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  • Lumia 638: Microsoft launches the most affordable 4G Windows Phone smartphone in India at Rs 8299 17 hours 26 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Microsoft launched its most affordable smartphone 4G device in the country - Lumia 638 - powered by Windows Phone 8.1 operating system for Rs 8,299. The smartphone, sporting a 4.5-inch screen, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 5MP camera, 8GB memory (expandable upto 128GB)...
  • Vivo X5 Max: The world's slimmest phone comes to India at Rs 32,980 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Chinese smartphone maker has launched what is touted to be the world's slimmest phone in India. Named Vivo X5 Max, the phone carries a price tag of Rs 32,980. At 4.75mm, the Vivo X5 Max dethrones the recently launched Oppo R5 as the world's slimmest phone that measures...
  • Want someone to wake you up in the morning? Here's an app for you 3 days ago

    New York: Wish to hear a stranger's voice instead of an alarm bell the first thing in the morning? Then the Wakie app is meant just for you. Already available for download on Android and Windows phone, the app is now also on iOS, a mobile operating system developed by Apple...
  • Vivo X5 Max: The world's slimmest phone coming to India today; could be priced around Rs 30,000 3 days ago

    Update: Vivo X5 Max: The world's slimmest phone comes to India at Rs 32,980 New Delhi: Chinese smartphone maker Vivo is all set to launch what is touted to be the world's slimmest phone in India on December 15, Monday. At 4.75mm, the Vivo X5 Max dethrones the recently launched Oppo...
  • Complaints about pesky calls, SMSs drop by over 80 per cent 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Steps taken by authorities to rein in pesky calls and SMSs seem to be bearing fruit with the average number of complaints received per month regarding such unsolicited communications coming down by over 80 per cent in the ongoing financial year. According to data shared by the Department of...
  • Vivo X5 Max, the world's slimmest phone, launched; coming to India on December 15 December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: We have now the new world's slimmest phone. Chinese maker Vivo has announced the launch of what is now the thinnest phone in the world. At 4.75mm, the Vivo X5 Max dethrones the recently launched Oppo R5 as the world's slimmest phone that measures 4.85mm thick. The phone that...
  • Mobile phone a basic need for most unmarried Indians: Survey December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: If one goes by a survey, most single Indians can't do without their mobile phones. The survey, by online matrimony platform www.shaadi.com, was conducted on a total of 6,500 respondents in the age group of 23 to 35 years, to understand how crucial a mobile phone is for unmarried...
  • Beware, Android users! A new virus steals passwords, sends SMSs without your permission December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Cyber security sleuths have alerted Android-based smartphone users against an infectious Trojan virus which steals vital information from the personal device and can even illegally send SMSes to those on the mobile contact list. The deadly virus has been identified as 'AndroidSmssend' and it can acquire as many as...
  • Truecaller, the phone directory app now has over 100 million users December 4, 2014

    New York: Helped by strong growth in number of users in India, phone directory app Truecaller said it has crossed the 100 million userbase milestone. Truecaller allows users to identify unknown numbers, block unwanted calls, and search contact information among people and businesses. The app has also doubled its daily new users...
  • Lava Iris Win1: Lava's first Windows Phone smartphone launched at Rs 4,999; to be available from December 4 December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Lava International has launched its first Windows smartphone, Iris Win1, in India at a price of Rs 4,999. The phone will be available exclusively on e-commerce site Flipkart starting December 4. The 4-inch smartphone is powered by a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. The...
  • 4 things to consider before buying a new smartphone December 2, 2014

    New York: Now is a good time to get a smartphone. The latest devices hit shelves in time for the holiday shopping season, and there's likely to be a lull in new releases until next spring. So why wait? Here are some things to consider before hitting stores. If you're upgrading...
  • Celkon Win 400: Celkon launches its first Windows Phone smartphone at Rs 4,979 December 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Celkon Mobiles, a city-based mobile handset manufacturer and wireless solutions provider, today launched Celkon Win 400, one of the country's cheapest Windows smartphone, with a price tag of Rs 4,979. Murali Retineni, executive director of Celkon Mobiles, said 'Win 400', the first Windows phone from Celkon's stable, runs on Windows...
  • Data sharing over Bluetooth may get faster November 29, 2014

    London: Your Bluetooth device may soon become faster at transferring data! Researchers are looking into ways information can be shared quickly and effectively using Bluetooth technology. Bluetooth technology is the most widespread standard wireless communication. One of its applications is the creation of electronic sensor networks. Researchers at the University of the...
  • Denmark is now the world's most connected country November 25, 2014

    Geneva: Denmark has overtaken South Korea as the world's top country for cellphone and Internet use, a study released Monday said. In third place was Sweden, followed by Iceland and Britain, emphasising European dominance in the connectivity stakes, according to the International Telecommunication Union, a leading analyst for information and communication...
  • A device that can charge your phone in just 30 seconds November 25, 2014

    Tel Aviv: An Israeli company says it has developed technology that can charge a mobile phone in a few seconds and an electric car in minutes, advances that could transform two of the world's most dynamic consumer industries. Using nano-technology to synthesise artificial molecules, Tel Aviv-based StoreDot says it has developed...
  • Alcatel One Touch Flash 'selfie' smartphone with a 5MP front camera, octa-core processor launched at Rs 9,999 in India November 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Alcatel One Touch has launched a new selfie-focused smartphone in India, named the Flash, the 'selfie' phone is priced at Rs 9,999 and is exclusively available on e-commerce website Flipkart.com. The Alcatel One Touch Flash has a 5-megapixel front camera with auto focus and a 13-megapixel rear camera. The...
  • Almost all Android, iOS apps have been hacked: Report November 21, 2014

    New York: An analysis of mobile apps has revealed that between 75 and 97 per cent of apps - on both android and iOS devices - have been hacked. A report by the mobile security firm Arxan Technologies threw up these alarming statistics that all app users must keep in mind...
  • Experts blame dearth of adequate towers for connectivity problem in mobile phones November 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Over the last few months there has been a sudden spurt in call drops, calls getting interrupted and other such connectivity problems. Experts say the dearth of adequate towers to handle growing cell phone usage is to be blamed. The urge to stay connected is unrelenting. One's voice...
  • Oxigen: Smartphone, the new banking device November 15, 2014

    Smartphones are the new transaction tools in banking sector. Oxigen has been pioneering mobile payments for the last ten years. ...
  • Nokia brand could eventually appear on a range of electronics - not necessarily phones November 15, 2014

    London: Don't call it a comeback yet. But Nokia is thinking about how to revive its brand name in consumer markets just months after selling off its former flagship mobile phones business to Microsoft for more than $7 billion. "I think you can expect our brand will return to the consumer...
  • Gionee V6L, P5L: Gionee launches 4G smartphones in India at Rs 10,000 onwards November 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese handset maker Gionee announced the launch of four new 4G LTE smartphones, priced Rs 10,000 onwards, as operators gear up for nationwide launch of next generation wireless services. From next year onwards, all Gionee devices priced above Rs 10,000 range will be LTE enabled. "Gionee has always kept itself...
  • US government warns iPhone, iPad users on security bug in Apple's iOS November 14, 2014

    The US government warned iPhone and iPad users on Thursday to be on the alert for hackers who may exploit a vulnerability in Apple's iOS operating system that would enable them to steal sensitive data. There was the potential for hacks using a newly identified technique known as the "Masque Attack,"...
  • Microsoft Lumia 535: Microsoft launches the first Lumia phone without Nokia branding; the 5-inch budget phone comes with 5MP rear and front cameras November 11, 2014

    New York: Microsoft has unveiled a cheaper smartphone, costing about 110 euros ($135), as it eyes emerging and other low-cost markets for growth. Named the Microsoft Lumia 535, the new model is the first Lumia smartphone under Microsoft's own brand name. The company has released a few Lumia models since it...
  • UP policemen blame cellphones, western clothes for rapes: Is the Indian police system caught in a medieval mindset? October 31, 2014

    In a bizarre explanation for the rise in rape cases in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Police have now blamed mobile phone culture, bad influence of western culture and indecent dressing sense among women as reasons behind it. ...
  • Mobile phones, indecent dressing, vulgar advertisements lead to rape cases: UP Police October 30, 2014

    In a bizarre explanation for the rise in rape cases in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Police have now blamed mobile phone culture, bad influence of western culture and indecent dressing sense among women as reasons behind it. ...