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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Highest Shipped Smartphone in India, Says IDC

Market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) has come out with its quarterly mobile phone tracker which claims that Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4 was the highest shipped smartphone in Q1. Apart from phone shipments, IDC’s latest data also revealed that Indian smartphone market saw a healthy 14.8 percent growth in shipments over the same period last year. IDC’s… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7R Reportedly Selling in China Ahead of Launch

Samsung’s plans to relaunch its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in refurbished versions are moving ahead steadily. A recent report tipped that the refurbished units of Galaxy Note 7, dubbed as Galaxy Note 7R (R for refurbished), will be sold at half the price of the original. While this information is still to be officially confirmed, a Chinese e-commerce… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7R Rumoured to Be Sold at Half the Price of Original

Earlier this year in March, Samsung confirmed that the company will be selling refurbished units of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone and latest information suggests that the company might be selling the phone at a much cheaper price than the original phone. The South Korean company might reportedly be selling the refurbished units of the now-defunct smartphone at… Read More »

New £5 note: Bank to keep note despite animal fat content

The new £5 note will not be withdrawn, despite concerns that it contains traces of animal fat, the Bank of England says. The Bank said it had concluded it would be “appropriate” to keep the £5 polymer note in circulation. It will also issue the £10 polymer note as planned in September, it added. Vegans and some religious… Read More »

Leaked image allegedly shows the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X ahead of its unveiling tomorrow

Over the past two months or so we’ve been hearing a lot about Xiaomi’s upcoming Redmi Note 4X phablet, which is supposed to be a beefed up version of the Redmi Note 4 that launched last year. Now, ahead of the new phablet’s unveiling which is set for tomorrow, the image you can see below has surfaced, purportedly… Read More »

Venezuela postpones bank note ban after chaos and cash shortages

Sudden pulling of 100-bolivar note from circulation leads to vast lines at banks, looting, protests and at least one death Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro on Saturday suspended the elimination of the country’s largest denomination bill, which had sparked cash shortages and nationwide unrest, saying the measure would be postponed until early January. The surprise pulling of the 100-bolivar… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 gets MIUI 8.1.1.0 Android 6.0 Marshmallow stable update

Few days after releasing beta update Xiaomi today released Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) update for the smartphone along with the MIUI 8.1.1.0.MHOMIDI stable OTA update for the Redmi Note 3 (Pro) with Snapdragon 650 globally. As mentioned previously, changelog of the update is same as the previous update the smartphone got, with some additional bug fixes and optimizations. Highlights New – Three-fingered swipe for screenshots… Read More »

Samsung slashes profit forecast over Galaxy Note 7 crisis

Samsung Electronics has slashed its quarterly profit forecast due to the scrapping of its Note 7 smartphone. The South Korean firm now expects third quarter profits of 5.2tn won ($4.7bn; £3.8bn), which is a third lower than its original estimate of 7.8tn won. The Note 7 was recalled last month after battery fires, but after replacement phones experienced… Read More »

Samsung delays restarting sales of its Galaxy Note 7 in S Korea

Samsung has said it will delay restarting the sale of its Galaxy Note 7 phone in South Korea, as the firm needs more time for the global recall of the device. The South Korean tech giant was forced to recall some 2.5 million devicesglobally due to overheating batteries. Dozens of devices were reported to have caught fire. The… Read More »

US regulators order recall of 1m Samsung Note 7 phones

US safety regulators have announced a formal recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 after reports of fires caused by faulty batteries. The South Korean tech giant had already launched a voluntary recall after user complaints about ‘exploding’ phones. According to Samsung, the problem affects 2.5 million devices globally, including 1 million in the US. The recall comes… Read More »