Paytm Payments Bank now offering physical debit card

Paytm, probably the most used e-wallet app in India has received a new iOS app update, which enables users to setup BHIM UPI (one-touch payment). This was recently made available on the Android platform. Using the new BHIM UPI feature, users will be able to receive and transfer money directly into their bank account at no extra cost. Continue reading “Paytm Payments Bank now offering physical debit card”

TRAI directs RCOM to refund unspent balance, security deposit to customers

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The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has issued a notice to Reliance Communication Limited regarding the refund of the unused balance and  security deposit made at the time of getting the connection. This is an official statement and all the pre-paid and post-paid users are entitled under this policy.  As the company hasn’t renewed the spectrum license for 2G and CDMA services, all the Reliance users were asked to port their numbers to continue to use the phone number. Continue reading “TRAI directs RCOM to refund unspent balance, security deposit to customers”

You can soon use Mobiles and WiFi on Flights in India as TRAI releases recommendations

TRAI In Flight Connectivity

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today released recommendations on ‘In-Flight Connectivity’ paving the way for in-flight internet connectivity. In the recommendations, TRAI said that both IFC and MCA (Mobile communication on airspace) service should be permitted within minimum height restriction of 3000 meters in the Indian airspace. Continue reading “You can soon use Mobiles and WiFi on Flights in India as TRAI releases recommendations”

Motorola Sphere+ 2-in-1 Bluetooth Speaker with Over-Ear Headphones launched in India

Motorola has launched Motorola Sphere+ Bluetooth Speaker with integrated Bluetooth headphones in India. The speaker offers 2 x 8W (16W) watts of power and bass porting for a deep, rich listening experience. You can dock the headphones on the speaker base to charge, while transitioning seamlessly from one to the other so the music never stops.

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Honor View 10 gets Face Unlock via OTA update

Honor has announced that it has started rolling out a new software update to enable Face unlock feature through intelligent face recognition in Honor View 10 smartphone. The phone automatically detects it has been picked up, see your face and unlocks in a second.

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Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch, Fitbit Flyer wireless headphones and Fitbit Aria 2 Wi-Fi Smart Scale announced in India

Fitbit Flyer

Fitbit today announced Ionic, its first smartwatch, Flyer, its latest Bluetooth wireless headphones with with durable, sweatproof design with hydrophobic nano-coating and Aria 2 Wi-Fi Smart Scale for the Indian market. All these were introduced back in August last year.

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Tecno Camon i with 5.65-inch FullView display, 3GB RAM, metal body launched in India for Rs. 8999

China-based Transsion Holdings’ TECNO Mobile today launched Tecno Camon i, the company’s latest smartphone in India. It has a 5.65-inch HD+ 18:9 FullView display, is powered by quad-core MediaTek processor and runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) with the company’s own HiOS on top. It has 13-megapixel front and rear cameras with LED flash, and the rear camera has quad LED flash. Continue reading “Tecno Camon i with 5.65-inch FullView display, 3GB RAM, metal body launched in India for Rs. 8999”

Motorola expands retail footprint in India with 50 Moto Hub stores in New Delhi

Motorola has been expanding its retail footprint across India rapidly. Today the company has announced the opening of 50 new Moto Hubs in New Delhi.  Some of the places include – Telepathy, G-21, Marina Arcade in Connaught Place, Mobile Zone in Janakpuri District Centre, Sigmen Stores in Kalkaji, Sanju Telecom in Lajpat Nagar, TS Group Store near Nehru Place Market.

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ACT Fibernet launches ‘ACT Entertainment’ Broadband Plan in Hyderabad for Rs. 740

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After Bengaluru, ACT Fibernet has launched home entertainment package ‘ACT Entertainment’ broadband plan in Hyderabad. In partnership with Hooq TV, YUPP TV and FastFilmz it is offering bundled entertainment package to all these services in the plan. “Customers opting for this plan can enjoy additional benefits to choose any of these services without paying an extra amount of Rs.229 each per month,” said the company. Continue reading “ACT Fibernet launches ‘ACT Entertainment’ Broadband Plan in Hyderabad for Rs. 740”

Microsoft Surface Book 2 will be available in 17 new countries including India later this year

Microsoft Surface Book 2

Microsoft today announced the availability of the Surface Book 2 in 17 markets including India. The Surface Book 2 was announced back in October last year, and the 13.5-inch model is already available in most markets, while the 15-inch model pre-orders will begin today and would go on sale later this year.  Continue reading “Microsoft Surface Book 2 will be available in 17 new countries including India later this year”

Honor 9 Lite Unboxing and First Impressions

Huawei’s Honor brand today launched the Honor 9 Lite smartphone in India, soon after the launch of Honor 7X. This has dual front and rear cameras similar to the Honor 9i, but it has a smaller 5.65-inch full-screen display. Check out the unboxing below.

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OPPO A83 with 5.7-inch full-screen display, face unlock launched in India for Rs. 13990

OPPO has launched A83, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the ‘A series’ in India. It was introduced in China last month, has a 5.7 HD+ full-screen 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by MediaTek Helio P23 SoC with 3GB RAM, comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with support for A.I beauty technology that scan 200 facial recognition spots to beautify a selfie shot perfectly as well as face unlock to unlock the phone quickly. Continue reading “OPPO A83 with 5.7-inch full-screen display, face unlock launched in India for Rs. 13990”

Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime with 5.5-inch 1080p display, 13MP front camera launched in India starting at Rs. 12990

Samsung has launched Galaxy On7 Prime, the company’s latest smartphone in India in ‘On series’, as it had promised. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass screen, is powered by Octa-Core Exynos 7870 processor, runs on Android 7.1 (Nougat) and has 13-megapixel front and rear cameras. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime with 5.5-inch 1080p display, 13MP front camera launched in India starting at Rs. 12990”

Honor 9 Lite with 5.65-inch FHD+ full-screen display, dual front and rear cameras launched in India starting at Rs. 10999

Huawei’s Honor brand today launched  Honor 9 Lite, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in India, as it had promised. It was introduced in China last month and packs a 5.65-inch full HD+ full-screen display with 18:9 aspect ratio, is powered by Kirin 659 SoC, similar most other mid-range Huawei and Honor phones, but this runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo) with EMIUI 8.0 out-of-the-box. Continue reading “Honor 9 Lite with 5.65-inch FHD+ full-screen display, dual front and rear cameras launched in India starting at Rs. 10999”

Honor 9 Lite to launch in India today: Here’s how to watch the live stream

Huawei’s Honor brand last week confirmed that it will launch the Honor 9 Lite smartphone, successor of Honor 8 Lite at an event on January 17th that will start at 12:30PM IST. You can watch the live stream on Honor’s YouTube channel or on its Facebook Page. Continue reading “Honor 9 Lite to launch in India today: Here’s how to watch the live stream”