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When the news came that Nokia (under HMD) were to release a revamped 3310, there was a frenzy as the anticipation for one of the most beloved phones in the world was intense.


Well, it's out now and while there have been a few changes, a couple of things have stayed the same.

First off, it's simply $50.33 which is reasonably affordable by any standard. It's even cheaper than the original which went for a global retail price of $158.36 and sold 126 million units worldwide but was phased out in 2005.


What consumers can expect from the new Nokia 3310 is its new colors and new version of the "Snake" game. It has a single camera that is restricted to two megapixels.


Since the new Nokia 3310 it only provides limited internet facilities, it is considered a feature phone and not a smartphone. While it is powered by the S30+ operating system, it has slow data speeds as it only relies on 2.5G connectivity.


For more information you can check out a short review here.



Xiaomi has just launched a new phone that looks just like the "late" Samsung Galaxy Note 7, it's called the "Xiaomi Mi Note 2". This phone is the Galaxy Note 7 reincarnate.

Specifications:

Display: The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 has an AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors which guarantees a very sharp and clear display, 5.7 inches (~74.2% screen-to-body ratio) and 1080 x 1920 pixels (~386 ppi pixel density).

Camera: The primary camera has 22.5 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash,1/2.6" sensor size, 1 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama and the secondary camera has 8 MP, f/2.0, autofocus.

Memory: With no availability of a memory card slot the phone has two in-built memory types,the cheapest version with 64 GB, 4 GB RAM which cost 2799 yuan (about $410, £330, AU$540) or the 128 GB, 6 GB RAM which cost 3299 yuan (about $490, £400, AU$640).

There's also a "Global Version" which is said to have global LTE bands coverage and might be the version that would be sent out to the rest of the world and cost 3499 yuan (about $520, £420, AU$680).

The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 also features a fingerprint sensor right beneath the home button, an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer and a Non-removable Li-Ion 4070 mAh battery, it's available in black and silver colors.

But the bad news is the phone might not circulate just yet,according to reports from the company's spokesman, he said,
The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is currently planned to go on sale in China only. We don’t have any more information about its availability in other markets.


Technology is far advancing and many future technologies have been teased in most of the movies we have watched,from the hover boards that can levitate high up above the ground and now a motorcycle that stays upright even when not on motion,this we have seen in  the BATMAN movies but the BMW family are celebrating a 100th year anniversary and have decided to make a similar futuristic prototype that would come in the next 100 years.

The German Automobile are calling this prototype the "Motorrad Vision Next 100",it's a motorcycle that is so confident in its stability and needs no brake pedal to stand upright.

With the BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100 riders are guaranteed maximum safety...you don't even need a helmet to ride on it.Edgar Heinrich, the design director of BMW's motorcycle division said,
Its self-balancing system will help protect the rider at any time,Any late reaction from the driver will trigger and the vehicle will balance out.
The electrically powered bike assures zero emission as long as the electricity comes from a zero emission source.Also a bionic riding suit and visor will accompany the bike.

If seeing is believing check out this video below and see for yourself:



Brand new from Motorola is the Moto Z play and here'a a review of the phone.Looking at it you may easily mistake it for the earlier versions Z and Z force...yes they look so much alike but have some different features.

The Moto Z play is thin,stylish and affordable unlike the other models this is the most affordable going for ($449.99),what also makes it different from the Z and Z force is the 3.5mm headphone jack which was missing from the Z and Z force and also a longer lasting battery.All Moto Mods from the stylish battery packs,mini boom box,and projector still works on the Moto Z play,there is also a new Mod called "the Hasselblad True Zoom camera that makes your Android phone look and feel like a real camera with 10x zoom and physical controls.

Lets see what this phone really looks like in the review video down below:



Brace up for the new flagship X from Sony,it's called the "Sony Xperia XZ".The is a new generation smartphone from Sony and a Successor of the Xperia Z.Every new phone from Sony henceforth would come from the X generation.

This new flagship X is a classic and premium phone,come with new and improved features,sleek design...what more can you get from a flagship rather than the best.

Features:

Water Resistance: Sony has always been the leader when it comes making waterproof smartphones.So you dont have to worry about going to the pool with your phone or texting and making phone calls in the rain,your smart phone was made for this.

Dust Resistance: So many people often complain of having damaged charging ports and headphone jacks after going to the beach or having sand particles in their phones,but that not the case with the Xperia XZ cause it comes with dust resistance feature.

Fingerprint Scanner: The fingerprint scanner is might not be so exciting cause its a feature used by most smartphone these days.But unluckily customers in the us would not be getting this feature on their Xperia XZ for some reasons explained by Sony Senior Marketing Director.

PS4 Remote Play: This is an exciting feature of the Xperia XZ if you are a gamer,users can use the Sony PS4 console remote play feature to play games on their Smartphone provided they are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.with the 5.2-inch screen of the Xperia XZ users may not really appreciate the display rendering but could consider switching to the Xperia Z4 Tablet with a 2k 10-inch screen.

Design:

The Xperia XZ has a very unique design which makes it different from others,the XZ comes with a hard metal body which Sony calls "Alkaleido",with the only disadvantage of leaving greasy fingerprints which you will have to always wipe off most of the time.


It has a sleek and slim design wich fits into the palm comfortably and flat into your packets,with a flat bottom that enables you stand your phone straight.

Its 3.5mm headphone jack is right on top of it for listening to music even while your phone is in your packets.which is actually the best position to fix a headphone jack.



And below is the USB type C port with the memory card and sim slot on the left hand side.On the right hand side is the fingerprint power botton,the volume key and the camera shortcut key.



Nice HD camera for a more crispy clean and smooth pictures.And also a very sharp screen display as always by Sony.





Price And Release Date:

The Xperia XZ goes for $699.99 (£549, about AU$939) which is similar to what the Xperia Z5 cost last year. In the US, that makes the Xperia XZ more expensive than the 32GB version of the iPhone 7.The phone is not ready to buy yet,it will be released on October 2 in the US and October 6 in the UK,but if you pre-order now in the UK you'll get a free pair of Sony XB950BT headphones, which would usually cost £150.



There are so many things you should know about the new Apple watch 2,The Apple watch series 2 is an interesting smartwatch,a lot of updates have been made for improved user experience.Aside from the sleek and classy design,the Apple watch 2  runs on a much faster processor and comes with a new water resistance design that enables you to track your swim distance and also a Gps chip to track your runs.

Talking about luxury,the Apple watch 2 has a new white ceramic finish that comes as a successor of the luxury gold Apple watch edition.With this you should be guessing how much the watch would cost if you are a lover of luxury.

The Apple watch 2 is to be released on September 16  and the price will range from the lowest being;
  • US - $369
  • UK - £369
  • AU - $529
The 42mm base model cost;
  • US - $399
  • UK - £399
  • AU - $579
And the ceramic model cost:
  • US - $1,299
  • UK - £1,299
  • AU - $1,799
Check out the video review:






How does it feel to have the Iphone 7 in your hands?

So many people have been able to have a hands on review of the Iphone 7 and now there is so much Iphone 7 talk everywhere even as we still await the Official release date of the phone.

What has changed ?

The Iphone 7 does not have so much structural change compared with the previous generations but it has some changes that users find cool and some that not everyone felt was necessary like the removal of the headphone jack and replacing it with Airpods (Wireless headphones).


This is overall the most debated and controversial feature or change of the iphone 7.Aside the removal of the headphone jack ,the iphone 7 still maintains its unique slim and sleek structure,it also comes with water resistance features and a well improved camera (for 7+) and screen for a better display and clearer pictures,also dual speakers for better sound.

How much does it cost?

Well Iphones have always been expensive so do not expect anything less,make sure your bank account is fat before considering to get the Iphone 7 or 7+.

  • 32GB   - $649 (£539, AU$1,079)
  • 128GB - $749 (£619, AU$1,229)
  • 256GB - $849 (£699, AU$1,379)
Is the iphone 7 overrated?

most people think the iphone 7 is overrated,probably because it did not match their expectations or maybe some of the changes didn't really suit their personality.Personally i would have preferred if Apple had not removed the headphone jack.Everyone has different perspective and taste and this lead to the big question.

Is the iphone 7 or 7+ worth upgrading to or would you rather save up some cash and stick to your 6 or 6s?
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