June 11th, 2018 11:32 AM 17 COMMENTS

Ad Council Agrees on Complaints By Bharti Airtel Over Misleading Ads by Jio

Ad council’s fast-track panel has upheld the complaint by Bharti Airtel on Reliance Jio, in which the largest telco alleged that Jio was falsely claiming over its advertisements that their network was the best and the largest. Bharti Airtel said that the ads were misleading by "ambiguity" and "implication”. The Fast Track Complaints Panel (FTCP) of the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) showed agreement with the complaints on the basis that... Read More

June 11th, 2018 10:26 AM 5 COMMENTS

Selfie Portrait Mode Makes its Way to the OnePlus 6 With OxygenOS 5.1.6: Check Out the Samples

OnePlus has finally rolled out the OxygenOS 5.1.6 update to the OnePlus 6, which brings various new features to the smartphone- including the much-hyped Portrait mode, Idea VoLTE support, brings back the native battery percentage in status bar, adds preview mode for Light Bokeh effect in rear Portrait mode and fixes various issues users are experiencing with the phone. The OTA update, which is around 223MB in size is being... Read More

June 11th, 2018 9:51 AM 1 COMMENTS

DoT to Install 10,000 More Public Wi-Fi Hotspots Nationwide in the Coming Month

After providing 600 Wi-Fi access points all over the country, now the Department of Telecommunications has decided to level up the game by planning to install 10,000 more Wi-Fi hotspots in the country in the coming next month. Aruna Sundararajan, Telecom Secretary, told in an official statement “The idea is to launch it first, and refine as we go. We expect to launch 10,000 Wi-Fi hotspots when we launch it... Read More

June 11th, 2018 7:02 AM 1 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 First Impressions: Dual Rear Cameras Steal the Show

Xiaomi's aggressive expansion of product lineup in India continues with the latest launch Redmi Y2, which is the successor to last year's Redmi Y1. The Xiaomi Redmi Y2 brings various improvements to the table when compared to its predecessor- a powerful processor, upgraded selfie camera, better design and more importantly, it packs dual rear cameras this time around. And the price of the smartphone is now higher too at Rs... Read More

June 10th, 2018 4:32 PM 0 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Intros Rs 558 Prepaid Plan to Take on Jio, Offers 3GB Data Per Day for 82 Days

Since the start of Q2 2018, Bharti Airtel has been aggressively expanding its tariff portfolio. Now the telco has unified its lineup to match that of Reliance Jio's. Airtel now has wide-range of 1.4GB, 2GB and 3GB data per day plans to rival Jio's 1.5GB and 2GB data per day plans. The latest one added to the list the Rs 558 prepaid plan, which joins the 3GB data per day... Read More

June 10th, 2018 1:13 PM 2 COMMENTS

Nokia 5.1 Plus Said to Sport a Notched Display and MediaTek Helio P23 Processor

Its been just over ten days since HMD Global launched the Nokia 5.1 smartphone and now, it's already rumoured that the Finnish company is working on the Nokia 5.1 Plus smartphone, as an upgraded variant. Two reports on the web revealed the key specifications and design of the upcoming Nokia 5.1 Plus smartphone. Firstly, let's talk about the design aspect. The Nokia 5.1 Plus will follow the footsteps of Nokia... Read More

June 9th, 2018 5:50 PM 0 COMMENTS

WhatsApp for Android Now Distinguishes Forwarded Messages to Reduce the Impact of Spam

In recent times, WhatsApp has been flooded with a lot of spam messages such as 'Get this phone at Rs 999' and so on. And there's no way you can avoid such messages. However, WhatsApp has been trying to reduce the impact of spam messages by rolling out new features every now and then. And in the latest move, WhatsApp has rolled out 'Forwarded,' label feature for Android Beta users.... Read More

June 9th, 2018 12:54 PM 58 COMMENTS

UK-Based Vodafone Plans to Invest Rs 8000 Crore in its Indian Arm

The UK-based telecom operator Vodafone, in its annual report, has stated the plans for investing 1 billion Euro or around Rs 8,000 crore in the yet-to-be-merged entity with Idea Cellular. Both the telcos are expecting the proposed merger to get required approvals within this month itself. Furthermore, Vodafone stated that it would be ready to monetise the stake in Indus Towers if required, to make more investment in the merged... Read More

June 9th, 2018 11:58 AM 13 COMMENTS

BSNL Goes Gig, Launches FTTH Plan of Rs 777 With 0.5TB FUP and 50 Mbps Speed

After giving a run to private telecom operators in the mobile tariff plans segment, state-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is going after the private broadband operators who're offering an insane amount of FUP with their broadband plans. BSNL has introduced a new monthly FTTH plan of Rs 777 offering a speed of 50 Mbps. But the best part of this plan is the 0.5TB FUP it comes... Read More

June 9th, 2018 10:09 AM 64 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Makes a Strategic Move in the Prepaid Segment by Giving 56GB Data Under Rs 150

Bharti Airtel is unstoppable at the moment, especially in the prepaid tariff plans department. After revising the Rs 399 plan for some users, Airtel has come up with possibly the best revision of this year. Airtel's entry-level Rs 149 prepaid plan is now offering a whopping 2GB data per day for some users across different circles, up from 1GB data benefit. Alongside the data benefit, Airtel is also offering unlimited... Read More

June 8th, 2018 7:03 PM 5 COMMENTS

Samsung Launches 2018 Editions of Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J3 With 16:9 Displays

Samsung has launched the 2018 editions of Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J3 smartphones in the United States. Both the devices will be available in the country through select retail and carrier partners starting this month. Samsung says that it focussed on key features which users will love while designing the Galaxy J7 (2018) and Galaxy J3 (2018). The new models sport sharp displays, upgraded low-light cameras and bigger batteries. But... Read More

June 8th, 2018 6:23 PM 0 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Launches Mi Gaming Mouse With Wireless and Wired Modes

After offering the Wireless Mouse Youth Edition at a very affordable price of CNY 49 (Rs 500), Xiaomi has now come up with a contrasting release of a gaming mouse which has been priced heftily at CNY 249 (approx. Rs 2,600). This new gaming mouse by the Chinese manufacturer is the most expensive of the lot. Users of this new device will have the option of operating it in two... Read More

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