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Toshiba Awaits Regulator Approval for Key Chip Unit Sale

HIGHLIGHTS The firm had agreed to sell its memory chip business to Bain Capital Toshiba had expected to meet all the sale conditions by March 23 It’s China’s anti-trust law” that is holding up the sale: Toshiba Embattled Japanese conglomerate Toshiba said Monday it was still waiting for regulators to approve the key sale of its chip unit, a delay that could ... Read More »

Redmi 5A Lake Blue Colour Variant Launched in India, Xiaomi Confirms 5 Million Units Have Been Sold

HIGHLIGHTS The Redmi 5A is now available in four colour options The variant has a starting price of Rs. 5,999 First sale held at 12pm on March 15 Xiaomi on Thursday announced the launch of a Lake Blue variant of the Redmi 5A in India. It will be made available alongside the other Rose Gold, Gold, and Dark Grey colour variants. First sale ... Read More »

Redmi 4 Price in India Cut

HIGHLIGHTS Redmi 4 price in India has been slashed permanently The Redmi 4 is now available with a starting price of Rs. 8,499 The new prices are applicable through Flipkart and Mi.com Redmi 4 price in India has been cut by Rs. 500. With the move, the Redmi 4 3GB RAM, 32GB storage variant is now available at Rs. 8,499, while ... Read More »

Redmi 5 Rival Micromax Bharat 5 Pro Launched in India at Rs. 7,999

Like Redmi 5, the new Micromax Bharat 5 has a selfie flash HIGHLIGHTS Micromax Bharat 5 Pro price in India is Rs. 7,999 This is the same price as the base model of the Xiaomi Redmi 5 It sports 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of inbuilt storage Hours after the Redmi 5 launch in India, Micromax has unveiled the Bharat 5 Pro was launched ... Read More »

ZTE Axon M Dual Screen Smartphone First Impressions

When both displays are open, ZTE Axon M has a large square-shaped display HIGHLIGHTS ZTE Axon M has two 5.2-inch displays and only one camera When the display is folded, the secondary display becomes inactive The dual-display design can be useful for multitasking If you’re bored with your standard candybar smartphone and miss the days when phones came in all ... Read More »

Best Phones Under Rs. 10,000 You Can Buy Right Now

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 is a really good all-round pick The Moto G5 is an older pick, but still a good contender The Asus ZenFone 4 Selfie has excellent battery life Although most of the news tends to be about the biggest flagships, the phones most of us actually end up buying tend to be closer to the budget ... Read More »

Flipkart Launches 10000mAh and 15000mAh Power Banks Starting at Rs. 799

HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart Billion power banks come in two capacities 10000mAh power bank costs Rs. 799, while 15000mAh is Rs. 999 All USB ports on the power banks are capable of 5V / 2.1A output Flipkart on Friday expanded its Billion brand by launching new power banks. The new Flipkart Billion series power banks come in two models – a 10000mAh version ... Read More »

Nokia 1 Purportedly Leaked via US FCC Listing, Said to Be Smaller Than Nokia 2

HIGHLIGHTS The listing suggests dimensions more compact than Nokia 2 The phone is shown to have a 3.5mm headphone jack A 16:9 aspect ratio is expected on the listed phone A new HMD Global smartphone with codename TA-1056 has been spotted on the US FCC website. This phone could possibly be the Nokia 1, which was leaked recently. Images showing the design of the device revealed ... Read More »

One in Two Feature Phone Users in India Intend to Buy a 4G Feature Phone in Next 6 Months: IDC

HIGHLIGHTS One out of three feature phone users willing to buy a data-enabled phone 50 percent are considering 4G feature phones in next 6 months 75 percent of high-end offline phone purchases are made in cash One out of three feature phone users in India are willing to purchase a data-enabled phone in next one year, and more than half ... Read More »

How to send Android SMS messages with Amazon Echo, and why it’s a big deal

If you got a Google Home Mini to go with your Android phone this Christmas, one of the first things you probably asked it to do was send a text. But instead of asking what you wanted to say, your Google Home said this: Sorry, I can’t send texts yet. But starting today, if you ask the same question to your Amazon Echo, it ... Read More »