Author: Ashwin Karthik

Originally a Business Grad, Ashwin is a natural at testing and reviewing apps and games for Windows and Android Apps, as well as flashing ROMs. A proud owner of a Google Nexus 6 and a Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, he is also an avid gamer, and loves playing on his Laptop and his phones. You can find him on Twitter @Im_Ashwin

Vivo X9 cameras e1477893693561 - Vivo X9 official teaser confirms dual cameras
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Vivo has basically confirmed that its new flagship, the X9, will have dual cameras. A post from the company’s official Weibo account, shared the following teaser image.

Vivo X9 cameras e1477893693561 - Vivo X9 official teaser confirms dual cameras

The image shows two camera lenses, and we have seen the same in leaked press renders of the Vivo X9. And from the image, it is evident that the cameras will have a large aperture (for more light), and perhaps a wide angle lens.…

Google Play Store app search results install size 2 - Google Play Store app's search results now displays the size of the apps when you tap on the install button
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Google is rolling out a new feature to its Play Store app. It’s not a biggie, but still a very important one. The Google Play Store app’s search results now displays the size of the apps, when you tap on the install button.

Google Play Store app search results install size 4 - Google Play Store app's search results now displays the size of the apps when you tap on the install button

We tested it on a few devices, including a Redmi Note 3 running Cyanogenmod 13, a Nexus 6 running stock Nougat, and another Redmi Note 3 running on stock MIUI 8.…

Nova Launcher Android 7.1 Launcher Shortcuts 2 - Nova Launcher Beta adds support for Android 7.1 Launcher Shortcuts, Weather in searchbar
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Nova Launcher, our favorite homescreen app, has been updated to version 5.0 beta 8, and the latest beta version adds some really useful features to the app. First up, is support for Android 7.1 launcher shortcuts. These shortcuts are available in a few apps (such as Google’s Gmail, Drive to name a few), and are accessed by long pressing the app’s icon.…

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Glacial Silver 3 - Xiaomi Mi Note 2, Mi 5S and Mi Mix will not be launched in India
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Xiaomi fans, brace yourselves for heartbreaking news. The Chinese OEM, has confirmed that the Mi Note 2, Mi 5S and Mi Mix will not be launched in India.

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Glacial Silver - Xiaomi Mi Note 2, Mi 5S and Mi Mix will not be launched in India

The news comes via an India Today report, which quotes the company’s VP.

This is what Hugo Barra, had to say about the Xiaomi’s new flagships not being launched in India.…

BlackBerry DTEK60 - BlackBerry DTEK60 with Snapdragon 820, 4 GB RAM and 21 MP camera launched
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BlackBerry has launched a new phone in the DTEK series, called the DTEK60. The phone looks to be a rebranded TCL 950, which was launched a month ago in China.

BlackBerry DTEK60 - BlackBerry DTEK60 with Snapdragon 820, 4 GB RAM and 21 MP camera launched

The BlackBerry DTEK60 sports a 5.5 inch Quad HD 1440p AMOLED display with a pixel density of 534 ppi, and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow based operating system with FIPS 140-2 encryption and several of BlackBerry’s security focused apps.…

WhatsApp video call Android 2 - WhatsApp video calls are now live in the beta version of the Android app
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WhatsApp has updated its popular instant messaging app,  to add support for a very important feature, video calls. The app has been incredibly popular in India, Brazil, and many other parts of the world, where SMS aka texting, is not free.

WhatsApp video call Android - WhatsApp video calls are now live in the beta version of the Android app

It is actually very surprising that it has taken this long for WhatsApp to add support for video calls.…

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