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In this section, Thousand Miles brings you the latest reviews from the world of gadgets! If you wanna buy a new mobile or smartphone, or a plain tech enthusiast, Techyard is the space to look out for!

Techyard (Spring Fall ’14)

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Samsung’s flagship smartphone model Samsung Galaxy S5 has hit record sales with initial estimates suggesting that it might even surpass its predecessor’s record. The Galaxy S4 had a runaway success in 2013. in 2013, Samsung had claimed that it sold 10 million units of Galaxy S4 smartphone in just one month after the launch, making it the fastest selling Android device. However, it failed to live upto the per-launch expectations as it was widely speculated that the new SG S5 will have curved screen. The new S5 can be at best termed as S4 Plus rather some game-changer device. The dust and water resistant device has a finger scanner that enhances security of the device as the fingerprints Read more

Techyard (Winter Fall ’14)

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Apple iPhone 5c After much speculation over a low-priced iPhone in the early part of 2013, Apple finally came out with a plastic, coloured version of its flagship iPhone with iPhone 5c last September which marks a departure from the traditional black and white designs. In India, Apple iPhone 5c was available from November 1, starting at Rs. 41,900 and Rs. 53,500 for the 16GB and 32GB models, respectively. Evidently, the price is too high for an emerging market like India, however interested buyers can avail of the buyback scheme under which you can exchange your old smartphone for a minimum of Rs.13,000 or the free-on-a-contract offer by Reliance Communications under which the comany will offer the16GB iPhone 5c at a Read more

Nokia Lumia 1020   Since its unveiling on July 11, the Nokia Lumia 1020 has created quite a stir with its 41 MP camera. Touted as the best camera phone in the market, Lumia 1020 smartphone features a technology called Dual Capture, which takes two shots at the same time, one at 38MP resolution and the other at 5MP. The former is meant for photo editing, while the latter is ideal for social media uploads, said Nokia. The 41MP Zeiss camera has six lenses and features Nokia’s PureView imaging technology, along with two types flash – one LED and the other Xenon. Other hardware specs of the Lumia 1020 include 4.5-inch PureMotion HD+ Amoled display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 2GB RAM, 2,000mAh battery and Read more

Techyard (Spring Fall ’13)

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  BlackBerry Z10 BlackBerry Z10 is the first phone loaded with the brand new BlackBerry 10 OS. At first glance, it gives that clean and sleek look which we normally associate with the iPhone 5. The BB Z10 comes with a full touch experience. The build quality is excellent, especially the back which provides a comfortable grip. The best thing about Z10 is its simple, no-fuss look that sets it apart in a world full of glitzy and colourful smartphones dominated by Android. The product is aimed primarily at its traditional customer base- the business/corporate user. Blackberry has finally geared up on its hardware department with the Z10, after years of being outmatched by its rivals. The Z10 comes with a Read more

TechYard (New Year’13 Special!)

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o its that time of the year again when we bid adieu to another year and usher in a happy new year with merriment and joy! And if you are thinking to celebrate the occasion by buying a new Phone/Tablet or if you’re in a spot over what gadget to gift your loved ones, Thousand Miles Techyard is at your rescue.We present to you a select list of some of the year’s top gadgets ! Cheers!! 🙂   iPad mini With the launch of iPad mini,Apple has made its foray into the 7-inch tablet market.The iPad mini combines features from both the iPad 2 and the retina screen iPad,all packed into a smaller and lighter package that measures 7.8 x Read more