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  • FlatCam is a tiny lenseless camera that can soon come to smartphones

    By on June 23, 2017 at 4:09 PM.

    FlatCam is a tiny lenseless camera that can soon come to smartphones

    If you always thought smartphone cameras detract from the overall look of the device and make it bulky, then there might soon be a solution. Researchers at Rice University Labs have designed and created a new camera 'FlatCam' which is tiny enough to fit inside a credit card and is completely lens-less. More →
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  • YouTube monthly viewership crosses 1.5 billion, people prefer mobiles for streaming videos

    By on June 23, 2017 at 2:20 PM.

    YouTube monthly viewership crosses 1.5 billion, people prefer mobiles for streaming videos

    YouTube has managed to build an impressive user-base over a period of time. The video aggregator has a wide variety of video content, catering to multiple users and in recent times has branched out further. As per recent data details shared by YouTube, there are over 1.5 billion people globally who consume YouTube videos on a monthly basis. This data comes from only the signed in or registered viewers. This means, one in five people are registered YouTube viewers and consume content regularly. The data also suggests that YouTube viewers spend atleast an hour daily consuming content over mobile devices alone. The details for desktop viewing were not shared. More →
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  • Apple iPhone SE, Assembled in India, goes on sale in Bengaluru: Report

    By on June 23, 2017 at 1:22 PM.

    Apple iPhone SE, Assembled in India, goes on sale in Bengaluru: Report

    The Apple iPhone SE, the first iPhone to be assembled at the Bengaluru facility, has hit the shelves. The phone will be available for sale in select stores and via Apple distributor chains in Bengaluru. Apple plans to slowly expand and make the locally assembled smartphone available across the country. The Apple iPhone SE units come with the text, 'Designed by Apple in California, Assembled in India' on the back. More →
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  • Government mulls new policies to monitor conversations on social media: Report

    By on June 23, 2017 at 12:32 PM.

    Government mulls new policies to monitor conversations on social media: Report

    Social media is an integral part of our lives, but one cannot ignore the drawbacks and the adverse impact it has on us. From cyber bullying to spread of fake/hate messages, the social media has constantly come under the radar of the government and security agencies. Though, privacy and freedom of speech advocates have been apprehensive about regularization by the governments. India does not have much of policies per say on social media regularization at the moment, but soon it may change. However, the government's plans to monitor conversations and posts on the social media may raise several eyebrows.

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  • New Moto G5S Plus leak reveals dual rear camera, new color variant

    By on June 23, 2017 at 10:25 AM.

    New Moto G5S Plus leak reveals dual rear camera, new color variant

    Moto G5S Plus has appeared in leaks in the past and most details regarding the phone are already out. While there has been no word from Motorola regarding the expected launch date of the smartphone, looking at the speed of leaks, it seems an announcement is imminent. The details this time around stay similar to previous leaks. The phone will be a part of the Moto G5S series, and is expected to be announced along with the Moto G5S. There is no word on a smaller, more budget variant of the smartphone. More →
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  • Chinese brands have now captured half of Indian smartphone market: Report

    By on June 22, 2017 at 4:45 PM.

    Chinese brands have now captured half of Indian smartphone market: Report

    Chinese smartphone makers have taken over the Indian smartphone market. While initially, the brands were discounted and not paid much attention, a lot has changed over the past couple of years. The names in the top five brands, while previously constant, have undergone a rapid change in the recent times. Names like Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi, OnePlus are not new and represent some of the best-selling smartphones in the country. More →
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  • Leagoo KIICAA S8 is perfect Samsung Galaxy S8 clone that costs less than Rs 20,000

    By on June 22, 2017 at 3:34 PM.

    Leagoo KIICAA S8 is perfect Samsung Galaxy S8 clone that costs less than Rs 20,000

    The smartphone market is no stranger to the cheap knockoffs that look quite exactly like the original and cost less than half. In the past, we’ve seen several iPhone clones in the market. Just recently, we reported about the Nokia 3310 copycats available in India. Latest to join the long list of lookalike smartphones is the Leagoo KIICAA S8, which appears to be highly inspired by the Samsung Galaxy S8. There are some subtle differences but you might have to squint to spot them. And as you might have guessed, the smartphone costs less than half of the Samsung Galaxy S8. More →
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  • Apple iPhone 8 design compared to iPhone 7 Plus in new images, video

    By on June 22, 2017 at 12:33 PM.

    Apple iPhone 8 design compared to iPhone 7 Plus in new images, video

    Apple iPhone 8 has leaked in multiple images in the past, but the latest video gives us a close up look at what is said to be the dummy model of the upcoming Apple device. The video not only details the iPhone 8's design, but also shows us certain features and specifications of the device. Along with the video, there are also certain images that have emerged, comparing the iPhone 8 to the iPhone 7 Plus. The video is not the first of its kind, though the overall look does seem very similar to all previous leaks. More →
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  • Apple iPhone 8 display embedded Touch ID sensor causing delays: Reports

    By on June 22, 2017 at 11:35 AM.

    Apple iPhone 8 display embedded Touch ID sensor causing delays: Reports

    While Apple iPhone 8 is generating a lot of interest, looks like all is not well at the Apple mothership. There have long been whispers of production issues in Apple iPhone 8, and yet again the biggest and the most exciting feature of the 10th anniversary special iPhone is being blamed. As per latest reports, the display embedded Touch ID sensor, which is to be the highlight of iPhone 8, is creating issues that might lead to Apple postponing the launch of the next flagship device. More →
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  • Flipkart Own Your Dream Phone Sale: Deals on Apple iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, Google Pixel, and more

    By on June 22, 2017 at 10:37 AM.

    Flipkart Own Your Dream Phone Sale: Deals on Apple iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, Google Pixel, and more

    Flipkart seems to be taking the Monsoon Sale season seriously. Just last week, the Indian e-commerce portal had the electronics sale with discounts on all sorts of electronics from smartphones to wearables and home appliances. And now, Flipkart has kicked off the 'Own Your Dream Phone' sale with discounts and offers on a host of flagship devices. The sale only covers the top-end and premium smartphones and offers heavy discounts on some of the most popular flagships in the country. More →
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