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Xolo Q900s Plus with 4.7-inch HD display goes on sale in India

Xolo Q900s Plus with 4.7-inch HD display goes on sale in India

22 December, 2014 | comments (6)

Just over a week after unveiling it, Xolo has launched the Q900s Plus, a successor to the Q900s, which was released back in July this year. It comes in black color, and is now available for purchase on Infibeam for 7,999 INR...

Tags: Xolo, Android


Nokia C1 is the company's first post-Microsoft Android phone

Nokia C1 is the company's first post-Microsoft Android phone

22 December, 2014 | comments (29)

Following the announcement of the Nokia N1, the company's first Android tablet after the Microsoft deal, now we hear the Finns are working on a phone running Google's mobile OS. The phone is dubbed simply C1 and an alleged product shot of it popped...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


Motorola Moto X (2nd Gen) 32GB now available in India

Motorola Moto X (2nd Gen) 32GB now available in India

22 December, 2014 | comments (5)

After Motorola's initial launch of the Moto X(2014) in India, back in September users were left to wonder as to if and when the 32GB version would be available, along with the wood and leather back covers variants. The larger storage model is now...

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Android One coming to Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka

Android One coming to Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka

22 December, 2014 | comments (19)

After launching the Android One brand in India earlier this year, Google is now expanding the devices to other south Asian markets, namely, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. The same three devices will be available in these markets for now -...

Tags: Google, Android


Xiaomi is now valued at more than $45 billion

Xiaomi is now valued at more than $45 billion

21 December, 2014 | comments (50)

The Chinese smartphone and tablet manufacturer Xiaomi is now valued at over $45 billion. The latest estimate tops the $40 billion valuation, which the company received in early November. Xiaomi raised over $1 billion in the latest round...

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HTC One (M8) gets caught with Android 5.0.1 and Sense 6.0

HTC One (M8) gets caught with Android 5.0.1 and Sense 6.0

21 December, 2014 | comments (20)

Screenshots and videos of HTC One (M8) running Android 5.0.1 with Sense 6.0 made the rounds online. This time, the device boots software number 4.1 as opposed to 4.0 from a past leak. Unsurprisingly, the Sense-d Android 5.0 on the HTC One...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Asus teases a new Zenfone with dual camera, launches at CES

Asus teases a new Zenfone with dual camera, launches at CES

21 December, 2014 | comments (23)

With the CES expo closing in, various companies have begun releasing teasers about their devices scheduled to be unveiled in Las Vegas in two weeks. Sony has already issued a cryptic teaser and now Asus has published a rather interesting...

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Tizen-based Samsung Z1 leaks, launches in India on Jan 18

Tizen-based Samsung Z1 leaks, launches in India on Jan 18

21 December, 2014 | comments (44)

The first Tizen-based smartphone - Samsung Z - was abruptly cancelled after all Tizen partners backed off the project. Samsung then decided to continue developing Tizen, but instead of targeting high-end devices, as the Samsung Z was supposed to be,...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen, Rumors


BlackBerry and Boeing to release a self-destructing smartphone

BlackBerry and Boeing to release a self-destructing smartphone

21 December, 2014 | comments (43)

BlackBerry’s reputation in the mobile world lays on two pillars – data security and refusal to blindly follow design trends. That’s why the Canadian company seemed like the most obvious partner choice for Boeing when the aircraft manufacturer...


Counterclockwise: Nexus One, LG Optimus 2X, LTE

Counterclockwise: Nexus One, LG Optimus 2X, LTE

21 December, 2014 | comments (1)

You'd think that tech companies are busy marketing their existing products for a final holiday buying spree, but it turns out some defining moments in mobile history happened around this time of year. This edition of Counterclockwise recounts...

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Photos and specs of upcoming Huawei Ascend GX1 emerge

Photos and specs of upcoming Huawei Ascend GX1 emerge

20 December, 2014 | comments (7)

Live photos and specifications of an upcoming Huawei Ascend GX1 phablet made the rounds on the web. The specs were revealed from a visit to TENAA in China by the device. The budget-friendly Ascend GX1 packs 1.4GHz quad-core CPU, 1GB of RAM,...


Alleged specs of Lumia 1320 successor make the rounds

Alleged specs of Lumia 1320 successor make the rounds

20 December, 2014 | comments (47)

Alleged specifications of the successor of Nokia Lumia 1320 made the rounds online. The previously leaked, upcoming mid-range phablet will likely debut during MWC 2015 in Barcelona as Microsoft Lumia 1330. Sporting the model number...


Android 5.0.1 rolling out to Moto G first and second gen

Android 5.0.1 rolling out to Moto G first and second gen

20 December, 2014 | comments (162)

Motorola continues to impress with its software update urgency, with both the first and second generation Moto G models now being treated to the latest Android 5.0.1 update. Few people have received the update so far but it does seem to be...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Court documents shed more light on Cyanogen-OnePlus fiasco

Court documents shed more light on Cyanogen-OnePlus fiasco

20 December, 2014 | comments (80)

Some of you may be acutely aware of the recent drama between Cyanogen and OnePlus (with a cameo by Micromax). The short version of it is Cyanogen signed an exclusivity deal with Micromax for the latter's YU brand of phones in India that prevented...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


Xiaomi Redmi 2S with Snapdragon 410 spotted on TENAA, AnTuTu

Xiaomi Redmi 2S with Snapdragon 410 spotted on TENAA, AnTuTu

20 December, 2014 | comments (23)

Xiaomi's Redmi 1S is enjoying great popularity, so naturally an updated version is on the way. The Xiaomi Redmi 2S has appeared on both TENAA and AnTuTu, giving us a pretty good look at its new specs. The new model will be more compact (134 x...


Week 51 in review: Galaxy S6 expected and Lollipop storm

Week 51 in review: Galaxy S6 expected and Lollipop storm

20 December, 2014 | comments (1)

Another week has passed and it's time to look back on the major events from the past 7 days. The hype is spreading like wildfire as CES 2015 draws ever closer. All eyes are set on Samsung, as rumors about the Galaxy S6 start to intensify. Reports...


Upcoming Samsung Galaxy J1 (SM-J100) gets leaked specs

Upcoming Samsung Galaxy J1 (SM-J100) gets leaked specs

19 December, 2014 | comments (50)

After the already announced Galaxy A series, and the probably soon to be unveiled Galaxy E series, it looks like Samsung will launch the Galaxy J line. This is all part of the company's new plan to simplify its many, many smartphone offerings in the...

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Verizon rolls out Denim update to Lumia 822, 928, and Icon

Verizon rolls out Denim update to Lumia 822, 928, and Icon

19 December, 2014 | comments (7)

Over the last few days, Microsoft has finally started the rollout of its Lumia Denim update for Windows Phone 8.1 devices. First this happened in China, then followed by Europe and India. And now the new software is reaching the US, but only if your...


Meizu Blue Charm Note gets pictured at TENAA

Meizu Blue Charm Note gets pictured at TENAA

19 December, 2014 | comments (5)

Thanks to TENAA, the Chinese equivalent of the FCC, we may now have the first images actually depicting the upcoming Meizu Blue Charm Note. The handset is due for an official unveiling next week, perhaps along a smaller variant. In the meantime...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Android 5.0.1 shown on the Note 4, Note Edge, and S5 LTE-A

Android 5.0.1 shown on the Note 4, Note Edge, and S5 LTE-A

19 December, 2014 | comments (20)

Just a couple of days ago we found out that Samsung would update the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge directly to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop, without first giving them a bump to version 5.0.0 like the Galaxy S5. And now the newest build of Android...

Tags: Samsung, Android