WhatsApp tweaks privacy policy, will share user data with Facebook

WhatsApp Privacy Policy

WhatsApp has announced that it is tweaking its privacy policy for the first time since it was acquired by Facebook. With changes in policy, businesses can send messages directly to people using the platform.

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Coolpad Mega 2.5D Review

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Coolpad has been upping its game in the entry-level handset segment. The Coolpad Note series of devices have been known to be consistent performers and bring a good price to performance ratio. Now with the Mega 2.5D, the company is focussing on a more fashion forward approach. The phone also targets the selfie loving audience with a focus on the front facing camera. Here’s the FoneArena review of the Coolpad Mega 2.5D where we explore whether the phone delivers on any of those counts. Continue reading “Coolpad Mega 2.5D Review”

OnePlus Bullets V2 in-ear earphones announced for $19.95

OnePlus Bullets V2

OnePlus has announced its new Bullets V2 in-ear earphones, successor of the Bullets Earphones that was introduced back in 2014. It has a simple design and the company says that it has been designed with premium materials to complement the OnePlus 3. It has partnered with the German audio experts over at LOFO and ARYPHAN polyarylate diaphragm, known for its light weight and high vibration frequency.

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Garmin Fenix Chronos is company’s first luxury smartwatch with expensive price tag

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Garmin has launched its first full-fledged luxury smartwatch dubbed Fenix Chronos with advanced tracking, fitness training, GPS navigation, heart –rate monitoring and more. Apart from standard notification alerts to step, sleep, calorie counting, the Chronos smartwatch can also measure and record activities like run, bike, lap swim, open water, SUP, row, golf and more.  Continue reading “Garmin Fenix Chronos is company’s first luxury smartwatch with expensive price tag”

HTC announces Android 7.0 Nougat update timeline for HTC 10, One M9 and One A9

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During the Google I/O in May, HTC was first manufacturer to confirm the list of devices for the Android N update. The company had then tweeted saying that it will roll out Android N update for HTC 10, One A9 and One M9 smartphones first. Continue reading “HTC announces Android 7.0 Nougat update timeline for HTC 10, One M9 and One A9”

LG X cam with dual rear cameras, 4G VoLTE launching in India soon for Rs. 18999

LG X cam

After launching the X screen with dual displays in India last month, LG is all set to launch its X cam with dual rear cameras in India soon. It was announced back in February and started rolling out globally in March. The X cam sports 13-megapixel and 5-megapixel, dual rear cameras capable of capturing at 120-degree wide-angle. It has a 5.2-inch 1080p display, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and also has 4G VoLTE support. Continue reading “LG X cam with dual rear cameras, 4G VoLTE launching in India soon for Rs. 18999”

Karbonn K9 Viraat with 5.5-inch HD display, Android 6.0 launched for Rs. 4799

Karbonn K9 Viraat

Karbonn has launched K9 Viraat, the company’s latest smartphone in the K series. It has a 5.5-inch HD screen, is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). Continue reading “Karbonn K9 Viraat with 5.5-inch HD display, Android 6.0 launched for Rs. 4799”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 official, LeEco to “Make in India” starting August 30 – FoneArena Daily

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

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Jio SIM with unlimited 4G for 90 days now available for Gionee, Karbonn, Lava and Xolo 4G phones

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Jio Preview offer is now officially available for all Gionee, Karbon, Lava and Xolo 4G devices. This lets users enjoy free 90 days of unlimited data, calls and messaging for 90 days. Yesterday it expanded to YU, Micromax, TCL and Alcatel 4G devices,  last week it was expanded to Samsung and LG 4G smartphones, earlier this week it was expanded to ASUS and Panasonic devices. Continue reading “Jio SIM with unlimited 4G for 90 days now available for Gionee, Karbonn, Lava and Xolo 4G phones”

Nextbit Robin Giveaway Winner Announcement

Nextbit Robin Giveaway

Hello readers! We started our Nextbit Robin giveaway last week teaming up with Nextbit to giveaway two Nextbit Robin (Special Edition MintNight and Limited Edition Ember) smartphones. The giveaway ended a few days back, and as promised, today we reveal the lucky winners. Before that, we would like to thank all the participants who took their time to participate in this giveaway, the response has been amazing. Are you the lucky winner of the Robin handset? Find out below. Continue reading “Nextbit Robin Giveaway Winner Announcement”

Nextbit Robin Ember variant launched in India

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Nextbit has finally launched the limited edition Ember color variant of the Robin smartphone in India on Flipkart for Rs. 19,999. It was expected to launch earlier this month. The limited edition variant has a black back with bright red end caps. Continue reading “Nextbit Robin Ember variant launched in India”

InFocus Bingo 50+ with 3GB RAM, metal body, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 7999

Infocus Bing 50 Plus

Infocus has launched Bingo 50+, it’s latest budget 4G smartphone in the Bingo series and the successor of Bingo 50 that was launched earlier this year. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6735 processor, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with InLife UI 2.0 and a 8-megapixel auto focus front-facing camera, similar to the Bingo 50, but his has a larger 5.5-inch HD display and has a 13-megapixel rear camera. Continue reading “InFocus Bingo 50+ with 3GB RAM, metal body, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 7999”

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus 10 with Quad HD display, 4G LTE, 9300mAh battery surfaces

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus 10 leak

Lenovo is all set to introduce new devices at the IFA next week. Now Yoga Tab 3 Plus 10 has surfaced ahead of the event. It will have a 10-inch Quad HD screen and will be powered by Hexa-Core Snapdragon 650 processor. It also has a unique convertible design, including Hang mode, similar to other Yoga tablets. It will be just 4.7mm at its thinnest point and will have leather finish on the back. Continue reading “Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus 10 with Quad HD display, 4G LTE, 9300mAh battery surfaces”

High end smartphones record 35% growth, feature phones still in demand in Q2 2016: CMR

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The mobile handset market made a healthy comeback in Q2 2016 thanks to upward movements in feature phones as well as smartphones, according to CMR’s India Monthly Mobile Handset Review.

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Google Duo for Android clocks 5 million downloads in a week

Google Duo for Android and iOS

Google launched its Duo video calling app for Android and iOS devices last week, after announcing it at the Google I/O back in May. Today the company’s CEO Sundar Pichai said that the Duo app for Android has crossed 5 million downloads in a week, even though the Play Store shows that the installs are between 1 million and 5 million. Continue reading “Google Duo for Android clocks 5 million downloads in a week”