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”

Ola, Yes Bank collaborate to set up 30 mobile ATMs

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Ola has teamed up with Yes Bank to set up mobile ATMs across 30 locations in the country that will allow people to withdraw up to Rs 2,000 per card. The service will be made available in over 30 locations across 10 cities, including Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Jaipur.

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Meizu Band with OLED display, heart rate sensor announced

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Meizu has announced its first fitness band called the Meizu Band at its M5 Note event in China. It has a concealed OLED screen that blends in with the band well, can track fitness data such as distance, number or steps and calories burnt, track sleep and also has a heart rate sensor on the back for 24-hour heart rate tracking. Continue reading “Meizu Band with OLED display, heart rate sensor announced”

Google Pixel and Pixel XL get VoLTE support for Reliance Jio with Android 7.1.1 update

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Google today started rolling out Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) update for the Pixel, Pixel XL and compatible Nexus devices starting from today. The Pixel devices that were launched in India came with Android 7.1 (Nougat) but did not have option to enable VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) support. The latest Android 7.1.1 finally brings support for VoLTE for Reliance Jio in India and other operators worldwide that support VoLTE. Continue reading “Google Pixel and Pixel XL get VoLTE support for Reliance Jio with Android 7.1.1 update”

Meizu M5 Note with 5.5-inch 1080p display, 4GB RAM, metal body, 4000mAh battery announced

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Meizu just announced M5 Note, the company’s latest smartphone in the Note series at an event in China, as it had promised. It a 5.5-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P10 processor, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with Flyme OS 6.0 on top. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF) for fast focus in just 0.2 seconds and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “Meizu M5 Note with 5.5-inch 1080p display, 4GB RAM, metal body, 4000mAh battery announced”

Android Nougat adoption crawls at just 0.4% after 3 months

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Google is out with the numbers for Android distribution for the month of December, last time in 2016. The latest figures suggest that adoption of Google’s latest OS, Android 7.0 Nougat is moving at a glacial pace. Nougat is currently present only on 0.4% of all the Android devices, up from 0.3% in last month.
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Lenovo to release at least 12 Moto Mods per year

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Motorola launched a new line of accessories to expand the capability of Moto Z smartphones with an add-on adapters called Moto Mods. During launch, there were four Moto Mods — JBL SoundBoost speaker, Moto Insta-Share projector, Incipio OffGrid battery and Hasselblad True Zoom Camera. Last week it introduced two more Moto Mods – Mophie Juice Pack and Incipio Car Dock. Continue reading “Lenovo to release at least 12 Moto Mods per year”

Amazon Go is a grocery store that requires no checkout

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Amazon has taken wraps off Amazon Go, a new kind of grocery store that eliminates the checkout process. The US based retail giant has opened its first Amazon Go store in Seattle that allows customers to just shop for the item they want and leave without waiting in a checkout line. It will open to the public in early 2017. Continue reading “Amazon Go is a grocery store that requires no checkout”

Lenovo PHAB 2 with 6.4-inch display, 3GB RAM, 4050mAh battery launched in India for Rs. 11999

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Lenovo has launched the PHAB 2 in India, as it had promised. It was introduced at the Lenovo Tech World 2016 in San Francisco back in June and packs a 6.4-inch display, similar to the PHAB 2 Plus, but this uses a 720p panel instead of a 1080p display. This also doesn’t have dual rear cameras and fingerprint sensor, but most other specifications are similar, including the huge 4050mAh battery, Dolby Atmos with 5.1 Dolby Audio Capture, Triple Array Microphone with Active Noise-Cancellation and 3GB RAM. Continue reading “Lenovo PHAB 2 with 6.4-inch display, 3GB RAM, 4050mAh battery launched in India for Rs. 11999”

HP makes network printers secure against cyberattacks, shutting down FTP and Telnet access

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HP has announced that it has redesigned its Managed Print Services (MPS) to help protect corporate print environments against cyberattacks. “New HP Secure MPS capabilities include advanced security professional services, software solutions and expanded core delivery capabilities for customers’ multi-vendor print fleets,” said the company.

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Android 7.1.1 update starts rolling out for Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, 5X and more, factory images available

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Google has started rolling out Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) update for several Nexus devices and Pixel devices, as expected. The update brings new emoji that reflect the pivotal roles women play in the world, female welders and men getting haircuts for Nexus devices, option to send GIFs directly from your keyboard on supported apps such as Google Allo, Google Messenger and Hangouts. It also brings app shortcuts that can be launched directly from home screen. This is available in Twitter, Google Messenger, Google Maps and other apps that can be accessed by simply long pressing the app icon. Continue reading “Android 7.1.1 update starts rolling out for Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, 5X and more, factory images available”

LG V20 with Android 7.0, dual rear cameras, Snapdragon 820 launched in India for Rs. 54999

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LG has launched its flagship V20 smartphone in India as it had promised. It has a 5.7-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD Quantum display, a 2.1 second (160 x 1040 pixels) screen, similar to the V10. It runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat), has a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, 75-degree lens, f/1.8 aperture, OIS and Hybrid Auto Focus (HAF) integrating three AF mechanisms – Laser Detection AF, Phase Detection AF (PDAF) and Contrast AF – for both videos and photos along with a 8-megapixel rear camera with f/2.4 aperture and 135-degree lens for capturing wide shots. Continue reading “LG V20 with Android 7.0, dual rear cameras, Snapdragon 820 launched in India for Rs. 54999”