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Oppo launches N3, R5 smartphones

R. Dinakaran

OPPO on Wednesday launched the N3, the first smartphone ever to have a motorised swivel camera a... »

Atul Jasra to head AOC India’s tablet and smartphone biz

Our Bureau

Electronics major AOC today said it has appointed Atul Jasra as Business Head for its tablets an... »

Loop to shut down on Nov 29; confident of deal with Bharti

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Loop Mobile is set to wind down its services by November-end, even as the company management... »

BlackBerry’s Passport: Square peg in a round hole?

BlackBerry’s Passport

Sabyasachi Biswas

It has been quite the year for technology. We can list out at least one flagship update from... »

A to Z of the two best compact smarties of today: Sony Xperia Z3 Compact and Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Sabyasachi Biswas

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact – Small fish, big bite It shouldn’t be difficult... »

China's Xiaomi plans data centre in India to deflect privacy concerns

Reuters

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc said on Monday it plans to set up a data centre in India next year to store local user data, as the fast-growing company seeks to deflect concerns about privacy... »

Facebook goes retro with ‘Rooms’ chat app

Mark Zuckerberg, Founder & CEO, Facebook. The social media giant has launched an app that creates virtual 'rooms' where people can chat about whatever they wish using any name they would like.

PTI

Facebook today released an application that lets people create virtual “rooms” to chat about whatever they wish using any name they would like. ‘Rooms’ software introduced in the US and B... »

ZK Meditech Labz develops app for haemoglobin test

PTI

Mumbai-based ZK Meditech Labz has developed a downloadable smartphone application to check blood haemoglobin levels without any physical blood sample pathology test to identify anaemia.The... »

Intex launches Aqua Amaze for Rs 10,690

PTI

Handset maker Intex today launched a new smartphone, Aqua Amaze, priced at Rs 10,690. The dual-SIM Android KitKat powered device features a 1.4 GHz octacore processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB mem... »

Google Nexus 9 up for pre-order in India

Sabyasachi Biswas 

Less than a week after announcing its latest tablet - Nexus 9 - Google has now announced the pricing for the Android tablet on its Play Store.  The new Nexus 9 was announced on Octob... »

New iPads aim to help Apple regain tablet momentum

Apple CEO Tim Cook holds a new iPad after a presentation at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California October 16, 2014.

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Apple, facing tough competition in the tablet market, has unveiled a new line-up of iPads that feature its mobile payments system and include the fingerprint unlock used on iPhones. The C... »

Flipkart to unveil world’s first dual-screen phone on Friday

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E-commerce major Flipkart has tied up with Dubai-based Jumbo Electronics to launch the world’s first dual-screen smartphone, YotaPhone, in the subcontinent. Priced at ₹23,499, the An... »

Google’s Nexus 6, 9 India launch likely in Nov

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Signalling the growing importance of the Indian sub-continent for the search giant, Google may unveil its latest devices — Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 — here as early as November along with the US and oth... »

Re-imagining mobile imaging

Nalinakanthi V

At its unveil event in New York, Technophile had the opportunity to go hand-on with HTC's latest smartphone and an all new handheld camera. The Desire Eye smartphone has been developed b... »

Mobile players restoring networks

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After hit severely by the Hudhud cyclone in the north coastal Andhra Pradesh, telecom companies are restoring their services in phases. While the public sector BSNL was the first to restore the se... »

Samsung India launches Galaxy Note 4 at ₹58,300

CII seeks additional spectrum across all bands

Airtel’s first public wi-fi pilot begins in Hyderabad

Airtel offers Wi-Fi facility in Hyderabad on pilot basis

BlackBerry Passport in stores from Friday

Moto X 2nd generation review: This just got hardcore

iPhone 6 pre-booking starts on Tuesday

Xiaomi sold 3-lakh Mi phones through Flipkart

Business Line iPad app: Upgrade to the latest version compatible with iOS 8

The Hindu Business Line’s iPad app has been updated to support the latest iOS 8 upgrade. The upgrade has several bug fixes and ensures you have a great reading experience. The app is pac... »

Philips unveils handset targeting senior citizens

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Philips, which recently re-launched its mobile phones in India, is using its core strength of being a utility company to sell mobile phones – a phone designed for senior citizens is one... »

Huawei Q3 smartphone shipments jump 26%

Reuters

China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said third-quarter smartphone shipments jumped 26 per cent on year with a doubling of shipments in the high-margin premium market dominated by Samsung Electronic... »

Nokia launches Lumia phones

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Microsoft Devices hopes to tap the keen interest for apps among the Indian mobile phone users to position its products.At the launch of a range of Lumia cell phones, TS Sridhar, Dire... »

Apple begins iPhone 6 sales in China

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Apple began selling its latest iPhone in China today, nearly a month after other major territories due to a licence delay by regulators, but it faces a tough battle with rivals led by Samsung in t... »

Apple launches new iPad Air; prices start at $499

Phil Schiller, Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Product Marketing, speaks during a presentation of the new iPad at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California, on October 16, 2014. - REUTERS

Reuters

Apple Inc introduced a faster, slimmer iPad Air 2 on Thursday, tacking on modest improvements such as a fingerprint sensor to its mainstay tablet in time for what is expected to be a hotly contes... »

Lenovo launches Yoga Tab 2 on Thursday

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Personal computers and smartphones maker Lenovo on Thursday launched next-generation Yoga Tablet 2 powered by Intel processors priced between ₹20,990 and ₹47,990.  The comp... »

Google unveils Android Lollipop, new devices

The first devices designed for Android Lollipop

PTI

Google on Wednesday ramped up its mobile arsenal, upgrading its Nexus line with a new tablet and smartphone, and unveiling its revamped Android software, to be dubbed “Lollipop”. The US... »

Playing safe can be boring too

Sabyasachi Biswas

It’s that time of the year where even the worst cases of ‘shopaholism’ are socially acceptable. It’s also that time of the year when every new product that’s being launched, needs to be very ca... »

Apple looks to rev up fading tablet growth

Reuters

Apple Inc is expected to unveil thinner and more powerful iPads on Thursday ahead of the holiday season but may struggle to arouse passion for tablets among consumers already over-supplied with ha... »

LG launches Bello smartphone for Rs 18,500

Celkon eyes 50% growth in revenues this fiscal

Norway’s Telenor explores taking mobile payment licence in India

Apple delays production of larger iPad

HTC unveils small handheld camera RE, smartphone Desire Eye

One-on-one with Android One

Pre-orders for iPhone 6 to start in India from Oct 7

Use apps to help the eco drive »

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