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Panic Button: Mobile Manufacturers Get a 2-Month Extension for Mandatory Implementation

The government has extended the deadline by two months for mobile phone manufacturers to implement the panic button feature in new handsets. “On the request of mobile device manufacturers, we have extended the period for implementing panic button in new handsets by two months … the players had made a request saying they have unsold inventory of mobile phones without ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A 2017 Series Price Leaked Ahead of Launch

Samsung’s Galaxy A 2017 series of smartphones, which is set to be launched at an event in Malaysia on January 5, is also anticipated to be globally unveiled at the company’s January 4 event ahead of CES 2017. While there have been plenty of rumours and leaks in the recent past, the alleged pricing for the Galaxy A 2017 series ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A 2017 Series Launch Set for January 5; Fresh Renders Spotted

There’s a lot of buzz around Samsung’s expected unveiling of the new 2017 Galaxy A Series smartphones. On Wednesday, Samsung gave out a little teaser suggesting that the upcoming Galaxy A devices will come with water resistance. Now, Samsung has sent out invites of for a January 5 event in Kuala Lumpur, where it will reveal the new devices. Interestingly, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A (2017) Smartphones to Sport Water Resistance, Company Hints

Earlier last month, rumours suggested that Samsung’s alleged Galaxy A7 (2017) smartphone will come with IP68 certification, making it highly resistant to dust and water. Now, the South Korean company has added further fuel to these rumours as it has teased water resistance feature for next generation of devices in its Galaxy A Series of smartphones – which are anticipated ... Read More »

Along Came A Spyder: The Audi R8 Spyder Review

It is the latest mean machine from the four-ringed Bavarian stable, and is set to excite and exhilarate. The new generation Audi R8 Spyder is the topless or convertible avatar of the second generation of the flagship sports car, which launched last year. The coupe though is the V10 Plus while the Spyder gets the ‘regular’ new V10 – the ... Read More »

Bluetooth 5 Officially Released, Will Come to Devices in a Few Months

Bluetooth is the quintessential wireless standard for electronics to communicate with each other across small distances in a power-efficient way. Everything from smartwatches to wireless speakers and Internet of Things (IoT) products like smart locks, rely on this standard. The last version of this standard is Bluetooth 4.2, which was released in 2014. Today, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) that ... Read More »

Moto X (2017) Leaked in Live Images That Show a Metal Body and No Moto Mods Support

Despite numerous reports about the Moto X series being discontinued in favour of the Moto Z series, Lenovo in June said that the Moto X series is “alive and well”. Now, a series of leaked images claimed to be of the Moto X (2017) is doing the rounds of the rumour mills, though some reports are tipping it may be ... Read More »

Some Google Pixel Phone Users Are Reporting a Major Freezing Camera Issue

Ever since the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL phones have been shipped, the tech giant has been busy resolving issues based on user complaints on its product forums. The latest one to crop up pertains to the camera again, and this time the abnormality causes the phone to freeze up completely. Apparently, while launching the camera app, the phone ... Read More »

YAAO 6000 Plus Smartphone Has a Massive 10900mAh Battery

As most smartphone manufacturers opt to introduce faster processors and large displays on their flagship devices, it has become difficult for them to provide battery life that can last for even one full day. The YAAO 6000 Plus smartphone with a gigantic battery capacity of 10900mAh is meant to be the solution to this specific problem. The YAAO 6000 Plus ... Read More »

iPhone 4 Reportedly Survives Even After Spending a Year at the Bottom of a Lake

Photo Credit: Buzzfeed Apart from this year’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, all the previous generation iPhones were not officially water resistant. However, in an interesting turn of events, a 2010-released iPhone 4 reportedly managed to survive underwater for about a year and even turned on after being dried. iPhone 4 owner Michael Guntrum went ice fishing in March ... Read More »