Category: gadgets

Xiaomi Guard Provider Pre-Installed Security App Reported to Have a Serious Vulnerability

Photo Credit: Check Point Research The vulnerability was associated with the use of multiple SDKs in the Guard Provider app. Highlights The vulnerability could pave the way for MiTM attacks It could allow malicious parties to seed a harmful APK Xiaomi has now fixed the flaw after its discovery Xiaomi smartphones may have security vulnerabilities. Read More

Tesla’s Musk, US SEC Ordered by Judge to Meet for an Hour on New Settlement

A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday ordered Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk and the US Securities and Exchange Commission to meet for at least an hour to try to settle the agency’s concerns over the billionaire entrepreneur’s use of Twitter. The SEC had asked US District Judge Alison Nathan to hold Musk in contempt Read More

Cooler Master MK850 Gaming Keyboard With Pressure-Sensitive Analogue Keys Launched

HIGHLIGHTS The Cooler Master MK850 emulates analogue sticks and triggers Gamers can move more precisely in various types of games The MK850 costs $200 in the USA and will launch in India in a few months Cooler Master has launched the MK850 mechanical gaming keyboard with eight configurable pressure-sensitive keys that can emulate the analogue Read More

USB 4 Announced, Said to Offer Thunderbolt 3-Level Performance With Up to 40Gbps Transfer Speeds

USB 4 should allow simultaneous connectivity to two 4K monitors HIGHLIGHTS USB 4 offers double the speed of USB 3.2 It will support 100W power output USB 4 official specifications will be revealed later this year USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has announced the upcoming standard of USB connectivity – USB 4. Predictable sequential naming aside, Read More

Flipkart Women’s Day Sale: Poco F1, Honor 9N, Samsung Galaxy S8, Nokia 6.1 Plus, Others Get Discounts, Offers

Flipkart offers during its Women’s Day 2019 sale include the Galaxy S8 HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart has teased discounts on various smartphone models It is also set to bring up to 80 percent discount on electronics products Flipkart sale will also bring no-cost EMI options and exchange offers Flipkart on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2019 Read More

Windows 10 Is Now on Over 800 Million Devices, Says Microsoft

Microsoft on Thursday said that its Windows 10 operating system (OS) is now running on more than 800 million active devices worldwide, one step closer to its goal of 1 billion Windows 10 users. “Thank you to all our customers and partners for helping us achieve 800 million¬†Windows 10¬†devices and the highest customer satisfaction in Read More

Windows 10 Update Causes Performance Drops, Input Lag in Games; Microsoft Promises Fix

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft has promised to fix the problem with a future patch Users have reported mouse input lag, CPU usage spikes, and PC crashes Some users speculated that the issue was caused by a Spectre mitigation Microsoft has confirmed that a recent Windows 10 cumulative update is causing severe problems in some games, including stuttering, Read More

ZTE Could Be Working on a Foldable Smartphone With Clamshell-Style Design

Photo Credit: Letsgodigital ZTE has filed a patent application for a foldable phone similar to Motorola Razr concepts HIGHLIGHTS ZTE had filed a patent application for a new foldable smartphone ZTE’s concept looks similar to the foldable Motorola Razr concepts This will be ZTE’s second foldable smartphone By now, it’s probably safe to call 2019 Read More

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) Starts Receiving Android 9 Pie Update With February Security Patch: Report

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) was launched in India in January last year HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) was launched with Android 7.1 Nougat It reportedly received Pie update with February Android security patch The update is available via Samsung Smart Switch app Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) has reportedly started receiving Android 9 Pie update. The Read More

Sony Xperia 1 With 6.5-Inch 21:9 Display Listed by UK Retailer, Alleged Pricing Revealed

Sony Xperia 1 is listed for pre-orders by Clove Technology. HIGHLIGHTS Sony Xperia 1 is listed on a UK site for GBP 849 The listing suggests that shipping will begin May-end Sony Xperia 1 is powered by the Snapdragon 855 SoC Sony Xperia 1 was unveiled at MWC 2019 and it comes with an ultra-tall, Read More

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