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Android 8.0 Oreo Using Mobile Data Despite Wi-Fi Turned On, Some Users Complain

HIGHLIGHTS The update allegedly changes default setting in Developer Options The company is reportedly aware of the issue and working on fix The mobile data is being consumed even if device is connected to Wi-Fi While Android 8.0 Oreo has not been made available widely for very long yet, it seems like a bug associated with the new platform has shown up. ... Read More »

Why tracking your stolen mobile phone may be tougher than ever

NEW DELHI: Once it was true that your mobile phone’s IMEInumber could help police trace it in case it was stolen. The unique number is no longer a comfort. Crooks now have devices that can change the IMEI numbers, and to the concern of police, such tools are easily available in the grey market. IMEI, or International Mobile Equipment Identity, is a unique ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 smaller battery to guarantee safety: Company’s mobile chief DJ Koh

Samsung’s mobile chief DJ Koh explained the smaller battery in Galaxy Note 8. According to Koh, this was done to guarantee battery safety in the new phone. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was recently unveiled at company’s Unpacked event in New York. The premium smartphone packs high-end features including an Infinity display, Snapdragon 835 processor, dual rear cameras, and more. Samsung’s latest ... Read More »

Data security: Lens on foreign mobile phone makers

  Taking a tough stand, the government has ordered all leading mobile phone manufacturers, majority of them Chinese, to provide some details about safety and security practices they undertake during production. According to a senior official, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has written to 21 companies including Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi, Gionee, Oppo, Vivo and OnePlus. “Under the ... Read More »

Flipkart Sale Dates, Offers Announced: Deals and Discounts on Mobile Phones, TVs, and a Lot More

A few days after Amazon revealed the dates of its next sale, Flipkart too has announced it will host an Independence Day sale around the same time. Named The Big Freedom Sale, the Flipkart sale starts on August 9 and ends on August 11, and will see discounts on mobile phones, TVs, laptops, tablets, headphones, cameras, and accessories. Xiaomi fans can look forward to a ... Read More »

DoT to meet handset makers over GPS in mobile phones

The government has made it mandatory for installing the Global Positioning System (GPS) that enables tracking of the device’s location in all mobile phones, including feature phones, sold in the country, beginning January 1 next year. Rishi Ranjan Kala The department of telecommunications (DoT) is expected to meet handset manufacturers next week over concerns raised by the industry over the ... Read More »

IAMAI to set up first mobile app incubator in Kozhikode

Speaking to IANS, IT Parks CEO Hrishikesh Nair said they have set aside 10,000 square feet space at the Cyber Park exclusively for the Mobile app incubator facility for the IAMAI. The Cyber Park here, which opened on Monday, is spread over a 2.88 lakh square feet area. Founded in January 2004 by leading portals in India, IAMAI is the ... Read More »

Old mobile phones bought and sold mostly by millennials, finds OLX study

New Delhi: Nearly 75 percent of pre-owned mobile phone buyers and 55 percent of pre-owned mobile phone sellers on leading consumer-to-consumer marketplace OLX are millennials in the age group of 19-29 years, a new study said on Wednesday. Representational image. Reuters According to the study by OLX, the desire to upgrade is the primary reason for selling mobile phones for ... Read More »

-Mobile monthly fee increase happening on June 10

Home > T-Mobile monthly fee increase happening on June 10 T-Mobile monthly fee increase happening on June 10 May 19, 2017 Alex Wagner 141 Comments Heads up, folks, because T-Mobile has announced a fee change that’s going to affect some T-Mo customers. Starting June 10, 2017, the Regulatory Programs & Telco Recovery Fee for select T-Mobile accounts will increase. The ... Read More »

Old mobile phones bought and sold mostly by millennials, finds OLX study

New Delhi: Nearly 75 percent of pre-owned mobile phone buyers and 55 percent of pre-owned mobile phone sellers on leading consumer-to-consumer marketplace OLX are millennials in the age group of 19-29 years, a new study said on Wednesday. Representational image. Reuters According to the study by OLX, the desire to upgrade is the primary reason for selling mobile phones for ... Read More »