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Home | Mobiles | Mobiles News HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM Price Slashed in India by Gadgets 360 Staff , 9 February 2016 Following its launch of the HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM on Friday, HTC has dropped the price by Rs. 1,000 on Tuesday. The smartphone, which was launched Rs. 14,990, will now be available at Rs. 13,990.
As before, the HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM will be in Blue Lagoon and White Birch colour variants with major retailers in the coming weeks. The Taiwanese smartphone maker on Tuesday also dropped the price of the HTC Desire 728 Dual SIM in India, by the same amount – Rs. 1,000. Launched at Rs. 17,990 in January, the Desire 728 Dual SIM is now available at Rs. 16,990.
To recall, the dual-SIM (Nano-SIM + Nano-SIM) supporting HTC Desire 626 comes with HTC Sense UI on top of Android. While the company has not detailed the Android version (or for that matter, the Sense UI version), we can expect the HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM to run Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. It features a 5-inch (720×1280 ..
Gionee on Monday unveiled its new S8 flagship smartphone at MWC in Barcelona, Spain. The company at the event also revealed its brand new logo and tagline that says, “Make Smiles.”
The Gionee S8 has been priced at EUR 449 (approximately Rs. 34,000) and will go on sale by end of March in Rose Gold, Silver, and Gold colours.
The smartphone features 3D Touch (yes, the same name Apple uses) pressure sensitive display, one of the biggest highlights of the smartphone, and is expected to work same as the new iPhone models. The company says that the smartphone can sense 3 levels of force including touch to select an app, tap to preview the content of an app, and press to run the app.
Another notable feature is a loop metal design. The smartphone features a 5.5-inch full-HD Amoled display with narrow bezels measuring 0.75mm. It is 74.9mm wide, and the Chinese company says that is one of the narrowest widths for a 5.5-inch phone. Gionee adds that the display thickness in the S8 smartphone is jus..
Home | Wearables | Wearables News Samsung Patent Hints at Smartwatch That Scans Veins to Verify Identity by Gadgets 360 Staff , 8 February 2016 Until now, we have seen several ways tech companies have made their smart devices capable of recognising users, from face recognition, fingerprint sensors, voice recognition, and even iris scanners. Now a newly published patent suggests Samsung to go even deeper inside a human body for recognition. The patent hints towards a future smartwatch that could use our veins for identity verification.
In the patent published by the USPTO titled “Wearable Device and Method of Operating the Same”, the company describes a method to identify users that takes a scan of the registered user's vein layout, and then compares it to the layout of the person trying to authenticate themselves in the future.
“A wearable device comprising: a sensor configured to capture a vein image of a user; and a processor configured to: in response to a function or an appl..
Home | Mobiles | Mobiles News Moto G (Gen 3) and Moto G Turbo Edition Now Available via Amazon by Gadgets 360 Staff , 9 February 2016 Motorola India last year announced that the Moto devices will no longer be exclusive to Flipkart and will be available through more partners. The company on Tuesday confirmed that the Moto G (Gen 3) and Moto G Turbo Edition will be now available via Amazon India, apart from Flipkart.
Currently, the Moto G (Gen 3) 16GB storage model is only up for sale via Amazon India. Motorola says that the 8GB storage mode will be available via Amazon India by the end of the week. To recall, after a long period of exclusivity, the Lenovo-owned company had last year that Moto devices will be available via select Airtel stores alongside new e-commerce retail partners Snapdeal and Amazon. These included devices like the Moto E (Gen 2), and most recently, the Moto X Force was launched on Amazon India.
Last month, Motorola announced price cuts for the Moto G (Gen 3) and Mot..
Our latest funding roundup covers angel and VC investments in startups engaged in hyperlocal discovery, parenting, home services, finance, medical diagnostics, and e-commerce.
Gurgaon-based hyperlocal discovery platform, Magicpin, has reportedly raised $3 million (roughly Rs. 20 crores) in Series A round of funding from existing investor Lightspeed Venture Partners. The startup founded in 2015 by Brij Bhushan, and Anshoo Sharma provides real-time promotions, loyalty programmes and content updates to promote merchants registered on its platform.
Parenting app BabyBerry, operated by Bengaluru-based CereBrahm Innovations has reportedly secured $1 million (Rs. 6.8 crores) in angel funding. The startup provides features such as vaccination charts, health records management and doctor discovery, through its apps, available on iOS and Android.
Home services startup Taskbob has reportedly raised Rs. 28 crores in its Series A round of funding, led by IvyCap Ventur..