Mobile

Monty Mobile – A new perspective for operators in the telecommunication sector

Mr. Mountasser Hachem, CEO, Monty Mobile  How do you assess the current situation of mobile operators? Many mobile operators are struggling with their margins these days due to several factors: the cannibalization of OTT for their profits, spectrum availability, high CAPEX and OPEX cost, regulatory issue, among other different challenges. Accordingly, operators are always on the lookout to diversifying their ... Read More »

Mobile connectivity in emerging economies: Boon or Bane?

India currently accounts for more than 10% of the global smartphone market. However, smartphone ownership rates are the lowest in India among the 11 developing countries surveyed by Pew Research Center. Further, while the country has over 500 million internet users, nearly half of Indian adults (47%) say they have a basic phone that cannot connect to the internet, according to country-specific ... Read More »

PUBG Mobile India Bonus Challenge now live: How to participate and everything you need to know

The PUBG Mobile 0.11.0 update also bought out a number of upgrades like dynamic weather in the Vikendi map, and a host of other gameplay updates. Now PUBG has gone live with the PUBG Mobile Bonus Challenge. PUBG Mobile PUBG Mobile recently released their latest 0.11.0 update which bought out the much-awaited zombies mode also known as Survive till Dawn ... Read More »

The Best Mobile Phones of 2018

We’ve seen a lot of great phones in 2018 but only few have managed to pass our stringent tests and come out with flying colours. We have the usual suspects and some rather unsuspecting entries too, which have managed to wow us with their performance and versatility. All the phones we’ve chosen have been reviewed by us and have ranked ... Read More »

Google will reportedly launch both Pixel 3 “Lite” devices on Verizon this spring

We’ve been hearing rumors and speculation about two new Pixel devices said to be “Lite” versions of their already-available Pixel 3 counterparts. Renders of the phone have already leaked, giving us an idea of what these premium mid-rangers might look like – in the Pixel 3’s likeness. The latest piece of news from Android Police claims that the Pixel 3 ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 7 Pro, Redmi 7 and Redmi 7A leaked: Launch likely in January, specs and key details

As the year 2018 comes to an end, it seems Xiaomi is already preparing to start 2019 with a few big-bang launches. According to details posted by TENAA, the website of Chinese regulator that certifies networking hardware in phones, Xiaomi is working on three new phones codenamed M1901F7E, M1901F7T and M1901F7C. In 2018, the codenames of Xiaomi phones had M18 ... Read More »

Our Honor Magic 2 video review is up

Xiaomi beat Honor to the full screen slider game by a few days back in October when it announced the Mi Mix 3 ahead of the Honor Magic 2. And yet Honor strikes back with a much cooler name – Magic is Magic, after all. The two devices seem to share the exact same display panel, which is partly to ... Read More »

Apple Music is now playing on Amazon Echo speakers with Alexa

At the end of November Amazon announced that Apple Music would soon be supported by its Echo smart speakers with the Alexa virtual assistant built-in. Today the integration has finally gone live, around two weeks after the initial reveal. The rollout has started in the US through the Alexa app on Android and iOS. Over there you can connect your ... Read More »

vivo NEX 2 to have 10GB of RAM, in-screen speaker, f/1.3 camera

The vivo NEX 2 will likely have 10GB of RAM and a Snapdragon 845 chipset. The information is confirmed by a Geekbench listing of a vivo V1821A device with the aforementioned credentials. Interestingly the vivo in question is also running Android 9 Pie, which would make it the first vivo smartphone on Android’s latest software. According to a related leak, ... Read More »

Nokia 8.1 (aka X7) launches in India on December 10, invites are in

HMD Global’s event on December 6 in India will actually be taking place on December 10 instead. The confusion was finally cleared today when the company started sending out press invites for the gathering. The Nokia 8.1 is expected to be the star of the event, and this, according to the most recent rumors, will be a rebranded Nokia X7 ... Read More »