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Mobiles & Tabs

The company is also offering warranty on new Oppo phones up to Rs 2,599, as well cashback and EMI schemes till May 31.

Oppo to resume production at 30 pc capacity, will accept orders through WhatsApp, SMS

The company is also offering warranty on new phones up to Rs 2,599, as well cashback and EMI schemes till May 31.

The concept phone features a 120-degree FullView Edgeless Display with an in-display front camera for selfies.

Vivo releases Apex 2020 concept phone with edgeless display, Gimbal camera

The Vivo Apex 2020 is seen sporting a 48-megapixel Gimbal camera at the back, along with 5-7.5X optical zoom.

Mobile security has become an important matter of concern.

4 companies that safeguard your mobile phone

Unlike computers, mobile security did not receive much attention before.

Samsung will also provide YouTube Premium free for 4 months and Microsoft Office 365 at a discount of 22 per cent along with the 5G -enabled Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2.

Samsung's ultra premium Galaxy Z Fold2 5G pre-booking starts September 14

The phone costs Rs 1.5 lakh but Samsung offers a no-cost 12-month EMI on bookings done at its experience stores and on the website.

The price hike only applies to iPhone models that are imported and will not affect those assembled in India such as the iPhone XR and iPhone 7. (Photo | Apple)

High-end iPhones to cost more, as Apple passes on hiked customs duty to buyers

iPhone 11 Pro,11 Pro Max as well as mid-range iPhone 8 series now cost more but iPhone XR and iPhone 7 prices remain unchanged

Gadgets

The DMA’s are D Class digital amplifiers which have a smaller footprint that can save a lot of rack space and hence real estate, air conditioning and power consumption.

INOX to deploy Dolby Multichannel Amplifiers to provide the best in class experience

INOX is also taking the Dolby Atmos roll out further this year.

The Bassbuds Urban, the newest in a line of earbuds and other in-ear wireless audio devices from pTron, are comfortable for the ears both in terms of sound quality as well as fit.

Review | pTron Bassbuds Urban stereo earbuds are a sound buy — good on your ears and your purse

Available on Amazon at Rs 1,599, the latest earbuds from pTron are a good choice for the price.

Mi Dual Driver In-Ear Earphones come with the convenience of a 3 button operation and supports voice assistants.

Xiaomi India launches new Mi Dual Driver in-ear earphones

Comes with dual dynamic drivers, magnetic earbuds and braided cable.

Staying true to their product philosophy, FINGERS has designed the Solitaire with an intense focus on belting out unmatched quality in its segment.

FINGERS launch Solitaire 2.1 wood-encased speakers

Exclusive in design, quality, sound and bass to deliver a pure and exceptional sound experience.

In Other news

Thousands of Google employees walked out of work in protest in 2018 after The New York Times revealed Android creator Andy Rubin received $90 million in severance even though several employees had filed misconduct allegations against him. Shareholder lawsuits followed, and in 2019 Google launched a board investigation over how it handles sexual misconduct allegations. (Photo | AFP)

Google parent settles sexual misconduct lawsuit with $310M pledge toward diversity, equity programmes

Alphabet Inc. said Friday that it will prohibit severance packages for anyone fired or under investigation for misconduct.

Shaming people who get sick or don’t follow the rules in a public health crisis has been a thing since well before coronavirus, researchers say. But the warp speed and reach of social media in the pandemic era gives the practice an aggressive new dimension.

Boy do they like to come after you! Social media won't let you live down your mistakes

Several people who did not wear masks and subsequently got infected with COVID-19 have been hounded on social media.

Since most major video games are playable on personal computers powered by Windows software, that would be unlikely to change once Microsoft owns ZeniMax and its studios. Consoles, however, are another matter. PlayStation fans devoted to franchises such as Elder Scrolls or shooter Wolfenstein could find them unavailable on the consoles going forward. (Photo | Elder Scrolls Online)

Microsoft adds gaming firm ZeniMax Media to XBox kitty

ZeniMax is the parent of Bethesda Softworks, publisher of popular game franchises including Dishonored, Doom, Fallout and Elder Scrolls.

The deal would make Silicon Valley giant Oracle the data partner for TikTok with retail giant Walmart also taking a stake in a new entity to be called TikTok Global. ByteDance, under pressure in China not to give in to US demands, said it would hold an 80 percent stake in TikTok Global after a public share offering. (Photo | AFP)

Oracle-Walmart deal on shaky ground as Trump vows to block TikTok Deal if Chinese are involved

A day earlier, he said he had given his blessing to Oracle and Walmart to make a deal with ByteDance for TikTok, but the terms were unclear.

Apple is a small player in India, where sales of its smartphones lag those of South Korean rival Samsung. The company currently sells through third-party retailers in India including Amazon, and the country is seen as a huge potential market for the firm due to its giant 1.3-billion population and relatively low number of smartphone owners. (Photo | AP)

Apple to open its first online store in India September 23 well in time for Diwali shopping

Shoppers will be able to get their AirPods, iPads and Apple Pencils engraved in English, Hindi and a range of other Indian languages.