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Sony to focus on flagship smartphones

Sony is ditching 'premium standard' smartphones.

The highlight of the smartphone is the integration of 'world’s first live streaming beautification technology'. It allows users to take live videos for social media using the BeautyLive app that removes blemishes from user’s skin.

ASUS unveils ZenFone Live in India for Rs 9,999

The smartphone is priced at Rs 9,999 and will be available via offline as well as online retailers.

The highlighted feature of the phone is its design which includes a snake figure wrapped around the edges.

This phone costs Rs 2.3 crore, here's why

The Vertu Signature Cobra, world's most expensive feature phone, is made using 439 rubies.

The device, which is available through Flipkart, packs a 1.77-inch display, 1MB RAM and 8GB of expandable storage and comes with a 0.3MP rear camera.

This Nokia 3310 clone costs only Rs 799

Darago’s Nokia clone is available on Flipkart.

Gadgets

It is designed for allowing digital and wireless writing for smart phones, computers, tablets or any other Bluetooth devices.  Write notes or to prepare a sketch using this electronic pen and convert it to the real-time JPEG images into smartphone, computer or laptop using the receiver provided with it.

Portronics interoduces Electropen 4 digital pen

The Electropen 4 allows you to write on normal paper with normal ball-point pen refill.

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Huawei launches Matebook X fanless notebook

Huawei's Matebook X is a fanless notebook with splash-proof screen and combined fingerprint sign-on and a power button.

The mouse has a custom, gaming grade 16,000 DPI optical sensor for intense gaming responses from the user.

Corsair launches a new gaming mouse

The mouse comes with interchangeable grips and provision for settings profile storage.

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A band that can detect emotions in real-time

The wrist-worn detector is over 96 per cent accurate for detecting convulsive seizures, researchers said.

The Prynt Pocket can print photos directly from your iPhone without the need of removing covers and cases from your phone.

Prynt Pocket can print photos from your iPhone anywhere

The $150 Prynt Pocket can instantly print your social media photos physically as well as virtually.

Reviews

The device monitors the tires pressure, as well as overheating, using Bluetooth technology.

Keep a tab on your tires, in real time, with Blaupunkt's pressure sensor

This little device can help you keep a tab on your automobile tire’s health, in real time.

The Asus Transformer 3 Pro houses all the power you would want from a pro device with specs to match for any 2-in-1 device at this price point which on paper, sounds really good.

Asus Transformer 3 Pro: not a Surface killer

The new Asus Transformer 3 Pro has the specs to overturn a mountain. But is it enough?

Rocker Armor XL is available for a street price of Rs 3,399.

ZOOOK Rocker Armor XL review: A little black monster packed with a thump

Rocker Armor XL bears a rugged and stiff design, and appears to be a solid-black coloured-gadget.

In Other news

Instead of putting annoying ads into it and letting users discard the app later, Google has decided to make money from the Assistant by earning revenue through online sales done with assistance from the Assistant.

Google Assistant to make money from online sales

Google thinks that making money on suggesting purchase is better than playing/showing ads.

The latest update has been downloaded by 18 percent of all Windows 10 users over the past month, which is a remarkable feat for Microsoft.

Latest Windows 10 update adoption better than ever

Research shows a staggering 18 percent of all Windows 10 PC’s running the Creators Update within a month.

The Samsung DeX dock comfortably accepts the Lumia 950 and lets the phone display a desktop interface of Windows Phone on the screen through Continuum.

Video: Samsung DeX works with Lumia 950

A video on YouTube shows the Microsoft Lumia 950 with Windows Phone working perfectly with Samsung S8’s desktop adapter.

An evaluation of seven fitness tracking devices in a diverse group of about 60 volunteers showed that six of the devices measured heart rate with an error rate of less than 5 per cent.

Fitness trackers not accurate calorie counters: study

The team evaluated the Apple Watch, Basis Peak, Fitbit Surge, Microsoft Band, Mio Alpha 2, PulseOn and the Samsung Gear S2.

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AI system beats world champion in ancient board game of Go

AlphaGo secured the victory after winning the second game in a three-part match with Chinese Go player Ke Jie that took place in Shanghai.