Tag Archives: Mobile

Samsung Launches Exynos 7 Octa 7870 SoC for Mobile Devices

Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its latest Exynos mobile processor – the Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (aka Exynos 7870). Some might find the name familiar as the processor was spotted in a recent benchmark result listing for the unannounced Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) smartphone. Samsung announced it will mass produce the SoC in Q1 of 2016. The Exynos 7 Octa 7870 ... Read More »

HTC to Make Windows Mobile 10 Phone, First Smartwatch to Launch Soon: Reports

HTC, which launched the HTC One (M8) Windows Phone-powered flagship smartphone in 2014, may be prepping for another smartphone embracing Microsoft’s mobile operating system. According to a job posting on Microsoft’s website, HTC is working on a Windows 10 Mobile smartphone. Also, it appears the Taiwanese company is finally ready to launch its first smartwatch. A job posting listed on ... Read More »

Microsoft Lumia 650 With 5-Inch Display, Windows 10 Mobile Launched

Microsoft on Monday unveiled its latest Windows 10 Mobile device, the Lumia 650. Priced at a suggested retail price of $199 (approximately Rs. 13,500) before local taxes and subsidies, the smartphone will go on sale in select European markets starting Thursday. At the time of writing, the Microsoft Lumia 650 was also listed on the company’s India website in a ... Read More »

Microsoft Lays Off ‘Dozens’ as It Cuts Costs in Mobile Division: Report

Microsoft is reportedly laying off many of its employees related to its mobile division in multiple countries including Finland, in an attempt to cut costs. The report comes courtesy Finnish publication Helsigin Sanomat, which says that dozens of employees have been let go from the company. The report claims that the company is handing out pink slips to employees in ... Read More »

Mobile Phone Production in India May Reach 500 Million in 2 Years: DoT

Mobile phone manufacturing in the country may reach 500 million units in coming two years on the back of good base of talent and an incentive policy, a top Department of Telecom (DoT) official said Sunday. This year, India produced 100 million phones as compared to 45 million last year. “The number of phones being manufactured was 10 million sometime ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: A Wedding Marketplace, Mobile Developer Tool Startup, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles seed level and undisclosed investments in a toolkit provider for mobile app developers, wedding marketplaces, personal styling apps, and advertising networks. Two startups got Ratan Tata’s backing on Monday, one is a developer of anti-cancer drugs, while the other is a online marketplace for industrial products. Hansel.io Bengaluru-based Hansel.io, has raised an undisclosed amount of ... Read More »

Tech Mahindra Launches Mobile Gaming-Focused Twitch Rival, mSportz

Tech Mahindra Ltd has launched a mobile gaming live streaming platform called mSportz. According to the service’s official website, the platform aims be the “leading live streaming platform for mobile gaming, aiming to connect the world’s 1 billion mobile gamers.” Essentially, the app will let you share gameplay from your smartphone or tablet with others the world over. This isn’t ... Read More »

Brands Need to Make Online Mobile Shopping Easier: Facebook

Although young shoppers are increasingly buying smartphones online, they believe brands can further improve this by providing a seamless experience across a variety of channels on the path to purchase, a new Facebook study has revealed. Shoppers are increasingly turning to mobiles for research, comparing prices and even making their final purchase. “Indeed, 45 percent of all shopping journeys today ... Read More »