Month: October 2015

Oppo Neo 7 With 5-Inch Display, Snapdragon 410 SoC Listed on Company Site

October 26, 2015

Oppo, soon after launching the R7s smartphone in Dubai last week, has now introduced the all-new Neo 7. The smartphone is now listed on the company site with no details about pricing and availability. We can expect the company to soon announce the details about the Neo 7 smartphone in the coming days. Notably, the […]

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Xolo Black 1X Set to Launch on Wednesday; Specifications Tipped

October 26, 2015

Xolo has announced that it will be unveiling the second smartphone under its premium ‘Black’ brand called the Black 1X. The domestic handset manufacturer has confirmed an exclusive Twitter launch of the Xolo Black 1X on Wednesday. To recall, Xolo back in July had launched its first smartphone under the Black brand, dubbed Xolo Black. […]

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iOS 9.1, OS X 10.11.1 With New Emojis and More Now Available for Download

October 25, 2015

Apple has released the iOS 9.1 and OS 10.11.1 updates for eligible iOS devices and Macs respectively. Apple has also rolled out the watchOS 2.0.1 update to Apple Watch users. iOS 9.1 brings improvements to Live Photos feature introduced in the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus, over 150 new emoji characters (including the […]

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Apple Patches Exploits Used in Latest Pangu Jailbreak With iOS 9.1

October 25, 2015

Apple’s iOS 9.1 update, which the company started to seed on Wednesday, patches two of the exploits used by the popular Chinese hacking team Pangu to provide a jailbreak for devices running iOS 9.0through iOS 9.0.2. The vulnerabilities, which Apple has patched with the recent most update, also allowed a malicious app to take over […]

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Indian Road Safety Platform Raksha SafeDrive Goes Up on Kickstarter

October 24, 2015

Raksha Safedrive, an Internet of Things (IoT) road safety gadget made by Trivandrum-based Elysis Intelligent Devices, has gone live on Friday on US-based crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, with a modest $15,000 goal (roughly Rs. 9.7 lakhs). The device is claimed to be India’s first smart road safety platform. Once fitted above the dashboard of the car, […]

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Samsung Galaxy On7 Listed on China Site With Specifications

October 24, 2015

Following their listing on the India site, Samsung now appears set to launch the Galaxy On5 and Galaxy On7 in China. The company has listed the smartphones on its Samsung China site, though the Galaxy On5 doesn’t have a complete product page. To recall, the listing of the Galaxy On smartphones in India had provided […]

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OnePlus 2 Gets Extended Warranty Plans in India

October 18, 2015

Chinese handset-maker One Plus on Saturday said it is rolling out two value-driven smartphone coverage options in the form of B2X Service and B2X Protect for the OnePlus 2. Explaining the two programmes, the company said the B2X Service initiative provides customers with manufacturer’s warranty for the device for a full after the original warranty […]

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BlackBerry Priv Price, Specifications Outed by Retailer; Runs Android 5.1.1

October 18, 2015

The Android-running BlackBerry Priv finally has a price tag courtesy UK-based retailer Carphone Warehouse. Additionally, BlackBerry has released an official promo video of the smartphone aftersetting up a pre-registration page earlier this week. The BlackBerry Priv is up for UK pre-orders carrying a price tag of GBP 579.99 (approximately Rs. 58,000). This is the first […]

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Asus ZenFone 2 Gets Official Bootloader Unlock Support

October 15, 2015

Asus has now provided official bootloader unlock tools for its popular ZenFone 2 smartphone. With this, the Asus ZenFone 2 officially gets bootloader unlocking support from the company. Bootloader unlocking enables users to easily develop and install custom ROMs on the smartphones, and it is the first step in gaining root privileges. Announcing the official […]

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Micromax Bolt Q331, Bolt S302 Budget Phones Listed on Company Site

October 15, 2015

Micromax has introduced two new Bolt-series smartphone, the Bolt Q331 and Bolt S302. Both the new Micromax smartphones are now listed on the company site without price and availability details. We can however expect the company to announce these details for the Micromax Bolt Q331 and Micromax Bolt S302 soon. The company listing for both […]

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