OnePlus ROM Gets a Name – OxygenOS (Global) and H2 OS (China)

OnePlus ROM Gets a Name – OxygenOS (Global) and H2 OS (China)

It’s been a while since OnePlus announced its move to have its own ROM, after Cyanogen’s snub in India. And the Hong Kong based company has finally revealed the name for its new ROM – H2 OS (or HydrogenOS) for China, and OxygenOS for the rest of the world. For the uninitiated, OnePlus kicked off its operations last year by […]

     
 
 

Amazon Gets into Email Biz with WorkMail for Companies

Amazon Gets into Email Biz with WorkMail for Companies

Amazon knows a thing or two when it comes to scaling up the business, and today the eCommerce giant has stepped into yet another category with WorkMail – a corporate email service, which offers email and calendar hosting services aimed to take on Microsoft and Google for a slice of the enterprise email market. According to Forbes, WorkMail is from […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Mi 4 (3G) Launched in India for Rs.19,999 ($320)

Xiaomi Mi 4 (3G) Launched in India for Rs.19,999 ($320)

As expected, Xiaomi has launched their current flagship, the Mi 4 in India for a price of Rs. 19,999 (~$320). The phone will go on sale on Flipkart from 10th February, with pre-registrations starting today, 6PM. Sadly, the company is launching just the 16GB variant (and white only), and isn’t bringing the LTE version to India. Considering their big push […]

     
 
 

Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Rolling out for Moto G Devices

Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Rolling out for Moto G Devices

Motorola India has started rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to all Moto G handsets in India. This includes both the first gen (2013) and second gen (2014) Moto G devices. Motorola has said that the update would be rolled out in phases, so it is possible that you may not see the software update immediately. But it is […]

     
 
 

Now You can Use WhatsApp on Web Browser

Now You can Use WhatsApp on Web Browser

We had previously told how you can use WhatsApp on Desktop which basically involved clumsy means and sometimes rooting of your Android smartphone to make it work. But not anymore. WhatsApp is now officially available on web browser. To be clear, the web client is merely an extension of the mobile app and will let you mirror the conversations and […]

     
 
 

Micromax Responds to Adware Accusations; Promises Quick Resolution

Micromax Responds to Adware Accusations; Promises Quick Resolution

Just a couple of days back, some users of Indian smartphone giant, Micromax, were up in arms on web forums alleging the company to be serving crapware on their mobile handsets. The issue was first reported on a Reddit thread, where the user claimed that Micromax is automatically installing several apps without his consent. The company has now issued a […]

     
 
 

Lenovo A6000 4G LTE Phone Launched in India for Rs.6,999 ($113)

Lenovo A6000 4G LTE Phone Launched in India for Rs.6,999 ($113)

Lenovo has its foot on the pedal here. Just a week after it announced the Lenovo A6000, the budget Android smartphone with 4G LTE capabilities at CES 2015, the company has launched it in India at an attractive price of Rs.6,999 (~$113). When it was announced at CES 2015, the Lenovo A6000 carried a retail pricing of $169, which translates […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi to Launch the Mi 4 in India on January 28th

Xiaomi to Launch the Mi 4 in India on January 28th

Much like we had reported in December last year, Xiaomi will be launching the Mi 4 later this month. The company just announced a new line of premium phablet series called the Mi Note, with Mi 5 launch at least a month away. The news was shared to some of the Indian journalists on the sidelines of the Mi Note […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Announces Mi Note for $370 and Mi Note Pro for $530

Xiaomi Announces Mi Note for $370 and Mi Note Pro for $530

As many of us were expecting Xiaomi to announce their next flagship, the Mi 5, the Chinese Apple has instead announced their new flagship series, the Mi Note which is basically a phablet taking on the Apple iPhone 6 Plus. At a gala event in Beijing, Xiaomi announced the new Mi Note and Mi Note Pro in its trademark style. […]

 
     
 
 

Samsung Z1 with Tizen OS Announced in India for Rs.5700 ($92)

Samsung Z1 with Tizen OS Announced in India for Rs.5700 ($92)

It’s not dead yet. We mean the Tizen based smartphones. What started off as a possible rival to Android and iOS met with so many roadblocks that some of us thought we won’t ever see a Tizen based smartphone. Well, Samsung has managed to get one out in the wild and has announced the first ever Tizen OS smartphone, the […]