MUMBAI: Shares of telecom majors Bharti AirtelBSE -6.51 % and Idea CellularBSE -5.38 % tanked in morning trade Wednesday, a day after Reliance Jio offered 500 Mb more data at the same price points, underlining the continuing tariff war which will hurt average revenue per user further. Market leader Bharti Airtel's shares were down 4.4 per cent to Rs 469.15 a piece while that of Idea Cellular dropped 5 per cent to trade at Rs 94.45 per share on the Bombay Stock Exchange in a flatbroad market. The industry, already plagued by tariff wars and debt of Rs 5 lakh crore has had another poor quarter. The latest tariff cuts are expected to drag average revenue per user (ARPU) by another 20-30 per cent in the coming quarters. Late Tuesday, Jio revised its tariff plans for the second...
A report in WSJ says WhatsApp Good Morning messages are clogging up smartphones in India and slowing down these mobiles. Here's how Google's Files Go app can help users to clear up space on their phone. For smartphone users in India, figuring out how to clear space on the device can often be a challenge. Yes, 32GB storage phone with microSD support might be the new standard here, but this is often never enough given the love for WhatsApp forwards in India and phones tend to fill up fast on storage. In fact, Wall Street Journal has reported on how WhatsApp forwards, especially ‘Good Mornings’ are causing phones to fill up in India. The report also looks at the Google Files Go app, which has crossed 10 million downloads on the Play Store since its December,
Apple iPhone X To Face End Of Life In 2018 A few months ago, Apple released its much anticipated iPhone X. The phone created lots of demands because it carries a unique design and some awesome technology. However, Apple’s iPhone X could end up being the first previous year model that is not retained in 2018. The predictions of well-known analyst Ming Chi-Kuo says that Apple iPhone X will face “end of life” in summer 2018 and will not be retained after the new iPhone being launched. This is probably because the Apple iPhone X sales were not as high as expected. According to the reports from AppleInsider, Ming-Chi Kuo’s note also said that the company will probably ship 18 million iPhone X devices in the first half of 2018. Ming-Chi Kuo also said that iPhone X is not successful in C
Google has launched audiobooks on the Google Play Store in India and the new option will be rolling out in over 45 countries. The audiobooks will initially support nine languages. This option will also be available for Google users in India. With the help of these audiobooks, users can ask the Google Assistant to read out their books. “We are rolling out Google audiobooks today, for users who prefer books to be read out to them. The Google Assistant integration with audiobooks is available on Android, iOS, Chromecast, Android Wear, Android Auto or even your laptop,” Greg Hartrell, Head of Product Management, Google Play Books said on the launch. Google audiobooks will include titles like Jhumpa Lahiri’s Unaccustomed Earth, Astrophysics For People In A Hurry by Neil Degrasse Tyson
WhatsApp added a number of new features in 2017, ranging from Snapchat-like Stories to ‘delete for everyone’. WhatsApp’s next top feature is expected to be the long-rumoured payment integration and a dedicated business app. Apart from these, the instant messaging application is set to add various new features that will make WhatsApp more fun to use. Some of these features have already appeared in beta versions of WhatsApp. While features tested on beta mode do not necessarily make it to an official release, but can surely be looked forward to. You can use these features on WhatsApp by enrolling Google’s beta programme, or downloading the latest APK version. Voice to Video Call Switch First spotted by WABeta info, WhatsApp will soon give you the option to switch to video calls during v
Jio has slashed prices of its popular 1GB per day plans for prepaid subscribers, with the recharge packs now available at a starting price of Rs. 149. Along with this, Jio launched plans with 1.5GB per day and raised the daily data allowance on the Rs. 509 and Rs. 709 prepaid recharges. This move will help the Mukesh Ambani-backed telecom operator to continue offer its 4G data services at the ultra-low prices, keeping the incumbents on edge. The Jio plan revision is part of the Happy New Year 2018 offer and available for only Prime users. The plans can now be purchased from the MyJio app and the official Jio website. Jio 1GB per day plans The Jio 1GB per day plans have received price cuts of up to Rs. 60 under this revision. Now, buyers will get 1GB data per day for 28 days at Rs. 14
A few months ago, rumors were floating around that Samsung would unveil the Galaxy S9 – or at least tease it – during CES. Two days into the event, it’s clear that’s not the case; Samsung mobile chief DJ Koh confirmed the device would instead be revealed at Mobile World Congress late February, according to ZDNet. It’s a bit earlier than usual, but no big surprise; MWC has often been the venue for S-series announcements. The S8 launched in New York march of last year, but perhaps Samsung wants to stave off tougher competition from Apple and Google this year. The phones are rumored to come with new processors, even smaller bezels, and fingerprint sensor in a reasonable location. However, those same rumors suggest certain important features will be exclusive to the Plus model, including
Video downloading is something that the users feel is still lacking on the internet, even the youtube that is the biggest video storehouse online does not provide the users the function to download the videos. By downloading the videos the users get the option to watch the videos while they are in offline mode. Another thing is that the downloaded videos could be utilized for the many other purposes of video editing, presentation making etc. On the Android, there are tons of fake video downloading apps in the play store and the users might find it really difficult to look for the really best video downloading app. For the convenience of the users and to make them easily search for the video downloading apps we have made this article. After a lot of research and reviews, we have been succ...
Want to change the address given on your Aadhaar card? Besides an online facility, the UIDAI or Unique Identification Authority of India also offers a postal mode for requesting an update. Using this mode, you can "only update your address in Aadhaar", the UIDAI said on microblogging site Twitter. A form provided by the UIDAI for this purpose has to be downloaded, printed and duly filled, and sent via an India Post mail to the UIDAI along with self-attested copies of required documents, according to the Aadhaar card issuing authority. Five things to know about requesting a change in Aadhaar address via post 1. Only the address can be updated via this mode, according to the UIDAI. That means, for changes in other details such as name, email, gender and mobile number, one is required to ...
Idea Offers Unlimited Calls + 1GB Data At Rs. 93 If we talk about telecom operators in India, undoubtedly, Reliance Jio has dominated the entire telecom sector. Telecom operators like Airtel, Aircel are trying hard to stand in such huge competition. Recently, Idea Cellular has joined the league of Jio and Airtel. Recently, Idea Cellular has launched a new prepaid plan which is available at the price of just Rs 93. Guess, what? The new offer from Idea is aimed at consumers who have higher calling requirements than data consumption. The Rs 93 plan from Idea offers unlimited calls for 10 days along with 1GB of 3G data. So, users can make unlimited local and STD calls for the 10-day period. However, its worth to note that there’s no bundled SMS, and the calls are limited to 250 minutes