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 M30 to launch in India on February 27 with triple rear cameras and a 5000mAh battery

After years of dominance in the Indian smartphone market, Samsung is now struggling to keep up with Xiaomi's disruptive pricing and has lost its pole position to the Chinese smartphone maker. To gain its dominance back and take on Xiaomi's offerings in the mid-range, Samsung revised its priorities and recently launched the Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 in India....

Moto Camera update adds Live Filters, new manual mode features, and Leveler UI

Motorola might not be the first in line to bring the latest tricks to its official Camera app, but it has been committed to bringing these features well in time. The company recently updated the Moto Camera app with quirks like selfie portrait, spot color isolation, and watermarks. Now, it has a new update which brings Playmoji-style...

Chinese OEMs including Huawei and Xiaomi took 1/3 of the European market share in 2018

Chinese Smartphone manufacturers are having a tough time selling devices at home and in the U.S. Falling sales in China and the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and the Chinese governments have resulted in these companies focussing on Europe instead. The consumers in the continent now seem to be cherishing the idea of a better value for money...

SwiftKey Beta now colors the navigation bar to match the keyboard

Swiftkey keyboard is among the most popular and most used third-party keyboards available for Android. Besides making predictions accurately and learning your typing preferences, Swiftkey offers many themes and customization options like the ability to create your own themes. Swiftkey is now getting a new option to color the navigation bar automatically as per the keyboard's...

Xiaomi, OPPO, LG, and Alcatel have released less phones with NFC in the past 4 years

NFC or Near Field Communication is an amazingly useful technology that you'll find on many mid-range and high-end smartphones. Using NFC, you can tap on other accessories like headphones to connect with them over Bluetooth, make payments at PoS machines, share files via Android Beam (RIP), or even read the data stored programmable NFC tags...

Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s official One UI update rolls out in Eastern Europe and India

Samsung has gradually improved its handling of smartphone updates. The company recently updated the four-year-old Samsung Galaxy S6 with January 2019's security patch update. Now comes a sweet delight for another, more recent flagship - the Galaxy Note 8. The stable version of Samsung's new One UI, which is based on Android Pie, is now...

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e and Galaxy Fit leak, new tablet and wearables could launch next week

The perpetual increase in smartphone screen sizes has contributed to a constant decline in the global sales of tablets. Another reason for this decline is, perhaps, the thinning line between smartphones and portable-yet-powerful laptops. But in spite of this shrinkage, Apple and Samsung are two of the major brands that have not held back from...

Xiaomi’s MIUI 10 Global software is getting a built-in dark theme

Xiaomi’s MIUI brings the latest Android features irrespective of the Android version it is based on. MIUI 10 based on Android Oreo, for instance, borrowed the notification shade and the vertical volume controls from the Android Pie developer preview. Now, MIUI is likely to embrace another unreleased Android feature and that is a system-wide dark...

Nearly 4-year-old Samsung Galaxy S6 gets January 2019 security update

Samsung is gearing up to launch the Galaxy S10 series later this month. But amidst this pre-launch bustle and rampage in form of leaks, the company has not forgotten its older devices. The four-year-old Samsung Galaxy S6 is still being updated and it sure feels like an exception among the usual crowd of Android devices. As...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 will be launching in India on February 28th

The Redmi Note 7 is one of Xiaomi's most anticipated devices under its new Redmi branding, all because of its 48MP camera. Nearly one month after its launch, Xiaomi has already managed to sell 1 million units in China, and the smartphone is now set to take over India. Xiaomi has now announced that the Redmi Note...

The OPPO F11 Pro is coming soon to India with a 48MP camera

OPPO is fairly popular in China and India and ranks among the top five smartphone brands in both countries. With its new offshoot - Realme - rapidly gaining its own share of popularity in India's mid-range market, OPPO is concentrating on its chief prowess, i.e. photography. Official teasers now confirm that OPPO is bringing a new...

Affordable Flagship Camera Stand-off: OnePlus 6T/6 vs Honor View20

Affordable flagships have been a hit in the last couple of years. While the space was dictated by OnePlus until last year, brands like Huawei's Honor and Xiaomi have been upping the game and offering stiff competition. Honor's newest release - the Honor View20 - comes out as a firm competitor for the OnePlus 6T/6....