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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Uber launches web interface for customers wary of downloading apps

Uber_free2In a move that signifies that the app-only model of consumer-facing internet companies may be limiting their reach and use, cab hailing company Uber has launched a web interface, dial.uber.com, which allows users to book a cab directly from their smartphone without downloading the app. For now, the service has been launched in Nagpur, Kochi, […]

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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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Smartphone maker Lava strengthens top deck

Rahul-Agarwal-Ankit-PalHomegrown mobile handset maker Lava International Ltd—that manufactures mobile phones under the brand name Lava—has appointed Rahul Agarwal as chief technology officer (CTO) and Ankit Pal as design head, as it gears up to enter the services sector spanning entertainment, education, agriculture and health verticals. The company said that the appointments have been strategically timed […]

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OnePlus 3 vs LeEco Le Max 2 vs Xiaomi Mi5: Which one is the true flagship killer?

ONEpLUSLaunched on a virtual space station, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus’s third mobile, OnePlus 3, isco-founder Carl Pei’s answer to flagship Android smartphones from top brands such as Samsung. Starting June 15, the Graphite variant of the OnePlus 3 will be available exclusively on Amazon.in for Rs 27,999. The Soft Gold variant will hit the market […]

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Trends you might have missed in Mary Meeker’s 2016 Internet report

The annual “Internet trends” report by Mary Meeker, general partner at Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, is a goldmine of data for the tech world. Unveiled last week, it analyses through 213 slides the latest trends happening online, from ad-tech to communication to transportation, and shows how we will communicate and consume in the future. […]

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