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February 4th, 2021 10:44 PM 0 COMMENTS

TeleBytes Episode 2: Vi Network Upgradation in Kerala, BSNL Postpaid Plan Revision, More

A lot of things happened in the technology, telecom and other sectors today. The day began with BSNL's Rs 199 postpaid plan revision and it ended with Google rolling out a new Android TV home screen update with Discover tab. Realme also launched its much-awaited Realme X7 series in India at a starting price of Rs 19,999. At the same time, we exclusively reported that Vi is soon going to... Read More

February 4th, 2021 10:53 AM 57 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Upgrading Network to Offer 4G-Only Services in Kerala

Vodafone Idea which is currently in the process of phasing out the 3G network across the country says it is upgrading the network in Kerala circle. Vi is informing this news to its customers in Kerala via an SMS, but what's more interesting is the mentioning of '4G-only' services. For the unaware, Vi has already refarmed 3G spectrum for 4G in four circles- Delhi & NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Gujarat.... Read More

February 1st, 2021 7:02 AM 20 COMMENTS

When Will Bharti Airtel, Vi and Jio Announce 5G Plans in India

India has been patiently waiting for 5G, with the network being available in most, if not all the popular countries for quite some time now. Add to this the increasing number of smartphone launches with a focus on 5G and the subsequent introduction of newer bands, so as to accommodate Sub-6 GHz and mmWave based 5G, making the absence of 5G in the country seem even longer than it actually... Read More

January 31st, 2021 11:54 AM 5 COMMENTS

Honor Might Just Make a Comeback, Here’s Why We Think So

For those of you who are into consumer tech, the name Honor might ring some bells. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer, which used to be a subsidiary of Huawei, was quite well known in both India as well as around the world. That being said, the company's products, being great value propositions and providing good features lacked one major aspect that makes or breaks a smartphone, the software. What Really Happened... Read More

January 31st, 2021 7:02 AM 35 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel 5G Real Life Test Shows Download Speeds of Over 300 Mbps

Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced that it had successfully completed a commercial test of 5G in the city of Hyderabad. This was made possible by operating both 5G and 4G with the same spectrum, using a dynamic model of spectrum sharing. This also validated the readiness of the network provider in all three domains of the network, namely Radio, Core and Transport. This feat was made possible with the use... Read More

January 30th, 2021 11:14 AM 3 COMMENTS

Average Data Consumption per User Increases to 12.2GB in 2020: Economic Survey

As per the Economic Survey that was conducted in 2020 in relation to broadband and the internet, the average data consumption per subscriber per month has shot up from 9.1GB in March 2019 to 12.2GB in June 2020. In other aspects, the internet, as well as broadband penetration, has grown rapidly in both urban and rural areas, with the number of subscribers for broadband and narrowband being 776.4 million, in... Read More

January 29th, 2021 10:15 PM 0 COMMENTS

OnePlus Buds Z Review: Truly Wireless on a Budget?

OnePlus is one of, if not the most well-known brand within the tech enthusiast community. The company time and again offered devices that came with great value, making them a no-brainer of a buy. They forayed into the earphone segment a few years back and launched their first truly wireless earphones- the OnePlus Buds in July 2020. In late 2020, the company announced the launch of the OnePlus Buds Z,... Read More

January 29th, 2021 8:41 PM 1 COMMENTS

Apple Sales in India Skyrocketed During Q4 2020: What Made This Possible?

Apple, the Cupertino based tech giant has been a key part of the smartphone market in India. Due to the pricing, the Apple iPhones have never been available to the mass market, with most of the premium smartphone buyers eying a new iPhone as their day-to-day smartphone. In 2020, during the crash of the market owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, Apple sales were booming, with the company setting record numbers.... Read More

January 29th, 2021 11:08 AM 4 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Introduces Mi Air Charge: Wireless Charging, Minus the Cables

Wireless chargers have been the talk of the town for quite some time now, but what people fail to see is that wireless charging is not really wireless. Yes, the phone is not being plugged to an adapter, but a charging stand is required to dock the phone. Add to that is the hassle of being unable to use the phone whilst charging, something that does not occur with wired... Read More

January 28th, 2021 8:01 PM 25 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Doubles Down on 5G: Here’s What it Means for the Consumers

Bharti Airtel, in a press conference on Thursday, stated that it can immediately roll out 5G in India, provided that it has adequate spectrums on hand, from the Indian government. The company believes it can do so, as it recently proved it’s 5G capabilities by a live 5G showcase in the city of Hyderabad. How Was this Done? This feat was achieved via its existing spectrum in the 1800 MHz... Read More

January 28th, 2021 7:15 AM 0 COMMENTS

The iPad Is 11 Years Old: Here’s a Look Down at Its Rich Past

Wednesday, January 27, 2021, marked the 11th anniversary since Apple co-founder Steve Jobs went on stage to unveil the iPad. Little did the visionary know that, in the years since, the not so tiny piece of tech would cause tech giants to fret and worry, a tablet that broke the barrier between a laptop and tablet, ruling the category for a long time. "iPad is our most advanced technology in... Read More

January 27th, 2021 9:41 PM 0 COMMENTS

OnePlus Co-founder Carl Pei Has Been Working On ‘Nothing:’ Here’s What We Know About It

Carl Pei, OnePlus’ co-founder, who parted ways with the company at the end of 2020 had said he would announce the name of his new company on January 27. The Swedish entrepreneur also created hype for the upcoming company by giving away a few Apple MacBook Air laptops Well, today that day finally arrived and the general tech community was buzzing with excitement in regards to this venture. When the... Read More

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