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  • Lenovo's move to shift to stock Android for its smartphones was one of the biggest pieces of news this year. Gadgets 360 was the first to confirm the shift, and the move certainly appears beneficial for Lenovo smartphone users. However, the promise of faster updates that came alongside seems to have held little water.The company has updated its "Upgrade plan for smartphones" list on Support page adding the Lenovo K8 series, all of which were promised Android 8.0 Oreo updates at launch. We know the Lenovo K8, Lenovo K8 Note, and Lenovo K8 Plus smartphones will be receiving an Android O update - now, we also know that the Chinese company intends to roll out the update to the Lenovo K8 and Lenovo K8 Note only by June 2018, with the Lenovo K8 Plus only due to receive it by July 2018.The Lenovo K8, K8 Note, and K8 Plus users will have to wait for another nine months for the update. This does certainly seem to be on the higher side. After all, the smartphones run stock Android, which ..

    Lenovo K8, K8 Note, K8 Plus Will Get Their Android O Update by July 2018

    Lenovo's move to shift to stock Android for its smartphones was one of the biggest pieces of news this year. Gadgets 360 was the first to confirm the shift, and the move certainly appears beneficial for Lenovo smartphone users. However, the promise of faster updates that came alongside seems to have held little water.The company has updated its "Upgrade plan for smartphones" list on Support page adding the Lenovo K8 series, all of which were promised Android 8.0 Oreo updates at launch. We know the Lenovo K8, Lenovo K8 Note, and Lenovo K8 Plus smartphones will be receiving an Android O update - now, we also know that the Chinese company intends to roll out the update to the Lenovo K8 and Lenovo K8 Note only by June 2018, with the Lenovo K8 Plus only due to receive it by July 2018.The Lenovo K8, K8 Note, and K8 Plus users will have to wait for another nine months for the update. This does certainly seem to be on the higher side. After all, the smartphones run stock Android, which ..
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  • Flipkart Big Diwali Sale kicks off Saturday, October 14, and ahead of the sale, the online marketplace has revealed some of the mobile offers it will be listing. Flipkart is also offering Buyback Guarantee policies at Rs. 99 with the smartphones, and promising a minimum 50 percent buyback value for the handsets. Separately, there is a 10 percent instant discount on purchases made with HDFC Bank credit and debit cards. Finally, the e-commerce company is also touting no-cost EMIs on HDFC Bank credit cards and Bajaj Finserv EMI cards.Let's get to the mobile deals. During the Flipkart Big Diwali sale, the popular Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (normally priced at Rs. 12,999) will be made available at Rs. 10,999. Next up, the Moto C Plus will be available at Rs. 5,999, down from Rs. 6,999. The Lenovo K8 Plus (3GB) - normally priced at Rs. 10,999 - will be available at Rs. 8,999.Next up, the Samsung Galaxy On Max, normally priced at Rs. 16,900, will be made available at Rs. 15,900 with Rs. 3,000..

    Flipkart Big Diwali Sale’s Mobile Offers: Redmi Note 4, Lenovo K8 Plus, and More

    Flipkart Big Diwali Sale kicks off Saturday, October 14, and ahead of the sale, the online marketplace has revealed some of the mobile offers it will be listing. Flipkart is also offering Buyback Guarantee policies at Rs. 99 with the smartphones, and promising a minimum 50 percent buyback value for the handsets. Separately, there is a 10 percent instant discount on purchases made with HDFC Bank credit and debit cards. Finally, the e-commerce company is also touting no-cost EMIs on HDFC Bank credit cards and Bajaj Finserv EMI cards.Let's get to the mobile deals. During the Flipkart Big Diwali sale, the popular Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (normally priced at Rs. 12,999) will be made available at Rs. 10,999. Next up, the Moto C Plus will be available at Rs. 5,999, down from Rs. 6,999. The Lenovo K8 Plus (3GB) - normally priced at Rs. 10,999 - will be available at Rs. 8,999.Next up, the Samsung Galaxy On Max, normally priced at Rs. 16,900, will be made available at Rs. 15,900 with Rs. 3,000..
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  • Lenovo’s newest smartphone, the K8 Plus, is yet another step in its journey with stock Android. Looking at the demand for smartphones running on vanilla Android, including its own Moto lineup, Lenovo has chosen to ditch its Vibe UI. The Lenovo K8 Note (Review) was the first phone to get this treatment, and to further strengthen its stand, Lenovo has now added the K8 Plus to the list.While the K8 Plus is not a part of the Android One family like the Xiaomi Mi A1 (Review), it many of the same boxes in terms of software. However, is the the only interesting thing about the K8 Plus? Let's find out.Lenovo K8 Plus designIf you have used Lenovo smartphones recently then the K8 Plus will look and feel familiar. Like most other options in the market, the K8 Plus has a metal body. One of the first things that will strike you about this phone is its small size. The K8 Plus slots in between the K8 and the K8 Note, making it comfortable for one-handed use. It has a 5.2-inch display with capa..

    Lenovo K8 Plus Review

    Lenovo’s newest smartphone, the K8 Plus, is yet another step in its journey with stock Android. Looking at the demand for smartphones running on vanilla Android, including its own Moto lineup, Lenovo has chosen to ditch its Vibe UI. The Lenovo K8 Note (Review) was the first phone to get this treatment, and to further strengthen its stand, Lenovo has now added the K8 Plus to the list.While the K8 Plus is not a part of the Android One family like the Xiaomi Mi A1 (Review), it many of the same boxes in terms of software. However, is the the only interesting thing about the K8 Plus? Let's find out.Lenovo K8 Plus designIf you have used Lenovo smartphones recently then the K8 Plus will look and feel familiar. Like most other options in the market, the K8 Plus has a metal body. One of the first things that will strike you about this phone is its small size. The K8 Plus slots in between the K8 and the K8 Note, making it comfortable for one-handed use. It has a 5.2-inch display with capa..
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  • Lenovo, a major laptop maker, has agreed to pay $3.5 million (roughly Rs. 22.4 crores) and make changes in how it sells laptops in order to settle allegations it sold devices with pre-loaded software that compromised users' security protections.The agreement with Connecticut, the Federal Trade Commission and 31 other states was announced on Tuesday.The software, called VisualDiscovery, was installed on hundreds of thousands of laptops beginning in August 2014 in order to deliver pop-up advertisements. The software also blocked browsers from warning users when they tried to access malicious websites.The software was also able to access consumers' sensitive information, like Social Security numbers, the FTC said. That information was not sent to Superfish, which sold VisualDiscovery, the FTC said."Lenovo compromised consumers' privacy when it preloaded software that could access consumers' sensitive information without adequate notice or consent to its use," Actin..

    Lenovo Pays $3.5 Million Fine to Settle Superfish Laptop Adware Charges by US FTC

    Lenovo, a major laptop maker, has agreed to pay $3.5 million (roughly Rs. 22.4 crores) and make changes in how it sells laptops in order to settle allegations it sold devices with pre-loaded software that compromised users' security protections.The agreement with Connecticut, the Federal Trade Commission and 31 other states was announced on Tuesday.The software, called VisualDiscovery, was installed on hundreds of thousands of laptops beginning in August 2014 in order to deliver pop-up advertisements. The software also blocked browsers from warning users when they tried to access malicious websites.The software was also able to access consumers' sensitive information, like Social Security numbers, the FTC said. That information was not sent to Superfish, which sold VisualDiscovery, the FTC said."Lenovo compromised consumers' privacy when it preloaded software that could access consumers' sensitive information without adequate notice or consent to its use," Actin..
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  • Lenovo's new laptops, ThinkPad A275 and ThinkPad A475, were on Thursday announced as being the first business laptops for the company to be powered by AMD Pro processors for multitasking power and hardware-level security. The ThinkPad A275 starts at $869 (roughly Rs. 55,500) and will go on sale in October, while the A475 will start at $849 (roughly Rs. 54,200) and will go on sale later this month.Apart from being powered by seventh-generation AMD Pro A12 processors, the two portable laptops will have Radeon R7-class graphics. The main difference between the ThinkPad A275 and ThinkPad A475 is their display size, with the former getting a 12.5-inch display and the latter coming with a 14-inch display. While the base model will have a 1600x900 pixels TN panel, buyers have the options to choose up to full-HD (1920x1080 pixels) IPS displays with or without touch option.The ThinkPad A275 and ThinkPad A475 can fit up to 16 GB of DDR4 memory. Storage options for both include up to 512GB..

    Lenovo ThinkPad A275, ThinkPad A475 Business Laptops Powered by AMD Pro Processors Launched

    Lenovo's new laptops, ThinkPad A275 and ThinkPad A475, were on Thursday announced as being the first business laptops for the company to be powered by AMD Pro processors for multitasking power and hardware-level security. The ThinkPad A275 starts at $869 (roughly Rs. 55,500) and will go on sale in October, while the A475 will start at $849 (roughly Rs. 54,200) and will go on sale later this month.Apart from being powered by seventh-generation AMD Pro A12 processors, the two portable laptops will have Radeon R7-class graphics. The main difference between the ThinkPad A275 and ThinkPad A475 is their display size, with the former getting a 12.5-inch display and the latter coming with a 14-inch display. While the base model will have a 1600x900 pixels TN panel, buyers have the options to choose up to full-HD (1920x1080 pixels) IPS displays with or without touch option.The ThinkPad A275 and ThinkPad A475 can fit up to 16 GB of DDR4 memory. Storage options for both include up to 512GB..
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  • Chinese technology giant Lenovo has said India is "dynamic" market as a sizeable population has very high-end requirements for gaming products."India's population is so big you do not need many people to get into gaming to become a sizeable market. That is why we also picked India as a focus market in terms of gaming. There is a sizeable population that is really into gaming," Ken Wong, President Asia Pacific & Senior Vice President at Lenovo Group told PTI in an interview during IFA 2017 event in Berlin.That is why there was a recent launch of the Legion brand gaming PC in India, he said."We are receiving very good feedback on Legion. And I strongly believe that this market will continue to grow in India," Wong added.The dedicated gaming PCs Legion Y520 and Y720 were introduced in India in May this year.The company's new gaming headsets - augmented reality (AR) powered 'Star Wars : Jedi Challenges' and mixed/virtual reality (VR) creator 'Lenovo Explorer&#..

    India Is a Very ‘Dynamic’ Gaming Market: Lenovo APAC President Ken Wong

    Chinese technology giant Lenovo has said India is "dynamic" market as a sizeable population has very high-end requirements for gaming products."India's population is so big you do not need many people to get into gaming to become a sizeable market. That is why we also picked India as a focus market in terms of gaming. There is a sizeable population that is really into gaming," Ken Wong, President Asia Pacific & Senior Vice President at Lenovo Group told PTI in an interview during IFA 2017 event in Berlin.That is why there was a recent launch of the Legion brand gaming PC in India, he said."We are receiving very good feedback on Legion. And I strongly believe that this market will continue to grow in India," Wong added.The dedicated gaming PCs Legion Y520 and Y720 were introduced in India in May this year.The company's new gaming headsets - augmented reality (AR) powered 'Star Wars : Jedi Challenges' and mixed/virtual reality (VR) creator 'Lenovo Explorer&#..
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  • Lenovo is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the ThinkPad line of business-minded laptops by releasing a retro special edition that borrows a lot of design cues from the original model. First teased in a series of blog posts two years ago, the new ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25 - or "ThinkPad Retro", as it was referred to while in development - will be a limited edition release. Its main appeal will be a seven-row keyboard with standard (non-chiclet) keys, dedicated volume buttons and status LEDs, the classic blue Enter key, a multi-coloured ThinkPad logo, and special Anniversary Edition branding and packaging. In terms of hardware, the device is pretty much the same as the ThinkPad T470 model, which it is based on. There's an Intel Core i7-7500U CPU, Nvidia GeForce 940MX GPU, 16GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD, and a 14-inch full-HD touchscreen. There's also Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 4.2, a Thunderbolt 3 port, stereo speakers and dual mics. Battery life is claimed to be 13.9 hours, and w..

    Lenovo ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25 Laptop With Retro ThinkPad Design Launched

    Lenovo is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the ThinkPad line of business-minded laptops by releasing a retro special edition that borrows a lot of design cues from the original model. First teased in a series of blog posts two years ago, the new ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25 - or "ThinkPad Retro", as it was referred to while in development - will be a limited edition release. Its main appeal will be a seven-row keyboard with standard (non-chiclet) keys, dedicated volume buttons and status LEDs, the classic blue Enter key, a multi-coloured ThinkPad logo, and special Anniversary Edition branding and packaging. In terms of hardware, the device is pretty much the same as the ThinkPad T470 model, which it is based on. There's an Intel Core i7-7500U CPU, Nvidia GeForce 940MX GPU, 16GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD, and a 14-inch full-HD touchscreen. There's also Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 4.2, a Thunderbolt 3 port, stereo speakers and dual mics. Battery life is claimed to be 13.9 hours, and w..
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  • Furthering its goal of bringing quality features to its K series, Lenovo has released the latest K8 Plus. Priced at a very competitive INR 10,999 for the variant with 3GB of RAM, the Lenovo K8 Plus promises great power at a reasonable price. Here are 8 reasons that make it a must-buy this festive season: The smartphone packs a real battery powerhouse. The massive 4000mAh battery can go on for up to 48 hours. The K8 Plus comes with an included fast charger to recharge the battery in minutes for hours of usage on the go. The Lenovo K8 Plus's main attraction is its Dual Camera setup, which comprises of a 13-megapixel primary and 5-megapixel secondary depth sensor for detailed pictures and enhanced depth of field. The cameras work seamlessly to provide you the best bokeh effects. The K8 Plus also runs on Stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat, which means a pure Android experience minus the bloatware. It takes an already high-performance operating system to another level and additional features ..

    8 Reasons Why You Must Grab the New Lenovo K8 Plus This Festive Season

    Furthering its goal of bringing quality features to its K series, Lenovo has released the latest K8 Plus. Priced at a very competitive INR 10,999 for the variant with 3GB of RAM, the Lenovo K8 Plus promises great power at a reasonable price. Here are 8 reasons that make it a must-buy this festive season: The smartphone packs a real battery powerhouse. The massive 4000mAh battery can go on for up to 48 hours. The K8 Plus comes with an included fast charger to recharge the battery in minutes for hours of usage on the go. The Lenovo K8 Plus's main attraction is its Dual Camera setup, which comprises of a 13-megapixel primary and 5-megapixel secondary depth sensor for detailed pictures and enhanced depth of field. The cameras work seamlessly to provide you the best bokeh effects. The K8 Plus also runs on Stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat, which means a pure Android experience minus the bloatware. It takes an already high-performance operating system to another level and additional features ..
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  • Lenovo's annual Tech World Transform is underway and the Chinese company announced the launch of its new PC workstation that is as light as Apple's MacBook Air. Called the ThinkStation P320 Tiny, the workstation weighs just 1.3kg and houses top-of-the-line specifications for a small machine like this with an Intel Core i7 processor, Nvidia Quadro P600 graphics card, up to 32GB of DDR4-2400 RAM, and 2TB of SSD space. The Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Tiny is priced at $800 (roughly Rs. 51,700) for the base model, however the top configuration model is expected to cost twice as much. The Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Tiny comes with the two processor variants - the Intel Core i7-7700T in the base model and Intel Core i7 vPro in the high-end model. Preloaded with Windows 10 Pro (64-bit), the workstation packs up to 32GB of DDR4 2400MHz RAM and two M.2 SSD slots with 1TB storage each. However the maximum SSD storage is subject to availability via after-market upgrade as per the owner&#039..

    Lenovo Launches ThinkStation P320 Tiny Workstation That’s as Light as MacBook Air

    Lenovo's annual Tech World Transform is underway and the Chinese company announced the launch of its new PC workstation that is as light as Apple's MacBook Air. Called the ThinkStation P320 Tiny, the workstation weighs just 1.3kg and houses top-of-the-line specifications for a small machine like this with an Intel Core i7 processor, Nvidia Quadro P600 graphics card, up to 32GB of DDR4-2400 RAM, and 2TB of SSD space. The Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Tiny is priced at $800 (roughly Rs. 51,700) for the base model, however the top configuration model is expected to cost twice as much. The Lenovo ThinkStation P320 Tiny comes with the two processor variants - the Intel Core i7-7700T in the base model and Intel Core i7 vPro in the high-end model. Preloaded with Windows 10 Pro (64-bit), the workstation packs up to 32GB of DDR4 2400MHz RAM and two M.2 SSD slots with 1TB storage each. However the maximum SSD storage is subject to availability via after-market upgrade as per the owner&#039..
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  • Reliance Jio’s Jio Dhana Dhan and Jio Summer Surprise are ending and customers will have to start paying the full amount soon. It seems that state-owned BSNL wants to capitalise on this with its new plans for postpaid subscribers. BSNL customers under Plan 99 get 250MB of data (compared to zero earlier), those with BSNL 225 get 1GB (versus 250MB earlier), and those in BSNL's Plan 325 get 2GB (as opposed to 250MB earlier). Users enrolled under Plan 525 and BSNL 725 will now get 3GB (earlier 500MB) and 5GB data (earlier 1GB). Those on Plan 799, 1125, and 1525 get no additional benefits just yet. This comes days after BSNL announced the Sixer 666 pack for prepaid subscribers with 120GB data.BSNL isn’t the only with offers. The Airtel Monsoon Surprise Offer announced last week is now live. All postpaid users get 30GB of free data for three months which results in 10GB per month. Postpaid users can avail of this by downloading the My Airtel app from Google Play or the App Store.Whats..

    BSNL and Airtel Free Data Offers, Moto E4 Price, Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Sale, and More: Your 360 Daily

    Reliance Jio’s Jio Dhana Dhan and Jio Summer Surprise are ending and customers will have to start paying the full amount soon. It seems that state-owned BSNL wants to capitalise on this with its new plans for postpaid subscribers. BSNL customers under Plan 99 get 250MB of data (compared to zero earlier), those with BSNL 225 get 1GB (versus 250MB earlier), and those in BSNL's Plan 325 get 2GB (as opposed to 250MB earlier). Users enrolled under Plan 525 and BSNL 725 will now get 3GB (earlier 500MB) and 5GB data (earlier 1GB). Those on Plan 799, 1125, and 1525 get no additional benefits just yet. This comes days after BSNL announced the Sixer 666 pack for prepaid subscribers with 120GB data.BSNL isn’t the only with offers. The Airtel Monsoon Surprise Offer announced last week is now live. All postpaid users get 30GB of free data for three months which results in 10GB per month. Postpaid users can avail of this by downloading the My Airtel app from Google Play or the App Store.Whats..
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