India expans its ban on Chinese apps to include Xiaomi’s browser and more

The Mi Browser Pro app is, thankfully, not the same as the default browser that ships with Xiaomi’s devices. For Xiaomi’s users in India, which number up to 90 million, that may be good news, though it’s also not entirely clear if the stock browser is included in the list of newly banned apps.

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 […]

Powerbeats Pro 2: everything we know about the rumored true wireless earbuds

Read our Beats Powerbeats Pro reviewCut to the chaseWhat are they? The Beats Powerbeats Pro 2, a pair of true wireless earbudsWhen will they launch? That’s still TBC, but it could be as soon as June 2020How much will they cost? Likely similar to their predecessors ($249 / £219 / AU$349)Powerbeats Pro 2 release dateWhile […]

Honor 9X Pro gets latest Android update

Huawei sub-brand Honor has started rolling out the latest Android update to the Honor 9X Pro. The update brings software version EMUI 9.1.1.189 to the device. It is 373MB in size and brings Android security patch for the month of May to Honor 9X Pro. Users can check the latest update in the phone’s settings […]

With nearly 30% market share, Mi Browser Pro ban will severely hurt Xiaomi’s revenue: Analysts

The government added 47 more apps last month to the list of 59 Chinese apps that were banned in India. Among the list of 47 Chinese apps that were banned in July are Xiaomi’s Mi Browser and TikTok’s parent company ByteDance’s video-editing app CapCut.

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 discounts Beats Solo Pro, Powerbeats Pro — save up to $70

Beats Solo Pro — $230, was $300 A little more — fine a lot more — visible than the Powerbeats Pro, there’s a good reason. These wireless headphones had a lot more going on (which is why you seem them everywhere). These are great looking, noise-canceling headphones that are standard-setting in the industry. The key […]

India Bans More Chinese Smartphone Apps

The Chinese government and its state media are mounting a major effort to push back against software bans in Asia, Europe, and the United States. China’s Global Times excoriated the U.S. State Department’s “clean network” initiative as a form of “McCarthyism” in an editorial on Thursday, slamming the effort to purge Chinese hardware and software […]

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max and Redmi 9 Prime sale on Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day Sale brings to you the special early access sale of Redmi 9 Prime and the flash sale of Redmi Note 9 Pro Max that start today. This impeccable offer is only for Amazon Prime subscribers. The Redmi 9 Prime is the latest newly launched smartphone from the Chinese electronic giant, Xiaomi. Two […]

The 25 best Alexa skills

Further reading Best Alexa commands How to change Alexa’s name Funniest things to ask Alexa Alexa is a great kitchen assistant Alexa comes pre-loaded with the ability to add items to a master grocery list. On its own, being able to quickly shout to Alexa that you just ran out of cayenne pepper as you […]