Here is what made PCs cool again in 2019 | Digit

If there’s anything that can be said about the PC space in 2019, it would definitely be that the segment has gone through a revival. As e-sports continue to gain popularity, gaming has become fashionable again and the number of content creators has also significantly risen. The cumulative effect is that there’s a lot more demand of PCs and laptops, which fueled some very notable events this year. Return of AMD While there were some in the PC industry that sort of saw this coming, AMD’s Ryzen 3 desktop CPUs…

Sound One launches V10 Bluetooth wireless headphone with MIC in India | Digit

Sound One has launched a new audio accessory in the Indian market. Sound One V10 is built with a 200mAh battery. The Sound One V10 is priced at Rs 1,390 and carries a 1-year warranty. It will be made available through Amazon India website, Flipkart.com and other retail outlets. You can read the complete press release below Sound One, a renowned brand now in India which is a pioneer in the portable audio device has launched a new audio accessory in the Indian market. Adding on to its portfolio of…

Ola Guardian, an AI-Enabled Real-Time Ride Monitoring System expands to more cities | Digit

Ola rolled out ‘Ola Guardian’, a real-time customer ride monitoring system at the end of last year. After running the pilot project, the company is now expanding its Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based safety feature across several cities in India as well as Australia. Ola Guardian uses real-time data from rides to automatically detect irregular trip activity, including prolonged stops and unexpected route deviations. The feature is now live in 16 Indian cities as well as in Perth, Australia. Ola is aiming to launch ‘Guardian’ in more cities in the next quarter. In the…

Apple offers a million dollar bounty to researchers who can find flaws in its various operating systems | Digit

Apple is no stranger to offering rewards to users who find and exploit vulnerabilities in their system. The San Cupertino giant has announced its ‘bug bounty’ program for iOS, macOS, tvOS and more. Hackers and researchers who are actually able to find bugs and issues with the various operating systems and report them to Apple will receive a substantial reward for their efforts. The reward will depend on the severity of the exploit. The entire list of all the categories of bugs and issues are available for users to go…

METZ 55 Inch 4K UHD Smart Android OLED TV (M55S9A) Review: If only…..

There was a time when OLEDs would cost an arm and a leg. But with the advances in technology, an OLED can be your for about Rs 1,00,000, if you know where to look. Another thing to keep in mind is that OLED TVs in India are available from LG, Sony and Panasonic. In 2019, we saw German TV maker Metz enter the Indian market. The company brought its portfolio of TVs including an OLED TV. The OLED has an introductory price of Rs 99,999 making it the first OLED TV…

Nikon Z6 and Z7 receive firmware update, brings RAW video capture as a paid upgrade | Digit

Nikon launched the Z6 and Z7 fullframe mirrorless cameras back in 2018, and since then, the company has continued to focus on building a robust lens ecosystem. However, in the year since, Nikon has been slowly, but steadily pushing out firmware updates that continue to improve the performance of the cameras and the lenses. The latest update comes in two parts. Firmware 2.20 for the Nikon Z6 and Z7 upgrade the XQD Card slot to be compatible with the new CFexpress memory card standard. The new CFexpress standard uses PCIe…

AMD Ryzen 4000 APUs for laptops leaked, Ryzen 7 4700U listed on benchmark site | Digit

AMD has had a very successful year when it comes to their desktop chips, but for the last few months, consumers have been wondering as to when the company would replicate the same for its laptop chips. Well, we finally have our first leak of an upcoming Ryzen processor for laptops and it shows some very promising numbers. Listed on the 3DMark website we have the AMD Ryzen 7 4700U, an 8 core-8 thread processor, first caught by Redditt user _rogame. The alleged AMD Ryzen 7 4700U was apparently benchmarked…

Gmail credentials won’t help you sign into less secure apps from 2020 | Digit

Google will not let its users use their G-Suite (Gmail) credentials to sign into less secure apps (LSAs) after June 15 2020. Before we get into why Google is barring the login method, let us first take a look at the sign-in option and what it is all about. As an example, let’s say that you use the Mail app on iOS, you have to give the app permission to fetch your email. This is quite handy as users may like to use the iOS mail client over the Gmail…

Astrum launches a Slim Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad for Rs 2,490 | Digit

Astrum has launched a slim wireless keyboard with touchpad – KW280. The product is already available with offline retail stores and online at Amazon India. It is priced at Rs 2,490. You can read the complete press release below Astrum, a leading new technology brand known for its advanced and intelligent solutions launches a slim wireless keyboard with touchpad – KW280. This keyboard is the perfect mishmash of comfort and good looks, just type, click and scroll to watch videos and to browse the web. It’s easy with this all-in-one…

The Witcher Review: Netflix’s show is long, convoluted and barely watchable | Digit

Fans have been eagerly waiting for Netflix’s take on the incredibly popular Witcher series of books and games. Right from the announcement of the show, fans of the game and even the books were looking forward to seeing their favourite White Wolf on screen. And to an extent the Netflix show does give us that but it isn’t all that cracked up as it was hyped to be. In this review, we’ll take you through the first 5 episodes of the show (without any spoilers, of course) and summarise our…