Xiaomi is migrating its international users’ data to improve service performance and strengthen privacy

By on October 23, 2014 at 9:12 PM.

Xiaomi is migrating its international users’ data to improve service performance and strengthen privacy

In an effort to improve the speed performance of its cloud services and website as well as comply with local privacy standards, Xiaomi is moving its users’ data globally. Company’s VP of International Hugo Barra wrote on his social media accounts that several of these transitions will benefit Indian users among others and expects the transition to complete by the end of this month. More →
0 

Samsung Galaxy S6 to reportedly feature retina scanner and 20-megapixel camera with OIS

By on October 23, 2014 at 1:45 PM.

Samsung Galaxy S6 to reportedly feature retina scanner and 20-megapixel camera with OIS

After launching the Galaxy S5 in July, Samsung is now working on its successor, which will most probably be called the Galaxy S6, if history is any testimony. Even though the Galaxy S6 will not be officially announced anytime before next year, leaks of what the device might entail have already started to surface online.   More →
0 

Mobile advertising gathering steam this festive season

By on October 23, 2014 at 12:04 PM.

Mobile advertising gathering steam this festive season

Mobile advertising is steadily gathering steam this festive season and is expected to touch Rs 430 crore in 2014. Experts feel that in the coming days mobile advertising will play an important role in driving growth in the digital advertising space. More →
0 

Lenovo RocStar music-focused Android KitKat smartphone with Dolby Digital Plus audio launched in India, priced at Rs 6,499

By on October 22, 2014 at 6:52 PM.

Lenovo RocStar music-focused Android KitKat smartphone with Dolby Digital Plus audio launched in India, priced at Rs 6,499

Lenovo has just launched another smartphone in its A series called the RocStar. As the name indicates, it is a music-focused smartphone featuring Dolby Digital Plus audio, and is priced at Rs 6,499. More →
0 

Indian Air Force issues warning against using Xiaomi phones: Report

By on October 22, 2014 at 5:51 PM.

Indian Air Force issues warning against using Xiaomi phones: Report

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has issued a warning to its squadron and their immediate family against using Xiaomi smartphones. IAF alleges that the Chinese company is sending user data to remote servers located in China, The Indian Express reports. More →
0 

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 could soon launch in India, priced at Rs 21,499

By on October 22, 2014 at 5:20 PM.

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 could soon launch in India, priced at Rs 21,499

India’s already jam-packed phone market will soon witness the arrival of yet another big smartphone. According to Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh Telecom, the recently announced Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 is all set to launch in India with a price tag of Rs 21,499. More →
0 

Google’s Android One smartphones off to a slow start in first month: Report

By on October 22, 2014 at 5:12 PM.

Google’s Android One smartphones off to a slow start in first month: Report

It's been over a month since Google unveiled its ambitious Android One project in India. The project aims at providing the best Android experience on low-cost devices and if the latest report is to be believed, the sales of these devices are not flattering. An ET report citing an industry tracker familiar of the combined sales figures of local handset makers Micromax, Karbonn and Spice, who partnered Google with this initiative, said that Android smartphones in the same price band usually sell about 200,000 units, but Android One numbers have been half to one-third of those. More →
0 

Nexus 6 hands-on shows just how big Google’s phablet really is

By on October 22, 2014 at 4:48 PM.

Nexus 6 hands-on shows just how big Google’s phablet really is

Google launched the Motorola-built Nexus 6 smartphone last week, and as the moniker suggests it flaunts a nearly 6-inch display. While in theory it is the standard size for Android phablets these days, in reality Google’s new phablet is “gigantic.” TechCrunch did a hands-on with the Nexus 6, wherein it compared the device to other phablets. More →
0 


Xiaomi could soon start manufacturing phones in India

By on October 22, 2014 at 2:59 PM.

Xiaomi could soon start manufacturing phones in India

Chinese mobile company Xiaomi could soon start manufacturing phones in India. The company which recently brought its last year’s flagship Mi 3 and Redmi 1S in the country has hired legal advisers to understand the regulatory aspects of manufacturing in India, Xiaomi's India head Manu Jain told Wall Street Journal. More →
0 

Intex Aqua Amaze featuring octa-core processor, 13-megapixel camera, and Android KitKat launched, priced at Rs 10,690

By on October 22, 2014 at 1:52 PM.

Intex Aqua Amaze featuring octa-core processor, 13-megapixel camera, and Android KitKat launched, priced at Rs 10,690

After launching the Aqua Y2 Pro and Aqua Style X recently, Intext has launched yet another smartphone today called the Aqua Amaze. The Android Kitkat smartphone powered by an octa-core processor is priced at Rs 10,690. More →
0