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ZTE Axon 7 Gets Android 7.0 Nougat Update, Becomes Cheapest Smartphone to Support Daydream VR

Chinese manufacturerZTE’s Axon 7 smartphone is finally receiving its Android 7.0 Nougat update and notably the firmware update brings along the much-awaited support for Google’s Daydream VR platform to the device. Interestingly, there are just handful of smartphones that support the Daydream VR as of now and ZTE Axon 7 sits comfortably in a more affordable price range than others. ... Read More »

Xiaomi’s In-House Pinecone Processor Gets an Official Weibo Page

Chinese electronics firm Xiaomi has been working on its in-house processor for quite some time. The Xiaomi 5c smartphone has been tipped to be the first to come with the in-house Pinecone processor, and is now expected to be unveiled sometime this month. Ahead of its rumoured launch, the official page of Xiaomi’s Pinecone processor is now live on social ... Read More »

Vivo V5 Plus With Dual Front Cameras Gets Listed by Third-Party Retailer; Price, Specifications Revealed

Earlier this month, Vivo started sending out invites for the India launch of its V5 Plus smartphone that is scheduled to be on January 23. Now the smartphone has been made available for pre-orders by a third-party retailer in Malaysia and the specifications of the device have been revealed. The smartphone has been priced at MYR 1,799 (Rs. 27,400) by ... Read More »

LeEco Gets Fresh $2.18 Billion Investment From Property Developer Sunac

Chinese technology conglomerate LeEco has secured a new round of investment worth CNY 15.04 billion ($2.2 billion or roughly Rs. 14,856 crores) from property developer Sunac China Holdings, according to a stock exchange statement made by Sunac on Friday. Last year LeEco’s founder and chairman Jia Yueting said that his company was facing financial obstacles due to the rapid pace ... Read More »

HDFC Gets Nod To Raise Rs 3,000 Crore Through Masala Bonds

Mumbai: Having already exhausted a Rs 5,000 crore limit to issue masala bonds, mortgage major HDFC on Saturday said the Reserve Bank of India has granted it permission to raise another Rs 3,000 crore from the newly emerging route. “We have approval from the RBI to raise more money. I think, we have approval for Rs 3,000 crores. But, we ... Read More »

OnePlus 3T Starts Receiving OxygenOS 3.5.4 Update; OnePlus 3 Gets Android 7.0 Nougat-Based Community Build

OnePlus 3T has started receiving the first OxygenOS update, still based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The Chinese company has confirmed that the OxygenOS 3.5.4 update will be rolled out to users over-the-air (OTA) and will be an incremental update. “The OTA will reach a small percentage of users today, and we’ll begin a broader rollout in a few days,” said ... Read More »

Moto Z Gets New Mods – 3000mAh Mophie Battery Pack and Incipio Car Dock

Moto Z is a smartphone that is known more for its accessories than the features of the actual device. It is usually seen as a perfect example of how mods can be used to increase the utility of a smartphone. Now, Moto has come up with two new mods for the smartphone that help users in getting more out of ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 Gets Emergency Calling Feature With Incremental OxygenOS 3.2.8 Update

OnePlus has started rolling out a new incremental OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 3 smartphone. The OxygenOS 3.2.8 update for the OnePlus 3 brings full-HD (1080p) 60fps video recording and more. The company in its changelog reveals that the incremental OxygenOS 3.2.8 update for OnePlus 3 also adds emergency calling for India, in-line with Government of India’s order to add ... Read More »

iOS 10.2 Beta Gets Support for Unicode 9.0 Emojis Including Shrug, Face Palm

Apple has introduced complete support for Unicode 9.0 in the developer beta of iOS 10.2, which was released earlier this week. The company has also redesigned several older emojis. New additions include face palm, shrug, fingers crossed, drooling face, nauseated face; new gendered professions, as well as new animal, food, drinks emojis like bacon and whiskey glass. Emojipedia reports the ... Read More »

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Gets 4G VoLTE Support in India via OTA Update

  Lenovo India started rolling out an update to the Vibe K5 Note that brings 4G VoLTE (voice over LTE) support. According to the Chinese company, the software update started rolling out to units in India last week and should be available to all users in the country. Users can manually check for the update via Settings > About Phone ... Read More »