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Reliance Jio Stopped Production the of JioPhone

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Reliance Jio, which set an aim of selling five million JioPhones every week has now reportedly stopped the production of the JioPhone. The company is working on bringing an Android-based phone, which will replace the current model that runs Firefox OS-based KaiOS. The reason behind the decision is the KaiOS itself. As per a report from Factor Daily, Jio is rethinking its strategy of developing applications for KaiOS and is currently in negotiations with Google for bringing down the royalty of Android. “There are not enough apps compatible with KaiOS but people are working on developing special versions for the JioPhone,” says the report. Earlier this year, the same publication reported that Jio is working with Facebook and Google to launch stripped down versions of Facebook, YouTube, and WhatsApp for the KaiOS based JioPhone. However, it now seems like Jio realised that there’s no scope for KaiOS in the market, and already started working on an Android-based phone. The Reliance JioPh…

Amazon Prime membership charge will be increased from Rs. 499 to Rs. 999 after October 31

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Amazon prime  the special service from the e-commerce giant, is set to become more expensive starting October 31. Launched at an introductory price of Rs 499, the service will be available for Rs 999 after October 31.

The company is running the banner of this announcement on its website. amazon Prime service currently includes four benefits for Prime members: early deliveries, Amazon Prime Video, discounts and deals, and Amazon Family. It also holds Prime Day where they offer early access of deals ahead of its Great Indian Festival sale for Prime members. Amazon currently has 11 million products under Prime. About 40% of orders now comes from Prime customers.

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Sony Xperia R1 and R1 Plus Launched in India

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Sony has launched two budget smartphones in the Indian market, dubbed as Sony Xperia R1 and Xperia R1 Plus. Both the smartphones feature similar hardware and only differs in the RAM and internal storage department. The Sony Xperia R1 is priced at Rs. 12,990, whereas the R1 Plus retails for Rs. 14,990. In 2017, Sony has launched a decent number of smartphones in India, but most of them are catered to flagship segment. But with the Xperia R1 and R1 Plus, Sony is looking to take on the likes of Nokia and Motorola. Diving into the specifications of the smartphones, they both sport a 5.2-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The display has a 2.5D curved glass on top. Internally, they are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset, which is an entry-level octa-core chip found in other smartphones such as Motorola Moto G5S, Nokia 6, Nokia 5, Xiaomi Redmi 3s, Lenovo K6 Power. The differences between the two phones are in the RAM and internal storage department. The…

Reliance Jio Offering Apple iPhone X With 70% Buyback

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For those who are thinking that the Apple iPhone X costs a lot in India, here’s a sweet deal. Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio has come up with buyback offer again, but this time for the Apple iPhone X. For the unaware, pre-orders for the iPhone X began earlier today and as expected, the iPhone X went out of stock in just seven minutes.
The iPhone X can be pre-booked from a Reliance Digital store or Jio.com, and as an advance amount, you have to pay Rs. 1,999. Like the Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus offer, Reliance Jio is also offering 70% cashback with the iPhone X, meaning you will get 70% discount on upgrading to next-generation iPhone. This was the same offer given by Reliance Jio to Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus buyers. Alongside the Jio buyback offer, Citi bank customers will get a cashback of Rs. 10,000 if they pre-book the iPhone X between October 27 and November 2. The cashback will be credited to the customer’s bank account in 90 days from the date of purchase. However, the only downs…

WhatsApp Recall Feature is Now Rolling Out to Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Users

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Since last year, it was rumoured that WhatsApp is working on the recall feature where a user can delete a sent message. And the feature today went official as ‘Delete for Everyone.’ As the name itself suggests, you can delete the sent messages. WhatsApp has now updated its FAQ page for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone and stated that the feature is rolling out for all the users across the globe. That said, you may not receive the feature right away as the update rollout is an incremental one. Currently, it is reported by WABetaInfo that users in Singapore and Spain are already receiving the feature, but there’s no info on Indian roll out though and I did not receive the feature even though being on the latest WhatsApp Beta version. WhatsApp Delete for Everyone feature works in two ways- Delete for Everyone and Delete for Yourself. The former deletes the message in your chat and also the receiver’s chat, while the latter deletes the message only in your chat screen. It’s also confirmed…

Pre orders of IPhone X started from 27 October on Amazon

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