Mobile

Lenovo Vibe S1 Lite With 8-Megapixel Front-Facing Camera Launched

  Lenovo has launched the new Vibe S1 Lite smartphone ahead of CES 2016. The smartphone, priced at $199 (approximately Rs. 13,250), is expected to go on sale in early 2016. We can expect to hear more from the company at the CES trade show. The Lenovo Vibe S1 Lite comes with more basic innards when compared to the Lenovo ... Read More »

Tablet Market Stumbles in 2015: IDC

No holiday miracles for tablet makers this year. Tablet shipments will continue their decline for 2015, according to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) latest forecast. For 2015, that tablet vendors will have shipped 211.3 million units, an 8.1 percent drop from 2014 figures, IDC announced today. Last year, tablet shipments totaled 229.6 million units. While the popularity of tablets is waning, ... Read More »

Stir Kinetic: The world’s first ‘smart desk’

The touch screen control panel on the Stir Kinetic desk. Through the touch screen, you can connect the desk to Wi-Fi so it can download software updates. Yes, this desk needs software updates. YOU may want to sit down for this. Then get up. Then sit down again. That’s because there’s a desk out there that tells you to do ... Read More »

BlackBerry Leaving Pakistan over Government Monitoring

BlackBerry is getting ready to completely exit Pakistan on Dec. 30, announced chief operating officer Marty Beard in a blog post today. Originally, the company was expecting to cease operations in the country on Nov. 30. Explaining the decision, Beard said “remaining in Pakistan would have meant forfeiting our commitment to protect our users’ privacy. That is a compromise we ... Read More »

Top Android Phone Troubleshooting Tips

I’m the first to admit that I spend entirely too much time staring at my Android phone. Unfortunately with heavy usage, errors and mishaps are bound to occur. In this article, I’ll share my top tips for troubleshooting, fixing and often avoidingAndroid phone issues. Android slowdown Performance slowdown is a common issue that affects some Android phones more than others. ... Read More »

Consumer Tablet Demand is Waning: Gartner

Apple may have picked the right time to launch its enterprise-focused iPad Pro. Gartner today revealed the results of a 19,000-person survey conducted in the U.S., U.K., France, China, Brazil and India to gauge consumer demand for tablets. In mature markets, the analyst firm found that just 17 percent of respondents planned to purchase a tablet in the next 12 ... Read More »

OnePlus X Champagne edition now available in India at Rs 16,999

The OnePlus X Champagne edition will now be available in India from midnight on Tuesday at a price of Rs 16,999. Users with an OnePlus X invite (Onyx variant) can purchase the smartphone via Amazon India. Last week, the Champagne edition was made available in Europe. The front and back of the device is offered in white while the metal frame offered in a gold ... Read More »

LG G Pad II 8.3 LTE With Snapdragon 615, 8-Megapixel Camera Launched

LG on Tuesday announced the launch of the LG G Pad II 8.3 LTE tablet in Korea. The highlights of the G Pad II 8.3 include a full-HD display, a full-sized USB port, and LTE connectivity. The LG G Pad II 8.3, the successor to the 2013’s LG G Pad 8.3, comes with a metal body, and understandably offers a ... Read More »

Samsung Launches Android 6.0 Marshmallow Galaxy Beta Programme

Samsung on Monday announced a beta testing programme where registered users can install upcoming firmware updates to provide feedback to the company before it rolls out the final versions globally. The process will help the tech giant in releasing firmware updates with minimal errors and in a faster manner. Called the Galaxy Beta Program, the first beta test is for ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 to Launch in March, Tips Leaked China Mobile Roadmap

Earlier this month, Samsung hinted that its flagship Galaxy S7 smartphone won’t be introduced duringCES 2016. That revelation indicated the smartphone would launch at MWC, as Samsung has done in previous years. Now, China Mobile appears to have confirmed the launch month of the handset. According to a purported slideshow showing the telecom carrier’s roadmap, the Samsung Galaxy S7 will ... Read More »