List of banned Chinese apps gets 15 new entries, most are ‘lite’, ‘pro’ versions

New Delhi: Nearly 15 new mobile applications such as ByteDance-owned video editing app CapCut and Xiaomi’s browser app were included in a follow-up ban on 47 Chinese apps late last month, according to a list that ET has reviewed. The remaining were ‘lite’ or ‘pro’ versions of the apps that the government banned earlier in […]

Amazon app quiz June 9, 2020: Get answers to these five questions and win Bose Soundsport headphones for free

Amazon’s daily quiz is live. As part of today’s quiz, the e-tailer is giving a chance to win Bose Soundsport headphones for free. For those unaware, Amazon brings a daily edition of quiz on its mobile application. The quiz comprises of a set of five questions that are usually based on current affairs and general […]

The best iPhone deals you can get in August 2020

iPhone 7 Features: 4.7” Retina HD display, Single 12MP Wide camera, 7MP FaceTime HD camera with 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps, Touch ID, A10 Fusion chip, Lasts up to 2 hours longer than iPhone 6s, 1m Water resistant to a depth of 1 metre for up to 30 minutes

Ban on Chinese apps alone will not address long-term information threats

Various estimates suggest that 5G equipment from suppliers such as Ericsson and Nokia could raise costs by up to a third. That is significant, running into hundreds of millions of dollars, and will necessitate sharply higher telecom tariffs in the world’s cheapest market. India could adopt a secure cut cheaper option pursued by many other […]

Galaxy S20 Ultra’s chonky camera bump is super ugly, don’t @ me

To the industrial designers and engineers who worked on this: apologies. No doubt you all worked hard. And the Galaxy S20 Ultra’s cameras pack so many sensors and mechanics and features that, surely in Samsung’s opinion, fully justify that whopper of a camera bump. But let’s not forget about Dieter Rams. The legendary industrial designer […]

Apple iPhone 11 is selling at its cheapest price ever during Amazon sale

If you have been planning to buy an iPhone this year and have been on the lookout for a deal that makes it much more affordable, then look no further. As part of its two-day Prime Day sale, e-commerce giant Amazon is offering a discount on the most affordable iPhone of the 2019 series, bringing […]

Best budget gaming laptop deals of the week – 6th August 2020

A lot of the very best gaming laptops still cost several thousands of pounds / dollars, but as long as you’re happy with playing games on lower quality settings or just want something that will let you tend to your Stardew Valley crops on the go, then you can do all that and more on […]

Chinese app firms quizzed on data sharing, political ties

Companies running recently banned Chinese apps have been served a questionnaire with around 80 queries seeking information such as whether owners are associated with any political party and if the firm is required to share data under China’s law.The government’s actions are based on concerns that data was being shared with Chinese agencies, including the […]

India Bans 15 More Chinese Apps Including Xiaomi, Baidu Browsers

“Xiaomi continues to comply and adhere to all data privacy and security requirements under Indian law. We are working towards understanding the development and will take appropriate measures as required. As part of the process, we will work with key stakeholders for an opportunity to make our submissions”, the media quoted a Xiaomi spokesperson as […]

Samsung Galaxy M31s with 64MP quad camera to go on sale today via Amazon

Samsung Galaxy M31s is set to go on its first sale today. The handset was launched in India last month. Key feature of the smartphone is the 64MP Intelli camera with Single Take feature. The smartphone will be available via Amazon and Samsung online store at 12pm. Those interested can head to either of the […]