January 15th, 2018 2:33 PM 2 COMMENTS

OnePlus Online Payment System Reportedly Hacked as Customers Face Credit Card Misuse

Several OnePlus users on the forums page are now reporting their credit card misuse after their purchase on the OnePlus website recently. A user on OnePlus forums has posted that he recently used credit cards to purchase OnePlus smartphones, and now, he's informed from his bank about several transactions requested on his credit card which has worried him. Right after this person, several other people joined the post and reported... Read More

January 15th, 2018 10:58 AM 0 COMMENTS

Nokia 7 and Nokia 6 (2018) Started Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update

HMD Global is now seeding the latest Android 8.0 Oreo to two of its latest smartphones- the Nokia 6 (2018) and the Nokia 7. The company is now rolling out the update in China as both the devices are exclusive to the Chinese market at the moment. HMD confirmed the roll out in the Chinese microblogging portal Weibo. The Nokia 6 (2018) was released just a few days ago, and... Read More

January 15th, 2018 8:56 AM 118 COMMENTS

Should You Stay in Postpaid or Shift to Prepaid Right Away: 2018 Edition

Even with the dawn of 2018, telecom operators such as Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, and Vodafone India are aggressively introducing prepaid and postpaid recharge offers to retain their subscriber base, which is in-line with the aggressive approach we expected from operators this year. Jio and Airtel have specifically revamped many of their existing plans to offer more unlimited calling and data benefits. The question, however, for many subscribers is whether... Read More

January 14th, 2018 4:40 PM 13 COMMENTS

WhatsApp Shows Outdated Error for Many Users in India, But There’s Nothing to Worry About

WhatsApp is again in the news yet again but this time for bad. The Facebook-owned company which is introducing new features every day has now reportedly stopped working on a few phones with an error- “This version of WhatsApp became obsolete on 13 Jan 2018. Please go to the Google Play Store to download the latest version.” However, when the users hit the update button it redirects to Google Play... Read More

January 14th, 2018 8:06 AM 5 COMMENTS

Smartron t.phone P First Look: A Worthy Alternative to the Xiaomi Redmi 4 and Tenor E

Smartron, the Indian smartphone brand, a couple of days ago launched its first smartphone for the year, the Smartron t.phone P. Priced at Rs 7,999, the device packs a punch when it comes to features. For the asking price, Smartron is offering a Snapdragon 435 SoC, a beefy 5000mAh battery, metal body, and a 13MP rear camera. These specifications sound a bit familiar, right? Yes, they are almost identical to... Read More

January 13th, 2018 7:29 PM 3 COMMENTS

HTC U11 EYEs With Snapdragon 652 SoC, 6-inch Full HD+ Display Launching on January 15

Taiwanese smartphone brand HTC is all set to unveil its first smartphone in 2018. The company will be kicking off the year with a mid-range device named HTC U11 EYEs with codename Harmony. HTC has set the launch for January 15, but ahead of the official launch, complete specifications of the EYEs have leaked online, courtesy of the tipster Evan Blass. At this point, we have no info on when... Read More

January 13th, 2018 4:16 PM 10 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Mi A1 Started Receiving January 2018 Security Patch Update; Brings Back Fingerprint Swipe Gestures

Xiaomi is now rolling out a new software update to its Android One smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi A1. The update brings the January 2018 security patches and weighs 89MB in size. To receive this update, you must be on the Android 8.0 Oreo update which was rolled out a couple of weeks ago. Also, with this update, the company brought back the 'Fingerprint Swipe Gestures,' which was removed in the... Read More

January 13th, 2018 2:24 PM 2 COMMENTS

OnePlus 3 and 3T Confirmed to Receive Face Unlock Feature in the Next OxygenOS Beta Build

OnePlus has confirmed that it will be rolling out Face Unlock feature to the OnePlus 3 and 3T via an OxygenOS Open Beta build very soon. This news was confirmed by the company's co-founder Carl Pei during an interview with CNET. A few weeks back, Carl Pei asked OnePlus 3 and 3T users on Twitter to make some sound so that they can roll out the Face Unlock feature to... Read More

January 13th, 2018 11:45 AM 40 COMMENTS

BSNL Updated its Prepaid Data STVs to Offer More Than 500% Data

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has increased the data benefit of its Data STVs/Data Combo Vouchers of Rs 109, Rs 198, Rs 291, Triple ACE 333, Chaukka Rs 444, Rs 549, Rs 561, Rs 821, Rs 1099, Rs 1498, Rs 1949, Rs 2798, Rs 3998, and Rs 4498. The state-run telecom operator is now offering more than 500% data with all the data STVs. The Rs 4498 long-validity plan now... Read More

January 13th, 2018 9:14 AM 129 COMMENTS

Update: Bharti Airtel Challenges Reliance Jio by Offering Unlimited Roaming Voice Calls, 500MB Data for 7 Days at Rs 59

Bharti Airtel has made an interesting change to its entry-level Rs 59 tariff plan. The leading telecom operator is now offering unlimited voice calls including roaming voice calls and 500MB of data for 7 days at just Rs 59. This plan is currently live for Airtel prepaid users in Kolkata as an open market plan. Airtel might introduce the same plan in other circles very soon. In other circles, Airtel... Read More

January 12th, 2018 10:16 PM 1 COMMENTS

Indian GSM Telcos Disappointed With Govt’s Inaction Over Systemic Issues Like License Fees, SUC

Indian GSM telecom operators have said that the government had not done much to address the systemic issues of the industry, such as reduction in USOF, license fees, and Spectrum Usage Charges (SUC) as already recommended by the regulator, Trai. They also said that the government's recent move to extend spectrum payment tenure would not bring any real tangible financial benefit to the industry. The COAI (Cellular Operators Association of... Read More

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