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Verizon will sell the Asus Zenfone AR Tango-infused smartphone

Asus unveiled the Zenfone AR back at CES in January, and we're still waiting for it to become available. That will happen at some point this summer. But here's a nice surprise: when it lands, you'll be able to pick up a Zenfone AR from Verizon too, aside from Asus and third party retailers. This is the first time that a US carrier will be selling a smartphone that's infused with Google's Tango augmented reality (AR) technology. That said, the Zenfone AR is only the second such device in existence - the first being the Lenovo Phab2 Pro from last year. However, that model was much bigger,...

iPhone 6 5.5” will have faster CPU than the 4.7” model

The highly anticipated 5.5” Apple iPhone 6 might feature more powerful hardware than its 4.7” sibling. The word got out from an analyst report to investors obtained by Appleinsider, citing Asian supply chain checks. Iphone 6 5.5” will have faster cpu than the 4.7” model The 5.5” iPhone 6 is tipped to pack a more powerful application processor than the 4.7” model. Reportedly, the larger model will ship with larger die. (more…)

Nokia 5.1 Plus is now out there for purchase via offline stores in India for usd149

HMD Global had reported Nokia 5.1 in the Indian market in August last year and started selling the cameraphone through Nokia Online Store and Flipkart in October last year. Currently, the company has finally started selling the Nokia 5.1 through offline stores in India. As for the pricing, the Nokia 5.1 will be in the world through offline stores in India for a high quality of Rs. 500 (~$7), delivering the phone’s pricing to Rs. 10,500 (approximately $149). Even though the smartphone was released in India for Rs. 10,999 (approximately $156), it is now being sold for Rs. 9,999 (approximately $142). To remember you of the phone’s specs, it comes with a 5.86-inch HD+ panel with 1520 x 720 pixels resolution, 2.5D curved glass, and 19:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the product is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 SoC, paired with 3GB of RAM. It has 32GB internal storage and features a microSD card tray enabling users to further more extend the phone’s memory capacity up to 400GB. In the camera department, there’s a dual digital camera option on the back consisting of a 13-megapixel key sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary camera sensor. On the front side, there’s an 8-megapixel front-facing snapper for taking selfies. As for connectivity, it supports 4G VoLTE, Dual-SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and USB Type-C port. Other attributes on the gadget include a rear-mounted fingerprint digital camera and face unlock support. Just like other Nokia handsets, this one too is a part of Android One program and runs Android Oreo running system out-of-the-box however has recently received Android Pie update. The cameraphone is powered by a 3060mAh battery, which should be enough to last an entire day of moderate usage.

Withings Pulse HR smart band unveiled

Withings just unveiled Pulse HR, a followup to the 2013 smart band, and put it up on pre-order. It should ship in about a month and it will set you back $130/€130/£120. You can find it on and Amazon. Fitness tracking • Dashboard • Notifications The band has a PPG heart rate monitor (so did the original) and can automatically detect and track 10 different activities. This includes swimming as the band is rated at 5ATM. There's no GPS receiver built in, but it can borrow the phone's GPS to track your runs. Sleep tracking and Smart Wake-Up will help you adjust your...

T-Mobile Digits goes out of beta on May 31, makes phone numbers flexible

Back in December T-Mobile unveiled Digits, a revolutionary new service that's meant to "bring the phone number into the digital age". It's been in beta testing ever since, and today the Un-carrier has announced that it will go live for all of its customers on May 31. So what can Digits do for you? Well, it lets you assign multiple phone numbers to the same device. So you no longer have to carry two phones around, one for work, one for personal use. Or you can use Digits to have the same phone number ring multiple devices - your phone, your tablet, another phone, a smartwatch, a PC - the...