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  • Worldwide smartphone sales hit 267 million in Q1 2014: Trend Force

    18 April 2014, 8:17 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Emerging markets and China have resulted in an uptake in global smartphone sales in the first quarter of 2014, according to a latest report from Trend Force. The market research firm says that smartphone shipment worldwide hit 266.9 million units and improved…
  • Sony plans to deliver Android 4.4 KitKat update for Sony Xperia Z lineup in May 2014

    18 April 2014, 7:40 am by: Monish Kumar

    Sony has a lot of phones and a few tablets in its Sony Xperia Z lineup which started way back during CES 2013 with the Sony Xperia Z. Sony had announced that it would be updating the list of the phones in the Xperia Z lineup to Android 4.4 KitKat during Q2 and…
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 listed on official India eStore for Rs. 36340

    18 April 2014, 7:36 am by: Srivatsan

    Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 (P5200) has been listed on official Samsung India eStore at Rs. 36,340. It was announced back in June last year and packs a 10.1-inch (1280×800 pixels) display, powered by a 1.6 GHz dual-core processor and runs on Android 4.2.2…
  • Dropbox acquires startups Loom and Hackpad

    18 April 2014, 6:18 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    In a bid to strengthen its offerings, Dropbox has acquired two start-ups. Firstly, the cloud storage company has bought photo-sharing company Loom Inc. and document-sharing startup Hackpad Inc. The move comes from Dropbox a week after launching their first…
  • Spice Stellar Mettle Icon Mi-506 Benchmarks

    18 April 2014, 5:11 am by: Srivatsan

    Spice launched the Mettle Icon Mi-506 with Metal build recently. We brought you the unboxing earlier this week, here we have the benchmarks of the device. It is powered by a dual-core MediaTek MT6572 SoC with Mali-400 MP GPU clocked at 1.3 GHz. It has…
  • Google introduces try and buy program for potential Google Glass buyers

    18 April 2014, 4:34 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Last week Google launched a limited period sale offer for Explorer edition of Google Glass in the US. Today, the company is debuting a home try on kit program for the Glass to its potential buyers. This is a great opportunity for users who are skeptical about…
  • HTC strengthening Marketing team with the man responsible for Samsung’s Next Big Thing campaign

    18 April 2014, 4:29 am by: Monish Kumar

    HTC has been known to be lavish when it comes to marketing and this was evident when they roped in Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr. last year. This time, it is not some big name in the Hollywood, but the man behind Samsung's commercial - The Next Big Thing is…
  • Sony releases Xperia Keyboard on Google Play

    18 April 2014, 4:23 am by: Srivatsan

    Sony Mobile has released their official Xperia Keyboard on Google Play Store. Google released their stock Google Keyboard on Google Play last year, but it is still not available globally. The Xperia Keyboard is available widely, but it is limited only to…
  • Hitman GO turn-based puzzle game released for iPhone and iPad, coming to Android soon

    18 April 2014, 3:55 am by: Srivatsan

    Square Enix has released Hitman GO, a turn-based puzzle game for iPhone and iPad. This is developed by Square Enix Montréal and lets you strategically navigate fixed spaces on a grid to avoid enemies, infiltrate well-guarded locations and take out your…
  • Twitter debuts app-install ads on mobile

    18 April 2014, 3:09 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    With an aim to pump up its revenues further, Twitter has introduced app-install ads on its mobile platform. Dubbed as "Mobile App Promotion Suite”, new mobile app promotion suite that will allow advertisers to promote mobile app installs both on and…
  • LG Lucid 3 with 4.7-inch qHD display and LTE launches on Verizon

    18 April 2014, 3:00 am by: Srivatsan

    LG has launched the Lucid 3 for Verizon Wireless in the U.S. It has a 4.7-inch qHD screen, powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat. It has a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a VGA front-facing camera. It has all…
  • Zynga launches FarmVille 2: Country Escape for Android and iOS devices

    18 April 2014, 2:55 am by: Monish Kumar

    Zynga has announced that it is launching the second version of its popular game - FarmVille 2: Country Escape on Android and iOS smartphone platforms. The game is free to download and play, although you can always use money to purchase in game content.…
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 game released for Android, iPhone and iPad

    18 April 2014, 2:19 am by: Srivatsan

    Gameloft has released the The Amazing Spider-Man 2 game for Android and iOS devices as it announced last week, but it is not available for Windows Phone devices yet. It revealed that the game would be coming to Windows Phone in the near future, which might…
  • Facebook unveils ‘Nearby Friends’ feature for iPhone and Android

    18 April 2014, 1:53 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Facebook is rolling out a new feature that will enable users to see which friends are close to you. The feature which is optional will be launched on Android and iOS in coming weeks. Available only in the US, Nearby Feature not only lets you check out nearby…
  • Flickr 3.0 for iPhone and Android brings new UI, Auto Sync and more

    17 April 2014, 10:25 pm by: Srivatsan

    Yahoo has updated their Flickr apps for iPhone and Android to version 3.0 that brings a completely redesigned user interface and has been built from ground up. The iPhone app brings 14 live filters and the Android app has a range of new filters. Both the…
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition WiFi gets Android 4.4 KitKat update

    17 April 2014, 9:52 am by: Srivatsan

    Samsung has started rolling out Android 4.4 (KitKat) update for the WiFi variant (SM-P600) of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition starting from Columbia. Samsung confirmed Android 4.4 update for 14 Galaxy devices in the U.S, including the Note 10.1 2014…
  • Spice Stellar Mettle Icon Mi-506 Unboxing

    17 April 2014, 9:23 am by: Bharadwaj

    The Indian market is one of the fastest growing smartphone markets in the world, purely driven by the barrage of entry level Android smartphones. The market is so big that even Nokia wanted a slice of it, so it is not surprising to see the unending release…
  • Nokia suspends sales of Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet because of charger issues

    17 April 2014, 9:11 am by: Monish Kumar

    Nokia Lumia 2520 was a tablet that was announced in Nokia's Abu Dhabi event in 2013 and ever since, it hasn't really lived up to the hype. If you were one of the very few who got the tablet, then there is more bad news coming your way.…
  • Gold LG G3 retail box surfaces, Quad HD display confirmed again

    17 April 2014, 7:58 am by: Srivatsan

    LG G3, the upcoming flagship from the Korean manufacturer would also come in Gold colors, according The Verge who got hold of an image of the LG G3 retail box. Its sources have also confirms Quad HD or 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution display. LG…
  • Toshiba unveils world’s fastest UHS-II microSD memory card

    17 April 2014, 6:50 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Toshiba has taken wraps off its latest microSD memory cards which the it claims are the fastest in the world. The new cards comply with the UHS-II interface standard, the ultra high speed serial bus interface defined in the SD Memory Card Standard Ver. 4.2.…
  • Amazon and Samsung team up for custom Kindle for Samsung app, offers free eBooks for Galaxy devices

    17 April 2014, 6:41 am by: Srivatsan

    Samsung and Amazon have entered into a partnership to launch Kindle for Samsung, a custom eBook service for Samsung Galaxy devices to offer books, newspapers and magazines, including over 500,000 exclusive titles. It would also launch Samsung Book Deals to…
  • Amazon now automatically saves documents sent to Kindle to Cloud Drive

    17 April 2014, 6:00 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Amazon has integrated Kindle documents to its own Cloud drive thereby by giving its users 10 GB Amazon Cloud storage, in addition to 5GB of storage. Kindle owners received an email from Amazon informing them that all documents sent to Kindle are now stored on…
  • Obi Mobiles backed by former Apple CEO John Scully launched in India

    17 April 2014, 5:43 am by: Srivatsan

    Obi Mobiles has announced the launch of its operations in the India after several reports. The company is based in Gurgaon and is promoted by Inflexionpoint, popular IT supply chain company co-founded by John Sculley, Ex CEO of Apple. The OBI Mobiles team is…
  • Tencent brings Candy Crush Saga to China in partnership with King Digital Entertainment

    17 April 2014, 5:34 am by: Dhruv Bhutani

    Tencent, the media and internet giant, is bringing the wildly popular game Candy Crush Saga to China. The game is being brought to Chinese Android devices in collaboration with the game's creator ie King Digital Entertainment.…
  • Lenovo Vibe Z Review

    17 April 2014, 5:25 am by: Bharadwaj

    Lenovo Vibe Z, the Chinese company's flagship smartphone, was launched in India for a price of 35,999 a while back. The phone, also know by its codename K910, is the successor to Lenovo's K900, the flagship from last year. We had reviewed the K900 and found it…
  • Apple reportedly teams up with Shazam to integrate song identification into iOS

    17 April 2014, 4:44 am by: Sneha Bokil-Paranjape

    Apple has partnered Shazam to work on a song identification tool for iOS 8, according to reports from Bloomberg. The feature will allow users to identify a song using their iPhone or iPad's microphone. The report states that users will be able to access the…
  • Nokia X gets a price cut in India, now available for Rs. 7027

    17 April 2014, 3:31 am by: Srivatsan

    Nokia launched the Nokia X in India last month priced at Rs. Rs. 8599. It received a price cut recently and is available for as low as Rs. 7027. The Nokia X is the first smartphone from Nokia based on Android. It has a 4-inch (800 x 480 pixels) touch screen…
  • Google updates YouTube for Android with new features

    17 April 2014, 2:25 am by: Monish Kumar

    Google seems to be hard at work in updating its Android apps as we have had leaks suggesting complete overhaul for its Gmail app and Calendar app. Google had also just launched its own Google Camera application on the Play Store yesterday and today, it has…
  • LG L65 Dual with dual-core Snapdragon 200 processor goes on sale in Russia, single SIM variant leaks

    17 April 2014, 2:06 am by: Srivatsan

    LG unveiled the L Series III lineup that includes L40, L70 and L90 at the MWC 2014 back in February. Both the L70 and L90 smartphones went on sale in India recently. The LG L65 Dual went on sale in Russia recently. Now @eveaks has leaked the press image of the…
  • Aircel launches Buddee Pack to get entrance exam info

    17 April 2014, 1:28 am by: Srivatsan

    Aircel has launched Buddee Pack, a first of its kind service aimed at students in Delhi. This enables students preparing for graduate and postgraduate entrance examinations access real time entrance news updates, availability of forms, last date of…

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