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Mukesh Ambani launches ‘Jio Phone’ for Rs. 0
21.07.17 - TEAM PT

Reliance has today unveiled the latest JioPhone feature phone for the Indian consumers.  It will be available for pre-booking from August 15 for Rs ZERO. However, one has to pay Rs 1,500 has a security deposit, which will be 100 percent refundable after three years. ...
  


Chennai man arrested for receiving
19.07.17 - TEAM PT

It's not just sending a message that may land you in trouble nowadays. Even receiving a message on WhatsApp makes you vulnerable. Tadikala Akabar Saleem was last week arrested and charged with sedition at the Chennai airport where he had gone to pick up a ...
  


Reliance Jio extends Prime membership to 15 days; launches 'Summer Surprise' offer
31.03.17 - TEAM PT

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited had a bevy of announcements centered around Jio on Friday. Friday was also supposedly the last day before Jio starts charging customers to avail its 4G services. The company informed that its promotional Prime offer had received a whopping 7.2 ...
  


Reliance Jio May Extend Jio Prime Membership Deadline by a Month
27.03.17 - team pt

Reliance Jio may extend the deadline for Jio Prime membership by a month as it is falling short of the targeted sign-ups. The report by TeleAnalysis, citing sources with knowledge of the plan, says that the last day to sign up for Jio Prime membership, ...
  


After Jio and Airtel, Idea makes incoming calls on national roaming free
13.03.17 - TEAM PT

The country’s third-largest telecom operator, Idea Cellular, has decided to make incoming calls on national roaming free effective April 1.This facility will be available on both prepaid and postpaid connections across 2G, 3G and 4G networks.
 
This move is seen as an attempt to tackle a ...
  


Jio effect: Airtel Removes Roaming Charges On Calls, Data
27.02.17 - TEAM PT

Bharti Airtel Ltd on Monday said that it has removed additional charges on voice, SMS and data usage on national roaming, in an effort to retain users in the wake of the new entrant Reliance Jio’s free voice and data services.
 
"Airtel customers roaming within India ...
  


WhatsApp’s new Snapchat like 'Status' feature goes Live for everyone, Here's how to use it
24.02.17 - TEAM PT

WhatsApp Status, the new feature which lets users upload photos and videos for their contacts to see, instead of a simple text-based status message, has now gone live. The feature is live on Android, iOS and Windows smartphones across the world. WhatsApp’s new Status, which ...
  


A primer on Reliance Jio Prime membership programme
21.02.17 - team pt

Reliance Jio Chairman Mukesh Ambani announced the Jio Prime programme today. The package is basically an extension of Jio’s 4G services, including its content services, which can be availed by existing Jio customers. For users to enroll in the Jio Prime programme, they’ll have to ...
  


WhatsApp tightens security, rolls out two-step verification
10.02.17 - TEAM PT

To dispel all doubts on security of chat messages on its platforms, WhatsApp has rolled out a two-step verification mechanism for all iOS, Android and Windows Phones.
 
A two-step verification, which has already been adopted by companies like Twitter, Instagram, Apple, LinkedIn, Google, and Microsoft, adds ...
  


RCom Launches Unlimited Voice Calling Plan at Rs. 149, With 300MB of Mobile Data
22.11.16 - TEAM PT

Reliance Communications on Tuesday launched a new plan at Rs 149 offering unlimited voice calls and 300 MB of data in an attempt to get more subscribers.

Called Rs 149 Unlimited, the new plan offers customers unlimited outgoing talk-time to any phone across any telecom network ...
  


WhatsApp launches video calling to take on Google Duo, Skype
15.11.16 - TEAM PT

WhatsApp has announced video calling feature to its app, which will go live on Android, iOS and Windows devices over the next couple of days. WhatsApp video calls were part of the Android public beta app for those who had signed up, but it is ...
  


WhatsApp finally introduces Video calling for Android.
25.10.16 - TEAM PT

WhatsApp video calling feature has finally turned into a reality. After pulling out a beta early this year, WhatsApp is finally bringing the feature with version 2.16.316 or higher. The video calling feature is being rolled out in beta so not everyone of you is ...
  


Uber-like app for Hiring tractor launched in India
19.10.16 - TEAM PT

An Uber-like smartphone app has been launched in India, aimed at making it easier for farmers to hire tractors.
Many small-scale farmers are unable to buy their own and often have to rent them at high rates.

Now, vehicle-maker Mahindra and Mahindra has launched an app called ...
  


WhatsApp can’t share user data With Facebook Collected before September 25: Delhi HC
23.09.16 - TEAM PT

WhatsApp cannot share its old user data with Facebook or any other platform, the Delhi high court ruled on Friday while allowing the popular instant messaging app to roll out a new privacy policy.

In order "to protect interest of users", the court directed WhatsApp to ...
  


BSNL reply to Jio; 300gb in Rs250
04.09.16 - TEAM PT

After Reliance created a stir in the telecom world with its aggressive data service tariff plans, priced as low as around Rs 50 for each GB, state-owned BSNL has made an offer of less than Re 1 per GB.
 
BSNL's new plan –Experience Unlimited BB 249 ...
  


Android Users Are More Humble, Honest & Kind than IPhone People: Study
02.09.16 - TEAM PT

A person's choice of mobile phone can say a lot about their personality, according to new research.

Scientists have discovered that people who purchase Android phones are more honest and humble than those who pick iPhones.

The study also found that women were twice more likely to ...
  


Reliance Jio Plans Revealed: Free Voice Calls, Rs. 50 for 1GB Data
01.09.16 - TEAM PT

Storming his way into the telecom industry, India's richest man Mukesh Ambani on Thursday announced free voice calls and free national roaming along with rock- bottom data prices on his new Reliance Jio network that will debut on September 5.

"World over, operators charge only for ...
  


How to Stop WhatsApp from Sharing Your personal info with Facebook
26.08.16 - TEAM PT

Nearly two and a half years after Facebook acquired WhatsApp, and despite Whatsapp CEO Jan Koum saying at the time of the acquisition that user privacy wouldn’t suffer, the services are about to get a little bit friendlier with their data sharing.

WhatsApp has provoked ire ...
  


Reliance Jio 4G Preview scheme now open for all
21.08.16 - TEAM PT

In what could be termed as a bonanza, Reliance Jio has now seemingly extended its Jio 4G Preview offer to all smartphones irrespective of brands. This means that if you are a owner of any 4G compatible smartphone, you can simply walk-in to your nearest ...
  


Android bug fear in 900 million phones
08.08.16 - TEAM PT

A new Android flaw has been reported by security researchers that is claimed to affect roughly 900 million Android devices. Check Point mobile research team first reported the issue and claims that it affects all devices using Qualcomm chipsets.

Found in devices running Qualcomm processors, QuadRooter ...
  



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