Xiaomi, the Chinese giant seems to be arriving with their latest high-end handset – the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 this year. According to the recent reports, Xiaomi is expected to launch the successor of Mi Note i.e. the Mi Note 2 on November 5th and indeed the device will boost some impressive specs. Though Xiaomi has unveiled its first metal smartphone – the Mi 4 last year, but this time it seems that they are planning to launch an all-metal smartphone and leaks suggest that it must be the Mi Note 2. Continue reading
What is it about a roller coaster that appeals to so many people? Science and psychology have, over the years, gone to great lengths to see why some people love the thrills of a roller coaster’s twists and turns, while others prefer a leisurely trip down a lazy river. According to Frank Farley, a psychologist at Temple University in Philadelphia, it’s about freedom. “Where else in the world can you scream at the top of your lungs and throw your arms in the air?” He asks Student Science. “If you did that in most other places, they’d take you to your parents and probably put you through a psychological evaluation.” Continue reading
If you are an iPhone 6 Plus user and facing some issues while taking photos (photos are looking blurry), then the reason might be there’s some defect in your camera. According to reports, Apple has recently determined that a small percentage of iPhone 6 Plus devices has a defective component in the iSight camera that is causing the photos to look blurry. These affected units falls into a limited serial number range and are the devices that were sold between September 2014 and January 2015. Continue reading
We have seen a consistent innovation in storage devices with respect to speed, size and storage capacities. The storage devices have now become more faster and are capable of storing large capacities in just small piece. One such storage devices are microSDs which are nothing but removable flash memory cards usually used in mobile phones. With the introduction of microSDHC/SDXC cards, users are now offered higher and extended storage for mobile phones. These memory cards are identical to standard microSD cards but are recognized only by microSDHC or microSDXC devices. However, They can be used as full-size SDHC/SDXC cards together with the included adapter. Well, our review focuses on Kingston’s Class 10 UHS-I microSDHC/SDXC card. The name itself suggests that the use of speed “class” rating that guarantees a minimum data transfer rate for optimum performance with devices that use microSDHC/SDXC. This means the Class 10 UHS-I indicates that minimum data transfer rates of 10MB/s which makes them capable of delivering great HD video recordings. Below are the specification for Kingston Class 10 UHS-I microSDHC/SDXC: Continue reading
Looking for a small form factor and stylish flash drive that fits easily in your pocket? then, there’s one by Kingston Technology, the Kingston DataTraveler Mini 3.0 flash drive. The Kingston DataTraveler Mini 3.0 was announced a year back and is one of the slimmest and stylish Kingston’s USB 3.0 flash drive that offers fast transfer speeds and comes in three different storage capacities: 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. The DataTraveler Mini 3.0 features a compact form factor and can easily fit on a key ring in a pocket to keep it accessible when required. The DataTraveler Mini 3.0 takes advantage of the performance improvements offered by USB 3.0 technology and is also backwards compatible with existing USB 2.0 ports. According to Kingston, the DataTraveler Mini 3.0 is capable of 70MB/s read and up to 15MB/s write. Below are the specifications for the Kingston DataTraveler Mini 3.0: Continue reading
HTC announced another smartphone along with the HTC One E9+ Dual SIM in India, the HTC Desire 326G Dual SIM. Unlike HTC One E9+ Dual SIM, the HTC Desire 326G Dual SIM is a budget smartphone with mid-range specs and is priced at Rs. 9,590 (approx. $150). The HTC Desire 326G Dual SIM features a 4.5-inch display with a resolution of 854×480 pixels, powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Spreadtrum SC7731G SoC, 1GB of RAM and 8Gb internal storage which is expandable using a microSD card slot. Continue reading
HTC has recently announced a new Android smartphone, the HTC One E9+ Dual SIM in India. The HTC One E9+ Dual SIM comes with impressive high-end specs and is priced at Rs. 36, 790 ($575 approx.). As far as specs are concerned, the HTC One E9+ Dual SIM features a 5.5-inch Quad HD display with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels, powered by a MediaTek Helio X10 processor, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 128GB using a microSD card slot. Continue reading
LG has announced that LG G4 will be released in the market for sales in mid-June and the company has created webpage for its pre-booking. The pre-booking can be done here. There is another opportunity for the buyers as they will be able to meet Big B, as he has been invited for the launch event. The winners of the lucky draw will be selected and will meet Amitabh Bachchan on stage. Continue reading
Chinese smartphone maker ZTE has entered the Indian market by launching the Nubia Z9 Mini this week. The phone is a mini variant of its current international flagship the Nubia Z9. The company has announced that the device will be Amazon Exclusive and will be selling for Rs 16,999.
The China based manufacturing company, OnePlus had already confirmed that OnePlus One will now be available without an invite. It confirmed it’s ending of the invitation system and pre-order period in April 2015, thus becoming globally available. In India the OnePlus One sells exclusively on Amazon. OnePlus One was reviewed as a ‘Phone of Dreams’ when debuted in April 2014. It started with a price of $299 for 16GB. Given that the OnePlus One launched a year back, it sure is time for the successor to be revealed.
In a surprising turn of events the Motorola Moto X 2nd Gen has got yet another price cut in India. This is the third such price cut since the launch of the device in India. Motorola recently had the last price cut for the exact same smartphone a week back. The price of the Moto X last week was Rs 26,999 for the 16GB version and Rs. 29,999 for the 32GB version. Now the price of the phone stand at Rs 24,999 for the 16GB variant and Rs. 27,999 for the 32GB version. Continue reading
Truecaller is well known for its application which identifies telemarketers or spammy numbers has now made a big move. On May 7, it made an announcement of a Global Partnership with Cyanogen OS. The users will now be able to identify calls via caller ID and block or ignore unwanted numbers directly from its native dialer. Continue reading