Amazon introduces new Fire HD 10 Tablet with 10.1-inch WUXGA display, Alexa hands-free

Amazon Fire HD 10

Amazon has announced new Fire HD 10 Tablet, an upgrade to its 2015 model. It has a 10.1-inch widescreen 1080p Full HD display, compared to WXGA screen in the predecessor and is also 30% faster with 2x the RAM and a better quad-core processor. It also comes with Alexa hands-free for the first time in the  Fire tablet that lets you just ask Alexa to control video playback (play, pause, rewind, and fast forward), launch an app, play your favorite song, or read an audiobook aloud.

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Gionee X1s with 16MP front camera, 4000mAh battery launched in India for Rs. 12999

Gionee X1s

Gionee has launched X1s, successor of X1 smartphone in the ‘X series’ that was launched last month. It has a 5.2-inch HD display, is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6737T processor, runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) and has 13-megapixel rear camera and a 16-megapixel front camera. Continue reading “Gionee X1s with 16MP front camera, 4000mAh battery launched in India for Rs. 12999”

Honor Big Diwali Sale: Honor 10000mAh power bank with fast charging launched, offers on smartphones

Honor 1000mAh Power Bank

Huawei’s Honor brand today launched the Honor 10000mAh power bank in India, as it has announced its first Honor Big Diwali Sale that will take place between 20th September and 24th September. It has also announced offers on its Honor 8 Pro and Honor 6X smartphones as well as flat 50% discount on its accessories. Continue reading “Honor Big Diwali Sale: Honor 10000mAh power bank with fast charging launched, offers on smartphones”

Moto X4 with 5.2-inch 1080p display, dual rear cameras launching in India on October 3

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After teasing on its social channels, Moto India has sent out invites for the the launch of Moto X4 smartphone in the Moto X series in India on October 3rd. It was unveiled IFA event recently and packs dual 12MP and 8MP rear cameras to take images with blurred background, portraits, selective black and white and has dual Autofocus Pixel technology for faster focus in low light. It has a 16MP front camera with a 4MP new adaptive low light mode.

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Intex Cloud C1 and Aqua S1 with Android 7.0, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 3499 and Rs. 3999

Intex Aqua S1

Intex has launched Cloud C1 and Aqua S1, two new budget smartphone with 4G VoLTE support and Android 7.0 (Nougat). These have 4-inch WVGA and 5-inch FWVGA displays, respectively and have 1GB RAM. Continue reading “Intex Cloud C1 and Aqua S1 with Android 7.0, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 3499 and Rs. 3999”

Sony Xperia XZ1 with Snapdragon 835, Android 8.0, 3D scanning launching in India on September 25

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Sony Mobile unveiled the Xperia XZ1, the company’s latest flagship smartphone at the IFA 2017 in Berlin last month. Today the company has sent out invites for the launch of the phone in the country on September 25th. It has a 5.2-inch 1080p HDR screen, is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform and runs  Android 8.0 (Oreo). Continue reading “Sony Xperia XZ1 with Snapdragon 835, Android 8.0, 3D scanning launching in India on September 25”

Samsung will now let you disable the Bixby button

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Samsung had a great 2017 so far with the launch and success of three flagships-Galaxy S8, S8 Plus and Galaxy Note8. Even though, all the three smartphones have impressed us with their design and display, buyers have complained about the dedicated button Bixby button. Now, it looks like Samsung is finally giving users a way to avoid using the Bixby button. Continue reading “Samsung will now let you disable the Bixby button”

Panasonic Eluga Ray 500 with dual rear cameras, Eluga Ray 700 with 5000mAh battery launched starting at Rs. 8999

Panasonic Eluga Ray 500

Panasonic has launched Eluga Ray 500 and Eluga Ray 700, two new smartphones in the Eluga Ray series. The Eluga Ray 500 has a 5-inch HD screen and features 13-megapixel primary rear camera along with an 8-megapixel secondary camera, while the Eluga Ray comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p display and a 13-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash. Continue reading “Panasonic Eluga Ray 500 with dual rear cameras, Eluga Ray 700 with 5000mAh battery launched starting at Rs. 8999”

CCleaner tool compromised by hackers; 2.27M users hit by the malware

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Hackers have managed to compromise a popular PC cleanup tool, CCleaner by Avast. More than 2.21 million people have installed the infected app. CCleaner also known as “crap cleaner”, promises to clean up your system for enhanced performance.  Continue reading “CCleaner tool compromised by hackers; 2.27M users hit by the malware”

Moto G4 Plus will get Android 8.0 Oreo update, confirms Motorola

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Motorola last week confirmed that list of devices that will get Android 8.0 (Oreo), but the list did not include last year’s Moto G4 series, even though it had promised Android O series for the Moto G4 Plus. After Android Police found out that the company has silently removed references to Android O on Moto G4 Plus product pages, it has confirmed that the phone will get the Oreo update. Continue reading “Moto G4 Plus will get Android 8.0 Oreo update, confirms Motorola”

Saregama Carvaan Mini Bluetooth speaker with 251 preloaded songs launched for Rs. 2,490

Mini-Carvaan (1)Earlier this year, Saregama India launched Carvaan portable music player that came with 5000 pre-loaded retro songs. Now, the company is back with a new lighter version of the Carvaan bluetooth speaker dubbed as Carvaan Mini. Continue reading “Saregama Carvaan Mini Bluetooth speaker with 251 preloaded songs launched for Rs. 2,490”

ACT Fibernet revises plans for Hyderabad, increases speed, data limits at no extra cost

ACT Fibernet

After Andhra Pradesh, ACT Fibernet has revised its plans for its customers in Hyderabad, in just 6 months of last upgrade . It gets upgraded in both speed and FUP limit at same cost, but it is not double (that combines both upload and download) like AP, Chennai and other cities. The Beamfiber 3999 200 Mbps corporate plan has been upgraded to 300 Mbps and 750 GB FUP limit from 600GB FUP at no additional cost. Check of the complete list below. Continue reading “ACT Fibernet revises plans for Hyderabad, increases speed, data limits at no extra cost”

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 4GB RAM, 32GB storage version launched in India at an introductory price of Rs. 12999

Xiaomi Mi Max 2

Xiaomi launched the Mi Max 2 smartphone in India earlier this year with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage for Rs. 16999. Today it has launched the 32GB storage version of the phone in the country. Other specifications are same, including  a 6.44-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display with 0.7mm ultra narrow bezel on the side, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, 5300mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 along with parallel charging and Snapdragon 625 with 4GB of RAM. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi Max 2 4GB RAM, 32GB storage version launched in India at an introductory price of Rs. 12999”

Micromax Bharat 4 with 5-inch HD display, Android 7.0, 4G VoLTE and Bharat 3 launched for Rs. 4999 and Rs. 4499

Micromax Bharat 3

Micromax launched Bharat 2 smartphone earlier this year and the company said that it sold 2 million units since launch. Today the company has launched Bharat 3 and Bharat 4, budget 4G VoLTE smartphones in the country. Both these are powered by MediaTek MT6737M SoCs with 1GB RAM, run Android 7.0 (Nougat) and have 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash. These have support for 22 Indian languages support. Continue reading “Micromax Bharat 4 with 5-inch HD display, Android 7.0, 4G VoLTE and Bharat 3 launched for Rs. 4999 and Rs. 4499”

Airtel Payments Bank integrates UPI payments

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After launching across India earlier this year, Airtel Payments Bank, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel has announced integration of Unified Payments Interface (UPI) on its digital platform, making it the first payments bank to do so. This will allow customers to make secure digital payments to online/offline merchants and make instant money transfers to any bank account in India.
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