Amazon Echo Speakers Now On Sale Offline and Online, Without Invite

HIGHLIGHTS Echo devices now available via a retail store near you They will no longer be limited to one per customer But free Amazon Prime membership is no longer bundled As exclusively reported by Gadgets 360, Amazon’s range of Alexa-powered Echo devices are now available via offline retailers as well. What’s more, as we expected, even online purchases via… Read More »

Moto Z2 Force With Bundled TurboPower Pack Moto Mod Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Moto Z2 Force price in India is set at Rs. 34,999 It comes bundled with a TurboPower Pack Moto Mod Smartphone goes on sale at 11:59pm IST on February 15 Moto Z2 Force was launched in India on Thursday, at an event in New Delhi. As with previous versions of the ‘Force’ smartphones from the Lenovo-owned Motorola brand, the Moto Z2… Read More »

Redmi Note 5, Mi TV 4 India Launch Expected at Xiaomi Event Today; How to Watch Live Stream

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, the anticipated successor to the popular Redmi Note 4, is expected to be launched in the country on Wednesday at an event in New Delhi. Alongside, recent teasers have also tipped that Xiaomi will finally launch its Mi TV series of televisions in India at the event – specifically, the Mi TV 4. So far, Xiaomi hasn’t launched the Redmi Note 5… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 to Feature 3D Emoji and Stereo Speakers: Report

Samsung Galaxy S9 could take yet another cue from Apple’s iPhone X if rumours are to be trusted. While earlier rumours had claimed that Samsung has been working on an enhanced iris scanner to take on the iPhone X’s Face ID feature, a new report has said that the Galaxy S9 may also come with a 3D emojis. An ETNews report claims the upcoming flagship… Read More »

Nokia 8 Starts Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update

Nokia 8 has now started receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update. The update comes just weeks after HMD Global released a beta test programme for the flagship handset that was running Android 8.0 Oreo until now and recently received the February Android security patch. The company’s Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas on Tuesday announced the latest update rollout through a tweet. “We are rolling out Android Oreo… Read More »

Nokia Shipped More Smartphones in Q4 Than HTC, Sony, Google, Lenovo, OnePlus: Counterpoint

HMD Global has seen a steady increase in Nokia-branded smartphone shipments ever since it relaunched the brand in late 2016. According to a report citing raw figures earlier this month, Counterpoint Research had said that Nokia licensee HMD Global managed to capture 1 percent of global market share in Q4 2017. This market share, the report said, translated to around 4.15 million units… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Wireless Charger Revealed in User Manual

Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are all set to launch at the Galaxy Unpacked event, ahead of MWC 2018, in Barcelona on February 25. We have reported most of the upcoming specifications, features, and accessories that are expected to arrive with Samsung’s upcoming flagship smartphone range. Now, a user manual has surfaced on Samsung’s official website that reveals a new wireless… Read More »

Indian Smartphone Phone Market Grew 14 Percent in 2017 to Record 124 Million Shipments: IDC

Analyst firm IDC (International Data Corporation) on Tuesday posted reports from its Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker wherein it observed that India recorded total smartphone shipments of 124 million units in 2017, with an annual growth of 14 percent over last year. This double digit growth makes India the fastest growing smartphone market in the world, among the top 20 global… Read More »

Twitter Executive on Fake News: ‘We Are Not the Arbiters of Truth’

There are lots of things you can’t do on Twitter. You can’t threaten violence, post pornography or wear a swastika in your profile pic. But you can lie. Twitter made clear on Thursday that while it is happy to serve as a platform for fact-checkers, it does not want to get into the business of making its own judgments… Read More »

Facebook Testing Downvote Button to Let Users Flag Inappropriate Comments

HIGHLIGHTS The new button is available for 5 percent of Android users in the US It is designed to flag inappropriate and unsuitable comments The button is only available on posts by Pages, and not by Groups, etc. A couple of years after letting its users show their “Reactions”, Facebook has now eventually started testing a downvote button to offer a… Read More »