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Samsung Galaxy S8 to come with stereo speakers, possibly Harman-powered

The Galaxy S8 launch is closing fast and the rumors are thriving lately. The pressure is very high on Samsung because of the Galaxy Note7 debacle and the S8 is really turning into the most important launch in the company’s history. The latest intel suggest Samsung will be prepping two versions of the flagship – a regular 5.7″ edge model ... Read More »

How Windows 10’s data collection trades your privacy for Microsoft’s security

Windows 10’s aggressive data-collection capabilities may concern users about corporate spying, but enterprises have control that consumer-edition Windows users do not: Administrators can decide how much information gets sent back to Microsoft. But enterprises need to think twice before turning off Windows telemetry to increase corporate privacy. That’s because doing so can decrease the effectiveness of Windows 10’s security features. ... Read More »

ZUK Edge now pictured in white/gold, to be priced at $390

A new Gionee smartphone has been certified by the Chinese telecommunication authority TENAA. Listed as Gionee GN5005, the device is powered by a quad-core 1.25GHz processor and sport a 5-inch HD display. RAM is 3GB, while internal memory is 16GB. In terms of camera, the handset features an 8MP rear unit and a 5MP front shooter. Weighing in at 140g ... Read More »

ZUK Edge now pictured in white/gold, to be priced at $390

The ZUK Edge is anything but a secret after being certified by TENAA a month ago, and subsequently appearing for some live shots (and again, and again). While the two color schemes were already confirmed by these sightings, we’re now treated to a high-res render of the white/gold option. What that does for us is give us a much better ... Read More »

Lenovo Phab2 launches in India on December 6

The most affordable model from the Lenovo Phab2 family – well, the Phab 2, is scheduled to launch in India next week, on December 6 to be precise. Meanwhile, the Phab2 Plus has been available for a month now, but there are no details yet as to when and if the top-of-the-line Google Tango-enabled Phab2 Pro will make it to ... Read More »

Google said to be “closely” involved with new Nokia phones

Yesterday, Nokia officially handed the keys to its brand to upcoming phone maker HMD, which already has plans for Android-powered phones and tablets. We looked through the leaders of the new company and it turned out that many of them had long stints at Nokia. If that isn’t enough to ease your worries that we’ll be disappointed once New Nokia ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A (2016) series devices will get Nougat update, report confirms

Samsung will roll out the Android Nougat update to its Galaxy A (2016) series devices as well, according to a new report. This means that the 2016 iterations of the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7, Galaxy A8, Galaxy A9, and Galaxy A9 Pro will all get the update. There’s, however, no word on exactly when the roll-out would begin, ... Read More »

LG V20 to launch in India on December 5

LG will be launching its flagship V20 in India on December 5. The company has sent out media invites for the same. Yesterday we reported that the LG V20 was already being received by retailers. The phone is priced at INR 54,999 ($808). The V20 is the latest and greatest from LG. It has a 5.7-inch QHD display, Snapdragon 820 ... Read More »

MediaTek adds Helio x23 and x27 chipsets to its portfolio

MediaTek has definitely been keeping busy lately and thankfully so, since the Chinese company’s chips play a huge part in powering much of the diverse Android device realm. The company now has two new interesting offers in its deca-core lineup – the Helio X23 and X27. While there might not be quite as exciting as the recently announced 10nm Helio ... Read More »

Reliance Jio extends free 4G data till March 2017

Indian carrier Reliance Jio has announced that it will be extending its free 4G data and Jio services offer till March 2017. Reliance is calling this the Jio Happy New Year Offer, under which all existing as well as new customers will be eligible for free data until this period. The important thing to note here is that while until ... Read More »