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Is Your Phone Compatible With Verizon’s XLTE?!

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xlte-vzwExactly a week back we heard the first few rumors about a possible blazing fast LTE band by Verizon, and today, exactly a week later the company has made it’s XLTE official.

What XLTE does is enables double the bandwidth to the receiver by using the existing 700MHz band with AWS bands. Phones that can receive the AWS bands will surely notice a substantial difference in speeds, and even older, 700MHz only phones should see less saturation and improved speeds since the newer band would be taking off the load.

There a lot of devices supported, (find all models in this .PDF). The list includes the iPhone 5S and 5C, One M8 and Galaxy S5, the Moto X, and even Windows Phone and BlackBerry models.

Written by Chintan Vithlani

May 19th, 2014 at 5:37 pm

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Nvidia’s New Tegra K1 Faster Than Your Xbox And Playstation!

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tegra-4-unreal-engine4Nvidia has always been showcasing their new chips at CES and this year is no different. Nvidia Unveiled their latest Superphone Chip at the first day of CES 2014 and here is what the company has to offer:

The new K1 chip comes in two pin-to-pin compatible versions. The first is a 32-bit quad-core chip with a 4-plus-1 ARM Cortex A15 CPU, and the second is a custom Nvidia-designed 64-bit ‘Denver’ dual “super core” CPU that is based on the ARMv8 architecture. Both versions of the chip feature the same impressive 192-core Kepler GPU, delivering what Nvidia claims will bring “next-gen console gaming graphics” to mobile devices.

Blown away!? Don’t be excited though, the initial demos did show noticeable lag and while Nvidia does put it off in the name of early prototypes, all these number are not always indicative of day to day performance.

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Written by Chintan Vithlani

January 6th, 2014 at 11:21 am

Nexus 5 Now Manufactured With Bigger Speaker Grills, Better Buttons.

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nexus-5-speaker-grill-buttons-3-645x429Well played, Google! That is all we have to say after seeing what Google is upto. Google has very seamlessly updated it’s Nexus 5 design with minor but noteworthy update.

With the new Google Nexus 5, Google has literally been all ears to the media and customers. First, they updated the Camera App within 2 weeks with a major update and now they do so even to the hardware! Many folks had been complaining of the speaker giving a more muffled quality sound and the ceramic buttons being less tactile at times.

A very subtle update which Google has still not spoken about is observed on recent Nexus 5 models as some folks at XDA report.

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Written by Chintan Vithlani

December 13th, 2013 at 5:18 pm

Google announces Android 4.4 KitKat and the Nexus 5, priced at $349/₹28,990

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LG Nexus 5

Android fans rejoice! After countless leaks, Google today on Halloween unveiled the much awaited Nexus 5 as well as the much talked about Android update codenamed KitKat aka Android 4.4.

As expected the Nexus 5 is power packed and has the following specs:

  • 4.95-inch 1080p HD display
  • Snapdragon 800 processor
  • Adreno 330
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 1.3MP front-facing camera
  • 8MP OIS rear camera
  • Dual-band WiFi
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 2300 mAh battery
  • Android 4.4

The Google Nexus 5 is priced at $349 in the US and ₹28,990 in India, the prices are for the 16 GB model, the color options are white and black. Folks in the US can buy it now from the Play Store, folks in India have to wait a little longer.

Stay tuned for all the information on all our Nexus 5 accessories.

Written by Nishant Gambhir

October 31st, 2013 at 6:23 pm

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This is the Nexus 5 and it’s launching on November 1 (hopefully!)

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LG Nexus 5

Google’s Nexus 4 has been a fairly successful and popular smartphone, however an update has been due and as per tradition preceding every major smartphone launch we have had several leaks which have told us and shown us a lot about the Nexus 4′s successor the Nexus 5. While the device wasn’t launched on the various leaked dates, however now, the famous Twitter personality EvLeaks has posted the render of a white Nexus 5, which as per the tweet will launch on Novemeber 1 and as per various other leaks it will be priced at $349!

Going by EvLeaks’s track record, this leak is the one to put your bets on, keep your credit cards ready on November 1 for the Nexus 5 might be coming to the Play Store, finally!

Written by Nishant Gambhir

October 27th, 2013 at 6:27 pm

LG reportedly readying the Nexus 5 as Google gives the go ahead

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LG is reportedly getting ready to manufacture the Google Nexus 5 after Google inked a deal that sees the Koreans making yet another Nexus device for Google, at least that’s what The Korea Times is reporting.

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Written by Dion Guillaume

May 3rd, 2013 at 3:51 pm