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Honor 6 Starts Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow in India

Huawei’s Honor 6 smartphone has started receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow in India. The update is currently rolling out over-the-air. Users can also manually check for update via Settings > About Phone > System Update. According to user reports (via GSMArena), the Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the Honor 6 smartphone is about 700MB in size and comes with build number H60-L04C675B810. ... Read More »

Apple Sees Solid Support in iPhone Encryption Fight: Poll

Nearly half of Americans support Apple Inc’s decision to oppose a federal court order demanding that it unlock a smartphone used by San Bernardino shooter Rizwan Farook, according to a national online Reuters/Ipsos poll. Forty-six percent of respondents said they agreed with Apple’s position, 35 percent said they disagreed and 20 percent said they did not know, according to poll ... Read More »

Microsoft Lumia 950, 950 XL Now Bundled With Display Dock, Office 365 Subscription in India

Planning to purchase a Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL? Now seems to be the best time (at least in India). In an attempt to entice users to its flagship smartphones, Microsoft is giving all new and existing users a one-year subscription to Office 365 Personal. Additionally, the company says that, for a limited time, it will also give new ... Read More »

Bill Gates Says ‘Disappointed’ by Reports He Backs FBI in Apple Spat

Add Bill Gates to the cacophony of voices – from a former CIA director to Donald Trump – weighing in on the debate that has erupted between Apple and the FBI over user privacy, security and the attempt to unlock a phone used by one of the shooters in the San Bernardino, California, terrorism attacks. Early Tuesday, the Financial Times ... Read More »

US Sought Data From 15 Apple iPhones in Last Four Months

Court records released on Tuesday show the US Justice Department has in the last four months sought court orders to force Apple Inc to help investigators extract data from 15 iPhones in cases across the country. The disclosure comes amid a heated dispute between Apple and federal investigators over access to a locked iPhone belonging to one of the killers ... Read More »

Prosecutors Help Organise Victims’ Brigade in Apple Encryption Battle

Prosecutors took unusual steps in enlisting victims of the San Bernardino attack in the government’s heated battle with Apple Inc over access to an iPhone belonging to one of the shooters, according to people involved in the effort and legal experts. Family members of at least two victims will join a legal brief to be filed next week urging Apple ... Read More »

LG Says to Boost Marketing Spend in G5 Sales Push

Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc plans to boost marketing spend in a bid to lift sales of its new flagship handset, the South Korean firm’s mobile division chief said. LG is trying to establish itself as a top smartphone player with the G5, which was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Sunday and praised by industry experts ... Read More »

Oppo’s New Super VOOC Battery Tech Can Fully Charge a Phone in 15 Minutes

Smartphones are getting more powerful everyday, but who has the time to charge them? Luckily for us, Oppo may have a solution. The Chinese company at the ongoing Mobile World Congress trade show unveiled its new battery technology dubbed Super VOOC Flash Charge, an upgrade over its VOOC Flash Charge technology. It can charge a 2500mAh battery from 0 to ... Read More »

Bill Gates Backs FBI in iPhone Spat: Report

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is backing the FBI in its standoff with Apple over unlocking an iPhone in the probe of last year’s deadly San Bernardino attacks, the Financial Times reported Tuesday. Breaking ranks with Silicon Valley companies who support Apple in its refusal to hack the phone of one of the attackers, Gates said technology companies should be forced ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge to Launch in 60 Countries on March 11

We recently saw Samsung unveiling its not so best kept secrets – the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge. The company listing of the smartphones even suggested the handset release date as March 11 along with its priced in the US, the UK, and Europe. However, a new report quotes a senior Samsung executive to say that the duo ... Read More »