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  • Samsung removes its logo from Galaxy S6, S6 Edge in Japan 18 hours 58 minutes ago

    Seoul: Samsung has removed its corporate logo from its new smartphones sold in Japan, a company spokeswoman confirmed Saturday. The name Samsung is missing on both the Galaxy S6 and its curved-edge variant, the Galaxy S6 Edge. These models are presented as Docomo Galaxy and au Galaxy, carrying the names of its...
  • New flaws surface in the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Yesterday

    New Delhi: While we are sure a lot of you are excited about Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, the flaws with these latest smartphones seem to be endless and just puts us off. The Samsung Galaxy S6 might be the best smartphone that the company has made till date,...
  • Roomates stab each other, steal car over Android vs iPhone debate Yesterday

    New Delhi: A heated debate over whose smartphone was better landed two roommates behind the bars in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The roommates, Jiro oMendez and Elias Ecevo allegedly stabbed each other as they argued over whether Android smartphones were better than Apple iPhones. On April 17, the local police received reports of...
  • Micromax to launch low-cost Canvas Spark smartphone on April 21 in India 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Micromax is all set to launch its new affordable smartphone - the Canvas Spark - in India on April 21. The media invite received from the company clearly states the launch of the Canvas Spark. "Be the first to get your hands on the Micromax Canvas Spark! Join us...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4 gets a price cut of Rs 2,000; available now at Rs 17,999 3 days ago

    New Delhi: After selling the Mi 4 at a discount of Rs 2,000 during its Mi Fan festival early this month, Xiaomi has now decided to permanently slash the price of the flagship Mi 4 by the same amount. "The Mi 4 16GB will now go for Rs 17,999, and...
  • Microsoft Lumia 540: Microsoft launches affordable dual-SIM smartphone with 5-inch display, 8MP camera 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Microsoft has launched a new affordable smartphone - the Lumia 540. The dual-SIM phone carries a price tag of $150 and features a 5-inch HD (1280 x 720) display, 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and a 5-megapixel front camera. The Lumia 540 comes with 8 GB of on-board...
  • Huawei launches 5.2-inch P8, 6.8-inch P8 Max octa-core phones to take on Samsung Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6 3 days ago

    London: China's Huawei unveiled its flagship P8 and P8 Max smartphones on Wednesday, devices that stack up against the latest models from Samsung and Apple in technical specifications if not marketing budget. The P8, which runs Google's Android operating system, has a 5.2 inch display screen -- slightly larger than the...
  • Samsung creates a standalone team to make screens for Apple devices: Report 4 days ago

    Bengaluru: Samsung Electronics has created a standalone team of about 200 employees to work exclusively on making screens for rival smartphone maker Apple's products, Bloomberg reported, citing people with direct knowledge of the matter. The team at Samsung Display Co, which provides screens for iPads and MacBooks, helps develop products and...
  • Tips & Tricks: How you can unwire yourself and why you should start right away 4 days ago

    We know you absolutely love your smartphone. So much so that it travels with you, sleeps with you, eats with you, attends meetings with you, and if you allow me to turn a little gross here, even makes those toilet visits with you. That is some tech love! Even as you...
  • The world's first USB Type-C phones may upset Apple, Huawei and HTC 4 days ago

    New Delhi: For consumers it might be a new element to the concept of smartphones, but the introduction of the world's first smartphones with USB Type-C is sure to upset the biggies of the tech world. Chinese company Letv unveiled its debut smartphones, named Le Superphones, which boast of the new...
  • Chinese company that compared Apple to Hitler launches the world's first USB Type-C phone 4 days ago

    New Delhi: After creating a furor for comparing Apple to Nazi leader Hitler, Chinese company, Letv announced its Le Superphones in the US market, apparently to compete with the Hitler of the smartphone industry. Two weeks ago the company's poster teased Le Superphones showing Hitler giving the Nazi salute while wearing...
  • HTC launches One M9+, One E9+, Desire 326G in India; plans 4G phones under Rs 20K 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Mobile device maker HTC unveiled three devices - One M9+, One E9+, Desire 326G - in India. The premium 4G smartphone M9 Plus priced at Rs 52,500 will be available from May. "The M9 Plus will be available in India for Rs 52,500. It will be available next...
  • The killer smartphone feature that can help you have better sex, reveals viral Durex video 5 days ago

    This video has been watched almost 37 million times on YouTube and chances are you have already seen it. If not, read on and watch.This video that stretches for almost 4 minutes, explores how different couples are using their smartphones in the bedroom and comes up with one killer smartphone...
  • iBerry Auxus Beast with 5.5-inch display, 13MP camera, 3GB RAM launched in India at Rs 13,990 5 days ago

    New Delhi: iberry India has launched its Auxus Beast smartphone that boasts of 3GB RAM for a price of Rs 13,990. The 5.5-inch phone will be sold exclusively on Snapdeal from April 20. Touted as the country's cheapest 3GB RAM smartphone, the Auxus Beast sports an HD IPS display and at...
  • HTC One M9+: HTC launches new flagship phone at Rs 52,500 in India; features a 5.2-inch 2K display, fingerprint scanner 5 days ago

    New Delhi: HTC has announced the launch of two new smartphones - the HTC One M9+ and the HTC E9+ - in India. The HTC One M9+ is priced at Rs 52,500 and will be available in India starting May. The company, however, has not yet revealed the pricing and...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i spotted online; could be released on April 23 at 'global Mi phone premiere' in India 5 days ago

    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...
  • Sharp unveils a 4K smartphone display with 3840x2160 resolution at 806 ppi 5 days ago

    New Delhi: After 4K TVs, it is time for smartphones to sport the ultra high-definition displays. Sharp has introduced a display that will fit in 5.5-inch smartphones in near future and offer a 3840x2160 resolution. The Sharp 4K IGZO displays will offer 806 ppi and will take on Samsung's 4K AMOLED...
  • A new app that makes you look slimmer 6 days ago

    London: A new smartphone app promises to make you slimmer and smarter and that too without any interventions in your workout schedule! Actually, the new "Visualize You" app is designed to encourage weight loss by processing your portrait-style photograph and generating an image of what you would look like minus 10...
  • Motorola launches Moto E (4G version) in India at Rs 7,999; up for pre-order on Flipkart 6 days ago

    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...
  • Asus Zenfone 2: A quick hands-on with the 'world's first 4GB RAM smartphone' 6 days ago

    New Delhi: After teasing the upcoming Zenfone 2 for over two weeks, Asus decided to give select members of the media an early look at what is touted to be the "world's first 4 GB RAM phone". The company, which is yet to officially launch the three variants of the...
  • Now, control your smartphone by stroking your hair 6 days ago

    London: A new technology invented in Brazil allows people to control their smartphones by activating sensors hidden in their hair. The technology called Hairware, invented by Katia Vega of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, uses a hair-wearable switch that can discreetly activate apps by touching it a...
  • Apple, Samsung lose market share despite being top smartphone makers 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as the two smartphone makers are the leaders in the market, Apple and Samsung have faced a dip in their market share. According to the latest data by comScore, both the tech companies witnessed a dip in their market share in the three months to February. Apple's market share...
  • Facebook, Google dominate smartphone apps 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Facebook and Google apps are dominant on smartphones in the US, according to a new finding by comScore. comScore's latest smartphone app ratings have found that several Facebook and Google-owned apps feature in the top 15 spots. Among US smartphone users age 18 and up, 71.2 per cent had the...
  • LG's upcoming LG G4 specs leaked online weeks before launch 1 week ago

    New Delhi: LG's yet-to-be-released G4 smartphone has been prematurely revealed on the Internet weeks before its April 28 launch. The flagship device was spotted by Twitter user Evan Blass on an unannounced product site that showed the LG G4 having several colour options, including multiple shades of real...
  • Purported Sony Xperia Z4 shows up in new set of leaked images April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Sony's new rumoured flagship, Xperia Z4, has now been leaked in a fresh set of images. The alleged Sony Xperia Z4 leaked photos are not of high quality, but they reveal some significant details about the upcoming flagship from Sony.The photos released by in2mobile suggest that the phone...
  • Apple urged to set up R&D facility in India April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asked tech giant Apple to consider opening an R&D facility in India as the country offers great business opportunities. The Minister, who met Apple Head Compliance EMEIA region John Reynolds, said though the US firm did not have a powerful presence in...