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Codename “Kalista” is a new Chromebox under development

A recent commit to in the Chromium Git indicates that developers have started work on a new Chromebox codenamed Kalista.Aside from its form factor, not much else can be said for the exact specifications of Kalista. The only other detail we have is it's yet another Kaby Lake Chromebox and it will make use of...

[Update: Official] Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in Silver leaked, coming to the US

Smartphone companies these days do a lot to keep their brand new devices in the headlines. The more times a device gets mentioned in the news, the more sales the company can potentially rake in. We see this strategy done in a number of different ways, but the most common is introducing a new color...

More LTE-enabled Chromebooks are on the way

A new Chromebook reference board codename "blacktiplte" hints at wider LTE adoption in Chrome OS. Earlier this year, development started on eSIM support for Chrome OS, signaling the second-coming of LTE Chromebooks after they died out a few years ago. Since then, only two Chromebooks have been seen in development with LTE enabled: Cheza and Nautilus. Cheza, the...

The Nokia 8 bootloader can now be unlocked

It was almost exactly one year ago when HMD Global said they would look into the possibility of unlocking the bootloader on the Nokia 8. The company's policy does not allow users to unlock bootloaders for security reasons. However, that is changing as it's now possible to unlock the Nokia 8's bootloader.To the passionate developer and...

Google Maps adds group planning to help manage your trip

Google Maps is the industry standard solution for maps and navigation in smartphones. In the last few years, Maps has added many features such as offline navigation, live location sharing, transit guidance, and much more. It's an indispensable part of the Google Apps package that is installed on Android phones. Google, however, clearly isn't resting...

Xiaomi launches the Mi Band 3 in India for ₹1,999 ($28)

Xiaomi is well-known for developing affordable smartphones that provide great value for money. However, the company doesn't just sell phones. It has a broad hardware and software ecosystem. The hardware ecosystem includes but not limited to smartphone accessories, laptops, tablets, air purifiers, vacuum cleaner robots, electric scooters, and a whole lot more. It also sells...

Realme launches the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660-powered Realme 2 Pro and the Realme C1 with notched displays

The budget and lower mid-range price segments have become very competitive in the Indian smartphone market this year. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro was the first to offer incredible value, and it was followed by the Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1. Then, the Realme 1 was launched on May 15 as the first smartphone...

Download MIUI 10 Global Stable ROM for the Xiaomi Redmi 6

Another day, another update from Xiaomi. The company has just started rolling out the MIUI 10 Global Stable update for the Xiaomi Redmi 6. The device initially launched in China back in June, followed by the Indian release just a couple of weeks ago. The phone sports the MediaTek Helio P22 system-on-chip, 3GB RAM, 32/64GB...

[Update: Google responds] No, Chrome doesn’t automatically sync your browsing history when you sign in to a Google website

Over the weekend, Google found themselves in the middle of a small internet uproar over a change in Chrome. It turns out the situation is not as sinister as people originally thought. In short, Chrome 69 shows the user's Google profile photo in the status bar when they sign into a Google product. However, this...

Here’s another look at the Google Home Hub Smart Display

Last week, we got our first look at the unannounced Google Home Hub. This is Google's first entry in the category of "Smart Displays." Lenovo made an Assistant-enabled smart display earlier this year and now Google is joining the party. Today, we're getting a look at the Google Home Hub in a second color. As with...

OnePlus 6T 3D renders show off its design

The OnePlus 6T has been popping up in a lot of leaks and rumors the last few weeks. It all started with the news about T-Mobile availability, and since then we've confirmed the in-display fingerprint scanner, no headphone jack, and more. We previously saw the top half of the device, but today we're getting a...

Future Android update will let you see apps with blocked notifications

One of the headlining features of Android Pie is "digital wellbeing." Google included a section in the Settings by that very name, but it also involves other parts of the OS. One such thing is the ability to ask users if they'd like to permanently disable notifications that they commonly swipe away without action. It...