March 9th, 2018 3:50 PM 0 COMMENTS

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Confirmed to Receive Android Oreo Update Later This Month

Ever since the news spread that phones have started shipping with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box, Samsung users have been waiting impatiently for their Oreo updates. Samsung put the wait to end on Thursday by announcing that it was finally rolling out Android Oreo updates for some of its recently launched phones. The first of the many phones will be the Samsung flagship The Galaxy Note 8. The... Read More

March 9th, 2018 2:39 PM 0 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel to Raise Rs 3000 Crore from Debentures, Plans to Bolster 4G Network

Bharti Airtel has now confirmed to raise Rs 3,000 crore through listed, unsecured, rated, redeemable, non-convertible debentures through a private placement. These funds will help the telco to compete with Reliance Jio by bolstering its 4G network, which has been the case for the last 18 months. Airtel has been reducing its stake in its tower arm Bharti Infratel to reduce the debt and free up cash. So far, Airtel... Read More

March 9th, 2018 1:52 PM 5 COMMENTS

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Fusion Platform Will Come With a 5G Modem

While Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 devices have just started hitting the market, Softbank has already confirmed its next-generation SoC. Qualcomm’s next flagship for 2019 will be called as Snapdragon 855. The Snapdragon 855 Fusion Mobile Platform is expected to be unveiled by Fall year with first devices shipping in 2019. According to a report on AndroidHeadlines, the details on the new processor showed up in Softbank’s presentations when talking about the... Read More

March 9th, 2018 1:15 PM 5 COMMENTS

Idea Cellular’s Rs 897, Rs 1197 Prepaid Plans Now Offering 2GB and 2.5GB Data Per Day for 70 Days

Idea Cellular is not known for introducing affordably priced tariff plans, but the company has some decent prepaid tariff plans under its belt which puts it against the likes of Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel. Idea has two long-validity plans of Rs 897 and Rs 1197, which earlier used to offer benefits for 84 days, however, the plans are now providing benefits for 70 days. Alongside these plans, Idea also... Read More

March 9th, 2018 12:37 PM 2 COMMENTS

Cabinet Approves New Rules on Spectrum Cap, Eases Consolidation for Telecom Companies

The telecom companies take a sigh of relief as Government released a new decision of relaxing the cap on the amount of spectrum individual telecom service providers can hold. This relaxation also came with an extended timeline for payments by these companies. This move will ease things for the telecom companies, and their consolidation efforts will see fruition. As we know because of Jio’s strategic pricing moves in the market... Read More

March 9th, 2018 11:41 AM 3 COMMENTS

iVoomi i1s Anniversary Edition With Face Unlock and Jio Cashback Offer Launched at Rs 7,499

A year ago, iVoomi entered the Indian market and made the sub Rs 5,000 price bracket its own. To celebrate the success of its first year anniversary, iVoomi has announced an Anniversary Edition of its flagship phone- the iVoomi i1s. This new edition comes in a Classic Black colour and brings the much-hyped Face Unlock feature to the budget segment. The iVoomi i1s Anniversary Edition will be up for sale... Read More

March 9th, 2018 10:09 AM 3 COMMENTS

Reliance JioFi Contributed 85% Market Share as Indian Data Cards Market Grew by 151% in CY2017

CMR India today released the India Data Cards Monthly Market Review for December 2017, and the report states that Indian Data Cards Market witnessed aggressive 151% growth in Calendar Year 2017 when compared to the previous year. During the year, Reliance Retail continued to maintain its number one position in the market as the company captured 85% of market share in CY2017, a massive rise from 38% market share in... Read More

March 9th, 2018 9:43 AM 0 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Berlin Smartphone With Snapdragon 632 Spotted on Geekbench

Back in January, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 was rumoured to launch with an unannounced Snapdragon 632 processor. The Chinese company instead launched the Redmi Note 5 with a Snapdragon 625 processor while the Note 5 Pro version got the Snapdragon 636. However, a recently leaked Geekbench listing of a device dubbed “Xiaomi Berlin” reveals it to be powered by a Snapdragon 632. The Xiaomi Berlin was benchmarked in February... Read More

March 9th, 2018 8:40 AM 0 COMMENTS

Facebook to Bring Video Chat to Messenger Lite in Next Update

After seeing an exponential growth in the number of video chats that happened over Messenger between 2016 and 2017, social networking giant Facebook has decided to extend the video chat functionality to the Messenger Lite version of the app which is only 10MB in size. Reportedly the number of video chats that happened on messenger alone stood at 17billion in 2017 which is 2x the growth compared to the numbers... Read More

March 8th, 2018 9:51 PM 2 COMMENTS

ZTE Nubia N3 With Snapdragon 625 and 5000mAh Battery Goes Official

ZTE's sister company, Nubia has officially announced the Nubia N3 smartphone in China moments ago. The Nubia N3 succeeds the Nubia N2 (review) smartphone, and it comes with the same 5000mAh battery as its predecessor. Also, the Nubia N3 is the company's first mid-range device to feature an 18:9 screen. The phone is powered by the proven Snapdragon 625 chipset, and it comes with fast charging support too. At the... Read More

March 8th, 2018 9:03 PM 4 COMMENTS

BSNL Now Operating With a Tally of 216 Towers in Goa, Expected to Launch 4G Services Soon

One of the leading telecommunications service provider owned by the government, BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) today announced that it had expanded mobile network coverage in Goa. As of January 2018, BSNL is providing services via 216 towers in Goa, up from the previous number. This news was revealed in the Lok Sabha earlier today. Union minister of communications, Manoj Sinha, answered to a question tabled by BJP leader and... Read More

March 8th, 2018 7:44 PM 0 COMMENTS

Latest Google Photos App Update Allowing Pixel 2 Users to Export Motion Photos as GIFs

Search giant Google has updated its Google Photos app with a new feature that allows Pixel 2 users to export their Motion Photos as GIFs. One of the highlight features of the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is its ability to take Motion Photos. The Motion Photos is similar to Apple’s Live Photos feature that can capture several frames before and after you take a photo. When first... Read More

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