Honor View 10 gets Face Unlock via OTA update

Update: The 602MB BKL-L09 8.0.0.130 update for the Honor View 10 that brings Face unlock is now live. It also adds Vodafone VoLTE support and also includes Android security update for January 2018. Check out the complete changelog below. Continue reading “Honor View 10 gets Face Unlock via OTA update”

Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch, Fitbit Flyer wireless headphones and Fitbit Aria 2 Wi-Fi Smart Scale announced in India

Fitbit Flyer

Fitbit today announced Ionic, its first smartwatch, Flyer, its latest Bluetooth wireless headphones with with durable, sweatproof design with hydrophobic nano-coating and Aria 2 Wi-Fi Smart Scale for the Indian market. All these were introduced back in August last year.

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Tecno Camon i with 5.65-inch FullView display, 3GB RAM, metal body launched in India for Rs. 8999

China-based Transsion Holdings’ TECNO Mobile today launched Tecno Camon i, the company’s latest smartphone in India. It has a 5.65-inch HD+ 18:9 FullView display, is powered by quad-core MediaTek processor and runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) with the company’s own HiOS on top. It has 13-megapixel front and rear cameras with LED flash, and the rear camera has quad LED flash. Continue reading “Tecno Camon i with 5.65-inch FullView display, 3GB RAM, metal body launched in India for Rs. 8999”

Motorola expands retail footprint in India with 50 Moto Hub stores in New Delhi

Motorola has been expanding its retail footprint across India rapidly. Today the company has announced the opening of 50 new Moto Hubs in New Delhi.  Some of the places include – Telepathy, G-21, Marina Arcade in Connaught Place, Mobile Zone in Janakpuri District Centre, Sigmen Stores in Kalkaji, Sanju Telecom in Lajpat Nagar, TS Group Store near Nehru Place Market.

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Idea takes on Jio with Magic Cashback offer – Up to Rs. 3300 cashback on recharge of Rs. 398 or more

Reliance Jio introduced cashback offers back in November and it introduced new surprise cashback offer last month that ended earlier this week. Now Idea Cellular, one of Jio’s rivals has introduced Magic Cashback offer that offers 100% cashback that offers Rs. 400 worth vouchers ( eight discount vouchers of Rs. 50 each) on recharge of Rs. 398 or more through online channel. Continue reading “Idea takes on Jio with Magic Cashback offer — Up to Rs. 3300 cashback on recharge of Rs. 398 or more”

WhatsApp for iPhone gets YouTube integration with picture-in-picture mode

In the last few years, WhatsApp has been busy  adding several value-added features like voice calls, video calls, end-to-end encryption, and the company is even rumored UPI-based WhatsApp payment system. Before that, WhatsApp on iOS has received a new feature, which enables users to watch YouTube video inside the WhatsApp application. Continue reading “WhatsApp for iPhone gets YouTube integration with picture-in-picture mode”

iPhone performance throttling can be disabled with future iOS 11 update, confirms Apple CEO

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Recently Apple has been in the news for all the bad reasons, removal of Touch ID, Removal of 3.5 mm headphone jack, and lately throttling down of the older iPhones’ performance. Soon after the news broke down, the company clarified and offered a cheaper battery replacement plan (for $29 instead of $79). Continue reading “iPhone performance throttling can be disabled with future iOS 11 update, confirms Apple CEO”

Xiaomi introduces Game Speed Booster in MIUI Global Beta ROM – here’s how to enable it

Xiaomi introduced intelligent CPU acceleration and Dynamic resource allocation to focus on system optimization and fluent user experience with MIUI 9. These certainly helped in reducing app launch timings and made the overall performance better than ever on MIUI. Continue reading “Xiaomi introduces Game Speed Booster in MIUI Global Beta ROM — here’s how to enable it”

Samsung Exynos 5 Series 7872 Hexa-Core 14nm processor with Bluetooth 5, iris sensor support announced

Samsung has announced new Exynos 5 Series 7872 hexa-core processor based on 14-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology  for mid-range smartphones. It has built-in LTE Cat.7 modem that would offer download speed of 300Mbps and supports aggregation of up to two carriers. Continue reading “Samsung Exynos 5 Series 7872 Hexa-Core 14nm processor with Bluetooth 5, iris sensor support announced”

Alcatel 3C with 6-inch full-screen display, fingerprint sensor announced

TCL has introduced a new entry-level smartphone – Alcatel 3C in Italy. The company introduced new 1, 3 and 5 smartphone series along with new smartphones -Alcatel 1X, Alcatel 3V, and Alcatel 5 that were showcased last week in CES 2018. Continue reading “Alcatel 3C with 6-inch full-screen display, fingerprint sensor announced”

Xiaomi takes blame for WhatsApp obsolete error, announces a fix

WhatsApp is one of the most used instant messaging application. This is mainly due to the fact that, it is a cross-platform application and offers a lot of value-added services like voice calls, video calls, multimedia sharing, group chat, and not to forget the end-to-end encryption of these messages. On 13th January, several users, especially the ones with Xiaomi smartphones started noticing an error, which blocked the users from using instant-message with a message “This version of WhatsApp has become Obsolete on 13-Jan-2018” and asked the users to update the same using Google Play store. Continue reading “Xiaomi takes blame for WhatsApp obsolete error, announces a fix”

Xiaomi Mi TV 4A 50-inch 4K HDR TV with A.I. voice remote announced

Xiaomi introduced 43-inch and 49-inch 1080p, 55-inch, 65-inch 4K HDR TVs  and the cheapest 32-inch smart TV in the Mi TV 4A series last year. Now it has introduced a new 50-inch 4K HDR TV in the series. It has PatchWall, a UI layer on top of the Android OS that’s based on deep learning AI technology. It can curate content based on recommendations. It also have Dolby and DTS Audio. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi TV 4A 50-inch 4K HDR TV with A.I. voice remote announced”

ACT Fibernet launches ‘ACT Entertainment’ Broadband Plan in Hyderabad for Rs. 740

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After Bengaluru, ACT Fibernet has launched home entertainment package ‘ACT Entertainment’ broadband plan in Hyderabad. In partnership with Hooq TV, YUPP TV and FastFilmz it is offering bundled entertainment package to all these services in the plan. “Customers opting for this plan can enjoy additional benefits to choose any of these services without paying an extra amount of Rs.229 each per month,” said the company. Continue reading “ACT Fibernet launches ‘ACT Entertainment’ Broadband Plan in Hyderabad for Rs. 740”

Honor 9 Lite Unboxing and First Impressions

Huawei’s Honor brand today launched the Honor 9 Lite smartphone in India, soon after the launch of Honor 7X. This has dual front and rear cameras similar to the Honor 9i, but it has a smaller 5.65-inch full-screen display. Check out the unboxing below.

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OPPO A83 with 5.7-inch full-screen display, face unlock launched in India for Rs. 13990

OPPO has launched A83, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the ‘A series’ in India. It was introduced in China last month, has a 5.7 HD+ full-screen 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by MediaTek Helio P23 SoC with 3GB RAM, comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with support for A.I beauty technology that scan 200 facial recognition spots to beautify a selfie shot perfectly as well as face unlock to unlock the phone quickly. Continue reading “OPPO A83 with 5.7-inch full-screen display, face unlock launched in India for Rs. 13990”