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ASUS unveils Zenfone Live, world’s first smartphone with beautification technology for live streaming videos

By : CIOL Writers

Riding high on the success of its Zenfone series, ASUS, the Taiwanese leader in mobile technology, has unveiled ZenFone Live, which is being touted as the world’s first smartphone with hardware-optimised, real-time beautification technology for live streaming videos. Targeted at

Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus launched in India; starting price Rs 57,900

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For all you Samsung loyalists- the much awaited Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have finally hit the Indian shores. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is priced at Rs 57,900 while the S8 Plus is priced at Rs 64,900 and the smartphones are available

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus to launch on April 19 in India

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For all of you, who have been eagerly awaiting Samsung’s latest flagship devices — Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, the company has confirmed its India launch date to be April 19. India, get ready to #UnboxYourPhone! Samsung #GalaxyS8 #GalaxyS8Plus, #IndiaLaunch.

After US, UK too bans laptops on flights from six Middle East countries

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In the wake of new terrorist threats, Britain has announced a cabin ban on laptops and tablets on inbound flights from six countries, following a similar move by the US on Monday. The ban applies to as many as fourteen

Apple is losing market share in China: IDC

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Although the smartphone market in China witnessed a 19 percent growth on a year-on-year basis in 2016, Apple lost a significant market share to Chinese brands Huawei, Oppo and Vivo. The Cupertino giant, Apple shipped 44.9 million iPhones to China, which

Teens’ obsession with social media and the brain connection

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It starts at the age of two (could be even earlier) and then never goes away; we are talking about the smartphone addiction! The addiction, most highly noted in teenagers, could be intoxicating to growing brains, say Neuroscientists in a

First Apple store in SE Asia to come up in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Apple Inc will open its first retail store in Singapore, its first ever in South East Asia, in 2016. Solar energy developer Sunseap Group said in a statement that it will provide the store with renewable energy by harnessing

Huawei records highest growth in smart phone sales in Q32015

SINGAPORE: Continued demand for affordable smart phones in emerging markets drove worldwide sales of smartphones in the third quarter of 2015, according to Gartner. Global sales of smart phones to end users totaled 353 million units, a 15.5 percent growth

Gaming— $150 million market in India: NASSCOM

MUMBAI, INDIA: With handheld gaming revenues at $150 million, Indian gaming is a mobile first market, NASSCOM said at a recently concluded Gaming Developer Conference. In a report titled, The Indian Games Market Review, at the NASSCOM Gaming Developer Conference

How DIY apps can promote hyper local?

Jay Shapiro MUMBAI, INDIA: Although many would never have thought it possible just a few short years ago, India today is home to one of the most dynamic and exciting mobile app economies on the planet. As more and more

Google fires at Apple; launches new Nexus phones, tablet

MUMBAI, INDIA: In a bid to target loyal Apple customers, Google has launched new Nexus smart phones and a convertible tablet. Besides the `coincidence’ that the new products were announced parallel to Apple’s iPhone 6S and iPhone 6 Plus launch,

An e-boost worth Rs 90,000 crore for GoI’s Make in India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The Government of India has received Rs 90,000 crore investment proposals in the last two months for electronics manufacturing. Not surprising that the investors, both local and foreign have shown significant interest in manufacturing mobile phones. About Rs