oneplus one dualsimWhat you see above happens to be a still image which was purportedly snapped from a OnePlus promotional video, where it claims to show off a device which could very well end up as the next handset that the smartphone manufacturer has in the pipeline. Of course, this is but a rumor as at press time until something more concrete shows up, where the photo points to support for dual SIM cards in addition to a microSD memory slot for expansion purposes.

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apple pegatronPegatron Technology did issue a statement to the Taiwan Stock Exchange that the company has every intention to look into claims that made its way into a BBC report last week, citing how its employees are being mistreated. Apart from that, Pegatron has also mentioned that their top priority happens to be employee safety, and it is currently working to make sure that every single one of its workers are safe.

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zte zingerT-Mobile has its fair share of smartphones available for the masses which suits just about any budget – and this time around, they intend to cater to those who are working on an extremely tight budget, sporting the ZTE Zinger. No, this is not the Zinger Burger from KFC, and neither is it the Zinger wheelchair to help the disabled get around easier, but rather, the ZTE Zinger happens to be a lightweight and compact smartphone.

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sm g430There are different ways to actually check out whether a particular smartphone is about to hit the market or not – and checking out the import database does offer a fair number of clues, too. In fact, what is seen to be the Samsung SM G430 has recently been caught on an Indian import database, where this yet unknown quantity is said to come with a Full HD display (that will definitely help it keep up with the times) in 5.5” glory, a quad-core 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 SoC, and Android 4.4 KitKat right out of the box, although who are we to say that all of these are finalized and will not change by the time it launches sometime next year?

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yahoo aviateYahoo Aviate, the Android launcher, was launched earlier this year in June, the mobile homescreen application Yahoo which was acquired at the beginning of 2014, has picked up an update which will allow Android smartphone owners to look for contacts as well as apps that are installed on their device, as well as perform a search across the Internet, doing all of that straight from a solitary interface. The web search happens to be powered by Yahoo, which means that Aviate users will depend on Yahoo’s results without the need to open up a web browser in the first place.

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lg music flow wifiLG Music Flow Wi-Fi Range Delivers Convenience For Audiophiles

This coming CES that is all set to kick off at Las Vegas early next month will have its fair share of vendors jostling with one another to make sure that they have their best foot forward. Well, South Korean consumer electronics giant LG will showcase their spanking new Music Flow Wi-Fi Series range for music and movie lovers around the world, where this range will boast of their very first battery-powered Wi-Fi Speaker (Model H4 Portable), advanced Wi-Fi Sound Bars (Models HS7 and HS91) and the Streaming 3D Blu-ray Player (Model BP550). These speakers have also been specially designed to ensure that they remain compatible with Android and iOS devices.

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jhu ebolaThe battle against ebola is a long one, and there have been casualties on the side of the light. Doctors, nurses, soldiers, and other first responders who are doing their utmost back to stem the tide of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa happen to wear protective suits, and while doing so would greatly minimize their exposure to the deadly virus while working among the infected, it is touted to be too hot to wear in the tropics, and more often than not also ends up as a source of contagion when such suits are being removed. Johns Hopkins University alongside international health affiliate Jhpiego and various other partners intend to make the fight against Ebola safer, resulting in a new anti-contamination suit which will cater for healthcare workers. This new suit is not only easier to remove, it is also a whole lot cooler than its predecessor.

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nanoplugHearing aids used to carry a sense of stigma for its wearers, but over the years, I suppose that having a hearing aid plugged into your ear is no big deal, and there definitely is nothing to be ashamed of. However, technology has improved by leaps and bounds through the years, that we start to see bette developments in this department so much so that the Nanoplug has arrived.

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Getting up and around on a bicycle is one thing – it not only helps you to reduce your overall carbon footprint, but it also gives you the opportunity to get some exercise in at the same time. Having said that, you might have taken all of the relevant precautions to ensure that you are seen while on the road, but there are instances where drivers are so into their smartphones while driving, or are simply daydreaming, that they fail to see you right until the very last moment, which could lead to some rather harrowing experiences. Bicycle helmets are worn to offer protection in the event of a fall or an accident, but here is a new smart bike helmet that will “talk” to cars, warning them that you are there on the road – and vice versa.

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Our smartphone camera apps helps us take photos, and in the case of more advanced apps, it gives us manual controls by allowing us to tweak its settings like exposure, shutter speed, ISO, and so on. However it seems that camera apps could potentially have other uses that we might not have thought of, like helping autistic kids overcome social anxiety.

Samsung has recently come up with an app called “Look At Me”. This is an app designed by Samsung which they claim will help autistic kids overcome their social anxiety and have better eye contact and relations with those around them. Basically the app will be an interactive and playful one that lets its user, the autistic child, get more out of it than they would from a regular app. Read full post →Samsung’s Look At Me Camera App To Aid Autistic Children’s Development