Tag Archive: Makes


Traveling with tech makes everything more complicated

Don’t know when I’ll be back again.

I will soon be leaving on a jet plane, connecting to another jet plane, and then, a few days hence, a third, fourth, and fifth. Two weeks later, I’ll be doing it all over again.

Traveling isn’t a particularly pleasant activity for most people — the waiting, the scrutiny, the running through terminals, bags flailing, to catch tight connections — but more and more these days, it’s the packing I  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi TV 4 with 55-inch 4K HDR panel makes its way to India for ₹39,999

Xiaomi fans have been clamoring to see the Mi TV in India for a few years now. That moment is finally here.

Xiaomi introduced the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro in India today, but the brand isn’t done just yet: it is also launching the Mi TV 4 in the country. There’s been considerable interest in Xiaomi’s Mi TV range from its Indian fans for some time now, and the introduction of the  [Read More…]

Samsung Experience 9.0 makes emoji on Galaxy devices less awful

Seriously, what was going on with that grimacing face?

Depending on what phone you have, chances are the emoji on your handset look slightly different when compared to the ones on your friends and family members’ phones. A lot of companies have their own unique art style when it comes to emoji, and Samsung is one of them that tended to abuse this trend.

The Samsung Experience 9.0 / Android Oreo update is now rolling out to  [Read More…]

Google Maps Go (beta) makes it to the US

Google announced Android Go – a light-weight version of Android 8.1 Oreo, designed to run on lower-end devices with 1GB and 512MB of RAM – back in December 2017. Subsequently, the search giant also announced the intention of rolling out a number of “Go-style” Google apps, made to work on lower-end hardware. These are essentially […]

Google Flights now predicts delays and makes sense of cheaper tickets

Google’s two new tools should make flying suck just a little less.

Although I’ve yet to have a bad experience while flying, the same can’t be said for many of my friends and colleagues. Google Flights is one of the better tools around for booking and managing your flights, and it’s picking up a couple new tools that make it even more enjoyable to use.

First off, Google Flights will now predict whether or not an upcoming  [Read More…]

Google introduces Bulletin: Makes everyone a reporter

Google has launched an app that allows you to tell your own story by capturing photos, videos, and text from your phone to post publicly. Bulletin by Google is a way for everyone to be their own reporter without the need for a dedicated website or medium. Instead, anyone can build a story using information […]

Samsung still makes a nice little chunk of cash from the iPhone X

Apple is responsible for the smartphone that poses the biggest competition to Samsung in the form of the iPhone X but Samsung still stands to benefit from the success of the iPhone. The iPhone X is super popular, and to meet the demands it only seems Samsung is capable of meeting the supply. While Apple […]

The Pixel 2’s eSIM makes it dead simple to ditch your carrier for Project Fi

Google’s new Pixels have an ace up their sleeves.

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have what’s called an “eSIM” — essentially an embedded SIM card that can be activated and deactivated on the fly to emulate a physical SIM card. But you don’t have to know the details about how it works — you just need to know that it’s an amazing innovation that makes it dead easy to  [Read More…]

Nokia Steel HR makes a debut in the US, available for $180 and up

Looking for a Christmas gift for a tech-loving female family member or friend? Then you might want to take a look at the Nokia Steel HR hybrid smartwatch which just went on sale in the US. Pricing starts at $ 180, depending on the variant you purchase. Customers can pick between a 36mm variant, which is […]

Galaxy Note 8 makes its debut in India for ₹67,900

The Galaxy Note 8 will go on sale later this month.

Just a few short weeks after its global unveil, Samsung is launching the Galaxy Note 8 in India. The Galaxy S8 series was very well-received in the country, and there’s a healthy interest in the Galaxy Note line as well, which Samsung is eager to cater to.

As a reminder, the Galaxy Note 8 shares a similar design aesthetic as the Galaxy S8, with the  [Read More…]