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Whatsapp Trying Video Calls as Youtube is on Social Media Again

Whatsapp, now a Facebook venture, is trying to roll out  new feature enabling its users to use its latest new feature video calling. Youtube, a Google venture, is now venturing into social media field that the parent company tried and failed umpteen times. invite basis and those who see it on their smartphones should switch the feature on and activate ...

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For Rs.6777, Onida’s Debut Smartphone i4G1 Challenges Rivals

MIRC Electronics, manufacturer of ONIDA brand appliances and a household name in India for three decades, has enetered the smartphones market with the debut of its lightest 4G Smartphone priced Rs.6,777 and powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.2GHz Quad core processor, which also supports the 4G connectivity across all network operators. The i4G1 is powered with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.2GHz Quad ...

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Everything You Need to Know About The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2

The Korean electronics giant Samsung has introduced the World’s thinnest Galaxy series tab S2 priced at Rs. 42,000, with its new revamped and upgraded design. The device is available on Amazon India at Rs.39,000 after discount. The Galaxy Tab S 10.5. is thinner and lighter than its predecessor, making it more comfortable. Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, a 9.7′ tablet is the company’s recently ...

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Modi in US: Major Announcements for Digital India

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Silicon Valley has also come with some major announcements like Wi-Fi in railways stations and broadband connectivity in villages. PM Modi is one of the first Indian leader who managed to speak to a host of Fortune 500 CEOs, during his second US visit. He met Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella, Google’s CEO Sundar ...

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Xiaomi Sells 8 Lakh Redmi Note 2 Units in Mere 12 Hours

Xiaomi launched Redmi Note 2 in China last week and the Chinese handset maker on Tuesday managed to sell a whopping 8 lakh units in just 12 hours, that too on home front. The device will be go on sale once again on August 24th. The company is likely to launch the device in India tomorrow, 19th August, in New ...

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More Than One Million Bookings for One Plus 2 within 72 hours

OnePlus 2 has received 1 million registrations from people who are seeking invites to be able to purchase The Flagship killer of 2016, which goes on sale from August 11. Their official account of OnePlus tweeted: The #HYPE is real! Over 1,000,000 fans have reserved their #OnePlus2, in just 72 hours. http://t.co/7CBjiXrOgp pic.twitter.com/tYANim2QVB — OnePlus (@oneplus) July 31, 2015 Company ...

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Man Fined $120 for Using Apple Watch While Driving

Hang on there if you are using your Apple Watch while driving. A Canadian man was recently fined $120 (around Rs 7, 600) for being on his Apple Watch as he was driving. Jeffery Macesin was left surprised and shocked when he was pulled over by a traffic policeman in Montreal, Quebec and was ticketed $120. According to CTV News, ...

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Oppo to Open Manufacturing Unit in India by August 2015 but Where?

Chinese handset maker Oppo is planning to establish a manufacturing unit in India by August this year, it announced on Wednesday, without mentioning the location. Going by industry expectations, the manufacturing unit may come up somewhere in Tamil Nadu, most probably bordering the tech capital Bangalore, experts said but the company is yet to confirm the place. “India is the ...

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Blackberry Buyout: Microsoft, Xiaomi and Others Consider Possible Acquisition

  Blackberry is once again in the news for possible acquisition. The Canada-based telecommunication had showed profitability from December 2014 to February 2015 following its recent corporate restructuring. The DigiTimes reported that Microsoft, Xiaomi, Lenovo, Huawei and other Chinese handset vendors are being named as possible investors. The Chinese companies are planning to expand their business in the US and ...

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Crowdsourcing Info via Citizen-monitoring Can Alter New-age Alert Tools

By Sahana Ghosh (IANS)  Crowdsourcing information can aid in early warning, says an American researcher who is working to scale up a satellite-based map of hydropower projects in the Himalayas into a mobile-phone based alert system using inputs from citizens. Anthropologist Kelly D. Alley said people who are facing any kind of a threat related to dam infrastructure can post ...

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