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India continues to be one of the rare growth markets for the global smartphone industry after it lodged a 17 percent year-on-year increase in unit shipments in the second quarter of 2016, according to a new report from IDC. That growth came off the back of two successive quarters of shipment declines, …

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IFA 2016 is just a few days away, and companies have started sending out Invites about their respective launches. Every September, tech firms from across the globe descend on Berlin, Germany, for the IFA consumer electronics show. This year is no different, so here’s what to look forward to at …

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Mobile Based Payment systems have been on the rise in the last couple of years, with Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay betting largely on this new segment. Though adoption rates have been disappointing in a few countries, these companies have been trying their best to make users start …

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IFA 2016 will officially begin on Sept. 4th, but like usual, we can expect the big names to kick it off a couple days prior. And like clockwork, Samsung has just dropped a teaser with its event schedule – Sept. 1st from 11-12pm. Despite running Samsung’s own Tizen OS, the …

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When it comes to virtual reality handsets, Samsung is already ahead of its competitors. First, the company partnered with Oculus for VR content and launched the original Gear VR two years ago with Galaxy Note 4. Today, at an event in Delhi, Samsung upgraded its offerings with new USB Type-C …

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Remember Gear Fit in 2013? Samsung’s first attempt at fitness wearable didn’t meet the expectations. Today, in an another shot at this category, the company announced an upgrade over the original Gear Fit. As you can see, the company took a sweet two and half years time with Gear Fit …

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Today at an event in Delhi, Samsung announced a truly wireless earbuds Gear IconX, which also handles the job of fitness tracking. As the name suggest, you can just connect your smartphone with earbuds and it will start tracking the steps and heart tracking. When not in use, one can …

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Back in June, Basis stopped sales of its fitness-focused Peak smartwatch following reports that the wearable was overheating. Today, the company issued a recall for the device, citing the risk of burns or blisters due the device running hot. The company did issue a software update that it hoped would fix the issue, …

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Indian fitness wearables brand GOQii has launched a new iteration of its fitness band. The new band features a USB charging port, which means that you can charge it simply by plugging it into a laptop, and automatic sleep tracking. Goqii doesn’t sell its fitness bands, but it offers for …

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Fitness wearables company Fitbit reported its second-quarter results after the market closed on Aug. 2. The company has been ramping up spending on R&D in an effort to deliver new products to market quickly, while big increases in marketing have been helping to sell those new products. Fitbit’s profits tumbled during …

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