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Qualcomm teases the Snapdragon 888 and confirms 14 OEMs will build smartphones with it

Qualcomm is expected to unveil its latest flagship chipset at the ongoing Snapdragon Tech Summit Digital event in San Diego, California. Ahead of the official unveiling, the company has shared a teaser for the new chipset and named 14 OEMs who will be launching devices featuring the chipset next year. As per the teaser, the...

Amazon debuts macOS instances on its cloud for Apple developers

If you’re an Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 user, here is a potentially handy update for you. The company has announced the general availability of Elastic Compute Cloud Mac instances for macOS, allowing app developers in Apple's ecosystem a way to run on-demand macOS workloads in the cloud. Previously, Amazon offered this service only for...

Latest WhatsApp update brings advanced wallpaper features and improved sticker search

A few weeks ago, WhatsApp started testing a couple of new features in a recent beta release. These included a new option to mute videos before sharing, a Read Later feature to keep archived chats separate from the main conversation screen, and several advanced wallpaper customization options. With its latest update on the stable channel,...

Lenovo Legion 5 with AMD Ryzen 5 4600H processor launched in India

Lenovo has introduced the Legion 5 gaming laptop in India. The company already sells the Gaming 3i, Legion 5i, and Legion 7i, all of which are powered by the 10th-gen Intel mobile processors. With the launch of the new model, Lenovo now has an AMD Ryzen-powered option for gamers. We recently featured this notebook as...

Instagram Live Rooms allows creators to add 3 users to a Live session

Instagram has become the de-facto platform for influencers and content creators, thanks to its tighter focus on photo and video sharing as a service. But COVID has changed how we create and consume content, with focus now turning towards shared Live experiences and interactions. Video calls are now the norm for personal calling, and multi-person...

The Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro, Honor Watch GS Pro, and Honor Watch ES are the best of LiteOS yet

I've been a rather open critic of LiteOS in the past, and I think from even my most recent coverage of the Huawei Watch GT 2e, it's clear that a lot of its issues haven't really been rectified in my eyes. Having said that, it's not that LiteOS isn't feature-packed, but rather that the features...

Nintendo Switch’s latest update finally brings along a better way to share screenshots

A new firmware update is rolling out for the Nintendo Switch that introduces a new way to share screenshots. Once you have updated to the latest firmware version 11.0.0, you will be able to share them with your smartphone by scanning a QR code. Clearly, that isn’t a straightforward method, but it sounds way better...

Collabora Office suite gets a new layout for Android tablets and Chromebooks

Collabora Office is a popular open-source alternative to the Microsoft Office suite. It's based on Libre Office, and it's available on a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, iOS, and Android. This year in July, a major update for the office suite brought support for Chrome OS devices. Now, the team behind Collabora Office is...

Here are the winners of Google’s Best of Play awards for 2020

Google may not be doing a YouTube Rewind, which is understandable considering the year that we just had. But that doesn’t mean Google is completely forgoing its end-of-year customs, with the company announcing the winners of its Google Play Best of Awards. The awards celebrate the year’s most loved and trending apps, games, movies, and books....

Mobvoi launches an LTE version of its TicWatch Pro 3 in Europe

Just a few months ago, Mobvoi launched the TicWatch Pro 3 GPS, an excellent smartwatch that felt like the perfect ambassador for Google’s Wear OS. About the only thing lacking in Mobvoi’s device was support for LTE connectivity, but that’s being addressed with the launch of the TicWatch Pro 3 with LTE. Before we go any...

Xiaomi to bring its new Redmi Note 9 series to India as the Redmi 9 Power and Mi 10i

Xiaomi launches a lot of phones every year, which is par for the course for a big OEM that operates in multiple markets. Just last week, Xiaomi launched the new Redmi Note 9 4G (device codename: lime), Redmi Note 9 5G (cannon), and Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G (gauguinpro) in China, bringing along a bunch...

Amazfit unveils GTS 2 mini and POP Pro smartwatches in China

After launching the Amazfit GTS 2 and GTR 2 earlier this year in October, Amazfit has now unveiled two budget-friendly smartwatches in China. As its name suggests, the new Amazfit GTS 2 mini is an affordable version of the GTS 2, which features the same square dial as the premium smartwatch but with a smaller...