Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual To Hit Indian Shores On April 30

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Microsoft is all set to release Lumia 540 Dual in India on April 30, 2015.  Certain media houses have been invited officially by the company to attend the release event of Lumia 540. The invitation reads: “Microsoft cordially invites you all to attend the launch of affordable smartphone in India.” It features Snapdragon quad core 200 series System on chip (SoC) and runs on Microsoft Windows 8.0 operating system. The smartphone sports HD display screen of 5.0 inches, which is good enough for a budget device. As far as the phone memory is concerned, it is backed with in built memory of 8 GB and 1 GB RAM. With amazing 2200 mAh battery the phone will work  for 24 days on backup mode. A press statement was released on April 15,  during the launch that confirmed the price of the new Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual. The expected price will be $149 (approximately Rs 9300). However, [+more]

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Is The HP Stream 11-D023tu: Worth A Buy Or Does It Miss The Mark?

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At a time when you have phablets, tablets, smartphones and mini-laptops, it is tough for an entry level laptop to make a big mark. So when a maker like HP decides to push the boundary with the HP Stream 11-D023tu, one is made to sit up and take notice. In terms of physical looks, we so love this piece. While the color—a bright shade of blue—could be distracting for many, it has a funky feel to it. The challenge with this laptop is that there are so many entry level laptops flooding the market that we need to actually weigh its pros against the plausible cons. Only then can we know if it scores a hit or a miss. For starters, we barely found any impressive hardware on the Stream 11. However, this is well made up for by the presence of the integrated 3G modem. Basically, this allows for [+more]

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Improve Smartphone Battery Life in 10 Easy Ways

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It can be so frustrating to struggle with the battery life of your smartphone the moment you have to look up an important venue on GPS, make a secure payment or even make an important phone call. It’s interesting how we’re using our smartphones for so many ways than one. So, how can you improve smartphone battery life?The downside of this fabulous discovery is the struggle one has to make to keep a smartphone’s battery alive. If there were an opinion poll on what part of technology do you hate the most, poor battery life is likely to surface as the winner irrespective of the handsets in question.The editors at have been inundated with this question time and again. That’s when we decided to create a list of the top 20 ways in which one can enhance battery life. 1.    Turn off your hardware radiosSmartphones these days have given [+more]

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Google Nexus 5 Release And Deals in US Soon, Google Nexus 4 Dead And Over?


Of lately, Google was offering its flagship the Nexus 4 device at an incredibly low price of $199 for the 8GB and $249 for the 16GB version, slashed from $299 and $349 respectively. However, those who didn’t avail the offer might have a reason to pout. The cheapest Nexus 4 on offer is now out of stock in the US and as per Google, the firm has no plans to restock the device. However, reports also suggest the decline in shipment time of the Nexus 4 from two to three days a week, which point out towards the end of device’s supply. The news follows certain reports that indicate the Google is gearing up to launch its upcoming Nexus 5, which we might see anytime soon. We hear Google is working on to offer the Nexus 5 with its upcoming version of Android, 5.0 Key Lime Pie.  

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Apple iPad Mini vs HTC One Mini vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini: Are They Worthy to Break A Bank?

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When big firms roll out a device, you know you’re in for a treat. When we begin to look where to splurge, we get confused because of the variety. Read on as we get into the territory of all small devices; Apple’s iPad Mini, HTC One Mini and Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini to compare what suits our readers the best. With a beautiful 7.9-inch display, let’s start with Apple iPad Mini. Packed in a powerful dual-core A5 chip, the device holds a resolution of 1024 x 768 at 163ppi. With a 5-megapixel rear camera, the iPad Mini holds a 1.2-megapixel front camera for FaceTime HD video calling. The device comes with storage choices of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. Other features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular connectivity choices with ten hours of battery life. Did you read: Bright Haven for Apple iPhone 6: The Dual-Sensor is The Fresh Palette to Conquer For [+more]

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Top 6 Gorilla Glass Smartphones: Apple iPhone 6 May Go Anti-Bacterial ?

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With so many devices being touch-enabled, inclusion of the Corning Gorilla Glass technology gives them strength, smoothness, beauty and toughness. Let’s see some of the forthcoming smartphones with Gorilla Glass technology. HTC One Mini (already in the market) A child of the HTC One, this 4.3-inch device will sport S-LCD2 display with a 720p resolution.  Made of aluminum, the HTC One Mini holds Corning Gorilla Glass 3, which makes it resistant to scratches and scrapes.   Motorola Droid Ultra This 5-inch device is ultra thin and strong. Tough enough to withstand rough use, the Droid Ultra holds Kevlar coating and Gorilla Glass display technology. Google Nexus 5 With 5-inch screen and 1080p display resolution, this device is likely to have Gorilla Glass coating ot might roll out with Corning’s latest Lotus XT that’s a screen substrate made to develop input and battery life. Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition Lightweight [+more]

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Jack Of All Trades: Nokia Lumia 1020 Sold Out At AT&T; Should Apple iPhone 6 & Samsung Galaxy S5 Be Worried ?


Reportedly; pre-orders of the Nokia’s handset are all sold-out with AT&T. Costing $299, the smartphone comes with a new two year contract with the carrier, with the delivery starting on July 23rd. With a 4.5 inch WXGA AMOLED display, the Lumia 1020 holds a resolution of 1,280 x 768 pixels and brags a huge 41-megapxiel camera. With dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.5GHz processor, the smartphone sports 2GB of RAM and 32GB of built-in storage. Considering the success of Lumia 1020, should the big rivals in line including Apple and Samsung be worried? Apple is working on its iPhone 6 and Samsung on Galaxy S5. However, both the smartphones hold innovative features but nothing can beat Nokia’s camera. Apple’s iPhone 6 will hold a 12-megapixel camera whereas Samsung Galaxy S5 will sport a 16-megapixel, which stands nowhere against Lumia’s mega 41-megapixel. The success indicates Nokia is far more serious to become the [+more]

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Who Will Be The Pace-Setter: Google Nexus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S5?

List of Firsts to Receive Android 4.4.3 KitKat OS Update Expected to Happen in Mid-April

As a war of smartphones unfolds, big firms including Google and Samsung are crossing over to competition on a regular basis. Anticipation is building up regarding Google’s upcoming Nexus 5 that’s speculated to be out this October. Moving to Samsung Galaxy S5, the device is expected to roll out next spring. Considering rumors cramming up the web, Google’s Nexus 5 is expected to brag a 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor. This 5.2-inch Full HD 1080p device might include either 2 or 3GB of RAM. Google is expected to take out the device with internal storage choices of 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB. Earlier reports also indicated towards LG making Google’s upcoming Nexus 5, touting it as LG Optimus G2. With a 13-megapixel rear camera, this smartphone will include a 2,700mAh removable battery. The Samsung Galaxy S5, on the other side is rumored to be a waterproof device, made of metal [+more]

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Anticipation Building Up for August Release; Concept Videos Out With Nexus 7 2, Nexus 5 Features


Hoping to be unveiled next month, the Nexus 7 2 has been in news with leaked specs and rumored features. Apparently, a tech buff has taken out a concept video, compiled with all speculated features that the Google’s upcoming device might hold. Short and clear, the video starts showing the device with the thin HD screen, holding an 8-megapixel rear camera and an improved front camera. Following the introduction, the video reveals its newly designed back, housing the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. It also shows the costing of Nexus 7 2, which starts at $199, ending with an emphasis on Google Play. The 7-inch 1080p Nexus 7 2 is expected to hold a 1.5 GHz quad core Snapdragon 600 CPU, sporting 2GB of RAM. Watch the Nexus 7 2 video at Considering the next, the focus is on Nexus 5’s overall look. The device is shown with screen shots [+more]

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The Flaghsip of Nokia Goes on A High With Nokia Lumia 1020, The Camera Of Magnificance

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Nokia recently took the wraps off its latest Lumia 1020 to launch it with a bang with a huge 41-megapixel camera that’s unmatched in the world of mobile phones. Let’s see how this latest device weighs up against its own flagship device- the Lumia 925 and the Lumia 920. Specifications Lumia 1020 Lumia 925 Lumia 920 Display 4.5-inch PureMotion HD + OLED 4.5-inch PureMotion HD + OLED 4.5-inch PureMotion HD + IPS LCD Resolution 1,280 x 768 1,280 x 768 1,280 x 768 Processor Dual-core 1.5GHz MSM8960 Dual-core 1.5GHz MSM8960 Dual-core 1.5GHz MSM8960 Graphics Adreno 225 Adreno 225 Adreno 225 Pixel density 334 ppi 334 ppi 334 ppi Memory 2GB 1GB 1GB Glass Gorilla Glass 3 Gorilla Glass 2 Gorilla Glass 2 Storage 32GB 16GB, 32GB 32GB Camera Rear 41-MP OIS f/2.2 6-element lens 8.7-MP OIS f/2.0 6-element lens 8.7-MP OIS f/2.0 5-element lens Camera front 1.2-MP 1.2-MP 1.2-MP Camera [+more]

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