Mobile

Uber announces lighter web-version in India; pilots call to ride and offline search too

BANGALORE, INDIA: Uber, today launched m.uber.com in India, a light web-based version of Uber for riders who have basic smartphones that can support web browsing but cannot support mobile apps due to limited storage space, or want to book a

OnePlus 5T with face unlock feature launched for Rs 32,999

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OnePlus has unveiled their latest flagship smartphone- OnePlus 5T. The smartphone is a successor to OnePlus 5 and comes in two storage variants. The device is priced Rs 32,999($499) for the 6GB+64GB model and Rs 37,999($559) for the 6GB+128GB model.

Apple releases iOS 11.1.2; fixes cold weather bug on the iPhone X

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Seems like Apple’s problems are not going to end anytime soon. Barely days after it released a software update for the keyboard auto-correct issue with the iPhone X, the company has made another update available to the users. Apple released

Infinix Zero5 and Zero5 Pro with dual rear cameras launched in India

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Infinix Mobile, the smartphone brand from Transsion Holdings has unveiled its Zero 5 smartphone for the Indian market. The smartphones titled Zero5 and Zero5 Pro are priced at Rs 17,999 and Rs 19,999 respectively. The Zero5 comes in three colors-

OnePlus’ backdoor flaw capable of root access with a simple command

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OnePlus smartphones have been quite popular thanks to their performance and affordability compared to other Android handsets. But recently, the Chinese company is struggling with privacy and security issues, including a recent admission that it was collecting user data on

Xiaomi smartphones ruling the roost in India- Top 5 picks

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Xiaomi now controls 23.5 percent of India’s smartphone market, which ties it with Samsung as the leading smartphone vendor in the country, according to the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) latest quarterly mobile phone tracker. Since its launch, the Chinese company

Essential releases Android Oreo beta for its smartphone

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Andy Rubin’s Essential is the latest manufacturer to release Android Oreo beta for its smartphone. The company says eager participants can download the latest Android OS refresh from its website by heading over to its developer portal. Oreo was just released for

iPhone X’s Face ID already under scanner from hackers

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Barely ten days have gone since the launch of Apple‘s iPhone X and a cybersecurity firm claims to have fooled the Face ID technology in the smartphone using a mask. Vietnamese security firm Bkav released a blog post and video showing that they

Vodafone and Idea to sell their telecom tower business to ATC Telecom

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Vodafone India and Idea Cellular have separately agreed to sell their standalone telecom tower business to ATC Telecom Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd for an aggregate enterprise value of Rs 7,850 crore ($1.2 billion). The sale is likely to be completed in

Moto X4 launched in India for Rs 20,999

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Motorola is reviving its Moto X lineup in India with the launch of the Moto X4, two months after the smartphone was unveiled at IFA 2017 in Berlin. The smartphone will be exclusively available on Flipkart in two variants 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage

Karbonn A40 Indian at Rs 1,399 vs ‘Free’ Reliance Jio 4G mobile phone- Which one would you buy?

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The surprise entry of Reliance Jio in the mobile phone market has caused a lot of buzz among the people resurrecting the feature phones which were dead not long ago. This means a lot of companies are now trying to

Govt. launches BharatNet Phase 2 to provide 100pc connectivity by 2020

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Government of India has launched the second phase of BharatNet project on Monday with an outlay of Rs 31,000 crore and a mandate to provide high-speed broadband to all panchayats by March 2019. “Under the project, we will provide 1 gbps

Buy an Oppo smartphone and get up to 100GB free Reliance Jio data

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Oppo has once again partnered with telecom operator Reliance Jio to provide special data benefits to new buyers of its smartphones. Under the partnership, buying an Oppo smartphone will come with additional 4G data from Reliance Jio of up to 100GB on a

Alcatel launches A7 and A5 LED smartphones exclusively available on Amazon

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Alcatel has launched two new smartphones in India, the Alcatel A7 and Alcatel A5 LED. The smartphones are priced at Rs 13,999 and Rs 12,999 respectively and will be exclusively available on Amazon. The Alcatel A5 LED comes in black color

Reliance Jio adds 4M new users in August; Offers triple cashback for Prime customers

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Looks like there is no stopping Reliance Jio. The telecom company added 4.09 million customers in August, according to the latest report published by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India(TRAI). As per the TRAI report, while RJio added over 4 million users,

Flipkart to launch its Billion Capture+ smartphone on November 15

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Flipkart that announced its own brand- Billion earlier this year is gearing up to launch its first smartphone under the brand. The e-tailer will be launching Billion Capture+ on November 15 priced at Rs 10,999 for the 32GB model and at Rs

A Deepsea Blue version of Galaxy Note 8 is coming to the US

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Samsung is releasing a new color variant of its newly launched smartphone Galaxy Note 8. The smartphone was available in just Midnight Black and Orchid Grey color variants at the launch. But now, a new Deepsea Blue color version of

Samsung Pay adds 1M new users in India in over a month

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Digital payment is witnessing an unprecedented boom in the post-demonetization phase in the country. This was once again established when Samsung announced that its mobile payment service Samsung Pay added 1 million users in over a month. “On September 12 we

OnePlus 5T global launch set for November 16; company hints price cap too

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OnePlus will launch the successor of it much popular OnePlus 5 on November 16 in Brooklyn, New York. The company has also confirmed that the OnePlus 5T will go on sale in India and other regions from November 21. OnePlus 5T is expected to sport

Airtel is now offering 1.5GB per day under Rs 349 plan to counter RJio

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In a bid to take on Reliance Jio, Airtel has come up with some special offers on its prepaid plans. The company has launched a Rs 448 plan that offers a total of 70GB bundled data and free outgoing roaming calls.