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  • Lava A50, A55 3G-only smartphones with Android Marshmallow launched: Price, specifications, features

    By about 8 hours ago.

    Lava A50, A55 3G-only smartphones with Android Marshmallow launched: Price, specifications, features

    Lava has launched two new entry-level smartphones, called the A50 and the A55. Both smartphones are currently listed on the company’s official website although their availability details are not known as yet. The Lava A50 is priced at Rs 3,999, while the Lava A55 is priced at Rs 4,399. The smartphones are both available in two color options of black and silver. More →
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  • Nokia could launch foldable smartphones, patent hints

    By on January 13, 2017 at 3:25 PM.

    Nokia could launch foldable smartphones, patent hints

    Nokia began the year with a fresh start by launching the Android-powered Nokia 6 smartphone, under HMD Global. The once glorious smartphone company is looking forward to launching more in the days to come, hoping to regain its lost stature. The latest development in Nokia’s stride is that of a foldable smartphone which comes from a patent granted to the company. It looks like Nokia is joining the race of major smartphone companies like Samsung and LG in the quest of launching foldable devices. Samsung’s foldable devices are expected to be launched commercially by Q3 of this year. More →
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  • Snapchat set for major redesign; to add universal search bar, improved navigation and more

    By on January 13, 2017 at 12:33 PM.

    Snapchat set for major redesign; to add universal search bar, improved navigation and more

    Snapchat is set to roll out a major overhaul that focuses on making the app more user-friendly. Along with new features, the update will bring a new interface with a special emphasis on improved searching and navigation within the app. Currently available for beta users right now, Snapchat is expected to roll out the update for iOS users followed by Android users. Let's take a look at the big changes that Snapchat is going to roll out. More →
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  • YouTube for iOS now lets you watch videos in up to 1440p resolution on your 4.7-inch iPhones

    By on January 12, 2017 at 8:00 PM.

    YouTube for iOS now lets you watch videos in up to 1440p resolution on your 4.7-inch iPhones

    Google’s YouTube app for iOS devices has an important update for iPhone users. The latest YouTube update brings with it an increase in the maximum resolution support for videos. Up until now, the iPhone 6 Plus and the iPhone 7 Plus, with the biggest display sizes of 5.5-inch had the option of 1440p resolutions for watching videos on YouTube. As for the others, the resolution stopped at 720p. With the latest update, iPhone users will now have access to watch videos in full HD and Quad HD resolution. More →
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  • Xiaomi Mi 6 could feature rear dual-camera setup

    By on January 12, 2017 at 3:00 PM.

    Xiaomi Mi 6 could feature rear dual-camera setup

    Internet has been abuzz with rumors about the Xiaomi Mi 6 launching early next month. The upcoming Xiaomi flagship is expected to come Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 chipset. Just yesterday we came across a report which assured that the Mi 6 with the Snapdragon 835 chipset has entered mass production and is coming in two variants – one with an LCD display, and the other with a curved OLED display. Now, a new report suggests that there will be two variants of the Mi 6 in terms of RAM and display as well. It also suggests a dual camera set up for the Mi 6. More →
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  • Samsung’s flexible smartphone to fold outward, expected to launch in Q3 2017: Report

    By on January 12, 2017 at 2:45 PM.

    Samsung’s flexible smartphone to fold outward, expected to launch in Q3 2017: Report

    Samsung has been long rumored to launch a smartphone with foldable display with patents and reports hinting on different designs and technology. Just a day earlier, there was a report saying that Samsung is prepping two foldable smartphones, the Galaxy X1 and the Galaxy X1 Plus. The design and technology shown were the smartphone having a bendable section in the middle and folding inward. The latest report now brings something different on the table and also suggests the timeline for its official launch. It is now said that the smartphone in question would have a display which will fold on the outside, giving it a display on the front and the back as well. More →
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  • LG G6 could release on March 10; here’s everything we know so far

    By on January 11, 2017 at 8:15 PM.

    LG G6 could release on March 10; here’s everything we know so far

    As the CES 2017 hangover wears out, anticipation for the Mobile World Congress (MWC) begins where we will witness the launch of long-awaited flagship smartphones. LG has confirmed that it will unveil its flagship smartphone, the G6, at the MWC 2017. Heavy expectations lie on the South Korean giant, as the LG G6 is expected to do better than the G5, which failed miserably as a flagship smartphone. Latest reports now suggest that LG is in a rush to launch the G6 as it could be on March 10, just two weeks after its unveiling at the MWC. If the rumors are to be believed, then LG would outrun its competitor Samsung, which is slated to launch the Galaxy S8 one month later, around mid-April. More →
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  • Nokia 6 silver color variant spotted on TENAA: Specifications, features

    By on January 11, 2017 at 4:38 PM.

    Nokia 6 silver color variant spotted on TENAA: Specifications, features

    This year began as a fresh start for Nokia as its first smartphone under HMD Global, the Nokia 6 was launched. The Nokia 6 has been launched as a China-exclusive, and has been priced at RMB 1,699 (Rs 16,800 approximately). The Nokia 6 was launched in black color, but now a silver color may be in the pipeline. The silver-colored Nokia 6 bearing model number TA-1000 has been spotted on Chinese certification website TENAA. There is no news however, on when Nokia plans on launching this variant. More →
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  • Xiaomi Mi 6 prices leaked ahead of potential launch in February

    By on January 11, 2017 at 1:45 PM.

    Xiaomi Mi 6 prices leaked ahead of potential launch in February

    Xiaomi’s upcoming smartphone the Mi 6 has been rumored aggressively for quite some time now. The smartphone has been making news most primarily because it is said to be powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 535 chipset. In addition to this, it has also been rumored that the Xiaomi Mi 6 smartphone would be available in three variants differentiated by their processors. The company is expected to launch the Mi 6 next month ahead of Samsung Galaxy S8’s launch, and would also be Xiaomi’s first flagship smartphone of the year. The latest report further confirms this news as it suggests that the Mi 6 has entered into mass production and its prices has also been revealed. More →
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  • Amazon Prime Video to stream ‘Oggy & the Cockroaches’,‘Zig & Sharko’ in India

    By on January 10, 2017 at 8:00 PM.

    Amazon Prime Video to stream ‘Oggy & the Cockroaches’,‘Zig & Sharko’ in India

    Posing a major threat to Netflix, Amazon launched its video-on-demand service Amazon Prime Video in India last month. Not just as a competitor in the same segment, Amazon Prime Video launched with an introductory offer for just Rs 499 per year, relatively cheaper than rival streaming services. Amazon for its Prime Video service had partnered with Dharma Productions, Vishesh Films and T-Series keeping in mind the pivotal role Bollywood plays in India. Amazon Prime Video has now entered into an exclusive agreement with Xilam Animation to stream some of the most popular animated series’ thereby, expanding its reach among the younger audience. More →
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