Vivo to donate phones worth Rs 10 lakhs to help Indian students

Aligned with government of India's objective to support education, the programme aims to bridge the social and fiscal divide and support students from low-income families to continue their education.

published on : 17th January 2022

Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge to launch in India on Jan 6

The smartphone is expected to feature a 6.67-inch S-AMOLED display and Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

published on : 26th December 2021

Yogi government’s massive tech drive begins, to cover 1 crore youth

In all, 40,000 tablets and 60,000 smart phones were distributed among the youth on Saturday. 

published on : 26th December 2021

Chinese phone firms face I-T raids

Searches carried out at premises linked to smartphone cos such as Oppo, Xiaomi, OnePlus.

published on : 23rd December 2021

‘India to have up to 150 million 5G phones till network roll-out’: Top Jio official

Jio had launched 4G only network in 2016 while other telcos are still offering 2G services, besides 3G and 4G. 

published on : 11th December 2021

UP government to start distribution of free tablets, smartphones from mid-December

The gadgets will be distributed under the scheme announced by CM Yogi Adityanath in October to equip students with technology to help them pursue their studies. 

published on : 1st December 2021

Farmers in Gujarat to get Rs 1,500 government aid to purchase smartphones

The scheme is meant to encourage the farmers to buy smartphones which could be used for various purposes towards increasing their farm income.

published on : 21st November 2021

Only 46 per cent students have smartphone access in Odisha

64.6 per cent of children surveyed in ASER had 1 smartphone at home;  19.2 per cent of them had no access to the gadget for studies

published on : 18th November 2021

5G mobiles account for 22 per cent share of India's smartphone shipment: CMR

As per CMR's India Mobile Handset Market Review Report for Q3 2021, more than 20 5G-capable smartphones were launched over the course of the quarter.

published on : 9th November 2021

Odisha teen sells wife to buy smartphone, eat out!

He later returned to his village and when his in-laws inquired about their daughter, he told them that she deserted him. 

published on : 24th October 2021

One to charge them all: EU demands single plug for smartphones

The EU Commission proposed legislation Thursday that would mandate USB-C cables for charging, technology that many device makers have already adopted.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Chip shortage delays launch of Jio-Google smartphone till Diwali

Industry experts have cautioned that the chip shortage could hit the prices of medium to high-cost smartphones.

published on : 11th September 2021

RJ-turned-teacher launches podcast to help government school students

Coming to the rescue of students bogged down by connectivity and smartphone availability issues is a radio jockey-turned-government school teacher in the district who has taken the podcast route.

published on : 31st August 2021

Long-lasting Covid symptoms rare in children: Lancet study

Many children infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus do not develop symptoms, but those who do tend to have a mild illness, researchers said.

published on : 4th August 2021

Should you repair or discard your gadgets?

From as late as the 1920s, due to "planned obsolescence", electronic goods are being purposefully manufactured in such a way that they are rendered obsolete after a predetermined period.

published on : 4th August 2021
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