iPhone 8 Bezel-Less Display Tipped by Leaked Dummy Unit, Cases, and Screen Protector

iPhone 8 rumours refuse to die down even though the device is still months away. The smartphone is expected to have gone into mass production, and therefore leaks have started to come out in full force. Today’s bout of leaks bring a dummy unit which is then compared to the iPhone 7; Olixar cases for the iPhone 8… Read More »

Flipkart Dream Phone Sale Offers: Discounts on iPhone 7, Moto Z, Google Pixel, and Other Deals

Another day, another e-commerce sale. Flipkart is hosting a three-day sale on select smartphones by Apple, Samsung, Google, and Moto. Named #OwnYourDreamPhone, the new Flipkart sale starts just a day after a similar Amazon sale ended. These consecutive sales are not only because of the hyper-competitive environment in the e-commerce industry but also because of the GST rollout.… Read More »

TCL, Vertu Partner to Manufacture 30,000 Luxury Mobile Phones

Luxury phone brand Vertu on Tuesday announced its agreement with TCL Communication which will let the former use the latter’s smartphone technology for its Vertu-branded phones. The partnership will enable Vertu and TCL to come up with a new line of devices. The company in a press statement confirmed that this is the first agreement signed by Vertu… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 duo getting an update

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are getting a new update. Arriving as version G930W8VLS2BQF1 and G935W8VLS2BQF1, respectively, it brings Android security fixes for June. Aside from the latest patch, the update also includes stability and performance-related improvements as well as some bug fixes. As is usually the case with OTA roll outs, it might take some… Read More »

Twitter totally solves all of its problems with new profile photos

Twitter finally made it happen. With a simple redesign, the beloved social media giant has solved all of its problems. You heard it here first. Every. Single. One. Of. Them. SEE ALSO: Why all the cool kids are migrating to Mastodon The racism, sexism, harassment, bots, fake news, Donald Trump, and all of its other issues — they’re… Read More »

Instagram Stories Now up to 250 Million Daily Users, Increasing Pressure on Snap Inc.

Facebook’s assault on Snapchat continues. This week, Facebook has announced that Instagram Stories is now being used by more than 250 million people every day, far eclipsing Snapchat, which has 166 million total users. The data also indicates that the Stories format is growing in popularity on Instagram – as noted by TechCrunch, Stories’ growth rate is actually picking up… Read More »

Russian defence minister’s plane ‘buzzed’ by Nato jet

A Nato fighter jet has approached a Russian plane carrying the defence minister but was chased away by a Russian escort jet, Russian media say. They say the incident happened in international airspace over the Baltic when Sergei Shoigu was flying to the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad. Nato later said it had tracked Russian planes but they did… Read More »

Saudi king replaces crown prince with son Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef has been relieved of his post and replaced by deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, a royal decree said today, in a promotion for King Salman’s 31-year-old son that confirms him as next ruler of the kingdom. Prince Mohammed bin Salman becomes deputy prime minister and retains his defence and other portfolios,… Read More »

Snapchat to Get Original Time Warner Shows

Time Warner and Snap said on Monday they had entered into an agreement to develop original shows for messaging service Snapchat over the next two years. The companies did not disclose the financial terms but a source familiar with the matter said the deal was valued at $100 million (roughly Rs. 645 crores). As part of the deal,… Read More »

Moto C Plus India Launch: Lenovo Wants a Greater Share of India’s Affordable Smartphone Market

Lenovo’s Moto brand is accelerating its efforts to cash in on the affordable smartphone (Rs. 6,000-10,000) segment in India with the launch of the Moto C Plus, at a price of Rs 6,999. Earlier this month, Lenovo had launched Moto C at Rs. 5,999, which is the cheapest Moto device in the company’s current portfolio in India. The… Read More »