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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 »

Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge Officially Start Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update

Samsung on Monday officially announced that it is rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge globally, starting Monday. The company said the update other Galaxy devices will follow. The company, in a blog post added that it will be making separate announcements on the details of OS schedule for each market for ... Read More »

Mattel to Launch View-Master VR Headset Successor Later This Year

American toy manufacturing company Mattel impressed many of us last year with its View-Master virtual reality headset. It was cheap, it was well-designed, and it utilised Google Cardboard’s guidelines. The company has announced that it will be launching the second-generation of the device dubbed View-Master Viewer DLX later this year with improved features. First, the company is improving the design ... Read More »

DoT May Make It Mandatory for Mobiles to Support Local Languages

The Department of Telecom (DoT) is likely to come out with regulations in 3-4 months that will make it mandatory for mobile phones to support Hindi and at least one regional language. The move is aimed at making users communicate in local languages and access government services like e-payment through mobile phones. “Three months down the line, there will be ... Read More »

iPhone 7 to Ditch 3.5mm Jack in Favour of Dual-Speaker Setup: Report

As you may have heard from past reports, Apple is said to be considering shipping the iPhone 7 without a 3.5mm headphone jack. Reports that began coming out last year claimed that the Cupertino-based company will be getting rid of the decades old port in an attempt to further slim the iPhone’s waistline, and introduce a new set of Bluetooth ... Read More »

Xiaomi Sends Invites for Mi 5 Launch Event on February 24

Xiaomi had earlier confirmed that the Mi 5 smartphone will be launched at an event in China on February 24. The Chinese company also announced a limited media preview at MWC 2016 in Barcelona on the same day to showcase the new Xiaomi Mi 5 flagship smartphone. Now, Xiaomi has started sending invitation letters for the Mi 5 launch event ... Read More »

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 »