Tag: Smartphone

Sony Xperia X Video Review

The last couple of years has seen a lot of churning in the smartphone industry and one of the brands that’s taken a serious hit has been Sony. Though no longer a volume player, it has a grip on the water/dust proof devices segment, which is significant in the southern parts of India. Now the company is offering top-end smartphones without this USP. Will the

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HummingBad : New Android malware

Another day, another report of Android malware wreaking havoc across the world. Earlier this month, security researchers from Check Point published a report on a newly discovered piece of malware called HummingBad that has reportedly infected as many as 10 million devices worldwide. According to the report, the malware is being run by a Chinese group called

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Samsung Defeats Apple

How important is the Galaxy Note range to Samsung’s status as a leading mobile device manufacturer? I would suggest that its very important. Although the Galaxy S handsets generate more volume of sales and are seen as the leading smartphones, the Galaxy Note range of phablet devices is the domain of the geekerati. Even though the current flagship phablet

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Smartphone app can cure blindness

In 2012, London eye surgeon Dr. Andrew Bastawrous gave up his job and comfortable life in London, sold everything he and his family owned, and moved with his wife and one-year old baby to Kenya to start 100 temporary eye clinics. His idea -- turning a smartphone into an eye examination tool -- was already a couple years in the making. Prior travels abroad to

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Your Best Smartphone Of 2015

Forget The iPhone 6S And Avoid The Galaxy S6 Edge, Here Is Your Smartphone Of 2015 As the New Year approaches it gives me a chance to look back over all the smartphones that arrived during 2015 to decide if there is one that sums up the important trends of the last year and where the market is going in 2016. There’s a clear delineation happening between

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