Micromax trumps new Chinese phone brand launch in India

Our Bureau

Chinese phone brand OnePlus One's plans to launch in India on December 2 has been jeopard... »

Sept quarter sees strong growth for tablet vendors

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Fuelled by festive buying and strengthening commercial demand, tablet vendors have seen t... »

First taste of the Android Lollipop

Mahananda Bohidar

There are some things in life that you tend to get ridiculously comfortable with as time passes. »

Call now, pay later

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Mobile operators are rolling out credit facilities for pre-paid users in a bid to help th... »

Microsoft Devices bets on services, apps to drive smartphone sales

Sales push Bhaskar Pramanik (right), Microsoft India Chairman, with Ajey Mehta, Managing Director, Microsoft Devices India, at the launch of the Lumia 535 smartphone in the Capital, on Wednesday. RAMESH SHARMA

S Ronendra Singh

Microsoft Devices is planning to roll out a slew of services and applications on top of its smar... »

Sony to cut TV, smartphone line-up


Japan’s loss-making Sony Corp plans to slash its TV and mobile phone product line-up to cut costs, counting on multi-billion dollar revenue surges for its buoyant PlayStation 4 and image se... »

Google set for a fresh push on Android One devices

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To put behind initial challenges, Google is coming up with a fresh game-plan to make its Android One devices a success. This includes a new marketing campaign, devices with new original eq... »

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

Datawind, soon come out with its Rs 2,000 phone with free Internet for a year in India.

K V Kurmanath

If the domestic manufacturers have disrupted the mid-level segment of mobile phone market, Datawind, the Canadian tablet firm, is likely to disrupt the segment at the lower end. The Canadian tablet... »

Shopping now goes tap-tap

FILE - In this July 13, 2011 file photo, one of the pages of

Annie Mathew

Smartphones today have become an omnipresent tool to make calls, share messages, and connect on social media networks. The latest trend that has sprouted is the access to products and serv... »

Mobile payment on Zomato’s plate next

Sangeetha Chengappa

Zomato, the popular food and discovery service that has established a global presence, is all set to launch a mobile payment app it has built over the last few months. The app will b... »

Saving the best for last

Sabyasachi Biswas

At IFA, Nokia announced the last of its Windows Phone devices, before it sold the whole handset business to Microsoft. Last week, we tested the Lumia 830, and found out that it was a r... »

India’s Internet userbase to cross 300 mn by December-end


Buoyed by strong growth in Internet consumption on mobile devices, the number of people online in India is forecast to touch 302 million by the end of this year, overtaking the US as the second-la... »

Micromax unveils ‘Yu’ brand for digital youth


Country’s second largest smartphone maker Micromax today unveiled a new range of devices under ‘Yu’ brand, focussed on the fast growing segment of tech enthusiasts. A subsidiary of Microm... »

New smartphone case can print selfies in seconds


A French start-up has developed a new smartphone case that can print selfies from the phone itself in a jiffy. The company called Prynt recently presented its smartphone case, which inclu... »

Stolen phones may no longer be traceable

Rajesh Kurup

At New Delhi’s Gaffar Market, the grey market for electronic goods, there are a number of shops that do brisk business hacking IMEI numbers on the sly. In the majority of cases, the device’... »

Gionee to take on e-tailers

BSNL-Inmarsat satellite phone services set to take off

Ericsson targets $1.2 bn savings, more job cuts likely

Built to last, priced to shoot

Mobile app used by tribal farmers wins prize in global challenge

Kloudpad Mobility to set new facility in Kochi

Researchers: Apple iOS bug makes most devices vulnerable to attack

Airtel ‘One Touch Internet’ for pre-paid subscribers

New iPads to hit India stores on Nov 29


Air 2, the thinnest model of Apple’s iPad, and the new iPad mini 3 will be available in India from November 29. “Pre-bookings for iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 have already started. B... »

Xiaomi launches Redmi Note, priced at ₹9,000

Redmi Note 3G

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Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi on Monday launched the Redmi Note (3G) and Redmi Note 4G phablets, priced at ₹8,999 and ₹9,999, respectively. While, the 3G Note will be available exclusively... »

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

Magesh Kumar, MD, CallZila, at a press conference, in Chennai
on Friday. - BIJOY GHOSH

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Apps to book bus tickets, apps for hotel and restaurant reservations… there seems to be no end to the number of apps on offer. And here’s an app that will help users book call taxis from... »

From copycats, Chinese mobile-makers turn innovators

Rajesh Kurup

As Chinese smartphone-makers seek to trump their more-established rivals in the Indian market, they are beginning to realise the need to shed their copycat tag and come up with some nifty i... »

Droidsphere: Pimp my phone!

Amrit Ramakrishnan

With Android OS accounting for almost 40 per cent of devices worldwide, you might be forgiven for feeling a bit 'insignificant'. But fret not, as these customisation apps will ensure that you d... »

Celkon launches smart phone with OTG support

K V Kurmanath

Celkon Mobiles has launched a new smart phone Epic Q550 in the Millennia series. The 8-mm thick phone comes with 3500 mAh battery and has a 5.5 inch HD display and runs on Android Kit Kat. »

Nokia announces new brand-licensed tablet computer


Finland's Nokia announced a brand-licensed tablet computer which runs on Google's Android platform, just six month after the company sold its ailing phones and devices business to Microsoft for ov... »

Google Nexus 6 up for pre-order now

The Nexus 6

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Flipkart will start taking pre-orders for the much-anticipated Nexus 6 on Tuesday. The Nexus 6 smartphone price starts at Rs 44,000. The 32 GB version costs Rs 44,000 while the 64 GB one... »

Gionee launches LTE enabled smartphones

Ronendra Singh

Chinese handsets maker Gionee on Saturday launched four new smartphones with a clear focus on its long-term evolution (LTE) portfolio - V6L LTE, P5L LTE, P4S and P6 - priced between Rs 10,... »

MTS launches online video gaming platform

Masters of the gamiverse Globally renowned gamers Gleb ‘Funn1k’ Lipatnikov and Ioann ‘Edward’ Sukhariev

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Online gaming enthusiasts who descended in large numbers to witness the country’s largest online PC gaming championships, which opened here at the consumer electronics and technology show Plugg... »

One-time gain last year sees RCom Q2 profit sink 77%

SanDisk in talks with Indian phone-makers to enhance memory of devices

‘Phab-ulous’ face-off: 6 Plus vs Note 4

You’ve come a long way, BB

Google to launch mobile app for small enterprises

Microsoft unveils first Lumia smartphone without Nokia name

A mobile security app that offers insurance cover for handset

Use apps to help the eco drive »

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