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  • A former Apple CEO just launched two new Android phones

    27 August 2015, 6:35 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    John Sculley, who headed Apple for a decade starting in 1983, has launched Obi Worldphone, a new smartphone brand that’s aimed at emerging markets. The company has announced two mid-range Android handsets that are set to be released later this year. The…
  • Motorola will now design and build Lenovo phones

    27 August 2015, 2:58 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    Lenovo has begun merging its Mobile Business Group (MBG) into Motorola Mobility and the latter will soon start designing and building phones for its parent company, reports NDTV Gadgets. The move is part of an effort to streamline its product portfolio,…
  • Xiaomi’s MIUI 7 brings a ton of new features and customization options to its phones

    19 August 2015, 8:00 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi announced the global version of its Android-based MIUI 7 OS in New Delhi today. The update brings several new features, interface tweaks and performance improvements. The company says MIUI 7 offers up to 30 percent faster…
  • Samsung goes old-school with its latest dual-screen flip-phone

    17 August 2015, 7:40 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    If you looked at the image above and checked your calendar to see if we’ve gone back in time, you’re not alone. Samsung went full retro in developing its latest clamshell handset for the Chinese market, packing two screens into a compact Android device.…
  • Xiaomi users in China will get the next killer mobile feature: on-demand roaming data

    14 August 2015, 4:21 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    Ahead of the global launch of its new Android-based OS MIUI 7, Xiaomi announced the Chinese version of its mobile software yesterday with an exclusive feature users around the world will want — on-demand roaming data. When you travel abroad, MIUI 7 creates a…
  • There’s now an official way to check the mobile coverage of your new house in the UK

    13 August 2015, 5:50 am by: Ben Woods

    Moving house is a bit of a lottery for a number of reasons, but one of the most annoying problems that you can’t really do much about until it’s too late is your mobile coverage – if you move into an area of poor reception, you’re out of luck. Now,…
  • Xiaomi’s new $125 Redmi Note 2 handsets take the fight to Honor and Motorola’s mid-range phones

    13 August 2015, 4:52 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi launched its mid-range Redmi Note 2 and Redmi Note 2 Prime handsets in Beijing today. Both variants sound like good deals on paper for anyone interested in a 5.5-inch Android device. The 4G-capable dual-SIM Redmi Note 2 has a…
  • OnePlus 2 invites fetched $70,000 (for charity)

    11 August 2015, 4:41 pm by: Kyle Gray

    OnePlus, the smartphone manufacturer behind the ever-exclusive OnePlus 1 and OnePlus 2, has raised $70,000 for UNICEF by auctioning off invites for its new OnePlus 2 smartphone. Last week, OnePlus launched an eBay store where customers could bid to win the…
  • HTC caught storing images of your fingerprints without protection

    10 August 2015, 10:50 am by: Owen Williams

    Security researchers have discovered a bombshell: HTC was storing high-resolution images of your fingerprints directly on your Android phone with little protection. In a white paper released by FireEye researchers last week, the group outlined how simple it…
  • Xiaomi’s budget Redmi 2 Prime is the company’s first phone to be made in India

    10 August 2015, 5:24 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced the Redmi 2 Prime, the first device to roll off the assembly line at its new manufacturing facility in India’s Sri City. The Redmi 2 Prime is nearly identical to the budget Redmi 2 handset that was announced in…

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