Mobile

HTC One A9 Starts Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update; Rollout for HTC 10 Tipped to Resume in 3 Weeks

Android Nougat seems to be capturing the OS share in smartphone market at a snail’s pace but it might now gain some momentum as unlocked HTC One A9 smartphones have finally started receiving the much-awaited Nougat update. Further, leaks suggest that the Nougat update rollout for HTC 10, which was put on hold due to a bug, is now expected ... Read More »

Nokia Foldable Smartphones May Be in Development, Recently Granted Patent Hints

Laptops have embraced the flexible design, and 360-degree hinges are now seen on most of the new launches out there. Smartphones are expected to see the same trend, and Samsung is heavily expected to launch a flexible display smartphone in Q3 this year – as is LG for Q4 2017. Expected to join the party is apparently Nokia, which has ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Leaks Reveal Selfie Camera Autofocus, Dimensions, and Model Numbers

Samsung Galaxy S8 will be the South Korean company’s first big smartphone launch since the Galaxy Note 7, which literally went down in flames. This puts a lot of pressure on Samsung to ensure that the upcoming, which is scheduled to launch in April, will deliver on all fronts, whether it is design, features, or software. Leaks related to the ... Read More »

Vivo V5 Plus With Dual Front Cameras Gets Listed by Third-Party Retailer; Price, Specifications Revealed

Earlier this month, Vivo started sending out invites for the India launch of its V5 Plus smartphone that is scheduled to be on January 23. Now the smartphone has been made available for pre-orders by a third-party retailer in Malaysia and the specifications of the device have been revealed. The smartphone has been priced at MYR 1,799 (Rs. 27,400) by ... Read More »

Redmi Note 4 India Launch on January 19, Confirms Xiaomi India Head

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has been teasing its upcoming Redmi launch in India for quite some time, and the Redmi Note 4 was largely expected to arrive on January 19. Flipkart too joined the bandwagon to tease a Redmi Note 4 smartphone’s exclusive availability on its website. Now, Xiaomi India head Manu Kumar Jain has confirmed that the Xiaomi Redmi ... Read More »

Micromax Vdeo 3, Vdeo 4 With 4G VoLTE Support Unveiled in India

Micromax has expanded the lineup of its Vdeo series of smartphones, which was launched just last month, as the company has now unveiled its new Vdeo 3 and Vdeo 4 smartphones in India. Just like company’s previous smartphones in the series-Vdeo 1 and Vdeo 2, the new phones also come with Google Duo app pre-loaded for video-calling. Both Micromax Vdeo ... Read More »

Google Pixel Users Reporting Issues With Android File Transfer App for Mac

Ever since launch, Google Pixel users have been reporting of multiple issues with the device. Now, a fresh issue with transfer of files from a Mac to the Google Pixel device has cropped up. Users are reporting that even while using the bundled USB Type-C to USB Type-A adapter, particular files are difficult to transfer to the mobile device. Google ... Read More »

Google Pixel, Pixel XL Now Available on Snapdeal: Launch Offers Detailed

Online marketplace Snapdeal on Monday partnered with Google Pixel, the first Google smartphone, as its online retail partner, offering cashback and mobile protection plans. Snapdeal is offering Rs. 10,000 instant cashback from Yes Bank, Rs. 10,000 e-cash from Yatra, and a free mobile protection plan from Allianz worth Rs. 5,999 on the Google Pixel and Pixel XL. “Pixel has already ... Read More »

Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X Users Report In-Car Bluetooth Issues on Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Android 7.1.1 Nougat update brought several useful additions to the mobile platform but has seemingly brought connection issues with in-car Bluetooth to some Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X smartphones. As per some of the online posts, the connection issues can be traced back as far as the beta program for Android 7.1.1 Nougat developer preview, which was launched in October. ... Read More »

LG G6 to Sport New Heat Pipe Cooling System; Undergo Extra Safety Tests Ahead of Launch

Post the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, several smartphone vendors are running additional safety tests on smartphones ahead of launch. LG, another South Korea-based smartphone brand, is one of the handset vendors that’s leaving no stone unturned when it comes to the safety of the upcoming G6 flagship. A report claims that LG is running additional safety tests ahead of actual ... Read More »