Smartphone sales help Huawei post 40 percent profit in the first half of 2016

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Smartphone sales help Huawei post 40 percent profit in the first half of 2016

Huawei has posted a 40 percent half-yearly profit thanks to its growing smartphone sales. The company reveals that its devices such as Huawei P9, Mate 8, Honor V8 and MateBook received positive response from consumers around the world. Huawei’s smartphone revenue for the first half of 2016 is up 40 percent over the same period last year, despite a recent downturn.

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Xiaomi Mi Notebook photos leaked ahead of potential launch on July 27: Price, specifications, features

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Xiaomi Mi Notebook photos leaked ahead of potential launch on July 27: Price, specifications, features

Xiaomi is hosting an event in China tomorrow where all eyes will be on the launch of the Redmi Pro. But that isn't the only device that will grace the stage, and Xiaomi is also expected take the wraps off the much-rumored Mi Notebook. With less than a day to the launch, a massive leak has revealed alleged real-life photos, specifications and pricing of the upcoming laptop. More →
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Google introduces Truecaller-like caller ID feature for Nexus and Android One users

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Google introduces Truecaller-like caller ID feature for Nexus and Android One users

Google is working on putting a stop to unsolicited calls for its smartphone users. In a recent update, Google has introduced a Truecaller-like caller ID feature for Android One and Nexus users. The new feature will allow users see useful information about callers or businesses not in their contact list. Additionally, the feature will also automatically detect potential spam calls and provide users an option to block or report the contact details of spammers or any unwanted caller. More →
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Airtel’s Wynk Music app crosses 25 million downloads

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Airtel’s Wynk Music app crosses 25 million downloads

Wynk Music, Airtel’s music streaming app, has announced that the app has gone past 25 million downloads on the Google Play store and Apple Store combined since its launch in September last year. The app currently plays over 15 million songs a day to customers. "We are thrilled to see such love from our users. Given the importance of music in our lives, we believe we have only scratched the surface as far as potential of music streaming goes," Wynk CEO Kartik Sheth said in a statement.

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Soon, you can watch 3D movies in theaters without glasses

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Soon, you can watch 3D movies in theaters without glasses

Scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science have developed a display that lets you watch 3D films in a theatre without eyewear. Dubbed "Cinema 3D", the prototype uses a special array of lenses and mirrors to enable viewers to watch a 3D movie from any seat in a theatre.

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Telecom Commission recommends 3 percent annual usage charge on spectrum

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Telecom Commission recommends 3 percent annual usage charge on spectrum

Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission today recommended 3 percent annual usage charge for the spectrum to be sold in upcoming auction while fixing the same as the minimum rate even for existing airwaves with all operators. The suggestion, which will now go to the Union Cabinet for approval, may hit telecom players who are paying less than 3 percent spectrum usage charge (SUC).

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Meet PokeMatch: A Tinder-like dating app for Pokémon Go fans

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Meet PokeMatch: A Tinder-like dating app for Pokémon Go fans

If catching Pokémons weren’t enough, somebody thought of the craziest idea to create a dating app for Pokémon GO fans. Aimed to make Pokémon trainers meet each other and date with an advice they give, “Always meet in a public place”, PokeMatch is a rip off Tinder and works pretty much the same way. But it’s not only for dating as you have an option to team up with people and meet at a PokeStop. The app is available for both Android and iOS. More →
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Xiaomi Mi Pen launched in China for less than $3

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Xiaomi Mi Pen launched in China for less than $3

After a hoard of products launched under its Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, from the MIJIA Portable Mosquito Repeller, Mi Rice Cooker, Mi Kettle to a 4K-capable Mi Drone, Xiaomi is now ready to add another daily device to its range of offerings. Mijia, the sub-brand of Xiaomi, has now launched the Mi Pen. Surprisingly, Mi Pen isn’t a smart device, but is just a high quality pen that costs under $3, which is about Rs 200. More →
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Apple iPad Pro 2 photos leaked

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Apple iPad Pro 2 photos leaked

While all eyes are on the upcoming iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Apple also seems to be gearing up to launch the next-generation iPad Pro. Alleged photos of the Apple iPad Pro 2 with a 12.9-inch screen have surfaced in China, which is expected to go into production in September.   More →
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Gionee M6, M6 Plus with data encryption chip launched: Specifications and features

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Gionee M6, M6 Plus with data encryption chip launched: Specifications and features

Gionee has launched its M6 and M6 Plus smartphones in China. The key feature of the smartphones is a dedicated encryption chip that is aimed at protecting your data at hardware level. Other important highlights of the Gionee M6 and M6 Plus include the large 5,000mAh and 6,020mAh batteries respectively. More →
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