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  • Xiaomi Redmi 2 review: The new badshah of budget phones Yesterday

    One recurring problem with most budget phones is that they also look and feel like budget phones. This is where the newly launched Xiaomi Redmi 2 stands out - the device doesn't reflect its price tag (Rs 6,999). The reason why Xiaomi might have been able to afford this premium feel...
  • Lenovo CEO accidentally leaks images of next gen Moto 360 smartwatch March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: In what appears like an accidental disclosure of the upcoming Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch, CEO of Lenovo- new parent company of Motorola, Yang Yuanqing, posted an image on Chinese social media site Weibo, showing a number of smartwatches in various states of assembly. The first Motorola Moto 360 was...
  • Microsoft partners Lenovo, Xiaomi to develop Windows 10 phones March 19, 2015

    Beijing: Microsoft said on Wednesday that it will partner Lenovo and Xiaomi to develop smart devices that runs the latest version of its Windows operating system. The US multinational announced an initiative to deepen cooperation with China's leading hardware and software makers to promote Windows 10 on computers, tablets and smartphones,...
  • Will Lenovo's first Windows Phone smartphone run Windows 10 OS? March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Lenovo is all geared up to release its first Windows-powered smartphone. Now, the question is whether it will run the older Windows Phone OS or incorporate in it the upcoming Windows 10 software. Microsoft's Windows 10 OS is supposed to hit the markets this summer while Lenovo will...
  • Microsoft's malware detection data shows Lenovo's Superfish removed from about 2,50,000 Windows computers March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The recently discovered Lenovo's Superfish adware has been removed from about 2,50,000 Windows PCs according to Microsoft's malware detection data. The software giant, along with Lenovo and other software makers brought down the daily number of infected PCs to less than 1,000 within two weeks. In its blog, Microsoft...
  • Lenovo's new Pocket Projector attaches to Android devices, streams content wirelessly March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Lenovo has added a Pocket Projector to its line of devices that was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The pocket projector works with compatible Android devices and lets the user project content up to 110-inches on any wall or surface in low-light conditions. The Pocket Projector...
  • Probe launched into Lenovo's use of Superfish software March 3, 2015

    New York: Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen's office said on Monday it has launched an investigation into Lenovo Group Ltd's sales of laptops preloaded with Superfish software, which the U.S. government last month warned made users vulnerable to cyberattacks. The office said that Jepsen last week sent letters to Lenovo, the...
  • Lenovo Vibe Shot: It's a camera. It's a smartphone. It's a crossover device! March 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Lenovo, at Mobile World Congress 2015, introduced a new device - the Vibe Shot. It is the company's first 2-in-1 camera smartphone, a crossover device. "It's first a fabulous camera that shutterbugs will love, and secondly, a performance-laden, standalone smartphone," said Lenovo in a press release. While the mention...
  • Lenovo to offer free McAfee LiveSafe security software to users whose laptops were shipped with Superfish February 28, 2015

    Boston: China's Lenovo Group on Friday said it will offer free subscriptions to Intel Corp security software to customers who bought laptops that were shipped with a program known as "Superfish," which made PCs vulnerable to cyberattacks. Lenovo, the world's biggest personal computer maker, last week advised customers to uninstall the...
  • Government to help Indian tablet market grow in 2015: Report February 27, 2015

    New Delhi:Large government and education projects, coupled with re-entry of older players in consumer segment, are expected to help the tablet PC market in India post single digit growth this year, research firm IDC said. The tablet market in India, which saw a correction post the introduction of BIS regulation in...
  • Lizard Squad hacking group defaces Lenovo website with goofy webcam selfies of teen February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: After the SuperFish controversy, Lenovo again got into trouble when hackers turned its official website into a teen's selfie slideshow. Lizard Squad, which is a hacking group, took over Lenovo's homepage and posted images of a teen with a funny haircut posing for the webcam and the song "Breaking...
  • Lenovo launches Yoga 3 Pro convertible ultrabook at Rs 1,14,990 in India February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Betting big on the tablet segment, Chinese technology giant Lenovo today said it will launch a slew of products in the coming months as it looks to expand its share in the Indian market. Lenovo, which ranks fourth in the tablet market here, said it has about 10 per...
  • Superfish blames another startup for ad software security flaw February 22, 2015

    San Francisco: A little-known Silicon Valley startup was caught in a firestorm of criticism this week for making software that exposed Lenovo laptop users to hackers bent on stealing personal information. But Superfish Inc. has also won praise for producing visual search technology that many see as the next big...
  • Superfish: All that you should know about the Lenovo malware controversy and what you need to do February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: This week we came across Superfish - a fishy concept about an adware spotted in Lenovo's consumer notebooks that put the devices open to vulnerabilities. While Lenovo issued statements saying the application was meant to enhance online shopping experience of Lenovo notebook users, it also acknowledged the fact that...
  • Microsoft updates Windows Defender to actively root out Superfish adware from Lenovo laptops February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: In what comes as a relief to Lenovo consumers who have been perturbed by the computer maker's recently exposed attempt at adding more ads in Google search through its pre-installed adware-Superfish, researchers have found out that Microsoft's onboard anti-virus software is now actively removing the adware. Microsoft's Windows Defender...
  • Lenovo releases set of tools to remove controversial Superfish adware from laptops February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Lenovo has released a set of tools to remove the controversial 'Superfish' adware from its laptops which compromised the computer's encryption certificates to quietly include more ads on Google search. It was revealed earlier this week that Lenovo had been pre-installing the program onto many of its Windows PCs...
  • Lenovo says new laptops won't come installed with controversial Superfish software that makes devices vulnerable to hacking February 20, 2015

    Beijing: China's Lenovo Group, the world's largest PC maker, said on Thursday it will no longer pre-install software that cybersecurity experts said was malicious and made devices vulnerable to hacking. Lenovo had come under fire from security researchers who said earlier on Thursday the company pre-installed a virus-like software from a...
  • Lenovo sold laptops with virus-like software Superfish that put passwords, personal information at risk February 20, 2015

    San Francisco: If you've recently purchased a laptop computer made by Lenovo, you may want to hear this: Experts say the world's biggest computer maker shipped laptops with pre-installed software that could let hackers steal passwords or other sensitive information when you use the web to shop, pay bills or...
  • Lenovo launches the iPhone 6 look-alike S90 smartphone at Rs 19,990 in India February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Days after a Mumbai-based retailer announced the India availability of the Lenovo S90 on Twitter, the company has now officially announced the phone in India. The most interesting thing about the phone is that it bears striking similarity to the Apple iPhone 6. The phone that the company claims...
  • Lenovo Sisley S90: Lenovo silently launches the iPhone 6 look-alike smartphone in India; available for Rs 19,990 February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Lenovo has silently introduced its new smartphone the Sisley S90 that bears striking similarity to the Apple iPhone 6 in India. While there is no information on the Sisley S90 launch from the company yet, a Mumbai-based retailer - who has a proven track record of giving information...
  • A dramatic shift is underway in the global smartphone market January 30, 2015

    San Francisco: The runaway success of Apple's newest iPhone has fuelled a dramatic shift in the global market: the California tech giant is now neck-and-neck with South Korea's Samsung for the title of world's leading seller of smartphones. Apple set the standard for modern smartphones when it released the first iPhone...
  • Lenovo launches the A6000 4G smartphone in India at Rs 6999 January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Lenovo has announced the launch of is A6000 smartphone in the Indian market. Priced at Rs 6999, the Lenovo A6000 is claimed to be "India's most affordable 4G LTE smartphone." Lenovo has partnered with Flipkart to sell the A6000 in the Indian market. The phone will go on sale...
  • Lenovo's pocket-sized flash for selfies attaches to a smartphone's audio jack January 6, 2015

    The Lenovo Vibe Xtension Selfie Flash is a pocket-sized flash that plugs into the 3.5mm audio jack, giving users a way to create ideal lighting and shutter sync.The Selfie Flash works by using 8 diffused LEDs to supplement available light for natural colour tones, even in low-light condition. The rechargeable...
  • Tech in 2014: The first-of-its-kind products launched this year December 24, 2014

    Though the year 2014, in consumer technology, has not been the year of anything that we can remember it by, it, however, witnessed the arrival of a few first-of-its-kind products and ideas that might have laid the foundation for coming trends. For instance, Apple that had redefined the smartphone market...
  • Huawei's smartphone sales shoot up after copying Xiaomi's online strategy December 24, 2014

    Beijing: China's Huawei Technologies has taken sales of its low-price Honor brand of smartphones to 20 million from 1 million in just one year, hitting pay dirt with the disruptive online-only strategy it copied from smaller upstart Xiaomi. Given the early signs, Huawei executives hope to emulate the phenomenal growth of...
  • Lenovo Vibe X2: The 'world's first' layered smartphone launched at Rs 19,999 in India November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Lenovo has launched the Vibe X2, the world's first layered smartphone, in India. The Lenovo Vibe X2 comes with a tri-layered design, and is, therefore, claimed to be the world's first layered smartphone. It comes in four colors - white, red, gold, and dark grey. Priced at Rs...