Google, IBM, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook team up for Partnership on AI

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Google, IBM, Microsoft, Amazon and Facebook are coming together to form a non-profit organisation to educate the public and understand how it will influence people and society. The organization is dubbed as Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to benefit people and society.

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HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle with 5.5-inch display, 3GB RAM, 4G launched in India for Rs. 15990

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HTC just launched Desire 10 Lifestyle, the company’s latest smartphone in the new Desire 10 series in India. It was announced last week along with the Desire 10 Pro. It has a 5.5-inch HD screen with Corning Gorilla Glass Protection, is powered by a 1.6 GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 400 processor and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with HTC Sense UI on top with HTC Freestyle Layout that lets you place Stickers all over the wallpaper, with each sticker representing an application.  Continue reading “HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle with 5.5-inch display, 3GB RAM, 4G launched in India for Rs. 15990”

Sony Xperia XZ with 5.2-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 820 launched in India for Rs. 51990

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Sony just launched Xperia XZ, the company’s latest flagship smartphone in India. It was announced at the IFA 2016 in Berlin earlier this month, has a 5.2-inch 1080p display, is powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). This is the dual SIM version that comes with a hybrid Dual SIM slot that lets you use the second slot as an expansion slot when required. Continue reading “Sony Xperia XZ with 5.2-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 820 launched in India for Rs. 51990”

OnePlus 3 Soft Gold version launching in India on October 1

OnePlus started rolling out the Soft Gold version of the OnePlus 3 smartphone in the US, Europe, Hong Kong and Canada recently. Earlier this month it confirmed that the new variant will launch in India in the first week of October. Now the company has confirmed that it will launch on October 1st, along with Amazon’s Great Indian Festival. Continue reading “OnePlus 3 Soft Gold version launching in India on October 1”

Fossil Q Marshal, Q Wander Android Wear Smartwatches up for pre-order on Flipkart

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Fossil had announced Q Marshal and Q Wander Android Wear smartwatches in March this year. Now these smartwatches have been listed online on Flipkart and are up for pre-order. Continue reading “Fossil Q Marshal, Q Wander Android Wear Smartwatches up for pre-order on Flipkart”

BIO-key introduces USB fingerprint readers with Windows Hello support

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BIO-key International, popular for its biometric software and hardware solutions has announced SideSwipe, SideTouch and EcoID, three new compact USB fingerprint reader accessories with support for Windows Hello unlocking in Windows 10. As the name suggests, SideSwipe lets you swipe to register fingerprint and the SideTouch records your fingerprint just by touching. The EcoID is also touch-based fingerprint reader which is meant for desktops and workstations. Continue reading “BIO-key introduces USB fingerprint readers with Windows Hello support”

Skype for iOS 10 now lets you make calls with Siri, gets CallKit support and more

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Microsoft has updated Skype app for iOS 10 with a bunch of new features and improvements. The update which bumps the app to version 6.25 gets Siri integration, support for CallKit and more.

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LeEco appoints former Qualcomm executive Rob Chandhok as Chief R&D Officer for North America

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After hiring executives from Qualcomm for beefing up its team in India and for for its LeMall store in the country, LeEco has hired former Qualcomm executive once again. The company has appointed Rob Chandhok as Chief Research & Development Officer for the company’s North America operations. Last week the company appointed former Huawei executive Richard Ren as President of Smart Devices for its Overseas and North America operations, and as Acting President of North America. Continue reading “LeEco appoints former Qualcomm executive Rob Chandhok as Chief R&D Officer for North America”

Udaycity teams up with Google and HTC to launch VR Developer Nanodegree Program in India

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Edu-tech company Udacity has collaborated with Google VR, HTC Vive and Upload to launch VR Developer Nanodegree Program in India. The course is aimed at prospective budding VR developers in the country.

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TCL 950 with 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 820, 4GB RAM and TCL 580 announced

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TCL has introduced top-end TCL 950 smartphone and the budget TCL 580 smartphone in China. The 950 is the same BlackBerry DTEK60 that will be unveiled in the coming weeks, but this has a 1080 AMOLED display instead of Quad HD display. Other specs are similar, including Snapdragon 820 SoC, 21-megapixel camera with Sony IMX230 sensor, dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF for quick focus in 0.1 seconds and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “TCL 950 with 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 820, 4GB RAM and TCL 580 announced”

Lenovo Z2 Plus Unboxing

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Lenovo launched the  Z2 Plus, successor of last year’s Z1 in India last week, which went on sale earlier this week exclusively on Amazon.in starting at Rs. 17,999 with several launch offers. It is the same ZUK Z2 smartphone that we had unboxed back in July, but this has Google Now Launcher by default instead of ZUI’s launcher. Check out the unboxing below.

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