LeEco Le Max 2. (Photo: The Quint/@2shar)

TecQ: Reliance Lyf 4G, Pokemon Go, Android, LeEco Le Max 2 & More

1. Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Buy the Rs 2,999 Reliance Lyf Smartphone

Reliance Lyf Flame 6 phone. (Photo: <b>The Quint</b>)
Reliance Lyf Flame 6 phone. (Photo: The Quint)

Reliance has gotten everyone excited with its upcoming launch of the Jio 4G. The company has also announced a slew of its Lyf phones that start from Rs 2,999. Consumers are signing up for the 4G network, which is available right now, with 3 months of unlimited data and voice calls.

So, what could possibly be wrong with going for a sub-3K Lyf phone, you ask? Well, here’s the catch that one has to know before they end up buying the aforementioned Lyf Flame phones.

Read more to know.

2. 4 Things That Could Go Wrong While Playing Pokemon Go in India

Pedestrian troubles can be an issue. (Photo: <b>The Quint</b>)
Pedestrian troubles can be an issue. (Photo: The Quint)

The world is going crazy over Pokemon Go already. People in India are not far behind. Nerds have broken down the process of installing the app on Android and iOS ahead of its official launch in India, and though there are a few security issues, it has been working fine until now. But is it too soon to say that?

Check out The Quint story here to know what can go wrong.

3. Review: LeEco Le Max 2 is a Content Powerhouse, But...

No 3.5-mm audio jack. (Photo: The Quint/@2shar)
No 3.5-mm audio jack. (Photo: The Quint/@2shar)

It’s barely been six months since LeEco burst onto the scene in India, but man, just take a look at how much fanfare (and noise) the brand has generated! From an impressive lineup of launch devices to big tie-ups with local content partners, it seems everywhere you look, LeEco is there.

With the Le Max 2 (and the Le 2), LeEco’s got its second wave of devices that push the envelope in more ways than expected – not just for the specs. But does it edge ahead of the Mi 5 and the OnePlus 3 to make a serious play for your wallet?

Read The Quint review to know the answer.

4. Google to Build an Army of 2 Million Indian Developers by 2018

Google wants Indians to make apps. (Photo: iStockphoto)
Google wants Indians to make apps. (Photo: iStockphoto)

Google’s interest in setting up developer shop in the country has been strengthened by the fact that over 4.2 million developers will come from India by 2018. The company has laid foundations for its first ever Android Skilling program in India.

This program is meant to be the catalyst for training 2 million skilled developers over the next three years. Skilled developers are hard to come by and along with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Google is reaching out to public as well private technical institutes to prepare an army of developers here.

Read the full story here.

5. Pokemon Go Fever: Augmented Reality, Real Life Fun

A 21-year old player in Forest Grove, Oregon, shrugged off a stab wound to continue his gaming. (Photo Courtesy: AP)
A 21-year old player in Forest Grove, Oregon, shrugged off a stab wound to continue his gaming. (Photo Courtesy: AP)

All of us wanted to become Pokemon masters like Ash or Misty growing up. Now your dreams can come true, sadly only in augmented reality. Users in India though have to hold on to the dream for some more time.

The game has not been officially launched in India but people are able to download it and it seems to be fully functional.

Read the story here.