Micromax Vdeo 1 and Vdeo 2 with metal back, Android 6.0, 4G VoLTE launched starting at Rs. 4440

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Micromax has launched Vdeo 1 and Vdeo 2, two new budget smartphones with 4G VoLTE support. Both these also come pre-loaded with Google Duo video calling app out of the box and also come bundled with Jio SIM card. These have a metal back cover and run Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). The Vdeo 1 and Vdeo 2 feature 4-inch & 4.5-inch WVGA & FWVGA display, respectively, are powered by 1.3 GHz Quad Core processor, 1GB RAM, sport a 5MP rear camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “Micromax Vdeo 1 and Vdeo 2 with metal back, Android 6.0, 4G VoLTE launched starting at Rs. 4440”

ZUK Z2 and Z2 Pro to get ZUI 2.5 Android Nougat update by Jan 2017, Z1 to get closed beta soon

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Lenovo’s ZUK at an event in China announced a 600 yuan price cut for the Z2 Pro exclusive version with 6GB RAM and 128GB Storage that was introduced earlier this year. The ZUK Z2 Pro that was introduced for 2699 yuan will now be available for 2099 yuan (US$ 304 / Rs. 20,690 approx.). The ZUK Z2 that was introduced for 1799 yuan has received a 400 yuan price cut and will be available for 1399 yuan (US$ 200 / Rs. 13,790 approx.). Continue reading “ZUK Z2 and Z2 Pro to get ZUI 2.5 Android Nougat update by Jan 2017, Z1 to get closed beta soon”

Dropbox for Android gets offline folder support

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Dropbox has rolled out a new feature for its Android users which will allow them to access files on the go. Dubbed as Dropbox Mobile Offline Folders, the feature lets users work when their phone is offline i.e. without a data or WiFi connection. Continue reading “Dropbox for Android gets offline folder support”

Bingo M2 Smart Band with OLED display, heart rate sensor launched for Rs. 999

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Bingo Technologies has launched M2 Smart Band, which look similar features as the Xiaomi Mi Band 2 such as 0.42 inch OLED display, heart rate sensor and IP67 ratings for dust and water resistance. It is made of Plastic ABS and TPS elastomer and has protection from UV radiation and its resistant to abrasion and sweat. Continue reading “Bingo M2 Smart Band with OLED display, heart rate sensor launched for Rs. 999”

Apple Music crosses 20 million paid subscribers mark

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In the latest news, the Cupertino giant Apple has released the Apple Music subscription numbers since its inception. In a time frame of 18 months, the company has managed to gain 20 million paid subscribers. It was 11 million earlier this February. Continue reading “Apple Music crosses 20 million paid subscribers mark”

Apple announces best iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch apps and games of 2016

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Apple has named the best iOS apps and games for 2016. Prisma won the best app of the year and Clash Royale won the best game of the year in the U.S. and in India. App and Game Runner ups are different in the U.S. and in India. In the U.S., MSQRD is the runner-up app, while Reigns is the runner-up game, while in India Fitso Running & Fitness App is the runner-up app and Chameleon Run is the runner-up game. Apple has also announced Apps and Games of the year for iPad, Apple TV, Mac and Apple Watch. Continue reading “Apple announces best iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch apps and games of 2016”

Instagram will finally let you disable and like comments

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Instagram is finally adding new features that we all have been wanting for a long time. The Facebook owned photo sharing app will now allow users to turn off comments on specific posts, adding the ability to like comments and remove followers from private accounts. Continue reading “Instagram will finally let you disable and like comments”

Haptik personal assistant v5.0 gets AI powered Genius mode, smart wallet and more

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Haptik, chat based personal assistant app has been updated to version 5.0. Powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), the app is getting new features such as smart wallet, improved bot library and support, faster response time and more. Continue reading “Haptik personal assistant v5.0 gets AI powered Genius mode, smart wallet and more”

Honor Magic concept smartphone to be announced on December 16

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Huawei’s Honor brand today announced that it will introduce Magic, its first concept smartphone on December 16th. The company did not reveal any details about the upcoming smartphone. Honor CEO George Zhao on weibo said “In addition to enhancing the quality and specifications, we need even more Honor from the heart”. Continue reading “Honor Magic concept smartphone to be announced on December 16”

U.S Supreme Court sides with Samsung in $399M patent battle with Apple

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The U.S Supreme Court has sided with Samsung in its ongoing battle with Apple over smartphone patent which will potentially save the South Korean smartphone maker $399 million in damages. Continue reading “U.S Supreme Court sides with Samsung in $399M patent battle with Apple”

Paytm introduces toll-free number to access your account and pay without internet

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Paytm today launched a new toll-free number (1800 1800 1234) that lets feature phone and non-internet users access their account and pay easily. To use this service, Paytm customers and merchants must set their 4 Digit Paytm PIN on call. They can then enter the recipient’s mobile number, amount and their Paytm PIN to successfully transfer the money from their Paytm wallet to another Paytm wallet. Continue reading “Paytm introduces toll-free number to access your account and pay without internet”

Samsung Galaxy S8 might not have 3.5mm audio jack and home button

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Recently we reported that the Samsung’s upcoming flagship, the Galaxy S8 will feature stereo speakers like the iPhone 7. Now a new report says that it might ditch the 3.5mm audio jack, similar to the iPhone 7. Samsung could bundle Level Bluetooth headset for the early buyers of the Galaxy S8. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8 might not have 3.5mm audio jack and home button”

LG G6 tipped to be waterproof and support wireless charging

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LG launched G5 modular flagship smartphone this year but it looks like next year we will not see a modular smartphone from the company. According to a new report from The Investor, LG G6 will not feature a modular design. Continue reading “LG G6 tipped to be waterproof and support wireless charging”

Amkette Trubeats S50 Bluetooth speaker with NFC, LED status indicator launched for Rs. 3499

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Amkette, today launched their new portable speaker dubbed as Trubeats S50, equipped with NFC, USB charging and conference calling. Some of the functions include, FM Radio, USB/SD Card playback and Alarm Clock that can be controlled with a smartphone by downloading the app available from Google Play Store. Continue reading “Amkette Trubeats S50 Bluetooth speaker with NFC, LED status indicator launched for Rs. 3499”