“Kevin” is the Samsung Chromebook Pro

For a few weeks now, a mysterious code name, “Kevin“, has tantalized Chrome and Chromebook aficionados, hiding in certain bits of code in the newest Chromium commits that would go on to end up in Chrome OS.  Alongside its mysterious cousin, Gru, the two whimsically-named Chromebooks have kept to themselves up until now. Kevin has broken cover as the Samsung Chromebook Pro, a feature-rich beast of a Chrome OS device….

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ASUS ZenFone 3 Laser Is Now Available For Purchase In India

ASUS had unveiled its ZenFone 3 lineup consisting the ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3 Ultra, and ZenFone 3 Deluxe back in May this year, then again in July, the company added two more devices to its ZenFone 3 lineup in the form of the ZenFone 3 Laser and ZenFone 3 Max. The ZenFone 3 Laser and the ZenFone 3 Deluxe went up for pre-orders in the US just last month, and…

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New Pokemon GO update includes Catch Bonus and Training tweaks

Niantic has been hinting at a new Pokemon GO update for several weeks now, and today they delivered. The new update is going to make it easier to snag those critters out in the wild, and there are plenty of other tweaks as well. The biggest change in the new Pokemon GO update would be the Catch Bonus for most folks. As the name implies, you will get a “bonus”…

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Flexible Smartphone from Xiaomi could be in the works

Flexible tech… when will we ever get there? While modular devices haven’t taken off as planned, consumers are looking towards a flexible future. A new Xiaomi flexible smartphone concept has hit the web, and we’re pleased to say the future looks quite bright indeed. You don’t have to look hard to find an article about a flexible smartphone or foldable slate. We’ve covered concepts of such devices at length over…

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Intex Aqua 5.5 VR launched with VoLTE and Android 6.0

Yesterday we told you about the Intex Aqua S2, and now we’re back with a couple of new handsets today. The Intex Aqua 5.5 VR has been launched in the region and looks to be an affordable option if you need an entry-level handset with 4G VoLTE. Despite its name, the Intex Aqua 5.5 VR is not Daydream compatible so let’s just get that out of the way. That said,…

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Airtel V-Fiber Broadband Service Launched; Free Unlimited Voice Calling Extended to All Customers

Airtel on Thursday announced the launch of its V-Fiber ‘superfast broadband’ service in the country, starting with Chennai. The V-Fiber service – which offers speeds up to 100Mbps – will be rolled out the 87 other cities in India that have Airtel’s broadband service in the coming weeks, starting with Delhi & NCR and Bengaluru. Alongside, Airtel announced that unlimited free voice calling that was earlier available on select broadband…

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WhatsApp’s New User Terms Signal It’s Finally Ready to Make Some Money

\ On Thursday, WhatsApp updated its terms of service and privacy policy to say that it will finally start sharing user data with Facebook, which bought the messaging app for 19 billion dollars back in 2014. Although WhatsApp promises that users will still not see any ads within the app itself, your WhatsApp information could be used for better targeting of ads and showing “You may also know” profiles on…

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Google Pixel Phones: 10 Things the Google Assistant Can Do

Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are up for pre-orders in India now, providing a meaningful alternative to the new iPhone models as well as top-end Android handsets. While Google’s smartphones come with top-of-the-line hardware and the new version of Android, what makes them truly exciting is Google Assistant, the company’s Artificial Intelligence-powered digital helper. The virtual assistant is baked into the Pixel phones, which are currently the only handsets…

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Instagram Finally Arrives on Windows 10 Desktops, Tablets

Instagram has finally been made available to Windows 10 desktop and tablet users. To recall, Instagram first made its way to Windows 10 Mobile platform though was limited to mobile devices. Users can now download Instagram for Windows 10 PCs from the company’s Windows App Store. Much like the mobile version of the app, Instagram for Windows 10 tablets will allow users to capture, edit, and share directly from the…

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Honor 8: Top 5 Features

Huawei Terminal’s Honor brand at its New Delhi event on Wednesday launched the Honor 8(Review) smartphone in India at Rs. 29,999. The device is now up for sale on Amazon India, Flipkart, and the Honor Online Store, apart from several major retail outlets in the country. We’ve reviewed the smartphone, and found that it packs some great features like the dual camera setup, the customised EMUI 4.1 OS, and a…

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Google Smartwatch tipped to debut in 2017 with Android Wear 2.0

Back in July, we were treated to a few renders of an upcoming Google Smartwatch. We weren’t sure when they would land but that may have been cleared up to a degree today thanks to a new leak. There isn’t a lot of time left in 2016 for new smartphones and mobile gadgets to be announced. While there are always a few surprises out of left field, things are definitely…

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Video: Xiaomi Redmi Pro Review

Xiaomi’s Redmi Pro is the beginning of what’s likely to become a staple in Xiaomi’s yearly releases henceforth. Sitting somewhere in between the Redmi Note and Mi line of phones, the Redmi Pro’s base model features a MediaTek Helio X20 2.0GHz processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage and retails for around $224. For just $30 more ($254) you can get the upgraded model that comes with a faster MediaTek…

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