Category Archives: Mobile

Updated WhatsApp with ‘call back’, voice mail, video calling features coming soon!

WhatsApp is expected to notch up its comfort factor for its users by introducing new features like ‘call back’ or voice email for iOS and Android users. A Phone Radar report said that ‘call back’ feature will enable users to dial back without opening the Whatsapp. The iOS devices are also expected to see a

Huawei Becomes World’s 3rd Largest Mobile Phone Vendor in 2015 Q2

Strategy Analytics has issued its latest estimates of global mobile phone shipments, and reports that Huawei overtook Microsoft (which incorporates the Nokia-designed Lumia) last quarter to become the third-largest mobile phone vendor in the world. The company saw its shipments grow almost 50% to 30.6M units, contrasting strongly with an overall industry growth rate of just 2%.

HTC has announced the Desire 626, an affordable Moto G rival that will soon be available in the UK

HTC announced this morning that its mid-range Desire 626 will be landing on UK store shelves very soon. The manufacturer has partnered with O2, Three and Carphone Warehouse to launch the budget-friendly Android smartphone in White Birch, Blue Lagoon, Purple Fire and Dark Grey color options. No pricing or specific launch date was revealed. HTC’s Desire

Moto G launched at Rs 11,999 in INDIA

Motorola has launched the 3rd gen Moto G at an event in New Delhi today. The 1GB RAM / 8GB storage variant of the Moto G will sell for Rs 11,999 whereas the 2GB RAM / 16GB variant of the device will sell at Rs 12,999. The phone will start selling exclusively on Flipkart from

Motorola officially announces the 3rd generation Moto G

The phone will sport IPX7 waterproofing, a 2470 mAh battery, a quad-core Snapdragon processor, expandable storage via microSD card, a 13-megapixel rear camera, a 5-megapixel front camera, and the usual 4G LTE support. The phone will be available in 60 countries starting today. 00

New sensor technology could allow fingerprint unlock through your smartphone screen

New sensor technology could allow fingerprint unlock through your smartphone screen-media-1

Unlocking smartphones by fingerprint has been possible since the Motorola Atrix 2 back in 2011, with both Samsung and HTC embedding fingerprint sensors into some of their more recent models, but the process could get a whole lot slicker thanks to some new tech. While current sensors need some space beneath the display, future smartphones could read your fingerprint

Angry Birds 2 is coming on July 30th

It’s official – Angry Birds 2 is coming on July 30th-media-1

It seems an age since Angry Birds first rose to prominence as the best-selling mobile game going. After countless spin-offs and movie tie-ins, it’s about to get its first proper sequel.Rovio announced in a blog post this morning that Angry Birds 2 will officially launch on July 30th. With 3 billion game downloads, millions of

Motorola invites you to find your ‘perfect Moto match’ at July 28th event

Motorola invites you to find your ‘perfect Moto match’ at July 28th event-media-1

Motorola has announced today that it is holding an event on July 28th. And yes, this all but surely means that we’ll be seeing the much-rumored 2015 Moto X and Moto G, and maybe even the next Moto 360 as well 00

Lenovo K3 Note Gets Nearly Half Million Registrations

lenovo-k3-note-gets-close-half-million-registrations-enrollment-flipkart-flash-sale-closes-7

Lenovo’s feature-rich K3 Note which is about on go on sale on 8 July has received an overwhelming response in India. The company (via Twitter) has confirmed that more than 470,000 online applications have been received by Lenovo’s e-commerce affiliate Flipkart. The number is likely to breach half million as the registration window is still

Future YotaPhone will have Sailfish OS instead of Android

YotaPhone

Russian Yotaphone dual screen phones manufacturer Yota , has announced that its next devices will no longer operate using Android but Sailfish. This is a huge win for Jolla, as the Finnish company beat out Samsung and its Tizen platform to score the Russian smartphone contract. (Via Yahoo) Sailfish is at its core a derivative