Tag Archives: Mobile

Windows 10 Mobile Now Available for Windows Phone 8.1 Devices: Microsoft

After a series of delays, Windows 10 Mobile is finally ready for public exposure. Microsoft has announced the release of Windows 10 Mobile for a range of Lumia and other smartphones running Windows Phone 8.1. On Thursday, Microsoft announced it is making the latest iteration of its mobile operating system available for 18 smartphones. The smartphones include the Lumia 1520, ... Read More »

ICICI Bank Launches Contactless Mobile Payment Solution

ICICI Bank has launched contactless mobile payment solution through which its customers will be able to make payments by waving their cell phones near a contactless merchant terminal. The bank said in a statement Tuesday that it has “unveiled the country’s first contactless mobile payment solution to enable its credit and debit customers make in-store contactless payments by just waving ... Read More »

Plants vs Zombies Meets Hearthstone in EA’s New Mobile Game

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft has proven to be immensely successful since coming to life just two years ago, and Electronic Arts has decided to jump on the bandwagon by steering its tower defence franchise in another direction. Plants vs Zombies Heroes – released in select territories last week – comes from PopCap Games, makers of the famous Bejeweled mobile game. ... Read More »

Soldiers in Sensitive Areas to Get Secure Mobile Phones: Minister

The government will soon provide secure mobile phones to soldiers along the international borders and in Naxal affected areas, Minister of State for Home Affairs Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary said in New Delhi on Friday. “You would be surprised to know that even today our soldiers do not have a mobile phone, as such on a short-term period basis, we are ... Read More »

AI-Powered CRM, Mobile QA Tool Win at HDFC’s Digital Innovation Summit

HDFC Bank announced Thursday the five winners of its Digital Innovation Summit, which saw over a 100 entries from startups in the BFSI (Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance) sector, out of which 30 were shortlisted by the jury panel. The five winners were Bengaluru-based Senseforth Technologies, which uses AI to power a customer response system; Gurgaon-based NotifyVisitors, which provides an ... Read More »

Election Commission Addressing Poll Grievances via Mobile App

Ahead of the West Bengal assembly polls, the Election Commission is addressing public grievances related to voter lists and voter ID cards in a tech-savvy manner with the help of a mobile app ‘Samadhan’, officials said. “It is now very easy for any voter to lodge a complaint with us with the help of this mobile app which is available ... Read More »

Google Search ‘Destinations’ Helps You Plan Entire Vacations on Mobile

With smartphones around, it’s always easier to search for your next vacation and even plan one from the phone itself. Google’s new Destinations feature is aimed to make planning a complete vacation even easier on your smartphone. The new feature works right from the Google Search on the smartphone which will allow you to browse and plan your next vacation ... Read More »

Windows 10 Mobile Rollout for Lumia Smartphones Beginning This Month: Report

Microsoft could begin rolling out Windows 10 Mobile software update to a range of Lumia smartphones including the affordable Lumia 520 later this month. An internal email has allegedly laid bare on the company’s plan. Roughly three months after the company was originally supposed to begin updating select Windows Phone 8.1 smartphones to Windows 10 Mobiles, VentureBeat, citing an email ... Read More »

India’s Mobile Phone Production Rises to 110 Million in 2015-16: Prasad

Mobile phone production in the country has more than doubled to 110 million in 2015-16 on the back of duty rationalisation announced in the previous Budget, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Tuesday. The minister said 16 new mobile manufacturing units have been set up during the financial year. “In 2014-15, the mobile units manufactured in the country was 5.4 ... Read More »

Microsoft ‘Officially’ Kills Android App Porting Tool for Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft is killing Project Astoria, the Windows bridge that allowed developers to port their Android apps to company’s mobile operating system. The public announcement comes a day after the company said it was acquiring Xamarin, a cross-platform mobile tool developer. Ever since launching Project Astoria, alongside three other Windows bridges last year, Microsoft had kept tight-lipped around any update on ... Read More »