Researchers find LTE Mobile Standard weakness allowing DNS spoofing, website fingerprinting

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LTE mobile device standard used by millions of users across the globe is designed to fix many of the security shortcomings in the predecessor standard known as Global System for Mobile communications. Now, researchers have discovered faults in LTE that allow attackers to send nearby users to malicious websites and fingerprint the sites they visit. Continue reading “Researchers find LTE Mobile Standard weakness allowing DNS spoofing, website fingerprinting”

List of Jio 4G LTE and VoLTE Compatible Smartphones (Updated on March 2018)

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Since the inception of Reliance Jio, the way we use mobile data has been drastically changed both in terms of quality and cost. However, it can often be confusing to find out just which phones are compatible and whether you need to change your phone or not. So we’ve decided to bring the Jio supported phones list to make the job easier for you.

Having said that not all the 4G smartphones support VoLTE, where some of them have to use Jio Join App for making voice calls on Jio 4G network.

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iOS 11 firmware leak hints at Apple Watch with LTE connectivity

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It has been rumored for over a year that Apple will release an Apple Watch with LTE connectivity. The latest iOS 11 leak which revealed several iPhone details has also confirmed that the next generation Apple Watch will after all come with cellular connectivity.
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India’s LTE handsets base crosses 150 Million units in Q2, Xiaomi tops in under Rs.10000 category

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India’s LTE installed base of handsets crossed 150 million units and is only behind China and USA now and is estimated to surpass the USA in next one year, according to a latest report from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service. Xiaomi toppled Samsung in the best-seller slot for smartphone models in the under Rs 10,000 segment in the second quarter of 2017.
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How the Honor 8 is the cutting edge of connectivity

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The main purpose of a smartphone is to keep its owner connected. However, this doesn’t just mean keeping the user connected over calls and messages. It also means that the device should be able to give the user multiple ways to store, access and share content and information to make his/her life easier. Many smartphones these days fail to do that and users have to find shortcuts or ways to overcome said shortcomings on their device. The Honor 8 however, will delight every user with its abundance of connectivity options.

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Apple Watch 2 tipped to sport bigger battery, GPS and LTE support, two versions expected

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Apple is expected to make its next generation Watch more powerful with new features. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a research note that talks about possible upgrades for the Apple Watch 2.

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Reliance Jio 4G Speed test and VoLTE demo

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We have been testing Reliance Jio 4G network though the Jio lyf preview offer for the past few weeks on a Lyf Water 1 device and also the Lyf Flame 1 device. The Jio SIM cards are locked to Lyf devices at this point of time. We even managed to get hold a Jio sim from someone working for Reliance so that we could do some speed tests on the network on high end devices like the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, iPhone 6s Plus, Redmi Note 3, Lenovo Vibe X3 and more.. We managed to test the network in Chennai, Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai.  We managed to test the upcoming VoLTE feature of the network too.

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Snapdragon 617 or Snapdragon 801 – Common Misconceptions

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Things aren’t also black and white especially when it comes to technology. Common misconceptions among public like more megapixels mean better quality and more cores mean better performance are tough to correct without a proper explanation. We’ve already written about 5 common smartphone myths. In this post, we’ll be taking a look at two processors in detail; the Snapdragon 617 and Snapdragon 801 from Qualcomm in particular to see how they stack up against each other and which one is the better choice for you.

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LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition with LTE goes back on sale on AT&T

LG had halted sales of Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE is making a come back after it was taken down from the stores last year. The Android Wear smartwatch was launched in November last year and was an upgrade over LG’s original model.

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AT&T and Intel team up to test drones on LTE

AT&T and Intel have collaborated to test drones on its high-speed wireless network. The companies will examine the efficiency of drones on its LTE network at higher altitudes and potential interference with airwaves related to areas such as video streaming and flight information.

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Samsung and Qualcomm collaborate to deliver small cells supporting LTE in unlicensed spectrum

Samsung and Qualcomm have teamed up to deliver small cell technologies and products supporting LTE in unlicensed spectrum designed. The move comes from the duo with an aim to enhance the speed and capacity of mobile networks to help operators provide richer and superior user experiences for their subscribers.

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Sony acquires Israeli LTE Modem Chip Technology Innovator – Altair Semiconductor

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Sony has announced that it has come to an agreement with Israel based Altair Semiconductor and majority of its shareholders to acquire the company.

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Shipments of LTE smartphones in India grew by 2400% anually in Q3 2015: Report

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The year 2015 saw a 20% increase in the number of smartphone shipments in India and a subsequent increase of 12% during Q3 2015. However, the more interesting statistic is that the shipment of LTE smartphones in India alone grew by 2400% annually.

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Xiaomi might release a version of the Mi 4i that’s powered by the Snapdragon 808

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The Xiaomi Mi 4i is a cheaper version of the Mi 4 with slightly downgraded specifications. The current Mi 4i which was launched in India by Xiaomi features a Snapdragon 615 processor. However it seems that they are planning to release a version which is powered by the hexa-core Snapdragon 808 processor.

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