Airtel Unveils QR Code Based Mobile Recharge For Andhra Pradesh

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With an aim to make mobile recharge easy and error free, Bharti Airtel has launched paper recharge coupon with Quick Response Code (QRC). Instead of entering the 16 digit PIN after scratching the coupon, users will have to simply scan the QR code to recharge their phone.Dubbed as  Smart Pack Recharge Coupon,the service which is currently available only in Andhra Pradesh works on Android phones. To...
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Airtel Unveils Pocket TV Streaming App For Android

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Airtel has unveiled Pocket TV App that enables users to watch live content and TV shows on their mobile. Available on Android for now, it offers more than 150 Live TV channels, over 10,000 hours of video content and over 13 channels on anytime TV for an introductory pricing of just Rs 60 per month.Once users install the app, they will have to activate the service by sending the SMS to 54325 from...
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Dell Agrees To Pay Microsoft License Fees For Android And Chrome OS Devices

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Dell is the latest company which has agreed to pay Microsoft royalties on the sales of its Android and Chrome OS based products. Microsoft has had this ‘unique’ patent licensing agreement with other OEMs like Samsung, HTC and Fujitsu. So this question comes up – Why would Microsoft get royalty on products being developed by Google?According to Microsoft, Google’s Android and Chrome OS...
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Samsung Launches The Galaxy S5 In India

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Samsung has officially launched its latest flagship, the Galaxy S5 at an event in Delhi today. The S5 which was announced last month at the Mobile World Congress, Barcelona will be available in retail space starting April 11th. The phone is expected to be priced around Rs.51,000-53,000. Pre-booking for the phone will start from March 29th.We wrote about the specifications of the new flagship when...
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Twitter Adds Photo Tagging and Multiple Photos In Single Tweet on Android and iOS

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Twitter has beefed up its photo offering by adding two new features to its Android and iOS mobile apps. With the latest update,the users can now tag up to 10 people in one photo and share up to four photos in a single tweet.To tag someone, users can tap “Who’s in this photo?” and then type in the person’s username.“Tagging people in a picture makes conversations around...
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Line Messenger Offers Free Talk Time of Rs 50 To Indian Users Only

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In a bid to compete with WhatsApp and other mobile messaging platform LINE Messenger has launched a new scheme for Indian users. The Japanese mobile messenger is offering its users in India free talk time of Rs. 50. In order to receive the free talktime, users will have to download the LINE characters in the Love sticker pack and then send these stickers to at least 5 other users in their contact...
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Chinese Smartphone Company Xiaomi To Set Up Office In India

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Rapidly growing Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi is going to set up shop in India soon. In an interview with CNet, Hugo Barra, former Google VP and current Global VP for Xiaomi spoke about the company’s next steps in an attempt to reach globalisation. Currently, Xiaomi is a Chinese only brand in terms of sales and localizations. Hugo’s job is to transition the company from a national Chinese brand...
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HTC Launches 5 Inch HTC One (M8) With Gesture Control and Dual Camera

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HTC has unveiled a new flagship phone  HTC One (M8) that will a successor to the popular HTC One. The device boasts a 5 inch screen with full HD (1080p) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Wrapped in a solid metal  body, HTC One (M8) is powered by a 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and 2GB RAM. The phone will be available in 16GB and 32GB internal storage variants with a microSD...
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Samsung Gears Up For Galaxy S5 Launch in India On March 27

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Samsung has officially sent invites for launching Galaxy S5  in India on March 27. The phone unveiled at MWC in February is the latest flagship phone from Samsung which has not received an official price tag yet. However, Galaxy S5 is expected to be available for pre-order on the launch date as Samsung had announced a global rollout of the phone April 11. It is not clear if Samsung will also announce...
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Wonobo Launches Android App To Let Users Explore Their Cities On The Go

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We had written previously about Wonobo, a product being developed by Genesys International Corporation to provide Indian users with 360 degree panaromic walkthroughs of important Indian cities and monuments. This ‘street walkthrough’ is similar to Google Maps’ Street View but specifically tailored for India. The company had also tied up with the Indian Tourism Ministry in order to do that. Now...
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