Posts From Tushar Mehta

Tushar Mehta
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Tushar's love for tinkering with different forms of consumer tech brings him to this front. Besides technology, he likes to keep a tab on the political climate and trade bouts that make things expensive, and in turn, peeve him. Email him at [email protected]

Realme 3 Pro forums are now open

Realme recently announced its affordable "flagship", the Realme 3 Pro, which is ready to take on the Redmi Note 7 Pro. Boasting of up to 64MP Ultra HD image capturing, 4/6GB of RAM, the power of Snapdragon 710, and a dedication microSD card slot, the Realme 3 feels like a dependable device and every bit...

Realme 3 Pro with 8GB RAM could launch by July for about ₹18,000

Realme 3 Pro was revealed in India yesterday as a compelling contender to the crown of the best budget smartphone in India. The smartphone offers slightly better specifications and a promising camera performance at the same price as the Redmi Note 7 Pro, which is currently seen as the smartphone with one of the highest...

Vivo rolls out Android Pie to some V11 Pro users in India

Vivo V11 Pro is a mid-range smartphone with exciting looks, powerful specifications inclusive of Snapdragon 660 and 6GB RAM, in-display fingerprint, and a price of ₹25,990 launched by Vivo in India last year. Since the V11 Pro almost leans into the premium segment in the country, it has been among the company's top priorities for...

Samsung Good Lock modules updated to bring slim recent apps in TaskChanger, Quick tools/action in One Hand Operation+, and more

As the largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, Samsung caters to millions of users worldwide. But only a handful of them may be aware that Samsung also allows for a highly customizable experience through a suite of officially developed mods, called Good Lock. The practical significance of this set of mods extends beyond lockscreen customizations,...

Google Camera 6.2 mod adds 2.4/1.5f aperture switching support for Samsung Galaxy phones

In spite of some of the most advanced camera optics, Samsung's flagship smartphones lag behind competitors in the software department. Samsung was the first to introduce the concept of variable aperture on smartphones but most its leading models lack a dedicated night mode - which is currently limited to the Galaxy S10 series. Meanwhile, the...

Realme 3 Pro with Snapdragon 710, VOOC 20W fast charging, 64MP Ultra HD camera mode launched in India

Realme, a spin-off of OPPO, is barely a year old but it has posed a stiff challenge to Xiaomi since its arrival in India. Despite being a newcomer, Realme has gained pace very quickly and has charted successful sales figures like 2 million Realme 2 Pro units in two months or half a million Realme...

MIUI 9.4.16 adds a floating calculator on most Xiaomi devices

Xiaomi's MIUI undergoes constant and rigorous development which is independent of the evolution of Android. Besides major changes like the two-column Recents menu or the slowly-sprouting Digital Wellbeing clone, the Chinese smartphone giant also makes smaller yet meaningful changes. Now, with the latest MIUI closed beta, Xiaomi is testing another useful addition to a rather...

Facebook “unintentionally” uploaded 1.5 million users’ email contacts without their consent, left millions of Instagram users’ passwords unsecured

Ever since the world's biggest social media company, Facebook, had its reputation blown up by the Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal, it has been promising to avoid similar incidences. While on one hand, it has improved efforts to ensure more transparency to users, the company has not had much success in ensuring basic security for...

Redmi Note 7 Pro’s latest update brings a bunch of camera improvements

Redmi Note 7 Pro offers the best bang for your buck among the budget segment smartphones available in India. One of the most alluring highlights of the smartphone is its 48MP camera, which managed to take some really impressive images during our review. However, there have been some caveats in the Camera app as well...

Samsung separates Bright Night into its own mode in the Galaxy S10’s latest update

The cameras on the Samsung Galaxy S10 devices utilize one of the widest apertures (for the primary camera) in the flagship segment, and this is especially beneficial for low-light photography. Despite this, users have had to settle without a dedicated night mode and rely on the "Bright Night" feature which would automatically switch on upon...

The Motorola Moto G7 Plus may launch on T-Mobile in the US

Motorola may have been crushed by the strong forces of Chinese brands in the East but it still serves as a reasonable option in markets like LATAM and the U.S. This is primarily because it is among the most reliable names, especially in the budget segment. One of three new models of Moto G7 series...

Disney+ content will be available in India via Hotstar Premium at no extra cost

Last week, Disney announced its own ad-free streaming service, Disney+ to offer its shows and movies to consumers directly without depending on any other party in the middle. The service will primarily compete with Netflix with its $7 monthly pricing in the U.S. when it goes live later this year. Apart from Disney movies -...