Secret Gets a Massive UI Overhaul and Adds Functionality of Chat

December 19, 2014
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The Anonymous commenting application, Secret has received its first major UI overhaul both on Android as well as iOS. The secret-spilling app so far had a block like interface which allowed users to attach a background image to their post and simply write down a secret that was shared on the timelines of their friends. When this was liked by friends, it was shared with their friends and so forth. However, with this functionality and […]

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Blackberry Anoounces Blackberry Classic with 3.5 Inches Display For $499

December 19, 2014
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Blackberry is back in the game and this time it is looking to its roots for inspiration. After, several failed attempts with the likes of BlackBerry Passport and the other Z and Q series of devices, BlackBerry is doing what it does the best. The latest smartphone to come from Blackberry is an aptly named device called the Blackberry Classic which does what BlackBerry is known to do, bring brilliant keyboards. The Blackberry Classic brings […]

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Yu Announces Yureka at Price Point of INR 8,999

December 18, 2014
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Micromax’s sister company, Yu announced their first device, Yureka here in New Delhi for a storming price of Rs 8,999. The device will be powered by CyanogenMod and will run Android version 4.4. Rahul Sharma presented the device and explained that the entire Yu brand is built upon two pillars of customization and services. The Yureka from a specifications point of view, is a terrific phone and packs a Snapdragon 615 Octa Core SoC with […]

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After Xiaomi, Its OnePlus One’s Turn to get Banned from selling Phones in India

December 17, 2014
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It is like bad news is raining on the Chinese  players in India. It was barely a week that Xiaomi was banned from importing and selling phones in India and another new Chinese player has been handed over the same fate. The reason here is different, but OnePus would not be allowed to import or sell its products in India till the ban is rescinded. However, the catch here is that unlike Xiaomi there is […]

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Xiaomi to Sell Phones in India Again, but there is a catch

December 17, 2014
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After being issued an injunction that prevented them from selling their products in India on grounds of patent infringement, Xiaomi is set to return to the game in India. The Chinese manufacturer received a good news following the ruling by the New Delhi High Court but not everything was hunky dory. The court has allowed Xiaomi to hold sales of only its Qualcomm based devices and only up to January 8th. This means Xiaomi would […]

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LG has Started Rolling out Android 5.0 KitKat to all the G3 Devices across Europe

December 16, 2014
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It was a major news when LG announced that the LG G3 will receive the update to Android 5.0 Kitkat even before the likes of Nexus 5 had received it. Albeit the update was rolled out to a very small portion of customers, those in Poland, but it was a significant move by LG to establish belief among its customers that it is committed towards providing timely updates.  Updates have been a major pain for […]

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Gionee Plans to Start Manufacturing in India

December 16, 2014
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Post the fate suffered by Xiaomi, another Chinese manufacturer, Gionee has decided to bring its manufacturing facilities to India. The court injunction on Xiaomi sales has definitely turned heads and given that the high flying player has been banned from holding sales in India, it makes sense that Gionee is seeking alternate routes. With fears over patenting issues, from the likes of Ericsson who own large spectrum of LTE patents, Gionee has come out and […]

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Whatsapp for Desktop coming soon?

December 15, 2014
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There is very little to debate in terms of what is the most popular IM service in the world. Whatsapp despite its zero marketing strategy and largely free to use service, has won every battle that has been thrown at it in the IM world, be it from the likes of Hike, Line, Hangouts or Skype. Despite supporting practically every single major mobile OS version, Whatsapp has never begrudged and moved from mobile devices to […]

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Vivo Announces X5 Max in India

December 15, 2014
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Some may call it misplaced priorities for the OEMs today, but fact of the matter is that making the slimmest phone possible is where the competition today is. Gionee started this game with its crispy thing Gionee Elife S5.1 and was beaten by Oppo with their R5. However, that barely lasted and the phone has been replaced by the Vivi X5 Max as the slimmest phone in India. With just 4.75 mm thickness the Vivi […]

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Micromax set to Announce the first YU Smartphone in India on December 18th

December 12, 2014
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Micromax is all set to showcase the very first YU smartphone in India on December 18th. The device will mark the beginning of a new line of smartphones in India from Micromax. The line of devices will run parallel to the existing Micromax smartphones but will be managed independently. The USP of the line is the fact that it would run CyanogenMod as the Android skin out of the box. CyanogenMod is one of the […]

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LG G Watch Receiving Android 5.0.1 Update

December 12, 2014
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Android Wear is keeping up pace with Lollipop goodness as the first set of devices are now getting an OTA update with parts of Lollipop goodness. This could be seen as an important move from Google to make sure a vertical alignment is maintained on all the devices, as it brings the same Android version on the wearable as on their smartphones and tablet lines. While it is not really clear when the update will […]

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Apple Seeds iOS 8.1.2 Update for Users

December 10, 2014
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Apple has seeded iOS 8.1.2 update to all the users. The update has gone live simultaneously for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches that have been running iOS 8. Just like any other iOS update, you will be able to update your smartphone with the new updated features via an OTA that would be showing on your Apple product right now, or by connecting your device to iTunes whereby the update will be downloaded to your […]

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MySmartPrice Lists Various GOSF Deals to help Customers Pick the Perfect Deals

December 9, 2014
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GOSF or Google Online Shopping Festival is very much the Indian version of Black Friday. Just before the holiday season kicks in, it is the perfect time for people to shop online as most of the major E-Com portals put up plenty of articles on sale. GOSF this year, is set to take place from December 10th to December 12th. Sometimes the number of deals can literally go through the roof and you have a very difficult […]

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Cyanogen does a Yu Turn: Says OnePlus One Brought In India Will not get OTA Updates

December 9, 2014
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In what is nothing short of an obnoxious merry go round, Cyanogen has performed a 360 degree turn, going back to the original statement that the users who purchase the device officially in India, via Amazon will not receive any OTA updates beyond the firmware that the device comes with. This is an odd news as it was barely a few days ago that Cyanogen had released a statement clarifying its position explicitly stating that […]

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Motorola Rolls out the Android 5.0 Update for the First Gen Moto G

December 8, 2014
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After rolling out a firmware update last week which promised to bring the impending Android 5.0 Lollipop update to the first generation of Motorola Moto G, the device is now receiving an OTA for the lollipop sweetness. Motorola has generally been bang on time when it comes to rolling out the latest Android updates for its device post its return to the personal technology game, largely due to the fact that it runs Vanilla Android out […]

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