Posts From Pranob Mehrotra

Pranob Mehrotra
Pranob Mehrotra

A Literature and Linguistics graduate with a keen interest in everything Android. When not writing about tech, Pranob spends most of his time either playing League of Legends or lurking on Reddit.

These renders give us our best look at the Huawei P50’s absurd cameras

Over the last few months, we've heard quite a few contradictory rumors about Huawei's upcoming flagship phones. While on the one hand, some rumors suggest that the Chinese OEM is looking to sell off its P and Mate series, on the other, we've seen several leaked renders of the upcoming Huawei P50 and P50 Pro....

Niagara Launcher gets folder support and app pop-ups with latest beta update

In February this year, Niagara Launcher finally hit the stable channel after a successful beta run. A month after the stable release, the third-party home screen replacement app received its first major update, which introduced an updated weather widget, new animations, and more. Now, the developers are rolling out another significant update on the beta...

MediaTek’s new Dimensity 900 chip will power upper mid-range 5G phones

Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturer MediaTek launched its first 5G SoC, the Dimensity 1000, in November 2019. Since then, the company has launched several chips in its 5G-capable Dimensity series for phones across various price points. Earlier this year, the company launched two more Dimensity series chips for flagship 5G devices -- the Dimensity 1100 and the...

Your Wi-Fi devices may be vulnerable to FragAttacks

At a time when Android OEMs are still in the process of rolling out patches to fix the Qualcomm modem vulnerability, Belgian security researcher Mathy Vanhoef has discovered 12 different vulnerabilities that impact most Wi-Fi-enabled devices. Vanhoef calls the collection of vulnerabilities "FragAttacks," and he claims that attackers can exploit them to access your data. Vanhoef...

Google Assistant tests a funky colorful design alongside one-click shortcuts

Google started rolling out a new compact Assistant UI to a few users back in August last year. In the last several months, that new UI has made its way to most users, and it's much more intuitive than the older Assistant panel that covered the entire display. According to one of our tipsters, Google...

Google Messages prepares to add a split-screen view for tablets

Google Messages is slowly gaining traction among users thanks, in part, to all the new features that made it to the app over the last several months. This year alone, the app has received quite a few updates with features like calendar event suggestions, scheduled messages, auto-OTP deletion, and a revamped UI on Samsung phones....

The compact ZenFone 8 is the centerpiece of ASUS’ new flagship lineup

Over the last few weeks, we saw several leaks and teasers about ASUS' flagship ZenFone 8 lineup. The company has now finally lifted the covers off the new devices, and they offer a host of premium features at a relatively affordable price. As seen in previous leaks, the ASUS ZenFone 8 lineup consists of two...

Check out these high-res renders of Sony’s upcoming WF-1000XM4 TWS earbuds

A few days ago, we saw leaked live images of Sony's upcoming premium TWS earbuds -- the WF-1000XM4. The images showcased the earbuds' new compact design, gave us a good look at the charging case, and even highlighted some of its specifications. Now, reputed leaker Roland Quandt has shared some high-resolution renders of the Sony...

Google Chrome may get a consolidated share menu soon

In the current build of Google Chrome for desktop, you can find a couple of sharing options when you click on the address bar. As you can see in the screenshot attached below, Chrome's Omnibox has a "Send to your devices" icon and a "Scan QR code" icon next to the bookmarks button. But other...

OneDrive for Android gets casting support with latest update

OneDrive has received some much-needed love over the last few months, with a significant update for its Android app and a new 64-bit sync client for Windows 10. The OneDrive for Android update, which rolled out earlier this year in February, brought a revamped home screen, 8K video support, and more. On the other hand,...

Gigabyte updates its Aero lineup with Intel’s new 11th-gen CPUs and RTX 30 series graphics

Following Intel's Tiger Lake H-series announcement earlier today, several OEMs unveiled new gaming laptops featuring the latest chips from team blue. We've already talked about some of the new models from HP, Dell, Lenovo, Acer, MSI, and Razer. In this post, we'll take a close look at the latest offering from Taiwanese OEM Gigabyte. Gigabyte Aero...

Microsoft Edge for Android will soon help you save some money

Microsoft Edge for Android will soon get a new feature that will automatically apply available coupons on e-commerce websites to help you save some money. The feature is live on the latest Edge Canary release for Android, and here's how it works: On the latest Edge Canary release for Android (92.0.884.0), you should spot a new...