PHONES

  • Microsoft: Windows 10 for phones won't launch this summer 22 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Windows Phone users will have to wait a little longer for Microsoft's latest Windows 10 software update to arrive on their smartphones. The upcoming OS for PCs is lined up for a summer release, however, its version for mobile devices will take a tad longer than expected. Microsoft's Joe...
  • Lumia 430: Microsoft launches its cheapest Windows Phone smartphone at Rs 5,299 in India 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Microsoft has launched its most affordable Lumia smartphone - the Lumia 430 - in India at a price of Rs 5,299. The dual-SIM phone runs Windows 8.1 and can be upgraded to Windows 10. On board, the Lumia 430 has 8GB of storage, with the option to upgrade further...
  • 'Steve Jobs would have liked the LG G4' 5 days ago

    New Delhi: LG's new flagship smartphone - the LG G4 - will be unveiled to the world tonight. We have seen much of the phone even before its official launch thanks to some detailed leaks, and LG appears to be quite unbeat about it new marquee device. "If Steve Jobs were...
  • LG G4: Everything about the new flagship phone launching today 5 days ago

    New Delhi: LG is all set to unveil its new flagship smartphone, the LG G4, at its events today in six cities - New York, London, Paris, Istanbul, Singapore and Seoul. While the company has revealed only a few details about the upcoming phone, the Internet is already abuzz with...
  • Microsoft phones infringe patents, rules judge; ban threat looms 6 days ago

    New York: Microsoft Corp lost a round in a potentially costly patent battle when a US International Trade Commission judge on Monday found that the software giant used InterDigital Inc's technology in its mobile phones without permission. The judge, Theodore Essex, said that Microsoft infringed two wireless cellular patents owned by...
  • Spice Stellar 519: Spice launches its first 4G smartphone at Rs 8,499 in India 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Spice Mobiles is the latest in the line of companies rolling our 4G phones in India. The company has announced the launch of its first 4G LTE smartphone - Stellar 519 in India at a price of Rs 8,499. Spice's first 4G-enabled phone sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with...
  • Send directions, notes from Google's web search bar to your Android phone in 3 simple steps 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Google has introduced a new web feature that makes sending directions to your Android phone even easier. You can send the directions in three simple steps. All you need to do is search for 'send directions' in the Web browser, choose the route, and hit send to...
  • You don't really need an antivirus app for your Android phone: Google April 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Most of you may have an antivirus app installed on your Android phone, but you actually don't need one. Explaining how secure Android devices have become, Google's lead engineer for Android security, Adrian Ludwig, says that the company often scans for malware and has become so proficient at...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i vs Asus Zenfone 2 (ZE550ML): The new Rs 12,999 phones compared April 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Asus and Xiaomi on Thursday took the Indian smartphone market by storm by introducing their new phones with top-notch specs at affordable prices. While Asus launched four variants of the Zenfone 2 with the base model priced at Rs 12,999, Xiaomi debuted the Mi 4i (a new variant...
  • BSNL to offer free unlimited night calls from May 1 April 24, 2015

    New Delhi: State-owned BSNL went that proverbial extra mile to revive its landline business by introducing an unlimited free calling scheme during night hours. The scheme, effective May 1, allows you to make calls free of cost to any operator, including mobile phones, anywhere in the country between 9 PM and...
  • How the Chinese are using Bollywood, cricket to conquer India April 24, 2015

    New Delhi: China's smartphone makers are drafting in cricket teams and Bollywood stars to conquer India, their largest overseas market and a key testing ground for their international expansion, as they try to rebrand as more than just sellers of cheap handsets. Xiaomi Technology - the fast-growing No. 3 global smartphone...
  • Watch: Mother thrashes Jalandhar school director after she seized her daughter's mobile April 23, 2015

    In a shocking incident from Jalandhar, a mother thrashed a school director after she seized her daughter's mobile phone. Angry with the director's move, the mother first shoved the school director and then thrashed her badly. The entire incident happened in the director's office. ...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i images: Xiaomi's feature-packed Rs 12,999 smartphone April 23, 2015

    The smartphone wars in India just got even more exciting with the launch of Xiaomi's Mi 4i. Priced at Rs 12,999 the phone has a unibody design and is powered by a 2nd generation Snapdragon 615 octa-core 64-bit processor. The 5-inch device has a full HD resolution of 1920x1080 pixels...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i unveiled in India at Rs 12,999: 1920x1080 px, 3120mAh, 13MP, 4G dual SIM, octa-core 64 bit April 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Xiaomi has just upped the smartphone competition in India with its newest smartphone - the Xiaomi Mi 4i - that carries a very competitive price tag of Rs 12,999. The phone goes on sale from April 30 and registrations begin on April 23 at 8 PM on Flipkart. The...
  • Asus Zenfone 2 review: A powerful warrior but with weight issues April 23, 2015

    It's been less than a year since Asus entered the Indian smartphone market in July last year, and the Taiwanese company appears to be again all geared up with its new squad of warriors to fight on the battleground where there are no allies. But are Asus' soldiers fit, trained,...
  • Asus Zenfone 2 comes to India in 4 variants, priced from Rs 12,999 to Rs 22,999 April 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Asus has launched its new smartphone - the Asus Zenfone 2 - in four variants in the Indian market. The prices for the Zenfone 2 start at Rs 12,999 for the base model and go up to Rs 22,999 for the top variant. (Read our review of the...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i to be unveiled for the world at Xiaomi's India event today April 23, 2015

    Update: Xiaomi Mi 4i unveiled in India at Rs 12,999: 1920x1080 px, 3120mAh, 13MP, 4G dual SIM, octa-core 64 bit New Delhi: An upbeat Xiaomi, that just sold a Guinness Record breaking 2.11 million handsets in 12 hours, is all geared up to unleash its newest smartphone - dubbed the Xiaomi...
  • Asus Zenfone 2: The 'world's first 4GB RAM smartphone' coming to India today April 23, 2015

    Update: Asus Zenfone 2 comes to India in 4 variants, priced from Rs 12,999 to Rs 22,999 New Delhi: Asus which had given the media a preview of its new flagship smartphone - the Asus Zenfone 2 - is all set to launch what it calls the "world's first 4GB...
  • Nokia likely to return to the phone market in 2016 April 21, 2015

    New Delhi: All the fans of Nokia phones might get lucky in 2016 as the Finnish manufacturer is expected to return to making mobile handsets. The once popular mobile manufacturer gave away its phone business to software giant Microsoft in 2013 owing to tough competition from rivals Apple and...
  • Images: Sony Xperia Z4 April 20, 2015

    Sony unveiled its new flagship Xperia Z4 smartphone. The handset features an aluminium frame and a 5.2-inch screen. Other key features include a 2930 mAh battery, 3 GB RAM, 32 GB ROM (expandable up to 128 GB) and 1920x1080 screen resolution. The Z4's 20.7 megapixel primary camera can record 4K...
  • Top 10: 4G smartphones under Rs 10,000 available in India April 20, 2015

    4G connectivity is the new battleground for smartphone makers to compete on in the low-cost segment. From Xiaomi to Lenovo to Microsoft, smartphone manufacturers are aggressively pushing their budget 4G devices to the Indian market. Our list of sub-Rs 10K 4G smartphones in India may help you pick a right...
  • Sony Xperia Z4: Sony unveils its new 5.2-inch flagship smartphone with an aluminium frame April 20, 2015

    Tokyo: Sony on Monday unveiled a new high-end Xperia handset (see images) featuring an aluminium frame and a 5.2-inch screen, showing it is still in the smartphone race even as it scales down its struggling mobile operations. Must see: From C1002S (2001) to Xperia Z4 (2015): A comprehensive timeline of Sony's...
  • Windows 10 Phone Maps app will now also help you find things to do April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Maps are, well, just maps. They help you find a route to your destination and gauge traffic. But, Microsoft is aiming to bring in more functionality to its mobile maps than just helping you locate places. The software giant is updating its map app, which will now be...
  • Microsoft finally brings touch-friendly Office apps to Windows phones April 18, 2015

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp on Friday unveiled a long-awaited suite of touch-friendly Office apps that allow Windows phone users to work on Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents on their phones with touch commands and to transfer them easily between devices. Test versions of what Microsoft is calling its Office Universal apps...
  • Finding your lost Android phone is now just a Google search away April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: If you misplace your Android phone in the car or leave it somewhere around the house, search engine giant Google can now help locate the smartphone. Using Google search on a desktop, users need to type in 'Find my phone' and an approximate location of the device will be...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i spotted online; could be released on April 23 at 'global Mi phone premiere' in India April 14, 2015

    New Delhi: As Xiaomi gears up for its 'global Mi phone premiere' event on April 23, the series of leaks have just started with specs of the Chinese manufacturer's next handset published on a website. Xiaomi had sent out invites for its global event that will be attended by Xiaomi CEO...
  • Motorola launches Moto E (4G version) in India at Rs 7,999; up for pre-order on Flipkart April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Almost a month after introducing the second-gen Moto E (3G version), Motorola has announced the launch of the 4G variant of the phone in India at a price of Rs 7,999. The 4G version of the new Moto E costs Rs 1,000 more than the base model that carries...
  • Xiaomi to unveil new handset at 'global Mi phone premiere' on April 23 in India April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Xiaomi has scheduled a global smartphone launch event for April 23 in New Delhi, India. The company has started sending out media invites for the event that will be attended by CEO Lei Jun, president Bin Lin, and VP (global) Hugo Barra. While the invite clearly mentions that the...
  • Xiaomi sets a new Guinness World Record for mobile phone sales by selling 2.11 million handsets in 12 hours April 10, 2015

    Beijing: China's smartphone giant Xiaomi said it has set a new Guinness World Record for mobile phone sales by selling 2.11 million handsets in a 12-hour flash sale held to celebrate its fifth anniversary. The half-day bonanza, which brought in 2.08 billion yuan (USD 335 million) from sales of handsets and...