Tag Archives: Phone?

Windows 10 Mobile Now Available for Windows Phone 8.1 Devices: Microsoft

After a series of delays, Windows 10 Mobile is finally ready for public exposure. Microsoft has announced the release of Windows 10 Mobile for a range of Lumia and other smartphones running Windows Phone 8.1. On Thursday, Microsoft announced it is making the latest iteration of its mobile operating system available for 18 smartphones. The smartphones include the Lumia 1520, ... Read More »

Here Maps Ditches Microsoft’s Windows 10, Windows Phone Platforms

Here just dealt a major blow to Windows Phone community. The company announced that its mapping and navigation app, Here Maps, will be pulled from the Windows 10 Store later this month. Here said it is also dropping support for its Windows Phone app. Taking everyone by surprise, Here announced on Tuesday that it is shuttering its mapping service from ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, Phone With 6GB RAM, Micromax CEO Resigns and More News From This Week

After the flurry of mobile phone releases last week, this time around we saw fewer launches, and more variety in the headlines. In India, Micromax CEO Vineet Taneja resigned two years into the job. In August, Micromax Chairman Sanjay Kapoor had stepped down just about a year after joining, and there has been some other high level churn at the ... Read More »

What if the San Bernardino Shooters Had Been Using a Samsung Galaxy Phone?

As Apple continues to battle with the FBI over whether it should help unlock an iPhone used by Syed Rizwan Farook, a gunman in the mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., in December, some people following the debate have raised this question: Would this issue have played out any differently if the phone were an Android, such as a Samsung ... Read More »

HTC One M10 Teaser Video Promises to ‘Make Your Phone Even Better’

HTC has released its first teaser video for the One M10 flagship smartphone. The video, while showing nothing of significance, promises a lot of things. In the video, the company claims that the HTC team is working “non-stop” because they want to “make your phone even better.” The YouTube video says that the team is obsessed but “in a good ... Read More »

India’s Mobile Phone Production Rises to 110 Million in 2015-16: Prasad

Mobile phone production in the country has more than doubled to 110 million in 2015-16 on the back of duty rationalisation announced in the previous Budget, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Tuesday. The minister said 16 new mobile manufacturing units have been set up during the financial year. “In 2014-15, the mobile units manufactured in the country was 5.4 ... Read More »

Oppo’s New Super VOOC Battery Tech Can Fully Charge a Phone in 15 Minutes

Smartphones are getting more powerful everyday, but who has the time to charge them? Luckily for us, Oppo may have a solution. The Chinese company at the ongoing Mobile World Congress trade show unveiled its new battery technology dubbed Super VOOC Flash Charge, an upgrade over its VOOC Flash Charge technology. It can charge a 2500mAh battery from 0 to ... Read More »

First Mid-Range ‘Android One’ Phone Unveiled at MWC 2016

When Google first made revelations about its Android One phones back in June 2014, the platform was supposed to target emerging markets as well as ensure a minimum set of standards for smartphones. Recent reports however told a different story altogether with the company reportedly relaxing its ‘strict’ hardware requirements that made it tough for OEMs. But a new Android ... Read More »

Lenovo Aims at Mature Markets With New ‘Augmented Reality’ Phone

China’s Lenovo Group is ready to break into mature markets this summer with the launch of its new smartphone which sports ‘augmented reality’ features developed under Google’s Tango project, its chief executive said on Tuesday. The device, which was announced at the 2016 CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas in January, will launch in July, Chief Executive Yang Yuanqing ... Read More »

Oppo’s New Super VOOC Battery Tech Can Fully Charge a Phone in 15 Minutes

Smartphones are getting more powerful everyday, but who has the time to charge them? Luckily for us, Oppo may have a solution. The Chinese company at the ongoing Mobile World Congress trade show unveiled its new battery technology dubbed Super VOOC Flash Charge, an upgrade over its VOOC Flash Charge technology. It can charge a 2500mAh battery from 0 to ... Read More »