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Gionee S6 With 5.5-Inch Display, 3GB RAM Launched at Rs. 19,999

Gionee has finally launched its metal-clad S6 smartphone in India, priced at Rs. 19,999. Although the smartphone is listed as “coming soon” on the company’s own India shopping website, it can already be bought from Flipkart at the same price. It is worth mentioning that the company had launched the handset in China in November last year. Running Amigo 3.1 ... Read More »

Mozilla to End Development on Firefox OS for Smartphones

The Firefox smartphone operating system is being shut down, three years after a launch aimed at challenging the dominant platforms powered by Apple and Google, developers said Thursday. The operating system created by the Mozilla developer community as an open-source system failed to gain traction in mobile devices, according to a statement from Mozilla developer George Roter. “Through the work ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) and Galaxy A5 (2016) First Impressions

Samsung, at its Southwest Asia Forum 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, announced details of its new Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 2016 edition smartphones for the Indian market. The handsets were first unveiled last year in China, though the company had not disclosed anything about the availability of the two refreshed models outside China at that time. The Galaxy A series ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone Zoom Review

Innovation tends to reach a saturation point after a while, which bogs down pretty much ever facet of technology. What do you do when those eureka moments start drying up and you find yourself looking for something new to wow your audience with? Putting a fresh spin on old technology seems like one way to go about it. Smartphone cameras ... Read More »

Honor Holly 2 Plus Review

Honor recently added two new smartphones to its roster, the <a=”” href=”http://gadgets.ndtv.com/mobiles/reviews/%3Chttp://gadgets.ndtv.com/huawei-honor-5x-3069″>Honor 5X (Review | Pictures) and the Holly 2 Plus, to counter aggressive moves by Lenovo and new entrants like Coolpad and LeEco. The Holly 2 Plus will replace the older Honor Holly (Review), which launched in 2014 and will compete with offerings such as the Coopad Note 3 ... Read More »

With Restraint, YouTube Rolls Out Original Programming

Michael “Burnie” Burns hears a discrepancy. Before greeting moviegoers at the debut of his film, the writer-actor is eavesdropping on all the big-budget movie trailers playing ahead of his much smaller crowdfunded concoction, “Lazer Team.” Suddenly, a roar from a monster in one of the previews literally rattles the theater’s walls. “I bet the sound budget for that was bigger ... Read More »

How to Use Multiple Accounts With Instagram

Instagram users have long wished for a feature that lets them use multiple accounts in the app. If you have a personal Instagram account and one for your company or employer, managing both can be a real chore without support for multiple accounts. Or perhaps you have more than one account, and you use these for different topics. To manage ... Read More »

Swiping for BFFs: Dating-Style Apps Are Breaking Into the Friendship Market

If you’re in your 20s or 30s, the idea of swiping right to find your next date sounds pretty unsurprising by now. But what about swiping to find your next best friend? Looking at a photo of another woman with some details about who she is and what she likes, and in an instant deciding whether she has friend potential? ... Read More »

Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Update History Portal to Highlight Changes

Microsoft on Tuesday released a new update (build number 10586.104) for Windows 10 to fix a number of bug fixes including security vulnerabilities in its Edge Web browser. The Redmond-based company also launched a dedicated portal on which it now showcases all the features and changes it seeds with the new Windows 10 update. Since the release of Windows 10 ... Read More »

‘Netflix-Style’ Opera Apps Club Launched Globally

Opera, the company best known for the Opera Browser, on Tuesday launched its “Netflix-style” subscription service called Opera Apps Club for premium Android apps globally. Opera adds that users don’t need to subscribe by paying via their cards as it is directly payable through operator’s billing systems. Notably, the company on the same day also announced it has received a ... Read More »