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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Likely To Have Advanced S Pen Stylus With Ultrasound Technology

Sony Xperia Z : The Sony sensation Last year , Sony introduced to the world the very first water and dust resistant phone, Sony Xperia Z. Sony’s flagship boasts of a 5-inch screen, a 13 MP back camera coupled with HDR recording, a 2 MP front facing camera and 1080p resolution. Overall, Sony has never delivered better. In the very first quarter, Sony shipped about 8.1 million devices and expected to make $72.3 billion by the end of this year. The phone not only enchanted the users with its sleek design and powerful snapdragon pro processor but its water and dust resistant body made the comfortably ensconced Samsung, question its modernistic view.   Samsung Galaxy S4: Another Brick in the wall… but no that sturdy Soon enough Samsung replied with its latest flagship, the Samsung galaxy S4. To retain its edge Samsung played its multitasking card and added funky features [+more]

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha to Release in Limited Versions, Note 4 to Have Bendable Screen?

Samsung Galaxy Alpha, which is being touted as the premium version of Samsung Galaxy S5, may just be a limited edition set as per the reports. The reason behind this is lack of metal case manufacturers in Korea. Samsung is reportedly turning to China for getting its products manufactured. However, the Chinese metal manufacturer won’t be able to build more than 1 million cases per month, so the supply would not be speedy, thus limiting the no of Samsung Galaxy Alpha, say reports. The sad part is, that it could so happen that Samsung releases Alpha only in Korea, something it did in case of Galaxy Round. Galaxy Alpha would be released in August and would be an answer to Apple and LG’s premium range. The phone is also being called by other names including Galaxy F and S5 Prime. As far as features of Galaxy Alpha are concerned then [+more]

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World’s Fastest Smartphone: Xiaomi Claims Its Mi 4

Xiaomi Claims Its Mi 4 as the World's Fastest Smartphone

China-based smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is not a very recognized name in China, but it is a huge company in its home country with a large customer base. The company has recently launched a smartphone Xiaomi Mi 4, which is powered by a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor and 3GB of RAM. The company claims that it is the fastest smartphone in the world. The smartphone has slightly upgraded specifications compared to the Sony Xperia Z2 which boasts the 2.3GHz quad-core 801 chip and 3GB of RAM. So it has some decent grounding for its claim. The latest Mi 4 is also equipped with a 5-inch full HD display, and is available with internal storage capacity of either 16GB or 64GB. The smartphone also has a 13MP rear camera, 8MP front snapper and a 3080mAh battery. As far as its design is concerned, the Xiaomi Mi 4 boasts a stainless steel [+more]

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Apple Starts Mass Production of 4.7-inch iPhone 6

Apple Starts Mass Production of 4.7-inch iPhone 6

Foxconn, the manufacturing partner of US-based tech giant Apple, is rumoured to be all set to begin the mass production of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 in July, while the mass production of the larger 5.5-inch model is reportedly scheduled to start in August.   Taiwan’s Economic Daily News has claimed that the company will begin mass production of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 in the third week of July, while the 5.5-inch version will go into mass production in the second week of August.   Foxconn is also rumoured to be hiring nearly 100,000 additional workers to meet the future demand for the iPhone 6.   Meanwhile, another Apple manufacturing partner, Pegatron, is also employing new people to the tune of more than 10,000 workers for its facilities to help in the manufacturing of the iPhone.   Apple is likely to launch its next-generation android flagship smartphone, iPhone 6, on Friday, [+more]

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Nokia Starts Rolling Out Lumia Cyan Update: Upgrade Device to Latest Windows Phone 8.1

Nokia Starts Rolling Out Lumia Cyan Update

Finland-based smartphone manufacturer Nokia has started rolling out its Lumia Cyan update, which will upgrade the existing devices to the latest Windows Phone 8.1 that are presently running on Windows Phone 8.   The Lumia Cyan package is also equipped with several other improvements from the company apart from the latest version of Microsoft’s mobile operating system. The updates have already started rolling out earlier this week in the UK. The company revealed that the updates will soon be available in other countries and regions, and can be installed on all devices running Windows Phone 8.   The latest update is that the Lumia Cyan update has started rolling out in North America as well. IN this context, a Reddit user posted on July 18 that the update is available in Canada, on Koodo. The user also posted some screenshots on WPCentral forums to prove the claims, showing the new [+more]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Likely To Have Advanced S Pen Stylus With Ultrasound Technology

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Likely To Have Advanced S Pen Stylus With Ultrasound Technology

The latest buzz is that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is likely to be equipped with advanced S pen stylus with ultrasound technology. The recent rumors suggest that the device will be having a retina scanner for extra security, and now it has emerged online that it would have the new S Pen ultrasonic stylus, according to a patent filing by GalaxyClub. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is likely to be the first ever aluminum cased gadget in the market, if reports are to be believed. The device is also expected to have a perforated back cover. The device is also believed to be available in a 5.7 inch screen with a pixel resolution of 2560 x 1440. The Galaxy Note 4 would have a 12-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization (OIS) and a 3.7-megapixel front shooter for unique photo experience. Additionally, it would have several unique features, [+more]

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BlackBerry Personal Assistant Is Here To Rival Cortana, Siri and Google Now

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BlackBerry is presently focusing on its own personal assistant dubbed as BlackBerry Personal Assistant in order to compete with Microsoft’s Cortana, Apple’s Siri and Google Now. The new personal assistant is likely to be aimed towards keeping users productive, engaged, informed and organized throughout the day, offering useful information and helping them with queries. The first glimpse of the upcoming BlackBerry Assistant was showcased by the company’s social media lead Donny Halliwell on Wednesday, July 16. Halliwell has been quoted saying that “It is voice activated when I need it to be, and helps manage simple tasks on my device from searching my email and calendar, finding out what’s trending on Twitter, to sending trivia night invitations. The more I use it, the more it learns and adapts to me. The more I speak with it, the more tuned-in to my queries it gets.” The upcoming BlackBerry Assistant is scheduled [+more]

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Apple’s iPhone 5S is the Best Smartphone In 35 Countries

Apple’s iPhone 5S is the Best Smartphone In 35 Countries

The Counterpoint Technology Market Research has recently revealed that Apple’s flagship smartphone iPhone 5s is the most popular device, topping smartphone sales in as many as 35 countries worldwide. It is very much known that the company has a loyal fan base its iOS devices are popular worldwide, and the new market research adds starts to its popularity. The officials behind the survey have been quoted saying that “Apple’s iPhone 5s is still the bestselling smartphone in May 2014, 8 months after its launch last year. Samsung’s new flagship, Galaxy S5 comes in at second.” “Apple’s iPhone 5s continues to be the bestselling phone in the world, a spot that many expected to be taken by Samsung’s Galaxy S 5. The highly anticipated Galaxy S5 comes in at second place but still a quite distant number two in terms of (sell through) unit sales. The iPhone 5c shipments continue to [+more]

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LG G3 Mini Surfaced Again: Take a Look at How New LG Offering Would Look Like

Images of LG G3 Mini Surfaced Again

The images of the rumored LG G3 Mini have again appeared in the online media, showing some actual photos that allegedly reveal its design. The LG G3 Mini is likely to be launched as the LG G3 Beat, featuring a more compact form factor compared to the LG G3 flagship. The device has now appeared in some alleged photos, along with some of its specifications. It has been noted that companies first launch a larger flagship smartphone with high-end specs and later release a smaller version with some inferior features. Many companies are following this trend as the large screen size of flagship smartphones is not everyone’s choice. According to recently released information on the online world, the purported LG G3 Mini is likely to be equipped with smaller screen size and low specifications and features compared to its predecessor. The newly-leaked information has revealed that the smartphone will be [+more]

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Verizon Motorola Droid Maxx, Ultra and Mini To Soon Have Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update

Verizon Motorola Droid Maxx, Ultra and Mini To Soon Have Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update

The Motorola Droid Maxx, Droid Ultra and Droid Mini smartphones for Verizon are likely to soon get Android 4.4.4 KitKat update. Motorola launched the three devices around a year back, and is now giving a notable software bump. This move by the company came after the Nexus and Google Play Edition devices got the upgrade. Android Central has just released a report saying that Motorola is presently carrying out the soak testing of the Android 4.4.4 KitKat update for these three devices. The people who are presently part of the Motorola Feedback Network would see the update for now, but the company is likely to soon release a general release in the next few days. Motorola has skipped the Android 4.4.3 version and directly jumped to the latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The update is expected to bring in several major improvements, including a neat set of bug fixes and enhancements. [+more]

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