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South Korea Reports Its Own Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Probe Results

South Korea said on Monday it will strengthen lithium-ion battery safety requirements and conduct regular inspections to avoid repeats of fires which forced Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to withdraw its premium Galaxy Note 7 handset. Manufacturers of lithium-ion batteries, commonly used in portable devices, would be subjected to greater oversight and regular inspections, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy ... Read More »

Moto M Grey Colour Variant to Go on Sale in India With Up to Rs. 15,000 Exchange Discount

The Moto M smartphone will be available in its Grey colour variant in the country via Flipkart on Monday, with the sale starting at 12pm IST. To recall, Lenovo made the announcement on Friday, and the smartphone was originally launched by the company back in December in Gold and Silver colour variants. The highlight of the Moto M is that ... Read More »

ZTE Blade A2 Plus With 4GB RAM, 5000mAh Battery Goes on Sale in India

Following its launch on Friday, the ZTE Blade A2 Plus has gone on sale in India on Monday. The smartphone is exclusively available via Flipkart, priced at Rs. 11,999. The smartphone is only available in its 4GB RAM variant in the country. The highlight of the smartphone is its 5000mAh battery, and it will be available in Gold and Grey ... Read More »

ZTE Blade A2 Plus Launch: ZTE India to Launch Up to 8 New Devices in Next Few Months

Chinese telecom major ZTE is planning to launch up to 8 new devices in the next few months as it looks to grab 3-4 percent share of the Indian market. The company, which launched its Blade A2 Plus smartphone in India at Rs. 11,999, will focus on the mid-range price segment (Rs. 7,000 – Rs. 20,000). “We have been a ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Price and Availability Leaked

Samsung’s upcoming flagship smartphone Galaxy S8 has been leaked in a profusion of rumours and reports, and the South-Korean giant has planned to skip MWC 2017 and unveil the reported two Galaxy S8 models at a later date. Earlier this week, a Chinese tipster revealed that a 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage Galaxy S8 model will hit the Chinese and South ... Read More »

Apple iPhone to Be Made in India: Winstron Plant Said to Be the Sole Manufacturing Hub

An assembly plant that Apple’s Taiwanese manufacturing partner Wistron Corp is setting up in Bengaluru will focus solely on assembling iPhones, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. The source, who asked not to be named because he was not cleared to discuss matters publicly, said Apple and the Indian government were, however, still discussing “the repatriation of ... Read More »

Tizen 4.0 With .NET Support to Release in September 2017, Samsung Reveals

Samsung has announced that it will release the final Tizen 4.0 version with Microsoft’s .NET support in September later this year. The company has updated the developer website with a roadmap that details the upcoming preview versions of the all-new Tizen 4.0. According to the roadmap, “The first official version of Tizen .NET will be released in September 2017 as ... Read More »

Apple Hit by Class Action Lawsuit Alleging It Forced Users to Move to iOS 7

In a new development, Apple has been slapped with a class action lawsuit in California for indulging in unethical practices to force people to shift to iOS 7. The company has been accused of breaking FaceTime on iOS 6 intentionally, to forcibly get users to move to iOS 7. This move is claimed to have many iPhone 4 and iPhone ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Receiving Firmware Update in India That Brings Samsung Pay App

Samsung has started rolling out firmware update to its Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones and interestingly, the update for the former device brings along yet-to-be launched Samsung Pay app to devices in India. This is a strong indication that the South Korean conglomerate might be announcing its payments service in India very soon. The Samsung Galaxy Note ... Read More »

Android 7.1.2 Nougat Will Let You Decide Where to Set a Live Wallpaper

Android 7.1.2, Google’s latest maintenance release for Android Nougat, was released to compatible devices merely few days back and new features from the new build are slowly being reported. The latest in the series is a feature that many Android users have been waiting for years to arrive. With Android 7.1.2, Android users will be able to opt where they ... Read More »