Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro, Mi TV 4, Moto Z2 Force and more

This week Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 5 series of phones and also launched the most-expected Mi TV 4 in India, Motorola launched the Moto Z2 Force with TurboPower Mod, OPPO launched the A71 (2018) Edition, and lots most in our weekly roundup. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro, Mi TV 4, Moto Z2 Force and more”

BlackBerry Athena with Snapdragon 660, Luna and Uni smartphones surface

BlackBerry KEYone

BlackBerry is expected to launch at least three new phones this year, and the and they are currently code-named as Athena, Luna, and Uni. These smartphones over the past few weeks, have been making their appearance on Geekbench, through configuration files, and in European device registration databases. Continue reading “BlackBerry Athena with Snapdragon 660, Luna and Uni smartphones surface”

Microsoft Cortana gets IFTTT integration, now works with more smart home devices

cortana

Microsoft today announced that Cortana is adding new home automation skills, new smart home devices, such as the Ecobee, Honeywell Lyric, and LIFX. And it also now works with IFTTT. You can now open Cortana on Windows 10 or launch the Cortana app to add new products to the Connected Home menu. Continue reading “Microsoft Cortana gets IFTTT integration, now works with more smart home devices”

Twitter is shutting down Twitter for Mac app, support ends in 30 days

Twitter

Twitter today announced that it will be ending support for its Mac application in the next 30 days in favor of the web client. The app will no longer be available to download from today. The company suggests users use the web client to get the full experience. Continue reading “Twitter is shutting down Twitter for Mac app, support ends in 30 days”

NPCI gives nod to WhatsApp Payments BHIM UPI beta, says interoperability must for public launch

WhatsApp Payments

NPCI; The National Payments Corporation of India, the underdog for all digital payments in the country, said that all partnering bodies must follow set or predefined rules and UPI guidelines to make the platform interoperable. This was in context to the speculation of Paytm accusing NPCI giving out favoring setbacks to Whatsapp for its Payments platform. Continue reading “NPCI gives nod to WhatsApp Payments BHIM UPI beta, says interoperability must for public launch”

LG’s 2018 flagship with 6.1-inch MLCD+ FullVision display, Snapdragon 845, new design said to be unveiled in June

LG V30

It is already known that LG will be introducing an enhanced version of the V30 smartphone with A.I features at the MWC 2018 later this months, instead of G6’s successor. Now @evleaks is saying that the next LG flagship will be codenamed ‘Judy’ with a brand new design will be introduced in June. The phone is said to feature a 6.1-inch 18:9 FullVision display, but it will use a MLCD+ panel with white sub-pixel in RGBW matrix offering high, 800-nit brightness while consuming 35% less power compared to IPS LCD panels. Continue reading “LG’s 2018 flagship with 6.1-inch MLCD+ FullVision display, Snapdragon 845, new design said to be unveiled in June”

Reliance Jio Football offer launched – Rs. 2200 instant cashback on new 4G smartphone

Reliance Jio has launched Jio Football offer that offers Rs. 2,200 instant cashback  for all new smartphones getting added on to Jio’s network. When a new smartphone user does a Rs. 198 or Rs. 299 recharge for the first time, starting today until 31st March 2018, the 44 vouchers of Rs. 50 will be credited to the customers MyJio account. These vouchers can be redeemed instantly against subsequent recharges of Rs 198 or Rs. 299 on MyJio.

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Walmart said to be in talks to acquire more than 40% of Flipkart

Flipkart new logo

Back in 2016 US retail giant, Walmart was in talks to invest up to whopping $1 billion Flipkart. Nothing ever happened on that, however, now according to new report from Reuters, Walmart is said to be in talks to acquire more than 40% of Flipkart.  Continue reading “Walmart said to be in talks to acquire more than 40% of Flipkart”

JioPhone now available from Amazon India

Reliance Jio unveiled JioPhone, the company’s first VoLTE feature phone back in July and started pre-bookings in August, which went on sale from September through retail stores across the country. The company even stopped bookings for the phone due to huge response. Today the company has started selling the phone via Amazon.in at Rs. 1500, which will be refunded after 36 months. Continue reading “JioPhone now available from Amazon India”

Snapdragon 855 expected be Qualcomm’s first 7nm SoC with Snapdragon X24 2Gbps LTE modem

Qualcomm Snapdragon

Earlier this week Qualcomm introduced Snapdragon X24 as the world’s first 7nm LTE modem with up to 2Gbps download speeds as the successor of the Snapdragon X20 that is being used by in the Snapdragon 845 10nm SoC. The company will likely introduce the Snapdragon 855 later this year or early next year. Now hints of SDM855 points to the chip using 7nm process technology.

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All news apps must support iPhone X Super Retina display from April, says Apple

Apple is informing app developers that all new apps submitted to App store from April 2018 must support the iPhone X’s full-screen Super Retina display. The company is said to have been sending emails to app developers about the latest requirement.  Continue reading “All news apps must support iPhone X Super Retina display from April, says Apple”

Belkin AC Anywhere – Charge your electronic devices in the car

US-based Belkin recently launched the Travel 200W DC/AC inverter-cum Car Charger dubbed as AC Anywhere, in the Indian market. This is the perfect device for those who find themselves in a lot of traveling without having time to charge the laptop, phone or other accessories. Continue reading “Belkin AC Anywhere — Charge your electronic devices in the car”

Karbonn Titanium Jumbo 2 with 5.5-inch HD display, 4000mAh battery launched at an effective price of Rs. 3999

Karbonn, in partnership with Airtel has launched Titanium Jumbo 2, the company’s latest budget smartphone with Airtel cashback offer of Rs. 2000.  This gets Rs. 169 plan that offers unlimited calling and 0.5GB 4G data per day for 28 days. Continue reading “Karbonn Titanium Jumbo 2 with 5.5-inch HD display, 4000mAh battery launched at an effective price of Rs. 3999”

Google removes ‘view image’ button from image search results

Google today has removed the ‘view image’ button from search results that appear when you click on a picture. Though this is a small change, it has a huge impact on users making them take additional steps to save an image. Continue reading “Google removes ‘view image’ button from image search results”