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Xiaomi Doubles Down on Offline Strategy, to Open First Mi Home Store in Delhi-NCR This Week

A physical Xiaomi store is coming to a mall near you. The Chinese smartphone maker says it will nearly triple the number of brick and mortar stores that offer its high-end, low-cost smartphones in the country by the end of the year. In addition, the company is also planning to setup its flagship stores at many more cities in India.… Read More »

Infinix Note 4 and Infinix Hot 4 Pro First Impressions

HIGHLIGHTS Infinix Note 4 sports a 5.7-inch full-HD display, 4300mAh battery Infinix Hot 4 Pro packs a 5.5-inch HD display, 4000mAh battery Note 4 costs Rs. 8,499 while the Hot 4 Pro is priced at Rs. 7,499 Chinese conglomerate Transsion Holdings enjoys a moderate foothold in India’s mobile phone market through its Itel and Tecno brands, and it… Read More »

GST Impact: Indian Smartphone Market Contracts for First Time, Says Canalys

Market research firm Canalys on Wednesday reported that the Indian smartphone market contracted for the first time in its history this past quarter. The report claims that shipments in the country fell 4 percent year-on-year to just under 27 million units. The report adds that the primary factor for falling shipments was the impending introduction of GST on… Read More »

Nokia rolls out its first ‘petabit-class’ router

With internet traffic set to double again before the current batch of routers are obsolete, Nokia is turning to new silicon to help upgrade core networks. With internet traffic set to triple over the next five years or so, according to recent estimates from Nokia and Cisco Systems, Nokia thinks the time is right for a new range… Read More »

iPhone 8 Running on iOS 11 Leaked in Renders for the First Time

iPhone 8 renders have been leaked aplenty, but today’s leak brings reimagined renders of the smartphone running on the newly announced iOS 11 for the first time. The latest renders shows how the new Control Center, Lock Screen, Apple Music, and even the Messages apps will look on the iPhone 8’s rumoured bezel-less display. It also shows the… Read More »

Nubia Z17 may be the first to support Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4.0+, but you won’t be able to use it

Qualcomm announced an enhanced version of its quick charge technology last week and confirmed the first smartphone to feature Quick Charge 4.0+ is the Nubia Z17, a high-end smartphone recently launched in China. Unfortunately, it turns out that Quick Charge 4.0+ won’t be usable with the Nubia Z17, at least at first. The Chinese company confirmed that its… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Home Rakes in Rs. 5 Crores Sales Revenue in First 12 Hours

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi opened its Mi Home offline store in Bengaluru on May 20 The company says it had a sales revenue of Rs. 5 crores The company also plans to open 100 more store in India in next 2 years Chinese tech company Xiaomi has a lot of hopes pinned on its own foray into the offline market… Read More »

World’s First Quantum Computer Made By China — 24,000 Times Faster Than International Counterparts

Short Bytes: A team of Chinese scientists has claimed that it has built the world’s first quantum computing machine. According to them, the machine is 24,000 times faster than its international counterparts and 10-100 times faster than the first electronic computer, ENIAC. While it might not be of any practical use at the moment, it surely shows China’s work in the… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8+ Reportedly Receiving Its First Update, Includes April Security Patch

While Samsung’s latest flagship Galaxy S8+ smartphone will get its release in several regions across the globe on Friday, the company has reportedly started rolling out the first update for the device already. While this first update doesn’t bring any interesting new features ahead of release, it does contain April 2017 security update that fixes several vulnerabilities associated… Read More »

Pakistan Says It Has Tested Its First Sub-Launched Nuclear-Capable Missile

Pakistan’s military claimed Monday that it had fired its first submarine-launched cruise missile. The announcement is likely to raise tensions between Pakistan’s military and arch-rival India’s million-man army. The military said Babur-3 — named after a sixteenth century Islamic Mughal warrior who invaded and conquered India — with a range of 450 kilometers, was tested from an undisclosed… Read More »