OnePlus One CM12S Update Released, Claimed to Fix Touchscreen Issues and More

The OnePlus One, the first smartphone by a Chinese startup, has for a while been facing touchscreen issues – something the firm has acknowledged. Some users also report Bluetooth and MMS issues. OnePlus now claims to have fixed these issues, and in partnership with Cyanogen has released a new Cyanogen OS 12 build version YNG1TAS2I3 to resolve them. It is ... Read More »

Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 With 5.1mm Thickness Launched at Rs. 17,999

Micromax on Thursday at an event in New Delhi launched its new Canvas-series smartphone, the Canvas Sliver 5. The smartphone has been priced at Rs. 17,999 and will be available starting the first week of July.The Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 is most notable for its 5.1mm thickness, which the company claims is maintained “end-to-end” on the handset without any bump. ... Read More »

OnePlus One 64GB Variant Price Slashed to Rs. 19,998 Only for Thursday

OnePlus India has announced a limited period discount of Rs. 2,000 on the One smartphone’s 64GB model. The handset will be available to buy at reduced price of Rs. 19,998 only on Thursday via exclusive online partner Amazon India.Announcing the price cut, OnePlus India said on Twitter, “Get Rs. 2,000 off on every purchase of #OnePlusOne 64GB starting tonight from ... Read More »

OnePlus 2 Confirmed to Sport Snapdragon 810 v2.1 That’s ‘Cooler Than Ever

OnePlus has finally announced it would be using the Qualcomm’s top-end mobile processor, the Snapdragon 810, in its upcoming OnePlus 2 smartphone. The Chinese startup is however using a newer version of the SoC, to avoid the heating issues involving the first generation Snapdragon 810. The firm in its blog post addressed the overheating issue of Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 and ... Read More »

Apple Music Streaming Service Terms Dismay Indie Record Companies

Apple’s new streaming music service will not arrive until June 30, but the company has already upset independent record companies because of its proposed licensing terms.The new service, Apple Music, includes downloads for sale and a $10-a-month subscription streaming feature along the lines of Spotify or Rhapsody. Apple has said that at least 71.5 percent of the revenue from the ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 4 16GB Variant Price Slashed to Rs. 14,999

    Xiaomi India, soon after slashing price of the Mi 4 64GB model, has now announced the same for the 16GB model, making the smartphone Rs. 5,000 cheaper than its launch price. The Xiaomi Mi 4 16GB variant will be available now at a price of Rs. 14,999, down from its most recent price tag of Rs. 17,999. To ... Read More »

Fitbit valued at $4.1bn after raising flotation price

Fitbit is going public amid rising interest and competition in the wearable devices market Wearable tech company Fitbit has garnered a valuation of more than $4bn (£2.5bn) after selling shares in its initial public offering (IPO). Fitbit raised $732m after pricing its shares at $20 each, having increased the size and price range for a second time due to strong ... Read More »

Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 claims to be thinnest, lightest phone ever; will cost Rs 17999

Micromax, the only Indian company that finds itself in the top of global mobile phone makers, has announced the launch of its new flagship, the Canvas Sliver 5. The company calls it the thinnest phone ever with a 5.1mm thickness end to end, with no thicker bumps. The Canvas Sliver 5 is priced at Rs 17,999. The phone weighs just ... Read More »

Nokia is going to buy Alcatel

The U.S. Department of Justice has given a green light to Nokia’s deal to buy French rival Alcatel-Lucent, the two companies said on Wednesday. “Early termination of the U.S. antitrust waiting period takes us one important step closer to the closing of the pending transaction,” they added in a statement. The transaction announced in April remains subject to approval by ... Read More »

Windows 10 Mobile Preview Gets Cortana Updates, One-Handed Mode, and More

Microsoft, besides announcing Cortana for Android and Xbox One, on Tuesday also introduced a new build (10136) for its Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview. The build version this time brings new Cortana features for the handsets and more. Microsoft has this time added the dark theme colours to Cortana’s interface for Windows 10 Mobile, bringing it more in line with ... Read More »