HMD Global MWC 2018 event set for February 25, Nokia 9, Nokia 7 Plus and more expected

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HMD global just confirmed its MWC 2018 press conference on February 25th, 2018 where the company is expected to launch Nokia 9 flagship as the successor to the Nokia 8 . The company’s Cheif product officer, Juho Sarvikas‏ confirmed the same on Twitter.  Continue reading “HMD Global MWC 2018 event set for February 25, Nokia 9, Nokia 7 Plus and more expected”

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Android Oreo MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.18 released

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Xiaomi released MIUI 9 Global Stable update for its Mi MIX 2 smartphone back in November, and announced Android Oreo beta program for the phone for China ROM last month, now it has released MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.18 for the smartphone which is based on Android 8.0 (Oreo).

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Motorola Sphere+ 2-in-1 Bluetooth Speaker with Over-Ear Headphones launched in India

Motorola has launched Motorola Sphere+ Bluetooth Speaker with integrated Bluetooth headphones in India. The speaker offers 2 x 8W (16W) watts of power and bass porting for a deep, rich listening experience. You can dock the headphones on the speaker base to charge, while transitioning seamlessly from one to the other so the music never stops.

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Xiaomi Mi Explorer Overview [Update – Now you can turn off ads on MIUI devices as well]

Update – January 19: Mi Explorer has received an update that now lets you turn off recommendations (advertisements)  from the settings on MIUI devices as well, so you don’t need the workaround anymore we had mentioned in the article previously. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi Explorer Overview [Update — Now you can turn off ads on MIUI devices as well]”

MIUI App Vault Overview – Shortcuts, Cricket, Calendar events, Notes and Ola

Xiaomi announced the latest iteration of its Android skin MIUI back in November with tons of new features including Split Screen, Interactive and Fresh UI changes, New Gallery App, Calendar Cards, App Vault, New Notification Shade, Mi Video App, New Mi Explorer and Mi Drop. We have already covered some of these features in posts earlier and in this post, we will be giving an overview of App Vault. Continue reading “MIUI App Vault Overview — Shortcuts, Cricket, Calendar events, Notes and Ola”

Intel RealSense D415 and D435 depth cameras with D4 vision processor announced

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Intel today introduced the RealSense D415 and D435 depth cameras in the D400 Cameras series. The depth cameras add 3D capabilities to any prototype or end user-ready device or machine. It is powered by the D4 vision processor. Continue reading “Intel RealSense D415 and D435 depth cameras with D4 vision processor announced”

Sony MWC 2018 event set for February 26; CEO says still committed to smartphone business

Given the downfall of Sony’s smartphone business it would be no surprise if the company suddenly decides to pull the plug, but interestingly the company recently confirmed its presence at the MWC 2018 event that is scheduled to happen in February. Continue reading “Sony MWC 2018 event set for February 26; CEO says still committed to smartphone business”

LG X4+ with 5.3-inch display, Hi-Fi DAC, military-level durability announced

LG today introduced X4+, the company’s smartphone in the ‘X series’ in Korea. It has military grade durability with MIL-STD-810G  that can withstand impact, vibration, high temperature, low temperature, thermal shock, and humidity and also has a dedicated digital to analog converter (DAC) for Hi-Res 32-bit 192 kHz audio listening. Continue reading “LG X4+ with 5.3-inch display, Hi-Fi DAC, military-level durability announced”

WhatsApp might launch UPI-based digital payments service in India next month

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WhatsApp UPI-based digital payments service has been in the news for quite some time and it now looks like the company is finally all set to launch the feature as early as next month according to reports. The WhatsApp payment will give a big boost to digital payments in India and will compete with Google Tez that was launched last year and already has over 12 million users. Continue reading “WhatsApp might launch UPI-based digital payments service in India next month”

Samsung patent files hint at in-display fingerprint sensor and front camera

Vivo scored the world premiere of Under the Display Fingerprint Scanning Solution that uses an optical fingerprint sensor from Synaptics which it showcased at the CES 2018 earlier this month. However, a new piece of information reveals that Samsung is aiming to take it a step ahead by not just embedding an in-display fingerprint sensor, but also the front camera. Continue reading “Samsung patent files hint at in-display fingerprint sensor and front camera”

Instagram ‘Show Activity Status’ lets you see when a user was last active

Instagram new logoFacebook-owned Instagram seems to be following the footsteps of WhatsApp and Messenger as new ‘Show Activity Status’ feature shows when a user was last active. You can now see when a user last used Instagram from the direct message screen.  Continue reading “Instagram ‘Show Activity Status’ lets you see when a user was last active”

Honor View 10 vs OnePlus 5T – Which phone has the best A.I.

In general, the things that differentiate the Homosapiens from the rest of the species is our advanced cognitive skills, such as social intelligence, planning, and reasoning. With the help of our intelligence, we changed things by understanding it, implementing our knowledge, which in turn resulted in modern human civilization.

In fact, the curiosity of humans led to several inventions and one such thing is the Artificial Intelligence a.k.a, AI. While capitalizing on the power of computers, some humans, out of curiosity started to ask a question to themselves and that gave birth to the idea of building a super-intelligent machine. The question is “Can a machine think and behave like humans do?”
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Google’s Project Fi now offers Unlimited Data for $80 with Bill Protection

Project Fi Bill Protection

Google has introduced a flexible unlimited data plan dubbed ‘Bill Protection’ on Project Fi making it heavy data user-friendly. Before the new plan, Project Fi charged $10 per GB no matter how much data the user consumes. Technically, the new plan caps the data speed to 256kbps once the user crosses the data limit threshold but still offers data connectivity.  Continue reading “Google’s Project Fi now offers Unlimited Data for $80 with Bill Protection”

WhatsApp Business app launched, allows small businesses to easily connect with customers

Facebook-owned WhatsApp back in September last year announced that it it is testing new tools through a closed pilot program that will allow people to communicate with the businesses they want to reach on WhatsApp. Today the company has officially launched standalone WhatsApp Business App for Android that enables small businesses to have a business presence on WhatsApp, communicate more efficiently with your customers, and help grow their business, separating customer and personal messages, and creating an official presence.

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Honor View 10 gets Face Unlock via OTA update

Update: The 602MB BKL-L09 8.0.0.130 update for the Honor View 10 that brings Face unlock is now live. It also adds Vodafone VoLTE support and also includes Android security update for January 2018. Check out the complete changelog below. Continue reading “Honor View 10 gets Face Unlock via OTA update”