Mobile

Nokia 8 Now Available in India via Amazon: Price, Specifications, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 8 price in India is Rs. 36,999 It will be available in three colour variants at launch Launch offers include up to 100GB of additional Jio data Nokia 8, the flagship smartphone from Nokia licensee HMD Global, is now available in India via Amazon, coinciding with the start of the online marketplace’s Great Indian Festival sale. The smartphone will also be made ... Read More »

One in four smartphone owners spends more than 7 hours a day on it

Counterpoint published some interesting numbers about daily smartphone usage and mobile technology attitude. According to the researchers, half of smartphone users spend more than 5 hours a day on their mobile devices, with 26% of all owners spending more than 7 hours. The annual spending on smartphone hardware across the globe exceeds $370 billion. Counterpoint also published a detailed analysis ... Read More »

The Swift Life is a new social network for Taylor Swift fans

Imagine a social media where you share thoughts, songs, images and messages with people who share the same interests as you. Now imagine the same, but tailored (or should we say taylor-ed) for Taylor Swift fans. Yes, the pop-singer is launching her social media called The Swift Life, partnering with Glu – a company previously known for its cash-milking apps ... Read More »

Sprint and T-Mobile in final stages of negotiation for a merger

Within the last couple of weeks or so, we’ve heard about rekindled talks between T-Mobile and Sprint regarding a possible merger. Today, a new report from Bloomberg claims people “familiar with the matter” say that the merger is likely to be publicly announced at the end of the month along with the quarterly financial reports. Both sides are performing the final due diligence (steps ... Read More »

The original Google Pixel duo is now $100 cheaper

It is easy to get caught up in the excitement fueled by Google’s latest Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, but they don’t come cheap. Plus, there is also the whole availability issue associated with Pixel phones. This means that even if you have the money to put down, you might just have to wait in line for one. So this might actually ... Read More »

Step aside, Note8 and iPhone 8 Plus – Pixel 2 scores 98 on DxOMark

Google’s Pixel 2 is now official, and sure enough, a DxOLabs review went live as soon as the phone got announced. And if you thought the Galaxy Note8 and iPhone 8 Plus’ score of 94was impressive, think again – the Pixel 2 just pushed the bar higher to a record 98 points overall. The new 12MP camera relies on a 1/2.6″ sensor behind an ... Read More »

Lava Z60, Z70, Z80 and Z90 Smartphones Launched With Money Back Offer: Price, Specifications

Lava Z90 HIGHLIGHTS Lava Z60 is the most affordable of the four Lava Z90 packs dual cameras Lava also announced Money Back offer Indian handset maker Lava has expanded its Z-range of smartphones with the launch of four new devices, the Z60, Z70, Z80, and Z90. All four smartphones will be available in India with the company’s all-new Money Back ... Read More »

Here’s how to deal with iTunes’ corrupted or incompatible backup error

Apple just launched the new iPhone 8 and a lot of older iPhone buyers are upgrading to it. If you are a sensible person, you would have backed up your old iPhone to your computer using iTunes (let’s be real, none of us are paying Apple for more iCloud storage for cloud backup). But when you get your shiny new iPhone 8 ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 and 3T now getting Oxygen OS 4.5: updates to camera and screen

The OnePlus 3 and 3T forums have been buzzing with info on new updates. Some of the goodies from Open Beta 23/14 have been carried over to the stable release. Here’s what’s new with Oxygen OS 4.5.0. The camera gets the Shot on OnePlus watermark and there are new wallpapers with that watermark. The image editor has been redesigned too. The screen gets a new Lift ... Read More »

Retail box of Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus leaks

An image of a retail box with the name Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus popped on Weibo today. It is scarce of details but was enough to confirm that the Chinese manufacturer is redying an enhanced version of its entry-level phone. According to sources, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is expected to be the high-end version of the Redmi 5, which ... Read More »