Posts From Tushar Mehta

Tushar Mehta
Tushar Mehta

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]

The OnePlus 7 series will get an Android Q beta after release

As expected, this year's Google I/O conference was kicked with the announcement about the third beta preview of Android Q, which brings new iPhone-like navigation gestures, a quick toggle for system-wide dark theme, and some security improvement to the Pixel devices. Along with that, Google also announced that the Android Q beta will be available...

Google Pixel 3a Hands-on: A camera ace with lackluster performance

Google's Pixel series is rightfully named for its impressive photography talents. The latest of this bunch - the Google Pixel 3 - puts forward a heroic stance with its single-camera against the other heavily armed flagships like the Samsung Galaxy S10 series, Huawei P30 Pro, or the latest iPhone X which feature two, three, or...

The Honor 20 Lite brings a 32MP front camera, triple rear cameras, and Kirin 710 for £249

Huawei's sub-brand is set to expand its lineup of affordable flagships with the upcoming Honor 20 and the Honor 20 Pro. The duo will be revealed in London on the 21st of this month and while there's limited information available so far, we recently learned that the Pro variant will feature a hole-punch display. In...

OnePlus rolls out a second Android Pie beta for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T

OnePlus maintains an active channel of beta updates for its users, routinely testing out new features in OxygenOS for its smartphones. While the relative newness of the OnePlus 5/5T and the OnePlus 6/6T earns them most of the company's attention in updates, the company has not forgotten older models - OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T....

MIUI 10.3.2 brings stable Android Pie to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro was launched in November last year, with minor upgrades over the Note 5 Pro in the forms of dual selfie cameras and a notched display. Since the device was typically the same as the Note 5 Pro in terms of internal specifications, it failed to generate a lot of...

OnePlus 7 Pro’s OLED display will be HDR10+ certified

The OnePlus 7 Pro is yet to be officially revealed but the wide range of leaks as well as official teases substantiate the premise that with this new smartphone, OnePlus may finally onboard the flagship bandwagon and offer the experience of a truly premium smartphone. While OnePlus smartphones have always had the leading specifications for...

Pre-order OnePlus 7 Pro in India and get one screen replacement worth ₹15,000 free

OnePlus is all set to launch the OnePlus 7 with simultaneous launches in New York, London, and Bangalore on May 14. Usually, OnePlus announces pre-order for its flagship killers a week before the launch but since it's also launching a Pro variant of the OnePlus 7 this year, the pre-orders have already gone live in...

Google Maps tests showing a crowd-sourced menu for restaurants

For many years now, Google Maps has been helping us find the easiest routes to our destinations. The traffic predictions that the app makes are fairly accurate and reliable and besides helping us with traffic, Google Maps may soon tell us about how crowded our public transport ride may be. Apart from helping us with...

The Pixel 2 won’t officially get the Pixel 3’s Top Shot Google Camera feature

The launch of the Pixel 3 duo last year may have been spoiled due to the veracity of the leaks which started flowing in months before the launch, but Google managed to keep things interesting with camera features like Top Shot, Super Res Zoom, Night Sight, Photobooth, and a host of AR playmoji. Among these...

How to add call recording support to the EMUI 9 dialer on the Huawei Mate 20, Huawei P30, and other devices

Call recording is often associated with risky business but it can also be very useful, so much so that Google might be adding it the future versions of Android. It comes in handy when you wish to ensure that you don't miss vital details during an interview or a business call without having to jot...

Samsung and Apple’s smartphone sales declined in Q1 2019 while Huawei’s grew 50%

In the first quarter of 2019, we experienced some of the most polarizing trends in the smartphone market, including optical zoom, ultrasonic fingerprint scanners, as many as five rear cameras, different means to accommodate the selfie camera etc. But even this extensive innovation could not prevent the global market from plunging for the sixth consecutive...

MIUI 9.5.1 adds lock screen clock customization and automatically showing notifications with face unlock, hints at home screen swipe gestures and the return of Child Mode

Xiaomi is often quick to mimic new features introduced in Android and add them to MIUI, even without bumping the version of Android to the latest. It recently replicated Google's Digital Wellbeing and anti-probing features for Wi-Fi, and added them to MIUI beta besides also including a floating calculator in stable builds to help users...