Google Fiber Initiative Launched to Give Free Internet to the Poor

Google Fiber says it’s going to give away its high speed Internet service to thousands of low-income Americans across the country who can’t afford gigabit broadband. Starting with its Kansas City market, Google Fiber eventually plans to wire “select” public housing buildings in all of the cities where it operates, the company said. Service will be switched on Wednesday for ... Read More »

Mobile Internet Users to Hit 371 Million by June: IAMAI

Driven by higher adoption in rural India, the number of mobile Internet users in the country is expected to reach 371 million by June 2016, a report said in New Delhi on Wednesday. The report titled “Mobile Internet in India 2015”, was released by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and IMRB International. “There were 306 million mobile ... Read More »

Vodafone Reports Sixth Quarter of Growth as Recovery Takes Hold

Mobile phone company Vodafone met expectations with a 1.4 percent rise in revenue in its third quarter, its sixth consecutive quarter of growth, as recovery in Europe gained pace. The world’s second largest operator reported organic service revenue of GBP 9.2 billion, in line with analyst forecasts, on Thursday and said it was on track to deliver full-year core earnings ... Read More »

India Ranks 36 in Global LTE Download Speeds, Up From 50 Last Year

The state of LTE network in India has improved over the past few months, but not by as much as one would like. The global rank of India moved up from 50 to 36 between Q3 2015 to Q4 2015, says a new survey. Despite the improvement in the rank, there’s plenty of scope for development in LTE network deployment ... Read More »

Most Operators Failed Random Call Drop Tests, Says Trai

Most of the telecom operators, including state-run MTNL, failed random drive tests conducted by the regulator Trai to check quality of their network and services as part of its efforts to rein in call drop menace. As per the test report released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) Thursday, none of telecom operators showed improvement in call drops ... Read More »

Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Launched

Logitech has launched a mechanical gaming keyboard for enthusiasts, dubbed Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum. The company has not yet announced the price or the availability details of the full-size keyboard in India as of yet. The PC accessory will be available from later this month in the US and in Europe at $159 (roughly Rs. 10,700) and EUR 189 (roughly ... Read More »

Sony A6300 Mirrorless Camera Launched With 4K Video Support

In the world of mirrorless cameras, Sony’s A6000 has garnered critical acclaim overtime ever since Sony announced it two years ago. On Thursday, the company announced its successor dubbed the A6300, which will go on sale in March for a suggested price of $1,000 (approximately Rs. 67,000) for the body only or you can get it with a kit lens ... Read More »

GoPro Says Is Discontinuing Cheaper Models on the Back of Disappointing Results

GoPro CEO says the company will trim its lineup to half, after the mini-camera maker reported quarterly earnings that were worse than the market’s dismal expectations. On the back of these results, GoPro Founder and chief executive Nicholas Woodman said the company will stop selling its entry-level Hero, Here+, and Hero+ LCD models by April, as it has decided to ... Read More »

Hitman PS4 Beta Date, Story Details Revealed

Square Enix has lifted the lid on the story and beta details for its upcoming stealth game, Hitman in an official post on the game’s website. The game will favour Sony’s current-gen console, the PlayStation 4 over other launch platforms, with the beta set to arrive on PS4 first on February 12. The company said you can “guarantee” access by ... Read More »

Play Fallout 4 With Metal Gear Solid Characters

One of the distinct advantages of playing post-apocalyptic role-playing game Fallout 4 on the PC is the sheer amount of community generated content (or mods as they’re called). While we’ve seen mods that improve the visual quality of the game and augment the number of items you can carry, this latest one from Fallout 4 modder Akbiba91 lets you play ... Read More »