Indian Government Extends Mandatory Aadhaar Linking for PAN Until March 31, 2018


The Indian government today extended the date of linking Aadhaar with PAN until March 31, 2018. Previously, the deadline was until December 31, 2017. This is the third time extension from the government as the most number of people across…

December 8th, 2017 2:14 PM 6Comments

Telecom Tower Industry is Expected to Undergo Structural Changes in Medium Term: ICRA


The telecom tower industry is expected to undergo structural changes in the medium term. Currently, the industry, with around four lakhs towers and about eight lakh tenancies, is a sizeable one in the world. It has ten organised players (apart…

December 8th, 2017 1:10 PM 1Comment

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ May Not Be Announced at the CES 2018: Report


With 2017 coming to the close, Samsung’s upcoming flagship phones, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are the talk of the town. Recent rumours indicated that the flagship smartphone might even show as early as January next year. Samsung, however,…

December 8th, 2017 12:14 PM 0Comment

Reliance Jio May Make 2018 the Year it Raises Tariff : OpenSignal


The entry of Reliance Jio changed the entire 4G market in India. Back at the business end of 2016, Reliance Jio announced commercial services, and 2017 was the year 4G exploded in India. Being one of the fastest growing mobile…

December 8th, 2017 10:42 AM 78Comments

OnePlus 5T OxygenOS 4.7.4 Update Brings New Camera Interface and Improvements to Face Unlock, Photo Quality, and More


Like it promised last month, OnePlus has rolled out a software update to the OnePlus 5T, which brings in a host of improvements to the camera. The latest update takes the device to OxygenOS 4.7.4, and it's an OTA update.…

December 8th, 2017 9:33 AM 1Comment

Vodafone Extends its i-RoamFree Unlimited International Roaming Scheme to Thailand and New Zealand


Vodafone India today announced the extension of its Vodafone iRoamFree, international roaming scheme to two more countries- Thailand and New Zealand. Vodafone says that the new countries added will be a delight for customers who're planning a holiday season for the…

December 7th, 2017 9:07 PM 7Comments

Oppo F5 Youth is a Watered-Down Variant of Oppo F5 With 13MP Rear Camera and 3GB of RAM; Priced at Rs 16,990


Chinese smartphone brand, Oppo Electronics, as promised has announced the Oppo F5 Youth Edition in India today. Back at the Oppo F5 launch event on November 2, Oppo said that it would be launching Oppo F5 6GB and Oppo F5…

December 7th, 2017 8:01 PM 1Comment

Qualcomm, MediaTek Announces Optimised SoCs For Android Oreo (Go Edition)


Just a couple of days ago at the Google for India event in New Delhi, Google announced the launch if Android Oreo (Go Edition). And today, Qualcomm and MediaTek, two largest chipset makers in the world right now have announced…

December 7th, 2017 6:57 PM 4Comments

Huawei Nova 2s With 6-inch FHD+ Display, Dual Front and Rear Cameras Announced


Huawei unveiled their all-new Huawei Nova 2s, the company’s latest smartphone in the Nova series in China. The Nova 2s comes with a bezel-less display, metallic design and a glass back. There is still a home screen physical button placed…

December 7th, 2017 5:55 PM 1Comment

Exclusive: Airtel’s Open Market Rs 509 Plan is Here to Compete With Reliance Jio’s Rs 459 Plan; Offers 1GB Data Per Day and Unlimited Calls for 84 Days


Tariff war in India is at peak stage right now. Top telecom operators are looking for an upper hand by launching attractive tariff plans, and also to compete with Reliance Jio, who is the mainstay behind all this disruption in…

December 7th, 2017 4:31 PM 42Comments

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform Announced, Promises Three Times Faster AI Performance


A day after Qualcomm announced Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform, the company revealed more details of the processor that will show up in flagship smartphones early next year. The chipset will retain the 10nm architecture as 2017’s SD 835 but will…

December 7th, 2017 3:39 PM 2Comments

Xiaomi Redmi 5 With Snapdragon 450 SoC, Redmi 5 Plus With Snapdragon 625 SoC and 18:9 Displays Officially Launched


Xiaomi, at an event in China officially announced its budget smartphones- the Redmi 5 and the Redmi 5 Plus. The Redmi 5 succeeds the much popular Redmi 4 smartphone, and it might launch in the Indian market in early 2018.…

December 7th, 2017 2:15 PM 12Comments