Author Archives: Loknath

Samsung’s First Android Go Smartphone Now Revealed Through Official User Manual

HIGHLIGHTS The user manual shows a removable battery pack It also details the preloaded Android Go apps The smartphone is likely to run Samsung Experience UX Samsung’s first Android Go smartphone has been a part of rumours for some time now. But now, Samsung has revealed the handset itself by posting its user manual in Russia. The user manual shows the model number of ... Read More »

Maruti Ciaz Facelift: Video teaser released ahead of launch

Maruti Suzuki has just released a video teaser of the upcoming, facelifted Ciaz C-Segment sedan. The media drives of the car will begin shortly, and the car is expected to be launched in India on the 20th of August, 2018. The facelifted Ciaz will get a host of changes in terms of aesthetics and mechanicals. In terms of positioning and ... Read More »

Renault Duster CVT is the most affordable AT SUV in India

Petrol cars and SUVs are getting more popular in India, especially in the compact car segments of under Rs. 15 lakh. The Renault Duster has been around for 6 years in the Indian market and its sales are slowly dipping. Renault has introduced many new well-priced variants of the Duster in the past couple of years to boost sales. One ... Read More »

Maruti Swift AMT launched in top-end petrol and diesel trims

India’s largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki Limited, has launched the Swift automatic hatchback in the top-end variants. Maruti launched the all-new Swift earlier this year and it has already become the third best-selling car in the market. Maruti has now launched the all-new Swift in new top-end trim levels. Initially, Maruti did not offer the top-end Z+ variants with the ... Read More »

Samsung Gear Users Report Connectivity Issues With Android 9 Pie, Fix Coming Soon

HIGHLIGHTS Android Pie final build was released earlier this week Some of the Samsung Gear devices can be used with non-Samsung phones Modded APKs have been released by unofficial sources Google’s Android 9 Pie mobile operating system saw its final release rolling out to the Pixel range of handsets earlier this week. Having been in beta since March this year, Android P has finally been released in its ... Read More »

Amazon Freedom Sale Day 2 Offers: Top Deals on Mobiles, Laptops, LED TVs, and More

Amazon Freedom Sale offers today include Samsung Galaxy Note 8 at Rs. 55,900. HIGHLIGHTS Amazon Freedom Sale kicked off at 12am on August 9 It will run until midnight on August 12 A 10 percent discount is available for SBI credit and debit cards The Amazon Freedom Sale has entered its second day, with deals still available across a number of categories. The Amazon ... Read More »

Qualcomm Reaches $93-Million Settlement in iPhone Antitrust Case With Taiwan Regulator

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm will settle an antitrust case with Taiwanese regulators for about $93 million (roughly Rs. 641 crores), and has also pledged to invest $700 million (roughly Rs. 4,800 crores) in Taiwan over the next five years. The settlement replaces a fine of roughly $778 million (roughly Rs. 5,350 crores) imposed by Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission in 2017, when it accused ... Read More »

Google Buys Startup GraphicsFuzz to Integrate Its Graphics Testing in Android Ecosystem

HIGHLIGHTS Google has acquired GraphicsFuzz The startup offers graphics testing tools Its team is set to join Google’s Android Graphics Team Google has acquired GraphicsFuzz, the company that offers graphics testing tools. As a result of the acquisition, the GraphicsFuzz team – comprising founders Alastair Donaldson, Hugues Evrard and Paul Thomson – will be joining Google’s Android Graphics Team. The latest ... Read More »

Nokia 6.1 Plus India Launch Expected on August 21 as HMD Global Sends Invites

HIGHLIGHTS HMD Global has sent out media invites for an event in India New Nokia smartphone expected at August 21 event Nokia 6.1 Plus may get unveiled in India Nokia 6.1 Plus, the global variant of Nokia X6 that was launched in China in May, is expected to launch in India on August 21. Nokia licensee HMD Global has sent out media invites ... Read More »

Apple 2018 iPhone Names Tipped as iPhone 9, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Plus; Hands-on Video Surfaces

HIGHLIGHTS Apple is expected to launch three new iPhones this year There is expected to be an LCD variant which may be called iPhone 9 The other two will be called iPhone XS and iPhone XS Plus Apple is expected to launch three new iPhones this year – one iPhone X successor with an OLED display, one 6.5-inch most premium variant with OLED ... Read More »