Smartphone Buying Guide for India : February 2014

Ever so often, people quiz us as to what we think of various phones irrespective of their price, even though they really do not intend to buy one. In fact, they do so every month, just to get an idea of the market. To cater to all such queries, we decided to compile a Smartphone Buying Guide recommending one phone for price segments we drew up for the sake of convenience. If you've ever wondered "What Phone ...

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Guide: Upgrade Moto G Indian Dual SIM To 4.4 KitKat

[UPDATE: 15/02/2014: The official Moto G 4.4.2 Update has begun being pushed to Indian Moto G's via OTA (Over The Air). Before following this guide, first navigate to 'Settings>About>System Updates' and see if you have any updates available. If you do, go ahead and update that way. If not, feel free to follow the guide below. Note that this is exact same update that we had included in the guide last w ...

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App Spotlight: Roundr for Android

In our continuing series of App Spotlight, where we highlight interesting apps we've been playing with, today we look at Roundr. Roundr is one of those apps that started out as an open source experimental app on a thread on XDA Developers. It then grew in popularity and the dev decided to take it to the Play Store. It has done quite well on the Play Store, with a Free version with limited functionality, and ...

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Creating app folders on your Nokia Lumia [video]

Nokia added a much-requested feature to their lineup of Lumia Windows Phones yesterday, enabling the creation of app folders on the Start Screen so as to allow for an additional layer of customization on top of the existing Live Tile system. While it is good that Nokia has taken steps to implement yet another feature that should have been present in Windows Phone to begin with, there are a couple of signifi ...

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Editorial: What To Do After The Nokia Store-pocalypse

The year is 2014. The remaining users of the Symbian and MeeGo platforms, once given assurances that their environment will be maintained until 2016, wake up to a post-apocalyptic landscape, one where essential services have been cut off, left in a state of stasis or put in cold storage until the end of time. Thankfully, the platforms were designed to be independent entities that would survive long after th ...

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Video: How to sync your Nokia Lumia with Mac

If you got a new Lumia this holiday season and want to know how to sync your windows phone with a mac, here's a neat, quick video from Nokia demonstrating just that. You can sync your images or videos with iPhoto, music and playlists with iTunes, email, calendar, all thanks to the neat little windows phone connector app for mac. I should note though, that if you're using a Lumia 1020 or Lumia 1520 and want ...

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HowTo: Sailfish OS on the Nokia N9(or N950)

Jolla just launched their first device in the last week of November (we'll be getting a review unit in soon) - which is also the first device to ship with Sailfish OS. Developed by the ex-Nokia employees who also built the N9, there was some hope that Sailfish would run on the N9. Jolla had been rather explicit about the fact that they would not release it for the N9, though, they wouldn't stop the communit ...

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Smartphone Buying Guide: India December 2013

This is a new feature we decided to start on UnleashThePhones. Too often people quiz us about what we think of different phones, in a variety of price segments, even though they really don't want to buy one. In fact, they do so every month, just to get an idea of the market. We decided to make it a bit more organised and compile a List of the Best Mobile Phones in India in each Price Segment, as of December ...

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What We Don’t Like About Nokia Camera On Lumia Devices

Nokia Camera offers significantly more control than any other camera UI we've used on a mobile phone (808 and its Creative Mode included) in an intuitive Sliding Control UI. We love being able to have manual control of Shutter Speed, ISO and even Focus on a mobile phone camera. A great Slider UI to control these aspects, paired with options like Bracketing, Timer, custom Framing Grids and Windows Phone 8's ...

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Mythbusters: Is Windows Phone Deficient In Indian Apps?

Three of the most common complaints people seem to bring up when asked about Windows Phone 8 are: "Oh there is no App-Ecosytem" "Oh Android has all these local apps and they are free" "Oh on Windows Phone, all the apps are paid and not by the original service provider (third party) " Today we put that myth to test. In my month of using a WP8 device (the 1020) as a daily driver, the following are the Indian ...

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What’s Installed on my Nokia N9

Frequent readers of the site will know that I own an N9 and it is easily my favourite smartphone out of every device I've had. In fact, I used it as my main smartphone for slightly more than 2 months; while I switched back to my Android smartphone for a while because the N9 somehow got slow and bogged down, I decided to take another stab at having my SIM card in the N9 again earlier this week. This time, I ...

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