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Mobiles & Tabs

This Monday, October 22, 2018, photo shows from left, the iPhone XS, iPhone XR, and the iPhone XS Max in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

iPhone XR makes the right trade-offs for a cheaper price

The XR falls between the top-of-the-line XS models in size, but is lower in price.

A proprietary solution for optimizing system-level resource allocation on smartphones, Hyper Boost is a great example of OPPO's strength and understanding in the system-level optimization of the Android platform.

OPPO unveils Hyper Boost Technology boosting smartphone acceleration

Hyper Boost helps improvements in power consumption and performance of Android smartphones.

The smartphone is priced at Rs 13,499 and is available in three colours — Aqua Blue, Hawaii Blue (Gradient) and Midnight Black.

Tecno launches Camon iclick2 for Rs 13,499

The company has launched its first flagship with a 6.2-inch 19:9 screen, a 24MP AI selfie and a 13MP+5MP dual rear AI camera setup.

The Lenovo S5 Pro will be available in Black, Blue, and Gold colour options.

Lenovo S5 Pro with Snapdragon 636 SoC, quad cameras launched

The Lenovo S5 Pro embraces a large 6.18-inch full HD+ display with an 18.7:9 aspect ratio.

At the event held in London, Huawei announced not one but three new handsets — Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20, Mate 20 X and the Porsche Design Mate 20 RS.

Huawei Mate 20 series finally goes official, comes packing Leica triple cameras

The handsets are powered by a Kirin 980 SoC and are the first Android phones to come with a 7nm design.

Gadgets

The speaker also comes with a built-in FM in order to listen to live streaming music anywhere.

JVC ‘XS-N218BC’ speaker launched for Rs 4,999

The company claims that the 15W RMS output offers an audio experience that comes booming with depth and immersion.

The Apple Watch Series 4 comes in a variety of styles and colour options and is available in two variants — GPS and GPS + Cellular.

Apple Watch Series 4 goes on sale in India; where to buy

The Apple Watch Series 4 is up for sale in India and is available for a starting price of Rs 40,900.

With the dual 3.5-inch AMOLED displays and a combined resolution of 1,440 x 1,600 per eye, the Samsung HMD Odyssey+, when paired with Anti-SDE technology, pushes the visual boundaries forward for immersive technologies.

Samsung announces a new advanced display technology for the HMD Odyssey+

The Samsung HMD Odyssey+ deploys its display technology to fight fixed-pattern noise.

With 7.4V2A lead-acid battery, the speaker keeps the parties going, for upto 3 hours non-stop, and also gets fully charged under 8 hours.

Astrum launches TM085 Trolley Speakers for Rs 3,890

It sports an 8-inch speaker and an inbuilt battery for a wire-free experience.

In Other news

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Elon Musk says his transit test tunnel close to completion

Elon Musk is planning to offer the public free rides through a tunnel.

Netflix, which plans to spend more than $8 billion in entertainment programming this year, reported blockbuster third-quarter results last week as heavy investment in original shows lured more customers to its fold. (Representational image)

Netflix plans to raise $2 billion to fund new content

The streaming giant said the debt will be in the form of senior notes denominated in US dollars and euros.

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PayPal backs emerging markets lender Tala

PayPal has made a strategic investment in Tala, a financial technology startup that lends to underserved consumers in emerging markets.

, dozens of drivers held up placards with messages including “Uber go back” and “Ola is the biggest thief.”

Uber, Ola drivers strike in India, demanding higher fares

Fuel prices in India have risen more than 20 per cent since the start of the year but drivers say fares have not grown at the same rate.

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Japan tells Facebook to improve data protection

The government asked the world’s largest social media network to fully communicate security issues to users.