Qwerty- 18 Sept

QWERTY – What’s happening in the world of technology?

The technical world is advancing at almost the speed of light and sometimes it becomes difficult to cope up with it. Don’t worry, we understand your pain! Hence, we are here with all the details, you need to know, about the tech-market.

Apple has finally unveiled the successors to its famous iPhone 6 – the iPhone 6s. The new phone boasts the brand new 3D touch, Faster Touch ID sensors and bumped up rear and front cameras. The phone can shoot in 4K. Although the launch did not include any major hardware or software changes like last year, but something is better than nothing. Apple even announced a bigger iPad – the iPad Pro. The iPad Pro has a 12.9 inch screen. The launch included updates for the Apple TV as well. It seems like Apple has sensed the competition and is finally stepping up its games.

Elephone has launched a dual boot cell-phone – Elephone Vowney. Quite unbelievable, eh? The highlight of Elephone Vowney is that it’s a dual-boot smartphone that can run, both Windows 10 Mobile and Android 5.0 Lollipop. The phone features a 5.5 inch QHD IPS LCD display along with 2.2 GHz clocked processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. The phone has 64 GB of inbuilt space along with 20.7 MP rear camera. The phone comes with an 8 MP front camera, dual sim, and 4200mAh removable battery and even shoots 4K. The specs are very promising and competitive. The phone will go on sale on September 30th, 2015.

Amazon launches a 50$ tablet to attract more customers in the tablet market. The ‘Amazon Fire’ has a 7 inch display, 1.3GHz Processor, 8 GB of storage, 2 MP rear and 0.3 MP front camera. The tablet will be a tough competition for the cheapest 8 inch iPad mini which has an 8 inch screen and sells at 270$. Amazon Fire aims at attracting more people to converge towards reading over a tablet. Pre-orders will begin soon and the tablet will go on sale this month.

Sharp is all set to launch world’s first 8K Television next month. Yes, you read that absolutely right. 4K technology hasn’t been adopted yet properly by the people and here is an 8K Television being launched. Companies have just been adapting and viewing 4K for cellphones, but an 8K TV will be a total game changer. The television will be launched with a whopping price tag of 16 Million JPY (Rs. 90,00,000). Or you could buy yourself a nice Mercedes! The television will have a resolution of 7680X4320 pixels, 85inch Panel and 104 PPi density.

Google has announced that its Android tablets and smartphones will be able to stream video games directly to YouTube without any additional software. The new feature will let one add audio and video commentary via the device’s front camera and a headset and will be able to upload game clips directly to YouTube from ‘Google Play Games’. The feature will be available in Japan as of now and later in rest of the world. The feature sounds really promising for all the gamers out there who want to display their mobile gaming skills on a bigger platform.

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Sahil Siddiqui

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