Smartphone Sales In India Hits 44 million in 2013: IDC Report

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Smartphone sales in India soared exponentially with users shifting from feature phones to affordable smartphones. A recent report from IDC has revealed that smartphone sales in the country grew almost three-fold to over 44 million in 2013. Low end affordable phones from homegrown smartphone markers like Micromax and Karbonn have buoyed the sales in the country, said the report. This is a three fold...
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Samsung Announces Galaxy S5 With 16MP Camera, Fingerprint Scanner, Heart Rate Monitor & More

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As announced earlier, Samsung took wraps of the Galaxy S5 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Galaxy S5 is faster, sports a bigger screen and is slightly lighter than the previous iteration, the Galaxy S4. With 5.1-inch, full HD Super AMOLED screen, the phone  is water-resistant and dust-proof.Fingerprint Scanner & Heart Rate Monitor Taking a leaf from Apple’s iPhone 5S, Samsung’s...
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Samsung Reportedly Launching Tizen OS Galaxy Gear SmartWatch At MWC

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Samsung is gearing up for the launch of its much anticipated smartphone, Galaxy S5 at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. Today, new reports are suggesting that the smartphone giant is also planning to unveil the next iteration of its Galaxy Gear Smartwatch at this event next week. The Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 will run on Samsung’s homegrown Tizen OS instead of Google’s Android,...
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Moto G Sold Out In India within 2 Hours, Flipkart Adds More Limited Stock

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Moto G which was exclusively available on Flipkart post midnight yesterday, has been sold out. The online portal announced within about two hours of the launch that the 8 GB and 16GB variant, which is priced at  Rs. 12,499 and Rs 13,999 respectively was no longer available to buy. However, earlier this morning, Flipkart assured that it will add a limited stock of the phone on its portal till noon....
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Apple Restarts iPhone 4 Production For India, Brazil And Indonesia

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With an aim to compete with the mid range smartphone devices in emerging countries, Apple has resumed the production of iPhone 4 for India. The smartphone, which was retired last September, has gone back into production for customers in India, Indonesia, and Brazil.The news about a possible relaunch phone was reported by ET last month. It said that Apple will sell the iPhone 4 8GB model for Rs 15,000,...
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Apple Likely To Use Solar Power and Inductive Charging for iWatch

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Apple is not taking the traditional route when it comes to charging its much ambitious iWatch. According to reports from The New York Times, the iPhone and iPad maker is exploring new technologies to create a longer lasting battery for its purported iWatch. Apple is testing inductive, solar, and motion charging to minimize constant battery consumption.The company is considering equipping the smartwatch’s...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 To Be Launched At MWC On February 24

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It official. Samsung will unveil  its flagship Galaxy S5 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. The electronic giant has sent out invites for its trademark Unpacked event on February 24.Samsung has a history of debuting its flagship products at Unpacked events.There is no real image for the next Samsung flagship in the invitation, but there are a couple conspicuous “5”s in the invite. The...
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Pebble Rolls Out Smartwatch App Store on iOS; Coming Soon To Android

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Pebble has debuted its own smartwatch app store for iOS after announcing it in December last year. The appstore will integrate with the Pebble smartphone app for iOS and will enable searching, browsing, and installing new Pebble apps on the smartwatch. “We’re extremely proud to announce that the Pebble appstore is now live with over 1000 apps and watchfaces. The appstore is built into the...
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Samsung Galaxy Gear Gets A Price Cut In India; Now Costs Rs 14,990

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Samsung claimed in November last year that it had sold  800,000 Galaxy Gear watches since its launch in September. The electronic giant has slashed the price of the smartwatch to Rs 14,990. This is the second such price cut in a month, after Samsung slashed prices of the smartwatch from Rs 22,990 to Rs 19,075.Galaxy Gear Smartwatch which sports a 1.63-inch 320×320-pixel super AMOLED screen surrounded...
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Android Starts To Choke Apple By Leading In The Latter’s Key Markets

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Google’s Android has now started to threaten Apple in the latter’s key markets. There is no doubt that Android is the current market leader when it comes to Mobile Operating Systems (OS). With a whopping 81% of smartphones in use today featuring one of the iterations of this routinely updated OS, there are much higher chances of finding Android Handsets than of any other OS like Apple’s iOS,...
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