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Nokia to re-enter smartphone market in 2017; to be powered by Android

Friday, December 2, 2016 | More »

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Nokia officially announced that it will re-enter the smartphone market in early 2017 with a range of new smartphones in a blogpost on Thursday. “We’ve been overwhelmed by the enthusiasm shown around the world for the return of the Nokia brand to smartphones. The HMD Global team has the a...

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Samsung temporarily halts production of Galaxy Note 7

South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics has temporarily suspended the production of its flagship device Galaxy Note 7 after several reports said a few Note 7 replacements have caught fire. The halt is to comply with consumer safety regulators from South Korea, the US and China, South Kore...

10 October, 2016 | More »

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BlackBerry to stop making smartphones itself, focus on software

BlackBerry Ltd, the Canadian company that introduced smartphones to the world, will stop manufacturing its iconic devices internally to focus on growing its software business. BlackBerry-branded phones will now be developed by the company’s partners, who will license the Waterloo, Ontario- based f...

29 September, 2016 | More »

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Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 globally amid battery explosion fears

Tech giant Samsung Electronics said it will replace the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices globally as reports of the smartphone’s battery exploding while charging emerged on social media. The recall comes a week before Samsung’s rival Apple is expected to launch its new iPhone model. ...

2 September, 2016 | More »

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Uber launches web interface for customers wary of downloading apps

In a move that signifies that the app-only model of consumer-facing internet companies may be limiting their reach and use, cab hailing company Uber has launched a web interface, dial.uber.com, which allows users to book a cab directly from their smartphone without downloading the app. For now, the ...

16 August, 2016 | More »

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Will BlackBerry’s second Android phone click after a failed first attempt?

Canadian handset maker BlackBerry Ltd has unveiled its second Android-powered device in an effort to revive its mobile-phone business. The launch of the DTEK50, its slimmest device, comes less than a month after the company announced that it will stop making the Blackberry Classic. The beleaguered s...

27 July, 2016 | More »

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Smartphone maker Lava strengthens top deck

Homegrown mobile handset maker Lava International Ltd—that manufactures mobile phones under the brand name Lava—has appointed Rahul Agarwal as chief technology officer (CTO) and Ankit Pal as design head, as it gears up to enter the services sector spanning entertainment, education, agriculture a...

20 June, 2016 | More »

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OnePlus 3 vs LeEco Le Max 2 vs Xiaomi Mi5: Which one is the true flagship killer?

Launched on a virtual space station, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus’s third mobile, OnePlus 3, is co-founder Carl Pei’s answer to flagship Android smartphones from top brands such as Samsung. Starting June 15, the Graphite variant of the OnePlus 3 will be available exclusively on Amazo...

15 June, 2016 | More »

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Trends you might have missed in Mary Meeker’s 2016 Internet report

The annual “Internet trends” report by Mary Meeker, general partner at Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, is a goldmine of data for the tech world. Unveiled last week, it analyses through 213 slides the latest trends happening online, from ad-tech to communication to transportation, and show...

11 June, 2016 | More »

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How the new Asus ZenFone Max differs from its previous avatar

Taiwanese handset maker Asus has bumped up the internal storage of its ZenFone Max handset and added a faster processor in a new exclusive edition for India. The new edition, launched on Monday, runs on the latest Android Marshmallow 6.1 operating system, instead of the Lollipop 5.0. But there has b...

23 May, 2016 | More »

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