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

Emporio Armani

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”

HMD Global schedules an event on July 18, Nokia X5 with 5.86-inch 19:9 display, dual rear cameras expected

Update 3 – July 17: After postponing the launch event last week due to issue with the venue, HMD Global today confirmed that the launch of new ‘X series’ smartphone in China will take place tomorrow, July 18th at 2PM (11:30 AM IST). We already know the specifications and the design of the smartphone. We will know the price tomorrow. Continue reading “HMD Global schedules an event on July 18, Nokia X5 with 5.86-inch 19:9 display, dual rear cameras expected”

Honor 9N with 5.84-inch FHD+ display, dual rear cameras launching in India on July 24

Last week Huawei’s Honor brand sent out invites for the launch of a new smartphone in India on July 24th. It was expected to be the successor of last year’s Honor 9i and to be called as Honor 9X. Now the company has confirmed that that it will be called the Honor 9N. The Honor 9i (2018) was introduced in China last month.

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Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.1 update resumes with July 2018 Android security patch, SMS issue fix

Xiaomi Mi A1 finally got stable Android 8.1 (Oreo) update for last month, but it was pulled quickly after users started complaining about the SMS bug that wipes entire SMS history after updating. After testing a beta ROM earlier this month, Xiaomi today has started rolling out a new update for the Mi A1 A1 userse to fix the issue. In addition the update also brings Android security patch for July 2018. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.1 update resumes with July 2018 Android security patch, SMS issue fix”

Eros Now and Xiaomi enter into strategic distribution partnership, launches monthly subscription plans for Mi TVs starting at Rs. 49

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Eros International today announced a strategic distribution partnership with Xiaomi for its Eros Now digital over-the-top South Asian entertainment platform. This new distribution partnership is an extension of the content experience that both partners offer. Under this partnership, Eros Now will further enhances its distribution to the larger screen in India and then across Asia. Continue reading “Eros Now and Xiaomi enter into strategic distribution partnership, launches monthly subscription plans for Mi TVs starting at Rs. 49”

Fastrack Reflex 2.0 water-resistant fitness tracker with OLED display launched for Rs. 1995

Fastrack has launched its Reflex 2.0 fitness tracker, successor of last year’s Reflex. It has an OLED display, which enables users to be notified of incoming calls, SMS, WhatsApp messages and shows physical activities as well as calories consumed. It has IPX6 ratings for dust and water resistance and promises up to 10 days of battery life. Continue reading “Fastrack Reflex 2.0 water-resistant fitness tracker with OLED display launched for Rs. 1995”

EUME launches world’s first massager waterproof anti-theft backpack with built-in power bank in India for Rs. 3999

EUME has announced the launch of world’s first built-in massager backpack. The company says that the technology is currently patented in India and patent pending in the United States. The backpack helps by massaging the upper back near the trapezoid and the lower back and helps stimulate greater blood flow in areas where heavy backpacks cause a lot of stress.  Continue reading “EUME launches world’s first massager waterproof anti-theft backpack with built-in power bank in India for Rs. 3999”

Sound One SP-40 Sports Water-resistant Bluetooth headset launched for Rs. 1590

Sound One, a Hong Kong based company, popular for portable audio products has launched SP-40 sports Bluetooth headset. It has Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity that lets the stereo earphones pair with iPhone, iOS, Android, tablet or laptop. It has Noise Suppression technology that blocks outside noise and it is water-resistant, thanks to nano-coating that efficiently protects sport earphones from sweat making it perfect for running, exercises, gym, and travelling. Continue reading “Sound One SP-40 Sports Water-resistant Bluetooth headset launched for Rs. 1590”

OnePlus trademarks WARP Charge, could rebrand DASH Charge

At the OnePlus 6 global launch, the company cautiously stayed away from using the word “Dash Charge” while talking about the battery department. Dash Charge is the companies unique charging technology that charges OnePlus phones very quickly and it is also considered to be the fastest among the fastest charging technologies. The OxygenOS Open Beta updates around that time also had replaced the term “Dash Charge” with “charging rapidly.” Continue reading “OnePlus trademarks WARP Charge, could rebrand DASH Charge”