Posts From Kishan Vyas

Kishan Vyas
Kishan Vyas

A loyal Android user since Android 2.1 Eclair. Direct inquiries to [email protected]

Amazon finally launches its flagship Fire TV Cube streaming box in India

Yesterday, we learned that Amazon was gearing up to bring its Fire TV Cube to the Indian shores. And today, the company has officially launched the device in the country. The Amazon Fire TV Cube (2nd gen) is a flagship streaming box from Amazon. It was launched in the US in 2019, but it’s only...

[Update: Halted] Microsoft is in talks to buy Discord for $10 billion

After acquiring GitHub for $7.5 billion in 2018, Microsoft now has its eyes set on Discord, an instant messaging service widely used by gamers. Even though the instant messaging service has a large gamer-appeal, it has the potential to be widely adopted across topic segments, as many non-gamer servers already do exist on the platform. Microsoft...

TicWatch Pro 3 starts getting the major Wear OS H-MR2 update

TicWatch Pro 3 GPS owners are being treated to a fresh update. This is a major update that brings notable improvements to the system performance, adds new features, and fixes many bugs. The rollout was announced (via Reddit) by TicWatch’s official Facebook group. The update is based on Wear OS H-MR2 and carries firmware version PMRB.210407.001....

These are the Best Colorful Galaxy S21 Cases in April 2021: Goospery, iDLike, Otterbox, Hapitek and more

The Samsung Galaxy S21 comes in many exciting colors, including Phantom Black, Phantom Violet, Phantom Silver, Phantom Red, and Phantom Gold. But what if your heart is set on the Galaxy S21 as it’s such a great phone, and you genuinely don’t like any of these colors? Or what you should you do if you...

Official LineageOS 18.1 builds arrive for Xiaomi Mi A2, LG G3, Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S5

The team at LineageOS dropped LinageOS 18.1 late last month, with the first official builds going live for nearly 60 devices at the time of launch. A week later, a bunch of new devices were added to the roster including the OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus 7T Pro, Redmi Note 5 Pro, and Moto X (2014)....

Motorola’s Moto G60 and Moto G40 Fusion pack 120Hz displays and 6,000mAh batteries

After being heavily leaked over the past couple of weeks, Motorola’s Moto G60 and Moto G40 Fusion smartphones are finally official. Both phones are launching first in India and pack very competitive hardware, including a 120Hz display, a 6,000mAh battery, and Snapdragon 732G processor. Moto G60 & Moto G40 Fusion: Specifications Specification Moto G60 & Moto G40 Fusion Dimensions...

Xiaomi’s Redmi brand is launching its first-ever gaming phone next week

Gaming phones are cool but they’re also quite expensive. And Xiaomi is hoping to solve that issue by jumping on the gaming phone bandwagon with its Redmi brand. Xiaomi’s Redmi lineup has historically focused on selling budget and mid-range smartphones, offering best-in-class hardware and premium-looking design at a fraction of the cost. The company’s Redmi...

Google Assistant’s new Driving Mode expands outside of the US

Google is expanding the long-awaited Assistant Driving Mode to more markets. The feature first started seeding to Android users in October last year. However, at the time, it was limited to the US market only. But that finally seems to be changing as Google is seemingly making the feature available in more countries. As spotted by...

Google Pixel’s Now Playing feature has been ported to other Android devices

Google debuted the Now Playing feature with the Pixel 2 series back in 2018, and it has remained an integral part of the Pixel lineup ever since. The feature employs a combination of onboard hardware, software, and Google’s machine learning magic to identify songs playing in the background. Now Playing was intended to be a...

OnePlus 8, 8 Pro and 8T receive fresh OxygenOS Open Betas with April security patches

After rolling out Oxygen Open Betas to the OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro, and OnePlus 8T last month, OnePlus is back again with fresh beta builds for all three devices. The OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro are receiving OxygenOS Open Beta 9, while the OnePlus 8T is getting the OxygenOS Open Beta 3. OnePlus 8T XDA Forums The...

These are the best cases for OnePlus 9 in April 2021: Spigen, Foluu, Poetic, and more

After months of hype and teasing, the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro are officially here. Both smartphones offer substantial improvements over their predecessor, including more capable cameras, faster chipset, improved designs, and faster charging. Although the OnePlus 9 Pro undoubtedly stole the press limelight, the standard OnePlus 9 is no slouch in itself. It...

OPPO A54 launches in India with a 5,000mAh battery and triple cameras

OPPO is launching a new budget-friendly smartphone in India today. Dubbed the OPPO A54, the new model takes the reigns from the last year’s OPPO A53 to lead the battle of budget phones. As far as raw specifications are concerned, the OPPO A54 stands no chance against the likes of the Redmi Note 10 and...