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Android O to Be Revealed on Monday, the Day of the US Total Solar Eclipse

Google will indeed reveal Android O on Monday, the day of the US total solar eclipse, as previously rumoured. The visible shape of the solar corona during the eclipse’s totality neatly matches the symbol ‘O’, and we can expect Google to reveal the name of its latest Android version, as well as announce release dates of the final build of Android O… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 4, Redmi 4A to Be Available for Pre-Orders on Mi.com

As is the case every Friday, Xiaomi is making its budget smartphones available for pre-orders in India. The Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A will go up for pre-orders at 12pm IST on the company site, Mi.com. The advantage of pre-orders is that buyers need not queue up with quick trigger fingers ready for flash sales, and instead, can pre-order the smartphone and… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Refurbished Batteries Recalled Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Another Samsung Galaxy Note has been hit by a recall, but don’t worry, it isn’t what you think. The US regulator has recalled refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 4 batteries which were distributed as replacement through AT&T’s insurance program only. The regulator clearly points out that the recall only involves batteries that were placed into refurbished AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 4… Read More »

Xiaomi Doubles Down on Offline Strategy, to Open First Mi Home Store in Delhi-NCR This Week

A physical Xiaomi store is coming to a mall near you. The Chinese smartphone maker says it will nearly triple the number of brick and mortar stores that offer its high-end, low-cost smartphones in the country by the end of the year. In addition, the company is also planning to setup its flagship stores at many more cities in India.… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Claimed to Sell 5 Million Units Within Six Months in India

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, after becoming the fastest to reach 1 million units, has now reached another milestone. Xiaomi claims that it sold 5 million Redmi Note 4 units in six months. The company in a release claimed that it sold 5 million units of its Redmi Note 4 (Review) within six months of launch between a period of January… Read More »

Official name for Android O expected to be revealed on August 21: Report

Android O’s name has been a mystery for quite a while now. Oreo, Oatmeal cookie, Octopus or perhaps something else starting with an ‘O’, there have been various rumours regarding the official name for Google’s next OS release. Now, David Ruddock from Android Police has predicted in a series of Tweets that Android O’s name might be revealed by Google… Read More »

Jio Phone Bookings Now Open: Documents You Need, Delivery Date, and More You Need to Know

JioPhone bookings will officially open on August 24 (both offline and online), but certain offline retailers in the Delhi-NCR region have already started taking pre-orders for the handset. This means that you have the opportunity to make your JioPhone booking ahead of millions of people across the country, provided you have an offline retailer near you taking pre-orders… Read More »

Xiaomi Responds to eScan Claims That MIUI Is Riddled With Security Flaws

Security solutions company eScan on Thursday in a 36-page report alleged that Xiaomi’s MIUI custom Android ROM has multiple flaws that affected the security of user data. Xiaomi system apps such as the uninstall mechanism and Mi Mover were some of the flawed aspects of MIUI, the report stated. The Chinese smartphone company has refuted the allegations however, in a statement to… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to Feature In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor: KGI

Reports have suggested for months now that the in-screen fingerprint scanner has been a tricky feature to implement for both Apple and Samsung. As per a new report by research firm KGI Securities, the latter company will only be introducing the under-display fingerprint sensor with its Galaxy Note 9 smartphone. This effectively means that the company will be skipping this feature with the… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 to Be Available Today at Rs. 999 in Flipkart ‘Big Sale’

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, ranked the bestselling smartphone in India recently, would be up for grabs for as low as Rs. 999 today under the Flipkart “Big Redmi Note 4 Sale”. As you would expect, this sale is different from the regular flash sales, and comes with a number of offers and deals on the smartphone; the Redmi Note… Read More »