Tag Archives: Open

Jio Phone: Micromax Says Yet to See Any Impact, but Open to Idea of 4G Feature Phone

JioPhone demand is on the radar of Indian smartphone maker Micromax as it explores whether its feature phone lineup needs to be upgraded to support 4G networks. The JioPhone bookings start online and offline officially on August 24, and deliveries will start in September. Rahul Sharma, Co-Founder of Micromax, said the company already has 4G-enabled feature phone prototypes ready, but… Read More »

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 »

Jio Phone Bookings Now Open: Documents You Need, Delivery Date, and More You Need to Know

JioPhone bookings will officially open on August 24 (both offline and online), but certain offline retailers in the Delhi-NCR region have already started taking pre-orders for the handset. This means that you have the opportunity to make your JioPhone booking ahead of millions of people across the country, provided you have an offline retailer near you taking pre-orders… Read More »

6 Essential Open Source Tools for Web Designers

The web runs on open source software. Most of it is in the back end, with most of the world’s servers running on some form of Unix or Linux. Those servers run hundreds, if not thousands, of open source utilities, script interpreters, and so on. Once in a while, though, the open source stuff gets all the way… Read More »

The latest OxygenOS Open Beta for the OnePlus 3 and 3T adds a font switcher and a better Ambient Display

It’s been just over two weeks since the last beta update to OxygenOS, OnePlus’ in-house Android ROM. As usual, the betas, version number 17 for the OnePlus 3 and 8 for the 3T, bring a number of new and updated features to users brave enough to install pre-release software on their devices. The biggest changes today are in… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 to Be Made Available in Open Sale Today

Xiaomi’s popular Redmi Note 3 budget handset will be available viaits first open sale on Wednesday. The open sale, which doesn’t require users to register in advance, will kick off at 2pm IST via Mi.com. To recall, at its India launch, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was announced to be available via Mi.com as well as Amazon, and… Read More »

China to open up finance, education, culture sectors for FDI

China continued to attract large FDI inflows despite the slowdown of the economy which decelerated to 6.9 per cent last year.  Facing economic slowdown, China will open up service sectors such as education, finance and culture for FDI to remain an attractive destination for overseas investment. In a bid to attract more foreign investment to put the economic… Read More »

Prosecutors Renew Request for Apple to Open iPhone in Brooklyn Case

The Justice Department Monday asked a federal judge to force Apple to help investigators open the iPhone of a suspected Brooklyn drug dealer. Prosecutors are seeking to overturn last week’s ruling from a federal magistrate denying the government’s request. Monday’s step is, in essence, the first step in an appeal. “In light of the debate that has recently… Read More »