October 27th, 2017 8:05 PM 42 COMMENTS

Vodafone Announces Rs. 496 and Rs. 177 Tariff Plans With Unlimited Voice Calls and 1GB Data Per Day for New Customers

Vodafone today announced two new tariff plans for new customers who're looking to join the network. The plans are FRC 496 and FRC 177 and they both offer voice calling and data benefits. Both the new plans are exclusively designed for prepaid customers in Delhi NCR. The FRC 495 plan is one of the best plan launched by Vodafone in recent times. This plan competes with Reliance Jio's Rs. 499... Read More

October 27th, 2017 6:21 PM 9 COMMENTS

Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus With Snapdragon 430 SoC Launched in India at Rs 12990 and Rs 14990

Sony has launched two budget smartphones in the Indian market, dubbed as Sony Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus. Both the smartphones feature similar hardware and only differs in the RAM and internal storage department. The Sony Xperia R1 is priced at Rs. 12,990, whereas the R1 Plus retails for Rs. 14,990. In 2017, Sony has launched a decent number of smartphones in India, but most of them are catered... Read More

October 27th, 2017 3:14 PM 2 COMMENTS

Trai to Release Recommendations on Data Privacy by January 2018

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has confirmed to release its recommendations on data privacy, security, and ownership by January 2018. As per a top official of Trai, the regulator is also very close to finalising suggestions for the controversial net neutrality. Net Neutrality has become a serious concern of late with Indian telecom operators going against the campaign, which has become a worry for Trai. "Currently, there is a huge... Read More

October 27th, 2017 2:01 PM 5 COMMENTS

Swipe Slate Pro Tablet With 4G LTE Support and 10.1-inch Display Launched at Rs. 8,499

Domestic brand Swipe has announced a new tablet, namely, the Swipe Slate Pro in the country. The Swipe Slate Pro is priced at Rs 8,499 and will be exclusive to Flipkart. This tablet will be up for sale starting tonight and it offers decent specifications with the highlight feature as 5000mAh battery. The Swipe Slate Pro is made out of plastic and flaunts a 10.1-inch HD IPS display with a... Read More

October 27th, 2017 12:43 PM 3 COMMENTS

Nokia 8 Android Oreo Beta Update Hands-On: You Can Actually Use it as a Daily Driver

HMD Global, the new home of Nokia phones is keeping up its promise of rolling out timely software updates to the Nokia phones. Also, the company has now announced a beta program called Nokia phones beta labs, under which it will release future software updates in the beta form for developers and interested users to test out. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9a0IpYMLfY] Under the newly announced program, HMD has rolled out Android Oreo... Read More

October 27th, 2017 10:44 AM 11 COMMENTS

Apple iPhone X Pre-Orders Begin at 12:31 PM Today in India: Everything You Need to Know

The much-anticipated Apple iPhone X will be available for pre-order in India today, alongside other 55 countries across the world. The Apple iPhone X, which is also known as tenth anniversary iPhone is the most costly iPhone ever in India. It comes in two variants with 64GB and 256GB internal storage. The former is priced at Rs. 89,000, whereas the latter costs Rs. 1,02,000. So, if you're interested in purchasing the... Read More

October 27th, 2017 9:43 AM 21 COMMENTS

WhatsApp Delete for Everyone (Recall) Feature is Now Rolling Out to Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Users

Since last year, it was rumoured that WhatsApp is working on the recall feature where a user can delete a sent message. And the feature today went official as 'Delete for Everyone.' As the name itself suggests, you can delete the sent messages. WhatsApp has now updated its FAQ page for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone and stated that the feature is rolling out for all the users across the... Read More

October 26th, 2017 7:38 PM 12 COMMENTS

First Phase of BharatNet Project to Be Completed by December: Telecom Secretary

The first phase of Indian government's BharatNet project will be completed by December this year, having already covered 83,000 gram panchayats, Aruna Sundararajan, Secretary, Department of Telecommunications, Government of India, said on Thursday. BharatNet project, which aims to deploy high-speed optical fibre cables across rural areas of the country, would provide 100,000 gram panchayats with broadband connectivity by laying underground optic fibre cable lines. The telecom department is aggressively monitoring... Read More

October 26th, 2017 6:39 PM 2 COMMENTS

Oppo F5 Goes Official With AI-Backed 20MP Selfie Camera and MediaTek MT6763T SoC; Launching in India on November 2

Since the start of this month, Oppo has been teasing the Oppo F5 smartphone, and finally, the smartphone goes official at an event in the Philippines. Contrary to the rumours and reports, the Oppo F5 doesn't feature the Snapdragon 660 SoC, instead, Oppo has powered the smartphone with MediaTek MT6763T chipset. Oppo has been a pioneer in the selfie technology for years now, and the company is now using Artificial... Read More

October 26th, 2017 5:10 PM 2 COMMENTS

Samsung and Xiaomi Shipped 9.4 Million and 9.2 Million Smartphones Respectively in Q3 2017 in India: Canalys

India has now overtaken the United States to become the world's second-largest smartphone market, standing behind China. Compared to Q3 2016, smartphone shipments in India grew by 23% year-on-year in Q3 2017 to reach just over 40 million units. As per the research firm Canalys, the top two positions are still acquired by Samsung and Xiaomi. Samsung and Xiaomi shipped 9.4 million and 9.2 million units respectively and accounted for... Read More

October 26th, 2017 3:28 PM 2 COMMENTS

After Airtel, Aircel Now Introduces Backup Solution; Offering 2GB Free Backup Space

Telecom operator, Aircel today announced a new service- mobile backup solution, which enables its customers to take a complete backup of their smartphone on to the cloud and use it on multiple devices. Aircel is allowing its users to back their contacts, messages, images, videos, audios and other files. This service from Aircel is free of cost and users are able to backup up to 2GB storage space. To ensure... Read More

October 26th, 2017 2:37 PM 3 COMMENTS

Vodafone SuperWeek Plan of Rs. 69 Gives Unlimited Voice Calls and 500MB Data for 7 Days

Vodafone India is in a different league altogether. While all the Indian telecom operators are concentrating on monthly and long-validity plans, Vodafone has come up with a weekly plan under its SuperWeek scheme. Vodafone today announced a tariff plan of Rs. 69 that gives both data and voice calling benefits. The Vodafone SuperWeek plan of Rs. 69 gives 500MB data and unlimited local & STD calls to any network. As... Read More

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