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  • OnePlus 5 becomes highest grossing smartphone in launch week on Amazon India

    By about 4 hours ago.

    OnePlus 5 becomes highest grossing smartphone in launch week on Amazon India

    OnePlus could be on the road to compete against Xiaomi, as its flagship smartphone, the OnePlus is setting records online. The OnePlus 5 was launched in India on July 20 and went on sale the same day exclusively via Amazon India. Prior to its launch, the smartphone had garnered almost one million ‘Notify Me’ subscriptions on Amazon India. OnePlus has now announced that “the OnePlus 5 is now the highest grossing phone in the launch week” on Amazon India. More →
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  • Asus Zenfone 3 Laser, Zenfone 3 Zoom start receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat update

    By about 5 hours ago.

    Asus Zenfone 3 Laser, Zenfone 3 Zoom start receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat update

    Asus is currently rolling out the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for the Zenfone 3 Laser and the Zenfone 3 Zoom. Asus had unveiled the Zenfone 3 Laser at last year’s Computex and launched the smartphone in India last July. The Zenfone 3 Zoom was unveiled this year at the CES 2017 expo, and is currently available in the US. The Zenfone 3 Zoom along with the Zenfone AR is expected to launch in India within two months. Both the Zenfone 3 Laser and the Zenfone 3 Zoom launched with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box. More →
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  • Petya ransomware attack: India worst hit in Asia-Pacific, 7th most affected globally

    By about 6 hours ago.

    Petya ransomware attack: India worst hit in Asia-Pacific, 7th most affected globally

    May witnessed the terrible WannaCry ransomware attack which managed to affect over 200,000 systems in 150 countries. Investigations are still going on with alleged suspicions on North Korea’s infamous Lazarus Group. As organizations recover from the WannaCry attack, a new variant of the Petya ransomware has emerged from Ukraine, and is said to have affected over 12,000 machines across the globe. More →
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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 FE with Android Nougat, 4GB RAM spotted on GFXBench

    By about 9 hours ago.

    Samsung Galaxy Note 7 FE with Android Nougat, 4GB RAM spotted on GFXBench

    Samsung decided to launch the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 units to select global market depending on various factors. The smartphone could be launched as Galaxy Note 7 FE (Fandom Edition) or Galaxy Note 7R (Refurbished). Just yesterday, it was reported that the Galaxy Note 7 FE would go on sale as early as July 7, and would be priced around $600 (Rs 40,000 approximately). Prior to its expected launch date, the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 has been spotted on benchmarking website GFXBench. More →
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  • iOS 11 beta gives us the clearest hint yet at wireless charging on the iPhone 8

    By about 11 hours ago.

    iOS 11 beta gives us the clearest hint yet at wireless charging on the iPhone 8

    The most talked-about features of the iPhone 8 have so far been the OLED display, Touch ID sensor possibly embedded underneath it, and wireless charging capability. Apple is said to be working on a wireless charging technology for the iPhone 8, and past leaks have suggested the same. But now the clearest hint yet has been spotted on iOS 11 beta. More →
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  • The OnePlus 5 could actually be water resistant

    By about 11 hours ago.

    The OnePlus 5 could actually be water resistant

    While the OnePlus 5 offers flagship-level specifications and features at a relatively lower price, users were nonetheless disappointed with the absence of some features. Some of these included Quad HD resolution display, expandable memory, and water proof capabilities. But turns out, the OnePlus 5 could be equipped with one of these features, something that OnePlus has been strangely quiet about.   More →
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  • Vodafone offers free 5GB, 10GB 4G data to Nokia 3, 5 and 6 users

    By on June 28, 2017 at 5:26 PM.

    Vodafone offers free 5GB, 10GB 4G data to Nokia 3, 5 and 6 users

    HMD Global launched its Android-powered Nokia smartphones in India earlier this month. HMD Global in partnership with Vodafone has introduced special offers on purchasing the Nokia 3, 5 and 6 smartphones in India. The Nokia 3 priced at Rs 9,499 is available offline and also online via Croma. The Nokia 5 priced at Rs 12,899 will be available offline as well, while the Nokia 6 priced at Rs 14,999 will be available from July 14 exclusively via Amazon India. More →
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  • Indira Gandhi International Airport offers fourth-fastest Wi-Fi speeds among airports in Asia: Ookla

    By on June 28, 2017 at 4:36 PM.

    Indira Gandhi International Airport offers fourth-fastest Wi-Fi speeds among airports in Asia: Ookla

    Ookla conducted a survey between March and May this year to analyze the Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity at the busiest airports in Asia. The survey was conducted in countries like the UAE, South Korea, Japan, India, Thailand and more. In India, the speed test was conducted in New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. The survey also highlights the difference between speeds offered by Wi-Fi and cellular network, and which one can be opted. More →
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  • Tata Teleservices could be acquired by Airtel as India heads towards four-operator market: Survey

    By on June 28, 2017 at 1:49 PM.

    Tata Teleservices could be acquired by Airtel as India heads towards four-operator market: Survey

    The Indian telecom market could be moving towards a four-operator market over the next three years, according to a report by CCS Insight. The report titled ‘Halcyon days ahead in a four-operator market’ elaborates on how the telecom industry in India is struggling right now with huge debts. CCS Insight points out how the consolidation process in the telecom sector is increasing and possible mergers and acquisitions that could take place. More →
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  • Apple will reportedly ship only 3 to 4 million units of the iPhone 8 this year

    By on June 28, 2017 at 12:01 PM.

    Apple will reportedly ship only 3 to 4 million units of the iPhone 8 this year

    The Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus are expected to launch later this year. Since it's the 10th anniversary edition of the iPhone, there's been a lot of attention particularly with hopes of a radical design change. The key highlight seems to be an OLED display and Touch ID sensor embedded under it are however being the reasons for an expected delay in the availability of the iPhone 8. A new report now states that low yields of the OLED display for the iPhone 8 will result in just 4 million units ready during its launch. More →
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