About the author: Computer science engineer turned technology blogger. Following consumer electronics industry closely from 2006, he can now predict pretty much where the market is heading. He has a dream to own Android, Windows Phone and iOS smartphones all at the same time.

February 4th, 2016 11:32 PM 15 COMMENTS

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) and Galaxy A7 (2016) launched in India for Rs. 29,400 and Rs. 33,400

Samsung has finally launched the Galaxy A5 (2016) and the Galaxy A7 (2016) has been announced for India for Rs. 29,400 and Rs. 33,400. These higher mid-range Androids smartphones will be available in Black, Gold, and White exclusively through Snapdeal from February 15, 2016. These devices have been launched during the Samsung Forum 2016, which is being conducted in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. These devices were first unveiled in the first... Read More

February 3rd, 2016 1:20 PM 2 COMMENTS

MediaTek Helio X20 processor allegedly facing overheating issues

Remember what how the whole high-end Android smartphone segment was menaced by Qualcomm Snapdragon 810's overheating issues? This issue not only affected smartphone's performance but also Qualcomm's shipments and stock price. Well, it seems that Qualcomm isn't the only one suffering with overheating problems. A latest report out of China suggests that MediaTek's highest-end mobile processor offering, Helio X20, seems to be facing overheating issues. According to the report, the deca-core MediaTek... Read More

February 3rd, 2016 12:36 PM 4 COMMENTS

[Update: It’s official] Microsoft reportedly acquires SwiftKey for $250 million

The firm that developed the ultra-popular keyboard app SwiftKey has reportedly been acquired by Microsoft. The Redmond-based software giant seems to have purchased the firm behind the popular keyboard for somewhere around $250 million. Microsoft's move might seem surprising to some, especially considering that it has already developed its own WordFlow keyboard (which has word prediction and swipe-based typing features) for iOS, and the Android version is in the works.... Read More

February 1st, 2016 8:26 PM 14 COMMENTS

Motorola Moto X Force with ShatterShield display launched in India for Rs. 49,999

After teasing it along the past whole week, Motorola has finally launched the Moto X Force in India. The 32GB variant of the Motorola Moto X Force has been priced at Rs. 49,999 in India, while the price of the 64GB Motorola Moto X Force is Rs. 53,999. It will be available in Black and Grey colours with Ballistic Nylon finish as well as in White colour, and it can be purchased from... Read More

January 31st, 2016 8:34 PM 1 COMMENTS

[First Impressions] Samsung nails the smartwatch UI with the Tizen-based Gear S2

Following the trend of smartwatches that imitate regular mechanical watches so that they can blend in, Samsung unveiled its first smartwatch with a circular display, the Gear S2, during IFA 2015. It packs a beautiful design and innovative rotatory dial with a matching UI to boot. Almost everyone accepted the Samsung Gear S2 as the best looking smartwatch, even better than Apple Watch and the LG Watch Urbane. In India, the Gear S2... Read More

January 31st, 2016 11:12 AM 2 COMMENTS

OnePlus 2 16GB available in India for Rs. 22,999, OnePlus X goes invite-free forever

When OnePlus 2 was officially unveiled, the company had announced two variants of the smartphone — 16GB variant with 3GB RAM and 64GB variant with 4GB RAM — worldwide, but only the 64GB storage variant was launched in India. However, the company has had a change of heart, and it has launched the 16GB storage variant of the OnePlus 2 in India. It is available exclusively from Amazon.in for Rs.... Read More

January 30th, 2016 9:24 PM 6 COMMENTS

HTC One M10 might come with 5.1-inch QHD AMOLED display and 12MP OIS camera

HTC is prepping itself to launch the successor to the One M9, and the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer would like to fiercely compete with Samsung and Apple this year with the HTC One M10. It was once considered to be one of the best Android smartphones manufacturer, but its stature has obviously decreased in the recent past due to some of its product decisions. Now, a few important details about the upcoming HTC One M10,... Read More

January 30th, 2016 7:38 AM 7 COMMENTS

Here’s the first look at the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

Samsung is set to officially unveil its next-generation flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge, but several details about its design, build, specifications, and features have already leaked in various reports. Now, first images of these devices have been leaked, which showcase their design and colour options. [caption id="attachment_148905" align="aligncenter" width="930"] Image Credits: VentureBeat and Evan Blass[/caption] According to the images revealed by Evan Blas on VentureBeat, the Galaxy... Read More

January 29th, 2016 11:54 PM 13 COMMENTS

Apple might start selling refurbished iPhones in India: Report

Earlier this week, we reported about Gionee's intent to establish exclusive retail stores across India. Apple is also reported to setup Apple Stores in India in the near future. Now, The Indian Express is reporting that Apple has filed an application to seek government's approval to sell its certified pre-owned smartphones in India. “Apple would like to seek the government’s approval to import and sell its certified pre-owned (CPO) iPhones in... Read More

January 29th, 2016 10:28 PM 13 COMMENTS

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) might come with a large 4,300 mAh battery

After launching the Galaxy A (2016) series of smartphones, it looks like Samsung is working on new devices in its Galaxy J lineup of devices. The company already launched the Galaxy J1 (2016), and is already working on the Galaxy J5 (2016) and the Galaxy J7 (2016). Details about the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) have been unearthed through some kernel sources. According to the information available right now, the Galaxy J7 (2016)... Read More

January 29th, 2016 9:09 PM 0 COMMENTS

Micromax Canvas Juice 4 comes with a 3,000 mAh battery, will be launched soon

Micromax Canvas Juice 4 is the latest entrant in the Indian smartphone brand's product lineup. The Canvas Juice lineup of smartphones are famous for being equipped with large capacity batteries, and the Canvas Juice 4 is no different. It comes with a 3,000 mAh battery, which might not seem very large, but it seems enough for its modest specs. The Micromax Canvas Juice 4 features a 5.0-inch IPS LCD display with... Read More

January 28th, 2016 2:39 PM 20 COMMENTS

BlackBerry Priv Android smartphone with QWERTY keyboard launched in India for Rs. 62,990

BlackBerry Priv, the Canadian smartphone manufacturer's first-ever Android-powered smartphone, has been launched in India today with a price tag of Rs. 62,990. The smartphone will be available in India from January 30 in Black colour from BlackBerry authorised resellers and stores as well as from Amazon.in e-retail store. The BlackBerry Priv runs Android 5.1 Lollipop, but the company says that it will soon start seeding Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. It features a... Read More

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