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Weekly Tech update: 19th June 2016

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Weekly Tech update: 19th June 2016
Hi everyone.

A wonderful week passed away with lots of new launch and leaks coming our way from the Mobile industries. Main highlights of this week was WWDC 2016. Apple has launched iOS 10 in the event with lots of changes and updates.

From the Android point of view OnePlus 3 has been launched with 6GB of RAM and is available for grabbing online (Through Amazon in India). So let’s start and find out what all are the five big news from the tech industry this week.

With lot of leaks and talk OnePlus has finally launched its flagship device OnePlus 3 on Tuesday. The company's fourth smartphone is priced at Rs. 27,999 in India, and while it was scheduled to be available at 12:30am IST via Amazon India, it is already available with a 'lightning deal'.

The device is well specs and can be really called as a flagship killer. OnePlus 3 is powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC (two cores clocked at 2.2GHz, and two cores clocked at 1.6GHz) with Adreno 530 GPU on board, and 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM, and 64 GB of in-built memory. While it supports a USB 2.0 Type-C port, it does have a 3.5mm headphone jack in addition. Like the earlier version of the device the smartphone features a home button which sports a fingerprint sensor. It also comes with capacitive hardware keys, apart from the Alert Slider.

In a recent tech takeover Microsoft has acquired LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. The company plans to integrate the career-oriented social network into many of its apps and services, including Office, Skype and Cortana. You'd get the details of the person you're meeting for a business deal, for example, or get help from an expert when you're working on an Office 365 project. Microsoft is vowing to maintain LinkedIn's overall independence, including the role of CEO Jeff Weiner, and hopes to close the deal sometime in 2016.

iOS 10 launched in WWDC 2016

Apple has launched its new OS at WWDC for iPhone and iPads. iOS 10 is capable of doing more things than the earlier version of the OS. There are some cool improvements for using 3D touch. The notification panel has been redesigned.

Adding to this the Apple has also introduced the new version of Watch OS and MAC in the event.

As per the new report about the iPhone 7, it may include versions with an Intel modem chip instead of a Qualcomm processor. According to the reports Verizon models in the United States and China's iPhones would still have Qualcomm chips. However, AT&T iPhone 7 units in the US would have Intel inside.

The Lenovo vibe K5 is priced at Rs 6,999 in India, which seems to be great with specs. The Vibe K5 will go for registrations on June 13, starting 1PM exclusively at Amazon.in and the first flash sale will take place on June 22, at 2 pm. Priced at Rs 6,999, the K5 will be available in Gold, Silver and Grey color options.

On the specifications front Smartphone features a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display and is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 415 processor clocked at 1.4GHz paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of built-in storage. The handset supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 32GB). It supports a 13-megapixel rear auto focus camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel fixed-focus camera.

These are the top news from the last week in the Tech industry. We be back with all the latest update of coming week again till then enjoy the articles of App Gyaan.

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