Devices

Would you buy a Microsoft Lumia smartphone?

Microsoft has unveiled new branding for its smartphone line-up - Microsoft Lumia, transitioning from Nokia Lumia. This means that Microsoft brand name will be featured prominently on front and back of the device. As a part of the re-branding, the websites and social media pages have already been moved to Microsoft's mobile pages. It should be noted that Microsoft took 18 months to make the transition, according to the acquisition agreement

Oppo N3 to feature a fingerprint sensor on its back

Oppo has released a new teaser image of the its upcoming flagship device, the Oppo N3. The teaser image indicates that the device might have a fingerprint sensor at its rear end. That said, the teaser image, which was posted on the company's Facebook page, highlights the device's precision optics. As of now it's unclear how the company plans to take advantage of the device's fingerprint scanner - whether it is to

Review: Tenda N150, Ultra Affordable Wireless router priced at just Rs 660

The WiFi router is a quintessential piece of puzzle when it comes to Internet connectivity. Major chunk of people opt for a broadband connection and pair it with a WiFi router which will let everyone in the home connect to the network through WiFi enabled devices and save on their carrier based data packs. I have been using G Broadband in Bengaluru and I have a direct LAN cable coming

IFA 2014: Which smartwatch did you like the most?

At the IFA 2014 event which was held in Berlin, all the big name brands including Samsung, Motorola, Sony, LG and Asus have announced their smartwatches. HTC was the only known brand who did not have a smartwatch to show off during the event. Here is a technical specification comparison of Samsung Gear S, Motorola Moto 360, Sony Smartwatch 3, LG G Watch R and Asus ZenWatch which were announced last

Binatone launches 3G SIM Based Mifi Router with Turbo Power Bank (5000 mAh) at Rs. 4995

BINATONE has now launched “3G SIM Based Mifi Router with Turbo Power Bank (5000 mAh)”.  Which can create a Wi-Fi hotspot for upto 10 users at a time also has a built-in SD card reader upto 32 GB for Wireless Files Sharing. The Auto APN function offers hassle free plug n play feature where in a 3G SIM card from any service provider is automatically configured. It offers download speed

Netgear launches Nighthawk X6 wireless router with 3.2Gbps transfer speed

It is very rare when we report about wireless routers but I thought it would be good to write about this product. Netgear has recently launched a cool new wireless router named as Nighthawk X6 R8000 which is an industry first tri-band router with a data transfer speed of 3.2 Gbps (intranet). The Nighthawk X6 operates on two 5GHz bands and one 2.4GHz band simultaneously. Netgear has used its proprietary

Forbes hints about compatibility and features of Microsoft’s smartwatch

We've been hearing about Microsoft coming up with their own smartwatch but no one had the details of what features it could have. According to Forbes, which has come up with some details about Microsoft's upcoming smartwatch, it would be feature a touchscreen and will be compatible with all the major smartphone platforms; iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Other features include an ability to continuously keep track of user's heart rate and can

More than 8.8 million Sony Xperia smartphones were sold in Q1, 2014

Sony has announced its sales numbers for fiscal year 2013 (April 2013 to March 2014) today. Sony has reported sales of $75.4 billion with an operating income of $257 million, thanks to strong sales of PlayStation 4 and Xperia line-up of Android smartphones. Sony stated 8.8 million smartphone sales in the first quarter of 2014, which is higher than smartphone sales in the same quarter last year. Sony Mobile expects sales

Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch to be launched in India by August 2014, exclusively through Flipkart

Motorola has been creating waves in the Indian smartphone segment for a while now and its Moto G and Moto E have been the reason for it. Moto X has been off to a warm reception too. Now with all the new smartphones on sale in India, Motorola plans on taking things more aggressively in future and will launch the Moto 360 smartwatch in the country before August 2014 ends

XS Powercard: The future of portable charging

Smartphones in today’s time are loaded with features but somehow we all end up charging them more than once a day. Portable chargers have solved this issue to quite an extent and Xyra, a startup is all set to take things to the next level. It has introduced a new portable charger that fits easily into your wallet like just another card and at the same time keeps the thickness