Apple introduces new 9.7-inch iPad with Retina display, Touch ID starting at Rs. 28900

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Apple just announced a new 9.7-inch iPad that will replace the iPad Air 2 that was introduced in 2014. It has a the same 9.7-inch Retina display, but this is powered by A9 chip and M9 motion coprocessor. It Touch ID fingerprint sensor and is just 7.5 mm thick. It also has a 8-megapixel camera and a 1.2-megapixel FaceTime HD front camera. Continue reading “Apple introduces new 9.7-inch iPad with Retina display, Touch ID starting at Rs. 28900”

Apple introduces red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

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Apple has officially unveiled special edition (Product)Red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The company was rumored to launch a red color variant last month. The new (Product) Red iPhone 7 marks the latest in Apple’s longstanding 10-year partnership with (Red), which supports HIV/AIDS programs

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ARM DynamIQ technology announced -Single cluster design with up to eight heterogeneous CPUs

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Back in 2011 ARM introduced big.Little with ability to use two different ARM cores in the same design by pairing a two or four core high-performance cluster with a two or four core high-efficiency cluster design. Today it has announced DynamIQ, a new technology for ARM Cortex-A CPUs that will serve as a foundation for new era of compute. Continue reading “ARM DynamIQ technology announced -Single cluster design with up to eight heterogeneous CPUs”

Guess Connect Android Wear 2.0 watches with Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor announced

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GUESS has launched two smartwatches that run latest Android Wear 2.0. The new Guess Connect watches are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor. Continue reading “Guess Connect Android Wear 2.0 watches with Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor announced”

Moto G5 Plus Battery Life Test

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Moto G5 Plus was launched in India last week starting at Rs. 14,999. We already brought you the review of the smartphone, here we have its battery life test results. The G4 Plus packs a 3000mAh built-in battery and supports Turbo charging, same as the G4 Plus, but this has a power efficient Snapdragon 625 14nm processor and packs a slightly smaller 5.2-inch 1080p screen.Check out the test results. Continue reading “Moto G5 Plus Battery Life Test”

Paytm rolls out free wallet insurance cover for all its users

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Paytm has introduced a new insurance cover to protect the money in your Paytm Wallet in case of theft, loss of device or unauthorized access. Dubbed as Wallet Insurance, all Paytm users with balance in their wallets are automatically covered under this scheme at no additional cost and the lost money would be refunded to their Paytm Wallets.
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What the future should bring for selfie centric smartphones

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Technology is a great enabler. Smartphones have enabled selfies to reach mainstream along with social media and people are now wanting more and more features and quality for their selfies. Here is what we think has been missing from selfie phones and how these would be overcome in the near future.

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Gionee A1 with 5.5-inch 1080p display, 16MP front camera, 4GB RAM, Android 7.0 announced in India

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Gionee today introduced Gionee A1, the company’s latest selfie-focused smartphone in India. The main highlight of the smartphone is its 16-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 1/3.06″ sensor, selfie flash and face beauty features. It packs a 5.5-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P10 processor and has 4GB of RAM. It was introduced at the MWC 2017 last month along with the A1 Plus.

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Samsung officially unveils AI based Bixby virtual assistant ahead of Galaxy S8

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At the beginning of the year, it was rumored that Samsung will introduce Bixby voice assistant along with Galaxy S8. Now, the company has officially announced Bixby voice assistant that will have its own dedicated button on the side of the Galaxy S8. Continue reading “Samsung officially unveils AI based Bixby virtual assistant ahead of Galaxy S8”

Aircel launches new packs with unlimited on-net calls, bundled data in Karnataka

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Aircel today launched best value combo packs –FRC82, FRC191 and FRC291 that offers data and voice for new customers in Karnataka.  New customers need to do First Recharges of Rs. 82, Rs. 191 and Rs. 291 to avail unlimited A2A Local & STD calling, 3G data and free incoming roaming. Continue reading “Aircel launches new packs with unlimited on-net calls, bundled data in Karnataka”

Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ latest press images show glass back with fingerprint sensor

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Recently more images of upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ surfaced showing the smartphones in three colors. Now we have couple more press shots that finally show glass back of the phone in Black Sky and Orchid Grey colors. This time Samsung has moved the the fingerprint sensor to the back since the bezel on the front is narrow compared to Galaxy S7 series. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ latest press images show glass back with fingerprint sensor”

Ads by Airtel as India’s fastest network misleading: Reliance Jio to ASCI

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Update: Ookla in an official statement said that it fully stands behind Airtel being named “India’s Fastest Mobile Network”

Airtel was declared as India’s fastest mobile network by Ookla last month. Now Reliance Jio has approached Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) against Airtel saying that the claim of Airtel as India’s fastest network is false, misleading and incorrect. It said that Ookla represented to RJIL that RJIL’s network was the fastest in Q2 and Q3 of 2016. Continue reading “Ads by Airtel as India’s fastest network misleading: Reliance Jio to ASCI”