Lenovo Miix 630 Hands On

Lenovo has partnered with Qualcomm and Microsoft to launch a Snapdragon powered Always Connected PC – Miix 630 at CES 2018.  HP and Asus launched their products in December last year at the Snapdragon Summit.  I got my hands on the Miix 630 2-1 detachable and it is a pretty nice effort by Lenovo.

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Nokia Sleep advanced sensor tracks sleep pattern, offers home automation with IFTTT

Nokia that bought digital health firm Withings back in 2016 relaunched health devices under its own brand last year. This week at the CES 2018 it has introduced Nokia Sleep, an advanced sensor that offers personalized sleep analysis and offers smart home control through IFTTT integration. Nokia also said that its Health Mate app will now work with Alexa so users can manage their health and fitness with their voice via an Alexa Skill through Alexa-enabled devices.

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Full QWERTY Keyboard Moto Mod and Vital Moto Mod announced

At the CES 2018 Motorola introduced Livermorium Slider Keyboard Moto Mod and Lenovo introduced Vital Moto Mod for the Moto Z series of smartphones. They keyboard mod was the winner of the 2017 Transform the Smartphone Challenge with Indiegogo. Continue reading “Full QWERTY Keyboard Moto Mod and Vital Moto Mod announced”

Oculus and Xiaomi partner for Oculus Go and Mi VR Standalone VR headsets

Xiaomi and Oculus at the CES 2018 announced that they are working on two standalone VR headsets – Oculus Go and Xiaomi Mi VR Standalone that will be built by Xiaomi and will be powered the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Mobile VR Platform. These don’t require cable, external sensors, or a mobile phone.

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California Issues Warning On Radiation From Mobile Phones And Guidance On How To Limit Exposure

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The world has gone totally mobile and we are all hooked on to our mobile phones more than ever before. For most of us, it is even our main computing device. To be honest we have become increasingly obsessed with our mobile devices and too much of anything is certainly not a good thing. Youngsters and children have increasingly been exposed to mobile devices at an very young age and this is a major cause of concern. Rightly so, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has today issued a guidance which sounds more like a warning for anyone who want to decrease their exposure to the radiation / RF energy linked to mobile phones.

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ASUS NovaGo Hands On – Snapdragon-powered Windows 10 convertible laptop with Gigabit LTE

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ASUS introduced the NovaGo, the world’s first Gigabit LTE capable Windows laptop powered by the Snapdragon 835 at Qualcomm’s second annual tech summit. We got to check it out, here is the video.

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Apple iPhones purchased abroad will now get warranty support in India

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Apple products are well known for the warranty support which comes along with the purchase of the product be it an iPhone, Mac, iPad or iPad. Apple will now honour the warranty for unlocked iPhones even if they have been purchased outside India. This means if you bought your iPhone in the US or any international location and something went wrong, you can approach a authorized service center and get it serviced like it was purchased in India. FoneArena can confirm that warranty for iPhones purchased abroad will be honoured in India. This is big win for consumers as service centers usually turn away consumers for out of country purchases.

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WhatsApp adds Live Location Sharing for Android and iOS

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WhatsApp is rolling out a new live location sharing feature on both Android and iOS today. You could choose to share your real-time location for 15 minutes, 1 hour or 8 hours with your loved ones in chat message with a single person or a group. I always dislike giving directions to people over phone and have always relied on WhatsApp location sharing feature to keep it simple. This new update makes location sharing even more seamless.

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Apple iPad Pro 10.5 Review – The best tablet money can buy

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The iPad was not the first tablet to be launched in the market. Several players had tried and failed in the tablet category. The iPad managed to become so popular and became a golden standard for the tablet market. 2017 marks the 7th anniversary of the iPad and over time interest in tablets has declined and the excitement around the iPad has reduced.

7 years later, Apple has managed to get consumers excited again with the introduction of the new iPad Pro devices and iOS 11 which gives a fresh lease of life for even older iPads models. Apple introduced the iPad Pro 10.5 at WWDC in June and this device replaced the iPad Pro 9.7. Here is my review of the iPad Pro 10.5 after using it for the past few weeks.

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Apple iPad Pro 10.5 Unboxing

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Apple unveiled the 10.5-inch iPad Pro and new 12.9-inch iPad Pro at the WWDC 2017 last month. We already brought you the hands-on impressions of the 10.5-inch iPad Pro from the event, here we have the unboxing of the India retail unit that went on sale in the country starting today, starting at Rs. 50,800 for the base 64GB WiFi version and goes up to Rs. 84,500 for the top-end 512GB WiFi + Cellular version that we have unboxed here. Continue reading “Apple iPad Pro 10.5 Unboxing”

Jio Customer Database of over 120 million users leaked, could be biggest data breach in India

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In an interesting development , Jio customer data has been leaked on an independent website named magicapk. Several sensitive details including first name, last name ,mobile number, email-id,circle, SIM Activation Date and even Aadhaar Number have been exposed.  To my disbelief I found my own details in the database and also couple of my colleagues are affected too.

Update
: 10:39PM IST with quote from Jio spokesperson.

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