Tag Archive: Debuts


Chrome OS 83 debuts with improvements to Assistant, Virtual Desks and more

Google continues to improve its Chrome OS platform.

What you need to know Google has started updating Chromebooks to Chrome OS 83. The update adds improvements to Virtual Desks, Assistant, and Google for families. Chrome OS 83 is rolling out over the coming days.

Ahead of Android 11’s public beta debut next week, Google has released Chrome OS 83 to eligible Chromebooks. It’s not a large milestone update, but it does contain a few quality of life  [Read More…]

Huawei debuts an affordable AirPods rival with active noise cancellation

Huawei claims the earbuds can bring down ambient noise levels by up to 32dB.

What you need to know Huawei has launched new truly wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation, called FreeBuds 3i. The company’s new AirPods Pro rivals use 10mm dynamic drivers and have IPX4 water resistance as well. They have been priced at £90 ($ 112) in the UK.

Huawei launched the FreeBuds 3 true wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation at IFA last year,  [Read More…]

Prominent navigation app HERE WeGo debuts on Huawei’s AppGallery

Without Google, Huawei has to try its hand at the next best thing.

What you need to know HERE WeGo is now in the Huawei AppGallery. The mapping app will serve as an alternative for Google Maps on Huawei’s growing platform. Huawei remains unable to use any of Google’s apps and services on its devices.

Huawei’s AppGallery now has its first big navigation app with the addition of the HERE WeGo mapping app. The app recently made  [Read More…]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian debuts on Disney+ May the 4th

May the 4th be with you, and also with this new docu-series from Disney+.

What you need to know Disney has announced a new behind-the-scenes series for Disney+ called Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian. The eight episode documentary series will give Star Wars fans a peek behind the curtain of the viral Disney+ show. The first episode premieres on May the 4th, unofficially known as Star Wars Day.

May the 4th is a precious day for Star Wars fans,  [Read More…]

Moto G8 debuts with a 6.4-inch hole-punch display, triple rear cameras

It runs on the same Snapdragon 665 chipset as the Moto G8+.

What you need to know The Moto G8 is now official. It comes with a 6.4-inch HD+ hole-punch display and runs on a Snapdragon 665 chipset. The phone will go on sale in select markets across Asia, Europe, Latin America, and Australia in the coming weeks.

Motorola took the wraps off two Moto G8 series phones in October last year – the Moto G8 Play  [Read More…]

OPPO Reno 3 Pro with 44MP selfie camera debuts in India for ₹29,990 ($415)

Pre-orders for the 128GB version are now live in the country.

What you need to know OPPO launched the global variant of the Reno 3 Pro at an event held in India today. The Reno 3 Pro is the world’s first phone to feature a 44MP dual hole-punch camera. It will be going on sale in India starting March 6 for a starting price of ₹29,990 ($ 415).

OPPO today unveiled the global variant of the Reno  [Read More…]

iQOO 3 5G debuts in India, but do you really care?

The phone features “Monster Touch” pressure-sensitive gaming buttons on the sides.

What you need to know Vivo’s iQOO sub-brand today launched its first 5G smartphone in India. The gaming-focused iQOO 3 5G is powered by a Snapdragon 865 chipset and packs a large 4,440mAh battery. It will be available in the country starting March 4 for a starting price of ₹36,990 ($ 515).

Vivo’s iQOO sub-brand announced its first Snapdragon 865-powered smartphone at simultaneous launch events held  [Read More…]

Redmi 8A Dual debuts in India, prices start at ₹6,499 ($91)

Xiaomi also launched two Redmi Power Banks alongside the Redmi 8A Dual.

What you need to know Xiaomi’s Redmi sub-brand today launched the entry-level Redmi 8A Dual in India. The phone has been priced at ₹6,499 for the 2GB/32GB variant and ₹6,499 for the 3GB/32GB variant. It will be available for purchase in the country starting February 18.

Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi today launched an upgraded variant of its entry-level Redmi 8A smartphone in India today, dubbed the  [Read More…]

Galaxy S10 Lite with Snapdragon 855 SoC debuts in India for ₹39,999 ($561)

Just like the Note 10 Lite, the S10 Lite will be sold in the country in just a single variant.

What you need to know Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite has been launched in India at ₹39,999 ($ 561). The “lite” flagship phone will go on sale in the country starting February 4. It will be available in Prism Blue, Prism Black, and Prism White color options.

Just two days after the launch of the Galaxy Note 10  [Read More…]

THX Certified Game Mode for TVs debuts at CES 2020

Partnering with TCL to debut the first TVs with the new gaming-enhanced feature.

What you need to know THX Certified Game Mode enhances contrast and color while simultaneously reducing input lag. TCL will be launching the first certified TVs later this year, with other manufacturing partners to be announced. THX AAA debuts new audio quality and better battery life for wireless headphones.

When you think of THX, it’s likely the first place your mind wanders off to  [Read More…]