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  • WhatsApp new status updates feature Snapchat Stories-like disappearing photos, videos

    By on February 17, 2017 at 6:45 PM.

    WhatsApp new status updates feature Snapchat Stories-like disappearing photos, videos

    WhatsApp had been rumored for quite some time now to introduce a new feature similar to Snapchat’s Stories. Facebook managed to successfully implement Snapchat Stories-like feature on Instagram, and looks like it has passed it on to WhatsApp as well. It had been reported that WhatsApp will allow its users to upload pictures and videos as their status updates in the form of Stories, which would disappear after duration of 24 hours. It was also said that the update would reach iOS users first, followed by Android and Windows Phone later. There are now images released which show how the new WhatsApp status feature would work. More →
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  • Huawei to launch Honor V9 as Honor 8 Pro internationally at MWC 2017

    By on February 17, 2017 at 4:01 PM.

    Huawei to launch Honor V9 as Honor 8 Pro internationally at MWC 2017

    Huawei is geared up to launch a new smartphone called the Honor V9 on February 21. According to a leaked posted, the Honor V9 will be a China exclusive launch. While the launch has been confirmed, a new report says that Huawei will launch the Honor V9 internationally as well, and it would be under the name of Honor 8 Pro. The Honor 8 Pro is said to be launched on February 27 at Huawei’s MWC press conference in Barcelona. If the rumors turn out to be true after all, then this smartphone would be the fourth variant in the Honor 8 series. Up until now, Huawei has launched the Honor 8, Honor 8 Smart and Honor 8 Lite smartphones. More →
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  • Xiaomi launches a pair of sunglasses priced around Rs 2,000, here’s everything you need to know

    By on February 17, 2017 at 12:30 PM.

    Xiaomi launches a pair of sunglasses priced around Rs 2,000, here’s everything you need to know

    Xiaomi’s smartphones may already be well known in the industry, but the Chinese company is also known for its ecosystem of smart products. These days, the company seems to be working towards making just about anything ‘smart’. Just two days back, Xiaomi introduced a new smart home product called the Mi Populele, a ‘smart’ version of the Ukelele. Today, the company has introduced a new product, which are essentially a pair of sunglasses carrying the Turok Steinhardt branding. The Xiaomi Turok Steinhardt sunglasses filter ultraviolet light completely and weigh only 18 grams. More →
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  • BSNL partners Ministry of Tourism to offer free SIM cards to foreign tourists with e-Visa

    By on February 16, 2017 at 5:45 PM.

    BSNL partners Ministry of Tourism to offer free SIM cards to foreign tourists with e-Visa

    In a bid to make travelling to India more comfortable and convenient for tourists, the Indian government has launched a new initiative of pre-loaded SIM cards on arrival. Launched by Dr Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Tourism and Culture, the pre-loaded SIM cards will be available for foreign tourists arriving in India on e-Visa. This initiative is in partnership with telecom operator BSNL and will initially be available at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (T3 Terminal) at New Delhi. The pre-loaded SIM cards will eventually be available at the remaining 15 international airports in the country where e-Visa facility is available. More →
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  • Asus ZenFone Go (ZB500KL) reportedly available in India for Rs 8,999: Specifications, features

    By on February 16, 2017 at 4:00 PM.

    Asus ZenFone Go (ZB500KL) reportedly available in India for Rs 8,999: Specifications, features

    Adding to their confusing lineup is yet another smartphone which goes by the name Asus ZenFone Go (ZB500KL). This would be the seventh smartphone in the ZenFone Go series by Asus, and it has been spotted by Mumbai-based mobile retailer Mahesh Telecom. The Asus ZenFone Go (ZB500KL) is listed on the company’s official website and it is priced at Rs 8,999. The smartphone is available for purchase on Amazon but Asus has not launched it officially. More →
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  • LG G6: 5.7-inch QHD display with 18:9 aspect ratio, UX 6.0 and everything else you need to know

    By on February 16, 2017 at 1:26 PM.

    LG G6: 5.7-inch QHD display with 18:9 aspect ratio, UX 6.0 and everything else you need to know

    All eyes are set on the LG G6 which is scheduled to be unveiled at the upcoming MWC 2017 in Barcelona. With Samsung postponing the unveiling of the Galaxy S8, LG has all the opportunity in the world to hog the limelight. While LG has been teasing the G6 smartphone for a while, rumor mills have been spilling the beans for the restless hearts. One thing for certain is that LG is being utterly careful with the G6 this time, considering how the G5 failed as a flagship smartphone. LG has now officially announced that the G6 will feature a “FullVision” display, and also its new mobile UX 6.0 which further enhances the display, camera, Graphical User Interface (GUI), and multitasking of apps. Accumulating the latest tidbit, past rumors and leaks, here’s a roundup of all the information we have on the LG G6 so far. More →
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  • Xiaomi Mi 6 will not feature a dual-edge curved display: Report

    By on February 14, 2017 at 12:42 PM.

    Xiaomi Mi 6 will not feature a dual-edge curved display: Report

    Even as Xiaomi kicked off 2017 with the launch of the Redmi Note 4 in India and Redmi Note 4X in China, all eyes are now set upon its upcoming flagship smartphone, the Mi 6. While it was earlier speculated that the device will be showcased at the MWC 2017, the company has confirmed skipping the event altogether. But this hasn't stopped the flurry of rumors for the Mi 6. Up until now, it had been reported that the Mi 6 would feature a dual-edge curved display like the Mi Note 2, but a new rumor contradicts this. More →
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  • Huawei Watch 2 with Android Wear 2.0 to launch at MWC 2017; here’s everything you need to know

    By on February 13, 2017 at 5:30 PM.

    Huawei Watch 2 with Android Wear 2.0 to launch at MWC 2017; here’s everything you need to know

    Google last week released its latest wearables platform Android Wear 2.0 along with the launch of LG Watch Style and LG Watch Sport. The next smartwatch in line to launch with Android Wear 2.0 out-of-the-box is being rumored to be the Huawei Watch 2. It had been speculated for quite some time that Huawei would be launching its next smartwatch at the MWC 2017 event. Now, Huawei has confirmed that the Huawei Watch 2 will indeed be unveiled at the forthcoming event. More →
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  • LG G6 rumored to feature new Quad DAC for better audio; here’s everything we know so far

    By on February 13, 2017 at 3:03 PM.

    LG G6 rumored to feature new Quad DAC for better audio; here’s everything we know so far

    One of the most anticipated products to be unveiled at the MWC 2017 is LG's latest flagship smartphone, the G6. Already, there have been tons of rumors and leaks around the smartphone while LG has also put up a teaser for the smartphone, hinting at a "Big Screen." Now, a new leaked image of what's believed to be the front panel of the LG G6 is doing the rounds. While the LG G6 is expected to be a major upgrade over the G5, the smartphone could settle with last year's Snapdragon processor. According to new rumors, LG is most likely to use Snpadragon 821 SoC instead of Qualcomm's latest top-end 835 SoC. Another new information is that LG is going to use Quad DAC for superior audio experience on the flagship smartphone. More →
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  • Xiaomi to launch Snapdragon 660-powered smartphone, could be the Redmi Pro 2

    By on February 13, 2017 at 12:30 PM.

    Xiaomi to launch Snapdragon 660-powered smartphone, could be the Redmi Pro 2

    Xiaomi began kicked off the new year in India with the launch of the Redmi Note 4, and also launched the Redmi Note 4X just last week in China which features a Snapdragon 625 SoC under its hood. Now the Chinese company is rumored to be working on a new smartphone which would be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 chipset. This upcoming chipset is the successor to the mid-range octa-core Snapdragon 652 SoC. More →
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