Android

Samsung Apologises for Sowing Confusion About Galaxy Note 7 in China

Samsung Electronics Co. apologized to Chinese customers after new complaints about combusting Galaxy Note 7 smartphones spurred doubts about their safety, as outrage grows over its decision to exclude the country from a global recall. The world’s largest smartphone maker on September 2 recalled 2.5 million units of the premium phone after scores of reports surfaced about batteries bursting into ... Read More »

Micromax Canvas 5 Lite With 5-Inch Display, 4G LTE Support Launched

The Canvas 5 Lite sports a leather finish rear panel The new Micromax smartphone bears a 2000mAh battery It is exclusively available via Snapdeal from Friday Micromax has launched yet another smartphone in its Canvas 5 series. The Canvas 5 Lite has been priced at Rs. 6,499 and is available exclusively via Snapdeal from Friday. The highlight of the smartphone ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Has the Best Mobile LCD Display Ever Tested, Says DisplayMate

Unlike most smartphones, iPhone 7 packs two colour gamuts iPhone 7’s display has record low screen reflectance It also has record high contrast ratio for IPS LCD displays Screen-testing firm DisplayMate termed the display on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 as the “Best Performing Smartphone Display” that the company has ever tested. Now, the company has tested the display on iPhone ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Pay NFC-Based Mobile Payment Service Launched

After unveiling the service last month, Xiaomi on Thursday announced the launch of its Mi Pay service in China. Launched in collaboration with China UnionPay, Xiaomi’s new Mi Pay is currently only China-bound service. The Chinese brand touts that it’s the first “smartphone company in the world” to support contactless payments through both bank cards as well as public transportation ... Read More »

Moto E3 Power With 3500mAh Battery Goes on Sale

It is priced at roughly Rs. 9,500 The Motorola E3 Power offers 16GB of inbuilt storage It support dual-SIM slots Motorola unveiled the Moto E3 smartphone in July, revealing a few specifications, a price tag of GBP 99 (roughly Rs. 8,800), and early September availability in the UK. Now, a variant called the Moto E3 Power has gone on sale ... Read More »

Spice Mobility to Increase Number of Women Employees

Telecom solutions provider Spice Mobility will increase number of women employees in coming days with its target to bring at least 20 percent of them in leadership roles. “The global average is 40 percent women employees. We at Spice Mobility will take up the task to have 30 percent women at board level and in leadership role around 20 percent,” ... Read More »

Nvidia Shield Tegra X1 Tablet Gets Benchmarked, Specifications Tipped

The rumoured Nvidia Shield Tegra X1 tablet, which was previously had a leaked launch date for March this year, has now purportedly gone through the GFXBench benchmark test, revealing partial specifications. According to the GFXBench listing, the unannounced Nvidia Shield Tegra X1 tablet features an 8-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution display and is powered by company’s octa-core Nvidia Tegra X1 ... Read More »

BlackBerry Priv Android Smartphone Officially Launched

BlackBerry Ltd launched its first Android-based device on Friday, with the future of the company’s hardware business riding on a slick smartphone called Priv that boasts an impressive array of features and a hefty price tag. The company is betting the Priv’s large curved screen, full array of Android apps from the Google Play store and blend of productivity and ... Read More »

LG Top OEM for Issuing Security Patches to Its Android Devices

In the light of the recent Stagefright vulnerabilities for Android, a report states that out of all the OEMsLG is best at offering security updates for its devices. The University of Cambridge, UK has released a research paper defining FUM (Free Update Mean) scores, based on which different OEMs including LG have been ranked. As per the researchers, FUM scores ... Read More »

Samsung Pay Launched In The US

Samsung’s new mobile payment system, Samsung Pay is now available in the US, Samsung launched their new service in the US yesterday. Samsung Pay is only available on certain Samsung devices at the moment and only with some of the US mobile carriers. In order to use Samsung Pay you will need either a Galaxy Note 5, a Galaxy S6, ... Read More »