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Huawei Honor 5C with 5.2-inch 1080p display, fingerprint sensor, metal body announced

April 28, 2016 – 6:56 pm
Huawei Honor 5C

Huawei has announced Honor 5C, the company’s latest smartphone and the successor of last year’s Honor 4C. It has a 5.2-inch 1080p IPS display with 74% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by an Octa-Core Kirin 650 16nm …

Samsung is working on a standalone VR headset

April 28, 2016 – 5:54 pm

Samsung is working on a standalone VR headset. The was confirmed by company’s head of R&D for software and services, Injong Rhee at the ongoing Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco.

Lenovo sells 5 lakh K4 Note smartphones, VR bundle available on April 29 for Rs. 12499

April 28, 2016 – 5:23 pm

Lenovo today announced that it has sold over 5 lakh or half a million devices of the Vibe K4 Note smartphones since the launch in India. The smartphone with TheaterMax technology was launched in country on January …

Mobile phones in India to have panic button from 2017

April 28, 2016 – 4:25 pm

From January 2017, it will be mandatory for all mobiles handsets sold in India to feature a panic button. The new policy comes as an effort to enhance women safety.

BuySell Tickets for Android lets you sell extra movie tickets easily

April 28, 2016 – 4:09 pm
BuySell Tickets

BuySell Tickets, a new Android app from NFN Labs, based in Chennai lets you sell extra movie tickets easily without revealing your personal information such as contact number or email. If you are looking for tickets for …

Smartron t.book Unboxing

April 28, 2016 – 3:25 pm
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Smartron backed by Sachin Tendulkar launched t-book Windows 10 2-in-1 at Rs. 39,999 last month. Here we have the unboxing of the 2-in-1.

DIPP panel recommends to exempt Apple from 30% sourcing condition for retail stores

April 28, 2016 – 2:12 pm

A government panel headed by Secretary of Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) headed by Ramesh Abhishek has recommended exempting iPhone and iPad maker Apple from mandatory local sourcing norms.

Motorola schedules launch event in India on May 17, Moto G4 and G4 Plus expected

April 28, 2016 – 1:14 pm
Motorola India event invite May 17

Motorola just sent out invites for an event in New Delhi on May 17th. The invite doesn’t reveal any details what it is expected to launch, but it will likely launch the new Moto G4 and …

HTC working on M1 and S1 Nexus devices, Nexus phone with Snapdragon 820, 4GB RAM surfaces

April 28, 2016 – 1:02 pm
Google Nexus Snapdragon 820

A report from earlier this year said that Google will release two Nexus devices this year, both made by HTC. Now @evleaks has said that those two smartphones are called M1 and S1 internally. Android Police further states that HTC’s …

Global smartphone shipments goes flat, Oppo and Vivo hit top 5 list in Q1 2016: IDC

April 28, 2016 – 12:56 pm
IDC Smartphone Q1 2016

Worldwide smartphone shipment growth fell flat for first time and this is the smallest year-over-year growth on record. According to a report from IDC,  vendors shipped a total of 334.9 million smartphones worldwide in the first …

Facebook records $5.38B in revenue, hits 1.65 billion MAU in Q1, 2016

April 28, 2016 – 11:46 am

Facebook has announced financial results for Q1 2016. The social network has recorded $5.38B in revenue and about 79 percent of that revenue came from mobile advertising.

Nextbit Robin gets Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update, releases AIAIAI TMA-2 Headphones

April 28, 2016 – 11:38 am
Nextbit Robin Android 6.0.1

Nextbit has released Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) update for the Robin smartphone that brings improved processor tuning for better battery life and better performance, new and faster camera app and new sound tuning at the driver level by Arkamys. It …

Samsung ARTIK Cloud service for IoT announced

April 28, 2016 – 10:49 am

In a bid to give Internet of Things (IoT) a push, Samsung has announced ARTIK Cloud an open data exchange platform designed to connect devices and applications.

Samsung mobile profits up 42% YoY in Q1 2016 due to strong sales of Galaxy S7

April 28, 2016 – 8:43 am

Samsung has reported its earnings for Q1 2016, in which the company has made operating profit of 6.68 trillion won ($5.81 billion) for the quarter that ended March 31, 2016, which is up 12% YoY. It …

Panasonic Eluga I3 with 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 9290

April 28, 2016 – 8:21 am
Panasonic Eluga I3

Panasonic has launched Eluga I3, the company’s latest smartphone in the Eluga series with support for 4G LTE and VoLTE. It has a 5.5-inch HD screen, is powered by a quad-core processor, runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) …