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LG’s Nuclun 2 chipset to power the V10’s successor and not the G5

You may not know this, but LG has been trying its hand at mobile chipset design for a while now. Following its initial Nuclun SoC, the Korean company is at the moment developing its next solution, called Nuclun 2. We first heard about it back in August, and up until now there have been no releases of devices powered by ... Read More »

Rupee goes off-track, down 10 paise at 66.59

Snapping its two-day winning spree against the American currency, the rupee on Wednesday dropped 10 paise to end at 66.59 on renewed demand for the dollar from banks and importers amid higher greenback overseas. Persistent foreign capital outflows also affected the market sentiment, a forex dealer said. The domestic currency on Wednesday resumed lower at 66.52 as against Tuesday’s closing ... Read More »

New renders show up portraying the upcoming Microsoft Lumia 650

Microsoft’s next mid-range Windows 10 smartphone, following the already launched Lumia 550, will be the Lumia 650. We’ve first seen an image depicting the upcoming model last week, and today a few new renders have showed up. These aren’t leaked renders, do keep that in mind – rather, they are said to be based “on internal Microsoft slides for the ... Read More »

No big bang jump for rupee like yuan: Raghuram Rajan

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajanruled out on Tuesday any big bang internationalisation of therupee following the inclusion of Chinese yuan into the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) reserve currency basket. “The Chinese devalued the yuan initially but then stopped and, in fact, it came up a little since then. Perhaps, with the Chinese inclusion in the SDR (special ... Read More »

Now, cancel reserved Rail tickets at a general counter

Starting Tuesday, Indian railway stations will allow cancellation and refund of reserved tickets at an additional counter which was until now dispensing only unreserved tickets, an official statement said. In a bid to usher in passenger-friendly measures, the railways ministry has decided to convert one Unreserved Ticketing System (UTS) counter, where only unreserved tickets are sold, into a UTS cum ... Read More »

Fairphone 2 modular smartphone has started shipping

Unveiled back in June this year, the Fairphone 2 – which features a modular design, with most components sourced from conflict-free mines – has started shipping to customers across Europe. This was announced by Fairphone, the company behind the device, in a blog post today. “It’s been almost two years in the making, and some of the earliest buyers have ... Read More »

ATF price cut by 1.2%; non-subsidised LPG rate hiked by Rs 61.5

Jet fuel or ATF price was cut on Tuesday by a marginal 1.2 per cent, the third reduction in as many months, while rate of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was hiked by Rs 61.50 a cylinder due to global cues. Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) price in Delhi was cut by Rs 526.2 per kilolitre (kl), or 1.2 per cent, to ... Read More »

Alessandra Ambrosio Slays the Balmain Runway in Chic Menswear

Alessandra Ambrosio brought the sexy to menswear. The Brazilian Victoria’s Secret Angel, who’s usually showing off her hot body in lingerie, made yet another appearance at her fashion designer pal Olivier Rousteing’s runway in Paris. Looking super refreshed following an extended vacation, Alessandra stunned in two standout looks at the Jan. 23 debut of the French fashion house’s menswear Fall ... Read More »

A bunch of new handsets show on the Windows 10 mobile horizon

AdDuplex released its monthly report showing Windows Mobile distribution and a snapshot of the data from December 15 shows Windows 10 mobile is slowly but surely making progress. The sales of Microsoft Lumia 950, Lumia 950XL and Lumia 550 last month have bumped the Windows 10 mobile usage by 1.8 percentage points bringing the overall share to 8.8%. Windows Phone ... Read More »

Samsung announces special Winter Edition Note5 with 128GB of storage

We are still unsure if and when Samsung will bring the Note5 to Europe worldwide and in the meantime, all we can do is keep tabs on its progress on the home South Korean turf. Today brings the latest piece of news about the handset – Samsung has announced a special Winter Edition for the holiday season. Its distinctive feature ... Read More »