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]

Android 11 tests letting you take screenshots of floating bubble messages

Google introduced Bubbles last year with the second Android Q beta. The feature would allow users to view notifications and conversations from messaging apps in the form of floating overlays, pretty much like the Facebook Messenger's chat heads. It wasn't formally announced with the stable release of Android 10 but hidden in the developer options....

iQOO 3 5G official product video shows off 48MP Quad rear camera setup and gaming buttons

iQOO, a brand under China's BBK Electronics Corporation, has been present in China since last year and recently announced its entry into the Indian smartphone market. iQOO is all set to launch the iQOO 3 – its first device for India on February 25th. The iQOO 3 will be a high-end gaming smartphone powered by...

Android 10’s hidden Quick Access Wallet for Google Pay is now a generic feature in Android 11

Google just released the Android 11 Developer Preview with a focus on improving the security and usability features in the OS. Besides the variety of new developer options and changes over Android 10, a few other features that were teased in previous versions of Android but not released are now present in the Android 11...

[Update 13: Temporary License Extended Again] Google has revoked Huawei’s Android license

Huawei is among the most valued Chinese companies and one which has an empire fanning out in all directions. Besides claiming the number two spot in terms of smartphone sales worldwide, Huawei is among the leading suppliers for telecommunication equipment and a driving force in the adoption of 5G. But for certain reasons, the company...

Xiaomi will launch the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro in India

Xiaomi is among the companies that have, over the years, changed the definition of "flagship" by vending great devices at incredible prices. As Xiaomi progresses towards completing ten years in the industry, it aims to project a more premium persona with the future releases. Alongside the follow-up to the Mi 9 series, Xiaomi has launched...

Samsung is making 5G mainstream in the U.S. with the Galaxy S20

Last year, Samsung was the first to offer a 5G-enabled smartphone in the world with the Galaxy S10 5G. This 5G phone launched nearly two months after the Galaxy S10 series launch and despite a rough start, it was met with great demand. Samsung followed up this success with a special Galaxy Note10+ 5G model....

Xiaomi launches Redmi 8A Dual with dual rear cameras and a new design alongside new Redmi power banks in India

Xiaomi has been leading the smartphone market in India with its budget-friendly and feature-rich offerings under the Redmi brand. The company recently announced that it became the leading brand in the feature phone category in Q4 2019 while retaining its grip on the smartphone segment for 10 consecutive quarters. Xiaomi's entry-level Redmi A series is...

Realme C3 launches in India with MediaTek Helio G70, 5,000mAh battery, and Realme UI

Realme will turn two this year and in this short time, the brand has propelled from being an underdog to one of the ten smartphone brands worldwide. In India, Realme has found itself a place among the top five phone brands. Besides a high value for money, Realme's availability across all tiers of the smartphone...

POCO X2 First Impressions: A 120Hz display and 64MP camera spur twice the excitement

Xiaomi's Pocophone F1, also known as the POCO F1 in India, was met by an incredible amount of enthusiasm from smartphone enthusiasts after its launch. But its launch was followed by a period of somber silence from Xiaomi and desperation of those expecting to buy an upgraded POCO smartphone. There was even a time when...

Realme Buds Air TWS Review: Desirable truly wireless audio meets Realme’s reliability

Realme has barely spent two years old as an independent smartphone brand. While we cannot overlook the benefits of being backed by parent OPPO in terms of manufacturing, distribution, and marketing dollars, Realme has been one of the fastest-growing smartphone brands because of its super-affordable products. Just when we thought smartphones couldn't be cheaper than...

Realme X2 Pro and Realme C2 get updates with January 2020 security patches, and more

India's smartphone market booming and that's because of the high demand for new features at affordable prices. Brands of Chinese origin, such as Xiaomi, Realme, Vivo, OPPO, etc. occupy four out of the top five positions. Among these brands, Realme has launched the highest number of noteworthy devices in 2019 and a large number of...

HMD Global’s Nokia 400 could be the first feature phone with Android

Android was originally designed to be used with keys but the introduction of the iPhone tipped the balance of the smartphone industry towards touchscreens. So, since its launch in 2008, Android devices has relied on touchscreens. With the growing demand to be online, smartphone companies have previously launched super-affordable Android Go edition smartphones and even...