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Microsoft Lumia 650 With 5-Inch Display, Windows 10 Mobile Launched

Microsoft on Monday unveiled its latest Windows 10 Mobile device, the Lumia 650. Priced at a suggested retail price of $199 (approximately Rs. 13,500) before local taxes and subsidies, the smartphone will go on sale in select European markets starting Thursday. At the time of writing, the Microsoft Lumia 650 was also listed on the company’s India website in a ... Read More »

Lenovo Announces Launch of ‘Gorgeous’ New Smartphone at MWC 2016

Lenovo will be launching a new smartphone at the upcoming MWC 2016 trade show, according to a recently posted teaser by the company. The Chinese giant teased the handset in an image via its Twitter account last week. “A gorgeous new device has been engineered from scratch to deliver the #Knockout punch. Brace yourselves,” tweeted Lenovo India along with an ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Price Tipped Ahead of MWC Launch

We may be less than a week away from Samsung’s “Galaxy Unpacked 2016” event on February 21 in Barcelona, but there’s no shortage of leaks related to the upcoming high-end Galaxy smartphones. A new Dutch report has claimed European prices of both the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge ahead of the MWC unveiling. Additionally, tipster Evan Blass aka ... Read More »

Xolo Era 4K With 4G Support, 4000mAh Battery Launched at Rs. 6,499

Xolo has launched the Era 4K smartphone in India. Priced at Rs. 6,499, the smartphone will be available exclusively via Gadgets 360. Interested users can register themselves to buy the smartphone. The registration window is open until 9:59am IST on next Monday, with sales opening at 10:00am on the same day (February 22). The Xolo Era 4K smartphone features a ... Read More »

LG X cam, X screen Smartphones Launched Ahead of MWC 2016

LG on Monday introduced its new X-Series of smartphones which will be showcased at the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona. The first two models under the brand new X-Series are the X cam and X screen smartphones and they will be revealed alongside the LG G5 at the February 22 event. The new X-Series of smartphones will be ... Read More »

Soon, You Could Charge Your Smartphone by Walking

Mechanical engineers from University of Wisconsin-Madison are developing an innovative energy harvesting and storage technology that can reduce reliance on batteries in mobile devices and charge your smartphone as you walk. Tom Krupenkin, professor of mechanical engineering, and senior scientist J Ashley Taylor described a technology that could capture the energy of human motion to power mobile electronic devices. This ... Read More »

4-Inch iPhone 5se, New iPad Air to Launch on March 15: Report

Apple is on target to introduce its next iPhone and iPad models on March 15, and aims to start selling the devices in the same week, technology blog 9to5Mac reported, citing sources. Apple, which will introduce a new 4-inch iPhone, dubbed the “iPhone 5se”, and a new iPad Air at a launch event, is unlikely to take pre-orders for the ... Read More »

Tinder-Style Apps Score as Online Dating Grows in the US: Survey

The age-old quest for love is moving inexorably online for young and old Americans alike – whether this means swiping on their phone for a hot date, or using matchmaking sites to find the perfect mate. The 18 to 24 crowd has warmed to smartphone apps like Tinder that help them spot a match among a crowd of strangers. And ... Read More »

Instagram to Soon Roll Out Video View Counts

Facebook in September 2014 added the video view count feature on its website and has now brought the feature to its Instagram service as well. Instagram users will soon be able to see how many times a video has been viewed by others. The view counts will appear below the video post along with other regular options such as likes ... Read More »

FreeCharge Partners ePaisa to Strengthen Offline Payment Network

Digital payments platform and wallet player FreeCharge announced Friday its partnership with Mumbai-based PoS (point-of-sale) software and payments solution provider ePaisa. The partnership will enable offline payments on ePaisa’s network spanning thousands of retailers, quick service restaurants, stores and home delivery companies in India, the company said. Customers paying through the FreeCharge wallet will also be able to avail of ... Read More »