Tag Archives: smartphones

Flipkart’s Big Billion Sale Back Amid Promise of No Website crash

The Big Billion Days, which was started in 2014 amid Flipkart website crash and chaos has graduated to an annual shopping bonanza of the e-commerce major and this year it will be held from October 2 to 6. The company is promising deep discounts on wide range of fashion brands, smartphones, electronics, televisions, home decor and appliances, with no noticeable ...

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‘Godless’ Virus Plays Havoc for Half of Android Phones in India

The new mobile malware "Godless" has affected nearly 4 lakh devices in India and about a million devices worldwide, said a report from cyber-security firm Trend Micro. In the report titled "Mobile App Reputation Service", it said the "Godless" malicious software, found in all app stores including Google Play, hides inside an app and operates on the root of the ...

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Diabetes New Hope: Smartphone Sensor to Monitor Blood-Sugar Level, to Pump in Insulin

Diabetes goes digital with a smartphone-based system that can automatically control blood-sugar levels setting aside the usual finger pricks and insulin injections, especially for diabetes Type 1 patients. The smartphone developed by Prof. Boris Kovatchev, director of the University of Virginia Center for Diabetes Technology, has been fitted with a tiny sensor and wearable insulin pump, that can monitor monitoring ...

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Why Teenagers Spend Sleepless Nights on Bed?

Every house and every teenager is prone to spending more sleepless nights unaware of the fact that they mobile phones are to be blamed for the new phenomenon. Research has shown that short-wavelength blue light may disrupt the production of melatonin, a hormone that helps us go to sleep. More so when you have devices like the iPhone, iPad and ...

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Samsung Galaxy On5, Galaxy On7 Launched with Slight Variation

Samsung has priced its latest Galaxy On series smartphone Samsung Galaxy On5 at Rs.8,990, and Samsung Galaxy On7 at Rs. 10,990, both sporting varying features and many similarities. Both On series smartphones sport the dual-SIM dual-4G and operate on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, to be available from tonight after mid-night on Flipkart exclusively in black and gold colours. While the Galaxy ...

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Oppo Unveils Super-slim R5s Smartphone With 3GB RAM

The Chinese phone company has unveiled a new smartphone of its popular variant super-slim R5, named as R5s for just 200 euros or $225 approx. R5s is an upgraded version of Oppo’s popular smartphone variant R5, which was launched last year, the phone which was built with a stainless steel micro-arc frame garanttees of no bending. R5, the ultra-thin smartphone ...

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Xiaomi Sells 8 Lakh Redmi Note 2 Units in Mere 12 Hours

Xiaomi launched Redmi Note 2 in China last week and the Chinese handset maker on Tuesday managed to sell a whopping 8 lakh units in just 12 hours, that too on home front. The device will be go on sale once again on August 24th. The company is likely to launch the device in India tomorrow, 19th August, in New ...

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Independence Day Special Offer: Check Out Top Five Smartphones

As the country is gearing up for the 69th Independence Day celebration, e-commerce retailers are ready with great offers for their customers. From the newly launched Moto G (3rd Gen) and Samsung Galaxy J5 to the most popular OnePlus One has managed to get a place in the list. Below are the few smartphones which are available in all major ...

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Top OnePlus 2 Takes Shot at Rivals Galaxy S6, Xperia Z3+, LG G4

OnePlus 2 has been brimming with tech superiority that it can take on the challenge from the best smartphones in the market today as many have claimed that it would be a “flagship killer”. The flagship killer of 2016, OnePlus Two faces competition from competitors like Sony Xperia Z3+, Samsung Galaxy S6 and LG G4 among others and here is a look ...

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OnePlus One Slashes Prices in US, Europe, Not in India

OnePlus One, which was released last year for Rs.25,000 with its rich features has come down to Rs.16,000 on Monday with the slashing of price by $50 by the Chinese company in its aggressive move to capture the markets of the US and Europe, that is not applicable to India. The Chinese firm poised in competition with the mega smartphone ...

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Microsoft Lumia 430 Dual SIM Smartphone Launched, Priced Rs. 5299

Microsoft has launched its latest Lumia 430 dual SIM smartphone that works on its Windows 8.1 operating system (OS) aimed at attracting the youngsters to its Windows family smartphones. To make it popular and appealing to the youth, the tech giant has launched “Knockout on Wheels” van that will visit 200 cities in India to provide a hands-on experience to ...

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More Indian kids falling prey to eye cancer: AIIMS doctors

A rare eye cancer called ‘Retinoblastoma’ is afflicting children more than ever worrying the doctors and parents alike, according to eye specialists from the Delhi-based All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). Revealing the incidence of the new disease, Bhavana Chawla, Associate Professor of RP Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences at AIIMS, said the disease is rising at an alarming rate ...

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Apple Hikes iPhone Prices by Rs.2500 as Budget Doubled Duty

With the doubling of excise duty on imported mobile phones from 6% to 12.5% in the budget 2015 that was presented last Saturday, Apple has quickly increased its prices for iPhones by Rs.2,500 per unit, passing on the burden to its consumers. The new price list reads Rs.2,500 more on every Apple iPhone product irrespective of GB storage capacity or ...

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Teens getting increasingly sleep deprived: Study

In a worrying trend, teenagers in the US are increasingly getting less number of sleeping hours than they ideally should, finds a new study. The study by researchers at Columbia found that female students, racial/ethnic minorities and students of lower socio-economic status are particularly affected. “Declines in self-reported adolescent sleep across the last 20 years are concerning and suggest that ...

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Micromax Overtakes Samsung in India Mobile Phone Market: Canalys

Micromax has knocked out Samsung to become No.1 smartphone seller in India, which is the third largest market in the world, said Canalys, an independent analyst company. While the figures are still unofficial, Micromax is known for holding the second position in market share in India and its upward movement was expected in view of its launch of Yu Yoko ...

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