Apple unveiled its first-ever dual-SIM capable smartphones at the iPhone event held in September. The company’s 2018 lineup consists of the iPhone XS ₹ 89,900, iPhone XS Max ₹ 109,900, and iPhone XR ₹ 76,795, all of whom come with support for one physical SIM card and another eSIM. With all of the three models now in India, private telecom players Airtel and Jio have announced dual-SIM support on their cellular networks for the iPhone 2018 range. Here’s a step-by-step process on getting the Airtel eSIM to work on your iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, or iPhone XR in India. How to set up dual-SIM with eSIM on Airtel’s network To initiate the process, start by texting eSIM *your registered email address* to 121. If the email is deemed valid, you will receive a response detailing the shift to eS
Telecom service providers have informed the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) about the sites to exercise the Proof of Concept (POC) of the new non-Aadhaar KYC process. Each operator would carry out the process at two sites, as per a DoT notification. The notification dated November 6 said that Bharti Airtel would carry out the process at Delhi and Meerut while Reliance Jio has listed two sites in Mumbai. Vodafone Idea, the newly merged entity would perform the exercise at Delhi and Baramati in Maharastra. The other private player Tata Teleservices has listed two sites in Haryana for the Proof of Concept exercise. Among the public sector players, BSNL would carry out the process at two sites in Telangana, while MTNL has listed Mumbai and Delhi for the same. “Based on the POC resu
Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) requires mandatory contribution from every employee towards his or her retirement savings. Companies employing more than 20 people have to compulsorily make contributions towards the EPF. So basically, both the employee and the employer make equal contributions towards the EPF kitty. The employee as well as the employer contribute 12 per cent each towards the EPF. Out of the 12 per cent that is paid by the employer, 8.33 per cent is invested in Employee’s Pension Scheme (EPS) while the remaining 3.67 per cent is invested in the EPF. Every employee must keep checking the balance deposited every month in his or her EPF account, say financial experts. Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), the nodal body of EPF, allows subscribers to check EPF balanc
How to Change/Update Photo in Aadhar Card: We all end up having a funny looking picture on our verification documents and Aadhaar card is the new one in this. We have found some tricks to help you look great even on your Aadhaar card and steps on how to make corrections on your Aadhaar card. Aadhaar card is a unique identification that serves as a proof of identity, and address for each one in the country including children. One of the most significant features of an Aadhaar card is that it is devoid of any classification on the basis of cast, creed, gender, religion and geographical area. Aadhaar car enable a person to verify his/her identity across the globe. Aadhaar card can be used at multiple places as an identity proof. With the Aadhaar self service update portal you can get mult...
When your train is cancelled from the start station to the destination, then the passenger name record (PNR) is automatically cancelled and the credit is transferred to the bank account. The refunds are made in the same bank accounts from where the booking has been made. However, the passengers must note that when they cancel the tickets on their own, then some cancellation charges apply. For instance, in case of first AC/ executive class, the cancellation charges are Rs. 240. In case the passenger traveled by the second A/C or first class, the cancellation charges levied by the IRCTC would be Rs. 200. In case of third AC/ACC/3A economy, the cancellation charges that IRCTC (Indian Railways Catering And Tourism Corporation) levies amount to Rs. 180. However, for the second sleeper class,...
Apple iPhone XS, XS Max and XR are the first smartphones from Apple to sport dual-SIM connectivity, but the implementation is different from what we’re used to seeing on most devices. The new iPhones use a physical primary SIM slot, along with an eSIM, which is built into the phone and can be activated electronically by the mobile operator. This way, you can have two numbers working simultaneously on your new iPhone. In India, Airtel and Reliance Jio are slated to support eSIM activation. The feature was enabled on the new iPhones with the iOS 12.1 update, and users now have to wait for their operators to roll out support. While Airtel started eSIM activations a few days ago (before pausing it for unknown reasons), Reliance Jio has now started doing the same. Jio users with the new iPh
As we get closer to the big launch event from Huawei on Mate 20 series on October 16th, more and more details of Huawei Mate 20 and Huawei Mate 20 Pro are being detailed. Huawei Mate 20 Pro is gpoing to be a high-end smartphone by the Chinese smartphone maker, and coming to details, the smartphone will be available to users in multiple variants with 6GB and 8GB RAM options as well as 256GB and 512GB storage options. Huawei Mate 20 Pro Price for 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant has been leaked and the tipster Roland Quandt of the website in a tweet claims that the device comes with a price tag of GBP 899 (roughly Rs. 88,000) in UK. However, the price details of the other variants are yet to be revealed. With the launch event in a couple of more days, we are likely to experience some oth...
WhatsApp has started to roll out an update for its Android beta app that brings a new feature called Private Reply. The new functionality that allows users to privately send messages to a participant in a group without letting others in the same group know is only available for WhatsApp for Android beta testers as of now. This feature has arrived for Android users with beta version 2.18.355. Notably, the update appears to come with a few bugs as well. The latest version of the app reportedly crashes while deleting media files from a group. Last year in December, WhatsApp had mistakenly rolled out the ‘Reply Privately’ feature in a beta update for Windows Phone. The Private Reply feature was found to have appeared and was subsequently dropped from the beta version of WhatsApp. Though, it
HMD Global has unveiled the Nokia 8110 4G aka Banana Phone in India. With the key features like 4G support, Google Assistant, Google Maps, Google Search, Facebook, Twitter and other apps, the Banana Phone is based on the Kai OS just like the JioPhone and JioPhone 2. Nokia 8110 4G was initially announced at MWC this year, but the device was finally launched in India now. HMD Global’s modern take on the ‘banana phone’ comes with the 4G support, besides the users can opt for Wi-Fi hotspot. Nokia 8110 4G is powered by by a 1.1Ghz dual-core Qualcomm 205 mobile processor paired with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. There is expandable microSD slot. It is fuelled by 1,500mAh battery and the company claims that the battery lasts up to 25 hours on standby and deliver a talk time of 9.3
Lenovo is soon set to unveil the anticipated slider phone named as Lenovo S5 Pro that will boast of quad-camera setup. Though an official launch date has been not out, Lenovo’s VP Chang Cheng is releasing the most of the details about the device, and the latest includes the camera samples of S5 Pro. Chang Cheng has posted the images on the Chinese microblogging site, Weibo that carries a watermark flaunting the super zoom abilities of the company’s flagship device S5 Pro. The four photos on Weibo are clicked on the S5 Pro, and the leaks reveal that one of these four cameras have the a telephoto lens, another will come with a normal field of view. The functions of other 2 cameras can possibly range from wide-angle, Black and White, depth sensor, or even 3x telephoto though it hasn’t been