April 25th, 2018 5:49 PM 0 COMMENTS

WhatsApp Will Now Allow Users to Download their Data

Following the large-scale data leak scandal by Cambridge Analytica and Facebook, its companies like WhatsApp are also being dragged into the limelight and are being questioned on their data sharing policies. However, WhatsApp has come clean about its strategies regarding sharing of data and also updated its policies ahead of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) in European Union, which comes in effect starting May 25. WhatsApp clarified that the... Read More

April 25th, 2018 4:52 PM 0 COMMENTS

Google Makes Drastic Changes to Gmail, Incurs Heavy Expenditure as a Result

Google is rolling out a new update to Gmail and has been dropping constant hints about the same. This new update which has been a very expensive affair on Google’s part comes many years after the last revamp which was done in 2013. Since a very long time, there has been no update to the Gmail’s UI or its related app. However, this time Google is gearing up for a... Read More

April 25th, 2018 4:20 PM 27 COMMENTS

BSNL Dropping Strong Hints About Rolling Out 4G Services

State-owned telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has been planning to roll out its 4G services in pan India for quite some time now. The telco which already has more than ten crore mobile customers and hopes that launch of LTE based 4G services will bolster its offering to customers by allowing them to enjoy faster data speeds and improve the overall user experience. BSNL Chairman and Managing Director... Read More

April 25th, 2018 3:40 PM 0 COMMENTS

Google Releases Standalone Tasks App for Android Users

Google is growing its app portfolio by adding a standalone Tasks app for both Android and iOS. The Google Tasks app has now gone live on Play Store though it is yet to release to Apple’s App Store. This is part of the company’s push into the business world, where it already boasts a number of office productivity apps. Before this, a myriad of Google apps including Google Keep, Google... Read More

April 25th, 2018 2:54 PM 11 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Secures 35.8% Share in the Indian Feature Phone Market: Counterpoint

A year ago, Reliance Jio's feature phone market share was 0%, but within just nine months, the company has turned the tables around and has become the leading feature phone company in the country. According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, India’s overall mobile phone shipments grew 48% YoY in Q1 2018. The market was driven by the feature phone segment which doubled in Q1 2018 due... Read More

April 25th, 2018 1:18 PM 45 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Mi 6X With Snapdragon 660 SoC and Android 8.1 Oreo is Now Official

Xiaomi, in its homeland China, today unveiled the Xiaomi Mi 6X smartphone as a successor to the Mi 5X. The Mi 6X packs incredible hardware for the asking price, and the same device might be launched in other markets as Mi A2, including India as a successor to the successful Mi A1 smartphone. The Mi 6X comes in five different colours- Cherry Powder, Red Flame, Sand Gold, Glacier Blue and... Read More

April 25th, 2018 12:51 PM 1 COMMENTS

OnePlus 6 India Launch Scheduled for May 17, First Sale on May 21

OnePlus has officially announced that it will be launching the OnePlus 6 smartphone in India on May 17. The OnePlus 6, which is also termed as 'The Speed You Need' will go official on May 17 in Mumbai. Earlier today, OnePlus confirmed the launch of the OnePlus 6 in China for May 17 and now, it has sent a media statement about the India launch. Furthermore, OnePlus has stated that... Read More

April 25th, 2018 12:10 PM 0 COMMENTS

Satellite Operators Have an Opportunity to Become a Major Player in the 5G Ecosystem: GlobalData

There are so many people excited about the 5G network technology to become mainstream, and the expected timeline for the same is early 2019. Leading data and analytics company GlobalData says that by augmenting fifth generation (5G) mobile networks with next-generation satellite capabilities, satellite operators have an opportunity to become a major player in the emerging 5G ecosystem. According to the firm, Sluggish speeds, high latency and lower reliability compared... Read More

April 25th, 2018 11:14 AM 0 COMMENTS

Amazon Echo Spot Launched in India at an Introductory Price of Rs 10,499

Amazon, after launching the Echo range of speakers in India has now introduced the Amazon Echo Spot at an introductory price of Rs 10,499. The Echo Spot will retail for Rs 12,999 in the country once the introductory offer ends. It offers the same features as the other Echo devices but comes with a 2.5-inch display with which a user can make video calls, view content etc. Amazon says that... Read More

April 25th, 2018 10:03 AM 0 COMMENTS

Samsung Shipped Over 8 Million Galaxy S9 Devices in the First Four Weeks: Canalys

Samsung, the South Korean smartphone company which lost the battle to Xiaomi in the Indian market, is now said to ship just over 8 million units of the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ in the first four weeks after launch. These numbers are in-line with those of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in April 2017 but failed to surpass the 9 million shipments achieved by the Galaxy S7 series... Read More

April 25th, 2018 9:05 AM 4 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Approves the Merger of Indus Towers and Bharti Infratel

Bharti Airtel has now approved the merger proposal of Bharti Infratel and Indus Towers, creating a listed pan-India tower company. The combination of Bharti Infratel and Indus Towers by way of a merger will create a pan-India tower company, with over 163,000 towers, operating across all 22 telecom circles in India. The combined company will be the largest tower company in the world outside China, read a media statement. The... Read More

April 25th, 2018 8:28 AM 2 COMMENTS

Purported Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini Complete Specs Revealed by TENAA

Samsung is allegedly working on a smaller variant of its flagship devices, the Galaxy S9, dubbed as the Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini. The same smartphone with model number SM-G8850 visited TENAA and various benchmark portals earlier, revealing the key specifications. The TENAA listing did not reveal the specifications of the smartphone, but now, it's been updated with the complete specs of the device including the camera specifications. As it was... Read More

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