YU Yuphoria to get Cyanogen OS 12.1 Update Starting Tonight

YU Yuphoria to get Cyanogen OS 12.1 Update Starting Tonight

CEO of YU tele ventures, Rahul Sharma has took to Twitter to officially confirm that YU Yuphoria will start getting the Cyanogen OS 12.1 update starting tonight. For the initiated, the Cyanogen OS 12.1 is still on Android Lollipop, but bumped to Android 5.1.1. It’s been a while since the beta version of this update was floating around on YU […]

     
 
 

Are the Days of Queuing Up to Buy the Latest iPhone Over in India?

Are the Days of Queuing Up to Buy the Latest iPhone Over in India?

Guest Post by Arpit Verma. We all associate launch of new iPhones with a crowd of people standing outside Apple Stores for hours on end, just so that they can be among the first ones to touch the latest and greatest from Apple. This sight is very common in parts of United States and Europe, right from the days of […]

 
     
 
 

CES 2016 – The Newest Phones, Tablets, Wearables, Drones and All Things Technology!

CES 2016 – The Newest Phones, Tablets, Wearables, Drones and All Things Technology!

The 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is expected to be a joyride for all tech geeks out there. Those who witnessed CES Unveiled in New York are howling in excitement with the range of technology on display, and not many can wait for the event to start. The robotics exhibit space will have 22 exhibitors, while automotive exhibits have increased […]

     
 
 

Singles Day : a Brief Insight into the Chinese E-Commerce Sector

Singles Day : a Brief Insight into the Chinese E-Commerce Sector

Guest Post by Nivedit. The e-commerce sector has boomed massively in the last few years. Owing to increased digitization, smartphones and data plans becoming cheaper, consumers are now more inclined towards shopping online, rather than visiting brick and mortar stores. And this is actually turning out to be quite a nifty solution to the increasing fast paced lives of most […]

 
     
 
 

Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL Launching in India on November 30

Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL Launching in India on November 30

Microsoft has been terrible when it comes to launching of premium Lumia devices on time in India, but that’s set to change later this month when the company launches the flagship Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL devices in New Delhi on Monday, the November 30th. We are expecting the official invites to roll out starting tomorrow. As we reported […]

     
 
 

5 End-to-end Encrypted Messenger Apps That You Should Try

5 End-to-end Encrypted Messenger Apps That You Should Try

Over the past couple of years, specially after Edward Snowden revelations, people have started to take privacy and security a little more seriously. Since then, several popular instant messaging apps like WhatsApp, Telegram, Apple’s iMessage and more recently Line have endorsed End-to-end encryption in order to ensure that any communication through the app is transmitted safely without being interrupted by […]

     
 
 

Review: Oppo R7 Plus – Bigger the Better?

Review: Oppo R7 Plus – Bigger the Better?

Back in 2011, when Samsung launched the Galaxy Note smartphone which came with a humongous 5.3-inch display, some users and journalists were up in arms to protest this absurd size on a smartphone. Lest did they know that it’s beginning of a trend of big sized displays on smartphones. Since then we have seen many 6-inch+ devices from different OEMs, […]

 
     
 
 

Smartly.Me – Nifty App that Tells You Which Smartphone to Buy Next

Smartly.Me – Nifty App that Tells You Which Smartphone to Buy Next    

If you’re in the market to buy a new smartphone in India or following this space closely, you’ll know how difficult it has become to keep a tab on the sheer number of smartphones landing here every week – across price segments and brands. A non-techie friend of mine was joking that there are more smartphone models in Indian market […]

     
 
 

Huawei Dethrones Xiaomi as Smartphone Leader in China: Canalys

Huawei Dethrones Xiaomi as Smartphone Leader in China: Canalys

The super competitive Chinese smartphone market is seeing some action in recent times with Huawei nudging ahead of Xiaomi to the top, as per the latest report by market research firm, Canalys. This is the first time ever Huawei has managed to be No.1 in China, thanks to 81% year-on-year shipment growth. Xiaomi, which had managed to dethrone Samsung to […]

     
 
 

It’s Time to Stop the Smartphone Screen Size Madness

It’s Time to Stop the Smartphone Screen Size Madness

Guest Post by Rohan Naravane. Back in 2010, I had the misfortune of using the Dell Streak, a smartphone with huge screen size of 5 inches. Bear in mind that times were different back then — most phone screens measured anywhere between 3 to 4 inches. The first Galaxy Note that catapulted the big screen trend, was over a year […]