Multitasking capabilities to be key focus of upcoming Coolpad device

Coolpad Max -3 Just about an year ago when Coolpad introduced the Note 3, it brought to market a product that stood out. No, it wasn’t the cheapest product on offer nor was it the most high end but it certainly offered a fantastic balance. Balance as the company demonstrated was a key factor in the success of it’s products.   Continue reading “Multitasking capabilities to be key focus of upcoming Coolpad device”

Telegram updated with GIF creation, selfie masks, enhanced photo editing tools and more

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Messaging app Telegram’s new update brings new photo editor 2.0 with selfie masks, GIF creation, new stickers, photo text and drawing support. Continue reading “Telegram updated with GIF creation, selfie masks, enhanced photo editing tools and more”

MediaTek Helio X30 10nm Deca-Core SoC with up to 8GB RAM support and Helio P25 announced

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MediaTek today officially introduced its flagship Helio X30 Deca-Core processor at an event in China and detailed its specifications. It is based on 10nm TSMC process and replaces two ARM Cortex A72 cores in the X20 with ARM Cortex A73 cores clocked at 2.8GHz. Clock speeds of ARM Cortex-A53 cores have also been increased and it has four Cortex-A35 CPUs as well replacing the Cortex-A35 cores. X30 promises 53% improved power savings and 43% better performance than the Helio X20. It supports LPDDR4 RAM up to 8GB and up to 28-megapixel dual ISPs. Continue reading “MediaTek Helio X30 10nm Deca-Core SoC with up to 8GB RAM support and Helio P25 announced”

Apple reportedly testing Siri-powered smart home device like Amazon Echo and Google Home

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Apple is reportedly working on an Amazon Echo-like smart-home device based on the Siri voice assistant, notes Bloomberg. Continue reading “Apple reportedly testing Siri-powered smart home device like Amazon Echo and Google Home”

Xiaomi Mi 5S: Ceramic body, official camera samples and more

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We have just 3 more days for Xiaomi to unveil its flagship Mi 5S smartphone. After confirming dual rear cameras for the Mi 5S, Xiaomi today confirmed that it will feature a ceramic body. It is not clear if this will have both glass and ceramic variants like the Mi 5. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi 5S: Ceramic body, official camera samples and more”

Google Home will reportedly cost $129, new rumoured 4K ‘Chromecast Ultra’ can be of $69

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According to Android Police report, the anticipated Google Home and new 4K ‘Chromecast Ultra’ will be priced at $129 and $69, as per their two sources. Continue reading “Google Home will reportedly cost $129, new rumoured 4K ‘Chromecast Ultra’ can be of $69”

Xiaomi Mi Box 4K Android TV box goes on sale early in the US, price revealed as $69

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Xiaomi announced Mi Box, its 4K box powered by Android TV back in May at the Google I/O. Xiaomi said that it will first launch in the US, with other global markets to follow, but it did not reveal launch date. Now it has showed up on Walmart before the official launch, priced at $69 (Rs. 4600 approx.). It also comes with $76 worth offers from Sling TV, Pandora, VUDU and more. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi Box 4K Android TV box goes on sale early in the US, price revealed as $69”

Google will also introduce its own brand Wi-Fi router on October 4: Report

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While Google is all set for its big launch event of the year on October 4th, a new report from Android Police has come out claiming that the search giant will introduce it’s a new home router with its own branding alongside the anticipated HTC-made Pixel smartphones, new 4K Chromecast, and the Google Home. Continue reading “Google will also introduce its own brand Wi-Fi router on October 4: Report”

Samsung Galaxy On8 with 1080p Super AMOLED display to launch in India exclusively on Flipkart

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[Update: September 26 – Samsung Galaxy On8’s latest teaser on Flipkart has confirmed 3GB RAM and says that it will offer long lasting battery.]

Samsung introduced its new Galaxy On7 (2016) smartphone in China and also teased the Galaxy On5 (2016) yesterday. Now Samsung is gearing to launch the Galaxy On8 smartphone in India. Flipkart has started teasing the phone as #TheNextON on its website and also says that it will be available exclusively available on Flipkart. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy On8 with 1080p Super AMOLED display to launch in India exclusively on Flipkart”

Google open-sources image caption tool in TensorFlow

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Google has announced that it has open sourced its image captioning tool dubbed as Show and Tell in TensorFlow. The company has improved the technology and it is much faster to train, and produce more detailed and accurate descriptions compared to the original system.

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Apple releases iOS 10.0.2 update to fix iPhone 7 Lightning headphones bug

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Apple has released iOS 10.0.2 update for the devices running on iOS 10. This fixes issue for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus users that makes them not able to control volume on their device few minutes after the lightning headphones are plugged into the port. Earlier this week the company had promised a fix for the bug. Continue reading “Apple releases iOS 10.0.2 update to fix iPhone 7 Lightning headphones bug”

Lenovo, PayPal, Intel and Synaptics team up for fingerprint tech for online payments

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Lenovo has teamed up with Intel, PayPal, and Synaptics to bring FIDO authentication to laptops. The collaboration will enable Lenovo customers to be able to authenticate to online FIDO ((Fast Identity Online) )-enabled services like PayPal by using a fingerprint instead of a password.

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Reliance Jio welcome offer now officially available for all 4G smartphones

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Last month Reliance Jio unofficially started offering Jio Preview Offer with free 90 days of unlimited data, calls and messaging to all 4G smartphones. Now the company has officially announced that its Jio Welcome Offer that would offer free Jio SIM with free Data, Voice, SMS and the full bouquet of Jio applications and content till December 31st 2016 will be available for all 4G smartphones. Continue reading “Reliance Jio welcome offer now officially available for all 4G smartphones”

Twitter reportedly initiating talks with Google, Salesforce and others for potential sale

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Twitter is reportedly in talks with top tech companies for a potential buyout. A recent report from CNBC says that Google, Salesforce and others are eyeing to acquire the micro blogging site.

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