Apple claims the top spot in wearable market followed by Xiaomi and Fitbit in Q3 2017: Canalys

Apple Watch

Apple has regained the top spot in the wearable market in Q3 2017 with 3.9 million shipments and it is the strongest quarter for Apple in 2017, all thanks to the recently launched Apple Watch 3 with LTE support, reveals a new report from Canalys. Xiaomi and Fitbit claim the 2nd and 3rd spots with 3.6 million and 3.5 million, respectively.  Continue reading “Apple claims the top spot in wearable market followed by Xiaomi and Fitbit in Q3 2017: Canalys”

Mozilla releases Firefox v57 ‘Quantum’ with faster core engine, new design and more

Mozilla

Mozilla has released a new Firefox v57 ‘Quantum’ browser after six months of release of the previous version. The new release brings tons of new additions that include a refreshed new design, overhauled core engine, a new technology to improve the speed from the previous version.  Continue reading “Mozilla releases Firefox v57 ‘Quantum’ with faster core engine, new design and more”

Google Home App updated with refreshed new look, recommended content, better search and more

Google Home contols v1.26

Google has rolled an update to the Home App that brings a refreshed new look, better recommendations, meaning it is now easy to find movies, shows, music with better search and with more control over the Home device.For those on Android, can now cast movie trailers on to the connected TV while still browsing content on your phone. With advanced sound settings, you can control bass and treble on your Google Assistant supported speakers.

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Apple said to be working on rear-facing 3D sensor for 2019 iPhone

iPhone X

Apple is said to be working on a rear-facing 3D sensor for 2019 iPhone which could be another milestone in leading the AR space on the mobile platform according to sources of Bloomberg. The company is said to be working on different technologies from the current TrueDepth camera which is used on the iPhone XContinue reading “Apple said to be working on rear-facing 3D sensor for 2019 iPhone”

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Review

Xiaomi Redmi Y1_fonearena-05

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Y1, a budget smartphone under the new ‘Redmi Y’ series in India earlier this month. This introduced in China recently as Redmi Note 5A. This comes after a successful Redmi 4 that was launched earlier this year. This also comes with a 16-megapixel front-facing camera that you rarely see in smartphones in the price range. Specifications of the phone look impressive for the price, is this one of the best in the price range? Let us find out in the review. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Review”

Infinix Zero 5 with 5.98-inch 1080p display, 6GB RAM, dual rear cameras launched in India starting at Rs. 17999

Infinix Zero 5

Hong Kong-based Infinix forayed into India back in August with Hot 4 Pro and Note 4 smartphone. Today it has launched its top-end Infinix Zero 5 smartphones in the country at an event in Dubai. It has a 5.98-inch 1080p display, is powered by  MediaTek Helio P25 Oct-Core SoC with 6GB of RAM, runs Android 7.0 (Nougat), features 12-megapixel rear camera with wide-angle lens along with a 13-megapixel secondary camera with telephoto lens offering 2x optical zoom and portrait mode. It also has a 16-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash. Continue reading “Infinix Zero 5 with 5.98-inch 1080p display, 6GB RAM, dual rear cameras launched in India starting at Rs. 17999”

Sony a7R III 42MP full-frame mirrorless camera launched in India for Rs. 2,64,990

Sony a7R III

Sony today a7R III (ILCE-7RM3), the company’s latest camera in the mirrorless camera lineup in India. It was announced last month and is the successor of a7R II that was introduced back in 2015. It has a 42.4 MP back-illuminated Exmor R CMOS image sensor with shooting speeds at up to 10 fps with full AF/AE tracking, 4K video recording, wide 15-stop dynamic range, high sensitivity with noise reduction of almost a full stop and more. It has the same  compact, lightweight body as the predecessor. Continue reading “Sony a7R III 42MP full-frame mirrorless camera launched in India for Rs. 2,64,990”

iOS 11.2 to bring support for 7.5W wireless charging on iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X

iPhone X Wireless

Starting with iOS 11.2, iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X to support 7.5W fast charging support at 7.5 watts using compatible Qi-based wireless charging accessories. With the current iOS 11.1.1, all the three device charge at a speed of 5W using Qi wireless chargers.  Continue reading “iOS 11.2 to bring support for 7.5W wireless charging on iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X”

Xiaomi catches up with Samsung to become India’s top smartphone vendor in Q3 2017: IDC

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A total of 39 million smartphones were shipped to India in Q3 2017, which is a new record with substantial 40% Quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) growth and a healthy 21% Year-on-year (YoY) growth, according to the latest International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. India smartphone shipments accounted for 10% of the global smartphone shipments for the first time ever in a quarter. Xiaomi already said that it has shipped 9.2 million phones in the quarter, now IDC reveals that it has 23.5% market share for the quarter, same as Samsung.

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Switching between MIUI ROMs using Fastboot method explained

MIUI Fastboot

Earlier in a post we talked about the different versions of MIUI, and in case you wish to flash MIUI ROM on your Xiaomi device you should read this post. In this post we will be walking you through the steps for flashing a ROM via fastboot flash method. Continue reading “Switching between MIUI ROMs using Fastboot method explained”

HTC Vive Focus standalone VR headset and Vive Wave Open Platform announced

HTC Vive Focus

HTC today at the Vive Developers Conference (VDC) in Beijing has announced Vive Focus Standalone VR headset after teasing it for some time now. The company has also introduced VIVE WAVE VR Open Platform which will be open for easy mobile VR content development and device optimization for third-party partners.

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A New View – There are many firsts in upcoming flagship OnePlus 5T

OnePlus 5T November 16 announcement

We all know that the official launch of OnePlus 5T is just around the corner and as one can expect, the excitement surrounding it is seemingly getting more prominent. In pursuit of making the event majestic and magnificent, the global upstart OnePlus will be live streaming its global launch event at selected PVR theatres in five cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Pune. Continue reading “A New View — There are many firsts in upcoming flagship OnePlus 5T”

Xiaomi Mi Router 3C gets a temporary price cut India, available for Rs. 999

Xiaomi Mi Router 3C

Xiaomi launched the Mi Router 3C, a budget router in India back in May this year for Rs. 1199. During festive sales it offered discount on the router, now it has announced a Rs.200 temporary price cut for it, so you can get it for Rs. 999 across Mi.com, Flipkart and Amazon.in. This limited period price cut is only till November 16th, Wednesday.

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Facebook merges Messenger day with Stories for synced cross-posting

Facebook Stories

Facebook has killed off Messenger day feature and replaced it with Face Stories feature that will be synced. Meaning, Any photos or videos you add to your Stories will appear on both Facebook and Messenger and will be shared with common users on both the platforms.

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