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Nokia 3310 Back in Stock in India, Says HMD Global

HIGHLIGHTS The Nokia 3310 was first launched at MWC 2017 It is a reboot of last decade’s iconic feature phone It went on sale in India last month The Nokia 3310 was launched in the middle of May, and has been in much demand since it went on sale a couple of days later. Sold via offline retailers in the ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone AR Will Go on Sale in Mid-June, Says CEO Jerry Shen

HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone offers both augmented and virtual reality features It was first launched at CES 2017, with a Q2 2017 release date Asus CEO Jerry Shen revealed availability at the sidelines of Computex The Asus ZenFone AR finally has a release date. First unveiled at CES 2017 with a Q2 2017 launch date, the smartphone was then revealed by ... Read More »

New purported OnePlus 5 spy shots show phone with protective cover

The OnePlus 5 is now official, and although we know the phone will arrive in the Summer, we’re yet to find out all the details. While the specs remains somewhat of a mystery – beyond the confirmed Snapdragon 835 chip, that is – we have had a few leaked images which purport to show the phone. Those shots appear to ... Read More »

Android co-founder’s new phone reveal teased for Tuesday [Update]

Update: Whelp, if you didn’t think we were in for a phone reveal on May 30, think again. Android co-founder Andy Rubin’s start-up Essential sent out another tweet on May 25, this time of a rectangular silhouette that looks suspiciously like a phone (the buttons!). True to rumors, it appears there’s a hardware attachment, likely for the camera, on the ... Read More »

Lenovo will never phase out its own brand in the mobile space

Last November an intriguing report surfaced claiming that Lenovo would give up on using its own brand for smartphones. Instead, it would only sell Moto-branded devices starting at some point in the future. This move was said to coincide with the company’s reorganization of its activities in China. Today however this has been denied by none other than Lenovo CEO ... Read More »

TrueMotion’s mobile app can tell if you are texting while driving

Street smarts: At TrueMotion, Brad Cordova built a mobile app that can tell whether you are texting while driving Image: Michael Prince for Forbes In early 2014, Progressive insurance held a contest to choose the best cellphone app to play Big Brother to its policyholders. The nation’s fourth-largest auto insurer wanted to track drivers’ mileage, time of day on the ... Read More »

Your Mobile Money: Surviving A Day In China Without Cash Or Cards

An employee scans a quick response (QR) code displayed on the Ant Financial Services No cash? Your smartphone will do nicely. Chinese consumers used to spending their hard-earned cash on technology are increasingly relying on a tech solution to pay for just about anything, from breakfast to booking a vacation. And the volume of smartphone payments has exploded, reaching a ... Read More »

Nokia Phones’ India Launch Likely in First Week of June

The Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 are among the most eagerly anticipated smartphones in the market right now, but HMD Global – which holds the rights to the Nokia brand name – has so far been mum about the Nokia Android phones’ India launch. However, fans may not have to wait too long, as sources at HMD Global ... Read More »

Karbonn Aura 4G With 4G VoLTE Support Launched at Rs. 5,290

Karbonn on Friday launched its ‘Aura 4G’ smartphone with VoLTE support in India. The new budget smartphone from the company runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow and has been priced at Rs. 5,290 in the country. The Karbonn Aura 4G will be made available in Blue-Champagne and Coffee-Champagne colours. The dual-SIM smartphone sports a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display. The Karbonn Aura ... Read More »

Nougat for Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) now rolling out

Samsung has started pushing out a new update to the Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016). Arriving as build number P580KXU1BQD9 and P585N0KOU1BQD9 for the Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi+LTE variants respectively, the update brings Android Nougat (version 7.0). Given the fact that it’s an OTA roll out, it might take time for the update to hit your device. Meanwhile, if you feel ... Read More »