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Xolo Era 4G With 5-Inch Display Launched at Rs. 4,777

Soon after launching the Era 4K smartphone, Xolo on Wednesday unveiled a new Era model, dubbed the Era 4G, with 4G LTE support on both the SIM card slots. Priced at Rs. 4,777, the smartphone will be available exclusively via Snapdeal starting February 26 in a flash sale model. The company confirmed that registrations for the Xolo Era 4G will ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7’s First ‘Unboxing Videos’ Released by Company

Samsung, days ahead of its Galaxy S7 launch at its pre-MWC 2016 event, has rolled out two teaser videos as a part of its “Seven Days of Unboxing” campaign. While the first video shows a child unboxing the flagship smartphone, interestingly the second shows a llama unboxing the handset. Both the child and the llama are then asked to paint ... Read More »

More Details About iPhone 7, iPhone 5se Emerge

A new report claims that Apple for the first time is opting for EMI (electromagnetic interference) shield technology to be used on a variety of its chips on the upcoming iPhone 7. Additionally, a Taiwan-based website reports that Wistron along with Foxconn will be the primary suppliers of Apple’s long-rumoured iPhone 5se. Apple is said to be using EMI (electromagnetic ... Read More »

Microsoft Explains Why the Lumia 650 Doesn’t Have Continuum

Microsoft on Monday revealed its latest Windows 10 Mobile device, the Lumia 650 and stressed that the new device will be a perfect fit for consumers looking at built-in support for Microsoft business apps at an affordable price. Much like other Windows 10 devices, the Lumia 650 packs Microsoft suite of productivity apps including Office apps, for creating and editing ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Is the Cheapest Smartphone in the World, Costs Just Rs. 251

Ringing Bells is set to official unveil the Freedom 251 smartphone, delivering on its commitment of launching the cheapest smartphone in India. Bookings for the Freedom 251 – which is priced at just Rs. 251 (approximately $4), making it arguably the cheapest smartphone in the world – begin on Thursday at 6am. The Freedom 251, which Ringing Bells says has ... Read More »

Samsung Launches Exynos 7 Octa 7870 SoC for Mobile Devices

Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its latest Exynos mobile processor – the Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (aka Exynos 7870). Some might find the name familiar as the processor was spotted in a recent benchmark result listing for the unannounced Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) smartphone. Samsung announced it will mass produce the SoC in Q1 of 2016. The Exynos 7 Octa 7870 ... Read More »

Apple Supplier Delta Electronics Plans to Quadruple Revenue From India

Taiwan-based Delta Electronics Inc expects to quadruple annual revenue from India over the next three years as it makes more power components in the country, in tune with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s push to develop industry. Boosted by the rollout of India’s 4G broadband network, the company aims to generate about $700 million (roughly Rs. 4,795 crores) in revenue from ... Read More »

Predicting Right-Size Of Heart Valves Before Surgery

The computer simulation project is a collaboration between Flamini and Puneet Bhatla from NYU Langone School of Medicine. (Representational Image) New York:  Children born with a certain congenital heart defect often need a pulmonary valve surgically inserted when they are 10 to 15 years old. Researchers have now developed computer simulations to determine if the necessary valve will fit in ... Read More »

Finger Prick Blood Test May Help Detect Cancer

In the new technique, nanotechnology is used to determine whether a specific target nucleic acid sequence exists within a mixture. (Representational Image) Washington:   A simple finger prick blood test may be used to diagnose cancer, say scientists who have developed a new technology to detect disease biomarkers in the form of nucleic acids, the building blocks of all living organisms. ... Read More »

Scientists Identify Antigens That May Trigger Type 1 Diabetes

When an autoreactive T cell sees its antigen, it becomes activated and can initiate disease. (Representational image) New York:  A new class of antigens have been identified that may be a contributing factor to type 1 diabetes. Type-1 diabetes is the auto-immune form of diabetes, in which insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas are destroyed by the body’s own immune ... Read More »