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Xiaomi Redmi 1S Priced at Rs.5,999 on Flipkart, Will go on Sale on Sep 2

Xiaomi Redmi 1S Priced at Rs.5,999 on Flipkart, Will go on Sale on Sep 2

Xiaomi has announced that the company’s budget Android smartphone, the Redmi 1S, will go on sale in India at just Rs.5999 (less than $100), which is Rs.1000 lesser than what they had announced back in July. The phone will be sold exclusively on Flipkart from September 2nd, and registrations will start today, August 26th from 6pm onwards. This means, that […]

     
 
 

Ransomware Finds its Way to Android, Affecting 900,000 People Already

Ransomware Finds its Way to Android, Affecting 900,000 People Already

After wrecking hundreds of thousands Windows PCs, the malicious tool Ransomware has now started to affect several Android smartphones as well. The volume of such reports has hit thousands in just few months. The malware — which pretends to be Federal Bureau of Investigation — fools the victim into believing that they are guilty of watching child pornography among other […]

     
 
 

Intex Cloud Fx: Firefox OS-based Smartphone for Just Rs.1999 ($33)

Intex Cloud Fx: Firefox OS-based Smartphone for Just Rs.1999 ($33)

Previous week, we reported about the launch of the first Firefox OS smartphone in India – the Spice Fire One Mi – FX 1. And, at the time it seemed that the price of 2, 299 was too good to be true. But now Intex announces the Cloud Fx, a Firefox OS-based smartphones which can be yours for just 1999 INR, […]

     
 
 

The 4.5-inch Asus ZenFone 4 will be Available for Pre-Order on Flipkart for Rs.6,999

The 4.5-inch Asus ZenFone 4 will be Available for Pre-Order on Flipkart for Rs.6,999

Along with Motorola and Xiaomi, Asus has taken the Indian smartphone market by storm by launching a series of affordable yet high performing series of smartphones, under the ZenFone range. The Taiwanese major will be finally bringing the 4.5-inch variant of the budget ZenFone 4 model to India, and it will be available for pre-order on Flipkart for Rs.6,999 (~$115), […]

     
 
 

Spice Launches India’s First Firefox OS Smartphones for Just Rs 2,299

Spice Launches India’s First Firefox OS Smartphones for Just Rs 2,299

As we have previously reported, dirty cheap Firefox OS smartphones are now available for Indian customers. Spice has announced today India’s first Firefox OS powered smartphone, the Spice Fire One Mi – FX 1. The handset is priced at a really competitive price of Rs,2,299, which is somewhere around $38. So, while this isn’t a $25 smartphone, it’s one that’s cheaper than […]

     
 
 

Calling from Tablets is Much More Popular than You’d Think

Calling from Tablets is Much More Popular than You’d Think

When the first phablets or tablets appeared, I giggled at the idea of calling someone from such a “supersized” phone. But it seems that times have changed, and according to a fresh report coming from the reputed analytics firm IDC, more users in Asia now hold tablets to their faces to make calls. IDC also reports that phablets’ growth has […]

     
 
 

LG’s New L Fino and L Bello Smartpones are Aimed at Emerging Markets, Sport LG G3′s Software Features

LG’s New L Fino and L Bello Smartpones are Aimed at Emerging Markets, Sport LG G3′s Software Features

It seems that emerging markets represent an important audience for phone makers, as these are releasing handsets with affordable prices. LG is one of the companies that joins this trend with the newly announced L Fino and L Bello 3G smartphones. The IFA tech conference in Berlin is a few weeks away, but LG has remained faithful to its tradition […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Reportedly Unveiling Windows 9 on September 30

Microsoft Reportedly Unveiling Windows 9 on September 30

The US technology giant Microsoft will be unveiling Windows 9, the next iteration of the Windows 8 operating system on September 30th, The Verge reports. The company will be releasing a technical preview of the Windows 9, codenamed Windows Threshold at the event. Windows 9 is slated to bring several new features alongside removing some of the Windows 8 components. […]

     
 
 

Amazon ‘Droning’ India for Prime Air Test Drive, This Could Be Why

Amazon ‘Droning’ India for Prime Air Test Drive, This Could Be Why

Last year the US technology giant Amazon announced Prime Air, a project through which the company plans to deliver customer’s packages using drones. The company was hoping to get this project up and flying in the US air by 2015. But now an Economic Times report claims that the company is going to have India as the launch-pad for its Prime […]