About the author: Engineer by profession and a Geek by choice. You will mostly find him fiddling with a handful of Android devices and trying to tweak them to the max. Trying to reclaim his life by going public with his obsession with Gadgets.

April 29th, 2015 5:29 AM 97 COMMENTS

Report: 88 percent of Indians using 2G still think that 3G is an expensive option

Internet penetration has been the talk of the town in India as affordable smartphones are helping to increase the number of first time Internet users in India. The advent of Whatsapp as the primary messaging platform has lured the rural youth into using mobile data services. According to reports from Ericsson Consumer Lab the Mobile broadband landscape has been changing rapidly and the adoption of mobile internet within the lower... Read More

April 28th, 2015 3:26 PM 11 COMMENTS

DoT asks Telcos not to blame call drops on lack of telecom tower

Mobile phone operators have been warned by the DoT (Department of Telecommunications) not to blame call drops on lack of new towers and removal of the old ones. The authority asked the Telcos to instead “optimise” their bandwidth network so as to regularly improvise services. Telecom secretary Rakesh Garg told in a meeting on Monday that the general public are unhappy with the call drops spread across the entire day... Read More

April 27th, 2015 4:18 PM 15 COMMENTS

TRAI under DDoS attack after leaking email id’s of users who spoke against net neutrality

The ongoing battle for net neutrality has taken a new turn as a group that calls itself AnonOpsIndia on Twitter has hacked the TRAI website. the opindia_revenge handle has already warned almost an hour ago that it will be taking down the TRAI website and it seems that the group indeed did so. This move comes after TRAI had made public the contact details of all the people who had... Read More

March 19th, 2015 12:12 AM 4 COMMENTS

Datawind launches Pocketsurfer 2G4 and 3G4 at Rs 1,999 and Rs 2,999 offers one year of free internet from RCom

[caption id="attachment_132594" align="alignright" width="276"] Pocketsurfer[/caption] DataWind the company responsible for the Aakash Tablets has recently launched two ultra affordable Android smartphones. The 2G4 and 3G4 cost Rs 1,999 and Rs 2,999 respectively and the fact that they come with an entire year of free Rcom internet access makes the deal sweeter. DataWind has tied up with Rcom to offer not only free unlimited web browsing for an entire year but... Read More

March 12th, 2015 10:09 AM 21 COMMENTS

Government to shut down MTNL and 5 other loss making PSU’s ?

As we predicted some months back, the Government will be in its move in shutting down a bunch of losses making PSUs which also includes the state-run telecom MTNL. India has totally 251 PSUs amongst which 65 are reportedly put under the scanner for being the loss-making ones. The five PSUs which will be closed down include HMT which was one of the early pioneers in manufacturing watches and tractors... Read More

March 9th, 2015 2:11 AM 36 COMMENTS

Best and most affordable 3G plans as of March 2015

Data plans are being hiked on a regular basis and it only becomes important for us to keep updating yourself with the new plans. The average mobile data consumption has also gone up thanks to the most intense usage of Internet dependent applications. Let's take a close look at some of the most affordable 3G plans available in Bangalore across all operators. Airtel Airtel is well known for hiking the... Read More

March 6th, 2015 11:32 PM 12 COMMENTS

How Internet.org can give a new direction for Online revolution in India

India is one of the few countries that boasts of first time Internet users getting introduced to Internet via smartphones. The plummeting smartphone prices and the increased set of features in entry-level phones have helped people get connected. Whatsapp is another such phenomena that lured people to start using Internet-enabled phones. What is internet.org and how does it work? Telcos like Reliance have come up with something that they call... Read More

February 26th, 2015 3:57 AM 16 COMMENTS

Tata Sky increases prices for most of the base packages

Tata Sky has been one of the most prominent DTH providers in India and they have an excellent track record when it comes to the quality of the service. I personally use a Tata Sky connection and was taken aback when I got a message saying that the prices for all the packs have been hiked. We need to understand that Tata Sky folks have added few extra channels in... Read More

February 26th, 2015 1:51 AM 7 COMMENTS

Motorola Moto E (2nd generation) officially announced, features Android 5.0 Lollipop and 64-bit processor

We knew that something was cooking at Motorola when they teased announcement of a device via a hand-delivered package last week. Today, Motorola has kept its promise and delivered a box containing the new Moto E (2nd Gen). The second generation of the entry-level Moto E boasts of better hardware but it also promises to be affordable at the same time. The Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen) comes with a slightly... Read More

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