Phone

  • Top 10: Android phones under Rs 3,000 14 hours 33 minutes ago

    Intex Aqua T2: The device runs Android 4.4 KitKat and is priced at Rs 2,699. It is the cheapest Android KitKat phone available today in the market. It has a 3.5-inch display, 2MP camera and a dual-core processor. 
Lava Iris 349i: This dual-SIM phone has a 3.5-inch display and a 2 megapixel camera. It costs Rs 2,899.Karbonn Smart A52 Plus: Available for Rs 2,999, the phone runs Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) OS and is powered by a dual-core processor. It features a 3.5-inch display and a 2MP camera.
  • Jolla to launch its first Sailfish smartphone in India on September 23 20 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Finnish smartphone maker Jolla is all set to launch its first Sailfish smartphone in Indian on September 23, Tuesday. The company will unveil the device at its press event on Tuesday in New Delhi. Jolla has entered into a partnership with Indian e-commerce web site Snapdeal to sell...
  • Is the Android One best value for your money? 2 days ago

    The first Android One phones have arrived. Google has launched the first set of three phones under its Android One project in India at a price starting at Rs 6,299. The first Android One devices to be available in India are the Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V and the...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus come with pre-installed kill switch 3 days ago

    Washington: New Apple phones include a theft deterrent system that enables users to lock their devices and wipe them clean of data if stolen, a victory for regulators who have long pushed the telecommunications industry to do more to stem theft. The tool, known as a kill switch, will be standard...
  • Centre nod for use of satellite phones in Himalayas on September 27 3 days ago

    New Delhi: To boost adventure tourism, the government is going to give the much-awaited permission for use of satellite phones by adventurers in the Himalayas on September 27, World Tourism Day. "We have got in-principle approval from the Home Ministry for allowing satellite phones in the Himalayas, where there is no...
  • Phone connectivity restored in most parts of J&K, problems persist in Srinagar: BSNL 3 days ago

    Phone connectivity has been restored in most parts of Jammu and Kashmir. But problems persist in Srinagar. "The main town of Srinagar is still having problems because main switching machines are under water. Otherwise the situation is normal in the whole valley," said BSNL CMD AN Rai. ...
  • Galaxy Grand Prime: Samsung readies its selfie phone 3 days ago

    London: At a time when the world is going crazy over the selfie phenomena, Samsung is rumoured to have developed its first selfie-centric smartphone. The Galaxy Grand Prime reportedly has a 5MP front-facing camera fit for clicking self-portraits. It has a 5-inch, 540x960 pixels display, a 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor...
  • Meet Sundar Pichai, the man behind Android One phones 4 days ago

    He is the most important man in the mobile industry, the man behind the launch of Android One phones. Sundar Pichai is a Chennai boy who made it big and is already being spoken of as a possible successor to Larry Page. ...
  • One in five college students addicted to smartphones 5 days ago

    Washington: One in five college students in the US rate themselves as totally dependent on their smartphones, with more than half admitting they use their device as a way of escaping from problems or relieving a bad mood, a new study has found. Researchers, including those from the Alabama State University,...
  • Rebuked for using mobile phones, two girls commit suicide 1 week ago

    Agartala: Two teenage girls committed suicide after their hostel superintendent and parents rebuked them for using mobile phones, police said on Saturday. Three class 10 girls of the Takarjala higher secondary school in Western Tripura were reprimanded for secretly using mobile phones which is against the hostel norms, police said. "After being...
  • On duty police constables banned from using mobile phones: Goa IGP September 12, 2014

    Panaji: Goa's police constabulary has been banned from constantly using mobile phones while on traffic and picketing duty according to newly-appointed Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sunil Garg. Garg, who was on a visit to the Panaji police station on Thursday where he interacted with civilians, said the ban was a...
  • Watch: Experts rate iPhone 6 September 10, 2014

    In an interview to CNN, experts rate the all new iPhone 6. "Apple behind the curve when it comes to phone size. It is hard to say whether or not it would be distinctly different from some of the larger phones that are already in the market," say experts. ...
  • Amazon slashes Fire Phone price; $200 model now available for 99 cents September 9, 2014

    New York: Amazon slashed the price of its Fire smartphone on Monday, a day before Apple is expected to unveil its latest version of the iPhone. The online retailer said the Fire with 32 gigabytes of memory will now cost 99 cents when customers sign a two-year contract with AT&T. That's...
  • Beware! Second-hand smartphones available online might be stolen September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The slick looking smart phone with great camera and apps you bought cheap at an online store could just be stolen ware. Thieves are increasingly palming off high end stolen mobiles through online trading portals, say police. "Thieves are selling stolen mobiles on online trading sites like Quikr.com, ebay.in...
  • Centre taps over 1 lakh phones a year, many more by states: Report September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: More than one lakh phone tapping orders are issued by the central government every year, but the total number of such interceptions can be of a 'staggering scale' after taking into account the directions from state governments, a new study has found. The study, 'India's surveillance state', prepared on...
  • Nokia Lumia 830: Microsoft unveils the thinnest and lightest Lumia yet September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The metal-framed Nokia Lumia 830 is what Microsoft calls "the affordable flagship" of the Nokia Lumia family. The Windows Phone 8.1 device priced at 330 euros (about Rs 26,200) is also the thinnest and lightest Lumia yet with an 8.5mm thin profile. The Lumia 830 has a 10 megapixel...
  • Xolo Win Q900s: The 'world's lightest' Windows smartphone goes on sale in India at Rs 9,999 September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Xolo Win Q900s, which is claimed to be the world's lightest Windows smartphone, is now available in India for Rs 9,999. Weighing 100 grams, the Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone has a 4.7-inch 720p display and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.2 GHz quad-core processor paired with 1GB...
  • Markets such as India to push smartphone sales up 23.8 per cent to 1.25 billion units September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Emerging countries in regions like India and China will help smartphone sales jump close to 24 per cent this year to 1.25 billion, even as the growth pace slows down in mature markets, research firm IDC said. According to IDC, more than 1.25 billion smartphones are expected to...
  • 79% of people are ready to give up alcohol, chocolate to get their mobile phones back August 28, 2014

    Washington: A whopping 47 per cent of Americans admit they wouldn't last more than a day without their cell phones and 79 per cent say they would be willing to give up alcohol or chocolate to regain access to their devices, according to a new survey. When ranked by importance to...
  • Mobile use lowers children's grades in school: Study August 26, 2014

    Tokyo: Children who spend more than four hours a day on their mobile phone perform significantly worse on school tests than those who are limited to just 30 minutes, a Japanese government survey has found. Among the nearly one-in-nine 14 and 15-year-olds who use their handheld device for at least four...
  • Intex's first Firefox smartphone coming today; to be priced under Rs 2,000 August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: While Spice has already announced its Firefox smartphone, it's time for Intex to lift the veil of its first Firefox device. With the aim to take on Spice, the company will announce the launch of its Firefox phone in India on August 25. Intex claims that the phone...
  • Lava to launch a 5-inch 'selfie phone'; to be priced under Rs 10,000 August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Lava is all set to introduce a new smartphone under its X series. According to the company, the new phone under the series will be a 'selfie phone'. The phone will have a high-quality front camera with flash and a wide-viewing angle lens to help users capture perfect...
  • Intex to launch sub-Rs 2000 Firefox smartphone on August 25 August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: While Spice has already announced its Firefox smartphone, it's time for Intex to lift the veil of its first Firefox device. With the aim to take on Spice in the Firefox smartphone market, the company will announce the launch of its Firefox phone in India on August 25....
  • Opera Mini to become the default browser on Microsoft's low-cost phones August 21, 2014

    Oslo: Norwegian software maker Opera signed a deal to take over the browser building unit of Microsoft's Nokia mobile phone unit and reported second-quarter earnings above expectations on Thursday, sending it shares sharply higher. "We have signed a strategic licensing deal with Microsoft. We are basically taking over the browser building...
  • HTC launches Windows Phone version of its flagship HTC One (M8) smartphone August 20, 2014

    New York: HTC has unveiled the HTC One (M8) for Windows, a version of its flagship HTC One phone with Microsoft's Windows software inside. HTC said it developed the new model at the request of Microsoft, which has been trying to boost its Windows Phone system. The company will continue to...