Posts From Aamir Siddiqui

Aamir Siddiqui
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Commerce and Law graduate with a passion for all things Android, Aamir frequently helps people get the best out of their budget smartphones through generous use of custom roms and kernels. He receives press releases at [email protected]

OnePlus Plans To Take Back #NeverSettle From Verizon

#NeverSettle Back in 2014, this seemingly innocent and kind of motivating hashtag took the tech industry by storm. Afterall, how often do you see a "new" company give the top guns of Android a run for their money? The #NeverSettle mantra was what OnePlus was founded on, as they claim. Even though the device was marred with issues...

Samsung Galaxy S6 To Receive Major Camera Update

When the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge were launched, they became the prime focus for all discussions as Samsung took a break on their traditional design philosophy and opted for something that their flagship lineup hadn't seen before. But along with the design, a lot of Android enthusiasts were also impressed by another aspect of...

Synaptics Touchscreen Fix For OnePlus One Drains Battery

Ever since the launch of the OnePlus One, users have been reporting touchscreen issues on the flagship killer which seriously hinder normal usage of the phone. The issue was profound enough to push several buyers of the OnePlus One to RMA their phone and not look back. OnePlus recently did acknowledge that the touchscreen issues continue...

YU Yuphoria Launched With An Unbelievable Price Tag

The YU Yureka was Yu Televentures' first product, and according to the 6-month old company, it was a momentous success. And now the company is back for Round 2 and this time, they are promising a bigger punch. The live webcast event was scheduled for 12pm Noon on May 12th 2015. The event began with an...

Oppo R7 and R7 Plus Get Confirmed Via Official Renders

Finally putting design speculation to rest, Oppo has released official renders for its two upcoming devices, the R7 and the R7 Plus. As per the renders, the R7 is not as bezel-less as we once believed. The device does employ thin bezels, but gives out an optical illusion of being bezel-less through clever use of 2.5D glass...

ZTE Nubia Z9 Bezel-less Phone Launched In China

Chinese smartphone makers seem to be on a roll lately, and ZTE's latest offering contributes its own share to the cause. While Oppo still continues to tease us with images of its bezel-less offering, ZTE has gone ahead of the curve by launching their own bezel-less product, the Nubia Z9, in China today. The Nubia Z9...

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro With SD-810 Goes On Sale In China

The Xiaomi Mi Note Pro, announced on 15th Jan 2015, is Xiaomi's attempt at moving beyond the entry-level segment and targeting the higher end of the market which is usually Apple territory. At its heart, the phone follows on the Xiaomi philosophy by providing great specs at a great price. Talking about specs, the Xiaomi Mi...

The Curious Case Of The Flash Sale

What do the horses in the Xiaomi stable, notably the Mi 3, Mi 4, Redmi 1S, Redmi 2 & Redmi Note 4G have in common with the YU Yureka or the Micromax Canvas Spark, or even the Lenovo A6000 and the A7000? For starters, the mentioned phones are amongst the more value centric Android smartphones, aiming...

Asus Zenfone 2 Launched In India, Pre-orders On Flipkart

At its New Delhi event held today, Asus has launched the Zenfone 2 for the Indian market. The smartphone brings great value to the table, coupling great specs with affordable price tags across all Zenfone 2 models. The variants can be divided into two umbrella models: the ZE550ML model and the ZE551ML model. The ZE550ML model comes...

Sony Xperia Z4 Unveiled In Japan

The Sony Xperia Z4 was launched in a quiet manner in Japan today. Following the Z series design philosophy, the Z4 is Sony's next attempt to capture the Flagship Throne of the World. Design wise, the Xperia Z4 feels like an incremental upgrade over the previous Z series with just a few adjustments done. The Z4...

Cyanogen Announces Strategic Partnership With Microsoft

In a move that was anticipated for quite some time, Cyanogen has announced a "strategic partnership" with Microsoft to integrate popular Microsoft services into the Cyanogen OS.   "Cyanogen Inc. and Microsoft Corp. announced a partnership to integrate popular Microsoft services across the Cyanogen Operating System. With offices in Palo Alto and Seattle, Cyanogen is a leading...

OnePlus DR-1 Quadcopter Drone Available for Purchase

OnePlus has been teasing a new product for a while now, hailing it as a game-changer which isn't a tablet or a smartwatch. While speculations were rife about what this game-changing device could be, the company did confirm that the product was indeed a drone in their recent AMA. A tweet and vine from OnePlus shed...