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India Forces Smartphone Brands to Make Bloatware Removable

India's ICT industry has long been strict with vendors, brands, telcos, and other ICT-related service providers. As the world's second-largest consumer of smartphones, India...

India Has An Android Mobile OS Replacement

India has announced a new mobile operating system called BharOS that has been created at an engineering university over there. BharOS, which stands for Bharat...
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Instagram Reels Ventures Into India After Tiktok Ban

Instagram is taking advantage of the TikTok ban in India and has now swooped in to capture that market. To quickly catch you up, India...

India Bans TikTok and a Bunch of Other Chinese Apps

Tiktok is among tens of China-made apps that have been banned in India from today. The list, which has since been published and seen...

India Ignores U.S. Warning by Giving 5G Testing Rights to Huawei

Huawei had a mixed 2020: it was banned from doing business with American companies, a development that saw the company’s flagship Mate 30 and...
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WhatsApp is Limiting Forwarding Messages in India Due to Fake News

Towards the end of last month, WhatsApp announced a feature that should have been standard since the beginning: labelling forwarded messages. We get tons of messages...

Xiaomi Takes the Crown Off Samsung as Top Smartphone Vendor in India

India is the second-largest smartphone market in the world, just after the United States and that is why this news is a big deal....
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OPPO and Vivo Face Backlash From Indian Distributors after Trade Margin Cuts

OPPO and Vivo, both of which are among the top five smartphone brands in the world, have started 2018 at a disadvantage. The two...

These Popular Android Apps Have Been Marked as Malware by India’s Government

India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has blacklisted quite a number of apps on Android's Google Play Store that it terms as either...

India Overtakes US to Become Second Largest Smartphone Market After China

Well, according to Canalys, India's smartphone market recovered quickly in Q3 2017 after a not-so-impressive performance in Q2 2017. Smartphone shipments grew 23% year...
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Microsoft Borrows A Leaf From Facebook By Launching Skype Lite In India

Skype Lite is the new app from Microsoft aimed for the Indian market
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Kenyans Can Get Free SIM Cards on Arrival to India

Kenyan tourists to India to get free SIM cards on Arrival

Google to Add Dedicated Tab for Ride Sharing Services on Maps App

Google will soon start rolling out new versions of Google Maps, its maps, transit and navigation service, to users of its mobile apps on...
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Facebook Instant Articles continues with the global rollout, now available in India

Instant Articles, Facebook's platform that has revolutionized how we load and read content online is a big thing for the company but the eventual...

Panasonic Targets Emerging Markets for Smartphone Comeback, Launching Smartphones in Africa in October

Panasonic is a global electronics brand that has so far failed to capitalize on the burgeoning smartphone. It has attempted, on several occasions, to...

Samsung Unveils New Budget Smartphone, Galaxy J2, in India

Samsung hinted to us of plans to expand the number of device options in its budget Galaxy J series not long ago. The said...

Indian Government Okays Internet Porn Temporarily After Previous Ban

A few days ago, the Indian government had issued a directive to blacklist over 800 porn websites  and this move was met with harsh...
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India Cracks The Whip on Pornography Websites

India's government has directed Internet Service providers (ISPs) in the country to block more than 800 porn sites as reported by  a local...

Lava Pixel V1 is the Big Refresh Android One was Waiting for

Last month marked the first year since Google revealed to the world its plans to unveil a Nexus-style program aimed at bringing to its...

Huawei’s Efforts Boosted as it Gets Nod to Manufacture Smartphones in India

India is expected to oust the United States and become the second largest smartphone market in the world over the next two years. Strategy...

Periscope To Fight Crime? This Indian Police Commisioner Envisions it

Bengaluru (Bangalore) is a large city in India with a huge population (8.5 million inhabitants) and the city’s police commissioner, MN Reddi is...
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Facebook’s Internet.Org Launching in Pakistan

Despite widespread criticism in neighbouring India about contravening the virtues of net neutrality, Facebook is soldiering on with its rollout of Internet.org in more...

Samsung Announces Galaxy E5 And Galaxy E7 Mid-tier Smartphones

At an event to introduce the Galaxy A5 and A3 to the Indian market, Samsung took the opportunity to also introduce a new smartphone...

Google’s Android One program is expanding to 3 more countries

6 months ago at Google I/O there was only one reference to his homeland that Sundar Pichai made and it was all about what the...
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Samsung To Launch Sub $100 Tizen Smartphones In India, Cargo Freight Details Confirm

As much as it has seemed to slow down, Tizen is almost hitting a start of life going by new details coming from the...
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Samsung to launch budget Tizen smartphones in India in November

India is the hotbed of budget devices and everyone from Microsoft to Google is rushing a slice of the pie. So is Korean giant...

HTC, Asus and Qualcomm among big names joining Android One program

At the Google event in India to announce the new Android One smartphones, Google's Senior Vice President for Android, Chrome and Apps also announced...

Google officially unveils the first batch of Android One smartphones in India

Android One, Google's partnership with hardware makers and carriers in emerging markets has kicked off in India with three smartphones from its first partners:...

Android One is Google’s Nexus style smartphone program for emerging markets

It is not lost on anyone the popularity of low end smartphones. They are attractive to the masses not because they can do much...

Micromax launches its first Windows Phones in India, competitively priced

What comes to mind when you talk of Windows Phone? While you're free to answer that, it is not lost on anyone that Nokia's Microsoft...
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Nokia Lumia 630 Launched And Priced In India, Hits The Shelves This Week

Nokia Lumia 630 was introduced earlier this month on April 3rd at Microsoft Build 2014 among other Windows 8.1 devices, the Lumia 930 and...
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Samsung Reported To launch High End Tizen Smartphone In New Smartphone Strategy

The Tizen conversation has been a rather very interesting one from Samsung, with numerous postponements and misses. New rumours and reports have it that...

Samsung to launch Galaxy S5 in India this Thursday

The Galaxy S5 is Samsung's 2014 flagship device. At least for now since we don't know if rumours that the Galaxy F/ Galaxy S5...
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Nokia’s Lumia 1320 available and priced for India Market

Nokia's second phablet to be announced at Nokia World late last year, the Lumia 1320 has already hit the India market. The device is the...

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