ASUS Zenfone 5 Lite Hands On and Photo Gallery

Asus along with the Zenfone 5 has also introduced the Zenfone 5 Lite  at the MWC 2018 event. Just like the Zenfone 5, the 5 Lite also packs full-screen display. We have got our hands on the phone so let’s take a detailed look at hardware and specifications of the phone. Continue reading “ASUS Zenfone 5 Lite Hands On and Photo Gallery”

ASUS Zenfone 5 Hands On and Photo Gallery

ASUS just introduced the Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 5 Lite smartphones at the MWC 2018 event just as promised. The Zenfone 5 comes with 19:9 aspect ratio full-screen display with minimal bezels, falling in line with most of the smartphones launching these days. We have got our hands on the phone so let’s take a detailed look at hardware and specifications of the phone. Continue reading “ASUS Zenfone 5 Hands On and Photo Gallery”

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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