Category Archives: Lifestyle

Reliance Jio’s Subscriber Growth Slows, Data Speeds Drop 50%

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. may fall short of the target set by its chairman Mukesh Ambani of adding 100 million subscribers by December 2016. Data now shows that new subscriber additions have dropped after the post – launch frenzy, brokerage firm Motilal Oswal said in a report after meeting the telecom company’s management. New Strategy The country’s newest telecom operator Read More

Sony slashes prices of premium Xperia X, Z5 smartphones

New Delhi: Sony India on Monday announced that it has slashed prices for its Xperia X and Z5 premium smartphones in India, effective from September 1. Earlier priced at Rs 48,990, Xperia X will now be available at Rs 38,990 while Xperia Z5 Premium will cost Rs 47,990 which was earlier available for Rs 55,990. Xperia X features 5-inch full-HD Read More

Latest leaks hint at Xiaomi Mi Note 2 launch in September

New Delhi: In the latest, some leaks in the online space have sent strong hints about the most probable release date of Xiaomi Mi Note 2 launch date. If the information (in form of links), provided by Weibo, is to be believed, Mi Note 2 will be released on September 14. However, another leak which is a leaked promo image Read More

Porsche unveils the mid-engine 911 RSR

Porsche has ditched its iconic rear-engine set-up in the new 911 RSR. The WEC and Le Mans GTE racer will now have the engine sitting ahead of the rear axle instead of the traditional rear-engine layout of the German manufacturer. The car is built ground-up complaint with the FIA and LM-GTE class regulations and will go up against other mid-engine Read More

Volkswagen Polo AllStar Edition Picture Gallery

With a hike of nearly Rs 30,000 over the standard Polo hatchback, Volkswagen India has recently introduced the AllStar edition. This premium translates to some cosmetic changes and new accessories over the standard Polo. The premium hatchback will be launched in a phased manner throughout the country. Check out these photos of the car, which was first teased during the Read More

Alcatel launches GPS-enabled smartwatch for kids, priced at Rs 4,799

New Delhi: Alcatel, TCL communication’s mobile brand, on Wednesday launched a GPS-enabled smartwatch in India which allows kids to communicate with pre-approved contacts at Rs 4,799. The “MoveTime-Track & Talk” smartwatch helps parents stay connected with their kids while also giving them control over their children’s communication. Weighing less than 40 gram, the watch comes with a Nucleus operating system, Read More

Facebook`s Oculus pushes virtual reality with new gear

Facebook on Thursday worked to ramp up enthusiasm for its virtual reality line, unveiling new gear including a lower-end wireless headset prototype. The company`s Oculus virtual reality division is set to release in coming months a new “Touch” controller and a more affordable computer for powering virtual experiences using Rift headsets. “We are here to make virtual reality the next Read More

Honda Jazz now gets dual airbags as standard

Honda Cars has now equipped its premium hatchback, the Jazz, with dual airbags as a standard feature across the range. The addition of the safety feature has resulted in the price hike of around Rs 12,000. Earlier the dual airbags were only available on the V, SV, and VX variants, but now even the base E and S variants are equipped Read More

Kia Motors India debut next year?

Kia Motors, the Korean car maker, has slowly built a reputation for itself in the European and the American car markets. Expectedly, its next step would be to expand its global footprint and venture into the growing Indian car market, the fifth largest automobile market in the world. It is learnt that the Korean car maker is already in the Read More

Sony aims to extend VR content to films, no plans for smartphone-based headset

Chiba: Sony Corp aims to extend content for its dedicated virtual-reality (VR) headset into non-gaming areas such as TV and film, and has no plans to join the burgeoning market for smartphone-based headsets, its gaming division chief said. Andrew House, Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc`s chief executive, said in an interview on Thursday he was already in talks with media production Read More