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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

How to Fix Windows 11’s Most Common Issues

How to Fix Windows 11’s Most Common Issues

Arguably, Microsoft jumped the gun with Windows 11, which had its share of issues and bugs at launch. Some of them were fixed in consequent updates, while others persist even today. Window 11 cannot be called flawless after months of tinkering around since some issues still persist and are reported by users on forums from time to time.

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5 BMW Motorcycles You Can Likely Afford

5 BMW Motorcycles You Can Likely Afford

The first BMW Motorrad model rolled off the production line in 1923, kicking off decades of new, increasingly sleek motorcycles. Over these decades, BMW has made a strong foothold in the market with high-quality bikes for every kind of enthusiast – be it a sports bike lover, roadster fanatic, an adventure biker, or touring motorcycle aficionado.

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The 5 Best and 5 Worst Things OPPO Smartphones

The 5 Best and 5 Worst Things  OPPO Smartphones

The smartphone market is saturated and innovation is the key for each manufacturer to stand out in the competition. Besides Apple and Samsung, Chinese OEMs have been at the forefront of innovation, and one of them is OPPO, which is leading the charge with innovations in optics and fast charging technologies. In its dedicated approach, through the years, OPPO has been ahead of the curve owing to its focus on R&D and commitment to excellence, which has especially found brand loyalists in millennials and young adults.

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Tragedies That Changed Formula 1 Forever

Tragedies That Changed Formula 1 Forever

Formula 1 is the pinnacle of motorsports and many consumer automotive technologies trickle down from the high-octane racing that has gripped generations for years. The high drama of street circuits, fierce duels between rival drivers, and even 000mate battles have kept automotive fans on the edges of their seats every season. While the glitz and glamour of the sport are overwhelming, one cannot deny the dangers involved in racing at break-neck speeds.

Note: This article contains videos of wrecks and details about the resulting loss of life. Some readers may find these stories upsetting.

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2022 smartphones we are already waiting for

2022 smartphones we are already waiting for

Despite the industry's many struggles throughout the pandemic, manufacturers managed to release a notable assortment of smartphones throughout 2021, ones that could last consumers another year or longer. If you're keen to stay on top of what's on the horizon, though, we have rounded up the most exciting phones rumored for release in the first quarter of 2022. These models, which we're particularly excited about, are listed based on reports and leaks.

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Oppo Find N vs Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 – The foldables compared

Oppo Find N vs Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 – The foldables compared

The foldable phone segment is not as flooded as the mainstream smartphone market, thus every new model sparks interest amongst early adopters. The launch of the OPPO Find N foldable phone has piqued the attention of tech enthusiasts who were longing for a Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Microsoft Duo 2 competitor.

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Best affordable gaming laptops of 2021

Best affordable gaming laptops of 2021

Gaming laptops have become more affordable over time, enabling consumers to enjoy PC gaming without breaking the bank. Manufacturers do make some trade-offs to keep these machines within a budget, but new graphics hardware has brought the industry to the point where modern games can run well on lower-cost laptops. Avid gamers and students are poised to benefit the most from budget-tier gaming machines as they're often on the move and cannot carry their high-end rigs along.

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Best drones for beginners in 2021

Best drones for beginners in 2021

Drones offer a very unique perspective for shooting photographs and capturing video footage that stands out. Flying drones requires a certain set of skills you must master as a beginner. Therefore, getting a drone that can fly straight out of the box without hassles is important. It’s not advisable to invest in a professional-level drone when you’re only starting out, since flying them can be confusing for first-time users and, if not handled properly, they can leave you hurt or can end up trapped in a tree line.

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Best wireless chargers for smartphones (Android and iOS)

Best wireless chargers for smartphones (Android and iOS)

Given the choice, we'd all prefer gadgets that work as part of a wire-free ecosystem. Wireless chargers are the best example of this technology, enabling modern smartphones to recharge without the hassle of cables and power bricks. The market is packed with Qi-certified chargers, but consumers need to be careful when they select a model, as low-quality products can damage phones.

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iPhone 14 – Things we know so far

iPhone 14 – Things we know so far

Rumors about the iPhone 14 started popping up online before the iPhone 13 was announced -- and though we don't yet know what Apple has planned, there's enough info floating around to speculate. The company is rumored to be working on a foldable iPhone, at least based on certain patents, but there's no guarantee a folding model is in the pipeline at this time. In all likeliness, the next iteration of the iPhone will be called the iPhone 14 and it'll stick to the trusted form factor from previous years.

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Top laptops for learning from home

Top laptops for learning from home

Just like working from home, learning from home is a new normal these days. As educational institutions have remained distant from children for the best part of two years, students have become immensely dependent on smartphones and laptops for coursework and entertainment. Even now when many schools and colleges are conceding to a hybrid model – a mix of in-person and remote learning – as a response to slow rate of Covid-19 cases, there is a need for laptops students can use on the campus and back home.

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Samsung Galaxy S22: Rumors, leaks and everything we know

Samsung Galaxy S22: Rumors, leaks and everything we know

The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S22 series is not long away from its release with speculations brewing for early 2022 launch, and rumors of the flagship doing rounds in plenty. The premium phone will come in three variants: the successors to Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus and Galaxy S21 Ultra respectively.

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