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Noise launches Shots X3 Bass truly wireless earphones with Bluetooth 5 in India for ₹3,999

With more and more smartphones getting rid of the trusty 3.5 mm headphone jack, the accessory market is running to keep up in India. While wireless headphones and earphones were popular on their own prior to the demise of the headphone jack, they have recently started becoming a priority purchase for many users despite their...

Google is adding ‘Nearby’ API to Chromebooks for connecting to BLE beacons

Google added its Nearby feature to Android phones back in 2015 and upgrading it to version 2.0 nearly a year ago. The premise is simple - your phone listens for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and inaudible sounds to find out if you are in the proximity of other capable devices. Shops or brands often use BLE beacons...

OnePlus 6 Hands-On: Redefined Speed and a Premium Design that Reflects 2018’s Smartphone Trends

The OnePlus 6 has just been announced, sporting a new look and the beefy set of specifications we’ve come to expect from OnePlus. Last year’s OnePlus 5T is a tough act to follow, but the company seeks to entice customers by doubling down on its core user experience tenets while polishing their approach to design,...

The OnePlus 6 is official with a 6.28″ notched display, Snapdragon 845, and dual rear cameras

The latest OnePlus flagship device, the OnePlus 6, has been announced. The official product page for the device has already gone live, which you can check out here. The device is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, features up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, and has a large 6.28-inch notched OLED display with...

LG G7 ThinQ Hands-on: Improvements where it matters

By all accounts, the LG G7 ThinQ has had a troubled history. The Korean company's mobile division intended to launch the flagship at Mobile World Congress 2018 in March, reportedly, but put the breaks on plans after LG chief Jo Seong-jin ordered the team to "[start] from scratch" and find a "strong[er] selling point". For a...

The LG G7 ThinQ is official: here are the specifications

After months of rumors and leaks, LG officially announced the LG G7 ThinQ today. The phone is the successor to last year's LG G6. It has a refreshed design, a display notch, the latest-generation system-on-chip (in the form of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845), and a new dual camera setup. The ThinQ branding for the phone follows...

Qualcomm Announces the Snapdragon 636 with Kryo 260 CPU Cores

Five months after launching the Snapdragon 630 and Snapdragon 660 platforms, Qualcomm has now expanded their mid-range SoC lineup in the 600 series of SoCs by announcing the Snapdragon 636. This new chipset is a direct successor to the Snapdragon 630. The Snapdragon 636 has a list of major new features which will have an impact...