News

 
 

First Look and Hands On: Micromax Canvas A1 – Can Look Different

First Look and Hands On: Micromax Canvas A1 – Can Look Different

“So, what is the difference between the three?” was a question that hovered in the air long after the dust had settled on Google’s Android One conference in Delhi. The reason for the query was simple: all three devices (the Karbonn Sparkle, the Spice Dream Uno, and the Micromax Canvas A1) had pretty much the same spec sheet, from processors […]

     
 
 

First Look: Spice Dream UNO Mi-498 [Photo Gallery]

First Look: Spice Dream UNO Mi-498 [Photo Gallery]

We have had a look at one the Spice Dream UNO, one of the first Android One phones to be unveiled today. And here are our impressions with pictures – feast your eyes. Although it is no eyesore, the Spice Dream Uno is not going to win any design awards. It is an all-plastic device with curved edges. It will […]

     
 
 

Indian Android Users can Watch YouTube Videos Even When Offline

Indian Android Users can Watch YouTube Videos Even When Offline

In an interesting development, Google has announced that YouTube is going offline in India in the next few weeks, allowing users to save some videos to watch them even when they are not connected to the Internet. At the launch event of Android One in India, company’s executive, Ceaser Sengupta said: YouTube is popular here. You watch some videos again […]

     
 
 

Karbonn Sparkle V Android One Smartphone Launched on Snapdeal for Rs.6399

Karbonn Sparkle V Android One Smartphone Launched on Snapdeal for Rs.6399

After Spice Dream Uno Mi-498, it’s now the turn of Karbonn Sparkle V Android One smartphone to get listed online. As we had mentioned yesterday, Karbonn has partnered with Snapdeal to sell its first Android One smartphone exclusively online for Rs.6399 (~$105). Karbonn Sparkle V carries near identical specifications as the Spice Dream Uno. It’s powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core […]

     
 
 

Google Launches Android One Smartphones in India Priced Around $105 (Rs.6399)

Google Launches Android One Smartphones in India Priced Around $105 (Rs.6399)

It’s official. Google has launched the first set of Android One based smartphones in India starting at Rs.6399 (approximate USD 105). Google has partnered with three local OEMs in India – Micromax, Karbonn and Spice. The phones carry Google’s hardware reference design and will run stock android with fast automatic OS updates handled by Google itself. Google is aiming to […]

 
     
 
 

Spice Android One Dream UNO Mi-498 Listed on Flipkart for Rs.6,299

Spice Android One Dream UNO Mi-498 Listed on Flipkart for Rs.6,299

Google is all set to unveil the first set of Android One smartphones on Monday, September 15th, but one of three OEMs has jumped the gun and spilled the beans about the handset. Spice, who has teamed up with Flipkart to exclusively sell its Android One smartphone has already listed the smartphone online. Spice Android One Dream UNO Mi-498 as […]

     
 
 

First Set of Android One Smartphones Coming on Sep 15th; to be Sold Exclusively Online

First Set of Android One Smartphones Coming on Sep 15th; to be Sold Exclusively Online    

Come Monday, and Sundar Pichai will be in India to unveil the first set of Android One smartphones, one each from Micromax, Spice and Karbonn. Announced back at Google I/O in June this year, Android One is a Google reference hardware design with not just stock Android, but also automatic updates and Google Play auto-installs. Google has already sent out […]

     
 
 

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C Get Big Price Cuts in India Ahead of iPhone 6 Launch

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C Get Big Price Cuts in India Ahead of iPhone 6 Launch

Apple is all set to launch the new iPhone 6 in India on October 17th, and expectedly, they have slashed the official pricing of both the existing flagship phones, the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. As first reported by BGR India, the 16GB and 32GB iPhone 5S variants now have a MRP of Rs.44,500 and Rs.49,500 respectively. The 8GB iPhone […]

     
 
 

Microsoft is Ditching Nokia and Windows Phone Branding for Lumia and Windows

Microsoft is Ditching Nokia and Windows Phone Branding for Lumia and Windows

A lot of branding and rebranding is happening at Redmond. Just a couple of days after Microsoft brought back MSN branding in place of Bing mobile apps, the company looks all set to finally ditch the Nokia branding completely from all its smartphones and mobile devices. As per some internal marketing documents obtained by GeeksOnGadgets, this change will happen by […]