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Nokia 8 Review: Worthy Flagship?

Nokia 8 Review Nokia has finally come up with its new range of smartphones after the downfall from the Lumia series. This time the naming convention goes straight by a number after the company’s name Nokia. These phones are made by HMD Global, a startup by ex-Nokia executives which got licensed to make phones under the Nokia brand name. They announced the new range of smartphones in the Mobile World Congress 2017, which took a while to come to India. Nokia 8 comes with a price tag of Rs. 36,999…

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Xiaomi Mi A1 Review: Ideal Mid-ranger?

It’s no surprise that Xiaomi offers some pretty competitive phones in the mid-range and budget segments. Following the tradition, Xiaomi’s new entrant in the mid-range segment is quite the interesting device. The phone might essentially a rebrand of the 5X but it isn’t exactly the same in some aspects. The Mi A1 is a device under Google’s Android One campaign, which is ironic if you consider the fact that Google has actually partnered with the very same brand that was in a lot of ways responsible for the failure of…

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Google announces Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2

Google has finally announced the highly-anticipated successors to their Pixel smartphones, the Pixel 2 and the Pixel XL 2. From the front, the Pixel 2 looks pretty much identical to their predecessors but you clearly notice the change in design once you turn it around and look at the backside. However, the Pixel XL2 is clearly distinguishable due to it’s wider 18:9 aspect ratio screen and rounded corners. The Pixel 2 features a 5 inch 1920X1080 resolution OLED display while its bigger brother sports a 6-inch 2880X1440 resolution P-OLED display.…

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No more “insufficient space” on Android

Google might soon make the “insufficient space” error obsolete. According to a recent source.android.com documentation, Google is making some changes to its update procedure to make sure that an insufficient space will never stop an update again. Android 7.0 introduced a new feature called “Seamless Updates”. This introduced a dual system partition scheme “System A” and “System B” partition. During a system update, the phone uses the online System A partition while the update is being applied to the offline System B partition in the background. The installation just requires…

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YouTube Brings Chat to its App

YouTube has added a new feature that will allow users to share a video and chat about it in a private thread, all through the YouTube app. The feature is very similar to Android’s messaging app. Users can share a video with someone in their contact or a group and can chat about it. The feature will be built into YouTube’s share button which will let users select people from their contact list. One can also get a direct link which will help to add people, not in your contact…

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Lenovo switching to stock android for all future smartphones

Lenovo is now going to put stock android on their smartphones starting with the upcoming K8 Note. According to an interview from Gadgets 360 with Anuj Sharma, Lenovo India’s head of marketing. According to Sharma, the move was motivated by the fact that customers preferred stock Android over the customized version. This will also help the company to roll out updates more easily and quickly, and will also bring the smartphone line close to its newly acquired Motorola’s devices which have long been using near-stock Android.

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Qualcomm’s New Deep Learning Chip is Here

Qualcomm a mobile chip maker wants to bring deep learning into all kinds of devices and also expand the IOT environment. With this goal in mind, they created the Neural Processing Engine (NPE) for its Snapdragon-series mobile processors. The NPE software development kit is now available to all via the Developer Network, marking the first public release of the SDK. This opens up a lot of opportunities for AI integration on a range of devices including mobile phones, in car platforms, etc. The purpose of the framework is to make…

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Razer Android Gaming Smartphone?

Razer the gaming centric laptop and computer hardware manufacturer is now planning to make a gaming smartphone, according to a report from Bloomberg.  The company is planning an IPO in Hong Kong later this year that could value its business at $3-5 billion. It will use some of this funds to drive this project. Earlier this year Razer acquired the smartphone company Nextbit. So this is not a big surprise that they would try to make a smartphone, not to mention a gaming smartphone considering their history of products. Razer said…

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Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Launched with Snapdragon 625 SoC, 6.44 inch, 5300MAh battery and 4GB RAM

Xiaomi in their Livestream today announced the new Mi Max 2 device, the successor of the famous Mi Max which had a whopping 4850mAh battery backup and Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor with 4GB of RAM Looking at the Specifications of the new Mi Max 2, nothing much has changed except for new SoC and other minimal features. Specifications: As for the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 specifications, the dual-SIM (Nano+Micro) smartphone runs MIUI 9 based on Android Nougat 7.1.1 and bears a 6.44-inch full-HD (1920×1080 px) display. The Mi Max 2 is powered…

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Android O: Our Experience

Android O Introduction May 17th, 2017, 10 PM IST: Sundar Pichai kicked off the Google I/O 2017 Keynote introducing the many advancements Google has achieved over the year since its last Keynote. The Google Compute Engine, google.ai, Google Lens are one of those things that will give you the “future is here” vibe. Along with these, Google introduced the public Beta of Android O. The developer preview of the same was released a couple of months back. Anyone with a Pixel device, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P or Nexus Player can…

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Rock Zircon Earphone Hands On Review -Best Earphone under 1500 Rs?

Rock Zircon Now, when it comes to earphones, a lot of people have different tastes (not to mention that is with respect to different genres an individual listens to), but when it comes to a particular budget for buying such a beautiful pair of earphones, the confusion that it creates is immense. Rock Zircon, a name not many people have come across or rarely heard before, mostly because it has no marketing whatsoever here and the majority of the people prefer Bose or Audio-Technica, Sennheiser and Sony when it comes…

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Google Play Music All Access For The Uninitiated

The “What and Why” Between major search engines cracking down on copyright infringement, digital storage crunch and not everybody being tech-literate enough to look for and identify valid third-party (often illegal) download links to songs it was only justified when subscription based streaming services became the new black in India. As a clean, legal, easy-to-use solution to listening to your favorite songs without the hassle of a steep learning curve- it was no surprise when most of the big players in the Indian technology market wanted a share of the…

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Review: A worthy successor!

Introduction So the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has been making quite a buzz in the mid-range segment. The phone was launched on 19th January, 2017 at Delhi Xiaomi event. The device is available in 3 variants- 2GB+32GB, 3GB+32GB, 4GB+64GB. Other features remaining the same. This device is flipkart exclusive. So first things first, the moment you hold the phone in your hand you will notice the all-metal body which is quite ergonomically rounded to fit in your palm, even though it feels a bit slippery. The rear camera and fingerprint…

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