Category Archives: Smartphones

  • Hands on with Lenovo’s new ‘snap-together’ Moto Z flagship phone

    Google’s Project Ara has been targeted at the creation of low-cost, modular phones, often called “grey phones” (or gray phones if you prefer), due to their plain nature. But now, Motorola-buyer Lenovo is introducing a pair of flagship phones — the Moto Z and Moto Z Force — based on a beefed up version of […]

  • Hands on with Lenovo’s Phab2 Pro Tango augmented reality phone

    Long a leader in outdoor mapping and location-based solutions like Maps and Street View, Google has wanted to break new ground by innovating in indoor navigation and location-aware applications. It has been teasing the market with several iterations of itsProject Tango (now just called Tango) technology — but ones that were only available to developers. That […]

  • OnePlus 3 ad in India reveals everything there’s to know before the global launch

    A newspaper ad in India has leaked the closely-guarded price of Chinese smartphone makerOnePlus’ new flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 3, before its global launch event. The phone will be priced at Rs 27,999 ($416) in India and sold exclusively on Amazon India. The advertisement also confirms the specifications of the OnePlus 3. The smartphone will […]

  • What a dark blue iPhone 7 could look like

    Add this to the long list of iPhone 7 rumors: Apple may replace the Space Gray color with a dark blue (navy) model. The rumor is from Japanese Apple fan blog Macotara, which has a semi-accurate history of reporting on unannounced Apple hardware news. According to the blog’s source at a Chinese supplier, the color […]

  • HONOR V8 HANDS-ON PREVIEW

    With Huawei shouting loud about its P9 smartphone with dual Leica cameras, the presence of dual lenses on the Honor V8 (the company’s sister brand) got us thinking it, too, would bear the same fruits. But it’s not to be, as there’s no Leica glass or monochrome sensor in sight. Having handled the new V8 […]

  • One of Apple’s earliest Siri engineers reportedly leaves for GE

    Apple hasn’t had a great time holding on to the original Siri team, and we don’t just mean the founders — there are precious few of those core members left. And today, we’re learning that one of those last remaining pioneers may have walked out the door. The Information‘s sources claimthat Darren Haas, a Siri […]

  • Dark Sky brings its ‘hyperlocal’ weather forecasts to Android

    Dark Sky has been a darling of the iOS app scene for years. It has a nice design, and all the features you’d expect from a weather app, but its unique selling point is “hyperlocal” reports that can pinpoint rain to the minute. To do this, it “statistically aggregates” data from 19 meteorological sources, as […]

  • Creative entertainment provider Paint Nite uses Google Apps to create a flexible workplace

    Paint Nite offers a different kind of nightlife experience. Guided by a local artist, our customers spend a few hours sipping cocktails and painting at a local bar. Working together to create something great is in our DNA, which is why we’ve usedGoogle Apps since the company was founded in 2012. As we’ve grown, Google […]

  • iBall Slide Co-Mate Tablet With 8-Inch HD Display Goes Official

    It appears that iBall is planning to soon launch a new tablet called the Slide Co-Mate. The tablet has been listed on the website with images and specifications. The company has not detailed price or availability, but we can expect an announcement in the near future. According to the website listing, the dual-SIM supporting iBall […]

  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Note 4, Audio Gear, and More Tech Deals

    This week we have big-screen smartphones from Samsung, audio gear from Audio Technica, personal audio players and more at a discount. 1. Samsung Galaxy Note Edge The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is now available at a discounted price of Rs. 34,999 (MRP Rs. 68,500) on Amazon. The smartphone normally retails online at a price point […]

  • iBall Andi Blink 4G With Android 6.0 Marshmallow Goes Official

    iBall has introduced its new Andi Blink 4G smartphone which is now listed on the company’s site. Unfortunately, there is no word on the availability and pricing of the iBall Andi Blink 4G smartphone. We can expect the handset to go on sale in India soon. The dual-SIM iBall Andi Blink 4G smartphone supports 4G […]

  • Gionee Pioneer P5 mini With 4.5-Inch Display Launched at Rs. 5,349

    Gionee, soon after launching the Pioneer P5L (2016), has now unveiled its new Pioneer-series smartphone, the P5 mini, in India. Priced at Rs. 5,349, the Gionee Pioneer P5 mini is now available to buy via the company’s India site. That the smartphone was initially unveiled in Nigeria last month as the Gionee P5 Mini, and […]