Google+ head Vic Gundotra departs from Google

In a surprise move, Senior Vice President, Social for Google, Vic Gundotra is leaving Google. Gundotra’s 8-year stint with the company comes to an end as he announced his departure on his Google+ page. Gundotra is credited to spearhead Google+ and even Google boss, Larry Page couldn’t stay away from applauding for creating “Google+ from… [Continue Reading]

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$299 OnePlus One packs Snapdragon 801 CPU, Full HD Display

China-based OnePlus today announced the OnePlus One phone after months of hype and anticipation. The company touts its device to be the “2014 flagship killer” due to the fact that it packs in meaty hardware but cost less than what tier-1 manufacturers sell. The phone is just 8.9mm thick and claims to feature custom cut… [Continue Reading]

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Withings’ Pulse O2 band can measure oxygen level and heart rate

Withings has upped the ante in the wearables arena with its Pulse O2 activity tracker. While many smartbands and watches are able to track the user’s heart rate, Pulse O2 goes a step further by measuring blood oxygen level via an optical lens and light on the back of the unit. Withings considers blood oxygen… [Continue Reading]

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Sony unveils new Full HD 3D Home Cinema Projector in India

Sony India today introduced VPL-HW40ES Full HD 3D Home Cinema Projector that aims to bring a “true home cinema experience” to a wider audience. The VPL-HW40ES will sit alongside VPL-HW55ES and features SXRD panel technology along with Reality Creation that promises to reproduce better quality colours and textures. Furthermore, the projector features a powerful 1700… [Continue Reading]

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Microsoft, HP and Pearson team up to launch Windows tablet for students

Microsoft, HP and Pearson have come together in India to launch a Windows-based tablet with educational content pre-loaded by Pearson. Making the first educational bundle for Microsoft, the bundle comprises of HP Omni 10 tablet pre-loaded with first semester Pearson study material as well as a whole slew of Microsoft offerings, which includes 10 e-books… [Continue Reading]

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OnePlus One

$299 OnePlus One packs Snapdragon 801 CPU, Full HD Display

China-based OnePlus today announced the OnePlus One phone after months of hype and anticipation. The company touts its device to be the “2014 flagship killer” due to the fact that it packs in meaty hardware but cost less than what tier-1 manufacturers sell. The phone is just 8.9mm thick and claims to feature custom cut […]

Moto X Walnut finish

Moto X with Walnut finish comes to India

Moto X launched in India last month and Motorola today announced the Walnut finish for the Moto X. The device is priced at Rs. 25,900, bit higher than the conventionally coloured Moto X but Motorola claims the natural wood back with a Walnut finish features natural finishes and distinct grains, making it unique for every […]

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Canvas Doodle 3 is a 6-inch phone for Rs. 8,500

If you’re looking for a big-screen phone with minimum impact on your pocket, Micromax today announced the Canvas Doodle 3 in India. The phone boasts a 6-inch display but FWVGA resolution (480×854), which in our opinion is pretty low for a screen this big on the Canvas Doodle 3. The device is powered by MediaTek’s […]

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Sony unveils Xperia M2 mid-range phone in India

Sony has expanded its mobile phone portfolio with another mid-range offering. The Xperia M2 is a dual-SIM device to cater to the burgeoning multiple-SIM users and is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 400 1.2GHz quad-core processor. While the processor choice is decent, Sony has gone with a qHD resolution for its 4.8-inch display, which in our […]

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HTC One M8 comes to India for Rs. 49,900

HTC is sprucing up the smartphone market with the announcement of HTC One M8 in India. The unibody phone from HTC will sell in India for Rs. 49,900, making it in the same price range of Samsung’s Galaxy S5. Interesting thing about the Indian variant of the HTC One M8 is that it will support […]

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Microsoft, HP and Pearson team up to launch Windows tablet for students

Microsoft, HP and Pearson have come together in India to launch a Windows-based tablet with educational content pre-loaded by Pearson. Making the first educational bundle for Microsoft, the bundle comprises of HP Omni 10 tablet pre-loaded with first semester Pearson study material as well as a whole slew of Microsoft offerings, which includes 10 e-books […]

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Nokia advises not to use Lumia 2520 chargers due to shock hazard

Nokia today announced a product advisory note against the use of AC-300 charger bundled with Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet in select European countries. Although there hasn’t been any reported incidents, Nokia strongly advises not to use the charger to consumers who bought the Lumia 2520 in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Russia, Switzerland and UK and […]

Asus Fonepad 7 Dual SIM

Asus Fonepad 7 Dual SIM Hands-on

Given how many people I see everyday talking on their ‘phones’ that has a 7-inch display, there is definitely a market for tablet manufacturers to cater to. Asus targeted such a market with their Fonepad 7 and today they’ve announced a new variant of its tablet – the Fonepad 7 Dual SIM (ME175). This variant […]

Asus Fonepad 7 Dual SIM

Asus launches Fonepad 7 Dual SIM in India

Following a decent response for the original Fonepad 7, Asus today announced the dual-SIM version of the Fonepad 7 (ME175). Priced at Rs. 12,999, the new Fonepad 7 is more or less similar to the original barring a few things. The smartphone-tablet combo runs Android 4.3 OS and is powered by Intel’s dual-core Clover Trail […]

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Asus Transformer Book T100

Asus’ Transformer range has evolved a lot since the Taiwan-based company launched the range few years back. Today, we’re taking a look at the Transformer Book T100 to see if it’s worth the spend. The Transformer Book T100 is targeted at consumers who want the best of both worlds – a full-fledged laptop and a […]

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    Asus Transformer Book T100

    Asus’ Transformer range has evolved a lot since the Taiwan-based company launched the range few years back. Today, we’re taking a look at the Transformer Book T100 to see if it’s worth the spend. The Transformer Book T100 is targeted at consumers who want the best of both worlds – a full-fledged laptop and a […]

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    New Razer Blade boasts QHD+ display

    Razer today announced their latest gaming laptop that literally puts every other laptop to shame. The 14-inch Razer Blade now comes with a QHD+ display resolution support (3200×1800 pixels) and touchscreen support. The display uses IGZO/IPS display panel, which according to Razer is 250 percent increase in contrast ratio and higher brightness for outdoor use. […]

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    Lenovo launches IdeaPad Z510 notebook in India

    Lenovo has expanded its IdeaPad range of notebooks with the addition of Z510 – a top-end notebook targeted at multimedia enthusiasts. The notebook weighs 2.2kg and packs in the latest generation Intel Core i5 or i7 processor along with Nvidia graphics card and a Hybrid 1TB SHDD. The notebook also features a 15.6-inch HD anti-glare […]

    Sony VAIO Flip hands-on

    Sony VAIO Flip hands-on

    Sony announced the VAIO Flip earlier this week in India and the Japanese giant gave us the opportunity to experience the product first hand. VAIO Flip looks like a regular notebook but its USP is revealed after you switch the ‘release’ button placed on the top of the keyboard. The release switch enables users to […]

    Toshiba 5-in-1 PC Concept

    Toshiba showcases 5-in-1 PC design at CES 2014

    Toshiba is showcasing it’s 5-in-1 PC concept at the CES 2014. The notebook by Toshiba has been designed in such a way that it can be used in 5 different ways. While a regular notebook mode and a tablet mode are the two common modes we’ve seen from competitive devices, the Toshiba device adds Canvas […]

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    Whatsapp surpasses 500m monthly active users, including 48m from India

    Whatsapp is growing at an exponential rate and the latest milestone is a proof of that. The messenger service announced that they’ve surpassed 500m active monthly users with countries like Brazil, Mexico, Russia and India at the forefront. Whatsapp also confirmed India to have 48m active monthly users, making India the largest country to use […]

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    Amazon and Samsung release Kindle app for Galaxy users

    If you use a Samsung Galaxy device and Amazon Kindle app, here’s a small incentive for you. With the special Kindle for Samsung app, both companies are giving away a free eBook to Kindle users. The Kindle for Samsung app is downloadable on Samsung Apps and will give readers an option to download one eBook […]

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    Google releases standalone Camera app on Play Store

    Google has released their standalone camera app that can be installed on any Android running smartphone or a tablet. The free app gives users a simplistic user interface that Google has for its Nexus devices and brings in some new camera modes. With the new camera app, users will always shoot an image in full […]

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    Microsoft releases Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

    Microsoft gave us an early glimpse of the Windows Phone 8.1 and today they’re rolling out the preview to developers who wish to try out the upcoming Windows Phone operating system. The update is delivered over the air to users who have installed the Preview for Developers app but interestingly, there’s a workaround if a […]

    Windows 8.1 Update

    Windows 8.1 Update releasing on April 8

    In addition to Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft’s desktop and tablet centric operating system also got an update. The Windows 8.1 Update refines the already improved Windows 8.1 with new features, making it more friendly for mouse and keyboard users. The Windows 8.1 Update now adds a Power and a Search button on the start screen, […]

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