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Sony Z3 phones and tablet stream PlayStation 4 games

Sep 17, 2014 at 16:52 | Source: BBC

Sony's latest smartphones and tablets can stream PlayStation 4 video games. Owners will be able to attach the new devices to an existing PS4 controller via a special mount to play titles powered by the console's processors. Until now this r...

Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon to battle it out for Android One market

Sep 15, 2014 at 13:32 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Competition in the booming multi billion dollar Indian smartphone market is further set to intensify with e-commerce giants Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal all set to launch Google's much-awaited sub-USD 100 (around Rs 6,000) handsets tomor...

Microsoft gears up to take on Google's Android One; plans to rejig handset business with sub-Rs 2,400 phones

Sep 15, 2014 at 07:52 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Microsoft is reshaping its handset strategy as Google introduces its Android One phones. Microsoft is dropping the iconic Nokia brand name from some models, culling the popular Asha range and looking to aggressively cut prices of smartphon...

Asus aims to be among top 5 smartphone players next year

Sep 14, 2014 at 13:50 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Betting on the success of its Zenfone series of smartphones, Taiwanese tech major Asus is targeting to be among the top five players in the smartphone space in India by the end of 2015. "By the end of next year, our target is to be among t...

Microsoft needs Minecraft to boost mobile ambitions

Sep 13, 2014 at 09:40 | Source: Economic Times

SEATTLE: Microsoft's impending purchase of Mojang, the Swedish developer with 100 million players of its open world Minecraft game, is more aimed at pulling users onto the software company's obscure mobile platform than its better known PC system or ...

Health developers, doctors want to see more from Apple Watch

Sep 12, 2014 at 06:25 | Source: Economic Times

SAN FRANCISCO: Technology pundits were quick to predict the demise of most fitness wristbands and smartwatches when Apple Inc launched its Apple Watch. But healthcare professionals and fitness junkies were left wanting to see more. Observers say the...

In search of the missing 'i' in Apple's Watch

Sep 11, 2014 at 06:45 | Source: Economic Times

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK: Apple Inc's Tuesday launch was a marketing extravaganza stuffed full of gadgets, corporate hyperbole and celebrities of every stripe. One thing was missing: the "i" in front of the Watch. Apple's prefix has anchored the brand...

Apple Watch unveiled alongside new larger iPhones

Sep 10, 2014 at 02:07 | Source: BBC

Apple has unveiled a smartwatch - the Apple Watch - its first new product line since the first iPad and the death of its co-founder Steve Jobs. The device runs apps, acts as a health and fitness tracker and communicates with the iPhone. While rival s...

Samsung launches Galaxy S5 Mini on Flipkart for Rs 26,499

Sep 09, 2014 at 19:00 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Korean handset maker Samsung today unveiled the successor to its flagship S5 smartphone -- Galaxy S5 Mini -- priced at Rs 26,499. The handset will be available from tomorrow through e-commerce major Flipkart. With a host of innovative fea...

Micromax launches Canvas Nitro for Rs 12,990

Sep 08, 2014 at 18:35 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Indian handset manufacturer Micromax on Monday launched its new smartphone Canvas Nitro for Rs 12,990. The phone will be available exclusively on e-commerce portal Snapdeal only. "Canvas Nitro is yet another product from the Micromax stab...

25% of smartphone sales to happen online in 2 yrs, predicts Micromax

Sep 08, 2014 at 17:55 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: With growing consumer preference to shop online, domestic handset maker Micromax expects 25 per cent of its smartphones sales to come from eCommerce platforms over the next two years. The company, which has partnered eCommerce major Snapd...

Nokia to bring 4G, 3G phones at lower prices in India

Sep 08, 2014 at 12:27 | Source: Economic Times

4G and 3G mobile phones as it struggles to regain the top position which it lost in 2012 to South Korea's Samsung, presently the largest selling brand in India. BERLIN: Erstwhile market leader Nokia has indicated it may enter into a price war for 4G...

6 reasons why Samsung should fear the Apple iPhone 6

Sep 08, 2014 at 12:27 | Source: Economic Times

The last few years will likely go down as a golden age for Samsung Electronics. While Apple defined the modern smart phone with its iPhone in 2007, Samsung has been growing far more rapidly. Since 2010, Samsung's share of the smartphone market has qu...

Nokia to bring 4G, 3G mobile phones at lower prices

Sep 07, 2014 at 14:55 | Source: Economic Times

BERLIN: Nokia has indicated to lower prices of 4G and 3G mobile phones in India to leverage operators' plans to launch high speed 4G services and boost its market share in the country. "We want to continue to push point lower and lower than anything ...

6 reasons why Samsung should fear the iPhone 6

Sep 06, 2014 at 00:45 | Source: Economic Times

The last few years will likely go down as a golden age for Samsung Electronics. While Apple defined the modern smart phone with its iPhone in 2007, Samsung has been growing far more rapidly. Since 2010, Samsung's share of the smartphone market has qu...

Microsoft launches cheaper smartphones to counter Apple and Google

Sep 05, 2014 at 16:20 | Source: Economic Times

BERLIN: Microsoft is adding to its smartphone collection. On Thursday, the tech giant introduced three new devices, its first ones since the completion in April of its $7.5 billion deal for Nokia's cellphone business and just a few months after annou...

Motorola unveils new Moto G and Moto X, smartwatch with Flipkart

Sep 05, 2014 at 16:05 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Riding high on the success of its affordable handsets, Motorola Mobility today unveiled the second generation of its popular Moto G and Moto X in India in an exclusive partnership with homegrown e-tailer Flipkart. The US-based firm, which...

Israel says it gagged reports captive Sotloff was its citizen

Sep 05, 2014 at 01:30 | Source: FirstPost

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Thursday it had prevented local media from reporting that slain U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff was also an Israeli citizen, in a bid to reduce the risk to him after he was seized by Islamist insurgents in Syria la...

New Intel chip for budget 3G, LTE devices soon

Sep 04, 2014 at 21:05 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Intel Corp's SoFIA chipset could be available for makers of budget 3G mobile phones by the year end. The US-based chipmaker, which is eyeing the burgeoning mobility devices market, is readying to enable makers of entry-level 3G mobile pho...

Samsung kicks off battle for holiday spending

Sep 04, 2014 at 10:45 | Source: Economic Times

BERLIN: Samsung unveiled two smartphones and a virtual-reality headset on Wednesday in a bid to draw consumer attention before its fierce rival, Apple, announces its holiday lineup next week. Samsung, whose phones have gotten progressively larger ea...

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