Mobile Timeline

Has Apple Managed To Get It Just Right With The Latest iOS 8?

iOS 8 Announced

Apple has always firmly believed that it exactly knew what its customers or fans wanted. But with the excessively populated and intensely competitive world of smartphones and their respective Operating Systems (OS), there were multiple nuances within the one meant for Apple Smartphone; the iPhone. The iOS has undoubtedly been one of the most successful… Read more »

LG G3 Release Date Approaches

LG G3 Release Date

The highly anticipated LG G3 smartphone has been given a tentative release date of July 1 for the United Kingdom and sometime soon after for the United States. It already got released in South Korea today (May 28, 2014), but all other 170 countries expected to feature it will have to wait through the summer… Read more »

Facebook Slingshot App To Take On Snapchat

Let the app wars begin!

Say hello to Slingshot, an upcoming Facebook application being heralded as Facebook’s first-ever legitimate competitor to Snapchat. That’s right, folks. Your options for quick and discreet photo and video messaging are about to go up by one. According to the Financial Times, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg himself is overseeing the project. Slingshot will permit you… Read more »

iOS 8 Rumors Make for One Fascinating Video

iOS 8 Rumors Are Visualized In A New Video.

The iOS 8 rumors and leaks that have surfaced in recent weeks and months have been compiled into one fascinating video that essentially shows you everything that we know (or think we know) about iOS 8. So what have we learned about the iOS 8 rumors from this concept video? Let’s review. Notification center If… Read more »

Sony Debuts The Xperia M2 Mid-Range Smartphone In India

The Sony Xperia M2

Sony has announced the launch of its new mid-range smartphone – the Xperia M2 in India. The device was initially announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona earlier this year. Even though it is being promoted as a mid-range device, the initial pricing is slightly on the higher side at Rs. 21,990 (USD 363)…. Read more »

iPhone 5S VS Samsung Galaxy S5: Apple Wins For Durability

iPhone 5S VS Samsung Galaxy S5 Apple Wins For Durability

The iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S5 battle might seem a little unfair considering that Samsung’s best just came out recently, while Apple’s best has been in stores for quite a while. But as it turns out, the Apple iPhone 5S is the clear winner — at least in one area. In a related report… Read more »

Amazon Smartphone Appears In Leaked Photograph

Amazon Smartphone

The fact that Amazon is coming up with a new smartphone — and that they are extremely secretive about it — was reported by us here on The Inquisitr a few days ago. In the same report, we had also talked about a recent high security meeting that Amazon had with select few developers who… Read more »

New Nokia Phones Code Named Superman, Moonraker Appear

New Nokia Phones

Nokia might be getting absorbed by Microsoft but there is little indication that the Nokia brand itself is going to die. After facing a lean patch during its transition from Symbian phones to the complete different platform that is Windows Phone, there are signs that the company is on the road to recovery. Last week,… Read more »

Lenovo S660 Mid Range Android Smartphone Launched In India

Lenovo S660

Lenovo has bought its newest handset – the S660 — to India. The launch of this phone comes just a week or so after Lenovo launched another device – the A526 on April 2. Let’s take a closer look at the Lenovo S660 and its features. Display and Hardware The Lenovo SS60 features a 4.7… Read more »

Amazon Smartphone To Be Launched In September 2014?

Amazon Phone

According to a Wall Street Journal report, Amazon has been demoing its new smartphone to developers in Seattle and San Francisco in the past few weeks. The mythical Amazon branded smartphone was showcased to these people under tight security in secure hotels, the report adds. We presume the developers probably might have been under an… Read more »

Google Glass: You Can Buy It April 15 — And April 15 Only

Google Glass Goes On Sale For One Day On April 15

Google Glass is going on sale for the non-chosen few for one day and one day only — April 15. Whereas Google Glass has been available for some time for developers and those Google has deemed to be influencers, only now is Google Glass available to everyone. Well, everyone with $1,500 to blow on the… Read more »

CDMA Version Of The Motorola Moto G Goes On Sale In India

Moto G

Motorola’s Moto G has been a raging success in India. The device, which came to India exclusively through online retailer Flipkart, has seen sales go through the roof. Thanks to the phenomenal response the device saw in India, it looks like Motorola wants to replicate the same once again. This time around, the CDMA version… Read more »

Twitter Buys Lockscreen App ‘Cover’ In Surprise Acquisition

TwitterCover

Social media giant Twitter has acquired the popular lock screen App, Cover. The team that developed the popular application which lets users customize their lock screens on Android powered devices is now a part of Twitter. A blog post on the official “Cover” blog announcing the official takeover by Twitter does not describe the financials… Read more »

Lava QPAD e704 7 Inch Tablet Debuts In India For Rs.9,999

Lava QPAD e704

Lava International has just announced the launch of its new affordable tablet, the QPAD e704 in India. The launch comes close on the heels of the release of the Q2500 phablet by Xolo, Lava’s sister company. Lava has targeted the young working professionals looking for an affordable Android powered tablet with the QPAD e704. The… Read more »

Nokia Lumia 630 And Lumia 635: Things You Need To Know

Nokia Lumia 635

Nokia expanded its Lumia series of Windows Phone powered devices yesterday with the launch of three new phones. The new devices are the Lumia 930, the Lumia 630 and the Lumia 635. We have already learnt what the Lumia 930 is all about. Let us now take a detailed look at the features and specifications… Read more »

Nokia Lumia 930: Everything You Wanted To Know About It!

Nokia Lumia 930

Nokia, which is on the verge of being taken over by Microsoft has just made three new additions to its family of Windows Phones. The announcement came on the same day Microsoft made some important announcements pertaining to Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1. We will see what’s new with Windows Phone 8.1 in a… Read more »

Meet The Gionee Elife S5.5, The World’s Slimmest Phone!

Gionee Elife S5.5

Gionee, the Chinese mobile phone manufacturer earlier this week announced the launch of its newest Android powered handset, the Gionee Elife S5.5 in India. Claimed to be the slimmest phone in the world, the Gionee Elife S5.5 measures just 5.5mm across. The launch event was monumental in itself, with many considering this the biggest phone… Read more »

The Holy Grail Bullet-Proof Screen Protector For Your Mobile Device

cell phones

The new Holy Grail is a product that even Monty Python would highly recommend. Based on a detailed study completed by PewResearch.org, they have determined that currently 91 percent of adults own cell phones. In fact, Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project stated that “the cell phone is the most quickly adopted consumer… Read more »

Microsoft Offering Windows Phone For Free To Indian Hardware Manufacturers

microsoft windows phone

Microsoft’s Windows Phone has been doing well over the past few months. It has overtaken BlackBerry OS and is currently the third most popular smartphone platform on the planet. The only problem is, this third place is actually a very distant third place thanks to the absolute dominance that Google’s Android holds over the smartphones… Read more »

Apple Releases iOS 7.1 With CarPlay, Improved Siri And Touch ID

iOS 7.1 CarPlay interface

Apple has announced the release of iOS 7.1, the newest version of its mobile software for iPhones and iPads. The release comes little less than six months after the radically redesigned iOS 7 arrived back in September 2013. Like iOS 7, its latest iteration is compatible with the iPhone 4 and subsequent models, the iPad… Read more »