WhatsApp beta for Android hints at Mark as read and Mute shortcuts in notification center [Update: Mute shortcut now rolling out in beta]

Update: Mute Shortcuts that appeared in WhatsApp beta for Android 2.18.214 is now available for everyone from beta version 2.18.216. This feature allows you quickly mute a chat, directly from the Notification Center when you receive over 51 messages from the same chat. The update doesn’t enable Mark as Read shortcut feature in the Notification Center yet.

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Sony WH1000XM3 wireless noise cancelling headphones passes through the FCC

It seems like Sony is already testing the WH1000XM3 wireless noise-canceling headset as the device is now spotted passing through the FCC. The company introduced the WH1000XM2 back in November last year and the successor might arrive later this year around the same time.  Continue reading “Sony WH1000XM3 wireless noise cancelling headphones passes through the FCC”

Amazfit BIP and Stratos smartwatches with multi-sport tracking launching in India on July 24

Huami is finally launching its Amazfit BIP and Stratos smartwatches in India on July 24th. The teaser image shared on Twitter that shows a watch with round dial and buttons on the sides, as well as the one with square screen on the header image confirm that Stratos and BIP models are coming to India next week.

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Intex Indie 5 with 5-inch HD display, 4000mAh battery, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 4999

Intex has launched Indie 5, the company’s latest budget smartphone with a 5-inch HD screen with  Dragontrail Glass protection and a 4000mAh battery. It is powered by a quad-core MediaTek SoC with 2GB of RAM, runs Android 7.0 (Nougat) and has an 8-megapixel on the front and back, both with LED flash. It comes with dedicated dual SIM slots and comes with built-in app like SwiftKey, QR Code scanner, Gaana and more. Continue reading “Intex Indie 5 with 5-inch HD display, 4000mAh battery, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 4999”

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 detailed specifications surface – 10.5-inch WQXGA Super AMOLED display, 7,300mAh battery, Iris Scanner, new S Pen

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Samsung is on the verge of launching the Galaxy Tab S4, and so far we have seen render images and was also spotted passing through the FCC certification. We have seen brief specifications of the tablet, but now thanks to the sources, the final full Galaxy Tab S4 specifications are out in the open. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 detailed specifications surface — 10.5-inch WQXGA Super AMOLED display, 7,300mAh battery, Iris Scanner, new S Pen”

OnePlus 5 and 5T OxygenOS beta update brings Google Lens support in camera, image quality improvements

OnePlus has released new beta updates (Beta 14 for the OnePlus 5 and Open Beta 12 for OnePlus 5T) for the OnePlus 5 and 5T smartphones that finally brings  support for Google Lens support. It also brings image quality improvements and optimizations to reduce oil painting effect. The smartphones got support for Project Treble in the previous OxygenOS beta update earlier this month. Check out the complete changelog below. Continue reading “OnePlus 5 and 5T OxygenOS beta update brings Google Lens support in camera, image quality improvements”

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 with 6.9-inch FHD+ display, 5500mAh battery teased in images ahead of July 19 announcement

Last week Xiaomi confirmed that it will unveil the Mi Max 3 smartphone in China on July 19th. Today Xiaomi co-founder and President Bin Lin has shared images of the smartphone in Blue Black and Gold colors. He said that even though the phone has a large 6.9-inch screen, the phone doesn’t feel big in hand. He also said that the 5500mAh battery will offer long battery life.

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Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite Android One smartphone confirmed to be announced alongside Mi A2 on July 24

Last week Xiaomi sent out invites for the global launch of a new smartphone in Spain on July 24th. Yesterday the company started teasing the launch of the successor of Mi A1 smartphone. Today, the company said that it will be launching two smartphones at the event, as expected. The second smartphone that will join the Mi A2 will be the Mi A2 Lite, the global version of the Redmi 6 Pro which was introduced last month, and even passed through the FCC  recently. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite Android One smartphone confirmed to be announced alongside Mi A2 on July 24”

Emporio Armani connected Wear OS smartwatch with 1.19-inch AMOLED display, Snapdragon 2100 announced

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Emporio Armani today has announced the latest-generation connected Wear OS smartwatch with touchscreens. It packs a 1.19-inch AMOLED display and is powered by the aging Snapdragon 2100. They come with smart features like Google Assistant and Google Pay. Continue reading “Emporio Armani connected Wear OS smartwatch with 1.19-inch AMOLED display, Snapdragon 2100 announced”

Netflix reports 40.3% growth YoY, adds 5.2 million new users in Q2 2018

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Netflix today announced its revenue for Q2 2018 where the company has added 5.2 million new users, the same as Q2 last year, but lower than the 6.2 million forecast. The total revenue (including DVD) of the company came to $3,907 million which is a solid 40.3% growth YoY. It also reported an operating revenue of $462 million with an operating margin of 11.8%. Continue reading “Netflix reports 40.3% growth YoY, adds 5.2 million new users in Q2 2018”

Skype 8.0 for desktop brings HD video calling, media gallery, call recording and more

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Microsoft today is rolling out a new update to Skype for the desktop that brings the version to 8.0 replacing Skype version 7.0. This update replaces Skype Classic. The new features to skype 8.0 include free HD video and screen sharing calls, chat media gallery, share photos, videos, and other files, and more.  Continue reading “Skype 8.0 for desktop brings HD video calling, media gallery, call recording and more”

World Emoji Day: Apple previews over 70 new emojis including redhead, lobster, cupcakes, superhero that are coming to iOS devices

Apple on the occasion of ‘World Emoji Day’ announced that more than 70 new emoji characters are coming to iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac later this year via software update. These new emojis are based on the approved characters from Unicode 11.0Continue reading “World Emoji Day: Apple previews over 70 new emojis including redhead, lobster, cupcakes, superhero that are coming to iOS devices”

Samsung introduces world’s first 8Gb LPDDR5 10nm-class DRAM for mobile devices, 8GB LPDDR5 RAM coming soon

Earlier this year Samsung introduced the first 10nm-class 16Gb GDDR6 DRAM as well as 16Gb DDR5 DRAM. Today the company has introduced the first 10-nanometer (nm) class 8-gigabit (Gb) LPDDR5 DRAM as the successor to the 8Gb LPDDR4 DRAM that was introduced back in 2014 and 8GB LPDDR4 RAM mass production started in 2016. Samsung said that LPDDR5 standard will be used in upcoming 5G and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered mobile applications. Continue reading “Samsung introduces world’s first 8Gb LPDDR5 10nm-class DRAM for mobile devices, 8GB LPDDR5 RAM coming soon”

Truecaller introduces ‘Call Recording’ premium feature for Android

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Truecaller has rolled out new features to its premium users, it includes new ‘Call Recording’ for Android users. This will help users to keep track of important conversations they have with businesses, colleagues, and people. Continue reading “Truecaller introduces ‘Call Recording’ premium feature for Android”

Samsung Galaxy S10 in 5.8-inch, 6.1-inch and 6.4-inch models, triple rear cameras, in-display fingerprint scanner said to be unveiled at MWC 2019

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Apple is widely anticipated to launch three new iPhones later this year including a second-generation 5.8-inch iPhone X, a larger 6.46-inch iPhone X Plus, and a 6.1-inch model with iPhone X like feature. Now in order to compete with Apple, Samsung is also said to be planning on launching 5.8-inch, 6.1-inch, and 6.4-inch models, according to Ming-Chi Kuo. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S10 in 5.8-inch, 6.1-inch and 6.4-inch models, triple rear cameras, in-display fingerprint scanner said to be unveiled at MWC 2019”