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Intex Aqua Raze, Aqua Wing Affordable 4G Phones Launched

Intex has expanded its 4G smartphone portfolio with the launch of the Aqua Raze and Aqua Wing. Priced at Rs. 5,199 and Rs. 4,599 respectively, the Intex Aqua Raze (see above) and Intex Aqua Wing smartphones are now available to buy in India. The biggest highlights of both the devices are they feature 4G LTE. To recall, a physical retailer ... Read More »

Apple Will Phase Out iPhone in Favour of AR/ VR Headsets, Claims Analyst

What does the future of iPhone look like? What kind of features and capabilities will Apple’s future flagship smartphone boast of? Will users still have to stare at their handset to get information? An analyst believes that there won’t be any iPhone in the next fifteen years. And everything will be replaced by augmented reality or virtual reality headsets. Piper ... Read More »

iPhone Error 53: Apple Faces Likely Lawsuit for Bricking Devices

Apple could be subjected to a number of lawsuits for intentionally bricking many iPhone handsets. Many lawyers are finding Cupertino’s decision to render its smartphones useless with a software upgrade as a violation of several consumer laws. A law firm in the United States said that it hopes to bring a class action against Apple for rendering so many iPhone ... Read More »

Apple Set to Gain Approval to Open Retail Stores in India: Report

Apple has been lately making moves to get approval to open its own retail stores in India, as it seeks to tap the second biggest smartphone market in the world. In the meanwhile, Tim Cook, the company’s chief executive, was recently quoted saying that Apple was was looking to bring its retail stores to the country. Now, a new report ... Read More »

iPhone Error 53: Apple Wants a Monopoly on Repairs, Says iFixit

Apple is facing heat from furious customers over bricked iPhone models. For more than a year, the Cupertino-based company has been disabling iPhone models upon detecting an unauthorised or third-party service on the smartphone, specifically related to Touch ID or Apple Pay components. The company says it does so only to ensure that a user’s security isn’t compromised. But the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Leak in Live Images

Days ahead of Samsung’s pre-MWC 2016 event, the company’s two anticipated flagship models – the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge – have leaked in live images for the first time. Other details including their prices have also been tipped. As per a leaked live image shared by Reviewdao, a Vietnamese website (via GSMArena), the 32GB variant of the ... Read More »

Lyf Flame 1 With 4G Support, Snapdragon 210 SoC Launched at Rs. 6,490

Reliance Retail’s fourth Lyf-branded smartphone, the Flame 1, has been introduced by the company. Priced at Rs. 6,490, the Lyf Flame 1 smartphone is now listed on the company’s online store, the Reliance Digital. Unfortunately, there is no word on the availability of the handset as of now. The company has so far unveiled three Lyf branded phones namely the ... Read More »

MIT Builds Low-Power Artificial Intelligence Chip for Smartphones

A team of US researchers has built an energy-friendly chip that can perform powerful artificial intelligence (AI) tasks, enabling future mobile devices to implement “neural networks” modelled on the human brain. The team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) developed a new chip designed specifically to implement neural networks. It is 10 times as efficient as a mobile GPU (Graphics ... Read More »

Smartphones With 7-Day Battery Life Promised by Fuel-Cell Maker

A British fuel-cell developer that was first to put the technology harnessing the power of hydrogen into London’s distinctive black cab said it’s working on a system that would allow mobile phone users to charge just once a week. Intelligent Energy Holdings said an emerging smartphone maker will provide GBP 5.25 million (roughly Rs. 51 crores) to develop a fuel ... Read More »

Intex Aqua Wing, Aqua Raze Budget Phones Reportedly Launched in India

Intex has reportedly launched two new Aqua-series phones in India, the Aqua Wing and Aqua Raze, according to an established Mumbai-based retailer. The retailer claims that the Intex Aqua Wing and Intex Aqua Raze smartphones are now available to buy in India priced at Rs. 4,599 and Rs. 5,199 respectively. Notably, Intex hasn’t yet announced or listed the devices officially ... Read More »