Micromax Canvas 5 E481 Review

Once again, Micromax is back with a flagship handset part of it’s Canvas series of phones. A beautifully curved front glass and leather touch back greet you as you pick up the phone. First appearances indeed make this appear as a far higher end handset than we’re used to from the company. Appearances however can be quite deceptive so read on as we take a deeper look at what makes…

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Google Chromebit compact Chrome OS stick announced for $85

Google introduced Asus-made Chromebit dongle, a compact stick running Chrome OS back in April. Today Asus and Google have launched the Chromebit. It plugs directly into the HDMI port on a TV or monitor to turn it into a desktop PC offering 1080p output. It has a fan-less design, but if it gets too hot (over 35-degrees), Chromebit will shut down automatically to prevent overheating, according to Asus. Asus Chromebit CS10 specifications Quad-Core Rockchip RK3288-C processor with four…

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Next gen Google Glass may have a ‘glassless’ Sport model – Will focus on audio

New information has arisen that suggests that Google Glass which is also known as Project Aura may have three different variants in development and one of them doesn’t have a screen. This model without a screen is apparently meant for a “sportier” audience and will rely on audio rather than visuals. So, there might be a next gen Google Glass variant that resembles a bluetooth headset. The sport version should…

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Strontium launches NITRO (64GB / 128GB) microSD card with Type-C Card Reader in India

Includes Type-C Card Reader that allows for data storage and transfer between devices with Type-C ports and Mac/PC through microSD Card For microSDXC (64GB – 128GB) cards: Compatible with microSDXC and microSDXC-I (UHS-I) enabled host devices only For Type-C Card Reader: Standard USB compatible with Win, Linux, Mac 10.X or above, USB Type-C compatible with supported devices with Type-C port. Interface – Super Speed Standard Type A USB (USB 3.0) and USB…

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Asus ZenFone 2 Deluxe Review

If there’s one thing we have too many of, it’s ZenFones. Asus’s popular range of smartphones has so many variants and different configurations that it’s hard to keep track of everything that comes out of the Taiwanese manufacturer’s stables. The company’s 2015 product range varies in price from as low as Rs. 7,999 for the Asus ZenFone Go to Rs. 29,999 for the top end 128GB variants of the Asus…

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WhatsApp for iPhone Update Brings Peek and Pop 3D Touch Support, More

WhatsApp has updated its iOS client to add more 3D Touch capabilities. The company, which added support for 3D Touch to its iPhone app last month, now features support for Apple’s Peek and Pop 3D Touch features. Using Peek, one can preview the content of an app without actually opening it. Pop, which requires a firmer press, confirms that you want to view that content and navigates to it. With…

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OnePlus Details Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update Plans; Rolls Out OxygenOS 2.1.2

OnePlus on Monday revealed its Android 6.0 Marshmallow update schedule for its devices. The company also started rolling out OxygenOS 2.1.2 update to the OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X smartphones. In other news, OnePlus India has announced extended service plans for the OnePlus X smartphones sold in the country. The company confirmed that the OnePlus One running Cyanogen OS will start receiving the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update in the first…

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10 Apps to Track Your TV Shows and Movies

I often wonder why so many people complain about missing shows or episodes when new seasons begin each year. Sure, there’s a lot to watch, particularly if you’re using services like VPNs and Netflix (or other methods) to watch shows as they air around the world. But there are lots of apps on both Android and iOS that have been made for this very purpose. The apps featured here will…

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Micromax Canvas Amaze With 2GB RAM Available Online at Rs. 7,999

Micromax Canvas Amaze (Q395), the smartphone which was listed on the company site earlier this month, has gone on sale in India. The handset is now available to buy via a third-party online retailer at Rs. 7,999. It features a 5-inch HD (720X1280 pixels) IPS display and comes with dual-SIM support. The Android 5.1 Lollipop-based smartphone is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6580 processor clocked at 1.3GHz clubbed with 2GB…

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LG Spirit LTE Set to Launch in India via Reliance Retail

LG India has announced that the Spirit LTE smartphone will be launching in India soon. The company as of now has not revealed pricing of the LG Spirit LTE; though has confirmed that it will be available across the country at various multi-brand outlets. The South Korean company also announced that the LG G4 Stylus will also be available via the retail outlet. The smartphone however has been available in…

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OnePlus 2 starts getting OxygenOS 2.1.2 update

OnePlus has announced that it has started rolling out the OxygenOS 2.1.2 update to the OP2. The company says this is an incremental roll out, so if you own a OP2 smartphone and haven’t received an OTA update notification yet, you’ll have to be patient and wait for it. As for the update, it features improved UX for preview in Camera as well as performance improvements on app install and…

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Swipe Junior ‘Smartphone for Kids’ Launched at Rs. 5,999

Swipe Telecom has launched a new smartphone called the Junior, targeted at children. The company is touting that the smartphone comes with parental control features, and is for kids in the age group of 5-15 years. The Swipe Junior smartphone is now available via various e-commerce websites, the companyannounced on Twitter. Some of the highlights of the Swipe Junior smartphone include a customised UI for kids with features such as…

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