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According to the sources of the tech-industry, Google has unveiled Google Pixel XL and Google Pixel Smartphone on 4th October. Earlier, Google had announced about the event which will be held in San Francisco and tech-giant with a plan to release a boat load of gadgets. As per the leaks, both the Smartphone will feature needful and all trendy specifications. Their code names Marlin and Sailfish too were leaked by the sources. Google later revealed that they will be using Nexus brand rather than coming as ‘Pixel’ brand, but still will be built as HTC!

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Google Pixel Specifications

Among the ‘Google Pixel’ and ‘Google Pixel XL’, Google Pixel will be smaller version with code name Sailfish. It will feature 5-inch of display screen with 1080 pixel resolution with quad Core 2.04GHz 64-bit processor. It will offer 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory with 2770-mAh battery power. While, to speak about the camera section, it will come with 12MP of rear camera and 8MP of front camera. Google is not targeting Apple with its 3.5mm headphone jack. Pixel Smartphone will also come with fingerprint sensor similar to those of Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. The Google Pixel XL will come with QHD display over 5.5-inch of display screen with a battery power of 3450mAh.

Both variants of the Smartphone are expected to be available on Verizon in US, but will come as a locked version, Google will also make an unlocked version available in other regions. As per the news, the smaller version will come with a price tag of $649. If this piece of news is true! The device will be rated more expensive than Nexus lineup releases.

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We are currently in the age where technology progresses faster and the gaming industry is one of the many divisions that benefit most in this progress. Virtual Reality (VR) headsets is one of those progresses. After many years wait, VR started to make its way slowly into the industry with new devices that will lets us feel the taste of Virtual Reality. Now, let’s head into the list of Virtual Reality Headsets to buy in 2016.

Virtual Reality Headsets to Buy In 2016

1. Oculus Rift

It is one of the pioneers in the field of VR PC Gaming which was introduced on Kickstarter in August 2012 and its consumer model being unveiled in 2015. The Oculus Rift headset is designed to be light and comfortable device can fit and be adjusted on your head. Comes along with a built-in headphones and is equipped with built-in countermeasures against eye strain, you can last longer gaming rounds.

It runs on PC platform, unfortunately, it is not wireless unlike some VR headsets powered by mobile phones. Oculus Rift hit the shelves in Q1 2016 and is currently shipped across the world. The Set comes with the Oculus Rift Headset and an Xbox one controller at the price of $599.

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2. HTC Vive

Another competitor in the field of VR Gaming is the HTC Vive. Similar to Oculus Rift, it also runs on your PC. Released on April 2016, its package comes with the Vive Headset and its set of hardware. The hardware needed to be installed on your room before use. As for the headset, it is made to comfortably fit the user. The shape would be a little weird for onlookers but it is due to censors built into the headset to enhance your VR Experience. HTC Vive is priced around $799.

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3. Playstation VR

PS VR, formerly known as Project Morpheus is a VR Set that run on, of course, Playstation 4. Even though looked like a full VR System, it is rather an accessory for PS4. Compared to PC Driven VR Headsets, PS VR’s screen resolution is particularly lower. It uses the PS4 Camera to track your head’s movement and can be controlled using the PS4 controller or the Playstation Move’s motion controls.

It is said to be release this October 2016 at the price around $399.

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4. Samsung Gear VR

Now, let’s head into the field of Mobile Virtual Reality starting with Samsung Gear VR. It could be called the Mobile Version of Oculus Rift as the two companies collaborated in developing this VR device. It is made for Samsung Phones, along with different Samsung Gear VR versions for different mobile phones. Using it is easy, just slide up your phone in front of the headset and start your VR Experience with your phone.

Samsung Gear VR is available in the market at $99.

Samsung Gear VR

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5. Google Cardboard

Then, let’s head into the cheapest one, the Google Cardboard. It looked basically like cardboard folded to fit in your smartphone. The hardware cost is very minimal resulting to a very cheap price. Other than letting you experience virtual reality cheaply, it is also universal as it supports a wide range of smartphone models to work with.

Its prices vary depending on the model which is usually around $19 to $30. The list is short but it doesn’t mean that it is all. There are a lot more especially, VR devices for your mobile phones. They might not be in our list right now but who knows, maybe in the future. And thus, we conclude our list for VR Headsets to buy in 2016.

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The latest iteration of Google’s Android is here – called after the famous confectionery Marshmallow. First unveiled at the Google I/O under the codename Android M; the sixth version of Android features a lot of security and bug fixes under the hood, while providing next-gen APIs for wearable devices as well as Google Now. With the latest update, everyone wants to know the handsets that will receive the latest Google OS. Let us take a look at some of the major brands that have announced the Android update this season. We are excluding the Nexus range of devices, since they are the first in line to receive the latest updates.

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Android Marshmallow Updates


Most handsets in the Motorola portfolio will be receiving Marshmallow update. However, notable absentees include the low-end Motorola E series 2nd Generation models which were launched in 2015. The full list is given below:


  • Motorola Moto X Pure Edition (3rd Gen)
  • Motorola Moto X Style (3rd Gen)
  • Motorola Moto X Play
  • Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen)


  • Motorola Moto X Pure edition (2nd Gen)
  • Motorola DROID Turbo
  • Motorola Moto MAXX
  • Motorola Moto Turbo


LG has announced a few handsets receiving Android 6.0 updates. The list includes:


  • LG G4
  • LG Flex2


  • LG G3


While the Taiwanese electronics giant has not announced any roll-out plans, the company has stated on its support site that the current crop of Zenfone 2 models will receive the Marshmallow update sometime in early 2016. In addition, the new crop of Zenfone handsets are also expected to receive Android 6.0 updates.


  • Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe
  • Asus Zenfone 2 Laser
  • Asus Zenfone Selfie
  • Asus Zenfone Go
  • Asus Zenfone 2 Series


The Chinese handset manufacturer will upgrade its 2015 line-up, as well as a few models from 2014. However, the Xiaomi Mi3 will be left out, according to a recent leak. Here is a list of handsets with Marshmallow updates:


  • Xiaomi Mi Note 2
  • Xiaomi Redmi 2
  • Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i


  • Xiaomi Mi 4
  • Xiaomi Mi Note
  • Xiaomi Mi Note Pro


Samsung has not yet released its official list of handsets to be upgraded to Android 6.0. However, partners have stated that the following handsets are likely to be upgraded in the near future.


  • Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+
  • Samsung Galaxy Note5
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 edge
  • Samsung Galaxy S6


  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha
  • Samsung Galaxy A8
  • Samsung Galaxy A7


HTC announced that it will upgrade a large number of handsets to Marshmallow, including most of the company’s flagship One line-up.


  • HTC One M9 Plus
  • HTC One E9 Plus
  • HTC One M9
  • HTC One E9


  • HTC One (M8)
  • HTC One (E8)


Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony has unveiled that it will upgrade over 13 handsets to Android 6.0, including one released way back in 2013, thereby becoming the second-largest provider to upgrade a large number of handsets to the latest operating system.


  • Sony Xperia Z5 Premium
  • Sony Xperia Z5
  • Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
  • Sony Xperia Z3+ / Z4
  • Sony Xperia C5 Ultra
  • Sony Xperia C4
  • Sony Xperia M5
  • Sony Xperia M4 Aqua


  • Sony Xperia Z3 / Z3v
  • Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
  • Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
  • Sony Xperia Z2
  • Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet


  • Sony Xperia Z Ultra GPE


Huawei tops the chart with over 15 devices being upgraded to Marshmallow, including the MediaPad X2 tablet. Given below are the list of devices:


  • Huawei Ascend P8
  • Huawei Ascend P8max
  • Huawei Honor 6 Plus
  • Huawei Honor 7i
  • Huawei Honor 7
  • Huawei Mate S
  • Huawei MediaPad X2


  • Huawei Mate 7
  • Huawei Honor 6
  • Huawei Mate 7
  • Huawei Honor 4X
  • Huawei Honor 4C
  • Huawei Ascend G7


OnePlus, the latest entrant in to the smartphone bandwagon, has only 2 phones in its kitty, both of them will get Android Marshmallow Update.


  • OnePlus 2


  • OnePlus One

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HTC Butterfly 3 is the latest Smart-phone with all advance and trendy features and specification. The handset comes at a price of $600. HTC Butterfly 3 comes straight out of the box with Android Lollipop 5.1.1 version of OS with UI of HTC Sense UI. HTC follows the same trend of having the features of dust-proof and water resistant with IPX7 rating.

HTC Butterfly 3

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The HTC Butterfly 3 comes with 5.2-inch of display screen with 1440 X 2560 pixel resolution. It sports 810 Octa core processor with Qualcomm Snapdragon 64-bit and Adreno 430 GPU one of the best GPU out there. Speaking about memory, it comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory which can be further expanded to 1TB. The Camera features too are great, it offers 20MP of rear camera and 13MP of a front facing camera. The BSI sensor, LED flash and sapphire cover lens makes the camera of the device more high-end.

This Smartphone is capable of handling several multi-task. By downloading PC Suite one can securely carry more several activities. The Windows based PC Suite can allow user backup the entire content of Smartphone. Restoring, transferring content from PC to device and vice versa can be managed safely without losing a single file. Syncing with cloud based service too is quite easy. User can carry many useful tasks with the PC Suite.
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HTC is on a roll, releasing some of the best phones in the industry, with a solid build quality and excellent specifications in each segment. HTC does stand out. Keeping in line with its release patterns, HTC has recently released and new device named J butterfly as one its flagship phones.Its the first QHD screen announced by HTC. The specifications are impressive backed by a Snapdragon 810 chipset breathing in life, it is also powered by a 3 GB RAM and 32 GB of in-build memory which can be expanded further by a Micro SD Card

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HTC J Butterfly released in Japan

The good things about HTC J gets better when you look at the specification further! The J Butterfly also comes with 20.2MP DUO camera. The quality of the camera allows to capture distance information and also with achieving post-shot selective focus. While, the front facing camera is no less, it offers 13MP of front shooter. The J-Butterfly body measures 151 X 73 X 10.1mm weighing around 162-gram. To add a cherry on the cake, the Smartphone comes with IP57/IP55 protection elements. The HTC Smartphone will be available in three interesting colours white, red and indigo with premium glossy finish on back panel. Moving on battery capacity, it comes with 2,700mAh supporting for 110-minutes of charging time. These HTC newbies are scheduled to make public appearance in early June.

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The surprise release of HTC One M9 was recently announced by HTC in the month of March 2015. According to the reports, this LTE enabled premium Smartphone will be getting released much sooner than expected. Being a monstrously priced Smartphone, it essential to check that whether this Smartphone is worth the price or not? You don’t need to worry about it because it’s our duty. We have gone underneath the skin of this esteeming Smartphone and the results are categorized in detailed fashion below.

HTC One M9

1. Design: From the available data, it can be deduced that this Smartphone aka HTC One M9 will be sporting Aluminum Silicon Carbide body which is expected to be water proof, however it’s not confirmed yet. On the front side of the Smartphone, HTC One M9 will be flaunting two stereos speakers above besides front shooter and other one at the lower brim. The body on backside will be brushed horizontally with shinier and attractive finish. The overall designing is typical HTC one and HTC fans would definitely love to see it.

2. Display: HTC One M9 will be housing a 5.0 inches LCD3 HD display with resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and pixel density of 441 ppi. This awesomely configured display will be protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 technology. This size of this screen is quite compact and perfectly fitting in the shell, thus will provide firm grip and the durability of this Smartphone is also good.

3. Performance: Being a premium configured Smartphone, its Android v5.0.x OS skinned with HTC Sense UI 7.0 operates on a Quad core Snapdragon 810 processor clocked at 1.5 GHz while as 2.0 GHz variant is also present, both accompanied by 3 GB RAM and Adreno 430 GPU. The processor configuration is good, vast amount of RAM being the best ingredient. The blend is pretty awesome but the core could have been much better touching 2.3 GHz or 2.5 GHz, for the price we are providing.

4. Camera: HTC One M9 is provided with a 20.7 MP rear camera with some exciting features and amazing capturing quality. Its front shooter is 4 MP which is also good for video calling and selfie’s. However, here it can be said that camera lovers have got a chance to grab their companion and enjoy HD photography.

5. Storage: Often most of the Smartphone’s even premium ones are lacking SD card compatibility which becomes a big bang reason of disappointment for buyer in the end. HTC has not performed this mistaken act and made this Smartphone with 32 GB internal storage as well as 128 GB SD card compatibility. It’s a nice move from HTC and deserves to be appreciated.

6. Battery: This Smartphone comes packed with a non removable Li-Po 2840 mAh battery providing 25h 20m on 2G network and 21h 50m on 3G. What else could we get from a premium Smartphone will this good battery endurance? As far as numbers speak, battery backup is up to the mark.

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All Smartphone manufacturer seem to be busy these days and working hard to bring budget Smartphone. The craze of budget Smartphone is getting high and high. This time it is HTC racing to be in race, to play against its opponents. Today, HTC has announced affordable named HTC Desire 526G-Plus. The Smartphone will be introduced in two variant one with 8GB and other with 16GB.
HTC Lovers can grab HTC Desire 526G-Plus at 10,400 INR on Snapdeal online retailer at initial limited period. Later, the Smartphone will be available for 11,400INR. To get into the details, the two variant will come with same specifications, variation will be noted only on internal memory part.

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HTC Desire 526G+ plus Launched on Snapdeal

The HTC Desire 526G-Plus comes with 4.7-inch of QHD display screen with 960 X 540-pixel resolution with 234ppi. The Smartphone is powered with Octa-core Processor with 1.7GHz of clock speed. To speak about its memory section, it comes with 1GB of RAM and 8GB/16GB of internal memory.
The camera section too is good, it offers 8-megapixel of rear camera and 2-megapixel of front-facing camera. The battery power too is quite sufficient, it provides 2,000mAh power. The Desire 526G+ is loaded with great connectivity options which includes Wi-Fi, GPRS, EDGE, 3G, Bluetooth 4.0. It offers latest Android 4.4 KitKat version. With HTC Sense UI.

The latest released Smartphone HTC Desire 526G+ will have tough competitors like Yu Yureka and Micromax Canvas Nitro A310 battling with it. The time will let us know who scores how on the Smartphone graph.


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Google is the developer of many important stuff and one important stuff is Android OS. In addition to the great success of Android OS, the company made sure that they serve their customer with almost all possible options and thus came nexus devices into existence. Google had to mainly designer, developer, and support agent for these devices while other OEM developers (Motorola, HTC) carried out the entire manufacture. Google earlier developed its devices with Motorola but after its takeover by Lenovo, Google decided to continue their Nexus series with HTC and hence Google Nexus 9 a joint effort of Google and HTC that has provided some of the great hardware specs supported by one of the best UI.

HTC Google Nexus 9

Nexus 9 tablet was launched in 15th of October 2014 in India. Nexus 9 an 8.9” tablets made of IPS LCD screen with a pixel density of 281 ppi. Nexus 9 has a 2.3GHz dual core processor backed with Nvedia GPU and a 2GB RAM to enable multitasking. The device comes in two variant with respect to internal data you get nexus 9 in 16 (Wi-Fi) /32GB (LTE) variant. The company is providing an 8 MP primary camera and an 1.6MP Front camera with a HD(720 pixel) resolution which is like watching a HD video. The device supports sim card and take cares of 2G/3G and 4G network with all this you get a 6700mAh battery, which is quite awesome that as per company works for more than 9 hours on 3G network.

Now after seeing such great specs you will wonder if there is any possibility to handle the internal hardware as you demand and let me tell you this it is possible. Rooting your device leads you to access developer rights that is you can handle all types of processor and software related operations. Rooting your device is quite simple and below I will explain steps to Root nexus 9 but mind you rooting will lead to warranty of device being collapse.

Step-1: Go to Settings>> About phone and tap the icon 7 times to enable developer option. You now have access to the Developers options under Settings.

Step-2: Inside Developer options in settings click on Enable OEM unlock and USB Debugging option.

Step-3: Download and extract adb-fastboot.zip on your PC from XDA-developer website.

Step-4: Connect your device and PC via USB cable. Make sure all the drivers are installed properly.

Step-5:  Allow USB debugging option when prompted on Nexus 9.

Step-6: Go to the folder where you have unzip the downloaded files and open a command prompt inside the folder by pressing Shift+ Right click inside the folder and select Open command windows here.

Step-7: Restart the device in Bootloader/Developer Mode. To gain this mode press and hold Power key and Volume down button simultaneously.

Step-8: Once you are in this mode activate FASTBOOT option using the volume keys to scroll up and down the list and power button to accept it.

Step-9: In fastboot mode, type in the following command

  • fastboot oen unlock

Step-10: Boot loader can be unlocked by pressing Volume up button once and will restart the device.

Step-11: Download the (Nexus9-root-SuperSU-v2.18.zip) root package from XDA-developers (nexus 9 forum≫ Nexus 9 Original Android Development≫ Root) and extract it.

Step-12: Copy the contents of the download file into the ADB and Fastboot folder.

Step-13: Connect the Nexus 9 to the computer once done; Boot into Bootloader mode by entering the following command in command prompt and then type the instruction as given one by one.

  • adb reboot bootloader
  • fastboot boot inject.img
  • fastboot flash boot patched.img
  • fastboot reboot

Now your device is rooted and to unroot it just factory reset the device and all of comes to the place it was originally meant to. To unroot go to Bootloader/Developer mode and select factory reset or recovery option and wait.

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HTC is Taiwanese Smartphone manufacturer. They have launched many Smartphone over years, they were first to step with Windows Operating system, where whole tech world were trying for Android operating system. Their Desire series did created a buzz like other sub products. This time HTC, have come with another product called ‘HTC One M8 Eye’. Recently they launched this product with a price tag of whopping 38,990 INR.

HTC One M8 Eye

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This time HTC not only unveiled HTC One M8 Eye but also Desire 820 and Desire 820Q. The HTC One M8 Eye comes with higher specifications, while Desire 820 aims at selfie or camera crazy crowd. Once you get deep with exploring features of HTC One M8 Eye, you will come to know that these features are very much similar to HTC One (M8).

HTC One M8 Eye comes with 13-Megapixel of rear Camera and 4-Megapixel of Ultra camera. The Eye Experience is new technology introduced with HTC One M8 Eye. You must be wondering, ‘What this Eye Experience Suite means. Well, it is imaging software with camera centric application. The HTC One M8 Eye comes with Android KitKat 4.4 version as operating system. The device is powered by Quad-Core Qualcomm 801 Snapdragon. The 5-inch of screen with Full HD gives absolute clarity.

Moving toward camera section, the device offers unique change. The 4-Megapixel front-facing camera and 13-Megapixel as rear camera are quite impressive. To add cherry on camera, Oops! I mean cherry on cake, the camera comes with depth sensor. Note, this depth sensor was hallmark of HTC ONE M8. The camera output is surely mind-blowing.

See Also – HTC PC Suite | HTC Sync Manager download for all devices

HTC One M8 Eye dimension of 146.3 X 70.6 X 9.35 with 160-gram is powered by 2600mAh Li-Po battery. With powerful battery life of 2600mAh, the company assures that it can offer 24.01-hours of talk-time and around 309.45 hours of standby. To speak about connectivity options, it offers Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 4G, 3G, GPS and so.

Good Side of HTC One M8 Eye

  • Camera output
  • Metal body
  • Super performance

Bad side of HTC One M8 Eye

  • Slippery texture
  • No NFC under connectivity options.

If you are confused to buy or not? Then undoubtedly, HTC One M8 Eye is fantastic phone with not only great design but also with powerful hardware and software performance. But if you are comparing with other biggie Smartphone then, this device might lose in compare battle against iPhone 6, Galaxy S5 and LG G3. The price of 38,990INR might sound heavy, but in all this device is quite good.

Now when you have purchased this smartphone, PC Suite comes into picture. PC Suite is quite useful application which not only helps with backup, restore, sync or transfer but also to update firmware and can make your Smartphone a Modem and share internet between different devices.

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Facebook, Instagram are making us Photo crazy, who doesn’t like to upload pics on social networking site and being liked by several friends. We are obsessed with selfies! Selfie revolution has transformed our mind to capture more and more images. Is this true? Well, but now-a-days more and more manufacturer are trying to come with a handset that is more inclined with selfie functionality. Now, its HTC turn to come up device that will rock or create a trend with selfie obsessed users. But HTC thinks they have answered this with their newly introduced Smartphone.

HTC Desire Eye

HTC Desire Eye

HTC Desire Eye delivers impressive performance, quality of software, hardware, camera technology and more. Let’s explore more of specification of HTC Desire Eye. The device looks very classy. The plastic body of device gives a premium feel and look. HTC have proved that mid-range handset might give you a premium feel. HTC Desire Eye offers Dual-SIM functionality.

How can we forget to mention HTC’s signature? BoomSound speaker! HTC Desire Eye comes with BoomSound Speaker. The volume controller are placed at side. You can get all button on the right side of device, a camera shutter button is also placed there. To speak about camera features, the device comes with 13-Megapixel of dual-LED flash front-facing as well as rear camera. This is most exciting part to note, the 13-Megapixel such high resolution on both side is first ever introduced by any Smartphone manufacturer.

See Also – HTC PC Suite | HTC Sync Manager download for all devices

HTC Desire Eye comes with Qualcomm 801 Snapdragon processor with 2GB of RAM. The processor gives decent performance as experienced with M8. But the device disappoints a bit during gaming, if you are downloading 3D games, your device might give low performance and little delay while playing. Then moving toward Battery life, 2,410mAh is quite sufficient to work for whole day. The bright huge screen gives excellent display. With 2410 mAh power, device can support up to 2-hours of video streaming, then the full charged battery meter might drop to 69% which is quite good.

Final Take:

If you are planning to get HTC device, then opting for HTC Desire Eye is worth. None of Smartphone yet in market might give you 13-Megapixel camera as primary and secondary. Undoubtedly, this will get you a superb quality of selfie. Capturing image in low light will no more be issue. A Smartphone with such pretty camera features, software and hardware specification is quite cool. The HTC Desire Eye comes as full waterproof, dust proof and power packed performance.

How to get PC Suite?

Many of us have no clue how to get PC Suite. This post will help you with a link to download PC Suite. An all-in one Suite that will help you to transfer, sync, restore or backup data. Syncing with cloud service can also be done with help of PC Suite. With PC Suite you can also update your firmware.

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