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Samsung unveils Galaxy A5 & A3 mid-range smartphones with full metal design, 5MP selfie cameras & more

Friday, October 31, 2014 | More »

After rumours about it doing the rounds for some time, Samsung has finally taken the wraps off its Galaxy A series of smartphones. The company has unveiled two new devices targeted at the mid-price range segment of the market- Galaxy A5 and A3. Both of them run on the Android KitKat operating system...


Chinese handset maker Xiaomi jumps to No.3 spot in the worldwide smartphone market: IDC

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has jumped to the number three spot in the worldwide smartphone market, behind Samsung and Apple. According to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report, the company shipped 17.3 million hands...

30 October, 2014 |More »


Oppo unveils flagship N3 with 16MP motorised rotating camera, introduces world’s thinnest smartphone R5

Chinese handset maker Oppo has further expanded its smartphone range with the launch of two new devices. The first one is N3, a flagship device of the company that comes with a motorised rotating camera with tracking focus. The camera is capable of rotating 206 degrees, and can be controlled via on-...

29 October, 2014 |More »


Intex launches Octa-core smartphone Aqua Amaze with 13MP shooter for Rs 10,690 in India

Intex Technologies, an Indian mobile, IT and consumer electronics company, has further expanded its Aqua range of smartphones with the launch of a new device. Christened Aqua Amaze, the smartphone sports a 5 inch display and runs on the Android operating system. It is available for purchase in the c...

22 October, 2014 |More »


Security device startup Rico raises over $66K in crowdfunding via Kickstarter

Kochi Startup Village incuabtee Mindhelix Inc. has raised over $66,000 through crowd-funding platform Kickstarter for its product ‘Rico’ that converts one’s spare smartphone into a home security device. The startup aims to raise $100,000 via Kickstarter with seven days left to reach the target...

22 October, 2014 |More »


B2X buys Mumbai-based customer-care solutions provider for smartphones TSS

Germany-based B2X Care Solutions GmbH, a provider of customer care solutions for smartphone makers, has acquired Mumbai-based The Service Solutions Pvt Ltd (TSS), a provider of managed care services to smartphone manufactures and an Apple authorised service provider in India, for an undisclosed am...

22 October, 2014 |More »


Japanese mobile messaging service Line claims 30M Indian registered users

Japanese free call and messaging app Line claims to have over 30 million registered users in India. And while this number is just over five per cent of the 560 million registered users the app has globally (in 230 countries), it makes India one of the largest markets for the company. “In a sho...

20 October, 2014 |More »


Nexus 9 tablet listed on Google Play store for Rs 28,900 in India, origami cover available for Rs 2,900

Within a week of unveiling the device, Google’s next generation Nexus tablet has already been listed on the Google Play store in India. The tablet is available in indigo black colour as of now, and has been priced at Rs 28,900 for its 16GB Wi-Fi only version. In addition, the 32GB LTE model of the...

20 October, 2014 |More »

Desire 820

HTC launches Desire 820 & 820Q for Rs 24,990 and Rs 22,500 in India; introduces finger-operated RE camera for Rs 9,990

After unveiling the same last month, Taiwanese manufacturer of tablets and smartphones HTC has now launched its Desire 820 and 820Q smartphones in the Indian market. Targeted at the mid-price range segment of the market, both the variants will be available for purchase in the country early next mont...

20 October, 2014 |More »


Apple launches 27 inch all-in-one desktop iMac with Retina 5K display for Rs 179,900

In addition to the iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3 (read here for more on that), Apple has also unveiled a new 27 inch all-in-one desktop iMac. The company has also updated Mac mini, it’s most affordable Mac, with the latest technologies (a faster processor, better graphics, etc.) and is offering t...

17 October, 2014 |More »

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