WhatsApp hits 200 million monthly active users in India

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WhatsApp now has 200 million monthly active users in India. The Facebook owned messaging app has reached this milestone by adding 40 million users in just three months at it had 160 million monthly active users in November. Continue reading “WhatsApp hits 200 million monthly active users in India”

Samsung, Arqiva to conduct 5G trials in UK this year

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Samsung has announced that it is joining hands with Arqiva, communications infrastructure and media services provider to conduct the United Kingdom’s first 5G trials with a focus on Fixed Wireless Access. The trial is set to take place in the second half of 2017 in London and will involve the deployment of an end-to-end 5G FWA solution network in the city centre, operating in the 28 GHz band.  Continue reading “Samsung, Arqiva to conduct 5G trials in UK this year”

Razer’s 12800mAh Power Bank can charge laptops, has Quick Charge 3.0 for fast charging mobile devices

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Razer, popular for its gaming accessories and laptops has introduced its Power Bank with 46Wh or 12,800mAh battery that is optimized to work with the Razer Blade Stealth 12.5-inch laptop to extend battery life for up to an additional 6 hours offering a total of up to 15 hours combined runtime. The Razer Power Bank is also compatible with USB-C powered laptops like the Dell XPS 13 or Asus Zenbook. Continue reading “Razer’s 12800mAh Power Bank can charge laptops, has Quick Charge 3.0 for fast charging mobile devices”

Asus ZenFone Live with real-time beautification technology, metal body announced

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Asus has announced ZenFone Live (ZB501KL), which the company claims is the world’s first smartphone that offers real-time beautification with live-streaming beautification app. It lets you see your skin smoothed and blemishes removed in real time, says Asus. It also says that BeautyLive integrates seamlessly with Facebook, YouTube, and many other popular streaming apps. The front-facing 5-megapixel camera has large 1.4µm pixel size and a soft light LED selfie flash.

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Samsung Galaxy Book Windows 10 Tablet with S Pen, 4G LTE surfaces

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Amidst its preparation for MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2017, the South Korean tech giant, Samsung is reportedly working on a Windows-powered tablet leaving Galaxy Tab S3 from the scene. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Book Windows 10 Tablet with S Pen, 4G LTE surfaces”

Portronics Harmonics Talky mini Bluetooth earbud launched for Rs. 1199

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Portronics, popular for its mobile accessories has launched Harmonics Talky, its latest Bluetooth in-ear earbud for hands-free calls and music listening.  It has 8mm strong magnetic speaker with Acoustic Echo Reduction technology and Enhanced Noise Cancellation technology to filter out the external noise and enable clearer sound during the calls or while listening to music, says the company. Continue reading “Portronics Harmonics Talky mini Bluetooth earbud launched for Rs. 1199”

Huawei Watch 2 with cellular connectivity, Android Wear 2.0 surfaces in three colors

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Huawei CEO Richard Yu recently confirmed that the company will unveil its second-generation smartwatch dubbed as Huawei Watch 2 at the MWC 2017 in Barcelona this month. Thanks to @evleaks, press images of the smartwatch has surfaced showing off its stainless steel back, heart rate sensor along with charging contacts on back. It will feature ‘sportier’ look, come with cellular capabilities and run Android Wear 2.0.

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Freedom 251 maker Ringing Bells director Mohit Goel booked for fraud

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Mohit Goel, director of Freedom 251 maker Ringing Bells has been detained on fraud allegations by the Ghaziabad police. The Noida based company had launched India’s cheapest smartphone Freedom 251 for Rs. 251 in February last year. Continue reading “Freedom 251 maker Ringing Bells director Mohit Goel booked for fraud”

Patchworks introduces Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ cases ahead of March announcement

Patchworks ITG Level Case for Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus-2

Patchworks, a Korean company, popular for its smartphones accessories today announced its ITG Level case and Flexguard case for the upcoming Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones ahead of the announcement next month. The ITG LEVEL case meets or exceeds U.S Military standard drop testing requirements to protect the phone from 26 consecutive free fall drops from 4ft (1.2m) height at various angles says the company. Continue reading “Patchworks introduces Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ cases ahead of March announcement”

Samsung Galaxy S8 to reportedly go on sale on April 21, LG G6 on March 10

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A new report from KorearIT News has shared details about availability of Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG G6 flagship phones. The Galaxy S8 will go on sale on April 21 while the LG G6 will go on sale on March 10, said the report. LG will start pre-registrations for the LG G6 from March 2 to March 9.

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New Nokia 3310 feature phone tipped to sport slimmer design and larger colour display

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The MWC 2017 event is all set to kick start this week and all eyes will be on HMD Global as it will introduce the much awaited Nokia phones on February 26. We already know that the company will debut a new version of the iconic Nokia 3310 and now Chinese site Vtechgraphy has shared more details about the phone in a new report.
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Samsung Galaxy S8 specs surface, could sport a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display, Iris scanner

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Specifications of the Galaxy S8+ surfaced yesterday, revealing most of the specifications of the phone, including Iris scanner and earphones tuned by AKG, now the specifications of Galaxy S8 has surfaced revealing similar specifications except the 5.8-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED display, instead of 6.2-inch QHD+ screen on the Galaxy S8+. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8 specs surface, could sport a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display, Iris scanner”