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Abhinav Mishra

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Abhinav is technology enthusiast who loves gaming and collecting old-school gadgets. He is awestruck by the amazing impact technology has on our daily lives. At PCT, he is the go-to man for anything gaming or related to smartphones. You can usually find him on PSN blabbering about his MKX skills.

Instagram gets video calling feature: Here’s how it works

instagram video calling feature
Instagram has rolled out a new Video chat feature in Direct, which allows users to have one-on-one video chat or a group conversation with upto four people. Unlike WhatsApp, the feature does not require a phone number to make video calls. Instead, it uses...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 set for an official release on August 9

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Samsung has started sending invites for an event scheduled on August 9. The Korean manufacturer is likely to unveil the upcoming Galaxy Note 9 flagship at the event which'll be held in New York City. The event will kick off at 6:30pm IST on...

Asus Zenfone 5Z slated to launch in India on July 4, will be a Flipkart exclusive

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Asus Zenfone 5Z will officially arrive in India on July 4th, and will be a Flipkart exclusive. The company officially confirmed the handset's India launch, however, the Taiwanese manufacturer is yet to announce the handset's pricing. The device will be offered in a choice of...

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro shown in an unboxing video ahead of launch; Specifications, Features, Release Date

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Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro is set for an official unveiling on June 25. The device is essentially an upgraded version of the recently launched Redmi 6. The company had earlier teased press images of the handset on its official Weibo account. Now, we have...

Cradle CEO dies after his smartphone exploded while charging

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In yet another incident of smartphone-related deaths, Cradle CEO Nazrin Hassan becomes the latest victim of an exploding smartphone. Sources close to Hassan have claimed that one of his smartphones exploded while charging, and he was killed by a flying shrapnel that hit his...

Nokia 5.1 Plus leak reveals full phone specifications, dual camera setup, and display notch

Nokia 5.1 Plus
Rumours of the Nokia 5.1 Plus have been flying thick and fast over the past few weeks. A handset with model number TA-1109 was first spotted on SlashLeaks. Following which, the device was leaked in various renders as well as on certification portals. The Nokia...

Google Podcasts app launched for Android-powered smartphones and tablets

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Google has launched a standalone Podcasts app for Android smartphones and tablets. The app is designed to offer users a customized listening experience based on their habits and preferences. The app, simply called Google Podcasts, and is now available for download from the Google...

Oppo Find X launched with a notchless bezel-free display, motorised camera system

Oppo Find X
Oppo Find X was officially announced today at an event in Paris. The handset is a perfect blend of high-end hardware coupled with a top-notch design as it marks the revival of Oppo's flagship Find series. For starters, the Chinese manufacturer's latest flagship boasts a...

Oppo sends out media invites for July 12 event in India, Oppo Find X expected

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Oppo Find X is slated for a global unveiling on June 19 in Paris. Now, the company has started sending invites for a launch event in India on July 12. The invite, however, does not explicitly mention what product will be launched at the...

LG X5 (2018) launched with a 4500mAh battery: Price, Specifications, and Features

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LG X5 (2018) has been officially announced for South Korean market. The mid-range handset is the successor to the original LG X5 that debuted in 2016. The highlight of the device is its massive 4500mAh battery which also gets equipped with Fast Charging support....

YouTube Music and YouTube Music Premium services starts rolling out in 17 countries today

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Google has finally launched its latest YouTube Music and YouTube Premium music services in 17 countries across the globe. Unveiled last month on May 17, both YouTube Music and YouTube Premium music services are designed to lock horns with popular services such as Spotify,...

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus Lite with dual-camera setup, AMOLED display spotted on TENNA

galaxy s9 plus lite
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is rumoured to go official sometime in September. Though it appears another handset could launch alongside the upcoming flagship phablet. A handset with model number SM-G8855 was spotted on Chinese certification site TENNA. The device is allegedly the Samsung Galaxy...

Apple to reportedly ditch the iPhone SE 2

iPhone SE 2
Apple has reportedly shelved its plans to launch the second generation iPhone SE. Sources indicate that Apple plans to entirely focus on its 2018 iPhone-line up that includes a 5.8-inch iPhone X, a plus-sized 6.5-inch iPhone X, as well as a low-cost 6.1-inch LCD...

Asus ROG Phone to reportedly launch in India by September

asus rog phone
Asus ROG phone was announced at the Computex event held in Taiwan last month. The Taiwanese manufacturer becomes the latest entrant into the new and growing category of gaming-focused smartphones, and will rival the likes of Xiaomi's BlackShark and the Razer Phone. The Asus ROG...

Oppo Find X may feature a circular notch, suggests leak

OPPO FIND X
Oppo Find X is slated for an official unveiling on June 19 in Paris. Just yesterday, entire specifications of the handset were leaked. Now, a new tweet has seemingly revealed the handset's entire front. In addition, a new screenshot was posted alongside the leaked...