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Hyundai set to unwrap new family car next year. Could it be the all-new Santro?

It was one of the best selling cars of its times and it is set to make a solid comeback. Hyundai is set to unveil an all-new compact family car next year which is expected to be the return of the Santro. Discontinued in 2014 the Santro, which had been in continuous production since 1998, will fill up a yawning ... Read More »

Renault India eyes one new car a year as medium-term plan

French carmaker Renault is planning to expand its presence in India by unveiling one new model every year as part of a medium-term strategy in India, Sumit Sawhney, country CEO and MD, Renault India Operations said. Talking to The Hindu, he said, “We are keen to build the right portfolio of good cars from our company for this market and [are] ... Read More »

270 Million Mobile Phones Expected to Be Shipped in India This Year: CMR

The Indian market is estimated to ship 270 million mobile phones in 2017, of which 130 million (48 percent) will be smartphones, Gurgaon-based market research firm CyberMedia Research (CMR) said on Wednesday. Samsung continues to remain the leader and its immediate next ‘floating’ competitor is still half the size in market share by volume. “However, as we see most of ... Read More »

Google Planning to Launch Mid-Range Android One Smartphones in the US This Year

Google’s Android One initiative, which was launched back in 2014, is aimed at manufacturing affordable devices that meet a certain set of quality standards and are targeted at emerging markets. However, the search giant is now reportedly planning to launch mid-range Android One smartphones in the US later this year. The US-targeted Android One devices are expected to cost between ... Read More »

iPhone 10 Year Anniversary: Apple CEO Tim Cook Says ‘Best Is Yet to Come’

It all started ten years ago when Apple CEO Steve Jobs took centre stage at MacWorld 2007 in San Francisco to introduce the first ever iPhone. 2017 is a big year for Apple as it marks the tenth anniversary of the revolutionary mobile device, but January 9 is even more special, as it is the day Jobs took the stage ... Read More »

Harley-Davidson India Leads Market For Sixth Consecutive Year

Harley-Davidson India has completed six successful years and continues to lead the premium two-wheeler market by holding 60 per cent market share in the 601+cc motorcycle segment. Harley-Davidson India’s market share is as per Society of India Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). The company said in a release that Harley-Davidson India will remain focussed on bringing new riders into the sport of ... Read More »

iPhone OLED Display Said to Be Limited to 1 Variant Next Year, Come to All Models in 2018

Apple has been rumoured to introduce OLED panels to mark its ten-year anniversary for quite a while now. The company has also been reported to face supply issues, refraining it from introducing the battery efficient panel across all variants. It is expected to launch three devices, out of which, one premium variant only will sport OLED panels, while the others ... Read More »

iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus to Launch in Red Casing Next Year: Report

This year, Apple introduced the Black and Jet Black colour options with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plussmartphones. Now, a fresh report claims that the successors will bring in another new option – Red. Macotakara reports that the successors next year will add a Red colour variant into the already existing options of – Gold, Rose Gold, Silver, Black, ... Read More »

Google on Track to Sell 3 Million Pixel Smartphones This Year; 5-6 Million Next Year: Morgan Stanley

With the demise of Galaxy Note 7, many believed that Google’s Pixel smartphones will fill the gap left by it. It certainly does appear to be turning out true in Google’s favour. Morgan Stanley has predicted that Google will sell 3 million Pixel smartphones by end of 2016 and this will generate $2 billion in revenue. It further estimates that ... Read More »

iPhone 4 Reportedly Survives Even After Spending a Year at the Bottom of a Lake

Photo Credit: Buzzfeed Apart from this year’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, all the previous generation iPhones were not officially water resistant. However, in an interesting turn of events, a 2010-released iPhone 4 reportedly managed to survive underwater for about a year and even turned on after being dried. iPhone 4 owner Michael Guntrum went ice fishing in March ... Read More »