News from other websites on Smartphones

Ahead of India launch, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus selling for over a lakh on ebay

Sep 11, 2014 at 05:50 | Source: Economic Times

KOLKATA: A day after Tim Cook took the wrappings off iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the Indian grey market went a little crazy. On eBay India, a sealed and factory unlocked 16GB iPhone 6 was going for Rs 1 lakh while a 16 GB iPhone 6 Plus was being offered at ...

Google aims to win over Hindi heartland with its latest OS for smartphones

Sep 11, 2014 at 05:35 | Source: Economic Times

BANGALORE: When Google launches its low-cost Android One devices next Monday, Indian users will be able to give voice commands, type messages and use almost all major mobile applications in Hindi. This is because the California, US based internet gi...

Ahead of India launch, iPhones selling for over a lakh on ebay

Sep 11, 2014 at 05:20 | Source: Economic Times

KOLKATA: A day after Tim Cook took the wrappings off iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the Indian grey market went a little crazy. On eBay India, a sealed and factory unlocked 16GB iPhone 6 was going for Rs 1 lakh while a 16 GB iPhone 6 Plus was being offered at ...

Apple Watch: Timely idea or clocked out?

Sep 11, 2014 at 04:35 | Source: Economic Times

NEW YORK: Apple is a habitual party crasher, but can the company's history of arriving late and making a big splash in various gadget categories continue with the Apple Watch? The technology company was a late entrant into many of its most prominent...

Retailers seen unlikely to warm up to Apple Pay

Sep 11, 2014 at 04:35 | Source: Economic Times

Apple Inc's launch of its own tap-to-pay system using near-field communication in its new iPhones and smartwatches may not be a game changer after all. The success of Apple Pay, unveiled at a gala launch on Tuesday, hinges on the willingness of reta...

Swiss watch industry denies threat from the new Apple Watch

Sep 11, 2014 at 00:50 | Source: Economic Times

ZURICH/FRANKFURT: Apple Inc's iPod upended the music industry, and its iPhone knocked Nokia off its smartphone perch, but Swiss watch makers breezily dismissed warnings that the technology giant's new wristwatch gadget could do something similar to ...

Qualcomm targets sub-$100 smartphones with new chip

Sep 10, 2014 at 19:35 | Source: Economic Times

HONG KONG: Qualcomm's latest 210 Snapdragon processor will power sub-$100 4G-enabled smartphones by the middle of next year as the US chipmaker gets into a segment that is expected to see strong growth. Larry Paulson, vice president, product manageme...

Status insanity: India (Hearts) the I in iPhone

Sep 10, 2014 at 16:20 | Source: FirstPost

The iPhone makes your life complicated before it makes it simpler.A friend got an iPhone because she could not call Uber cabs on her Blackberry. That solved a pressing problem how to call a cab if she's out for drinks and it's rather late. (Please n...

Apple's Watch - what's it for?

Sep 10, 2014 at 15:17 | Source: BBC

Finally, four years after the iPad, and after endless rumours about the reinvention of television and other industries, Apple has launched a brand new product in the Watch. It is a long way from being the first in its field, but as with the iPad, the...

Apple Watch: The net reacts to Apple's first wearable

Sep 10, 2014 at 13:57 | Source: BBC

It's not often that details of a major tech product can be kept under wraps until it appears on stage, but the Apple Watch managed to dodge the rumour sites and stay a secret right to the end. It helped that Apple isn't ready to release the...

Apple iPhone 6 iPhone 6 Plus to launch in India on October 17

Sep 10, 2014 at 13:57 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: There's good news for Apple fans in India. Apple will make its new smartphones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus available in India from October 17, according to the tech giant's India website. The launch will come bang in the middle of fest...

Apple gives NFC chip technology a prized seal of approval

Sep 10, 2014 at 13:36 | Source: Economic Times

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc's long-awaited launch of tap-to-pay technology in its new iPhones and smartwatch may be the seal of approval that near-field communication technology needs to become as commonplace as wifi, Bluetooth and GPS. Called NFC, the ...

Alibaba IPO: Chairman Ma's China

Sep 10, 2014 at 10:02 | Source: BBC

All of our brains are just as good. So said Alibaba's great helmsman Jack Ma to the 17 friends who made up his embryonic company in an eve of battle call to arms. Though they might be behind the US in many ways, he told them, on the application...

Apple Watch: Does anyone need a smartwatch?

Sep 10, 2014 at 06:07 | Source: BBC

In his trademark black T-shirt, blue jeans, and trainers, Apple co-founder and chief executive Steve Jobs convinced consumers, time and time again, that they desperately desired a product for which they had never previously felt a need. On Tuesday, h...

Verizon offers free Apple iPhone 6 in return for 2-year contract, used phone

Sep 10, 2014 at 04:00 | Source: Economic Times

WASHINGTON: Verizon Communications will give subscribers who trade in an old iPhone a free iPhone 6 in exchange for a two-year contract, the country's largest wireless carrier announced hours after Apple Inc unveiled the widely anticipated device. T...

Apple - follow the mobile money

Sep 10, 2014 at 02:07 | Source: BBC

On Tuesday in Cupertino, Apple's Tim Cook may finally step out of the shadow left by Steve Jobs. In what is being billed as the company's most important announcement for years, the understated chief executive will unveil the iPhone 6, and t...

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...

Barnes Noble revenues fall as Nook sales disappoint

Sep 09, 2014 at 22:07 | Source: BBC

Barnes Noble, the US bookstore chain, says falling demand for its Nook e-book readers dented sales in its first quarter. Revenues from its Nook division, which includes digital content and accessories, fell 54.3% to $70m (£43.5m; 54.3m euros), compa...

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...

Xiaomi Redmi 1S goes out of stock in 4.5 seconds

Sep 09, 2014 at 18:31 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Xiaomi Tuesday sold 40,000 units of the entry-level Redmi 1S smartphone in just 4.5 seconds in the second flash sale for the product, the company's vice president of international operations, Hugo Barra said on Twitter. An estimated over 3...

video of the day

Retail buyers, MFs are back; midcaps hold promise: Ambit

Explore Moneycontrol

Copyright © Ltd. All rights reserved. Reproduction of news articles, photos, videos or any other content in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of is prohibited.