LG G8x ThinQ review: Vivid colours, ample brightness, good for multitasking & high on innovation

Get it for: Rs 49,900Highlight: Dual screen Putting an extra screen in a smartphone sounds like a quirky idea and that is exactly what LG has done with its G8x ThinQ. The second screen comes in a case that can be connected to the phone and acts as an additional display. While this feature makes the smartphone looks distinct and fun to use, the twin screens are not really high on utility. When...

Lyme disease: Symptoms, causes, treatment of the condition that Justin Bieber has contracted

Last week, American singer, who made his debut with first single ‘One Time’ and shot to fame with ‘Sorry’ in 2009, opened up about his struggle with. Confirming the news on Instagram, the 25-year-old singer said that he had a serious case of chronic mono (an Epstein-Barr virus infection) that affected his skin, brain function, energy and overall health. He also called out...

Mumbai Police sends notice to YouTube, others for spreading ‘fake and false information’

The cyber cell unit of the Mumbai Police has sent notices to video sharing platformand certain electronic media outlets for allegedly ‘hapemering the image of Maharashtra government and the city police‘ by spreading objectionable videos and information related to the death of Bollywood actor Susant Singh Rajput. One of the notices, accessed by ET issued to a respondent under certain sections...

Netflix rolls out new playback speed feature to Android users

has been the poster child of the streaming generation, and not without reason. Users of the platform are swamped with options – varying from the good, to the underwhelming, to the bizarre. There is too much content, and too little time. Breaking the paradox of choice is a difficult thing to achieve. By presenting a multitude of choices as to how viewers could spend their precious time, Netflix...

New YouTube rules on kids’ content to hit creators’ revenue

MUMBAI: Google-owned video streaming platform’s new rules around children’s content have come as a major blow to theacross the world. YouTube rolled out new rules across the globe starting Monday, disabling, comments, notification, live chat and other features on “made for kids” videos. The new rules are in compliance with Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) of US,...

OnePlus 8 series launch event: Expected specs, price point and how to watch it live

NEW DELHI: With just few hours left to the much-awaited smartphone launch of this year, Chinese smartphone manufactureris all set to mesmerise tech enthusiasts with its online-only launch event today at 8:30 pm Indian Standard Time amidst the lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The tech experts around the world have been speculating specs and prices of the upcoming 2020 OnePlus series. It is...

Onida Smart LED TV- Fire TV Edition review: Stands out from the crowd, better than Android TV

Get it for: Rs 12,999Highlights: First TV to run Fire TV OS, user experience Afterandpartnered with Flipkart to manufacture and sell their smart TVs online, Onida too has joined the trend and launched a TV in partnership with Amazon. The Onida Smart LED TV- Fire TV Edition comes in 32 inches and 43 inches and here, we review the former, priced at Rs 12,999. The idea behind the TV is simple: to...

Online brokerages invest in financial influencers

Mumbai:flush with funds are tapping into financial services influencers and content creators to aggressively target young investors warming up to financial markets, amid a global stock market boom. Over 10 million new demat accounts were added in India last year, BSE data showed. Of these, many were debutants on online investing platforms. These first-time investors have been helped along by...

Organisers, artists seek clarity on licensing structures as concerts go online

MUMBAI: Following a post lockdown explosion in online events, major consumer brands, leading artists and top ticketing platforms are rushing to lawyers seeking counsel on a host of rights andemanating fromof content. The major issues up for discussion were licensing deals for digital, licensing of third-party rights and monetisation of the content on digitals platforms. The overnight shutdown of...

Poco M3 to launch next week; triple rear camera, 6,000mAh battery likely features

NEW DELHI: Chinese smartphone manufactureris all set to offer its customers more than they expect with its upcoming M3. The tech company took to Twitter to announce the launch of newon November 24, 8 PM GMT. Indian fans can catch the live event on November 24, 5:30 PM IST. The virtual event will live stream from the official social media accounts of Poco on Twitter, Facebook & Youtube. Two...