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Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (4GB RAM, 64GB Storage Variant) to be available for Sale in India tomorrow

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note 64GB Storage Variant

As the competition in mobile world is increasing day-by-day, here is a good news for all Lenovo lovers. Lenovo has announced its Vibe K5 Note smartphone with an inbuilt storage up to 64gb. The smartphone comes with 4GB RAM along with 64GB storage variant. Lenovo Vibe K5 Note will be priced at INR 13,499 and will be available for sale exclusively on FlipKart tomorrow.

Vibe K5 Note is holding a 1.8GHz 64-bit octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755) processor. Its is packed with 4GB RAM and Mali-T860 GPU. We all love smartphones with great camera, so Lenovo has fitted Vibe K5 Note with 13 megapixel rear camera with PDAF and a wide-angle 8-megapixel selfie camera at front. Lenovo Vibe K5 Note is available in colour options Gold, Silver and Dark Grey. It is fitted with 3500mAh battery and it supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 128GB).

Dolby

Dolby Atmos powered speakers are packed with the smartphone and the technology also extends to the 3.5mm headphone jack. Its quick to unlock your smartphone with your finger, so this smartphone has a fingerprint scanner below the rear camera.

The smartphone comes with a 5.5 inch full HD display with resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. Also comes with TheaterMax technology for conversion of regular content into immersive VR content. It is a dual SIM smartphone which runs on android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Apart from Lenovo Vibe K5 Note 64GB variant, Lenovo announced that the existing 32GB and 4GB RAM will be available at a cost of INR 12,499.

As the storage is increased, the users wish to store more data also fulfilled. The company said what users can do with this storage in its release. “For photography enthusiasts, the enhanced storage lets to capture more than 17,000 images or record 7+ hours of Full High definition footage. Multimedia fans can now store more than 15,000 songs1 or 70+ hi-definition movies2 directly on the K5 Note. Watch them in a theatre like experience with the ANTVR headset and Lenovo’s TheaterMax technology that converts all content into a virtual large cinematic screen.”

Steve Smith replaces MS Dhoni as RPS captain

Steve Smith Replaces MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni the name which no one could forget in the history of cricket. In 2014, MS Dhoni silently took retirement from Indian Test Cricket. Recent he step down captaincy from limited overs format. And now we get to know that Steve Smith replaces MS Dhoni as Rising Pune Supergiants Captain.

Dhoni is the only player who had captained all IPL matches he played. He has led Chennai Super Kings to two consecutive IPL titles (2010, 2011). Even he led CSK to Champions League T20. Though he performed well amongst the other team mate, his personal form was going weak. However, he had scored 284 runs in 12 innings at a strike-rate of 135.

Sanjeev Goenka

RPS team owner – Sanjeev Goenka said in an interview to India Today why they pick Steve Smith as captain. “We have opted for Steve Smith as captain of RPS for the forthcoming IPL season. We wanted a young captain. We spoke to Steve Smith and he agreed. We have communicated the decision to Dhoni. He is a thorough professional. Dhoni and Smith share a great rapport. MS is ready to help him on the field.”

The decision comes on IPL player auction event, on February 19, 2017. Dhoni had a great success with CSK, however he couldn’t find that success with RPS in last year. They finished second-last on the points table with only five wins to their credit. It was also the first time that Dhoni had failed to lead his side to the playoffs in IPL.

Steve Smith

In 2012, Steve Smith debuted in IPL, he has played 54 matches and scored 1231 runs in IPL. Smith scored a century in IPL and has a average of 36.21. He is a skipper of Australian Cricket team and has been successful too. Looking at his stats, RPS can be a tough competition for other IPL team this season.

Apple WWDC 2017 Date Is Announced: June 5 in San Jose

WWDC 2017 - Tech Kalakaar

San Jose was the original venue of the WorldWide Developer Conference. It hosted Apple’s annual event from 1988 to 2002. Apple has announced on this thursday, its annual WWDC 2017 event will held in San Jose from June 5. The event will be hosted in San Jose after 15 years since 2002.

Registration & Tickets

The Registration and Ticketing process has been the same like recent year. Registration will open on 27 March 2017, the chances to buy tickets will be offered by random selection. If you are a Apple Developer Program or Apple Developer Enterprise Program member, you can apply for tickets this spring. Selected developer will be charged with $1,599 directly to the credit/debit card associated with their Apple.

Apple WWDC 2017 Showcase

Apple is more likely to showcase its upcoming generation platforms for its different machines. Probably we could get an opportunity to get updates on mobile devices, watches, Macintosh, and television i.e. iOS, watchOS, macOS, and tvOS.

Apple WWDC 2017 Live

Apple Developer website and on the WWDC app for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV will be used for live streaming of WWDC 2017 conference. The event take place at San Jose McEnery Convention Center in California which is located some minutes away from Apple headquaters in Cupertino. Developers attending the conference will get access to over 1,000 Apple engineers who will be also attending the conference.

Phil Schiller, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing

Phil Schiller on WWDC 2017 said “It feels like WWDC is going home”. He also added WWDC 2017 in San Jose will not affect the number of attendees and a lot will happen outside the convention center. Schiller in conversation with John Gruber added “Employees won’t have to devote an entire day to being there” as WWDC 2017 in San Jose means a lot for them.

Later Apple added “”Apple is working with the city of San Jose and local businesses to celebrate the return of WWDC with very special experiences around San Jose throughout the week”.

 

Asus Zenfone 3 Go Specs And Render Leaked

Asus ZenFone 3 Go - Tech Kalakaar

Asus has already rolled a number of smartphones in zenfone series last year. According to various sources, ZenFone 3 Go to be joining the smartphone series very soon. Two of its models already launched in Asus ZenFone Go 4.5(December 2015) and Asus ZenFone Go 5(March 2016) were tiny updates and refreshed variants of both the devices were also launched. The company recently announced the ZenFone Go 4.5 LTE at Rs 6,999 in India. The smartphone is one of the cheapest phone company is offering.

As per latest leak it seems to be the company could launch ZenFone 3 Go at MWC 2017 in Barcelona. The smartphone is likely to be the cheapest offering in the company’s ZenFone series. Notebook Italia a website from Italy has has leaked render image and specifications of the Asus ZenFone 3 Go.

The ASUS Zenfone 3 Go is a real “budget” smartphone, with a retail price of around 150 Euros. The terminal incorporates a screen 5 inches with HD resolution (1280 x 720 pixels) , a processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 , 2GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory. On the back takes place a camera 13 megapixel, it moved in the left corner just above its LED flash. While a camera stand out from the front 5 megapixel. In essence, the ASUS Zenfone 3 Go will be an excellent alternative to the Huawei P8 Lite (2017).

It is assumed that Asus is to be marketing ZenFone 3 Go for social and multimedia use. ASUS describes it as a terminal to “Livestream beautifully” for Facebook and YouTube.  Zenfone 3 Go will be a dedicated terminal especially for multimedia users and social with special audio/video features.

Asus ZenFone 3 Go Unlisted Specs

The phone has 13mp camera with pixels from 1.4um, soft LED Flash for selfies “natural”. This phone also has dual MEMS Mics for clear video chat and free of background noise. Finally FIVE-magnet speakers for quality sound higher.

OnePlus 3T 128GB Gunmetal Variant Exclusive Sale on Amazon For Prime Members Today

OnePlus 3T 128gb Gunmetal

OnePlus finally announced its one day exclusive sale on Amazon OnePlus 3T Gunmetal 128 GB variant today. This one day sale is only available for Amazon Prime Members in India. Open sale of OnePlus 3T 128GB Gunmetal Variant will be available from 25th February 2017.

There are two variants of this phone one with 64GB(INR 29,999) and second with 128GB(INR 34,999) on Amazon India. In India the sale starts at 10:00am IST today and ends at 10:00pm IST today. OnePlus 3T Gunmetal will be available to all Amazon members on 25th February 2017 onwards.

OnePlus 3T Gunmetal is available with 128GB but sadly OnePlus 3T Soft Gold is available only in 64GB variant. The 64GB OnePlus 3T retails at Rs. 29,999. OnePlus 3 was famous for its 6GB RAM and now OnePLus 3T is famous for its 16GB front and rear camera. OnePlus 3T includes Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, 4G LTE (with support for India’s LTE bands), Wi-Fi 802.11ac and NFC.The handset is fitted with a 3400mAh battery that supports Dash Charge (5V 4A) fast charging technology.

Specification available on Amazon

OS Android
RAM 6 GB
Item Weight 159 g
Product Dimensions 15.3 x 0.7 x 7.5 cm
Item model number 3T
Wireless communication technologies Bluetooth;WiFi Hotspot
Connectivity technologies GSM;(1900/1800/850/900 MHz);HSPA+;3G;(2100/1900/850/900 MHz);4G LTE;(2100/1800/2600/900/800 MHz);GPRS;EDGE;WiFi 802.11 b/g/n; WCDMA: Bands 1/2/5/8; FDD-LTE: Bands 1/3/5/7/8/20; TDD-LTE: Bands 38/40
Special features ;;Dual SIM;GPS;Music Player;Video Player;;Fingerprint sensor;Hall sensor;Accelerometor;Gyroscope;Proximity sensor;Ambient light sensor;Electronic compass;E-mail
Other camera features 16MP
Form factor Touchscreen Phone
Weight 160 Grams
Colour Gunmetal
Battery Power Rating 3400

OxygenOS 3.5 details on Amazon

As we know OnePlus 3 comes with OxygenOS so here is what Amazon says about it. OxygenOS delivers a better-than-stock-Android experience that’s light and customizable. The result is a fast and clean operating system. New features inspired by Nougat and a number of small tweaks to the UI further refine and enhance your Android experience. We’ve streamlined our platform to ensure fast software updates, created with you.

MIUI 8.2 Stable ROM Starts Rolling Out Now

miui 8.2 update - Tech kalakaar

Xiaomi MIUI 8.2 Global Stable ROM is rolling out today. MIUI page has confirmed it by posting update details on their page. Over-The-Air(OTA) updated will be available on Xiaomi phones via updater app.

Currently update available for devices

Mi Max / Mi Max Prime / Mi 4i / Mi 3 / Mi 4 / Mi Note / Redmi 1S / Redmi Note 4G

Devices that will be supported from 20th February 2017

Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi Note 3 Qualcomm, Redmi Note 3 Special Edition, Redmi Note 4 MTK, Redmi Note 2, Redmi Note Prime, Mi 2/2S, Mi 5, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Redmi 3/Prime, Redmi 3S/Prime, Redmi Note 4 Qualcomm.

With the efforts of their dear developers and beta tester Xiaomi has managed to come up with a better update. MIUI 8.2 has added various new features including UI adjustment toggles, battery saver toggle can be added to the Notification shade. Also, MIUI 8.2 update includes built-in antivirus that scans for the apps installed and not from Google Play

How To Update

  1. If you’re using MIUI V5 / MIUI 6 / MIUI 7 / MIUI 8 global stable ROM, please go to ‘Updater’ app on your phone and check for updates.
  2. You can also download the full ROM and update via fastboot method.
    – Data Backup before Full Wipe
    – Full Wipe required for Dev ROM to Stable ROM
    – Full Wipe required for Stable ROM to Dev ROM

MIUI 8.2 Global Stable ROM Full Changelog

MIUI 8.2 Global Stable ROM Update Highlights
– New improved layout for toggles in the Notification shade
– Get full control over automated tasks
– Brand new system sounds and ringtones
MIUI 8.2 Global Stable ROM Full Changelog
Lockscreen, Status Bar, Notification Bar 
New – Swipe to delete Lockscreen notifications (11-18)
New – UI adjustments for toggles(12-15)
New – Battery saver toggle can be added to the Notification shade (12-15)
Optimization – Lock screen PINlayout (11-15)
Optimization – Changed icons forUSB charging and switching keyboards (12-01)
Optimization – Floating notifications won’t appear in DND mode (12-13)
Fix – Notification shade issues during incoming call floating notifications (10-25)
Fix – Wi-Fi page made the device freeze when it was opened for the first time (11-07)
Fix – Notification shade issues(11-15)
Fix – Issues with opacity after using third party themes (11-15)
Fix – The first notification couldn’t be removed by a swipe (11-29)
Fix – Landscape mode issues with third party themes (12-06)
Homescreen
New – Home screen settings added to the Settings (11-22)
Fix – Part of UI for deleting apps wasn’t visible on light backgrounds (10-11)
Fix – Minor adjustments for animations in the Launcher (11-14)
VirusScan
New – Antivirus scans for the apps installed not from Google Play (11-02)

ISRO Successfully launched 104 satellites

isro - Tech Kalakaar

On 15th February 2017, Indian Space Research Organization has successfully launched 104 satellites. ISRO has set a new record in satellite launches in space. It took place in Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. ISRO’s first space mission of the year 2017 was the most difficult mission they have ever carried out till date.

Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV)

ISRO stated that Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV)’s 39th flight was launched on Tuesday after the Mission Readiness Review committee and Launch Authorisation Board gave its approval for lift off.

This mission included 101 international nano satellites with PSLV-C37/Cartosat2 Series satellite (Cartosat-2). Two of its own nano satellites named as INS-1A and INS-1B were also launched.

Initially 714kg Cartosat -2 series satellite was launched for earth observation, which was followed by the INS-1A and INS-1B. It then went on to inject 103 co-passenger satellites, together weighing about 664 kg, in pairs.

ISRO scientists used the XL Variant – the most powerful rocket – earlier used in the ambitious Chandrayaan.

Our Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitated the Indian space agency on Twitter.

iPhone 8 or iPhone X – Apple’s 10th Anniversary Release

iphone 8 touch

2017 will mark the 10th anniversary of the iPhone and Apple has something major planned to celebrate the occasion. We’ve got several months to go until the launch of the iPhone 8 or iPhone X, but because of Apple’s ambitious plans for the device, there are already an abundance of rumors hinting at the impressive features coming in the 2017 iPhone.

The 10th anniversary iPhone will be shaping up to be a big update. Predictions so far include a glass and stainless steel redesign with a bezel-less OLED display, a new in-display Touch ID paired with facial recognition, updates to 3D Touch, improved waterproofing, wireless charging, and more.

Multiple rumours have suggested there will be three versions of the iPhone: a “premium” OLED model and two standard LCD devices, with sizes that may include 4.7, 5 (OLED), and 5.5 inches.

Rumours suggest it’s going to be a radical redesign, with an edge-to-edge display that does away with the top and bottom bezels where features like the Touch ID fingerprint sensor and the front-facing camera are housed. Instead, Touch ID and the camera may be built directly into the display, meaning there will be no Home button.

Like the iPhone 7, the iPhone 8 is expected to be water resistant, but it may have an improved IP68 water resistance rating. It will continue to be able to hold up to rain, splashes, and brief submersion in water.

Inside, the iPhone 8 is expected to have a 10-nanometer A11 chip that will be both faster and more efficient, plus rumours suggest it could also include features like wireless charging and biometric additions like iris, facial, or gesture recognition. In higher-end models with a dual-lens camera, both lenses are expected to feature optical image stabilisation

We’ll update as more rumours and stories surface during the long lead up to the launch. This story was last updated February 15, 2017.

Apple iPhone 8 Features and Specifications:

Specifications iPhone 8
Battery 3000 Mah
Camera Features Dual Led Flash, 4k Video Recording
Camera – Rear 16 Megapixels
Camera – Front 8 Megapixels
Features Fast Charging, 5G Technology, Finger Print Scanner, Retina Eye Scanner
Memory 32/64/128/256 GB Internal memory and expandable with dual Micro SD cards
Operating System  iOS 10.02 upgradable to 11.0
Processor A – 11
RAM 4 GB RAM
Release Date September 2017 – See Below
Price $750 USD, 700 Euro
Colors Gold, Rose Gold White, Silver, Jet Black
Screen Display 5.0” 1920 x 1080 Screen Resolution

 

9 Indian Cities With New UberHire Time Based Cab Service

UberApp

“UberHire” is new time based cab service launched by Uber in 9 Indian cities. What does Uber itself says about its service is “perfect for travellers exploring a new city, senior citizens who need to make trips punctuated with multiple stopovers, or for business travellers who have multiple meetings”. Basically you can just make a call on Uber and travel the city with UberHire Service.

After a successful pilot run in Kochi, 9 Indian Cities where Uber is launched are: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, ChennaiMumbai, NagpurNew Delhi, Pune, Vizag with more cities to be covered soon.

UberHire service lets you to hold on your cab for a time duration of 12 hours. You can hold on your booked for 12 hours from the time of booking. Its fares starts with INR 449 – 649 for 2 hours upto 30 km. Uber will charge INR 2 per min from that point on, with roughly INR 12 charged per kilometre. Pricing and cancellation charges will vary from city to city. There will be no dynamic pricing in the service. UberHIRE service is, however, available on cash payment only at present.

UberHire AppUber app has been updated to add a section called UberHIre where the booking can be made. The total fare for a trip is calculated based on the distance and duration of the ride.

Apurva Dalal, Head of Engineering, Uber India said “We are always thinking of ways to enhance the Uber experience. Our technology makes it possible for us to create specialised solutions that can help users have access to reliable transportation at affordable prices. UberHIRE is one such product that addresses the unique commuting needs of riders in India, especially that of tourists, business travellers, senior citizens, and working professionals by letting them book an Uber and use it for up to 12 hours.”

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