Mobile Phones

Apple announces 4 million pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple had announced their new smartphones, the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus last week along with Apple Watch and their own NFC based payment system, the Apple Pay. Today, Apple has announced that they have received over 4 million pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. According to Walter Piecyk, an analyst at BTIG Research, this is roughly twice the number of pre-orders which were

Android One smartphones to be available in more countries later this year

During the official launch of Android One smartphones today, Google has also announced that they are planning to expand this program with to more countries later this year with the help of nine new brands onboard. Asus, HTC, Panasonic, Acer, Lava, Xolo, Intex, Alcatel Onetouch, and Lenovo would release Android One smartphones. In an official blog post by Sundar Pichai himself, it has been announced that the Android One program will expand to Philippines, Indonesia, Sri

Google pairs up with MediaTek for fine tuned Android One Computing needs

Google hogged the limelight as it released its latest platter of Android One devices. The mantra of Android One is providing decent computing power packed with all the features at an affordable price. Google have tied up with the well-known Taiwanese chipset manufacturer for its affordable yet powerful computing engines. The first bunch of Android devices will feature MediaTek latest MT6582 SoC which is based on the ARM Cortex A7

Android One smartphones from Micromax, Spice and Karbonn launched by Google

As speculated earlier, Google has officially kickstarted the Android One smartphone campaign in a media event today. The budget Android market is pegged for exponential growth and the fact that a majority of the population are shifting from the basic handsets to low-end budget smartphones. The Android One program was announced back in June during the Google I/O 2014 event. The purpose of this program was to provide up-to-date Android software with stock Android UI to budget

HTC gets the “Best of IFA 2014” award for the HTC Desire 820

HTC, the Taiwnese giant which has been going all guns blazing in the smartphone arena has just got itself another feather in the cap. It has just won the won the awards with monikers “Best of Show” smartphone by Android Authority for the Desire 820 and "Best of IFA 2014" by Android Central. The smartphone is the latest addition to the premium mid range lineup of the company and has its highlight

Xiaomi Mi 4 unboxing and initial impressions

We managed to get our hands on the Xiaomi Mi 4, which to remind you, hasn't been released in India. Xiaomi is planning to sell the Mi 4 in India by the end of 2014, may be by December 2014. It might be priced somewhere around Rs 20,000 in India. We have been testing it since past one week and here are our initial impressions about the Xiaomi Mi 4