Indian tablet market inclusive of slate and detachables ended the year 2016 with total shipments of 3.7 million units with a marginal annual drop of 3.1 percent, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). The research firm attributed the shipment decline to the continuing decrease in demand for tablets. Continue reading “Tablet shipments in India decline 3.1% in 2016, Datawind leads with 27.6% share: IDC”
Xiaomi India has crossed more than $1 billion (about Rs 7,000 crore) revenue milestone in 2016. The latest achievement was revealed by Xiaomi India head Manu Jain in a Facebook post. Xiaomi has achieved this feat just two years after its foray in India. Continue reading “Xiaomi India hits $1 billion revenue mark in 2016”
After Twitter and Facebook, Google has released the list of top trending searches in India in 2016. The recap highlights all the biggest moments, major events and users interests based on trillions of searches made by Indians on Google this year.
Continue reading “Google Year in Search 2016: Rio Olympics 2016, P V Sindhu, Sultan top trending in India”
Robin, the US based company has announced its plans to foray into India. The company will be launching its ‘Robin’ Android smartphone by the end of this month. Continue reading “Nextbit Robin to be launched in India by end of April 2016”
Samsung has announced earnings guidance for Q1, 2016 and it has crossed anaylsts expectations. The company is expecting a 10 percent jump in quarterly profit in its first quarter. Continue reading “Samsung’s Earnings Guidance for Q1, 2016 shows 10.4% growth in profit”
Chinese smartphone makers have already disrupted the Indian smartphone market and now it looks like they want to shake the e-commerce scenario in the country as well. Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant is planning to enter the Indian e-commerce market, according to a latest report from PTI.
Continue reading “Alibaba plans foray into Indian e-commerce market in 2016”
It looks like this year we will not see LG build Nexus phone after all. The South Korean tech company said that it will not release a Nexus 5x successor in 2016.
Continue reading “LG will not release a Nexus phone in 2016”
Worldwide wearable devices sales to hit 274.6 million in 2016, up 18.4 percent from 232.0 million units in 2015, according to the latest forecast from Gartner. The market is further expected to grow to 322.69 million wearable electronic devices in 2017 from 232.01 million units in 2015.
Xiaomi declined to reveal the sales numbers for its smartphones to the media in December 2015. People expected that the company could be avoiding it as they might have missed their target of 80-100 million devices that year. However, the actual sales numbers are much worse according to Weibo.
Continue reading “Xiaomi faced poor smartphones sales in 2015 – Below their lowest expectations”
Sundar Pichai just took to the Google+ platform to announce the dates of Google I/O 2016 which is set to take place just 18 weeks from now in California.
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BlackBerry is choosing Google’s Android OS over its own BB 10 for its upcoming phones. The Canadian smartphone maker said it plans to release at least one Android phone this year.
Continue reading “BlackBerry to skip BB 10 OS this year, may launch two Android phones”
Just yesterday, a rumor stated that Meizu Pro 6 will be powered by an upcoming Samsung Exynos 8870 processor. Now, another one is suggesting that Lenovo will also release a new phone that will also be powered by the Exynos 8870 processor which is a cheaper variant of its Exynos 8 Octa 8890 14nm processor with custom CPU cores and Mali–T880 MP12 GPU.
Continue reading “Lenovo rumored to release Exynos 8870 powered device next year”
WhatsApp is the largest mobile messaging app in the world with more than 900 MAU. The app which already supports voice calling is now said to bring video calling support soon.
Continue reading “Is WhatsApp getting video calling support soon?”
It looks like Samsung has some interesting plans for next year. As per a new report, the South Korean company might start manufacturing processors for AMD in 2016.
Continue reading “Samsung tipped to start making chips for AMD in 2016”
Cyanogen is bolstering its expansion efforts in India, which is fastest growing smartphone market. The company is teaming up with a number of mobile manufacturers to launch Cyanogen powered smartphones in the country, as per a new report from the Economic Times.
Continue reading “Over six vendors to release Cyanogen powered smartphones in India in 2016”