> Ritesh Bendre
  • Reliance Jio Prime Membership: Here’s how you could subscribe for ‘free’

    By about 8 hours ago.

    Reliance Jio Prime Membership: Here’s how you could subscribe for ‘free’

    The ‘Happy New Year’ offer from Reliance Jio is ending on March 31, which also marks the end of freebies. To continue using your Jio connection starting April 1 and avail the existing benefits of Happy New Year offer, you’ll have to subscribe to Jio Prime membership. The membership is priced at Rs 99, followed by a minimum recharge of Rs 149 for 28 days, and there are other plans to choose too. While you can subscribe to Prime membership from jio.com portal and Paytm wallet, the company is offering additional benefits when you subscribe using the Jio Money wallet. More →
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  • How To

    Android O Developer Preview: How to install the latest Android on Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P

    By on March 23, 2017 at 2:46 PM.

    Android O Developer Preview: How to install the latest Android on Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P

    Just yesterday, Google released the Android O Developer Preview, offering developers with a sneak-peek at the changes in the upcoming mobile operating system. The preview update also gives the developer community an opportunity to get their apps ready for Android O, before it is officially rolled out to consumers. The new operating system is compatible with both Pixel and Nexus range of devices, including - Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel C tablet, the Nexus 5X, the Nexus 6P and the Nexus Player. More →
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  • Super Mario Run for Android finally comes to Google Play Store, but India needs to wait

    By on March 23, 2017 at 9:45 AM.

    Super Mario Run for Android finally comes to Google Play Store, but India needs to wait

    Nearly four months after launching the legendary game -- Super Mario Run on iOS, Nintendo has finally launched the highly-anticipated game on Android platform too. After taking pre-registrations for the Android version, Nintendo recently mentioned that the game will be launched on March 23. Now, while Super Mario Run has gone live on Play Store, at the time of filing this story, we could only see ‘coming soon.’ More →
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  • Android O Developer Preview: Here’s everything you need to know

    By on March 22, 2017 at 2:19 PM.

    Android O Developer Preview: Here’s everything you need to know

    Last year, Google surprised everyone by dropping the Android N Developer Preview earlier than usual. Google also eased the way of installing the preview updates via OTA (over-the-air updates). Now, after months of rumors and anticipation, Google has once again surprised by dropping the developer preview version of its upcoming mobile OS - Android O. More →
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  • 9.7-inch iPad: Replacing the iPad Air 2 is a win-win move for Indian consumers and Apple India

    By on March 22, 2017 at 10:54 AM.

    9.7-inch iPad: Replacing the iPad Air 2 is a win-win move for Indian consumers and Apple India

    Apple has quietly refreshed its iPad lineup by launching a new 9.7-inch tablet at an affordable price point. Called 9.7-inch iPad, it replaces the aging iPad Air 2 that was launched back in November 2014. In fact, to have some control over the product line, Apple also seems to have done away with the ‘Air’ series completely. With the refresh, the product lineup includes -- 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad and iPad Mini 4. More →
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  • Opinion

    Apple iPhone SE at Rs 19,999: Where exactly did Apple go wrong?

    By on March 21, 2017 at 4:54 PM.

    Apple iPhone SE at Rs 19,999: Where exactly did Apple go wrong?

    The iPhone SE got a massive price cut of 50 percent within its first year, which is unusual, since we have not seen this trend with any other Apple product till date. Launched for Rs 39,000 for the 16GB storage variant, the device is now selling for Rs 24,999. If you consider a cash back of Rs 5,000, the price comes down to just Rs 19,999. Similarly, the 64GB variant, which was launched for Rs 44,000, is now selling for Rs 29,999, and the cash back taking the price further down to Rs 24,999. More →
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  • Reviews

    Samsung Gear S3 Review: A smartwatch that leaves you impressed

    By on March 21, 2017 at 12:47 PM.

    Samsung Gear S3 Review: A smartwatch that leaves you impressed

    Smartwatches have been around for five years now, but they still haven't reached the point of being considered a tech necessity. Instead, they are luxury products that one can use to tech up the otherwise traditional watch experience. Despite the initial craze, smartwatches never really took off as the next big thing, but that hasn’t stopped manufacturers from making smartwatches. Samsung recently launched the Gear S3 smartwatch in India, a follow-up to last year’s Gear S2. More →
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  • WhatsApp update for Android brings back text ‘Status’ feature, retains Snapchat-like stories feature

    By on March 21, 2017 at 12:05 PM.

    WhatsApp update for Android brings back text ‘Status’ feature, retains Snapchat-like stories feature

    Last month, WhatsApp rolled out a new 'Status' feature, which is similar to Snapchat and Instagram Stories. The feature lets you update your status in the form of images or short videos that disappear in 24 hours. However, the addition to this feature led to removal of the old ‘text status’, which led to a backlash from users. WhatsApp was quick enough to address concerns, and has re-enabled the feature in the latest version (2.17.107). The update is now live and can be downloaded from Google Play store. More →
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  • Reliance Jio registers complaint with ASCI over Airtel’s fastest network claims based on Ookla’s speed test results

    By on March 21, 2017 at 10:04 AM.

    Reliance Jio registers complaint with ASCI over Airtel’s fastest network claims based on Ookla’s speed test results

    Ever since Reliance Jio entered the Indian telecom space, it has brought incumbent telecom operators under pressure by offering affordable data plans. Besides, it's made local and national voice calls completely free. With a cut-throat competition, operators are coming up with lucrative data plans to compete with Jio. But more than slashing prices, it’s all about offering good network data speeds too. While Reliance Jio recently topped TRAI’s speed test results, Ookla’s popular speedtest app results have awarded Airtel as India’s ‘Fastest Mobile Network for 2016.’ More →
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  • Xiaomi Redmi 4A vs Moto E3 Power vs Samsung Galaxy J1 4G: Price, specifications and features compared

    By on March 20, 2017 at 2:59 PM.

    Xiaomi Redmi 4A vs Moto E3 Power vs Samsung Galaxy J1 4G: Price, specifications and features compared

    After teasing new product launch for the past couple of weeks, Xiaomi has finally launched the affordable new Redmi 4A smartphone in India. India is the second largest smartphone market in the world, with the affordable segment being the most lucrative one. Xiaomi has been one of the successful smartphone vendors in India, and most of its devices are priced under Rs 10,000 bracket. These include the Redmi 3s, Redmi 3s Prime, Redmi 3s Prime+, Redmi Note 3 and the newly launched Redmi Note 4. With the Redmi 4A priced at Rs 5,999, Xiaomi has hit the sweet spot, and the smartphone could be a game changer in its segment. More →
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