Author Archives: Loknath Das

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Price in India Slashed

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge price dropped in India The Galaxy S7 Edge 32GB variant is now available at Rs. 35,900 Its 128GB variant is now priced at Rs. 37,900 Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has received a price cut in India. While the Galaxy S7 Edge 32GB variant is now available for purchase at Rs. 35,900, its 128GB version is at ... Read More »

Samsung Retains Top Spot as Global Smartphone Sales Drop 4.6 Percent in Q4: Gartner

While global smartphone sales to end users were down 4.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, Samsungretained its top spot with 18.2 percent share, Gartner said on Thursday. The South Korean giant though saw a year-on-year unit decline of 3.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, but this did not prevent it from defending its top global smartphone vendor ... Read More »

Moto C, Moto E4, Lenovo K8 Note Available With Rs. 2,000 Cashback From Airtel

HIGHLIGHTS The Moto C gets an effective price of Rs. 3,999 with the offer Moto E4 can be bought at a cashback-inclusive price of Rs. 6,499 Lenovo K8 Note, with cashback, has an effective price of Rs. 10,999 After tie-ups with Itel, Celkon, Samsung, Nokia, and Intex, Airtel has now partnered with Lenovo to offer a cashback of up to Rs. 2,000 on the purchase of the Lenovo K8 Note, Moto ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2s Uses iPhone X-Like Gestures in New Leaked Video

HIGHLIGHTS The phone is shown to have “swipe up and pause” gesture control The video reveals a nearly bezel-free display on the alleged Mi MIX 2s Rumours suggest a top-right notch for the front camera Xiaomi Mi MIX 2s is expected to be the Chinese phone maker’s upcoming premium smartphone which is what the rumours suggest. A new leak suggests that ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone 5 With iPhone X-Like Notch Leaked Ahead of MWC Launch

HIGHLIGHTS Asus ZenFone 5 (ZE620KL) has been leaked in images The render of the new ZenFone 5 shows an iPhone X-like notch A live image of the ZenFone 5 reveals some interface-level tweaks Just days ahead of Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, a couple of images showing what it could be the Asus ZenFone 5 have surfaced online. The new ZenFone flagship is ... Read More »

Apple Marketshare in Samsung’s Home Country at Record High: Strategy Analytics

Samsung smartphones maintained their dominant market status late last year as Apple iPhones expanded their presence in South Korea, an industry report said on Monday. According to the report by industry tracker Strategy Analytics, the South Korean tech giant shipped 24 million units in the local market during the fourth quarter of 2017, reports Yonhap news agency. The figure accounts for 46 percent of ... Read More »

Facebook Opens Its Community Help to Organisations, Businesses

Facebook has started opening up its Community Help feature — part of the Safety Check system — to businesses and other organisations so that that they can provide critical information and services for people to get the help they need in a crisis. The Community Help feature was added to Facebook’s Safety Check system a year ago to let people find ... Read More »

Snapchat Redesign Defended by CEO, Says ‘Celebrities Are Not Your Friends’

HIGHLIGHTS The statement was made at Goldman Sachs Internet & Technology conference The redesign has taken flak from millions of users till now Spiegel claims the decision will take sometime to get adapted to Snapchat has dug itself in even deeper into controversy after CEO Evan Spiegel announced that the infamous redesign of the social media app would not be rolled back, and ... Read More »

Twitter for Mac App to Be Killed Off, No Longer Available for Download

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter for Mac has been pulled from Mac App Store The app will no longer be supported in 30 days The move echoes similar steps on the Windows platform Twitter had some news for its Mac users ahead of the weekend – it is killing off its Mac app. The Twitter app for Mac is no longer available for download. The social ... Read More »

Tech Startup Market Hot Again?

We’ve gotten used to hearing bad economic news, to the point that most of us just tune it out now. After all, you can only take so much bad news without it wearing you down. But could the good times be back again? Judging from reports about Y Combinator’s recent Demo Day, it may be boom times again for Web and ... Read More »