Month: October 2020

Apple led the global tablet shipments with 29.2 percent market share in the third quarter of 2020 (3Q20), according to research by International Data Corporation (IDC). Accord to the IDC report, Apple shipped 13.9 million units in 3Q20, and recorded 17.4 percent year-over-year (YoY) growth. However, this falls short of the overall market growth, and
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Mitron, the homegrown short-form video sharing app, has launched Atmanirbhar Apps on Google Play as a platform to discover apps made In India for varied services and needs. Atmanirbhar Apps looks to take forward Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative, providing a quick portal for indigenous apps to users. The app offers recommendations
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WD’s latest round of redesigns has spread throughout its portable storage lineup, replacing the bold, bright, sharp design-led identity with rounded edges, muted colours, and simpler plastic bodies. Whimsy has given way to practicality, which you might or might not be in favour of. The latest reimagined storage device is the WD My Passport SSD
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Sony and OmniVision have been granted US licences to resume shipping some image sensors to China’s Huawei, Nikkei Asia reported on Thursday, citing multiple sources familiar with the matter. US curbs on Huawei, which cite security concerns, have banned global suppliers from selling it chips, including image sensors, which use US technology, without a special licence since
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Xbox Series S/X pre-orders in India sold out instantly, Microsoft Executive Vice President of Gaming Phil Spencer said in a weekly talk show. The Redmond company started taking pre-orders for Xbox Series S/X in the country starting September 22. The pre-orders went live through channels including Amazon, Flipkart, and Reliance Digital. Microsoft also announced that
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Scientists have detected 39 gravitational-wave events that they say will further help them understand the universe, as well as explore its population of black holes and neutron stars. The latest events add to the 11 already confirmed events, taking the total number of events to 50. According to astrophysicists, this has been possible due to
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Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 30 series has proven to be a bit controversial thanks to extremely low availability and inflated prices. Despite a slick launch presentation and largely favourable reviews for the high-end GeForce RTX 3080 and ultra-premium GeForce RTX 3090 GPUs, buyers have been frustrated and upset. Many are now saying they’ll hold off till
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Beijing-based ByteDance announced a standalone education technology (edtech) brand Dali for the Chinese market on Thursday, becoming another major tech player looking to capitalise on the sector’s boom driven by the COVID-19 pandemic. Dali, meaning “forceful strength” in Chinese, will host all the education business of ByteDance and already has 10,000 employees, Dali Chief Executive
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