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Gionee Unveils the GPad G5 – 1.5GHz, 5.5-inch, 8 MP Camera for Rs. 14,999

Gionee Unveils the GPad G5 – 1.5GHz, 5.5-inch, 8 MP Camera for Rs. 14,999

Gionee has announced the GPad G5 smartphone in India, and despite the fact that its name resembles the one of a tablet, we’re talking about a phablet here. The smartphone is available for a price of Rs. 14,999, which is about $250, and thus joins the mid-range market of smartphones. The Gionee GPAD G5 comes with a HexaCore 1.5 GHz processor from MediaTek […]

     
 
 

Dropbox Pro Now Offers 1TB for $9.99/month, Adds Many Advanced Features

Dropbox Pro Now Offers 1TB for $9.99/month, Adds Many Advanced Features

The cloud war is getting more competitive — Box, Google Drive, and OneDrive recently upped their storage offerings and slashed their prices, and today, Dropbox also revised its pricing structure. Instead of focusing on three plans, the company is now offering just one plan of $9.99 a month with 1TB of storage. In addition, Dropbox has introduced several new features to the cloud storage service. […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi’s Manu Jain: We’re Discontinuing Mi 3 for now to Focus on Redmi 1S

Xiaomi’s Manu Jain: We’re Discontinuing Mi 3 for now to Focus on Redmi 1S

In a shocking move, Xiaomi has pulled the hugely popular Xiaomi Mi 3 off the (virtual) shelves in India for an indefinite time, as the focus shifts to the Redmi 1S which goes on sale on September 2. Hugo Barra, their global VP had confirmed yesterday that the company had sold over 95,000 units of Mi 3. Although that’s not […]

 
     
 
 

Interesting Stats on How Android Users Interact with Their Phones Daily [Infographic]

Interesting Stats on How Android Users Interact with Their Phones Daily [Infographic]

Yahoo has recently published a new study on how Android users interact with their phones daily. The infographic that you see below contains a lot of interest stats that highlight some interesting statistics that are worth knowing. As the total numbers of Android users worldwide is said to near 1 billion this fall, it’s nice to see some stats that show […]

     
 
 

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 […]