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Google Announces September 29 Event; New Nexus Phones, Chromecast Expected

Google is sending out invites for an event on September 29 in San Francisco (kicks off 8am PDT, or 9:30pm IST), and the search engine giant is expected to launch its latest Nexus smartphones, apart from a new Chromecast dongle. Google’s Nexus smartphones for the year have been in the news for a while with numerous leaks pointibg to a ... Read More »

Ad-Blocking Apps on Apple iOS 9 Draw Blowback From Web Publishers

For years, people have longed for ways to stop advertising from popping up on their iPhones and iPads. Now, software to block ads on these gadgets has arrived – and the harsh realities of the practice are causing second thoughts. Just two days after Apple enabled ad-blocking apps through its new mobile operating system, iOS 9, users are embracing the ... Read More »

Microsoft Windows Is the Biggest Carrier of Mobile Infections: Report

Despite having a minor market share in the mobile market, Microsoft’s Windows platform is still by far the biggest carrier of mobile infections delivered via mobile networks, as per the latest report from Alcatel-Lucent’s Motive Security Lab. The report, which took in more than 100 million devices in consideration, noted that Windows devices accounted for 80 percent of all the ... Read More »

Android One Enters Europe With BQ Aquaris A4.5

Google’s Android One initiative, which was launched last year, has now entered the European market with the launch of Aquaris A4.5. Manufactured by BQ, a Spanish phone maker also known for making Ubuntu OS-based handsets, the smartphone can be purchased from the company’s Spain and Portugal websites where it is priced at EUR 169.90 and EUR 179.90 respectively. The dual-SIM ... Read More »

Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 Now Available Without Registration

Micromax on Friday announced that its Canvas Xpress 2 smartphone, which was launched in a flash sale model on Flipkart in July, will now be available in open sale. The domestic handset maker confirmed that the handset will continue to be available via Flipkart. (Also see: Micromax Canvas Xpress 2 Review: Priced to Kill) An open sale for the Micromax ... Read More »

LG Class Metal-Clad Smartphone Leaked in Live Images

LG earlier this week teased a smartphone launch for Monday with an image showing the back of a metal-clad smartphone. Alongside, a report of a device codenamed LG H740 being listed on benchmarks hit the Web, while another publication tipped the LG H740 and handset LG is launching on Monday are one and the same a mid-range phablet called LG ... Read More »

Microsoft Working to Fix Phones Broken by Windows 10 Mobile Update

Microsoft has acknowledged that a recent Windows 10 Mobile preview build broke several Windows Phone handsets – specifically those handsets not supported by the update. The company’s Windows chief Gabe Aul has said that Microsoft is working on repair options to bring back life to the affected handsets. A glitch in the latest Windows 10 Mobile build 10536 allowed several ... Read More »

iPhone 6s Sports 1.8GHz Dual-Core Apple A9 SoC in Certification Listing

Apple, unlike Android smartphone manufacturers, doesn’t reveal full hardware specifications of its new smartphones and tablets. While the company would tell you how much faster its new devices are compared to the previous generation, it doesn’t reveal the exact configuration of its new iPhone and iPad model. Thanks to Chinese certification website Tenaa however, we have some details about the ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone 2 Variant With 4GB RAM, 16GB Inbuilt Storage Launched

Asus has launched multiple variants of its ZenFone 2 smartphone in India and some other select markets. The Taiwanese company has now revealed a new variant of the ZenFone 2 in the US featuring 4GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage, priced at $229 (approximately Rs. 15,000). Previously, Asus launched two ZenFone variants priced at $199 (approximately Rs. 13,000) ... Read More »