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Want an iPhone? Here’s why you should opt for 5s & 5c; devices available for as low as Rs 31,500

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | More »

Last week Apple finally took the wraps off its next iPhones, which it claims are the biggest advancements in iPhone history. Continuing the tradition of launching two devices, Apple unveiled two models called iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. However, instead of a regular high-priced model and a cheaper v...


Sony launches Xperia E3, E3 dual smartphones in India for Rs 11,999 & Rs 12,999 respectively

Earlier this month, Sony had unveiled its flagship smartphone Xperia Z3, and a compact version of the same called Xperia Z3 Compact at IFA 2014, a consumer electronics show held in Berlin. In addition, the company had also taken the wraps of two new smartphones targeted at the mid-price range segmen...

16 September, 2014 |More »


Google launches Android One smartphones from Micromax, Karbonn & Spice in India, prices starting at Rs 6,399

After announcing the same earlier this year at the I/O developer conference, Google has finally launched its first family of smartphones under the ‘Android One’ initiative in India. For the same, the company has partnered with home grown smartphone and tablet manufacturers like Micromax, Karbonn...

15 September, 2014 |More »


Power2SME raises under $7M in Series C from Accel, Kalaari & Inventus

Gurgaon-based BEBB India Pvt Ltd, which runs Power2SME, an online buying hub for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), has raised Rs 42 crore ($6.87 million) from existing investors in its Series C round of funding. These included early-stage venture capital fund Accel Partners, Kalaari Capital (fo...

15 September, 2014 |More »


Japanese mobile messaging service Line claims 18M Indian registered users; India 4th largest market for the co

Japanese free call and messaging app Line claims to have over 18 million registered users in India. And while this number is only close to four per cent of the over 490 million registered users the app has globally, it makes India the fourth largest market for the company, according to a Tech in Asi...

12 September, 2014 |More »


Google adds free voice calling to Hangouts, available on iOS & Android platforms

Search giant Google has added a free voice calling feature to its Hangouts app. Starting today, users will be able to make voice calls from Hangouts (over the internet) on the web, Android and iOS platforms. While it’s free to call other Hangouts users, as well phone numbers in the US and Canada, ...

11 September, 2014 |More »

S5 mini

Samsung launches quad-core Galaxy S5 mini with Super AMOLED display, 4G LTE & more for Rs 26,499 in India

After unveiling the same in July this year, Samsung has finally launched Galaxy S5 mini- a compact version of its flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone- in the Indian market. The device is outfitted with a smaller 4.5 inch display (in comparison to the 5.1 display of S5), allowing for easy operation with on...

10 September, 2014 |More »

Apple Pay

Apple’s smartwatch comes with digital crown, heartbeat sharing & more; co also unveils m-payments offering

Apart from launching two new iPhone models- iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus- Apple has also announced its first smartwatch, as well as a new mobile payments system called Apple Pay. Christened Apple Watch, the device comes with a rectangular retina display and offers 11 customisable watch faces ranging f...

10 September, 2014 |More »


Apple unveils iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus with bigger Retina HD displays: Breaks tradition to make its first foray into the Phablet war!

Apple has finally taken the wraps off its next iPhones, which it claims is the biggest advancements in iPhone history. Continuing the tradition of launching two devices (started last year with iPhone 5c and 5s), Apple has unveiled two models called iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. However, instead of a r...

10 September, 2014 |More »


Twitter starts testing ‘buy’ button feature, available for Android & iOS platforms

Beginning today, Twitter has started testing a new feature for its users to discover and buy products on the micro-blogging site. As part of the initiative, Tweets from the company’s test partners will feature a ‘buy’ button, enabling a small percentage of users in the US (will grow over time)...

9 September, 2014 |More »

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