Freedom phone boss arrested
When the Freedom 251 smartphone was touted with a $4 price tag there were a large number of people who said it will never happen.
At least it has some good news
While you would be forgiven for thinking that Samsung is stuffed thanks to the Note 7 fiasco, the story is far from over. The Korean phone company has been making all the right moves which in the long term will pay off big time.
Leaning on the next big thing
Now that the Chinese smartphone market has become saturated, telco makers are trying to jump through all the hoops the Indian government is setting up so they can set up shop there.
Still making Nokias
Software king of the world Microsoft appears to be still making Nokia phones, despite flogging its feature phone business to a subsidiary of Foxconn.
Get closer to the market
The dark satanic rumour mill is claiming that the fruity tax dodger Apple and its trampoline based supplier Foxconn are planning to set up shop in India.
It is just too expensive
Apple’s hopes that it might prolong the life of its sacred cash cow the iPhone in India are proving false.
Sales are falling there too
Hopes that India might provide PC makers with a good market while the rest of the world is still pretty depressed are proving groundless.
Freedom 251 is being touted as "suspect" by some
A while back we ran a yarn about an Indian company which was bringing out a $3.70 smartphone. The phone was controversial because some Indian politicans thought it was a scam.
You get so much for less these days
OnePlus has been flogging phones packed to the gunnels with software and lots of add-ons for a reasonable price, but one user has complained that his OnePlus 3 also arrived with pre-installed p*rn.