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This is now the cheapest Samsung flagship phone you can get with S Pen stylus – Times of India
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This is now the cheapest Samsung flagship phone you can get with S Pen stylus – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Consumer electronics giant Samsung is gearing up for the launch of its next generation foldable smartphones next month. The company has already confirmed that it will not launch a new Galaxy Note series smartphone and it will introduce stylus support to other high-end smartphones. Now, the company slashed the price of the Galaxy Note 20 smartphone. Samsung Galaxy Note 20 has received a massive price drop of Rs 22,000. Samsung Galaxy Note 20: New PriceSamsung launched the Galaxy Note 20 in India at Rs 76,999. The company has now slashed the price of the smartphone by Rs 22,000. After the price cut you can purchase the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 at Rs 54,999. The new price is reflected both on the company website and on Amazon.in. After the price cut, the smartphone will give tough...
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 to come with S Pen support, confirms company – Times of India
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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 to come with S Pen support, confirms company – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Consumer electronics giant Samsung has scheduled its next Galaxy Unpacked event for August 11. Various online leaks and rumours suggest that the company will launch the Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3 along with new smartwatches and true wireless earbuds. Now, Samsung mobile president T M Roh has revealed some details about the upcoming launch event. In the official blog post, Roh promised that the new foldable Samsung smartphones will offer better screen durability and Stylus support. He also confirmed that Samsung will not launch a new Galaxy Note smartphone this year. This means that the upcoming foldable smartphone will come with S Pen support. Rumours also suggest that the company is working on a new and improved S Pen for the devices. The upcoming S Pen is said to be b...
Samsung may not unveil Galaxy S21 FE at August 11 Galaxy Unpacked event – Times of India
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Samsung may not unveil Galaxy S21 FE at August 11 Galaxy Unpacked event – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Consumer electronics giant Samsung officially announced the date for its next Galaxy Unpacked event. The company has scheduled the Galaxy Unpacked event for August 11. The company is expected to launch the Galaxy Z Fold3, Galaxy Z Flip3, Galaxy smartwatches and earbuds at the event. Initial online reports suggested that the company will also launch the affordable Galaxy S21 series smartphone -- Samsung Galaxy S21 FE at the same event. However, a new online report reveals that Galaxy S21 FE will not debut at the event. According to a report by LetsGoDigital, Samsung will not launch the Galaxy S21 FE at the next Galaxy Unpacked event scheduled to take place on 11 August. As per an official documentation seen by LetsGoDigital, Samsung has confirmed that it will not launch the Ga...
OnePlus Nord 2 vs OnePlus Nord: What buyers will get by paying Rs 3,000 extra – Times of India
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OnePlus Nord 2 vs OnePlus Nord: What buyers will get by paying Rs 3,000 extra – Times of India

NEW DELHI: OnePlus Nord 2 is here. The smartphone expands OnePlus’ affordable premium range -- Nord series of smartphones. OnePlus launched its first Nord series phone in 2020. While OnePlus Nord price starts at Rs 24,999, OnePlus Nord 2 has a starting price tag of Rs 27,999. This makes the price of the entry-level variant of the new OnePlus Nord higher by Rs 3,000. There are media reports that claim that the company has discontinued OnePlus Nord. However, there’s no official confirmation of the same. Also, the phone is still available on the company’s India website. Though it’s currently showing as ‘out of stock’. There’s also a ‘Notify me’ button that interested buyers can click on and share their email details for the company to inform them when the phone is back in stock. For those ...
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G to launch in India today: Expected price and specifications – Times of India
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Samsung Galaxy A22 5G to launch in India today: Expected price and specifications – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Consumer electronics giant Samsung is all set to launch its latest Galaxy A-series smartphone in India today. Earlier this week, the company launched Samsung Galaxy A22 in the country and today it will launch the 5G variant of the same smartphone. Samsung will launch the Galaxy A22 5G smartphone today. It will be a soft launch as the company makes the announcement on its social media channels. The smartphone maker is expected to announce the price and availability details of the smartphone around 12pm today. Get ready for seamless live streaming on 5G. 11 band 5G network support of #GalaxyA225G will guarantee uninterrupt… https://t.co/d7WxUuT2Gb— Samsung India (@SamsungIndia) 1626949778000Samsung has already launched the Galaxy A22 5G smartphone in the European market last mo...
Realme GT Master Edition, GT Explorer Master Edition to launch today: All you need to know – Times of India
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Realme GT Master Edition, GT Explorer Master Edition to launch today: All you need to know – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Smartphone maker Realme is all set to launch its premium smartphones in China today. The company will launch the Realme GT Master Edition and Realme GT Explorer Master Edition smartphones. The company will launch the smartphone via a virtual launch scheduled to take place at 2pm local time (11.30 am IST). The company will also live stream the event on its official website. Realme GT Master Edition, Realme GT Explorer Master Edition: Expected priceAccording to the various online leaks and rumours, Relame is expected to price the Realme GT Master Edition at 2999 yuan (Rs 34,600) for the 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage variant. On the other hand, the 8GB RAM and 12GB RAM versions are said to be priced at 3,470 yuan (Rs 40,000) and 3991 yuan (Rs 46,000) respectively. Realme GT...
Google is shutting down this 16-year-old service, what it may mean for Google Maps users – Times of India
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Google is shutting down this 16-year-old service, what it may mean for Google Maps users – Times of India

NEW DELHI: It's time to say goodbye to Google Bookmarks. The search giant is shutting down the service that has been there for almost 16 years. Come September 30, 2021, Google Bookmarks will be closed off for all users. "After September 30th 2021, Google Bookmarks will no longer be supported," says a banner running on the Google Bookmarks page. The company is allowing users to export their bookmarks till then. Users can go to google.com/bookmarks and click on 'Export Bookmarks' to get a copy of their data. While Bookmarks may not be a very popular service, its closure is likely to affect 'Starred' locations feature in Google Maps that are held within Google Bookmarks. The two are reported to be in sync. Will shutting down of Google Bookmarks also mean that users 'Starred' locations will...
Sharing Aadhaar number online? Don’t miss this – Times of India
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Sharing Aadhaar number online? Don’t miss this – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Sharing your Aadhaar card number with anyone and everyone is never a safe thing to do. Therefore, you should be very careful while choosing to use it as an ID proof. Even if in case you want to share Aadhaar card as an ID proof, you always have the option to not disclose your Aadhaar card number by using a ‘Masked Aadhaar’ or a 16-digit Virtual ID (VID). In this case, you can download a new e-copy of your Aadhaar card where your real Aadhaar number will be hidden. What is Masked Aadhaar?Mask Aadhaar option allows users to hide their Aadhaar number in your downloaded e-Aadhaar copy. Masked Aadhaar number will replace the first 8 digits of Aadhaar number with some characters with crosses “xxxx-xxxx” while making the last 4 digits of the Aadhaar number visible. Why should you us...
You can now listen to emojis on Facebook Messenger, here’s how – Times of India
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You can now listen to emojis on Facebook Messenger, here’s how – Times of India

NEW DELHI: According to Facebook people send more than 2.4 billion messages using emojis on Facebook Messenger. So, on the occasion of World Emoji Day, Facebook is introducing Messenger's latest feature -- Soundmojis. Soundmojis allow you to send short sound clips in a Messenger chat. "From clapping 👏, crickets 🦗, drumroll 🥁 and evil laughter 👻, to audio clips from artists like Rebecca Black and TV shows and movies like Universal Pictures’ F9, NBC and Universal Television’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Netflix and Shondaland’s Bridgerton. “Ah, the drama of it all," said Facebook in a blog post. To check out Soundmojis, you first have to start a chat in Messenger and then tap on the smiley icon. Now you have to select the loudspeaker icon. From there, you can preview and send your favourite S...
Oppo Reno 6, Reno 6 Pro to launch in India on July 14: Here’s what we know so far – Times of India
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Oppo Reno 6, Reno 6 Pro to launch in India on July 14: Here’s what we know so far – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Smartphone maker Oppo is all set to expand its smartphone lineup in India. The company has confirmed that it will launch the Oppo Reno 6 and Oppo Reno 6 Pro smartphones in the country on July 14. The company has scheduled an online launch event where it will launch both the smartphones. Oppo has also revealed that along with the two smartphones it will also launch a new colour variant of its true wireless earbuds -- Oppo Enco X at the same event. The event will take place at 3 pm tomorrow (July 14) and it will be livestreamed on the company's YouTube channel. Oppo has already launched both the smartphones in China. It is expected that it will launch the same variants in India as well. Oppo Reno 6 specificationsOppo Reno 6 comes with a 6.43-inch FHD+ display with 90Hz refresh ...
This is what OnePlus has to say over benchmark cheating allegations – Times of India
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This is what OnePlus has to say over benchmark cheating allegations – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Smartphone maker OnePlus was recently accused of manipulating benchmarking scores by optimising the performance of various popular apps OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro. As reported by AnandTech, the OnePlus 9 Pro's software was using an application detection mechanism which intentionally kept running popular apps like Google Chrome, Zoom, WhatsApp, Facebook and others in processor's slower cores. Now, OnePlus has acknowledged the same. The company has accepted that it did optimise the apps to save the battery life of smartphones. OnePlus' response on the issueAfter acknowledging the issue, the company released an official statement. In the statement the company said that it optimised certain apps to save the battery life of the smartphones. The company also mentioned that with th...
Xiaomi’s most expensive smartphone, Mi 11 Ultra to go on sale on July 7 – Times of India
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Xiaomi’s most expensive smartphone, Mi 11 Ultra to go on sale on July 7 – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Smartphone maker Xiaomi has finally announced the date of sale for its most expensive smartphone -- Mi 11 Ultra. The company has announced that the smartphone will go on sale in the country on July 17, 2021. The customers will be able to purchase the Mi 11 Ultra from mi.com and Mi Home Stores. The company has already confirmed that it will be a limited quantity sale. This means that the smartphone is available in limited numbers and buyers will have to hurry up if they wish to purchase the smartphone. Last week, Xiaomi started taking registrations for the Mi 11 Ultra on its website. The company also mentioned that the customers will be able to purchase the smartphone via two methods. The customers can get the Mi 11 Ultra either by spending money or by participating in a chall...
Noise ColorFit Ultra smartwatch with 1.75-inch HD touchscreen display to launch in India soon – Times of India
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Noise ColorFit Ultra smartwatch with 1.75-inch HD touchscreen display to launch in India soon – Times of India

NEW DELHI: According to the latest IDC report, Noise shipped the most number of smartwatches in Q1 2021 in India and it captured 26.7% of the total market share. The company is now planning to grab more market share and is all set to launch a new and affordable smartwatch in the country. Noise is all set to launch its ColorFit Ultra smartwatch in India. The upcoming smartwatch is teased on Amazon India website. As per the Amazon listing, the smartwatch will come with a square shaped dial same as the Apple Watch. The listing also confirms that the Noise ColorFit Ultra smartwatch will sport a 1.75-inch HD touchscreen display. The display of the smartwatch is 78% bigger as compared to the ColorFit Pro 2 smartwatch offered by the company. The wearable will come with an aluminium alloy body ...
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 spotted on benchmarking website revealing key specs – Times of India
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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 spotted on benchmarking website revealing key specs – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Consumer electronics giant Samsung is expected to launch its next generation foldable smartphones -- Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 2 in August. The company is expected to launch the smartphones on August 3 at its next Galaxy Unpacked event. A recent online report suggested that both the smartphones will go on sale starting August 27. Now, the upcoming foldable smartphone appeared on the benchmarking website Geekbench. The Geekbench listing also revealed some of the key specifications of the smartphone. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 passed through Geekbench in the US. The certification listing reveals that the smartphone will come with model number SM-F926U. As per the listing, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 is said to run Android 11 operating system topped with the company's own layer...
Google Meet to soon get these two new features – Times of India
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Google Meet to soon get these two new features – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Google Meet, the video conferencing app from Google Workspace, is receiving two new features which will improve its live-streaming capabilities. Google Meet users can now invite people from other domains for their live streams. Along with this, they can also allow live captions for improved accessibility. Presently, Google Meet lets users host live streams with up to 100,000 participants. One of the limitations of hosting the live stream was that only accounts within the host's domain were allowed to be invited for these live streams. Now, the tech giant has added a feature which will enable the admins of the domain to allow cross-domain live streaming. With the rollout of this feature, the admins will have the ability to invite guests from a trusted Workspace domain. Apart f...
Nothing Ear 1 true wireless earbuds to be available in India via Flipkart – Times of India
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Nothing Ear 1 true wireless earbuds to be available in India via Flipkart – Times of India

NEW DELHI: OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei started his new consumer technology startup called 'Nothing' earlier this year. Headquartered at London, the startup will focus on developing smart and connected consumer electronics. The company recently announced that it will launch its first true wireless earbuds -- to be called Ear 1 in June. Now the company has announced its partnership with Flipkart for selling the Ear 1 earbuds in the country. Nothing has partnered with Flipkart to sell its first pair of true wireless earbuds in India. Flipkart will be selling the earbuds with no cost EMI. Nothing was expected to launch the Ear 1 TWS in June but the launch has been pushed back. Carl Pei has already said that with the launch of Ear 1 the company is taking its first step towards a new journey....
samsung galaxy a32 price cut:  This mid-range smartphone from Samsung received a price cut in India – Times of India
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samsung galaxy a32 price cut: This mid-range smartphone from Samsung received a price cut in India – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Consumer electronics giant Samsung has slashed the price of its mid-range smartphone. Launched in March this year, the Samsung Galaxy A32 has received a price drop of Rs 1,000. Samsung launched the Galaxy A32 smartphone in March this year at Rs 21,999. The smartphone has now witnessed a price cut of Rs 1,000. Customers can now purchase the smartphone at Rs 20,999. The new price is already reflected on the official website of the company. Samsung Galaxy A32 comes only in one variant -- 6GB+128GB and it can be purchased in Awesome Black, Awesome White, Awesome Blue and Awesome Violet colour options. Samsung Galaxy A32 specificationsSamsung Galaxy A32 comes with a 6.4-inch FHD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate. The display is protected with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on to...
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 receives BIS certification, India launch expected soon – Times of India
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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 receives BIS certification, India launch expected soon – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Consumer electronics giant Samsung is expected to launch its next generation foldable smartphones -- Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 2 in August. The company is expected to launch the smartphones on August 3 at its next Galaxy Unpacked event. A recent online report suggested that both the smartphones will go on sale starting August 27. Now, it appears that Samsung might launch the Galaxy Z Fold 3 in India at the same time. Popular tipster Mukul Sharma of Stufflistings has revealed that the yet-to-launch Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 has received BIS certification. This means that Samsung will launch the smartphone in India soon. Presently, it is not clear as to when the company will launch the smartphone. Another online report revealed that the company has already started mass pr...
Twitter starts testing Super Follows Content subscription, Ticketed Spaces features; to allow these users to earn money – Times of India
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Twitter starts testing Super Follows Content subscription, Ticketed Spaces features; to allow these users to earn money – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A recent online report revealed that Twitter will soon start monetising its Clubhouse rival -- Twitter Spaces. Now, the social networking giant has started taking applications for a limited test if its Supper Follows and Ticketed Spaces features. To recall, Super Follows enable users to charge followers and offer them extra content. Whereas, Ticketed Spaces allow people to host paid live audio rooms. Users in the US can apply for each of the programs separately via Twitter's mobile app. Super Follows is presently available only on iOS, while Ticketed Spaces are available on both Android and iOS. After scrutinising the applications Twitter will select a 'small group' of users to test both the monitising features. The Super Follows feature will enable users to charge $2.99, $4....
Realme Narzo 30 5G, Narzo 30 to be available on Flipkart – Times of India
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Realme Narzo 30 5G, Narzo 30 to be available on Flipkart – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Smartphone maker Realme has already confirmed that it will launch the new Narzo series smartphones — Narzo 30 5G and Narzo 30 — in India on June 24. Recently, Realme India CEO Madhav Sehth confirmed some of the details about the upcoming smartphones. Now Flipkart has confirmed the availability of the two smartphones. Walmart-owned Flipkart has created a microsite revealing some specifications of the smartphones. As per the Flipkart listing, the Realme Narzo 30 5G will be powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G processor, while the 4G variant will be powered by MediaTek Helio G95 chipset. The smartphones will feature a full HD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate. The devices will be backed by a 5000mAh battery. Realme launched the Narzo 30 in Malaysia last month. It is expected that ...