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]

Samsung Galaxy S10 gets Note 10’s improved gallery, device search, and more with upcoming update

Smartphone manufacturers introduce new features with their leading devices and these features eventually make their way to older and relatively affordable others. Back in September, Samsung added the Galaxy Note 10's DeX mode and camera features to the Galaxy S10. Now, they are rolling out a new update and bringing many other Galaxy Note 10's...

Huami Amazfit GTR review: The most complemented smartwatch I’ve ever worn

I absolutely adore touchscreens and the only time I'm not toying with my smartphone's touchscreen is when I'm exhausting my excess calories – well, unless I'm wearing a smartwatch. If I happen to be wearing one, I use the opportunity to stroke my ego about the distance I have run, the calories I have burnt,...

Galaxy S11 leak points to three 5G models with curved displays

The Samsung Galaxy S11 series launch is at least three months away but the tech community has started preparing for leaks about the ravishing flagship lineup. Last week, we learned that Samsung is planning some innovation on the camera front and might deploy the 108MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX S5KHMX camera sensor on future Samsung...

Customize the AOD color in MIUI with the Trinity Substratum theme

Xiaomi and Redmi smartphones are highly valued for their effective pricing. At the same time, their efforts to improve the software experience with their own Android overlay – MIUI – aren't hidden from anyone. With MIUI 11, Xiaomi added the "Breathing Light" feature, which, just like OnePlus' "Horizon Lighting" and Samsung's "Edge Lighting," lights up...

Make OxygenOS look more Pixel-like with the Out of Oxygen Substratum theme

OxygenOS by OnePlus is among the most loved Android interfaces. Drawing its philosophy from custom ROMs like yesteryears' most popular ROM, CyanogenMod, OxygenOS features an almost-stock Android UI with several options for customization. Over the years, little changes in OxygenOS has magnified to the extent that it now has its own iconography and peculiar design...

Xiaomi Mi Watch is unapologetically inspired by the Apple Watch, but costs only $185

Xiaomi has been well-known for its fitness products, especially the Mi Band lineup. In the past, Xiaomi has depended on another Chinese company Huami – the maker of Amazfit smartwatches – for these Mi Bands. Today, alongside the launch of the Mi CC9 Pro and the Mi TV 5 Series, Xiaomi announced its first true...

Xiaomi Mi TV 5 and Mi TV 5 Pro series launched in China with 55″, 65″, and 75″ models

Xiaomi is recognized as a smartphone brand in markets outside of Asia, but it has also helped users in markets like China and India reap the best value from general living room electronics and connected devices. Xiaomi's line-up of LED TVs is incredibly popular in these markets for the high-value conversion they bear, and today,...

Magisk v20.1 and Magisk Manager v7.4.0 introduces new hiding mode for Android 9+ devices

Magisk is an incredible tool for Android rooting enthusiasts. It is a systemless interface created by XDA's Recognized Developer topjohnwu and can be used for much more than just rooting your devices. The interface helps users tinker with the system settings without actually making changes to the system files. Besides allowing the installation of a wide...

[Update 3: OPPO clarifies] World’s most popular PC game, League of Legends, is reportedly coming to mobile

League of Legends is arguably one of the most prominent games for PC, with a player count of almost 120 million. Besides being among the most-played PvP titles for PC, League of Legends is also among the most popular MMO games adopted for eSports. The popularity has been evergrowing since 2009 when League of Legends...

[Update 1: WhatsApp sues Israeli firm] WhatsApp vulnerability allowed installation of spyware on smartphones

Facebook has had a tough time since the revelations of the Cambridge Analytica data harvesting case came out last year. At the F8 conference this year, the chief executive Mark Zuckerberg promised to execute a "re-plumbing" job to make Facebook and its sister platforms – including WhatsApp and Instagram – more private and secure. But,...

Motorola One Macro Camera Review: A New Precedent for Budget Macro Photography

The race to broaden the scope of budget smartphone photography is more intense than ever. Brands like Realme, Redmi, Honor, and others have tried to outpace each other by introducing budget and mid-range devices with as many as four cameras on the back. Motorola is trying to enter this competition but with the philosophy of...

Motorola launches Moto G8 Plus with 48MP primary camera, GoPro-esque Action Cam along with Moto G8 Play and Moto E6 Play

Motorola has been a roll when it comes to launching new devices one after another. In the last couple of months, the company has launched the Motorola One Action, Motorola One Zoom, Moto E6 series, and very recently the Motorola One Macro. The company appears to be focussing on aspects of the entertainment as well...