The smartphone market in India is becoming increasingly competitive, with major international brands and local ones alike vying for the interest among the populace, which is one of the bigger mobile device markets in the world. According to research by analysts at Mediacells, India is set to be the second largest smartphone market this year, overtaking the US, and just behind China. Meanwhile, Samsung already expects India to be the fifth largest mobile market in the world by 2020. OnePlus caught the interest of mobile users with its hyped-up marketing for the OnePlus One, which is supposedly a flagship-killer, but without the flagship price….
On Friday, China’s state run China Central Television (CCTV) deemed Apple’s iPhone a national security threat. The threat is due to Apple’s “Frequent Location” feature that is a part of Location Services on the iPhone. According to the Wall Street Journal, the fear is based around the information contained within this feature that would, in essence, enable anyone who had this information to know of China’s secrets. Apple has not commented on the report, but according to their support page, the feature can be customized or turned off in the device settings. Apple also claims that the information collected is only…
E-Ceros entered the tablet market last year and the company has released a series of tablets, including a 9.7 inch iPad look-alike. That was last year. In the intervening months E-Ceros has been busily working on new products, one of which is the E-Ceros Vision, a 10.1 inch, widescreen device which redefines E-Ceros’ design language.
JD.com, one of China’s largest online stores, has sold its complete stock of Nokia X handsets in just 4 minutes. In the run up to the device’s official release it was reported that JD.com had pre-orders for over 1 million devices. The new phone went on sale at 10:00 AM on March 24 (Beijing time) and by 10:04 it was all over.
It was a busy week for Xiaomi’s head of international expansion, Hugo Barra. Late on Monday, the former Googler posted a picture of himself with Foxconn’s boss and then some 20 hours later, he was in Hong Kong launching Xiaomi’s flagship and announcing a retail partnership with Hutchison’s telecom arm, Three. What are the significance of these two events? Read on to find out.
Google chairman Eric Schmidt is known for occasionally making somewhat ridiculous statements, and at the World Economic Forum at Davos he had a few interesting things to say about getting into China. Read on for more!
HP is reportedly working on some new smartphones for the end of this year, though they might not be the phones we’d hope for. Read on for more info!
Qualcomm is one of about 30 tech companies that are currently under investigation by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of China for their business practices. But why? Read on for more info!
Chinese phone maker Oppo is teasing the upcoming Oppo R1, a potentially mid-range phone with a camera that specializes in low-light photos, with a potential release sometime in late December. Read on for more.
Ceros has released a new 7-inch tablet called the Ceros Motion. It has a quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage and extra features like GPS. I spent a few days with the device and this is what I discovered.