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  • BSNL and Micromax have launched the new Bharat-1 4G feature phone in a clear challenge to Reliance Jio and its Jio Phone. The new handset will go on sale on Friday, and costs Rs. 2,200. The biggest highlight of the phone is the unlimited data and calling plan that BSNL is providing for the phone, at Rs. 97 for 28 days. Micromax says the effective ownership cost of its new phone will be lower than that of the Jio Phone, and has bundled services such as live TV and video and music streaming to match the Jio apps such as JioCinema and JioMusic. We compare the Micromax Bharat-1 with Jio Phone to help you figure out which one is a better buy for you.Jio Phone vs BSNL Micromax Bharat-1 specificationsThe BSNL Micromax Bharat-1 has a 2.4-inch screen, a Snapdragon chipset, 512MB RAM, 4GB built-in storage, and provision to expand storage by up to 32GB via microSD cards. It sports a 2-megapixel camera on the back, and a VGA one in front. For connectivity, you get Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, and micro..

    Jio Phone vs BSNL Micromax Bharat-1: Price, Features Compared

    BSNL and Micromax have launched the new Bharat-1 4G feature phone in a clear challenge to Reliance Jio and its Jio Phone. The new handset will go on sale on Friday, and costs Rs. 2,200. The biggest highlight of the phone is the unlimited data and calling plan that BSNL is providing for the phone, at Rs. 97 for 28 days. Micromax says the effective ownership cost of its new phone will be lower than that of the Jio Phone, and has bundled services such as live TV and video and music streaming to match the Jio apps such as JioCinema and JioMusic. We compare the Micromax Bharat-1 with Jio Phone to help you figure out which one is a better buy for you.Jio Phone vs BSNL Micromax Bharat-1 specificationsThe BSNL Micromax Bharat-1 has a 2.4-inch screen, a Snapdragon chipset, 512MB RAM, 4GB built-in storage, and provision to expand storage by up to 32GB via microSD cards. It sports a 2-megapixel camera on the back, and a VGA one in front. For connectivity, you get Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, and micro..
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  • Mi MIX 2 has finally hit the Indian market with its first sale in the country via Flipkart and Mi.com. The ceramic-glass smartphone has a large 5.99-inch screen with full-HD+ resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio, in line with the new trend for displays in the industry. Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 doesn't feel lacking in other areas too, with its beefy processor, ample RAM, and a price tag of Rs. 35,999. However, it is not the only competitively-priced flagship smartphone available in the market right now. OnePlus 5 is the favourite in the Rs. 30,000-40,000 price bracket, while Nokia 8 is another strong contender that has entered the segment recently.If you are planning to buy a top-end smartphone without spending over Rs. 50,000, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, OnePlus 5 and Nokia 8 will definitely be on top of your list. Our review of Mi MIX 2 is on the way, but till then we take a look at the three smartphones, the differences in their prices, and more importantly the specifications and features that disting..

    Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 vs OnePlus 5 vs Nokia 8: Price, Specifications, Features Compared

    Mi MIX 2 has finally hit the Indian market with its first sale in the country via Flipkart and Mi.com. The ceramic-glass smartphone has a large 5.99-inch screen with full-HD+ resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio, in line with the new trend for displays in the industry. Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 doesn't feel lacking in other areas too, with its beefy processor, ample RAM, and a price tag of Rs. 35,999. However, it is not the only competitively-priced flagship smartphone available in the market right now. OnePlus 5 is the favourite in the Rs. 30,000-40,000 price bracket, while Nokia 8 is another strong contender that has entered the segment recently.If you are planning to buy a top-end smartphone without spending over Rs. 50,000, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, OnePlus 5 and Nokia 8 will definitely be on top of your list. Our review of Mi MIX 2 is on the way, but till then we take a look at the three smartphones, the differences in their prices, and more importantly the specifications and features that disting..
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  • After much anticipation, Xiaomi finally launched its Mi MIX 2 bezel-less smartphone in India at a price of Rs. 35,999. The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 takes design cues from its predecessor Mi MIX and comes with a 5.99-inch full-HD+ bezel-less display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. Besides, it also packs some top-of-the-line specifications such as Snapdragon 835 SoC, 12-megapixel rear camera, and 128GB internal storage. Another recently launched smartphone, OnePlus 5 also boasts of a Snapdragon 835 SoC inside but comes with dual rear camera setup in the Rs. 30,000-Rs. 40,000 segment. Both the smartphones are flagship devices of the Chinese companies that come with almost similar specifications.Let's quickly jump to the comparison of both the smartphones to help you make the right choice. Notably, this comparison is only between price, features, and specifications on paper. Our review of the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 is coming up soon, and that's when we will be able to give you a detailed comparis..

    Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 vs OnePlus 5: Price, Specifications, Features Compared

    After much anticipation, Xiaomi finally launched its Mi MIX 2 bezel-less smartphone in India at a price of Rs. 35,999. The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 takes design cues from its predecessor Mi MIX and comes with a 5.99-inch full-HD+ bezel-less display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. Besides, it also packs some top-of-the-line specifications such as Snapdragon 835 SoC, 12-megapixel rear camera, and 128GB internal storage. Another recently launched smartphone, OnePlus 5 also boasts of a Snapdragon 835 SoC inside but comes with dual rear camera setup in the Rs. 30,000-Rs. 40,000 segment. Both the smartphones are flagship devices of the Chinese companies that come with almost similar specifications.Let's quickly jump to the comparison of both the smartphones to help you make the right choice. Notably, this comparison is only between price, features, and specifications on paper. Our review of the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 is coming up soon, and that's when we will be able to give you a detailed comparis..
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  • Dan Cummins Chevrolet-Buick has turned to the virtual realm to build real connections to its products and add some flair to customers' otherwise mundane task of vehicle research. The Paris, Ky., dealership deploys a series of virtual reality test-drive videos for the Chevy Camaro and Malibu cars and Colorado and Silverado pickups that gives prospects a chance to go for a spin, whether they're browsing online on their mobile devices and computers or donning a headset at the dealership while waiting for their vehicle to be serviced. The videos, which allow viewers to look around the vehicle while a staffer drives and explains the various technologies, provide a safe environment for consumers to get an up-close demonstration of features they likely wouldn't try on their own during a test drive. Virtual rides for the Cruze car and Equinox crossover are on the way, and the dealership plans to release videos for Spanish-speaking audiences as well, said Kent Wilson, the store..

    Virtual drives let buyers try features they usually don’t

    Dan Cummins Chevrolet-Buick has turned to the virtual realm to build real connections to its products and add some flair to customers' otherwise mundane task of vehicle research. The Paris, Ky., dealership deploys a series of virtual reality test-drive videos for the Chevy Camaro and Malibu cars and Colorado and Silverado pickups that gives prospects a chance to go for a spin, whether they're browsing online on their mobile devices and computers or donning a headset at the dealership while waiting for their vehicle to be serviced. The videos, which allow viewers to look around the vehicle while a staffer drives and explains the various technologies, provide a safe environment for consumers to get an up-close demonstration of features they likely wouldn't try on their own during a test drive. Virtual rides for the Cruze car and Equinox crossover are on the way, and the dealership plans to release videos for Spanish-speaking audiences as well, said Kent Wilson, the store..
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  • Microsoft's Joe Belfiore has a piece of advice for existing Windows Phone (and Windows 10 Mobile) users: move to Android or iOS, or any other platform that makes most sense for your use case. Over the weekend, Belfiore, who serves as a vice president for Windows 10 division at Microsoft, offered a rare public discussion from the company on where the company's mobile hardware ambition lies.In a series of tweets, Belfiore said that building new features for Windows Phone and launching new handsets are no longer a "focus" for the company. This is the first time a Microsoft executive has publicly admitted that the company is no longer pursuing any future with Windows 10 Mobile. Even as Microsoft hasn't launched any new Windows Phone handset in years, in a 2015 interview with Panos Panay, vice president of Microsoft who oversees devices, Wired's David Pierce had noted that the company was testing new devices. That interview spurred possibilities among Windows Phone enth..

    Joe Belfiore Says Building New Windows Phone Features, Handsets Not a Focus for Microsoft

    Microsoft's Joe Belfiore has a piece of advice for existing Windows Phone (and Windows 10 Mobile) users: move to Android or iOS, or any other platform that makes most sense for your use case. Over the weekend, Belfiore, who serves as a vice president for Windows 10 division at Microsoft, offered a rare public discussion from the company on where the company's mobile hardware ambition lies.In a series of tweets, Belfiore said that building new features for Windows Phone and launching new handsets are no longer a "focus" for the company. This is the first time a Microsoft executive has publicly admitted that the company is no longer pursuing any future with Windows 10 Mobile. Even as Microsoft hasn't launched any new Windows Phone handset in years, in a 2015 interview with Panos Panay, vice president of Microsoft who oversees devices, Wired's David Pierce had noted that the company was testing new devices. That interview spurred possibilities among Windows Phone enth..
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  • Sony Xperia XZ1, the latest flagship smartphone from the Japanese consumer electronics giant, will be launched in India on Monday. The smartphone was first unveiled at IFA 2017 late last month, alongside the Xperia XZ1 Compact and the Xperia XA1 Plus. Notably, the latter smartphone was launched in India last week, and so far, there are no signs of the Xperia XZ1 Compact being brought to India. The Sony Xperia XZ1 India launch is set to take place at an event in New Delhi, and we recommend you stay tuned to Gadgets 360 for the latest updates from the event.Sony Xperia XZ1 priceIn the US, the Sony Xperia XZ1 is priced at $699.99 (roughly Rs. 45,000), and one can expect a fair premium on that price tag when it's brought to India. At the event, the company said that the smartphone will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo starting September, and it remains to be seen if that is the case with its India launch at the end of this month.Sony Xperia XZ1 specifications, featuresThe high-end Sony Xp..

    Sony Xperia XZ1 India Launch Set for Today: Specifications, Features

    Sony Xperia XZ1, the latest flagship smartphone from the Japanese consumer electronics giant, will be launched in India on Monday. The smartphone was first unveiled at IFA 2017 late last month, alongside the Xperia XZ1 Compact and the Xperia XA1 Plus. Notably, the latter smartphone was launched in India last week, and so far, there are no signs of the Xperia XZ1 Compact being brought to India. The Sony Xperia XZ1 India launch is set to take place at an event in New Delhi, and we recommend you stay tuned to Gadgets 360 for the latest updates from the event.Sony Xperia XZ1 priceIn the US, the Sony Xperia XZ1 is priced at $699.99 (roughly Rs. 45,000), and one can expect a fair premium on that price tag when it's brought to India. At the event, the company said that the smartphone will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo starting September, and it remains to be seen if that is the case with its India launch at the end of this month.Sony Xperia XZ1 specifications, featuresThe high-end Sony Xp..
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  • Microsoft has announced that it will be giving Windows 10 customers better control over how different apps - especially those made by third-party - interact with sensitive information and hardware resources such as camera in a move that addresses some privacy concerns people have expressed since the release of Windows 10 two years ago.Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, which the company will be rolling out to customers on October 17, will include these improved privacy options, Microsoft said this week in a blog post. Users will be able to easily revoke an app's access to webcam, microphone, calendar, or contacts and so on from Privacy section on Control Panel.At present, apps downloaded from the Windows Store only require a user's permission when they are seeking access to location. Additionally, Microsoft said each app that seeks access to various resources will now have to get approval from the user. An on-screen prompt will appear to ask the users whether they want the ap..

    Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to Offer Improved Privacy Features, Including App Permissions

    Microsoft has announced that it will be giving Windows 10 customers better control over how different apps - especially those made by third-party - interact with sensitive information and hardware resources such as camera in a move that addresses some privacy concerns people have expressed since the release of Windows 10 two years ago.Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, which the company will be rolling out to customers on October 17, will include these improved privacy options, Microsoft said this week in a blog post. Users will be able to easily revoke an app's access to webcam, microphone, calendar, or contacts and so on from Privacy section on Control Panel.At present, apps downloaded from the Windows Store only require a user's permission when they are seeking access to location. Additionally, Microsoft said each app that seeks access to various resources will now have to get approval from the user. An on-screen prompt will appear to ask the users whether they want the ap..
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  • WordPress 4.9 is expected to be released on November 14th, 2017. We got our hands on the first beta version to checkout the new features and changes that are coming. In this article, we will show you what’s coming WordPress 4.9 with features and screenshots. Note: You can try out the beta version on your computer or on a staging environment by using the WordPress Beta Tester plugin. It is still under development, so some features may not make it to the final release. Save and Schedule Theme Changes in Customizer WordPress 4.9 will introduce saving theme customizations as draft. Now when you make changes to a theme using the customizer, you will have an option to save your changes as a draft instead of making them live. This new feature will also allow you to share the preview of changes with a url. You can send this URL to any user, and they will be able to see your website with the changes made in that particular draft. Want to publish your theme changes at a specific tim..

    What’s Coming in WordPress 4.9 (Features and Screenshots)

    WordPress 4.9 is expected to be released on November 14th, 2017. We got our hands on the first beta version to checkout the new features and changes that are coming. In this article, we will show you what’s coming WordPress 4.9 with features and screenshots. Note: You can try out the beta version on your computer or on a staging environment by using the WordPress Beta Tester plugin. It is still under development, so some features may not make it to the final release. Save and Schedule Theme Changes in Customizer WordPress 4.9 will introduce saving theme customizations as draft. Now when you make changes to a theme using the customizer, you will have an option to save your changes as a draft instead of making them live. This new feature will also allow you to share the preview of changes with a url. You can send this URL to any user, and they will be able to see your website with the changes made in that particular draft. Want to publish your theme changes at a specific tim..
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  • Following the Google hardware event in San Francisco on Wednesday, the Mountain View giant has brought Google Assistant to the Google Play store. Before you get your hopes up, no, the app doesn't bring the Assistant to devices that don't support it. Instead, all it does is act like a shortcut to open up Assistant on phones that already have it. To recall, Google Assistant on Android is part of the Google Search app (aka Google app) and Google Play Services, unlike on iPhone, where it is a separate app. Separately, at its Wednesday event, the company detailed new features coming to Assistant.Android Police, the publication that first spotted the listing, notes that Google Assistant app for Android essentially replaces the action of long pressing your home button - becoming a single tap from the home screen or app drawer instead.The Google Assistant app's Google Play listing notes much the same thing, "The Google Assistant app provides another way to launch the Assistant..

    Google Assistant App Appears on Google Play, New Assistant Features Announced

    Following the Google hardware event in San Francisco on Wednesday, the Mountain View giant has brought Google Assistant to the Google Play store. Before you get your hopes up, no, the app doesn't bring the Assistant to devices that don't support it. Instead, all it does is act like a shortcut to open up Assistant on phones that already have it. To recall, Google Assistant on Android is part of the Google Search app (aka Google app) and Google Play Services, unlike on iPhone, where it is a separate app. Separately, at its Wednesday event, the company detailed new features coming to Assistant.Android Police, the publication that first spotted the listing, notes that Google Assistant app for Android essentially replaces the action of long pressing your home button - becoming a single tap from the home screen or app drawer instead.The Google Assistant app's Google Play listing notes much the same thing, "The Google Assistant app provides another way to launch the Assistant..
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