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  1. HTC U11 Solar Red color variant launched in India, available for purchase on e-store

    08.16 / 16:30 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    HTC launched its flagship smartphone, the U11 in India back in May. The smartphone was earlier available in two color options of Brilliant Black and Amazing Silver, while a third Sapphire Blue color variant was launched last month. HTC has now launched a Solar Red color variant of the U11. If the Ice White variant is launched, then it would complete the lineup of the U11 in India. The Solar Red HTC U11 is available for purchase on the company’s e-store, for the same price of Rs 51,990. W…
  2. Panasonic Eluga l2 Activ with Android 7.0 Nougat, MediaTek MT6737 SoC launched: Price, specifications

    08.16 / 16:30 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Panasonic has launched a new smartphone under its Eluga series, the Eluga l2 Activ. The smartphone is available in two RAM variants of 1GB and 2GB which are priced at Rs 7,190 and Rs 7,990, respectively. It is available in three color options of Gold, Rose Gold, and Gray. The smartphone is listed on Panasonic’s official website, but availability details are currently unknown. The Eluga l2 Activ sports a metal body with visible antenna lines running on the top and bottom of its rear c…
  3. Researchers develop a smartphone app to help manage mental illness

    08.16 / 16:30 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Researchers have developed a smartphone app to help middle-aged and older adults self-manage their mental illness and other chronic conditions, suggests new research. First, the researchers determined the technical abilities and needs of middle-aged and older adults with serious mental illnesses using smartphones. The researchers then developed the content and modified an existing smartphone platform. The app takes patients through 10 sessions over a period of approximately three months,…
  4. ‘Blue Whale’ type games totally unacceptable: Ravi Shankar Prasad

    08.16 / 15:28 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Games like Blue Whale — that has been provoking youths to commit suicide — are “completely unacceptable”, Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. Prasad said the government has already issued instructions to all tech platforms to check the spread of “The Blue Whale Challenge”. On July 30, a 14-year-old schoolboy Manpreet Singh Sahani allegedly walked off the fifth floor of his building in Sher-e-Punjab Colony in…
  5. Qualcomm announces first depth-sensing camera technology for Android devices

    08.16 / 15:28 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Qualcomm has unveiled a new camera technology for Android with improved biometric authentication and high-resolution depth sensing. This technology is part of the Qualcomm Spectra Module Program, and is powered by Qualcomm Spectra’s embedded image signal processors (ISP). Qualcomm says that this camera technology will be readily available on the next Snapdragon mobile platform for smartphones and head mounted displays (HMDs). These new camera modules with Spectra ISPs are said to come with …
  6. Vivo V7 Plus to launch in India on September 7: Here’s all you need to know

    08.16 / 14:26 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Vivo has sent media invites for a launch event of a new smartphone. Called Vivo v7 Plus, the smartphone will go official on September 7. The company is keeping things a little hush-hush here as the invite doesn’t reveal anything about the upcoming smartphone except the launch date. The Vivo V7 Plus appears to be the successor to the Vivo V5 Plus that was launched in January this year. Vivo V5 Plus currently retails in the country for a price of Rs 21,399. Considering the V5 Plus p…
  7. Sony Xperia XZ1 design detailed in leaked images ahead of official launch

    08.16 / 14:26 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    The Sony Xperia XZ1 has been spotted again in two separate leaks revealing the smartphone in full glory. While one set of images reveal the smartphone from all angles, the other shows only the rear panel of the alleged Xperia XZ1 directly from its production line in China. Let’s begin with the hands-on images of the alleged Xperia XZ1. At the front, the images show that the smartphone will come with thick bezel along the top and the bottom along with a selfie camera placed at the top left c…
  8. UIDAI deactivates 81 lakh Aadhaar cards: 3-step guide to check if yours is active

    08.16 / 13:25 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has deactivated approximately 81 lakh Aadhaar accounts till date for reasons which stated in Section 27 and 28 of Aadhaar (Enrollment and Update) Regulations, 2016. As per Aadhaar Act, 2016, the deactivation of Aadhaar numbers was done as per the Aadhaar Life Cycle Management (ALCM) guideline, says Minister of State for Electronics and IT, P P Chaudhary. As per regulations, Aadhaar accounts can be canceled or suspended in cases of…
  9. Indus OS keyboard gets speech-to-text feature with support for 23 languages

    08.16 / 13:25 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    The only home-grown mobile OS, Indus OS has updated its in-built hybrid keyboard with new features. Indus OS keyboard now comes with speech-to-text feature. This functionality allows the user to speak into the microphone without having to type. While speech-to-text is available in most keyboards, Indus OS stands out as it’s the first to enable it for regional languages. Indus OS has also included support for 11 more regional languages making the total to 23, in addition to English. These l…
  10. Asus Zenfone 4, Zenfone 4 Max, Zenfone 4 Selfie, Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro leaked images surface

    08.16 / 13:25 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Adding to its ever confusing lineup, Asus is believed to be working on six new smartphones, four of which have been leaked. Taking forward the Zenfone lineup, a new leak by Evan Blass reveals what the upcoming Zenfone 4, Zenfone 4 Max, Zenfone 4 Selfie, and Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro would look like. Blass shared four images of each of the smartphones in the series. All of these reveal the front and back of the smartphones. It also reveals the color options these smartphones will be available…
  11. BSNL seeks 2-year extension for mobile license validity

    08.16 / 12:31 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    After MTNL, state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has written to the government to extend the validity of its cellular licence and spectrum for two more years till 2022, according to a top official. “We were given licence in 2000 subject to finalisation of terms and conditions by Licensor on recommendations of TRAI, and the first rollout was done in 2002. Therefore, the license’s effective date should be from 2002 for a period of 20 years…that is, up to 2022,”…
  12. Bill Gates follows Jeff Bezos; debuts on Instagram

    08.16 / 12:31 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Instagram has a new, illustrious user: Bill Gates. The Microsoft founder announced his arrival on the platform with a series of three photos from Tanzania — a country he’s currently touring with wife Melinda Gates. “I’ll be sharing photos from my adventures here on Instagram, and I hope you’ll follow along,” he wrote. The tech billionaire has already amassed over 2.5 lakh followers. It read: “Melinda and I have been coming to Tanzania for many years now. I always lov…
  13. Facebook Camera adds GIF-maker, Live abilities to drive usage of Stories

    08.16 / 12:31 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Facebook is doing everything to get Stories going. While the product has been a viral success on Instagram, the social networking giant has struggled to drive usage of its native Stories. Now, it has enabled the Facebook Camera (which directly posts on Stories) to shoot two-second GIFs, and share full-screen text posts on a colored background. Users can also go Live from Facebook Stories, much like on Instagram Stories, TechCrunch reports. The updated Stories will roll out to all Android a…
  14. Beware, Sarahah websites claiming to reveal senders’ identity are fake

    08.16 / 11:31 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Chances are you have already come across the buzz around Sarahah, which has managed to flood one’s social feeds. The app lets people share feedback anonymously. As with such instant internet trends, Sarahah too has fallen in the radar of online crooks trying to mint some money. Some websites have now emerged claiming to reveal the identity of the senders on Sarahah. As reported by GadgetsNow, these scammers are targeting Sarahah users within the app itself. A message which reads, “A…
  15. Game of Thrones leak: Season 7 episode 6 mistakenly aired on HBO Spain, but social media wants more

    08.16 / 11:31 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Season 7 of the Game of Thrones has got to be jinxed. Since HBO was hacked, Game of Thrones episodes are getting leaked every other day. While scripts got out in the HBO leak, soon after another episode was leaked, for which HBO’s India partner Hotstar (owned by Star India) took responsibility. Four people in Mumbai were also arrested in this case yesterday. And now, just a day after, about a week ahead of schedule, another Game of Thrones episode (season 7 episode 6) was telecast on HBO Sp…
  16. OnePlus 5: Which color variant between Midnight Black, Slate Grey and Soft Gold would you choose?

    08.16 / 11:31 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    The OnePlus 5 was launched in June this year and is currently our favorite smartphone at under Rs 40,000 – for a number of reasons. From the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC under the hood to the massive 8GB of RAM at your disposal, the phone is an absolute powerhouse that won’t let you down when it comes to performance. In addition, the dual-camera setup that combines a 16-megapixel primary sensor with a 20-megapixel secondary telephoto sensor that gives you DSLR-like bokeh effects and up to 2X…
  17. Apple MacBook shipments clock 17.1% growth, HP leads overall market in Q2

    08.16 / 10:33 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Apple reportedly witnessed a growth of 17.1 percent in MacBook shipments during the second quarter of this year. According to global market analyst TrendForce’s latest report, Apple’s market share has expanded largely due to the sales of the new 12-inch MacBook. The company currently ranks fifth in the global rankings in terms of worldwide notebook shipments. Apple‘s positive growth holds a lot of significance as the global laptop market is witnessing a decline in sales.…
  18. Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro renders leaked ahead of launch next month

    08.16 / 10:33 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Successor to the least year’s Gear Fit2, Samsung has long been rumored to be working on the Gear Fit2 Pro. However, despite the rumors of it being in the works, the leaks around the smartwatch have been scarce. But now, a valuable leak about the upcoming smartwatch has surfaced. Thanks to Evleaks, who shared a bunch of renders of the Gear Fit2 Pro, we now know what could the new smartwatch be like. The renders reveal a new watch-style clasp on the Gear Fit2 Pro, though the design remains s…
  19. Google Allo for web goes live, works only on Chrome

    08.16 / 10:33 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Google’s answer to WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, Allo, has been updated with a new feature that brings support for the web. Starting today, Google Allo for Android will allow users to chat on their computers, similar to how WhatsApp Web works. In order to use Allo for web, all you need to do is open the app on your smartphone -> Go to Menu -> tap on Allow for Web -> Scan the QR code with your phone. Once you scan, you will be able to chat on the computer. Akin to WhatsApp, Allo…
  20. Reliance Digital LYF C451 launched, priced at Rs 4,999: Specifications, features

    08.16 / 10:33 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Reliance Digital has launched a new smartphone under its LYF series. The LYF C451 is a budget smartphone with a price tag of Rs 4,999. The smartphone is currently available for purchase on Reliance Digital’s official e-store. On purchasing the LYF C451, Jio users get 20 percent additional data. In terms of design, the LYF C451 sports a polycarbonate body with gold rims on the sides. The smartphone is available in white color. The smartphone comes with gesture control for accessing apps l…