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Xiaomi Announces Redmi 1S in India for Rs.6,999 and Redmi Note for Rs.9,999

Xiaomi Announces Redmi 1S in India for Rs.6,999 and Redmi Note for Rs.9,999

Xiaomi has kickstarted its Indian operations by launching multiple devices. Along with the Xiaomi Mi3, the Chinese company is launching the much economical Redmi 1S which is a dual SIM smartphone with mid-range hardware specifications for Rs.6,999, and takes on the likes of Motorola’s Moto E, Micromax Unite 2 and Asus ZenFone 4. Along with the Redmi 1S, the Redmi […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Takes on Chromebooks; Reveals HP’s Stream $199 Laptops

Microsoft Takes on Chromebooks; Reveals HP’s Stream $199 Laptops

For years, Google has placed its bets on the low-budget price of Chromebook as the selling price of the notebook devices. However, that won’t be the case anymore, as Microsoft today unveiled Windows running laptops for as low as $199. At its world partner conference event, company’s COO Kevin Turner revealed HP’s new lineup – “Stream” – that costs just $199. […]

     
 
 

Silent Circle Brings Global, Encrypted Phone Calls, Rivals Skype and Viber

Silent Circle Brings Global, Encrypted Phone Calls, Rivals Skype and Viber

Silent Circle is a company that’s known for its services aimed at thwarting government surveillance, and in a period when everybody is concerned about their privacy and security, it has managed to grow a big base of interest followers so far. The company has now announced that it’s releasing apps to let its customers make and receive private phone calls worldwide. At the moment, […]

     
 
 

Inbox, a New Email Service Which Lets Developers Build Better Email Apps

Inbox, a New Email Service Which Lets Developers Build Better Email Apps

Alums from Dropbox and MIT have teamed up to find the next iteration of emails, which they call, Inbox. A service that will allow developers to build email apps that integrate with end users’ inboxes. The company says that it’s an email company unlike Google’s Gmail – which has a horrendous track record of pushing ads everywhere — also not the forget […]

     
 
 

Sony Announces the Xperia C3, a Smartphone for Selfie Addicts

Sony Announces the Xperia C3, a Smartphone for Selfie Addicts    

A short while ago, we compiled a list with some of the best selfie smartphones, and what at the time seemed like a niche trend, it’s now apparently picking up. Sony wants to bank on that and it has officially introduced the Xperia C3 smartphone, even calling it the “world’s best smartphone for selfies”. The new smartphone comes with a 5-megapixel wide-angle camera on […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Mi3 Launching in India for Rs.14,999; Goes on Sale on July 15th

Xiaomi Mi3 Launching in India for Rs.14,999; Goes on Sale on July 15th

Xiaomi, widely considered to be the ‘Apple of China’ is nothing like Apple for many reasons including their pricing strategy. The ever-growing Chinese OEM is making a dash to the Indian smartphone market with their latest flagship, the Xiaomi Mi3. The Mi3 will go on sale on July 15th for an astounding price of just Rs.14,999 (~$249)! The Xiaomi Mi3 […]

     
 
 

HP Announces the new Pavilion and Envy Series of Laptops in India

HP Announces the new Pavilion and Envy Series of Laptops in India

Hewlett-Packard has unveiled its latest range of consumer notebooks and touch convertible PCs for Indian consumers, joined by a variety of colorful accessories. The new devices are the HP Pavilion Notebook Series, Pavilion x360, Pavilion 23 All-in-One and the HP Envy 15 notebook. HP Pavilion x360 We’ve seen the HP Pavilion x360 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, but it has been launched only […]

     
 
 

Google to Close Down Social Networking Dinosaur, Orkut, this September

Google to Close Down Social Networking Dinosaur, Orkut, this September

Social networking website Orkut was created ten years ago and represented Google’s first effort into social networking. And now, it seems that Google is going to shut down the service, as it has announced this is going to take place on September 30, this year. Here’s what Google said on its official blog: We will shut down Orkut on September 30, 2014. Until then, there […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Reportedly Taking a Step Backward in Windows Threshold to Lure in Windows 7 Users

Microsoft Reportedly Taking a Step Backward in Windows Threshold to Lure in Windows 7 Users

With Windows 8, Microsoft introduced Metro UI –which it later rebranded as Modern UI. It was well carpeted with Tiles. The operating system also embraced touch response, which later made it possible for Microsoft to port it to tablets. However, the operating system was not well received by users. After getting a lot of flak by reviewers across the planet, Steven Sinofsky, head […]

     
 
 

Flipkart Launches 7″ DigiFlip Pro XT712 Tablet for Rs 9,999

Flipkart Launches 7″ DigiFlip Pro XT712 Tablet for Rs 9,999

After making its apparel portfolio strong with Myntra’s acquisition, India’s largest e-commerce service, Flipkart has now ventured into the tablet space. The company launched a mid-level 7-inch tablet under the brand name ‘DigiFlip’ in India today. The shopping portal is not targetting high-end, big budget devices of the likes of Samsung Galaxy Tab S, but is targetting the low-budget segment and […]