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05 Jul 2017


Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 sale on Flipkart, offers buyback guarantee

Flipkart is now offering buyback guarantees, extended shipping areas and EMI options on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4.

28 May 2017


Apple plans dedicated chip to handle all its AI needs

In near future, artificial intelligence is going to be a big part of our day-to-day life and this will be a natural progression, as we will want our devices to be more intuitive and tuned to our needs.

27 May 2017

Nokia Mobiles

New Nokia 3310 is available online, should you buy it?

No matter how smart and fancy our phones get, Nokia 3310 will always have a huge nostalgic value for us.

25 May 2017


Markets abuzz with iPhone 9 rumors- Bigger, better?

Even before the iPhone 8's much-awaited launch, reports about the iPhone 9, which is expected to release next year, have surfaced. According to The investor, Samsung will supply OLED panels for the model.

25 May 2017


Xiaomi to launch Mi Max 2 tablet in China

Xiaomi has unveiled the Mi Max 2 phablet, the successor to the Mi Max phablet at an event in China today.

24 May 2017


Samsung S8 Iris scanner is great, but it's not hack-proof

While phone makers have been touting iris-based recognition as the next big leap in phone security, a recent development proves that we are yet to come up with an iris-scanning system that can't be easily fooled.

24 May 2017

Nokia Mobiles

Apple and Nokia end tiff, partners from now on

Previously Nokia had sued Apple claiming that they have breached 32 technology patents, which originally belonged to Nokia.

23 May 2017


Leaked images show OnePlus 5 may go iPhone way

Several rumors have been doing the rounds about the much anticipated launch of the OnePlus 5 smartphone.

16 May 2017


Nokia 3310 to return in new-avatar, available for Rs. 3310

The classic Nokia 3310 will return on May 18 in a new avatar, and will be available for Rs. 3,310.

14 May 2017


CSO modifies base year for IIP, adds relevant items

The new base year for all-India Index of Industrial Production (IIP) has been revised from 2004-05 to 2011-12.

13 May 2017

Solar Energy

These smartphones' batteries charge in flat 5 minutes!

Our phones may be smart but they also run out of juice pretty soon, so when Israeli start-up StoreDot demonstrated that its FlashBattery has the capability to recharge 100% within 5 minutes, it created quite the buzz.

UCSF study on Apple Watch highlights potential for health monitoring

A study conducted by the University of California, San Francisco, and heartbeat measurement app Cardiogram concluded that the Apple Watch, when paired with an AI-based algorithm, can detect the most common abnormal heart rhythm with an accuracy of 97%.

12 May 2017


Amazon Great Indian Sale: The best deals and offers

The Amazon Great Indian Sale is back, and with it, a range of offers for its customers.

09 May 2017


Researchers find way to make any object a touchscreen

Researchers at the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, have come up with a new technique with which touch controls can be added to any object regardless of its shape and material.

09 May 2017


Google's Android Nougat beta gives way to Android O beta

The days of Android Nougat beta has ended and it's now time to welcome the new kid on the block i.e., Android O beta.

05 May 2017


Qualcomm seeks to ban iPhone imports into the US

On April 28th, 2017, Apple stopped paying royalties to Qualcomm.

05 May 2017


iPhone 8 might have MacBook Pro's Touch Bar, say reports

Reports have surfaced that Apple's 10th anniversary iPhone 8, named iPhone X, will come with a MacBook Pro-like Touch Bar, which will be called function area.

04 May 2017


Sachin Tendulkar's SRT Android phone is out

Sachin Tendulkar's Android phone, called SRT (Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar) has been released in India. The phone has been made and sold by Smartron, an IoT start-up in which Tendulkar is a strategic investor.

01 May 2017


Samsung Galaxy S8: US, Canada users report random restarts, freezes

Users of the new Samsung Galaxy S8 in the US and Canada have been reporting random restarts and freezes.

01 May 2017


Samsung leaves Apple behind, once again emerges as market leader

IDC research noted that in the first quarter of 2017, Samsung once again made its way to the top leaving, its major rival, Apple behind.

22 Apr 2017


Would you like a Jarvis of your own?

If you like comics or a movie buff, chances are you might have stumbled upon Iron Man and his AI assistant known as Jarvis.

19 Apr 2017


Xiaomi Mi 6 finally launched

Xiaomi has launched the Mi 6, one of the most anticipated smartphones of the year at an event in China.

16 Apr 2017


India has its own "desi" version of Google Earth

While we wait with bated breath for the new revamped version of Google Earth, this will be a good time to reflect on the fact that India too has its own homegrown version powered by ISRO.

11 Apr 2017


Nokia's comeback arsenal includes 5G plans

It's the return of an old friend and Indian consumers can't help but dive in nostalgia when it comes to Nokia.

11 Apr 2017


Google to invest $875 million for curved Pixel screens?

According to reports by the South Korean press, Google is engaged in talks to invest $875 million in LG Display, a world leader in producing screens for smartphones and tablets.

09 Apr 2017


Xiaomi emerges winner in India's smartphone race

Following China, India is the biggest consumer of smartphones in Asia and is one of the key markets that keeps smartphone firms always on their edge.

08 Apr 2017


Huawei-Samsung Patent Case: Court orders Samsung to pay 80m Yuan

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies won a patent victory over its South Korean rival Samsung Electronics.

29 Mar 2017


Samsung S8 launched: What's under the hood?

The Samsung S8 priced at around Rs. 55,536 has a 5.8 inch screen. It also has an inbuilt memory of 64GB with microSD. At the camera end it sports a 12 MP camera in the back and a 8MP camera in the front.

28 Mar 2017


Xiaomi to create 20,000 jobs in India

Chinese tech manufacturer Xiaomi has stated that it intends to create 20,000 jobs in India, as it is one of the most important markets for the country.

28 Mar 2017

South Korea

Samsung proposes refurbishing recalled Galaxy Note 7s

Samsung proposed refurbishing the 2.5mn Galaxy Note 7s that were recalled after some exploded due to battery faults.

24 Feb 2017


Ringing Bells director Mohit Goel arrested for fraud

Director of Noida-based Ringing Bells, Mohit Goel was detained on allegations of fraud in Ghaziabad on Thursday.

22 Feb 2017


iPhone 8 camera may support augmented reality

Noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed that the iPhone 8 will come with a revolutionary 3D front camera that will support augmented reality. The camera will have an infrared module that will enable it to sense 3D objects through the lens.

09 Feb 2017


Fire at Note 7 battery unit in China

A massive fire broke out at the Samsung SDI Co Ltd factory in Tianjin city in China. No casualties were reported and the plant did not sustain heavy damage.

09 Feb 2017


Apple rushes to meet unprecedented demand for iPhone 8

Production schedules for iPhone 8 have been advanced to meet "unprecedented demand" in the market.

27 Jan 2017


Hugo Barra will now lead Facebook's VR efforts

Days after Hugo Barra quit Xiaomi as its Global Vice President, he was hired by Facebook to lead its virtual reality efforts.

23 Jan 2017


Faulty batteries caused Note 7 fires: Samsung

Samsung's probe into its Galaxy Note 7 chaos has revealed that the overheating and burning of phones was caused by defective batteries.

16 Jan 2017


Inside source reveals that faulty batteries caused Note 7 explosions

Samsung is set to release the official report of the investigation into the exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones on 23rd January.

07 Dec 2016


Courts side with Samsung against Apple

The US Supreme Court sided with Samsung in the patent fight with Apple; the court ruled that Samsung does not have to pay a $399 million penalty to Apple.

03 Dec 2016


Come 2017, new Nokia phones to enter smartphone market

After battling rising competition and technology changes, Finnish telecom giant Nokia is all set to re-enter the smartphone market next year.

26 Nov 2016


Xiaomi unruffled with plummeting smartphone sales

Xiaomi won't be impacted by sharply dropping smartphone sales as its key profit-drivers are smart-home devices and software eco-system, according to officials.