Mobile

Xiaomi Redmi 5 with a 5.7-inch HD+ display launched in India

By : CIOL Writers

At a time when the prices of smartphones are sky-rocketing, Xiaomi has brought a budget smartphone for the Indian market. The Xiaomi Redmi 5 which was unveiled earlier in China is a successor of the hugely popular smartphone Redmi 4.

Honor 7C with 5.99-inch HD+ screen and Face Unlock launched in China

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To compete with the popularity of Redmi’s smartphones, Huawei has launched the budget-friendly version of Honor 7X dubbed as Honor 7C in China. The handset which features an HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio will go on sale in

WhatsApp increases the time limit to delete unintentionally sent messages

By : CIOL Writers

Everybody has regretted sending unintentional messages to wrong persons many times. To overcome that mistake, Facebook-owned WhatsApp introduced the feature to delete unintentionally sent messages last year. However, the time span to delete these unintentional messages was only 420 seconds(seven minutes). But

This AR-based gaming app gives kids a real-world petting experience

By : CIOL Writers

Always wanted your kid to have a pet? But, then it is not always realistic to manage a real one. We understand, so here’s an AR-based gaming app that gives your kids a real-world petting experience. It is developed by

Britzo launches operations in India with Rs 100cr ‘Make in India’ commitment

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to take digitization to rural hinterlands, communications company Britzo has ventured into the Indian mobile phone market building a portfolio comprising ‘smart’ feature phone offerings at cost-effective price points. These offerings will be aimed at consumers across tier-III, tier-IV,

Vivo Apex with Snapdragon 845 officially unveiled in China

By : CIOL Writers

Vivo has officially unveiled its newest smartphone- Vivo Apex in China. The handset comes with an under-the-display fingerprint scanner and a pop-up selfie camera, as reported by Chinese technology blog ITHome. As per the report, the Vivo Apex has a

10 apps every Indian woman should have on her phone

By : CIOL Writers

We women have so much to do through out the day, constantly juggling between family, work and hundred other things, leaving little ‘me-time’. But thanks to technology, so much of it gets sorted just with a click on our smartphones.

Google integrates chat option on Tez app

By : CIOL Writers

Google has integrated a chat option in digital payments app Google Tez. The payment application which runs on the Unified Payments Interface railroads will now allow consumers to not only send money to each other but also open up an option

Samsung Galaxy S9 with super slow-mo camera launched in India

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Samsung has launched its latest flagship smartphone Galaxy S9 and S9+ in India. The smartphone which was unveiled at the MWC 2018 event is now available at a price tag of Rs 57,900 for the 64GB model. The Galaxy S9+ will

RJio’s LYF set to dethrone Samsung from the market leader’s position in Q1, 2018

NEW DELHI, INDIA: In January 2018, Reliance Retail’s mobile handset brand, LYF topped the overall mobile handset leaderboard with 27% market share, followed by Samsung at a distant second with 12% share, and itel at third with 8% market share,

Samsung Galaxy S9+’s camera beats Pixel 2’s score to top DxO Mark ratings

By : CIOL Writers

Samsung launched its new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ at the MWC’18 event. One of the major highlights of the smartphones was the new and improved, dual aperture camera on both the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus.

BSNL launches Rs 399 plan with 30GB data and unlimited calling

By : CIOL Writers

In order to keep up with the competition in the mobile data space, BSNL has launched a new plan for its postpaid subscribers. The state-owned telecom unveiled “Holi Dhamaka Offer” which offers unlimited calls and 30GB of data for one

OnePlus 6 leaked image reveals dual rear cameras and iPhone X like notch

By : CIOL Writers

The official launch for OnePlus 6 is still months away but the leaks and rumours about the smartphone are already creating a lot of buzz. In the latest leak, the supposed OnePlus 6 has been spotted with an edge-to-edge display and an iPhone X-like

Viber launches Viber Communities, a chat space with unlimited members

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Viber has launched Viber Communities, a feature that offers a chat space where up to 1 billion members will be able to exchange messages and engage with one another. Viber Communities provides tiered management roles and moderation tools so Community

4G LTE device shipment in India grew by 80pc in 2017

By : CIOL Writers

CMR India has released its 4G LTE Devices India Market Review Report 2017. According to the report, the 4G LTE shipments in India grew at 80 percent in 2017 year-on-year with total shipments reaching 148.3 million units. As per the report, 99 percent

BlackBerry App Store to remove paid apps from April 1

By : CIOL Writers

BlackBerry has announced that it is removing paid apps from BlackBerry World App Store from April 1st, 2018. According to the message, which was recently published publicly, BB10 users won’t be able to purchase anything from BlackBerry World starting on

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 700 series woos mid-tier smartphone segment with AI

SPAIN: Qualcomm has introduced the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 700 Mobile Platform Series, designed to exceed what is expected from today’s high-tier mobile experiences, with features and performance previously only available in the premium Snapdragon 800 Mobile Platform Series. Advances to

RJio offers instant cashback of Rs 2,200 on Ziox 4G smartphones

By : CIOL Writers

Looks like the Reliance Jio cashback bandwagon is not going to stop anytime soon. After giving cashback of up to Rs 2,000 under the “Jio Football Offer” on select smartphones, the telecom operator has now partnered with Ziox mobiles to offer cashback

Know when Nokia’s new smartphones launch in India

By : CIOL Writers

At the MWC’18 event, HMD Global announced not one but five mobile phones powered by Android Oreo. The newly launched smartphones include- Nokia 1, Nokia 6(2018), Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 8110- the 4G feature phone. While

Airtel and Google team up to bring low-cost 4G smartphones

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Telecom operator Bharti Airtel and Google have teamed up to bring low-cost 4G smartphones powered by Android Oreo (Go Edition). As part of Airtel’s ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ program, the company will ship entry-level 4G smartphones having Android Oreo (Go edition) as standard OS