Vodafone launches RED post-paid plans with unlimited local and STD calls, bundled data

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Vodafone today launched ‘Unlimited Vodafone RED’ plans for its post-paid customers starting at Rs 499, a month after launching similar packs for pre-paid customers. The Rs. 499 Vodafone RED plan now offers unlimited local and STD calls with free national roaming on incoming calls, 100 free local and national SMS, 3GB free data quota on 4G devices. Continue reading “Vodafone launches RED post-paid plans with unlimited local and STD calls, bundled data”

LineageOS official ROMs for Nexus 6P, 5X, Moto G4, G4 Plus and more now available

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Cyanogen and CyanogenMod shut down its operations last month, as promised CyanogenMod is now in the form of LineageOS on a separate site officially. Couple of days back it said that Download Portal, Install stats page and Wiki are all live. Today it has started rolling out builds for devices gradually. Continue reading “LineageOS official ROMs for Nexus 6P, 5X, Moto G4, G4 Plus and more now available”

Vivo V5 Plus with 20MP + 8MP dual front cameras, 4GB RAM launched in India for Rs. 27980

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Vivo just launched V5 Plus, the company’s selfie-focused smartphone in India as it had promised. The smartphone went official last week and has a 20-megapixel front-facing camera with Sony IMX376 1/2.78″ sensor, f/2.0 aperture and an 8-megapixel secondary font-facing camera for capturing depth information. Continue reading “Vivo V5 Plus with 20MP + 8MP dual front cameras, 4GB RAM launched in India for Rs. 27980”

Hugo Barra to step down as Vice President at Xiaomi, will remain as advisor

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Hugo Barra, who joined Xiaomi as Vice President of Xiaomi Global back in August, 2013 from Google has announced his departure from the company. He said that he will go back to Silicon Valley in February after Chinese New Year. He says that his decision has been strongly motivated by a feeling of detachment from his family and the life he had built up in Silicon Valley. Continue reading “Hugo Barra to step down as Vice President at Xiaomi, will remain as advisor”

Samsung Galaxy Note7 investigation finds two separate battery issues caused explosions

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Samsung, after several months of in-depth investigations today announced the cause of the Galaxy Note7 incidents, as it had promised. “Based on detailed analysis of the affected batteries, both Battery A from the 1st recall and Battery B from the 2nd recall, we identified separate factors that originated in and were specific to the two different batteries.” said  Samsung. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note7 investigation finds two separate battery issues caused explosions”

Amazon Great Indian Sale: Best deals on LED TVs, hard disks, microSD cards and more

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Amazon started its Great Indian Sale a couple of days back offering some great deals on smartphones, accessories, and more. Today on Day 3 of the sale it is offering great deals on LED TVs, hard disks, microSD cards and more. Continue reading “Amazon Great Indian Sale: Best deals on LED TVs, hard disks, microSD cards and more”

Apple sues Qualcomm for $1 Billion over royalties, Qualcomm says Apple’s claims are baseless

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Apple has filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Qualcomm saying that Qualcomm has been charging royalties for technologies they have nothing to do with. This comes days after Qualcomm was sued by US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for anti-competitive practices relating to maintain its monopoly in the supply of a key semiconductor device used in cell phones and other consumer products. Continue reading “Apple sues Qualcomm for $1 Billion over royalties, Qualcomm says Apple’s claims are baseless”

Amazon Great Indian Sale: Best deals on Bluetooth speakers, headphones and more

Amazon Great Indian Sale

Amazon started its Great Indian Sale yesterday offering some great deals on smartphones, accessories, and more. Today on Day 2 of the sale it is offering great deals on wearables, headphones, Bluetooth speakers and more. Continue reading “Amazon Great Indian Sale: Best deals on Bluetooth speakers, headphones and more”

Amkette Evo Gamepad Wired for Android launched for Rs. 2599, exclusively bundled with Lenovo K6 Note

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After launching the Evo Gamepad Pro 2 Bluetooth game controller for Android last year, Amkette today launched Evo Gamepad Wired, which is the wired version of the popular Evo Gamepad Pro controller. “The wired version of the game controller is designed to enhance the smartphone gaming experience for the users and is compatible with all the OTG supported Android devices,” said the company. Continue reading “Amkette Evo Gamepad Wired for Android launched for Rs. 2599, exclusively bundled with Lenovo K6 Note”

Amazon announces 100% YoY growth on Day 1 of the Amazon Great Indian Sale

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Amazon today started its first 3-day Great Indian Sale for the year. With only few hours left for the Day 1 sales, Amazon has announced 100% YoY growth on Day 1 of sale and said that this is its biggest ever January Sale till date. Continue reading “Amazon announces 100% YoY growth on Day 1 of the Amazon Great Indian Sale”

Airtel rolls out ‘Dual Carrier’ technology in Bihar & Jharkhand for 4G-like data speeds on 3G

After Delhi-NCR and Rajasthan Airtel has rolled an upgraded mobile network in Bihar & Jharkhand. The ‘Dual Carrier’ technology combines the spectrum capacities of two 5MHz carriers in the 2100 MHz band that significantly boosts network capacity through highly efficient usage, and promises a superior mobile experience in the form of faster data speeds, better voice quality, and improved network coverage – indoors and outdoors. Continue reading “Airtel rolls out ‘Dual Carrier’ technology in Bihar & Jharkhand for 4G-like data speeds on 3G”

JDI starts mass production of 5-inch class Quad HD In-cell touch LTPS display

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Japan Display Inc. (JDI) has announced that it has begun mass production start of 5-inch class (Starting from 5-inch) low temperature poly-silicon (LTPS) LCD module with WQHD (1440×2560 pixels) resolution and over 500 PPI pixel density. JDI said that it has reduced LCD panel power consumption in the WQHD screen by using improved materials to reduce LCD driving frequency from 60Hz to 30Hz depending on the display image signal without affecting the image quality, thus achieving low power. Continue reading “JDI starts mass production of 5-inch class Quad HD In-cell touch LTPS display”

Vivo V5 Plus with 20MP + 8MP dual front cameras now available for pre-order in India for Rs. 27980

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Vivo is all set to launch V5 Plus in India on January 23rd. The smartphone went official earlier this week. Now the selfie-focused phone is available for pre-order through retail stores in India, according to Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh Telecom. The main highlight of the phone is its 20-megapixel front-facing camera with Sony IMX376 1/2.78″ sensor, f/2.0 aperture and an 8-megapixel secondary font-facing camera for capturing depth information. Continue reading “Vivo V5 Plus with 20MP + 8MP dual front cameras now available for pre-order in India for Rs. 27980”

ZUK Z2 and Z2 Pro ZUI 2.5 Android 7.0 Nougat update rolling out starting from China

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Lenovo has started rolling out ZUI 2.5 update based on Android 7.0 (Nougat) for the ZUK Z2 and Z2 Pro smartphones in China, as it had promised last month.  ZUI 2.5 brings custom lockscreen themes, split-screen or multi-window feature, professional camera mode, game recording option, info cards for text messages and more. Continue reading “ZUK Z2 and Z2 Pro ZUI 2.5 Android 7.0 Nougat update rolling out starting from China”

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro Tango-enabled smartphone with 6.4 inch Quad HD display launched in India for Rs. 29990

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Lenovo introduced PHAB 2 Pro, the world’s first Google tango-enabled smartphone for consumers at the Tech World 2016 in San Francisco back in June last year. It was launched in the U.S. at the end of last year, today Lenovo has finally launched the smartphone in India. The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro has four cameras that includes a 16-megapixel RGB camera, a depth camera, a motion tracking camera and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera for Tango’s 3D mapping technology to understand the world around you.

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