OnePlus starts hiring in India ahead of launch

By about 16 mins ago.

OnePlus starts hiring in India ahead of launch

OnePlus has already created a lot of hype globally around its "flagship killer" smartphone, the OnePlus One. The Shenzhen-based company had earlier hinted that it would be interested in launching in India, though details were quite sketchy at the time. Today, we have yet another hint about the company's intentions to enter the Indian market. More →
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Motorola Moto G gets phased out on Flipkart ahead of Moto G2 launch

By about 8 hours ago.

Motorola Moto G gets phased out on Flipkart ahead of Moto G2 launch

Motorola is phasing out the Moto G in India ahead of launching its successor, the Moto G2. Flipkart now has a banner that says it now has the last stock of the Moto G 16GB version. Earlier Motorola had slashed the prices of both 16GB and 8GB variants of the Moto G by Rs 2,000. The Moto G 8GB version has been sold out on Flipkart for the last few days and stocks are unlikely to be replenished. More →
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Amazon Prime Air drone delivery service to start from India, not US: Report

By about 9 hours ago.

Amazon Prime Air drone delivery service to start from India, not US: Report

Amazon might still be struggling to get a nod from US authorities for its drone delivery service but if an ET report is to be believed, the online retail giant could start the service in India first. According to the report, Amazon could use India as a launchpad to try delivering orders using drones under its Amazon Prime Air project. The trials could begin in Bangalore and Mumbai as soon as Diwali, the report claims. More →
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“I bleed Microsoft”: Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft’s board

By on August 20, 2014 at 12:53 AM.

“I bleed Microsoft”: Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft’s board

In an unexpected move, Steve Ballmer has resigned from Microsoft's board. The announcement comes six months after he retired from Microsoft to let Satya Nadella take over the reigns. In a letter to Nadella, Ballmer announced his resignation effective immediately. He cited the upcoming NBA season (Ballmer recently bought Clippers for $2 billion), his teaching classes and studies would keep him busy. Ballmer remains Microsoft's largest individual shareholder and wrote he expects to continue holding that position for the foreseeable future. Read on for Ballmer's resignation letter and Nadella's reply. More →
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YouTube is down [update: it is back up]

By on August 20, 2014 at 12:03 AM.

YouTube is down [update: it is back up]

It is not just you, and YouTube is currently down. There is no confirmation about the extent of the outage but we are receiving multiple reports of the video service being down. At the moment, it is not showing any videos in any channels. Even searching for a video is giving an error message. More →
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Motorola sends out invites for an India launch on September 5

By on August 19, 2014 at 11:35 PM.

Motorola sends out invites for an India launch on September 5

Motorola today sent out invites for a press event on September 5 in India. The launch would likely coincide with Motorola's September 4 event in Chicago, where it is expected to unveil the Moto X+1, Moto G2 and the Moto 360 smartwatch. It is unclear at the moment what Motorola would launch in India but we can hope the Moto G2 to be a certain possibility. More →
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Official Xiaomi Mi 3 flip cover priced at Rs 559, screen protector now available on pre-order via Flipkart

By on August 19, 2014 at 7:02 PM.

Official Xiaomi Mi 3 flip cover priced at Rs 559, screen protector now available on pre-order via Flipkart

Five weeks after going on sale, Xiaomi is finally beginning to sell official accessories for the Mi 3. The first two accessories - a flip cover and screen protector - are now available for pre-order on Flipkart. More →
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Motorola Moto G successor spotted in Indian import manifest

By on August 19, 2014 at 5:48 PM.

Motorola Moto G successor spotted in Indian import manifest

Motorola is hosting a launch event on September 4 where it is expected to unveil the successors to the Moto X and Moto G, apart from officially launching the Moto 360 smartwatch. Now the Moto G successor, popularly known as the Moto G2 has been spotted on an Indian import manifest, hinting that it could launch in India soon after its global unveiling. India was among the first few countries where Motorola had launched the Moto G. More →
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Uber launches services in Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Jaipur and Kolkata

By on August 19, 2014 at 10:35 AM.

Uber launches services in Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Jaipur and Kolkata

In its biggest launch spree, Uber today rolled out services in four Indian cities - Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Jaipur and Kolkata - marking 10 cities in the country. With today's launch, India is now the biggest market outside of the United States in terms of cities where the service is available. More →
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Xiaomi Mi 3 to go on sale again today at 2PM on Flipkart

By on August 19, 2014 at 9:39 AM.

Xiaomi Mi 3 to go on sale again today at 2PM on Flipkart

It is Tuesday and that could mean only one thing - Xiaomi will host yet another flash sale for its Mi 3 smartphone. Like last time, this time too Xiaomi has 20,000 units up for sale, for which 150,000 people have registered to buy. This will be the fifth batch that goes on sale after the first four batches sold out in half hourfive secondstwo seconds and 2.4 seconds respectively. More →
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