Over to YU – Micromax’s New Brand Woos the Geeks with Cyanogen!

Over to YU – Micromax’s New Brand Woos the Geeks with Cyanogen!

“You know, 2014 will go down as the year in which Micromax got into Obama mode,” a friend of mine quipped as we talked into the hall for the launch of the company’s new brand, YU, and its first device. “Heavens! Why?” I asked. “Because this is the year, the company has gone about saying ‘yes, we can,” my friend […]

 
     
 
 

Skype Users in India Can Make Free Calls to US and Canada Until March

Skype Users in India Can Make Free Calls to US and Canada Until March

Even if we’re witnessing currently the rise of free messaging and VOIP apps, we can’t yet be complete detached from traditional communication methods. But with such tools as Skype, we are able to call from our computers, smartphones and tablets to mobile numbers and landlines very easy. And to remind Indian users that Skype has such a feature, they are […]

     
 
 

New Lava Iris Fuel 60 Smartphone Packs a 4000mAh Battery and 10MP Camera for Rs. 8888

New Lava Iris Fuel 60 Smartphone Packs a 4000mAh Battery and 10MP Camera for Rs. 8888

Lava has announced the launch of the Iris Fuel 60, which is an upgrade to the recently launched Iris Fuel 50 and the second smartphone in the ‘iris Fuel’ line of products. What makes the product stand apart from others is that it packs a massive 4000 mAh battery for a price of Rs 8,888 (around $140). Thus, it will compete with such products as […]

     
 
 

Vivo’s Razer Thin X5Max Now Available in India at Rs 32,980

Vivo’s Razer Thin X5Max Now Available in India at Rs 32,980

Just as we were telling you a few days back, Chinese maker Vivo was set to launch the world’s thinnest smartphone, the X5Max, at a special event today in India. Announced in China last week, the smartphone now gets launched on the Indian market, as well, at a price of INR 32,980, which is around $523. When the device was first […]

     
 
 

YouTube Makes Offline Video Viewing Available for Indian Mobile Users

YouTube Makes Offline Video Viewing Available for Indian Mobile Users

Google has started rolling out offline video playback for YouTube mobile users, but it’s currently available only on mobile devices in India, Indonesia or the Philippines. Google doesn’t mention on its official blog that the new feature is limited to Android devices only, but considering the countries in which it is launching at the moment, there’s a chance that this could be […]

     
 
 

​​Google Finally Brings Chromecast to India, Priced at Rs 2,999

​​Google Finally Brings Chromecast to India, Priced at Rs 2,999

It took Google more than one and a half year to bring the Chromecast streaming stick to the Indian market, but that moment has finally arrived. The much-awaited Chromecast will be sold in India at a price of Rs 2,999 (around $48) through e-commerce marketplace Snapdeal starting from midnight tomorrow. The device is sold in the States at $35 (around Rs 2,165), so the price […]

     
 
 

​​Micromax’s New Canvas Selfie Smartphone Packs a 13MP Front-facing Camera

​​Micromax’s New Canvas Selfie Smartphone Packs a 13MP Front-facing Camera

Micromax is one of the largest Indian domestic mobile handsets companies, which is mostly known for its operations in the feature phone and low cost smartphone segment of the market. The company has now launched Canvas Selfie, a selfie-focused smartphone with a 13-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash, pretty much similar to the HTC Desire Eye. But while pricing hasn’t been yet […]

     
 
 

Xolo Outs New Budget Omega-series Smartphone, Starting at Rs. 8,999

Xolo Outs New Budget Omega-series Smartphone, Starting at Rs. 8,999

XOLO has announced two new products under the Omega series that will appeal to budget buyers. Omega 5.0 and Omega 5.5 are the new smartphones that are now available to the Indian consumers at Rs.8,999 and Rs.9,999 respectively. The new Omega series smartphones feature curved back panels and rounded edges, as well as metallic rims on the sides. Let’s have a look at the […]

     
 
 

OnePlus One 64GB Launched in India for Rs.21,999; Amazon Exclusive

OnePlus One 64GB Launched in India for Rs.21,999; Amazon Exclusive

Update: OnePlus has launched One at Rs.21,999 (~$360) for 64GB. Brilliant pricing we should say. As expected, OnePlus isn’t bringing the 16GB variant to India as of now. Around 20,000 units will be on sale in the initial rollout. Earlier: Much like we had reported last Saturday, OnePlus One is indeed launching soon in India and will be sold exclusively […]

 
     
 
 

Xiaomi Redmi Note Launched in India for Rs.8,999, 4G Version will Cost Rs.9,999

Xiaomi Redmi Note Launched in India for Rs.8,999, 4G Version will Cost Rs.9,999

This one was long due. Xiaomi has finally launched the Redmi Note smartphone in India at Rs.8,999 (~$147). The phone will go on sale on Flipkart on December 2nd, through the usual ‘Flash Sale’. And interested people can register for the flash sale starting 6pm tomorrow (November 25th). The phone was announced back in July this year, but wasn’t launched […]