Tag Archives: Mobile

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 Approached for Controlling Stake in Infratel Mobile Tower Arm

The Oreo beta testing on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ is underway and this means we get an early glimpse of what the new firmware will offer. The first screenshots come courtesy of redditor thesbros who revealed plenty of details about it along with some comments about performance and appearance.      Samsung Galaxy S8 Oreo screenshots Oreo is bringing App icon badges, detailed control of notifications ... Read More »

Flipkart Big Diwali Sale’s Mobile Offers: Redmi Note 4, Lenovo K8 Plus, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart’s Big Diwali Sale is from October 14 to October 17 The company is offering a Buyback Guarantee at Rs. 99 HDFC cards get 10 percent instant discount during the sale Flipkart Big Diwali Sale kicks off Saturday, October 14, and ahead of the sale, the online marketplace has revealed some of the mobile offers it will be listing. ... Read More »

YouTube rolls out new icon, design changes for mobile, desktop app

YouTube has announced significant design changes for its mobile and desktop app. Plus the YouTube logo has been revamped to emphasis on the ‘Tube’, and the iconic play icon now appears at the beginning of the YouTube wordmark. The refreshed YouTube Logo and YouTube Icon should be visible to users on mobile and desktop starting today. Coming to YouTube mobile ... Read More »

Jio Phone Bookings on August 24: How to Book the Mobile Online and Offline

On August 15, the Jio Phone will be out in the market for beta testing. However, the Jio Phone beta trials will be for a limited set of people only, and most of us will have to wait for the public release. The Jio Phone booking date is August 24, and the handset will be delivered starting September on first come, first ... Read More »

Mukesh Ambani’s 4G Phone Targets Two-Thirds Of India’s Mobile Phone Buyers

India’s youngest telecom operator Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. has launched a 4G-enabled feature phone as it looks to tap a market that contributes two-thirds of the handset sales in the country. The JioPhone, essentially a basic phone with some capabilities of a smartphone, will be “effectively free”, said Chairman Mukesh Ambani at the 40th annual general meeting of its parent ... Read More »

LaCie Porsche Design Type-C Mobile hard drive review: Style for miles and clever setup

Some would say that there’s rarely anything sexy or unique about a USB hard drive. Some would say never. LaCie disagrees, and makes its point with stylishly designed products such as the 2TB Porsche Design Type-C Mobile hard drive. It’s undeniably eye-catching, and features a clever dual-partition/file system setup that combines top performance and near-universal compatibility. Compatibility solved The compatibility ... Read More »

Microsoft Ends Support For Windows Phone 8.1: What Is The Future Of the Mobile OS?

Microsoft has made an announcement that could mean the end of the Windows Phone. Amidst a flurry of major announcements such as its plan to expand broadband access to rural Americans, Microsoft also announced that it would be ending support for the mobile edition of Windows 8.1, which is the operating system used by the majority of Windows phones. Windows Phone 8.1 ... Read More »

Amazon Prime Day 2017: The best tech, electronics, PC, and mobile deals

Amazon Prime Day is an official yearly event now—and Amazon’s pushing harder than ever for its summer sale to rival the likes of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. For 2017, the retailer has promised more deals, better discounts, and higher inventories. Amazon seems to be focusing solely on brand-new items this year: no more old, open-box items that suggest more ... Read More »

Amazon Prime Day 2017: We pick the best electronics, PC, and mobile deals

Amazon says that its Prime Day sale is July 11, but that’s not entirely true. Starting tonight at 6pm PT / 9pm ET, the first round of deals begin. For owners of Alexa-powered devices, it starts even earlier—select deals become available at 4pm PT / 7pm ET. We’ll be updating this page with the best all-day deals as they go ... Read More »