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  • Nokia Lumia 530 launched in India, priced at Rs 7,199

    By on August 13, 2014 at 12:46 PM.

    Nokia Lumia 530 launched in India, priced at Rs 7,199

    Microsoft has launched the Nokia Lumia 530 in India for Rs 7,199. The Windows Phone 8.1 running affordable smartphone is now officially available on Nokia India's online store. Earlier the smartphone was put up on pre-order on Snapdeal. More →
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  • Microsoft researchers modify smartphone camera in to a Kinect-like 3D camera

    By on August 12, 2014 at 3:57 PM.

    Microsoft researchers modify smartphone camera in to a Kinect-like 3D camera

    A team at Microsoft Research centre has developed a new technology that transforms a 2D smartphone camera in to a 3D infrared camera. This new camera sensor will then somewhat work like a Kinect to map the depth data and track a user's hand gestures and face. With this camera sensor, it will be much cheaper and simpler for developers to work on 3D applications for smartphones. More →
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  • Hands On

    Oppo N1 mini hands-on and first impressions

    By on August 12, 2014 at 3:43 PM.

    Oppo N1 mini hands-on and first impressions

    Oppo launched the N1 mini in India yesterday, which is essentially a smaller variant of the N1 smartphone launched early this year. The Chinese company has launched the smartphone at Rs 26,990, which puts it on the higher side, especially since the current trend is to sell phones with higher specifications at low price. Oppo however feels that with features like a swivel camera, interactive UI and a good build quality, this newbie gets an edge over others in the competition. We had the phone in our hands for a while and here are our first impressions. More →
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  • Apple reportedly starts production of new iPads with anti-reflective display

    By on August 12, 2014 at 1:10 PM.

    Apple reportedly starts production of new iPads with anti-reflective display

    Apple is reportedly working on adding a new anti-reflection coating on its new iPad models, which include a full-sized iPad with a 9.7-inch screen and a new version of the 7.9-inch iPad mini. As per Bloomberg’s report this coating on new iPads will be helpful in offering a better display and visuals even in bright lighting conditions. More →
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  • Oppo N1 Mini to launch today in India

    By on August 11, 2014 at 10:49 AM.

    Oppo N1 Mini to launch today in India

    Oppo is all set to launch the N1 Mini today at an event to happen in Delhi. The phone will be the smaller version of the Oppo N1, which was launched early this year. As far as the specifications revealed by the company in other countries, the N1 Mini comes with a 720p display and a 13-megapixel swivel camera, which is capable of shooting at 24-megapixel ultra HD mode. More →
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  • Android 4.4 KitKat update for Sony Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual rolls out

    By on August 8, 2014 at 6:04 PM.

    Android 4.4 KitKat update for Sony Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual rolls out

    Sony today announced that it is rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat update for its mid-range smartphones — Xperia E1 and Xperia E1 Dual. The company mentioned that the roll out will happen in phases, depending up on the market and carriers. More →
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  • Microsoft to drop technical and security support for older Windows and Internet Explorer versions

    By on August 8, 2014 at 3:00 PM.

    Microsoft to drop technical and security support for older Windows and Internet Explorer versions

    Microsoft will be pulling out support and security updates for older version of its services in order to push users to migrate to the newer versions. The company has announced that from January 12, 2016 onwards, it will discontinue support for several older versions of operating systems and browsers, and will only offer technical and security support for the most recent versions. More →
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  • Angry Birds Stella set for launch on September 4

    By on August 8, 2014 at 12:12 PM.

    Angry Birds Stella set for launch on September 4

    Rovio’s fan will be delighted to know that the company’s much awaited game, Angry Birds Stella, will finally go live on app stores on September 4. The company has tweeted it out that “the adventure begins September 4”, and has posted the first YouTube video trailer of the game. More →
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  • Facebook Messenger for Android Wear updated to support voice messages

    By on August 7, 2014 at 5:16 PM.

    Facebook Messenger for Android Wear updated to support voice messages

    After WhatsApp, Facebook too has updated its Messenger app to be compatible with Android Wear devices. The updated app adds voice reply feature directly from an Android Wear smartwatch. The announcement of version 9 update of Facebook Messenger was made by an Android software engineer Ian Lake on Google+. More →
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  • Google acquires Emu, a messaging service with Siri like assistant

    By on August 7, 2014 at 3:29 PM.

    Google acquires Emu, a messaging service with Siri like assistant

    Google has acquired an instant text messaging based service named Emu which was known for featuring a built-in virtual assistant in the app. First reported by Techcrunch, the announcement of the acquisition was made through a blog post by EMU team, however size of the deal has not yet been disclosed by these companies. Emu service was created by Gummi Hafsteinsson, who had a stint in Google for its Maps and Voice Search services, and was one of the leads behind Apple’s Siri virtual assistant. More →
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