Meizu Band with OLED display, heart rate sensor announced

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Meizu has announced its first fitness band called the Meizu Band at its M5 Note event in China. It has a concealed OLED screen that blends in with the band well, can track fitness data such as distance, number or steps and calories burnt, track sleep and also has a heart rate sensor on the back for 24-hour heart rate tracking. Continue reading “Meizu Band with OLED display, heart rate sensor announced”

Google Pixel and Pixel XL get VoLTE support for Reliance Jio with Android 7.1.1 update

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Google today started rolling out Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) update for the Pixel, Pixel XL and compatible Nexus devices starting from today. The Pixel devices that were launched in India came with Android 7.1 (Nougat) but did not have option to enable VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) support. The latest Android 7.1.1 finally brings support for VoLTE for Reliance Jio in India and other operators worldwide that support VoLTE. Continue reading “Google Pixel and Pixel XL get VoLTE support for Reliance Jio with Android 7.1.1 update”

Meizu M5 Note with 5.5-inch 1080p display, 4GB RAM, metal body, 4000mAh battery announced

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Meizu just announced M5 Note, the company’s latest smartphone in the Note series at an event in China, as it had promised. It a 5.5-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P10 processor, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with Flyme OS 6.0 on top. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF) for fast focus in just 0.2 seconds and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “Meizu M5 Note with 5.5-inch 1080p display, 4GB RAM, metal body, 4000mAh battery announced”

Lenovo PHAB 2 with 6.4-inch display, 3GB RAM, 4050mAh battery launched in India for Rs. 11999

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Lenovo has launched the PHAB 2 in India, as it had promised. It was introduced at the Lenovo Tech World 2016 in San Francisco back in June and packs a 6.4-inch display, similar to the PHAB 2 Plus, but this uses a 720p panel instead of a 1080p display. This also doesn’t have dual rear cameras and fingerprint sensor, but most other specifications are similar, including the huge 4050mAh battery, Dolby Atmos with 5.1 Dolby Audio Capture, Triple Array Microphone with Active Noise-Cancellation and 3GB RAM. Continue reading “Lenovo PHAB 2 with 6.4-inch display, 3GB RAM, 4050mAh battery launched in India for Rs. 11999”

HP makes network printers secure against cyberattacks, shutting down FTP and Telnet access

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HP has announced that it has redesigned its Managed Print Services (MPS) to help protect corporate print environments against cyberattacks. “New HP Secure MPS capabilities include advanced security professional services, software solutions and expanded core delivery capabilities for customers’ multi-vendor print fleets,” said the company.

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Android 7.1.1 update starts rolling out for Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, 5X and more, factory images available

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Google has started rolling out Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) update for several Nexus devices and Pixel devices, as expected. The update brings new emoji that reflect the pivotal roles women play in the world, female welders and men getting haircuts for Nexus devices, option to send GIFs directly from your keyboard on supported apps such as Google Allo, Google Messenger and Hangouts. It also brings app shortcuts that can be launched directly from home screen. This is available in Twitter, Google Messenger, Google Maps and other apps that can be accessed by simply long pressing the app icon. Continue reading “Android 7.1.1 update starts rolling out for Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, 5X and more, factory images available”

LG V20 with Android 7.0, dual rear cameras, Snapdragon 820 launched in India for Rs. 54999

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LG has launched its flagship V20 smartphone in India as it had promised. It has a 5.7-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD Quantum display, a 2.1 second (160 x 1040 pixels) screen, similar to the V10. It runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat), has a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, 75-degree lens, f/1.8 aperture, OIS and Hybrid Auto Focus (HAF) integrating three AF mechanisms – Laser Detection AF, Phase Detection AF (PDAF) and Contrast AF – for both videos and photos along with a 8-megapixel rear camera with f/2.4 aperture and 135-degree lens for capturing wide shots. Continue reading “LG V20 with Android 7.0, dual rear cameras, Snapdragon 820 launched in India for Rs. 54999”

Aircel FRC148 offers free voice calls for 3 months and data for 1 month in Delhi

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Aircel has launched new FRC148 for its pre-paid customers in Delhi with a validity of 90 days for new customers in Delhi who make a lot of voice calls and use data. The pack offers free Aircel to Aircel (Local and STD) and also free Aircel to others (local and STD with a free usage of 15,000 seconds/month for three months) for 90 days with the First Recharge of Rs. 148. Last week Aircel launched FRC149 pack with free on-net calls, 1GB 3G data and more in Kolkata. Continue reading “Aircel FRC148 offers free voice calls for 3 months and data for 1 month in Delhi”

BlackBerry Mercury Android smartphone with QWERTY keyboard surfaces in live images

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Specifications of a BlackBerry smartphone codenamed Mercury with a 4.5-inch 1080p screen with 3:2 aspect ratio and a physical QWERTY keyboard surfaced few months back. Now a live images of the smartphone has surfaced in China. According to image the phone’s screen seem bigger than 4.5-inches. Continue reading “BlackBerry Mercury Android smartphone with QWERTY keyboard surfaces in live images”

InFocus to launch Aadhaar-enabled smartphone with Iris recognition, 4G VoLTE

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InFocus has announced that it has been awarded certification from the Government of India’s STQC (Standardization Testing & Quality Certification) for its Aadhaar-Enabled Iris smartphone. “Based on the testing results done by STQC, InFocus Smartphone has emerged as the most reliable and accurate biometric device with virtually zero error as FRR (false reject rate),” said the company. Continue reading “InFocus to launch Aadhaar-enabled smartphone with Iris recognition, 4G VoLTE”

Samsung Galaxy S8 expected to sport stereo speakers, might feature HARMAN branding

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Back in October Samsung confirmed the Galaxy S8 launch for early next year. Recent reports revealed artificial intelligence digital assistant serviceslick design and improved camera and more for the flagship Galaxy S8. The smartphone will sport dual speakers, according to our sources. This will compete with the latest iPhone 7 that has stereo speakers for the first time. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8 expected to sport stereo speakers, might feature HARMAN branding”

Xiaomi Mi In-Ear Headphones Pro HD with hybrid drivers launched in the U.S. for $39.99

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Xiaomi Mi In-Ear Headphones Pro was launched in India earlier this year. Now the company has launched Mi In-Ear Headphones Pro HD in the U.S. The main highlight of the headphones is that it comes with hybrid drivers dual-dynamic and balanced armature drivers. It weighs just 17 grams and also comes with a built-in microphone for calls. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi In-Ear Headphones Pro HD with hybrid drivers launched in the U.S. for $39.99”

OnePlus 3T December Dash: Win OnePlus 3T 128GB, gear and accessories for Re. 1 every week

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OnePlus today launched its flagship OnePlus 3T smartphone in India starting at Rs. 29,999. As a surprise, as it had promised OnePlus for the new anniversary celebrations announced 3T December Dash that would let you win a OnePlus 3T 128GB version and OnePlus goodies every week for just Rs. 1 starting from 9th December.

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BlackBerry DTEK50 Review

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BlackBerry launched DTEK50 in India last month for Rs. 21990. It is the second Android smartphone from the company after the Priv. BlackBerry recently announced that it will stop in-house smartphone development and will outsource it to partners. The DTEK50 is also not made by BlackBerry. It is a rebranded Alcatel Idol 4 that was introduced at the MWC earlier this year. Along with almost stock Android experience, BlackBerry had added a lot of security features. Is the smartphone worth the price? Let us find out. Continue reading “BlackBerry DTEK50 Review”