Micromax Bharat 1 Review

Micromax launched the  Bharat-1, the company’s first 4G VoLTE feature phone to take on Reliance Jio’s JioPhone. Even though it was launched in partnership with State-owned telecom operator BSNL, the phone can be used on any network unlike the JioPhone.  Is the phone worth the price? Let us find out in the review. Box Contents Micromax Bharat … Continue reading “Micromax Bharat 1 Review”

Micromax launched the  Bharat-1, the company’s first 4G VoLTE feature phone to take on Reliance Jio’s JioPhone. Even though it was launched in partnership with State-owned telecom operator BSNL, the phone can be used on any network unlike the JioPhone.  Is the phone worth the price? Let us find out in the review. Box Contents Micromax Bharat … Continue reading "Micromax Bharat 1 Review"

2018 iPhones to come with faster Intel and Qualcomm LTE modems, including a model with Dual SIM support: KGI

Last week KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that  Apple will be launching a 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch models with OLED displays and a lower-priced 6.1-inch model with an LCD display in 2018. Now he has said that the iPhone models will come with a faster Intel XMM 7560 modem and Qualcomm SDX 20 LTE Cat. 18 Modem with support for 4×4 MIMO … Continue reading “2018 iPhones to come with faster Intel and Qualcomm LTE modems, including a model with Dual SIM support: KGI”

Last week KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that  Apple will be launching a 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch models with OLED displays and a lower-priced 6.1-inch model with an LCD display in 2018. Now he has said that the iPhone models will come with a faster Intel XMM 7560 modem and Qualcomm SDX 20 LTE Cat. 18 Modem with support for 4×4 MIMO … Continue reading "2018 iPhones to come with faster Intel and Qualcomm LTE modems, including a model with Dual SIM support: KGI"

Intel introduces XMM 8000 5G modem series, XMM 7660 Gigabit LTE modem

Intel has announced new 5G new radio (5G NR) multi-mode commercial modems along with Intel XMM 7660 modem. It has also announced that it has successfully completed a full end-to-end 5G call based on its early 5G silicon, the Intel 5G Modem and also said that the XMM 7560 modem that was unveiled at MWC earlier this year has … Continue reading “Intel introduces XMM 8000 5G modem series, XMM 7660 Gigabit LTE modem”

Intel has announced new 5G new radio (5G NR) multi-mode commercial modems along with Intel XMM 7660 modem. It has also announced that it has successfully completed a full end-to-end 5G call based on its early 5G silicon, the Intel 5G Modem and also said that the XMM 7560 modem that was unveiled at MWC earlier this year has … Continue reading "Intel introduces XMM 8000 5G modem series, XMM 7660 Gigabit LTE modem"

Apple HomePod release pushed to early 2018

Apple introduced its first Siri-powered smart speaker HomePod at WWDC 2017 back in June for $349. At that time the company said that it will ship the device starting in December in Australia, the UK and the US. Now the company has released a statement saying that it will be available only in early 2018 saying that it need … Continue reading “Apple HomePod release pushed to early 2018”

Apple introduced its first Siri-powered smart speaker HomePod at WWDC 2017 back in June for $349. At that time the company said that it will ship the device starting in December in Australia, the UK and the US. Now the company has released a statement saying that it will be available only in early 2018 saying that it need … Continue reading "Apple HomePod release pushed to early 2018"

Xiaomi Redmi 4A MIUI 9 Beta ROM based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat starts rolling out

In late 2017, when most of the OEMs are releasing schedule for the Oreo update, a  lot of budget phones that are launched still run on Android Marshmallow. Xiaomi Redmi 4A was launched back in March 2017 with MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), but Xiaomi didn’t announce anything regarding the Android update for the … Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi 4A MIUI 9 Beta ROM based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat starts rolling out”

In late 2017, when most of the OEMs are releasing schedule for the Oreo update, a  lot of budget phones that are launched still run on Android Marshmallow. Xiaomi Redmi 4A was launched back in March 2017 with MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), but Xiaomi didn’t announce anything regarding the Android update for the … Continue reading "Xiaomi Redmi 4A MIUI 9 Beta ROM based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat starts rolling out"

Weekly Roundup: OnePlus 5T, Moto X4, Gionee M7 Power, Vivo V7 and more

This week OnePlus introduced its flagship OnePlus 5T smartphone, Motorola launched OnePlus 5T, Gionee launched M7 Power, Vivo introduced V7 smartphone, and more from this week’s in our weekly roundup. OnePlus this week introduced OnePlus 5T smartphone with  6.01-inch Full HD+ Optic AMOLED Display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, 80.5% screen-to-body ratio. t has the same 16-megapixel primary rear camera … Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: OnePlus 5T, Moto X4, Gionee M7 Power, Vivo V7 and more”

This week OnePlus introduced its flagship OnePlus 5T smartphone, Motorola launched OnePlus 5T, Gionee launched M7 Power, Vivo introduced V7 smartphone, and more from this week’s in our weekly roundup. OnePlus this week introduced OnePlus 5T smartphone with  6.01-inch Full HD+ Optic AMOLED Display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, 80.5% screen-to-body ratio. t has the same 16-megapixel primary rear camera … Continue reading "Weekly Roundup: OnePlus 5T, Moto X4, Gionee M7 Power, Vivo V7 and more"

Uber launches mobile web version in India, pilots offline search, call to get a ride and more

Uber today at its ‘Building for India’ event launched  m.uber.com, a light mobile web version. It also piloted new app features – offline search, request for a guest and call to book a ride, ahead of roll out. m.uber.com is targeted at riders who have basic smartphones, that can support web browsing but cannot support mobile … Continue reading “Uber launches mobile web version in India, pilots offline search, call to get a ride and more”

Uber today at its ‘Building for India’ event launched  m.uber.com, a light mobile web version. It also piloted new app features – offline search, request for a guest and call to book a ride, ahead of roll out. m.uber.com is targeted at riders who have basic smartphones, that can support web browsing but cannot support mobile … Continue reading "Uber launches mobile web version in India, pilots offline search, call to get a ride and more"

OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS beta update brings new Do Not Disturb UI, standby battery optimizations and more

OnePlus rolled out the Android 8.0 (Oreo) update for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphones last month . Now it has released new Oreo-based open betas (Beta 18 for OnePlus 3T and Beta 27 for OnePlus 3) that brings new UI for DND, optimizations for standby battery usage, performance improvements along with bug fixes and optimizations OnePlus says there … Continue reading “OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS beta update brings new Do Not Disturb UI, standby battery optimizations and more”

OnePlus rolled out the Android 8.0 (Oreo) update for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphones last month . Now it has released new Oreo-based open betas (Beta 18 for OnePlus 3T and Beta 27 for OnePlus 3) that brings new UI for DND, optimizations for standby battery usage, performance improvements along with bug fixes and optimizations OnePlus says there … Continue reading "OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS beta update brings new Do Not Disturb UI, standby battery optimizations and more"

Airtel, Karbonn launch A1 Indian and A41 Power 4G phones at effective price of Rs. 1799 and Rs. 1849

Airtel partnered with Karbonn Mobiles last month to launch Karbonn A40 Indian, 4G VoLTE phone at an effective price of Rs. 1399. Later it launched the  Celkon Smart 4G at an effective price of Rs. 1349. Now it has launched two more Karbonn 4G VoLTE smartphones – Karbonn A1 Indian with support for 22 Indian languages and A41 Power with … Continue reading “Airtel, Karbonn launch A1 Indian and A41 Power 4G phones at effective price of Rs. 1799 and Rs. 1849”

Airtel partnered with Karbonn Mobiles last month to launch Karbonn A40 Indian, 4G VoLTE phone at an effective price of Rs. 1399. Later it launched the  Celkon Smart 4G at an effective price of Rs. 1349. Now it has launched two more Karbonn 4G VoLTE smartphones – Karbonn A1 Indian with support for 22 Indian languages and A41 Power with … Continue reading "Airtel, Karbonn launch A1 Indian and A41 Power 4G phones at effective price of Rs. 1799 and Rs. 1849"

Twitter is testing tweetstorm feature on Android and iOS

Twitter has started testing tweetstorm feature on its Android app. The feature was first discovered back in September, but it was hidden. Now the feature has started showing up for some users who are using Alpha version of the app. Twitter has confirmed that it has been testing the feature in alpha and beta programs on … Continue reading “Twitter is testing tweetstorm feature on Android and iOS”

Twitter has started testing tweetstorm feature on its Android app. The feature was first discovered back in September, but it was hidden. Now the feature has started showing up for some users who are using Alpha version of the app. Twitter has confirmed that it has been testing the feature in alpha and beta programs on … Continue reading "Twitter is testing tweetstorm feature on Android and iOS"