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Beware, fake ‘Fortnite’ Android apps are being spread via YouTube videos

Beware, fake ‘Fortnite’ Android apps are being spread via YouTube videos

Epic Games’ Fortnite is all the rage right now, with the game making USD 100 million in worldwide player spending on iOS. The Android version of the game isn’t available as yet, with the release expected this summer. The craze for Fortnite on Android has however led to many fake videos claiming links to download the game. [...]

June 30, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Beware, fake ‘Fortnite’ Android apps are being spread via YouTube videos

Google Working on Standalone AR Headset With Cameras and Voice Input: Report

Google Working on Standalone AR Headset With Cameras and Voice Input: Report

Google is reportedly working on a standalone Augmented Reality (AR) headset, codenamed Google A65, according to documents obtained by German news site. The Mountain View firm is said to be working with Taiwanese manufacturer Quanta on the AR headset, the same company that was involved in the production of the Pixel C tablet that was launched in 2015, [...]

May 26, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Working on Standalone AR Headset With Cameras and Voice Input: Report

Apple Planning Beats-Branded Cheaper Smart Speaker; Apple Glasses Delayed to 2021: Reports

Apple Planning Beats-Branded Cheaper Smart Speaker; Apple Glasses Delayed to 2021: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS New Apple smart speaker may cost $199 when it goes on sale MediaTek could be manufacturing the devices Apple Glasses won’t arrive before December 2021, says a report Apple is reportedly planning a cheaper version of its Siri-powered HomePod smart speaker, though it will be under the Beats brand. Just months after the official launch of HomePod at $349 (roughly Rs. [...]

May 26, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple Planning Beats-Branded Cheaper Smart Speaker; Apple Glasses Delayed to 2021: Reports

Apple, Xiaomi Lead Wearables Market in First Quarter of 2018: Canalys

Apple, Xiaomi Lead Wearables Market in First Quarter of 2018: Canalys

HIGHLIGHTS 80 percent of the wearable revenue came from smartwatches Apple and Xiaomi managed to rake in 18 percent sales each 3.8 million Apple Watches were sold in first quarter After a sluggish past, the wearables market is finally seeing a boost with 35 percent rise in overall shipments year on year in the first [...]

May 26, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple, Xiaomi Lead Wearables Market in First Quarter of 2018: Canalys

Apple iPhone dual-SIM devices likely for the first time in 2018!

Apple iPhone dual-SIM devices likely for the first time in 2018!

The global innovation leader in smartphones, Apple, is believed to be set to launch a new dual sim device. One of the prominent Apple whistleblowers, known for leaking reliable Apple information, has leaked new information about a new Apple Device that will offer dual sim capabilities, for the first time in the company’s history. It [...]

May 3, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple iPhone dual-SIM devices likely for the first time in 2018!

Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+ smartphones: Unofficial Renders Leaked!

Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+ smartphones: Unofficial Renders Leaked!

Renders of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+, based on CAD schematics, have been leaked. The 360-degree renders available on @OnLeaks reveal both the phones in full. Videos of the renders are available for each model separately. The models are expected to be launched soon as successors to the Galaxy A5. Both of these mid-range [...]

May 3, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Samsung Galaxy A6 and A6+ smartphones: Unofficial Renders Leaked!

Samsung Galaxy Zero smartphone will be almost bezel-less: Render video out!

Samsung Galaxy Zero smartphone will be almost bezel-less: Render video out!

A new development from the South Korean smartphone giant Samsung is the rumoured entry of Samsung Galaxy Zero. The Galaxy Zero, if rumours are true, will be the first smartphone ever to feature a completely bezel-less design. According to a Youtube channel ‘Science and Knowledge’, the giant is set to introduce a new design for [...]

May 3, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Samsung Galaxy Zero smartphone will be almost bezel-less: Render video out!

Fitbit Ace Fitness Band for Kids Launched: Price, Specifications

Fitbit Ace Fitness Band for Kids Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Fitbit Ace is currently available for pre-order in the US Ace will be available globally in Q2 this year It’s available in two colours – Electric Blue and Power Purple Fitbit has launched its first fitness band dedicated to kids – Fitbit Ace. Apart from the Fitibit Versa, a smartwatch which the company unveiled on Tuesday, [...]

March 16, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Fitbit Ace Fitness Band for Kids Launched: Price, Specifications

Android Wear Rebranded to Wear OS: Here Are the Smartwatches Eligible for Update

Android Wear Rebranded to Wear OS: Here Are the Smartwatches Eligible for Update

HIGHLIGHTS Android Wear is now Wear OS by Google Google has a new landing page for Wear OS Google released a list of smartwatches that will get Wear OS update Google is replacing its Android Wear brand that it had introduced in 2014 with a new name – Wear OS. There is no new hardware or software for [...]

March 16, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Android Wear Rebranded to Wear OS: Here Are the Smartwatches Eligible for Update

The Samsung S9 Series flagship smartphones: A Run-of-the-Mill Upgrade?

The Samsung S9 Series flagship smartphones: A Run-of-the-Mill Upgrade?

The new Samsung S9 & S9+ are here. Not that there was a huge build up for these models anyway…so yay!? A lot has been written about these phones , speculation and specification wise. For that reason I am not going into that area at all. What I do want to talk about, is the [...]

March 10, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on The Samsung S9 Series flagship smartphones: A Run-of-the-Mill Upgrade?

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Said to Sport Higher Price, Impressive Scores Spotted on Geekbench

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Said to Sport Higher Price, Impressive Scores Spotted on Geekbench

HIGHLIGHTS Pricing has been reported from several sources in European markets New larger, unmarked renders have been released for the Galaxy S9 series Galaxy S9+ scored marginally higher than the Galaxy S9 on Geekbench Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are getting closer to being unveiled at the Galaxy Unpacked event, just ahead of Mobile World Congress 2018, in [...]

February 22, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Said to Sport Higher Price, Impressive Scores Spotted on Geekbench

Sony Teases New Smartphones for MWC 2018 Launch

Sony Teases New Smartphones for MWC 2018 Launch

HIGHLIGHTS Sony has released a teaser video The video shows some ripples and a hand to hint new developments The Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact successors are already rumoured Days ahead of Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, Sonyhas released a teaser video from the official Xperia account to suggest its arrival at the forthcoming convention with [...]

February 22, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Sony Teases New Smartphones for MWC 2018 Launch