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Latest IDC numbers show Xiaomi carving out a healthy lead in India

With a market share of 29.7%, Xiaomi is extending its lead over Samsung.

The latest IDC numbers for the second quarter of 2018 show Xiaomi building on its lead in the country. Xiaomi overtook Samsung at the end of last year to become India’s largest smartphone manufacturer, and IDC’s Q2 2018 figures show the company dominating in the online space. Xiaomi accounted for over 56% of all sales in the online segment, and with the company’s increased  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Galaxy Home is the company’s latest attempt to fight Apple

We have been seeing an influx of smart speakers more and more and now Samsung is getting in on the fun. During today’s Samsung Unpacked event, the Galaxy Home was officially unveiled.

At first glance, it looks rather awkward, and Marques Brownlee summed it up pretty well:

I appreciate you Samsung pic.twitter.com/H5s9lUNMbx

— Marques Brownlee (@MKBHD) August 9, 2018

But for real, let’s take a look at the new Galaxy Home. The speaker sports a round body  [Read More…]

Fossil’s latest Wear OS watches have GPS, NFC, and heart-rate tracking

Prices range from $ 255 – $ 275.

Wear OS has been in a slump for over a year now, but thanks to the new TicWatch Pro and talks of big improvements coming later this year, things are starting to look up for Google’s wearable platform.

Amidst all of the Android Pie announcements yesterday, Fossil quietly unveiled two new Wear OS smartwatches — the Fossil Q Venture HR and Fossil Q Explorist HR.

Although the over two-year-old  [Read More…]

Essential Phone updated with latest Android P Beta

Essential continues to stay in step with Google when it comes to Android updates. While other phones participating in the Android P developer preview program typically have to wait for the manufacturer to adapt the latest release from Google to their phones, Essential releases its versions on the same day.

Today is one of those days! Google has released the latest version of Android P, dubbed Developer Preview 5 and Essential releases its own adaptation dubbed Android P Beta 3 just  [Read More…]

You don’t need the latest and greatest tech to build a smart home

Even the oldest smart home tech is still pretty new anyway.

Smart homes are en vogue these days, and they come in all sorts of varying degrees. You can start off with just a couple of smart light bulbs, then gradually work your way up to a smart thermostat, locks, door bells, and beyond.

Smart lights are a great gateway into smart home tech, but there’s plenty more to experiment with.

I recently moved into a new  [Read More…]

Netgear’s latest smart home gadget is the Arlo Audio Doorbell

There’s also a new Arlo Chime accessory.

Netgear’s Arlo brand has become fairly well-known for its wireless security cameras, and now the company’s expanding its reaches in the smart home market with the Arlo Audio Doorbell.

The Audio Doorbell (left) and Arlo Chime (right)

As soon as someone rings the Arlo Doorbell, you’ll receive a call on your phone through the free Arlo app. Once you get the call, you can either accept it or send  [Read More…]

Nokia X5 is the latest Android phone to sport a notch

We’ve seen quite a few Android phones come to market with a display notch this year, and today another such device was made official.

Meet the Nokia X5, which features a 5.86-inch 1520×720 display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and a notch. It’s also packing a dual rear camera setup with one 13MP main sensor with f/2.0 aperture and a 5MP depth sensor to give your photos an artsy bokeh look, and there’s an 8MP camera with f/2.2 aperture around  [Read More…]

Apex Launcher’s latest update is your wake-up call to switch to something better

If you use Apex Launcher and are wondering “what the heck happened to my home screen?”, you’re not alone.

Apex Launcher restarted development last May, and since then, there hasn’t been much to say about the old, but well-liked launcher as it tried to update its interface, improve its feature set, and start competing again. Well, the 4.0 update Apex Launcher pushed out this week has undone all of that progress and then some, and what users Apex Launcher  [Read More…]

Latest Oukitel K8 video highlights its top twelve features (Promoted)

Oukitel has a new phone in the pipeline. It’s called the K8 and it’s expected to land with an impressive 5,000 mAh battery, some time towards the end of July.

But while the power unit is certainly one of the K8’s major highlights, the phone’s other specs are pretty impressive, as well.

Speaking of specs, Oukitel just released a video that highlights the K8’s top twelve best features (battery included). You can check it out below:

Top Oukitel K8  [Read More…]

Catch up on the latest books any time with an Audible subscription for $5 per month

You’ll want to hear this.

Amazon is offering Prime members an exclusive 66% discount on their first three members of Audible this month as an early Prime Day deal. Through July 31, you can start an Audible membership (or re-activate one) for just $ 4.95 per month for three months. After that time, the price of the membership will rise to its regular price of $ 14.95 per month. If you’re not yet a Prime member, you can start  [Read More…]