Opera has detailed its exact methodology in a blog post challenging Microsoft to do better. “If Microsoft really wants to prove that its browser performs better than others (in any regard), the company should be transparent about its methodology so that others can replicate it,” says Kaźmierczak. “Better luck next time, Microsoft!” Kyle Pflug, a Microsoft Edge program manager, has responded on Twitter to Opera’s claims.|TechBot Daily|
BitTorrent is coming to your TV, smartphone, and tablet — though not in the way you might expect. It’s launching an app today called BitTorrent Now that basically sounds like a bizarro mashup of Netflix and Spotify, offering on-demand streaming of videos and music, but largely from independent artists you’ve never heard of.|TechBot Daily|
The Sony Xperia XA Dual is now listed for purchase via Amazon India at Rs. 20,990. The smartphone will also be available via authorised Sony retailers across the country. The Sony Xperia X Dual was priced at Rs. 48,990, and became available in India from June 7 There is no word of the Sony Xperia X Performance Dual, which was launched alongside at MWC 2016.|TechBot Daily|
Netflix is working on a “download-and-go” video feature like the ones already offered by Amazon and Comcast, according to industry sources who spoke with communications trade company LightReading. The report cites both the COO of Penthera, a company that works on mobile video, and a Frost & Sullivan analyst corroborating the rumor, with the latter saying saying it’s something of an “open secret” in the streaming-video community.|TechBot Daily|
The company had first unveiled MIUI 8 at its Mi Max launch event in May, where it detailed a bunch of new features and changes. Earlier this week, Xiaomi said the MIUI 8 China Developer ROM now includes over a thousand optimisations apart from new features.|TechBot Daily|
The world’s cheapest smartphone at Rs. 251 (less than $4) is here, finally. Its makers, the Noida-based startup Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd, say they have made it possible despite allegations from various quarters that such a phone would not see the light of the day.
The company is also planning to launch a 32-inch high-definition LED television – also called “Freedom” – in the first week of July.|TechBot Daily|
That didn’t stop Lamborghini from using the Aventador to help celebrate the Miura’s 50th anniversary, though, launching its Aventador Miura Homage edition at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this week. The supercar winks at the Miura with a two-tone paint job, a Miura trademark. (The car on display is red-over-gold, which is either garish or awesome, depending on your perspective.) There are Miura logos inside and out, and a 6.5-liter V-12 engine producing 700 horsepower — a far cry from the 380 horsepower in the original’s final P400SV variant.