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BlackBerry Launches Square-screen Passport in Turnaround Push

Sep 25, 2014 at 10:00 | Source: NDTV Profit

Toronto: BlackBerry Ltd's unconventional square-screened smartphone, the Passport, earned mixed reviews at its launch on Wednesday as the company's turnaround push moved into a critical phase in which it must prove its handsets are st...

Samsung Alpha big on design, short on tech: AP review

Sep 25, 2014 at 03:51 | Source: Economic Times

NEW YORK: Apple filled a gaping hole in its product lineup with new iPhones boasting larger screens like Samsung's flagship Galaxy smartphones. Now, Samsung is coming out with a smaller phone that looks and feels more like an iPhone. The new iPhones ...

Samsung, BlackBerry speed arrivals of new smartphones

Sep 25, 2014 at 03:51 | Source: Economic Times

SEOUL: South Korea's Samsung on Wednesday moved up the release date for it hotly anticipated Galaxy Note 4 big-screen smartphone, hitting the key Chinese market ahead of arch-rival Apple. Samsung's head start in the sizzling "phablet" race came as A...

Bent IPhone 6 Plus Can Be Forced Back Into Shape

Sep 25, 2014 at 02:00 | Source: Bloomberg

The fix for a bent IPhone 6 Plus may be to simply bend it back into shape. That's the advice being given by a repair company following reports that Apple Inc.'s new big-screen smartphones are prone to taking on a slight curve after si...

Samsung laptops to be pulled from sale in Europe

Sep 25, 2014 at 00:47 | Source: BBC

Samsung has announced that it is ending sales of its laptop computers in Europe. The move includes its Chromebook model, which had previously been one of the category's best-sellers. The South Korean company's decision follows Sony's a...

Samsung profit hit as smartphone growth slows

Sep 25, 2014 at 00:47 | Source: BBC

Profits at Samsung Electronics fell 20% in the second quarter, hurt mainly by a slowdown in smartphone sales and a strong Korean currency. It made a net profit of 6.25 trillion won ($6.1bn; £3.6bn) in the April-to-June period, down from 7.77 trillio...

Samsung reveals Gear VR headset and Galaxy Edge smartphone

Sep 25, 2014 at 00:47 | Source: BBC

Samsung has unveiled a virtual reality headset and a smartphone whose screen bends around one of its sides. The new kit was revealed at the Ifa tech show in Berlin. In addition to the Gear VR and Galaxy Note Edge, the company also showed off the four...

Apple's iPhone Margin Call

Sep 25, 2014 at 00:00 | Source: Wall Street Journal

There was actually some worry on this front around last week's launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Apple expanded the screen size on its base model while keeping the same price. The display is the most expensive component of a smartphon...

BlackBerry Passport: BlackBerry launches a square-shaped smartphone <b>...</b>

Sep 25, 2014 at 00:00 | Source: IBNLive

Toronto: BlackBerry launched an unconventional new smartphone dubbed the Passport on Wednesday as it embarked on what may be the most critical phase of its long turnaround push. At simultaneous events in Toronto, London and Dubai, BlackBerry&nbsp...

BlackBerry launches square-screen smartphone Passport in turnaround push

Sep 24, 2014 at 21:11 | Source: Economic Times

TORONTO: BlackBerry launched an unconventional new smartphone dubbed the Passport on Wednesday as it embarked on what may be the most critical phase of its long turnaround push. At simultaneous events in Toronto, London and Dubai, BlackBerry showed o...

Low cost devices make Android affordable

Sep 24, 2014 at 20:55 | Source: Economic Times

Blurring the lines between feature phones and smartphone, Indians are switching to entry level smartphones over the plain-vanilla feature phones. "Opera Mini's basic java phone users are upgrading to Android smartphones. Of all the Opera Mini users, ...

Blackberry Passport introduces dual-control keyboard

Sep 24, 2014 at 20:47 | Source: BBC

Blackberry has launched a distinctive handset featuring a square screen and a keyboard that offers both physical keys and touch-enabled gesture controls. It said work-focused users in particular should benefit from the Blackberry Passport's inno...

Blackberry's Passport to a better future

Sep 24, 2014 at 20:47 | Source: BBC

It is the company that first brought us email on the move, and seemed to be in prime position to prosper in the smartphone era. Then it all went wrong for Blackberry. But today sees the launch of a device which the Canadian company believes could win...

BlackBerry Unveils Its Passport Smartphone

Sep 24, 2014 at 20:01 | Source: Wall Street Journal

The BlackBerry Passport sports a physical keyboard that can be swiped to scroll through content on the screen above. TORONTO— BlackBerry Ltd. BB.T +2.05% BlackBerry Ltd. Canada: Toronto $11.94 +0.24 +2.05% Sept. 24, 2014 9:51 am Volume&nbsp;......

Just Try Bending Our Phone, BlackBerry CEO Says in Jab at Apple

Sep 24, 2014 at 20:00 | Source: Bloomberg

Even BlackBerry Ltd. (BBRY) couldn&#39;t resist taking a jab at the world&#39;s most popular phone. Over the past seven years, Apple Inc. (AAPL)&#39;s iPhone has wrested the smartphone market from BlackBerry, reducing the once-dominant de...

Samsung Beats IPhone to China With New Galaxy Device This Month

Sep 24, 2014 at 16:00 | Source: Bloomberg

Samsung Electronics Co. (005930) will start selling its big-screen Galaxy Note 4 smartphone in China this month through all three state-run carriers, getting a head start on the Apple Inc. iPhone 6 waiting for government approval. Samsung will sell t...

Xiaomi&#39;s VC arm to invest $25M in health information devices maker Andon

Sep 24, 2014 at 16:00 | Source: VC Circle

Andon_logo Xiaomi Ventures, the venture capital arm of Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc., will invest $25 million in Andon Health Company Ltd, which designs and manufactures health information devices globally. Andon, based out of Tianjin in China...

Motorola Moto X now available in India at Rs 31,999

Sep 24, 2014 at 13:11 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Motorola India said that its Moto X second generation device will be available on Flipkart from midnight tonight priced at Rs 31,999 The device was launched a few weeks back in India along with the Moto G (second generation) and the Moto 3...

Samsung launches Galaxy Note 4 'phablet' ahead of schedule

Sep 24, 2014 at 10:51 | Source: Economic Times

SEOUL: South Korea's Samsung launched the latest version of its oversized Galaxy Note smartphone earlier than expected Wednesday after US rival Apple reported record sales of its latest iPhone 6. Samsung said the Galaxy Note 4 initially scheduled for...

Finnish smartphone maker Jolla makes India debut with device running on <b>...</b>

Sep 23, 2014 at 20:00 | Source: VC Circle

Jolla After announcing the same in July this year, Jolla Ltd, a smartphone company by ex-Nokia employees from Finland, has made its entry in the Indian smartphone market. For the launch, the company has partnered exclusively with Indian e-commerce&am...

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