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Toshiba to Build Chip Plant Without Partner Western Digital

Toshiba is moving forward with plans to build a new memory chip plant without partner Western Digital, another escalation of the fight over the future of their joint venture. The electronics maker will spend JPY 195 billion ($1.8 billion or roughly Rs. 11,275 crores) on construction of Fab 6 of its Yokkaichi semiconductor facility in western Japan, the Tokyo-based company said ... Read More »

Microsoft Surface Devices Fail on Reliability, Finds Consumer Reports Survey

HIGHLIGHTS Consumer Reports surveyed 90,000 tablet and laptop owners Breakage rate for Surface devices is worse compared to other brands Microsoft devices were found to freeze, unexpectedly shut down The breakage rate for Microsoft’s Surface devices is significantly worse than for other manufacturers’ laptops and tablets, Consumer Reports said, adding that it was removing its “recommended” designation for Surface products. The non-profit publication surveyed ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 4A Flash Sale in India Today via Amazon

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi 4A price in India is Rs. 5,999 It will go on sale via Amazon India at 12pm IST It features 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage. Xiaomi Redmi 4A (Review), the popular budget smartphone from the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, will be available in a flash sale on Amazon India on Thursday. The Redmi 4A flash sale will ... Read More »

Amazon Offering $101 Off Sony’s MDR-1000X Noise-Canceling Bluetooth Headphones

Amazon is currently offering $101 off the price of Sony’s highly rated MDR-1000X noise-canceling Bluetooth headphones, which came out last October and usually retail at $399. The headphones boast the same drivers as the company’s well-regarded MDR-1A headset made for listening to Hi-Res Audio, as supported by the company’s Walkman range and its line of wireless home speakers and in-car audio systems. ... Read More »

Replacement Screens With Malicious Chips Can Be Used to Control Your Phone

HIGHLIGHTS Researchers hacked into several phones by embedding a malicious chip The chip could be used to log keyboard input, install apps, and more These chips are cheap and can be mass produced There seems to be no end to the ways hackers can get inside your smartphone. It is increasingly getting easy for hackers to infiltrate smartphones through malicious ... Read More »

Why Is the iPad Pro a ‘Computer’? Because Apple’s Courting the Business Market

HIGHLIGHTS Ming Chi-Kuo says there will be three new iPad models in 2017 There is growth in the “detachables” category Microsoft released a commercial calling Apple’s “computer” claim into question Apple, it seems, would like to see more tablets in briefcases next year. A new report from MacRumors cites noted Apple analyst Ming Chi-Kuo, who says there will be three new iPad ... Read More »

Lenovo Yoga 3, 4K LED TVs, iPad Pro, and More Tech Deals

 considering the discounted price that shouldn’t be worth worrying about. Use coupon code PAS20000 to get a cashback of Rs. 20,000 in your Paytm Wallet. Price: Rs. 96,882 (effective after cashback) Link: Paytm Apple iPad Pro 32GB 9.7-inch WiFi Flipkart is offering discounts on select tablets. The Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch is one of them, currently discounted to Rs. 40,900 (MRP Rs. 49,900). If you ... Read More »

Lenovo K8 Note India Launch Set for Today, How to Watch Live Stream

HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo K8 Note is set to launch at 12pm IST The company is holding the launch event in New Delhi The smartphone will be an Amazon exclusive Lenovo is all set to launch its K8 Note smartphone in India on Wednesday, with the launch event in New Delhi scheduled to begin at 12pm IST. The Lenovo K8 Notelaunch event is ... Read More »

Gadgets are now a CLiQ away with TataCLiQ’com’s Epictronic sale

With TataCLiQ.com, Tata group’s multi-brand phygital e-commerce platform flagging off the Epictronic sale on August 5, its time to get ready for a week full of exclusive and exciting offers on your favorite electronic brands. The sale promises to keep consumers engaged in a host of steal worthy deals across categories such as smartphones, televisions, kitchen appliances, laptops and many ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to Feature In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor: KGI

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung to skip in-screen fingerprint scanner on Galaxy S9 Apple has been said to ditch fingerprint scanner on iPhone 8 Galaxy Note 9 smartphone is expected to come out next year Reports have suggested for months now that the in-screen fingerprint scanner has been a tricky feature to implement for both Apple and Samsung. As per a new report by research firm KGI Securities, ... Read More »