• Samsung teases Galaxy Gear successor; could be unveiled at CES 2014 January 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Undoubtedly, we will come across many wearable devices as the year unfolds, especially after CES. We recently saw the LG smartwatch and there have been rumours about Samsung Band too. Now, a tweet from Samsung Mobile UK teases that a new smartwatch is in the making.The tweet shows the...
  • HP to launch two Android phablets soon: Report December 26, 2013

    Mumbai: The world's leading PC maker HP is already a player in the Android tablet segment, although with limited success. Now, HP is reportedly planning to return to the smartphone space with two new large-screen smartphones, or phablets, which is a fast-growing category. TheInformation reports that the company plans to...
  • BlackBerry teams up with Foxconn for budget BB10 phones; likely to be launched by April 2014 December 22, 2013

    Mumbai: BlackBerry CEO John Chen reveals that the company has teamed up with Foxconn to build budget phones. The first smartphone from Foxconn with BlackBerry branding should arrive some time in March or April 2014 and is expected to be a 3G phone based on BlackBerry 10. The phone will...
  • Google to launch Nexus set-top box with focus on gaming in 2014: Report December 8, 2013

    Mumbai: While we haven't yet seen a Google TV running a stripped-down version of Android, a new report says a Nexus-branded set-top-box is incoming. Information magazine has the story of Google's plans to launch a set-top box in the first half of 2014. The TV-connected hardware will have a heavy...
  • Google likely to announce refreshed Nexus 10 today December 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Google is likely to put an end to all the speculation around the newest iteration of the Nexus 10 today. All those who have been wondering which company has finally built the refreshed Nexus 10 or when it will reach markets, may not have to wait any longer. News...
  • Nokia Asha 502 and Asha 503 to be available in India this month December 1, 2013

    Mumbai: The Nokia Asha 502 Dual SIM and Asha 503 - unveiled at the Nokia event in Abu Dhabi - are all set to go on sale in select markets including India. Both devices will reportedly be available through online retailers and Nokia retail outlets within a week. However, except...
  • Researcher exposes Google Nexus phones' vulnerability to SMS attacks November 30, 2013

    Mumbai: A new SMS vulnerability found in Nexus phones can force the phone to malfunction, restart, freeze or even lose network. According to PCWorld, the issue was first pointed out by a security researcher Bogdan Alecu who said that the Galaxy Nexus lineup including the latest Nexus 5 are susceptible...
  • Instagram reportedly looking to add private messaging to the app November 23, 2013

    Mumbai: It looks like Instagram is all set to follow the footsteps of Snapchat. The photo sharing service is reportedly looking at adding messaging to its list of features now. The Facebook-owned application may add this feature as soon as by the end of the year. A report from GigaOm...
  • Samsung SM-G7102 spotted in FCC database, likely to have a 5.25-inch display November 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Samsung may have another smartphone in the pipeline, according to the FCC database. While the device is yet to be announced, a quick look reveals that the handset comes with the model name SM-G7102, and by the looks of it, the device will come with a large display and...
  • Twitter mulling encryption of Direct Messages November 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Even while Twitter has largely managed to stay out of the limelight during the NSA outrage that engulfed companies like Google, Yahoo! and even Facebook, the micro-blogging website is not relaxed about it. Twitter may soon start to encrypt Direct Messages amongst other forms of security for users on...
  • Apple internally testing Mail app update for OS X Mavericks to fix stability issues November 4, 2013

    Mumbai: If you've recently upgraded to OS X Mavericks and are facing issues with Apple's mail application, don't fret, you're not the only one. There seem to be problems cropping up within the mail app, especially with regards to Gmail. The good news, however, is that Apple is already aware...
  • Apps on iPhone 5s crash twice as much compared to the previous models October 13, 2013

    Mumbai: While Apple claims that the iPhone 5s is the fastest device from its kitty, there are reports that say apps on the new 5s model crash more often than seen in the previous generations of the device. According to the mobile research firm Crittercism, apps running on the iPhone...
  • Nike FuelBand designer Ben Shaffer reportedly joins Apple to work on iWatch September 28, 2013

    Mumbai: With all the noise about a couple of new iPhones and iOS 7, Apple sure hasn't forgotten to pay ample attention to its much-awaited iWatch. Reports have emerged now that the Cupertino-based company has welcomed aboard Nike FuelBand Director Ben Shaffer to work on its wearable. Nike confirmed to...
  • SanDisk's 'world's fastest memory card': 120GB, 450MB/s read speed September 16, 2013

    Mumbai: SanDisk has announced its new Extreme Pro CFast 2.0 memory card, which is primarily aimed at professionals in the broadcast, cinematography and next-generation professional photography industries. The memory card, with a capacity of 120GB, claims the title of "world's fastest memory card" with read speeds of up to 450MB/s...
  • Nokia reportedly considered switching to Android before Microsoft deal September 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Smartphone manufacturer Nokia recently sold its devices and services unit to Microsoft for $7.2 billion. Before that deal, though, it seems like the Finnish company may have thought of crossing the fence to Google's Android operating system sometime after late 2014, according to the New York Times. While Microsoft...