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Micromax Bharat 1 Review

Micromax launched the  Bharat-1, the company’s first 4G VoLTE feature phone to take on Reliance Jio’s JioPhone. Even though it was launched in partnership with State-owned telecom operator BSNL, the phone can be used on any network unlike the JioPhone.  Is the phone worth the price? Let us find out in the review. Box Contents Micromax Bharat … Continue reading "Micromax Bharat 1 Review"

2018 iPhones to come with faster Intel and Qualcomm LTE modems, including a model with Dual SIM support: KGI

Last week KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said that  Apple will be launching a 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch models with OLED displays and a lower-priced 6.1-inch model with an LCD display in 2018. Now he has said that the iPhone models will come with a faster Intel XMM 7560 modem and Qualcomm SDX 20 LTE Cat. 18 Modem with support for 4×4 MIMO … Continue reading "2018 iPhones to come with faster Intel and Qualcomm LTE modems, including a model with Dual SIM support: KGI"

Intel introduces XMM 8000 5G modem series, XMM 7660 Gigabit LTE modem

Intel has announced new 5G new radio (5G NR) multi-mode commercial modems along with Intel XMM 7660 modem. It has also announced that it has successfully completed a full end-to-end 5G call based on its early 5G silicon, the Intel 5G Modem and also said that the XMM 7560 modem that was unveiled at MWC earlier this year has … Continue reading "Intel introduces XMM 8000 5G modem series, XMM 7660 Gigabit LTE modem"

Apple HomePod release pushed to early 2018

Apple introduced its first Siri-powered smart speaker HomePod at WWDC 2017 back in June for $349. At that time the company said that it will ship the device starting in December in Australia, the UK and the US. Now the company has released a statement saying that it will be available only in early 2018 saying that it need … Continue reading "Apple HomePod release pushed to early 2018"

Xiaomi Redmi 4A MIUI 9 Beta ROM based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat starts rolling out

In late 2017, when most of the OEMs are releasing schedule for the Oreo update, a  lot of budget phones that are launched still run on Android Marshmallow. Xiaomi Redmi 4A was launched back in March 2017 with MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), but Xiaomi didn’t announce anything regarding the Android update for the … Continue reading "Xiaomi Redmi 4A MIUI 9 Beta ROM based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat starts rolling out"