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Tech News #13 – Yunique 2, MS Paint will Stay, India to Ban Driverless Cars, Gionee A1 Plus, Yi’s Home & Action Camera

Below are the tech news for today

YU Launched Yunique 2 in India :

Yu has launched its Yunique 2 smartphone in India. It will be available for sale exclusively on Flipkart from July 27. The phone will come in two colours – Coal Black and Champagne.

camera. Battery is 2500 mAh. The phone is VoLTE enabled and has a dual SIM slot. The phone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box and priced at only Rs. 5,999 ($93).

Buy from Flipkart : Yunique 2 (Black),  Yunique 2 (Champagne)

MS Paint will not be discontinued :

Yesterday we posted about a rumour that Microsoft might remove MS Paint from its future Windows 10 releases. But now Microsoft has confirmed that MS Paint will not go anywhere and it will stay with us. Microsoft adds, “Paint 3D – the new app for creativity, also available for free with Windows 10 and it will continue to get feature updates”. It seems that Paint will be replaced with a new improved app Paint 3D.

India Wants to Ban Driverless Cars :

According to a report from the news source Hindustan Times, Nitin Gadkari, Road Transport Minister of India, said that he will not allow driverless cars in India. Any technology that takes away Jobs in a country where you have unemployments issues, will not be allowed.

It is a well known fact that driverless cars are safer. But there is a concern that robots are taking over humans. It has been estimated that 5 million jobs could be taken over by robots in 2020.

Gionee A1 Plus Launched in India :

After the launch of Gionee A1 earlier this year, the company has launched a new smartphone Gionee A1 Plus. The Gionee A1 Plus is equipped with 13MP + 5MP dual rear cameras and 20MP front camera for selfies. The phone has got a large 4500 mAh battery with fast charging support. The phone will sport a 6 inch display with Gorilla Glass 3. It comes with a 2.6 Ghz MediaTek Helio P25 Octa Core processor. The phone has 4GB RAM and 64GB Internal memory, expandable up to 256GB. Gionee A1 Plus is priced at Rs. 26,999 ($420) in India.

Yi’s Home and Action Camera Now on Amazon India :

Now you no longer have to buy Yi’s Action cameras from Chinese resellers. Yi is offering their home and action cameras on Amazon India.

The Home Security camera comes with a 720p imaging sensor and 360 degree field of view for Rs. 4490 and another variant with 720p imaging sensor and 180 degree field of view for Rs. 2999. . It can be configured to send alerts if any motion is detected in a room.

The action camera has two variants. A 1080p variant with 16MP sensor which costs around Rs. 6,999. Another variant with 4K shooting ability has a 12MP Sony imaging sensor, costs around Rs. 17,999.

Buy from Amazon :

Yi’s Dome Camera for Home Security

Yi’s Action Camera


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