Acer Predator Helios gaming notebooks, Swift 5 Notebook, Chromebook 13, 15, Spin 13, 15 and more announced

Acer has announced a bunch of products including the Predator Helios gaming notebooks, Swift 5 Notebook, Chromebooks, Predator Orion Gaming Desktops, and Nitro 50 Desktops at its New York event. Except for the Chromebooks, all these products are powered by the Windows 10. Continue reading “Acer Predator Helios gaming notebooks, Swift 5 Notebook, Chromebook 13, 15, Spin 13, 15 and more announced”

Xiaomi smartphones with 5.45-inch 18:9 display, single / dual-rear cameras, Android 8.1 get certified, could be Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A

Xiaomi M1804C3CC, M1804C3DE and M1804C3CE models have been certified by TENAA in China. This reveals  a 5.45-inch HD+ screen, Android 8.1 (Oreo) and 5-megapixel front camera for these smartphones. The M1804C3DE model has dual rear cameras and a fingerprint sensor on the back, so it could be Redmi 6, and the other model without a fingerprint sensor and single rear camera could be Redmi 6A. Continue reading “Xiaomi smartphones with 5.45-inch 18:9 display, single / dual-rear cameras, Android 8.1 get certified, could be Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A”

Xiaomi releases Oreo-based kernel source for Redmi Note 5 Pro

Xiaomi India launched Redmi Note 5 Pro in February this year, later in March it was launched as Redmi Note 5 in China with few changes under the hood but Redmi Note 5 Pro and Redmi Note 5 (China variant) share the same codename ‘whyred’. Redmi Note 5 (China variant) was launched with Android Oreo 8.1 based MIUI ROM. Continue reading “Xiaomi releases Oreo-based kernel source for Redmi Note 5 Pro”

Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 10nm Mobile Platform brings multi-core AI Engine, X15 LTE modem, 4K HDR playback to mid-range smartphones

Qualcomm just introduced Snapdragon 710 Mobile Platform, the company’s first SoC in the new 700 series. It is built on power-efficient 10nm process technology based on new Kryo 360 architecture, built on ARM Cortex technology. This promises 2X overall performance improvements in AI applications, up to a 20% overall uplift in performance, 25% faster web browsing and 15% faster app launch times, compared to the Snapdragon 660, thanks to new dual performance + hexa efficient custom Kryo cores.

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Honor 7X Android Oreo update with EMUI 8.0 finally starts rolling out to everyone in India

Huawei’s Honor brand confirmed Android Oreo update to several devices including the Honor 7X recently. It even started beta testing the Oreo update for the phone in March, before the stable roll out. The company started rolling out the update in batches in India for couple of weeks. Now the company has rolled out the update for all the users in the country. Continue reading “Honor 7X Android Oreo update with EMUI 8.0 finally starts rolling out to everyone in India”

HTC U12+ with 6-inch QHD+ HDR10 display, Snapdragon 845, dual front and rear cameras announced

After several rumors, HTC has officially introduced its flagship U12+ smartphone. It has a 6-inch QHD+ display with support for HDR10, Corning Gorilla Glass protection, is powered by Snapdragon 845 with 6GB of RAM, runs Android 8.0 (Oreo) with HTC Sense UI, has a 12MP Wide-angle rear camera with HTC UltraPixel 4, OIS along with a 16MP Telephoto camera. There is also 8MP dual front camera 84° field of view, Bokeh mode, AR sticker, Face unlock and more.
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Google, LG team up for next-gen VR OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and 1443ppi

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Google and LG have teamed up to produce an ultra high-resolution OLED panels that are intended for the next generation of VR headsets. Reports regarding the high-end OLED panel were first discussed back in March, and now it has been officially unveiled at the Display Week 2018 expo. Continue reading “Google, LG team up for next-gen VR OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and 1443ppi”

Mobiistar CQ with 5-inch HD display, 13MP front camera launched in India for Rs. 4999

Along with the XQ Dual, Mobiistar also launched the CQ, a budget selfie smartphone in India. It has a 5-inch HD screen, is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 425 SoC with 2GB of RAM, runs Android 7.1 (Nougat), has an 8-megapixel camera on the back and a 13-megapixel camera on the front with face beauty. Continue reading “Mobiistar CQ with 5-inch HD display, 13MP front camera launched in India for Rs. 4999”

Mobiistar XQ Dual with 5.5-inch 1080p display, dual front cameras with flash launched in India for Rs. 7999

Vietnam-based Mobiistar has forayed into the Indian market with the XQ Dual, a selfie-focused smartphone. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p display, is powered by Octa-Core Snapdragon 430 Mobile Platform with 3GB of RAM and runs Android 7.1 (Nougat). The main highlight of the smartphone is its 13-megapixel front camera and an 8-megapixel secondary front camera with 120-degree wide-angle lens for group selfies and face beatuty. There is also an LED flash on the front to capture selfies even in low lighting conditions. Continue reading “Mobiistar XQ Dual with 5.5-inch 1080p display, dual front cameras with flash launched in India for Rs. 7999”

Comio X1 Note with 6-inch FHD+ display, dual rear cameras, Android Oreo launched for Rs. 9999

Comio has launched X1 Note, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the ‘X series’ in India. It has a 6-inch Full HD+ 18:9 display, is powered by a quad-core MediaTek processor with 3GB of RAM, runs Android 8.0 (Oreo), has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash along with a 5-megapixel secondary rear camera to capture depth information for portrait shots. There is an 8-megapixel front camera as well with LED flash. Continue reading “Comio X1 Note with 6-inch FHD+ display, dual rear cameras, Android Oreo launched for Rs. 9999”

Samsung is opening three new artificial intelligence centers to strengthen AI capabilities, explore user-centric AI

Samsung Research today has announced that it is establishing three new artificial intelligence (AI) Centers in Cambridge, the U.K. on May 22nd, Toronto, Canada May 24th and Moscow, Russia on May 29th to strengthen the company’s AI capabilities and explore the potential of user-centric AI. Continue reading “Samsung is opening three new artificial intelligence centers to strengthen AI capabilities, explore user-centric AI”

Dropbox for Android and iOS gets new activity notifications, file previews and more

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Dropbox is now rolling out a bunch of new features to its mobile applications including new activity notifications, streamlined file preview, important items, with starred files, and recent work under one roof and more.  Continue reading “Dropbox for Android and iOS gets new activity notifications, file previews and more”

Google details enterprise additions to Android P; Tasks gets support for account switching

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Google back at the I/O event unveiled the Android P; next major upgrade, and today the company in a blog post has detailed the enterprise additions to Android P. If you notice clearly, Google has been giving a lot of importance to enterprise features and in Android P the biggest change is how users interact with the work profile. Continue reading “Google details enterprise additions to Android P; Tasks gets support for account switching”

Twitter for Windows, Twitter Lite, Mobile site get night mode, Retweets and likes count and more

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Twitter is now bringing few much-needed features like night mode, Retweet and likes count, real-time updates to reply, and more to its Windows, Lite app and mobile site platforms. The company says that these updates are aimed at providing more consistency across platforms. Continue reading “Twitter for Windows, Twitter Lite, Mobile site get night mode, Retweets and likes count and more”

Instagram now lets you mute profiles to hide posts in News Feed

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Instagram is now rolling out an update that brings option to mute posts, giving you more control over what posts you see on your news feed. This will hide posts from specific accounts when you mute them instead of unfollowing.  Continue reading “Instagram now lets you mute profiles to hide posts in News Feed”