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Google Pixel and Pixel XL Start Supporting VoLTE for Reliance Jio With Android 7.1.1 Update

Google Pixel and Pixel XL Start Supporting VoLTE for Reliance Jio With Android 7.1.1 Update

Pixel was Google’s first handset that buoyed the company into the league of premium handsets, a segment dominated by the likes of iPhone and Samsung premium lineups. As expected the Pixel got the traction it deserved and scored some brownie points when it comes to the sales aspect. Google has tried hard to draw a line between its predecessor and […]

     
 
 

Dear Pixel, I Love You, but the LG V20 so Tempts Me!

Dear Pixel, I Love You, but the LG V20 so Tempts Me!

Ever since it was launched, the Google Pixel has encountered its share of criticism – ranging from the lens flare issue to its iPhone-inspired design and of course, its price (yes, that!). However, that does not lessen its importance as Android’s native flag bearer. Sure, there was the Nexus series but Google always had complicated relationships with its manufacturers which […]

 
     
 
 

For Nokia, Redemption Lies in the Mid and Low Segments

For Nokia, Redemption Lies in the Mid and Low Segments

Nokia has been in the news recently as the company is slated to make a comeback in the smartphone market. Reports suggest that during the first half of 2017, we might finally see some Nokia-branded smartphones running on Android. This has been a dream of several smartphone enthusiasts for years. However, that dream was crushed the moment Microsoft purchased Nokia’s […]

 
     
 
 

[Event-ually Speaking] LG V20 Launch: Hey Sublime, Meet Ridiculous!

[Event-ually Speaking] LG V20 Launch: Hey Sublime, Meet Ridiculous!

Napoleon Bonaparte had famously remarked that it was but a step from the sublime to the ridiculous. And it was a step that LG seemed perilously close to taking many times while launching its new flagship, the V20, in India yesterday. It was a pretty high-profile event. Literally. Twenty floors above ground level in the Sky Lounge at the Royal […]

     
 
 

LG V20 Launched in India at Rs 54,999

LG V20 Launched in India at Rs 54,999

Announced this September, LG V20 was the first phone to ship wth the Google’s Android Nougat 7.0. The flagship offering from LG has now launched in India Priced at Rs 54,999. Yet another highlight of the phone is its dual camera setup at the rear and a secondary screen on the front. LG V20 comes equipped with a 5.7-inch display […]

     
 
 

InFocus will Soon Launch an Aadhaar Enabled Smartphone with Iris Scanner

InFocus will Soon Launch an Aadhaar Enabled Smartphone with Iris Scanner

Infocus has announced that it is all set to launch the India’s first Adhaar-enabled Iris smartphone once the company is successful in obtaining a certification from the Government authority STQC (Standardization Testing & Quality Certification). We have seen this implementation earlier on a tablet (Samsung Galaxy Tab Iris) but apparently, this is the first time a smartphone will be getting […]

     
 
 

Amazon Brings Launchpad, its Startup Platform, to India

Amazon Brings Launchpad, its Startup Platform, to India

After over a year of its original announcement, Amazon is today launching its startup program, Launchpad, in India. The platform fundamentally aims to assist new companies in reducing the effort for promoting, marketing, and selling their products globally. The portal is live right now showcasing over 400 startups, 25 of which are based in India. Amazon Launchpad, which was first […]

     
 
 

Dear Phone Makers, Size DOES Matter!

Dear Phone Makers, Size DOES Matter!

Dear phone manufacturers, We all know that the world of technology is growing with each passing day and as I write this, I know there is someone somewhere working on a new smartphone design. But before you actually turn that scribbled thought into reality, let me tell you about something that happened recently. My Editor, Nimish Dubey, recently showed me […]

 
     
 
 

[Event-ually Speaking] OnePlus 3T: The Product was the Hero…Nothing Else was!

[Event-ually Speaking] OnePlus 3T: The Product was the Hero…Nothing Else was!

There are events when you come away thinking of nothing but the product that was unveiled. And well, the launch of the OnePlus 3T in India was certainly one such. When the dust had settled on all that had happened, we came away with the product firmly imprinted in our senses. Mission accomplished, most marketing pundits would say. Well, to […]