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.

Netflix’s upcoming ad-supported tier won’t give you access to all the content on the platform

Netflix has implemented a two-pronged strategy to boost its revenue in the coming months. The streaming platform is looking to charge users extra for sharing their passwords, and it's working on a cheaper ad-supported subscription plan to attract new subscribers. While the company has already started testing the former with some users in Latin America,...

The Redmi Note 11T Pro makes its way to the Indian market as the Redmi K50i

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 11T Pro and Redmi Note 11T Pro Plus in China this May. The devices offered 144Hz high refresh rate LCD panels and MediaTek's Dimensity 8100 chipset at an affordable price, making them great picks for budget-conscious mobile gamers. Xiaomi has now brought one of these devices to the Indian market...

Qualcomm’s new chips for wearables promise 2x higher performance and 50% better battery life

Last week, Qualcomm shared a cryptic teaser hinting at a new chip for Wear OS smartwatches. Today, the company has officially announced the new Snapdragon W5 Plus Gen 1 and Snapdragon W5 Gen 1 chips for wearables. Qualcomm claims that its latest SoCs for next-gen wearables focus on extending battery life, improving performance, decreasing the...

New Galaxy Z Fold 4 & Galaxy Z Flip 4 renders showcase the devices in all colorways

After sharing renders of the Galaxy Watch 5 series and the Galaxy Buds 2 Pro earlier this month, renowned leaker Evan Blass is back again with new renders of the upcoming Galaxy Z Fold 4 and the Galaxy Z Flip 4. The latest renders give us a good look at Samsung's next-gen foldables in all...

Fitbit Charge 5 receives ‘Find Phone’ feature with latest update

Fitbit is rolling out a new software update for its affordable fitness tracker -- the Fitbit Charge 5. The update brings a new 'Find Phone' feature to the fitness tracker, making it easy for users to find connected phones. According to 9to5Google, the software update (v1.171.50) has started rolling out to Charge 5 users widely. While Fitbit...

This Tasker project lets you easily copy YouTube video descriptions

While the YouTube app on Android gives you access to video descriptions, it doesn't let you interact with the content in the description field. Unless the description has links, you can't interact with it in any way. And even if it has links, you can only tap on them to open them in a WebView...

Amazon Prime Video gets a visual overhaul on several platforms

Amazon is rolling out a major update for the Prime Video app on several platforms. The update brings a much-needed visual overhaul to Google TV, Android TV, Fire TV, Roku, and Apple TV devices. In addition, the updated UI is also available on the Prime Video app for consoles. The refreshed Prime Video UI resembles that...

Oppo brings the affordable Oppo Pad Air and premium Enco X2 TWS earbuds to India

Alongside the Reno 8 series, Oppo today launched the Oppo Pad Air and Enco X2 TWS earbuds in India. The Oppo Pad Air is a mid-range Android tablet featuring Qualcomm's Snapdragon 680 chip, a 10.36-inch LCD panel with stylus support, a minimal design, and a large 7,100mAh battery with 18W wired charging support. Unlike the...

The Oppo Reno 8 series reaches the Indian market with some noteworthy changes

Oppo has finally brought its latest Reno series devices -- the Reno 8 and the Reno 8 Pro -- to the Indian market. We got our first look at the devices earlier this year in May, after which the company launched the phones in China. Now, Oppo has launched the devices in India, but the...

Leaked event invite reveals the launch date for Samsung’s next-gen foldables

Over the last few weeks, we've seen plenty of leaks about Samsung's next-gen foldables -- the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and the Galaxy Z Fold 4. The leaks have revealed quite a few details about the devices and even given us an early look at the affordable model. While Samsung has yet to make official...

Samsung’s new Galaxy Enhance-X app uses AI to help you quickly edit your photos

It's easy to slap a filter on your photos before sharing them on social media. But making advanced edits using image editing apps like Snapseed or Lightroom isn't everyone's cup of tea. These apps offer a wide range of tools that can be overwhelming for the average user, and making edits like brightening and sharpening...

Latest Nova Launcher beta brings Material You theming, redesigned settings, and more

Nova Launcher has long been one of the best launcher apps for Android devices. Even though it has been around for over a decade, its developers have done a fantastic job keeping it up to date with the latest features. For this reason, it still is the go-to launcher app for millions of Android users....