Mobile

Honor 6X Starts Receiving EMUI 5.0 Update Based on Android 7.0 Nougat

The Honor 6X from Huawei went on sale in India in February starting at Rs. 12,999. The smartphone was launched running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and is now receiving the EMUI 5.0 update based on Android 7.0 Nougat, starting with the US. To recall, the smartphone had been launched in India with access to a beta update of Android 7.0 Nougat. ... Read More »

Apple Should Consider New Phased Manufacturing Programme, Says Government

The government wants iPhone maker Apple to consider a new manufacturing scheme offering duty benefits to set up its plants in the country. “Apple had asked for a set of concessions. For a period of 15 years all the components that Apple imports, they want them to be free of duty. We have a phased manufacturing programme (PMP) because we ... Read More »

Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update review The future is increasingly uncertain

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update rides the coattails of the desktop OS, heavily leaning on improvements in Cortana and Edge to nudge Microsoft’s nearly comatose mobile platform further ahead. As the free upgrade rolls out Tuesday, our review of the Creators Update can’t help but conclude that it’s even less of an improvement than the Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update. ... Read More »

Sprint Said to Look Beyond T-Mobile for Other Deal Options

Wall Street is betting Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. will soon revive talks on a blockbuster merger, but a recent surge in demand for wireless assets has Sprint exploring other ways to unleash value. Sprint’s parent SoftBank Group Corp. believes the company’s vast trove of wireless spectrum, which can be used for faster 5G services, has been undervalued, a ... Read More »

Mobile App Launched To Create Awareness Among Pregnant Women

PANCHKULA:  The National Health Mission (NHM) in Haryana launched a mobile-based application to create awareness among pregnant women, parents and health workers on the importance of ante and post natal care, institutional delivery and immunisation. The application, Kilkari, was launched during the concluding day of the ‘State-level Orientation Workshop’ that began at the State Institute of Health and Family Welfare ... Read More »

No health hazards from mobile tower radiation Govt

Dismissing concerns over radiation remitted from mobile towers, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said studies so far have not revealed any health hazards. Claiming that prescribed limits for radiation emissions in India are more stringent than global norms, the Minister said the Supreme Court order in this regard is only interim and not final. The Minister was reacting to ... Read More »

Corporations ‘not prepared’ for mobile breach

‘Security professionals identified the risk of mobile devices, but focus and resources assignment seem to be waiting for actual catastrophes to validate the need to properly prepare their defences. It’s unfortunate that so many companies have not learned from the past and are doomed to repeat wasted costs and the customer outrage of being breached’ Nearly two-thirds (64%) of respondents ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 6 Specifications Tipped Again by Geekbench Listing, Scores Higher Than Galaxy S8

After being spotted in a live image, the forthcoming Xiaomi Mi 6 flagship has now been spotted in Geekbench benchmark results. These results are often testimony to how powerful the phone is, and the alleged single-core and multi-core results on the Geekbench site points that the Mi 6 is likely to be a very powerful device. According to Geekbench, the ... Read More »

No-cell zone: Masters clings to ban on mobile phones

When you walk through the gates of Augusta National, it really is a throwback to a different era. Welcome to one of the few remaining places on the planet where cellphones are strictly prohibited. And, rest assured, the folks in the green jackets are serious about everyone going dark. More than a decade ago, Scott Feight got one of those ... Read More »

China Mobile Ltd. Wants More Broadband Customers

IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES. What happened with China Mobile this quarter? The world’s largest mobile phone network (about triple the size of the two largest American carriers combined) saw profits sliding in the face of higher total sales. The value of U.S. dollars against the Chinese yuan also increased 7% year over year, limiting China Mobile’s dollar-value revenue growth while ... Read More »