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Google’s Mobile Search App Gets Material Design Upgrade and a Bunch of New Features

Google’s Mobile Search App Gets Material Design Upgrade and a Bunch of New Features

Google’s main business remains its search engine, and the company has been relentlessly improving it over the years. Google has now improved its mobile search app for Android with the Material Design UI introduced with the announcement of Android 5.0 Lollipop. It seems that Android’s Material Design visual revamp will eventually be deployed into most of Google’s services, but now […]

     
 
 

Lenovo Rips off iPhone 6 Design with its New S90 Sisley Smartphone

Lenovo Rips off iPhone 6 Design with its New S90 Sisley Smartphone

Lenovo is one company you usually associate with classy designs and innovative form factors. From Thinkpads to Ideapads to Yoga series to Vibe series, Lenovo has always shown that they ‘think different’ (no pun intended). Unfortunately their new offering will probably go down as a black mark to their reputation. The Lenovo S90 “Sisley” which went official in China today […]

     
 
 

Sony Xperia Z3 Launched in India at Rs 51,990; Z3 Compact Priced at Rs 44,990

Sony Xperia Z3 Launched in India at Rs 51,990; Z3 Compact Priced at Rs 44,990

Sony has launched their latest flagship smartphones, the Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact in India at Rs.51,990 (~$850) and Rs.44,990 (~$735) respectively. Both the phones were announced at IFA 2014 in Berlin earlier this month. It’s impressive that Sony has managed to bring their flagship phones to India within a month of global launch. What’s not so interesting […]

     
 
 

Wirelessly Trigger Actions on Your Phone, Tablet or PC with V.BTTN

Wirelessly Trigger Actions on Your Phone, Tablet or PC with V.BTTN

The V.BTTN is touted as the world’s first wearable button that can be completely customized to your needs. You have to pair it with a Bluetooth LE 4.0 compatible smartphone, tablet or PC, and then it can be programmed to ‘remotely trigger any action that can be imagined’. V.BTTN is a device that is open to development, so developers are invited to create […]

     
 
 

OnePlus Launch in India Nears as Company Starts Hiring Personnel

OnePlus Launch in India Nears as Company Starts Hiring Personnel

The hugely popular smartphone amongst geeks, OnePlus One could soon officially arrive in the Indian market. The Chinese manufacturer is keen on foraying into India, one of the world’s largest smartphone markets, and is in fact looking for a General Manager of OnePlus India. Bridget Hickey, the PR executive of OnePlus mentioned that the company is seeking a General Manager […]

     
 
 

HTC One M8 Now Comes With Windows Phone, Available Through Verizon for $99 2-yr Contract

HTC One M8 Now Comes With Windows Phone, Available Through Verizon for $99 2-yr Contract

HTC has finally took the wraps off HTC One M8’s variant for Windows Phone. The company, despite all the rumors that hinted to “HTC One W8 for Windows” moniker is going with HTC One M8 for Windows. It is its yet another attempt at making Windows Phone powered devices. Unlike the company’s previous Windows Phones– 8S and 8X, the HTC One […]

     
 
 

Hello, Moto E: A Few Thoughts On Moto’s Budget Baby

Hello, Moto E: A Few Thoughts On Moto’s Budget Baby

It is rare to see hardened mediapersons burst out into rapturous applause when the price of a device is announced. Well, a number of them did just that when Motorola announced that the Moto E would be available for Rs 6,999 in India from Flipkart.com (it will be available only from that online portal) from midnight, March 13. And on […]

     
 
 

WiFi Performance to Improve as FCC Boosts Available Spectrum

WiFi Performance to Improve as FCC Boosts Available Spectrum

Back in February, a new lobbying group called WifiForward has been formed, consisting in such companies as Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Charter, BestBuy, Google, Microsoft and others with the purpose of reducing Wi-Fi congestion and improving its performance. This will be possible especially after unlicensed frequencies will be opened by the Federal Communications Commission, thus increasing the available spectrum. And […]

     
 
 

Daily App: Socialife News (Android): Sony’s Appy Take on News

Daily App: Socialife News (Android): Sony’s Appy Take on News

Blame it on the likes of Flipboard and Pulse, but reading news and following social networks is no longer the routine, “it looks like something out of a browser window” affair. Nay, news apps today are supposed to be snazzy and easy on the eye. Google and Facebook have realized the importance of appearances when it came to news apps, […]