Posts From Pranob Mehrotra

Pranob Mehrotra
Pranob Mehrotra

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.

Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro: Everything you need to know

After being leaked into oblivion over the last few weeks, Samsung's all-new Galaxy Buds Pro is finally here. Launched alongside Samsung's flagship Galaxy S21 series, the new TWS earbuds feature an in-ear design that looks like a sleeker version of the original Galaxy Buds. But while its design may not be all that new, the...

HTC launches the Desire 21 Pro 5G with the Snapdragon 690

HTC today unveiled the new Desire 21 Pro 5G, just a few days after leaked live images of the device first surfaced online. As seen in the previous leak, the device features a hole-punch display with a centered cutout for the selfie camera and a rectangular camera module on the back with a quad-camera setup.HTC...

Google Play cracks down on predatory personal loan apps in India

Although Google has a strict set of guidelines for personal loan apps on the Play Store, the app store is chock full of shady money lending apps that prey on unwitting users. Most of these apps not only violate local lending laws, but they also go to extreme lengths to recover their money. In response...

Realme Link app confirms the Realme Watch 2 and 2 Pro

After launching the Realme Watch S and Watch S Pro (review) late last year, Realme is now gearing up to launch the second-gen versions of the original Realme Watch. Evidence pointing towards the successors was recently spotted in a teardown of the Realme Link app, which has revealed the marketing name for the upcoming products...

Amazon Prime Video Mobile Edition plan offers SD streaming in India for just ₹89 per month

The Indian market is a highly competitive space for most international streaming services, thanks to a boatload of domestic alternatives that offer similar products at a mere fraction of the price. To attract more users, services like Netflix, YouTube, and Spotify offer India-specific plans that fall in line with the plans offered by their desi counterparts....

LG’s rollable phone is a real product launching this year

During the LG Wing launch event in September last year, LG teased an upcoming device with a rollable display. Soon after that, we saw reports suggesting that the company had already started work on a prototype called Project B. At CES just a few days ago, LG then showcased the device, giving us our first...

Skagen’s new hybrid smartwatch has an always-on e-ink display

Skagen's Falster 3 smartwatch from last year is easily among the best WearOS-powered smartwatches that you can buy today. However, priced at around $300, the smartwatch isn't the best option for the budget-conscious. This is why Skagen has now unveiled a new hybrid smartwatch, called the Jorn Hybrid HR, which offers most of the crucial...

WhatsApp highlights how it protects private messages as many migrate to Signal

WhatsApp recently updated its terms and privacy policy to mandate data-sharing with all companies in the Facebook family. This created quite a stir among WhatsApp users worldwide, with many migrating to alternatives like Signal and Telegram. The policy change has also raised some concerns about Facebook's agenda, and it has birthed some misleading rumors that...

Honor launches the Band 6 smart band and MagicBook Pro 2021 laptop

Despite its recent transition, Huawei's former subsidiary Honor made a strong appearance at CES 2021 with a couple of brand new products. The company showcased its latest budget-friendly fitness tracker, the Honor Band 6, at the trade show, along with the latest MagicBook Pro 2021 laptop. Here's everything you need to know about the two...

Qualcomm’s new ultrasonic fingerprint scanner is 1.7x bigger than before

With the launch of the Snapdragon 855 back in 2018, Qualcomm debuted the first-gen Qualcomm 3D Sonic Sensor. The under-display fingerprint sensor solution used ultrasonic waves for biometric authentication, making it more secure and accurate than optical sensors that use light for the same purpose. As a result, many flagship devices, like the Galaxy S10...

OPPO may launch the Reno5 5G as the Find X3 Lite in some markets

After debuting the Reno5 5G series in China last month, OPPO is now gearing up to bring the Reno5 Pro 5G to India. The upcoming device will likely feature the same specifications as the Chinese variant, which is quite surprising because OPPO has a history of launching two different devices with the same marketing name...

The Mi Smart Clock is a cheap bedside alarm clock with Google Assistant built-in

Alongside the launch of the Redmi 9T and the Redmi Note 9T in Europe earlier this month, Xiaomi launched a new Google Assistant-powered smart alarm clock called the Mi Smart Clock. The Mi Smart Clock features a 3.97-inch color display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, and it packs a 1.5-inch full frequency...