Samsung Galaxy On5 and On7 launched, Satya Nadella to visit Mumbai and more tech stories of the day!

Nov 3, 2015: Roundup of today's top tech news by S Malhotra

1. Samsung Galaxy On5 and On7 launched in India
Samsung has launched the Galaxy On5 and the Galaxy On7 smartphones at Rs. 8,990 and Rs. 10,990 respectively. The smartphones feature dual-SIM connectivity and Android 5.1.1 Lollipop-based OS.

2. Hackers win $1 million bounty for remote jailbreaking iOS 9-Based iPhone
Hackers have claimed a bounty of $1 million for finding remote jailbreak vulnerabilities and exploits affecting iOS 9-powered iPhone or iPad. 

3. Google’s Project Loon comes to India
Google has got the approval to test its Project Loom internet beaming balloons in India. The internet giant who wants to connect the remote parts of the world has already tested this technology in New Zealand, California (the US) and Brazil.

4. Gionee S Plus with USB Type C launched at Rs 16,999
Gionee has launched its S Plus smartphone in India for Rs 16,999. The smartphone comes with USB Type C connectivity, a 5.5 inch HD display and is backed by a 3150 mAh battery.

5. Rufus Cuff is an Android Tablet for your wrist
Rufus labs has made a Rufus Cuff that is an Android tablet for your wrist. The tablet is equipped with a 3.2-inch display and can be used to make/take calls, connect to Wi-Fi, notify and read messages among others. The water resistant tablet runs on Android KitKat.

6. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to visit Mumbai
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadealla is coming to India on November 5, to deliver a keynote address at 'Microsoft's Future Unleashed' event here that will bring together 3,000 industry thought leaders, enterprise heads, developers and entrepreneurs.

7. Office 365 users no longer have access to unlimited OneDrive storage
Microsoft has ended the unlimited cloud storage for Officce 365 subscribers and is putting a 1TB cap of 1TB of storage for Office 365 subscribers.

8. Huawei Honor series to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow update in February
Huawei has announced that it will rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow software update for its Huawei series beginning February 2016.

9. Yu Yureka, Yureka Plus smartphones to recieve Cyanogen OS 12.1 update
Yu has started rolling out the Cuanogen 12.1 update for its Yu Yureka and Yu Yureka Plus smartphones. The company stated that the new update "will also bring superior performance and amazing thermal control to your Yureka and Yureka Plus." 

10. InFocus M535 with 4G support Android 5.1 Lollipop launched at Rs. 9,999 
InFocus has launched the M535 Android 5.1 smartphone for Rs. 9,999. The smartphone is available to buy from online in Gold and Silver colours.

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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