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iPhone 8 Tipped to Improve 3D Touch and Touch ID; Facial Recognition Also in the Offing

KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back with his predictions for the iPhone 8, and his latest report focuses on the 3D Touch and Touch ID functionalities. The report claims that Apple will look to improve on both these features in its upcoming flagship device. Kuo notes that because the iPhone 8 will have a ‘wraparound’ OLED display, it will render ... Read More »

Hugo Barra, Xiaomi’s Global VP, Is Leaving the Company in February; Senior VP Xiang Wang to Lead Global Expansion Now

Hugo Barra, Xiaomi’s Global Vice President, is leaving the Chinese smartphone brand to return to Silicon Valley after a three and a half year stint at the company. He had been the face of the company and played a crucial role in Xiaomi’s growth as a prominent name in the highly competitive smartphone market. Before joining Xiaomi, Hugo Barra was ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Rumours Suggest Heat Pipe Cooling System Like the Galaxy S7

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is fast becoming one of the most anticipated devices of the year. Leaks have been aplenty, and fresh leaks give us details on how Samsung plans to dissipate heat from the device, an important feature given last year’s Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. DigiTimes reports that the heat pipe cooling system introduced in the Samsung Galaxy S7 ... Read More »

Google Planning to Launch Mid-Range Android One Smartphones in the US This Year

Google’s Android One initiative, which was launched back in 2014, is aimed at manufacturing affordable devices that meet a certain set of quality standards and are targeted at emerging markets. However, the search giant is now reportedly planning to launch mid-range Android One smartphones in the US later this year. The US-targeted Android One devices are expected to cost between ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date, Specifications, Price, and More: What the Rumours Say

With the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, Samsung has lost a lot more than just billions of dollars last year. The South Korean giant has spent considerable time and effort in making amends to Galaxy Note 7 buyers, fixing its reputation, as well as identifying the cause behind the smartphone’s explosions. And the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 is its first big ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 9 Launched in the US, Will Get Amazon Alexa in Early 2017

At CES 2017, Amazon’s voice-based virtual assistant Alexa can be seen everywhere from inside different gadgets to cars. Alexa is now coming to smartphones – Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei on Wednesday at CES 2017 launched its Mate 9 flagship in the US, and alongside said Alexa will be pre-installed in the smartphone from early 2017. The smartphone will become available ... Read More »

Flipkart’s iPhone 6 Exchange Offer: How to Get the Apple Smartphone at Rs. 9,990

In what can be considered as the biggest discount yet, an ongoing Flipkart iPhone 6 exchange offer that brings down the price of the smartphone’s 16GB Space Grey to as low as Rs. 9,990. The Flipkart iPhone 6 offer provides up to Rs. 22,000 discount on the 16GB Space Grey variant, making it possible to buy the device under Rs. ... Read More »

Honor 6X Set to Launch in India at the End of January

Huawei brand Honor has revealed it’s set to launch its Honor 6X smartphone in India in late-January. For now, the exact Honor 6X India price and availability details are not known. The Honor 6X smartphone was launched in three variants in China back in October. To recall, the biggest highlight of the Honor 6X is its dual camera setup. The ... Read More »

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Leaks Detail the Flagship SoC Ahead of Its CES 2017 Launch

Chipmaker Qualcomm’s upcoming Snapdragon 835 mobile processor, set to power most of the premium smartphones in 2017, has been detailed in several leaks ahead of its showcase at CES 2017 on Tuesday (Wednesday morning, in India). The company officially announced the processor in November last year but did not provide specific details. As per the latest leaks, the processor will ... Read More »

Top 5 Happenings In The Indian Automotive Industry In 2016

It’s been quite an eventful year for the automotive industry in India. When asked how 2016 has been for the industry at the recent CarandBike Awards 2017 ceremony, the reactions of each and every one was unanimous when they said, “It was a mixed bag”. It’s true though, because though the sales of both two and four-wheelers have seen a ... Read More »