Smartphones: News

15 Apr 2020


Finally, Apple launches new iPhone SE at Rs. 42,500

After months of leaks and rumors, the affordable, second-generation 'iPhone SE' - which many called iPhone 9 - is finally here.

19 Mar 2020


OPPO's Realme is launching a sub-brand called 'Narzo'

In a bid to expand its footprint, Realme, the Chinese smartphone company owned by OPPO, has announced a new sub-brand called 'Narzo'.

17 Mar 2020


Apple reportedly working on affordable 'iPhone 9 Plus' too

We already know about Apple's plan to launch an entry-level iPhone 9 or iPhone SE 2 model.

14 Mar 2020


Your phone is dirtier than toilet-seat. Samsung has a solution

Just as Google and Apple continue to take aggressive steps to combat the outbreak of coronavirus, Samsung is doing its own bit to prevent the disease from spreading.

10 Mar 2020


Unihertz Atom XL: Modern Android smartphone made for rough use

China-based Unihertz has launched a pocketable rugged smartphone that packs all the latest specs and is designed to survive rough use.

07 Mar 2020

Health & Wellness

#Coronavirus: How to clean smartphone, which is dirtier than toilet-seat

Our smartphones, that we use from our morning commute to dinner tables to sleep, carry 10 times more bacteria than most toilet seats. Evidently, cell phones are far dirtier than we think, and the more germs they collect, the more infections we are likely to contract.

06 Mar 2020


Now, you can suggest new software features to OnePlus

In a bid to improve its phones, OnePlus has launched a campaign calling the public to suggest new features for OxygenOS.

21 Feb 2020


All Samsung Galaxy phones hit by mysterious notification

Did you get a mysterious notification on your Samsung device? Well, you are not alone!

19 Feb 2020


Confirmed: All these non-Pixel phones will get Google Stadia

Months after announcing Stadia, a dedicated platform for cloud gaming, Google has confirmed the list of phones that would get the service.

17 Feb 2020

University of Chicago

Researchers create ultrasonic wearable bracelet that jams all nearby microphones

From smartphones, smart speakers to other microphone-equipped gadgets, all such devices might be snooping on you without even your knowledge. But if you aren't willing to take any chances, there is a solution for you.

14 Jan 2020


Xiaomi may launch a phone featuring a whopping 256MP camera

Even though megapixels don't always guarantee better images, OEMs are racing to pump as many of them as possible into their devices.

06 Jan 2020

Monash University

This battery can keep your phone running for five days

In a major development, scientists at Monash University have improved the efficiency of Lithium-sulfur batteries - significantly.

02 Jan 2020


Xiaomi, OPPO, Vivo teaming up to enable file-sharing without internet

Even years after the launch of Apple's AirDrop, Android users don't have a native solution to transfer files without using the internet.

01 Jan 2020


Use these mobile apps to prepare for CBSE board exams 

The Class 10 and Class 12 board exams are considered crucial milestones in every student's life.

26 Dec 2019


How to dispose of old electronics in a responsible way?

As technology is advancing at a greater pace, new products, especially electronics, with enhanced features are getting launched almost every day.

22 Dec 2019


Poco F2 likely to launch in 2020, company head teases

After going silent for more than a year, Poco, the sub-brand of Xiaomi, finally appears to be gearing up for a return.

18 Dec 2019


Nokia 2.3 launched in India, priced at Rs. 8,199

HMD Global, Nokia's brand licensee, has launched the budget friendly Nokia 2.3 smartphone in India at Rs. 8,199.

18 Dec 2019


Redmi Note 8 Pro bricking for some people: Here's why

A few weeks back, Xiaomi unveiled its super-impressive Redmi Note 8 Pro in the Indian market.

10 Dec 2019


#FeatureDrop: Google announces fancy new capabilities for Pixel phones

After doing an excellent job at updating Pixels from time to time, Google is striving towards releasing new features rather regularly.

09 Dec 2019


Apple is planning to launch its cheapest iPhone till date

After launching iPhone 8, Apple jumped straight to iPhone X and then to the newer models.

18 Nov 2019


Realme India CEO caught tweeting from an iPhone

Thanks to an amazingly affordable line of smartphones, Chinese company Realme has caught on well in the Indian market.

12 Nov 2019


#TechBytes: Five mobile apps to use for improving memory

Smartphones and mobile apps have changed pretty much everything we do today, including improving memory and productivity.

10 Nov 2019


Vivo S5 teased with punch hole design, quad rear cameras

Vivo is gearing up to launch a new premium smartphone, the Vivo S5, in China on November 14.

09 Nov 2019


Apple AirPods Pro with Android phone: Good, bad and ugly

With features like active noise cancellation, adaptive music equalizer, high-quality sound output, and great battery life, the Apple AirPods Pro is surely one of the best wireless earbuds you can buy today.

01 Oct 2019


14-year-old girl dies after phone explodes on pillow: Details here

In a shocking incident, a 14-year-old girl from Bastobe, Kazakhstan, died due to a phone explosion.

02 Sep 2019

DC Comics

Soon, your smartphone could be charged 'in the air'

Wireless charging has been around for a long while, giving users the ability to power up their phones on the go.

01 Sep 2019


#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Apple's Indian store, iPhone launch, OnePlus 7T, and more

The world of technology progresses so quickly that it may be difficult to keep up with everything that's going on - new phones, bugs, leaks, et al.

15 Aug 2019


Apple iPhones likely to get new names this year

In a few weeks, Apple will unveil the next generation of iPhones with some breathtaking features and, probably, a redesigned camera module.

12 Aug 2019


How to block distracting apps for some time, stay focused

No matter how much you try, there's no escaping the smartphone, not in today's world.

08 Aug 2019


From Note 10 to Galaxy Book, everything Samsung announced

A few hours ago, Samsung held its Galaxy Unpacked event in Brooklyn and unveiled a plethora of products, including Galaxy Note 10, its latest flagship.

08 Aug 2019


Soon, Twitter will let you snooze push notifications, stay focused

After releasing a revamped desktop site, Twitter is working on a handy new feature for its mobile app - the ability to snooze notifications.

07 Aug 2019

Reliance Industries

JioPhone 3 likely to launch on August 12: Details here

Over the last two years, Reliance JioPhone and JioPhone 2 have taken services like WhatsApp and Facebook to the mass market.

07 Aug 2019


Flipkart National Shopping Days sale: Top deals on best-selling mobiles

Taking on Amazon's Freedom Sale, Flipkart has announced its National Shopping Days sale from August 8.

06 Aug 2019


Xiaomi plans to launch a solar-powered smartphone, reveals patent

Xiaomi has filed a patent with the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) for a new smartphone that features an integrated solar panel on the rear of the phone.

Five most useful mobile apps that every doctor should use

Becoming a doctor is the dream of many youngsters and it is also one of the most respected professions.

30 Jul 2019


Confirmed: TikTok's creator is working on its smartphone

ByteDance, the company behind viral video-sharing app TikTok, will soon launch its own smartphone.

25 Jul 2019


Five common myths around No-Cost EMIs, busted!

Many e-commerce websites and offline stores often offer "No-Cost EMIs" on various products like smartphones, laptops, home appliances, etc.

05 Jul 2019


Switched off OnePlus device mysteriously catches fire: Details here

In an extremely weird case, a five-year-old OnePlus One burst into flames out of nowhere.

Buying a new phone? Here are key factors to consider

Buying a new smartphone can be super confusing, especially given the sheer number of choices.

23 Jun 2019


Your phone locking method reveals your age: Here's how

From fingerprint scanning to vein recognition, smartphone security has come a long way over the years.