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  • T-Mobile introduces native video calling to take on Skype and FaceTime

    3 September 2015, 11:42 am by: Natt Garun

    T-Mobile today announced that it will now offer free video calls with its Uncarrier service. Compatible phones at launch include the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+. T-Mobile Video Calling is similar to what Google Hangouts offer – select a contact and…
  • The new Snapdragon processor promises double the performance and battery life for mobile devices

    3 September 2015, 1:58 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    Chip maker Qualcomm has announced that its upcoming Snapdragon 820 processor for phones and tablets will allow for twice the performance and battery life of the Snapdragon 810, thanks to a custom built CPU core. For reference, the current Snapdragon 810 is…
  • T-Mobile is going after people that hack their phones to get unlimited tethering data

    31 August 2015, 5:27 am by: Owen Williams

    T-Mobile’s CEO, John Legere, posted a lengthy open letter over the weekend warning customers that those exploiting the network to download beyond the limits of its “unlimited plan” will be actively sought out and cut off by the company. The unlimited 4G…
  • 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…

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