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iPhone 8 Tipped to Improve 3D Touch and Touch ID; Facial Recognition Also in the Offing

KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back with his predictions for the iPhone 8, and his latest report focuses on the 3D Touch and Touch ID functionalities. The report claims that Apple will look to improve on both these features in its upcoming flagship device. Kuo notes that because the iPhone 8 will have a ‘wraparound’ OLED display, it will render ... Read More »

Intex Cloud Style 4G With VoLTE Support Launched at Rs. 5,799

Intex has introduced its new budget Cloud Style 4G smartphone in India. Priced at Rs. 5,799, the new Intex Cloud Style 4G is now listed on the company’s site. We can expect the handset to soon go on sale in the country. The smartphone will be available in Champagne and Grey colours. The Intex Cloud Style 4G, as the name ... Read More »

Flipkart 4G Smartphone Buyers to Get 15GB of Idea Mobile Data at Price of 1GB

Flipkart and Idea Cellular have teamed up to introduce a new 4G deal for its customers. Customers who buy a 4G smartphone from the e-commerce website stand a chance to get 15GB of mobile data from Idea Cellular at the price of 1GB. The offer is applicable only on select smartphones available on Flipkart. How to Avail the Idea-Flipkart 4G ... Read More »

Hugo Barra, Xiaomi’s Global VP, Is Leaving the Company in February; Senior VP Xiang Wang to Lead Global Expansion Now

Hugo Barra, Xiaomi’s Global Vice President, is leaving the Chinese smartphone brand to return to Silicon Valley after a three and a half year stint at the company. He had been the face of the company and played a crucial role in Xiaomi’s growth as a prominent name in the highly competitive smartphone market. Before joining Xiaomi, Hugo Barra was ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Rumours Suggest Heat Pipe Cooling System Like the Galaxy S7

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is fast becoming one of the most anticipated devices of the year. Leaks have been aplenty, and fresh leaks give us details on how Samsung plans to dissipate heat from the device, an important feature given last year’s Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. DigiTimes reports that the heat pipe cooling system introduced in the Samsung Galaxy S7 ... Read More »

iOS 11 Tipped to Bring Group FaceTime Video Calling

Apple’s iOS 10 roll out was grand, with big changes to Messages, Siri, Photos, Maps, and the Music app. With 2017 marking the tenth-year anniversary of the iPhone, we can expect the software update alongside to be a big one as well. In a new leak, iOS 11 is expected to bring group FaceTime calling – a much wanted feature ... Read More »

Vivo V5 Plus Selfie-Focused Smartphone Launched at Rs. 27,980: Release Date, Specifications, and More

The Vivo V5 Plus selfie-focused smartphone was launched on Monday in India. The smartphone has been priced at Rs. 27,980, and will go up for pre-orders from Tuesday – and become available to buy via both online and offline retailers from February 1. The highlight of the Vivo V5 Plus is its dual front camera setup. It sports a 20-megapixel ... Read More »

Moto Z (2017) With Snapdragon 835 SoC, 4GB of RAM Leaked in Benchmarks: Report

Shortly after Lenovo’s rumoured Moto G5 Plus was spotted in a benchmark leak, another Motorola smartphone has now been tipped in new benchmark listing. The new Moto handset dubbed Motorola XT1650 has been spotted Geekbench benchmark listing tipping some of the innards of the handset that’s thought to be the Moto Z (2017). According to benchmark listing, the alleged Motorola ... Read More »

Asus Halts Android 7.0 Nougat Rollout for ZenFone 3 Due to Undisclosed Bugs: Report

Asus started rolling out Android Nougat earlier this month in Philippines but the company has now reportedly stopped the rollout due to undisclosed bug related issues. The company has further advised users to enable the ‘Auto Download System Update’ in settings so that they receive the update as soon as it is made available. The Nougat update for ZenFone 3 ... Read More »

Sony Sends Out MWC 2017 Invites, 2 Xperia Smartphones Expected to Launch

Not to be left out, Sony has also sent out press invites for its event at MWC 2017 in Barcelona. The tech giant will host an event on February 27 at 1.00pm IST (8.30am CET), where it is expected to announce its next Xperia smartphones. The company has been rumoured to launch the successor of the Xperia XA smartphone. A ... Read More »