WhatsApp is Now Installed on 95% of Indian Smartphones [Report]

WhatsApp is Now Installed on 95% of Indian Smartphones [Report]

It’s quite certain that WhatsApp is the most popular messaging application in developing countries like India and Brazil. Despite not evolving into a capable platform like Facebook’s Messenger or WeChat, users prefer WhatsApp mostly because of its simplicity and comparatively lesser data consumption. However, due to the sudden rise in smartphone sales, WhatsApp penetration has also grown rapidly by almost […]

     
 
 

HTC Desire 630 Launched in India at Rs. 14990

HTC Desire 630 Launched in India at Rs. 14990

After a massive delay, HTC has finally made the Desire 630 budget handset available in India at a competitive price of Rs 14,990. Unveiled way back in February during Mobile World Congress, HTC announced the 630 last month at an event in India. However, it can now be purchased in offline as well as HTC’s online eStore. On the specifications […]

     
 
 

Hyve Mobility Introduces Buzz and Storm Smartphones in India

Hyve Mobility Introduces Buzz and Storm Smartphones in India

Hyve Mobility, a new Indian brand led by Sharad Mehrotra (Previously at Apple) has entered the market by launching two new Android smartphones today, Hyve Buzz and Hyve Storm, names of which do sound quite ludicrous. Both of the handsets will be embarking company’s journey into this competitive field and are priced accordingly, Rs 13,999 and Rs 8,499 respectively. In […]

     
 
 

YouTube can Now Schedule to Save Videos Offline During Happy Hours in India

YouTube can Now Schedule to Save Videos Offline During Happy Hours in India

When it comes to watching videos in India, bandwidth and connectivity are the primary concerns. You cannot just stream videos instantly, and watch videos on the go unless you are on a high speed mobile network. Most of the time users will buffer videos and then watch, which is painful. Keeping this in mind, Google India is offering Smart offline feature […]

     
 
 

Analyzing the Upcoming 700MHz Spectrum Auctions in India

Analyzing the Upcoming 700MHz Spectrum Auctions in India

The telecom industry is a serious cash cow for the Indian government. The auctions in past two years have seen the government raise record amounts of money as incumbent telecom operators tried to renew their license in service areas where it was expiring. Telecom operators also bid for extra spectrum in the 1800 MHz and 2100 MHz bands to bolster […]

 
     
 
 

LeEco will Soon go Offline in India, Starting with Le 1s Smartphone

LeEco will Soon go Offline in India, Starting with Le 1s Smartphone

The sudden rise of premium Chinese budget smartphones also brought the annoying tradition of flash sales and registration processes. LeEco has successfully managed to penetrate the highly competitive Indian market with its ‘Le 1s’ handset with sales of over 500,000 within a time span of merely 100 days, if the figures stand veracious. However, today they announced that the company […]

     
 
 

Indian Internet Data Usage to Grow 15 Times by 2021 [Report]

Indian Internet Data Usage to Grow 15 Times by 2021 [Report]

With ever decreasing prices of smartphones, India is one of the few countries where smartphone shipments still continue to grow. With continued growth in smartphone shipments, data usage is on the rise. According to a new Ericsson Mobility report, data usage in India is bound to grow 15 times between 2015 and 2021 while mobile subscriptions would grow to 1.32 […]

     
 
 

LG G5 is Now Available to Purchase in India, Priced at Rs 52,990

LG G5 is Now Available to Purchase in India, Priced at Rs 52,990

LG’s 2016 flagship, G5 has finally left the pre-order stage and is now available for purchasing on Flipkart as well as offline at a price of Rs 52,990. Launched way back in February at Mobile World Congress, the G5 is majorly known for its modular abilities which lets the device utilize external accessories in a more refined manner and the […]

     
 
 

Samsung Launches Galaxy J5 and J7 2016 in India

Samsung Launches Galaxy J5 and J7 2016 in India

Samsung has finally brought the 2016 variants of their much acclaimed ‘J’ series smartphones in India. The Galaxy J5 and J7 offer improved hardware and flaunt metal builds at a budget price tag of Rs. 13,990 and Rs. 15,990 respectively. In terms of specifications, the Galaxy J7 features a 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display, an Exynos Octa-Core processor clocked at […]

     
 
 

IRCTC Website Hacked, Personal Information of Over 1 Crore Customers Feared Stolen

IRCTC Website Hacked, Personal Information of Over 1 Crore Customers Feared Stolen

IRCTC is one of the most frequently used e-ticketing portals in India and in a recent turn of events, the server has been hacked, eventually leading to leak of personal information of over 10 million customers. Unlike other hacks or leaks, the IRCTC compromise is a very serious thing as users would usually upload multitudes of information along with documents […]