Google’s Contacts App Is Now Available for All Android Users

August 18, 2017

Google’s Contacts app has been exclusive to Pixel, Nexus, and Android One users till date, however, moving forward, all Android phone users can now use the app instead of the inbuilt one forced on them by OEMs. Google has now made its Contacts app available on Google Play as a free download. The app can only be installed on any Android device running on Android 5.0 Lollipop and above. If you’re…

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Micromax Canvas Infinity’s Bezel-Less Display Teased Ahead of Tuesday Launch

August 18, 2017

Micromax is heavily teasing the launch of its upcoming Canvas Infinity smartphone on social platforms. The domestic handset maker has already revealed that the smartphone will be announced at an event on Tuesday, and will feature a bezel-less display. In a series of tweets, Micromax’s official Twitter handle has been lately teasing the handset. The latest tweet said, “Your smartphone experience is about to get a notch higher,” with hashtags “expand your view” and…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Sport ‘Force Touch’ Pressure Sensitive Display, Pre-Orders Start September 1: Reports

August 14, 2017

We may be few weeks away from the launch of Samsung’s next Galaxy Note smartphone but there has been no shortage of leaks and reports around the upcoming device. The latest in the series claim that the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 may come with its own version of 3D Touch, a pressure sensitive display feature introduced by Apple on its iPhones. Another report says that the new Galaxy Note 8 may go up for pre-orders…

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Samsung Launches Portable Speakers and Headsets in India, Expands Audio Portfolio

August 14, 2017

Samsung on Friday launched a range of audio products in India to expand its product portfolio in the country. The South Korean company launched three portable speakers, Level Box Slim, the Bottle and the Scoop, along with Level Active and the Rectangle headsets. The Samsung Level Box Slim has been priced by the company at Rs. 6,699, while the Bottle speaker comes with a price tag of Rs. 4,999. The Scoop…

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Samsung Internet v6.2 Beta Now Available for Android 5.0 Lollipop and Later Smartphones

August 14, 2017

Earlier this year, Samsung made the version v5 beta of its Samsung Internet browser app on Android available for Google Nexus and Pixel devices. Now, the South Korean company has released Samsung Internet beta version v6.2 and interestingly made it available for all Android smartphones running Android 5.0 Lollipop or later. The Samsung Internet version v6.2 beta will be rolled out gradually and will be made available to users through Google Play store as well as Galaxy Apps store. The…

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Fitbit may lay off up to 10% of its workforce: Report

June 20, 2017

Fitbit will lay off 5 to 10 per cent of its workforce as the company prepares to release a disappointing fourth quarter earnings later today. A report in The Information claims the job cuts are expected to affect between 80 and 160 people across multiple departments out of its strong 1,600 – work force. The purpose of the job cuts is to restructure the organisation and save around $200 million…

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Samsung files trademark for ‘Gear Fit Pro’; hints at a new wearable device

June 20, 2017

Samsung may be looking to launch a wearable device, dubbed the ‘Gear Fit Pro’. The news comes courtesy of a recent trademark filing with the European Agency For Intellectual Property.  The Samsung trademark application was first spotted by the Netherlands-based publication “Galaxy Club”, which noted a listing with Samsung as the applicant name. The trademark application was filed on January 23. Unfortunately, the application specifies the device’s name, with no specifications,…

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Samsung launches premium QLED television variants; prices not revealed

June 20, 2017

As part of its new home entertainment lineup, Samsung Electronics on Tuesday launched its premium flagship QLED television range, and revealed a new lifestyle TV called ‘The Frame’. According to the company, the newly announced QLED TV series — the Q9, Q8, and Q7 — armed with “metal quantum dot technology”, provides better viewing angles as well as 100 per cent colour volume with a peak brightness of 1,500 to…

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Samsung Galaxy S8 DeX Station first impressions

June 14, 2017

Samsung’s latest Galaxy 8 has all the bells and whistles that makes it truly a fascinating piece of hardware. Its features are cutting-edge, making the company ahead of its arch rivals in the smartphone business. While it’s true that the Galaxy S8 is a top-notch product, this phone is also meant to woo the business community with the DeX Station, a dock that will transform the Galaxy S8 and S8+…

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Apple Watch Series 3 to come with new display technology: Report

June 11, 2017

We’re months away from the launch of the next Apple Watch, and the rumour mill is going into overdrive. According to a report from Business Korea, Apple Watch Series 3 will have a micro-LED display rather than an OLED screen as its predecessors. The report claims Apple could start manufacturing a new display technology called micro-LED. For those who’re familiar, micro-LED uses microscale LEDs to deliver a better image quality and…

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