Idea partners with Panasonic to offer P100 at an effective starting price of Rs. 3799

Earlier this month Panasonic launched its P100, a budget Android smartphone at a starting price of Rs. 5299, exclusively on Flipkart. Today Idea Cellular has announced that it has partnered with Panasonic to offer a cashback of Rs. 1,500 on P100 for Idea customers, the device will be available at an effective price, which is over 25% lower than the MRP. Continue reading “Idea partners with Panasonic to offer P100 at an effective starting price of Rs. 3799”

Airtel, HMD Global partner to offer Nokia 2 and Nokia 3 at effective price of Rs. 4999 and Rs. 7499

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Airtel today announced that it has partnered with HMD Global to offer affordable 4G smartphone options to customers as part of Airtel’s ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative. Under this partnership Nokia 2 and Nokia 3, 4G smartphones are now available with cashback of Rs. 2000 from Airtel.

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Wikipedia Zero no-cost mobile access program will end in 2018

The Wikimedia Foundation has announced that it ending the Wikipedia Zero program which was launched in 2012. It said that the new partnership opportunities will continue to address critical barriers to participation in free knowledge around the world. Continue reading “Wikipedia Zero no-cost mobile access program will end in 2018”

Samsung partners with Petur Jonsson for new ‘Over the Horizon’ ringtone for the Galaxy S9

Samsung made ‘Over the Horizon’ as default tone on its Galaxy device back in 2011. Each generation of Samsung’s Galaxy devices comes pre-loaded with a fresh new take on Samsung’s signature “Over the Horizon”, six-note groove. Today it has announced that it has teamed up with Icelandic composer Pétur Jónsson to compose a new “Over the Horizon” tune for the next generation flagships. Continue reading “Samsung partners with Petur Jonsson for new ‘Over the Horizon’ ringtone for the Galaxy S9”

Google investigating Pixel 2 XL slow rapid charging in low battery temperatures

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Users of Google Pixel 2 XL have started reporting the slow battery charging speeds despite the phone showing the “Charging rapidly” notification. AndroidPolice in their testing has concluded that “rapid charging” isn’t always an accurate statement as the phone in low temperatures the phone starts charging at less than 4W. Continue reading “Google investigating Pixel 2 XL slow rapid charging in low battery temperatures”

LastPass finally gets Android Oreo autofill support

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LastPass password manager for Android has finally received Android Oreo autofill support. Accessibility option is still available for Older apps and Chrome that don’t support the new implementation. LastPass v4.4.1749 brings you an option to turn on Oreo autofill by going to Settings > Autofill. Continue reading “LastPass finally gets Android Oreo autofill support”

Huawei P20 Plus firmware files reveal Always-on display, 4000mAh battery

Huawei P20 series is all set to go official at a special event in Paris on March 27th. With the launch inching closer, we are hearing more details about the flagships. Today according to the firmware files obtained by @FunkyHuawei, the man behind most Huawei and Honor leaks, the P20 Plus variant is said to feature an always-on display and a massive 4000mAh battery. Continue reading “Huawei P20 Plus firmware files reveal Always-on display, 4000mAh battery”

Virgin signs an agreement with Indian Govt for Hyperloop One between Pune and Mumbai

Virgin Hyperloop One today announced that it has signed an agreement with Maharashtra who intends to build a hyperloop between Pune and Mumbai beginning with an operational demonstration track. The company’s chairman Sir Richard Branson signed the framework agreement today to begin the development of the route. Continue reading “Virgin signs an agreement with Indian Govt for Hyperloop One between Pune and Mumbai”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Camera Samples

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 5 smartphone in India last week. We recently brought you the unboxing and first impressions of the smartphone, here we have the camera samples from the phone. The Redmi Note 5 has a 12-megapixel rear camera with 5-element lens, f/2.2 aperture and large 1.25μm pixel size, compared to 1.12μm pixel size on the Redmi Note 4. It also comes with dual-tone LED flash. It has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and selfie flash.

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Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro, Mi TV 4, Moto Z2 Force and more

This week Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 5 series of phones and also launched the most-expected Mi TV 4 in India, Motorola launched the Moto Z2 Force with TurboPower Mod, OPPO launched the A71 (2018) Edition, and lots most in our weekly roundup. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro, Mi TV 4, Moto Z2 Force and more”

BlackBerry Athena with Snapdragon 660, Luna and Uni smartphones surface

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BlackBerry is expected to launch at least three new phones this year, and the and they are currently code-named as Athena, Luna, and Uni. These smartphones over the past few weeks, have been making their appearance on Geekbench, through configuration files, and in European device registration databases. Continue reading “BlackBerry Athena with Snapdragon 660, Luna and Uni smartphones surface”

Microsoft Cortana gets IFTTT integration, now works with more smart home devices

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Microsoft today announced that Cortana is adding new home automation skills, new smart home devices, such as the Ecobee, Honeywell Lyric, and LIFX. And it also now works with IFTTT. You can now open Cortana on Windows 10 or launch the Cortana app to add new products to the Connected Home menu. Continue reading “Microsoft Cortana gets IFTTT integration, now works with more smart home devices”

Twitter is shutting down Twitter for Mac app, support ends in 30 days

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Twitter today announced that it will be ending support for its Mac application in the next 30 days in favor of the web client. The app will no longer be available to download from today. The company suggests users use the web client to get the full experience. Continue reading “Twitter is shutting down Twitter for Mac app, support ends in 30 days”

NPCI gives nod to WhatsApp Payments BHIM UPI beta, says interoperability must for public launch

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NPCI; The National Payments Corporation of India, the underdog for all digital payments in the country, said that all partnering bodies must follow set or predefined rules and UPI guidelines to make the platform interoperable. This was in context to the speculation of Paytm accusing NPCI giving out favoring setbacks to Whatsapp for its Payments platform. Continue reading “NPCI gives nod to WhatsApp Payments BHIM UPI beta, says interoperability must for public launch”

LG’s 2018 flagship with 6.1-inch MLCD+ FullVision display, Snapdragon 845, new design said to be unveiled in June

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It is already known that LG will be introducing an enhanced version of the V30 smartphone with A.I features at the MWC 2018 later this months, instead of G6’s successor. Now @evleaks is saying that the next LG flagship will be codenamed ‘Judy’ with a brand new design will be introduced in June. The phone is said to feature a 6.1-inch 18:9 FullVision display, but it will use a MLCD+ panel with white sub-pixel in RGBW matrix offering high, 800-nit brightness while consuming 35% less power compared to IPS LCD panels. Continue reading “LG’s 2018 flagship with 6.1-inch MLCD+ FullVision display, Snapdragon 845, new design said to be unveiled in June”