Mobile

iOS 9 Update: Some Customers Report Devices Crashing

A number of Apple Inc customers are reporting their mobile devices have crashed after attempting to download and install the new iOS 9 operating system, the latest in a line of launch glitches for the tech giant. Twitter and other social media were awash with disgruntled customers reporting two distinct faults, with one appearing to be linked specifically to older ... Read More »

Lenovo ‘Lemon X’ aka Vibe 3X Spotted in New Leaked Image

A press render of a handset named Lenovo ‘Lemon X’ has been tweeted by tipster @upleaks, with a design that points towards it being Lenovo’s first smartphone designed by Motorola. For those unaware, Lenovo Group completed its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google in October last year. The smartphone resembles the recently leaked Vibe 3X seen on Tenaa recently. This ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 4c to Feature USB Type-C Port, Come With Micro-USB Adapter

Xiaomi is all set to launch its upcoming Mi 4c smartphone at an event in China on Tuesday. Ahead of the official launch, several leaks have suggested details about the handset including the price. An earlier leak had claimed that the Mi 4c will be the company’s first smartphone featuring the new USB Type-C port. Xiaomi Co-Founder and President Lin ... Read More »

Alcatel-Lucent Chief Defends EUR 14-Million Payout

The head of telecoms equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent rejected government pressure Monday to renounce bonuses which could see him receive around EUR 14 million (roughly Rs. 104 crores) as part of its buyout by rival Nokia. Michel Combes, who has headed the French-American company since 2013, told the business daily Les Echos that the payments were not linked to the 15.6-billion-euro ... Read More »

Colombia Reportedly Collecting Bulk Data Without Warrants

Intelligence agencies in Colombia have been building robust tools to automatically collect vast amounts of data without judicial warrants and in defiance of a pledge to better protect privacy following a series of domestic spying scandals, according to a new report by Privacy International. The report published Monday by the London-based advocacy group provides a comprehensive look at the reach ... Read More »

Motorola Bounce ‘Shatterproof’ Phone Image Leaked, Specifications Tipped

Seems like Motorola, besides working on its next-generation Moto 360 smartwatch, is also working on a new and more powerful smartphone dubbed as Motorola Bounce. The smartphone, as per the leaked set of specifications by a known tipster, looks like a slightly upgraded version of the recently announced Moto X Style. The rumoured Motorola Bounce, as seen in the image ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 4c Retail Box Leaked, Tips Snapdragon 808 and USB Type-C Port

Xiaomi’s alleged new Mi 4c smartphone has again made it to the rumour mills and this time the handset’s retail box has reportedly been leaked in an image. While the Chinese company is yet to confirm the existence of the Xiaomi Mi 4c, the retail box image leak tips that the handset is indeed in the works and could be ... Read More »

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC ‘Smart Protect’ Feature Detailed

Qualcomm, the company responsible for creating the widely used Snapdragon range of mobile processors, on Monday gave details on its Qualcomm Smart Protect feature. The feature, which will arrive in conjunction with the Snapdragon 820 SoC next year, is an anti-malware tool that will study the app behaviour in real-time and will take action on any suspicious activity. The Qualcomm ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace Reportedly Launched at Rs. 6,400

According to an established Mumbai-based retailer, Samsung’s new Galaxy J1 Ace smartphone has gone on sale in India. Priced at Rs. 6,400, the smartphone is now reportedly available to buy via physical retailers. It’s worth noting that the Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace at the time of writing was not listed on Samsung’s India site. The retailer, Mahesh Telecom, has also ... Read More »

Over 225,000 Apple Accounts Reportedly Stolen From Jailbroken iPhones

Apple’s iOS is known for its security sophistication. In the eight years of its existence, the company’s mobile operating system has largely remained unaffected to any major security vulnerability. That is until you decide to do away with its built-in security features. Known as jailbreaking, the process gives users the ability to gain full control of the device, and sideload ... Read More »