Samsung Max replaces Opera’s data and privacy app in India and beyond

Samsung is replacing Opera Max with its own privacy and data savings app called Samsung Max. Samsung says the new Max has an “enhanced design and user experience” compared to Opera’s discontinued version, with two key Data Saving features that help users monitor data usage and manage privacy, while allowing users to access the internet securely.

The new app is particularly aimed at those in India, and builds on the company’s “Make for India” program, which Samsung says is designed to provide locally relevant and beneficial software and hardware.

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The app works by scanning users’ phones and identifying which apps are using the most data. It’s also able to actively compress images, videos, music…

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Xiaomi Mi TV 4 sold out in less than 10 seconds in first sale in India, next sale on February 27

Xiaomi launched the the Mi TV 4 for the first time in India last week at a price of Rs. 39,999 . It went on sale in the country today at 2PM. Xiaomi has announced that the TV got huge response from the customers, which was sold out in less than 10 seconds on Flipkart and Mi.com. However the company did not share the number of TVs sold during the sale, unlike it did for the Redmi Note 5 smartphones. Some users said that it sold out before they could see the buy button. [HTML1] The company has launched only the 55-inch 4K Mi TV 4 model in the country and it plans to bring more models based on the response.  The Mi TV 4 has a 4.9mm slim frameless design and comes with Patch Wall, a UI layer on top of the Android OS that’s based on deep learning AI technology that can curate content based on recommendations. It brings all the content from the STB and seamlessly integrates right on your homepage. For content, Xiaomi has partnered with Hotstar, SunNxt, Voot, Sony LIV, Hungama and more. The company says that it  comes with 500K+ hrs of content, and almost 80% of all content …
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NETGEAR Orbi Pro Tri-Band WiFi System launched in India

NETGEAR today launched Orbi Pro (SRK60) WiFi System for Small Businesses such as professional offices, restaurants, retail, or bed and breakfast inns.  This doesn’t require complicated wiring, professional installation, or added IT costs, says the company. It uses patented FastLane3 Technology that made up of three critical components: Tri-band WiFi, a dedicated WiFi link from the extender to your router, and optimized antenna design.  This includes an AC3000 router and matching satellite engineered to cover a site of 5,000 square feet, and up to 10,000 with two add-on satellites. “With setup and management features that make it easy to add Orbi Pro satellites to cover larger areas, Orbi Pro delivers enterprise-class WiFi and advanced router features with the network performance and reliability a growing business demands,” added the company. It comes with three pre-defined WiFi networks for traffic separation: an administrative network for business connectivity, an employee network for internet access, and a guest network for visitors to enjoy the internet. Highlights and benefits of Orbi Pro  Easy setup without wires: Deliver business-class WiFi everywhere without requiring additional, complicated wiring or installation costs Tri-band high-speed WiFi:Delivers both reliable WiFi coverage and maximum internet speeds even as more devices connect through the fast, dedicated wireless connection between …
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Google’s Tez app for India now pays your utility bills with one tap


Google has updated its Tez payments app for users in India with the ability to pull up your bills from a number of local service providers and settle them with just a tap. The company announced that the new functionality was in the works back in December 2017, when it announced that Tez was set to cross 12 million users in the country. When it launched in September last year, it only supported peer-to-peer payments via the national Unified Payments Interface (UPI) system, which allows for transactions directly between bank accounts, at no cost. The update now lets you view…

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