5 New Features of Oxygen OS That Make the OnePlus 5 Stand Out

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A big draw for the OnePlus smartphones has been the clean build of Android onboard. Called Oxygen OS, the operating system is nearly stock and devoid of most of the bloatware found on competing smartphones. The few additions included are meaningful for the most part and are well appreciated. With the OnePlus 5, once again the company has made a few more tweaks and additions that are bound to nudge the experience forward a small step ahead.

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We’ve been testing out the phone with Android 7.1.1 and the latest release of Oxygen OS 4.5.1 and have so far counted 5 major changes or tweaks that we’ll detail below. Continue reading “5 New Features of Oxygen OS That Make the OnePlus 5 Stand Out”

Airtel Monsoon Surprise: 30GB free data offer for postpaid customers extended for 3 more months

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Earlier this year Airtel introduced Airtel Surprise offer for post-paid customers by offering up to 30GB data for 3 months at 10GB per month free of cost through MyAirtel app. Later it extended the validity of the extra data by another 30 days for those who had already claimed, now it has extended the offer once again for 3 more billing cycles as a part of Airtel Monsoon Surprise.

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OnePlus 5 Sandstone, Ebony, Karbon and Rosewood Cases Unboxing

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OnePlus launched its OnePlus 5 smartphone in India earlier this week starting at Rs. 32999. It also started selling accessories for the phone, including swappable cases on its OnePlus India online store. We unboxing these Sandstone, Ebony Wood, Karbon and Rosewood Cases, check out the video below.

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Google will soon stop scanning your Gmail to show personalized Ads

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Google has been showing ads in Gmail based on the content in the mail since the launch. Google today announced that Gmail content will not be used or scanned for any ads personalization starting later this year. The move is designed to ease concerns of enterprise customers. Even though scanning has only been used on users of the free version of Gmail, and not for corporate accounts. Continue reading “Google will soon stop scanning your Gmail to show personalized Ads”

Samsung Galaxy Note8 with dual rear cameras, 6GB RAM could launch late September for 999 Euros

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Earlier this week two reports said that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be unveiled at Samsung Unpacked event in New York in August, ahead of IFA in September. Now @evleaks has reported that the phone will be launched at the end of September for about 999 Euros (US$ 1118 / 72120 approx.). Last year’s Galaxy Note7 was priced at about 849 Euros. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note8 with dual rear cameras, 6GB RAM could launch late September for 999 Euros”

Weekly Roundup: OnePlus 5, Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, Xiaomi 20000mAh Mi Power Bank 2 and more

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This week OnePlus launched its much anticipated flagship OnePlus 5 in India. Samsung lunched the Tab S3, Xiaomi launched 10000mAh and 20000mAh Mi Power Bank 2, LG announced the G6+ with 128GB storage and more. Let’s take a detailed look at all the announcements and launches that took place this week.

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Bose SoundLink Revolve+ Unboxing – Water-Resistant 360 degree Bluetooth speaker

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Bose launched the SoundLink Revolve and SoundLink Revolve+ portable Bluetooth speakers in India last month. Here we have the unboxing of SoundLink Revolve+, the high-end variant of the two.

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OnePlus 5 Cases, 3D Tempered glass and Flip Cover priced starting at Rs. 990 in India

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OnePlus launched its flagship OnePlus 5 smartphone in India yesterday, which will be available Amazon.in and OnePlus Store from June 27th starting at Rs. 32999, after the early access sale yesterday. But the company has started selling accessories for the smartphone on its OnePlus online store. Continue reading “OnePlus 5 Cases, 3D Tempered glass and Flip Cover priced starting at Rs. 990 in India”

InFocus smartphone with big battery launching in India on June 28

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It has been 8 months since InFocus launched its flagship Epic 1 smartphone in India in October last year. Now it has sent out invites for the launch of a new smartphone in the country on June 28th. The invite has a tag ling Charge less. Do More. hinting at a huge battery and possible with fast charging tech. The name of the phone is still a mystery.

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YouTube claims 1.5 billion logged-in viewers every month

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YouTube has shared some interesting metrics about video consumption on its platform. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki shared in a blog post that 1.5 billion logged in viewers visit YouTube every single month which is equivalent to one in five people around the world.

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LG Display introduces world’s first 77-inch flexible, transparent OLED display

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LG Display introduced 18-inch flexible OLED panel with 30 radius of curvature that is rollable, along with a 55-inch transparent OLED panel with 40 percent transparency last year, after introducing a 18-inch transparent OLED panel in 2014. Now it has introduced a 77-inch flexible and transparent OLED display. Continue reading “LG Display introduces world’s first 77-inch flexible, transparent OLED display”

YouTube introduces new VR180 content format for videos

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With an aim to make VR content easier to create and boost VR video, YouTube has announced a new format for videos. Dubbed as VR180, the new video format essentially cuts 360-degree videos in half to focus on what is right in front of the camera. Continue reading “YouTube introduces new VR180 content format for videos”

Sony Xperia X and Xperia X Compact Android 7.1.1 Nougat update starts rolling out

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Sony confirmed Android 7.0 (Nougat) update for a range of smartphones back in August and rolled out the Nougat update for Xperia X and Xperia X Compact smartphones back in December last year, now it has started rolling out Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) update for these smartphones. Continue reading “Sony Xperia X and Xperia X Compact Android 7.1.1 Nougat update starts rolling out”

Airtel *121# Digital Care platform now available in 11 Indian languages

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Airtel has launched *121# Digital Care platform for Prepaid Customers in Hindi and 10 other regional languages such as Now available in Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bangla, Oriya and Assamese. “This will make it more convenient for customers to quickly resolve basic queries like balance, validity details of last few transactions etc. without having to call customer care or visit a retail store,” said Airtel. Continue reading “Airtel *121# Digital Care platform now available in 11 Indian languages”