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
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...
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
Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday during the Alphabet earnings call made several announcements around Google Tez, the payments app that the search giant had launched in India last month. Based on Unified Payments Interface (UPI), the NPCI's payments platform for the country, the Google Tez app leverages bank accounts for payments. During the earnings call, Pichai revealed that Google Tez already has over 7.5 million users in the five weeks since its launch in September. It has been used to make over 30 million transactions, Pichai added. "I'm really excited about the potential this brings for India's mostly cash-based economy," he said. Responding to a question about why Alphabet and Google's growth is burgeoning in Asia, Pichai said the companies have been "laying the foundation [h
The revelation this week that a serious security flaw could affect WiFi networks in homes and businesses highlights how tough it can be for consumers to keep vital technology updated with secure software. Millions of households rely on wireless routers, laptops, and smartphones for their day-to-day lives. It's relatively routine to update a laptop—many devices are updated automatically. But other devices go years without getting updated by their owners, slowly gathering dust while missing advances in security. The new WiFi vulnerability was dubbed KRACK (for Key Reinstallation Attack)by its discoverers, a pair of researchers at a Belgian university. It could allow attackers to access private data flowing through an encrypted WiFi network. The data could include usernames, passwords, cr