Takata says latest U.S. recall investigative; cost issues still unresolved

Japan’s Takata Corp (7312.T) declared nearly 14 million air bag inflators defective as part of an expanded U.S. recall, but it said it considered the recall investigative, leaving the thorny question of cost-sharing with automakers unresolved. The question of just how much Takata will have to pay for a deepening crisis over potentially deadly airbags has been hanging… Read More »

Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0 now available in the UK

The Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0 is available for purchase in the UK starting today. So farCurrys has exclusivity on the tablet, and only the Standard edition is available, listed at £249.99. Standard in this case means 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage, while the Premium edition has an extra gig of RAM and four times the storage,… Read More »

T-Mobile starts selling the HTC 10, Samsung Galaxy J7 and LG K10

As promised, T-Mobile has started selling the flagship HTC 10 as well as the mid-range Samsung Galaxy J7 and LG K10. The HTC 10 is offered without a downpayment with a 2-year contract for $28.34 per month. By getting the HTC 10 before May 10, T-Mobile will gift you an Ice View case and Rapid Charger. The HTC… Read More »

New Android N Developer Preview release is out with automatic updates

Google usually announces a new version of Android at its annual developer conference called I/O. This year, however, we’ve already seen two Android N Developer Preview releases, so the search giant doesn’t have anything new to announce – or does it? Today the company is pushing out the third big release of the Android N Developer Preview. According… Read More »

Google announces Daydream, a VR platform built into Android

Coming with the final Android N release later this summer is Daydream. This is essentially the name for Google’s new VR platform that will be part of Android itself. Daydream will be the home of VR content inside Android. There will be a Daydream version of the Google Play Store, and it will contain all the VR-ready apps.… Read More »

Android Wear 2.0 unveiled with new design, standalone functionality

Android Wear grew really fast in the two years of its existence. At Google I/O 2016, the company showcased parts of the latest Android Wear 2.0 and it looks refreshed. With the latest version of Android Wear, smartwatches running it will be completely standalone and won’t require a smartphone as a companion. Devices will connect to Wi-Fi networks… Read More »

Micromax Canvas Evok with Snapdragon 415 Octa-Core SoC, 3GB RAM, 4G LTE launched for Rs. 8499

Micromax has launched Canvas Evok E483, the company’s latest 4G smartphone in the Canvas series. It packs a 5.5-inch HD 2.5D curved glass screen, is powered by a 1.4GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 415 processor, runs on Android  Lollipop OS, comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Micromax has partnered with Flipkart to sell the smartphone.… Read More »

Asus Zenfone 3 smartphones to be unveiled in June, says Asus CEO

Asus will launch its Zenfone 3 range of smartphones in June, according to the company’s CEO, Jerry Shen. As per a report by DigiTimes, Shen also said that the Zenfone 3 smartphones will be targeted at the mid-range segment of the market. While he did not reveal any hardware specifications of the upcoming devices, he did say that… Read More »

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathway Invests in Apple

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Monday revealed a new stake in Apple Inc, in a bet that the stock price could rebound after iPhone sales fell for the first time. Berkshire held 9.81 million Apple shares worth about $1.07 billion as of March 31, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission detailing the… Read More »

Windows 10 Mobile to Get Fingerprint Reader Support This Year

Microsoft is expected to release its Windows 10 Anniversary update for desktop and mobile sometime in July. With this update, Microsoft will finally bring support for fingerprint readers to Windows 10 Mobile-based smartphones. A feature called Windows Hello was introduced with Windows 10 Mobile and Windows 10, using facial recognition to unlock devices. However, the fingerprint sensor that… Read More »