Google tipped to release own branded phone by end of 2016

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Google is not responsible for the Nexus smartphones when it comes to manufacturing and design. However, a new report from The Telegraph says the company is set to release own branded smartphone by the end of this year. Continue reading “Google tipped to release own branded phone by end of 2016”

STK to foray into Indian smartphone market this month with phones priced under Rs. 9999

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STK, headquartered in UK announced its plans to enter the Indian smartphone market this month. The company had already launched several mobile accessories in the country. Continue reading “STK to foray into Indian smartphone market this month with phones priced under Rs. 9999”

OnePlus 3 has ‘different strategy’ for 6GB RAM management, but users can modify: Carl Pei

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So when we first heard of OnePlus using 6GB of RAM in OnePlus 3, our obvious curiosity was to find out what it can do this extra power and how helpful that be? Continue reading “OnePlus 3 has ‘different strategy’ for 6GB RAM management, but users can modify: Carl Pei”

Weekly Roundup: OnePlus 3, Xiaomi Redmi 3X, Redmi 3s, Meizu m3s, Microsoft Xbox One S and more

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This week OnePlus launched its much-awaited flagship OnePlus 3 smartphone globally. It is the fourth smartphone by the company and third flagship smartphone since the inception in 2013. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: OnePlus 3, Xiaomi Redmi 3X, Redmi 3s, Meizu m3s, Microsoft Xbox One S and more”

Apple ordered to halt iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales in Beijing

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According to Beijing Intellectual Property regulators ruling, Apple has violated an existing patent and thus company may have to halt sales of its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the city. Continue reading “Apple ordered to halt iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales in Beijing”

Hands on with the Hyve Mobility Buzz and Storm

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At an event in New Delhi, we witnessed the launch of a new brand called Hyve Mobility. As part of its initial offering, the company plans to introduce two devices that sit within the highly lucrative sub 15,000 rupee price segment. Called the Hyve Buzz and Storm, the phones promise a lot to the price conscious buyer. We spent a bit of time with both and here’s what we thought of the phones. Continue reading “Hands on with the Hyve Mobility Buzz and Storm”

OnePlus X series discontinued, now focus on “true flagship” line only: CEO

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OnePlus, which started as a flagship killer in 2013, will now focus only on “true flagship” line, and as a result company has decided to discontinue the OnePlus X series. This means OnePlus X will not have a successor smartphone. Continue reading “OnePlus X series discontinued, now focus on “true flagship” line only: CEO”

Weekly Roundup: First smartphone with Google’s Tango, Moto Z, Z Force, Lenovo Smart Shoes, LeEco Le 2 and more

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This week was big for Lenovo. It announced World’s First Project Tango-enabled smartphone PHAB 2 Pro for consumers at the Tech World 2016 in San Francisco in partnership with Google. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: First smartphone with Google’s Tango, Moto Z, Z Force, Lenovo Smart Shoes, LeEco Le 2 and more”

New BIS issued battery norms may lead to delays in smartphone launches

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New certification norms issued by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) require batteries used for devices and laptops to be separately certified. Smartphone makers might face delay in launching models as a result of this move, said a new report from the Economic Times. Continue reading “New BIS issued battery norms may lead to delays in smartphone launches”

Google won’t make its own Nexus phone, but will be “more opinionated” about design to OEMs: Pichai

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Google has no plans whatsoever to make its own Nexus phone, which is that the company still want other OEMs to make Nexus devices for them and Google would “thoughtfully add more features on top of Android” for Nexus. Continue reading “Google won’t make its own Nexus phone, but will be “more opinionated” about design to OEMs: Pichai”

Micromax plans to start selling smartphone in China from 2017, will go public

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Micromax has revealed that it is looking forward to start selling smartphones in China from next year, according to a latest report from Wall Street Journal.

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Foxconn’s proposal to import refurbished phones in India rejected by government

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Just yesterday, the Commerce Ministry rejected Apple’s proposal of selling refurbished iPhones in India. Now, the government has turned down Foxconn’s plans to import refurbished phones in India.

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