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Intex Aqua Young launched at Rs 5,090

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Intex has launched a new budget smartphone, Intex Aqua Young, which is priced at Rs 5,090. The smartphone can be expected to be made available in the Indian market in the coming days.
The Intex Aqua Young comes with a 5-inch FWVGA IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The handset is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core Spreadtrum (SC7731) processor coupled with 1GB RAM. It comes with an internal storage of 8GB which is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. The dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) smartphone runs on the Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system.
It features a 5-megapixel rear fixed-focus camera with LED flash and a secondary 0.3-megapixel VGA front-facing camera. The Aqua Young smartphone doesn't come with 4G support. The connectivity options include 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth and Micro-USB connectivity.
The smartphone packs a 2500mAh battery which provides a talk time of up to 10 hours and a standby time of up to 250 hours. The Intex Aqua Young will be a…

Lenovo Vibe P1m, flash sale on 4th November at just Rs 7,999

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Lenovo Vibe P1m is the latest 4G smartphone launched by Lenovo. The feature-packed smartphone is priced at just Rs 7,999 and it will go flash sale on 4th November. The flash sale will start at 3PM evening. The handset is available only on the e-commerce website Flipkart. Flipkart has already started the registration for the flash sale on October 28. The registration will end at 2PM on 4th November.
The Lenovo smartphone comes with a large 5-inch (12.7 cm) HD IPS display. The display comes with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels with pixel density 293 PPI and it features 5-point Multi-touch. With the advanced splash-proof nano-coating inside and outside, the device is engineered for protection against sudden drizzle and accidental spills.
The handset is powered by an 1GHz 64-bit quad-core MediaTek MT6735P processor along with a 600MHz Mali-T720 GPU. The processor is coupled with 2GB RAM. It comes with an internal storage of 16GB. You can expand the storage space to an additional 32 GB u…

Airtel launches data cashback offer for mobile customers

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Bharti Airtel on Thursday launched data benefits for its mobile customers including data cashback and data share offers.
Airtel mobile customers can now enjoy the Airtel data cashback offer to get a daily morning credit of 50% of data (2G/3G/4G) they consume in between 12.00 am to 6.00am. To avail this offer, users have to send an SMS <NIGHT> to <121> or give a missed call to <55555> or log on to the myAirtel app. The offer is available for pre-paid customers starting today, while it would be extended to post-paid users soon, the company said in a statement.
Airtel prepaid mobile customers on 3G/4G can now also enjoy the new Family Data Share plan. It will enable an Airtel mobile customer to become a primary family member and then add any four of members to their 3G/4G data pack enabling all of them to consume data from this primary data pack. To initiate this, customers have to send an SMS <SHARE> to <121> and add members to their existing data pack.
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Videocon announced Windows 10 powered TVs starting at Rs 39,990

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Videocon in partnership with Microsoft announced the launch of world’s first Windows 10 powered TV. Videocon’s Windows powered TVs will be available in 32-inch and 40-inch sizes and will run Windows 10 Home edition.
"We are extremely thrilled to announce the launch of world’s first Windows 10 powered TV. In these changing times, we realised the needs of our consumers of having easy access to technology at their convenience and therefore we designed world’s first hybrid TV cum PC. With this TV, students can now easily create & share school assignments, home makers can curate and share recipes with the world, and professionals can work outside of their offices,” said Akshay Dhoot, Head of Technology and Innovation, Videocon.
The 32-inch version features a 720p HD display. It is powered by Intel’s Bay Trail based quad-core chip clocked at 1.33GHz coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB expandable storage. This model comes with 2 HDMI, 2 USB, VGA and audio I/O port.
The 40-inch version fea…

Xolo Black 1X With 4G LTE Support Launched at Rs 9,999

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Indian smartphone manufacturer Xolo has announced the launch of the Xolo Black 1X. The Xolo Black 1X with 4G LTE will go on sale on Snapdeal from November 6. Snapdeal has already started the registration for the Xolo smartphone. The Xolo Back 1X is priced at Rs 9,999.
The Xolo Black 1X features a 5-inch full HD display, with 1080x1920 resolution, protected by a coating of Dragon trail Glass. The device is powered by a 64-bit octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor clocked at 1.3GHz. The processor is coupled with Mali-T720 GPU and 3GB of RAM. The handset features an internal storage of 32GB which can be expandable via microSD card.
The handset sports a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash. The dual-sim handset supports 4G LTE and 3G HSPA+. It also includes other connectivity options such as Wi-FI 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0.
The handset runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with HIVE Atlas UI. The device is powered by a 2400mAh battery. As the name suggest…

InFocus Kangaroo, the Smallest Portable Windows 10 PC, Launched at just $99

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InFocus has announced the launch of InFocus Kangaroo. The company claims that the Kangaroo is the world's smallest portable desktop computer. It is small enough to carry in your pocket or purse. The device measures at just 124mm length, 80.5mm width, and 12.9mm girth.
The InFocus Kangaroo is powered by an 1.44GHz quad-core Intel Atom x5-Z8500 processor with a burst frequency of 2.24GHz. The processor is coupled with 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM. The device comes with 32GB of eMMC storage which can be expandable up to 128GB via microSDXC card.
The Kangaroo runs on the latest Windows 10 operating system. It features Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.0 wireless connectivity options. The portable pc also bears a Micro-USB port for charging. The company claims that the battery of the pc is sufficient to run the device for 4 hours under normal use.
It comes with a removable base unit, which features an HDMI port, one USB 2.0 port, one USB 3.0 port, and a DC power port. The device weighs just 200 gram…

Xiaomi finally rolls out MIUI 7 to all its devices

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Mi India has announced the roll out of MIUI 7 global stable build for all MIUI users around the world. The roll out started yesterday after three months of testing and optimisation. Xiaomi has been testing a beta version of the operating system since August.
MIUI 7 is based on Android 5.1 Lollipop and will be available as a simple download on pretty much every single device in Xiaomi’s portfolio. Outside of China, the update will be available for Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi Pad, Mi Note, Redmi 1S 3G, Redmi Note 4G, Redmi 2 or Redmi Prime smartphones.
The notable omission here is the XiaomiMi 4i which is expected to get the update in the following weeks. The MIUI 7 was unveiled on August 19th and it is the latest upgrade to Xiaomi’s Android-based operating system with several new features designed particularly for India such as Interactive Visual Response (IVR), which lets users skip voice prompts when using services like banking and booking flight tickets. There’s also a Child Mode, that lets par…

Samsung and LG unveil new Flexible Batteries

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Samsung and LG unveiled prototypes of new batteries at the InterBattery 2015 exhibition in Seoul, South Korea. Both Samsung and LG showcased flexible batteries that could shape the future of wearable devicess and set a new benchmark for other companies to follow.
Samsung showcased flexible band-shaped batteries. Dubbed "Stripe" and "Band", the company claims that these batteries will have a range of applications for wearable devices such as usage in T-shirts, and barrettes. The Band has been developed to be attached to smartwatch straps, while the Stripe is a bendy strip with an ultra-slim waistline of 0.3mm.
Samsung claims that the design in the aforementioned cells improves the battery life by up to 50 percent. But its capacity isn't sufficient to make it fit for use in smartphones and smartwatches yet, the company noted. As for its durability, the company has managed to mould the batteries to the curvature of the human wrist and noted that the batteries were…

Apple to remove the Home button in iPhone 7

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Apple is planning to change the design of its next iPhone. It has been rumoured that the next iPhone model, iPhone 7, may not have a physical home button.
The addition of 3D Touch technology may provide Apple with a way to eliminate the home button on the phone and use the additional space to make the screen bigger or make the device smaller. Eliminating the home button would allow Apple to cut out part of the bezels to make the iPhone's screen larger while keeping the design relatively small and thin.
Apple's fingerprint reader, which is used to unlock the iPhone and authenticate purchases with Apple Pay, currently resides in the home button. Apple could move the TouchID sensor to the side of the phone. Apple has also filed a patent application that describes a system in which a fingerprint sensor could be embedded in the screen itself.
Piper Jaffray’s analyst, Gene Munster, wrote in a recent note that Apple may do away with the Home button, increase the screen size, improve …

Asus unveils VivoBook 4K with Windows 10

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Asus has announced the latest laptop VivoBook 4K. It comes with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels to deliver 4K/UHD visuals. The 4K resolution display has 8 million pixels and a pixel density of 282ppi, giving it four times the pixel density of standard Full HD displays. The VivoBook will be available in Icicle Gold, Glacier Grey, Black, and Navy Blue colour variants. The keyboard is surrounded by sand-blasted metal surfaces, while the power button features a spun-metal finish.
The features of the Asus VivoBook 4K include an IPS display with wide 178 degree viewing angles and a wide 72 percent NTSC, 100 percent RGB colour gamut for vivid colours and ASUS Eye Care mode which is said to reduce blue-light levels by 33 percent. According to Asus, the Vivo Book 4K can be specified with a 5th- or 6th-generation Intel Core i7 processor with 8GB RAM which can be expanded upto 12GB and NVIDIA GeForce 940M graphics. Users can choose between up to 2TB of hard drive storage or upgrade to a SSD.

Apple iPad Mini 4 launched in India

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After launching the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, Apple has now brought its iPad Mini 4 to India. The Apple iPad Mini 4 comes in six variants, the cheapest of which is priced at Rs 28,900 while the costliest has a price tag of Rs 52,900. The cheapest model has 16 GB of internal memory and is a WiFi model and comes in gold colour.
This 6.1 mm sleek tablet has a 7.9 inch display that comes with 2048x1536 pixels resolution, fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating and anti-reflective coating. It has the A8 chip that is made in 64 bit architecture and is assisted by the M8 motion co-processor.The iPad Mini 4 also has an 8 megapixel iSight auto focus rear camera that has f/2.4 aperture, five element lens and hybrid IR filter. It offers panorama, burst mode, tap to focus, geo tagging and time mode features. Besides, it can record videos in full high definition resolution at 30 fps and slow motion videos at 120 fps.The Mini 4 offers a 1.2 megapixel front camera which has f/2.4 aperture and it comes …

OnePlus X Expected to Launch on October 29

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OnePlus is planning to launch its second flagship smartphone on October 29. The upcoming device named OnePlus X will be unveiled by the company in the London event on October 29. The company is about to start local production in India.
There are some rumors that the OnePlus X will be called as OnePlus Mini. The OnePlus X is expected to feature a 5-inch Full HD display with pixel density 401ppi. It is expected that the device will be powered by an octa-core MediaTek processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. There is no information about the other features. However, there are rumors that the device won't have NFC and expandable memory.
The company has previously launched OnePlus 2 in this year. But they are only able to produce limited number of units. The company is expected to provide enough quantity for its upcoming OnePlus X. OnePlus is also planning to start manufacturing in India.

Intex Cloud Swift with 3 GB RAM launched at Rs 8,888

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Intex has launched a 4G smartphone named Intex Cloud Swift on today in India. It will go on sale from October 20 exclusively on the e-commerce website Snapdeal. The registration for the phone has already started on 16th October. The device is priced at Rs 8,888.
The Intex Cloud Swift features a 5-inch High Definition IPS display to provide you superior gaming and video watching experience. The display is protected by Dragontrail glass. The smartphone is powered by an 1.3 GHz Quad core processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. It comes with an internal storage of 16GB expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. It runs on the Android 5.1 Lollipop.
It features an 8MP rear camera with LED Flash and a 5MP front-facing camera. The camera comes with many features like the PIP Mode, which helps the user simultaneously use both front and rear cameras. Other features include Victory Gesture, flash, live photo mode, motion track mode, slow motion video, face detection, face beauty, voice and smile captu…

Apple's iPhone 6S and 6S Plus launched in India

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Apple has launched its two new iPhone models - iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus in India today. Apple has started pre-booking for the latest iPhones with the authorized sellers in the country within the first week of October.
The new iPhones will be retailed by Apple's four main iPhone distributors across 12,000 retail outlets, including large format retail chains such as Croma, Reliance Digital and Jumbo, besides the e-commerce websites such as Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon.
Apple's iPhone 6S and 6S Plus are the strongest and fastest smartphones ever released by the company. These smartphones are practically indestructible, and as far as the water and ten feet free fall tests are concerned, Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus made a great stand against them with no scratch or a malfunction of the speaker, display or any other component in the device.
The main features of these smartphones are A9 chip with 64-bit architecture, 12-megapixel iSight camera with 1.22µ pixels, 4K video recording,…

Telecom Operators will have to pay for Call drops-TRAI

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The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued a regulation that telecom operators will need to compensate users for call drops. This regulation will come into effect shortly. According to this regulation, the telecom operators will have to pay 1 rupee for each call drop. The regulation will also mention that not more than 3 calls will be compensated in a single day.
According to the latest TRAI report, the call drop problem during peak hours has almost doubled in the last one year. Communication and Information Technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had said that the central government is very much serious on the call drop issue, right from the beginning and the inquiry is going on for the last five to six months on call drops. He also added that the telecom department is monitoring the situation across the entire country, and even BSNL is working to improve the situation. He had said that the TRAI had been directed to penalise any operator encouraging call drop.

Samsung Z3 Launched at Rs. 8,490

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Samsung launched Tizen-powered Samsung Z3 smartphone on Wednesday at a price of Rs 8,490. The smartphone will go on sale next week via offline retailers and Snapdeal. The smartphone runs on Tizen 2.4 OS and it is available in Gold White and Black color variants.
The Samsung Z3 features a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display which lets you enjoy crisp detail, true to life colours and vibrant tones, in your movies and images. The handset is powered by an 1.3GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. It also comes with an internal storage of 8GB which is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
The Samsung Z3 comes with a sleek and slim ultra modern design, and a dazzling metal finish. It features an 8MP rear camera with LED flash which can take brighter images even in low light conditions. It also features a 5MP front-facing camera with wide angle selfie. The dual-SIM handset supports 3G and other connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, GPS and Wi-Fi.
The Z3 comes with My G…

Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P Pre-orders Starts Today

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Google's Nexus smartphones are arriving in India today. Nexus 5X will go on sale exclusively via Amazon while Nexus 6P will go on sale via Flipkart.
The Nexus 5X is manufactured by LG and the Nexus 6P is manufactured by Huawei. Nexus 5X will be released on October 21. You can pre-order it on the e-commerce website Amazon. The Nexus 6P is already listed on the e-commerce website Flipkart and the pre-order starts at today midnight.
Nexus 5X features a 5.2-inch FHD IPS capacitive touchscreen with 1920x1080 pixels resolution and 423 ppi pixel density. The handset is powered by an 1.8GHz 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 hexa core processor coupled with 2GB RAM. It comes with an internal storage of 16GB. It features a 12.3MP primary camera and a 5MP front-facing camera. The camera supports 4K video recording. The device is backed by a 2700 mAh Li-ion battery. It also runs on the latest Android v6 Marshmallow. It is priced at Rs 31,990.
Nexus 6P features a 5.7-inch Full HD AMOLED display …

OnePlus 2 Open Sale today 8AM onwards in India

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Amazon India has conducted an open sale for OnePlus 2 for its customers across India on yesterday between 12pm to 1pm. For those who didn't get the opportunity to buy the flagship killer, OnePlus 2, there will be another open sale on today morning starting at 8am onwards. During open sale, customers can buy the OnePlus 2 smartphone without an invite.
The OnePlus 2 is the second flagship smartphone from OnePlus after OnePlus 1. The OnePlus 2 features a 5.5-inch Full HD display (1920x1080) with a pixel density of 401 ppi. The display comes with a corning gorilla glass protection. The device is powered by a 64-bit ultra-premium Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor with 1.8GHz octa-core CPU. The processor is coupled with an Adreno 430 GPU. With the 4GB LPDDR4 RAM OnePlus 2 will continue running smoothly, even when doing heavy multitasking. The handset also has an internal storage of 64GB.
The OnePlus 2 comes with a 13MP rear camera and 5MP front-facing camera. Camera uses 6 lenses to avo…

Flipkart announced new fulfilment centre in Luhari near Gurgaon

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Flipkart has recently announced their exclusive shopping deals with the 'Big Billion Days'. Now they are considering to open a fulfilment centre in Luhari near Gurgaon. Flipkart has announced their new fulfilment centre today. It is expected to meet the growing needs for consumer electronics and durables in the northern region. With this warehouse, Flipkart strengthens the large appliances supply chain in northern states of India.
With this new facility near Gurgaon, Flipkart now has a total of 17 warehouses covering 1.5 million square feet of storage capacity across the country. The new warehouse has been primarily set up to stock consumer electronics and durables like TVs, washing machines, refrigerators, ACs and microwave ovens. The new facility has a total storage capacity of close to five lakh cubic feet spread over one lakh square feet, which would facilitate quicker deliveries of consumer electronics and durables to the northern parts of the country - Delhi, Haryana, Ra…

Huawei planning to make smartphones in India

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Huawei is planning to manufacture its smartphones in India. Huawei currently has a facility in Chennai, which is being used to manufacture telecom network equipment for the Indian market. The company got the home ministry's approval to set up a unit to produce electronic or telecom hardware and support services, including trading and logistics activities, at the SIPCOT Special Economic Zone in Tamil Nadu in July.
"We have started seriously evaluating about local products. We are discussing domestic manufacturing internally," said Zhao Gang, vice president of Huawei's Honor International Business. He was speaking on the sidelines of an event in New Delhi to launch the Honor 7 smartphone this week.
India is the most important market for the Honor smartphone brand globally and more than 300 engineers at the company's research centre in Bengaluru are currently working on Huawei Honor handsets. Huawei's Bengaluru Research & Development center is its largest ou…

Coolpad to Invest Rs 30 Crores for Smartphone Manufacturing in India

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Popular Chinese smartphone manufacturer Coolpad is going to invest over Rs 30 crores in India in manufacturing, research and development and design as it launched a new smartphone -Coolpad Note 3. The company also said it will partner with Videocon to manufacture smartphones in the country and will roll out nearly half a million devices from its facility in Maharashtra.
"The first Made-in-India Coolpad phone will be available in the first quarter of 2016," Coolpad vice president Johnson Luo said. He also added that India is very crucial market for Coolpad and they believe they will learn a lot from the investments in India. They are aiming to bring affordable smartphones to the users in India.
Coolpad, which produces nearly 34 million smartphones every year and has $3 billion (roughly Rs. 19,430 crores) revenue, had earlier launched in India with the Dazen brand name which was a partnership between Coolpad and Chinese search engine Qihoo 360.
"Dazen is no longer a part …

Vodafone India to offer free data for six months with Apple's iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus

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Apple is all set to launch it's latest iPhone editions, iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S plus, in India on October 16. It will be available in the e-commerce websites.
Vodafone India today said that it will offer the latest iPhone 6S and 6S plus from October 16 wherein customers can avail free data and voice benefits worth Rs 8,885 for six months.
“Existing or new Vodafone customers can buy a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus and get a fully built Vodafone RED 1,299 worry-free plan free for six months from the time of purchase,” the company said in a statement. The plan includes 3 GB mobile Internet, 4,000 free local and STD minutes and 1,500 local and national SMS.
Vodafone India also announced that the charges above plan limits will be 50p/MB for data usage, 50p/SMS and 50p/min for voice calls. Roaming, international calling and VAS charges will be extra as applicable.
The price of the new iPhones in India is slightly higher than the price in the other countries where it launched earlier. …

Micromax enters Laptop market with Canvas Lapbook

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The mobile phone manufacturer Micromax has now entered into the Laptop market with its latest Micromax Canvas Lapbook L1161. Micromax’s Lapbook is available at a price of Rs 13,999 in the e-commerce website Snapdeal starting today.
Micromax said that they are aiming at 10 percent of market share within the time duration of 1.5 years. This statement hints that they will introduce more products in the Laptop market soon.
The Lapbook L1161 comes with pre-instlled genuine Windows 10 operating system. Lapbook features a 11.6-inch IPS display. It is powered by the Intel quad-core processor clocked at 1.83GHz coupled with 2GB DDR3 RAM. It comes with an inbuilt storage of 32GB. For extra storage flexibility, you can use the expandable storage of up to 64GB via the card slot. The Lapbook has a 640x480 front camera for video chatting. The Canvas Lapbook also features powerful dual speakers pumped up with Realtek ALC5645 audio codec which enable a better music experience.
The device is backed by…

OnePlus 2 to be sold without invite on October 12

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OnePlus 2 will be available without an invite to all consumers in India from the e-commerce website Amazon. Amazon is scheduling an open sale for OnePlus Two on October 12. The open sale would last just one hour between 12pm to 1pm. The quantity is limited to one per customer.
The flagship killer, OnePlus 2, features a 5.5-inch Full HD (1920x1080p) IPS LCD display that the company says is brighter than that of last year's model. It also comes with a fingerprint scanner below the display which can save up to five fingerprints. The smartphone is powered by 1.8GHz octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC processor. The device comes in two variants- 16GB model with 3GB RAM and 64GB model with 4GB RAM. It sports a 13MP rear camera with a 1.3-micron sensor, laser autofocus, dual-LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, and Optical Image Stabilization system. It uses 6 lenses to avoid distortion. It also features a 5MP camera on the front.
The smartphone runs on OxygenOS based on the latest Androi…

Motorola Moto X Style launched in India

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Motorola’s latest Moto X Style is all set for a launch in the Indian markets. It will be available exclusively via Flipkart, with pre-orders opening next Wednesday. It comes with a price tag of Rs 29,999 for the 16GB variant and Rs 31,999 for the 32GB variant.
Moto X Style comes with a beautiful design and powerful Moto performance paired with a pure Android experience. The Moto X Style features a 5.7" Quad (1440p) HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and a pixel density of 520ppi. The device is powered by an 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 with hexa-core CPU (MSM8992), Adreno 418 GPU, Natural Language Processor, and Contextual Computing Processor. The processor is coupled with 3GB DDR3 RAM. Apart from the internal storage options of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB, it supports microSD cards upto 128GB. The phone has an IP52 certified water repellant nano-coating.
It features a 21MP rear camera with dual LED flash which lets you capture beautiful, true-to-life images in any light…

Huawei Honor 7 launched in India at Rs 22,999

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Huawei has launched its latest flagship mobile, Huawei Honor 7, in India at Rs 22,999. The phone will be available on the e-commerce website Flipkart starting October 15.
Honor 7 has a sleek and compact design. The device comes with an optimal 5.2 inch IPS-NEO LCD capacitive touchscreen display encased in a classic full metal body. Display supports Full HD resolution 1920×1080 with a pixel density of 423 ppi. The body, embellished with a ceramic blasted finish, makes the phone look elegant and feel luxurious. The honor 7 comes in two colours – Mystery Gray and Fantasy Silver.
The honor 7 is powered by an octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 935 processor, clocked at 2.2GHz. The processor is coupled with Mali-T628 GPU and 3G RAM which ensures a smooth and stable experience. It comes with an internal storage of 16GB which can be expandable upto 128GB via microSD card.
One of the key features of Honor 7 is its camera. It sports a 20 MP rear camera with 5152 x 3888 pixels, Fast Focus, phase detectio…

Microsoft is planning to let users install Windows on Android phones

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Microsoft is planning to let users install Windows OS on their Android phones. Microsoft has filed a patent for a multi-OS smartphone that would come with multiple operating systems out of which users will have the freedom to pick their favourite.
Microsoft has announced its new flagship Lumia smartphones running its own Windows 10 operating system. They are also having plans to allow users to choose its own operating system to run on their device. The user can run Windows OS even if the device is working on Android. Microsoft has been rumoured to be working with OEMs to release Windows phone ROMs for their Android handsets.
A multi-OS smartphone would allow the company to run a Windows software on an Android phone. The multi-OS platform could also offer users the choice to migrate from one OS to another or run dual or multi-boot as required. Once a user chooses a particular OS out of the compressed platforms, the remaining OS may be removed. This would function in the same manner boo…

Microsoft Unveils Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL

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Microsoft unveiled two powerful windows phones at a press conference in New York today. The company unveiled two new flagship devices, the Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL. Both the devices are loaded with exciting features.
The Lumia 950 features a 5.2-inch AMOLED capacitive display with a resolution of 1440x2560 and a ppi of 564. The display comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by a hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor coupled with Adreno 418 GPU and 3GB RAM. It also uses liquid cooling technology. It has an internal storage of 32 GB which can be expandable upto 200GB via microSD card. It features a 20MP primary camera with autofocus and triple-LED RGB flash. It also features a 5MP camera at the front. The Lumia 950 is backed y a 3000 mAh Li-ion battery.
The Lumia 950 XL features a 5.7-inch display with a resolution of 1440x2560 and a ppi of 515. The device is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor coupled with Adreno 430 GPU and 3GB RAM. It ha…

Intex to Set up new Manufacturing Facility in Greater Noida

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The Indian smartphone manufacturer, Intex, has decided to invest Rs 1,000 crores to set up a new manufacturing facility at Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh. Apart from manufacturing, the company will also invest Rs 500 crores in research and development over the next few years.
The manufacturing facility includes over 2 million square feet area which would be ready in three years and will have a capacity to produce 35 million mobile phones. The upcoming facility will also produce Intex products other than mobile phones, which include LED televisions, washing machines, and other computer peripherals. Currently, Intex ha four manufacturing facilities in India- two in Jammu, one each at Baddi in Himachal Pradesh and Noida in Uttar Pradesh.
Intex has started manufacturing in India in 2001. Company is getting more revenue from mobile phone manufacturing. They are aiming to get a growth in revenue to Rs 8,000 crores in the current financial year. The company closed 2014-15 with a turnover of …

Apple and Google top Interbrand's Best Global Brands ranking

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In the Interbrand's annual ranking of the world's most valuable brands, Apple and Google have topped once again. In the Interbrand's 2015 edition of the Best Global Brands more than half of the top ten spots are represented by companies operating in technology industry.
Companies are valuated by a calculation based on the company's financial performance, ability to influence customer purchases, and the extent to which it can support premium pricing. According to this evaluation, Apple's brand is valued at $170 billion and Google's brand is valued at $120 billion. Apple's brand value has got an increase of 43 percent while Google got an increase of 12 percent.
Microsoft traded places with IBM to take fourth place. Interbrand classifies IBM as a business brand. Amazon comes into tenth place from last year's fifteenth in retail category. Samsung stands same in the seventh slot. The other brands in the top ten are Coca-Cola, Toyota, General Electric, and M…

Gionee Elife E8 is expected to launch in India on October 8

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Gionee has announced its product launch on October 8 in New Delhi. It is expected that its new flagship smartphone Gionee Elife 8 will be launched in this product launch ceremony. Gionee has announced Elife 8 in China way back in June.
The Gionee Elife E8 features a 6-inch WQHD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels which comes with 490ppi. The device is powered by a 2GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6795 processor coupled with 3GB RAM. It also features a separate graphics processor PowerVR G6200 GPU. The device comes with an internal storage of 64GB which is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
Elife 8 sports high-quality cameras for both rear and front-facing cameras. The primary camera of the handset is a 24-megapixel sensor with optical image stabilisation and true-tone flash. 24MP primary camera lets you click pictures like a pro. The smartphone also has an 8MP front-facing camera which is perfect for taking selfies.
The smartphone is loaded with Amigo 3.1 UI …

Google Officially Becomes Alphabet

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Internet giant Google is now owned by a new parent company called Alphabet. Alphabet is a collection of companies. Alphabet works under the leadership of its CEO Larry Page. However, Google will continue to work under its current CEO Sundar Pichai.
Google had already announced about the merging to the new parent company in August, but it took some time to officially merge to the Alphabet. According to a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Google has implemented the 'Alphabet Merger' which means that Google stock has been converted into Alphabet stock. But the stock ticker symbol remains the same. When the market opens on Monday morning, it is expected to begin the trading of Alphabet stock.
Alphabet CEO Larry Page said in an official post, "This new structure will allow us to keep tremendous focus on the extraordinary opportunities we have inside of Google. A key part of this is Sundar Pichai. Sundar has been saying the things I would have said (and some…

Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus launching in India on October 16

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Apple is going to introduce the new smartphones iPhone 6S and 6S Plus in India by October 16. Apple has started pre-booking for the latest iPhones with the authorized sellers in the country. Also the authorized sellers in India like iNvent has started pre-booking the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus with an advanced payment of Rs10,000.

Apple's iPhone 6S and 6S Plus are the strongest and fastest smartphones ever released by the company. These smartphones are practically indestructible, and as far as the water and ten feet free fall tests are concerned, Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus made a great stand against them with no scratch or a malfunction of the speaker, display or any other component in the device.

The main features of these smartphones are A9 chip with 64-bit architecture, 12-megapixel iSight camera with 1.22µ pixels, 4K video recording, 5-megapixel front facing camera, Fingerprint sensor, Assisted GPS and GLONASS and the latest version Siri. Both the smartphones work on latest iOS9.

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Google to launch Street View in India

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Google is going to launch Street view service in India. Google is waiting to get security clearance from the Home Ministry to launch its street view service in India.
If google launches this service, people across the world will be able to see Indian streets even before visiting the country. Google has been offering Street View in a limited way in the country to allow people to see historical and tourist sites on mobile devices. Google, through a partnership with the Archaeological Survey of India, was given permission to add Street View imagery for 100 monuments, including Taj Mahal and Khajuraho in 2013.
Street View allows users to see how a city or a place looks like in real. Google uses cars and bikes fitted with cameras to collect imagery. Google takes all the individual photos that have been collected by the cameras and stitches them together to make the 360-degree panorama. This service is already available in countries such as the US, Japan and South Korea.
If Google gets the reg…

Intex Aqua Ace launched with 4G support for Rs 12,999

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Intex Technologies has launched Intex Aqua Ace smartphone. The Intex Aqua Ace supports 4G/LTE and is available for Rs 12,999.
The Intex Aqua Ace features a 5-inch(12.7cm) Super Amoled HD IPS display with 1280 x 720 display resolution. The phone comes with scratch free and damage resistant Gorilla Glass 3 which protects your phone.
It is powered by a 64-bit 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor which is coupled with Mali-T720 GPU and 3GB DDR3 of RAM. The phone features 16GB of internal memory which is expandable upto 128GB by using microSD card. The quad-core processor along with 3GB RAM gives an incredible multi-tasking experience.
Intex Aqua Ace sports a 13MP auto-focus rear camera with LED flash. Camera allows you to click pictures like a pro. It also has a 5MP front-facing camera for taking selfies. The camera features face detection, gesture capture, voice capture, panorama mode and mira vision.
The dual-sim handset offers 3G and 4G connectivity. It also includes other conne…

Facebook adds Profile video in the new update for Mobile Users

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Facebook has released new updates to mobile profile pages to enable users to better personalize their profiles and more easily control their privacy settings. The new update adds profile videos and lot more cool features.
The new Facebook feature for mobile users allows you to upload a short and looped video as your main profile photo. Profile videos have the ability to add a whole new dimension to your mobile profile page. Users can also set a temporary profile picture that reverts to their old picture at a specified time. With this feature, you can support any charity or Facebook campaigns for a specific time period by changing to a temporary profile pic.
Facebook also introduced more ways to control privacy settings so that users can curate what pieces of information are public and which are only viewable to friends or people that they have allowed to view profiles.
Along with these new profile features, Facebook have made some design changes to mobile profile that improve the profile…

Fujifilm launched its new instant camera- Instax mini 70

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Fujifilm has announced its new selfie-friendly Instax mini 70, which is the latest in its instax mini series.
The instax mini 70 instant camera comes with a new selfie mode and a powerful flash. It features an Auto Exposure Control function to capture both the main subject and background in natural brightness as well as Selfie mode. The camera comes with a Selfie mirror beside the lens so that users can check their framing before clicking shoot. The camera also features the self-timer function for group shots.
The new instax mini 70 is available in three new colors including Canary Yellow, Island Blue, and Moon White. The device will launch starting October 23 with a price tag of €129.90 or $139.95.

Microsoft launched its local Data centres in India

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Microsoft on Tuesday launched its local data centres in India. The centres are being launched at Pune, Chennai and Mumbai. The data centres will offer Microsoft's Azure cloud services. While Microsoft Azure services were launched on Tuesday, the commercial Office 365 services would be available from October and Dynamics CRM Online services will be made available from the first half of 2016.
"The hyper scale cloud will empower governments, businesses and users and offer enough computing power that will support all their existing workloads," said Bhaskar Pramanik, Microsoft India chairman.
Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella had announced the setting up of the cloud centres almost exactly a year ago in India, pegging the cloud opportunity in the country at nearly $2 trillion. These local data centres would give Microsoft more muscle to complete in the Indian market, especially in the government and regulated sectors such as banking, finance and state owned enterprises…