Micromax Overtakes Samsung as leading handset vendor in India in Q2

Micromax overtook Samsung in India to become the leading handset vendor in the country, with 16.6 percent marketshare during the April-June 2014 quarter. Samsung's marketshare on the other hand, dropped to 14.4 percent. This comes in from market research by Counterpoint Research, which states that Nokia and Indian brand Karbonn followed, with 10.9 percent and 9.5 percent marketshare in the quarter. The over ...

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Bioshock Announced for iOS Devices

Well this is a bit of a surprise; 2K Games have today announced that Bioshock, a very popular First-Person-Shooter title which is currently on the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, will be coming to the iOS platform later this year. Featuring 'touch-screen' controls and optimised 'mobile' visuals BioShock will replicate the original PC and Console game in the palm of your hand; whereby players venture into the underwat ...

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HTC One Windows Phone Leaked in Official Render

The Windows Phone version of the HTC One M8 just leaked right from Verizon USA's own website. As rumored, the phone looks just like the Android version, slate grey metal unibody, BoomSound stereo front facing speakers, 1080p display, Duo-camera and all, but with windows phone onscreen buttons instead of Android. It appears to run Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 as well and it might even have the same IR blaster ...

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App Spotlight: BBM for Windows Phone

Once upon a time, there were three giants in the mobile industry as far as platforms were concerned. Nokia and Symbian dominated the smartphone landscape in most of the world, but in the United States the playing field mainly revolved around Microsoft with Windows Mobile and RIM with the BlackBerry. When the iPhone hit the scene, Nokia spent some years artificially handicapping all of its smartphones for no ...

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HTC One E8 Review

A few weeks after the all-metal HTC One M8 was announced, there were rumors that the Taiwanese company was working on a cheaper version, that would have similar specs but a polycarbonate shell instead. Then, sure enough, the HTC One E8 was announced. Also known as the HTC One Ace and the HTC One Vogue edition, the One E8 is an interesting approach by HTC, which is trying to combine flagship specs with less- ...

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BlackBerry Messenger now available in beta for Windows Phone 8

Are you a Windows Phone user who still has friends who refuse to give up their BlackBerry? Well, you can now communicate with all 2 of them via BlackBerry Messenger which has just arrived in the Windows Phone Store in public beta after a closed testing phase. The current beta includes such groundbreaking features as one-on-one chats, group chats and BBM feeds all wrapped in an app that does seem to apply Mi ...

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HTC’s new J Butterfly is a waterproof One M8

Japanese carrier KDDI just took the wraps off the new 2014 HTC J Butterfly, and no suprise, it's similar to the 2014 HTC One but is also waterproof (IPX7). The "HTC J Butterfly HTL23" features a 5 inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 801 processor, 2GB RAM, 13 megapixel rear camera (with a 2 megapixel duo camera), 5 megapixel front facing camera, LTE-Advanced, 4G, Wifi, 32GB of internal memory with a microsD card ...

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Nokia Portable Wireless Charger DC-50 Review

The Nokia Portable Wireless Charging Plate (DC-50) is a sweet little accessory that I've been looking forward to checking out for a while now. Announced at Nokia World 2013 late last year, the portable wireless charging plate is Qi-compatible, and available in Cyan Blue (Hooray!), White, or Red colors. The cool thing about this, is that it can charge up via microUSB or you can charge it up wirelessly using ...

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Nokia Lumia 930 Unboxing [Video]

It's no secret that the Lumia 930 has absolutely piqued my interest in the past few weeks, and a fluorescent orange specimen has finally crossed my review desk. You could think of the Lumia 930 as the direct successor of last year's Lumia 925, given that it, too, is constructed from a mix of aluminium and soft-touch polycarbonate with a smooth flowing sheet of curved glass occupying most of the front. I am ...

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Panasonic Eluga U launched in India for Rs 18,990

The Panasonic Eluga U launched in India today, at a price of Rs 18,990. The Eluga U is the company's latest smartphone in India and boasts a 5 inch 1280 x 720 pixels resolution IPS display with one-glass-solution, a 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor, Adreno 305 GPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB onboard memory with a microSD card slot, 13 megapixel rear camera, 2 megapixel front facing camera, 2500 mAh battery, FM ...

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Microsoft details Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1; preview release arriving next week

Although the vast majority of Windows Phone users have not yet received Windows Phone 8.1 on their Lumias, HTCs or Samsungs, Microsoft is already on to the next big release. Dubbed Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, this release brings folders to the Start Screen allowing users to group a set of Live Tiles together by simply dragging them atop each other. Unlike earlier solutions like Nokia's App Folder app, Micro ...

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Exclusive: Specs for the Nokia ‘Superman’ selfie phone

As you've probably heard by now, Microsoft will be releasing a new Windows Phone soon that will be targeted right towards the selfie-taking crowd. The Nokia 'Superman' codename has been leaked before, as has it's selfie-oriented purpose, but according to our sources, the new Lumia will feature a 5 megapixel front facing camera, finally going past the 1.2 megapixel front facing cameras that Nokia has used on ...

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