Xiaomi Mi A1 Gets a Rs. 1,000 Permanent Price Cut in India, Now Available

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi India Head Manu Kumar Jain announced the price cut on Sunday The new price is applicable on both Mi.com and Flipkart Flipkart is additionally offering bank discount and no-cost EMI option Xiaomi Mi A1, the first Android One smartphone by the Chinese company, has received a permanent price drop of Rs. 1,000 in […]

Gujarat’s under-22 generation: Young cattle rearers in Kutch debate the future of their grassland

Savan Halepotra chops Banni’s infamous gando bawal weed for a living | Aarefa Johari Every winter for the past decade, Mirkhan Gafoor Jat has watched tourists flocking to the white salt desert of the Rann of Kutch to participate in Gujarat Tourism’s annual Rann Utsav. Most of the tourists pass through his home turf, the expansive […]

Honor 7X to Go on Sale in India on December 7, via Amazon

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon India will start selling Honor 7X on December 7 The smartphone will be launched in India on December 5 It is available in China in three storage options Huawei’s Honor brand has announced that the anticipated Honor 7X will be formally available in India starting next week. Amazon India will exclusively begin the sale of the new […]

Nokia 2 Sales Begin in the US, Nokia 6 Receives Performance Update

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 2 is available in the US through Amazon, B&H, and Best Buy Only carrier-unlocked Nokia 2 in black colour option is listed online Nokia 6 receives minor update with Android November security patch Nokia 2, the cheapest offering in the portfolio of Nokia smartphones by HMD Global, is now available for purchase in […]

iPhone With Dual-SIM Support Due in 2018, Apple Looking to Intel for Modems: Kuo

Amid the success story of the iPhone X, Apple is now reported to be bringing new iPhone models in 2018 with dual-SIM support. The Cupertino company is also rumoured to be in talks with Intel to provide 5G modems on a future iPhone to deliver a faster experience. Supporting two networks with dual-SIM card slots is quite common among handsets developed by […]

Xiaomi Becomes Fifth Largest Smartphone Brand in Russia: Counterpoint

Chinese smartphone player Xiaomi has become the fifth largest smartphone brand in Russia during Q3 2017, according to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service. “Xiaomi grew by 325 percent YoY and was the fastest growing smartphone brand in Russia in both online as well as offline sales,” the Associate Director at Counterpoint Research (Counterpoint Technology […]

Facebook to Open Nigerian Hub Next Year in African Tech Drive

Facebook will open a “community hub space” in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs and become the latest technology giant to pursue a training programme in fast-growing Africa. The US social media company said the centre would host an “incubator programme” to help develop technology startups, while it will also train 50,000 Nigerians […]

The Internet Is Probably Going To Lose Its Net Neutrality Rules In December

On Tuesday, the FCC moved to repeal Net Neutrality rules that prohibit internet service providers from blocking or slowing websites, or charging a premium for “fast lanes” for specific services or higher quality streaming. FCC chairman Ajit Pai, who Trump appointed this year, officially proposed the revocation of these rules, which treat internet service providers like Comcast […]