Mobile

Researchers Claim to Have Bypassed iPhone, iPad Activation Lock

Hemanth Joseph, a Kerala-based security researcher, has identified a bug running in iOS 10.1 version of Apple’s operating system that allowed him to bypass the Activation Lock on an iPad. The Activation Lock in Apple’s iPhone or iPad is hard for someone other than owner of the device to hack and set it up as a new device. Joseph claims ... Read More »

Moto Z Gets New Mods – 3000mAh Mophie Battery Pack and Incipio Car Dock

Moto Z is a smartphone that is known more for its accessories than the features of the actual device. It is usually seen as a perfect example of how mods can be used to increase the utility of a smartphone. Now, Moto has come up with two new mods for the smartphone that help users in getting more out of ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Smartphone Makers Summoned in Cheque Bounce Case

The makers of ‘Freedom 251’, claimed to be the world’s cheapest smartphone, have been summoned as accused by a Delhi court in a Rs. two-crore cheque bounce case filed by a private firm. The court summoned the accused – M/s Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd (RBPL), its authorised signatory and Managing Director Mohit Goel, its Directors Anmol Goel and Sumit Goel, ... Read More »

Huawei Reveals Android 7.0 Nougat Update Rollout Plans, Including List of Eligible Devices

Following HTC, Samsung and Sony, Huawei has also announced its plans for rollout of the latest Android 7.0 Nougat software. The update will arrive with the company’s EMUI 5.0 ROM sometime in the first quarter of next year only to a select few announced smartphones. Huawei has announced that the Huawei Mate 8, Huawei P9, Huawei P9 Plus, Huawei P9 ... Read More »

OnePlus 3T Smartphone Launched in India: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

OnePlus 3T, the mid-cycle upgrade to the OnePlus 3 erstwhile flagship smartphone, was launched in India on Friday. The new OnePlus 3T is priced at Rs. 29,999 for the 64GB inbuilt storage model, and Rs. 34,999 for the 128GB storage model, making it the most expensive OnePlus device yet. Regarding the launch, both OnePlus 3T variants will be available starting ... Read More »

Moto G4, Moto G4 Play Smartphones Available With Discounts, Cashbacks on Amazon India

Moto G4 and Moto G4 Play smartphones are available at a discount on Amazon India right now. Both the 16GB and 32GB Moto G4 variants have got a flat Rs. 2,000 discount, while the Moto G4 Play purchase gets you a Rs. 1,000 cashback in the form of a Amazon Gift Card. Both Moto G4 and Moto G4 Play are ... Read More »

Intex Aqua Classic 2 Launched: Price, Specifications, and More

After the Intex Aqua E4 E4, the Indian smartphone company has launched yet another device in the Aqua series, expanding its portfolio. The Intex Aqua Classic 2 is priced at Rs. 4,600, and is available for purchase across major retail outlets in India. The successor of the Intex Aqua Classic has a sleek design with rounded edges, and is available ... Read More »

OnePlus 3T India Launch Set for Today

OnePlus is set to launch the OnePlus 3T smartphone in India on Friday, at an event in New Delhi. The launch event kicks off at 11am IST, and the company is expected to reveal India price and availability of the smartphone. To recall, the OnePlus 3T was first unveiled last month, and so far, has been made available in the ... Read More »

Micromax Smartphone Users to Get Exclusive Discounts on Oyo Rooms

Micromax on Thursday announced a partnership with Oyo Rooms to give customers of its devices a ‘seamless booking experience’ as well as exclusive deals. The integration will available either in the form of an on-device native experience via its Around-Steroid Launcher, and via factory preloaded Oyo app on other devices, the two companies said in a joint statement. Micromax users ... Read More »

Steve Kondik Finally Speaks on Cyanogen’s Failure; Company Breaks Ties With Him

Things aren’t going well for Cyanogen. The latest – soon after Steve Kondik went public with the current situation at Cyanogen, the company has “separated ties” with him. To recall, a recent report had pointed that the future of Steve Kondik, Cyanogen’s Co-Founder and former CTO, in the company was unknown. Kondik took to the official CyanogenMod developer Google+ community ... Read More »