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The Bells at Ringing Bells Stop Ringing, website down, No Phones ever Delivered

By Karthik Iyer on Friday 16th of Dec 2016

While looking for top controversial stories of 2016, Ringing Bells is probably the first name most people will recall. In case you forgot, Ringing Bells is the company that claimed to offer the world’s cheapest Android smartphone called the Freedom …

Flipkart lists OnePlus 3 at Rs 18,999, OnePlus Co-founder asks Flipkart’s Sachin Bansal what’s this

By PhoneRadar Bureau on Friday 16th of Dec 2016

OnePlus has been known to launch just 1 Smartphone at a time that’s bundled with an amazing software experience along with a pricing that does not drop frequently. But today surprisingly when the OnePlus 3T their latest offering went on …

21KE M3L 4G Smartphone Announced with 3G RAM & MT6735 Processor

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Thursday 15th of Dec 2016

21KE M3L is a new handset that has been announced by the company called as 21KE. Nothing much is known about the company which is relatively new and the new device has been spotted online for 899 Yuan (approx Rs. …

Multiple reports claims iPhone sales to see a downfall in comparison to last year

By Karthik Iyer on Thursday 15th of Dec 2016

Apple launched the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus a couple of months back along with the Apple Watch Series 2 smart watch. In terms of both design as well as performance, the new iPhones are not significantly different …

LG V20 Review – A Creator’s Phone

By Vishal Toshiwal on Wednesday 14th of Dec 2016

This might be little late, but LG India has finally brought their latest flagship offering for the year to India. The V20 is the second handset in company’s new V Series, which was first introduced last year in the form …

Smartphone Explodes while on Display at an Indian Phone Store, Shatters Rack’s Glass

By PhoneRadar Bureau on Wednesday 14th of Dec 2016

The smartphone explosions aren’t new to the world, but the Galaxy Note 7‘s manufacturing defect which caused series of explosions made the user to think in a new way. During the fiasco of the Note 7 explosions, few airlines even …

Xiaomi Mi 5 saves life of a Police officer, works well even after bent in the middle

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Wednesday 14th of Dec 2016

Would you be happy if a gadget in your pocket can save your life? Recently we have seen Nokia Lumia 520 as well as Samsung Galaxy Mega stopping bullets and saving its owners life, now Mi 5 from Xiaomi has …

Pakistani Agencies infect 4 Android Apps according to Indian Home Ministry, asks to delete

By Karthik Iyer on Wednesday 14th of Dec 2016

Smartphones are one of the most used gadgets by everyone across the globe. We use them every single day for all our basic day-to-day tasks. When we talk about such an important gadget, security should be our top priority. And …

Highscreen Easy L Smartphone announced with 4G LTE & Android Marshmallow

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Wednesday 14th of Dec 2016

Highscreen Easy L is a new device from Highscreen which has released few devices but has not got much reputation in the market. Prior to this, Highscreen has released the devices like Highscreen Power Five Max, Highscreen Power Range, Highscreen …

Paytm & MobiKwik Wallets Prone to Malicious Software Attacks, acc to Qualcomm

By Karthik Iyer on Wednesday 14th of Dec 2016

Mobile Wallets like Paytm, MobiKwik, etc. are probably one of the most used services out of anything this month after the Demonetisation came into effect. While these mobile wallet services are coming extremely handy as it allows you to go …

Samsung is borrowing the Display tech from Note 7 for the upcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone

By Karthik Iyer on Wednesday 14th of Dec 2016

Samsung Galaxy s8 smartphone is just a couple of months away now and the as we get closer to the launch of this new device, we keep getting more info about the device. Yesterday we saw that the company is …

Reliance Jio partners with Niantic as Pokemon Go officially launches in India on Dec 14th

By Karthik Iyer on Tuesday 13th of Dec 2016

Pokemon Go, the game which took over the world by storm is now all set to launch in India tomorrow. This over hyped augmented reality game which puts Pokemon into the real world, will be officially available on Google Play …

New Android 7.1.1 Nougat update rolling out with additional bug fixes to Pixel & Pixel XL

By Karthik Iyer on Tuesday 13th of Dec 2016

Google released the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for Nexus and Pixel devices last week. In India, the update brought an important feature i.e. the VoLTE support which was lacking in the Pixel and the Pixel XL smartphones. While the update …

Huawei Mate 9, MediaPad M3, & Huawei Fit Watch to Launch in Japan on Dec 16

By Teja Chedalla on Tuesday 13th of Dec 2016

Last month, Huawei had officially unveiled the all new Mate 9 and Mate 9 Porsche smartphones in Germany. Both these devices along with Mate 9 Pro featuring dual curved glass are launched in its home country, China. Though there is no …

Samsung Pay Beta Now Available in Malaysia for MayBank Users

By Teja Chedalla on Monday 12th of Dec 2016

Last year, Samsung introduced the Samsung Pay mobile payment service in its home country, South Korea. A month after launching its service in Korea, the company also introduced the Samsung Pay in the U.S. Just like the Apple Pay; the Samsung Pay …

OPPO to Start Selling its Smartphones in the U.S by the End of this Month

By Teja Chedalla on Saturday 10th of Dec 2016

Recently, OPPO replaced Huawei as the largest smartphone manufacturer in the world’s largest smartphone market. It is also fourth largest manufacturer globally next to Samsung, Apple, and Huawei. Unlike the other three brands, the reach of the OPPO smartphones is limited …

Haptik 5.0 Virtual Assistant with a built-in SmartWallet Launched in India

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Friday 9th of Dec 2016

Haptik is not a name that you might have heard, but it is a mobile app with a chat-based personal assistant. Haptik has launched its latest version 5.0 and will work on a mixture of human as well as machines …

Samsung Patent Reveals Prototype of a Foldable Galaxy Device

By Nitesh Rathore on Thursday 8th of Dec 2016

The South Korean giant Samsung may have been working on a foldable device. According to a report, patent of Samsung’s foldable Galaxy device surfaced online. It revealed the design and details of this device. The report also claims that it …

New Google Play Apps size reduced by 90%, Faster downloads to users

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Thursday 8th of Dec 2016

Having less space on your smartphone? Worried about downloading an application or updating from the Play store? Well, you don’t have to now! Google has announced that it has found a way to shrink the size of the application size …

Huawei rolls out Android 7.0 Nougat update to Huawei P9 and Mate 8

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Thursday 8th of Dec 2016

According to previous leaks, it was reported that Huawei would start updating the P9 and Mate 8 handsets with Android 7.0 Nougat early 2017, but Huawei has decided to push the update a little early, and as per the reports …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Explodes Mid-Flight Causing Burns to the Owners Hand

By Teja Chedalla on Thursday 8th of Dec 2016

After the success of the Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge smartphones, Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 7 with top notch specifications making it a decent upgrade over the Galaxy Note 5. Though the device got some good rating in the initial …

2017 Samsung Galaxy A3, A5, & A7 Smartphones to Come with IP68 Rating & 16MP Front Camera

By Teja Chedalla on Thursday 8th of Dec 2016

Lately, we are seeing several leaks about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A3 2017, Galaxy A5 2017, and Galaxy A7 2017 smartphones. Just recently, the renders of all the three devices are leaked, and now we got some credible information about all these three devices. …

Lenovo to launch Yoga Book 2-in-1 in India on December 13th with 4GB RAM

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Wednesday 7th of Dec 2016

Lenovo launched its Yoga Book in the IFA 2016 held in September, later it was reported to launch in Malaysia with Google’s Tango technology along with the PHAB2 Pro. Now Lenovo has decided to launch its 2-in-1 convertible tablet in …

Asus announces Zennovation event scheduled for CES 2017 on January 4th

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Wednesday 7th of Dec 2016

Asus has started sending press invited for its upcoming event called as Zennovation which is scheduled on 4th of January, 2017. The Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer has plans to launch a new device at the CES 2017 and expects the device …

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-Core Processor with Adreno 540 GPU Spotted on GFXbench

By Teja Chedalla on Wednesday 7th of Dec 2016

Last month, Qualcomm announced its latest Snapdragon 835 SoC processor which will be manufactured using the Samsung’s advanced 10nm FinFET process. At that time, the hasn’t announced any more details about this new processor, but it is mentioned to support Quick …

Elephone Max Smartphone to come with 6-inch Display & Dual rear camera setup

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Wednesday 7th of Dec 2016

Elephone Max is an upcoming smartphone from Elephone which has a 6-inch touchscreen display adding it in the Phablet category. According to reports from Facebook the device is called as Elephone Max and also leaked a picture of the same. …

Google Pixel and Pixel XL Smartphones get VoLTE support for Reliance Jio

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Tuesday 6th of Dec 2016

The flagship models from Google, Pixel and Pixel XL lacked the VoLTE support, so Google has taken the initiative and pushed the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update to both the devices along with the compatible Nexus devices. This update will bring …