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BlackBerry CEO Sees Company Patents as Key to Turnaround Strategy

BlackBerry Ltd sees its massive patent portfolio as one of the key elements in its turnaround strategy as it pivots to focus more on its software and enterprise business, Chief Executive John Chen said on Thursday. “We have today about 44,000 patents. The good thing about this is that we also have one of the youngest patent portfolios in the ... Read More »

Apple Wins Patent Ruling Against Samsung in US Appeals Court

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday said Apple should have been awarded an injunction barring Samsung from selling products that infringe its patents, handing Apple another victory in its ongoing smartphone fight with its biggest rival. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. said the lower court abused its discretion when it denied Apple Inc ... Read More »

Smartphone With Android 5.0 Lollipop, Windows 10 Mobile Dual-Boot Launched

Elephone has launched a new smartphone – Vowney – priced at $299.99 (approximately Rs. 20,000). The smartphone is available to pre-order starting Thursday and will go on sale on September 30. The highlight of the Elephone Vowney is that it’s a dual-boot smartphone that can run both Windows 10 Mobile and Android 5.0 Lollipop. The company is promoting its new ... Read More »

Apple Touts Environmental Upgrade in iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

Apple has given its latest iPhones an environmental upgrade to go along with a better camera and a few new features. The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have reduced their carbon emissions by 14 to 16 percent from last year’s models, according to Apple measurements that quantify how much pollution is caused during the production, distribution, consumer usage and ... Read More »

YotaPhone 3 to Be Manufactured by ZTE; Launch in Q1 2016

Yota Devices, the Russian company popular for its YotaPhone series of dual-display smartphones, on Tuesday announced a partnership with ZTE, the Chinese telecommunications giant, for manufacturing the third-generation YotaPhone in China. The company also revealed plans to launch the next YotaPhone smartphone in Q1 2016. Announcing the plans, the company said, “The partnership involves the production of new generation of ... Read More »

BlackBerry Venice Android Phone Design and Interface Leaked in Images

The unannounced BlackBerry Venice smartphone has been through numerous leaks and rumours by now. The handset was spotted during the Toronto Film Festival earlier this week, and now has once again emerged in a new set of images. The images show the handset’s user interface, chassis design, and some features. The pictures go in line with the previous leaks and ... Read More »

iOS 9 Brings Better Battery Life, Smarter Siri, and More

Apple’s iPhones and iPads are getting free software updates Wednesday, including battery improvements and a smarter virtual assistant. The new features and capabilities in the update, iOS 9, are primarily refinements rather than anything transformative. But the new software is still worth getting, especially as new apps often require the latest version to work. Apple Watch was also supposed to ... Read More »

Now Get 50GB iCloud Storage at Rs. 65 per Month; India App Store Price Revision May Be Incoming

With the launch of iOS 9, Apple has bumped up the storage offered to paying iCloud subscribers, apart from slashing the subscription fee for higher storage tiers. The free tier remains the same – 5GB for no charge. Previously Apple offered 20GB per month of iCloud storage at Rs. 60 ($0.99 in the US), 100GB at Rs. 250 ($3.99 in ... Read More »

Lenovo Vibe Shot India Launch Set for Tuesday

Lenovo India has started sending media invites for the launch of its Vibe Shot smartphone, a digital launch that will also be live streamed. To recall, Lenovo’s Amar Babu, VP, COO, and APAC Chairman, had last month confirmed to NDTV Gadgets that the company would be launching the Lenovo Vibe Shot soon. (Also see: Lenovo Vibe Shot First Impressions: Shoot ... Read More »

iOS 9 Direct Download Links

Apple’s iOS 9 is now available for download and upgrading your device over-the-air is simple enough. However, sometimes you may want to download the firmware for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch as a standalone file. Whether you want to save bandwidth costs by downloading the file once and deploying to multiple devices, or if you have an unreliable Internet ... Read More »