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, […]

     
 
 

Best Selfie Smartphones to Catch Your Most Valuable Moments

Best Selfie Smartphones to Catch Your Most Valuable Moments

A few years ago, the word “selfie” was still one of those teenagers’ expressions that the others couldn’t understand. However, in 2013 it was declared the Oxford Dictionaries’ word for that year and selfies slowly turned into a profitable business. It’s not even a narcissistic thing to do anymore since everyone begun to get used to it nowadays. Whenever there […]

 
     
 
 

ASUS Announces its 2014 Android Line of Tablets and Smartphones

ASUS Announces its 2014 Android Line of Tablets and Smartphones

At the Computex conference from Taipei, Taiwan, Asus has announced its new 2014 line of products aimed at Android consumers around the world. The company has introduced the ASUS MeMO Pad 7 and 8, the ASUS Fonepad 7 and 8, and the Transformer Pad at Computex, all of them running Android 4.4 KitKat. This comes after the company has unveiled a new […]

     
 
 

OnePlus One “World’s Best Smartphone” Launches April 23

OnePlus One “World’s Best Smartphone” Launches April 23

When seeing the title, you probably thought that HTC is planning another surprise smartphone, but we’re actually talking about a different company here. Not too many would have heard about OnePlus, a company which was created in December, 2013 by Pete Lau, who was previously Vice President at Oppo. Since last year, the company has been working hard to produce their […]

     
 
 

Europe to Have One Charger for All Mobile Phones, Global Standard Next?

Europe to Have One Charger for All Mobile Phones, Global Standard Next?

Back in December, last year, we told you that a universal laptop charger standard was in the cards for this year and now we’re hearing reports that the European Union wants to cut down electronic clutter by obliging OEMs to adopt an universal charger for mobile phones and tablets, as well. This way, you won’t have to ditch your previous […]

     
 
 

FreedomPop Unveils Cheap Privacy Phone For $189, Challenges BlackPhone

FreedomPop Unveils Cheap Privacy Phone For $189, Challenges BlackPhone

Privacy is one of the most talked-about topics these, as we expose more and more of our personal data through online accounts and smart mobile devices that we carry around with us always. Back in the beginning we saw Geeksphone and a reputed security expert team up for the Blackphone, which we also saw at the Mobile World Congress from […]

     
 
 

Mobile World Congress 2014 Lineup: Most Affordable Smartphones Presented

Mobile World Congress 2014 Lineup: Most Affordable Smartphones Presented

Mobile World Congress 2014 has come to an end, and after four days of running around all those booths, talking with developers and testing out devices, we’re ready to make a selection for the best affordable smartphones presented this year at MWC. There were a lot of awesome devices from very well known companies, but just as well, there were […]

 
     
 
 

Google’s Project Tango Reinvents How Smartphones See

Google’s Project Tango Reinvents How Smartphones See

Google is known for its technological breakthroughs in both software and hardware, and one of their most recent projects, the Project Tango, is a great example to support this claim. The company wants to revolutionize how smartphone cameras see the world by making them able to create accurate 3D renders of their surroundings. Although Project Tango is still in the […]

     
 
 

Best Unlocked Smartphones Under $300 [Early 2014]

Best Unlocked Smartphones Under $300 [Early 2014]

Smartphone manufacturers have been trying to surpass each-other by going one step further than the competition. While that extra mile has introduced some awesome devices in the market, the prices for premium devices have been stacking up to some pretty high figures, out of the reach of many consumers. However, manufacturers are aware that a big part of the smartphone […]

 
     
 
 

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 […]