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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 »

Windows 10 Mobile Rollout for Lumia Smartphones Beginning This Month: Report

Microsoft could begin rolling out Windows 10 Mobile software update to a range of Lumia smartphones including the affordable Lumia 520 later this month. An internal email has allegedly laid bare on the company’s plan. Roughly three months after the company was originally supposed to begin updating select Windows Phone 8.1 smartphones to Windows 10 Mobiles, VentureBeat, citing an email ... Read More »

A New Paper Mario Game Will Arrive This Year

A new Paper Mario game – Paper Mario: Color Splash – was announced by Nintendo during one of its Nintendo Direct presentations on Thursday. “In the Paper Mario series, we always challenge ourselves to bring something fresh to the action adventure genre,” Bill Trinen, senior product marketing manager at Nintendo of America, Inc explained in the video. “And this time ... Read More »

PS4 Online Multiplayer Free This Weekend

Though the PS4 is dominating sales records, it appears that it doesn’t have as many of its owners playing online multiplayer as Sony would like. In order to tempt them, the company is offering free online multiplayer access for all its US customers this weekend. “Free online multiplayer access begins Friday, February 19, at 12:01am Pacific [Friday, February 19 1:31pm ... Read More »

Clash Royale, ICC World Twenty20, Lego Batman, and More Apps This Week

February came to a close and the first few app and game releases in March have been pretty big. This week we had companion apps to amazing games, big studios releasing new projects, and updates to popular apps and games. Fallout Shelter, Bethesda’s successful mobile game got a nice update and Supercell released Clash Royale with a bang. Here are ... Read More »

This Cheap Cable Can Charge Your iPhone as Well as Android Smartphone

Most Android users have the luxury to carry just one USB cable and get away with charging all the devices with it. The same can’t be said for iPhone and iPad users. You will likely find them carrying two cables, one with a Lightning connector and the other a standard Micro-USB cable to feed rest of their devices. A company ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Maker Says Pre-Booking Money to Be Refunded This Week

Noida-based Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd, makers of the controversial world’s cheapest smartphone which has promised to return money to 30,000 customers who pre-booked the Rs. 251 (less that $4) device on the first day of the sale, said on Monday that the refund will reach their accounts any time this week. According to Ringing Bells president Ashok Chadha, the money ... Read More »

LG Says Won’t Launch a Nexus Smartphone This Year: Report

LG at the ongoing MWC trade show in Barcelona has confirmed that it won’t release a Nexus phone this year. A LG spokesperson confirmed plans to CNET, and added, “LG needs to focus on its own brand.” The news may come as a surprise to LG Nexus 4, Nexus 5, or Nexus 5X users, considering that the Nexus phones made ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS Heads to Geneva Motor Show; Launch Later This Year

It was a day of world premieres for Maruti Suzuki when it showcased both the Vitara Brezza and the Baleno RS at the 2016 Auto Expo. The company had made it clear that it will be bringing the concept to life in India and will be launching it in the second half of this year; to be specific in October. ... Read More »

Xiaomi to Use Its Own Smartphone Chips This Year: Report

China’s most valuable start-up Xiaomi Inc is aiming to use smartphone processor chips designed in-house in some of its lower-priced handsets in the second half of this year, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The move would mark the first time that Xiaomi has used chips designed in-house, something analysts have said could put pressure on ... Read More »