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Samsung Galaxy TabPro S With Windows 10 Announced for India

At the Samsung Forum event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Samsung announced that the Samsung Galaxy TabPro S, a Windows 10-based tablet it announced back at CES 2016, will be launched in India sometime in April or May. The company however has not provided pricing details for tablet To recall, at the CES 2016 launch, Samsung said the tablet will go ... Read More »

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 4, Idol 4S Specifications Revealed Ahead of MWC 2016

Alcatel OneTouch might be planning to launch two smartphones at the MWC 2016 trade show as they were briefly listed on the company’s support website. The webpage listed details about the upcoming Idol 4 and Idol 4S smartphones, giving us a fair idea about their innards. The images of the Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based handsets were also posted by the company. ... Read More »

Apple Ordered to Pay $625 Million in Patent Dispute With VirnetX

Apple Inc must pay VirnetX Holding Corp more than $625 million (roughly Rs. 4,242 crores) for using the patent licensing company’s Internet security technology without permission in its FaceTime and iMessage features, a federal jury in Texas said on Wednesday. The award was more than the $532 million (roughly Rs. 3,611 crores) VirnetX had sought before the trial began on ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016), Galaxy A5 (2016) Launched in India

Samsung on Thursday at its Samsung Forum event in Kuala Lumpur launched its Galaxy A5 (2016) and the Galaxy A7 (2016) smartphones for India priced at Rs. 29,400 and Rs. 33,400 respectively. The dual-SIM supporting 4G LTE smartphones will be available in the country via Snapdeal and offline retailers starting February 15. Both run Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box. It is ... Read More »

Vaio Phone Biz With 5.5-Inch Display, Windows 10 Mobile Launched

Those craving for a smartphone featuring Microsoft’s mobile operating system may want to look at Vaio’s new offering. The Japanese company, best known for its laptop lineup, has just launched aWindows Phone (Windows 10 Mobile) smartphone called the Vaio Phone Biz. The Windows 10 Mobile-based Vaio Phone Biz (VPB0511S) is only the second smartphone the company has ever produced. As ... Read More »

LG G5 Launch Set for February 21, Ahead of MWC 2016

LG last month sent out invites for its MWC 2016 keynote event. However, it did not mention what device or service it will be showing. The South Korean tech giant has now confirmed that it will be unveiling its flagship smartphone – the LG G5 – on February 21, ahead of MWC 2016, which lasts from February 22 to February ... Read More »

Zopo Hero 1 With 13.2-Megapixel Camera Launched at Rs. 12,000

Zopo, a China-based tech firm, on Thursday launched its new budget smartphone Zopo Hero 1 in India. The handset is priced at Rs. 12,000 and will be available via online and offline stores soon. The handset is also listed on the company website. The Zopo Hero 1 is a dual-SIM supporting smartphone that runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box. The ... Read More »

Sony Hints at Dual Rear Camera Setup on iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus

It’s been more than a year since Apple has been rumoured to be working on a dual-lens camera setup on its iPhone. It appears we are now getting a confirmation of sorts. Sony’s executive says that he expects the dual-camera feature to become popular in 2017. Sony CFO Kenichiro Yoshida during the company’s Q3 earnings call noted that the camera ... Read More »

Google Will Now Warn You About Websites With Misleading ‘Download’ Buttons

Google has long been trying to curtail shady websites from appearing on its search results, and it also protects users across different Web browsers from visiting websites that host scam ads. On Wednesday, the Mountain View-based company announced the next step in its ongoing battle against fraudulent websites. Google says that it is flagging ads that trick users into downloading ... Read More »

European Central Bank wary of further action despite uncertain future

FRANKFURT: Many European Central Bank policy makers are sceptical about the need for further policy action in the near term, conversations with five of them indicate, even as inflation expectations sink and some investors bank on more easing. Next week’s rate meeting is expected to be relatively uneventful with the big test coming when the ECB releases its initial 2018 ... Read More »