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COMPUTEX 2016: 7 takeaways from the event
2:00 pm PDT 06/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Initiated in 1981, COMPUTEX has been one of the most prominent B2B events in the Asia Pacific domain, catering to the ICT industry. According to their website, this year’s event was based on four main pillars- “IoT applications, innovation and startups, business solutions and gaming.” COMPUTEX 2016 was held from 31 May to 4 June at TWTC Exhibition Halls, the Taipei International Conference Center and Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center. Here are few takeaways from the event: AOC debuted its new … Read More


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AMD to associate with Government of Telangana for VLSI Academy and IMAGE city
10:00 am PDT 06/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Telangana IT minister KT Rama Rao’s recent, official visit to the Silicon Valley seems to be really tapping the right chord. The USA based chip developer; AMD has announced that they will be partnering with VLSI Academy, which is being promoted actively by the Telangana government. During the recent visit of a team of delegates from the Indian state, headed by KT Rama Rao, AMD expressed their interest in the VLSI Academy being promoted by Telangana government and also in … Read More


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Asus Zenfone Max: A ‘power packed, long lasting’ upgrade
5:30 pm PDT 02/06/2016 By Jigar Ganatra

Six months back, in January, ASUS, a Taiwan based company launched its android based smartphones named as ASUS ZenFone Max and now it has recently launched an upgraded version of the same device. It is slated to be a strong competitor against the budget phones launched in India as it’s growing at quite a rapid space with its consecutive, quick and upgraded launches. ZenFone Max is targeted for the audience who loves to use the phone which has a lot … Read More


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ZOTAC raises the game with a triple play of features, software and design
1:00 pm PDT 30/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

ZOTAC International just revealed their new graphic card ZOTAC GeForce GTX 10 Series. The first of the new ZOTAC 10 Series is the ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1080 Founders Edition, the flagship card of the series. Using the advanced NVIDIA Pascal architecture, the performance seems to have been tuned to higher levels to provide users with a polished out-of-the-box experience. “ZOTAC is pleased to be standing on the new page of gaming history. Pascal opens many doors to applications that we … Read More


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Allegorithmic Integrates Substance Engine into Houdini 15 
2:00 pm PDT 27/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Allegorithmic has announced the immediate integration of Substance Engine into Houdini 15. VFX artists can now import, visualise and tweak materials with the same freedom AAA game developers have enjoyed for years. By employing the same nodal system as Houdini, Substance Engine arrives in a format Houdini artists already understand. Materials can be created, customised and applied to any Houdini asset, including characters and environments. When finished, assets can be exported to the Unity game engine or sent to Mantra, Arnold … Read More


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HP unveils the ‘Omen’ series of gaming PCs
4:00 pm PDT 26/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Although consoles and mobiles have become immensely popular in the current gaming scenario; PC gaming still enjoys a titanic chunk of serious gamers. From casual to professional, most of the gamers around the globe prefer PC over other mediums when it comes to gaming. HP had delivered some fairly stable and fruitful gaming PCs in the past. Earlier, HP had successfully delivered their mid-range laptop based on Windows 8.1 and further launched gaming PCs under their Envy Phoenix and Pavilion … Read More


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Asus unveils new Zenfone Max with Snapdragon 615 priced at Rs 9,999
2:30 pm PDT 23/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Asus’s mystery box finally opened with a live event to announce new variant of its already successful phone Zenfone Max. The new phone (ZC550KL) has a lot of improvements over its predecessor as it packs all-new powerful octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor clocked at 1.5 Ghz with 32GB in-built storage. The earlier version of Zenfone Max ran on a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 and had 16 GB in-built memory. The phone comes in two variants when it comes to memory. … Read More


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‘Daydream’: Google talks about their upcoming VR device built on ‘Android N’
11:00 am PDT 19/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Recently, in their annual developer conference ‘I/O’ at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California, Google revealed its plans for the upcoming version of Android, nicknamed (for now) Android N. The ‘N’, according to them stands for a sweet treat, just like the names of their previous versions of the OS. The new version of Android will feature improved graphics, storage and security enhancements and even reduced battery consumption and also features updated emojis, including 72 new ones. In addition to … Read More


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Apple announces new iOS app development accelerator in Bengaluru
8:00 pm PDT 18/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

After announcing a development centre in Hyderabad, tech giant Apple will set up an app design and development centre in Bengaluru to support developers in India creating innovative mobile apps for its iOS platform. The announcement is the part of Apple chief Tim Cook’s visit to India.  As part of his visit, Cook is expected to meet government officials and key industry executives from telecom firms to discuss matters like manufacturing and expansion of network in the country. The Apple … Read More


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Apple CEO Tim Cook’s visit to mark a new facility in Hyderabad
7:00 pm PDT 17/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Apple CEO, Tim Cook’s first visit to India as the head of the tech giant will mark with him inaugurating the Apple’s Hyderabad facility and the probable announcement of a manufacturing unit in the country on 19 May. This comes at a time when the sales of its iPhones have fallen for the first time since they were first introduced. But on a flipside, sales has picked up in India although it captures a tiny per cent in the vast … Read More


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With Campus Party, Government of Telangana one step closer in making Hyderabad the startup capital of India
3:00 pm PDT 17/05/2016 By Prerna Kothari

What started out as a LAN party back in 1997 in Spain has now grown out to become world’s greatest technological festival of innovation, creativity, science, digital entertainment and entrepreneurship. After being held 54 times in 20 years, Campus Party is finally arriving in Asia and India has been chosen as the Campus Party destination. The city of Nawabs – Hyderabad is chosen as the host city and the timing couldn’t have been any better. With the immense support from … Read More


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Tools like Direct Carrier billing makes payment easy, leading to a lot of new opportunities for the ecosystem to flourish: Google Play, head of BD, Kunal Soni
5:00 pm PDT 13/05/2016 By Vivek Kapadia

Considered to be one of the easiest modes of payment, direct carrier billing has had a history with India when feature phones were dominating. But with a shift to smartphones, carrier billing did not tow along. Google on various occasions was on the verge of announcing carrier billing on its Play Store but due to certain difficulties, things did not materialise with telecom operators and it remained the same until now. Idea Cellular became the first telecom company to bring … Read More