Samsung SM-W2016 is a flip phone with near S6 power

What if the Galaxy S6 died and was reincarnated in an earlier era, one where flip phones still ruled? It may sound like fan fiction, but TENAA just certified such a device – the Samsung SM-W2016. The flip phone features a glass back with curves on the side that evoke the S6 edge. It has two identical screens (one outside the flip, one inside) – 3.9″ Super AMOLEDs with 768…

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Redmi Note 2 Pro teased by Xiaomi president ahead of Nov 24 announcement

Xiaomi recently scheduled an event on November 24th, to introduce a new product. There were rumors that the company might unveil the Redmi Note 2 and even the Mi 5. Yesterday Lin Bin, co-founder and President of Xiaomi posted a teaser image of the upcoming smartphone in Golden color on weibo. This is the same smartphone that got certified by TENAA last week. The image shows dual-tone LED flash and a fingerprint sensor. The Redmi…

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Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock launched for $79

Apple has officially launched its Magnetic Charging Dock for the Apple Watch, after recent leaks. The dock lets you charge the Apple Watch in a flat position with its band open, or on its side, since it has a small adjustable ring in the center. “When docked on its side, your watch automatically goes into Nightstand mode, so you can also use it as your alarm clock,” said Apple. The dock is powered…

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Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 Flash Drive (64GB to 256GB) announced

HyperX, a division of Kingston Technology recently introduced HyperX Savage USB Flash drive, which joins the HyperX Savage family of products that includes, DRAM and SSDs, replacing the DataTraveler HyperX 3.0. It has USB 3.1 Gen. 1 (USB 3.0) support that promises read speed of up to 350MB/s and write speed of up to 250MB/s. Highlights of HyperX Savage USB Flash Drive Blazing fast transfer speeds: HyperX Savage delivers blazing transfer speeds of 350MB/s read and 250MB/s…

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Google’s YouTube Kids App Expands to Regions Beyond the US

Google launched its YouTube Kids application back in February this year for Android and iOS users but restricted it to the US only. The search giant on Tuesday announced the app’s expansion to UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The YouTube blog post also states that since its launch, YouTube Kids app has been downloaded over 10 million times in the US. Also mentioned was that videos Wheels on…

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Figment VR iPhone Case Doubles Up as a Virtual Reality Headset

Virtual reality (VR) headsets have been steadily going mainstream. Google’s Cardboard is so far considered as one of the most easily accessible VR devices available for consumers. However, it’s not very durable. Recently, Samsung’s consumer Gear VR headset powered by Oculus VR software went on sale with a price tag of less than $100; though it is available in limited markets. Now, Figment has debuted on Kickstarter with its new…

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Samsung Details Britecell Camera Sensor; Likely to Ship First With Galaxy S7

Samsung on Monday at its Investor Forum detailed its new Britecell camera sensor. The company claimed that its new camera sensor will have enhanced light sensitivity in low light conditions with less colour artefact. Speaking at the event, Kyushik Hong, Vice President, Marketing Team, System LSI Business, Samsungexplained Britecell is the company’s trademark technology (via Galaxy Club) which will replace the green pixels in all traditional Bayer filter pattern in…

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Samsung Tipped to Include Fingerprint Scanner, Pay Features in Budget Phones

Samsung’s high-end smartphone features such as fingerprint scanner and Samsung Pay mobile payment may soon make it to budget smartphones, if a new report is to be believed. Korea Herald reports that the company is planning to include the two premium features in its affordable handsets. The report quotes an industry source, “Samsung is planning to deploy fingerprint sensors in budget smartphone models.” The source added that one of the…

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Next 4-inch iPhone might be released in the first half of 2016

Ever since Apple decided to join its competitors in selling devices larger than 4 inches, we’ve heard countless rumors saying that the Cupertino company hasn’t totally given up on the smaller form-factor. New 4-inch iPhones have been “imminent” quite a few times already, but none of those things actually managed to pan out. Today we’re already at the second rumor about the next small Apple smartphone. A few hours ago…

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HTC One M9s launched, yet another One

HTC’s One-series just got even more confusing to the prospective buyer. The One M9s has been launched in Taiwan with proper One M9 looks and a few notable changes in hardware. The new model comes with a 5-inch FullHD LCD display, much like its namesake. One of the chief differences between the two is the Mediatek Helio X10 chip, but it’s not exactly a first for the company – it…

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Teaser confirms upcoming vivo X6 will offer split-screen multitasking feature

Vivo’s upcoming X6 smartphone – which was recently spotted on the website of China’s Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center (TENAA) – will offer split-screen multitasking feature, according to a new teaser posted by the company on its Weibo account. This means that users of the handset would be able to accomplish two tasks at once by opening two apps side by side (in parallel) – the teaser image (see above) demos…

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