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Mobiles & Tabs

 Flipkart is also giving an additional cashback of up to Rs 18,000 on an exchange.

Google Pixel 2 receives major price cut on Flipkart

The offer is for a limited time period which starts on Thursday, December 7 and end on December 9.

The Nokia 8 is one of the most powerful smartphones one can buy in the market, boasting flagship class specifications.

HMD Global releases Android 8.0 oreo for Nokia 8

The Nokia 8 gets Android 8.0 Oreo update as an over-the-air update.

Samsung is also working on its own version of ‘facial recognition’ feature, which will compete with Apple’s TrueDepth feature on the iPhone X.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Images leaks

The first look of the next year's flagship smartphone — Samsung Galaxy S9 is unveiled.

Users can choose from multiple Autofill services (similar to keyboards today). By default, Google includes Autofill, but users can also select any third party Autofill app of their choice.

Google releases Autofill for Android phones

Autofill with Google can seamlessly share logins across websites and mobile apps.

The smartphone might have USB Type-C port and is likely to run Android Oreo. (Photo: Amazon UK)

HMD expected to launch Nokia 9 on January 19: Report

New report suggest that HMD Global is planning to launch Nokia 9 on January 19 alongside the 2018 version of the Nokia 8.

Gadgets

The BPL Voice One is still in prototype stage and will be ready by early 2018. (Representative image: Amazon Echo Dot)

BPL to launch Alexa-powered smart speaker next year

The Indian consumer electronic manufacturer will use Amazon’s voice assistant for its compact smart speaker.

The Nighthawk X6S Router with tri-band WiFi and MU-MIMO offers the combined WiFi speed up to 4Gbps and is powered by a 64-bit 1.8GHz dual core processor with three offload processors.

Netgear Nighthawk X6S router launched at Rs 17,999

The device also supports voice commands for your home WiFi network through the Amazon Alexa voice service platform.

Voice control through Amazon Alexa service makes it easier to manage the Multy X home network.

Zyxel announces Multi X whole-home WiFi Mesh system

A smartphone app makes it easy to set up and manage the whole-home Multy X WiFi network.

Apart from Acer, other PC makers including Asus HP, Lenovo and Dell are already selling their Windows Mixed Reality (MR), but are only limited to US market.

Acer launches its first Windows Mixed Reality headset in India

Acer has become the first company to launch a Windows Mixed Reality (MR) for the Indian consumer.

In Other news

Net-neutrality rules bar cable and phone companies from favouring certain websites and apps — such as their own services — and give the FCC more oversight over privacy and the activities of telecom companies. (Photo: AP)

Net neutrality fans speak up as FCC set to strike down rules

Net-neutrality rules bar cable and phone companies from favouring certain websites and apps - such as their own services.

While the Mi 7 is the first announced device to use the latest chip, other major device makers such as Samsung, OnePlus and LG will join the troop soon.

Xiaomi confirms Snapdragon 845 will power its Mi 7

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has confirmed that its flagship Mi 7 will have the Snapdragon 845 SoC at its heart.

The app is one part of a multi-billion dollar drive by Alibaba to extend its dominance of online shopping into physical stores.

Alibaba redraws retail fault lines with bricks-and-mortar push

Alibaba’s strategy echoes Amazon Inc’s $13.7 billion deal this year for organic offline grocer Whole Foods Market.

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Technologies like AI, big data impacting power sector

Machine learning and big data are impacting the power sector as well, making it imperative for producers to re-skill resources.

The 3-D mammograms have been marketed as being able to find more cancers.

A better mammogram? Huge study putting 3-D scans to the test

US officials are starting a huge study to find out if the newer, sometimes pricier choice really improves screening for breast cancer.