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Apple topped global wearable market in Q1, Samsung claimed second spot

According to data released by market research firm Strategy Analytics, Apple claimed over 50% - 53% to be precise - of the global wearable market in the first quarter of the ongoing year, retaining its top position. The second spot was bagged by Samsung, which claimed 12.8% share of the market. The South Korean tech giant overtook Fitbit, which came in at number three with 12.2% market share. The report attributed Samsung's improvement in rankings to the success of its Gear S3 smartwatch. As far as total product shipments are concerned, Apple again topped the list with 16% share,...



Xiaomi launches Redmi 5 in India

Xiaomi has launched the Redmi 5 smartphone in India. The phone will be available through Mi.com and Amazon India. The Redmi 5 is the smaller variant of the Redmi Note 5 launched in India last month, which is also known elsewhere as Redmi 5 Plus. The Redmi 5 has a 5.7-inch, 1440x720 pixel IPS LCD with 18:9 aspect ratio. The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 with a choice of 2GB or 3GB of RAM with 16GB or 32GB storage, respectively. The phone has a 12MP camera on the back with f2.2 aperture and PDAF and a 5MP camera on the front with Beautify 3.0 software. Lastly, there's...



WhatsApp groups can now be set so only admins post

WhatsApp keeps on adding features to its group chat functionality. Over the past few months, we've seen additions such as group descriptions, a catch up feature, and protection for those who keep being re-added to groups they've left. Today it's time for another group-specific thing to roll out. There's a new setting that only allows admins to send messages to a group. The Facebook-owned service says this will come in handy when the groups are set up as a way to distribute important announcements and information - groups for parents and teachers at schools, community centers, and...



Honor to launch 4 new devices on May 23

Earlier today Honor sent out press invites for an upcoming May 23 event where four new devices will be launched. The invite, starring a joyful student divided between the choice of football field or the classroom, roughly reads "4 new devices, built for fun and party", implying they will be in the affordable spectrum. The image also says the phones released will be good for one-handed mobile gaming but will also be good enough for the classroom, or at least that's what we could gather from the machine translation. One of the phones we could see is the Honor 6A that might be a more...



Sony Xperia XZ and Xperia X Performance start receiving Android 7.1.1 update

Sony has started pushing out a new update to its Xperia XZ and Xperia X Performance smartphones. The update arrives as build number 41.2.A.2.199 and brings along Android OS version 7.1.1. In addition to bringing a few new features part of the updated OS, the new firmware also includes the latest security patch - April 2017. As is usually the case with OTA roll-outs, it might take time for the update notification to pop up on your screen. You can manually check for the update by heading to your handset's Settings menu. Via