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Meizu Pro 6 to Be Exclusively Powered by MediaTek Helio X25 SoC: Report

There has been buzz around the upcoming Meizu Pro 6 flagship smartphone which is said to sport a massive 6GB of RAM. Now, a new report says that Meizu has opted for MediaTek’s all-new Helio X25 chipset for the its Pro 6 flagship. Gizchina reports that MediaTek at an event in China announced that the new Helio X25 was co-developed ... Read More »

Apple’s Battle With FBI Underscores Android’s Poor State of Encryption: Report

Google CEO Sundar Pichai last month backed Apple in its ongoing fight with FBI over encryption. While privacy advocates welcomed Pichai’s stand on supporting Apple, they are still concerned about the poor state of encryption on Android devices. According to estimates, fewer than 10 percent of Android phones are encrypted. If San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook was using an ... Read More »

Sony Sees Average Selling Price of Smartphones Rise, Second Only to Apple: Report

According to a blog post by freelance journalist Charles Arthur that estimates global smartphone sales figures in Q4 last year, Sony has the highest average selling price (ASP) for its smartphones – only behind Apple. Average selling price for a smartphone manufacturer represents the average price at which it sells its current smartphone lineup. In Q4 2014, Sony’s ASP was ... Read More »

Facebook, Google, WhatsApp Looking to Fortify User Data Security: Report

As Apple battles the US government over encryption to unlock an iPhone used by an attacker in a mass shooting in San Bernadino last year, top US companies Google, Facebook and Snapchat are expanding encryption of user data in their services, media reported. According to The Guardian, while WhatsApp is set to roll out encryption for its voice calls in ... Read More »

Uber Driver Blames App for Michigan Shooting Spree: Report

Police in Michigan say an Uber driver who carried out a shooting spree last month told investigators that the ride-sharing app forced him to commit murder, US media reported Monday. Police charged Jason Dalton, 45, with killing six people and wounding two during his rampage in the city of Kalamazoo, 150 miles (240 kilometres) west of Detroit. Dalton confessed to ... Read More »

Gionee W909 Clamshell Smartphone Set to Launch on March 29: Report

Gionee has reportedly started sending media invites for an event on March 29 where the company is expected to unveil the W909 clamshell smartphone. One of the biggest highlights of the unannounced Gionee W909 smartphone is said to be the fingerprint scanner and the handset is also likely to pack 4GB of RAM. Other rumoured specifications of the Gionee W909 ... Read More »

100,000 Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Units Sold in First 2 Days in South Korea: Report

More than 100,000 units of Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy S7 series smartphones were sold in South Korea within the first two days of its official launch, data showed on Sunday. Sales of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge reached a combined 60,000 on Friday and 40,000 on Saturday after the smartphones hit South Korean market on Friday, Yonhap cited ... Read More »

Mahindra Mojo: Long Term Report

Sometime last week, Mahindra called us to inform us that our long-termer Mojo was on its way. The phone call immediately made me start daydreaming as the possibilities that this bike provides are not easily provided by most of the motorcycles currently present in the Indian market. The comfortable seating stance, the liquid-cooled 300cc engine delivering 26.8bhp of maximum power ... Read More »

Mumbai, Bangalore Ranked Among Cheapest Cities in World: Report

London: Mumbai and Bangalore are among the cheapest cities in the world, according to a top London-based forecast group that named Singapore as the most expensive city. Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranked Singapore as the priciest ahead of Zurich, Hong Kong, Geneva and Paris. It also said India and Pakistan accounted for five of the ten least expensive cities in ... Read More »

Housing Co-Founder Advitiya Sharma Quits: Report

Advitiya Sharma, co-founder and former board member at property listings platform Housing.com, has quit the company to start a new venture. The development was reported on Wednesday, as an internal email marked to CEO Jason Kothari and Housing.com employees. “It is with great attachment that I choose to detach, and walk a different path,” writes Sharma in the letter that ... Read More »