Microsoft’s second generation HoloLens will feature a custom AI processor

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Microsoft is working on its second generation HoloLens headset and the company has announced few details about the device. The next generation HoloLens will come with AI chip. The company

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Google Maps now shows real-time transit info for WBTC buses in Kolkata

Google Maps Kolkata real-time transit

Google Maps already has transit feature in 16 Indian cities, today Google has announced a partnership with the West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC), to add real-time information about bus arrival times for Kolkata on Google Maps. Continue reading “Google Maps now shows real-time transit info for WBTC buses in Kolkata”

Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display, Android 7.0 launched in India for Rs. 11490

Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt

Samsung has launched Galaxy J7 Nxt (SM-J701F), the company’s latest smartphone in the J7 series in India. It has a 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display, is powered by an Octa-Core processor  Exynos 7870 processor and runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat). It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera that also has LED flash.
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Sony BRAVIA A1 OLED 4K HDR Smart TVs launched in India starting at Rs. 3,64,900

Sony A1 OLED

After launching its Bravia X Series Smart TVs in the country, Sony has launched its BRAVIA OLED A1 series of TVs in India in 55-inch and 65-inch versions. These are powered by 4K HDR Processor X1 Extreme, has 4K X-Reality PRO Dual database processing, support Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse and have Acoustic Surface technology so sound comes from the entire screen. Continue reading “Sony BRAVIA A1 OLED 4K HDR Smart TVs launched in India starting at Rs. 3,64,900”

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tipped to come with Bixby-powered earphone

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Samsung is all set to announce the Galaxy Note 8 next month. A new report from ET News states that the company is working on a Bluetooth earphones that work with it’s new Bixby voice assistantContinue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tipped to come with Bixby-powered earphone”

JioPhone is powered by Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform

JioPhone

Reliance Jio unveiled its first 4G VoLTE feature phone – JioPhone yesterday. The company revealed some of the features of the phone, but it did not confirm complete specifications at the event or on its site. Today Qualcomm India confirmed that the phone is powered by its latest 205 Mobile Platform which is a 1.1GHz Dual Core SoC with integrated X5 LTE Global Mode modem for VoLTE and multimode dual SIM. The Lava 4G Connect M1, which was the launched as the first VoLTE feature phone is powered by a Quad-core Spreadtrum SP9820A Processor.

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Bingo F1 and F2 Smart Bands with OLED display, heart rate sensor launched starting at Rs. 1499

Bingo F1

After last year’s M2 Smart Band, Bingo Technologies has launched Bingo F1 and F2 Smart Bands in the country. These have a 0.71-inch (96 x 32 pixels) OLED displays, have a heart rate sensor and have IP67 ratings for dust and water resistance. These use Bluetooth 4.0 and connect to Android and iOS devices to offer notification. Continue reading “Bingo F1 and F2 Smart Bands with OLED display, heart rate sensor launched starting at Rs. 1499”

Samsung Galaxy C7 (2017) with 5.5-inch 1080p AMOLED display, 4GB RAM, dual rear cameras gets certified

Samsung Galaxy C7 2017

After Bluetooth and Wi-Fi certification, Samsung Galaxy C7 2017 (SM-C7100) has been certified by TENAA in China. This reveals slightly larger 5.5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display, compared to the predecessor. It also shows unibody design with antenna bands on the back. There are also 13-megapixel and a 5-megapixel dual rear cameras on the back and a 16-megapixel camera on the front with LED flash.

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Intel accuses Qualcomm’s anti-competitive actions for mobile chips

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Intel has accused Qualcomm of creating a monopoly for itself and not licensing “standard-essential” patents at a fair rate as required by law. The statement, filed with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) comes in response to Qualcomm’s suit against Apple alleging that the iPhone maker was infringing on six patents that aided iPhone battery life. Continue reading “Intel accuses Qualcomm’s anti-competitive actions for mobile chips”

The Essential Phone will start shipping in “few weeks”, confirms Andy Rubin

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Android creator Andy Rubin introduced the Essential Phone in May. Pre-order for the phone had began since the announcement and the phone was expected to start shipping this month but that it failed to meet the deadline. Now, Rubin has shared it’s close to shipping its new smartphone. Continue reading “The Essential Phone will start shipping in “few weeks”, confirms Andy Rubin”

iVooMi Me4 and Me5 with Android 7.0, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 3499 and Rs. 4499

iVooMi Me4

Chinese smartphone maker iVOOMi has launched Me4 and Me5, its latest budget smartphones with 4G VoLTE support and Android 7.0 (Nougat) in India. The Me4 comes with a 4.5-inch FWVGA display and the Me5 has a 5-inch HD display. These have dual SIM support, similar to most other smartphones. Continue reading “iVooMi Me4 and Me5 with Android 7.0, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 3499 and Rs. 4499”

Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick world’s first USB-based deep learning kit announced

Movidius Neural Compute Stick

Intel has announced Movidius Neural Compute Stick, which is the world’s first USB-based deep learning inference kit and self-contained artificial intelligence (AI) accelerator delivering dedicated deep neural network processing capabilities to a wide range of host devices.

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TRAI rejects floor pricing proposal for data and voice calls by telecom operators

Today the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) rejected proposal of Telecom players to fix a floor price for both voice and data services and said it did not seem to be a ‘workable idea’. After proposal from telecom industry stakeholders last week for fixation of a minimum floor price for data and voice calls, TRAI had given them a meeting today, where Idea Cellular is said to have prepared a presentation to support it.

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Motorola Pulse M Premium Designer Over-Ear Headphones launched in India for Rs. 2999

Motorola Pulse M

Motorola Pulse M Over-the- Ear Wired Headphone has launched in India. It is premium headphones targeted at those who are looking for a rich audio experience. It has a white leather and rose gold metal finish design for a premium look and also promises comfortable experience. It has over-ear cups and 40mm drivers. Continue reading “Motorola Pulse M Premium Designer Over-Ear Headphones launched in India for Rs. 2999”