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]

[Update 3: Realme UI beta recruitment for Realme X2] Realme announces its Android 10 update roadmap for the Realme X series

Realme is treading with a fast pace, especially when it comes to launching new devices. Earlier this month, they launched their first true flagship, the Realme X2 Pro, with Snapdragon 855+, 50W SuperVOOC charging, 64MP quad cameras, and so many other exciting features. At the same event in Madrid, Spain, the company also launched the...

OPPO F15 with 8GB RAM, MediaTek Helio P70, 48MP quad cameras launches in India

For most of 2019, OPPO focussed on introducing and strengthening its Reno lineup while the remaining share of their energy was spent on innovating technologies like the 65W SUPER VOOC 2.0 fast charging. India has been a key market for OPPO because it is currently the only positively growing market for smartphones worldwide and also...

OnePlus 6/6T Open Beta 4 brings December 2019 security patch and minor upgrades

The Android 10 update for the OnePlus 6 and the OnePlus 6T got halted not just once but twice due to a load of bugs that caused system instability. The company got that out of the way by releasing a cured update in late December 2019 alongside an Open Beta update, which brought November's security...

Honor 9X global variant launches in India after a long wait, Honor Magic Watch 2 and Band 5i accompany

Huawei and sub-brand Honor have been badly hit due to the U.S. President Trump's executive orders to bar companies (including Google) from transacting with the Chinese giant. The orders came in May 2019 and since then, there have been multiple extensions to the final date when these orders come into play, leading to a long...

Realme 5i is a renewed Realme 5 with a new design but old specs

Realme's growth in the smartphone market is appreciable and it has mostly to do with the numerous phones they launched last year. In 2019, Realme held a launch event in India almost every month, and it has kicked off 2020 with another launch in the country. Realme just announced another budget smartphone – the Realme...

Intel expands its Project Athena program to include high-end Chromebooks

About five years, if you were in the market to buy a sleek new laptop, there's a good chance a salesperson tried to lure you into buying an ultrabook. While the term "Ultrabook" has been thrown around loosely over the last few years in reference to thin, light, and powerful laptops, it was actually coined...

Huami unveils the Amazfit T-Rex smartwatch, Amazfit Bip S fitness tracker, and Amazfit PowerBuds and ZenBuds wireless earbuds

Just like all the previous models, Huami is making the Mi Band 5 for Xiaomi. But besides making Mi Bands, Huami has assembled a decent portfolio of its own and that comprises several smart fitness trackers in the Amazfit lineup. We recently reviewed the Amazfit GTR and the Apple Watch-lookalike Amazfit GTS and really liked...

Lenovo unveils 2 affordable Chromebooks: the detachable IdeaPad Duet and the convertible IdeaPad Flex 5

Chromebooks are more about power-efficiency and mobility than performance. This is why their market share among laptops is relatively smaller. OEMs such as ASUS and HP are among the brands that routinely churn out Chromebooks while Samsung chips in sometimes. Google, on the other hand, has a yearly ritual of launching a new Chromebook (or...

Intel’s Horseshoe Bend PC is a foldable laptop with a massive 17.3″ screen

Foldables displays have been luring enthusiasts at tech shows like the CES, Las Vegas, for over a decade now. The start was rough and patchy and all we saw were concept products. With time, we started seeing foldable OLED TVs and even though Samsung showed the first prototype of a foldable smartphone display in as...

Realme X50 5G with a 120Hz dual hole-punch display, Snapdragon 765G, Realme UI launches in China

Realme has been parkouring through an otherwise declining smartphone industry. It rose to popularity with phones that offer excellent value for money, achieving this by downplaying profit margins even below what Xiaomi claims to operate at. Realme's multi-fold growth over the last year shows that the brand is getting a lot of attention in markets...

The Suunto 7 is the first Wear OS smartwatch with the Snapdragon Wear 3100’s Sports mode

Despite the advancements in wearable technology, smartwatches other than those running Apple's watchOS and Samsung's Tizen have failed to make an impact on users. Google's Wear OS has been a major let down for several users because of the lack of fitness features or a closed platform in contrast to the open-source Android. But more...

Vivo S1Pro with 48MP Samsung GM1, Snapdragon 665, and Super AMOLED display launches in India

Vivo S1 was launched in India in August 2019 as part of the company's new series of "S"tylish smartphones. It came with a triple rear camera setup at a time when smartphone brands were at the early stages of experimenting with more than two rear cameras on mid-range smartphones. Along with snazzy colors, the Vivo...