Samsung may recall Galaxy Note 7

Galaxy Note 7Tech giant Samsung Electronics is likely to announce the worldwide recall of all of its new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones as reports of the device’s battery exploding while charging emerged on social media. The Korean smartphone maker has now delayed the shipments of the Note 7 to conduct additional quality testing, Reuters reported. South Korea’s […]

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Google’s latest OS Nougat out of beta; what’s new in Android 7.0?

Android_feGoogle has rolled out the new version of its mobile operating system that tweaks the interface and packs in a host of performance-enhancement features. Christened Android 7.0 Nougat, the latest version is finally out of beta. It will be readily available to the Google’s own Nexus devices but others will have to wait a few […]

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Apple’s India iPhone sales, market share tumble as pressure mounts to boost growth

Apple Inc.’s mobile-phone shipments and market share in India plunged in the April-June period from a year earlier, according to US-based research firm Strategy Analytics, highlighting the challenges the iPhone maker faces in the world’s third-largest smartphone market. The company shipped 800,000 smartphones in India in the second quarter of 2016, down by a third […]

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Will BlackBerry’s second Android phone click after a failed first attempt?

BB_feCanadian handset maker BlackBerry Ltd has unveiled its second Android-powered device in an effort to revive its mobile-phone business. The launch of the DTEK50, its slimmest device, comes less than a month after the company announced that it will stop making the Blackberry Classic. The beleaguered smartphone maker claims its new device is the most […]

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Will BlackBerry’s second Android phone click after a failed first attempt?

BB_feCanadian handset maker BlackBerry Ltd has unveiled its second Android-powered device in an effort to revive its mobile-phone business. The launch of the DTEK50, its slimmest device, comes less than a month after the company announced that it will stop making the Blackberry Classic. The beleaguered smartphone maker claims its new device is the most […]

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Android N is sweet on Nougat

NutellaGoogle has announced that “Nougat” will be the official name of Android N, the latest version of its Android mobile operating system. Android revealed the name on its Twitter and Snapchat handle. Nougat, a confection made from sugar/honey, dried nuts, and eggs, has Spanish-Middle East origins. Android has named all its versions after popular desserts, […]

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Now, one can book a cab without internet or GPS, claims ixigo

IXIGOTravel search engine ixigo.com has launched a new feature on its cab booking app that allows users to book the nearest available cab by tapping a button on their phone without a stable internet connection. Le Travenues Technology Pvt. Ltd, which runs ixigo.com, says its cab-booking feature will work in places without a stable internet […]

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Google brings new Chromecast, Chromecast audio to India

chromecastTechnology giant Google on Wednesday launched its new Chromecast and Chromecast Audio devices in India at Rs 3,399 each, more than six months after their global rollout. Chromecast is a dongle that allows streaming of audio and video content on a high-definition television or audio system via WiFi or a local internet network. Chromecast Audio […]

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