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  • Android Wear update brings GPS support and offline music playback

    24 October 2014, 3:37 am by: Srivatsan

    Sony introduced the SmartWatch 3 at the IFA last month, which would launch later this month. This this is the first Android Wear Smartwatch to come with built-in GPS support. Google has announced a new Android Wear update that would make use of GPS in the Sony…
  • Sony SmartWatch 3 up for pre-order in the US for $249.99, shipping October-end

    24 October 2014, 2:58 am by: Srivatsan

    Sony introduced the SmartWatch 3, the company's first Android Wear-powered smartwatch at the IFA last month. At the announcement Sony just said that it would go on sale later in Autumn 2014 without any price tag. Now the company started taking pre-orders for…
  • Swipe Sense Review

    23 October 2014, 11:35 pm by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Swipe Technologies introduced Swipe Sense phablet in August. Priced at INR 9,999, the phone comes with fingerprint scanner. We have already seen unboxing of the phone and now lets take a detailed review.…
  • LG G Watch R to roll out globally starting from November

    23 October 2014, 11:21 pm by: Srivatsan

    LG G Watch R rolled out in Korea last week, today the company has announced that it would roll out in Europe starting from November.  It was unveiled ahead of IFA and has a 1.3-inch (320 x 320 pixels) P-OLED Display, powered by a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon…
  • LG NUCLUN Octa-Core processor announced, debuts in G3 Screen smartphone

    23 October 2014, 11:00 pm by: Srivatsan

    LG just announced NUCLUN (pronounced NOO-klun), the company's first SoC targeted at high-end smartphone. It is an Octa-Core processor with four 1.5GHz cores ARM Cortex-A15 cores and four 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A7 cores. It is based on ARM big.LITTLE technology…
  • Facebook Rooms anonymous app released for iPhone

    23 October 2014, 10:37 pm by: Srivatsan

    After Paper, Slingshot and Mention, Facebook has released Room, an anonymous chat app for iPhone developed by Facebook Creative Labs team. As the name suggests, it's a chat room app that was popular a decade back. It lets you create rooms for the…
  • Xolo Q2100 Camera Samples

    23 October 2014, 9:52 am by: Srivatsan

    Xolo launched Q2100, the company’s first Android smartphone with a fingerprint sensor earlier this month. We brought you the unboxing and benchmarks of the smartphone recently, here we have the camera samples. The Q2100 has a 8-megapixel auto focus rear…
  • New Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8 tablets now available in India, starts from Rs. 11999

    23 October 2014, 8:33 am by: Srivatsan

    Dell introduced new Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8 tablets running Android 4.4 (KitKat) back in June. Now these tablets are available in India from official Dell website. The Venue 7 has a 7-inch HD (1280×800) display, powered by a dual-core Intel Atom (Z3460)…
  • Veedeo 2.0 for iPhone brings new filters, films, smart file sharing and more

    23 October 2014, 7:49 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Veedeo, the app that allows users to create video clips with custom text is getting a major update. The 2.0 version has been optimized to work on the recently launched iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6.…
  • Nokia Lumia 930 Unboxing

    23 October 2014, 7:26 am by: Srivatsan

    Nokia launched the Lumia 930 smartphone in India earlier this month at a price tag of Rs. 38,649. The Lumia 930 comes to India months after the launch in several countries. It has a 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) full HD ClearBlack AMOLED display with Gorilla…
  • Twitter debuts Digits, a new tool to sign into apps using phone number

    23 October 2014, 7:22 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Twitter has introduced a new tool that allows users to log into apps using their phone number instead of user ID and password. The main aim of the service it enhance the security layer for users at the time of signing in.…
  • Google Earth for Android gets improved 3D experience, faster map updates and more

    23 October 2014, 6:42 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Google has released a major update to Google Earth on Android by enhancing the 3D rendering technology. This is the biggest feature of the latest update that further highlights mountains, cities, rivers in the map.…
  • Microsoft Garage goes cross platform, unveils apps for Android and Android Wear

    23 October 2014, 5:12 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Microsoft has announced the release of two Android apps and one experimental Bing app for Android Wear devices. These apps have been designed by Microsoft employees under the Garage program.…
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha Review

    23 October 2014, 4:30 am by: Sunil Jamboor Nagesh

    Samsung pursued with its polycarbonate design language for a very long time and was criticised for being rigid on its stance. However, the company has finally produced a device with refined looks and premium build.…
  • Uber slashes fares in Mumbai by 25% and uberX rates in Bangalore by 45% for a limited period

    23 October 2014, 4:22 am by: Srivatsan

    After the 25% price cut for both Uber Black and uberX in Delhi, Uber has slashed rates for both these in Mumbai too by 25%. When Uber expanded to Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh and Kolkata, it slashed prices on both UberBLACK and uberX by 25% in Bangalore…
  • Yahoo Mail app for iPhone and Android updated with Travel and Event notifications

    23 October 2014, 3:37 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Yahoo has updated Mail app in order to bring travel and event notifications to your mobile. Updated for iPhone and Android, the app provides users with important travel information related to flight details.…
  • Rovio’s RETRY game released for Android and global iOS users

    23 October 2014, 3:06 am by: Srivatsan

    Angry Birds creator Rovio released a new game called RETRY, an 8-bit game similar to the Flappy Bird back in May for limited iOS users. Now the game is available for iOS users globally and is also available for Android users. In this game you fly through…
  • Google rolls out new standalone email app “Inbox”

    23 October 2014, 2:14 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Google has introduced Inbox, a new email app that is touted as an alternative and not a replacement to Gmail. Available on Android, iOS and the Web, main aim of the app is to sort and organize emails.…
  • Xiaomi migrating user data from China to international servers

    23 October 2014, 1:01 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    In a bid to boost global expansion, Xiaomi is migrating international user data outside of China. Data belonging to the privately owned company's non-Chinese users will be moved in several phases to Amazon Inc servers in the United States and data centres…
  • FoneArena Labs: Introducing our all new battery test

    23 October 2014, 12:30 am by: Sunil Jamboor Nagesh

    We heard you! And, we are giving you what you asked for. One of the most requested features by our readers was the battery life test. The sheer number of appeals that we receive every single day meant that we would come up with the feature that matters most to…
  • Samsung Galaxy Alpha Benchmarks

    22 October 2014, 11:09 pm by: Srivatsan

    Samsung launched the Galaxy Alpha smartphone in India last week. We brought you the unboxing of the Galaxy Alpha recently, here we have the benchmarks. The Indian variant of the Galaxy Alpha is powered by an Octa-Core Exynos 5430 processor based on ARM…
  • LG L45 Dual and F60 LTE listed on official website for Rs. 6500 and Rs. 15000

    22 October 2014, 10:10 pm by: Srivatsan

    LG L45 Dual and F60 LTE smartphones have been listed on the official LG India website. The L45 Dual (X132) is an upgraded version of the L40 with the same 3.5-inch HVGA screen, similar size and Android 4.4 (KitKat), but this is powered by a 1GHz dual-core…
  • Samsung quietly announces Galaxy Note 4 duos in China

    22 October 2014, 12:53 pm by: Sunil Jamboor Nagesh

    Samsung introduced its flagship phablet, the Galaxy Note 4 about a month ago and today, the company has announced three dual-SIM variants of its Note 4 phablet in China.…
  • HTC Desire 820 mini leaked

    22 October 2014, 7:08 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    HTC Desire 820 mini has been leaked on the company's official website in China. The phone however, was soon taken down from the Chinese web store.…
  • Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 expected to launch in India soon for Rs. 21499

    22 October 2014, 6:53 am by: Srivatsan

    Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 went on sale in several Asian countries last month.  Manish Khatri from Mahesh Telecom reports that the smartphone will launch in India later this week  priced at Rs.  21,499 (MOP) and the MRP would be Rs. 24,300. It packs a…
  • Microsoft releases update for Windows 10 Technical Preview

    22 October 2014, 5:29 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Microsoft has rolled out first update to Windows 10 Technical Preview under company's Windows Insider Program. This brings the Windows 10 Technical Preview to build 9860, an update from 9841 that was officially announced on September 30th.…
  • Intex Aqua Amaze with 5-inch HD display, Octa-Core processor, 13MP camera launched for Rs. 10690

    22 October 2014, 5:25 am by: Srivatsan

    Intex Technologies has launched Aqua Amaze, the latest smartphone in the Aqua series. It has a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display based on one-glass-solution, runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat), has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel…
  • Toshiba unveils 11.6 inch Satellite Radius 11 convertible notebook for $329.99

    22 October 2014, 4:00 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Toshiba has introduced Satellite Radius 11, a new tablet convertible laptop that sports an 11.6 inch display. Priced at $329.99, the 2-in-1 device can be converted to a tablet thanks to 2 hinges that rotates 360 degrees. The Satellite Radius 11 convertible…
  • Moto 360 receives Android Wear update with revamped UI, better battery life and more

    22 October 2014, 3:20 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Motorola is rolling out new software update for its Moto 360 smartwatch. The latest Android Wear update v. 4.4W.2. brings a slew of features to the Moto 360.…
  • Google Play Music updated with Material Design UI, integrates Songza

    22 October 2014, 2:04 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Songza, the music streaming service that was acquired by Google in July has been integrated into Play Music. Songza's key feature- contextual playlist that are pre set with activities like driving, working out or waking up are now added to Play Music.…

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