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New Zealand’s winter shorter by a month over 100 years

New Zealand’s winter has gotten shorter by a month over the last 100 years, meaning “true winter” weather with very low temperatures, frosts and snow starts significantly later in the year and ends earlier. Brett Mullan, from the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (Niwa), crunched the temperature records from two 30-year-periods over the last century to… Read More »

Apple India Revenue Doubles Year-Over-Year, Tim Cook Says Still ‘A Long Way to Go’

Apple reported strong quarterly results ahead of the iPhone X launch on Friday, with iPhone sales at 46.7 million unit, up from 45.5 million in the year-ago quarter. The company posted quarterly revenue of $52.6 billion (roughly Rs. 3,39,595 crores), an increase of 12 percent year-over-year (YoY), with international sales accounting for 62 percent of the revenue. India revenue doubled year-over-year,… Read More »

Huawei May Launch a Foldable Smartphone Next Year

ZTE’s Axon M smartphone, which features foldable displays, could mark the beginning of a trend in the smartphone industry. In an interview with CNET, Chinese smartphone maker Huawei said it already has a working sample of a foldable phone, which it could launch as soon as next year. Aside from Huawei, Samsung has confirmed that it is working on foldable smartphones. Richard… Read More »

Essential Phone Review: A Debut Phone from the Founder of Android

Built out of a ceramic back and titanium sides, Android founder Andy Rubin’s Essential startup’s eponymously named smartphone gets top billing in craftsmanship, eschewing the pedestrian aluminum and glass components on most modern flagships. The luxuriously crafted hardware is a marvel to behold and hold, and Essential is picking up the torch of the old Vertu, a spinoff… Read More »

Nokia 9 Leak-Based Concept Video Offers a Good Look at Its Design

Nokia 9, the company’s anticipated next flagship smartphone, is likely to make its way to the market early next year, and has been subjected to multiple leaks so far. Now, a leak-based concept video has surfaced showing the design of the handset from all angles. Nokia 9 is widely expected to belong to the premium price segment, and probably… Read More »

Pixel Users Facing Issues in Receiving Text Messages, Google Promises a Fix

Several Google Pixel phone users have reported that they aren’t able to receive text messages on their handsets. In response to the complaints on its product forums, Google has acknowledged the bug and confirmed a fix is on its way. The issue, as first highlighted by a Verizon subscriber using an Android 8.0 Oreo-running Pixel XL, disables the functionality to receive text messages… Read More »

Jio Phone: Be Ready to Pay Extra if You Return It Within a Year

Jio Phone, the 4G feature phone unveiled by Reliance Jio in July, will cost you much more than previously anticipated. The company has put up the terms and conditions on its website for returning Jio Phone units, which have revealed the fine print involved with the process. It turns out you will have to shell out money if you want… Read More »

India Mobile Congress to Emerge as a Global Event, Says Telecom Minister

HIGHLIGHTS Manoj Sinha said DoT will organise the India Mobile Congress every year The first ever India Mobile Congress starts on Wednesday About 150 foreign delegates and eight embassies are participating Telecom minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said the Department of Telecom will organise the India Mobile Congress every year which would emerge as a global event in coming years. “We want… Read More »

Jio Phone: Be Ready to Pay Extra if You Return It Within a Year

HIGHLIGHTS Reliance Jio has published the terms and conditions for Jio Phone Jio Phone users will have to make recharges worth Rs. 1,500 each year Customers will be liable to penalty if they return the Jio Phone early Jio Phone, the 4G feature phone unveiled by Reliance Jio in July, will cost you much more than previously anticipated.… Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ1 India Launch Set for September 25, Features a 3D Scanning Camera

Sony unveiled the Xperia XZ1 smartphone at IFA 2017, and now the smartphone is set to launch in India. The tech giant has sent out press invites for the launch event of the Sony Xperia XZ1 smartphone on September 25. The event will be hosted in Delhi, and pricing and availability details will be unveiled then. In the US, the Sony… Read More »