Tag Archives: Phone

Pixel Phone Users Report Bluetooth Vehicle Pairing Issues; Google Working on a Fix

Google launched the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones earlier this month, and the demand for the smartphones have exceeded the company’s expectations. We found the smartphone to be quite impressive (Review) as well. However, as users have begun to use the smartphone in their everyday lives, reports of glitches are now cropping up. Apparently, many Pixel phone users claim that ... Read More »

Nokia Phone Saves Man’s Life by Allegedly Stopping Bullet

The Nokia phones of yesteryears have long been considered nearly indestructible, but the new ones aren’t too bad either. A Nokia feature phone is reported to have recently taken a bullet for its owner – literally – and saved his life. According to a tweet by Microsoft’s General Manager of Core UX for Windows Desktop, Tablet and Phone Peter Skillman, ... Read More »

Google Pixel Is the First Google-Branded Phone, Comes With Google Assistant

At an event in San Francisco on Tuesday, Google unveiled the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL, first Google-branded smartphones. As we’d reported in August, India is one of the launch markets for the phone, with Google Pixel price in India to start at Rs. 57,000, with pre-orders set to begin October 13. The phone will be available from Flipkart, ... Read More »

Nokia 216 Dual SIM Feature Phone With Front-Facing Flash Launched at Rs. 2,495

Feature phones still exist today and Microsoft is making sure of that. After launching the Nokia 230 Dual SIM in December at Rs. 3,869, Microsoft on Tuesday launched the Nokia 216 Dual SIM in India at a price of Rs. 2,495. The feature phone will be available in the country from October 24. The Nokia 216 comes with a 2.4-inch ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Samsung Sued by Florida Man Over Exploding Phone

Samsung was sued on Friday by a Florida man who said he suffered severe burns after his Galaxy Note 7 smartphone exploded in his front pants pocket. The lawsuit by Jonathan Strobel may be the first in the United States by a Samsung phone user against the South Korean company over a battery defect linked to the Galaxy Note 7. ... Read More »

Xiaomi Reportedly Investigating Recent Phone Explosion Cases; Will Offer Compensation

It seems explosions are becoming a bigger problem for smartphones in general. After Samsung’s fiasco with its new Galaxy Note 7, Xiaomi is the latest to join the club. Two cases of Mi smartphone explosions have been reported from China which have reportedly led the company to initiate investigations. According to a report by Central News Agency, Xiaomi has appointed ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 Android Flip Phone With 8-Megapixel Camera Goes Official

  Samsung has just made the Galaxy Folder 2 official by listing it on its website. The smartphone, as the name suggests, is a flip phone, and it runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. So far, the Galaxy Folder 2 has only been listed on its China website, where it is expected to go on sale first. The Samsung Galaxy Folder ... Read More »

Samsung Z2 Tizen Phone Tipped to Launch Alongside Galaxy Note 7 in India

Samsung back in January last year launched its first Tizen-based smartphone, the Z1, in India. In October, it launched its successor – the Samsung Z3. Now, if rumours are to be believed, the company is gearing to launch the next smartphone in the series, said to be called the Samsung Z2. According to a report citing insiders at Samsung India’s ... Read More »

This New Android Phone Comes With Physical Call and Message Buttons

Japanese handset maker Sharp, after unveiling the country’s first Android One phone, has now unveiled a new smartphone featuring physical call, home, and message buttons. This is the first known Android 6.0 Marshmallow running smartphone sporting physical buttons for call and message. The physical buttons allow quick access to phone’s dialler and messages. The Sharp Basio 2 (SHV36) smartphone will ... Read More »

Samsung’s Profit Surges to 2-Year High on Galaxy Phone Sales

Samsung Electronics Co. reported Thursday forecast-beating earnings results that were the best in two years as consumers snapped up its Galaxy smartphones, in a sign the company is getting its mojo back while rivals fail to deliver new smartphones. The South Korean company forecast that its performance will continue to be “solid” during the rest of the year because demand ... Read More »