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April 20, 2016 – 1:02 pm

We’ve already listed and compared several smartphones under the Rs 10k and Rs 15k marks. Now, we move to the under Rs 25k segment which is arguably the most competitive segment in India where manufacturers …

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Apple hires former Nest VP and Google X Cofounder Yoky Matsuoka

May 4, 2016 – 3:25 pm
Yoky Matsuoka

Apple has hired former Nest VP and co-founder of Google X Yoky Matsuoka. She will work on health projects at Apple, according to a latest report from Fortune.

Lenovo Z1 with Cyanogen OS launching in India on May 10

May 4, 2016 – 3:21 pm
Lenovo Z1 India launch invite

Lenovo today announced that the Z1 smartphone powered by ZUK will launch in India on May 10th. It will be a crowd sourced launch that will allow its fans to launch the phone. The smartphone …

Android Marshmallow adoption hits 7.5%, Lollipop drops to 35.6%

May 4, 2016 – 2:44 pm
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Google is out with Android distribution numbers for the month of May. Marshmallow 6.0 is continuing to increase its share and is now present on 7.5% of Android devices, up from 4.6% in April.

YU teases launch of new flagship smartphone this May

May 4, 2016 – 2:27 pm
YU May 2016 flagship teaser

YU has released the first teaser for the launch of a new flagship smartphone later this month. The teaser shows that the company’s CEO Rahul Sharma breaking a model of a ship with a hammer. The CEO says …

Twitter rolls out Connect tab for easier discovery of relevant accounts

May 4, 2016 – 1:57 pm
Twitter Connect tab

In a bid to make it easier for users to find accounts that are relevant to them, Twitter has launched Connect tab. The tab will offer personalized recommendations for accounts they should follow.

Micromax Canvas 6 with 3GB RAM, metal body, fingerprint sensor up for pre-order

May 4, 2016 – 1:50 pm

Micromax launched the Canvas 6 smartphone in India last month. Now the smartphone is available for pre-order from the official online store. It packs a 5.5-inch 1080p display, is powered by an Octa-Core Mediatek MT6753 processor, …

Apple and Lenovo are fastest growing smartphone vendors in India in Q1 2016: Canalys

May 4, 2016 – 12:47 pm

Indian smartphone market grew by 12 per cent year on year with 24.4 million units shipped in the Q1 of 2016, according to a new report by Canalys. Apple and Lenovo have become the fastest …

Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim 1TB and 2TB portable drives launched starting at Rs. 5699

May 4, 2016 – 12:32 pm
Seagate Backup Plus

Seagate Technology has launched  Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim, the world’s thinnest 2TB mobile hard drive. It is also available in 1TB version and also includes 200GB of Microsoft OneDrive cloud storage and Lyve software compatibility …

Google teams up with Fiat to make 100 self driving cars

May 4, 2016 – 11:55 am
google fiat self driving car

Google has teamed up with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to make self driving cars. This marks the first time Google has entered into a direct partnership with automakers.

Nextbit Robin gets a $100 limited period price cut, available on Amazon in the US for $299

May 4, 2016 – 11:50 am
Nextbit Robin price cut

Nexbit announced the Robin, its “cloud first” Android smartphone back in September last year for $399 through Kickstarter. It was available for $299 for the first 1,000 early Kickstarter backers. Later was released in the US through …

New leak suggests iPhone 7 could sport a 3.5mm headphone jack

May 4, 2016 – 11:12 am
iphone 7 audio jack

It looks like Apple will afterall keep the 3.5mm audio headphone jack on the iPhone 7. The latest report comes after a couple of reports earlier this year stated that the company is doing away with …

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 launch delayed by a month confirms CEO Lei Jun

May 4, 2016 – 8:36 am

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 with a display was teased by the company’s co-founder and CEO Lei Jun last week. Now he has shared on weibo that the release of Mi Band 2 will be delayed by …

LeEco Le 1s Eco and partnerships announced, Uber goes global with Paytm – FoneArena Daily

May 3, 2016 – 8:52 pm

Check out the new FoneArena Daily video that gives you a quick roundup of today’s technology news.

Government rejects Apple’s plan to sell refurbished iPhones in India

May 3, 2016 – 6:18 pm
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The Government of India has rejected Apple’s request to sell refurbished iPhones in India, according to a recent report from Bloomberg. Quoting a telecom ministry official, the report said that Apple’s application has been turned down.

Samsung Gear VR now available for Rs. 990 for Galaxy S7 and S7 edge buyers

May 3, 2016 – 5:26 pm

Samsung is offering huge discount on its Gear VR headset. The company is pricing the VR headset for Rs.990 for customers who are buying the flagships Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge.