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Smartphone Shipments Top One Billion in 2013, Samsung & Apple Leading the Pack

Smartphone Shipments Top One Billion in 2013, Samsung & Apple Leading the Pack

According to market research firm IDC, there have been more than 1 billion smartphones shipped last year, which marks a 38.4% increase from 2012, when 725.3 million units were shipped. Samsung is the world’s biggest vendor, with a 31.3% market share which translates into 313.9 million smartphones; followed by Apple with 153.4 million iPhones, which constitutes a 15.3% share. On […]

     
 
 

BlackBerry OS 10.2.1 Update Rolling Out Across the World

BlackBerry OS 10.2.1 Update Rolling Out Across the World

BlackBerry has just announced that the latest BlackBerry OS 10.2.1 update is being rolled out by carriers across the world to all the handsets running the BlackBerry 10 OS. The struggling Canadian giant says that the update includes hundreds of new enhancements and refinements that should make the things you do every day faster and easier, with an onus on […]

     
 
 

Here’s Samsung ZEQ9000, the First Tizen Smartphone [Leaked]

Here’s Samsung ZEQ9000, the First Tizen Smartphone [Leaked]

Samsung and Intel backed Tizen mobile OS has seen innumerable delays, but seems it’s not too long before we actually get to see the first Tizen smartphone, the Samsung ZEQ9000. According to a report from a Korean tech site, Samsung ZEQ9000 looks like a mix of Galaxy (hardware) and Windows Phone (UI). Below is the leaked press shot. The report […]

 
     
 
 

OneDrive is Microsoft’s Rebranded Name for SkyDrive

OneDrive is Microsoft’s Rebranded Name for SkyDrive

Microsoft has just announced that SkyDrive, their cloud storage service will be renamed to OneDrive very soon. This follows the news of trademark infringement case filed by British Sky Broadcasting Group (BSkyB) last year over SkyDrive branding. Microsoft had initially hinted at fighting BSkyB’s claims over SkyDrive branding, but then decided to step back and rebrand their cloud offering. The […]

     
 
 

iPad App Caribu Lets Parents Tell Bedtime Stories When They’re Away

iPad App Caribu Lets Parents Tell Bedtime Stories When They’re Away

Caribu is a new ingenious iPad application that lets parents video call their kids and read bedtime stories to them, no matter where they are. Created by four university students, this iPad app has a brave purpose – to recreate the warm environment where mom, dad or the grandparents can read to their kids or grandchild bedtime stories before they […]

     
 
 

Unsubsidized iPhone 5s Available for $495, 5c for $405 at Virgin Mobile

Unsubsidized iPhone 5s Available for $495, 5c for $405 at Virgin Mobile

Usually, when you want to buy a new smartphone, be it an iPhone or anything else, you must agree to a 2-year contract agreement with the carrier. You get the device for a lower price, but you will pay monthly fees which constitute the telecom provider’s profit. There are plenty of great offers with a 2-year contract, but if you’d […]

     
 
 

Glyph is an Awesome Head-mounted “Personal Theater” with Future Looks

Glyph is an Awesome Head-mounted “Personal Theater” with Future Looks    

Head-mounted devices no longer belong to the “future”, as new projects keep appearing thanks to such crowd-funding platforms like KickStarter. Not to mention the plethora of other smart glasses among which Google’s own Glass device is perhaps the most notorious one. Today we present you Glyph, an impressive head-mounted device that acts as a mobile personal theater. It seems that […]

     
 
 

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4.2 KitKat OTA Update Rolling out in India

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4.2 KitKat OTA Update Rolling out in India

Samsung has begun the OTA update of Android 4.4.2 KitKat to the Exynos version (SM-N9000) of Galaxy Note 3 in India. The update is now available over-the-air and via Kies application. The update is close to 361 MB in size and the build number is KOT49H.N900XXUDNA6 after the update. If you are Galaxy Note 3 (N9000) user in India, you […]

     
 
 

Pope Says the Internet is a ‘Gift From God’, Warns About Digital Connectivity

Pope Says the Internet is a ‘Gift From God’, Warns About Digital Connectivity

You’d think that religion and science have separate ways, but there are certain points where these two intertwine. And here’s one such good example. With the occasion of the 48th World Communications Day, Pope Francis issued an official statement, calling the Internet a “gift from God” and a facilitator of communications between people of different faiths and backgrounds. His predecessor, Pope […]

     
 
 

Moto G to Launch in India This Week, to be Sold Online Only

Moto G to Launch in India This Week, to be Sold Online Only

Motorola woke up from a deep slumber late last year with two new phones, the Moto X and the Moto G. Though Moto X remained mostly US exclusive, Moto G has been launched outside US as well, and as per the latest reports, the cheaper smartphone will be making its way to the Indian market as soon as this week. […]