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Review: Micromax Canvas A1 Android One

A Review of Micromax Canvas A1 Android One

US-based tech giant Google has recently announced the launch of three low cost Android One smartphones in India. This is in partnership with India-based companies such as Spice, Micromax and Karbonn.  With this, Google will be launching three different devices. This move by Google is primarily aimed at increasing its market share in key emerging markets by providing buyers with cheaper phones that come with quality software. One such product is the Canvas A1 by Micromax that has been termed as a ‘unique device’ because of its interesting design as well as advanced features and specifications. The Micromax Canvas A1 is equipped with a 4.5-inch LCD display. It has a pixel resolution of 854×480 and sports a microphone along with a wide range of sensors. It also has a removable back panel, 1,700mAh battery and 2MP front facing camera. It also comes with dual-SIM slots and a place for microSD card. [+more]

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Apple Feels Sorry For iOS 8 Update Bug

Apple Feels Sorry For Its iOS 8 Update Bug

US-based tech giant Apple has apologized to the customers of its newly launched iPhones after issuing an update to its mobile operating system. The customers were unable to make or receive call as a result of the bug. The users who installed the newly launched iOS 8.0.1 on their devices also faced issues as with the Touch ID fingerprint facility. The company has issued the update in less than a week after it commercially launched its smartphones in order to resolve other issues. Apple also updated that it is presently working on a new version. It has been quoted saying that, “We have a workaround for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users who lost cellular service and Touch ID functionality today after updating to iOS 8.0.1. Affected users can reinstall iOS 8 through iTunes. We apologize for the great inconvenience experienced by users, and are working around the clock [+more]

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Take your Pick from the Best 10 Mobiles

Take your Pick from the Best 10 Mobiles

In this age of smartphone, nothing but the best will do. The advent in technology has brought a revolution in the mobile market and stores across the world are vying with each other to showcase the best of the lot. Below are listed some of the best mobile phone available. Take your pick and make your life a bit more exciting. 10.) Samsung Galaxy Alpha        The 4.7 inch screen of Samsung Galaxy Alpha does justify the Super AMOLED technology which the phone boasts about. The contrast ratio is appreciable and colours seem to pop out making it a worthy buy. 9.) Nokia Lumia 930 The improved Office functionality and simple interface of Nokia Lumia 930 is one of its biggest USP for the buyer. For a dedicated Nokia fan, the Lumia 930 could have been the best thing to happen in a long time. 8.) Google Nexus 5 With its [+more]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Alpha Not to be Sold Online in India

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Alpha not to be sold online in India

Samsung has decided it in principle not to sell any of its phone models including the upcoming Galaxy Note 4 and Alpha through the online mode. In this intense age of cut throat competition, this move by Samsung might look surprising at the first glance. Other brands like Motorola, Asus and Xiaomi have been making considerable profits by selling mobile phones through online mode. However, by deciding to sell its products only through the retail outlets, Samsung has tried to send a message to its business partners that it cares for them. However, by this move of Samsung a notion has gone down to the customers that the products will be priced on the higher side. The customers will have to wait more for any official price reduction whenever Samsung does so, especially for the Galaxy Note 4 and Alpha series. The better option would have been to follow a [+more]

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Sony Xperia vs Moto G – a Reality Comparison

Sony Xperia vs Moto G – a Reality Comparison

Moto G (2014) and Sony Xperia E3 have been launched recently. Both have a sleek design and a smart finish. Before you opt for any of these it would be worthwhile to do a comparative check between the two in terms of features as display, size, price and other specifications. Size and Display A large screen size of 5.0 inch IPS LCD display is what attracts the customer to Moto G2014. In comparison, the Sony Xperia E3 has a screen size of 4.5 inches. The thickness and weight of Moto G 2014 are 0.43 inches and 149 g respectively. In comparison, the Sony Xperia E3 is 0.33 inches in thickness and weights 143 grams. Memory Sony Xperia and Moto G are powered with quad-core Cortex A7 processors. Sony Xperia has a internal storage of 4GB while the Moto G comes with 16 GB of storage space. MicroSD Card support is [+more]

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Is Samsung Galaxy S5 the Best Smartphone To Purchase?

Is Samsung Galaxy S5 the Best Smartphone To Purchase

 A bevy of phone manufactures have pushed their best device into the fray and we are litreally spoilt for choices. Some claim to provide the latest specifications, while others claim to offer value for money. However, based on all the parameters, Samsung Galaxy S5 is reportedly the best and the most trusted smartphone presently available in the market. Whether you are a high-tech gadget freak or as tech unsavvy as my mom, there are plenty of reasons why the Galaxy S5 would the best choice to make The Samsung Galaxy S5  has a 5.1-inch screen equipped with a super AMOLED full HD display. The smartphone also has a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels along with a pixel density of 440 ppi. It runs on Android v4.4.2 KitKat operating system, Exynos Octa-core processor (1.9GHz quad-core+ 1.3GHz quad-core). Some of its other hardware features include 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage space [+more]

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Galaxy Nexus 6 Release Date: New Updates on The Nexus Line Up

The Latest Updates About Galaxy Nexus 6

Samsung released the Nexus 5 on October 31 2013, and it became commercially available in November 2013.  The launch of the Nexus 6 is expected in November 2014. The 16GB  Nexus 5 was launched with a price tag of USD349 , and it is understood that the  Nexus 6 would fall in the same price range.  However contrary to the Nov 2014 release reports, some persistent reports in the past have revealed that the Nexus 6 launch may not happen at all as  the company is presently focusing on a project dubbed as Android Silver. It was also rumored earlier that the company will get away with the Nexus line of products upon the execution of Android Silver, which Google is targeting to achieve in 2015. This information was also confirmed by Tech blogger Eldar Murtazin that Google would retire the Nexus brand in coming years. Keeping all the rumors aside, let’s take [+more]

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Android One Phones Launched In Partnership With Spice, Karbonn and Micromax

Android One Phones Launched In Partnership With Spice, Karbonn and Micromax

US-based tech giant Google has recently launched its low cost Android One smartphones in India on September 15 2014 carrying a price tag of USD105. The company has partnered with India-based manufacturers Spice, Micromax and Karbonn for the launch of the three different devices. The three smartphones can be purchased on Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal as well as through Reliance Digital, Croma and The Mobile Store. This launch by the company is primarily aimed at increasing its market share in key emerging markets through the sale of cheaper phones and better quality software. Under its latest Android One programme, Google has started selling affordable yet feature-packed smartphones in association with local vendors. Google is primarily responsible for providing hardware reference boards and software support under the initiative. In order to provide the first-hand experience of the Android One phones to consumers, Googleis scheduled to place Wi-Fi-equipped mobile demo trucks dubbed [+more]

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A Detailed Review of Android One

A Detailed Review of Android One

US-based tech giant Google launched its new smartphone, the first device under its Android One initiative, in India on September 15 2014 at a price tag of USD105.  This launch by the company is primarily aimed at increasing its market share in key emerging markets through the sale of cheaper phones and better quality software. Google has entered into a partnership with Indian handset manufacturers Micromax, Karbonn and Spice Mobiles for the release of the INR6,399 phone, which is equipped with Google’s operating system and falls in the low-cost segment. Google aims to launch the smartphone in Indonesia, Philippines and other South Asian countries by end-2014, with further launches in other countries in 2015. Sundar Pichai, the head of Google’s Android and Chrome units, has said that the company is presently working in partnership with Acer, HTC, Panasonic and others to develop more devices under Android One. He was also [+more]

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Apple iPhone 6 Vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Vs HTC One M8: Which One to Buy?

Apple Entering Healthcare Arena With Its Latest Watch

US-based tech giant Apple has recently launched its much awaited flagship smartphone, iPhone 6, which is equipped with a wide range of advanced and latest features and specifications. On the other hand, several leading smartphone manufacturers have already launched their flagship devices. The competition is quite tough in every category, so it is very much important for the companies to come up with new and exciting features and technologies all the time. We bring to you the features and specifications of the three leading flagship smartphones available in the market at present. Hope it will help you in making the right decision while buying a smartphone for yourself.     Apple iPhone 6 Samsung Galaxy S5 HTC One M8 Display 4.7 inches (119.38mm) with 1,334×750-pixel resolution 5.1 inches (129.54mm) with 1,920×1,080-pixel resolution 5 inches (127mm) with 1,920×1,080-pixel resolution Pixel density 326ppi 432ppi 441ppi Dimensions 5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches [+more]

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