‘App’rehensions of a Microsoft handset owner

R Dinakaran

Windows phones seem to have gained a reputation for being late to the party »

From May, switch operators and retain your number across India

Our Bureau

If you’re moving to a new city, you will now be able to retain your mobile number even if you c... »

Lenovo launches Yoga 3 pro, bets big on tablet market


Betting big on the tablet segment, Chinese technology giant Lenovo today said it will launch a s... »

Intex plans retail outlets to boost reach

Vishal Malik, DGM (Retail), Intex

Abhishek Law

Handset vendor Intex Technologies is planning to set up standalone brand stores to boost its... »

Foxconn-backed InFocus to enter Indian smartphone market


InFocus, an American company backed by the world’s largest electronics contractor manufacture... »

Ericsson sues Apple for telecom patent infringement


Swedish mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson is suing Apple Inc for patent infringement, Ericsson said on Friday. Ericsson said it filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commissi... »

Fly Mobiles launches 3 smartphones


Looking to tap the fast growing smartphone market in India, UK-headquartered Fly Mobiles om Wednesday launched three smartphones in the range of Rs 2,999 to Rs 6,999.The devices running on... »

Maxx Moblink to open 100 smartcare centres

Our Bureau

Targeting a turnover of Rs 1,500 crore by March 2016, Maxx Moblink Pvt Ltd, manufacturer and marketer of mobile phones and accessories, on Tuesday said it will increase the number of com... »

Beware of apps left unattended by developers

K V Kurmanath

The app you downloaded on your phone a few days ago may be working well and, perhaps, solving an important problem for you. But that might land you in trouble too if developers of some apps do not... »

Oppo launches smartphones in Kerala

Our Bureau

Oppo, a leading global technology brand with presence in North America, Europe and Asia, has introduced its smartphone range in the Kerala market. Priced between ₹6,450 and ₹37,990... »

Samsung buys LoopPay, signals move towards mobile payments service


Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has bought US mobile wallet startup LoopPay, signalling its intention to launch a smartphone payments service to compete with a recent offering from rival Apple Inc.... »

Samsung rings in affordable 4G smartphones in India

Hyun Chil Hong

Beena Parmar

Samsung India Electronics has prepared itself to play the pricing and innovation game in India’s mobile phone market with the launch of three 4G-enabled smartphones under the Galaxy brand, startin... »

Targeting mid-size biz segment, Panasonic unveils Android-based tablet at ₹75,000

Toru Hasegawa

Our Bureau

Consumer durables and electronics major Panasonic hopes to expand its market share of tablets for mid-size businesses to 60-65 per cent, from about 50 per cent now. The market of co... »

Over the edge or over the top?

Productive side The side screen can be used as a shortcut or notification menu as well. REUTERS

Sabyasachi Biswas

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is an inevitable product. With each passing year, the smartphone consumer is receiving an increasing number of options to choose from. And that has led manufa... »

CyberMedia says Samsung still No 1 in India, but losing grip


Samsung may be the leader in the burgeoning Indian mobile market, but the Korean handset giant is losing ground in one of the world’s largest markets as it faces stiff competition from rivals like... »

Huawei India upbeat on opportunities, opens R&D facility in Bengaluru

Mi4 review: Second helpings of a Chinese delicacy

Maxx Mobilink to start mfg handsets at its Haridwar facility

Is Micromax India’s top smartphone maker? Samsung doesn’t agree

Mobiles, tablets account for 22% online transactions: Study

Gone in 3 seconds, 10,000 Yureka handsets

HTC launches new smartphone

Karbonn plans expansion of Android One portfolio

5G researchers achieve record speeds of 1 terabit per second


UK researchers have achieved record-breaking speeds of one terabit per second during tests of 5G data connections.Researchers at the University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) manag... »

Smart phone market shrinks in Q4; Samsung tops

Samsung retains its top position as leading vendor with 22 per cent market share, says research firm IDC.


For the first time country’s smart phone market fell by 4 per cent in the October—December period last year as compared with the previous quarter, even as handset maker Samsung retains its top pos... »

MTS launches World Cup pack for prepaid users


In a bid to cash in on the cricket World Cup fever, Sistema Shyam TeleServices Ltd (SSTL) today launched an offer for prepaid customers wherein free minutes will be awarded every time India hits a... »

Indian smartphone market fell by 4% in Q4 2014: IDC

IDC projects a sluggish January-March 2015.


In a first, the country’s smartphone market fell by 4 per cent in the October-December period last year as compared with the previous quarter, research firm IDC said today.Overall, mobile p... »

OPPO launches smart phones in Kerala

Our Bureau

OPPO, a leading global technology brand with presence in North America, Europe and Asia, has introduced its smart phone range in the Kerala market.Priced between ₹6,450 to ₹37,990, t... »

India calling: 1,137 phones from 95 brands in 2014

S Ronendra Singh

Karbonn led with 51 models; Samsung was most searched »

Microsoft launches Lumia 532 at Rs 6,499, Lumia 435 at Rs 5,999

TS Sridhar, Director-South, Nokia India Sales Pvt Ltd

R Dinakaran

Microsoft on Monday announced the prices of Lumia 435 and Lumia 532. The Lumia 435 will be available at Rs 5,999 and the Lumia 532 at Rs 6,499. Announcing the prices, TS Sridhar, Directo... »

Smartphone makers gear up to ride demand

Rajesh Kurup

Handset manufacturers are expected to rain smartphones in India this year, riding a rise in demand from users graduating to high-end devices. The industry expects a rise of about 45 per cen... »

Only 20 Foxconn workers opt for severance package

TE Raja Simhan

Only 20 employees (out of the total 1,300) of Foxconn have opted for the severance package offered by the company, which has suspended production at its Sriperumbudur factory, according to... »

Micromax launches low-cost phones starting at Rs 699

An employee stands at the counter of Micromax mobile phones at a showroom in New Delhi


Mobile handset major Micromax has unveiled two new low-cost devices, with prices starting at Rs 699, as it targets consumers looking for affordable devices as back-ups to their smartphones. <... »

Use of powerful mobile devices driving growth of ‘smart’ traffic

eInfochips to jointly build modular phone for Google

Samsung counters Canalys numbers, says it's still number one in India

ESPNcricinfo, Google team up

Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra takes centre stage in Chennai with Mi4, MIUI 6

BB’s re-return to form and function

Samsung to make Tizen phone Z1 in India

Use apps to help the eco drive »

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