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Lady Mary Gets Shady on ‘Downton Abbey’

When you coordinate your outfit with your BF’s white jumpsuit. (Photo: Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2015 for MASTERPIECE) Spoilers ahead.  If you took a break from NYFW and Valentine’s Day festivities to watch “Downton Abbey,” kudos to you. Really, the show is kind of a combination of both concepts, right? Fashion plus romance. (Well, except for that car ... Read More »

Sies Marjan Grabs the Industry Elite’s Attention With Debut Fashion Week Show

It can take several seasons for a new brand to get a respected fashion critic at its show — I’ve spoken to several designers who felt they’d finally “made it” when, years in, they got a Style.com (RIP) write up — and even longer before someone as powerful as Anna Wintour will make an appearance. But Sander Lak, creative director ... Read More »

Apple Wins US Ban on Older Model Samsung Smartphones

Apple on Tuesday had a new victory in a long-running patent lawsuit a court-ordered ban on older-model Samsung smartphones. An injunction issued by US District Court Judge Lucy Koh in the heart of Silicon Valley was to take effect next month and targeted Samsung smartphones that were essentially no longer hawked in this country. “We would like to reassure our ... Read More »

HTC to Make Windows Mobile 10 Phone, First Smartwatch to Launch Soon: Reports

HTC, which launched the HTC One (M8) Windows Phone-powered flagship smartphone in 2014, may be prepping for another smartphone embracing Microsoft’s mobile operating system. According to a job posting on Microsoft’s website, HTC is working on a Windows 10 Mobile smartphone. Also, it appears the Taiwanese company is finally ready to launch its first smartwatch. A job posting listed on ... Read More »

Intex Cloud Crystal 2.5D With 3GB of RAM Available Online at Rs. 6,899

Intex might soon launch a smartphone dubbed the Cloud Crystal 2.5D, as it has been listed on an e-commerce website. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 6,899 and is available to buy in its Black colour variant. The handset is yet to be listed on the company website. The Intex Cloud Crystal 2.5D is a dual-SIM (4G + 4G) smartphone ... Read More »

Indian Company to Launch $7 Smartphone on Wednesday

Once considered a luxury product, a smartphone has grown to become a commodity over the years. But on Wednesday, things will reach a whole new level. As part of its attempt to connect every Indian, local smartphone manufacturer Ringing Bells ‘with immense support from’ the India government will launch an affordable smartphone called the Freedom 251 on Wednesday. The Freedom ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 5 Protective Case Unveiled Ahead of Smartphone’s Launch

Xiaomi is following LG’s lead. The Chinese company on Monday, apart from sending invites for its China event on February 24, also unveiled a protective case for the upcoming flagship smartphone – more than a week ahead of the Mi 5’s smartphone. Unfortunately, not much could be deciphered about the design of the Xiaomi Mi 5 by looking at the ... Read More »

Apple Sued by Immersion for Allegedly Stealing 3D Touch Technologies

If you’re a large company such as Apple, facing lawsuits is part and parcel of daily chores. But even for Apple, the past few days have been rather busy. The latest addition to the company’s rich history of lawsuits comes from a Californian-based company called Immersion. Immersion, which claims to have been working on haptic technology for past 20 years, ... Read More »

Lenovo Vibe K4 Note Now Available Without Registrations in India

Launched last month under the flash sale model, the Lenovo Vibe K4 Note on Monday became available in general sale, i.e., without registrations. As before, the Vibe K4 Note will be available at Rs. 11,999. Interested consumers can also buy the AntVR headset for the Lenovo Vibe K4 Note, priced at Rs. 1,299. The handset is available in both Black ... Read More »

Intex Aqua Freedom With 5-Inch Display Launched at Rs. 5,790

Intex has introduced a new smartphone – the Aqua Freedom – priced at Rs. 5,790. The smartphone has been listed on the company’s India site with pricing, and will be available in Black and White colour variants. While the company hasn’t officially announced the launch of the Intex Aqua Freedom smartphone, we can expect to go on sale in India ... Read More »