LG announces G3 Stylus, will showcase at IFA 2014

LG has expanded the G3 family with yet another variant. After the unveiling of the G3 Beat, LG has announced the G3 Stylus, which as the name suggests, comes equipped with a stylus pen. Not a Galaxy Note competitor given the hardware it packs but the Stylus addresses the mid-range market, which Samsung has failed… [Continue Reading]

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Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

Amazon has confirmed to buy Twitch Interactive, Inc., a live video platform for gamers. Amazon will acquire outstanding shares of Twitch for approximately $970 million in cash and expects to close the transaction by end of 2014. Twitch was launched in June 2011 and focuses exclusively on live video for gamers. In July, more than… [Continue Reading]

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Xiaomi Redmi 1S goes on sale from Sep 2 for Rs. 5,999

Xiaomi has announced the availability of its Redmi 1S smartphone. The budget phone from China-based Xiaomi will go on sale in India exclusively through Flipkart from September 2 for Rs. 5,999. Interestingly, Xiaomi has discounted the price by Rs. 1,000 since they announced the device last month. The move can also be seen as a… [Continue Reading]

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Gionee teases new Elife S phone slimmer than S5.5

Gionee’s Elife S5.5 currently holds the title to be the world’s slimmest smartphone but it seems the Chinese company is pushing the barrier further as they tease a phone slimmer than the Elife S5.5. Going by the image and the recent leak, it seems we’ll get a phone that’s just 5mm thick. The phone however,… [Continue Reading]

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Asus Zenfone 4 (A450CG) now on pre-order for Rs. 6,999

Over the weekend, Flipkart – the exclusive seller for Asus Zenfones started accepting pre-orders of Asus’ upcoming budget Zenfone 4 (A450CG). The phone is also known as Zenfone 4.5 internationally and though there’s no exact release date (estimated shipping is first week of September), interested consumers can pre-order it for Rs. 6,999. Things that sets… [Continue Reading]

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LG G3 Stylus

LG announces G3 Stylus, will showcase at IFA 2014

LG has expanded the G3 family with yet another variant. After the unveiling of the G3 Beat, LG has announced the G3 Stylus, which as the name suggests, comes equipped with a stylus pen. Not a Galaxy Note competitor given the hardware it packs but the Stylus addresses the mid-range market, which Samsung has failed […]

Xiaomi Redmi 1S

Xiaomi Redmi 1S goes on sale from Sep 2 for Rs. 5,999

Xiaomi has announced the availability of its Redmi 1S smartphone. The budget phone from China-based Xiaomi will go on sale in India exclusively through Flipkart from September 2 for Rs. 5,999. Interestingly, Xiaomi has discounted the price by Rs. 1,000 since they announced the device last month. The move can also be seen as a […]

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Gionee teases new Elife S phone slimmer than S5.5

Gionee’s Elife S5.5 currently holds the title to be the world’s slimmest smartphone but it seems the Chinese company is pushing the barrier further as they tease a phone slimmer than the Elife S5.5. Going by the image and the recent leak, it seems we’ll get a phone that’s just 5mm thick. The phone however, […]

Asus Zenfone 4 A450CG

Asus Zenfone 4 (A450CG) now on pre-order for Rs. 6,999

Over the weekend, Flipkart – the exclusive seller for Asus Zenfones started accepting pre-orders of Asus’ upcoming budget Zenfone 4 (A450CG). The phone is also known as Zenfone 4.5 internationally and though there’s no exact release date (estimated shipping is first week of September), interested consumers can pre-order it for Rs. 6,999. Things that sets […]

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Sony launches Selfie-centric Xperia C3 phone in India

Sony India has launched the Xperia C3 smartphone that caters to the selfie loving crowd. The phone features a PROselfie cam app that takes advantage of the 5 megapixel wide angle sensor on the front, allowing users to capture more in the frame. The Superior Auto mode automatically adjusts the scene mode to suit lighting […]

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Acer launches Iconia A1-713 tablet in India

This weekend, Acer announced their latest Iconia tablet in the Indian market. The 7-inch Iconia A1-713 was announced in a multi-city launch event and will sell in India for 12,999. The tablet runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean but Acer says the tablet will be upgradable to Android 4.4 KitKat in the coming weeks. The Iconia […]

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Deal: $20 off Kindle Paperwhite [today only]

As part of a limited time deal, Amazon is selling its Kindle Paperwhite at $20 less than the retail price. This means the cheapest Kindle Paperwhite Wi-Fi now goes for $99 or a 3G Kindle Paperwhite is priced at $169. Do note, this deal is available only for today so better lock in the deal […]

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Nvidia launches Shield Tablet built for gamers

Nvidia today expanded its Shield family of products with the Shield tablet and a Shield wireless controller. Powered by Nvidia’s Tegra K1 processor, the Shield tablet is said to be designed for gaming that can take advatange of Tegra K1’s 192 GPU cores. It boasts an 8-inch Full HD display for immersive gaming, optional LTE […]

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LG announces global rollout of G Pad 10.1

LG today announced the global rollout of its biggest G Pad tablet – the G Pad 10.1. The G Pad 10.1 will be available soon in the US followed by Europe, Asia and Latin America. The G Pad 10.1 features a 10.1-inch WXGA (1280×800) display and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor, 1GB […]

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Samsung launches Galaxy Tab S in India

Samsung has launched their latest tablets – the Galaxy Tab S in the Indian market. The range consists of two tablets – one with a 10.5-inch display and another with 8.4-inch display featuring Super AMOLED display with a resolution support of 2560×1600 pixels. The display also boasts 90% of Adobe RGB color coverage, 100,000:1 contrast […]

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    Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

    Amazon has confirmed to buy Twitch Interactive, Inc., a live video platform for gamers. Amazon will acquire outstanding shares of Twitch for approximately $970 million in cash and expects to close the transaction by end of 2014. Twitch was launched in June 2011 and focuses exclusively on live video for gamers. In July, more than […]

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    Sony will release v2.00 software update for PS4 this fall

    Sony also announced a major firmware update that will hit the PS4 later this fall. The v2.00 will include Share Play, which Sony touts as a “virtual couch” that enables players to create an online local co-op by allowing to invite a friend to join a game. Sony says the feature is first of its […]

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    Sony sells 10 million PS4s globally

    Sony seems to have extended its lead against Microsoft’s Xbox One and Nintendo’s Wii U as it crossed yet another milestone. The Japanese maker has announced that as of Aug 10, the company has sold in excess of 10 million PS4 gaming consoles. Sony has reached the milestone in just 9 months of its launch […]

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    PS4 firmware v1.75 now available

    Sony has released a new firmware for the PlayStation 4. The biggest addition to the v1.75 update is that it supports playback of Blu-ray 3D content, basically beating Microsoft who promised the Blu-ray 3D support for its Xbox One console. Another improvement is in the sound department that has been improved during 1.5x playback with […]

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    Nvidia launches Shield Tablet built for gamers

    Nvidia today expanded its Shield family of products with the Shield tablet and a Shield wireless controller. Powered by Nvidia’s Tegra K1 processor, the Shield tablet is said to be designed for gaming that can take advatange of Tegra K1’s 192 GPU cores. It boasts an 8-inch Full HD display for immersive gaming, optional LTE […]

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  • Software

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    Opera Mini to become default web browser in Microsoft Asha phones

    Norway-based Opera has confirmed that Microsoft will replace their existing web browser – Xpress with the Opera Mini. The agreement covers devices running Series 30+, Series 40 and Asha software platforms and will replace the Xpress browser that previously came pre-loaded in Nokia branded feature and Asha phones. Opera Mini is a widely used browser […]

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    LG wants to standardise G3 UX across its low and mid-range mobile devices

    LG is taking a bold step to make its lower priced products at par with their latest flagship phone. LG has confirmed that some of the UX features introduced in the LG G3 will make its way to the entry-level and mid-range smartphones and tablets. However, there’s a caveat though – it applies only to […]

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    Gionee Pioneer P4 gets Android 4.4 update in India

    While Elife E7 users are still waiting for the elusive Android 4.4 KitKat update, Gionee has gone ahead and released the KitKat update for its Pioneer P4 smartphone. The Android 4.4 KitKat update is available as an OTA and in addition to the bump in software version, there’s improvement in overall performance and updates to […]

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    Android Device Manager adds ‘Call Owner’ feature in case of misplaced device

    Android Device Manager is a free nifty tool for Android devices and the Google service has now added a new function that greatly increases the chances of finding the misplaced smartphone. The app and the web service has added ‘call to owner’ feature that enables the person who is in possession of the device, directly […]

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    Android Apps you cannot have on your iPhone

    We see people flaunting their iPhones like it’s a fashion accessory. And while you have many that can afford an iPhone, the iOS still trails in the apps department that even money can’t buy. Check out some of the apps that are available only on the Android OS and even if they’re on the iOS, […]

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