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#WeeklyRecap: OnePlus Nord launch, massive VPN leak, Garmin's outage, more

26 Jul 2020

#WeeklyRecap: OnePlus Nord launch, massive VPN leak, Garmin's outage, more

This week, a number of developments were noted, especially in the consumer technology category.

Google brings Lens-based translation to KaiOS feature phones

21 Jul 2020

Google brings Lens-based translation to KaiOS feature phones

Google has announced a handy new capability for KaiOS-powered feature phones — Lens-based translation and reading.

#WeeklyRecap: India bans Chinese apps, JioMeet launches, Gmail suffers outage

05 Jul 2020

#WeeklyRecap: India bans Chinese apps, JioMeet launches, Gmail suffers outage

This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of tech, but the story that drew the most attention was the ban imposed by India on 59 Chinese apps.

Animated stickers to QR codes: All new features of WhatsApp

02 Jul 2020

Animated stickers to QR codes: All new features of WhatsApp

Continuing its push to make communication easier for billions of people around the world, WhatsApp is rolling out a series of new features for its app on Android, iOS, and KaiOS.

Finally, government open-sources Aarogya Setu: Here's what it means

27 May 2020

Finally, government open-sources Aarogya Setu: Here's what it means

In a major development, India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has open-sourced Aarogya Setu, its contact-tracing app for COVID-19.

Now, JioPhone users can use Aarogya Setu: Details here

14 May 2020

Now, JioPhone users can use Aarogya Setu: Details here

India's COVID-19 contact-tracer, Aarogya Setu, is now being rolled-out on JioPhones, the low-cost 4G-enabled feature phones sold by Reliance Industries.

Aarogya Setu for feature phone, landline: How to use it

07 May 2020

Aarogya Setu for feature phone, landline: How to use it

Aarogya Setu, the COVID-19 contact tracer from the government of India, is now available for feature phones and landlines through an Interactive Voice Response System or IVRS.

Google starts showing food, night shelters on Maps: Details here

06 Apr 2020

Google starts showing food, night shelters on Maps: Details here

In a bid to support the underprivileged during the nation-wide lockdown enforced by the Indian government, Google has started showing the location of food and night shelters on Maps.

WhatsApp will stop working on these smartphones from today

01 Jan 2020

WhatsApp will stop working on these smartphones from today

WhatsApp is withdrawing support for a number of dated smartphones from today.

Reliance Jio extends Rs. 699 JioPhone Diwali offer till November

03 Nov 2019

Reliance Jio extends Rs. 699 JioPhone Diwali offer till November

Reliance's JioPhone Diwali offer, which was announced last month around the festive time, has been extended till November-end.

Reliance Jio Diwali Offer: Gift a JioPhone for Rs. 699

21 Oct 2019

Reliance Jio Diwali Offer: Gift a JioPhone for Rs. 699

If you are looking to gift someone a JioPhone, now might be the best time. As part of a limited-time Diwali festive offer, Reliance Jio is offering its popular 4G-enabled feature phone at a special price of Rs. 699.

Jio Phone available for Rs. 699 during festive season

01 Oct 2019

Jio Phone available for Rs. 699 during festive season

Jio Phone, the smart feature phone from Reliance Jio will become more affordable this festive season.

Soon, WhatsApp will stop working on these smartphones

29 Sep 2019

Soon, WhatsApp will stop working on these smartphones

Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp will withdraw support for a number of dated smartphones by the end of this year.

IFA 2019: HMD Global launches three new Nokia feature phones

06 Sep 2019

IFA 2019: HMD Global launches three new Nokia feature phones

HMD Global has been reviving classic Nokia phones and the latest handsets to get a modern avatar are the Nokia 110 (2019), 800 Tough, and 2720 Flip.

JioPhone 3 likely to launch on August 12: Details here

07 Aug 2019

JioPhone 3 likely to launch on August 12: Details here

Over the last two years, Reliance JioPhone and JioPhone 2 have taken services like WhatsApp and Facebook to the mass market.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What is KaiOS and why is it so popular

29 Jul 2019

#NewsBytesExplainer: What is KaiOS and why is it so popular

From Maps to AI assistants, Android/iOS smartphones bring everything into the palm of our hands.

Now, WhatsApp is available on millions of feature phones

23 Jul 2019

Now, WhatsApp is available on millions of feature phones

WhatsApp, the biggest messaging app in the world, is set to hit millions of feature phones in the coming days.

A complete guide on getting started with WhatsApp Messenger

13 Jul 2019

A complete guide on getting started with WhatsApp Messenger

One of the most popular messaging apps, WhatsApp needs no introduction.

#TechBytes: Top entry-level feature phones that can run WhatsApp

01 Jun 2019

#TechBytes: Top entry-level feature phones that can run WhatsApp

WhatsApp, the leading messaging app in the world, has redefined personal communication. But if you think only high-priced phones can run the app, you are wrong.

#TechBytes: Top entry-level feature phones that can run WhatsApp

09 May 2019

#TechBytes: Top entry-level feature phones that can run WhatsApp

WhatsApp, the leading messaging app in the world, has redefined personal communication. But if you think only high-priced phones can run the app, you are wrong.

Nokia 8110 4G 'Banana phone' gets Facebook, WhatsApp support globally

26 Apr 2019

Nokia 8110 4G 'Banana phone' gets Facebook, WhatsApp support globally

Nokia 8110 4G, which recently received WhatsApp support in India, is now getting support for both WhatsApp and Facebook globally.

Nokia 8110 4G smartphone gets WhatsApp support: Details here

03 Apr 2019

Nokia 8110 4G smartphone gets WhatsApp support: Details here

The iconic Nokia Banana phone finally gets WhatsApp support in India via Nokia Store.

Nokia 8110 4G prices slashed, now starts at Rs. 4,999

09 Mar 2019

Nokia 8110 4G prices slashed, now starts at Rs. 4,999

HMD Global has reduced the price of Nokia 8110 4G in India by Rs. 1,000.

JioPhone 3 to be launched in June, specifications leaked

07 Feb 2019

JioPhone 3 to be launched in June, specifications leaked

As the successor to last year's JioPhone 2, Reliance Jio is working to launch JioPhone 3 in India, according to Beetel Bite.

Jio to soon rollout Wi-Fi Hotspot feature for JioPhone

11 Jan 2019

Jio to soon rollout Wi-Fi Hotspot feature for JioPhone

JioPhone, the smart feature phone from Reliance Jio is about to get smarter.

JioPhone with 6 months free usage available for Rs. 1,095

03 Jan 2019

JioPhone with 6 months free usage available for Rs. 1,095

As part of a festive offer, Reliance Jio is giving JioPhone for Rs. 1,095 along with six months of free data and calling benefits.

WizPhone is a Rs. 500 phone, but not by Google

07 Dec 2018

WizPhone is a Rs. 500 phone, but not by Google

Fact-checking, they say, is the first step in journalism. And in the day-and-age of social media and fake news, getting the facts right is all the more crucial.

Jio announces open sale of JioPhone 2 from November 5-12

04 Nov 2018

Jio announces open sale of JioPhone 2 from November 5-12

JioPhone 2, which has so far been available via flash sales only, will be available in an open festive sale.

Reliance JioPhone 2 flash sale today: Everything to know

25 Oct 2018

Reliance JioPhone 2 flash sale today: Everything to know

JioPhone 2, the latest feature phone from Reliance Jio, will be up for grabs today starting 12 pm via a flash sale on Jio.com.

Iconic Nokia 8110 4G phone now available for Rs. 5,999

24 Oct 2018

Iconic Nokia 8110 4G phone now available for Rs. 5,999

The recently launched Nokia 8110 4G aka the 'Banana Phone' is now available in India.

Nokia's iconic Banana phone from 'The Matrix' launches in India

11 Oct 2018

Nokia's iconic Banana phone from 'The Matrix' launches in India

The iconic Nokia Banana phone that starred in 'The Matrix' 19 years ago has officially landed in India.

#SmartphonesFaceoff: JioPhone 2 v/s Micromax Bharat 1

30 Sep 2018

#SmartphonesFaceoff: JioPhone 2 v/s Micromax Bharat 1

JioPhone 2, the successor to Reliance's popular JioPhone, recently went on sale in India.

JioPhone 2 flash sale on October 4: Details here

29 Sep 2018

JioPhone 2 flash sale on October 4: Details here

The feature-rich, 4G-enabled Reliance JioPhone 2, which recently saw the addition of WhatsApp to its catalog of apps, is all set to go on a flash sale on October 4.

#SmartphonesFaceoff: JioPhone 2 v/s Micromax Bharat 1

17 Sep 2018

#SmartphonesFaceoff: JioPhone 2 v/s Micromax Bharat 1

JioPhone 2, the successor to Reliance's popular JioPhone, recently went on sale in India.

JioPhone 2 fourth flash sale today starting 12pm via Jio.com

12 Sep 2018

JioPhone 2 fourth flash sale today starting 12pm via Jio.com

JioPhone 2, the successor to the popular JioPhone, will go on sale for the fourth time in India today.

You can now download WhatsApp on your JioPhone, JioPhone 2

11 Sep 2018

You can now download WhatsApp on your JioPhone, JioPhone 2

WhatsApp for the JioPhone and the JioPhone 2 had long been promised, and was supposed to be available on Jio's KaiOS from August 15.

JioPhone 2 flash sale today starting 12pm: All details here

06 Sep 2018

JioPhone 2 flash sale today starting 12pm: All details here

Reliance's latest feature phone, the JioPhone 2, will go on sale for the third time today starting 12pm via Jio.com.

JioPhone 2's third flash sale slated for September 6

31 Aug 2018

JioPhone 2's third flash sale slated for September 6

Reliance's latest feature phone, the JioPhone 2, will go on sale for the third time on September 6 starting 12pm via Jio.com.

Second flash sale of JioPhone 2 starts today at 12pm

30 Aug 2018

Second flash sale of JioPhone 2 starts today at 12pm

JioPhone 2, the successor to the popular JioPhone, will go on sale for the second time in India today.

#SmartphonesFaceoff: JioPhone 2 v/s Micromax Bharat 1

23 Aug 2018

#SmartphonesFaceoff: JioPhone 2 v/s Micromax Bharat 1

JioPhone 2, the successor to Reliance's popular JioPhone, recently went on sale in India.