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Amkette EvoFox FireBlade Keyboard In-Depth Review

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Amkette is a relatively well-known brand in the computer accessories space. They make high-quality USB cables, gaming controllers for phones, and other things of the sort. They have recently launched a new series of "gaming" keyboards under the name EvoFox . I've been using their affordable EvoFox Fireblade Semi-Mechanical gaming keyboard for over 3 months now , and I think it's time for an in-depth review. Price: 899 INR on Amazon . Build and Design: On first look, without the backlights on, the FireBlade gives you a pretty nice matte-finished weighty feel when you pick it up. The keys aren't overly wobbly and the whole thing feels decently well made despite having an all-plastic body. When you plug in its very well braided USB cable into your computer and the LEDs switch on, that sheds some (RGB) light on a few new minor inconsistencies. You'll notice the rather uneven paint job done on the underside of the keys, especially in the bottom row. The spray pai

Huawei Quits Android and introduces Harmony OS

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Goodbye Android, Hello Harmony! The Huawei Ban is old news at this point, isn't it? We already know the US has forbidden Huawei from conducting business with any American affiliated tech providers and prevented direct sales of Huaewi products on US shores.   This usually would mean the ultimate death sentence for any other company, but I guess once a world leader in 5G isn't going to take this face down.   "Survival is our top Priority going forward"   As you may recall, Huawei has been consistently putting out new smartphones from the past two years even after the ban, running Android OS (which remains Open Source and accessible to everyone, including Huawei) but without Google Apps.   Though the phones were downright insane in terms of performance and hardware innovation, the software controlled by a foreign body crippled their sales and their overall control on their own product's behavior.   The Still-Photography King! But recently, the company has

The Pixel 4a is the Best Google Phone to buy!

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Ever since I saw the Nexus 5 back in the day, I have been a fan of Google's phone philosophy. They made very affordable phones with respectable hardware, clean software and of course, top-notch OS updates down the line. The problems started when the ditched their Nexus line and adopted their own #MadeByGoogle shtick, making their own phones with their own Pixel UI, with the help of some other manufacturers like HTC. With these new phones, the prices saw a considerable hike, and the Pixel was now competing with eh big bois like Apple and Samsung.       But there was one major thing that absolutely crowned the pixel in many people's hearts and pockets; its camera(s). Those who could afford it would get it and reap the benefits of Google's insane HDR+, while the rest of us tried out best with the modded pixel cam apk on our Samsungs; until the "a" series phones came along! Google launched two budget variants of the Pixel 3, namely the Pixel 3a and the 3a XL, whic

Solved! How to delete Ubuntu Grub from Windows using CMD

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Dual-booting Windows and a Linux based operating systems has been a thing for a very long time now. Each OS has its own plus points, and thankfully we don't have to choose between them. But if for whatever reason you chose to delete the Linux partition and go solo with Windows, you may end up with a screen like this: This happens when you simply delete the Ubuntu (or any other Linux distribution that you previously had) from its partition and reboot straight away. You should've actually deleted Ubuntu's GRUB image as well from the boot partition so that your computer knows which operating system it has to boot, and which boot image to look for. This can easily be done using Windows Command Prompt and its DiskPart utility. But now that you're stuck in this black GNU screen, you must be thinking how to get back into Windows from GNU GRUB Screen. Here's a video I made a while ago where I go through the steps i.e GRUB commands you need to type in order to locate your

Over 13,000 Vivo Phones Discovered with Fake IMEI Numbers

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"Ah sh!t, here we go again" Vivo and their negligent smartphone sales division have yet again allowed hundreds of thousands of phones be sold in the black markets of India with shared IMEI numbers. It isn't uncommon for black market peddlers to sell multiple phones with either no or the same IMEI numbers on them. IMEI frauds, though illegal, continue to thrive in India due to the sheer lack of vigilance when it comes to distribution of phones and their spare parts from the Company's warehouses to local shops. This time, the issue came to light when Akhilesh N. Singh , Additional Superintendent of Police in Meerut, got his Vivo smartphone repaired from an authorized service station. Later on, when he couldn't connect to a cellular network, it was discovered that the phone's IMEI no longer matches the one mentioned on the box after it returned from the service station. This led to some further investigation down this rabbit hole, and over 13,000 smartphones with