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Intex Technologies launches new smartphone at Rs 4,333

Oct 06, 2014 at 14:51 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Intex Technologies Monday launched its latest smartphone, Aqua Y2 PRO, priced at Rs 4,333 to tap into the demand, especially from the youth, for mobile devices during the festival season. Operating on Android 4.4.2 Kitkat, the smartphone t...

Xolo Q2100 With Fingerprint Sensor Launched at Rs. 13499

Oct 06, 2014 at 10:00 | Source: Money Rediff News Report

Xolo on Wednesday has launched the Q2100 smartphone with a built-in fingerprint scanner at Rs. 13,499, as NDTV Gadgets exclusively reported on Monday. The highlight of the Xolo Q2100 smartphone is the built-in fingerprint scanner at the rear, and an ...

Airtel, Vodafone, others developing apps to connect with surging smartphone user base

Oct 06, 2014 at 05:11 | Source: Economic Times

By Anandita Mankotia NEW DELHI: Top carriers Bharti Airtel and Vodafone India are developing apps and pushing carrier billing to connect directly with a surging smartphone user base in a bid to stay relevant, but internal challenges limit them from a...

Samsung Poised for 'Ugly' Quarter as IPhones Get Bigger

Oct 06, 2014 at 02:00 | Source: Bloomberg

Samsung Electronics Co. the world's largest smartphone maker, is heading for its roughest quarter in years amid rising competition from Apple Inc. and China's Xiaomi Corp. Analysts have been cutting their profit estimates almost daily...

Xiaomi offers 25,000 Mi3 devices under Diwali offer

Oct 05, 2014 at 13:25 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi will put 25,000 Mi 3 devices directly into shopping carts of as many Mi fans who have made more than five unsuccessfull attempts to buy it on Flipkart, as the company prepares to woo customers before the fes...

Google to enable faster search on slow mobile network in India

Oct 05, 2014 at 12:41 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Aimed at strengthening its foothold in the Indian mobile Internet space, tech giant Google will enable a faster search capability for mobile phones with slower network connections. Using a new streamlined version of its search results page...

Sounds of science: Japan leads push for high-resolution audio

Oct 05, 2014 at 12:10 | Source: Economic Times

TOKYO: A quarter of a century after the Walkman made music portable and turned Sony into a household name around the world, the company is hoping to set the agenda again with "high-res" audio. The Japanese tech giant, which recently warned it was exp...

Hong Kong govt may resume on Monday, but protests go on

Oct 05, 2014 at 11:30 | Source: FirstPost

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong pro-democracy protest leaders said they would unblock access to government buildings to allow civil servants to go back to work next week, but defied calls from the Chinese-controlled city's leaders to end their demons...

Hong Kong govt may resume on Monday, but protests will go on

Oct 05, 2014 at 11:13 | Source: FirstPost

 Hong Kong: Hong Kong pro-democracy protest leaders said they would unblock access to government buildings to allow civil servants to go back to work next week, but defied calls from the Chinese-controlled city's leaders to end their demonst...

Microsoft Says Samsung Owes $6.9 Million in Unpaid Interest

Oct 04, 2014 at 16:00 | Source: NDTV Profit

San Francisco: Microsoft Corp is demanding $6.9 million interest from Samsung Electronics in a dispute over smartphone patent royalties, according to a lawsuit unsealed by a New York federal court on Friday. Microsoft is asking the court to rule that...

HTC Q3 Profit Beats Estimates as Cost Cuts Offset Weak Sales

Oct 04, 2014 at 00:00 | Source: NDTV Profit

Taipei: Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp swung to better-than-expected profit in the third quarter from a heavy loss a year earlier as cost cuts helped it offset the impact of still-sluggish sales. HTC said on Friday it earned 640 million Taiwanes...

Hong Kong protests may cost retailers HK$2bn says ANZ bank

Oct 03, 2014 at 19:22 | Source: BBC

Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests may have cost the city's retailers more than $2bn Hong Kong dollars (£175.7m), ANZ bank estimates. The demonstrations have coincided with mainland China's Golden week holiday, which usually prompts a...

Motorola to sell smartwatch Moto 360 for Rs 17,999 in India

Oct 03, 2014 at 14:51 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Handset maker Motorola today said its smartwatch, Moto 360, will go on sale today in India for Rs 17,999. The smartwatch will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting from mid-day today, Motorola said in a statement. Inspired by the ...

Google planning to launch own mobile messaging app similar to WhatsApp

Oct 03, 2014 at 00:21 | Source: Economic Times

BANGALORE: After losing WhatsApp to Facebook in a multibillion dollar acquisition bid, Google is planning to launch its own mobile messaging app which the search giant is likely to test in India and other emerging markets. Last month, Google sent top...

Software giant Microsoft bets big on tablets in India

Oct 02, 2014 at 17:51 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Software giant Microsoft is placing big bets on tablets to drive adoption of its Windows 8.1 platform on smart devices in the country. The US-based firm, which acquired devices and services business of Nokia earlier this year, expects Wind...

Nokia launches flagship Lumia 930, 830 &amp; 730 smartphones in India, prices <b>...</b>

Oct 01, 2014 at 20:00 | Source: VC Circle

After unveiling the same in April this year, Nokia has now launched its flagship smartphone Lumia 930 in the Indian market. The device sports a 5 inch display and runs on the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. It is available for purchase for a pric...

Alcatel OneTouch launches cheapest Firefox phone at Rs 1,990

Oct 01, 2014 at 18:31 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Chinese smartphone maker Alcatel OneTouch Wednesday launched India's cheapest Mozilla Firefox OS powered smartphone, called Fire C2G and priced it at Rs 1,990. The device will available exclusively through e-commerce major Flipkart. "We ar...

Here's why Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus may win the race with premium smartphones

Oct 01, 2014 at 13:17 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Apple's new devices — iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus — are expected to corner a chunk of the premium market when they are introduced in India on the back of pent up aspirational demand. The Cupertino-based company's new gadgets could beat ...

Microsoft unveils Windows 10 system with Start Menu

Oct 01, 2014 at 12:52 | Source: BBC

Microsoft has disclosed the first details of Windows 10 - its next operating system (OS). The name is a surprise, bearing in mind it represents a jump from the last version - Windows 8. The software will run on a wide range of devices, from phones an...

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to visit India on 9 October

Oct 01, 2014 at 11:06 | Source: FirstPost

New Delhi: After Sheryl Sandberg, its now the turn of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to visit India, the second biggest market for the social networking giant, later this month.Zuckerberg, who will also meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be in...

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