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Google Pixel Is the First Google-Branded Phone, Comes With Google Assistant

At an event in San Francisco on Tuesday, Google unveiled the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL, first Google-branded smartphones. As we’d reported in August, India is one of the launch markets for the phone, with Google Pixel price in India to start at Rs. 57,000, with pre-orders set to begin October 13. The phone will be available from Flipkart, ... Read More »

BlackBerry CEO John Chen Says Turnaround Is Two-Thirds Complete

BlackBerry Ltd Chief Executive John Chen said on Monday he was two-thirds of the way toward achieving his goal of turning the Canadian technology company’s fortunes around. “We have made investment over a billion-plus, all in software, all in security, and now we need to execute it,” Chen said at an event in Toronto two days before the company will ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Teardown Reveals That 3.5mm Audio Jack Is Replaced by Barometric Vent

Apple is known to remain discreet on specification details in every iPhone keynote, and this year is no different. The company does not unveil RAM and battery size, and teardowns done later reveal the exact innards. After the iPhone 7 Plus, the iPhone 7 has also been ripped apart by do-it-yourself repair site iFixit to see if Apple delivers on ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Plus Is More in Demand Than the iPhone 7 Among Early Buyers: Report

Apple has begun the sale of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and few users have reported their first experiences with the device. As user reviews pour in, statistics on the selling count is also surfacing online. While the number of units sold so far is not known, latest figures reveal that the iPhone 7 Plus is more in ... Read More »

The Apple Store Line Is Dying as iPhone Fans Order More Online

The frayed scrap of paper taped to the sidewalk outside Apple’s flagship store in San Francisco’s Union Square had a simple message: $5 for photographs. The sight of Apple fans clamoring to get the latest phone was replaced Friday by people looking to make a few bucks from their lead spot in the line. For the first time, being first ... Read More »

Qualcomm’s Clear Sight Tech Is Designed to ‘Mimic Attributes of the Human Eye’

Dual-camera setups for smartphones aren’t new, with HTC back in 2014 launching the One M8 with dual-camera setup at the rear. The dual-camera setup has been lately seen on a lot of smartphones including the LG G5, Huawei P9, and more recently the iPhone 7 Plus. In an attempt to tap the trend, chipmaker Qualcomm has introduced its new Clear ... Read More »

Samsung Is Sending Mixed Signals About What to Do With the Galaxy Note 7

Samsung’s troubles as it tries to recall millions of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are continuing to stack up, and its advice for dealing with the phones just got a little more complicated. The batteries in the smartphones have been known to explode and catch fire while charging. Now, Samsung is telling customers in South Korea to download a software patch ... Read More »

Apple Is Sued Over Unresponsive iPhone 6 Touchscreens

  Apple has been sued by owners of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones who say a design defect causes the phones’ touchscreens to become unresponsive, making them unusable. According to a proposed nationwide class-action lawsuit filed on Saturday, Apple has long been aware of the defect, which often surfaces after a flickering gray bar appears atop the touchscreens, ... Read More »

ChampOne C1 Registrations Open but Is This Mobile the New Freedom 251?

ChampOne, an unknown company, has listed a Rs. 501 smartphone called ChampOne C1 on its website, with registrations for the first flash scheduled for September 2┬ánow open. Well, sort of. After the listing went viral on Monday, the company updated its website to say “only existing customers are eligible for flash sale” – what that means for a company with ... Read More »

Android Nougat Update Is Headed to These Sony Xperia Smartphones

Google has started rolling out final build of Android 7.0 Nougat for its compatible Nexus devices, and soon after the tech giant also confirmed that the upcoming LG V20 will be the first “new smartphone” running on the new OS out-of-the-box. Without wasting much time, Sony has released the list of all its smartphones that will receive the Android 7.0 ... Read More »