OnePlus One to Launch in India Soon, to be Amazon Exclusive

OnePlus One to Launch in India Soon, to be Amazon Exclusive

OnePlus, the new Chinese Android OEM is all set to launch its One smartphone in India, much like we had reported last month. And it seems that the phone will be sold exclusively online on Amazon. And before you ask, we should tell you that it will still be invite based. OnePlus has posted a contest to its forums, where […]

     
 
 

Micromax Announces a New Online Brand ‘YU’ to Counter Xiaomi’s ‘MI'; Ties up with Cyanogen for OS

Micromax Announces a New Online Brand ‘YU’ to Counter Xiaomi’s ‘MI'; Ties up with Cyanogen for OS

Micromax, the Indian smartphone OEM has announced a new brand called YU, which will be online only and ‘direct to the consumer‘. This is clearly a strategy Micromax has adopted to counter the ever growing threat from Xiaomi, whose recent successes in Indian market has made company executives sit back and rethink strategies. Much like Xiaomi’s MI, Micromax YU will […]

     
 
 

Google Nexus 6 Up for Pre-Order on Flipkart in India with Launch Day Offers

Google Nexus 6 Up for Pre-Order on Flipkart in India with Launch Day Offers

Just as we had mentioned earlier this month, Google and Motorola are all set to launch the Nexus 6 in India. Flipkart has announced that it’ll be taking up the pre-orders for the latest Nexus device starting today. The phone will be available in two colors (Midnight Blue and Cloud White) and two variants (32GB and 64GB) – for Rs.43,999 […]

     
 
 

5 Practical Ways to Solve the Smartphone Battery Life Problem

5 Practical Ways to Solve the Smartphone Battery Life Problem

There are countless how-tos written on how to save your smartphone battery life. All those ask you to turn off your WiFi, Bluetooth, 3G, reduce brightness, use task killers, disable GPS for location reporting, disable Google Now… basically turn your smartphone into a dumbphone. So then, what’s the point of spending tens of thousands of rupees every few years on […]

 
     
 
 

WhatsApp Now Confirms ‘Message Read’ Status with Blue Colored Tick Marks

WhatsApp Now Confirms ‘Message Read’ Status with Blue Colored Tick Marks

The ever growing and hugely popular messaging platform, WhatsApp has added a simple, yet very useful and much requested feature. After sending a private message to a contact, you will know once the message has been read. WhatsApp used to confirm the delivery of the message with grey colored double tick, but now, the blue colored double tick confirms that […]

     
 
 

Lenovo Rips off iPhone 6 Design with its New S90 Sisley Smartphone

Lenovo Rips off iPhone 6 Design with its New S90 Sisley Smartphone

Lenovo is one company you usually associate with classy designs and innovative form factors. From Thinkpads to Ideapads to Yoga series to Vibe series, Lenovo has always shown that they ‘think different’ (no pun intended). Unfortunately their new offering will probably go down as a black mark to their reputation. The Lenovo S90 “Sisley” which went official in China today […]

     
 
 

Google Revives Calendar App with Automatic Events, Assists and More

Google Revives Calendar App with Automatic Events, Assists and More

It’s been a while since Google bothered to touch the Google Calendar app, which has more or less remained just a mobile version of the good old desktop service. With Android 5.0 Lollipop due to be rolled out to Nexus devices later today, Google has updated the Calendar app with ‘Material design’ while making it smarter and more useful. It’s […]

     
 
 

10 Best iPhone and iPad Apps This Week

10 Best iPhone and iPad Apps This Week

It’s that time of the week when we sit back and explore the most interesting iOS apps released/updated over the past week. The developers continue to churn out quality and useful apps for the iPhones and the iPads. This week we have a nice collection of productivity apps, a business card replacement app, a music streaming app and couple of […]