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Asus Zenfone 2 Is All Set To Impress Users With Great Features

Asus Zenfone 2 Is All Set To Impress Users With Great Features

Asus Zenfone 2, which was showcased in Bengaluru on Wednesday  is all set to be released in the country and is expected to lure the smartphone connoisseurs.The phone not just has a sleek and attractive look but also boasts of some great features. With a luxurious feel and great finish, all three variants, ZE550ML, ZE550ML as well as ZE550CL have different display quality. ZE551ML comes with 5.5-inch IPS display, 1080×1920 pixels at 403ppi resolution is the top-end model while the other two models have 5.5-inch display and 720p IPS visual. Viewing angle of all models is impressive and is provided with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for enhanced protection.   The all new Asus phone is based on 64-bit architecture and enabled with Intel MooreField Z3580 SoC, which is again nicely supported by 32 GB inbuilt memory and 4GB RAM. Yet, the OS uses 3GB out of 32, keeping 29GB free for [+more]

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The Net Neutrality Debate: Larger Than You Thought

By Prajakt Raut Sure, we are all in favor of Net Neutrality and agree that it needs to be maintained. However, like all big issues, this debate also has many aspects that need to be examined. Net Neutrality will help startups and entrepreneurs who want to get their software products out to consumers. However, much like DTH operators can charge a premium for some channels and keep some free, perhaps telcos too have a point when they argue that the way they monetize their packages is their right. Preferential access will certainly be a challenge for startups. But it is like saying, ‘If newspaper ads were free, it will benefit startups as they would be able to market their products to consumers’. On the other hand, telcos complain of losing money. However, one wonders what stops them from raising prices of bandwidth. So far, they have entered into a price [+more]

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Moto E vs ASUS ZenFone C: Battery Life vs Camera Capabilities

Moto E vs ASUS ZenFone C- Compare before you buy!

If you are looking for a budget phone that works as good as one of those high end smartphones, take a look at the Moto E and ASUS ZenFone C. Both phones have good smartphone capabilities, but which one is a better buy? General features ASUS ZenFone C scores a point over Moto E in terms of battery capacity as it has a battery of 2100 mAh compared to 1980 mAh in Moto E. Additionally, the ASUS ZenFone C comes in three color options, namely red, black and white; while Moto E is available in traditional white and black colors only. Both phones have a capacitive touchscreen so where the ASUS ZenFone C comes in a screen size of 4.50 inches, the Moto E has a screen size of 4.30 inches. Storage capacity and camera performance Both come with RAM of 1GB though ASUS ZenFone C scores over Moto E [+more]

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Motorola to be profitable within 18 months claims Lenovo

Motorola to be profitable within 18 months claims Lenovo

Having recently acquired Motorola, Lenovo has some grand plans for the brand. The technology manufacturer had acquired Motorola from Google in October last for $2.91 million. Over 10 lakh Motorola phones were shipped last year and if all goes as per plans, Lenovo expects the brand to become a profitable venture in the next 12 to 18 months. Lenovo is likely to rank third on the global shipments once Motorola phones are included in the list of items the company ships annually. As a brand, Motorola had raked in profits worth $1.9 billion last year and Lenovo aspires to make the brand profitable in the next four quarters. If Lenovo is able to bring around this turnover, Motorola would be in for a grand change. After acquisition, Motorola had seen termination of services of thousands of its employees across the globe and exits from markets worldwide. However, ever since the [+more]

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Android Updates for Nexus 4, 5, 7 and 10 Might Not See Light of Day

Android updates for Nexus 4, 5, 7 and 10 might not see light of day

Google released the Android 5.0.2 update for Nexus 7 edition of 2012 last year. It was but natural for users to expect Android 5.0.2 updates for Nexus 4, 5, 7 and 10 but the firmware is still not in sight. This update has still not been made available for Nexus 6 and 9. It has recently surfaced that the Android 5.0.2 update might not arrive at all. This update could end up in exclusivity for the 2012 version of Nexus 7. Google has not come up with any official version on this matter but if this news is true, there is a possibility that Nexus 6 and 9 could come up in version 5.0.3. One must remember that Android Nexus update did not happen for the 2012 Nexus 7. It simply went on to Android 5.0.2 from Android 5.0. One knows that Android Lollipop is by far the biggest update [+more]

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Samsung scores past Apple in consumer satisfaction in handsets

Samsung scores past Apple in consumer satisfaction in handsets

Despite the fact that Samsung Galaxy S5 handset received a lukewarm response from customers, it has managed to score over its arch rival Apple under the American Customer Satisfaction Index. Fox News has reported that Samsung, which was under undue pressure owing to its declining profits, could now heave a sigh of relief as it has received a satisfaction rating of 81 points out of 100. This is 2 points more than what Apple scored in the American Customer Satisfaction Index. Samsung has scored over Apple at a time when Apple had just celebrated the successful launch of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Over 10 million units of these smartphone have been sold over the weekend. However, with Customer Satisfaction Index tilting in favour of Samsung, engineers and analysts at Apple will have to do some soul searching on the reasons behind Apple’s performance in the popularity index. Samsung [+more]

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Latest iPhone in 2015 Could Sport 4-inch screen

4 inch iPhone to be launched by Apple next year

Though Apple has launched its range of a big screen for its latest iPhones, it seems that the technology giant has not given up on its idea of launching a smaller version of its smartphone. The company is reportedly planning to launch its 4-inch iPhone by the middle of 2015. The news has been confirmed by Electronic times of Taiwan and Apple is planning the move after feedback from its customers who were looking for a smaller variant of the smartphone. The target customers for this smartphone would be women who face problems in carrying a big screen iPhone. Apple has been in news this year as it launched iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus which featured in 4.7 and 5.5-inch screen sizes respectively. Apple has to learn from its history too when it comes to launching new variants of iPhone. Back in 2010, Steve Jobs had launched iPhone 4 [+more]

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Take your Pick from the Best 10 Mobiles

Take your Pick from the Best 10 Mobiles

In this age of smartphone, nothing but the best will do. The advent in technology has brought a revolution in the mobile market and stores across the world are vying with each other to showcase the best of the lot. Below are listed some of the best mobile phone available. Take your pick and make your life a bit more exciting. 10.) Samsung Galaxy Alpha        The 4.7 inch screen of Samsung Galaxy Alpha does justify the Super AMOLED technology which the phone boasts about. The contrast ratio is appreciable and colours seem to pop out making it a worthy buy. 9.) Nokia Lumia 930 The improved Office functionality and simple interface of Nokia Lumia 930 is one of its biggest USP for the buyer. For a dedicated Nokia fan, the Lumia 930 could have been the best thing to happen in a long time. 8.) Google Nexus 5 With its [+more]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Alpha Not to be Sold Online in India

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Alpha not to be sold online in India

Samsung has decided it in principle not to sell any of its phone models including the upcoming Galaxy Note 4 and Alpha through the online mode. In this intense age of cut throat competition, this move by Samsung might look surprising at the first glance. Other brands like Motorola, Asus and Xiaomi have been making considerable profits by selling mobile phones through online mode. However, by deciding to sell its products only through the retail outlets, Samsung has tried to send a message to its business partners that it cares for them. However, by this move of Samsung a notion has gone down to the customers that the products will be priced on the higher side. The customers will have to wait more for any official price reduction whenever Samsung does so, especially for the Galaxy Note 4 and Alpha series. The better option would have been to follow a [+more]

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Sony Xperia vs Moto G – a Reality Comparison

Sony Xperia vs Moto G – a Reality Comparison

Moto G (2014) and Sony Xperia E3 have been launched recently. Both have a sleek design and a smart finish. Before you opt for any of these it would be worthwhile to do a comparative check between the two in terms of features as display, size, price and other specifications. Size and Display A large screen size of 5.0 inch IPS LCD display is what attracts the customer to Moto G2014. In comparison, the Sony Xperia E3 has a screen size of 4.5 inches. The thickness and weight of Moto G 2014 are 0.43 inches and 149 g respectively. In comparison, the Sony Xperia E3 is 0.33 inches in thickness and weights 143 grams. Memory Sony Xperia and Moto G are powered with quad-core Cortex A7 processors. Sony Xperia has a internal storage of 4GB while the Moto G comes with 16 GB of storage space. MicroSD Card support is [+more]

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