Weekly Tech News Headlines – Feb 3 2021

 LG deep dive into automotive platformsLG Electronics is struggling to maintain its position in the smartphone business and is considering an exit in 2021. The company has now announced its partnership with chipmaker Qualcomm to develop and focus on 5G automotive platforms. The market for self-driving vehicles, electric cars, and fully-connected cars is still growing and according to LG, 75% of all vehicles that will sell in 2027 will have some form of cellular connectivity inside. LG and Qualcomm have already been working together since 2004 to create different connected car solutions and LG’s in car infotainment and WebOS Auto…
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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 09 2021

Weekly Tech News Headlines – Jan 09 2021

 LAVA brings customizable smartphones in IndiaIndian company Lava International is now entering into the market with their latest series of smartphones. On 7th January the company announced 4 new ‘Made in India’ smartphones: Lava Z1, Z2, Z4 and Z6 and also Lava myZ which will be India’s first customizable smartphone offering program. While the other 4 smartphones come with default specifications, with Lava myZ buyers can customize phone’s RAM, storage, front and rear camera and the color. The ‘Made-to-order’ concept for smartphones will allow buyers to pick and drop specifications on their phone as per their choice on select devices…
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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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Google Pixel 4a set to release in India on October 17

 Just after the announcements of Google Pixel 5 and Google Pixel 4a 5G smartphones, Google on twitter has confirmed that they will commence Pixel 4a sales in India on October 17th. However there is no word about the smartphone price yet. Also this is not going to be a 5G capable smartphones like its bigger sibling Pixel 4a 5G.Google Pixel 4a will be available to purchase from Indian online retailer Flipkart. The smartphone price is set at $349 in the US for the single 6GB+128GB model. We should pretty soon get announcement banners on the Flipkart website as well. The…
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Google official Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G launch event

Google has finally lifted curtains from their upcoming 5G enabled smartphones: Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G. The Google Pixel 5 will now become the flag bearer of Google’s top end smartphone while Google Pixel 4a 5G is a 5G version with improvements in hardware and software of the already launched Google Pixel 4a.Price and availabilityGoogle Pixel 5 and Google Pixel 4a 5G will NOT be available for sale in India. Both phones will be available in 5G markets - Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, the UK and the US. Pixel 4a 5G will start at $499 and…
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Weekly Tech News Summary: Apple Online Store, Amazon Luna, Microsoft acquired Bethesda and other product launches

1- Apple India Online store now openedApple launched its first online store in India on Wednesday. India is the 38th market for Apple where it has launched its online store.Customers can now buy the entire line-up of Apple products and services.Apple said it will also offer customer support through chat or telephone.The online store also offers exchange of old Apple products and purchases in monthly installments. Apple India Store 2- Realme Narzo 20 Series smartphones launched in IndiaRealme has launched 3 new devices: Realme Nazro 20 Pro, Realme Narzo 20 and Realme Narzo 20 A smartphones in India.These devices will be the…
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Google Maps to display covid-19 outbreak zones

Google is ready to deploy a new feature in Google Maps that will add a new map layer showing COVID-19 cases in an area so you can make informed decisions about where to go and what to do.Users will be able to see a seven-day average of new COVID cases per 100,000 people for the area with a trend label showing increase or decrease of the no. of cases. There will be color coding legend to help users to distinguish the outbreak situation of the visiting area:    Grey: Less than 1 case    Yellow: 1-10 cases    Orange: 10-20 cases    Dark orange: 20-30…
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Weekly Tech News Summary: Apple launch event, Sony PS5 launch, Paytm ban and more news

1- Apple new iPad Air 2020 announced iPad Air 2020 will be using Apple’s 5nm based A14 bionic chip.A14 bionic chip will be offering 40% CPU performance jump over and 30% GPU performance jump compared to A12.Rs 55,000 for 64GB WiFi model Rs 67,000 for 64GB WiFi+Cellular modelRs 69,000 for 256GB WiFi model Rs 81,000 for 256GB WiFi+Cellular modelIt will be available in Silver, Space Grey, Rose Gold, Green and Sky Blue color options. The sale will start in October month.Read more2- The new iPad 8th Gen is now refreshed by Apple’s A12 Bionic Processor.  Apple claims it can outperform today’s popular…
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