Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 SoC to add support for the Android Things IoT platform

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Qualcomm has announced that it will add support for the Android Things OS on its Snapdragon 210 processors with X5 LTE modems. Announced in December 2016, Android Things is an IoT platform. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 SoC to add support for the Android Things IoT platform”

Wunder carpooling platform launched in Delhi

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Wunder, the carpooling service platform is now live in New Delhi. Founded in 2013, the German based ride-sharing platform started carpooling service in Philippines last year and has now expanded to India with New Delhi. Available on Android and iOS, the app connects car owners and commuters. Continue reading “Wunder carpooling platform launched in Delhi”

Samsung to reportedly sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 in India

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[Update] – Samsung India spokesperson has told Mashable India that, “The report on Samsung planning to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in India is incorrect“.

Samsung had to discontinue last year’s flagship Galaxy Note 7 over two separate battery issues that caused explosions. Now a report says the company is planning to sell refurbished phones with a lower capacity. Continue reading “Samsung to reportedly sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 in India”

HTC U Ultra with secondary display, Snapdragon 821 and U Play launched in India for Rs. 59990 and Rs. 39990

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HTC just launched its flagship U Ultra smartphone and U Play in India at an event, as it had promised. Both the smartphones was announced last month. The HTC U Ultra comes with a 2-inch 520 PPI secondary touch-screen display above the main 5.7-inch Quad HD display. The U Play has a 5.2-inch 1080p display without a secondary screen and is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P10 processor, has 16-megapixel front and rear cameras and a fingerprint sensor on the front.
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Samsung C-Lab to showcase new AR and VR projects at MWC 2017

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Samsung is geared up to showcase a bunch of AR and VR related projects at the MWC 2017 event in Barcelona this week. The company has announced a total of four projects that include a smart aid for visually impaired people, monitorless PC viewing glasses, a VR home furnishing solution and a 360-degree travel experience platform. Continue reading “Samsung C-Lab to showcase new AR and VR projects at MWC 2017”

Moto G5 with metal back, fingerprint sensor surfaces in live images

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Press shots and complete specifications of the  Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus smartphones surfaced last week ahead of MWC 2017 announcement in a few days. Today clear live shots of the Moto G5 has surfaced showing its metal body.

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Reliance Jio clocks 100 million customers, introduces Jio prime membership for Rs. 99 for 1 year

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Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries at the company’s special event today announced that Reliance Jio has crossed 100 million customers in 170 days of launch, adding 7 customers every second on average. It has 60,000 Jio employees and over 10 lakh Jio retail partners. Continue reading “Reliance Jio clocks 100 million customers, introduces Jio prime membership for Rs. 99 for 1 year”

Telegram for Android gets custom themes, theme editor in latest update

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You can now give your Telegram app a makeover. The popular instant messenger has updated its Android app with support for custom themes. Along with custom themes, the update which bumps the app to version 3.17 also brings a theme editor. Continue reading “Telegram for Android gets custom themes, theme editor in latest update”

Apple said to debut new iPad Pro models, red iPhone 7, 128GB iPhone SE in March

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A new report from Mac Otakara says that Apple will host a surprise event in March where it will debut few important devices. Citing source, the report said Apple will launch new iPad Pro models, red iPhone 7, 128GB iPhone SE. Continue reading “Apple said to debut new iPad Pro models, red iPhone 7, 128GB iPhone SE in March”

Gaana music streaming app gets Android Auto support

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Gaana music streaming app has received Android Auto support that will allow users to stream music via Android Auto compatible phones, vehicles and aftermarket radios. Gaana says that it is the first Indian music streaming app to get Android Auto support. Continue reading “Gaana music streaming app gets Android Auto support”

OnePlus 3T 128GB variant now available for all from Amazon for Rs. 34999

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OnePlus launched the OnePlus 3T smartphone in India in December starting at Rs. 29,999. It started selling the smartphone exclusively on Amazon.in starting from December 14th. Last week it opened sales for the 128GB Gunmetal version for Amazon Prime members. Today it has opened sales for everyone so you can get it even if you don’t have a Prime account. Continue reading “OnePlus 3T 128GB variant now available for all from Amazon for Rs. 34999”

Samsung’s next Gear VR might come with a controller

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Samsung could include a dedicated controller with its next generation Gear VR. Popular tipster and editor at WinFuture, Roland Quandt says that Samsung is currently working on the SM-R234 Gear VR headset that will feature a new front cover to house the Galaxy S8.
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Samsung Carnival on Amazon India from Feb 21 to 23: Offers on smartphones, LED TVs and more

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Samsung today started its Samsung Carnival on Amazon that will last till 23rd February, Thursday. In the sale it will offer discounts on Amazon exclusive smartphones like Galaxy On5 Pro and On7 Pro, other phones like Galaxy On8 as well as LED TVs and other home appliances. Continue reading “Samsung Carnival on Amazon India from Feb 21 to 23: Offers on smartphones, LED TVs and more”

Ulefone Armor 2 rugged smartphone with Helio P25 SoC, 6GB RAM to be announced at MWC 2017

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Ulefone announced Armor – its first rugged smartphone back in November last year. Now it is all set to introduce Armor 2 with the same IP68 dust and water proof body at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 in Barcelona next week. The new model will metal-plastic hybrid armor offering better strength, as well as upgraded inner components, says the company. Continue reading “Ulefone Armor 2 rugged smartphone with Helio P25 SoC, 6GB RAM to be announced at MWC 2017”

LG X400 with 5.3-inch display, Android 7.0, fingerprint sensor announced

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LG announced X300 smartphone in Korea last month, which is the K8 that was unveiled ahead of CES 2017. Now it has introduced X400 smartphone, which is the K10 for the Korean market. All the specifications are same as the K10 but the Korean version has HD DMB for mobile TV experience. Continue reading “LG X400 with 5.3-inch display, Android 7.0, fingerprint sensor announced”