Mobile

Comcast has started launching its Xfinity Mobile phone service

It appears that Comcast has quietly launched Xfinity Mobile, its $65 / month unlimited mobile service. The official website now allows Xfinity internet customers to select a plan and sign up for the service, which is currently offered at a discounted rate of $45 a month. Comcast says the service will be available throughout its current markets. “We are beginning ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 4 India Launch Expected on May 16

Xiaomi Redmi 4 is expected to launch in India on May 16, after the company on Thursday sent invites for an event in New Delhi on that date that would see the “launch of the next Redmi device”. Earlier this week, Amazon India announced the upcoming Xiaomi Redmi phone will be exclusive to its platform. Amazon India in the country ... Read More »

Huawei nova 2 to be announced on May 26

The month started interestingly for Huawei fans after a TENAA listing leaked the nova 2. Now a poster about the official launch of the device appeared, confirming that the new nova will arrive on May 26, just eight months after the initial Huawei nova launch. The new device might appear in Plus version as well since the poster says “Huawei ... Read More »

Gionee S10 to Feature Four Cameras, Leaked Live Images Tip

Chinese mobile maker Gionee seems set to launch its its next flagship smartphone soon, the successor to the Gionee S9. Said to be called the Gionee S10, it was leaked in images on a certification website in the recent past, and now live photos and additional information have poured in, tipping details about the cameras to be present in the ... Read More »

Can T-Mobile Keep Growing Revenue Per User?

The competition in the U.S. wireless industry is increasingly fierce, putting pressure on service revenue at the largest players, AT&T (NYSE:T) and Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ). The company putting the pressure on, for the most part, has been T-Mobile (NASDAQ:TMUS). Most recently, T-Mobile introduced a new unlimited data plan that includes taxes and fees in the pricing. It also agreed to lock ... Read More »

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 »