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Lenovo Launches Moto Maker Scheme in China; Are Custom-Made Phones Future of Smartphones?

Lenovo has launched ‘make your own Moto X’ scheme in China, Thursday. The company announced at the Lenovo Tech World that the Moto Maker online design studio will allow buyers to customise Moto X via their website www.motomaker.cn. The company stated in a statement that the buyers can build their own Moto phone by choosing the front colour, back colour and materials, ...

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Periscope, Twitter’s Live-Streaming App, Launched for Android Phones

Periscope, the live video streaming app from Twitter, is launched on Android devices after its debut on Apple’s iOS platform in March. With the launch of Periscope, Twitter has entered the battle of live-streaming apps. Its rival streaming app Meerkat was available on Google Play store from May. Meerkat became overnight sensation upon its launch, however, Twitter blocked access to ...

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Read this Before You Sell Your Android Phone!

  If you are planning to sell your Android phone for a new smartphone, chances are that your data might get extracted even after you delete all your data. A research by the Cambridge University shows that at least 500 million Android smartphones are flawed in the factory data reset function. Yes, you read that right! While some of you ...

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Mozilla Firefox Releases Version 37, Next Update on May 12

Google Chrome rival Mozilla has updated its Firefox improvised browser version 37 for both desktop and Android platforms tweaking several features of display including the URL bar, location display among others. New but annoying is that locale-based search engine is now set as default and Bing will pop up annoying those used to Google search engine. If you are in ...

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WhatsApp Free Voice Calling Feature Available on 2G, 3G, Mobile Internet Plans

WhatsApp voice calling feature is now opened to all users and fans ending one-year of beta testing and raising enthusiasm among the fans of the most-successful app in social media sphere now, owned by the Facebook. However, users of WhatsApp should first download the updated version 2.12.5 from Google Play or from the WhatsApp official website. Click Play Store 2.11.528 or download the ...

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OnePlus One Officially Launched, Available on Amazon India, Priced Rs.21,999

China company OnePlus launched on Tuesday its first device OnePlus One smartphone in India priced relatively lower at Rs 21,999 than expected Rs.25,000, despite a major setback of losing Cyanogen Mod partnership for its units in India. The OnePlus One is exclusively available for purchase on Amazon.in from today, December 2, 2014, on invite only. In India, it has partnered ...

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75 to 97% Smartphone Apps Hacked, Including Paid Ones: Report

A report by the mobile security firm Arxan Technologies has shown that between 75 and 97 percent of apps – on both Android and iOS devices – have been hacked. These alarming statistics show that all app users must keep in mind the flip-side of downloading these apps. The security firm analysed the top 100 paid apps and top 20 ...

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New App: GPS-like Location Finder Inside Buildings Available Now!

It’s well-known that GPS stops working the moment you enter a store, mall or airport as satellites do not work indoors. The other solutions from larger players like Googles and Apples, and most others require Bluetooth iBeacons or Wi-Fi — all expensive options requiring investment in hardware. Finland-based tech firm IndoorAtlas claims to have made an app with the same ...

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Virtual secretary for you!

New York, April 3 (IANS) Here comes an all-knowing app that combines a plethora of services on your smart phone like email app, restaurant searching app, text messaging app, the calendar app into one. Named Emu, this app is fully integrated with other services on your smart phone and makes what has traditionally been a fragmented and frustrating messaging experience ...

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FaceBook Invite: What to expect on top of Android?

Facebook has invited select group of journalists to an event it calls “new home on Android”, creating enough space for rumour mill to trigger anticipation for an android-based mobile phone exclusively for facebook users. It is perhaps a culmination of rumours that Facebook is building its own version of mobile phone meant for easy access to Facebook all over the ...

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Google sets sight on future search engine

Larry Page’s famous quotation on a search engine describes a perfect search engine as the one that understands exactly what a user means and providing him exactly what he or she wanted. Recalling it Amit Singhal, Google’s top brass member writes: “It’s very much like the computer I dreamt about as a child growing up in India, glued to our black-and-white ...

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Spice Mobility launches MI-350 Android Smartphone in Pune

S. Mobility, an Indian mobile internet company of the Spice group, has launched a 3G & 2G Dual Sim Android smartphone Mi-350 in Pune. Powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread, it claims a powerful battery backup that lasts up to 7 days. Mi-350 is powered by a 650MHz Turbo Processor and is loaded with features like Google task bar & Facebook. ...

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Samsung tops US mobile industry: comScore report

comScore’s latest report on key trends in the U.S. mobile phone industry during the three month average period ending August 2011 shows that in a survey of more than 30,000 U.S. mobile subscribers, Samsung was found to be the top handset manufacturer overall with 25.3 percent market share. Google Android continued to gain ground in the smartphone market reaching 43.7 ...

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