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Bharat is an associate writer responsible for weekend columns on 88gadget.info. Previously he writes for Bennett Coleman and Co (Times Group) publications. He earns a master of economics from the University of Delhi. Email

iPad 2021 is a good deal, you can take the leap of faith

iPad 2021 is a good deal, you can take the leap of faith

The next-generation iPad has just landed and is available for pre-order. It’s a decent device to start with. Not a major overhaul on the exterior, so the look and feel is pretty similar to the previous year’s device. But the brand new ninth-generation iPad packs the firepower to deem the already popular iPad a compelling upgrade.

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iPhone 12 vs iPhone 13: Should you upgrade?

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 13: Should you upgrade?

The much anticipated iPhone 13 line-up debuted at Apple’s Streaming Event in California and it is another impressive set of devices, at least on paper. The iPhone 13 model is destined to be the most popular among them, and it was only time it got compared with the predecessor iPhone 12.

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6 exciting things to know about iPhone 13 debuting next week

6 exciting things to know about iPhone 13 debuting next week

After all the rumors and speculations, Apple has finally released dates for its impending event. The special “California Streaming” event is slated to take place on September 14 and yet again it is going to be a virtual affair. The highlight of the event is more or less the iPhone 13 series, of which, we kind-off know almost all the ins and outs, even though they are all speculative at the moment.

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Facebook Ray-Ban Stories might actually surprise you

Facebook Ray-Ban Stories might actually surprise you

The Snapchat Spectacles came in 2016 with a lot of hype but turned out to be a bloated bubble that ultimately burst. While Snapchat users might disagree with this judgment, the glasses are pretty much useless for anything other than Snapchat. Now Facebook is looking to change that image with Ray-Ban Stories glasses developed in collaboration with EssilorLuxottica, Ray-Ban’s parent company.

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This is how the third-generation AirPods could turn up

This is how the third-generation AirPods could turn up

AirPods can be loosely considered pioneers in the true wireless earbuds space for a lot of reasons. However, the appearance smudged over time with exciting non-Apple options to pursue. Second-generation AirPods made a diluted effort to reclaim lost ground with their launch in 2019, but it’s the third-generation AirPods (colloquially called AirPods 3) that are billed to up the ante with some inspiration from the AirPods Pro and starting few paces above the AirPods 2’s key features.

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Google-branded Chromebook processor to herald a new dimension

Google-branded Chromebook processor to herald a new dimension

Google has forayed into a range of industries previously and it’s now planning to manufacture its own silicon for the forthcoming Chrome OS-powered notebooks. Google’s growing focus on developing in-house chipsets isn’t new, this year however, it’s only become more evident than ever before. Especially after an official teaser of Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, which will be powered by a custom system on a chip (SoC) that is named the “Google Tensor”.

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Apple Watch Series 7 – Everything you should know

Apple Watch Series 7 – Everything you should know

Apple has followed the regime of releasing a new smartwatch every year since 2015. In fact, the Cupertino giant released two smartwatches last year. This gives us reason enough to believe the successor to Apple Watch Series 6 is just around the corner.

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iPhone 13 has a rumored release date: What you should expect

iPhone 13 has a rumored release date: What you should expect

There is little doubt in our minds that Apple is going ahead with the iPhone 13 launch event in September. Different sources have hinted at different dates and possibilities, but the latest information partakes a particular day all of us can trust, especially because it also hints at the pre-order and shipping dates for the iPhone 13 models.

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Android 12: From user experience to privacy, everything known so far

Android 12: From user experience to privacy, everything known so far

The world’s most popular operating system is prepped for a refreshing overhaul and it is now close to the final release. Currently, Android 12 is in beta and recently the stable Beta 4 build was released, giving a finer look at what the final stable version will be like.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3: Should you upgrade?

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3: Should you upgrade?

The most anticipated foldable smartphone for the year is here, it is certain then you’ve begun contemplating whether to upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 or not. The new foldable smartphone was predicted to be a significant change over the predecessor; to an extent, it must already be on your list.

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Five coolest smartphones in 2021 thus far

Five coolest smartphones in 2021 thus far

Buying a smartphone can be a tricky decision, especially when the options are virtually limitless. Which is the best smartphone for 2021 depends entirely on the user’s needs and preferences, and this narrows down the choices to a handful of devices that have proven their mettle in the last few months.

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iPhone Flip rumors – everything we know so far

iPhone Flip rumors – everything we know so far

Apple is scheduled to launch a new iPhone series in the fall event next month. Rumors strongly indicate this will be the iPhone 13 lineup. Fanboys may have held their hopes high to see the announcement of a foldable iPhone, but that’s not going to transpire anytime soon. The Cupertino tech giant is still far from introducing something in this form factor. Even though its fiercest competitor Samsung has just ousted two new foldable phones: one each in Flip and Fold designs.

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