quarter of 2021, shipping about 3.1 million units in total. Among the many devices, notebooks remained at the top in terms of market share, with a 116.7% YoY growth. Overall, the market was led by HP, Dell, Lenovo, Acer, Apple and ASUS.

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realme 7i realme UI 2.0 Android 11 stable update starts rolling out

[Update: May 13] realme has started rolling out realme UI 2.0 Android 11 update for the realme 7i users in India. It has RMX2103_11_C.05 build and is 801MB in size. Check out the changelog below. Continue reading “realme 7i realme UI 2.0 Android 11 stable update starts rolling out”

MediaTek Dimensity 900 6nm SoC with Dual SIM 5G, support for up to 120Hz FHD+ displays, 108MP camera announced

MediaTek today announced the new Dimensity 900 5G SoC, built on 6nm e TSMC’s 6nm process technology, same as Dimensity 1000 and 1200. It has Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, FHD+ 120Hz display support and a 108MP main camera. It has 5G New Radio (NR) sub-6GHz modem with carrier aggregation, True Dual SIM 5G (5G SA + 5G SA) and Voice over New Radio (VoNR) and support for bandwidth up to 120MHz. The octa-core central processing unit (CPU) consisting of two Arm Cortex-A78 processors with a clock speed of up to 2.4GHz and six Arm Cortex-A55 cores operating at up to 2GHz. Continue reading “MediaTek Dimensity 900 6nm SoC with Dual SIM 5G, support for up to 120Hz FHD+ displays, 108MP camera announced”

Skype introduces “Name Your Call” feature to help differentiate between multiple video calls

When you have multiple calls scheduled, it can sometimes be confusing to remember what was the purpose for each meeting. To help with this issue, Skype is introducing a new feature called “Name Your Call”, which allows users to customize certain aspects of a call to make them uniquely identifiable.

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Redmi Watch with 1.4-inch color touch display, GPS, 11 sports modes launched in India for Rs. 3999

Xiaomi’s Redmi brand just launched Redmi Watch, the company’s latest budget smartwatch in India, as it had promised. It  has a 1.4-inch touch color LCD screen, 200+ watch faces, 24-hour heart rate monitoring, 50-meter (5 ATM) water resistance so that you can also take it for swimming. It also has GPS support and 11 sports modes. Continue reading “Redmi Watch with 1.4-inch color touch display, GPS, 11 sports modes launched in India for Rs. 3999”

Dell Precision 5000 series and Precision 7000 Series, XPS 15 and XPS 17 laptops with 11th Gen Intel Core Processors announced

Just as Intel announced their lineup of 11th Gen Core processors, Dell has announced refreshes to multiple laptops with these new CPUs. In particular, Dell has unveiled new models of in the Precision lineup, XPS lineup, and also introduced new gaming laptops such as the Alienware m15 R6.

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Redmi Note 10S with 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, Helio G95, 6GB RAM, 5000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 14999

Xiaomi just launched the Redmi Note 10S, the company’s latest mid-range Redmi smartphone in India as it had promised. It comes with a 6.43-inch Full HD+ AMOLED screen with up to 1100 nits brightness, 60Hz refresh rate, 120Hz touch sampling rate and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Inside the 3.54mm punch-hole there is a 13-megapixel camera. It is powered by the MediaTek Helio G95 with 6GB of RAM, dual layer graphite sheet and runs Android 11 with MIUI 12.5 out of the box, but the company says that this is the interim version and a full version with all the features including option to uninstall system apps will be added via OTA update. Continue reading “Redmi Note 10S with 6.43-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, Helio G95, 6GB RAM, 5000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 14999”

ASUS Zenfone 8 with 5.9-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 888, up to 16GB RAM and Zenfone 8 Flip announced

ASUS just announced ASUS ZenFone 8 and ZenFone 8 Flip smartphones at an online, as it had promised. These pack a 5.9-inch 120Hz E4 AMOLED screen and 6.67-inch Full HD+ 90Hz Samsung AMOLED screen, respectively with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. These are powered by Snapdragon 888 SoC with support for 5G SA/NSA, up to 16GB LPDDR5 and run Android 11 with Zen UI on top. Continue reading “ASUS Zenfone 8 with 5.9-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 888, up to 16GB RAM and Zenfone 8 Flip announced”