Reliance Jio may soon launch two sub-Rs 1,500 VoLTE feature phones

Jio_simAfter disrupting the telecom market with free calls and data, Reliance Jio may now launch two sub-Rs 1,500 4G VoLTE handsets, a major financial daily reported on Thursday. The low-cost handsets, to be launched under Jio’s LYF brand this quarter, will be priced at Rs 999 and Rs 1,500, a report in The Economic Times, […]

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CES 2017: Seven cutting-edge products that gave a sneak peek into future

LG-Oled-TV-signature-medium01dThe prestigious Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 concluded on Sunday in Las Vegas after introducing several ground-breaking products to the world. Celebrating its golden jubilee year, CES exhibited products by over 3,800 companies this year. It also hosted more than 600 startups at the Eureka Park Marketplace. Over 175,000 industry professionals, including 55,000 from outside […]

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CES 2017: Seven cutting-edge products that gave a sneak peek into future

LG-Oled-TV-signature-medium01dThe prestigious Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 concluded on Sunday in Las Vegas after introducing several ground-breaking products to the world. Celebrating its golden jubilee year, CES exhibited products by over 3,800 companies this year. It also hosted more than 600 startups at the Eureka Park Marketplace. Over 175,000 industry professionals, including 55,000 from outside […]

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Connected devices to be major focus at CES 2017

CESThe prestigious consumer electronics trade show, CES 2017 kicked off last night in Las Vegas. This year, the show celebrates its 50th anniversary. “The products and services unveiled at CES 2017 will touch nearly every single global industry. From the latest in virtual reality, smart home, self-driving vehicles, robotics, wearables, health and fitness tech and […]

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Smart, connected living key theme for Samsung at CES 2017

For-Samsung-Story-TC_20161114_AK_Samsung-Phone-01Smarter, connected living seems to be the theme for South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics at the consumer electronics show CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Ahead of the prestigious trade show, which starts today, the company announced its new QLED TV series – Q9, Q8, and Q7 – bringing a new lineup that offers dramatically […]

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Gartner predicts worldwide device shipments to remain flat in 2017

For-Worldwide-Shipment-Downfall-Story_ThinkstockPhotos-498122216The worldwide combined shipments of personal computers, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones are expected to see no growth in 2017 due to market stagnation and lack of innovation, according to a report by research firm Gartner Inc. The report says that the total worldwide shipments of all devices is expected to be 2,324 million units […]

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Apple partner Wistron seeks approval to expand Bengaluru plant

For-Apple-Wistron-Story_20161006_Ankit-Kumar_Apple-iWorld-004Wistron Corp, a Taiwanese smartphone component manufacturer that also supplies to iPhone maker Apple Inc, is seeking permission to expand its Bengaluru plant, Reuters reported on Monday. Wistron, the single-largest contract manufacturer for smartphones in India, has requested the Karnataka government to fast-track its application, the report said, citing an unnamed state government official. Wistron […]

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Freedom 251 MD Mohit Goel steps down

Mohit-GoelMohit Goel, managing director of Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd, the company behind the Freedom 251 mobile phone, has resigned from the company. Goel’s wife Dharna, who was serving as the director of the company, has also stepped down. Moreover, the company’s office in Sector 62 at Noida has been shut for over two weeks, a […]

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PremjiInvest-backed Cyanogen to shut down services on December 31

For-Cynogen-Story_the-end-1544913_1920Cyanogen, the startup that made a popular custom version of Android, has announced that it is shutting down operations and will stop releasing nightly builds of the software by the end of the year. “As part of the ongoing consolidation of Cyanogen, all services and Cyanogen-supported nightly builds will be discontinued no later than 12/31/16. […]

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TCL to unveil BlackBerry devices at Consumer Electronics Show

For-Blackberry-Story_pexels-photo-87736TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited (TCT) will be unveiling the new BlackBerry devices at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES). An annual trade show, CES will be held on January 4 next year in Las Vegas. With a mobile handset product portfolio that includes devices from Alcatel and BlackBerry, TCT is currently the fourth-largest handset […]

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