Latest Articles for Author: Shashank Bhardwaj

Nokia was testing android on lumia before microsoft deal

Nokia Was Testing Android on Lumia Before Microsoft Deal

Reports have emerged claiming Nokia had been testing Android on its Lumia handsets before the sale of its Devices & Services division to Microsoft. The company reportedly had Android running on its Lumia phones and was strongly considering dumping Windows Phone before the Microsoft deal happened out of nowhere. Android Was Up and Running On…

World’s first ‘invisible’ skyscraper coming up in south korea

World’s First ‘Invisible’ Skyscraper Coming up in South Korea

At 450 meters, it’s not the tallest building in the world. But South Korea is making it special in itself. Called the Tower Infinity, the skyscraper is going to come up near Seoul, South Korea – and it’s going to be ‘invisible’. Tower Infinity: The ‘Invisible’ Skyscraper Architectural firm GDS Architects recently announced approval of…

CEO Talks About the Next 150 Years for Nokia

Finnish giant Nokia seems to have gotten very optimistic, post its sale to Microsoft. Well, it’s CEO, to be precise. The company’s current interim CEO – Risto Siilasmaa, is envisioning the company 150 years in to the future. Yes, 150. “This is the beginning of the next 150 years of Nokia’s story” As part of…

Face off: iphone 5c v one mini v galaxy s4 mini

Face off: iPhone 5C v One Mini v Galaxy S4 Mini

The iPhone 5C was expected to be the budget-version of Apple’s premium smartphone. However, all the phone seems to have lost is a premium build. Powered by an A6 chip that can still hold its own against the best phones out there right now, the iPhone 5C even has a better front camera than the…

All you need to know about iphone 5s

All You Need to Know About iPhone 5S

Apple’s Cupertino event has come and gone, and finally, we’re getting to see the company’s latest baby – the iPhone 5S. Confirming months of speculation and leaks, the iPhone 5S will indeed come in a Gold color, and 2 more in fact – Black, and ‘Space Grey’. What else does the iPhone 5S feature? Here’s…

Htc’s revenues continue to plummet

HTC’s Revenues Continue to Plummet

HTC is experiencing a prolonged rough patch. From once commanding 25% of the worldwide smartphone market a long time ago, the Taiwanese company only constituted about 4% of all smartphones last year in 2012. And it’s going from bad to worse. Revenue Free Fall HTC recently released its unaudited revenue for the month of August…

Windows phone 8 gdr3 features leaked

Windows Phone 8 GDR3 Features leaked

Screenshots of the upcoming GDR3 (General Distribution Release 3) update to Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 have leaked online. The photos confirm many expected features – including multitasking improvements, screen rotation lock, and more. Many Rumored Features Confirmed A forum poster on WP Central claims to have bought a Windows Phone device running on the update…

Amazon phone coming next year now?

Amazon Phone Coming Next Year Now?

The world’s largest retailer – Amazon, has been rumored to be coming up with an Android phone for long now. Recently, a report emerged claiming that the company would soon launch one this year and for free. Amazon however, has denied this – at least partly. Amazon Phone Coming Next Year? Last week, Amazon was…

Yahoo’s new logo fails to impress

Yahoo’s New Logo Fails to Impress

Yahoo’s ’30 days of Change’ campaign came to an end last week on September 5th, and the company concluded by unveiling its final, new logo. Unfortunately, it failed. The internet major began to show a new logo for itself every day on its website as part of its corporate re-branding strategy. However, the public doesn’t…

Ad wars – nestle vs apple, nokia vs samsung

Ad wars – Nestle vs Apple, Nokia vs Samsung

The ad wars have begun – and the battle is being fought over Android KitKat. While Nestle is mocking Apple’s advertising style with its KitKat parody, Nokia is taunting Samsung on the same subject. Nestle vs Apple Google recently announced that the next update to Android – version 4.4 – will be called ‘KitKat’. The…

Try out maxthon browser for android

Try Out Maxthon Browser for Android

Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer today command 84.5% of the browser market worldwide. About a dozen or so browsers fight for the remaining share of 15.5%. Maxthon, a cloud-based browser is one of them. Let’s find out what sets it apart. Maxthon started off as a pet project by Jeff Chen way back in…

Announced: Galaxy Note III and Galaxy Gear Smartwatch

Samsung has unveiled the much awaited Galaxy Note 3 smartphone, and the equally anticipated Galaxy Gear smartwatch. The unveiling took place on the first day of the IFA 2013 event in Berlin. Galaxy Note III The Galaxy Note 3 is of course, the latest in Samsung’s highly successful Galaxy Note range of phablets (Phone Tablets)….

Android 4. 4 will be called ‘kitkat’

Android 4.4 will be called ‘KitKat’

It’s not Key Lime Pie. And it’s not 5.0. The next version of Android will in fact, be 4.4 – and it’ll be called, wait for it, Kitkat – that popular chocolate from Nestle. KitKat, Not Key Lime Pie Google’s Android head – Sundar Pichai, confirmed the name ‘Kitkat’ – in a Google+ blog post…

Htc desire 601 and desire 300 announced

HTC Desire 601 and Desire 300 Announced

HTC has announced 2 new Android devices under its Desire lineup – a mid-range Desire 600 – also known as the ‘Zara’, and an entry-level Desire 300. HTC Desire 601 The 4.5 inch Zara is a mid-range smartphone which borrows some features from its higher-end big brothers. It is powered by a 1.4 Ghz dual-core…

Htc employees arrested for stealing trade secrets

HTC Employees Arrested for Stealing Trade Secrets

After facing the departure of many executives in May this year, HTC now has more issues to sort out. Many of the company’s designers have been arrested over charges of stealing trade secrets and fraudulent expense claims. Top Level Employees Arrested HTC filed a formal complaint in Taipei, Taiwan, alleging that the employees stole trade…