December 18th, 2017 6:50 PM 50 COMMENTS

Good News! Trai Might Reduce the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) Charges from Rs 19 to Rs 4 Very Soon

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is on a roll at the moment. After reducing the Interconnect Call Charges earlier this year, the regulator today started a consultation process on bringing down the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) charges. In the consultation paper, Trai said that it's looking to bring down the MNP charges from Rs 19 to Rs 4. The MNP charge is something paid by the customer as... Read More

December 18th, 2017 4:21 PM 1 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Receives Android 8.0 Oreo Flavour Via MIUI 9 Closed Beta Program

Well, this might sound a little tricky, but you have to take it. Xiaomi has officially announced an Android Oreo closed beta program for the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 moments ago. The Mi Mix 2 is Xiaomi's second flagship smartphone for 2017, after the Xiaomi Mi 6. That said, the Mi 6 was the first device to join the Android 8.0 Oreo closed beta testing, which is now followed by... Read More

December 18th, 2017 3:16 PM 39 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio Yet Again Extends the Validity of Triple Cashback Offer Until December 25

Reliance Jio yet again extended the validity of the Jio Triple Cashback Offer until December 25. The telecom operator launched this plan earlier last month with an initial expiry date as November 25. However, for a second straight time, it extended the validity of the cashback offer, and the new validity date is December 25. Reliance Jio officially displayed the extension of offer date on its website- Jio.com. It is... Read More

December 18th, 2017 1:57 PM 106 COMMENTS

Maxis Reportedly Looking to Invest Another $1.1 Billion in Aircel Going Forward

Struggling telecom operator Aircel's move to not look for any consolidation or sell off the business could pay off very soon as Malaysia's Maxis Bhd is still committed to investing in its loss-making entity Aircel. So far, the Ananda Krishnan-led Maxis has invested $7 billion since starting the services, but the company is yet to make any returns. A report from Economic Times says that "Maxis may invest at least... Read More

December 18th, 2017 12:36 PM 4 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Mi A1 Special Edition Red Launched in India; Will Be Available in Limited Quantities from December 20 for Rs 13999

Xiaomi recently launched the Xiaomi Mi A1 Special Edition Red colour variant in Indonesia. Back then, we expected Xiaomi to launch it in India as well. But what we did not expect is the company to launch it this soon in India. Xiaomi India just now announced the Mi A1 Special Edition Red at the same price of Rs 13,999 as its other colour variants. Being a limited edition model,... Read More

December 18th, 2017 11:57 AM 4 COMMENTS

Microsoft Launcher for Android Updated With Bigger Icon Layouts and Multiple UI Changes

Microsoft unveiled the rebranded Microsoft Launcher for Android last month, and the company is already rolling out a major update. The new update brings in a set of new design and features. Microsoft’s Android app version goes to v4.3 with the update which is now live in Google Play Store. This is the same build of the app which was initially released to beta testers a couple of weeks ago.... Read More

December 18th, 2017 11:14 AM 28 COMMENTS

Idea Cellular Introduces Validity Accumulation Feature; Buy Recharges Now and Store them to Use Later

Remember the vouchers concept Reliance Jio introduced a few months ago which allows you to recharge with a plan now to use them later? Well, Idea Cellular has now come up with a similar feature called 'Validity Accumulation.' With this feature, Idea Cellular customers can recharge a long-validity plan now, which can be activated at a later date to enjoy the same benefits. We all know that Idea Cellular has... Read More

December 18th, 2017 10:00 AM 2 COMMENTS

LG V30+ Goes On Sale for the First Time in India; Exclusively Available on Amazon

LG announced the launch of a souped-up version of its flagship V30 smartphone, the LG V30+ in India last week. The V30+ was first unveiled back in August at LG’s IFA 2017 press conference in Berlin. Priced at Rs 44,990, the LG V30+ will available exclusively on Amazon India starting today. The South Korean tech giant is giving away free wireless charger for the first 2,000 customers along with a... Read More

December 18th, 2017 9:35 AM 13 COMMENTS

Apple Increases the Prices of iPhones in India Following the Import Tax Hike

It's been just two days since we reported the import duty hike on smartphones by the Indian Government. As I already highlighted in the article, with this change from the government, the Cupertino-based company Apple would be the most hit one when compared to other major companies. And the reason for this is Apple imports all of its smartphones, expect the Apple iPhone SE, which is being assembled in the... Read More

December 18th, 2017 7:14 AM 6 COMMENTS

Year in Review: Here’s Everything WhatsApp Introduced in 2017

Facebook-owned WhatsApp has become one of the most popular messaging apps with over 1.2 billion users worldwide and 200 million users in India alone. In order to stay relevant in today’s environment, WhatsApp seems to have brought many changes like new Status feature. The app continues to update itself introducing new changes to enhance user experience. There are many new features that WhatsApp received since the debut of this year... Read More

December 18th, 2017 6:01 AM 3 COMMENTS

MyJio App for Android Receives ‘HelloJio’ Voice Assistant Support; Understands Both Hindi and English Languages

Reliance Jio has been the frontrunner in various aspects in 2017- be it the tariff plans department, new services launch, or adding new features to the existing services. The telecom operator who is on the rise has added an interesting feature to its MyJio application, and it's a voice assistant feature, dubbed as 'HelloJio.' This feature is rolling out to users with the latest MyJio update and is quite impressive... Read More

December 17th, 2017 9:27 PM 3 COMMENTS

OnePlus Celebrates 4th Anniversary in India With Exclusive Offers on its Smartphones and Zero Cost EMI

OnePlus turned four this December. Back in 2013, a relatively new company was formed with an aim to disrupt the heavyweights such as Apple, Samsung, HTC, Sony by offering similar-specced smartphones at affordable prices. The company has been successful in doing that all the four years it present in the market. Recently, the company also launched the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition in India. On the occasion of its... Read More

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