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HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM With 5-Inch Display Launched at Rs. 14,990

HTC on Friday launched a new mid-range smartphone in India, the Desire 626 Dual SIM, priced at Rs. 14,990. The smartphone will be available in Blue Lagoon and White Birch colour variants with major retailers in the coming weeks. It is worth mentioning that the Taiwanese tech firm nearly a year ago launched the single-SIM version of the smartphone in ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Reportedly Certified by the FCC

After numerous leaks and rumours, the upcoming flagship smartphones – the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge – have reportedly passed the US FCC certification website. The documents first spotted by 9to5Google, mention several radio frequency and LTE tests for the two handsets. Nothing else has been revealed about the handsets. However, what is confirmed is the two ... Read More »

Apple to Soon Accept Broken iPhones in Its Trade-In Program: Report

Apple may soon allow you to trade-in your damaged iPhone for a store gift card. According to a report, the company has updated its iPhone trade-in program to accept old iPhone models – the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus – with damaged screen, home button, and camera sensors. In the meanwhile, Apple has tied up with at ... Read More »

Tim Cook ‘Confirms’ Apple Looking to Open Retail Stores in India

Apple is getting serious about India. The iPhone maker sees the country as one of the most important growth areas, Tim Cook, company’s chief executive was cited as saying. Cook also confirmed that Apple is in early stages to bring its official retail stores in India. As Apple worries of slowing growth in its main markets, the Cupertino-based giant is ... Read More »

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 »