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Three UK to stop selling 3G-only phones, looks forward to 4G future

Three UK launched on March 3 2003 as a 3G-only carrier. Now fifteen years later, the company has decided to stop selling 3G phones and only offer LTE-enabled devices. It’s the first carrier to make such a move. The 3G network isn’t going anywhere for now, this is just preparation for the future. The carrier needs to wait until most ... Read More »

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

  Smartphones under Rs. 10,000 have taken giant strides in the past few years, with companies like Xiaomi and Motorola transforming the very definition of entry-level smartphones. This segment is rapidly evolving and changing – with decent Android smartphones getting cheaper and cheaper. Just a few months ago, it was hard to imagine a smartphone under Rs. 6,000 offering a reasonable user experience, but that’s no ... Read More »

ZTE Delays Earnings Over US Ban, Android Phones Thought to Be Key Area of Concern

HIGHLIGHTS ZTE said it needs time to assess the impact of the US order The order bans American companies from selling parts to ZTE Company was due to release results on Thursday China’s ZTE Corp on Wednesday postponed the release of quarterly earnings, saying it needs time to assess the impact of a US order that bans American companies from selling it parts, which could undermine ... Read More »

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

Smartphones under Rs. 10,000 have taken giant strides in the past few years, with companies like Xiaomi and Motorola transforming the very definition of entry-level smartphones. This segment is rapidly evolving and changing – with decent Android smartphones getting cheaper and cheaper. Just a few months ago, it was hard to imagine a smartphone under Rs. 6,000 offering a reasonable user experience, but that’s no longer ... 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 »

Idea Offers Up to Rs. 2,000 Cashback on Karbonn Smartphones and Feature Phones

HIGHLIGHTS There is a Rs. 2,000 cashback on Karbonn Yuva 2 There is a Rs. 1,500 cashback on Karbonn A41 Power, A9 Indian There is a Rs. 1,000 cashback on several Karbonn feature phones Idea Cellular on Tuesday partnered with Karbonn Mobiles to announce cashback of up to Rs. 2,000 on select Karbonn 4G smartphones and feature phones. The offer entitles buyers to ... Read More »

Blue Whale Challenge: Bengal Education Minister instructs schools to ban cell phones

After reports of increasing suicide cases surfaced, Partha Chatterjee, West Bengal Education Minister has directed all schools in the state to ensure that students do not carry mobile phones in classes.   Representative image After reports of increasing suicide cases surfaced, Partha Chatterjee, West Bengal Education Minister has directed all schools in the state to ensure that students do not ... Read More »

Asus prepares to launch six Zenfone 4 phones

Six Zenfone 4 phones appeared on the Asus Zentalk forum. A screengrab from Google Support’s site revealed the Zenfone 4 Max, the Zenfone 4 Pro, the Zenfone 4 Selfie and three different versions of the Zenfone 4 flagship are approved for Google services. The Zenfone 4 Max (ZC554KL) comes with a model name ASUS_X00ID and is a direct successor to ... Read More »

Moto C, Yu Yureka Black, Nokia’s Android Phones, OnePlus 5 Leaks, and More News This Week

HIGHLIGHTS The Moto C is a budget Android launched at Rs. 5,999 The Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus are now available offline as well The modular Essential Phone by Android ‘founder’ Andy Rubin was announced Missed out on technology news during the week? You’ve come to the right place to catch up on everything of note that happened. One ... 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 »