Reliance Jio Happy New Year Offer: How to Get Reliance Jio SIM Without Lyf Phone

Reliance Jio Happy New Year Offer: How to Get Reliance Jio SIM Without Lyf Phone

  HighlightsReliance Jio is still offering free SIMs to ‘test’ its network Commercial launch is a few months away, says Mukesh Ambani Users get free access for 3 months, maybe longer if the launch is delayed Reliance Jio has introduced the Jio Happy New Year Offer, extending all the free services introduced with the Jio Welcome Offer till March 31, 2017. While the Jio Welcome Offer customers will automatically be moved to the Happy New Year Offer, new customers will have to buy a Jio SIM in order to enjoy free data, voice calls and other services that the company is providing.…

HMD officially takes over the Nokia phone business

HMD officially takes over the Nokia phone business

Starting today, HMD Global Oy is now the home of Nokia phones and tablets. The exclusive license extends 10 years forward and covers the whole world (sans Japan). Nokia, the company, will receive royalty payments for Nokia-branded products made by HMD (for both the name and for the intellectual property used). Its important to note that Nokia, the company, is not an investor or a shareholder in HMD. That said, HMD is a Finish company

Samsung dragged to court over exploding Galaxy phone, and no it’s not Note7

Samsung dragged to court over exploding Galaxy phone, and no it’s not Note7

As if the exploding Galaxy Note 7 fiasco was not enough, Samsung is facing another embarrassing situation: a Galaxy S7 edge unit caught fire in the owner’s pocket, “causing him second and third degree burns.” The incident happened when owner Daniel Ramirez was working at a construction site in Ohio. Reports say the phone was in his right front pocket when suddenly it started “whistling, screeching, and

A $600 Xiaomi phone coming this year

A $600 Xiaomi phone coming this year

Known for offering specs-heavy devices at affordable rates, Xiaomi is planning to launch an expensive phone this year. The handset’s price will be around RMB 4,000, which translates into $600 at current exchange rates. Xiaomi co-founder Liwan Jiang made the revelation. He, however, stressed that despite its high price point, the device will still offer more value for money. Sadly, there’s currently nothing

Funker W5.5 Pro is a Windows 10 phone with 5.5-inch display and 13MP camera

Funker W5.5 Pro is a Windows 10 phone with 5.5-inch display and 13MP camera

Spanish smartphone manufacturer Funker has launched a new Windows 10-powered smartphone. Dubbed W5.5 Pro, the device is powered by a Snapdragon 410 chipset with quad-core 1.2GHz processor, and sports a 5.5-inch (1270×720 pixel resolution) display. It has 2GB RAM and 16GB expandable internal memory, and packs in a 2,600mAh battery. In terms of camera, the W5.5 Pro features a 13MP rear unit and a 5MP front

Best phone 2016: the 10 best smartphones we’ve reviewed

Best phone 2016: the 10 best smartphones we’ve reviewed

Number 10: HTC One M9 Update: It’s 2016! And while we’re waiting for Mobile World Congress and the impending influx of this year’s flagship handsets, we’re still using the best phones from 2015. That includes the stunning new Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P handsets. But how do they compare to the new iPhone, and where does Sony’s latest, the Xperia Z5 fit in? This update will explain all… Here at techradar, we

Xolo Win Q900s: Windows Phone 8.1 With a Local Twist

Xolo Win Q900s: Windows Phone 8.1 With a Local Twist

Microsoft really hasn’t had much success with its Windows Phone platform in the four years since its launch. Despite some neat tricks a very unique look, Windows is in no way a direct threat to Android or even iOS at this point. The problem has been an inability to build up momentum – customers haven’t exactly rushed to stores to buy them, developers haven’t found enough of a reason to invest time and energy in creating

Nokia Lumia 530 Dual SIM: Windows Phone 8.1 Made Affordable

Nokia Lumia 530 Dual SIM: Windows Phone 8.1 Made Affordable

Long before the widely praised Moto E, the fairly competent Asus Zenfone 4 or the new crowd favourite Xiaomi Redmi 1S took the budget smartphone market in India by storm, there was one phone that stood out – the Nokia Lumia 520. This phone was a surprise hit for both Microsoft and Nokia, and it introduced first-time users to a polished smartphone experience without having to dig deep into their pockets.

New charging tech will refuel your phone in half an hour

New charging tech will refuel your phone in half an hour

Qualcomm has launched its new charging technology for mobile devices, Quick Charge 3.0, and it’s coming to a smartphone near you very soon. Quick Charge 3.0 is built into the firm’s Snapdragon processors, and the latest incarnation will be able to charge your smartphone from zero to 80% in just 35 minutes. It’s 38% more efficient than the previous entry, Quick Charge 2.0, and twice as fast at charging

Smartphone for the Price of a Feature Phone

Smartphone for the Price of a Feature Phone

According to TRAI, a staggering 960 million mobile phone connections exist in India, with the rural market accounting for nearly 50 percent of them. It’s expected that rural India will surpass urban India in mobile phone penetration soon, making it the market that every company is gearing its strategies to cater to. And if there’s one thing we’ve all learned, it is that the rural market thrives on low-cost, value-for-money

iPhone 6S / 7 release date, news and rumours

iPhone 6S / 7 release date, news and rumours

iPhone 6S / 7: Release date, news and rumours Here at TechRadar, we’re a pretty giving bunch, so we’ve done Tim Cook’s crew a favour and shown them how the iPhone 7 should look. Well, given it’s nailed on to actually be the iPhone 6S this year, we’ve taken the view of improving what’s already there, rather than giving it the complete overhaul we’re going to see in 2016. The big changes are quite simple:

Phone awards: It’s all wireless for Best Innovation

Phone awards: It’s all wireless for Best Innovation

One of the highlights of working on TechRadar is the opportunity to see the top new technology coming through. There’s always new, exciting and sometimes revolutionary tech coming into the fold, and this year has been no exception. That’s why we’ve created the Best Innovation award at the TechRadar Awards 2015. This one is all about the tech that’s going to make awesome things more awesome in the mobile world as

Snapchat’s latest update is killing your phone’s battery

Snapchat’s latest update is killing your phone’s battery

Update: Since first publication, Snapchat has pushed through another update on Android but it doesn’t seem to have fixed the problem. We’ve even found a few more cases of Snapchat draining the phone battery hard. Those using the LG G4 seem to be suffering from the battery drain and some people on Reddit have also claimed it is affecting the Nexus 6. Our testing on the HTC One M9, iPhone 6 and iPhone 5s

Microsoft Releases Skype for Business Windows Phone App

Microsoft Releases Skype for Business Windows Phone App

Microsoft today announced the availability of the Skype for Business app for Windows Phone. Microsoft has been busy integrating Skype into its business suites as it released Skype for Business client for Windows, Skype for Business Server, and Skype for Business Online in Office 365. And last week, the company announced previews of new meetings and voice capabilities in Office 365 through the Skype for Business Preview Program. The new Skype for

Consumer Reports: Galaxy S5 top phone, G4 beats S6, iPhone 6

Consumer Reports: Galaxy S5 top phone, G4 beats S6, iPhone 6

US-based Consumer Reports has taken the measure of the LG G4 and found it to be superior than both the Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 edge and the iPhone 6. You’ll never guess which phone took home the trophy though. Let’s count down. In fifth, there’s a four-way tie between the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge, the iPhone 6 and the Galaxy S5 Sport. The LG G4 is on the podium, sharing second place with its predecessor, LG G3. And in first,

More details emerge on Samsung’s next Tizen phone

More details emerge on Samsung’s next Tizen phone

More details have emerged on Samsung’s next Tizen-powered smartphone. While previous rumors had suggested that the Z1 successor will be called the Z3, as well as revealed some of its specifications, a new report has revealed that the device will carry a model number of SM-Z300H_SWA_DD. The report also notes that the handset is expected to run the version 3.0 of the South Korean