Tag Archives: Phone?

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 »

BlackBerry’s Second Android Phone Tipped to Launch at MWC 2016

BlackBerry’s second Android-based smartphone may launch at MWC 2016 next week in Barcelona, according to a new report. The company in December had hinted at another Android phone launch in 2016. The new report adds that BlackBerry’s purported second Android smartphone, said to be codenamed “Vienna”, will be priced lower than the Priv smartphone. No date for the launch has ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Is Too Expensive – Soon Someone Could Pay You to Use Their Phone

The Freedom 251 made headlines this week for being (in all likelihood) the most affordable smartphone in the world. It raised more questions than answers and most of us at Gadgets 360 are still incredibly sceptical as to whether this little-known company’s cheaper-than-a-movie-ticket smartphone will even reach the hands of the price-sensitive people of India. Let’s be completely clear. I, ... Read More »

Twitter Fixes Bug That Exposed Some Users’ Emails and Phone Numbers

Twitter on Wednesday said that it ‘immediately’ fixed a bug that briefly affected its password recovery systems last week. The micro-blogging website revealed that the bug could potentially compromise a user’s associated email address as well as contact numbers. Twitter added that the bug had affected the recovery systems for about 24 hours last week. It said that less than ... Read More »

Twitter Fixes Bug That Exposed Some Users’ Emails and Phone Numbers

Twitter on Wednesday said that it ‘immediately’ fixed a bug that briefly affected its password recovery systems last week. The micro-blogging website revealed that the bug could potentially compromise a user’s associated email address as well as contact numbers. Twitter added that the bug had affected the recovery systems for about 24 hours last week. It said that less than ... Read More »

Phone Makers, Please Stop Teasing Devices Months in Advance

It’s a difficult world for smartphone makers, as new companies enter the market every other day, making competition pitiless. You now see a dozen so-called flagship smartphones launching nearly each month. Getting people to pay attention when your top-tier phones launch is getting harder; phone makers now have to manage teasers and slow reveals, in order to get the eyeballs ... Read More »

HTC to Make Windows Mobile 10 Phone, First Smartwatch to Launch Soon: Reports

HTC, which launched the HTC One (M8) Windows Phone-powered flagship smartphone in 2014, may be prepping for another smartphone embracing Microsoft’s mobile operating system. According to a job posting on Microsoft’s website, HTC is working on a Windows 10 Mobile smartphone. Also, it appears the Taiwanese company is finally ready to launch its first smartwatch. A job posting listed on ... Read More »

Mobile Phone Production in India May Reach 500 Million in 2 Years: DoT

Mobile phone manufacturing in the country may reach 500 million units in coming two years on the back of good base of talent and an incentive policy, a top Department of Telecom (DoT) official said Sunday. This year, India produced 100 million phones as compared to 45 million last year. “The number of phones being manufactured was 10 million sometime ... Read More »

Time to Buy a Phone? Smartly.Me Can Help

Buying a new Android phone is tricky – everyone has a different opinion to share, and it’s rarely advice that is customised to your needs. The Smartly.Me app is another place to get suggestions for the phone you want to buy, along with news about mobiles and upcoming phones, and suggestions for apps and games you should install. We tried ... Read More »