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  • Samsung’s new patents reveal a smartwatch with built-in camera, wristband display, and a tablet with rollable display

    By on May 26, 2017 at 3:19 PM.

    Samsung’s new patents reveal a smartwatch with built-in camera, wristband display, and a tablet with rollable display

    Giving a clue of what the future might hold for electronic devices like tablets and wearables, Samsung has filed another patent and this time it's about slide-out displays. To be precise, Samsung has filed two new patents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)- one for a smartwatch and the other for a tablet. Previously, we have come across Samsung's patents for foldable displays, but now, the company seems to be trying out something new. More →
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  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4A go up for pre-orders today on mi.com at 12PM

    By on May 26, 2017 at 11:32 AM.

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4A go up for pre-orders today on mi.com at 12PM

    In case you are looking to get your hands on the new Xiaomi smartphones, the company will be opening a pre-order window for the Redmi Note 4 and Redmi 4A on mi.com today. The smartphones will be up for pre-orders at 12PM IST. Pre-ordering a product can save you from all the hassle queuing up in weekly flash sales. More →
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  • Android co-founder Andy Rubin’s Essential smartphone likely to debut on May 30

    By on May 26, 2017 at 10:27 AM.

    Android co-founder Andy Rubin’s Essential smartphone likely to debut on May 30

    We all know that Android co-founder Andy Rubin is working on a high-end smartphone, that is said compete with the likes of Google's Pixel, Apple's iPhones and Samsung's Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+. The yet-to-be-named smartphone will be sold under Rubin's Essential firm. In the latest development, Rubin has welcomed its company 'Essential' on Twitter, promising a big announcement on May 30. The Code Conference takes place on May 30, and it is where Rubin is expected to announce the new Android smartphone. More →
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  • Twitter adds 69 new emojis, but there’s a catch

    By on May 25, 2017 at 6:07 PM.

    Twitter adds 69 new emojis, but there’s a catch

    A recent study proved that emojis are used extensively to express emotions on Facebook, WhatsApp, and Twitter-like platforms. While Facebook and WhatsApp mostly get timely updates to their emojis, Twitter isn't that regular. Now however, the microblogging website has updated its set of custom emojis with full support for Emoji 5.0. More →
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  • Beware! Hackers find a way to access your computer via movie subtitles

    By on May 25, 2017 at 11:30 AM.

    Beware! Hackers find a way to access your computer via movie subtitles

    Researchers at Check Point Security Labs have discovered a new hacking technique that can violate your privacy and take over your computer, and it comes from a very unlikely source -- subtitles. The security research firm has revealed that using movie subtitles on certain media players, hackers can take complete control over your system. More →
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  • Xiaomi Mi Max 2 likely to launch in China today, here’s what to expect

    By on May 25, 2017 at 9:08 AM.

    Xiaomi Mi Max 2 likely to launch in China today, here’s what to expect

    Xiaomi is all set to launch the much-rumored Mi Max 2 smartphone at an event in China later today. In the run-up to the event, Xiaomi has been teasing different aspects of the smartphone, especially key features like a massive battery, and 6.44-inch display. The event is set to kick off at 11:30AM IST, and you can follow all the latest announces on the company's official forum. More →
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  • BSNL launches satellite phone services in India; call rates expected to start at Rs 35 per minute

    By on May 24, 2017 at 7:45 PM.

    BSNL launches satellite phone services in India; call rates expected to start at Rs 35 per minute

    BSNL has today launched a satellite phone service in India, whereby Indian government and private sector customers will be able to  place calls using Inmarsat’s technology. BSNL has signed an agreement with London-based satellite services company 'INMARSAT' to provide satellite-based telecom services in India. The service will cover remote areas where traditional mobile networks are not present. More →
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  • A Samsung Galaxy S8 wrapped under fidget spinners is dropped from a drone, because why not

    By on May 24, 2017 at 4:56 PM.

    A Samsung Galaxy S8 wrapped under fidget spinners is dropped from a drone, because why not

    Samsung Galaxy S8 and fidget spinners are two of the most talked about products these days. The Galaxy S8 is a beautiful looking phone, but at the same time, it is also fragile. So can a bunch of fidget spinners wrapped around the Galaxy S8 help the smartphone survive a drop test? Turns out, some folks had enough time in hand to try and find out. More →
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  • Vodafone, Airtel, Matrix international roaming pack may lower your phone bills by 90%; here’s how

    By on May 24, 2017 at 1:54 PM.

    Vodafone, Airtel, Matrix international roaming pack may lower your phone bills by 90%; here’s how

    If you travel abroad, what dreads you the most is probably high mobile bills. Thanks to telecom companies like Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Matrix, international roaming packs could cost betwee 60 and 90 percent less. More →
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  • Xiaomi Mi Note 3 with MIUI 9, Snapdragon 835 SoC, OLED display likely to launch next month

    By on May 24, 2017 at 11:34 AM.

    Xiaomi Mi Note 3 with MIUI 9, Snapdragon 835 SoC, OLED display likely to launch next month

    It is no secret that Xiaomi is working on the successor to last year's Mi Note 2. Dubbed Mi Note 3, it is expected to feature premium specifications and a massive battery when compared to the recently launched Mi 6. While previous leaks have hinted at some specifications, the latest rumor suggests that the Mi Note 3 will be the first smartphone to ship with MIUI 9 out-of-box when it launches sometime next month. More →
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