Tag Archives: Phones

Flipkart Big 10 Sale Offers on Mobile Phones Announced: Here Are the Best Deals

HIGHLIGHTS iPhone 7 32GB is priced at Rs. 43,990 Redmi Note 4 open sale begins at 12pm Google Pixel exchange offer up to Rs. 29,000 Flipkart shoppers waiting for offers on mobile phones finally got their wish as the Big 10 Sale entered its second day. The highlight of the Flipkart was the promise of the “lowest price… Read More »

Binny Bansal Flipkarts other categories growing faster than mobile phones

Bengaluru: It’s been an eventful start to the year for Flipkart Ltd. In January, India’s most valuable Internet start-up named a new chief executive, replacing co-founder Binny Bansal with Kalyan Krishnamurthy, a representative of Flipkart’s largest investor Tiger Global Management. This week, it secured $1.4 billion in fresh capital from three technology companies, Tencent, eBay and Microsoft, and… Read More »

Google’s Pixel Phones Shine Despite Misgauging Demand

The Pixel phone, Google’s answer to Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy, is off to a promising start – but might have done even better had Google managed consumer demand as smartly as the device’s sleek design. Although Google hasn’t released sales figures, industry researchers say the Pixel has been a hot item since its October debut was greeted… 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 »

Windows 10 Mobile update speeds up, still on only 14% of Windows phones

Windows 10 is making strides on desktop – it already makes up for more than 20% of the desktop OS market, having surpassed all Windows versions aside from the venerable Windows 7. Windows 10 on mobile… well, fans might want to sit down. It has reached 14% of Windows phones and half of those are up to Windows… Read More »

Two curved Mi phones spotted online, likely Redmi 4 units

The Redmi series is one of the most attractive lineups on the Android market lately. Combining great pricing with good performance and design, they are a really tempting offer for anyone who’s actually able to get them. The Redmi 2 and Redmi 3, along with all their variants and most notably the Redmi Note lineup have really been… Read More »

Microsoft only sold around 1.2 million Lumia phones in the April to June quarter

Although Microsoft hasn’t revealed how many Lumia smartphones it sold in the second quarter of this year through its regular quarterly financial results, the company has an SEC filing out today that clears that up. In the document, Microsoft mentions that in its fiscal year 2016 (which started on July 1, 2015, and ended on June 30 this… Read More »

More Gujarat Villages Ban Single Women From Using ‘Distracting’ Phones

Several villages in Gujarat have banned girls and single women from owning mobile phones, saying the devices distract them from their studies. A couple of villages in Mehsana and Banaskantha districts in Gujarat have imposed the ban in recent weeks, with more villages joining the campaign, said Ranjit Singh Thakor, president of the Mehsana district council. The ban… Read More »