Posts From Gaurav Shukla

Gaurav Shukla
Gaurav Shukla

Gaurav has been covering technology for over a decade now. He has done everything from blogging about Android to reporting the latest from the world of Internet giants. When he is not writing about the tech companies, he can be found binge-watching new TV series on the web.

These are the best Galaxy Z Fold 2 deals in Summer 2021

Samsung's second-generation foldable phone is pretty cool. As we said in our Galaxy Z Fold 2 review, it brings several improvements over the first Fold, including a new hinge that can be stopped at any angle, a wider front screen, and a hole-punch camera design instead of a notch. There are also software optimizations, thanks...

Samsung Galaxy Book S vs Galaxy Book Pro: Which is better for you?

Samsung Galaxy Book S and Galaxy Book Pro are Samsung’s two ultralight and everyday use laptops. While the Galaxy Book S was introduced in 2020, the Galaxy Book Pro arrived this year. With these laptops, the company is targeting consumers who want a great on-the-go performance from their laptop. If you’re in the market for...

XDA Basics: Can I use a fast charging adapter with my Qi wireless charger?

As more smartphone manufacturers add support for the Qi wireless charging standard in their phones, Qi wireless chargers have become quite prevalent. If you have a phone or accessory that supports wireless charging, you may be considering buying a Qi-compatible charger. Some Qi wireless chargers come with their own power bricks, others don’t. So if...

These are the Best Apple Watch options right now: Series 6, Watch SE, and more!

If you have an iPhone, there's no better smartwatch than the Apple Watch. Other smartwatch makers simply can’t offer the same level of deep integration that Apple provides. Even outside of the Apple Watch, smartwatch options are very limited, and Apple arguably occupies the top spot for wearables. But which of the available Apple Watch...

How can I fast charge my phone & check if my phone supports it?

Fast charging is no longer limited to premium smartphones. The smartphone makers have started adding fast charge support in the budget as well as mid-range phones. But due to fragmentation in fast charge standards as well as the confusion around the overall fast charging process, consumers often wonder whether their phone can be fast-charged or...

These are the best Microsoft Surface Duo cases in 2021: OtterBox, Maiddos, and more!

Microsoft’s dual-screen mobile device, the Surface Duo, is one of the most exciting product launches of the past few years. It packs two 5.6-inch displays that turn into an 8.1-inch tablet, a 360-degree hinge, a Snapdragon 855 processor, Android 10, and lots more. With a current price tag of around $700, the Microsoft Surface Duo...

Will installing iOS 15 beta void my warranty?

iOS 15 is the highlight release for this year and in preparation for its launch, Apple will release a number of developer beta as well as public beta versions of the software. The first developer beta is already out and the first public beta is expected in July. Like many people, you might be raring...

XDA Basics: How to install Windows 10 on a new PC

If you've assembled a new PC or bought one without an operating system, you may be wondering about the process of installing Windows on it. Thankfully, over the years, installing Windows has become quite easy. All you need is access to a USB drive and a Windows computer with an internet connection. If you don’t...

Does the HP Elite Folio have 5G?

HP launched its Elite Folio convertible in January this year. The highlight of this hybrid HP computer is its use of an ARM-based processor -- Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2. The company says the presence of Qualcomm Snapdragon compute platform makes it an "always connected PC (ACPC)". Wait, does the ACPC tag mean it supports...

These are the best wired and wireless mouse for Mac: Logitech M720, Roccat Kone Pro, and more!

Mice are a handy accessory for your Mac. They're less cumbersome to use than a trackpad and make it easier to do tasks that require more accuracy than usual. However, as there are a lot of good mice on the market, picking one up for your Mac can be difficult. First, you have to think...

iMac vs MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro vs Mac Mini: Which M1 Mac is right for me?

Apple Silicon continues to make its way into various Mac machines. First, it was added to the MacBook Air, the MacBook Pro, and the Mac mini. Then it arrived in the 24-inch iMac. The company now has a total of four computers powered by its M1 chip, leading to the question -- which M1 Mac...

XDA Basics: How to view your Location History in Google Maps, and How to turn it off

Google stores location data about everywhere you go and the places you visit with its location history option, even when you’re not using Google Maps. Although Google’s Location History is turned off by default, there are quite a few features offered by the company that require the location history to be turned on. So unless...