Nokia announces completion of 5G new radio data call with 4G and 5G dual connectivity in China

5G logoNokia today has announced that it has successfully completed an end-to-end 5G New Radio (5G NR) data call. This is a part of the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) 5G Technology R&D trial. The 3GPP-compliant dual connectivity call was conducted using a 5G NR system over-the-air on the 3.5GHz frequency band and LTE in the 2.1 GHz frequency band, supported by a 5G user equipment simulator provided by PRISMA Telecom Testing. Continue reading “Nokia announces completion of 5G new radio data call with 4G and 5G dual connectivity in China”

Huawei Mate 20 Pro said to feature 6.9-inch Samsung OLED display

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Rumors suggest that the next Mate series flagship is said to be called the Huawei Mate 2o/Mate 20 Pro in-line with the P-series flagships. Mate series flagships always feature the best in class challenging the competing flagships in the similar price segment.  Fresh rumors suggest that the Pro model of this series could actually sport a large 6.9-inches display. Continue reading “Huawei Mate 20 Pro said to feature 6.9-inch Samsung OLED display”

Reliance Jio offers 1.5GB additional data per day for all users till June 30

Earlier this year Reliance Jio revised some of its plans to offer more data. Today, to counter Airtel’s 1GB/day additional data on Rs. 149 and Rs. 399 packs, Reliance Jio is offering 1.5GB/day additional data for all daily recurring recharges in the month of June. Continue reading “Reliance Jio offers 1.5GB additional data per day for all users till June 30”

Samsung Carnival on Flipkart: Rs. 12000 off on Galaxy S8, Offers on LED TVs and more

Samsung Carnival is now live on Flipkart, under which it is offering best deals on smartphones, LED TVs, home appliances and more. Continue reading “Samsung Carnival on Flipkart: Rs. 12000 off on Galaxy S8, Offers on LED TVs and more”

Uber launches 5MB Uber Lite app for India

Uber today launched Uber Lite app in India for entry-level smartphones is less storage like Android Oreo Go Edition devices. The app is just 5MB in size, compared to 40MB Uber Android app, works even if you have limited coverage like 2G networks, and lets you book your ride in four taps. It works on Android smartphone running  Android 4.1 or above. Ola already has a Lite Android app that is just 1 MB in size.  Continue reading “Uber launches 5MB Uber Lite app for India”

Wear OS developer preview update re-enables alarms and jobs for background apps

Google is pushing out a new developers preview built to Wear OS and this update re-enables alarms and jobs for background apps that were disabled in the previous build with battery life as a major focus. This change will be reflected in all connected Wear OS preview devices. Continue reading “Wear OS developer preview update re-enables alarms and jobs for background apps”

Samsung appeals against $539 million Apple patent case verdict

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Samsung is not stopping its fight against Apple, the company has asked the court last Thursday to either dismiss the judgment in its phone patent fight with Apple or retry the case in which the damages were decided. Samsung has filed a 34-page post-trial motion filed with the US District Court in San Jose, California suggesting that the jury’s $539 million verdict is “excessive” and not supported by the evidence. Continue reading “Samsung appeals against $539 million Apple patent case verdict”

Android Messages V3.3 hints at GIF search, favourited stickers, search filters, fight text spam and more

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Android Messages seems to have picked up a new version over the weekend and like before, there aren’t any noticeable visual changes, but there are things going on behind hinting the preparation of new features. Some of the Gif search and  Sticker related features of Allo might be coming to Android Messages. Continue reading “Android Messages V3.3 hints at GIF search, favourited stickers, search filters, fight text spam and more”

Xiaomi Redmi 6 with 5.45-inch 18:9 display, Helio P22 12nm Octa-Core SoC, AI dual rear cameras and Redmi 6A with Helio A22 12nm SoC announced

Xiaomi just announced the Redmi 6, the company’s latest smartphone in the Redmi series and the successor of Redmi 5 that was announced back in December last year, as it had promised. It has a 5.45-inch HD+ display 18:9 aspect ratio display with 80.7% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by MediaTek Helio P22 12nm processor and runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI 9 on top, which will be upgraded to MIUI 10. It packs a 12-megapixel rear camera with LED flash along with a secondary 5-megapixel camera for AI portrait shots. It has a 5-megapixel front camera with face unlock and AI portrait. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi 6 with 5.45-inch 18:9 display, Helio P22 12nm Octa-Core SoC, AI dual rear cameras and Redmi 6A with Helio A22 12nm SoC announced”

Snapchat introduces ads for Snappables AR games, brings the ability to delete sent messages

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Two months after introducing the Snappables; its social AR offering the company is now working with companies to create and sell branded versions of Snappables games and the new offering is part its effort to make it easier for advertisers to purchase AR ads. Continue reading “Snapchat introduces ads for Snappables AR games, brings the ability to delete sent messages”

Facebook launches new standalone ‘Memories’ page

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Facebook today announced that it is launching new standalone ‘Memories’ page to easily access the moments you’ve shared with family and friends, including posts and photos, friends you’ve made, and major life events. The company says that more than 90 million users use On This Day. Continue reading “Facebook launches new standalone ‘Memories’ page”

Apple bans cryptocurrency mining on iPhone and iPad

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Apple today has updated its app guidelines to stop developers from sneaking any functionality into the apps within the company’s ecosystem. The company now says that “apps, including any third party advertisements displayed within them, should not run any unrelated background processes; cryptocurrency mining. Continue reading “Apple bans cryptocurrency mining on iPhone and iPad”

Honor 10 vs OnePlus 6 Comparison

London saw a lot of action when both Honor and OnePlus decided to launch their latest flagships back to back. Priced under the incredibly hot, sub Rs. 35,000 ‘value flagship’ segment, the Honor 10 and OnePlus 6 both bring killer specifications at a very similar price point. So obviously, one can’t help but compare the two to see which one is better. And that’s just what we’re going to do. Continue reading “Honor 10 vs OnePlus 6 Comparison”

1More Dual Driver In-Ear Headphones Review

Audiophiles on a budget have never had it better. From Soundmagic to MEE Audio, 1More, FiiO and more, there’s an option for every sound preference and every budget. We’ve previously reviewed a range of 1More products and found them to be excellent value for their price point. In the case of the 1More Triple Driver earphones,we found them to deliver sound quality that punches well above its weight. For someone with a lower budget though, 1More has a dual driver variant. We’ve been testing out the 1More Dual Driver In-Ear Headphones over the last few weeks and here’s our review.  Continue reading “1More Dual Driver In-Ear Headphones Review”

Moto G6 Review

Motorola launched the  Moto G6, successor of last year’s Moto G5  in India last week. It comes with an improved display, new design, better cameras and lots more compared to the predecessor. Since this is a major upgrade, the launch price is also Rs. 2000 more compared to the predecessor. Is this worth the price? Let us find out in the review. Continue reading “Moto G6 Review”