Mobile

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 launches 3 variants in India, prices start from Rs 9,999

By : CIOL Writers

Finally, the wait is over! Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has been launched in India and will be exclusively available on Flipkart from January 24. Available in Gold, Silver, Gray, Blue and Black colours, the Redmi Note 4 comes with three

Reliance Jio could extend its freebies with nominal charges till June’17

By : CIOL Writers

Looks like, after all, the hoopla and excitement around its freebies, Reliance Jio is finding itself in a fix as to how to retain its existing subscribers once all the offers and discounts end in March. After announcing an additional

Aqua App promises to help aqua-farmers yield big returns

HYDERABAD, INDIA: To help over 75,000 farmers engaged in Aqua Culture in Andhra Pradesh and outside, two aqua farmers Ramachandra Raju and Venu Dantuluri have developed an  intuitive and user-friendly mobile application, called ‘​A​qua​ ​App’. AP Fisheries market size is Rs

Nintendo’s Super Mario Run to be rolled out to Android users only in March

By : CIOL Writers

All the Android users who were hoping to receive Super Mario Run, at least after a month of iOS rollout (like us), there’s a bad news. The company has announced that the Android rollout will take place only in March.

Videocon Telecom shutting down all operations from February 15

By : CIOL Writers

Videocon Telecom is shutting down its operations in the Punjab circle from February 15 and has asked its 3 million customers to switch to other operators to ensure continuity of services. This brings to end Videocon’s mobile services in the

Twitter to shut down its e-commerce serving ‘Buy’ from February 1

By : CIOL Writers

After shutting down Vine, the micro-blogging site Twitter has announced closing the doors on its sales button ‘Buy’. Though Twitter is yet to make an official announcement, the company has already started informing partners through notices. According to TechCrunch, the

Vodafone’s new offer- 4GB at Rs 250 to take on Reliance Jio

By : CIOL Writers

The incumbent operators’ persistent efforts to attract customers with lucrative offers and discounts are the proof that they all are having a tough time standing up to Reliance Jio’s mammoth challenge. Vodafone that recently launched Rs 1,501 data pack with

Patents reveal Microsoft too could be exploring foldable smartphones

By : CIOL Writers

After Samsung and LG, Microsoft could be the next to launch foldable smartphones. Last week Redmond company was granted a set of patents for devices with a flexible hinge and display that would convert a smartphone into a tablet. According

Mobile gaming firm Nazara partners Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma for cricket-based game series

By : CIOL Writers

Tapping on cricketers global brand value, mobile gaming firm Nazara Technologies has partnered with Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma to create a cricket-based game series. According to an Economic Times report, the gaming publisher is planning to launch ‘Virat Super

Social apps dominate time spent on mobile with 394pc growth

By : CIOL Writers

Making the digital platform a virtual war field, a new app is reaching the play store almost every day. With the growing social media adoption, mobile app usage is also growing swiftly. However, according to a new report, this growth

Unlike Apple, Samsung reportedly to keep the headphone jack intact in Galaxy S8

By : CIOL Writers

Samsung Galaxy S8 which will be launched either at MWC in February, or in late March, has been whirling in the wind of rumours since last year. Though, up till now it was being said that Samsung will follow its

Reliance Jio to invest Rs 30,000cr more to improve its network coverage

By : CIOL Writers

Reliance Jio is growing at a steady pace with ever increasing user base in the telecom industry. However, the telco is yet to quell constant call drops and network coverage issues. Hence, after investing Rs 1.71 lakh crores, the company

Now book a cab directly from Google Maps

By : CIOL Writers

Though Google recently added features to book a cab from its map services, but users still had to go to the cab aggregator’s app to finish the process. However, now with the latest update, Google is letting users book a

Facebook fixes battery-drain issue in its Android apps

By : CIOL Writers

If you have been experiencing sudden battery drainage in your smartphone, Facebook Messenger is probably the culprit behind it. Many other Android users have also been facing a dramatic spike in power consumption, which is not the intended battery consumption

FreeCharge aims to reach 6mn users with direct integration within Indus OS

By : CIOL Writers

Garnering over 6 million users, IndusOS is the second most popular mobile operating system in India now. In a bid to leverage such a huge user base, digital payment solution provider Freecharge is partnering with IndusOS to offer a seamless

Samsung and LG could launch their foldable devices in 2017

By : CIOL Writers

Samsung has been trying to launch its first foldable phones since 2015, as seen in company’s patent filing forms. According to KoreaHerald report, Samsung will reportedly unveil portable devices with folding screens in the third quarter of this year. However,

Twitter is shutting down Dashboard from February 3

By : CIOL Writers

It’s been barely seven months that Twitter launched Dashboard– an application that allowed brands to manage their various accounts. And now in next one month, specifically on February, the 3rd, the company will be shutting down the app. Without elaborating

Xiaomi reportedly launching Redmi Note 4 in India on Jan 19

By : CIOL Writers

Riding high on the success of Redmi Note 3, the Beijing-based company is reportedly planning to launch the much-awaited Redmi Note 4 on 19 January, in India. Xiaomi, which recently reported that it crossed $1 billion in revenue for the

L’Oreal feels it’s time to switch to a smart hairbrush

By : CIOL Writers

Joining the bandwagon of companies making anything and everything into ‘smart’, L’Oréal’s Technology Incubator has launched a smart hairbrush, Kérastase Hair Coach at CES 2017. Powered by Nokia-owned Withings technology, Hair Coach is a smart hair brush with a microphone,

Users who switch to Airtel will get free 4G data for one year

By : CIOL Writers

With lucrative offers bring rolled out to customers continuously, the telecom sector is witnessing a heated battle for market share- or, in other words, witnessing the Jio effect. The incumbent telecom operators are still yielding to the pressure built by