Nubia Red Magic 2 With 10GB RAM, Snapdragon 845 SoC Now Open for Crowdfunding

A new Nubia gaming smartphone in its Red Magic series is now available for crowdfunding. ZTE sub-brand Nubia this week started the campaign for its new gaming smartphone, allegedly called Nubia Red Magic 2 smartphone in China. The second-generation Nubia Red Magic handset is can be ordered via Chinese site JD.com. The company has already…

Facebook Portal Video Chat Devices Go on Sale in the US

Facebook has made its new smart video chat devices, Portal and Portal+, available for purchase in the US. Consumers can purchase Portal for $199 (roughly Rs. 14,400) and Portal+ for $349 (roughly Rs. 25,100) from portal.facebook.com, Amazon.com, BestBuy.com, as well as Amazon Books and Best Buy stores, Facebook said on Wednesday. Portal has a 10-inch 1280×800 pixels display and Portal+ brings a 15-inch 1920×1080…

Visa, Mastercard Losing Out to RuPay and UPI in India: Jaitley

India’s finance minister said on Thursday that Mastercard and Visa were losing market share to domestic payments networks, months after Mastercard complained to the US government that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was using nationalism to promote a local rival. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley spoke about the surging growth of RuPay and Unified Payment Interface (UPI), which allows swift inter-bank…

Realme 2, Realme C1 Price in India Hiked by Up to Rs. 1,000

Realme, up until now, has launched four smartphones in India – Realme 1, Realme C1₹ 8,309, Realme 2, and Realme 2 Pro. To recall, Realme CEO Madhav Seth had recently noted that the company will be increasing the price in India of its handsets in the country. Seth had suggested that the smartphones will get a…

Google Urged to Scrub Personal Details From Toronto Digital City

Alphabet’s digital city on Toronto’s waterfront is in danger of becoming surveillance city unless data is stripped of personal details from the get go, according to one of the world’s leading privacy experts. Ann Cavoukian will meet with Waterfront Toronto, the government organization overseeing the project, this week to seek a commitment that information collected will…

Pixel, Nexus Devices Receiving November Android Security Patch; Fixes Wireless Charging Issue on Pixel 3 Series

Like clockwork, Google has commenced the rollout of Android’s November 2018 security update bringing with it a few improvements and critical bug fixes. It not only brings the Google Assistant shortcut to the Pixel Launcher on the Pixel 2₹ 36,099 series, the update also fixes picture-in-picture performance, notification stability, and a specific set of Pixel-related software fixes…