Mobile

Why Credit Suisse Prefers T-Mobile and AT&T

  Credit Suisse hosted its second annual 1-1 Telecom Services Conference with the chief financial officers of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), and T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS). At the conference, the carriers seemed very comfortable with the current state of the wireless industry. The brokerage firm continues to believe AT&T has catalysts that could drive ... Read More »

Microsoft releases latest Windows 10 Mobile build

Personal digital assistant Cortana is close to its ‘final design,’ says Aul Microsoft released on Tuesday the latest version of its Windows 10 Mobile build (10136) for Windows Insiders. Redmond is only offering the build to phones running Windows Phone 8.1 and users who have opted into the Windows Insider Fast ring. “If you are running the previous build offered ... Read More »

Sizing Up The Suitors For Here, Nokia’s Map Business

As the number of connected mobile gadgets — from smartphones and watches to cars — continues to grow, the market is heating up for accurate location data to serve those of us who use these devices.   That fact is being played most expensively at the moment with the sale of Here, the mapping and location services division of Nokia. The companies in the running ... Read More »

OS X and iOS ‘XARA’ Security Flaws Allow Attackers to Steal Saved Passwords

A team of security researchers has released information detailing a combination of exploits that would allow anyone to steal passwords that a user has stored in his or her iCloud Keychain and intercept data being shared between apps. The flaws relate to unauthorised cross-app resource access (XARA) as a result of using inadequately secure coding techniques, and affect both iOS ... Read More »

Sony Xperia Z4v With 5.2-Inch QHD Display, Snapdragon 810 SoC Launched

Sony, after introducing the Xperia Z4 in Japan and Xperia Z3+ globally, on Tuesday launched another version of the handset, the Sony Xperia Z4v. The Verizon-exclusive version of the handset will be available this summer in the US via the Verizon website. The price of the smartphone has not been announced for now. The Android 5.0 Lollipop-based Sony Xperia Z4v’s ... Read More »

Samsung Says SwiftKey Keyboard Security Flaw Patch Coming in a Few Days

Soon after a report claiming that several Galaxy models were plagued with a keyboard security flaw, Samsung has revealed that it is working on a patch for its devices which will start rolling out in a few days. Notably, Samsung has confirmed that it will make use of its Samsung Knox security suite to fix the keyboard security flaw that ... Read More »

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 »