Top 5 Smartphones for February 2016


Smartphones are one of the most used gadgets across the globe with the demand raising the production of these device increases too. Hence there are numerous Smartphones introduced into the market by manufacturers every month. The handsets that enter the market newly possess better specification and added functionality than the existing devices. So, let’s take … Read more

Palm-Branded Android Phones May Launch Soon, Courtesy Alcatel One Touch


If you are aware of the history of smartphones, then you might remember mobile-computing company Palm and its popular products the Palm Centro and Palm Pre smartphones. But if you haven’t heard of these, then you might hear it soon, as reports suggest that the Palm brand could soon make its comeback. It’s been rumoured … Read more

Twitter suffers massive outage on all online platforms; back now


Twitter appears to be down for most users. Users complained on Reddit that they had been logged out of their accounts from Android apps, and the mobile and desktop versions of the site. The only place where Twitter appears to be working for now is iOS. We tried accessing Twitter via an iPhone and found … Read more

Study suggests men use their smartphones to shop more than women


Your spouse may find it hard to digest this but men are much more likely than women to go beyond browsing on their smartphones to make an actual purchase, says a survey. Conducted online among 2,013 adults ages 18 and older, the survey from advertising business organisations – Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) global communications and … Read more

The best of tech: From Galaxy Note 4 to iPhone 6, here are the best smartphones of 2014

This year has seen an extravaganza of smartphones, not just from the established players such as Samsung, Apple, LG and Sony and Indian smartphone makers, but also the growing bunch of Chinese handset makers. The year 2014 was also the year Chinese handset makers truly arrived in India, with Xiaomi leading from the front followed … Read more

Opera browser heading for 100 million users in India

Norway’s Opera Software now targets 100 million Indian users for its mobile phone internet browser, after hitting the 50 million mark last month, Chief Executive Lars Boilesen told Reuters. Smartphones are quickly becoming the product of choice in the rapidly growing Indian market, though Boilesen declined to give a specific date for when the browser … Read more

Google’s new app to help small businesses online

Google on Wednesday announced the launch of an interface ‘Google My Business’ here to help Indian small and medium businesses (SMBs) succeed online. Google said the new product, designed to work across both desktop and mobile devices (tablets and smart phones), will help small and medium businesses to create and update their business info on … Read more

Android KitKat running on a third of all Android devices


KitKat, which first debuted 31 October, 2013 and made its public appearance on the Nexus 5, hit a usage share of 33.9 percent during the seven-day period ending December 1, beating its nearest rivals Android 4.1 and 4.2 (both codenamed Jelly Bean) which stand at 21.3 percent and 20.4 percent, respectively. Since Google last released … Read more

iPhone and Galaxy Note are boring: Here’s what the future of smartphones could look like

Smartphones are getting bigger, sleeker and more powerful. All that is good. But they are also getting very boring. Apple borrows from Samsung. Samsung, in turn, looks at Apple. HTC looks at them both and the Chinese borrow design cues from everyone. It is a vicious circle. In fact, the phone industry has become incredibly … Read more

Samsung to Launch Budget ‘Z1’ Tizen Phone in India This Month


South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to launch a new sub-$100 (roughly Rs. 6,200) smartphone running on its own Tizen operating system in India later this month, South Korea’s Maeil Business Newspaper said on Monday. The paper, a local business daily, said Samsung will hold a press conference on December 10 to launch its … Read more