Oppo launches N3 and R5 smartphones

 Oppo N3 Yesterday, Oppo announced the much teased phablet Oppo N3. N3 is the successor of the N1 smartphone from Oppo which was the first smartphone to feature a Rotary camera. N3’s rotating camera module on the top has seen improvements from the one found on the N1. It can now rotate on its own – Oppo calls it Motorized Camera. The camera module rotates 206 degrees and can be rotated using the touchscreen or automatically. The camera uses a 1/2.3″ CMOS sensor with a 16MP resolution, Schneider Electric optics, f/2.2 aperture, UHD video capture at 24 fps and Ultra image 2.0 suite. The camera also has a dual-mode LED flash.

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Google Inbox

Yesterday, Google released a new application, Google Inbox. This is really interesting. New ‘inbox’ for us to play with. Too bad, you can’t try it yet because Google use invitation system just like what they did on some new applications previously, including their web services like Google Domains. Good thing, you can request for an invite and just wait for Google to reply your request.

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Android Lollipop thoughts!

Google announced the next iteration of Android at Google I/O 2014.  It was shrouded with mysteries, the Internet was a buzzed with conspiracy theories on the next name of Android. From Lemon Drop to Lemon Meringue Pie to even Lasagne. The developer preview was also dropped the same week and people flooded the forums and social media with bug reports. After months of keeping us in suspense, Google finally told us what “Android L” is. Which all of you know now to be Lollipop.   Google also stopped all speculation and announced the most awaited Nexus. The Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus Player was shown to the public for the first time, Not only that, Google gave us another developer preview of Lollipop for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7(2013) Wi-Fi variant. I have been using Lollipop for a couple of days now on my Nexus 7, so, here are […]

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HTC One (M8) Eye launched in India

HTC One (M8) Eye smartphone, which went on sale in China earlier, has now been launched in India. The HTC One (M8) Eye will be available from Saturday carrying a price tag of Rs. 38,990 ie ($650).

Each and every specifications of the new One (M8) Eye match with its older sibling, the HTC One (M8), except that the One (M8) Eye features a 13MP rear camera instead of the One (M8)’s 4MP UltraPixel camera. The HTC One (M8) Eye retains the depth sensor seen on the One (M8).

The HTC One (M8) Eye also comes pre-loaded with the newly-introduced HTC Eye Experience, which is a bundle of camera-centric apps, first unveiled by HTC alongside the Desire Eye. 

Check out our Material Design apps!

At the recent Google I/O, Google announced a new slew of API and a new design language, Material Design. Ever since then, we have been working hard to collate apps that conform with Material Design. Now, with the official release of Lollipop, we decided to release our Playboard channels for you guys to browse through those beautifully designed apps. Hit the comments down below if we missed any apps. If you are a dev who didn’t have your apps on our channel, hit us up too! We might even feature it in the future app reviews! Click the widget below to browse, enjoy! If you want to keep informed of more apps that feature Material Design, follow our channel.

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