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Panasonic P91 With 4G VoLTE Support Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Panasonic P91 features a 5-inch HD display It is powered by quad-core MediaTek SoC It is now available to buy at Rs. 6,490 Panasonic on Thursday unveiled its latest P-Series smartphone in India, the P91. The smartphone has been priced at Rs. 6,490 and will be available via all authorised retailers. The company says that the Panasonic P91 sports graphite film ... Read More »

HTC U11 Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update, Beginning With Taiwan

HIGHLIGHTS HTC U11 gets Android Oreo update The update officially rolling out in Taiwan Global units likely to follow in few weeks Taiwanese handset maker HTC had promised Android Oreo update for its flagship, the U11, earlier this year. The company has started rolling out the update to HTC U11 units though it seems to be limited to Taiwan units. The update ... Read More »

Zen Admire Unity With 5-Inch Display Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Zen Admire Unity runs Android Nougat 7.0 The smartphone comes with a 5-inch FWVGA display It will go on sale starting November 10 Zen Mobiles on Wednesday announced the launch of the Zen Admire Unity in India with a price tag of Rs. 5,099. The new smartphone will go on sale in the country starting Wednesday, November 10 and will include multiple ... Read More »

From Wall Art to Talking Glasses, Meet Intel India’s Hardware Startups

HIGHLIGHTS Intel started the Plugin accelerator last year It’s intended to help hardware startups grow in India Intel held a demo for prototypes and products from 12 of the startups In 2015, Intel brought its Maker Lab hardware startup accelerator to India, working with 14 startups. Last year, the company partnered with the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and IIT-Bombay’s startup incubator, Society ... Read More »

Xiaomi expands to Spain, online sales start tomorrow

Xiaomi is known for quality hardware at an affordable price and with the launch of the Android One-running Mi A1, it even has software better-suited for western tastes. The one major roadblock to expanding its presence in Europe was that you often had no other choice but to import the phone (or other Mi gadget) from China. Was. This week the ... Read More »

RCom to Stop Voice Calls From December 1, Subscribers Can Port Till December 31

Loss-making telecom operator Reliance Communications will shut down voice call service from December 1 and its customers can move to other networks by the end of the year, as per direction issued by telecom regulator TRAI on Friday. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in direction to all telecom operators said that RCom on October 31, 2017 intimated it that “RCL (Reliance Communications ... Read More »

To Beat Jio, Airtel Offers 1.5GB Per Day With Rs. 349 Pack and Launches New Plan With 70GB Data

With Jio still biting at its heels over a year after entering the telecom market, Airtel has updated its Rs. 349 plan to offer more data at the same price. This comes soon after it offered customers 100 percent cashback on recharging with the Rs. 349 plan for a limited period. Along with giving users more data to remain competitive with Jio, Airtel has launched a ... Read More »

Broadcom Offers to Buy Mobile Chipmaker Qualcomm for $103 Billion

Communications chipmaker Broadcom Ltd on Monday said it offered to buy smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc for $70 per share or $103 billion (roughly Rs. 6,66,116 crores) in cash and stock, in what would be the biggest technology acquisition ever. A tie-up would combine two of the largest makers of wireless communications chips for mobile phones and raise the stakes for Intel Corp, which has been diversifying ... Read More »

Airtel to Transfer Optical Fibre Business to Wholly-Owned Subsidiary Telesonic Networks

Telecom major Bharti Airtel will transfer the optical fibre business to its wholly owned subsidiary Telesonic Networks for a valuation of up to Rs. 5,650 crores, as per a regulatory filing on Wednesday. The board of directors in its meeting yesterday “has approved the scheme of arrangement between Bharti Airtel (“Transferor Company”) and Telesonic Networks Limited (“Transferee Company”)…for the transfer of the ... Read More »

iPhone X Face ID Component Supply Now Stable, No Major TrueDepth Camera Upgrade in 2018: KGI

After being reported to be facing issues with the shipments of the core components powering Face ID on the iPhone X, Apple has now reportedly stabilised its supply chain. The same report adds that Apple will use much the same technology in 2018. An investor note published by Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities claims that the Cupertino company will bring the ... Read More »