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Sony Xperia Z5 Reportedly Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update

Sony has reportedly started seeding the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to its latest flagship model, the Xperia Z5 smartphone. To recall, the handset launched with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box. The OTA firmware update is said to have started reaching Sony Xperia Z5 handsets in Turkey and will soon reach the Xperia Z5 Compact and the Xperia Z5 Premium models. The ... Read More »

BlackBerry Layoffs Point to Shift Away From Phones

In what appears to be part of its retrenchment from making phones, BlackBerry said Friday that it has laid off “a small number of employees” at its head office here and in Florida. John S. Chen, the company’s executive chairman and chief executive, is shifting BlackBerry to a company largely based on selling software and services to businesses and governments. ... Read More »

HTC One M10 Leaked Image Shows One A9-Like Design

More details about HTC’s Perfume, believed to be the flagship One M10 smartphone, had surfaced recently on the Internet. Now, serial tipster Evan Blass has shared an image of the One M10 aka Perfume smartphone that’s claimed to show the front panel of the device. In the image, the rumoured Perfume smartphone looks strikingly similar to the HTC One A9, ... Read More »

iPhone 5se, New MacBook and iPad to Sport Rose Gold Colour Variants: Report

Last month it was reported that the 4-inch iPhone 5se would be arriving in the same colour variants as the iPhone 6s – Silver, Space Gray, and Rose Gold. A new report now confirms the previous claims but with a small twist. Details about the upcoming MacBook, Apple Watch and iPad colour options have also been tipped. According to Japanese ... Read More »

iPhone Error 53: Apple Explains Why It Disables Devices Repaired by Third Parties

Apple has confirmed that it intentionally bricks (or disables) iPhone handsets that have been repaired by third-party repairmen. Addressing the ever mounting complaints from users, the Cupertino-based company insists that it does so only to better protect user privacy and payment security. Offering further explanation to why it thinks an iPhone should be completely disabled, Apple said that disabling the ... Read More »

Apple Asks Top US Court to Reject Samsung Appeal

Apple has asked the US Supreme Court to dismiss Samsung’s appeal in the blockbuster patent case between the two smartphone giants, saying the ruling followed “well-established” legal precedent. A filing Thursday from the California giant came in response to Samsung’s appeal seeking to overturn a $548 million (roughly Rs. 3,720 crores) award for patent infringement related to copying features from ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016), Galaxy J7 (2016) Allegedly Pass Bluetooth Certification

The unannounced Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and the Galaxy J7 (2016) have this time purportedly passed Bluetooth SIG certification. The documents reveal nothing more than the smartphone’s model numbers and the Bluetooth version they will include. As per the SIG certification documents, the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) is seen with a SM-J5108 codename, while the Galaxy J7 (2016) is seen ... Read More »

iPhone Error 53: Apple Is ‘Bricking’ Units Repaired by Third-Parties

If you have got your iPhone repaired from an unauthorised shop, you might want to think twice before updating your device to the next iOS update. The Cupertino-based company is seemingly intentionally bricking the devices, showing ‘Error 53’, that have been repaired by anyone else than an Apple representative. Called ‘Error 53’, the issue affects the handsets that have gotten ... Read More »

Lava X3 With 5-Inch Display, 2GB of RAM Available Online at Rs. 6,499

Lava appears set to launch a new budget smartphone in India – the Lava X3. The smartphone is now available to purchase from several online retailers at Rs. 6,499, in White, Silver, and Gold colour variants. We can expect Lava to announce the smartphone officially in the coming days. As per the listings, the dual-SIM supporting Lava X3 smartphone runs ... Read More »

InFocus Bingo 21 With 4.5-Inch Display, 2GB of RAM Launched at Rs. 5,499

InFocus has launched a new budget smartphone in India, the InFocus Bingo 21, priced at Rs. 5,499. It is available to buy from online stores in Blue, White, and Orange colour variants. The smartphone is listed on the company’s own website as well. The dual-SIM supporting InFocus Bingo 21 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop and features a 4.5-inch FWVGA (850×480 ... Read More »