Nokia 6 First Impressions – The first real Nokia Android smartphone

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While I was in the US recently , I had a chance to briefly use the Nokia 6 which is the first ever smartphone from HMD Global which calls itself the home of Nokia phones. The company is launching the Nokia 6 in China this month and expected to launch more devices at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona next month. Nokia was once a house hold name in India and many other markets. Sadly the previous Nokia management never managed to release an Android smartphone as the company embraced Windows Phone from Microsoft. Post that Nokia was acquired by Microsoft and the company continued to release Lumia smartphones which failed to gain main stream adoption in a smartphone market dominated by Android phone makers and Apple’s iPhone. All that is going to change with HMD Global taking over the Nokia brand from Microsoft last year and the new entity is aiming to bring to the market what was once not possible under the previous entity.

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Asus Zenfone AR Hands On and Photo Gallery

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Taiwan-based handset maker, Asus introduced Zenfone AR smartphone at the ongoing CES 2017. In fact, the Zenfone AR becomes the first smartphone to support both Google’s Tango and DayDream technologies. We were live at the event and have got our hands on the phone. Let’s take a detailed look at hardware and specs of the phone. Continue reading “Asus Zenfone AR Hands On and Photo Gallery”

MacBook Pro 2016 15-inch with Touch Bar Unboxing

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Apple introduced the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and TouchID back in October. It went on sale in India starting at Rs. 1,55,900 for the 13-inch model. We managed to get the 15-inch version from ITNET Infocom Here we have the unboxing of the top-end 15-inch MacBook Pro 2016 with Touch Bar that is priced at Rs. 2,41,900. Continue reading “MacBook Pro 2016 15-inch with Touch Bar Unboxing”

Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 promises 5 hours of battery life with 5 minutes of charging

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Qualcomm has announced its new fast charging technology Quick Charge 4.0 along with the next generation Snapdragon 835 processor which it announced recently. Quick Charge 4.0 is up to 20 percent faster or 30 percent more efficient when compared to Quick Charge 3.0. Continue reading “Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 promises 5 hours of battery life with 5 minutes of charging”

Jio Experience Center Tour – JioFiber, SmartCar, SmartHome and more

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Recently I was invited to Reliance Jio headquarters in Mumbai.I have been following the technology scene in India for the past 12 years and I genuinely got excited when I started to hear about the plans Reliance Jio has for the India market. It is not only about the High Speed 4G network being deployed but also the fact that 4G smartphones have become so affordable unlike few years back when 4G was restricted to expensive smartphones. When Reliance announced the Jio Preview offer earlier this year in May along with the purchase of a Lyf device, I decided to buy one without any hesitation. It was a ticket to test drive the Reliance Jio 4G network for the very first time for users outside the company. Continue reading “Jio Experience Center Tour — JioFiber, SmartCar, SmartHome and more”

We are live blogging the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 launch in Beijing

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It is a chilly yet sunny morning in Beijing , China where Xiaomi is about to take the wraps of the most expected Mi Note 2 smartphone at a launch event today. As a tradition Xiaomi has unveiled more than one product at its launch events so we are betting on a lot of new stuff. Continue reading “We are live blogging the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 launch in Beijing”

Apple iPhone 7 Jet Black Unboxing

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Apple launched the iPhone 7 in India last week starting at Rs. 60,000. We already brought you the unboxing of Black version of the iPhone 7, here we have the unboxing of the Jet Black version that comes only in 128GB and 256GB variants. We managed to get hold of the top 256GB variant. Check out the unboxing video. Continue reading “Apple iPhone 7 Jet Black Unboxing”