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  • IAMAI launches iot.IN incubator program for Indian IoT startups

    By on October 16, 2017 at 3:56 PM.

    IAMAI launches iot.IN incubator program for Indian IoT startups

    In a bid to accelerate Digital India vision, the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) along with electrical component maker Napino and Mobile 10X has launched 'iot.IN'. The program is targeted at entrepreneurs and startups in the IoT space, and aims to aid them in building products for India. More →
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  • Xiaomi’s Big Bazaar partnership signifies a change of tide at the Chinese smartphone company

    By on October 12, 2017 at 4:26 PM.

    Xiaomi’s Big Bazaar partnership signifies a change of tide at the Chinese smartphone company

    The next time you go shopping for daily commodities at a Big Bazaar outlet, you will be able to shop for popular Xiaomi phones as well. The Chinese smartphone marker has announced a partnership with India's biggest offline supermarket chain in a bid to expand its offline reach. Here's what happens next. More →
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  • Features

    Mi MIX 2 India launch proves that Xiaomi is more than just a budget smartphone maker

    By on October 10, 2017 at 7:31 PM.

    Mi MIX 2 India launch proves that Xiaomi is more than just a budget smartphone maker

    Xiaomi today launched its 'most expensive' smartphone in India called the Mi MIX 2. Priced at Rs 35,999, the smartphone is the successor to the original Mi MIX which was not launched in India. The reasons range from it being a prototype device, and the Indian market not being receptive enough for an expensive phone coming from a brand known for budget phones. More →
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  • Opinion

    Google poked fun at Apple for ditching the 3.5mm audio jack last year, only to do it with Pixel 2

    By on October 6, 2017 at 2:23 PM.

    Google poked fun at Apple for ditching the 3.5mm audio jack last year, only to do it with Pixel 2

    Tech companies enjoy taking a dig at one another, especially when they're launching 'revolutionary' products. Arch rivals Google and Apple are the epitome of the love-hate relationship in the industry. Recently, when the second generation of Pixel phones were introduced, there was an undeniable submission to the path charted by the iPhone maker last year. More →
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  • Opinion

    Here’s how the Indian consumer is drifting away from the idiot box, but is still a couch potato

    By on September 28, 2017 at 9:10 PM.

    Here’s how the Indian consumer is drifting away from the idiot box, but is still a couch potato

    With the convenience of smartphones and the affordability of data, many of us might not remember the last time we sat through a television programme for more than an hour. Compare it with the time we spent using our smartphones for video, movies, music, and practically everything on the name of entertainment, and we would lose count. Aping the West in terms of relying on the online world for daily dose of entertainment, we, Indians, are now pacing ahead in the race with our far reaching demands for data and content that is compelling service providers to think of innovative ways to lure the couch potato in us, while maintaining profitability. More →
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  • How To

    Reliance JioPhone: How to connect the phone to any TV to stream content

    By on September 28, 2017 at 10:56 AM.

    Reliance JioPhone: How to connect the phone to any TV to stream content

    When we did the live unboxing of Reliance’s JioPhone, one of the questions we got was regarding how exactly the HDMI TV cable works to stream content on any kind of set. At the ongoing India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2017, we got a chance to see the live demonstration of the functionality, and here's our quick guide on how to enable and use the TV cable. More →
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  • True 4G experience is through smartphones: MediaTek

    By on September 28, 2017 at 10:13 AM.

    True 4G experience is through smartphones: MediaTek

    The first-ever India Mobile Congress 2017 has kicked off at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. Interestingly, the maiden event witnessed some of the global technology leaders sharing their opinion and participation in the 'India 2020-Digital India' vision. Amongst smartphone and technology exhibitors is MediaTek, which announced its new Helio P23 and MT6739 processors for the mid-to-entry level category. On the sidelines of the launch, BGR India spoke with MediaTek’s Finbarr Moynihan, General Manager, Corporate Sales International to learn more about the company's observations about the Indian market, the current market trends, and MediaTek's debut at IMC 2017. More →
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  • Competition in smartphone market and opportunity in feature phone segment make India exciting: HMD Global

    By on September 27, 2017 at 11:01 AM.

    Competition in smartphone market and opportunity in feature phone segment make India exciting: HMD Global

    HMD Global launched the Nokia 8 in India yesterday. The fourth smartphone coming from the company's portfolio now seeks to compete in the premium segment, which is dominated by the likes of Samsung, OnePlus, and Apple. While Samsung and Apple still continue to fight in the upper premium category, the likes of OnePlus has been able to get the price and feature combination right and hence, has become one of the most selling brands in the country. Enter (rather re-enter) Nokia; a brand which vanished from the phone space only to come back years later with Android running at its heart. But how much has the market changed, and where does Nokia fit in? BGR India got into a conversation with Ajey Mehta, HMD Global Vice President and Country Head, India, and Larry Paulson, Vice President and President of Qualcomm India on the sidelines of the Nokia 8 India launch, and here's what they have to say about the Indian smartphone market, affordable processors, consumer mindset, and the latest industry trend. More →
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  • Hands On

    Nokia 8 first impressions: Comeback of the flagship brand with a flagship phone

    By on September 26, 2017 at 5:32 PM.

    Nokia 8 first impressions: Comeback of the flagship brand with a flagship phone

    The ‘Nokia’ brand name is synonymous with consumer loyalty. There’s a lot of affection and nostalgia associated with it, but when it attempts to make its comeback into a market brimming with competition, there’s more to the game than just emotional support from fans. HMD Global, which now manufactures and sells Nokia-branded Android smartphones globally, today launched its Nokia 8 in the Indian market. Boasting of top-end features, the Nokia 8 is priced at Rs 36,999. I used it for a brief period at the launch event, and here are my first impressions of the flagship smartphone. More →
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  • Asus Zenfone Zoom S रिव्यु: मनोहर डुअल कैमरा सेटअप और बैटरी बैकअप

    By on September 21, 2017 at 5:30 PM.

    Asus Zenfone Zoom S रिव्यु: मनोहर डुअल कैमरा सेटअप और बैटरी बैकअप

    स्मार्टफ़ोन निर्माता आपके डीएसएलआर कैमरों को थोड़ा और अधिक उपेक्षित महसूस करने के लिए यहां हैं। डुअल कैमरा- जहां डुअल कैमरा की बात आती है हमारे जहन में कुछ स्मार्टफोंस का नाम आ जाता है, जैसे iPhone 7 Plus, Honor 8 Pro, Samsung Galaxy Note 8 और अभी हाल ही पेश किया गया Lenovo का Lenovo K8 Note स्मार्टफोन, इन सभी में एक जैसा ही कैमरा सेटअप मौजूद हैं। हालाँकि इसके फीचर्स सभी स्मार्टफोंस में अलग अलग हैं। हालाँकि इन सभी डुअल कैमरा स्मार्टफोंस की एक ख़ास बात यह है कि यह शानदार Bokeh इफ़ेक्ट वाली फोटो के साथ पोर्ट्रेट मोड में भी फोटो लेने में सक्षम हैं। इसके अलावा आपको बता दें कि Asus की ओर से लॉन्च किये गए नए स्मार्टफोन Asus Zenfone Zoom S में भी कुछ ऐसी ही क्षमताओं वाला कैमरा मौजूद है। लेकिन क्या Rs. 26,999 की कीमत में इस स्मार्टफोन को आपके लिए सही कहा जा सकता है? आइये जानते हैं हमारे इस रिव्यु से। More →
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