NVIDIA introduces RTX 3080 membership tier for GeForce NOW

NVIDIA has announced a new subscription tier for their GeForce NOW Cloud gaming service called the GeForce NOW RTX 3080. As the name suggests, the service will enable cloud gaming on a GeForce RTX 3080 GPU, allowing members to stream games at up to 1440p at a 120fps.

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iQOO confirms Android 12 Beta roll out timeline for its smartphones in India

iQOO today confirmed the Android 12 Beta rollout timeline for its smartphones – iQOO 7, iQOO 7 Legend, iQOO Z3, iQOO Z5 and iQOO 3. Even though it rolls out for most smartphones in December 201, iQOO 3 users will have to wait till March, 2022 to get the update. The company said that the update will offer an enhanced smartphone experience in combination with Android 12 Beta. Continue reading “iQOO confirms Android 12 Beta roll out timeline for its smartphones in India”

HUAWEI Nova 9 with 6.57-inch FHD+ 120Hz OLED display, Snapdragon 778G, 50MP quad rear cameras rolls out globally

After the announcement in China last month, HUAWEI has introduced the nova 9 smartphone for global markets, starting from Europe. It runs Android 11 with EMUI instead of Harmony OS 2 in China, but these don’t have Google Mobile Services like the HONOR 50 which was launched globally earlier this week. Instead, this has HUAWEI Mobile Services. Continue reading “HUAWEI Nova 9 with 6.57-inch FHD+ 120Hz OLED display, Snapdragon 778G, 50MP quad rear cameras rolls out globally”

PUBG: NEW STATE for Android and iOS global launch set for November 11

KRAFTON, the South Korean game developer, has confirmed the launch of PUBG: NEW STATE battle royale mobile game for Android and iOS in over 200 countries on November 11. The game was introduced earlier this year with an Alpha Test that ended in August. The preregistrations for the game began at that time in several countries, and it opened in India last month. Continue reading “PUBG: NEW STATE for Android and iOS global launch set for November 11”

Google Workspace enables work profiles on Android for unmanaged users

Ever since the pandemic, the culture of working from home has become commonplace, and for some people it has become harder to maintain a clear Work-life balance. To improve the situation, Google has enabled Work Profiles for unmanaged devices, which should help anyone using Android for business purposes to separate work and personal apps.

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HONOR X30 Max with 7.09-inch FHD+ display, Dimensity 900, 5000mAh battery and HONOR X30i to be announced on October 28

HONOR today announced that it will introduce the HONOR X30 Max, successor to last year’s HONOR X10 Max. Based on earlier rumours the phone has the model number KKG-AN70 and is said to feature a similar 7.09-inch FHD+ LCD screen and a 5000mAh battery with 22.5W Fast charging as the predecessor, but this is expected to be powered by Dimensity 900 SoC, instead of Dimensity 800 and upgrade 64MP rear camera. Continue reading “HONOR X30 Max with 7.09-inch FHD+ display, Dimensity 900, 5000mAh battery and HONOR X30i to be announced on October 28”

OnePlus expands its offline presence – OnePlus TVs are now available from Croma

OnePlus today has announced its expansion of its offline presence by partnering with Croma to sell its OnePlus smart TVs, which are now available for purchase across select Croma stores and on croma.com. “The extended partnership with Croma will enable OnePlus to further expand its offline reach and make its smart TVs more accessible to customers,” said the company. Continue reading “OnePlus expands its offline presence – OnePlus TVs are now available from Croma”

Google reduces fee for subscriptions on Google Play from 30 to 15%

Facing increasing pressure from regulators and lawmakers around the world, Google has announced that, starting January 1st 2022, subscriptions on Google Play will have a reduced fee of 15% for developers right from day one. Along with this, Google also made changes to the Media Experience program, where developers of certain categories will be eligible for a lower service fee.

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Redmi Smart TV X 2022 55-inch and 65-inch 4K LED TVs with 120Hz MEMC, HDMI 2.1, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos announced

Xiaomi’s Redmi brand earlier this week introduced new Redmi Smart TV X 2022 series smart TVs as successor to last year’s models. These come with 55-inch and 65-inch 4K panels with ultra-narrow bezels offering 97% screen-to-body ratio, HDR support and 120Hz MEMC motion compensation technology. The TV has a professional display-level color accuracy of △E≈2, supports 1.07 billion colors, 94% DCI-P3 wide color gamut, AI-PQ, AI-AQ intelligent audio and picture adjustment, and also supports Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. Continue reading “Redmi Smart TV X 2022 55-inch and 65-inch 4K LED TVs with 120Hz MEMC, HDMI 2.1, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos announced”

Redmi Note 11 series with 120Hz AMOLED display, triple rear cameras, JBL dual speakers to be announced on October 28

October 22, 2021: Redmi today confirmed that the Note 11 series will feature an AMOLED screen with 1.75mm ultra-narrow side bezels and a 2.96mm small punch-hole, same as the Redmi Note 10 Pro that was launched in India last year. It will feature a 120Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate. The Note 10 Pro has a 240Hz touch sampling rate. Continue reading “Redmi Note 11 series with 120Hz AMOLED display, triple rear cameras, JBL dual speakers to be announced on October 28”

HUAWEI WATCH GT 3 with 1.43″ / 1.32″ AMOLED display, 100+ workout modes, up to 14 days battery life announced

HUAWEI has announced WATCH GT 3, the company’s latest smartwatch in the GT series. It has almost similar specifications as the WATCH 3 that was introduced in China back in June, including the rotating crown to zoom in and out of the apps and quickly access target functions. It comes in 42mm version with a 1.32-inch and a 46mm version with a 1.43-inch AMOLED screen. The watch comes with sveral pre-installed faces, including animated faces and 1,000+ designs available on HUAWEI Watch Face Store. Continue reading “HUAWEI WATCH GT 3 with 1.43″ / 1.32″ AMOLED display, 100+ workout modes, up to 14 days battery life announced”

OPPO said to launch its own 3nm SoC for smartphones; expected in 2023 or 2024

Smartphone manufacturers are designing their own chipsets for their smartphones like the Tensor SoC on the Google Pixel 6 Series. On similar lines now, a new report suggests that a popular Chinese manufacturer is also said to design its own SoC for smartphones. Continue reading “OPPO said to launch its own 3nm SoC for smartphones; expected in 2023 or 2024”

realme ropes in KL Rahul as its new brand ambassador

After signing Bollywood actor Salman Khan as its brand ambassador last year, realme today announced the appointment of Indian cricketer K.L. Rahul as its new brand ambassador smartphones. realme said that the partnership will further complement the brand’s attitude of setting new benchmarks, inspiring thousands of millennials across the country. Continue reading “realme ropes in KL Rahul as its new brand ambassador”

Windows 11 Insiders Build rolls out support for Android apps

When Microsoft unveiled Windows 11 to the world back in June 2021, they announced that Windows 11 be adding native support for Android apps via the Amazon App Store. The feature is finally available to test via the Windows 11 Insider beta channel for users in the US.

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Hisense launches new 65″ 4K and 75″ 120Hz 8K QLED TVs with Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos in India

After launching its 55-inch (55U6G) QLED TV in India, which went on sale in the country recently, HiSense has launched new 65-inch (65U6G) 4K QLED and 75-inch (75U80G) 8K QLED TVs in the country. Hisense said that the Full-Array QLED TV delivers refined, life-like images and Full-Array Local Dimming boosts image contrast that gives you more a more accurate and dynamic viewing experience, while the Quantum Dot delivers over one billion shades of bright and vivid colors for an elevated experience. Continue reading “Hisense launches new 65″ 4K and 75″ 120Hz 8K QLED TVs with Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos in India”