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IT News Head Lines (VR-Zone) 11/02/2016

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Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge wallpapers leak
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This is the first leak based on the software of the upcoming Galaxy S7 duo.  At this point, simply cancelling the announcement event for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge might not be a far-fetched plan of action for the Korean giant, as leaks continue to ruin any form of surprise about Samsung’s hugely...

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FCC filing confirms the Galaxy S7 Edge will pack a 3600mAh battery
Galaxy S7 Edge
Thanks to a new FCC filing for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S7 flagship duo, we can now be sure that the S7 Edge will indeed be equipped with a pretty impressive 3,600mAh capacity battery. The Galaxy S7 Edge battery capacity was first revealed in a VentureBeat report published by Evan Blass aka @evleaks. The same...

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Moto G no longer Flipkart-exclusive in India
Moto G
At long last, consumers in India can finally buy Moto G line of smartphones from Amazon India. So far, the Moto G line has been exclusively sold by Flipkart in the country. Amazon India was earlier selling only the Moto E and Moto 360 wearables in India. It will soon begin selling both the regular...

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Gionee S6 with metal body and mid-range specs launches in India
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The S6 has a body that is 89 percent metal. Chinese manufacturer Gionee has launched the Gionee S6 in India, its latest mid-range offering for one of the world’s largest smartphone markets. The S6 is the first phone from Gionee to feature VoLTE support, and like many mid-range handsets launched recently, comes with a metallic body that...

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ViewSonic launches a FreeSync-enabled 4K gaming monitor
ViewSonic XG 1
ViewSonic has launched three new gaming monitors, with the high-end variant offering a 4K panel. The XG2401, XG2701 and XG2700-4K are the new models, with all three monitors featuring AMD’s FreeSync technology, which eliminates screen tearing by syncing framerates between the video card and the monitor. All monitors also feature ViewSonic’s SmartSync technology, which selects the best refresh rate,...

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Plextor unveils M6S Plus series solid state drives
Plextor M6S
Plextor has announced the successor to its current M6S line of SSDs, the M6S Plus. The M6S Plus series drives use Toshiba 15nm Toggle MLC NAND flash and the Marvell 88SS9188 controller. The M6S Plus line comes in the 7mm (thickness) 2.5-inch form factor and utilizes the 7-pin SATA connector for data transfers and a...

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The Matrox C900 video card drives nine Full HD screens simultaneously
Matrox C900
The Matrox C900 takes up a single PCIe lane, but that’s where its similarities with Nvidia’s and AMD’s wares end. The card has been designed to drive signage boards and video walls, and offers nine mini-HDMI connectors, enabling it to drive a total of nine Full HD screens at 60Hz simultaneously. “Three-by-three configurations are the sweet spot...

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AMD’s flagship Polaris card may cost $1,700
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AMD formally announced its 14nm FinFET Polaris architecture last month, with cards based on the architecture slated to launch sometime over the summer. While the vendor is yet to detail how many cards it will launch, it is likely we’ll see at least three cards: one aimed at the entry-level, a mid-tier card and a...

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ASUS announces RP-AC68U dual-band Wi-Fi repeater
RP-AC68U
ASUS today introduced a top-of-the-line 802.11ac (AC1900) dual-band Wi-Fi repeater, the RP-AC68U. Featuring a compact and stylish design, the RP-AC68U comes with four internal high-performance antennas (3 transmit, 4 receive), allowing users to extend coverage of their existing 802.11ac Wi-Fi network with speeds of up to 1900 Mbps. You can also connect your storage devices...

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Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge water-resistance feature confirmed through import site
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Waterproof components for the two devices are being tested in India. Another day, another feature of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge is being confirmed. The S7 and S7 edge have been rumored to be water-resistant like the Galaxy S5 from 2014, and import listings for the two devices have now confirmed that they...

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Synology DS716+ review: This is the NAS you’re looking for
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The DS716+ is the latest two-bay NAS from Synology, offering a quad-core CPU that can transcode 4K videos on the fly. The NAS also offers a host of other features, such as the new Btrfs file system, Docker virtualization, which is a first for a two-bay unit from Synology, and dual Gigabit Ethernet with Link...

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Sony Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact go on sale in the US
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There’s no fingerprint sensor on-board, as previously announced. Sony’s two latest flagships, the Xperia Z5 and the Xperia Z5 Compact, are now on sale in the US, as promised by the Japanese manufacturer last month. Neither of the two handsets have a fingerprint sensor in the country, and it might be the reason why pricing...

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GIGABYTE releases FORCE H7 and H5 high-end gaming headsets
GIGABYTE FORCE H7
GIGABYTE today announced the availability of its two new high-end gaming headsets, the FORCE H7 and FORCE H5. The FORCE H7 offers true 5.1 surround sound with a total of 8 speaker drivers. For an impressive bass response, the headset features gold-plated dual subwoofer drivers. Gamers can customize the audio settings depending on their preference...

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Samsung trademark hints at always on display functionality on the Galaxy S7
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Samsung could finally be taking advantage of its power-sipping AMOLED displays. We have seen all the major features of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge in an avalanche of rumors that never seems to stop, and Samsung itself might have confirmed one of those rumored features of the S7 duo. The Korean giant has applied...

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Google Project Ara tablet visits GFXBench with its 13.8-inch display
Project Ara
A Google Project Ara prototype with the model number A8A01 was recently spotted on the popular GFXBench graphics benchmark database, rocking a 13.8-inch display. The display size listed on the GFXBench database does raise quite a few questions. So far, Google has not announced any plans of developing a modular tablet. It was only expected...

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OnePlus 2 receives a permanent price cut, now available for $349
OnePlus 2
OnePlus today announced that its flagship smartphone the OnePlus 2 is receiving a permanent price cut. After today’s price cut, the OnePlus 2 can be bought for $349, which is down from the earlier price of $389. In Europe, the OnePlus 2 can now be purchased for €345. Mind you, these prices are for the...

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Samsung Galaxy S7 appears in the wild ahead of official announcement
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This is our first look at what could be an actual Galaxy S7 unit. The Galaxy S7 hasn’t been a well kept secret for some time now, and things are now getting even worse for the upcoming flagship. The S7 has appeared in what could be our first look at the handset in the wild...

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Phanteks Eclipse P400 and P400S compact midtowers announced
Phanteks
Phanteks today introduced two new additions to the Eclipse series – P400 and P400S (Silent Edition). The two new cases will be offered in three color options – Satin Black, Anthracite Grey, and Glacier White. Both the Eclipse Series P400 and P400S cases are compact midtowers and allow even relatively inexperienced PC builders to create...

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Alleged Moto G and Moto X 2016 prototypes pictured
2016 Moto G & X
Alleged spy shots of the 2016 Moto G and Moto X smartphones have leaked online, revealing Lenovo branding on the back. The Moto G 2016 edition doesn’t seem to be very different from the 2015 model in terms of the design. It appears to have a very similar curved back panel, camera lens design, and...

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