Mobile

Wine 3.0 lets you run Windows apps in Android devices

By : CIOL Writers

Wine, a software that enables users to run Windows apps on Linux and other Unix like operating systems is now available for Android devices. Codeweavers, which makes the Wine app, has announced the stable release of Wine 3.0 for Android. The

iOS latest update fixes ‘text bomb’ bug and brings HomePod support

By : CIOL Writers

Apple has released iOS 11.2.5 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that brings support for HomePod and introduces the ability for Siri to read the news (US, UK and Australia only) along with bug fixes, chief being the text bomb issue.

Android 8.1 Oreo will now show Wi-Fi network speeds before you connect them

By : CIOL Writers

Within a few weeks of rolling out the stable version of Android 8.1 Oreo, Google has started adding a range of features to the operating system. Google adds a new feature to Android 8.1 which will update users with information regarding

OnePlus opens its first authorized offline store in India

By : CIOL Writers

Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has inaugurated its first offline store called “OnePlus Authorised Store” in India which offers users a chance to purchase its products. The new OnePlus Authorised Store, located in Vile Parle(West), Mumbai is part of the smartphone’s plans

HTC U11 EYEs with dual selfie camera launched in Taiwan and China

By : CIOL Writers

HTC announced the launch of a new smartphone under its U series called HTC U11 EYEs. The new smartphone is currently available in Taiwan and China at CNY 3,299(Rs 32,664). HTC U11 EYEs sports a 6-inch full HD+ display with Corning’s

Reliance Jio not preferred operator for number portability

By : CIOL Writers

Reliance Jio may be having over 160 million subscribers thanks to its cheapest 4G data plans, and Rs 0 JioPhone but when it comes to mobile number portability, Mukesh Ambani’s company is not the preferred choice for subscribers. According to a study

TAG Heuer brings a smaller, cheaper version of the Connected Module 45

By : CIOL Writers

TAG Heuer has launched an upgraded, smaller version of it’s Connected Modular 45, a customizable wearable that lets users swap the smart module for a traditional, mechanical head. Many people complain about the big diameters of smartwatches and that’s exactly where TAG

Motorola expands Mods portfolio with full QWERTY Keyboard & a health monitor

By : CIOL Writers

Motorola is expanding its Moto Mods portfolio with the addition of two new Mods for the Moto Z lineup- a slider QWERTY keyboard, and a monitor that tracks heart rate, blood pressure, and more. The two new mods are a result

Nokia ‘Asha’ phones might soon make a comeback

By : CIOL Writers

HMD Global is apparently planning to bring back Nokia Asha brand of phones. The Finnish company has filed for a trademark for the Asha brand through the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). First spotted by LoveNokia, the trademark was originally published on EUIPO in

Samsung Galaxy A8+(2018) with dual selfie cameras launched in India

By : CIOL Writers

Samsung has finally launched Galaxy A8+ (2018) in India- which comes with Infinity Display, 6GB of RAM, the Always On screen ambient display, Samsung Pay support, Bixby, as well as dual front cameras. The smartphone sports a 6-inch FHD+ (1080×2220 pixels) Super AMOLED display in 18.5:9

Dell Mobile Connect software integrates your phone with PC

By : CIOL Writers

Wireless integration between smartphones and PCs is the new trend of 2018. At the CES’18, Dell unveiled a suite of new products and software to address the myriad ways people play and work. In addition to revealing some new devices designed to

Vivo unveils world’s first in-display fingerprint scanning smartphone

By : CIOL Writers

At the CES’18, Vivo showcased world’s first smartphone with an in-display fingerprint scanner. The company described the latest technology as one which offers consumers an unprecedented mobile experience, defining a new era of mobile interaction. Alex Feng, Senior Vice President,

Sony launches 3 new selfie-centric smartphones at CES’18

By : CIOL Writers

Sony unveiled three new selfie-centric smartphones- the Xperia XA2, the Xperia XA2 Ultra, and the Xperia L2 at the annual CES 2018 tech convention in Las Vegas. The new phones come with an impressive selection of high-end features, including 4K video capture and a dual-selfie mode.

Airtel revamps Rs 448, Rs 509 plans to counter RJio’s latest offer

By : CIOL Writers

The data wars in the Indian telecom space are getting intense by the day. After Reliance Jio revealed its latest Happy New year Offer, 2018, arch-rival Airtel has come up with two new revised plans. To compete with Jio’s latest

Nokia 6(2018) with Snapdragon 630 SoC and 4GB RAM launched in China

By : CIOL Writers

HMD Global has unveiled a new budget-friendly smartphone. The company’s latest offering named Nokia 6(2018) debuted in China and will go on sale from January 10 with a starting price of CNY 1,499 (Rs 14,600) for the 32GB variant, while

Reliance Jio revises 4G plans with 1.5GB daily data

By : CIOL Writers

Reliance Jio is back with a new offer- ‘Happy New Year 2018’ plans, wherein all existing 1 GB packs have been revised to offer either 50 percent more data or Rs 50 discount on the price. The company says its new

OnePlus 5T Sandstone White variant launched in the US

By : CIOL Writers

After launching the Star Wars Limited edition of OnePlus 5T, the Chinese phone manufacturer is coming up with a new variant for the flagship device. The Sandstone White variant will be available in the US from January 9 and will be

Airtel teams up with Samsung to offer Galaxy J2 at an effective price of Rs 5,490

By : CIOL Writers

As part of it’s ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative, Airtel has now teamed up with Samsung to ring a range affordable 4G smartphone options to customers. Under the new alliance, four top models from Samsung’s popular Galaxy J-series range – J2 (2017), J5 Prime, J7

Micromax to launch India’s 1st Android Go smartphone for Rs 2K: Report

By : CIOL Writers

Micromax is gearing up to launch the first Android Go smartphone in India priced around Rs 2,000 that will run on Android Oreo(Go edition). According to FactorDaily, Google has teamed up with domestic handset makers such as Micromax, Lava, Intex,

WhatsApp stops working for Windows 8.0; BlackBerry 10 OS gets a short reprieve

By : CIOL Writers

WhatsApp has stopped working on platforms like Windows 8.0 or older, BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 OS. The company had announced it would stop supporting these platforms from 31st December 2017. However, it looks like Blackberry 10 OS users are getting