Honor Play 7 with 5.45-inch 18:9 FullView display, Android 8.1 announced

Huawei’s Honor Brand has introduced Honor Play 7, which is the company’s latest budget smartphone in China. It was certified last month, and packs a 5.45-inch HD+ display, is powered by  MediaTek MT6739 SoC with 2GB RAM, comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, both with LED flash. Continue reading “Honor Play 7 with 5.45-inch 18:9 FullView display, Android 8.1 announced”

Fortnite for Android to release in Q3 2018; new update to iOS brings Voice Chat, improved gameplay and more

Fornite

Epic Games today has announced that the Android version of the Fortnite game will be releasing this August, and it has also rolled out a bunch of new update to the mobile version of the game that is available on iOS platform. The update brings Customisable Hud, Voice Chat, improved gameplay, and controls, and more. Continue reading “Fortnite for Android to release in Q3 2018; new update to iOS brings Voice Chat, improved gameplay and more”

Honor 7C with 5.99-inch 18:9 FullView display, Snapdragon 450, dual rear cameras launching in India on May 22 [Update: Honor 7A as well exclusively on Flipkart]

Flipkart has confirmed that Honor 7A will also launch in India alongside the Honor 7C next Tuesday. It was introduced in China last month at 799 yuan (US$ 126 / Rs. 8,250 approx.) for the 2GB RAM with 32GB storage version with single rear camera and 999 yuan (US$ 158 / Rs. 10,315 approx.) for the 3GB RAM with 32GB version with dual rear cameras. We should know the pricing for India in a couple of days. Check out the specifications below. Continue reading “Honor 7C with 5.99-inch 18:9 FullView display, Snapdragon 450, dual rear cameras launching in India on May 22 [Update: Honor 7A as well exclusively on Flipkart]”

Samsung Galaxy J6 and Galaxy A6+ with Infinity display pricing surface ahead of India launch on May 21

Samsung has confirmed that it will launch Galaxy J6 smartphone in the ‘J series’ in India on May 21st. India will be one of the first countries to get the smartphone, and the company has confirmed that it will feature an Infinity display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The company will also launch the  Galaxy A6+ (SM-A605F) alongside, which was introduced earlier this month.

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Google opines that India’s anti-trust ruling could cause irreparable harm

Google

Alphabet Inc’s Google says that an India anti-trust ruling that found it to be guilty of search bias could cause “irreparable” harm and reputational loss to the company. To refresh your memory, Indian Antitrust watchdog has fined Google Rs.135.86 crores back in February.  Continue reading “Google opines that India’s anti-trust ruling could cause irreparable harm”

Samsung suspends Galaxy S7 Android Oreo update over random reboots [ Update: Roll out resumes]

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Update: Samsung has resumed the roll out of Oreo update for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge with firmware version G930FXXU2ERE8 and G935FXXU2ERE8, respectively in Portual.  Other countries should get the update soon.

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Android P beta available for OnePlus 6 on launch day [ Update: Now available for Download]

Update: As promised OnePlus has released Android P Beta for the OnePlus 6, soon after the announcement, and before it goes on sale next week. It also warns that some functions like VoLTE and Face Unlock doesn’t work. You can download Android P ROM from here and flash manually at your own risk. You can also easily roll back to Android Oreo by flashing the ROM here.  Check out the source link below for flashing instructions. The company said that it will release device trees and kernel sources for the phone soon.

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Airtel, Amazon team-up to offer 4G smartphones at an effective starting price of Rs. 3399

Airtel and Amazon India today announced that they are partnering to jointly drive smartphone adoption across the country. Both the companies will now launch 4G smartphones at an affordable price for a wide range of smartphone starting at Rs. 3,999.  Continue reading “Airtel, Amazon team-up to offer 4G smartphones at an effective starting price of Rs. 3399”

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 gets another permanent price cut in India, now available for Rs. 29999

Mi Mix 2

Xiaomi after slashing the price of Mi MIX 2 by Rs. 3,000 in January, has again announced a permanent price cut in India, bringing the price down to Rs. 29,999. The phone was initially launched back in October Rs. 35999 and this permanent price drop is applicable on mi.com, Mi Home, and official partners like Flipkart. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 gets another permanent price cut in India, now available for Rs. 29999”

Microsoft Xbox Adaptive Controller for differently-abled players announced

Xbox Adaptive Controller

Microsoft has announced new Xbox Adaptive Controller for differently-abled players. It was developed in partnership with organizations around the world, including The AbleGamers Charity, The Cerebral Palsy Foundation, Craig Hospital, SpecialEffect, and Warfighter Engaged. Continue reading “Microsoft Xbox Adaptive Controller for differently-abled players announced”

RED HYDROGEN ONE smartphone with Holographic display coming to AT&T and Verizon in August

RED Hydrogen

RED, popular for its high-end cameras back in July last year had introduced the RED HYDROGEN ONE. Though the initial launch date was Q1 2018, after delaying it for a while, the phone is finally coming to AT&T and Verizon in the USA and Telcel in Mexico in August. Pre-orders will ship about a month before the official launch date.
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Chrome 69 will remove ‘Secure’ label on HTTPS sites in September

Google Chrome Secure

Google previously announced that it would start displaying “not secure” labels to HTTP sites back in February. Google shows the secure label for sites with HTTPS in its address bar so to make users feel that the web is secure by default and needs no indication.  Continue reading “Chrome 69 will remove ‘Secure’ label on HTTPS sites in September”

Instagram now lets you share feed posts directly to stories

Instagram Stories

Instagram is now rolling out the ability to share feed posts directly to stories, after testing it earlier this year. This makes it easier to share a post that you come across your feed directly to stories for your friends and followers to see. Continue reading “Instagram now lets you share feed posts directly to stories”

Asus Zenfone Live L1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone with 5.45-inch HD+ display announced

Asus has officially introduced Zenfone Live L1 (ZA550KL), the company’s first Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone in Indonesia, after it surfaced earlier this month. It packs a 5.45-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio and 82% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by Snapdragon 425 SoC with 2GB RAM or 3GB RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) Go Edition or Android 8.0 (Oreo) with ZenUI 5 depending on the version, has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera and also has face unlock. Continue reading “Asus Zenfone Live L1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone with 5.45-inch HD+ display announced”

OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition with 8GB RAM, 256GB storage launched in India for Rs. 44999

OnePlus has launched the OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition smartphone in India, as it had promised. It was introduced in China earlier, has a custom 3D Kevelar-textured glass back with Corning Gorilla 5 protection, features 6 layers of optical coating, and comes with Avengers logo on the back in gold, in addition to OnePlus logo. It also has 5 Avengers wallpapers. Continue reading “OnePlus 6 Marvel Avengers Limited Edition with 8GB RAM, 256GB storage launched in India for Rs. 44999”