Mobile Phones

Best smartphones to buy in India this Diwali (October 2014)

The Diwali festive season is here and many of us would be buying gifts for ourselves or our loved ones. If you are thinking to buy a smartphone, here's a comprehensive list of the absolute best smartphones in the market right now. No matter what your price budget is, you would find a good smartphone for yourself or for gifting it to your family or friends. Disclaimer: Every reader might

Gmail v5.0 for Android to bring support for Outlook, Yahoo and others accounts

Gmail v5.0 app for Android will have an option to add non-Gmail accounts such as Yahoo and Outlook. Google has not unveiled the redesign yet, but AndroidPolice managed a worthy scoop via video (below) which shows some of the latest features, and launch along with Android 5.0 Lollipop in upcoming weeks. The support for Yahoo, Outlook, and other email providers within the Gmail applications means that the users will be able to receive all mails at one

Micromax Canvas 5 might feature octa-core processor and CyanogenMod

Last month, we were probably the first ones in India to report that Micromax will release CyanogenMod-based smartphones. According to a latest reports, the Micromax Canvas 5 would be the first such device and is expected to cost below Rs. 22,000. The yet unannounced smartphone from Micromax might feature a 5-inch Full HD display, an octa-core MediaTek MT67XX processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, and a microSD card slot. It might sport an 18-megapixel

Oppo Find 7 and 7a to get ColorOS v2.0 update based on Android 4.4 KitKat

Regular software updates play a key role in determining the customer loyalty and future of smartphone manufacturers. Oppo, the Chinese vendor of premium devices has just started rolling out the ColorOS v2.0 update for the Find 7 and the Find 7a. The ColourOS v2.0 is based based on Android 4.4 KitKat. The update has a file size of 914MB but isn't available as an OTA update.   So what you need

HTC Desire 820 Mini briefly spotted on HTC China website

HTC is back in the smartphone game with a wide range of devices across varied price points. They are adding new members to its family constantly. The HTC Desire 820, which was recently launched globally, is all set to get a sibling in the form of the HTC Desire 820 Mini. It appeared briefly on official HTC website in China before they took it down. The device is not really a 'Mini'

Lenovo might attempt to make a bid to acquire BlackBerry this week

Even though its recent launches like the BlackBerry Z3 and the BlackBerry Passport may have inspired confidence, its waning smartphone market share and its increasing incompetency with other platforms is universally known. According to a new report, Lenovo is attempting to make a bid to acquire BlackBerry, as soon as this week. BlackBerry's shares are hovering around the $10 mark and according to the report, Lenovo is willing to pay $15-$18