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Note ban, iPhone 7 drive Apple’s India revenue to all-time high

Cupertino-based Apple Inc. posted an “all-time record revenue” in India in the October-December quarter, the iPhone-maker’s CEO Tim Cook said during a post-earnings call on Wednesday. The Apple chief added the results were especially impressive given “the demonetisation move in I...

2 February, 2017 | More »

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Samsung blames battery glitches for Galaxy Note7 explosions

South Korean giant Samsung Electronics on Monday said faulty batteries caused its popular Galaxy Note7 handsets to overheat and explode, a glitch that led to one of the biggest-ever recalls in the consumer electronics industry and put a significant dent in Samsung’s brand value. At a press con...

23 January, 2017 | More »

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Reliance Jio may soon launch two sub-Rs 1,500 VoLTE feature phones

After disrupting the telecom market with free calls and data, Reliance Jio may now launch two sub-Rs 1,500 4G VoLTE handsets, a major financial daily reported on Thursday. The low-cost handsets, to be launched under Jio’s LYF brand this quarter, will be priced at Rs 999 and Rs 1,500, a report ...

12 January, 2017 | More »

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CES 2017: Seven cutting-edge products that gave a sneak peek into future

The prestigious Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 concluded on Sunday in Las Vegas after introducing several ground-breaking products to the world. Celebrating its golden jubilee year, CES exhibited products by over 3,800 companies this year. It also hosted more than 600 startups at the Eureka Pa...

9 January, 2017 | More »

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Nokia’s first-ever Android smartphone launched in China

Finland’s HMD Global, which owns the rights to the Nokia brand, has announced the first Android-powered Nokia smartphone, marking the comeback of the once-dominant mobile phone brand. The new device, Nokia 6, has been launched in China for 1,699 yuan ($246) and will be manufactured by Foxconn....

9 January, 2017 | More »

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Connected devices to be major focus at CES 2017

The prestigious consumer electronics trade show, CES 2017 kicked off last night in Las Vegas. This year, the show celebrates its 50th anniversary. “The products and services unveiled at CES 2017 will touch nearly every single global industry. From the latest in virtual reality, smart home, self-dr...

6 January, 2017 | More »

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Smart, connected living key theme for Samsung at CES 2017

Smarter, connected living seems to be the theme for South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics at the consumer electronics show CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Ahead of the prestigious trade show, which starts today, the company announced its new QLED TV series – Q9, Q8, and Q7 – bringing a new lineup t...

5 January, 2017 | More »

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Gartner predicts worldwide device shipments to remain flat in 2017

The worldwide combined shipments of personal computers, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones are expected to see no growth in 2017 due to market stagnation and lack of innovation, according to a report by research firm Gartner Inc. The report says that the total worldwide shipments of all devices...

4 January, 2017 | More »

Apple partner Wistron seeks approval to expand Bengaluru plant

Wistron Corp, a Taiwanese smartphone component manufacturer that also supplies to iPhone maker Apple Inc, is seeking permission to expand its Bengaluru plant, Reuters reported on Monday. Wistron, the single-largest contract manufacturer for smartphones in India, has requested the Karnataka governmen...

2 January, 2017 | More »

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Freedom 251 MD Mohit Goel steps down

Mohit Goel, managing director of Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd, the company behind the Freedom 251 mobile phone, has resigned from the company. Goel’s wife Dharna, who was serving as the director of the company, has also stepped down. Moreover, the company’s office in Sector 62 at Noida has been...

29 December, 2016 | More »