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Samsung plans to release three low-priced smartphones namely the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 in China next month. There were rumors which suggested that the Samsung Galaxy A series, will follow the Galaxy Alpha‘s premium metal body design, which has been launched a month back. These 3 devices are said to be aimed at the mid-range […]

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News has just come in that Lenovo has closed the Motorola Mobility acquisition deal from Google at $2.91 billion. Just today morning, we had seen the IDC figures which put Xiaomi at no.3 after Samsung and Apple, as far as global smartphone shipments and market share went. But with Lenovo having acquired Motorola, these numbers […]

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Driverless cars could be within the price range of the average person in just ten years, Australian researchers claim. This will be made possible by a new ‘eyes and ears’ technology developed by researchers from Curtin University in Perth. The technology comprises a dozen different sensors installed in an average car, paired with an algorithm […]

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China’s Lenovo Group Ltd (0992.HK) said Thursday it has closed its $2.91 bln acquisition of the Motorola handset unit from Google Inc (GOOG.O), paving the way for a fresh assault on the U.S. smartphone market. The purchase comes as Lenovo, the world’s leading PC maker, ramps up its effort to diversify its business and establish […]

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YouTube had announced support for 48fps  and 60fps (frames per second) videos back in June 2014, but it has rolled out the feature on YouTube today. According to Kotaku, the Google-owned video company is now seeing 60fps videos. It only works in the HTML 5 player and in selected browsers. YouTube sharing had officially hit […]

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Hate them all you want for their wicked marketing strategies and security practices, but Xiaomi manages to prove that you can’t ignore them. The four-year-old company, which currently sells smartphones only in a few developing countries has already outpaced handset makers such as LG, Lenovo and HTC who have been longer in the industry. According […]

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Google has announced that the first minute of voice calls through Hangouts will be free in 25 countries. Earlier reports had suggested Google may shut down Google Voice and integrate it into Hangouts.  Google’s Hangouts app for desktops and mobile will allowed users to instant message, make free domestic voice calls, video chat and calls to phone numbers […]

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It’s official. Microsoft has forayed into the wearable market with the $199 Microsoft Band, which will work with devices running iOS, Android and, of course, Windows Phone. Along with the wristband, Microsoft has also announced its new service called Microsoft Health. According to the Microsoft website, Health is a cloud-based service that gathers data from […]

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Last week we had heard about HP coming out with a new form factor PC and the product has been unveiled. Called the HP Sprout, it is basically an all-in-one PC which has an overhead projector (over the monitor) and uses a setup of cameras and sensors to take inputs via gestures and it uses a […]

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Voice Calling on one of the most popular messaging app has been delayed again and has been pushed for release to the first quarter of 2015.

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