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Xiaomi to Discontinue MIUI Beta Program for Certain Smartphones

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced that it is changing its development policies and plans for MIUI, and limiting beta access to fewer devices....

Xiaomi to Discontinue MIUI Beta Program for Certain Smartphones

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Xiaomi Could Release MIUI 11 As Early As September: Report Xiaomi's Product Director has hinted that MIUI 11 could launch as early as next month. A new speech-to-text translation feature is also hinted for the dialler app....
17:16, 08/19/2019

Xiaomi Set to Bring MIUI Update Based on Android Q in Q4 2019 Xiaom Mi 9, Mi 8, Mi 8 Explorer Edition, Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint Edition, Mi Mix 2S, Mi Mix 3, Mi 9 SE, Redmi K20, and Redmi K20 Pro are set to receive MIUI update based on Android Q in the fourth......
06:48, 06/14/2019

Here's how many smartphones Xiaomi actually sold last quarter Xiaomi Mi 9Xiaomi sold 27.8 million smartphones last quarter, according to Counterpoint Research’s latest report. Strategy Analytics, however, disagrees and says the data it collected shows shipments of 27.5 million devices. Ask IDC and this figure d...
13:00, 05/03/2019

HTC and Xiaomi smartphones risk being removed from sale in the UK If you're looking to buy the HTC Desire 12, Desire 12 Plus or Desire 12s in the UK you may have trouble finding them, because sales of the handsets are to be suspended.Why? The handsets have been found to be infringing an IPCom (an IP management...
01:48, 08/06/2019

Xiaomi readying four smartphones with Samsung's 108MP camera sensor Xiaomi is developing as many as four smartphones with 108MP camera sensor on the back, after Samsung announced its highest megapixel count sensor earlier last month. At the time, Xiaomi had revealed that a Mi branded phone with the said sensor was in...
02:48, 09/03/2019

Xiaomi Doesn't Expect Economic Slowdown to Impact Smartphones in India With economic slowdown beginning to adversely affect several industries in India, Xiaomi India said on Wednesday that smartphone sales would remain insulated from the impact as the festive season......
13:00, 08/21/2019

Xiaomi Ships 32 Million Smartphones in Q2, Posts 15 Percent Rise in Sales Xiaomi reported 15 percent growth in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, its slowest ever, as fewer people bought smartphones at home and rival Huawei grabbed market share....
08:00, 08/20/2019

Huawei Mate 20 Pro reinstated to the Android Q beta program Last week, we told you that Google had removed the Huawei Mate 20 Pro from its list of phones that are part of the Android Q beta program. This, of course, came after the U.S. put Huawei on the Commerce Department's Entity List. This prevents the com...
17:00, 05/30/2019

JB Hi-Fi Australia is officially selling Xiaomi and Vivo smartphones in Australia Only a few months ago Xiaomi launched an Australian Mi store and became available on Amazon, marking the end of the phone manufacturer’s official absence from the local market, but the Chinese tech giant has today taken it one step further.A n...
18:16, 08/19/2019

Youth in foster care to get free smartphones, internet access in pilot program The pilot program will provide smartphones with an unlimited calling plan to more than 30,000 current and former foster youth between ages 13 and 26.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Huawei Mate 20 Pro makes a comeback on Google's Android Q beta program When Google officially announced the Android Q beta program at Google IO 2019 in early May, it revealed 21 handsets that were part of the beta program. One of those handsets was Huawei's Mate 20 Pro, however, when the US Government put Huaw...
01:48, 05/31/2019

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2019 Beta Dates: When does MW Beta release for Xbox One, PS4? Infinity Ward and Activision may be set to announce a beta for the newest CoD game sometime this month - here's everything we know about the online test so far....
00:16, 07/21/2019

PUBG Mobile Season 8 Beta Live: How to download iOS, Android Royale Pass beta Tencent has recently rolled out version 0.13.4 to players, and now you can sign into the beta and trial Season 8 early - here's what you need to know....
12:00, 07/08/2019

iOS 13 public beta 2 released alongside second iPadOS beta Apple has released the next version of its upcoming software for iPhone and iPad, as the iOS 13 public beta 2 and iPadOS public beta 2 are now available on compatible devices.The second public beta of iOS 13 and iPadOS are likely to deliver a slightl...
04:32, 07/09/2019

Poco F1 to Receive Dark Mode With MIUI 11, PocoPhone Chief Says Poco F1 will be receiving the dark mode with the MIUI 11, the PocoPhone Global Head Alvin Tse has said. Dark mode is currently available only on select phones, including Redmi Note 7, in the stable......
10:32, 06/19/2019

Google will discontinue Google Hire by 2020 — just 2 years after launch Another Google service bites the dust, and this time it’s Google Hire. The company said it’ll shut down the job tracking system by next year. Hire helped HR departments keep track of and communicate with candidates. This tool was a product in develop...
13:32, 08/28/2019

Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi 6 Pro Getting Android Pie-Based MIUI Update in India Redmi Note 5 Pro and Redmi 6 Pro both were originally running MIUI 9, though Redmi Note 5 Pro was launched with Android Nougat, whereas Redmi Note 6 Pro had Android Oreo....
11:16, 06/01/2019

Best Smartphones Under Rs. 10,000 Right Now Best mobile phones under 10,000: Redmi Note 7 and Redmi 7 feature in our top picks of best smartphones priced below Rs. 10,000. Other phones include the Nokia 5.1 Plus, Realme U1, Samsung Galaxy M20......
11:16, 06/01/2019

Best Smartphones Under Rs. 8,000 Right Now Best mobile phones under 8000: Realme C2, Infinix Smart 3 Plus feature in our top picks of best smartphones priced below Rs. 8,000. Other phones include Realme C1 and Asus ZenFone Max M1....
10:00, 05/29/2019

The Best Smartphones Under Rs. 20,000 Right Now Best Mobile Phones Under 20,000: Realme 3 Pro and Poco F1 feature in this really competitive list of best smartphones. Other phones include the Samsung Galaxy A150, Nokia 7.1, and Redmi Note 7 Pro....
19:16, 06/03/2019

The 10 best smartphones you can buy right now After a short few months with no new phones, it's time to see the latest and greatest from Samsung, Huawei, Apple, Google, LG, and more. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 was just revealed and makes an appearance in our top five....
13:48, 08/09/2019

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Review Review indexDesign | Fingerprint Scanner | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Performance and Memory | Internet and Connectivity | Camera | Call quality | Battery life | Price and Alternatives | ConclusionIn the beginning was the scre...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Xiaomi Mi 9 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor, Performance and Memory | Camera | Sound Quality | Call quality | Battery life | ConclusionThe Xiaomi Mi 9 is the company’s first phone with the latest Snapdragon 855 and it’s rea...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is the UK's first 5G phone The race to bring 5G to the UK is coming to a head – EE announced it will switch on its network on May 30, beating the competition to the punch.But now we've heard Vodafone will actually launch its first exclusive 5G phone before that, ma...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Xiaomi Mi CC9 vs Mi CC9e: What's Different? The freshly launched Xiaomi Mi CC9 and the Mi CC9e look similar in design, but they differ when it comes to their internal hardware such as processor, display, and battery....
00:16, 07/03/2019

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 is now available to buy in the UK If you've been eagerly waiting to get your hands on the new Xiaomi Mi Band 4 then you're in luck, as it's now available to buy in the UK.You can now pick up the fitness tracker from the Xiaomi website, and it'll set you back £...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Best Smartphones Of 2016 (Under Rs 10,000) 2016 was a great year for smartphones. The year saw the mobile landscape undergo a drastic shift with companies like LeEco, Motorola, OnePlus, Xiaomi and Asus redefining the definition of budget devices.Smartphones under Rs 10,000 these days are not ...
18:16, 08/07/2019

The 20 best smartphones in the world Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider What's the best smartphone? This list focuses primarily on high-end flagship devices, but the best flagship smartphones don't have to be the most expensive. Value plays a huge role in this list, and there's a cou...
14:32, 05/25/2019

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Review No one likes it when things become more expensive to purchase. In the smartphone world, increases in prices are all too familiar and it’s a trend that’s unlikely to stop – ever. And that’s partly why Pocophone, a sub-brand of Chinese tech company Xia...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Xiaomi Redmi 7 Review Redmi 7 offers significant upgrades over the Xiaomi Redmi 6 including a large 6.26-inch HD+ screen, powerful processor, and plastic body with gradient design options....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Xiaomi to Launch Mi A3 Today: Everything You Need to Know Mi A3 is all set to be launched today. Xiaomi will be unveiling the smartphone in Spain at 3pm CEST. In addition to the Mi A3, the Chinese smartphone maker is also expected to announce the new Mi A3......
21:48, 07/16/2019

Are pop-up cameras here to stay on our smartphones? Smartphone manufacturers have a problem, and that problem is us – the smartphone consumer. When they ask us what we want, we say: everything! We want our screens to be bigger but the bezels to be smaller, our batteries to last longer but ...
15:48, 07/29/2019

All the Smartphones That Became More Affordable This Month The phones that have received a price cut in India include the Oppo F11 Pro, Oppo R17 Pro, Vivo V15 Pro, Samsung Galaxy A10, Samsung Galaxy A20, and Samsung Galaxy A30, and more....
20:00, 05/25/2019

5 unique smartphones you can buy in India Take a candy bar design, slap it with the latest and most powerful internals, make sure it comes with the latest fizz like a PDAF camera, a fingerprint scanner, metallic body and some resistance to external agents like water or dust and you pretty mu...
18:16, 08/07/2019

We must keep smartphones from making us dumber Most of us whose brains haven’t been fried by overuse of “smart” phones have tacitly assumed that there are great dangers to the overuse of those devices. Now, researchers in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia are confirming for us ...
14:48, 06/17/2019

5 of the best smartphones announced at IFA 2019 Now that IFA 2019 is over, we can pore over all the announcements from one of the world’s biggest annual tech events. There were a few new phones announced from some of the biggest companies like Samsung, Nokia and Motorola, and a returning fo...
09:00, 09/08/2019

Using smartphones to pay? That's so yesterday in China Chinese technology giants have leapfrogged U.S. companies in popularizing mobile payments. Now, they are trying to get people to bypass their smartphones and make payments by simply looking into screens....
12:00, 06/17/2019

TV’s biggest competitor? TCL's CEO says smartphones Screens are everywhere now. Taking into account mobile phones, tablets, laptops, desktops and televisions – not to mention smart displays – it’s no longer surprising to have several screen-based devices in your home, making the c...
12:48, 06/14/2019

5G smartphones: A cheat sheet This comprehensive guide covers plans from leading smartphone vendors as the industry begins wide deployment of 5G mobile networks and devices that leverage them....
15:16, 07/30/2019

Xiaomi Mi 9 UK release date set for April 30 Xiaomi has finally announced the Xiaomi Mi 9 UK release date, its mid-range flagship smartphone. The handset is already available in China, as well as several European countries including Italy and Spain, but we hadn't heard of a UK launch until...
03:00, 04/29/2019

The Xiaomi Pocophone F1's successor(s) may have already been announced The Xiaomi Redmi K20 ProThe Xiaomi Pocophone F1 was the undisputed 2018 flagship killer thanks to its impressive specifications and surprisingly low price. The smartphone is now nine months old, though, and that means a successor should be just aroun...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Xiaomi Mi CC 9 Series Launch Set for Today: Here's All You Need to Know Xiaomi's Mi CC 9 series is set to launch later today at an event In China. Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming Mi CC 9 series phones....
20:16, 07/01/2019

Mi A3 Will Excel at Photography, Xiaomi Teases Xiaomi's upcoming Android One Phone, the Mi A3, has been leaked in full, revealing its design and internal specifications such as Snapdragon 665 and triple rear cameras....
03:32, 07/13/2019

The first smartphone with a 64MP camera could come from Xiaomi Xiaomi isn't a high-end (in terms of price) smartphone maker, but its got a knack for firsts – the Xiaomi Mi 9 was the first handset in the world released with the Snapdragon 855 chipset, and now it looks like a future Xiaomi device could...
04:00, 06/19/2019

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Review There is one main reason why Chinese brand Xiaomi has skyrocketed to success and millions of people are buying its phones: the price. Xiaomi phones are dirt cheap devices for what they offer and today we have the new Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 that costs le...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Xiaomi unleashes Mi Band 2 in India for just Rs 1,999! Xiaomi, in an event in New Delhi today unveiled the Mi Band 2 for a staggeringly low price of Rs 1,999.The Mi Band 2 is the successor of the extremely popular Mi Band 1 and improves upon it in several ways. A display. Finally! The Mi Band 2 now comes...
18:16, 08/07/2019

Xiaomi launches Redmi K20 and K20 Pro in India The much-awaited smartphones from Xiaomi's stable, Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro are now official in India. The Redmi K20 is the company's mid-range phone while the Pro variant goes well beyond the segment and into a premium range. It wi...
03:00, 07/17/2019

Xiaomi's new Mi Band 4 is selling better than hotcakes The Xiaomi Mi Band 3 fitness tracker was one of the top-selling wearables of 2018. According to IDC, Xiaomi shipped 23.3 million units last year giving the company a 13.5% share of the market. That placed the Mi Band 3 behind only the Apple Watch, wh...
07:48, 06/24/2019

Parents just as addicted to their smartphones as their kids Swipe as I do, not as I say. That could be the mantra of parents who teach their children how much time to spend on their iPhones Androids, tablets, computers and watching television. More than one-third of teenagers and over one-quarter of parents w...
10:16, 05/31/2019

Sony will keep making smartphones, whatever the cost Sony's new CEO has confirmed that the company will keep faith in its mobile division, despite its numerous struggles. Kenichiro Yoshida (pictured), who replaced Kaz Hirai as head of the Japanese giant, told journalists that he wouldn't walk...
10:32, 05/22/2019

Best Android smartphones (July 2019) If you are in the market for a new Android smartphone, here are a selection that offer a level of power and performance that would give the iPhone a run for its money....
15:16, 07/02/2019

Best unlocked phone in the US: 10 smartphones with no contract The best unlocked phone in the US provides the freedom to choose the mobile carrier you want at any time. With an unlocked phone, you can switch from one carrier to the next with no contracts forcing you to stick around for a year or more, so you can...
16:48, 06/26/2019

The best Amazon Prime deals on smartphones Amazon Prime has always offered sweet deals on phones for its members, though with a bit of a catch. If you went for one of the alluring offers, you'd have to put up with ads on your lock screen. This was a non-issue for some people, but many others ...
05:48, 06/12/2019

Best phone in the US for 2019: the top 15 smartphones we've tested The best phone in 2019 in the US has a decent price, fast performance, a versatile camera and, crucially, long-lasting battery life. Foldable and 5G phones are more a 2020 thing, so this may be your last 4G LTE purchase – so it's gotta be...
19:48, 06/20/2019

My credit rating suffered when I tried to buy smartphones After ordering and checking my credit rating several times, I can’t reverse the damage to my ratingI ordered two new smartphone contracts for myself and my wife. My wife decided to go for a different handset, so I cancelled her contract and reapplied...
02:32, 06/20/2019

Motorola will soon have three 5G-capable smartphones on Verizon Technically, Verizon only sells one smartphone capable of tapping into the carrier's next-gen 5G technology (in "select" parts of two US cities) out the box. But before the Galaxy S10 5G was even released, Big Red allowed its subscribers in Chicago a...
10:48, 05/30/2019

'League of Legends' might be coming to smartphones League of Legends might eventually take up residence on fans' iOS and Android homescreens. Developer Riot is said to be working with parent company Tencent on a mobile version of the ultra-popular MOBA....
10:32, 05/22/2019

Top budget smartphones with big batteries in India A decent battery is the root of any smartphone worth its salt. It ensures that you can get the most out of your phone during any point of the day, without worrying about battery drain. More importantly, it dictates whether or not you can listen to tu...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Half of all smartphones sold in 2023 'will be 5G' 5G smartphones will account for more than half of all mobile phone sales by 2023 as manufacturers seeking to arrest the ongoing contraction of the market.According to Gartner, sales of devices (PCs, tablets and mobile phones) will fall by 3.3 per cen...
09:16, 07/17/2019

Cellphones and smartphones that no longer exist 24/7 Tempo looked at media reports, product reviews, sales data and company websites to identify popular mobile phones that have been discontinued.       ...
07:48, 07/19/2019

Best smartphones under Rs 7,000 in India for August 2019 With the increasing competition in the budget smartphone segment, choosing a smartphone is becoming more and more difficult. If you are a first-time smartphone buyer or want a pocket friendly smartphone, it can be confusing, mostly because there are ...
09:00, 08/23/2019

Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi launches its first smart TV Looks like Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi is challenging OnePlus and Honor in the smart TV department. Redmi CEO Lu Weibing has revealed the brand's first TV, along with the Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro at an event in Beijing. The company's s...
05:00, 08/30/2019

Xiaomi wants to dominate the smartphone market with Redmi's help The Redmi Note 7International markets are becoming increasingly more important to Xiaomi. And in an interview with Sina Tech, the CEO of Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi, Lu Weibing, did nothing to hide this fact and openly detailed the company’s plans for g...
17:32, 05/31/2019

Xiaomi disputes analyst shipment figures Xiaomi is made a “voluntary” statement to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, disputing recent smartphone shipment estimates provided by unnamed analyst organisations.The Chinese smartphone manufacturer says the actual figure is higher and wa...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Xiaomi is planning a phone with a 108-megapixel camera Suddenly, Samsung's 64-megapixel phone camera sensor seems antiquated. Xiaomi has revealed that it will not only use the 64MP sensor in an upcoming Redmi phone, but that a future phone will pack a 108MP (oddly billed as 100MP) "ultra-clear" Sams...
13:16, 08/07/2019

Xiaomi Mi Band 5 is in the works and might be coming fairly soon The Xiaomi Mi Band 4 went on sale in June, and the Xiaomi Mi Band 5 is already being developed according to Wang Huang, founder, chairman of the board and chief executive officer at Huami (the company that makes the Mi Bands for Xiaomi).According to ...
03:48, 08/20/2019

Xiaomi Mi CC9, Mi CC9e, Mi CC9 Meitu Custom Edition: All You Need to Know Xiaomi Mi CC9, Mi CC9e, Mi CC9 Meitu Custom Edition series are confirmed to sport a 32-megapixel selfie sensor, a triple rear camera setup, and colourful gradient back panels....
05:48, 06/29/2019

Xiaomi's next big innovation could be a solar-powered smartphone Xiaomi has filed patents with WIPO (World Intellectual Property Office) for a smartphone with a solar panel on the back. Xiaomi has become a significant player in the smartphone space around the world. However, this smartphone equipped with a solar p...
03:48, 08/05/2019

Consumers in the U.S. and overseas can now pre-order the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 Even though the device has yet to be announced, the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 can already be pre-ordered from online retailer AliExpress (via @stufflistings). The fitness tracker is priced at $49.99 with free shipping to the states, and new U.S. customers can...
15:32, 06/07/2019

Xiaomi’s Mi Band 4 fitness tracker is swimproof and only $25 If you’re starting your fitness journey, or just want to give someone a gift, Xiaomi’s fitness trackers have been very pocket-friendly options. Today, the company released the new version of its tracker called the Mi Band 4 costing just $25. The new ...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 shown off in a new teaser poster The Xiaomi Mi Band 4 is set to be unveiled next week at an event in China, and the Founder of the company has just shared a teaser image of what we can expect to see.It's the first time we've officially been able to see the full band in mar...
07:32, 06/07/2019

Xiaomi’s Redmi K20 Pro will have 3 rear cameras and no notch, for only $400 After last year’s Poco F1, Xiaomi is once again gunning for the top spot in the affordable premium smartphone ($400-$700) segment in India – which is currently held by OnePlus. It’s hitting back with the new Redmi K20 Pro, which features top-of-the-l...
05:00, 07/17/2019

Xiaomi's latest smartphone really is a flagship killer After teasing its own ‘Flagship Killer 2.0’ for quite some time, today Xiaomi has announced the new Redmi K20 Pro in China and, as expected, it certainly doesn’t disappoint.All the specs you'd expect from a flagshipAs you’d expect from any flagship-l...
05:16, 05/28/2019

Xiaomi Mi A3 rumored to launch in India on August 23 Xiaomi’s extensive lineup of budget smartphones is soon going to get a new member with the Mi A3. This Android One device could launch in India as soon as August 23.In 2017, Xiaomi surprised the world by unveiling a smartphone that ran on stoc...
20:16, 08/09/2019

Mi A3 Set to Launch in India on August 21, Xiaomi Confirms Mi A3 launch date in India is set for August 21, Xiaomi India Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain announced on social media. The phone debuted in Spin last month with a starting price of EUR 249......
01:32, 08/13/2019

Xiaomi to Launch a New Smartphone Lineup Tomorrow Xiaomi has revealed that it will be launching a new series of smartphones on Friday in China. The company is teasing the launch event on its official Weibo page and has stated that the event will......
16:48, 06/20/2019

Samsung smartphones to benefit from US-China trade war The escalating global politico-economic risks are expected to benefit Samsung smartphones but impact the overall global demand this year, especially for Apple and Huawei. Mia Huang, analyst at TrendForce, said that the demand has weakened even more t...
10:00, 06/16/2019

Remember when Huawei said its Android replacement isn’t for smartphones? Well, it is After insisting for months that the company preferred to continue relying on Google’s Android mobile operating system in its handsets, despite a lingering US ban that precludes Google from allowing that to happen, Huawei appears to have finally...
11:48, 08/05/2019

Get the world's best smartphones with these £24/pm mobile phone deals If the past year or so has proved anything, it's that a phone price of over £1,000 is the new normal. Keeping up to date with the latest and greatest phones has become a costly investment many are no longer willing to make.But luckily, ther...
12:48, 05/03/2019

HTC U19e, Desire 19+ Mid-Range Smartphones Launched HTC has added two new smartphones to its portfolio after not launching a single phone in almost six months. The new HTC U19e and Desire 19+ are mid-range smartphones that will released in the......
18:32, 06/11/2019

Scientists can now manipulate brains using smartphones: study Mind control has never been so high-tech. Scientists have created a tiny, smartphone-controlled brain implant capable of selectively manipulating brain cell circuits — and uncovering neurological problems, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s...
14:48, 08/06/2019

Citroen admits smartphones trump its in-car infotainment Citroen and sibling brands Peugeot, DS to move away from native user interface systems Peugeot, Citroën and DS will devote far less time and effort working on the user interface systems of future models, focusing instead on the ease of integrating w...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Huawei says will continue support for smartphones and tablets Huawei said it would continue to provide security updates and services for its smartphones and tablets after Google said it would comply with an order barring the Chinese company from updates to its Android operating system....
04:16, 05/20/2019

Nokia might be preparing not one, but two 5G smartphones, including a 'value flagship' The lack of 5G support is the least of the Nokia 9 PureView's problemsEven though 5G network deployment continues to move at a snail's pace, market analysts expect the groundbreaking new cellular technology to make a difference for global smartphone ...
08:32, 06/10/2019

The Huawei ban will cut its sales by up to 60 million smartphones a year Huawei is at the center of the United States’ trade war with China right now, although US officials have cited security concerns when going forward with restrictions (although that might be a huge lie). As things stand right now, US companies c...
06:48, 06/17/2019

Size and security key to Samsung's latest smartphones Samsung has unveiled two new entries in its Galaxy Note smartphone range, with the top model boasting the biggest screen and battery ever packed into one of its handsets....
17:16, 08/07/2019

8 awesome hidden features in Windows 10 smartphones Microsoft recently launched its new high-end smartphones- Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL in India. Not only does this mark the release of a new set of flagships, the 950 and 950 XL also herald the official debut of Microsoft's latest mobile OS - Win...
18:16, 08/07/2019

Unix at 50: How the OS that powered smartphones started from failure Enlarge / Ken Thompson (sitting) and Dennis Ritchie (standing) in front of a PDP-11. Ritchie annotated this press image for Bell Labs as "an amusing photo," and he joked that he had much "more luxuriant and darker hair" at the time of the photo than ...
07:32, 08/29/2019

Huawei barred from using SD memory cards in its smartphones Although Huawei has been given a reprieve from the initial punishment imposed by the United States, it looks like the Chinese company is close to losing its smartphone business, as more US companies announce they unwillingness to continue to work wit...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Future smartphones could be made of this material to keep cool When you buy a smartphone it'll likely have a plastic, glass or metal body, but in the future you might not get these options – instead, your handset could be made of a new custom polymer.Researchers at MIT recently unveiled a new polymer...
11:16, 04/30/2019

Smartphones to help spot signs of Alzheimer’s before symptoms appear Smartphones will be able to spot Alzheimer’s disease up to 30 years before symptoms appear, scientists say. The new digital test is reportedly 90 percent accurate, compared to 50 percent for current basic methods using pen and paper questions. It use...
17:16, 05/24/2019

Best budget smartphones in India 2019: phones under Rs 10,000 When it comes to more affordable smartphones there are devices existing in the market that have the latest mid-range processors, priced affordably.Moreover, there is a lot to come. We were expecting the Moto G7 Play to debut under the given budg...
04:32, 05/21/2019

You get the iPhone, I’ll get the mortgage - the rising price of smartphones The only sure things in life are death, taxes and rising smartphone prices, at least if the past few years are anything to go by.From the likes of the iPhone 4 costing an average of around $500/£500/AU$860 in only 2010, to prices on some phones ...
04:48, 05/12/2019

Trump Delays Tariffs on Smartphones and Laptops The administration said it would delay planned 10 percent tariffs on a range of electronics until Dec. 15, meaning they should not affect holiday shopping....
04:32, 08/14/2019

No, Teenagers Are Not Growing ‘Skull Horns’ Because of Smartphones More than a year ago, a pair of Australian researchers published a paper in Scientific Reports to little fanfare. In it, they noted that a surprising number of young people were developing bone growths on the backs of their skulls. The researchers po...
10:48, 06/21/2019

Google launches cheaper Pixel 3a smartphones Model has top-spec camera and software but costs more than £300 less than flagship Pixel 3Google is looking to buck the £1,000-plus smartphone trend by launching a cheaper Pixel 3a smartphone that still offers its top-spec camera and software.Announc...
12:32, 05/07/2019

iPhone 11: Apple launches new Pro smartphones with better cameras iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max have faster processors, better screens, and new double and triple camera systemsArcade: Apple’s ‘Netflix for games’Apple Watch Series 5 full detailsApple updates cheapest iPad Apple has launched its latest iPhone 11,...
17:00, 09/10/2019

Xiaomi Reveals Redmi 7A Price and Availability Details Redmi on Tuesday revealed the pricing and availability details of its recently unveiled Redmi 7A smartphones. According to the company, the Redmi 7A will go on sale for the first time on June 6 in......
05:00, 05/28/2019

Xiaomi unveils its Android-powered 65-inch Mi TV 4X at $766 in India At an event in Bangalore, India, today, Xiaomi launched a range of premium smart TVs, including the 65-inch Mi TV 4X, which comes with Android 9.0 and Netflix Ultra HD support. This top-of-the-line unit boasts a 4K panel that supports HDR 10. It also...
05:00, 09/17/2019

Xiaomi Mi Polarised Pilot and Square Sunglasses Listed on Mi.com Both the variants are touted to offer 100 percent protection against UVA, UVB, and UVC rays up to 400 nanometres to protect your eyes under bright sunlight....
06:16, 05/23/2019

New Xiaomi Mi Band 4 renders show it may have a color screen We know Xiaomi is set to introduce a new fitness tracker by the end of 2019, and the latest leaked renders seem to confirm it will be the first wearable from the company to have a color display.Previous Xiaomi Mi Band products have been limited to a ...
05:48, 05/15/2019

Xiaomi Sells Over 100 Million Phones in India in Five Years Xiaomi on Friday announced that it has shipped over 100 million smartphones in India in the last five years. This milestone has been achieved in the period starting Q3 2014 till July 2019....
03:48, 09/06/2019

Xiaomi reveals details about its own under-display camera tech Yesterday, Oppo gave us a sneak peek at something all smartphone enthusiasts have been waiting for years — under-display selfie camera. We’ve all known phones will get there eventually, but until now, all we had seen were sliders on presentations and...
01:32, 06/04/2019

New Xiaomi Mi Band 4 images confirm a color screen The Xiaomi Mi Band 4 is confirmed to be launching in the coming months and yet another leak has suggested we'll be seeing a color display on the upcoming fitness tracker.Posted on Chinese website CNMO, there are new photos of the Mi Band 4 that ...
01:16, 05/21/2019

Xiaomi’s itsy-bitsy Mi 9 SE flagship is designed to be used with one hand Xiaomi’s assault on the European smartphone market continues. Today, it announced the UK launch of its compact Mi 9 SE flagship, which will retail starting at £349 (roughly $440) for the entry-level model. This device bears many similarities with the...
19:16, 06/06/2019

Xiaomi Mi LED Smart Bulb Goes on Open Sale in India at Rs. 1,299 Xiaomi has announced that its Mi LED Smart Bulb is now available to buy for everyone. The smart bulb was originally released via the company's crowdfunding platform in limited quantity in the......
02:00, 06/14/2019

Xiaomi Becomes Youngest Company On Fortune Global 500 List The Beijing-based global technology firm said the company has, for the first time, made to the Fortune Global 500 list, nine years after its iteration...
03:16, 07/22/2019

Xiaomi Redmi 7A with Snapdragon 439 launched in India starting at Rs 5,999 Xiaomi has announced its most affordable smartphone for 2019-- Redmi 7A in India on Thursday. The 7A succeeds Redmi 6A which was one of the best selling phones of last year for Xiaomi. With the Redmi 7A, the company has gone ahead and updated the int...
02:32, 07/04/2019

Xiaomi Launches a Gamepad for Its Popular Redmi K20 Phones Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi has launched a new gamepad for its Redmi K20 series phones in China. The gamepad will go on sale in China starting tomorrow, August 3....
02:48, 08/02/2019

Xiaomi subtly clones Apple's Memoji with 'Mimoji' Xiaomi has a long history of shadowing Apple's moves, and that now includes one of its cutesier inventions: Memoji. As part of the launch of its CC9 phone series, Xiaomi has introduced "Mimoji" that are a not-so-subtle riff on Apple's 3D av...
08:32, 07/02/2019

CHEAP: This Xiaomi Mi Electric Scooter is at its lowest price yet “Are you sure you want to buy this,” I asked you incredulously. “Yes,” you insist. “I’ve got really good health insurance – and it includes dental.” “But wait,” I retort. “You’ll look really silly.” “I don’t mind,” you said. “I’m completely bereft of...
08:48, 07/28/2019

Xiaomi will let you reserve Redmi K20 Pro in pre-launch sale from July 12 One of the most awaited smartphones by Xiaomi, the Redmi K20 Pro will launch alongside its regular variant on July 17. Seeing the build-up around the launch, Xiaomi has for the first time, announced a pre-launch sale for the Redmi K20 series. Interes...
04:32, 07/09/2019

Xiaomi Mi CC9, Mi CC9e, Mi CC9 Meitu Custom Edition Confirmed The latest teasers confirm that there will be three variants of the Mi CC9 phones, will come with dark blue colour option, and a white glossy colour option as well....
01:32, 06/28/2019

Xiaomi Launches New Mi Gaming Laptop With 144Hz Display Mi Gaming Laptop 2019 price in China starts at CNY 7,499 (roughly Rs. 75,100). It is powered by up to ninth-generation Intel Core i7-9750H along with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of PCIe SSD....
05:48, 08/05/2019

Xiaomi launches new smartphone brand focused on photography It looks like Xiaomi has found a way to take advantage of its latest acquisition, Meitu's hardware business focused on selfie smartphones. Far from being a major player in the smartphone business, Meitu has decided that Xiaomi is the perfect partner ...
13:48, 06/21/2019

Nokia and Xiaomi reveal the first phones to get Android Q updates As some of you probably know by now, Google plans to release the next version of Android, which we now know just as Android Q, sometime in August/September. However, the Mountain View company will release a couple of more Android Q beta updates, whic...
17:00, 05/08/2019

Hidden code reveals that Xiaomi could be first to use this sensor on a phone Remember when you walked around, feeling like the King of the neighborhood because your Samsung Behold had a 5MP camera on back? While a bigger megapixel count doesn't necessarily translate to better pictures, today we have phones like the OnePlus 7 ...
19:32, 06/19/2019

Xiaomi’s Mi A3 brings stock Android, OLED display for €249 The Xiaomi Mi A3. [credit: Xiaomi ] Today Xiaomi announced the Xiaomi Mi A3, the latest phone in its "A" line. In the past, Xiaomi's A line...
15:16, 07/17/2019

Xiaomi to launch Redmi K20 series in India on July 17 Fresh off from the launch of the Redmi 7A in India on Thursday, Xiaomi has now revealed the exact launch date of its much-awaited Redmi K20 series. The Chinese electronics maker has been teasing the impending launch of Redmi K20 from quite a while no...
08:17, 07/05/2019

Xiaomi could unveil the Redmi Note 4 in India by January As per a new report, Xiaomi will bring the Redmi Note 4 to the Indian shores by January 2017. The smartphone has already sold pretty well in China, and it was only a matter of time before the company brought the handset to India.Since the company sel...
18:16, 08/07/2019

iOS 13 beta 5 is now available to download Well what do we have here, Apple fans? Is that a fresh new beta to squash some of those pesky bugs you’ve been suffering with? Apple just released iOS 13 beta 5 and iPadOS beta 5 for developers, or for pretty much anyone who doesn’t feel ...
13:16, 07/29/2019

iOS 13 beta 2 is now available for download With the release of iOS 12 last year, Apple took something of a measured approach and decided to focus on improving overall system stability as opposed to bombarding users with new features. In turn, it’s no surprise that iOS 13 — which A...
16:48, 06/17/2019

iOS 13 beta 3 is now available for download Just a week after Apple shared the first public beta for its upcoming iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 software updates, a new developer beta has been made available to everyone with a developer account. As always, the new iOS beta should include bug fixes and p...
12:32, 07/02/2019

Honor Days Sale Brings Discounts on These Smartphones Honor Days sale is back on Amazon India this week. The sale will run till May 31 and will offer discounts and bundled payment and exchange offers on a bunch of Honor smartphones....
04:16, 05/29/2019

Most Canadians can’t disconnect from their smartphones, annual survey finds At least 46 per cent of Canadians are using their mobile devices in the bathroom, according to the Canadian Internet Registration Authority's survey....
20:32, 07/11/2019

Huawei unveils operating system for smartphones, other devices Huawei unveiled Friday an operating system called HarmonyOS that can be used with smartphones, smart speakers, sensors and other Internet of Things devices....
08:48, 08/09/2019

Huawei's supposed Android alternative isn't meant for smartphones When Huawei trademarked its Hongmeng operating system last month, many assumed it was the long-rumored mobile OS that the company said it could use in place of Android or Windows. But that's not the case. Catherine Chen, a Huawei board member an...
09:16, 07/19/2019

Huawei may not even be able to put microSD card slots in future smartphones While this wouldn't bother Apple, an Android smartphone without an microSD card slot would be pretty disadvantaged. But the company does seem to have planned for this day too, and has a backup in place....
13:16, 05/27/2019

Make smartphones last longer to cut emissions in EU: activists' report Extending the lifespan of smartphones by just one year would significantly reduce carbon emissions in the European Union, a report from environmental groups said on Wednesday, urging new EU rules to make electronics last longer....
07:18, 09/18/2019

Amazon's Next Big Sale to Offer 'Lowest' Prices on Over 100 Smartphones Amazon's Great Indian Festival sale will kick off from September 29. In the days leading up to the sale, the online retail giant has started offering a glimpse into what kind of mobile phone offers......
04:32, 09/19/2019

Facebook working on AR glasses it hopes will replace smartphones Facebook is reportedly developing augmented reality (AR) glasses with a twist. These won’t be tethered to a mobile device, but will instead work as a standalone product that could replace smartphones. Facebook aims to release the product by 2025, but...
14:16, 09/19/2019

After conquering smartphones, PopSocket sets its sights on beverages In its first half-decade of existence, PopSocket has grown into one of the most popular — and imitated — smartphone accessories on the market. In 2018 alone, the company generated $90 million in profit. Not too bad for a little Colorado-based upstart...
09:48, 09/16/2019

Smartphones, enterprise IoT and wearables to propel eSIM adoption Smartphones, enterprise internet of things and wearables are expected to drive the adoption of embedded SIM or eSIM globally in the near term.The eSIM allows users to activate a cellular plan from a telecom operator, without having to use a physical ...
02:16, 07/11/2019

Putting unsolicited ads on smartphones is hardly going to help Huawei build any trust Huawei’s alleged ties to the Chinese government, which the US and its allies fear can be used to spy on western countries, is what got Huawei into all these problems with the Trump administration. Well, that and the trade war with China, of cou...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Pokemon GO drops support for older Android smartphones Niantic, developer of Pokemon GO smash hit, has just announced it will discontinue support for older Android smartphones after July 1, 2019. There's no reasoning behind the decision, so we can only guess that the numerous updates the team plans to de...
23:16, 06/18/2019

HMD Global acknowledges Nokia smartphones have a major issue HMD Global, the Finnish company responsible for the Nokia-branded smartphones, launches around a dozen new devices every year, covering all price tiers. The more phones a company launches each year, the harder it becomes to keep track of them after a...
09:48, 06/09/2019

The Hottest Phones for the Next Billion Users Aren't Smartphones Millions of first-time internet consumers are connecting to the web on a new breed of device that only costs about $25. These smart feature phones make up one of the industry’s fastest-growing and least-known segments....
04:32, 07/23/2019

Facebook cryptocurrency, life-saving smartphones and more: Tech Q&A Please help me solve a debate. I say my smart TV can get bit by malware and viruses. My buddy says I am a dope. Who’s right? A six-pack is riding on your answer!...
06:32, 06/30/2019

HTC sees mixed reality as the next “disruptive technology” after smartphones HTC expects mixed reality, the combination of virtual reality and augmented reality, to become the next “disruptive technology.”“There are some technical hurdles now such as resolution and tracking the ability to move forward but...
11:00, 06/30/2019

Cords are dying: These smartphones don't have headphone jacks The iPhone 7, 8 and X don't have a headphone jack. Samsung's new Note 11 reportedly will join the Apple-led ranks. Others who killed the audio port.       ...
20:16, 08/02/2019

Samsung and AMD team up to bring Radeon graphics to smartphones Throughout 2018, there were multiple rumors about Samsung working on a gaming phone that used the company’s own smartphone GPU, although there’s been nothing official yet on either the phone or the graphics chipset.Today, Samsung has an...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Why parents should ‘freak out’ about teens checking their smartphones at night Phones are the new night light. Teen sleep cycles are being disrupted by smartphones, with more than a third waking up to check their devices during the night — and their parents are hardly better, a new survey finds. Common Sense Media polled 500 pa...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Best phones in Australia 2019: top 10 smartphones tested and ranked UPDATE: Samsung's powerful Galaxy S10 5G has arrived and landed straight into our list of the best phones in Australia for 2019. Read on to find out where it placed!2018 was a stellar year for smartphones, and while 2019 is set to be even better...
01:48, 07/10/2019

Parents are using smartphones to track their college-aged kids They’re diving into adulthood — with their parents watching. When the use of smartphone location trailing features and apps gained major popularity several years ago, parents were quick to co-opt the technology to keep a watchful eye on their little ...
17:32, 08/28/2019

US adults spend billions on video games for their smartphones The average American video gamer is 33 years old, prefers to play on their smartphone and is spending big on content — 85 percent more than in 2015, according to a new report....
20:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. adults are spending big on video games, playing mostly on smartphones The average American video gamer is 33 years old, prefers to play on their smartphone and is spending big on content -- 20 percent more than a year ago and 85 percent more than in 2015, a report showed on Thursday....
06:32, 05/09/2019

NYC transit cops nab suspected serial killer with the help of smartphones Two transit cops were patrolling the subway in Manhattan Sunday when they spotted Nicholas Brent Gibson, a suspected serial killer, from a photo of him sent to their smartphones....
20:32, 05/11/2019

'There's less talking now': readers on how smartphones altered family life Madonna said giving her children mobile phones ‘ended their relationship’. We asked parents to share their own experiencesHas giving my child a phone changed my relationship with them? It’s meant fewer dinners together, and less inclination to share ...
00:16, 05/14/2019

Redmi K20 Pro Exclusive Edition to Have 12GB RAM, 512GB Storage: Xiaomi The Redmi K20 Pro Exclusive Edition is also confirmed to be powered by the Snapdragon 855+ SoC that is claimed to have a 15 percent faster GPU than the Snapdragon 855 SoC....
03:00, 09/18/2019

Xiaomi has returned to its playbook of copying Apple, this time with ‘Mimoji’ Chinese consumer electronics brand and smartphone giant Xiaomi has been mocked in the past for relentlessly copying Apple, with the similarities so pervasive that founder Lei Jun has even taken to dressing like Steve Jobs and been regarded as China&r...
20:32, 07/02/2019

Xiaomi's Black Shark 2 Gaming Smartphone Arrives in India Xiaomi Black Shark 2 price in India starts at Rs. 39,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model, going up to Rs. 49,999 for the top-of-the-line model with 12GB RAM + 256GB storage....
02:48, 05/27/2019

Xiaomi Mi Rechargeable LED Lamp With Five Days Battery Life Announced Mi Rechargeable LED Lamp offers 5-day battery life, three colour temperatures, is lightweight, and will be up on Mi.com for crowdfunding from July 18 at 12pm (noon) IST....
02:00, 07/16/2019

CHEAP: Fat burning festival commence! Get the Xiaomi AMAZEFIT watch for $63 Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I used to often avoid any activity because of lack of motivation. However, smartwatches helped me gamify that process, and now I genuinely look forward to complet...
15:00, 08/30/2019

Xiaomi Teases Launch of Fast Charger, New Wireless Headphones, and More Xiaomi India is about to turn five. In order to celebrate the occasion, the company is running a Mi Turns 5 festival right now, which includes five weeks of offers, new launches, and more....
13:00, 06/25/2019

Xiaomi Picks Up Stake in Chip Designer VeriSilicon Holdings Xiaomi has taken a stake of roughly 6 percent in compatriot chip designer VeriSilicon Holdings, as the smartphone maker revamps its years-long pursuit of success in semiconductors which it sees as......
10:16, 07/15/2019

Xiaomi to launch Mi A3 on July 17, Phone's Live Images Leaked Xiaomi has officially confirmed that the Mi A3 will be launched at an event on July 17. Moreover, alleged hands-on images of the phone have been leaked....
05:48, 07/15/2019

Xiaomi reportedly disbands Mi VR team, but Facebook is still backing Oculus Go A report claims that Facebook's development partner for Oculus Go, Xiaomi, has laid off the dozen-person team responsible for Go's twin, the Mi VR headset.Read More...
15:48, 08/05/2019

Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo team up to create an AirDrop competitor Three of China’s biggest phone makers – Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo – are teaming up to create a file-sharing system like Apple‘s AirDrop. Xiaomi announced this “inter-transfer alliance” through a post on WeChat. The new technology will use a combination ...
03:48, 08/19/2019

Redmi Note 8 by Xiaomi is coming soon, General Manager confirms Since becoming a sub-brand under Xiaomi's umbrella earlier this year, Redmi has brought some great and value for money options to the smartphone market. In India, Xiaomi's latest Redmi Note 7 series is selling like hotcakes, currently clock...
01:48, 08/06/2019

Xiaomi ‘mistakenly’ promoted its Memoji knock-off with a real Apple ad Xiaomi has been inadvertently generating a ton of press coverage for Apple in recent days, thanks to the Chinese brand’s new “Mimoji” avatars. Reasons why that’s the case include: Xiaomi changed just one letter to differentiat...
23:17, 07/05/2019

Xiaomi’s soon gonna slap a 108MP Samsung sensor on a phone near you There are plenty of phones with a 48-megapixel camera like the OnePlus 7 Pro, the Redmi Note 7, and the Honor View 20. And some companies like Realme are set to launch devices with a 64-megapixel cameras. Now, Xiaomi has just announced that it’ll soo...
04:48, 08/07/2019

Xiaomi launches its Redmi Note 8 Pro with a whopping 64-megapixel camera Xiaomi’s Redmi Note series is perhaps its most successful and celebrated phone range. Today, the company launched its latest the Redmi Note 8 Pro in China with a 64-megapixel primary sensor in a quad-camera set up on the rear of the phone. The device...
06:32, 08/29/2019

Xiaomi dismisses head of Africa arm for violating Chinese decency law Smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp confirmed on Friday that it had dismissed the head of its Africa division for violating a Chinese law pertaining to indecent public behavior....
05:32, 05/24/2019

Mi A2, Redmi Note 6 Pro Discounted as a Part of Xiaomi's Mi Super Sale Xiaomi phones like the Redmi Note 7 Pro, Redmi Note 6 Pro, Redmi Y3, Mi A2, and Poco F1 are have received discounts and other offers as a part of the Mi Super Sale....
07:00, 08/26/2019

Xiaomi's Manu Jain on What the Company Is Learning From Samsung and Vivo Xiaomi, largely known as an online brand, started its offline journey in India just two years ago and claims that it has already captured 20 percent share of the offline smartphone business in the......
23:00, 04/28/2019

Xiaomi Banks on Phone Data for Finance Play in India Xiaomi is betting it can leverage its number one position in India's smartphone market to tap into the country's lucrative but crowded financial services sector....
01:00, 08/23/2019

Xiaomi to launch Redmi Note 7S with 48MP camera on May 20 in India After selling over 2 million units of the Redmi Note 7 series in India since its launch in March, the company is gearing up to add another phone to the popular series. The Redmi Note 7S has just been teased for India and will be unveiled on May 20. I...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Redmi Note 8 Teased by Xiaomi to Be a Powerful Phone: Report The Redmi Note 8 will launch soon if a report is to be believed. The smartphone will be powered by the new Helio G90T SoC and will be more powerful than its predecessor....
11:16, 08/05/2019

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 release date, price, news and leaks Update: We now know the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 will be unveiled at an event in China on June 11. That should mean we're set to know more about the fitness tracker very soon.Xiaomi's wearables may not offer all of the top-end tracking tech you&apo...
09:48, 06/10/2019

Xiaomi’s $25 Mi Band 4 packs a color screen and swim tracking Xiaomi is launching the Mi Band 4, the latest generation of its (almost) world-conquering wearables line. The dirt-cheap tracker comes with a bigger, sharper display, microphone and NFC, as well as a new six-axis gyroscope. Improved movement tracking...
05:48, 06/11/2019

Every phone the Android Q Beta is available on Google's next version of its mobile software is now available to a whole host of smartphones in beta form.In fact, 21 phones are now eligible for the Android Q Beta install, but be warned, as this is a 'beta' version of the software it...
05:00, 05/08/2019

How to Install the iOS 13 Beta Right Now (and Why You Might Want to Wait) This week, Apple announced that the next version of iOS is on the way, and that they’ll be adding a LOT of interesting new features to the operating system that powers the iPhone. The new version, iOS 13, will include big additions—like the ability t...
17:16, 06/04/2019

It's Time to Try Android Q Beta 5 If you’re curious about what the Android Q experience will be like, but have been holding off on installing any Android Q betas, it might be time to try out the latest version, released today. Not only is this iteration of Android Q “very close” to w...
13:48, 07/10/2019

Apple just released iOS 13 beta 7 The rapid-fire pace of developer beta releases continues this week, as Apple rolled out iOS 13 beta 7 and iPadOS 13 beta 7 on Thursday. It’s been just over a week since beta 6 arrived, which means we don’t expect any major changes, but th...
13:32, 08/15/2019

Apple is already beta testing iOS 13.1 Apple isn't waiting for the release of iOS 13 to start testing its first big update. The tech giant has posted an iOS 13.1 developer beta (plus a corresponding iPadOS 13.1 beta) -- apparently the first time an iOS point release has been in a de...
21:00, 08/27/2019

iOS 13 public beta 4 was just released Right on schedule, Apple has released iOS 13 public beta 4 and iPadOS 13 public beta 4 following the recent release of iOS 13 developer beta 5 and the corresponding iPadOS version. Apple always releases public betas after developer betas to allow for...
20:48, 07/30/2019

iOS 13 public beta 7 now available to download The iOS 13 beta release schedule has been a bit of a roller coaster, but with September fast approaching, Apple only has a few more weeks to work on the software before it goes live. Of course, the significance of the tweaks and bug fixes in recent b...
22:00, 08/21/2019

The Easiest Way to Install the iOS 13 Beta Apple recently released the second (developer) version of the iOS 13 beta. That means features plenty of bug fixes and new features. like sorting for your Notes checklists (to move completed items to the bottom), new Animoji stickers, a slider for ad...
10:16, 06/18/2019

Apple just released iOS 13 beta 8 Another day, another iOS 13 beta! Apple just released iOS 13 beta 8 and iPadOS beta 8 to developers — seemingly a bit ahead of schedule since iOS 13 beta 7 was released just last week. Or maybe that one was ahead of schedule. It doesn’t really ...
22:00, 08/21/2019

Apple just released iOS 13 beta 6 Surprise! Apple just released iOS 13 beta 6 and iPadOS beta 6 for developers — seemingly a bit ahead of schedule since iOS 13 beta 5 was released just last week. That makes sense though because beta 5 was reeeeeeeeeally buggy. We expect tons of beta ...
11:48, 08/07/2019

Beta-blockers for anxiety: What to know Beta-blockers are a type of medication that can treat heart conditions. Some doctors also prescribe them to ease the symptoms of anxiety. Learn more in this article....
06:01, 09/21/2019

Steam’s new library is now in beta Steam has launched its revamped library into beta, which you can opt into here. Valve’s digital store has a giant library, but it can be difficult to navigate. This updated version is supposed to make it easier to find your games. “A good libra...
23:00, 09/17/2019

Apple just released iOS 13.1 beta 4 After unveiling the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max at its special event last week, Apple announced that iOS 13 will release on September 19th, with iOS 13.1 set to follow on September 30th. If you don’t mind dealing with a bug ...
13:17, 09/18/2019

iOS 13.1 public beta 3 now available to download Apple rolled out the third iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1 betas to public beta users on Wednesday, just one day after the iOS 13 GM was released and the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max were announced. iOS 13 is currently slated to launc...
00:01, 09/12/2019

How to Roll Back From the iOS 13 Beta to iOS 12 The first beta of iOS 13 is out for developers to play with (and craftier Apple fans who like living on the edge), but it’s not all fun and games. While there are some awesome new features beta testers can try out if they install iOS 13 right now, th...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Americans’ financial literacy skills are declining — and smartphones could be to blame Between 2009 and 2018, there was an 8 percent slip in the number of people who could correctly answer most questions about interest rates, inflation, bond prices, financial risk and mortgage rates — from 42 percent to 34 percent....
09:16, 06/26/2019

HMD Global admits Nokia smartphones naming convention is confusing HMD Global, the Finnish company responsible for the Nokia-branded smartphones, launches around a dozen new devices every year, covering all price tiers. The more phones a company launches each year, the harder it becomes to keep track of them after a...
08:32, 06/10/2019

Remember flip phones? These cellphones and smartphones no longer exist 24/7 Tempo looked at media reports, product reviews, sales data and company websites to identify popular mobile phones that have been discontinued.       ...
07:48, 07/19/2019

Critic’s Notebook: From Clay Tablets to Smartphones: 5,000 Years of Writing The act of writing always seems to be under threat from technology, yet it manages to adapt and survive. An exhibition at the British Library shows how....
11:16, 05/02/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 vs Sony Xperia 1: what’s the difference between the premium smartphones? Sony’s newest premium handset, the Sony Xperia 1, launched at a whopping $949 / £849 price tag – that’s one of the highest prices of any Sony phone, and it puts it in league with the Samsung Galaxy S10, Samsung’s most...
10:00, 06/16/2019

Turns out smartphones aren't making millennials grow horns after all Demonizing smartphones and millennials is a favorite past time among certain segments of the population, and earlier this year there was an excellent opportunity for both when a science journal published a dubious article claiming that using smartpho...
08:00, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei will continue security support for Android smartphones Huawei said on Monday it would continue to provide security updates and services for its smartphones and tablets after being barred from Google updates to its Android operating system....
04:16, 05/20/2019

Smartphones won’t make millennials sprout horns: Shamed scientists Smartphones might lead to an increased risk of anxiety, obesity or your vehicle becoming engulfed in flames — but they won’t make you grow horns. A much-shared 2018 study which claimed that poor posture caused by smartphone and tablet use may b...
14:49, 09/19/2019

TSMC's announcement means more powerful smartphones are coming next year Last week, Digitimes reported that manufacturer TSMC has started mass production of chips using its 7nm N7+ technology. This uses extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUV) to help produce more precise markings on silicon allowing billions of transistors ...
12:16, 05/27/2019

MediaTek to give Qualcomm a run for their money in affordable premium smartphones Qualcomm, which has been dominating the affordable premium smartphone segment ($250-$500), is poised to face stiff competition from MediaTek with its Helio G90 series chipsets.Shobhit Srivastava, research analyst for mobile devices and ecosystem at C...
05:32, 08/25/2019

Samsung faces lawsuit for claiming smartphones are water resistant SYDNEY — Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics’ Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable for use in swimming pools and the surf. The world’s largest smar...
13:16, 07/04/2019

Tired of smartphones? Company offers $1,000 to use flip phone for a week Frontier Communications announced a contest saying it will pay $1,000 for someone to use a flip phone in place of a smartphone for one week.       ...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Tornado outbreaks reminder to make smartphones disaster-ready Tornadoes are raging across the country, leaving destruction in their path. Make your smartphone the best tool in your disaster-preparedness plan.        ...
08:48, 05/30/2019

Amazon Summer Sale's 'Lowest Prices' on Smartphones Revealed Amazon Summer Sale 2019 is set to kick off from May 4 and will run until May 7. The sale will offer discounts and bundled offers on smartphones, TVs, laptops, and more....
00:00, 05/02/2019

Japan telcos pull back sale of new Huawei smartphones Citing consumer safety concerns and uncertainty over Google's Android support, SoftBank and KDDI have delayed the sale of new handsets from the Chinese vendor, specifically, the Huawei P30 lite, which had been slated to hit the local market on May 24...
12:00, 05/22/2019

TSMC is getting orders to build a major component for the next generation of smartphones A fabless chip firm is a company that doesn't have its own facility to fabricate or manufacture the chips it designs. For some of you out there, it might surprise you to learn that companies like Qualcomm, HiSilicon (Huawei's in-house chip designer) ...
20:00, 05/18/2019

Level Ex produces video games that doctors are playing on their smartphones. Doctors can perfect their craft playing Level Ex medical video games, and even earn continuing education credits towards maintaining their licenses.       ...
01:16, 06/12/2019

CNN Wonders If Smartphones Are Why The Tennis Youth Can't Beat Roger Federer An article over at CNN today formally advances a claim dropped casually by commentators, coaches, fans, and any crank with a taste for caricaturing a whole generation. Here goes: Smartphones are hampering tennis’s young players, which is why they ca...
13:00, 08/21/2019

New movement has parents pledging to not give kids smartphones until 8th grade AUSTIN (NBC News) — The realization that kids as young as first and second graders were using smartphones convinced Brooke Shannon that her three daughters should grow up a little more old school. “There were so many children in our elementary ...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Should Parents Pledge as a Group to Delay Giving Smartphones to Their Children? Groups like Wait Until 8th address a public-health crisis, supporters say. But critics argue that these pledges will carry costs for some children. The two sides square off in a debate....
01:48, 04/29/2019

Xiaomi launches Mi A3 Android One smartphone with 48MP rear camera in India for $181 Google has found a committed Android One partner in Xiaomi . The Chinese electronics giant today launched in India the Mi A3 (its third Android One smartphone in recent years) as the company looks to expand its handset offering in its most important ...
16:00, 08/21/2019

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 launches as colorful sequel to one of the world's most popular wearables Can you name the world's top three wearable device vendors? According to a recent IDC report, Apple is unsurprisingly in the lead, followed by... Xiaomi and Huawei. Strictly talking about global sales of wrist worn devices, Xiaomi eclipses even Apple...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Redmi Note 7S Is Xiaomi's Upcoming 48-Megapixel Camera Phone for India Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S launch in India has been confirmed by Xiaomi's Manu Kumar Jain through a tweet. Redmi Note 7S will feature a 48-megapixel camera, the company also confirmed....
10:16, 05/16/2019

Smartphone maker Xiaomi's first-quarter revenue jumps 27%, beats estimates Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp reported better than-expected quarterly revenue on Monday due in part to steady growth in sales outside its home market....
06:00, 05/20/2019

FOCUS-Xiaomi banks on phone data for finance play in India China's Xiaomi is poised to launch a consumer lending business in India in the coming weeks, making an ambitious tilt at the booming financial services market where data privacy concerns and fierce competition present formidable challenges....
22:32, 08/22/2019

Xiaomi tops Indian smartphone market for eighth straight quarter Xiaomi has now been India’s top smartphone seller for eight straight quarters. The company has become a constant headache for Samsung in the world’s second largest smartphone market as sales have slowed pretty much everywhere else in the...
14:32, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Smartphone maker Xiaomi's Q1 revenue jumps 27%, beats estimates Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp reported better than-expected quarterly revenue on Monday due in part to steady growth in sales outside its home market....
04:48, 05/20/2019

Weekly Recap: New Launches by Realme and Xiaomi, OnePlus 7 Launch Date, More Realme 3 Pro launch, Redmi 7 and Redmi Y3 price in India announced, OnePlus 7 Pro launch on May 14, new Airtel and Vodafone prepaid plans, and other big tech news this week....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Xiaomi, Samsung Missing Undecided Smartphone Buyers in India: techARC Xiaomi and Samsung are focusing on users who are looking for smartphones within respective brands and not the ones who are undecided, a new report said on Monday....
07:48, 07/08/2019

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 images offer a first glimpse of the upcoming fitness tracker The Xiaomi Mi Band 4 is confirmed to be in development, but a new certification suggests we may see the fitness tracker in the near future.Spotted by DroidShout, the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 has appeared on the official website of Taiwan's NCC certifica...
06:16, 04/30/2019

Xiaomi forays into personal grooming segment in India with Mi Beard Trimmer After establishing itself as a major consumer electronics player in India, Xiaomi has started to scale up its catalog with ecosystem products. On Tuesday, the company forayed into the personal grooming sector with the announcement of Mi Beard Trimmer...
05:48, 06/25/2019

China's Xiaomi plans $1.5 billion buyback to arrest stock tumble Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp announced a HK$12 billion ($1.53 billion) share buyback plan on Tuesday, in a reversal of its cash-management strategy that is aimed at boosting its floundering stock....
00:16, 09/03/2019

Realme launches in Europe to steal Honor’s and Xiaomi’s lunch money The fight for the entry-level segment of the European smartphone market heated up today, as Realme, a sister-company to OPPO and OnePlus, waded into the fray with the launch of its flagship device, the Realme 3 Pro. Specs-wise, the Realme 3 Pro is a ...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Xiaomi once again blatantly rips off Apple and this time it threatens to sue users who expose it Xiaomi might not be a name you have heard much in North America, but it's one of the biggest phone makers in Asia and is popular in Europe. The company is best known for its dirt cheap phones that undercut the competition on price, but it's known for...
08:48, 07/03/2019

Xiaomi has once again blatantly ripped off Apple and this time it threatens to sue users who expose it Xiaomi might not be a name you have heard much in North America, but it's one of the biggest phone makers in Asia and is popular in Europe. The company is best known for its dirt cheap phones that undercut the competition on price, but it's known for...
05:32, 07/03/2019

The Black Shark 2 Pro is an affordable, turbocharged gaming phone from Xiaomi (kinda) Driven largely by the arrival of AAA-tier titles like Fortnite and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, dedicated gaming smartphones are having a bit of a renaissance right now. Whether it’s merely a passing fad, or a specter of things to come is anyone’s ...
12:16, 07/30/2019

Xiaomi Triple Camera Smartphone to Launch Soon in India, Teaser Tips Xiaomi may be getting ready to launch a triple rear camera setup smartphone in India, and it may follow a previous teaser of a new Snapdragon 700-series SoC phone....
07:16, 05/08/2019

The 'Apple of China' expanded into 80 new markets in four years. Here's how Xiaomi grew so rapidly Since its first overseas foray into Brazil in 2015, Xiaomi has expanded rapidly internationally and is now in more than 80 markets, according to IDC....
11:00, 09/09/2019

Xiaomi Teases Launch of Higher Storage Redmi Go Variant in India Xiaomi has announced that it is planning to bring a new higher storage variant of its Redmi Go smartphone. The company did not specify the details of this variant....
07:32, 05/24/2019

Xiaomi Mi CC9, Mi CC9e With 32-Megapixel Selfie Camera, 4,030mAh Battery Launched Key specifications of the Mi CC9 include a 4,030mAh battery, a 32-megapixel selfie sensor, and a triple rear camera setup with a 48-megapixel rear sensor....
16:00, 07/02/2019

Xiaomi-Backed Yi Technology Launches Yi Smart Dash Camera in India Xiaomi-backed Yi Technology launches its Yi Smart Dash Camera in India. It has been priced at Rs. 5200, which includes a launch discount of Rs. 699. It is unclear for how long the promotional pricing......
05:32, 06/26/2019

Apple Arcade Is Live In The iOS 13 Beta And It's A Lot While the $5-a-month Apple Arcade subscription doesn’t officially launch until Thursday, iOS 13 beta testers can sign up right now and dive into new games from some of the best indie studios on the planet. With nearly 60 games on the service so far, ...
14:17, 09/17/2019

How to Sign Up For The Twitch Studio Beta Earlier this week Twitch announced plans to build a new all-in-one streaming app for gamers called Twitch Studio, the company’s first broadcasting software....
04:48, 08/10/2019

iOS 13 public beta 5 now available to download on your iPhone Right on cue, the fifth iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 public betas are now rolling out for all iPhone and iPad users to test. We are getting pretty deep in the beta cycle at this point, which means the major changes are few and far between, but there are stil...
15:48, 08/08/2019

Poco Launcher 2.0 Now Available in Beta With a More Refined Look Xiaomi has revealed that it is getting ready to release a new version of its Poco Launcher. Set to be called Poco Launcher 2.0, the new version is now available as a beta via Google Play Store beta......
06:48, 06/14/2019

Apple just released the first iOS and iPadOS 13 beta to everyone This is your opportunity to get a glimpse of the future of iOS — and iPadOS. Apple just released the first public beta of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, the next major version of the operating systems for the iPhone and iPad. Unlike developer betas, everyone ...
14:32, 06/24/2019

Planet Zoo gets a closed beta on September 24 The following is a true zoo story. Planet Zoo will be holding a closed beta from September 24 to October 8 for people who have preordered it.Read More...
18:32, 09/18/2019

The new Android Q beta is a mostly cosmetic update The Android Q beta 3 is here, and like the first public beta of this OS, there's not much to get excited about. This beta doesn't offer the meatiest update, but it is our first look at some of the user-facing features coming to Android Q. T...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Marvel's Avengers Game Beta Will Be First Available on the PS4 At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, we got another look at Marvel's Avengers, including beta info and PS4 priority, Heroic abilities, and when gameplay footage will drop - after Gamescom in August....
17:16, 07/18/2019

iOS 13 public beta 3 is now available to download on your iPhone Apple rollout of iOS 13 beta 3 was a bit rocky, with the subsequent public beta not dropping until a full week later, but the rollout of the latest beta appears to be going more smoothly. iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 public beta 3 arrived on time this week, ...
20:00, 07/18/2019

Android Q developer beta is now available on the Nokia 8.1 The full, finished release of Android Q likely won’t land on any handset until around August, but if you have a Nokia 8.1 you can access a developer beta of the software right now.This is one of the first phones to offer any version of Android...
14:16, 05/07/2019

How to Enable All the New Android Q Beta 3 Features Android Q Beta 3 is now available for public consumption as of yesterday’s big kickoff to Google I/O 2019. And I might have been that guy in the press area furiously trying to download any and all updates to my Pixel 3 XL device. (Sorry, everyone els...
13:32, 05/08/2019

There’s a huge iPhone bug in the latest iOS 13 beta that you really need to know about The latest iOS 13 beta has a serious security bug that will allow access to your stored passwords by anyone with access to your device. For someone to get to your passwords, they need to know how the bug works, and they need to get their hands on you...
10:48, 07/16/2019

Google launches Android Q Beta 3 Google today launched Android Q Beta 3 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Read More...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Apple just released the first iOS 13.1 developer beta Beta releases aren’t supposed to be perfect — that’s why they’re beta releases and not final releases — but Apple has seemingly had a difficult time sorting out its iOS 13 developer and public beta releases. We have alre...
09:00, 08/28/2019

PUBG Lite Beta Now in India: Here's Everything You Need to Know PUBG Lite beta is now live in India. If you've been waiting to try the game, here's everything you need to know about the whole process as well as the new update....
01:32, 07/05/2019

iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 developer beta 4 are now available to download The fast and furious pace of iOS beta releases continues unabated this week with the rollout of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 developer beta 4. We’re hopeful that this release is less problematic than the last, as Apple ended up mysteriously delaying th...
14:00, 07/17/2019

How to install iOS 13 beta 1 on your iPhone or iPad right now After unveiling the most important iOS 13 features on stage at WWDC 2019, many of which were leaked in the weeks preceding the event, Apple released the first iOS 13 beta to developers, who can install the early version of the operating system on com...
17:48, 06/03/2019

5G smartphones will remain a rare sight this year, growing to dominance by 2023 It's no secret that the global smartphone market is in bad need of a major growth driver after several years of stagnation at both the industry innovation level and in terms of actual sales numbers. It's also no secret that mobile device vendors and ...
08:16, 07/02/2019

Apple's Fancy Photo Relighting Option Could Soon Be a Feature On Even the Cheapest Smartphones Even the most expensive smartphones can’t match the image quality of the priciest digital cameras, but with a beefy processor at their disposal, smartphones let you do so much more with the photos you snap. The iPhone’s Portrait Mode is a good exampl...
16:48, 07/22/2019

Huawei unveils Harmony operating system, won't ditch Android for smartphones Huawei Technologies unveiled on Friday its proprietary operating system for smartphones and other devices, as U.S. trade restrictions imposed in May threaten to cut the Chinese firm's access to U.S. technologies such as Android....
09:48, 08/09/2019

Debunked: The absurd story about smartphones causing kids to sprout horns Enlarge / Horns and bull, a succinct summary of this news. (credit: Getty | Tim Graham) The Washington Post on Thursday published a story suggesting that the use of mobile devices is causing young people to sprout horns from their skulls. But a loo...
10:32, 06/21/2019

Russian lawmakers propose making local software mandatory on smartphones Russian lawmakers want to make it a legal requirement for all smartphones, computers and smart TV sets sold in Russia to come pre-installed with certain Russian software in a bid to support domestic software producers, according to a draft bill....
07:32, 07/19/2019

Huawei unveils Harmony operating system, but won't ditch Android for smartphones Huawei Technologies unveiled on Friday its proprietary operating system for smartphones and other devices, as U.S. trade restrictions imposed in May threaten to cut the Chinese firm's access to U.S. technologies such as Android....
06:48, 08/09/2019

Huawei unveils Harmony operating system, but its smartphones won't ditch Android Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] unveiled on Friday its proprietary operating system for smartphones and other devices, as U.S. trade restrictions imposed in May threaten to cut the Chinese firm's access to U.S. technologies such as Android....
03:16, 08/09/2019

Tech disorder? Smartphones linked to bizarre horn-like skull bumps A bizarre finding by researchers that sounds like something out of a science fiction plot — people growing horn-like structures on their skulls due to smartphone use — may in fact have a simple explanation: bone spurs. The study, which was published ...
18:16, 06/20/2019

Microsoft executive CONFIRMS the arrival of Nokia Android smartphones in Q2 2017 Leaks and rumours pointing to Nokia’s comeback in the smartphone game have been gaining momentum recently and the latest one to join the fray comes from a very reputable source.A senior Microsoft executive has confirmed the fact that Nokia is ...
18:16, 08/07/2019

Flipkart Big Shopping Days Sale Promises 'Lowest Prices' on Smartphones Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale is set to kick off from May 15 and will go on till May 19. Flipkart has started revealing some of the major upcoming deals and offers on smartphones ahead of the sale....
00:48, 05/10/2019

Amazon India Summer Sale 2019: Best deals and offers on smartphones Amazon India is hosting Summer Sale starting May 4 with offers and discounts on products across various categories. The sale will go on till May 7. Amazon Prime members are eligible for early access to the deals which is already live on the e-commerc...
02:16, 05/03/2019

Industry insider teases smartphones with even better all-screen designs coming this year The second half of the year will bring us a variety of high-end smartphones, including Apple’s brand new iPhone 11 phones, as well as many Android flagships. The Galaxy Note 10 will be the first one to hit stores in August, with the Pixel 4, Hu...
09:00, 06/28/2019

Huawei partners with local retailers to sell flagship smartphones in Brazil China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Tuesday launched two high-end smartphone handsets in Brazil, making its second attempt to penetrate the world's fourth-largest smartphone market, broadening its footprint in Latin America....
18:00, 04/30/2019

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi misses estimates as competition hots up at home China's Xiaomi Corp reported 15% growth in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, missing estimates, as fewer people bought smartphones at home and rival Huawei grabbed market share....
09:32, 08/20/2019

Xiaomi growth slows as fewer people buy phones, Huawei competition bites Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp posted its slowest revenue growth as a public company, missing analysts' estimates, as it lost market share to Huawei and customers held on to their phones before a 5G refresh....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Oppo and Xiaomi tease ‘under-display’ selfie cameras with no notches or punch holes In what can only be descibed as yet another "battle of the firsts," Oppo and Xiaomi teased 'under-display' selfie cameras with no notches or punch holes.Read More...
04:48, 06/03/2019

Xiaomi’s budget Mi Band wearable now sports a color screen and voice assistant Xiaomi has refreshed its smart fitness tracker and unveiled a range of other gadgets in China, giving a glimpse at some of its affordable products that it will likely be bringing to other markets in the coming future. The wearable fitness tracker, c...
21:48, 06/12/2019

Xiaomi's Manu Jain Opens Up on Redmi K20 India Price After Fans Complain Redmi K20 price in India starts at Rs. 21,999, while the Realme X launched in the country earlier this week carrying a starting price tag of Rs. 16,999....
08:48, 07/18/2019

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Gaming Smartphone Coming to Flipkart, Teaser Tips The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 is set to launch in India on May 27, and now a post confirms it will be sold on Flipkart. The Black Shark 2 is a gaming smartphone launched earlier this year in China....
01:00, 05/25/2019

Tencent, Alibaba, Xiaomi units win Hong Kong online banking license Hong Kong's banking regulator has issued four more online-only banking licenses to units of Alibaba, PingAn and smartphone maker Xiaomi, as well as to a JV involving Tencent, ICBC and Hillhouse Capital....
04:32, 05/09/2019

China's Xiaomi continues chip strategy revamp with investment in semiconductor designer China's Xiaomi Corp has taken a stake of roughly 6% in compatriot chip designer VeriSilicon Holdings Co Ltd, as the smartphone maker revamps its years-long pursuit of success in semiconductors which it sees as central to driving innovation....
02:00, 07/15/2019

You can download the first iOS 13 public beta on iPhone and iPad right now The future of Apple’s mobile operating system has arrived for everyone who wants to test it today, as the first public beta for iOS 13 is now available for iPhone (as is the public beta for iPadOS). The rollout comes just a week after the secon...
11:00, 06/24/2019

Fallout 76 Nuclear Winter pre-beta has been extended The pre-beta for Fallout 76’s Nuclear Winter mode is going so well that Bethesda has announced it is extending it indefinitely. First announced during Bethesda’s E3 2019 conference, Nuclear Winter is the Fallout universe’s t...
10:00, 06/16/2019

macOS Catalina public beta is now available to download If you can’t wait until later this year to test out Apple’s latest operating system, then you can now download the macOS Catalina public beta.Apple has now released the early version of macOS Catalina for anyone with a compatible Mac to...
17:16, 06/24/2019

How to try Microsoft’s Chromium-powered Edge Beta Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Towards the end of 2018, Microsoft surprised everyone by announcing it was shifting Edge from a custom engine to...
22:00, 08/23/2019

How to install the iOS 13 developer beta for free and always get new releases before anyone else Apple released iOS 13 beta 3 for developers on Tuesday, which obviously means it then released its new iOS 13 public beta 2 the following day on Wednesday. Wait, no, that’s not right at all. Apple used to always release new public betas a day a...
15:00, 07/04/2019

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients Betas blockers may help people with A-Fib. People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale University study tracked nearly 200 patients who recorded their emotions just before an episode of atrial fi...
10:48, 06/04/2019

The first iOS 13.1 public beta is now available to download on iPhone and iPad We’re still at least a couple weeks out from the public launch of iOS 13, but that hasn’t stopped Apple from going full steam ahead with the iOS 13.1 beta, which was seeded to developers on Tuesday. 24 hours later, public beta testers can...
10:32, 08/28/2019

Here’s a list of every phone compatible with Android Q beta 3 A report claimed in the weeks preceding I/O 2019 that Google would make the Android Q beta available to a large number of non-Pixel devices, which is great news to any Android user looking to test Google’s latest operating system as fast as pos...
12:16, 05/08/2019

iOS 13 public beta 2 now available to download on iPhone and iPad Six days after the latest iOS 13 developer beta rolled out, Apple has released the new public beta, complete with all the features you missed if you don’t have a developer account. The surprise highlight of the update has been a new feature tha...
02:00, 07/09/2019

5G-ready VR telepresence app Avatour launches in beta One of the more impressive demos of 5G technology launches today in beta form, enabling businesses to offer live interactive video tours to multiple users.Read More...
19:48, 09/04/2019

Be first to try the new Messages app for Android – public beta open now Google has released a public beta of its new Messages app (formerly known as Android Messages). The beta program is currently full, but keep an eye on the signup page for an opening when it becomes available again. Like other Android beta progra...
04:32, 07/09/2019

Install the iOS 13.1 Beta to Restore These Missing iOS 13 Features iOS 13.0 isn’t even out yet and it’s already time to start testing iOS 13.1. This new version of iOS is absolutely worth checking out, as it adds back a number of features that Apple removed from various versions of iOS 13....
17:32, 08/28/2019

Android Q beta 5 improves gesture navigations We’re nearing a final look at how Android Q will feel once we get to the forthcoming consumer release of the latest version of the mobile OS, now that the fifth of six beta releases is out. Among the changes and important feature additions this...
16:00, 07/10/2019

'Minecraft Earth' beta is available on Android -- in five cities Right on time, the beta test for Microsoft's augmented reality Minecraft game is ready for Android users to give it a try. Just like the beta iOS users have had access to, Minecraft Earth is still invite-only for registered testers and available...
05:00, 08/30/2019

How to install tvOS 13 public beta on your Apple TV Apple has seeded the beta version of tvOS to its public beta testing group. The first beta of tvOS 13 corresponds to the second tvOS 13 update made available to developers last week. While there aren’t any major changes to the operating system, there...
03:16, 06/25/2019

iOS beta 3 is hiding a puzzling new iPhone feature Apple just released iOS 13 beta 3 to developers, which brings over a puzzling feature for iPhones and iPads, one that poses a significant logistics burden on the user. According to an icon discovered inside the operating system, devices running iOS 1...
09:32, 07/03/2019

The Safest Way to Install the macOS Catalina Beta The public betas for all of Apple’s latest operating system iterations are finally out (save for watchOS, per usual). We always warn people about installing these on their primary devices, because you don’t want the iPhone you rely on for work and so...
11:48, 06/25/2019

Realme Announces Android 9 Pie Beta Schedule Realme has revealed that it will begin the beta testing of the Android 9 Pie update for Realme 2 Pro next week. Realme 1 and Realme U1 will get the update in June....
06:16, 05/10/2019

Apple Arcade is available early for some iOS 13 beta users Apple Arcade won't officially arrive until this Thursday, but some folks are reporting on Twitter they already have access to it. As confirmed by Engadget, people who are using the iOS 13 beta on iPhone are seeing Arcade pop up on a tab in the A...
15:00, 09/16/2019

iOS 13 beta, release date and feature list iOS 13 will soon be here to fundamentally change up how you use your iPhone every day, and we have been testing the public beta since late June. We have a complete list of iOS 13's features below so you can decide whether you want to get th...
10:32, 08/16/2019

Get Apple Arcade Two Days Early With the iOS 13 Beta Apple’s premium game subscription, Apple Arcade, hits the App Store on Thursday, September 19. If you can’t bear to wait, though, I have good news. Apple Arcade hit the iOS 13 beta version App Store on Monday, so you can sign up for the service now a...
05:32, 09/17/2019

Google releases the 6th and final beta for Android Q Enlarge / Android Development: It can be a messy process. (credit: Google) We are quickly approaching launch day for Android Q, Google's 29th release of Android. At some point in the near future we should see a statue-unveiling, official confirmat...
12:16, 08/07/2019

How to install iOS 13 public beta 1 on your iPhone and iPad right now It’s not July yet, but it sure feels like it, as Apple released iOS 13 public beta 1, which is now available to download for supported iPhones, iPod touch, and iPads (as iPadOS). The public beta is the equivalent of the iOS 13 beta 2 that Apple...
09:48, 06/25/2019

Android Q Beta 4 is out, brings finalized APIs Enlarge (credit: Android) The fourth version of the Android Q Beta is out. Google announced the release today for Pixel devices enrolled in the Android Q Beta program, and third-party devices should get the update whenever their manufacturer gets a...
14:00, 06/05/2019

Android Q Beta 4 bricks some Pixel phones Some Pixel owners who have installed the Android Q Beta 4 update that was released today are discovering an issue that Google didn't intend to be included with the latest beta version of the next Android build. According to several Reddit posters (vi...
10:16, 06/07/2019

iOS 13.1 developer beta 3 available to download right now on iPhone and iPad After unveiling the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max at its special event this week, Apple announced that iOS 13 will release on September 19th, with iOS 13.1 set to follow on September 30th. If you’ve been keeping up with the be...
16:00, 09/10/2019

Sea turtle hatchlings: How bright lights, smartphones, lure baby turtles to their deaths With the sea turtle hatching season in full swing, experts are warning of the massive threat that bright lights and camera flashes pose to the baby turtles as they attempt to reach the ocean....
18:32, 08/14/2019

Sony Mobile effectively exiting US market amid slowing sales of smartphones Sony's new CEO Kenichiro Yoshida calls the loss-making division "indispensable," though half-hearted efforts in the US and struggles in carrier partnerships made Sony a minority player stateside....
14:00, 05/22/2019

Microsoft teases Minecraft AR game for smartphones, full reveal coming this month It's hard not to try and copy the success of Pokemon GO when you have a game like Minecraft that's at least just as popular as Nintendo's propriety. It appears that Microsoft has just discovered another potential golden goose, an augmented reality ve...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Oppo Reno 10x Zoom review: An affordable alternative to leading flagship smartphones The Reno 10x Zoom offers excellent value for money: performance and battery life are good, and the industrial design is both eye-catching and robust. There's no IP rating, and wireless charging isn't supported, but we have little else to complain abo...
11:48, 08/08/2019

Global consumers shun Huawei phones online; Samsung and Xiaomi benefit in some markets The fears of eventually losing updates to the Android operating system and Android apps are turning consumers away from Huawei phones. Just the other day, we told you about declining sales in Europe and Asia and today we passed along the results of s...
11:32, 05/24/2019

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi misses revenue estimates as competition heats up at home Xiaomi's revenue in the second quarter ended June 30 rose to 51.95 billion yuan ($7.36 billion) from 45.24 billion a year earlier. That was short of the 53.52 billion expected by analysts, Refinitiv data showed....
22:32, 08/20/2019

DxOMark’s night and wide-angle camera tests push today’s smartphones to their limits Sure, you could take Apple’s word for it that the new iPhone’s cameras are amazing — or you could let some obsessive pixel-peepers perform some (mostly) objective tests and really get into the nitty-gritty. Pixel peepers in extraordinary ...
10:48, 09/18/2019

'Dota Underlords' beta tests its first battle pass In another sign of gaming trends folding in on each other, Valve's own 'Auto Chess' spin-off of Dota 2 is testing out a battle pass. The still-in-beta Dota Underlords is free to play, so like other "free" games, mixing in bonus package...
07:32, 07/13/2019

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Back in Android Q Beta Programme Huawei Mate 20 Pro is back on the list of devices that are part of the Android Q beta programme. The phone was earlier removed after US banned Huawei....
10:32, 05/31/2019

Red Dead Online leaves beta with a massive new update You may have been happily enjoying the Red Dead Redemption 2 online multiplayer portion of the game, Red Dead Online, so much that you'd forgotten it was actually still running in a beta testing phase. That has now come to an end with a massive ...
02:16, 05/15/2019

More Turmoil at The Markup, a Tech Site Still in Beta Mode After the firing last month of the top editor, Julia Angwin, two other key members of the editorial team are out, said the site’s main donor, Craig Newmark....
15:16, 05/24/2019

Apple Arcade Just Released Early for iOS 13 Beta Users If you’re an iOS 13 beta user who’s been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Arcade, it looks like you may be able to pop the hood on Apple’s subscription gaming service a full three days ahead of its official launch date.Read more......
20:00, 09/16/2019

How to download and install macOS Catalina’s public beta right now Apple released the public beta versions of its new operating systems iOS 13, iPadOS, WatchOS 6, macOS Catalina, and tvOS 13. These versions might have some bugs and niggles, but if you’re curious like me, you’ll want to install them and check out the...
03:16, 06/25/2019

Apple Music comes to browsers today with a beta web player Apple Music is making its debut in browsers today as Apple continues to untangle its media services from the confines of iTunes. If you're a subscriber, you can check out the public beta of the web player by signing in with your Apple ID....
22:48, 09/05/2019

Twitch finally releases Apple TV app as public beta It's been easy to find official Twitch apps for consoles, mobile devices and a handful of media hubs, but Apple TV owners haven't had any such luck -- you've had to turn to third-party apps that don't quite match the experience yo...
18:16, 09/07/2019

How to install the Android Q Beta on a Google Pixel right now (and how to remove it later) Better privacy and accessibility, improved Digital Wellbeing, and Dark Mode – these are just some of the new features coming with Android Q later this year. And if you're like us, you're probably eager to try them out. Alas, it will take a few more m...
22:32, 05/07/2019

ckbk pulls a ‘Spotify for recipes’ out of the beta oven Cooking may be under sustained attack by a wave of on-demand food delivery startups, with names that can double as gluttonous calls to action (oh hey Just Eat!), but that hasn’t stopped London-based startup ckbk from pushing in the opposite dir...
17:00, 09/12/2019

Apple launches iOS 13 and iPadOS public beta early Apple must be feeling confident about iOS 13 and iPadOS, as the public beta for both operating system updates has launched a week sooner than anticipated.Originally scheduled for July, Apple's public beta program allows you to get iOS 13 as well...
17:16, 06/24/2019

Linux Mint 19.2 beta is now out with a streamlined Cinnamon spin Linux Mint 19.2 has been released as a beta, and it comes in three different flavors, each with a different desktop environment as a default.Codenamed ‘Tina’, the new OS will be supported until 2023, and can be downloaded with the Cinna...
03:00, 07/17/2019

iOS 13 release date, features and beta: how your iPhone is going to change iOS 13 is the newly announced update for your iPhone, and it's going to be smaller and bigger in so many ways according to Apple at its WWDC 2019 keynote today. We're amassing an iOS 13 features list, reporting live at the developer co...
12:32, 06/03/2019

Google makes Cloud TPU Pods publicly available in beta Composed of racks of Google's custom silicon chips, TPU Pods can take just minutes to complete ML workloads that would take days on other systems, Google says....
14:48, 05/07/2019

How to Use Faster Context Menus in the Latest iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 Beta The fourth iOS 13 and iPadOS beta has rolled out for developers, and while there are the usual list of changes and bug-fixes in Beta 4, one of the more interesting tweaks is a much more responsive Context Menu that you’ll be able to pull up on any de...
02:00, 07/19/2019

Bezuidenhout seeks Portrush 'revenge' after beta-blocker ban From developing a stutter and anxiety issues after drinking rat poison as a toddler to getting banned from golf for taking beta blockers, Christiaan Bezuidenhout has overcome plenty on the way to his first major championship....
03:32, 07/17/2019

Apple unexpectedly releases iOS 13.1 developer beta before finalizing iOS 13 iOS 13.1 has popped up out of nowhere for developers, addressing bugs and adding support for audio sharing between multiple pairs of AirPods headphones.Read More...
12:01, 08/27/2019

iOS 13 beta mentions Apple’s Tile-like tracking device It appears Apple left one item out of its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) yesterday: its Tile-like tracking device. Earlier this spring, we learned that Apple is supposedly working on a tracking tag, but the company didn't mention it amid...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Android Q Final Version 'Just a Few Weeks Away' as Beta 6 Lands Final Android Q preview is here. Google on Wednesday released the latest Android Q beta as it prepares to roll out the official release of the new version....
13:48, 08/08/2019

Quarterbacks at the ready: Madden 20 beta is coming June 14 Madden NFL 20’s first closed beta is going live on June 14 and will last through June 16, giving football fans a hands-on with the next game in the franchise ahead of the game’s full release on August 2.Just a heads up for all the footb...
16:00, 06/08/2019

Box Shield launches in private beta to prevent data compromise Box has launched Box Shield, an AI-powered security solution that enables admins to define granular file and folder access policies, in private beta.Read More...
07:00, 08/21/2019

Google launches Android Q Beta 4 with final APIs and official SDK Google today launched Android Q Beta 4 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Read More...
10:48, 06/05/2019

How to Apply for EA's Cloud Gaming Beta and Play Four Games for Free Many of gaming’s biggest companies are betting that cloud gaming—playing games streamed from a server, rather than downloaded and run on individual PCs—is where the games industry is going. Electronic Arts—maker of Madden, FIFA, and super-popular bat...
15:32, 09/10/2019

Install Spotify's New Android Beta to Resurrect Its Almighty Widget Who would have thought that one little widget—rather, the deletion of it—would piss off so many Android Spotify fans? That’s exactly what happened following the company’s recent decision to kill its Android widget, and here’s the good news: It’s back...
10:00, 09/10/2019

iPadOS release date, features and public beta details Apple's made a big decision this year - to finally separate out the iPad from the iPhone when it comes to software, giving life to the new iPadOS.If you want to try it out, the iPadOS public beta has officially launched with a host of new featur...
23:32, 09/09/2019

'Minecraft Earth' beta brings AR building to Android next week Don't worry, Android fans -- if you've been wondering when you can try the augmented reality experience of Minecraft Earth, you don't have too much longer to wait. Mojang and Microsoft have revealed that the Minecraft Earth beta will ...
19:00, 08/22/2019

Microsoft's Chromium Edge browser is ready for beta testing After testing its next-generation Chromium Edge browser for several months, Microsoft announced that it's now ready for a slightly more stable beta release. Windows 10 and MacOS users can now snag the beta, which is more suited to regular users ...
09:32, 08/20/2019

'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' is now beta testing in Australia and NZ Niantic is giving Harry Potter fans in Australia and New Zealand the chance to be among the first to wave their augmented reality wands and vanquish rogue magical objects. The beta version of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is now live on the Apple App S...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Google isn't planning a beta test for its Stadia gaming service The November launch for Google Stadia is approaching fast, and you can already pre-order access to the cloud gaming service – but you won't be able to sign up for a beta test, because there isn't going to be one.Speaking to GamesRada...
16:48, 06/29/2019

Google Maps Gets New Reservation Tab, Live View Rolling Out in Beta Google Maps is releasing three new changes to its app, and it includes a new tab that shows upcoming flight and hotel bookings, and a new updated Timeline feature that lets you create customised lists......
07:16, 08/09/2019

iOS 13 beta images point to Apple media event on September 10 Newly discovered images appear to confirm a rumored date for Apple's annual iPhone and Apple Watch event, but will new iPads and Macs be there, too?Read More...
16:32, 08/15/2019

iPhone 11 (likely) launch date is found buried within iOS 13 beta code Ready for the next round of iPhones? The new iPhone 11 launch looks like it's been outed - and it's exactly as we predicted.As iOS 13 beta 7 lands for the public today, developers have been hard at work finding out what's hidden inside...
21:32, 08/15/2019

Google Cloud launches Deep Learning Containers in beta Google Cloud Platform's Deep Learning Containers offers environments for virtual machines to test or deploy machine learning-fueled apps or services.Read More...
14:32, 06/26/2019

Madden 20: RPOs, Superstar X-Factors, and closed beta June 14-16 EA announced today a playbook of new features for Madden 20 at EA Play ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2019 next week in Los Angeles:Read More...
20:32, 06/08/2019

Android Q’s final beta has arrived with improved gesture controls We still don't know Android Q's full name, but the software is now on its final beta, specifically Beta 6, and according to Google the company is now “just a few weeks away” from the official Android Q release.So what does Bet...
04:48, 08/08/2019

WhatsApp Rolls Out "Fingerprint Lock" For Android Beta Users After introducing the screen lock feature for iOS beta users more than three months ago, WhatsApp has now started rolling out a similar feature called "Fingerprint lock" for Android beta users, the......
03:32, 08/14/2019

Google launches Android Q Beta 6, official release ‘just a few weeks away’ Google today launched Android Q Beta 6 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Read More...
22:48, 08/07/2019

Apple tips that the iOS 13 and iPadOS public beta release will come as over-the-air update Updating your iPhone or iPad to the new iOS 13 and iPadOS editions that will spark a new features joy at the Marie Kondo level has been made harder this year. Even if you have a developer account, and that's who the first beta is aimed at, you'll hav...
03:00, 06/05/2019

iPad OS: release date, features and public beta details The iPadOS public beta has officially launched with a host of new features that from Apple that make your iPad distinct from an iPhone running iOS 13, and we've now had the first beta of 13.1 as well.We have a list of the best iPadOS features yo...
16:16, 09/06/2019

'Monster Hunter World: Icebourne' beta opens this week A big update for Monster Hunter World is on its way, with the Iceborne expansion adding new monsters, weapons and missions to the game. While the expansion won't be officially released until early September, Capcom is making part of it available...
08:00, 08/27/2019

Google Pauses Android Q Beta 5 Rollout Shortly After Its Debut Android Q Beta 5 was released on Wednesday for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, and Pixel 3 XL as well as the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL....
00:32, 07/11/2019

Google Resumes Android Q Beta 5 Rollout for All Pixel Phones Android Q Beta 5 was originally released on Wednesday with the final Android Q developer APIs and a list of updates to the gesture navigation system....
06:48, 07/12/2019

Ruining a country near you soon: the beta males who think they’re alphas | Marina Hyde What could be more insecure than a 55-year-old bragging about Latin, or a literal president tweeting his enemies on the bog?If the Tory leadership election unfolds as widely expected, the UK will basically be ruled by a Fathers4Injustice activist. Bo...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Minecraft Earth’s closed beta: This augmented reality needs more augmenting Enlarge (credit: Mojang / Microsoft) When Microsoft acquired Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, in 2014, we all feared the worst: a zillion cash-in video games. Turns out, Microsoft has been really smart about its Minecraft output in the past five yea...
21:32, 07/16/2019

Ghost Recon Breakpoint beta is live – how to join, and the PC spec you’ll need Ahead of the game’s October 4 release, the beta for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint has gone live. And, it’s not too late to get in on the act if you fancy some lengthy Recon sessions over the weekend.The Ghost Recon Breakpoi...
12:48, 09/05/2019

Google launches Android Q Beta 5 with gestural navigation updates Google today launched Android Q Beta 5 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Read More...
13:16, 07/10/2019

Valve's 'Dota Underlords' open beta launches on Android, iOS and PC Less than a month after it was announced and just a week after being properly revealed, Dota Underlords is available for play. Valve's take on the popular Dota 2 mod, Dota Auto Chess, is a turn-based strategic battle game where players try to do...
00:16, 06/21/2019

EMUI 9.1 Beta Testing for 14 Huawei, Honor Phones Goes Live Huawei has kicked off EMUI 9.1 beta testing for a total of 14 Huawei and Honor-branded phones in China, with more devices set to get the beta update soon....
19:16, 06/03/2019

Steam’s library overhaul launches with a beta update September 17 Valve Software is planning to launch a major update that will improve the Steam library. This should make it easier to navigate the games you own.Read More...
19:48, 09/04/2019

Android Q beta removal could spell trouble for Huawei Mate 20 Pro No Android Q update for the impressive Huawei Mate 20 Pro?Remember Huawei's promise from just a couple of weeks ago that the company's flagships would receive official Android Q updates shortly after Google's own Pixel devices? It's pretty crazy how ...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Beta-Test the Google App to Share Search Results More Easily Android: How do you normally share search results from Google with your friends? I confess, I’ve never copied-and-pasted the gigantic URL for the results page to anyone else; I usually just use the deliciously passive-aggressive “lmgtfy.com” to help ...
18:48, 06/21/2019

iPad OS release date, features and public beta details The iPadOS public beta has officially launched with a host of new features that from Apple that make your iPad distinct from an iPhone running iOS 13, and we've now had the first beta of 13.1 as well.We have a list of the best iPadOS features yo...
18:00, 09/08/2019

The 'Minecraft Earth' beta begins its global takeover this month It's been a couple of months since we first heard about Minecraft Earth, the augmented reality version of Mojang's game that makes the real world a playscape full of your blocky creations. It promised a beta release of the game would arrive...
00:16, 07/12/2019

Saddle up: Red Dead Online finally exits beta with massive new update Rockstar today revealed Red Dead Online is finally exiting the beta stage, and it’s bringing a wagonload of new stuff with it. From new playing modes to punishing murders to full-on role-playing, what was originally a fairly blasé add-on to Red Dead ...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Microsoft disables automatic tablet mode in the latest Windows 10 beta Microsoft has always had a tablet mode for 2-in-1 Windows 10 PCs -- including its own Surface products -- but that could be changing. In the latest Insider 18970 beta release, Windows 10 no longer automatically offers to enter tablet mode when you re...
05:00, 08/30/2019

Apple’s new iOS 13 beta software just revealed the iPhone 11’s exact launch date Remember when the biggest iPhone leaks came from Apple’s supply chain? Well, in an odd turn of events, some of the biggest iPhone leaks over the past few years have come directly from Apple. Case in point: the recent beta of iOS 13 strongly sug...
13:32, 08/15/2019

Devs restore Modern Warfare’s mini-map after two days of beta backlash Enlarge / How am I supposed to see around that tank like I have X-ray vision without my mini-map? After years of annualized releases, you might think the basic elements of Call of Duty—like the user interface and heads-up display—would be pretty s...
21:32, 09/16/2019

iOS and iPadOS 13 beta 4 signals death of 3D Touch, rise of Context Menu Pressure-sensitive screens once were iPhone selling points, but their key benefit -- Context Menus -- ha been fine-tuned into good enough replacements.Read More...
14:00, 07/17/2019

PUBG 4.1 Beta Update is Now Live: Erangel Overhaul, Story Trailer, and More The PUBG 4.1 beta update is now live on the test server and it kicks off Season 4 with an epic story-driven trailer, overhauled Erangel map, and more....
05:48, 07/18/2019

Google Assistant launch gesture officially arrives on Android Q beta From the very start, Google intended to fine-tune the gesture-based navigation system it introduced with Android Pie in an effort to make poking around phones with edge-to-edge screens feel a lot more natural. One of the gestures it was working on wo...
10:32, 07/10/2019

'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' multiplayer beta kicks off in September When Call of Duty: Modern Warfare launches on October 25th for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, it'll come with a handful of multiplayer modes, including classic options like Team Deathmatch, Domination and Headquarters, plus a 2v2 Gunfight optio...
17:48, 08/01/2019

Scientists discover 2nd alien planet around star Beta Pictoris — and it's huge The solar system around a star called Beta Pictoris was already a pretty interesting place, with a large planet scientists have actually seen and a huge amount of rubble flying around....
06:32, 08/23/2019

Apple Music for Android works with Chromecast devices in the latest beta Good news for Apple Music users on Android: the music streaming service now works with Chromecast displays and speakers. The feature is available through the latest beta of the app....
12:32, 08/28/2019

EA's Project Atlas cloud gaming launches tonight in closed beta You won't have to wait long to try EA's Project Atlas game streaming service -- in fact, you might get to play very shortly. EA has announced a surprise Cloud Gaming Technical Trial that will debut September 10th at 1AM Eastern as a closed...
18:00, 09/09/2019

Extra 'Realism' Makes For A Slow-Paced Modern Warfare Beta Activision kicked off Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s multiplayer beta yesterday, letting PlayStation 4 players get hands-on with a softly rebooted Modern Warfare focused more on realism....
04:00, 09/14/2019

'League of Legends' take on 'Auto Chess' reaches open beta this week Riot Games isn't going to let Dota Underlords capitalize on the Auto Chess trend without offering a fight. The developer is rolling out the open beta test for its League of Legends equivalent, Teamfight Tactics, over the course of the week. It...
18:16, 06/25/2019

Apple Watch cuts more ties with the iPhone in latest watchOS 6 beta VentureBeat's Jeremy Horwitz (via BGR) discovered something interesting on his Apple Watch when he installed watchOS 6 Developer beta 2 on the device. There are indications that with the latest watchOS build, the wearable will be able to directly loa...
21:48, 06/18/2019

Google paused its Android Q Beta 4 update after bricking some Pixel phones Google released Android Q Beta 4 on Wednesday, but then, less than a day later, the company was forced to stop the rollout of the beta. It turns out that some Pixel devices were sent into boot loops after they applied the update, an issue that Google...
14:48, 06/06/2019

Hidden 'Face authentication' settings found in latest Android Q Beta Android Q Beta 4 was released today, and besides bricking some Pixel models, the update contained something interesting. Hidden settings discovered by 9to5Google revealed that "Face authentication" will be a feature on the next Android build when it ...
02:48, 06/06/2019

Google Chrome beta app for Android is updated with a battery saving feature Just a few days ago, we told you about an update to the Google Chrome Browser app for Android to version 75 (75.0.3770.67). That update included a password manager that creates "strong and unique" passwords and also allows you to look up stored passw...
18:16, 06/15/2019

World of Warcraft Classic beta goes live May 15 with full release August 27 Blizzard has announced that World of Warcraft Classic – the long-awaited reboot of the game which turns back the clock 13 years – will go live on August 27, although current WoW subscribers will get a chance (and note, it is just a chan...
11:16, 05/14/2019

Google fixed the Android Q beta bootloop issue, so it’s safe to install again Google a few days ago released the fourth Android Q beta version to testers, but Pixel users quickly discovered a bug that essentially bricked the phone, forcing it into a boot loop. The only fixes available to users were factory resets or booting in...
09:16, 06/12/2019

With the latest beta updates, OnePlus is proving that it's playing the long game Like other major manufacturers, OnePlus has an Open Beta program, which its fans can apply for to get a taste for what's to come via the next major update for their phones. And unlike many other major manufacturers, OnePlus seems to have started addi...
08:16, 06/13/2019

World Of Warcraft Classic Beta Players Are Reporting Bugs That Are Actually Just Features From The Past World Of Warcraft is an old game that has changed a lot since it was first launched back in 2004. Many players might have forgotten just how the game worked back then and as a result, players with access to the new classic version of the game are rep...
13:00, 05/19/2019

LG, Huawei, Sony and OnePlus phones get the Android Q beta release early, but not Samsung Slow manufacturer updates are the Android issue that doesn't really need an introduction at this point because everyone knows the drill. Google releases new Android Dessert. Anywhere between 3 months to a year later, the update has reached your phone...
03:16, 05/08/2019

Apple launches iOS 13 public beta: 10 reasons to get the software now if you're feeling brave iOS 13 is the software at the core of iPhones. This latest program adds fresh features to the phone, from Dark Mode to improved Photos and Map apps.       ...
11:32, 06/25/2019

Mario Kart Tour mobile game is out in closed beta for Android users The next Nintendo mobile game, Mario Kart Tour, is officially out, but only in closed beta in the US and Japan and only on Android. Players and news outlets have already reported it’s a faithful 3D racing experience...with microtransactions an...
14:32, 05/22/2019

PS4 Monster Hunter World Iceborne Beta Release Date confirmed as PS Plus Exclusive Capcom has revealed when players will be able to get hands-on with the upcoming beta for Monster Hunter Iceborne - and it's good news for players with a PlayStation Plus membership....
08:48, 06/18/2019

Google Chrome beta app for Android is updated and includes a battery saving feature Just a few days ago, we told you about an update to the Google Chrome Browser app for Android to version 75 (75.0.3770.67). That update included a password manager that creates "strong and unique" passwords and also allows you to look up stored passw...
16:16, 06/15/2019

Valve's latest 'Dota' spinoff is 'Underlords,' free beta starts next week Now that Dota Auto Chess mod maker Drodo has announced plans to release PC Auto Chess as an Epic Games Store exclusive, Valve is releasing its standalone version, dubbed Dota Underlords. In this game, players join the game with seven others while "bu...
02:32, 06/14/2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare hands-on — Multiplayer beta is showing a more realistic sim Activision kicked off the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer beta on the PlayStation 4 today, giving fans their first experience on the PlayStation 4.Read More...
14:32, 09/12/2019

Monster Hunter Iceborne Beta Countdown: Start Time, PS4 Release Dates, More Capcom's newest Monster Hunter beta is due to go live on Friday morning and promises to introduce loads of new features to the game - here's what you need to know....
04:32, 06/20/2019

Call of Duty: Mobile beta starts for Android and iOS players in select countries Officially unveiled two months ago, Activision's Call of Duty: Mobile is now available in beta to Android and iOS players in select territories, the publisher announced recently. Along with the beta program, Activision revealed the most important gam...
20:00, 05/18/2019

World of Warcraft Classic beta testers are reporting vanilla WoW features as bugs Blizzard has released a few images of World of Warcraft Classic that cater to players' nostalgia. Certainly, a select few dedicated vanilla WoW players will remember trying to take down Ragnaros. [credit: ...
16:16, 05/20/2019

Valve's Auto Chess Game Is Called Dota Underlords, Open Beta Next Week A few weeks ago, Valve announced that it’d be making its own version of the massively popular Dota 2 mod Auto Chess. Today, it revealed that it’s called Dota Underlords, and it’ll go into open beta in “approximately” one week. And if you’ve purchased...
08:00, 06/14/2019

Mario Kart Tour beta hands-on: Microtransactions land like a nasty blue shell Enlarge / This is the only Mario Kart Tour closed beta image we're officially allowed to share. (credit: Nintendo) Nintendo's first racing game for smartphones, Mario Kart Tour, is barreling like a red shell toward a free-to-play launch on iOS and ...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Modern Warfare Open Beta date: Get Call of Duty early access on September 12 for PS4 Activision and Infinity Ward have revealed that Call of Duty will be getting an open multiplayer beta on Septemeber 19. Here's what you need to know....
04:16, 08/02/2019

Call of Duty Modern Warfare Beta Leak? Release date news for PS4, Xbox One and PC THE Call of Duty Modern Warfare Beta may become a reality soon after a leak was spotted. Here is everything you need to know about release date news for PS4, Xbox one and PC....
09:16, 07/31/2019

Xbox Gears 5 Tech Test: Download start time, and how to get Versus beta access The Coalition and Xbox are starting to test Gears 5 this weekend, and you can download the client you need to play right now - heres what you need to know....
01:00, 07/17/2019

Rainbow Six Quarantine Beta Confirmed: Latest Release Date Gameplay News for PS4, Xbox, PC UBISOFT'S latest Tom Clancy game, Rainbow Six Quarantine, has confirmed a beta sign-up on the official website for "a chance to play Rainbow Six Quarantine early"....
04:32, 06/20/2019

Gears 5 Xbox Release Date NEWS: E3 2019 trailer, gameplay, beta incoming? The Coalition and Microsoft are due to reveal more information about the next entry in the long-running series at E3 this year - here's everything you need to know to get ready for the showcase....
13:16, 06/09/2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer beta — Infinity Ward reveals more maps and modes On the third day of its multiplayer beta test, Infinity Ward opened up the spigots for more users for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. And it also released new maps and modes.Read More...
23:48, 09/14/2019

PUBG Mobile Season 8 Royale Pass leaks: New cosmetics and theme teased, new beta planned Tencent has recently rolled out version 0.13.4 to players, and it's come with a lot of interesting data buried inside - here's what you need to know about this new patch....
09:48, 07/05/2019

Redmi Note 8 Series Coming to India in '8 Weeks': Xiaomi India Chief India head Manu Kumar Jain has confirmed that the Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro will launch in India soon, after certifications and testing process is done....
09:32, 08/29/2019

Redmi Note 7 Pro Open Sale, Mi A2 Price Cut, and Other Discounts in Xiaomi Sale Mi Sale 2019's Rs. 5 flash sale at 4pm IST today includes the Redmi Go and Mi Luggage, while the Mi Home Security Camera and Mi Casual Backpack is at 6pm....
03:16, 07/24/2019

Redmi Note 8 e Note 8 Pro: Xiaomi conferma le caratteristiche a pochi giorni dalla presentazione Redmi Note 8 e Note 8 Pro verranno presentati in Cina il 29 agosto con l'obiettivo di diventare i migliori modelli della serie economica di Xiaomi. Nel frattempo la stessa Xiaomi ha confermato le specifiche di entrambi.La serie Redmi Note ha da ...
16:00, 08/26/2019

Phi Beta Sigma Removes Malik Yoba From Youth Leadership Role Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations Since announcing his attraction to trans women, actor Malik Yoba’s life has become infinitely more complicated. He’s faced public backlash, internal strife within his family and accusations of inappropriate relationships with trans minors during his ...
19:32, 09/10/2019

MediaTek Launches Helio G90, Helio G90T SoCs for Gaming Smartphones MediaTek Helio G90 and Helio G90T both come with an octa-core CPU that includes ARM Cortex-A76 and Cortex-A55 cores at a maximum clock speed of 2.05GHz....
09:48, 07/30/2019

Google slashed the price of its premium flagship Pixel 3 smartphones down to $500, but I'd still recommend you buy the $400 mid-range Pixel 3a instead Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Google slashed $300 off the price of its premium flagship Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones, bringing them to the lowest price in recent memory. That means the Pixel 3 phones now cost between $100 and $120 more than the ...
00:48, 08/05/2019

Apple iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max hands-on — flagship smartphones without 5G Apple launched its flagship smartphones today, the iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max. These smartphones take camera technology to a new level.Read More...
20:32, 09/10/2019

Iran’s Nuclear Program Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country was not building nuclear weapons, its enrichment of uranium and history of deception created deep mist...
14:32, 05/08/2019

Turkey Was Just Booted Out of the F-35 Program The American government has given Turkey the boot, officially removing the country from the F-35 Lightning II program. The two countries are at odds over Ankara’s purchase of an advanced Russian surface-to-air missile system, which Washington claimed...
13:16, 07/18/2019

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 vs Mi Band 3: which affordable tracker is for you? Xiaomi just announced a refresh of its best-selling fitness tracker. The last-gen tracker has proven to be one of the most popular fitness bands on the market right now, and it's likely because the price is so low.It’s hard to find a more...
06:32, 06/15/2019

5 reasons Xiaomi Mi 5 is a great deal and 5 reasons it’s not After almost two years of wait, Xiaomi has finally launched its flagship smartphone in India. The Xiaomi Mi 5 comes at a price of Rs 24,999 and will be looking at giving a good  competition to conventional flagship smartphones from Apple, Samsun...
18:16, 08/07/2019

Smartphones in 2019: The best of times or worst of times? One man's heaven is another man's hell. ZDNet contributors Matt Miller and Jason Perlow both follow the mobile industry, yet draw vastly different conclusions about the smartphone market. Is this a great time for buyers - or what?...
12:32, 08/14/2019

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 smartphones are already selling better than the Galaxy S9 A little more than a month out from Samsung’s next Unpacked event, at which the company is expected to show off the new Galaxy Note 10 phablet, new numbers are in that tout the continued strength of the company’s Galaxy S smartphone serie...
13:16, 07/02/2019

Nokia 3.1 A, Nokia 3.1 C Budget Smartphones Announced HMD Global announces two new Nokia phones making their way to the US market. Nokia 3.1 A launching on AT&T and Nokia 3.1 C launching on Cricket Wireless....
02:32, 06/10/2019

NB Liquor to introduce reusable bag program In a press release, ANBL board chair Rachelle Gagnon says the corporation made the decision to follow what other jurisdictions across Canada are doing....
17:32, 07/12/2019

U.S. Ejects Turkey From F-35 Fighter Program The Trump administration formally ejected Turkey from the American-led F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program over Ankara’s decision to purchase a Russian air-defense system, prompting a protest from Turkish officials....
18:48, 07/17/2019

Sen. Lee willing to fund 9/11 victim program for only 10 years GOP Sen. Mike ​Lee, who blocked a vote on a bill for 9/11 victims in the Senate, on Thursday suggested funding the program for 10 years instead of through 2092 as advocates have sought. “Last night Jon Stewart said he believed a billion dollars a yea...
12:00, 07/18/2019

US removes Turkey from F-35 program after S-400 fiasco In a widely-expected move, the White House has formally begun the process to remove Turkey from its advanced fighter jet program. Turkey has opted for Russian military hardware over its US equivalent....
18:32, 07/17/2019

The Fed is looking at a new program that could be another version of 'quantitative easing' Federal Reserve officials are considering a new program that would decrease the balance sheet level while providing liquidity during difficult times....
13:32, 04/29/2019

Change Your Loyalty Program Passwords Now If you can’t remember the last time you changed the passwords on your loyalty program accounts, it’s time to make some password updates—or risk being hacked....
08:16, 05/15/2019

UA Mobile Health Program expands TUCSON – The University of Arizona is expanding its mobile health program. The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation, Youth on Their Own and Primavera Foundation’s Casa Paloma teamed up with the program to provide services to those who are homeless ...
18:48, 05/14/2019

MIT and U.S. Air Force launch AI accelerator program The U.S. Air Force plans to invest $15 million a year to support the development of advanced artificial intelligence from the MIT's five colleges.Read More...
14:00, 05/20/2019

UA Foundation to celebrate AZ Assurance program TUCSON – The University of Arizona Foundation will be celebrating one of its scholarship programs and a distinguished member on Tuesday. While Arizona Assurance will receive two gifts, Edie Auslander, who headed fundraising for the program from 2008 ...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Using CRISPR to program gels with new functions The CRISPR genome-editing system is best-known for its potential to correct disease-causing mutations and add new genes into living cells. Now, a team from MIT and Harvard University has deployed CRISPR for a completely different purpose: creating no...
12:32, 08/22/2019

Mack Brown is back at UNC. Can he still run a program? Can a 67-year-old coach who has been out of football for six years restore dignity to a program he last coached in 1997? UNC and Mack Brown are banking on it....
07:16, 05/23/2019

Mexico wants to re-invent US Merida aid program MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he doesn’t want aid under the United States’ so-called Merida Initiative — at least in its present form. The aid program launched in 2008 so far distributed $1.6 billio...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Nintendo says there is no Switch exchange program You might not want to buy a first-generation Switch with the assumption Nintendo will replace it with a new model. A Nintendo spokesperson has flatly denied that swaps are available, telling The Verge that "we do not have a Nintendo Switch exchange....
03:32, 08/18/2019

Xbox Monster Hunter World Iceborne Beta: Bad News for Xbox One owners? There's a new beta coming for Monster Hunter Iceborne, but there's bad news for anyone one a Microsoft console that wants to play the game before it launches later this year....
08:48, 06/18/2019

OnePlus 6T, OnePlus 5T Beta Updates Bring Fnatic Mode, Digital Wellbeing New Oxygen OS Open Beta Updates for the OnePlus 5, 5T, 6, and 6T have introduced the June Android security patch, Digital Wellbeing, and Fnatic Mode....
08:00, 06/13/2019

Bezuidenhout seeks Portrush 'revenge' after beta-blocker ban Christiaan Bezuidenhout has overcome plenty on the way to his first major championship this week at the British Open        ...
11:48, 07/16/2019

Kirron Kher Praises Rohit Sharma With "Sharma Ji Ka Beta" Post Rohit Sharma has found himself many admirers after smashing a record five centuries in a single World Cup. The long list also includes actress and parliamentarian Kirron Kher, who took to Instagram on......
03:00, 07/09/2019

Realme 2, Realme C1 Get Android Pie-Based ColorOS Beta Update in India The company has already started rolling out the update to all the registered users, and it brings along the June 2019 Android security patch as well....
16:48, 06/20/2019

Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL aren't eligible to receive Android Q beta releases until next month As we pointed out the other day, the Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL both launched with an older version of the Android security patch pre-installed. Instead of the May 5th patch, which is found on all of the high-end Pixel models, the new mid-ranger...
17:32, 05/11/2019

Gears 5 Tech Test Time: UK Start Times and How to download and play the Gears 5 beta? The Coalition and Xbox will be rolling out a beta test for Gears 5 this weekend - here's everything you need to know about being able to access the game and getting your hands on the Xbox exclusive early....
04:00, 07/19/2019

WoW Classic beta release date: Blizzard reveals World of Warcraft Vanilla launch date Blizzard has released more information about the upcoming release of World of Warcraft Vanilla - and dated a new beta for the game coming this week. Here's what you need to know....
09:16, 05/14/2019

tvOS 13 beta 2 adds iOS-style picture-in-picture feature A surprise addition to the tvOS operating system enables a new form of Apple TV multitasking: picture-in-picture support for video playback.Read More...
13:16, 06/17/2019

Target launching loyalty program nationwide NBC NEWS-Target is launching a new loyalty program. “Target Circle” , target’s new loyalty program is set to roll out across the country on October 6th. The program offers new perks like birthday rewards and personalized coupons. T...
22:32, 09/09/2019

Walmart's car seat recycling program starts Walmart is partnering with TerraCycle -- a global waste management company that works with consumer product companies, retailers, cities and facilities to recycle "difficult-to-recycle" products and packaging -- to offer the nation's largest car seat...
20:00, 09/16/2019

Pentagon: Cost of F-35 fighter plane program up by $25B The cost of the U.S. military's F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program rose by $25 billion in 2018, the Pentagon said in a report, because of Block 4 upgrades, integration of nuclear weapons and deployment costs....
11:16, 08/05/2019

NCAA launches investigation of Arizona program In federal court, prosecutors played a phone call in which former Arizona assistant Emanuel "Book" Richardson tells sports manager Christian Dawkins that head coach Sean Miller was paying Deandre Ayton $10,000 per month....
10:16, 05/04/2019