Mobile

Intex Aqua 3G Neo Android Smartphone Launched at Rs. 3,690

Intex has launched the Aqua 3G Neo smartphone, listing it on its site with a price of Rs. 3,690. So far, there is no announcement from Intex about the availability of the handset. The new Aqua-series Intex phone comes with dual-SIM (both regular SIMs) support and runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat out-of-the-box. The Intex Aqua 3G Neo comes with a 4-inch ... Read More »

Panasonic Eluga Switch With 8-Megapixel Front Camera Launched at Rs. 19,990

Panasonic has launched the Eluga Switch smartphone in India priced at Rs. 19,990. The smartphone will be available via online and offline retail channels in a Gun Metal Grey colour variant. “The Eluga Switch does exactly what it was imagined to do, offer two vertical screen orientations in one handheld device,” Pankaj Rana, Business Head, Mobility Division, Panasonic India said ... Read More »

Test Identifies Fastest and Slowest Charging Smartphones

A recently concluded charging speed test claims that Asus ZenFone 2 and Samsung Galaxy S6 offer most power in the shortest amount of charging time. Tom’s Guide had put seven popular smartphones namely – Asus ZenFone 2, Apple iPhone 6, OnePlus 2, Motorola Google Nexus 6, Motorola Droid Turbo, LG G4, and Samsung Galaxy S6 – against each other in ... Read More »

SK Hynix to Spend $26 Billion for Two New Korea Chip Plants

SK Hynix Inc, the world’s No. 2 DRAM chip maker, on Tuesday said it plans to spend KRW 31 trillion (roughly Rs. 1,72,366 crores) to build two new chip plants in South Korea, aiming to update its production technologies to boost competitiveness. The firm, which competes with rivals including Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, Micron Technology Inc and Toshiba Corp, said ... Read More »

Microsoft Cortana for Android Now in Public Beta, Here’s How to Download

Cortana is now available to all Android users – well at least in select regions. Microsoft has announced the public beta of its digital voice assistant for devices powered by Google’s mobile operating system. Cortana is available for download in the US via Google Play Store. It is officially not yet available in India, but you can still sideload it ... Read More »

BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition Running Android Lollipop Spotted

Several reports have been pointing that BlackBerry has been working on its first Android-powered ‘Venice’ slider smartphone. Now, a silver version of the flagship Passport handset, dubbed BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition, has appeared in a lengthy video, running Google’s Android OS. YouTuber Dudu Rocha Tec posted the hands-on video of the alleged BlackBerry Silver Edition codenamed Oslo running Android Lollipop. ... Read More »

Huawei-Made Nexus Smartphone Spotted in New Leaked Images

It seems there will be no end to the leaks on Google’s upcoming Nexus smartphones – the smaller said to be manufactured by LG, and the larger by Huawei – until the company reveals them alongside the final build of Android 6.0 Marshmallow later this year. In the latest leak via a Google+ user, the Huawei-made Nexus smartphone has been ... Read More »

India Has 6 Types Of Smartphone Users. Know Your Type

Let’s admit; we are glued to these humble devices which are known as ‘smartphones’. We spend our days and nights fiddling with this device either for work or for connecting with people. We also use it to get our daily dosage of entertainment or play games. Based on these usage patterns, we can classify smartphone users in six broad categories: ... Read More »

OnePlus 2 gets the teardown treatment, experts offer decent repairability score

  The OnePlus 2 is creating big waves in the global market for obvious reasons. The smartphone has now undergone a teardown thanks to the folks over at iFixit who specialize in this field. The team has offered the handset a repairability score of 7 out of 10, which isn’t the best score out there, but not the worst either. ... Read More »

Wikileaks expose purchase secrets of Indian spy agencies

Whistleblower Wikileaks has published searchable database of over a million leaked emails, including those related to the Indian intelligence agencies, from the data of Hacking Team (HT) – a nefarious Italian spyware company, that itself was hacked in a big way this week. The released data reveals that not only Indian intelligence agencies but several states’ police forces also were ... Read More »