> Deepali Moray
  • Google engineer demos smartphone cameras can be as good as DSLRs, even when taking night photos

    By about 7 hours ago.

    Google engineer demos smartphone cameras can be as good as DSLRs, even when taking night photos

    Irrespective of how much a manufacturer claims to inject advanced camera capabilities to the smartphone, for serious photography enthusiasts, low-light results always tend to fall a notch short as compared to the professional cameras. Google researcher, Florian Kainz, who is part of the company's Daydream team, has come up with a simple solution to address the issue of sub-par smartphone camera results in low light conditions – an app. More →
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  • Acer launches Predator Triton 700 gaming notebook, Leap Ware smartwatch, and more

    By about 9 hours ago.

    Acer launches Predator Triton 700 gaming notebook, Leap Ware smartwatch, and more

    Acer announced new products at its next@acer global press conference in New York this week. Amongst the slew of devices, the company introduced new notebooks from its Aspire and Swift series, a smartwatch, and a gaming notebook. Here’s a roundup of Acer’s new product lineup. More →
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  • Apple iPad Pro 2 rumored to launch at WWDC; here’s everything we know so far

    By about 11 hours ago.

    Apple iPad Pro 2 rumored to launch at WWDC; here’s everything we know so far

    We are still a month away from Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) and the rumor mill has started bubbling with its set of speculations and leaks. While Apple will not release the highly anticipated anniversary edition iPhone at the upcoming conference in June, it is surely set to refresh its tablet lineup along with announcing updates to its iOS and Mac software. More →
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  • Mi 6 coming to ‘select global markets’ at a later date: Xiaomi

    By on April 27, 2017 at 5:45 PM.

    Mi 6 coming to ‘select global markets’ at a later date: Xiaomi

    Xiaomi’s newest flagship smartphone Mi 6 launched in home country China last week. One of the first smartphones to run the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, the Mi 6 is poised against the Samsung Galaxy S8, but at almost half the price. While there’s a bit of anticipation about when the smartphone is going to be launched in India, IndiaToday reports that Xiaomi may skip India for its Mi 6 altogether. BGR India reached out to Xiaomi, and here’s what the company spokesperson told us.“Mi 6 is coming to select global markets at a later date but we have no intimation of India date or availability as of now.” More →
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  • Hands On

    Vivo V5s hands-on, first impressions: Another selfie smartphone in town

    By on April 27, 2017 at 3:07 PM.

    Vivo V5s hands-on, first impressions: Another selfie smartphone in town

    The craze for selfies is not going anywhere, courtesy manufacturers like Vivo which has just added yet another front camera-focused smartphone to its V5 series. Called the Vivo V5s, it is a variant of the Vivo V5, which was launched late last year. Priced at Rs 18,990, the smartphone gets a few improvements under the hood. It is also one of the affordable, selfie-centric smartphones out there in the market. I briefly used the Vivo V5s and here are my first impressions. More →
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  • Vivo V5s vs Gionee A1 vs OPPO F1s: Price, specifications, features compared

    By on April 27, 2017 at 2:13 PM.

    Vivo V5s vs Gionee A1 vs OPPO F1s: Price, specifications, features compared

    Vivo is clearly obsessed with its V5 series as it introduced yet another variant today. Called the Vivo V5s, the smartphone is priced at Rs 18,990, and as expected, it too boasts selfie-centric features. As more manufacturers are cashing in on the selfie-obsessed nature of Indians, we pitted the Vivo V5s against other smartphones available in the market -- Gionee A1 and OPPO F1s, which boast similar capabilities and are priced in the sub-Rs 20,000 category as well. Here’s how the three smartphone compete against each other. More →
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  • Vivo V5s with 20-megapixel front camera launched at Rs 18,990: Specifications and features

    By on April 27, 2017 at 1:38 PM.

    Vivo V5s with 20-megapixel front camera launched at Rs 18,990: Specifications and features

    After the dual-selfie camera totting V5 Plus, Vivo is back with another selfie-focused smartphone called the V5s. The Vivo V5s is priced at Rs 18,990 , and is available in color choices of Crown Gold and Matte Black . As is the case with the company's V5 series, the USP of the Vivo V5s is the 20-megapixel front-facing camera. Pre-booking of the smartphone starts today with the first sales starting May 6. The Matte Black variant will be available on May 6 while the Crown Gold model will be available on May 20. Buyers also get two months of Saavn subscription for free on purchase of Vivo V5s. More →
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  • Lenovo to shut down Zuk Mobile in coming weeks, combine it with Moto brand: Report

    By on April 27, 2017 at 11:18 AM.

    Lenovo to shut down Zuk Mobile in coming weeks, combine it with Moto brand: Report

    Lenovo is reportedly set to draw the curtains on its sub-brand Zuk Mobile. This comes after Lenovo recently embraced the Motorola brand to re-introduce ‘Moto by Lenovo’ identity. Launched in 2015, the online-only Zuk brand has a handful of smartphones under its name however they fizzled out without making an impression in the crowded market. If the rumors are to be believed, Lenovo would combine Zuk with Moto to create a new brand in the coming future. More →
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  • Apple makes artificial sweat to test Apple Watch for skin-friendliness

    By on April 26, 2017 at 1:50 PM.

    Apple makes artificial sweat to test Apple Watch for skin-friendliness

    The fitness trackers of the world might have started to explode, but Apple wants to make its smartwatch, which doubles up as a fitness tracker, a lot safer for the environment as well as for the wearers’ skin. The company revealed that it creates artificial sweat to test its Apple Watch for skin-friendliness. More →
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  • Google Chrome 58 for Android update rolls out: Here are the 5 new features

    By on April 26, 2017 at 12:31 PM.

    Google Chrome 58 for Android update rolls out: Here are the 5 new features

    Google is regularly adding new features and fixing issues to improve its products. As part of its endeavor, it has announced an update to its Chrome browser. After rolling out the update for the Mac, Linux, and Windows, Google is now rolling out Chrome 58 to Android. The fresh version of Chrome browser for Android gets a handful of nifty features and some performance fixes. The new Chrome 58 (58.0.3029.83) for Android will be available on Google Play over the course of the next week. More →
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