Mobile

Apple teams up with Reliance Jio to offer special offers on iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

By : CIOL Writers

As iPhone 8 and 8 Plus’ pre-bookings begin in India, Apple has teamed up with Reliance Jio and Reliance Digital stores to offer special discounts and deals to lure customers. Those who pre-book the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will

itel launches its first 4G VoLTE smartphone ‘S41’ priced at Rs 6,990

By : CIOL Writers

itel has launched its first-ever 4G VoLTE smartphone in India with features like 3GB RAM, an 8-megapixel front camera, and a fingerprint sensor. The device named as itel S41 is priced at Rs 6,990 and will be available in two color variants-

Apple’s LTE-enabled Watch 3 has connectivity issues

By : CIOL Writers

Apple unveiled its Apple Watch 3 last week alongside the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus with much fanfare. The USP of Apple Watch 3 is that it has a built-in cellular modem that enables users to make a phone

Top smartphone deals from Amazon’s Great Indian Festival Sale

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon’s Great Indian Festival which went live today (yesterday for the Prime members) has announced some amazing deals and discounts on mobile phones. During the four-day sale (21 to 24 September) 40,000 plus offers are expected to be introduced with more

Google is buying HTC’s smartphone team for $1.1bn

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to further boost its hardware business, Google has signed a $1.1 billion deal to acquire a team of HTC employees, many of whom have worked with the company on its Pixel smartphone. As part of the agreement, Google will

Google Pixel 2 XL images and price leaked ahead of official launch

By : CIOL Writers

Almost two weeks ahead of its big official launch, Google’s Pixel 2 XL images and price are already out, thanks to Droid Life. The leaked images show that the device looks like the original, but with a sleeker rear two-tone

Jio slashes JioFi hotspot device price from Rs 1,999 to Rs 999

MUMBAI, INDIA: Reliance Retail announced a festive offer for JioFi today. The personal voice and data hotspot device will be available at a limited period special price of Rs 999 between September 20-30. The JioFi device was launched in September

Reliance Jio 4G speeds up by 50pc as free data offers end

By : CIOL Writers

When Mukesh Ambani’s telecom venture- Reliance Jio officially debuted last September, it was all about amassing as many customers as possible with never-ending offers from the telco that included both free voice calls as well as data. While the strategy

OnePlus 5 now available offline in Croma stores

By : CIOL Writers

In order to expand its reach in the offline market, Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has partnered with Croma stores for the sale of its smartphones and accessories. Initially, OnePlus 5 will be available at 10 major outlets in cities like Mumbai, Delhi

Samsung Galaxy S8 owners can now disable the Bixby button

By : CIOL Writers

All those Samsung Galaxy S8 users who have had enough of summoning Bixby by accident, here is your redemption. Samsung has sent out a new update for the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 that lets you disable the Bixby button. The South-Korean

Google launches UPI-enabled digital payment app Tez in India

By : CIOL Writers

Falling in line with all the recent rumors, Google has unveiled a new mobile wallet in India- Tez to tap into the country’s booming digital payments industry. “Send money home to your family, split a dinner bill with friends, or pay

When is your ‘Free’ Reliance Jio 4G mobile phone arriving?

By : CIOL Writers

For all of you, who pre-booked their ‘Free’ Reliance Jio 4G mobile phone on August 24, your wait will soon be over as the delivery of your much-awaited 4G mobile phone will begin with the onset of coming festive season

Belkin launches Boost↑Up wireless charging pad for the latest iPhones

By : CIOL Writers

Apple’s latest iPhones- 8, 8 Plus and X may not have started shipping as yet but Belkin looks all set to meet the demand for the new wireless charging pad. The mobile accessory maker has unveiled its new Boost↑Up wireless charging pad that is

Google to launch Pixel 2 on October 4

By : CIOL Writers

Google is all set to launch its next iteration of Pixel series on October 4, as confirmed by a new advertising campaign and official landing page citing the date of the launch. The page says that anyone who is “thinking about changing phones,”

BookMyShow will now send ticket confirmation on WhatsApp

MUMBAI, INDIA: Users who book tickets on BookMyShow will soon be receiving a message on WhatsApp along with the confirmation text or an M-ticket (mobile ticket) QR Code, and email. The ticketing platform has participated in the WhatsApp business pilot

ASUS launches 3 new selfie-focused mobile phones in India

By : CIOL Writers

ASUS has announced the launch of its newest offerings in the Zenfone 4 Selfie series in India- Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro, Zenfone 4 Selfie(Dual Camera version), Zenfone 4 Selfie. “Selfies have become an integral part of the modern lifestyle and

Google Translate now supports offline translation in 7 Indian languages

By : CIOL Writers

Google has announced its Translate app will now support offline translation and instant visual translation in seven more Inlanguagesguage. The app which earlier used to support Hindi will now also support Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu languages. To activate

While Apple and Samsung retain their halo, OnePlus gets it right for Aspirational India: CMR MICI Survey Findings

By : CIOL Bureau

Gurugram, 13 Sep, 2017: CyberMedia Research regularly conducts the Mobile Industry Consumer Insight (MICI) Survey to capture the consumer aspirations, preferences and challenges, and dislikes around smartphone brands.  These large-format surveys provide a compelling picture of the changing dynamics of the

Could iPhone 8 and 8 Plus be Apple’s wasted efforts?

By : CIOL Writers

If iPhone X is the ‘future of smartphones’, what are iPhone 8 and 8 Plus? Honestly, they were doomed even before the launch. The reason is pure common sense. Apple has launched two phones that are strikingly similar to their

iOS 11 launches for Apple iPhones and iPads on September 19

By : CIOL Writers

At its maiden event at the new Steve Jobs Theater, Apple announced that the newest version of its operating system- iOS 11 is launching on September 19 for iPhone and iPad as a free update. The event also saw the