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Future tech We may be treated to innovative form factors in 2015, much like the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge.
Future tech We may be treated to innovative form factors in 2015, much like the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge.

What does 2015 have in store for smartphones?

Sabyasachi Biswas

Upcoming technologies may make your present phone look like a brick! »

Delhi court halts OnePlus One sales over Cyanogen branding

Our Bureau

Chinese mobile phone maker OnePlus has been restricted from selling and advertising its i... »

Court allows Xiaomi to sell Qualcomm-based handsets till Jan 8

Redmi Note 3G

PTI

The Delhi High Court today permitted Chinese mobile phone maker Xiaomi to sell and import Qualcom... »

Have an ‘App’y Christmas

Elizabeth Mathew

It’s exactly a week to that special time of the year – and if you’re one of those who can’t g... »

Tata Docomo launches wi-fi device with battery power bank

PTI

Tata Docomo today launched a wi-fi device under its Photon series for Rs 2,899 that can connect... »

Kinvey: a platform for mobile apps

Sravish Sridhar, Founder & CEO, Kinvey

N Ramakrishnan

Sravish Sridhar surprises you with his candour during a recent 45-minute interaction in Chennai. He is the founder and CEO of Kinvey, a start-up based in Boston, Massachusetts, that provides ba... »

Smartphone global sales up 20.3% in Q3: Gartner

Our Bureau

The global sales of mobile phones to end users were flat in the third quarter of 2014, while sales of smartphones grew 20.3 per cent to reach 301 million units, according to a study by Gartner.... »

Xiaomi suspends sales in India

PTI

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has suspended its sales in India following directions of the Delhi High Court, restraining sales of its products.“We have been committed to continue our sale... »

Xiaomi’s suspension could benefit Indian brands

Our Bureau

For Indian companies, the Delhi High Court asking Xiaomi to stop the import and sale of handsets in India till February 5 comes as a blessing in disguise. The Indian companies that c... »

Patent row: Delhi HC bans Xiaomi phone sales in India

Ericsson says Xiaomi has been violating its eight patents pertaining to AMR, EDGE and 3G technologies in the field of telecommunication.

PTI

The Delhi High Court in an interim order on Wednesday restrained Xiaomi as well as online e-commerce site Flipkart from selling in India handsets of the Chinese mobile maker that run on the techno... »

Google shopping festival to feature exclusive products

New line-up (from right) Rajan Anandan, Head of Google India, Mickey
Hyunyu Kim, Head of Asia Pacific Partnership, Chromecast, and Vivek
Jayaraman, Product Manager, Google, launching the 'Chromecast' in the
Capital on Tuesday. KAMAL NARANG

Our Bureau

Chromecast, Nexus 6 to be sold online »

Acer India extends phone brand Liquid with Jade, E700

S Ronendra Singh

Personal computers maker Acer India on Monday launched two internationally acclaimed smartphone models under the Acer Liquid Series — Liquid Jade and Liquid E700 — priced at ₹16,999 and... »

Spice Mobiles launches new phone at Rs 6,999

Our Bureau

Spice Mobiles launched the Spice Stellar MI 520n exclusively on Amazon today at Rs 6,999. The phone is equipped with a 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor and a majestic ... »

Toughen up, smarties

Otterbox Preserver.

Sabyasachi Biswas

You don’t need to be Bear Grylls to think about a really tough case for your iPhone – the urban jungle is vicious enough to destroy any smartphone in less than a second. You’ve got everything f... »

China’s vivo Mobile set to enter India

Our Bureau

In a strategic tie-up with Viacom18 arm »

Using tablets at workplace improves employee productivity: Dell survey

‘Samsung to launch Tizen smartphone in India’

Sept quarter sees strong growth for tablet vendors

Call now, pay later

First taste of the Android Lollipop

New iPads to hit India stores on Nov 29

Xiaomi launches Redmi Note, priced at ₹9,000

With just this one app, hail a cab from any operator

India: More people use mobiles, PCs for educational, professional work

PTI

More people in India use connected devices like mobile phones and PCs for educational and professional purposes compared to those in developed markets such as the US and Japan, a study by IT firm... »

Chinese firm Vivo enters India with ‘slimmest’ phone

Testing the ground Shen Wei, Global CEO, Vivo Mobile, flanked by CEO Vivo India, Jacky Liao (right), and actor Ayushmann Khurrana at the launch of Vivo X5max smartphone, in the Capital on Monday RAMESH SHARMA

Our Bureaus

Chinese phone-maker Vivo has entered India with the newest contender in the ‘world’s slimmest phone’ race with the Vivo X5max with a width of 4.75 mm on Monday. The smartphone, which is... »

BlackBerry offers enterprise services in a subscription model

Sunil Lalvani, Managing Director, BlackBerry India

Thomas K Thomas

Will be available with a fixed monthly fee instead of the usual annual licence charge »

Indians most addicted to smartphones: survey

PTI

Nearly 57 per cent of Indians admitted they cannot live without their smartphones, making them the most addicted group of respondents in a survey of users from top five smartphone regions globally... »

Nokia gets ₹131-crore relief in TN commercial tax row

Our Bureau

Madras High Court sets aside dept’s orders for seven assessment years »

Google Nexus 6 to be available from Dec 10 for ₹43,999

Google's Nexus 6

PTI

Chromecast, Lenovo, Asian Paints, Tata Housing products launched for GOSF »

Tanla deploys app for Vodafone

Our Bureau

Telecom solutions provider Tanla Solutions has deployed Fast Track, a platform for Application-to-Person (A2P) messaging, with Vodafone Business Services (VBS), the enterprise arm of Vodaf... »

HTC completes the flagship trilogy with a snap(per)!

Sabyasachi Biswas

One phone to rule them all, One phone that fits everyone's budget, and now One phone to click them all? »

Lava to install 6degrees app in Xolo phones

PTI

Indian smart phone maker Lava has signed a deal with a Singapore start-up to install an application on its Xolo brand phones. Lava would pre-load 6degrees self-updating app on Xolo smartp... »

Smartphone expansion cooling, prices dropping: Survey

Emerging markets like India will see much lower smartphone prices — USD 135 in 2014 and USD 102 by 2018.

PTI

The global smartphone market will see cooler growth in the next few years, amid “cutthroat” competition that will bring down prices for many consumers, a market tracker said today.A forecas... »

Celkon unveils under-₹5,000 Windows phone

Asus India to bid for govt, SME projects

Micromax trumps new Chinese phone brand launch in India

Microsoft Devices bets on services, apps to drive smartphone sales

Sony to cut TV, smartphone line-up

Google set for a fresh push on Android One devices

Datawind’s Rs 2,000 phone launch in a few weeks

Use apps to help the eco drive »

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