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The number of phone launches more than doubled in the first half of 2014 compared with the first... »

Better with each generation

Sabyasachi Biswas

In January the first generation of Motorola Moto G landed on our test bench. With no compromi... »

Can the Octopus fight the budget sharks?

Anuj Srivas

The story of Obi Mobiles—a smartphone company floated by former Apple CEO John Sculley and he... »

Nothing superhero-ish about it

Anuj Srivas

The Wolverine smartphone is Obi Mobiles’ attempt at capturing the sub-₹8,000 segment, the mos... »

BSNL, Micromax in tie up

Our Bureau

Handset maker Micromax Informatics Ltd has partnered with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL... »

Tech

Aruna Sundararajan

‘Creating India’s digital infra is exciting’

KPM Basheer

““I am excited about the opportunity to make a contribution to laying India’s next-generation di... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Expect 2 mn Android One handsets to be sold in 2014: MediaTek

PTI

Buoyed by the initial response to Android One smartphones, chip maker MediaTek today said it exp... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Apple: Record 4 mn orders of iPhones on first day

PTI

Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Sundar Pichai at Android One Launch in New Delhi on Monday

Google launches Android One mobiles at Rs 6,399

S Ronendra Singh

Google on Monday launched the much awaited Android One based mobile phones with handset makers M... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Stepping out of an enduring shadow

Anuj Srivas

Ever since the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, it has seemed as if the company were stu... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Add some bling to your iPhone 6

Elizabeth Mathew

Barely 24 hours since the much-anticipated iPhone 6 and 6 plus launch, and luxury versions of... »

‘Creating India’s digital infra is exciting’

Aruna Sundararajan

KPM Basheer

““I am excited about the opportunity to make a contribution to laying India’s next-generation digital infrastructure,” says Aruna Sundararajan, who will soon take over as administrator of the Univ... »

Apple: Record 4 mn orders of iPhones on first day

PTI

Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said on Monday.The company said the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Pl... »

Piloting a new job at Apple

ANUJ SRIVAS

In 1997, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs returned to the company that he was so unceremoniously ejected from a decade earlier, beginning a second innings that the Wall Street Journal later chri... »

Apple yet to set release date of iPhone 6 for China

A woman holds a mock iPhone 6 plus (L) and an iPhone 5s as she waits in a line, ahead of the September 19 release of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, in front of an Apple Store at Tokyo's Ginza shopping district September 10, 2014.

Reuters

Millions of people in China, increasingly a critical pillar of Apple Inc's business, may have to wait until the year-end before they can buy the new iPhone 6. Although the iPhone 6 and iP... »

Stepping out of an enduring shadow

Anuj Srivas

Ever since the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, it has seemed as if the company were stuck in a constant cycle of rumours, hype and consequent disappointment. While some of it may have bee... »

Apple gives NFC chip tech a prized seal of approval

Phil Schiller, Senior Vice President at Apple, Inc. speaks about the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus during an Apple event at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, September 9, 2014.

Reuters

Apple Inc's long-awaited launch of tap-to-pay technology in its new iPhones and smartwatch may be the seal of approval that near-field communication (NFC) technology needs to become as commonplace... »

Apple unveils the Watch, larger iPhones at star-studded event

Phil Schiller, Senior Vice President, Apple, Inc., speaks about the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus during the Apple event at the Flint Centre in Cupertino, California, on Tuesday. - Reuters

Reuters

Apple Inc unveiled the "Apple Watch" alongside two new iPhones with sharper and larger displays on Tuesday, calling the wearable device the next chapter in its history. The firs... »

Apple to unveil new devices today

A 1960s era Dick Tracy wrist radio (top C) is modeled in District Heights, Maryland September 8, 2014 alongside contemporary smartwatches in a combination of file photos. Rumours of an Apple smartwatch go back several years, but September 9, 2014 may finally be showtime. The watch, which will reportedly have a flexible screen and come in two sizes, will track its wearer's health and fitness, double as an electronic wallet and of course, display messages. Top row (L-R): A Samsung Gear S smartwatch in Berlin on September 5, 2014, a 1960s era Dick Tracy wrist radio in District Heights, Maryland on September 8, 2014, and a Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch in Barcelona on February 23, 2014. Bottom row (L-R): A Moto smartwatch in San Francisco, California on June 25, 2014, a Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch in Berlin on September 4, 2013 and an LG G Watch R smartwatch in Berlin on September 5, 2014.

PTI

Apple pulls back the curtain today on its latest innovations, amid frenzied anticipation over new big-screen iPhones and possibly an “iWatch” which could shake up the world of wearable computing.<... »

Micromax launches Canvas Nitro A310 at Rs 12,990

Micromax Canvas Nitro A310 mobile phone. Photo: Meeta Ahlawat

S Ronendra Singh

The country's second largest smartphone maker, Micromax, on Monday launched a new handset, Canvas Nitro A310, priced at Rs 12,990. The new smartphone from the company will be exclusively... »

Apple recruits renowned designer Marc Newson

PTI

Apple has recruited renowned Australian designer Marc Newson, whose creations have been featured by museums such as New York’s famous MoMA. “Marc is without question one of the most influ... »

Motorola unveils new Moto G, Moto X, Moto 360 smartwatch

Tata Docomo offers to replace your damaged phone

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Study: Mobile phones will outnumber humans by year-end

Airtel enters mobile app space with music streaming service Wynk

Women more addicted to their cellphones than men

Apple may launch iPhone 6, smartwatch on Sept 9

Flipkart launches 5 new tablets

Expect 2 mn Android One handsets to be sold in 2014: MediaTek

PTI

Buoyed by the initial response to Android One smartphones, chip maker MediaTek today said it expects as many as two million handsets to be sold this year in India, the world’s second largest marke... »

Google launches Android One mobiles at Rs 6,399

Sundar Pichai at Android One Launch in New Delhi on Monday

S Ronendra Singh

Google on Monday launched the much awaited Android One based mobile phones with handset makers Micromax, Spice and Karbonn, at prices starting Rs 6,399. While Micromax has launched Canva... »

Vodafone to open 1,150 stores in India in 12 months

Our Bureau

Vodafone on Friday said it would open 150 stores and 1,000 mini-stores across India by March 2015 to market its services. Kavita Nair, Senior Vice-President, Retail and Digital, Vodafone... »

Ready for now and tomorrow

Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Photo: Sabyasachi Biswas

Sabyasachi Biswas

The Note series of phablets have always been marketed as Samsung’s ‘next big thing’ and in our opinion, they have always been some of the most versatile smartphones for users who love creativit... »

Add some bling to your iPhone 6

Elizabeth Mathew

Barely 24 hours since the much-anticipated iPhone 6 and 6 plus launch, and luxury versions of the handsets are already on offer and making waves. Here are three brands that are going all out to... »

Apple iPhone 6 to be available in India on Oct 17

Our Bureau

Apple has announced its biggest advancement in iPhone history with two new smart phones - the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, packed with a lot of new features, including 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina... »

Apple counts down to launch of smartwatch, bigger iPhone

Reuters

Apple Inc is expected to unveil its first new device in four years, the iWatch, in a gala event on Tuesday that may also mark its long-awaited entry into mobile payments and deliver a larger iPhon... »

Micromax too turns to online stores to sell handsets

Targeting online buyers - Vineet Taneja, CEO, Micromax, during the launch of ‘Canvas Nitro 310’, in New Delhi. KAMAL NARANG

Our Bureau

Country’s second largest smartphone-maker Micromax said the company expects to sell around 25 per cent of its smartphones through online sites such as Snapdeal and Flipkart in the next tw... »

Samsung’s premium smartphone Note 4 priced at € 699

PTI

Korean technology giant Samsung has commenced sale of its latest and premium smartphone Note 4 for 699 euro (about Rs 56,000) including taxes in Germany. “Samsung Note 4 is for 699 Euro.... »

Microsoft launches Nokia X2 in India for Rs 8,699

PTI

Beefing up its budget smartphone portfolio, Microsoft Devices today launched Nokia X2, priced at Rs 8,699, in India to compete more aggressively with the likes of Samsung as well as homegrown firm... »

Devices likely to be released next month

Betting big with the Mini

Microsoft launches 3 new Lumia smartphones

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge

BlackBerry-Idea to offer 1GB data

Spice unveils Firefox OS smartphone for Rs 2,299

Nokia to offer maps for Samsung’s Tizen-based handsets

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