September 3rd, 2018 2:04 PM 3 COMMENTS

Huawei Kirin 980 vs Snapdragon 845: Performance, Efficiency, Graphics and AI

Huawei has announced its latest in-house manufacturer flagship SoC for its upcoming smartphones, the Kirin 980. The brand announced the newest chipset and the successor to the Kirin 970 at the IFA 2018. With this new piece of hardware inside its phone, Huawei will bring performance improvements thus putting it against Qualcomm’s top-end processor, the Snapdragon 845. Huawei has also made assertions that the Kirin 980 is a better performer... Read More

September 3rd, 2018 1:16 PM 1 COMMENTS

Nokia 6.1 Plus Receives New OTA Update With August Security Patches and Stability Improvements

HMD Global is seeding a new OTA update to the Nokia 6.1 Plus smartphone which was launched very recently in India. The update, which weighs 381.1MB in size improves the overall system stability of the smartphone. The Nokia 6.1 Plus arrived with Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box with July 2018 security patches, but after the latest update, the device will be bumped to August 2018 patches. Besides these,... Read More

September 3rd, 2018 1:03 PM 1 COMMENTS

Government Lays Guidelines for Flying Drones in India: Here is All You Need to Know

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has compiled a 37-page long guideline for flying drones in India. Previously, the drone flying activities in the country were mostly unregulated, and no specific instructions existed which dictated dos and don’ts about flying a drone. Now with these new set of norms, Airports Authority of India and Indian Air Force will keep a check on all drone flying activities across the country. Further,... Read More

September 3rd, 2018 11:13 AM 0 COMMENTS

Huawei AI Cube Smart Speaker With 4G Internet Router Launched: Features, India Launch and More

Huawei has launched its first smart speaker, dubbed, Huawei AI Cube. It's an Amazon Alexa-powered smart speaker launched at the IFA 2018 event in Berlin. Same as the case with other smart speakers, the Huawei AI Cube can make Alexa to Alexa voice calls and the best part is it even comes with 4G mobile Internet router. So if local operators in a country give heads up for the voice... Read More

September 3rd, 2018 9:34 AM 0 COMMENTS

Two-Year-Old LG G5 is Now Receiving Android Oreo Update

LG is now rolling out Android Oreo update to its two-year-old LG G5 smartphone in South Korea. In recent times, a plethora of LG devices have received the Oreo update and the modular smartphone G5 is next on the line. Notably, the LG G5 was released with Android Marshmallow on board back in 2016. Later on, it was updated to Android 7.1.2 Nougat last year, and now, the South Korean electronics... Read More

September 2nd, 2018 8:24 PM 12 COMMENTS

5G Network End User Experience to be Influenced by Network Latency

With the whole world shrunken to mobile devices, every app is created with the sole intention of providing a better end-user experience. Improved network performance with the launch of 5G will benefit every business area and in turn, impacting the immersive experience for consumers. The demand for enhanced mobile broadband continues to increase with more human-centric use cases in various new application areas and enhanced requirements concerning performance and user... Read More

September 2nd, 2018 5:35 PM 14 COMMENTS

BSNL Overhauls Entire Broadband Tariff Portfolio to Compete With Airtel V-Fiber

Following its tradition of revising broadband plans, BSNL has made changes to entire broadband tariff portfolio. With this move, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is looking to compete with the likes of Airtel V-Fiber and Reliance Jio GigaFiber. BSNL has now made minor changes to its broadband plans priced between Rs 249 and Rs 2295. As we reported recently, the entry-level BB249 plan now offers three times more FUP. Some... Read More

September 2nd, 2018 1:17 PM 31 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Teases Dual VoLTE Feature on its Upcoming Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A Smartphones

After launching a couple of smartphones last month, Xiaomi India is gearing up for yet another product unveiling event in India. But this time around, the company will be launching three new smartphones under its Redmi 6 series. The launch event, which is scheduled for September 5 will see the launch of Redmi 6A, Redmi 6 and Redmi 6 Pro. A video posted by the company on YouTube revealed that... Read More

September 2nd, 2018 9:04 AM 4 COMMENTS

India Post Payments Bank is Now Official: 4% Interest Rate, Doorstep Banking Services and More

After a long wait, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has finally launched the India Post Payments Bank (IPBB) with which the government is aiming to take banking to the doorstep of every citizen with the help of three lakh postmen and Grameen Dak Sewaks. These Grameen Dak Sewaks and postmen will be empowering digital financial services to the citizens. According to the information made available, IPBB will offer services through 650... Read More

September 1st, 2018 7:54 PM 23 COMMENTS

Airtel Falls Behind Jio With This 2GB Daily Data Plan Priced Under Rs 450

The former telecom leader, Bharti Airtel has not put down its defence against its biggest competition Reliance Jio. The Sunil Bharti Mittal led telco has launched a Rs 449 prepaid tariff plan which is providing benefits which surpass the offering by Reliance Jio. To recall, the Reliance Jio plan of Rs 449 offers 136GB of data spread over a period of 91 days. Whereas the Bharti Airtel prepaid plan of... Read More

September 1st, 2018 2:02 PM 3 COMMENTS

10.or E Starts Receiving Android Oreo Update With PiP Mode, Autofill Passwords and More

After rolling out the Android 8.1 Oreo update to the entry-level 10.or D smartphone, the company has now started rolling out Android 8.1 Oreo update to the 10.or E smartphone. For the unaware, 10.or E was the first smartphone launched by 10.or last year in India at a starting price of Rs 7,999. The phone initially arrived with Android Nougat, but now, users in India started noticing the 8.1 Oreo... Read More

September 1st, 2018 1:17 PM 1 COMMENTS

Apple Announces Free Repair Programme for iPhone 8 Users With Logic Board Defect in India

Apple iPhone 8 users who purchased their device between September 2017 and March 2018 with a manufacturing defect in the logic board can get their device repaired for free. Apple has announced this news a few hours back stating that users in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Macau, New Zealand and the US can head over to the Apple authorised service centre to get the repair done at free... Read More


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