Tag Archives: August

Polish new car registrations jump 16.4% in August

Registrations in August were down 5.7 percent from July. Samar said institutional clients were the driving force behind the year-on-year growth in registrations last month. WARSAW:┬áNew car registrations┬áin Poland jumped 16.4 percent last month from a year earlier, data showed on Tuesday, helped by corporate purchases as a strong economy enabled companies to spend more. Registrations of cars, vans and ... Read More »

Delhi High Court Directs Ola, Uber to Charge Government Rates From August 22

The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed app-based taxi aggregators, including Ola and Uber, not to charge more than government-fixed rates from its passangers from August 22. Justice Manmohan gave 10 days to these aggregators to comply with the Delhi government’s 2013 policy, under which these cab companies were to charge fares prescribed by the Delhi Transport Department. According to ... Read More »

Gionee Announces India Launch of Selfie-Focused Smartphone on August 22

Gionee has sent out press invites for an event on August 22 in India. The invite bears the hashtag #SelfieWithFlash, hinting that the company will launch a new smartphone in the Indian market. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer is widely expected to launch a selfie-centric smartphone in its S-series lineup. This month, other Chinese OEMs like Oppo and Coolpad have launched ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 3S, Redmi 3S Prime to Go on Sale on August 17

Xiaomi has announced that 90,000 units of the Redmi 3S Prime it had made available via Mi.com and Flipkart were sold out in approximately eight minutes during the smartphone’s first sale on Tuesday. The company also revealed that the cheaper variant of the smartphone, the Xiaomi Redmi 3S, will become available in its first sale at 12pm on Wednesday, August ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone 3 Series India Launch Set for August 17

Asus on Thursday began sending media invites for the ZenFone 3 India launch event, to be held in New Delhi on August 17. The event, being called ‘Z3nvolution India’, will see Asus CEO Jerry Shin in attendance. While the invite does not mention ZenFone 3 in particular, it is safe to presume given the naming of the event. To recall, ... Read More »

Android 7.0 Nougat Public Release Tipped for August 5 Alongside Upgraded Camera App

In July, Google released its final preview build of Android Nougat, hinting that the public release is on the horizon. Now, a fresh leak hints that the company will publicly release Android 7.0 Nougat as soon as this month. The leak also reveals that Nexus 5 users won’t get the update. Tipster Evan Blass claims that the public release will ... Read More »

Nextbit Robin Ember Colour Variant Launched; August Software Update Detailed

Nextbit has launched a new colour variant for its cloud-based Robin smartphone. The Ember colour variant will be made available in limited quantities via Flipkart beginning next week. The limited edition variant has already gone up for sale in the US on the company website at $299 (approximately Rs. 20,100). Nextbit asserts that this colour variant is just available till ... Read More »

Huawei P9 India Launch Expected at August 17 Event

Chinese handset manufacturer Huawei has confirmed an event on August 17 in India. The company is widely expected to unveil the Huawei P9 in the country. Huawei started sending event teasers to media on Monday and said, “Something exciting is coming for you on the August 17. Stay tuned for more information from Huawei.” Unfortunately, there is no word whether ... Read More »

Oppo F1s Selfe-Focused Smartphone to Launch in August

Oppo has announced the launch of its next selfie-focused smartphone, the Oppo F1s, for next month. The handset successor to the Oppo F1 that was launched earlier this year, not much else is known about it right now. On Wednesday, Oppo Mobile India tweeted an August 3 launch announcement for the Oppo F1s, tipping availability of the smartphone in the ... Read More »

Lenovo K5 Note India Launch Set for August

Lenovo is all set to launch the successor to the Vibe K4 Note smartphone, the K5 Note, in India. The Chinese company over the weekend in a tweet teased the upcoming launch. It said, “You don’t have to worry about a ‘house-full’ when you have the best seat in the house. The #KillerNote5 is coming.” While the “5 days to ... Read More »