Month: January 2014

Samsung Galaxy Gear gets a huge price cut new MRP ₹ 14490

Samsung Galaxy Gear is a great accessory but is certainly was very expensive at launch, moreover it wasn’t compatible with most android devices but now Samsung has slashed Galaxy Gear price second time.

With launch of Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Samsung launched Galaxy Gear but due to very high price Galaxy Gear was struggling in Indian market but with the price cut Samsung has made it possible for Samsung device owner to reconsider Galaxy Gear.

Galaxy Gear has a 1.63″ display, 1.9 MP camera, it can make voice calls, record video, take stills, and send message through S-Voice.

So are you going to buy Samsung Galaxy Gear now or still it isn’t good enough for your money do let us know.

Samsung Launches Galaxy Note 3 Neo with S-Pen

Samsung has launched the cheaper variant of high-end Note 3, Note 3 Neo in two variants one with 3G and another with 4G LTE.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo runs on Android 4.3 Jellybean and has a 5.5″ HD SuperAMOLED display. It has 8-megapixel rear camera and 2-megapixel front camera. It has 2GB of RAM, 16GB Internal Memory and micro-sd slot.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE version will be powered by a hexa-core processor (1.7GHz A15 dual + 1.3GHz A7 quad), and the 3G version will come with 1.6GHz quad-core processor. It also has all connectivity options like Note 3 and is also compatible with Galaxy Gear.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo supports all fancy stuff the original Note 3 is capable of and has S-Pen too and has a 3100 mAH battery.It will come in three color variants Black, White and Green.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo is expected to be priced below ₹ 35000 and will be available by end of February or early March

Samsung Note 3 Neo Key Specs

  • Android 4.3 Jellybean
  • 5.5″ HD Super AMOLED Display
  • quad-core 1.6 GHz (3G), 1.7GHz hexa-core (LTE)
  • 2GB RAM
  • 8MP primary camera
  • 2MP front camera
  • 16 GB internal memory + microSD slot (up to 64GB)
  • WiFi b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • GPS, with A-GPS suppor
  • NFC
  • 3100 mAh battery
  • S-Pen

Oppo N1 launched in India for Rs. 39999

After a mess that AndroidGuruz created last year by offering Oppo Find 5 without official permission in India Oppo released a press statement to make itself clear but this year Oppo has officially launched its flagship phone Oppo Find 5 in India and has roped Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor for commercials.

Oppo N1 runs on Android 4.2 and is powered with Quad-Core 1.7GHz Snapdragon 600 series processor with Adreno 320 GPU and 2GB RAM. It has a 5.9″ 1080p display and comes in two storage options of 16GB and 32GB.

Oppo N1 has few unique features like a 13-megapixel swivel camera which can be used as both front and rear camera and a rear touch panel that can be used of scrolling content, taking pictures and much more. There is also a 3610mAH battery to run the monster through the day.

Oppo N1 is priced ₹ 39999 in India which is crazy since these phone is compny first phone in India and better speced phone are available in these price range from reputed brands, but Oppo is also a top class brand and some unique features in Oppo N1 are surely going to find some neice.

Oppo N1 Key Features

  • 5.9″ 1080p Full HD Display
  • Android 4.2, with Color OS
  • 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Quad Core
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16/32GB memory
  • 13-megapixel swivel camera
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display
  • GPS
  • NFC
  • 3610mAH battery

Gionee M2 with 4200mAH battery listed on Gionee website

Gionee is all set to launch Gionee M2 with a massive 4200 mAH battery, yeah you heard that right almost double the size of current batteries. Gionee M2 is just listed on Gionee India Website.

Gionee M2 will run Android 4.2 Jellybean and will have a 5″ display with FWVGA resolution. M2 will be running on Quad-Core 1.3GHz processor similar to Micromax Canvas 2.2 coupled with 1 GB RAM. Internal memory is 4GB and can be expanded to 32GB via Micro-SD. It will support Dual-Sim and 3G is also present.

Gionee M2 has a 8-megapixels primary camera and 2-megapixels front camera taking care of optics. It also has usual bunch of connectivity options like WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS. The specially point in Gionee M2 is its battery which is 4200mAH and it can charge other smartphones through USB OTG just like Huawei Ascend Mate.

Launch and Pricing details are yet to be disclosed but considering the specification it should be priced below ₹ 13000 so as to compete with similar phones Micromax Canvas 2.2 and Intex Aqua Curve.

Gionee M2 Key Specification:

  • Android 4.2
  • 5″ display with FWVGA resolution
  • Quad-Core 1.3GHz processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 8 MP Rear Camera
  • 2 MP Front Camera
  • 4GB Internal, 32GB expandable memory
  • Wifi-802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • GPS, with A-GPS
  • Dual SIM, dual standby and 3G support
  • 4200 mAh Battery

What is Custom ROM? How can i install them?

What is Custom ROM?

Custom Rom is the aftermarket firmware which can be installed in android phones to get more features, stability, upgrade device to newer android version if manufacturer abandon the device and lots more.

Do I Need a Custom ROM?

This answer is definately if you don’t care about warranty and want more from your smartphone you should definitely root your device.
If warranty is must for you then rooting your device is probably the best to avoid.

Consequences of Custom ROM!

  • Good Bye Warranty.
  • Risk to turn your device into heavy paperweight (VERY RARE 1 in ten thousand)

Benefits of Rooting!

  • Device Update even if manufacturer stops Official Update
  • Performance Improvement by Optimization and Over-Clocking
  • Battery Improvement by Optimization and Under-Clocking
  • Addition features through Tweaks
  • More Customisation Option
  • AdFree Device
  • Improved Speaker Sound and Camera
  • Uninstall System Apps and Lots more

How to Install Custom ROM?

  • Root your device
  • Flash Custom Recovery
  • Download Custom ROM
  • Boot Into Recovery
  • Apply Zip from SD Card
  • Install
Note: Procedure varies from device to device for any tutorial or help leave a comment and you will be helped withing 24 hours.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo listed on Samsung website

Samsung was expected to launch Grand Neo soon as we previously reported and now Samsung Grand Neo is listed on Samsung official website. Samsung Grand Neo will be replacing Grand Quattro and will feature a 5″ Display.
Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo will run on Android 4.2, will have a Quad-Core CPU along with 1GB RAM, 5MP primary camera and a VGA front facing camera. It will also feature Dual-Sim support with 3G and HSPA+ connectivity.
Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo is set to replace Samsung Galaxy Grand Quattro which currently retails at Rs 15900 & Galaxy Grand Neo will be priced around Rs 15900 or lower .

Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo key specifications

  • Android 4.2 Jellybean
  • 5.01-inch display (800x480p)
  • 1GB of RAM, 8GB storage
  • 143.7 x 77.1 x 9.6mm, 163 grams
  • 5MP rear camera, VGA front camera
  • 1.2GHz quad-core broadcom BC23550 chipset
  • 802.11Wi-Fi b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Direct support
  • Bluetooth 4.0 LE
  • AGPS, Glonass
  • 2100 mAh battery

Loader Droid download manager Review – Best Download Manager

Android has an app for everything you want and the application we are reviewing today is one of them. Loader Droid is a download manager which increases the download speed by multi threaded downloads and has many other functions which we will find out in our review.

Loader Droid has a minimalistic interface with only useful set of actions on front and is very simple and easy to use. Download from any browsers can be routed to Loader Droid as Android OS ask you to select a download options from various browser or download manager you may have preinstalled.

Loader Droid supports download pause, resume and even you can change the download link if your older download link has expired. Auto Pausing of downloads when connection is lost is another great feature as sometimes it can be very handy in case of urgent work. Loader Droid is Internet Download Manager of Android Smartphones as it has most of the features that makes Internet Download Manager the best download manager on PC.

Loader Droid comes in ad-supported version for free however you can say goodbye to ads by downloading the license key for just 2$.

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Micromax Canvas MAd A94 Unboxing Video

Micromax recently launched Micromax Canvas MAd at a price of ₹ 8490 and its available to purchase from Micromax authorised outlets and online stores.

Micromax Canvas MAd A94 special feature is you can earn points by watching ads which can later be redeemed to recharge your balance. Its a unique feature to have in a smartphone and thumbs up to Micromax for Innovation.

Micromax Canvas MAd A94 has a 4.5″ display, and a curved design which gives a nice feel in hand. Micromax Canvas MAd runs on Jellybean 4.2.2 and Quad Core Processor along with 512mb RAM.

There is 5 megapixel front camera and 5 megapixel rear camera and a 1800mAH battery. Connectivity options are usual affair like in all those Micromax Android Smartphone.

So lets watch the unboxing video of Micromax Canvas MAd A94

Gionee GPAD G4, A 5.7" Display Quad-Core Smartphone now available at ₹ 18999

Gionee GPad G4 is now available for purchase from Ebay.in at a price of ₹ 18999. Gionee GPad is a 5.7″ phablet running on Android 4.2.2.

Gionee Gpad G4 Specification:

  • Android 4.2 Jellybean
  • 5.7′ HD 720p Display and 7.95mm thick
  • 1.5 GHz MediaTek 6589T quad-core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal Memory, 32GB expandable
  • Dual-Sim with 3G
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture and 1080p video recording
  • 5 megapixel front camera with AF
  • WiFi b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • GPS
  • 3200mAH battery

Gionee GPad G4 has a very good design along with some really good specification but the only downside is 1GB RAM other than that its one of the best phablet at ₹ 18999.

Micromax Canvas Turbo Mini A200 Rooting Guide without PC

Micromax Canvas Turbo Mini A200 was launched recently by Micromax at a price of ₹ 14490 and in today’s tutorial we find out on how to root Micromax Canvas Turbo Mini A200


Requirements

  • Micromax Canvas 2.2 A114
  • Framroot.apk
  • A bit of time and patience


Steps to root

  1. Open Settings > Security > Tick Unknown Sources Box
  2. Download & Install the framroot.apk on your Phone.
  3. Open the app and Pick SuperSu from dropdown list.
  4. Click On Boromir Button.
  5. Now sitback for 10mins
  6. You are now rooted
Note : After taping Boromir button your device may restart for few time, don’t panic wait until it completes.
Steps to Unroot
  1. Open SuperSu app
  2. Goto Setting of supersu  app and scroll down and click on un-root device.