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Samsung Reportedly Likely to Procure Phone Batteries from LG Chem

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is in talks with LG Chem Ltd to make it one of its smartphone battery suppliers, the Chosun Ilbo newspaper said on Monday – a move that would diversify its supplier base after the failure of its Galaxy Note 7. Samsung Electronics, the world’s top smartphone maker, currently procures Note batteries from group firm Samsung SDI ... Read More »

First Drive Review: 2016 Honda Accord Hybrid

There are always a few car models that define an automotive company. The Accord for Honda is exactly one of those and we did get three generations of the car from 2000-2013 till Honda India pulled the plug due to slow sales. But now it is back in and all new avatar and whats more important than the sharp looks ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge Users in India Receiving December Security Update

¬†Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are receiving December security updates. The update is being rolled out in India as well. The size of the update varies depending upon your current version¬†and it brings the Android December security update as well as other stability improvements and bug fixes. The Samsung Galaxy S7 is receiving software version G930XXU1BPL2 while the ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Note, Mi Max, Mi 4c, Mi 4s, Others to Receive Android Nougat Update

Xiaomi officials have confirmed that the Android Nougat update is coming for its smartphones. The Xiaomi Mi 4c, Xiaomi Mi 4S, and Xiaomi Mi Note will be among the first to receive the update followed by the Xiaomi Mi Note 2, Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus and Xiaomi Mi Max. The company confirmed the update through Weibo. The company says the ... Read More »

Axis Bank Cuts Lending Rates By Up To 0.15%

Mumbai: Country’s third largest private lender Axis Bank on Friday announced up to 0.15 per cent reduction in its lending rates, signalling a further downward trend in borrowing costs. The Ahmedabad-headquartered bank cut its overnight marginal cost of funding-based lending rate – the most competitive offering by rates – by 0.10 per cent to 8.55 per cent. The MCLRs for ... Read More »

‘Indian Banks Take More Risk During Upturn In Credit Growth’

New Delhi: Indian banks tend to take more risks during times of higher credit growth while the non performing loans of private sector lenders are more reactive to changes in interest rates, says a working paper released by Switzerland-based BIS. Titled ‘Bank lending and loan quality: the case of India’, the working paper said the non-performing loans (NPLs) of private ... Read More »

Flipkart Sale: OnePlus 3 to Be Available at Rs. 18,999 but Confusion Continues

Those who happened to be visiting Flipkart’s website on Friday were greeted by an unfamiliar sight – a banner listing the sale of OnePlus 3 smartphones for under Rs. 20,000. Now, Flipkart has explicitly detailed that the OnePlus 3 will be available for as low as Rs. 18,999, which is Rs. 9,000 cheaper than the current price of the phone ... Read More »

LeEco and Coolpad Launch Cool S1 With 6GB of RAM, Harman Sound, 4070mAh Battery

LeEco in collaboration with Coolpad are swiftly coming out with affordable high-end smartphones. After launching their first joint handset, the Cool1 Dual in August and their second device, the Cool Changer 1C, in late November, the two companies have jointly launched their third smartphone, the Cool S1, in China. The Cool S1 priced at CNY 2,499 (roughly Rs. 24,360) for ... Read More »

Xiaomi Launches 20000mAh Mi Power Bank With Quick Charge 3.0 Support

Xiaomi introduced its 20000mAh Mi Power Bank late last year, which was launched in India earlier this year. The Chinese manufacturer on Friday launched an updated version of the 20000mAh Mi Power Bank which is priced at CNY 149 (roughly Rs. 1,451) and is available in White. The new power bank could be Xiaomi’s last product for the year, which ... Read More »

Apple Can Sell iPhone 7 in Indonesia Only After R&D Investment Commitment

Apple Inc has committed to invest around $44 million (roughly Rs. 298 crores) in a research and development center in Indonesia over the next three years, a senior government official said, enabling it to start selling its latest iPhone 7 in the Southeast Asian nation. Indonesia, a promising smartphone market where Apple has trailed some rivals, has stipulated that starting ... Read More »