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  • 100,000 Redmi 1S units to go on sale on Nov 4, will be pre-added to carts for some who repeatedly…

    31 October 2014, 11:03 pm by: Srivatsan

    Xiaomi is bringing another 1,00,000 units of the Redmi 1S smartphones for India on November 4th. As a surprise, the company has announced that, lucky fans those who tried to buy Redmi 1s and failed, will find the device added to their cart on Flipkart on…
  • Gmail 5.0 for Android with support for Exchange and other email accounts now available

    31 October 2014, 10:33 pm by: Srivatsan

    Details about Gmail 5.0 for Android with support for IMAP, POP3 email accounts like Yahoo and Outlook surfaced couple of weeks back. Even a promo video of the new Gmail app showed up. Now Android Police has got hold of the APK of the Gmail 5.0 app that brings…
  • BBM for BlackBerry 10, Android and iPhone gets Timed Messages, Message Retraction and more

    31 October 2014, 12:09 pm by: Srivatsan

    BlackBerry has rolled out an update for its BBM app on BlackBerry 10, Android and iPhone that gets new privacy features such as  Timed Messages feature that lets you set a timer to control how long messages and pictures you share with contacts can be viewed…
  • Sony reports Q2 FY14 results, 9.9 million smartphones shipped

    31 October 2014, 9:20 am by: Srivatsan

    Sony Corporation today reported net loss of 85.6 billion yen ($785 million) for its second quarter of the financial year 2014 that ended September 30th. Even though it shipped 9.9 million smartphone in the quarter, mobile communications division has reported…
  • 1Password for iOS gets Touch ID support and improved lock screen

    31 October 2014, 7:29 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    1Password for iOS is getting few enhancements and features in latest update. The 5.1.1 version of the 1Password  iPhone and iPad app gets Touch ID support.…
  • Google Camera updated with Material Design, Android 5.0 Lollipop compatibility

    31 October 2014, 6:46 am by: Srivatsan

    Google Camera app version 2.4.008 that was present in the Android Lollipop Developer Preview has Material design elements. Today Google has updated the Google Camera app to version 2.4.023 on the Play Store that brings the same material design elements to…
  • Google Wallet adds recurring bank transfers, low balance alerts and more

    31 October 2014, 6:04 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Google is updating a bunch of new features to Wallet. One of the key features is the ability to add money to your Wallet through recurring bank transfers.…
  • Sennheiser MM 30G in-ear headset launched in India for Rs. 3990

    31 October 2014, 5:45 am by: Srivatsan

    Sennheiser has launched MM 30G, the company's latest in-ear headset created for Samsung devices. The ear-canal design of the headset passively attenuates ambient noise and has high-end dynamic speaker for a bass driven stereo sound. It has compact in-line…
  • Android co-creator Andy Rubin leaving Google to start hardware incubator

    31 October 2014, 4:57 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Android c0-creator Andy Rubin has decided to leave Google, as per latest report from the Wall Street Journal. The report said that he will be moving on to launch a hardware startup incubator.…
  • Skype for iPhone updated with faster chat and photo saving feature

    31 October 2014, 3:27 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Skype has updated iPhone app with an array of features based on user suggestions. The app gets an improved chat experience as chats will now load quickly after tapping a new message notification.…
  • Lava Iris Fuel 50 with 5-inch display, 3000mAh battery launched for Rs. 7799

    31 October 2014, 3:11 am by: Srivatsan

    LAVA International has launched Iris Fuel 50, the company's first smartphone in the new Fuel series with a 3000mAh battery that promises 1.5 days of battery life. It has a 5-inch FWVGA IPS display, powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor and runs on Android…
  • Global tablet market soars 11.5% in Q3 2014: IDC

    31 October 2014, 2:46 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Worldwide tablet market grew 11.5% year over year in the third quarter of 2014 (3Q14) with shipments reaching 53.8 million units according to a latest report from the IDC.…
  • Xiaomi appoints Spotify’s Donovan Sung to lead international product development

    31 October 2014, 1:19 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Xiaomi has hired Spotify's Donovan Sung to lead international product development, according to a latest report from TechCrunch. The report comes weeks after the Chinese telecom maker hired Jai Mani as lead product manager in India.…
  • Google Play Books for Android gets Material Design, skimming and browsing features

    31 October 2014, 12:37 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Google Play Books is the latest app that is being given a Material Design tweak. The Android app for Play Book is being updated with redesigned reading experience that’s optimized for nonfiction books.…
  • Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 with slim unibody metal design announced

    30 October 2014, 10:53 pm by: Srivatsan

    Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 smartphones in its new A Series, after several rumors.Both these smartphones have full metal unibody, slim designs. These are Samsung’s slimmest smartphone to date. The Galaxy A5 is just 6.7mm…
  • Amazon Appstore offers over $115 worth apps and games for free for limited period

    30 October 2014, 10:00 am by: Srivatsan

    Amazon Appstore is back with another free apps offer. Today the company has announced that it would offer 39 paid Android apps and games worth over $115 for free on the Amazon AppStore starting Thursday, 30th October to Saturday, 1st November 2014. Last…
  • ADATA UC330 Dual USB Drive for Smartphones launched in India starting from Rs. 550

    30 October 2014, 9:11 am by: Srivatsan

    ADATA Technology, Taiwan-based company popular for its memory modules and NAND Flash products has launched UC330, the company's latest Dual USB Drive with dual (micro-USB and a USB 2.0) connectors in India. This comes in 8, 16, 32 and 64GB variant and lets…
  • Angry Birds Transformers now available for Android

    30 October 2014, 8:48 am by: Srivatsan

    Rovio, creators of popular Angry Birds game has launched Angry Birds Transformers for Android, couple of after it was launched for iOS, as it promised. This has a different gameplay, compared to other Angry Birds themed games. It has Autobirds, brave band of…
  • Intex to launch new start screen interface for its smartphones based on Start by Celltick

    30 October 2014, 8:40 am by: Srivatsan

    After Karbonn, Intex has partnered with Celltick to launch an intelligent interface for its Android smartphones, based on Start launcher. The company already announced that OEMs can partner with them to create own flavor of Start. Celltick will become the…
  • Lenovo completes Motorola acquisition for $2.91 billion

    30 October 2014, 8:07 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Lenovos's Motorola acquisition is a done deal. Motorola Mobility is officially a part of Lenovo as the $2.91 billion acquisition that was announced in January earlier this year has been completed.…
  • Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 with 13.3-inch WQHD display, Windows 8.1 announced

    30 October 2014, 8:04 am by: Srivatsan

    After its 8-inch and 10.1-inch Yoga Tablet 2 models, Lenovo has announced a 13.3-inch model. It has a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) WQHD IPS Display with  178-degree viewing angle and is powered by a quad-core Intel Atom Processor, similar to the…
  • Apple iPhone 6 Review

    30 October 2014, 7:30 am by: Sunil Jamboor Nagesh

    Is this the same Apple we’ve known for all these years? Well, the company has evolved leaps and bounds after the Steve Jobs era. Apple under the guidance of Tim Cook is doing things that we never thought we will ever get to see from the Cupertino giant.…
  • Xiaomi tablet with 9.2-inch display, Snapdragon 410 SoC shows up in benchmarks

    30 October 2014, 7:25 am by: Srivatsan

    Xiaomi introduced their first tablet, the Mi Pad back in May, now a 9.2-inch tablet with 1280 x 720 pixels display and a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor with Adreno 306 GPU has surfaced on GFXBench database. The tablet that runs on Android 4.4.4…
  • Flipboard App for Android and iOS gets major overhaul, features Zite powered topics and more

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

    Flipboard has received a major revamp that includes a cleaner look and a bunch of customization tools for better news feed. The version 3.0 focuses on easy content discovery along with few enhancements.…
  • Google Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides for Android gets Material Design and new features

    30 October 2014, 6:36 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Google is slowly updating all of its homegrown app with the latest Material Design look from Android 5.0. Today, the company is bringing the Material Design to Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides on Android. We have already seen the Material Design update for Play…
  • Google Nexus 9 Hands On and Photo Gallery

    30 October 2014, 6:21 am by: Dhruv Bhutani

    Google introduced the Nexus 9 tablet made by HTC earlier this month. The first Nexus 7, its successor and the nexus 10 had screens with 16:9 aspect ratio, but this has a 4:3 aspect ratio, similar to the iPad Mini and the Xiaomi Mi Pad. We got to check out the…
  • First working prototype of Project Ara modular smartphone shown in a video

    30 October 2014, 5:38 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    A video showing the prototype of Project Ara modular smartphone concept has been released by Phoneblocks. It shows the progress of the Project Ara being developed by  NK Labs, a Massachusetts-based contractor.…
  • EE switches on LTE-A (Cat.6) in London, offers 150Mbps download

    30 October 2014, 5:34 am by: Nirave

    EE today switched on the next generation of 4G in London, offering download speeds of up to 150Mbps to any user who has a compatible device (currently the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Alpha and the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 too supports the next-gen network).…
  • WhatsApp Voice Calling feature delayed till Q1 of 2015

    30 October 2014, 4:40 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    WhatsApp Voice calling feature has been delayed till next year, according to WhatsApp CEO, Jan Koum. Speaking at the Re/Code's Code/Mobile conference, Koum said that the launch of the feature has been delayed till Q1 of 2015.…
  • Truecaller launches Truedialer, a smart dialer app for Android

    30 October 2014, 4:20 am by: Srivatsan

    Developers of Truecaller Caller ID app has launched Truedialer, a smart dialer app for Android. It was launched for Windows Phone 8 few months back, it recently got updated with real-time Caller ID features for Windows Phone 8.1 users. It replaces the…

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