Top 10 Tech stories of the day!

July 31, 2015
1. OnePlus 2 crosses 1 million invite registrations
OnePlus 2 smartphone has crossed over 1 million in registrations in just 72 hours of its launch. The smartphone features the company's latest Oxygen OS, integrated fingerprint sensor and comes with a Type C USB port. Priced at Rs 24,999 OnePlus 2 will be available on invitation only basis from Aug 11, via Amazon. 

2. Celkon Millenia 2GB Xpress launched at Rs 6,222
Indian handset maker Celkon has launched Millenia 2GB Xpress budget smartphone at Rs 6,222. The smartphone is one of the cheapest handsets with 2GB  of inbuilt RAM.

3. Coolpad Dazen Note 3 with integrated fingerprint sensor to be priced below Rs 10,000  
Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad has announced that its next device the Dazen Note 3 will come with an integrated fingerprint sensor. The smartphone will be priced below Rs 10,000 making it the cheapest device with a fingerprint sensor. 

4. Sony Xperia Ultra C5 smartphone to launch on Aug 3
Smartphone maker Sony has been hinting at a new device, that will be launched on Aug 3. The company's latest teaser showcases a device with advanced camera technology that will be able to click a picture in a second. Reports suggests that the device will be the Xperia Ultra C5.

5. Dell Venue 7 3741 3G tablet with voice-calling launched for Rs 7,999
Dell has launched a budget 3G voice calling tablet called Venue 7 3741 at Rs 7,999. The tablet has a 7-inch display, 1.8GHz Intel Atom Z3735G processor and runs Android 4.4 KitKat OS. The tablet is available on for a discounted price of Rs 5,999

6. Samsung launches Galaxy S5 Neo smartphone with octa-core processor
Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo smartphone has been listed online. The smartphone boasts of an octa-core processor, 5.1 inch Super Amoled display and runs Android 5.1 OS. It has a 16 MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera.

7. Asus to launch Zenfone 2 Deluxe, Selfie, and Laser smartphones on Aug 6
Asus is planning to launch three new smartphones in India at the ZenFestival event on 6th August. The company has revealed its latest devices the Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe, Zenfone 2 Selfie, Zenfone 2 Laser 5.0 and Zenfone 2 Laser 5.5, that will be unvieled at ZenFestival. 

8. Facebook begins testing Internet beaming drones
Social networking giant Facebook has stated that it is ready to start testing high-altitude drones designed to provide Internet access to billions of people in remote locations globally. 

9. 14 Million pcs are running Windows 10
Less than 24 hours of its launch, Windows 10 has been downloaded on over 14 million computers across the world. Windows 10 brings a lot of new features including voice Assitant Cortana integration, Edge browser, Start Menu and added security. The company aims to have over 1 billion devices will be using Windows 10 in the next 2-3 years. 

10. New Stagefright bug affects 95pc Android devices
A new stagefright bug has been discovered which can attack Android devices via MMS. Reportedly the bug targets a users SD cards, cameras and anything containing personal data. The bug affects Android devices running v2.2 or later.

The top stories of the day includes updates on new smartphones/tablets launches, trending apps, special offers and deals as well as other interesting tech news. 


By: Silky Malhotra

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