YouTube mobile app will soon offer Live Streaming

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At the Vidcon event in California, YouTube announced plans to bring live streaming right into the main Youtube mobile app which means that the world’s largest video site will now take on FaceBook Live and Periscope. You need to just tap the capture button within the app, select a thumbnail, pick a title and you would go live.

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Jio Lyf Preview Offer invites being sent to users who signed up on Jio website

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Until recently you required an invite from a Reliance employee to get a Jio SIM card along with the purchase of a Lyf phone to get a 90 day trial with unlimited data, calls and SMS to the soon to be launched Jio 4G LTE network from Reliance. The company has kept the Jio preview offer exclusive to its own Lyf brand of handsets. Initially, these devices were only sold at Reliance Digital stores across the country but few days back we reported that Lyf handsets are being sold at non-Reliance stores in open market, and it was possible to get the Jio SIM card along with the handset purchase for free and no invite was required. In an interesting development today, the company has started sending out invites to users who had signed up on the Jio website which went live last week.

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Reliance Jio 4G Speed test and VoLTE demo

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We have been testing Reliance Jio 4G network though the Jio lyf preview offer for the past few weeks on a Lyf Water 1 device and also the Lyf Flame 1 device. The Jio SIM cards are locked to Lyf devices at this point of time. We even managed to get hold a Jio sim from someone working for Reliance so that we could do some speed tests on the network on high end devices like the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, iPhone 6s Plus, Redmi Note 3, Lenovo Vibe X3 and more.. We managed to test the network in Chennai, Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai.  We managed to test the upcoming VoLTE feature of the network too.

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Sony h.ear on Wireless Noise Cancelling headphones MDR-100ABN Unboxing

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Sony launched the h.ear on (MDR-100ABN) headband-style Bluetooth wireless headphones with Digital Noise Cancelling in India back in April. Here we have the unboxing of the latest high-end headphones from Sony.

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Now buy a Reliance Lyf handset and get a free Jio SIM card with 3 months unlimited 4G data without an invite

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Reliance Lyf handsets are now available at non-Reliance stores and open market as the company is nearing towards the commercial launch of Jio services. We spotted Lyf branding at multiple mobile showrooms in Bangalore and Chennai and even spotted this poster at a store in Bangalore. Previously Lyf handsets could be purchased only at Reliance Digital Xpress or a Digital Xpress mini stores across the country and you required an invite from a Reliance employee in order to join the limited Jio Lyf Preview. From our limited testing , Jio 4G could be one of the fast mobile networks in India and we saw download speeds reaching almost 70Mbps which is impressive.

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Pankaj Rana of Panasonic India talks new smartphone launches, Make in India and more

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Panasonic is striving hard to making a comeback in the business globally, with India as the key sales driver. The company recently launched Eluga arc smartphone in its Eluga series. We got a chance to speak  to Pankaj Rana, Business Head of the Mobility Division of Panasonic India. He shared some interesting insights about upcoming smartphone launches, focus on Make in India and more. Continue reading “Pankaj Rana of Panasonic India talks new smartphone launches, Make in India and more”

Smartron t.phone Hands On and Photo Gallery

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Smartron, which recently received investment from Sachin Tendulkar launched the t.phone smartphone at an event in Hyderabad earlier today, about a couple of months after launching its t-book Windows 10 2-in-1. We managed to check out the smartphone at the event, here are our hands-on impressions of the smartphone and a quick walk through of the specifications in the form of photo gallery. Continue reading “Smartron t.phone Hands On and Photo Gallery”