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Micromax Canvas 6, Canvas 6 Pro Launched: Price, Specifications, and More

Micromax at its ‘Guts to Change’ Gurgaon event on Wednesday unveiled several new devices, including smartphones, new televisions, and new tablets. A total of 19 products were unveiled at the event, with 15 new phones, however, the company only launched the Canvas 6 and Canvas 6 Pro in India. The company also unveiled a new logo and branding, as seen ... Read More »

HTC 10 Battery Life Touted; More Leaks Emerge Ahead of Tuesday Launch

HTC is all set to launch its next flagship smartphone, the HTC 10, at an event on Tuesday. The Taiwanese company has been creating hype around its upcoming smartphone for weeks now and some recent teasers indicate some new details such as a powerful battery and an OIS-enabled front camera. The HTC 10 has also been allegedly leaked in live ... Read More »

Huawei P9, P9 Plus Launched With Leica-Made Dual Rear Cameras: Price, Specs, and More

At its event in London on Wednesday, Huawei launched its long-anticipated P9 smartphone, alongside the P9 Plus. Both smartphones feature a dual-rear camera setup made in collaboration with legendary camera maker Leica. Called a ‘dual-lens camera’ by the company, the camera setup of the Huawei P9 and Huawei P9 Plusfeatures two 12-megapixel sensors, with one capturing light in colour, and ... Read More »

Vivo V3, V3Max Launched in India: Price, Specifications, and More

Chinese smartphone brand Vivo has launched two new smartphones in India – the V3 and V3Max, priced at Rs. 17,980 and Rs. 23,980 respectively. This is the first time the company has unveiled the smartphones globally, and is touting their ‘premium features’ and speedy fingerprint recognition. The Vivo V3 runs the company’s Funtouch OS 2.5 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop. ... Read More »

Oppo F1 Plus Launched in India: Price, Specifications, and More

Oppo has launched its ‘selfie expert’ smartphone in India – the Oppo F1 Plus. Priced at Rs. 26,990, the camera-focused smartphone will be available from mid-April in Gold and Rose Gold colour variants. The smartphone is in fact the Oppo R9 that was launched in China in March, but has been re-branded for international markets. The highlight of the Oppo ... Read More »

Amazon’s Mega Mobile Sale: Discounts on Moto G, OnePlus X, and More

Amazon has kicked off its Mega Mobile Sale on Monday where the online marketplace is offering discounts on smartphones. In addition to these deals, consumers shopping on Amazon until Thursday can also get an additional 10 percent extra discount on every purchase made via Citi Bank debit and credit cards during the Mega Mobile Sale. Some of the smartphones available ... Read More »

FBI Says More Time Needed to Know if iPhone Can Be Unlocked

It will take at least two weeks to know whether an alternate method will unlock an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, the head of the FBI’s Los Angeles office said Tuesday, adding that federal investigators think they have “a good shot.” Government officials were asked to file a status report in court about the alternate ... Read More »

EU Regulators Want More Info on Apple’s Irish Tax Deal

European Union antitrust regulators have asked Ireland to provide further details on the country’s tax deal with Apple before deciding whether this constitutes illegal state aid to the iPhone maker. The European Commission, which has been investigating the Apple deal for more than two years, said on Wednesday that Irish authorities had not responded fully to an earlier query. “Ireland ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: A Home Tutoring Marketplace, Rickshaw Advertising Startup, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles seed and late stage investments in Indian startups engaged in tech-based recruitment, tutor aggregation, fashion discovery, home services, and more. WorkIndia Recruitment marketplace WorkIndia founded by a group of IIT/ IIM alumni recently announced Wednesday that it had secured an undisclosed sum in funding from Beenext, a Singapore-based early stage technology fund. WorkIndia has developed ... Read More »

Baidu Adds Support for More Indian Languages to Its Android App Store

Nearly four months after the app store added Hindi language support for its users, leading Chinese language Internet search provider Baidu on Wednesday announced that its new version of MoboMarket will now support Bengali, Marathi, Tamil and Urdu too. “Even though the technology industry in India is dominated by English, that language is just a tiny sliver when you consider ... Read More »