Samsung might have secured first batch Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipsets for Galaxy S9

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If the information from China turns out to be true, then Samsung has reportedly reserved its first batch of Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset for its next flagship model, Galaxy S9 series of smartphones. Continue reading “Samsung might have secured first batch Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipsets for Galaxy S9”

HP Omen X gaming laptop with up to 17-inch 4K display, user upgradable components announced

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HP at the Gamescom 2017 introduced its Omen X gaming laptop with support unlocked CPUs for overclocking and factory-overclocked GPUs and memory options for gaming enthusiasts. It also has OMEN Command Center Software that lets you manage CPU and RAM overclocking. Continue reading “HP Omen X gaming laptop with up to 17-inch 4K display, user upgradable components announced”

Xiaomi Mi Business Backpack and Crewneck T-shirt launched in India

Xiaomi Mi Business Backpack

Xiaomi has launched its Mi Business Backpack and Mi Crewneck T-shirt, the company’s latest Mi Ecosystem products in India, months after OnePlus launched its Gear lifestyle products such as Travel Messenger Bag and Backpack in the country on its official site. The Mi Business Backpack is different from the Mi Basic Shoulder Bag that we had unboxed last year. This has several compartments, including a large one to fit your laptop, is light-weight and durable. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi Business Backpack and Crewneck T-shirt launched in India”

Google tipped to launch new Chromebook Pixel and smaller Google Home

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It looks like we will see a new Google Chromebook Pixel this year. According to a latest report from Android Police, Google is planning to release a new version of Chromebook Pixel along with the next generation Pixel phones. Continue reading “Google tipped to launch new Chromebook Pixel and smaller Google Home”

How to install Android Oreo on Google Pixel, Nexus phones

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As promised, the search engine giant Google yesterday announced the name of its next Android iteration dubbed as Android Oreo, coinciding with the Solar Eclipse. Google unveiled Android Oreo with a minute long video showcasing its features including stronger, safer, speedier abilities. Continue reading “How to install Android Oreo on Google Pixel, Nexus phones”

Top 5 Android Oreo features you should know

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After a lot of speculations and rumors, Google yesterday finally announced the name of the Android’s next iteration as “Oreo”. The successor of Android Nougat got some pretty cool features in its sleeves featuring different looks to under-the-hood improvements. Continue reading “Top 5 Android Oreo features you should know”

Moto G5S Plus with dual rear cameras launching in India exclusively on Amazon on August 29

Moto G5S Plus

After teasing the phone, Moto has finally sent out invites for the launch of its Moto G5S Plus smartphone in India on August 29th exclusively on Amazon.in. It was introduced earlier this month and has 13-megapixel dual rear cameras with selective focus mode for portraits, adding blurred background effect, selective black and white coloring, replace background mode and more and an improved 8-megapixel front camera with flash.

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Samsung Bixby voice assistant now available globally

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Samsung launched Bixby Voice assistant in U.S. English for Galaxy S8 and S8+ users in the United States and Korea last month. Today the company has announced that it is now available in more than 200 countries and territories globally, one day before the announcement of its flagship Galaxy Note8 smartphone. Continue reading “Samsung Bixby voice assistant now available globally”

Vivo V7+ selfie-focused smartphone launching in India on September 7

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Vivo just sent out invites for the launch V7+, its upcoming smartphone in the ‘V series’ and the successor of last year’s V5 Plus in India on September 7th in India. The invite says Get Ready to Capture Clear Shot Clear Moment and also says that Redefine the selfie experience with the revolutionary selfie camera  that reveals that it will be a selfie-focused smartphone, similar to the predecessor. It also shows minimal bezels, but we have to wait to find out how the original phone is.

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Micromax Canvas Infinity with 5.7-inch 18:9 display, 16MP front camera, Android 7.1 launched for Rs. 9999

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Micromax has launched Canvas Infinity, the company’s latest smartphone in the Canvas series, as it had promised. It has a 5.7-inch HD+ 2.5D curved glass screen with 18:9 aspect ratio and minimal bezels offering 83% screen-to-body ratio, which the company calls Full Vision. It is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 425 Mobile Platform, runs on Android 7.1 (Nougat) that is upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo), has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 16-megapixel front-facing camera that also has an LED flash. Continue reading “Micromax Canvas Infinity with 5.7-inch 18:9 display, 16MP front camera, Android 7.1 launched for Rs. 9999”

WhatsApp gets Facebook-like colorful text-based Status updates

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After testing Facebook-like color text status feature, WhatsApp today officially started rolling out the feature that lets you to customize text statuses by choosing a specific font and background color, or include links. Continue reading “WhatsApp gets Facebook-like colorful text-based Status updates”

Google might be working on Bluetooth headphones that run Google Assistant

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Back in April Google app v7.0 beta teardown revealed a new device type codenamed Bisto, which was removed later. Now the name has surfaced again in Google app v7.10 in a teardown that reveals that Bisto will be Bluetooth headphones that run Google Assistant. Continue reading “Google might be working on Bluetooth headphones that run Google Assistant”

Google confirms Android 8.0 ‘O’ as Oreo; final system images released, OTA updates for devices in beta program rolling out

Android 8.0 Oreo

Google has finally confirmed that Android 8.0 ‘O’ will be called Oreo. It has also released final system images for Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Pixel C, Pixel and Pixel XL that can be downloaded from Android developer website here and also started rolling out OTA update for those who have signed up for beta program. It is also pushing sources to Android Open Source Project (AOSP). Continue reading “Google confirms Android 8.0 ‘O’ as Oreo; final system images released, OTA updates for devices in beta program rolling out”