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  • There will be 215 million LCD TVs shipped globally in 2014, increasing on year by 5.5%, and the shipments will grow by 3.7% to 223 million units in 2015 with Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics together having a global market share of 39.3% and all China-based vendors a combined share of 32.9%, according to China-based Ʃintell Consulting.

    Samsung will ship about 49 million TVs in 2014 and between 58-60 million in 2015 while LG is expected to ship 31.2 million in 2014 followed by 38-40 million in 2015.

    The China TV market is expected to reach 44.47 million in 2014, down 3.2% on year and further reach 45.98 million in 2015. The top six OEM and TV vendors in China are expected to ship 64.6 million units in 2014 and see 20% growth in 2015 to around 80 million units, the firm said.

    TCL is expected to ship 16 million TVs in 2014 followed by 21 million in 2015 while Skyworth will see its shipments increase from about 1.5 million in 2014 to about 3-4 million in 2015, the firm said.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

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    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • sbacchus2003 by sbacchus2003 Dec 24, 2014 1:47 AM Flag

    December , the perfect time for holidays and gift giving , while I’ll love getting a Lumia for christmas , my experience is about using it for a holiday travel phone.
    For my work and vacations , I usually travel abroad and since Microsoft Mobile has given me the Lumia 535 , I had been eyeing to take it to my next vacations and here are my reasons.
    Dual SIM
    When I travel , I cannot afford to be away from my work and always have my Nokia 130 as my second device with my Pakistani SIM on roaming. I preferred Nokia 130 , as it’s a dumb phone and cannot connect to the internet hence saving me from hefty data charges ( a colleague of mine forgot to turn his data off and ended with $5000/- data bill in 3 days , thanks to Android) , anyhow with Lumia 535 Dual SIM , I can carry both my SIMs ( Pakistani and local ) on the same device and have internet settings off on the roaming SIM, so I can receive all my texts and calls without running out of memory ( Nokia 130 has a limited text memory) while using the data on local SIM along with other services.
    Selfies
    I’m a selfie addict, you may not see me posting them any where but where ever I am I take my selfies and show them to my family and friends. With 5MP front , wide angel camera , Lumia 535 is the perfect device for me to capture my surroundings with ‘me’ in them .
    External Memory Support.
    With a lot of Selfies goes the lot of space and with Lumia 535’s support for external memory I can easily add more memory to it . Beside I also use it to upload photos taken by my point and shoot camera Canon Sx50HS in which I use Micro SD with a adapter or my GoPro so I’m able to upload my videos to OneDrive or Facebook as I feel like , thanks to Lumia 535’s support for 3G band.
    Sturdiness
    I’m one clumsy guy when I travel and I should be with the load of gear I carry and with Lumia 535 , I’m sure I can afford to drop it without a scratch ( or change the back cover if I mess it real bad) without harming the phone
    LightWeight
    Slefie’s come with a cost with my iPhone 6 Plus and Lumia 1520 , they are big and heavy phones and harder to stick on a Slefie Stick , with the smaller profile of Lumia 535 and it’s light weight , I can easily stick it to my selfie stick and take shots ( now only if I can program it with my Bluetooth Shutter it will be perfect)
    Windows Mobile 8.1 and Lumia Applications
    Yeah the OS, some may not agree but I find Windows Mobile extremely handy for my day to day work , especially where my office use is concerned , I’m never away from my office and can easily edit and create documents be it word , Excel and to some extent PowerPoint on the fly . With Exclusive Lumia applications like Lumia Selfie , Lumia Camera etc , I can always enhance my selfie images.
    Price
    At just Rs 14250/- ( USD 140) Lumia 535 is a feature pack device with a low price point , meaning if I loose it while traveling , it won’t be heavy on me and with Find my Phone application ( works worldwide) I can always where my Lumia is lying , not to mention with auto One Drive backup with 15GB of free storage ( take that iCloud with just 5GB) , my memories are always save on the cloud.
    Will you get a Lumia 535 to be your vacation phone do let us know in comments.

  • Computex may well be our favourite tech trade show. It's probably the one with the strongest, most healthy selection of PCs, PC components and accessories available - as well as plenty of entertaining madcap gadget nonsense. So it's good news to hear that the exhibition space is already fully booked and there's basically 'no more room at the inn'. As the Computex 2015 show is still over six months away we hope it's exhibition stand popularity is a bellwether for the PC industry.

  • MUMBAI, DEC 23:
    Wearable technology company GOQii has entered into an agreement with Microsoft to bundle its fitness band with the purchase of three Lumia models. The company is offering a free GOQii band and a three-month subscription plan worth Rs. 3,999 along with new Lumia 830, Lumia 930 and Lumia 1320 devices.

    Under the scheme, which is available across branded retail stores in Mumbai, Pune and Ahmedabad, GOQii also provides a personal physical trainer (coach).

    “We are looking at disrupting the entire health and fitness sector in the country. With these wearables, we are looking at making our users eat more vegetables, drinking more water and doing more exercises,” said GOQii Chief Executive Officer and Founder Vishal Gondal.

    The company’s wearables record the data of a person’s workout, pulse rate, distance walked or run and calories he burn. This data is used by the coaches to train the users, he added.

    At present, GOQii has about 100 coaches, which would be increased to 1,000 by mid next year, providing training to 1000s of users.

    “Personal fitness is the mantra for consumers these days with a lot of focus being given to wearables. We recognise this as a rapidly evolving segment and are committed to bring the best innovations and services to our consumers,” said Navdeep Manaktala, Head-Developer Experience, Nokia India Sales Pvt Ltd (a subsidiary of Microsoft Mobile Oy).

    Each GOQii user is assigned a personal coach based on health, fitness and lifestyle goals.

  • Xsens Technologies is a Hollywood star, but Fairchild Semiconductor saw much more when it proposed a marriage.
    Netherlands-based Xsens designs 3D motion-tracking technology and body-tracking software.
    Its technology has helped enable Hollywood to superimpose actors onto virtual green-screen backgrounds to create on-screen magic.
    San Jose, Calif.-based Fairchild Semiconductor (NASDAQ:FCS) announced in April it would pay $60 million for Xsens, giving it the motion-tracking expertise and also technology it plans to use to better position itself as a player in the burgeoning Internet of Things market.
    A look back at some chip industry mergers and acquisitions of 2014 shows companies are shoring up their technologies and product portfolios to better tap IoT market opportunities. There were 142 chip M&As this year through Aug. 25, more than in any full year since 2010, according to Hedgeye Risk Management.
    "Most analyst predictions show the number of connected devices growing from roughly 12.5 billion today to between 25 billion and 50 billion by 2020," said Matthew Ramsey, an analyst at Canaccord Genuity. Embedded and nonconsumer devices, he says, are leading this growth.
    IoT Spending Up 14%
    Market tracker IDC expects IoT spending to top $1.7 trillion in 2015, 14% over 2014, driven by nearly 15 billion devices. IDC forecasts 30 billion connected devices by 2020 and IoT spending of $3 trillion.
    Chip companies plan to be big winners in the IoT era, as their 2014 M&As showed.
    This month, Silicon Valley-based chipmakers Cypress Semiconductor (NASDAQ:CY) and Spansion (NYSE:CODE) announced a $4 billion stock-swap merger.
    The deal will create a company with $2 billion in annual revenue and products that include flash-memory and other key IoT memory chips, as well as microcontrollers for many IoT products.
    Spansion's controller chips already are used in 3D car dashboard controls, such as touch controllers and trackpad devices.
    The merger will create operating efficiencies and e

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • On Dec. 16, IBTimes had reported on the Microsoft Lumia 535 touchscreen sensitivity issue. The touch sensitivity of the first Microsoft branded Lumia handset is so low that it ends up registering at the wrong place. Moreover, it was found that the touchscreen was unable to detect multi-touch properly. Microsoft had confirmed on the issue and it was also reported that the software giant was working on a fix in the form of software update. Finally, the software update is available and its announcement was done by Microsoft through the Nokia Discussions forum.



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    The Microsoft logo is seen at their offices in Bucharest March 20, 2013.

    In selected countries, Microsoft has started releasing a new software update for Lumia 535 (RM-1089). The new update also comes with some other enhancements apart from the fixing the touchscreen sensitivity issue. Cortana, the voice-assistant app from Microsoft, is now available for newer markets. The action center now allows users to easily turn on and off data connection.

    The new software update also allows users to schedule future phone updates. It also improves the overall functionality of the handset. GSMArena claims that Microsoft was expected to roll out the update on Dec. 27. However, Microsoft has done a great job by rolling it earlier than the expected date.

    As mentioned before, the update is available in a certain market. It is recommended to wait a few days more if Lumia 535 users are unable to see the new update on their handsets. Users can access this online tool from Microsoft to check whether the update is available for their handsets. According to WinBeta, the update is already is available for Lumia 535 users in Europe and South Africa. Others may have to wait until early 2015 to receive the new firmware update.

    After the arrival of the Lumia 730 and the Lumia 830, which were branded as the last Nokia smartphones, the Lumia 535 became the first handset to feature a Microsoft logo. It is a budget-range smartphone that comes with 5-inch display, Snapdragon 200 quad-core processor, 1 GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, support for 128 GB on microSD slot, 5 MP front camera and rear camera, dual-SIM support and 1,905 mAh battery.

  • Positive sign that it will cross over to all age groups. Delay might have actually benefit Google and Himax.

  • Note says they will be getting something sent to them.

  • Back in 2011, Qualcomm announced plans to invest up to $975M to build a plant in Longtan to manufacture Mirasol color e-ink displays. But the following year, the company declared it was ending Mirasol production due to manufacturing challenges. TSMC reportedly wants to use the plant to expand its chip packaging/testing ops.

  • Topeka Capital maintained a Buy rating on Himax Technologies (NASDAQ: HIMX) with a price target of $10.00. Analyst Suji De Silva commented on Tuesday's decline - a move he called an overreaction to news about a potential competitor merger. He sees weakness as an opportunity to add to positions.

    "We believe recent weakness in HIMX shares reflects a potential acquisition of Renesas (TYO.6723-JPY775:NR) SP Driver venture by touch controller vendor Synaptics (SYNA-$60.47:NR). We note the transaction has not been confirmed, but note it would be consistent with Renesas recent core automotive business focus. Specifically, the Company recently shed its non-core cellular semiconductor business to Broadcom (BRCM-$x30.95:Buy). We also note that Renesas SP Driver business likely has challenging economics, given its focus on sole-sourced business with large handset customers such as Apple (AAPL-$625.23:NR), where pricing and margins are likely more challenging," said De Silva.

    "It is likely that the Renesas SP Driver business has good display technology. However, we do not believe it has developed the same global, multi-market customer relationships of market leader HIMX in our opinion, and will be challenged to do so. Also, we believe the combination of display and touch controller semiconductor businesses makes sense, and is the approach that HIMX has already been pursuing for several years with good traction to date. More broadly, we believe HIMX benefits from a more robust and diversified display technology product portfolio that point product competitive vendors will have difficulty competing with longer-term," he added. "While difficult to assess, we believe the reported potential Renesas transaction value implies a significant premium sales multiple of ~2x sales for a standalone display driver business, versus HIMX current EV-to-sales multiple of

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • TCL Multimedia (Hong Kong, China) and QD Vision (Lexington, MA) say that televisions with best-in-class color, sleek styling, and superior image performance are launching in China. These new 55” 4K UHD Quantum Dot TVs with Color IQ technology will be available soon in more than 2,000 stores throughout China, and the new H9700 television is the company's first quantum dot product in its TV+ portfolio.
    RELATED ARTICLE: Is quantum-dot lifetime adequate for TV applications?
    QD Vision says its Color IQ Optics produce quantum dot televisions that deliver 100% NTSC (or full-gamut color) with image performance superior to organic light-emitting diode (OLED) designs. “This is a high-end TV at an accessible price, designed to give consumers the most vibrant colors and the most advanced picture quality," said E. Hao, CEO of TCL Multimedia. "We're delivering both quality and value to the Chinese market with this TV, and we expect to expand its availability to other regions next year."
    "Better color makes everything better--from watching movies to gaming to e-commerce and advertising," said Matt Mazzuchi, VP market and business development, QD Vision. "QD Vision's Color IQ technology is the only solution to provide full-gamut color at a fraction of the cost of OLED."
    In addition to the impressive image quality, the H9700 Quantum Dot TV boasts several other high-end design features like an innovative TV stand that acts as a cable organizer, routing all of the wires to a convenient, central point behind the TV. Custom color panels lock into place magnetically and help to keep unsightly wires out of view, while showing off the user’s personal sense of style. In addition, the TV stand allows the H9700 to rotate a full 360 degrees to ensure an optimal viewing experience from any vantage point. Cutting-edge 30W Harman Kardon speakers provide a full-bodied auditory experience that rounds out the luxury feature set.
    According to E. Hao, the H9700's TV+OS system provides a platform for both Android and Linux systems, with software updates and security. Additionally, the H9700 is equipped with standard ports to support ATV, HbbTV, DRM, etc. in order to adapt different smart televisions in other global regions.
    The new quantum dot televisions are the result of close collaboration between TCL, the world's third best-selling television brand, QD Vision, the leading manufacturer of quantum dot optical components, and Shine On LED, which creates custom LED lighting and display solutions for high-end clients worldwide.

  • The worldwide television market is forecast to grow to 234 million units in 2014, representing a 3% growth from 2013, according to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting.

    However, 2014 is projected to see a 4% fall in trade value to $97 billion, reflecting a decline in average retail prices from $652 to $608.

    “The anticipated boost from the World Cup in the first half of the year has been followed by a better than expected Q3. Europe is forecast to exceed 57 million units in 2014, with Western Europe enjoying 2% year-on-year growth, while Eastern Europe remains flat,” said Jack Wetherill, senior market analyst at Futuresource Consulting.

    “The North American market is anticipated to be stable at 40 million units in 2014, with Latin America on track to achieve 17% growth this year to 32 million units. Most countries in this region have yet to complete their analogue switch offs.

    “Asia Pacific is forecast to see 88 million shipments in 2014. This region is forecast to grow at 4% CAGR until 2018, when it will exceed 100 million units. This market has yet to reach saturation and the digital switchover in some countries is still to be completed. It is anticipated that the worldwide TV market will grow at 3% CAAGR until 2018, when shipments will exceed 260 million units.”

    4K sets are expected to ship 11.6 million units in 2014, up nearly 700% year on year, with China accounting for over 70% of worldwide demand. In Western Europe and North America, share of 4K demand in 2014 will represent 10% and 8% respectively, with demand expected to grow at 72% CAGR until 2018.

    “4K adoption is forecast to grow quickly from 2015 onwards with over 100 million shipments projected in 2018, representing 38% of the total TV market, said David Tett, research analyst at Futuresource Consulting.

    “An indication that 4K is quickly becoming mainstream was the availability of many sets at discounted prices during last month’s Black Friday.”

    Sales of 4K TVs are expected to be concentrated on the larger screen sizes, generally 50″+, but screens below 40″ will become more widely available with 4K in the coming years. Native 4K content remains scarce and many consumers are currently buying sets on the basis that they can upscale HD content and will be future-proof, in preparation for when native 4K content is more widely available.

    Futuresource anticipates that 2014 will see sales of smart TVs account for over half of the market for the first time, rising to 82% of sales by 2018, as smart features remain an important factor to many consumers.

    “Although the industry spotlight is focused upon UHD and curved screens, smart TV continues to permeate the market as a value added feature, and UI refinements like voice and gesture recognition, tile-driven navigation and device mirroring have substantial consumer appeal at point of sale as part of a premium set proposition,” says Wetherill.

    “The migration to larger screens is expected to continue,” added Tett, “partly aided by 4K, as the benefits of the higher resolution are easier to see in the larger screen sizes. 50″+ sets (both HD and 4K) are forecast to account for almost 25% of the market in 2018, in comparison with 18% currently. The USA leads the way followed closely by the Asia pacific region.

    “There is some concern amongst the content community that owners of such sets will be disappointed when they do eventually receive a regular native 4K source, perhaps unable to perceive the improvement that they had hoped for versus 1080p.”

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • In preparation for the launch of 4G services in India early next year, a number of local and foreign handset vendors are introducing low-cost TD-LTE smartphones.
    Xiaomi, Lenovo, Microsoft Devices, Xolo and Gionee have released 4G handsets priced at INR8,000-15,000 ($125-235), the Economic Times said. Karbonn, Micromax, Motorola and LG reportedly have announced plans to launch devices at similar prices.
    Smartphones from the leading foreign vendors as well as some local makers run on both TD- and FDD-LTE networks but cost twice as much – INR30,000.
    Reliance Jio Infocomm, the only operator to have a 4G licence across India, is expected to launch 4G service in some areas in March. The country’s leading player, Bharti Airtel, recently introduced 4G service in 15 cities. Both operate TD-LTE networks on the 2.3GHz band. Less than 300,000 of Airtel’s 212 million mobile connections are 4G.
    Vodafone India and Idea Cellular, with FDD-LTE spectrum (1.8GHz), haven’t announced when they will launch 4G. Vodafone said in June it would start 4G trials this year, but that target appears to have been pushed back. Idea said in October that when the ecosystem develops, it will roll out 4G.
    Xolo, which is owned by Lava, has plans to release entry-level smartphones in the INR5,000-6,000 price range in the next few months, the Times said.
    Prices of 4G handsets have plummeted over the past two to three years. In China, for example, prices have dropped from $500 in 2012 to below $100.
    With chipmakers such as Qualcomm and Mediatek planning to release low-cost chips and processors, prices are forecast to drop even lower, which will help drive uptake of 4G in developing markets such as India.

  • It is no secret that recently Intel has struggled in the mobile chipset market. This is particularly in respect to smartphones as they just cannot seem to adopt a strong enough foothold in what is quickly becoming a crowded market. This is because companies like Qualcomm and MediaTek are making grounds quickly and getting their chips into mobile devices at a rapidly steady rate. It was even reportedly recently that Intel did manage to ship their earlier in the year proposed number of chips although this was largely due to having to subsidize those chipsets in an attempt to allure manufacturers to use them.

    Well, 2015 is a new year and it looks like Intel plans to hit next year on the ground running. That said, it does seem that the direction taken next year will be a bit of a sidestep for the company The latest reports is that Intel will power two new 4G devices manufactured by Lenovo in the first few months of the year. What is interesting, is that these two devices are especially going to be engineered towards specific markets. One of the devices will be aimed towards ‘emerging markets’ and will land in early January. The other Lenovo Intel-powered device will be geared specifically towards the ever-expanding Chinese market and is due to land sometime in February.

    Although both devices will be equally important for Intel as they will be separately intended to gain some ground in these newer markets, the Chinese Lenovo device will mark Intel’s first foray into a China-based 4G smartphone. This will prove particularly important for Intel as gaining space here will be a big win for the company in an area where Qualcomm are currently having their own issues. The chips in question will consist of Intel’s 64-bit Atom processor and and also their LTE-Advanced Modem chips. The latter of these two is expected to be Intel’s best chance at rivaling the now common Snapdragon chip offered by Qualcomm. Of course, whether OEM’s are attracted to Intel’s future options remain unseen. However, with CES fast approaching in January and both Intel and Lenovo expected to be in attendance, it might not be long before we get to see what these devices will be like.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • The explosive expansion of the Internet of things (IoT) is driving rapid demand growth for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices in areas including asset-tracking systems, smart grids and building automation, according to IHS.

    Worldwide market revenues for MEMS directly used in industrial IoT equipment will rise to US$120 million in 2018, up from US$16 million in 2013, said IHS. Additional MEMS also will be used to support the deployment of the IoT, such as devices employed in data centers. This indirect market for industrial IoT MEMS will increase to US$214 million in 2018, up from US$43 million in 2013, IHS indicated.

    Global market shipments for industrial IoT equipment are expected to expand to 7.3 billion units in 2025, up from 1.8 billion in 2013, IHS noted. The industrial IoT market is a diverse area, comprising equipment such as nodes, controllers and infrastructure, and used in markets ranging from building automation to commercial transport, smart cards, industrial automation, lighting and health. Such gear employs a range of MEMS device types including accelerometers, pressure sensors, timing components and microphones.

    "The Internet of Things is sometimes called the machine-to-machine (M2M) revolution, and one important class of machines-MEMS-will play an essential role in expansion of the boom of the industrial IoT segment in the coming years," said Jeremie Bouchaud, director and senior principal analyst for MEMS and sensors at IHS. "MEMS sensors allow equipment to gather and digitize real-world data that then can be shared on the Internet. The IoT represents a major new growth opportunity for the MEMS market."

    Building automation will generate the largest volumes for MEMS and other types of sensors in the industrial IoT market, IHS suggested. Asset tracking is the second-largest opportunity for sensors in industrial IoT. This segment will drive demand for large volumes of MEMS accelerometers and pressure sensors.

    The smart grid also will require various types of MEMS, including inclinometers to monitor high-voltage power lines as well as accelerometers and flow sensors in smart meters, IHS said. Other major segments of the industrial IoT market include smart cities, smart factories, seismic monitoring, and drones and robotics.

    Accelerometers and pressure sensors account for most of the MEMS shipments for direct industrial IoT applications in areas including building automation, agriculture and medical, IHS said. MEMS timing devices in smart meters and microphones used in smart homes and smart cities will be next in terms of volume.

    To support the deluge of data that IoT will generate, major investments will be required in the backbone infrastructure of the Internet, including data centers. This, in turn, will drive the indirect demand for MEMS used in such infrastructure, according to IHS.

    Data centers will spur demand for optical MEMS, especially optical cross connects and wavelength selective switches. Big data operations also will require large quantities of ICs for memory. The testing of memory ICs makes use of MEMS wafer probe cards.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • Taiwan's central bank left its key interest rate unchanged for the fourteenth consecutive session on Thursday.

    The Board of the Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan) held its key rate at 1.875 percent. The decision was in line economists' expectations.

    The previous change in the discount rate was a 12.5 basis points hike in June 2011.

    Policymakers also set the target range of M2 growth at 2.5 percent to 6.5 percent for 2015, same as this year's.

    The central bank cited its assessment of moderate growth in the global economy, a negative domestic output gap, and mild inflation expectations, as the considerations for the latest policy decision.

    "Looking ahead, the central bank is unlikely to come under pressure to raise rates for some time, given that inflation will remain very low," Capital Economics Asia Economist Gareth Leather said.

    The economist expects Taiwan's large current account surplus and plentiful foreign exchange reserves to shield the country from the recent turmoil in emerging markets, allowing the central bank to focus on domestic factors.

    Further, the central bank will be keen to ensure the property market downturn does not turn into a collapse, which could have severe knock-on effects on the rest of the economy, Leather added.

  • The next device from Microsoft, dubbed Lumia 435 should provide better performances than the Nokia X, and come at a cheaper price. While there is no confirmed release date, we finally have some information regarding specs.

    Design and Display

    As leaked photos show, dimensions of the Lumia 435 are 118 x 65, with no word on the thickness. The device will come with a 4 inch display, with resolution set at 800 x 800 pixels, which should deliver density of 235ppi.

    Hardware and Operating System

    Hardware wise, the Lumia 435 is nothing special. However, that is hardly unexpected, given the fact that the handset is a budget friendly smartphone. At the moment, the only confirmed information is the chipset, which is a Snapdragon 200. The device will be available both with single SIM and with dual SIM.
    The advantage of the Lumia 435 is in the operating system. Microsoft strongly believes that the Windows Phone OS should be better than Android and iOS. The company is scheduled to unveil the new Windows 10 operating system, which should provide unification of OS for mobile devices, personal computers, laptops and much more.

    Camera

    At the moment, rumors and leaks suggest a 5-MP shooter on the back, with no notice regarding the front facing camera.

    Release Date Rumors

    The Microsoft Lumia 435 is listed as ‘coming soon’. However, the more important and higher class Lumia 1030 is also listed as ‘coming soon’. Rumors suggest that the Lumia 1030 should see the light before the Lumia 435. Given the fact that Microsoft has big plans for January and the official event for Windows 10, the handsets should be expected sometime in February the earliest.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • Good things do come to those who wait after all, and what looked and felt like an eternity has finally come to a halt – it seems that the Lumia Denim update has finally arrived, and it will not be confined to just China alone as we talked about not too long ago, but it will be a worldwide release this time around, as it encompasses Europe and the second most populous country in the world, India.
    The Lumia Denim update that made its appearance in China did target a few select handsets, but since then, we have also read about how those living in Europe too, are able to enjoy the Lumia Denim update – even on the lower end and older devices. It seems as though the Lumia 520, Lumia 625, Lumia 530 and the phablet-sized Lumia 1320 happen to be the main devices that will pick up the Denim update, although there are also other handsets that will be on the receiving end.
    It makes perfect sense to roll out such a major update for the lower end segment of phones, since that happens to be Windows Phone’s bread and butter, and it is not a smart move to malign your broadest market base, right? However, higher end devices like the Lumia 1020 and the Lumia 925 too, are beginning to receive update notifications.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • Medical Imaging: Endoscope employs custom camera for in-vivo cancer detection

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

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