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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.

Apple to address iPhone 14 Pro camera rattling issue by next week

iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max users are currently experiencing an unusual bug. As per recent reports, the bug makes the rear-facing camera shake and rattle when used in third-party apps like Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok. However, it doesn't affect the stock camera app on the devices. Apple seems to have identified the...

Does the Apple iPhone 14 series have a microSD card slot?

While the new iPhone 14 starts at $799, it only offers 128GB of storage. Apple charges $100 extra for the 256GB model and $300 more for the top-end 512GB variant. It's the same with all the other models in the iPhone 14 lineup, with Apple charging hundreds of dollars extra for higher storage variants. Since...

The ROG Phone 6 gets a Batman-themed overhaul and a couple of cool accessories

Alongside the new ROG Phone 6D and ROG Phone 6D Ultimate, Asus unveiled a special edition ROG Phone 6 today. The ROG Phone 6 Batman Edition features the same hardware as the vanilla ROG Phone 6 from earlier this year, but it sports an updated design, packs new software goodies, and comes with a couple...

Get a Galaxy Tab S8 or Galaxy Tab S8 Plus on Best Buy right now and save up to $150

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S8 series recently received One UI 4.1.1 based on Android 12L. The update introduced a host of multitasking features to the Android tablets that significantly improve productivity and make the tablets great alternatives to cheap laptops and Chromebooks. If you're in the market for a new work machine, the Galaxy Tab S8...

Google Nest Wifi Pro listings surface ahead of the official announcement

At its upcoming hardware event on October 6, Google will unveil the Pixel 7 series and the highly-anticipated Pixel Watch. In addition, Google will showcase a new range of Nest smart home devices at the event. Although the company has not shared any details about the upcoming Nest devices, we now know that the new...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 receives new multitasking features with One UI 4.1.1 update

Samsung debuted One UI 4.1.1 based on Android 12L with its latest flagship foldable -- the Galaxy Z Fold 4. The update introduced a host of new features and optimizations for large-screen devices, including a Taskbar, multitasking gestures, first-party app optimizations, and more. Soon after the launch event, Samsung rolled out One UI 4.1.1 based...

Asus’s latest gaming smartphones pack MediaTek’s Dimensity 9000 Plus chip and LPDDR5X RAM

Asus has lifted the covers off its latest gaming smartphone duo -- the ROG Phone 6D and ROG Phone 6D Ultimate. As seen in previous leaks, the new devices are essentially the same as the ROG Phone 6 and ROG Phone 6 Pro from earlier this year, with the MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus SoC being...

Does the Apple iPhone 14 series have a fingerprint scanner?

Apple's latest flagship smartphone lineup is finally here, and it brings some noteworthy improvements over the iPhone 13 series from last year. The top-of-the-line iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max feature a new notch design, the A16 Bionic chip, improved cameras, and more. But the affordable iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus have...

Can the Apple Watch Series 8 measure body temperature?

The Apple Watch Series 8 brings some noteworthy improvements over the Series 7 lineup from last year. Although the new models look pretty much the same, they get crash detection support and a new low-power mode that can extend the battery life up to 36 hours. In addition, the Apple Watch Series 8 packs two...

Does the Apple iPhone 14 series offer dual SIM and eSIM support?

While the Pro variants in the new iPhone 14 series bring significant upgrades over last year's models, the regular iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus only offer minor improvements. Despite the minor changes, the non-Pro variants aren't bad by any means. What is bad, however, are the SIM-related changes that Apple introduced on the U.S....

Oppo starts rolling out stable ColorOS 13 to the Find X5 & Find X5 Pro in select regions

Oppo showcased the latest version of its custom Android skin, ColorOS 13, this August. Shortly thereafter, the company rolled out beta builds of the software to its flagship Find X5 and Find X5 Pro, giving users a chance to experience Android 13 ahead of the stable rollout. If you haven't had the opportunity to try...

Matter device controls appear in Google account settings for some Android users

At its I/O developer conference last year, Google announced it would soon bring Matter support to Android and Nest smart home devices. However, the company did not share a definite timeline for the rollout. At this year's Google I/O, the company finally confirmed that Android 13 would provide support for Matter-enabled devices. Now that Android...