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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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iOS8 Jailbreak Release Update

iOS8 Jailbreak Release Update

Jailbreak community got enthralling news this week. An iOS8 Jailbreak was already on the way and the same was released on September 17th. Tech news site BigBoss.com points out that if iPad and iPhone users need to enjoy the benefits of jailbroken iDevice, they should look forward to sticking with iOS 7.1.2 or install the same now. The site further mentions that the jailbreak for iOS8 might be the one available, as of now. No new updates are expected for long. After one upgrades to iOS8, it will not be possible to downgrade or restore to iOS7. However, things have been quiet on the iOS8 Jailbreak, as of now. Only a few iPhone and iPad hackers offer a firm timeline for the jailbreak ware from their stores. Apprehension is also building up among the fans as if they install the iOS8 they are stuck with the same. Though iOS8 Jailbreak [+more]

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Lenovo Vibe X2 Created Buzz With Layered Rim, Intel Chip Features

Lenovo Vibe X2

Lenovo is all set to make its worldwide presence with the launch of the Vibe Z2 Pro, which is a 6 inch tablet equipped with QHD and a 4,000mAh battery. But the company is also planning to soon launch a smaller device for its customers. A user dubbed as PanlingFeng shared the images and description of the Lenovo Vibe X2 on the popular micro blogging platform Weibo.  Lenovo Vibe X2 is likely to be equipped with a 5 inch screen and would be launched in two variants. The first variant would be powered by an Intel Corp. Atom processor, while the other would be having the Intel variety (the X2-TO) which is considered as the more powerful version. The device’s 5-inch IPS LCD display would have a pixel resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. The Lenovo Vibe X2 would sport the memory of 2 GB as well as the internal storage capacity of [+more]

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Apple September 9 Likely To Have Some Big Launches

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US-based tech giant is all set to make big announcements in September with the expected launch of its iPhone as well as iWatch. Invites for the Apple September 9 event have been sent out to the media when the company is likely to announce its flagship smartphone iPhone that would be commercially available later in September 2014, along with other products. RBC Capital Markets has predicted that the company would sell the record 10 million units of its flagship smartphone in the opening weekend, higher than the 9 million unit opening weekend sale of its iPhone 5s and 5c. Also Read: New iPhone, Bigger iPad, iWatch At September 9 Apple Event? It was earlier rumored that the soon-to-be-launched android flagship smartphone would be equipped with sapphire display. It was also reported that the company is working towards shifting from Gorilla Glass protection to an in-house Sapphire glass solution for its iPhone 6. [+more]

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iPhone 6 Picture Leak Suggests Cheap Knock Off

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As Apple fans eagerly await the new iPhone 6, some pictures of the new phone circulating on the world wide web more likely portray a cheap knock off. A look at the iPhone 6 picture leak suggest that the iPhone 6 will have a larger screen with a sleek frame and round edges. The new iPhone will be available in 4.7-inches and 5.5-inches. Its not the screen but the operating system iO8 that may be different, says The Telegraph head of technology Matt Warman. He has commented, “That means for the first time the iPhone is competing with the screen sizes of made popular by Samsung and HTC”. Further, Matt also added that an interesting feature in this phone was its operating system iOS8, which would introduce various health care apps in a health kit which will allow users to do online health checkups like a blood pressure check or [+more]

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