TecQ Wrap: iPhone 6s, iPad Pro, Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and More

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1. Apple’s Big Launches: iPhone 6S, Bigger iPad and a Revamped TV Box

Apple unveiled its newest twists on technology on September 9, in San Francisco. It was a packed house as usual that turned up for a glimpse at a product line that Apple is counting on to retain its faithful disciples and win new converts.

The trend-setting company is taking a small step with its latest iPhone 6S while trying to make a bigger leap in other key markets. The latest attempt is with its largest iPad yet and a long-awaited overhaul of its online video box for TVs.

Read all you need to know about the new Apple iPad Pro, iPhone 6S and Apple TV here.


2.First Impressions: The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Has it All But...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5. (Photo: The Quint)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 finally makes it to the Indian market and is exceptionally priced at Rs 53,900 for 32GB and Rs 59,900 for 64GB. We say that the price is exceptional because it’s less than what the Galaxy Note 4 cost when it was launched last year.


Key Specifications

  • Display: 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels) Super AMOLED
    Processor: Octa-Core (Quad 2.1GHz + Quad 1.5GHz) 64-bit, 14nm Exynos 7420
    Storage: 32GB/64GB internal memory
  • Operating System: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
  • Primary Camera: 16MP camera with LED Flash, OIS, f/1.9 aperture
  • Front Camera: 5MP front-facing camera, f/1.9 aperture
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, ANT+, NFC
  • Battery: 3,000 mAh battery, Fast Charging (wired and wireless)
  • Price: Rs 53,900 (32GB) and Rs 59,900 (64GB)

We got a chance to tinker around with Samsung’s new offering and here’s what we think. Tap here to know our first impressions on the Samsung Galaxy Note 5.


3. Poonam Pandey Recommends Viewing Pleasure on UC Browser

UC Web, a company that makes mobile browsers for accessing internet, released the biggest update in last one year to its mobile browser for Android users.

The company has launched UC Browser 10.7 for Android. It boasts of complete freedom to personalise the way users want to discover and access web content.

The new browser also comes with a new selection of specially designed background images for an enhanced browsing experience.

The browser competes with the likes of Dolphin Browser and Opera Browser on the Android space, but here comes the interesting part.

Poonam Pandey endorses the UC Browser and has done a video for it. Click here to know more about UC Browser.


4. Review: Samsung Galaxy A8 is a Good Phone With a Lost Identity

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Samsung Galaxy A8. (Photo: The Quint)

Samsung’s been heavily advertising the Galaxy A8 these days. They believe that the A8 is a winner for them in a premium mid-range smartphone category. But is the phone really worth all that hype at a price tag of Rs 32,500? Why do we think that the Galaxy A8 is something that you should buy at your own risk? Click here to know our review.


5. Panicked & Feel Naked Without Your Smartphone? You are Nomophobic!

#TecQWrap is your weekly dose of technology news, reviews and views from around the world.
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1) You panic when your cellphone is out of sight.

2) The world officially comes to an end if you leave your phone at home!

3) You justify being on the phone all the time becasue you might miss an office email.

4) The only time you turn your phone off is during a flight.

5) You sleep with your phone on the side-table or worse, under your pillow.

Be honest, if you identify with any one of these and if you have more LOLs with Siri than your BFF, then welcome to the Smartphone Addiction Club.

Nikita Mishra tell you if you are a Nomophobic or not. Click here to read the full story.

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