Lenovo ‘Lemon X’ aka Vibe X3 Launch Set for Monday

Lenovo has confirmed an event on Monday where the company can be expected to launch the Vibe X3 aka ‘Lemon X’ in China. The company in a teaser post on Weibo confirmed the Monday launch event. Additionally, the Vibe X3 aka ‘Lemon X’ smartphone has been spotted in a Tenaa listing showing images and specifications ahead of the anticipated Monday launch. In official teasers shared by the Chinese company, it…

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IRCTC Now Lets Users Book Train Tickets 30 Minutes Before Departure

Come November 12, you can book a railway ticket online via IRCTC 30 minutes prior to the departure of a train. In a passenger-friendly move, the Indian Railways has also made changes in its system of chart preparation, which would now be prepared twice. First reservation chart would be prepared four hours prior to departure of a train while second and final one, 30 minutes before the train departs, a…

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Facebook Brings 360-Degree Video Support to iPhone and iPad

Facebook started rolling out support for 360-degree videos on the Web and Android devices back in September. The social platform has now introduced 360-degree videos in iOS as well as has started testing 360-degree ads. The biggest highlight of the new immersive feature is it lets users watch videos shot in a 360-degree format from different angles. On desktop browsers, users can change angle by using on-screen cursors while on…

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New System Makes It Cheaper to Process Mobile Images

Researchers have developed a new technique that consumes much less battery and bandwidth while processing images taken through smartphone cameras. The system sends a highly compressed image to a central server, and the server sends back an even smaller file, which contains simple instructions for modifying the original image. As smartphones become people’s primary cameras, there is growing demand for built-in image-processing apps in smartphones. But image processing quickly drain…

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BlackBerry Releases Emulator For BlackBerry PRIV

f we were to go back a few years, the BlackBerry PRIV would not have been a particularly unique device, but fast forward to today where the majority of our smartphones are fully touchscreen, the PRIV is truly a unique handset as not only does it sport a full touchscreen display, but a slideout physical keyboard. A rarity these days. That being said while the phone does run on Android…

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Google Nexus 6P Benchmarks

Google announced the Huawei-made Nexus 6P smartphone back in September, and it was launched in India last month, starting at Rs. 39,999. We brought you the unboxing of the smartphone recently, here we have its benchmarks. It is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 64-bit 20nm processor that has four bigger ARM Cortex A57 cores clocked at 1.96GHz per core and four smaller ARM Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.56GHz per core…

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vivo X6 with 4GB RAM, fingerprint sensor gets certified in China

Earlier this month vivo confirmed 4GB of RAM for the company’s upcoming flagship smartphone, vivo X6, after teasing the name of the phone. Even some specifications of the smartphone surfaced along with that, now the smartphone has passed through TENAA (Via), showing off the design of the phablet. There is a X6L version and the X6D version for China Unicom. Specifications of the smartphone have not been confirmed by TENAA yet. These images clearly shows its metal body, fingerprint…

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Lenovo Vibe P1 Unboxing

Lenovo launched Vibe P1, the company’s latest mid-range Vibe series smartphone with a huge 5000mAh battery in India last month for Rs. 15999 on Flipkart. We already brought you photo gallery and the hands-on impressions of the smartphone from the announcement at IFA in September, here we have the unboxing. Box Contents Lenovo Vibe P1 smartphone in Silver color 2-pin fast charger (5.2V-2A or 7V-2A or 9V-2A or 12V-2A) Micro USB Cable…

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Swipe Junior kids smartphone launched for Rs 5,999

Swipe has launched Swipe Junior smartphone specifically for kids. The smartphone that is targeted at children in 5-15 age group is aimed at increasing creativity and making learning fun without compromising kids safety and security. The Swipe Junior comes with parental control feature that enables them to keep an eye on their kids smartphone activities. They can check the contact list, control and limit the time spent on internet browsing, games or…

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This is the HTC One X9

While HTC has yet to say anything about the rumored One X9, we’re now certain of the handset’s existence, as this has just been approved by China’s Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center. The Chinese certification body also revealed a list of specs, and four images of the One X9, thus confirming that the previously leaked images were indeed showing the real device. The HTC One X9 measures 153.2 x 75.9 x…

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Android Wear Officially Gets Cellular Support

Google’s Android Wear OS for wearables has received features in bits and pieces. The company introduced offline music and GPS support last year. This was followed by Wi-Fi support and always-on display support which was rolled out earlier this year, and now Google has officially announced cellular support for Android Wear, enabling mobile data without requiring a smartphone . Peter Ludwig, Product Manager, Android Wear, confirmed the news in a…

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Fossil Acquires Misfit Wearables for $260 Million

Watchmaker Fossil has acquired Misfit Wearables. The company announced the acquisition of the connected wearable maker and confirmed that the purchase price was $260 million (approximately Rs. 1,700 crores) including transaction costs, which will be funded through a combination of cash on hand and bank debt. The company expected to complete the acquisition before the end of fiscal 2015; though notes that this is subject to customary closing conditions and…

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