Posts From Tushar Mehta

Tushar Mehta
Tushar Mehta

I am a Senior Editor at XDA. I have been reviewing gadgets for over five years and gained experience by working for prominent tech publications in India before joining XDA. I enjoy fiddling with all smart objects and my love for software customization dates back to the Symbian S60 days. I like to devote my spare time idealizing the romantic union of technology and philosophy or spacing out on Pink Floyd. You may email me at [email protected]

Beginner’s Guide to macOS: What changes to expect when you switch from a Windows PC?

The eternal rivalry between Windows and macOS is waged by fervent enthusiasts who are always arguing on how one is better than the other. Naturally, the number of users who claim Windows is better is much bigger because of Windows' share of the desktop OS market. As of December 2020, Microsoft Windows is estimated to...

Google is expanding Android’s search engine choice screen in Europe

Google is bringing new updates to its Search engine selection screen that was introduced in Europe in 2019, as per directions by the European Union. Later this year, users in the European Economic Area (EEA) and the UK will see up to 12 options for their preferred search engine for the pre-installed Google app and...

Apple will let developers appeal unfair or biased app removals

Apple hosted its second virtual WWDC event yesterday and announced changes coming to the Apple ecosystem with iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, macOS 12, watchOS 8, and tvOS 15. Besides these changes for the users, the keynote also had announcements for the developers. Announcements about allowing app development on the iPad and new APIs were...

The Honor 50 looks a bit like the Huawei P50 in these images

Honor is set to launch its first smartphone series after being sold by Huawei in November 2020. The Honor 50 series has been announced to launch on June 16th; it will come with Google Play Services pre-installed and run a Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC. But even months after being separated, the upcoming Honor phones share a...

Wondering how to watch WWDC 2021 virtual keynote on iOS 15, macOS 12, and other Apple stuff? Here’s how!

Apple is hosting its annual WWDC developers conference virtually for the second year in a row. While the giant hosts many events throughout the year, WWDC is where we see most of the announcements about software improvements coming to different operating systems by Apple. At this year's event, Apple will be announcing key changes coming...

What do you want to see from Apple at WWDC 2021?

Apple's annual developer conference is scheduled to take place tomorrow. Like last year's event, WWDC 2021 will also be held virtually due to the challenges of holding an in-person event amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. However, despite these challenges, Apple is expected to announce exciting changes to its entire suite of operating systems, including iOS, iPadOS,...

What Android features do you want to see in iOS 15?

Passionate iOS and Android fans are constantly bickering over which mobile OS is better. While the many differences between Android and iOS have fueled this unrelenting debate, both Google and Apple have clearly adopted key features for Android and iOS respectively from the other. Apple is set to preview the next version of iOS at...

Mark Zuckerberg confirms multi-device support is coming to WhatsApp soon

WhatsApp is the world's most popular instant messaging service. Despite dominating the space for many years, the Facebook-owned messaging service has started to feel the heat from consumers and competitors. Controversial changes to WhatsApp's privacy policy triggered many users to migrate to other platforms like Signal and Telegram in the search for more respect for...

Realme X7 Max 5G launches as the first MediaTek Dimensity 1200 smartphone outside of China

Back in February, Realme launched its X7 series of sub-premium smartphones powered by MediaTek's high-performing chipsets in the Dimensity series. The Realme X7 Pro powered by Dimensity 1000+ also stood out as a notable contender in a saturated smartphone market like India. Today, Realme is launching a new phone in the series — the Realme...

Realme launches new 4K Android TVs in a market dominated by Mi TVs

Realme is a young consumer electronics brand with a fairly wide user base in Asia and Europe. Realme entered the Android TV market in May 2020 with two budget Android TVs, followed by a 55-inch SLED 4K TV in September 2020. Now, the company is launching two new 4K Android TVs in up to 50-inch...

Do you think Microsoft Edge is better than Google Chrome yet?

Google's Chrome is indisputably the most popular browser on both mobile and desktop. But Google's hold over the Internet and users' concerns against being tracked online in sophisticated ways has led many to search for alternatives, and Microsoft's Edge browser is one of the primary substitutes. While its growth can be tied to the fact...

Do you actually use any digital wellbeing apps to manage your smartphone use?

The COVID-19 pandemic has permanently altered the way many of us do work. For those who have shifted to working from home, separating your work and personal life has been a challenge. In addition, lockdowns have seasoned us to spend most of our time in front of a screen, and it's easier than ever to...