Focus on Digitization and big reforms towards building infrastructure as well as bridging the rural gap – these are some of the key elements of the Union Budget 2017, tabled in the Parliament. The Finance Minister said that their agenda is to ‘transform, energise and clean India, that is ‘Tech India’. Here’s a complete lowdown on this year’s budget and what it means for Digital India.Increase in Duty of Printed Circuit Boards
Mobile phones are expected to get costlier as the addition of Special Additional Duty of 2% will be enacted on PCBs or printed circuit boards which account for approximately 50% of manufacturing costs of phones. This [...]
In a move that goes against all norms of public privacy and modern moral sense, the Government of India is making plans to ask intermediary services like Gmail, WhatsApp, Snapchat and even Flipkart and Amazon to not only retain sensitive and private user information but also to share with the Government as per requests raised.
This amendment will be made into the Section 67C of the Information Technology Act of India by a committee that has been working on this for a while. According to this new rule, put initially into motion in 2008, all electronic companies operating in India will require to follow the govt. rules which will spell out what type of data has to be stored, [...]
While Apple has launched the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and globally pre-orders are off the charts. Enough that, deliveries for phones have been pushed back into November in some cases.
Here are somethings you should know.1. Price
Apple has launched the iPhone 7 in the United States for a price of $ 649 which roughly translates to Rs. 43000. While Apple has not officially announced the price of the iPhone in India the phone will launch for a price between Rs. 49000 and Rs. 53000 according to our sources close to launch.2. Launch
While in most countries Apple is launching the iPhone on the 16th of September, and like mentioned above pre-orders that started on [...]
India has been stuck in the internet revolution for many a years. And while the country is progressing at a rapid speed, infrastructure is not growing fast enough. With new businesses sprouting each day, the need for a connected economy has increased considerably.
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Safety has become a primary concern of every individual, especially women. The recent Uber incident in the capital goes to show that taking safety precautions no longer remains an option, but has become a necessity.
Our phones are loaded with many apps to amuse us, but there is an urgent need to install one of the below listed emergency tools to make sure your loved ones and family knows your whereabouts in hard times. These apps are quite handy and you will always feel a support with any of them on your phone.
We are jotting down top 5 apps that will safeguard you in uncomfortable [...]
Just a couple of years back, 3G was all the rage in India. With massive investment in advertising, we were made to believe 3G would deliver lightning fast speed and make our life a lot easier. But even after a considerably long time, 3G is still catching up in this country. The connectivity is still pathetic and rarely do we get the speeds which are advertised. But while 3G is still in the process of finding itself, 4G LTE has come to the country and is fast setting up shop at various places in India. Meanwhile in the US, communication giant Verizon seems ready to phase out its 3G network as the 4G LTE services are fast picking up speeds.
OnePlus One is denoted as the smartphone of the decade. The cult smartphone has been termed as the ‘Flagship Killer’ for its amazing features and price, and the good news is that it is now coming to India. OnePlus One will still be sold in India through India-specific invites with an exclusive availability on Amazon.in. The company is holding a press event on 2nd December to launch the smartphone in New Delhi. Here are some pointers to go through before you decide to get the One.India-Specific Invites Vs. Global Invites
If you have a global invite, you can buy it from http://OnePlus.net/one but then the [...]
With the release of the new Lumia branded phones by Microsoft, Nokia died as a mobile phone brand. For most, it’s not just a phone brand; it was a revolutionary change maker. It created, nurtured and took the mobile business to its maturity. We have now reached a point of tremendous concentration in the mobile market and the company who started it all has bid farewell. Nokia is like a grandparent; it did its part and then departed, leaving behind a lasting legacy of a communication infrastructure that has brought gigantic leaps in the growth of human civilization.Journey To The Mobile Business
The big day for consumer electronics is here. The Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin (IFA) begins today and like all of you, we’ve also been eagerly waiting for the arrival of this day. IFA, along with CES and MWC, are the places for consumer electronic companies, consumer and enthusiasts to come together and gaze at the future of technology.
This year at IFA, many major brands are expected to exhibit their latest innovations. A lot of much-awaited devices will be unveiled for the public at this event and this will also put an end to the immense speculations about these devices. So we decided to give you an [...]
3D printing is one of the most beneficial technologies out there and it is all set to bring immense comfort to our lives in the coming decades. It is a process through which one can create three-dimensional objects in which successive layers of material are laid down under computer control. NASA pushed the limits of this technology and decided to create one of the most complex parts of a rocket engine, and then they tested the prototype. What happened next will blow your mind.
At a test stand at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, scientist tested out a design with a new manufacturing [...]
When Motorola departed India in haste, shutting down operations and basically calling it quits, a large chunk of Moto believers were left disheartened. Motorola was always perceived as a quality brand, the real inventor of the mobile phone and an innovation driver.
With Motorola’s global operations in trouble the company took a breather to rework strategies and work towards exciting products says Amit Boni, who now heads Motorola Mobility India’s reenergized operations.
In a very candid and exciting conversation with the man we learnt that the company has inherited a lot [...]