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Xiaomi Is More Like Facebook Than Apple

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi’s razor-thin hardware margins are offset by its ad sales Advertising accounted for nearly 57 percent of its revenue last year Xiaomi can also make money by pushing third-party apps That’s the mantra that you’ll surely hear most as Xiaomi tries to convince investors that a hardware company with razor-thin margins is worth $100 billion. “We pioneered an amazing, innovative business model ... Read More »

Moto G5, Moto G5S, Moto Z2 Play, and More on Discount as Amazon Hosts Motorola 45th Anniversary Sale

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon has hosted Motorola 45th Anniversary sale It offers discounts on Moto G5 and Moto Z2 Play among others The sale will run until April 11 Amazon India on Monday kicked off the Motorola 45th Anniversary sale to offer some of the popular Moto series Android handsets at discounted prices. The list of models that have received discounts includes the Moto G5, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Cheaper to Make Than iPhone X, But Costs More Than Galaxy Note 8: TechInsights

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy S9+ costs $379 to build, claims TechInsights This is more than the cost incurred in building the Galaxy Note 8 But it is cheaper than the cost of manufacturing the iPhone X While it is cheaper than the Galaxy Note 8 for the consumers, the new Galaxy S9+ is apparently the most expensive Galaxy series phone to build. Samsung reportedly spends $379 (approximately ... Read More »

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 »

Samsung Galaxy S9 and Nokia Headline MWC, OnePlus 6 and Mi Mix 2s Leak, Reliance Big TV Offer, and More News This Week

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ launching in India on Tuesday Nokia’s slate of MWC phones will start launching in India from April OnePlus 6 leak promises an iPhone X-like ‘notch’ Welcome back to our weekly roundup of all the tech news that you can use. The biggest event of the week was probably the launch on Sunday of the Samsung Galaxy ... Read More »

Jio Cashback Offer, Amazon and Flipkart Sales, WhatsApp for Business, and More News This Week

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon and Flipkart are both holding big sales WhatsApp for business has been launched in some regions OnePlus confirmed up to 40,000 users were affected by a credit card leak Welcome back to our weekly news roundup. This was a week of news about deals, as both Flipkart and Amazon are running sales. It’s lining up to be a good time for deal-hunters, ... Read More »

Contrite Facebook Executives Seek to Ward Off More European Rules

Facebook executives are fanning out across Europe this week to address the social media giant’s slow response to abuses on its platform, seeking to avoid further legislation along the lines of a new hate speech law in Germany it says goes too far. Facebook’s communications and public policy chief used an annual meeting in Munich of some of Europe and Silicon ... Read More »

BlackBerry Brand to Launch at Least 2 More Smartphones in 2018: TCL

BlackBerry licensee TCL Communication at CES 2018 announced it would be launching “at least two new BlackBerry smartphones” in 2018. Just what these will, is uncertain. Separately, TCL Communication launched a GSM unlocked BlackBerry Motion and a new colour variant and dual-SIM version of the BlackBerry KEYone. Getting back to the two new BlackBerry smartphones – in a statement, Alain Lejeune, Global General Manager for BlackBerry ... Read More »

Acer at IFA 2017: Laptops, Gaming PCs, 360-Degree Cameras, and More

Acer Chromebook 15 HIGHLIGHTS Acer introduced its new gaming Predator series devices It also announced new Chromebook 15 A new 23.8-inch Aspire S24 all-in-one desktop PC also announced Taiwanese manufacturer Acer has kicked off its IFA 2017 campaign with bunch of announcements including gaming laptops, PCs, and more. The company showed off all-new Predator gaming line alongside the new 23.8-inch ... Read More »

iOS 11.0.1 Update Now Available to Download, Brings Exchange Account Mail Fix and More

HIGHLIGHTS The issue prevented users from sending across emails iOS 11 update was said to bring battery life woes to the devices It remains to be seen if battery life issue has been fixed with update While Apple’s iOS 11 release cannot be termed smooth as there were some problems that users started facing post the upgrade, the Cupertino-based company is already ... Read More »