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How moms can take care of finance

If you have to choose between building your retirement nest and funding higher education, do the former first. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint Here are tips from three experts on how mothers can manage personal finance well enough to secure the future of their children. Deepali Sen, founder, Srujan Financial Advisers LLP Raise money-conscious kids: As moms build the foundation for kids’ financial ... Read More »

Netflix HDR Support Comes to Huawei Mate 10 Pro, Huawei P20, and Sony Xperia XZ2

Netflix has added support for HDR (high-dynamic range) video support to an additional three Android devices, expanding its portfolio of smartphones that support a better video quality experience. The Huawei Mate 10 Pro, Huawei P20, and the Sony Xperia XZ2 have been added to the list that now let you stream Netflix in HDR mode. With these additions, a total of 10 smartphones now have ... Read More »

2018 iPhone Charger With 18W Fast Charging Support, USB-C Port Leaked in Renders

It was already reported that Apple is planning to launch the 2018 iPhone lineup bundled with fast charging-supported adapters and Lightning cables. But now, some renders have emerged on the Web that detail the design of the new fast charging-supported charger that will be bundled with the new iPhone models. The leaked renders suggest that the Cupertino company is planning to offer a USB-C to ... Read More »

Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6 (2018) Now Receiving Update With 4G Support for Second SIM, May Android Update

Nokia licensee HMD Global had launched the Nokia 7 Plus at MWC 2018, and the smartphone arrived in India in April. The smartphone comes with a dual-SIM slot, but while one slot offered 4G LTE connectivity the other one did not, even though the Snapdragon 660 SoC supports the feature. As a result, several users had complained about the flaw that lead to Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL) Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update

A couple of months after its debut on the ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS550KL) variant, Android 8.0 Oreo has now reached the Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL). The new Android update brings tons of core Android Oreo features and removes some of the pre-installed apps. Users can download the latest Android experience via an FOTA (firmware-over-the-air) package that is rolling out globally. As per the official ... Read More »

Nokia 3.1 Alleged Photo Leak Tips Dual Camera Setup, White Colour Variant

HMD Global has announced a big “Nokia phones” global launch event on May 29, and it is largely expected to launch the Nokia 2, Nokia 3, and Nokia 5 refreshes. The Nokia 3.1 or Nokia 3(2018) in particular, has been leaked previously, and now a new photo leak gives us an alleged first look of the design of the budgeted smartphone. The leak also states that the ... Read More »

OnePlus 6 Alert Slider Gets Its Old Functionality Back, Removes Do Not Disturb

OnePlus launched its latest flagship – the OnePlus 6 – at an event in London last night. The smartphone comes with a dual vertical camera setup, a notch display, glass back, and much more. Among the many new features, one notable addition that got us excited is the improvement of the Alert Slider. The Alert Slider was introduced on the OnePlus 2, and gave users ... Read More »

BMW expands UK vehicle recall to 390,000 cars

LONDON (Reuters) – BMW (BMWG.DE) is expanding a recall of vehicles in Britain, which it launched last week, by 88,000 cars to a total of 390,000, in the wake of a BBC investigation which found that some vehicles could cut out completely while being driven. FILE PHOTO: Raindrops cover the bonnet of a BMW car in London, Britain, February 23, ... Read More »

Honda Cars aims double-digit growth in FY19; expects Amaze to lift growth in tier II &III cities

New Delhi: The Japanese carmaker, Honda Cars India (HCIL), is expecting a double-digit growth this financial year. The carmaker is also optimistic that the tier 2 and tier 3 cities will play a key role in driving the growth with its second-generation Amaze. Currently, the company is getting a bigger contribution of its overall sales from the metros. “We are expecting to ... Read More »

THIS WEEK IN THE FUTURE OF CARS: WHO’S IN CHARGE HERE, ANYWAY?

Audi’s A8 will be the first car to feature its Traffic Jam Pilot self-driving feature—but not in the US. AUDI RULES WERE MADE to be broken. Unless you’re up against, say, special prosecutor Robert Mueller or the frightful might of the Federal Aviation Administration. Turns out that in transportation, like so many other things, regulators can serve as a thick, strong wall, crushing ... Read More »