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Coolpad to Make Its Smartphones Available via Offline Retail Stores in India

With the aim to cover more than 10 states with one million sales volume by 2017, Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad on Monday announced that it will start selling smartphones through offline channels. Coolpad will establish 5,000 core shops and 10,000 retail shops by 2017, the company said in a statement. “Since the launch of Coolpad in India, we have sold ... Read More »

Apple Apologises For iCloud Calendar Spam, Says It’s Working to Address the Issue

After many iCloud account holders started reporting of an influx of spam calendar invitations, Apple has now acknowledged the issue and responded to the same. The Cupertino giant has apologised for the spam invites, and has said that it is working to address the issue by blocking suspicious senders and spam. Apple responded to iMore with an apology. “We are ... Read More »

LeEco Secures $600 Million in New Funding for Its Global, Electric Car Businesses

Chinese handset maker LeEco Tuesday said it has secured a $600 million funding from major Chinese institutional investors and has appointed Anthony Gao its president for Asia-Pacific region. “LeEco has secured $600 million (roughly Rs. 4,067 crores) of funding from major Chinese institutional investors today. The first half of the funding will be transferred to LeEco within this November and ... Read More »

Google to Block Fake News Websites From Using Its AdSense Network

  Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Monday it is working on a policy change to prevent websites that misrepresent content from using its AdSense advertising network, a move aimed at halting the spread of “fake news” and other types of misinformation on the internet. The shift comes as Google, Facebook and Twitter face a backlash over the role they played ... Read More »

Instagram Adds ‘Boomerang’ and ‘Mentions’ to Stories; Confirms It’s Working on Live Video

  In August, Instagram introduced a new feature called ‘Stories’ that allows users to string together multiple shots or video clips into a single video that can then be shared with friends. This feature was widely compared with rival app Snapchat’s Story feature. In order to expand the reach of its feature, the company brought ‘Stories’ to the ‘Explore’ tab ... Read More »

BlackBerry’s Got One Last Keyboard Smartphone for Its Fans

BlackBerry CEO John Chen hints at bringing a new smartphone BlackBerry has officially shut its mobile business The company said it will focus more on the software division BlackBerry Ltd. has officially stopped making its own phones, but the company has one last treat for die-hard fans: a new phone sporting its trademark physical keyboard. Chief Executive Officer John Chen ... Read More »

Apple Starts Selling Refurbished iPhones on Its Online Store

  Apple has started selling refurbished iPhones via its US online store starting from Tuesday. The models up for sale currently include the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, that were launched last year. The Cupertino giant is selling refurbished iPhones for the first time on its online store, notes 9to5Mac. The company normally used refurbished units as replacements for ... Read More »

Lenovo Will Use Moto Branding for All Its Future Smartphones: Report

Lenovo launched its smartphone Moto M in China on Tuesday and the smartphone has already been listed on company’s website as well its China Store. Now the company has announced that as part of larger restructuring at Lenovo, all the future smartphones by the company will be named under its ‘Moto’ brand and not under its own name. According to ... Read More »

Huawei Reportedly Refused to Build Google Pixel Smartphones Without Its Own Logo

A new report claims Google’s partnership with Huawei has been unsteady, adding that while the Chinese telecommunications giant was originally due to produce the Pixel smartphones, it backed out once Google said the OEM logo would not be placed on the smartphones. According to a report by Android Police, which cites a source familiar with Huawei’s operations, Google made the ... Read More »

Lenovo Z2 Plus Starts Receiving Its First Update; Brings Camera Improvements and Bug Fixes

The Lenovo Z2 Plus was launched in India just a week ago, and now a new software update has already started rolling out to its early adopters. This update brings camera app improvements and bug fixes. The latest update brings the ZUI to version 2.0.111 and is of 272MB in size. As mentioned, the update introduces enhancements to the camera ... Read More »