Tag Archives: Year

Microsoft Says Windows Phone Isn’t Its Focus This Year

There were Android smartphones and iPhone handsets to be seen at Microsoft’s developer conference Build 2016 on Wednesday, but surprisingly, company’s own Windows Phone or Windows 10 Mobile handsets were completely out of the picture. The company also chose not to share any development it has been working on to improve the receding status of Windows Phone. There’s a reason ... Read More »

Top 10 Upcoming Cars Expected in India This Year

With the new fiscal year fast approaching, we take a look at the 10 most anticipated upcoming cars that are expected to arrive in India this year. Most carmakers will be hoping that the momentum generated in 2015 will continue into the new year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Make In India campaign has helped greatly as it has successfully created a ... Read More »

A New Paper Mario Game Will Arrive This Year

A new Paper Mario game – Paper Mario: Color Splash – was announced by Nintendo during one of its Nintendo Direct presentations on Thursday. “In the Paper Mario series, we always challenge ourselves to bring something fresh to the action adventure genre,” Bill Trinen, senior product marketing manager at Nintendo of America, Inc explained in the video. “And this time ... Read More »

LG Says Won’t Launch a Nexus Smartphone This Year: Report

LG at the ongoing MWC trade show in Barcelona has confirmed that it won’t release a Nexus phone this year. A LG spokesperson confirmed plans to CNET, and added, “LG needs to focus on its own brand.” The news may come as a surprise to LG Nexus 4, Nexus 5, or Nexus 5X users, considering that the Nexus phones made ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS Heads to Geneva Motor Show; Launch Later This Year

It was a day of world premieres for Maruti Suzuki when it showcased both the Vitara Brezza and the Baleno RS at the 2016 Auto Expo. The company had made it clear that it will be bringing the concept to life in India and will be launching it in the second half of this year; to be specific in October. ... Read More »

Xiaomi to Use Its Own Smartphone Chips This Year: Report

China’s most valuable start-up Xiaomi Inc is aiming to use smartphone processor chips designed in-house in some of its lower-priced handsets in the second half of this year, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The move would mark the first time that Xiaomi has used chips designed in-house, something analysts have said could put pressure on ... Read More »

Uber Losing $1 Billion a Year to Compete in China

Uber Technologies Inc is burning through more than a billion dollars a year in China as it wages a fierce price war against local rival Didi Kuaidi, its chief executive said. The company’s Chinese business boosted its valuation last month to more than $8 billion after raising more than $1 billion in its latest funding round, but the US ride-hailing ... Read More »

No Assassin’s Creed This Year, Watch Dogs 2 to Take Its Place?

As we reported last month, Ubisoft will not be releasing an Assassin’s Creed game this year. Due to the poor response to Assassin’s Creed Unity there won’t see another entry in the immediate future. This of course, refers to the mainline series that sees a 3D open-world Assassin’s Creed game annually, and not spin-off entries in 2D such as Assassin’s ... Read More »

Mattel to Launch View-Master VR Headset Successor Later This Year

American toy manufacturing company Mattel impressed many of us last year with its View-Master virtual reality headset. It was cheap, it was well-designed, and it utilised Google Cardboard’s guidelines. The company has announced that it will be launching the second-generation of the device dubbed View-Master Viewer DLX later this year with improved features. First, the company is improving the design ... Read More »