Tag Archives: 2018

MWC 2018: LG V30S ThinQ is a new AI phone, but also more of the same

The V30S is expected to be first rolled out in Korea over the next few weeks, and the global availability as well as pricing is currently not confirmed. The Mobile World Congress is an annual mobile tech show in Barcelona, and this year, it is again hosting some of the largest tech brands from 26-February to 01-March. Over the past ... Read More »

MWC 2018: Nokia looks at the past and the future, and tries to perfect both

The Nokia 8110 Reloaded will be priced at €79 and will start shipping in May this year. Every year, phone companies make a beeline for Barcelona to showcase the very latest smartphone tech, at the annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) event. This year is no different, but it is HMD Global that has pulled a rabbit out of the hat—a ... Read More »

Nokia 6 (2018) vs Redmi Note 5 vs Nokia 6 vs Xiaomi Mi A1: Price, Specifications, Features Compared

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 6 (2018) is one of the handsets launched at MWC 2018 Smartphone debuted in Chine earlier this year Nokia 6 (2018) is an Android One smartphone Nokia 6 (2018) is one of the four new Nokia-brandedAndroid smartphones that HMD Globallaunched at Mobile World Congress 2018. While Nokia 8 Sirocco, the Nokia 7 Plus, and Nokia 1 are new handsets, the Nokia 6 (2018) isn’t exactly a ... Read More »

Cheques, balances, degrees: How will Budget 2018 impact higher education?

(Getty Images/iStockphoto) The union budget 2018 has big-ticket plans for higher education. It has earmarked Rs 85,000 crore. There are plans for 24 new medical colleges and hospitals, 18 schools of planning and architecture (SPA) and research fellowships. It has also introduced the Revitalising Infrastructure and Systems in Education scheme to grant loans to higher education institutions. Is it enough ... Read More »

Budget 2018: Customs Duty on Mobile Phone Imports Increased to 20 Percent

The Budget 2018 announcement of increase in custom duty on mobile phone imports was largely expected HIGHLIGHTS In Budget 2018, customs duty on phones raised to 20 percent Apple most likely to be affected as Xiaomi, Samsung mostly make in India This was first introduced in July at 10% and raised in December to 15% In the Union Budget 2018 speech, the ... Read More »

State of the State 2018: What Gov. Brown said about education

Gov. Jerry Brown delivered his eighth State of the State speech — his final one — on January 25 in Sacramento. He affirmed his belief in “local control” of K-12 schools and defended his record of expanding funding for California’s system of higher education. The following are his complete remarks on education as he delivered them: In addition to infrastructure ... Read More »

LG V30 to Get an AI-Focused Variant at MWC 2018: Report

In a move to take on Apple, Huawei, and Samsung, LG is now rumoured with a new variant of its V30 smartphone that will feature enhanced artificial intelligence (AI) features. The new LG V30 variant, which is said to be codenamed V30+ alpha or V30+a, is expected to debut at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona next month. The South Korean company launched the original V30 model back in August ... Read More »

Nokia to Have a Major Showing at MWC 2018, HMD Global Teases

After grabbing eyeballs at its last outing in Barcelona, HMD Global is now all set to make another splash this year at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, a senior executive teased. The company launched the nostalgic Nokia 3310 and showcased the first troopers from its army of Android smartphones at MWC 2017. And for the forthcoming convention, it is already rumoured to have a bunch of developments, ... Read More »

Global IT Spending Projected to Reach $3.7 Trillion in 2018: Gartner

Global IT spending is projected to total $3.68 trillion (roughly Rs. 235 lakh crores) in 2018 – an increase of 4.5 percent from 2017’s $3.52 trillion (roughly Rs. 224 lakh crores), market research firm Gartner said on Tuesday. “Global IT spending growth began to turn around in 2017, with continued growth expected over the next few years. Uncertainty looms as ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) India Launch Expected on January 10

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) India launch is round the corner, what with Amazon setting up a dedicated page for the handset a day ago. Now, Samsung has sent invites for an event it will host next week in India, which the company is calling “the year’s first big innovation.” This invite pretty much confirms the fact the Galaxy A8+ (2018) launch event will be held ... Read More »