Tag Archive: Indian


Google suspends Indian ‘Remove China Apps’ from the Play Store

The app was found to violate the Play Store’s Deceptive Behavior Policy.

What you need to know Remove China Apps, which was the top trending app in India recently, has been removed from the Play Store. Since late May, the app was downloaded over 5 million times in the country. The app allowed users to delete all apps developed by Chinese companies from their phones.

An app called Remove China Apps went viral in India last month,  [Read More…]

The Indian government is the latest to come out against ‘unsafe’ Zoom

It’s asking all staff to avoid using the app for official business.

What you need to know The Indian government has issued an advisory to its employees, declaring the app ‘unsafe.’ Another government report also warned of significant weakness in the app that made it vulnerable to cyber-attacks. This follows similar moves by Google and various governmental agencies from Taiwan, the U.K., Singapore, and Germany.

After lucking out as the app of choice for video calls during  [Read More…]

Samsung’s latest Exynos 7904 chipset is tailored for the Indian market

Samsung says the Exynos 7904 will deliver ‘high-end multimedia capabilities’ in the mid-range segment.

Samsung has lost a lot of ground to Xiaomi in India over the last two years, but the South Korean manufacturer is finally going on the offensive. The company is all set to launch the Galaxy M series in the country on January 28, with the phones set to be positioned against Xiaomi’s Redmi lineup.

Ahead of the launch, Samsung has launched the  [Read More…]

HTC is reportedly exiting the Indian market altogether

Unable to compete against the likes of Xiaomi and Vivo, HTC is leaving India.

The last few years have been dismal for HTC in India. The Taiwanese manufacturer was largely to blame for its missteps in the country — time and again, HTC launched products that were priced ridiculously high, were vastly inferior, or a combination of both. HTC also failed to adapt to the onslaught of Chinese companies like Xiaomi, Vivo, and OPPO, and as a  [Read More…]

Here are the best deals from Amazon’s Great Indian Sale

Get your wallets ready.

Amazon is kicking off 2018 with another instalment of the Great Indian Sale. The retailer is offering exciting discounts on phones, accessories, fashion and lifestyle products, and digital content. One of the highlights of the sale is a ₹3,000 discount on the LG Q6, which brings the price of the phone down to ₹11,990. If you’re interested in a physical keyboard, the KEYone is available for ₹34,999.

Amazon has been increasing focus  [Read More…]

Amazon Great Indian Festival is back — find the best deals right here

Amazon is back with another sale extravaganza.

Amazon’s Great Indian Festival is back. The four-day sale extravaganza kicks off in earnest tomorrow, but Amazon is rolling out deals early for Prime members. Highlighted deals include a ₹2,000 discount on the Moto G5 Plus, bringing the cost of the phone down to just ₹12,999. The OnePlus 3T is also seeing an enticing ₹5,000 drop, with the device now on sale for just ₹24,999.

Xiaomi is introducing a variant  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Great Indian Sale is back — here are the best deals

Amazon is back with a four-day sale that discounts thousands of products.

We’re now onto the third instalment (fourth overall if you include Prime Day) of Amazon’s Great Indian Sale this year alone. Like previous sales, the retailer is offering lucrative discounts on thousands of products, including phones, wearables, electronics, and much more.

Phones Google Pixel XL (32GB) – ₹48,999 – ₹18,001 off Google Pixel XL (128GB) – ₹53,999 – ₹22,001 off OnePlus 3T – ₹27,999  [Read More…]

Indian government calls Google Maps unreliable, wants citizens to use its own mapping solution instead

The Indian government launches its latest salvo in a long-running fight with Google over mapping data.

The Indian government doesn’t have a high opinion of Google Maps, and it conveyed that sentiment today by saying that the service is “not authenticated” and calling into question its reliability.

That’s according to a statement made by the head of the country’s mapping and survey organisation, aptly named the Survey of India:

If you talk about the authentication, the  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Great Indian Sale is back — here are the best deals!

Amazon is back once again with its four-day sales extravaganza.

Amazon’s Great Indian Sale is back, offering enticing discounts on hundreds of products. You’ll be able to shave ₹1,000 off of the price of a Moto G4 Plus and finally be able to get your hands on the Redmi 4A, but the sale really shines when it comes to audio products, TVs, storage devices, and accessories. Here’s a roundup of the best deals from the first day  [Read More…]

Google makes it easier for Indian users to get started with Maps

Google is making it easier for Indian customers to get started with Maps.

Google Maps users in India are getting a new home screen that will make it easier for them to get started with the service. The home screen will include a quick action bar at the bottom of the page that pulls up a direction pane with commonly used modes of transportation — driving, public transit, walking, and ride-sharing services. Users will also be able to switch  [Read More…]