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Sony Likely To Unveil Xperia Z3+ In India On June 26

Lumia 640 Still A Hit-- Despite Contract And Hardware Limitations

Come 26 June and Sony will unleash the Xperia Z3+ for the Indian market in New Delhi. The giant has already set out Block Your Date cards to media brands for the big event. While we have no official confirmation that the Z3+ from the Xperia series is set for release, we can only anticipate this flagship to be out on the given date, as per the pattern Sony has revealed internationally in terms of release. What The Xperia Z3+ Offers? As a follow up to the Xperia Z3, the Z3+ will come  laced with 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor, with four 1.5GHz cores and four 2 GHz cores. The flagship will, of course, run on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS out of the box. Sleek and light in terms of physicality, the width stands at 6.9 mm while it weighs only 144 grams.  More Of The Xperia Story Sony [+more]

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Apple iOS 9 Update: To Feature New Keyboard And Upgraded Siri

Apple Will Let You Delete Apps On iOS 9 To Save Up Software Space

With the annual Worldwide Developers Conferece (WWDC) coming closer, expectations and speculations regarding Apple products is intensifying. The web is already filled with rumors related to upcoming iPhone models and now gossips are splurging regarding new iOS 9, a new operating system from the company. The new iOS is expected to feature an upgraded Siri, code-named as Proactive, states Cnet. If reports are to be true, the new service will offer much timely and relevant data to apps like Contact, Passbook or Calendar. It is also expected to work equally well with any third-party apps. The rumors also suggest that Siri would be able to collect information from different sources and update users about the traffic conditions on the days, when events are scheduled in the calendar. iOS 9 is also expected to feature an all new keyboard, which would work both in landscape and portrait mode, reports 9 to [+more]

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Android M Welcomes New Google Search Feature And Android Pay

Google to launch ‘im2Calories’ to count calories looking at food pics

Android M has seen official introduction from Google’s stable on Thursday at the I/O conference in San Francisco. There is no way to know if Google has christened its Android M on lines of Ice cream Sandwich or Lollipop yet but we do know that for now the platform is accessible only to developers. The latest preview did reveal that a single press and hold on the home button of your Android M smart gadget could open up Google Search. So no more swipes along the top of your home screens will be needed. A huge leap though is that Google Now is more sensitive to context thanks to Now On Tap. Using this feature, your phone will know what email you are dealing with or what music file you are accessing. Android M also means the arrival of Android Pay. We have heard about this since MWC in March this [+more]

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Lumia 840 Leaked Photos Hint At 5.7-Inch Screen-Size: Expected To Be A High-End Model

Lumia 640 Still A Hit-- Despite Contract And Hardware Limitations

The upcoming smartphone from Microsoft, Lumia 840 has set a buzz  after an export-import site hinted about its expected features. According to the reports, both single-SIM as well as dual-SIM model of Lumia 840 has been spotted on the website Zauba with the name RM-1085. The reports on NDTV Gadgets also indicate that the models are currently in their testing phase in India and is priced around Rs. 38,346, exclusive the duty or tax. While the price hints the upcoming smartphone to be a high-end model of the company, it will run on Windows 8.1 platform and would feature a screen-size of 5.7-inches. Yet, some anticipates the phone to run on the all new Windows 10. While the fresh reports of the phone featuring on the listing site has created waves, the earlier rumors regarding two upcoming smartphones of high-end also created quite an excitement. Codenamed as “Cityman” and “Talkman”the [+more]

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Mario Kart 8 To Get Tough Fight From Nintendo’s Splatoon

Nintendo fans now have one more reason to rejoice as Nintendo is all set to launch their IP Splatoon marketing campaign to give a tough fight to Mario Kart 8 launched last year. In an interview, Chandra Nair, the marketing manager at Nintendo UK confirmed the report and even stated that they are confident about the colorful new shooter. The reports also indicate that the gaming platform has already started to push Splatoon on the digital billboards. Not just that, advertisings are also appearing at different cinema halls.   To ensure the reach of the game to all players, the company has also launched digital campaign for Splatoon. The company is extremely serious about the fate of this all new game and has even decided to open a skatepark in Corby with Splatoon theme. The reports available clearly indicate that the company has planned a bigger and better campaign this [+more]

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Nokia Lumia 640 XL Is Now At Littlewoods Ireland Listing

Lumia 640 Still A Hit-- Despite Contract And Hardware Limitations

There seems to be some good news for the Nokia Lumia lovers, who were so far waiting to get hold of a big screen smartphone, Lumia 640 XL. The product is now available in the Littlewoods Ireland listings and that too at €249 SIM-free. Though this is undoubtedly a deal to seal for the Lumia fans, yes there is a drawback. For now, the smartphone is available only in black color and people, who want to add get hold of some other colors will have to wait for some more time.  Powered with Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1, the handset uses Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 chipset, Quad-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A7 CPU and Adreno 305 GPU. To ensure user-friendliness of the phone, it is facilitated with 5.7-inches screen that offers a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. Backed by 8GB internal memory, 1GB RAM and 128GB expandable GB support, the phone offers users a huge [+more]

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Apple iPad Pro Features Update: May Feature Digital Stylus

Apple iPad Pro May Feature Digital Stylus

There seems to be some good news for people waiting for the iPad Pro. Rumors have it that a recent filing at the US Patent and Trademark Office clearly hints on the functionality of the slate, which may come with a digital input stylus, something that was not found earlier in any device of this category. The reports of Apple Insider also have it that the stylus powered with 3D sensing can offer support to multiple users as well as multitasking activities. Even though there is no official confirmation so far, the reports indicate the stylus to feature pressure sensor as well as grip sensor performing dedicated functions. While the news about the stylus has overjoyed iPad fans, it has surely warned the Surface Pen of Microsoft about the tough competition that it might be facing in the coming days.  Though the concept of pen was earlier rejected by Steve [+more]

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Lumia 940 Release Date, Specs: Device Will Have Retina Scanning Instead Of Passwords

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After much dilly dallying over the release and specs of the Lumia 940, Microsoft has revealed it will not be using password based security anymore. In what we consider a leaf from Apple’s book, Microsoft will now incorporate the Retina Scanner in its latest Lumia model. Before you think more, read to know that the scanner will be exclusivie thanks to the software Windows Hello that also aids in security features such as in facial recognition and fingerprint scanning. In another huge turn of events, the maker has confirmed that they will release the Windows 10 OS first this year and the Lumia 940 will hit the market only after the former.  Given that the wait is going to be long– probably after June this year- we are expecting game changing specs on the upcoming flagship. Video apps will see a lot of change in the way they work on [+more]

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Smartphone Cameras Helps In Detecting Eye Cancer In 2-Year Old

Smartphone Cameras Helps In Detecting Eye Cancer In 2-Year Old

The news that smartphone cameras can help detecting eye cancer that affects exclusively kids has set a buzz , leaving no doubt about the fact that advances in technology has made life much better. The life of a 2-year old kid, Avery Fitzgerald was saved when her mother, Julie Fitzgerald identified some uncanny spots around the boy’s pupil in an image she snapped with a smartphone. According to the Verge the reports, children affected with aggressive eye cancer in most of the cases have a white glow surrounding their pupils when they look to the camera for a photograph. Yet, the snaps need to be taken with a flash mode on.  The doting mother, Fitzgerald, who took her son to the doctor after founding the spots around the pupil said that she is thankful to technology. Though the kid has lost his eye due to the disease, his life is saved. [+more]

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Xperia Z Leaked Shot With Android 5.0.2 OS Creates Uproar-OS To Be Launched Officially

Android 5.0.2 Receives Certification

Leaked screen-shot of Xperia Z working on the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop already created an uproar on the internet earlier and now the reports indicate that necessary certifications for the mobile firmware has been finally obtained from PTCRB. Thus, it is expected to be out in the market anytime soon, reported Xperia blog. The reports also indicate that the new firmware can also be used in other Z series devices of Xperia, viz. Tablet Z, ZL and ZR. The upcoming Android 5.0.2 Lollipop is expected to improve the performance of the tablets significantly by introducing, “Material Design”, a complete new design language. It is also reported that the new interactive user interface, options for lock-screen notification and animation graphics will also be available with the latest version. According to the reports, replacing the default runtime from Dalvik to ART will not just improve the performance of the phone by introducing several [+more]

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