Samsung Loses Top Spot to Micromax as No.1 Smartphone Maker in India

Samsung Loses Top Spot to Micromax as No.1 Smartphone Maker in India

There seems to be no end to Samsung’s woes with their dwindling fortunes in the smartphone markets across the world. After losing to Xiaomi in Chinese smartphone market late last year and global top spot to Apple last month, the Korean giant has lost the top spot in India as well. Micromax, the local OEM biggie has ousted Samsung to […]

     
 
 

Qualcomm Gets Moto, Microsoft and Others to Plug Snapdragon 810 After Samsung Snub

Qualcomm Gets Moto, Microsoft and Others to Plug Snapdragon 810 After Samsung Snub

Qualcomm has had a tough start to 2015 with its biggest customer, Samsung, apparently ditching the latest Snapdragon 810 processor due to heating issues. Although these are unofficial and still tagged under ‘rumors’, Qualcomm has sort of validated the news by sending out a press release quoting praises from who-is-who of the smartphone business – except Samsung (doh!) Now we […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp Voice Calling Feature Being Rolled Out

WhatsApp Voice Calling Feature Being Rolled Out

Just like we had reported late last year, WhatsApp has started rolling out its much awaited free voice calling feature to its users. The news first broke out on Reddit, and it seems WhatsApp is deliberately slow in rolling out the feature. According to BGR India, WhatsApp has confirmed that they are beta testing the feature and will start rolling […]

     
 
 

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 […]