Posts From Pranob Mehrotra

Pranob Mehrotra
Pranob Mehrotra 485 posts

A Literature and Linguistics graduate with a keen interest in everything Android. When not writing about tech, Pranob spends most of his time either playing League of Legends or lurking on Reddit.

Xiaomi’s new Redmi Band features a 1.08″ color display and built-in charging plug

When it comes to affordable fitness bands, Xiaomi's Mi Band lineup is often regarded as the best in the market. The latest release in the series — the Mi Band 4 — packed in a great selection of features, including continuous heart rate monitoring, at a very affordable price and it was quite well received....

Google Photos 4.46 prepares to show photo creations in Memories and adds further hints for premium photo editing features

Google Photos v4.45 rolled out late last month and a teardown of the app revealed that Google was testing a new feature that would allow users to order photo prints in the Memories view. The teardown also revealed that the company is working on some premium editing features for the app for Google One subscribers....

Honor 30 Pro may have Sony’s new 50MP IMX700 and a periscope telephoto camera

Huawei's sub-brand Honor recently launched the Honor 30S in China alongside the Honor 9A. The first smartphone in the Honor 30 series packs in an impressive quad-camera setup, Huawei's new HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G SoC, and support for 40W fast wired charging. However, during the event, the company made no mention of other devices in...

Google’s new Art Transfer feature will make beautiful paintings out of your photos

The Google Play Store is chock full of photo editing apps, ranging from simple ones that give you access to a range of filters to more powerful image manipulation apps, like Google's Snapseed, that let you alter almost every aspect of your photos. However, only a few apps, out of the thousands available on the...

[Update: Partially Working] Ambient Mode will bring enhanced lockscreen functionality to Chrome OS

Over the last couple of months, we've learned about several features from Android making their way over to Chrome OS. Back in December last year, Chrome OS 79 introduced media controls on the lock screen, something that we've had on Android for quite a while. Then, early in January, Chrome OS 80 introduced Android 10-like...

OnePlus 8 series MEMC tech will work with YouTube, Netflix, VLC, and more

OnePlus recently announced that the company will be launching its next flagship lineup — the OnePlus 8 series — later this month on April 14th. While we've previously seen several leaks and rumors about the OnePlus 8 series, the company is now slowly divulging more information about the devices in the days leading up to...

Google is shutting down Neighbourly in May

Back in 2018, Google launched a new experimental app called Neighbourly which was designed to help users learn more about their neighborhood through local experts. The app was initially rolled out in Mumbai, India and was later extended to a few other cities across the country. For the unaware, the Neighbourly app allowed you to...

Google Chrome prepares to track your media playback history

Over the last couple of months, Google has added a number of features to Chrome to offer users a better media playback experience. Back in December last year, Google Chrome received a new media control tool with support for Chromecast and early last month, they started testing a new picture-in-picture button in the media control...

Spotify’s “Follow Feed” for new music from your favorite artists is rolling out

Popular music streaming app Spotify recently rolled out a new mobile UI with a refreshed home screen layout, a universal Shuffle Play button, a redesigned Action row, and more. According to Spotify, the new UI was designed to make the app more streamlined and easier to use with just one hand, with the updated home...

OnePlus’ new Bluetooth earbuds will be the Bullets Wireless Z

We recently learned that OnePlus was planning on launching its next-gen flagship lineup — the OnePlus 8 series — on April 14th. Along with the launch announcement, the company also revealed some key specifications about the upcoming devices and also hinted at a new pair of wireless earbuds in a rather cryptic tweet. Previous leaks...

Honor is offering deals on smartphones, wearables, and laptops for the next 2 weeks

Following the launch of the Honor 30S, Huawei's sub-brand Honor has officially announced the Honor Global Fans Day 2020 sale during which it will be offering deals on a variety of devices in its portfolio. The sale, which will last till April 14th, is already live in 18 countries and regions, including Germany, France, the...

Huawei reveals how its smartphone and tablet business fared in 2019

Huawei recently published its Annual Report for 2019, which details how the company's various businesses performed last year. The report sheds light on Huawei's mobile business and how it performed despite the harsh sanctions imposed on the company by the Trump administration. Separate reports from earlier this year have already revealed that the brand managed...