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Just a few days after the official launch of Nokia 6 smartphone by HMD Global, a smartphone named Nokia 8 has made an appearance online. Even though the alleged smartphone is expected to be launched at MWC next month, Qualcomm reportedly showcased the Nokia 8 smartphone in private at CES earlier this month, and it allegedly comes with specifications to get Nokia fans excited. Two videos of the Nokia 8 smartphone by YouTube channel Total Tech, which were supposedly shot at CES 2017, have given an up-close look at theRead More
In September, Reliance Jio’s broadband service was overshadowed by the launch of the company’s 4G services, though it was mentioned by Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani. Though not much was detailed about the Reliance Jio broadband fibre to the home (FTTH) wired network, called Reliance Jio GigaFiber, he did mention tests in Pune and Mumbai. During the launch, Ambani said that the Reliance Jio broadband’s FTTH network will offer network speeds of up to 1Gbps to subscribers. Hitting speeds of up to 1Gbps could result in Reliance Jio broadband usersRead More
Reliance Jio is reportedly planning to launch feature phones with 4G VoLTE support, priced between Rs. 999 and Rs. 1,500. At least two such low-cost Reliance Jio VoLTE feature phones are said to be planned by the company, which will come with bundled free voice calls and other services. According to a report by Hindustan Times, Reliance Jio will use Spreadtrum chipsets to enable 4G VoLTE calls on the Rs. 1,500 feature phones. The report says, citing unnamed people familiar with the matter, that Reliance Jio is “expectedly in talks”Read More
NEW DELHI: Reliance Jio Infocomm’s average data download speed rose to 18.17 Mbps in December, almost twice that of closest rival Vodafone, putting the new entrant at the top of the pack within months of its commercial launch, according to the telecom regulator. The download speed on Reliance Jio, which offers services on a pan-India 4G network, was roughly four times higher than Airtel’s 4G speed of 4.74 Mbps in December. Vodafone’s 4G speed was 9.66 Mbps last month, as per data from TRAI.  The 4G speed of the MukeshRead More
Monday was the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone and Apple’s VP of World Wide Marketing Phil Schiller gave an interview where he talked about the glorious last 10 years for the company. Today, we’re back to the average day in consumer technology – which like most days, is full of launches, announcements, and other breaking news. Here are your top stories for the day. The Redmi Note 4 has been out since August 2016, and on Tuesday it got a date of arrival in India, but rumours of a RedmiRead More

Posted On January 10, 2017By telanganaIn Technology

iPhone Turns 10: How It Became a Cultural Icon

“Every once in a while, a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything,” Apple CEO Steve Jobs said as he introduced the first iPhone in San Francisco on January 9, 2007. Any number of CEOs have made similar claims, but Jobs’s words proved to be prophetic. Ten years after that presentation, more than a billion units have been sold, a generation of app developers has emerged to fill the App Store, and the iPhone has become a cornerstone product of one of the most valuable companies in the world. Here’sRead More
NEW DELHI: A team of the US-based iPhone maker Apple will meet a group of senior officials from various ministries, including IT and finance, on January 25 to discuss its demands for setting up a manufacturing unit in the country. Officials from departments of commerce, industrial policy and promotion (DIPP), revenue, environment and forest, electronics and information technology (DeITY) will take part in the deliberations.In a communication to the government, the Cupertino-based technology major has asked for several tax and other incentives, including long-term duty exemptions, to enter the manufacturingRead More
San Francisco: Apple penalized CEO Tim Cook for the iPhone maker’s first sales slump in 15 years with a 15 percent pay cut. Cook still did extremely well, with a compensation package valued at $8.7 million for Apple’s fiscal year that ended Sept. 24, according to a regulatory filing made Friday. But the amount was down from nearly $10.3 million in the prior year. The Cupertino, California, company cited a downturn in Apple’s revenue and operating profit as the main reason it cut the pay of Cook and its otherRead More

Posted On January 7, 2017By telanganaIn Technology

Samsung Galaxy S8 Image Allegedly Leaked

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone already has a lot riding on it after the Galaxy Note 7’s fiasco tainted the company’s reputation late last year. Thanks to a flurry of leaks, a lot of details about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 have already been revealed, though leaked photos have evaded us for long. But a new leaked image may finally have given us the first glimpse of the Samsung Galaxy S8. Slashleaks has shared an image (see below) with Samsung branding at the front, claimed to be the upcoming GalaxyRead More

Posted On January 6, 2017By telanganaIn Technology

Pichai bets big on desi cos

Kharagpur: Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday expressed confidence that big global software companies will start emerging from India in the next five to ten years. “In five- to 10-year time frame, we will see big global software companies coming out of India and we will be used to it,” Pichai said interacting with students at his alma mater IIT-Kharagpur. Pichai earned his degree in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT-Kharagpur. Asked on India catching up with China on the digital front. Pichai stressed the goal should be a little different. “IndiaRead More