Weekly Tech News Headlines – Jan 20 2021

 Ban on Huawei strengthens in USAAccording to sources from Reuters, the Trump administration in its last few days of office has decided to revoke the licenses of companies that supply materials to the Chinese Telecommunication giant, Huawei. Companies like Intel and Japanese chip maker Kioxia Corp were informed that they would no longer be able to sell to Huawei. The administration plans to revoke several dozen more such licenses. US President Donald Trump has long considered Huawei’s dominance in the telecommunications world to be a threat to their national security. Huawei in May 2019, is put on an "entity list,"…
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Weekly Tech News Headlines – Jan 16 2021

Weekly Tech News Headlines – Jan 16 2021

 Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event 2021: Launch of Galaxy S21 series smartphone, Galaxy Buds Pro and Galaxy SmartTagSamsung in its virtual Galaxy Unpacked event has announced the next flagship smartphones series: The Galaxy S21, S21+ and the Galaxy S21 Ultra. Alongside these three smartphones, the company has also announced the arrival of Galaxy Buds Pro and the Galaxy SmartTag which is a smart Bluetooth tracker.The Galaxy S21 trio consist of the S21 Ultra which is the most expensive one and flaunts the highest specs in terms of phone size and hardwares. Galaxy S21 is the smallest and cheapest one among the…
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Weekly Tech News Headlines – Jan 13 2021

Weekly Tech News Headlines – Jan 13 2021

WhatsApp’s clarification on privacy updatesAfter the new privacy updates, things seem to be getting out of control from Facebook owned WhatsApp. With the lack of clarification, users have already started switching to alternatives like Signal and Telegram messaging apps. Through their social accounts, Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk and Paytm CEO Vijay Sharma have already given their nods to start using Signal app.  Use Signal— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 7, 2021 They say, market has power. We are the largest market. Here in India WhatsApp / Facebook are abusing their monopoly & taking away millions of users' privacy for granted.We…
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Weekly Tech News Headlines – Jan 02 2021

PS5 Indian Launch set for Feb 2, pre-orders starts Jan 12Sony’s next generation PlayStation 5 gaming console which was already launched last year on November 12 (US, Canada, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand) and November 19 (Rest of the world excluding India), is finally ready to get sold into Indian market. Sony has already sold more than 3.4 millions units of PS5 in its first month of launch. However PS5 launch in India was mostly delayed due to stock issues. So if you are a fan of console gaming, you can now pre-order PS5 from January 12th from…
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A completely free MS Office alternative: LibreOffice

A completely free MS Office alternative: LibreOffice

 There is no doubt that MS Office is the king and a complete product package and whenever you need to type an article or create a presentation, the first thing you will search in any system is MS Office. Your employer may provide you a full licensed version of MS Office suite and it comes pre-installed in your laptop or desktop. But what about for general home users. Well Microsoft used to provide a one-time lifetime license for their old Office products versions, but this scheme of license distribution has been expired recently. Ever since companies are going towards cloud…
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Computer Ports and its different types

Computer Ports and its different types

 Modern computers can have different types of ports allowing them to interact and communicate with other devices or a network or to produce an output in form of video,audio or both.  If you are going to buy a new laptop or a PC, below are the list of some of the popular ports available that you should be aware of. Getting to know them will help you to understand what kind of devices your computer is capable of connecting to.1- AUDIO3.5mm Jack3.5mm combo port on laptopUsed to connect wired headphones and speakersMost Common audio jackFound in most computers, tablets and phonesOlder…
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Micromax comeback: In Note 1 and In 1b announced for Indians

Micromax comeback: In Note 1 and In 1b announced for Indians

Micromax today announced their two new devices under their ‘In’ series of smartphones. While I was watching the live stream over YouTube, I was pretty surprised by the prices set by the company for these new devices. The price vs specifications balance is pretty impressive and it is sure going to give tough competition to other Chinese smartphone makers in the same price bracket.The new phones Micromax ‘In 1b’ and Micromax ‘In Note 1’ have the biggest advantage with both phones providing pure Google Android Experience. Company claims that there will be no bloatwares, ads or any extra apps pre-installed…
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Installing a new RAM in any laptop

Installing a new RAM in any laptop

 Today in this article I am going through steps on how to install or upgrade RAM in any laptop. Also in the end I will show you how to register your newly bought RAM on the official website so that you can avail warranty benefits.First move is to unwrap the package which has arrived with the RAM in it. I have ordered this 8GB RAM online from Flipkart since it was not available in local offline stores. It took exactly one week to get my order delivered.Purchase LinkInside the delivery package we will get the retail box. Check whether the…
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How to Backup and Restore your Windows PC using a Recovery Media

How to Backup and Restore your Windows PC using a Recovery Media

 The sale season has started in India and many of you might have plans to buy a new PC or a laptop. Whether a computer or a smartphone, data is one of the most important assets which users don’t want to lose. But sometimes situations may get out of control and you have to completely wipe your system clean in order to get your computer system running. Users require a system formatting or cleaning because of the following reasons:Your PC isn’t working well after you recently installed a Windows updateYour PC is compromised because of viruses or malwaresYour PC won’t…
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Micromax is trying to make a comeback in India but with a wrong approach

Micromax is trying to make a comeback in India but with a wrong approach

Those of you who don’t know, but recently Indian smartphone company Micromax founder Rahul Sharma, has shared a video teaser, talking about how they are planning to re-enter the Indian smartphone market. At the end of this video, Rahul teased the name of upcoming smartphone series ‘In’ with a tagline of ‘In for India’. They are ready to launch in India on 3rd of November. But what about the product? Well we will come back to the new product later. But first I will present a quick intro of Micromax Smartphone company in India.Micromax initially launched their smartphones in 2008…
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