Tag Archives: 2016

Top Ten Car Launches Of 2016

What a busy, engaging and even tumultuous year 2016 has been. We have already recognized the truly best with our annual awards programme. But now it is my turn to tell you my pick for the year’s top ten launches in the car market.1. Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza Without a doubt the veritable trump card once again has been played ... Read More »

Top 10 Events From The World Of Motorsport In 2016

It’s been a year worth remembering in the motorsport industry and that’s because there’s a lot happening. While some things remain unchanged like the F1 Champion is still a Mercedes driver (a different one though), there was good news when we heard that Michael Schumacher’s health is improving. It was a mix bag though as there have been ups and ... Read More »

Panasonic Announces Winners of Mobivation 2016 Student Contest

Panasonic India on Monday announced the winners of Panasonic Open-Innovation contest “Mobivation 2016” that was initiated in August. Students of IIT Roorkee emerged as overall winners of the five-month long contest and received a cash prize of Rs 1,00,000 and Panasonic smartphones. “The winners were selected from over 218 nominations. The Panasonic Open-Innovation contest aimed to help these students relate ... Read More »

2016 Volvo S90 Review

Usually when we head out for drives, the flights are early and we have to head out just before sunrise and everything is a bit chaotic, though the city we leave is serene and, well, unaware of us. So, I expected something similar, when I headed to Jodhpur, to drive the Volvo S90. To my surprise, it was smooth sailing ... 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 »

iPhone Continues to Top Flickr’s Most Popular Camera Chart in 2016

Flickr has released its annual data report revealing which camera was used the most to upload photos to its platform. Not breaking tradition, Apple’s iPhone still rules the top spot; in fact 8 out of 10 cameras used to upload photos wa an iPhone. The data reveals that almost 47 percent of people used an Apple device to share images ... Read More »

Global 4G Smartphone Shipments to Grow Over 20 Percent in 2016: IDC

Worldwide 4G smartphones are expected to show double-digit uptake at 21.3 percent year-over-year growth for 2016, to reach 1.17 billion units, up from 967 million in 2015, a new report by market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) said. Much of this growth is being driven by emerging markets like Asia-Pacific excluding Japan, Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, and ... Read More »

Xiaomi India Says Over 2 Million Smartphones Sold in Q3 2016

Xiaomi has claimed that it has sold over 2 million smartphones in India in the third-quarter of 2016. The Chinese company revealed the news via a tweet. Xiaomi also claimed that it achieved over 150 percent year-on-year growth from Q3 2015 to Q3 2016. The figures claimed by Xiaomi are impressive considering that the third-quarter is yet to get over. ... Read More »

Smartphone Shipments in India Cross 30 Million Units in Q3 2016: IDC

For the first time, the smartphone market in India crossed the 30 million unit shipments milestone in the third quarter of this year, the International Data Corp (IDC) reported on Tuesday. According to IDC’s Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone shipments clocked 32.3 million units in Q3 2016 with 17.5 percentage growth over the previous quarter, maintaining its traction with 11 ... Read More »

Apple Grabs 104 Percent of the Smartphone Industry’s Profits in Q3 2016, Claims Analyst

  Profit estimates are often crucial indicators for any industry as they reveal the direction where the companies are heading. If the latest estimates by analyst Tim Long from BMO Capital Markets, about smartphone industry are anything to go by, Apple seems to be the only shining spot in an otherwise ailing industry. As per the estimates by Long, reported ... Read More »