Tag Archives: Soon

Freedom 251 Is Too Expensive – Soon Someone Could Pay You to Use Their Phone

The Freedom 251 made headlines this week for being (in all likelihood) the most affordable smartphone in the world. It raised more questions than answers and most of us at Gadgets 360 are still incredibly sceptical as to whether this little-known company’s cheaper-than-a-movie-ticket smartphone will even reach the hands of the price-sensitive people of India. Let’s be completely clear. I, ... Read More »

Soon, Cars May Have Fuel Economy Rating

Carmakers from April 1 may have to affix a label mentioning the fuel economy star rating which will help buyers choose vehicles on the basis of efficiency benchmark. Also, the government plans to make it mandatory for manufacturers and importers of cars to comply with average fuel consumption standards from April 1, 2017 in addition to display of fuel economy ... Read More »

Strategic Stake Sale Policy Soon: Secretary

New Delhi: More than a decade after privatisation of PSUs was scrapped, the government will very soon come out with a comprehensive policy for strategic stake sale that will detail the mode as well as valuation methodology for outright sale of even profit making companies. The previous NDA government led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee had between 1999 and 2004 privatised ... Read More »

HTC to Make Windows Mobile 10 Phone, First Smartwatch to Launch Soon: Reports

HTC, which launched the HTC One (M8) Windows Phone-powered flagship smartphone in 2014, may be prepping for another smartphone embracing Microsoft’s mobile operating system. According to a job posting on Microsoft’s website, HTC is working on a Windows 10 Mobile smartphone. Also, it appears the Taiwanese company is finally ready to launch its first smartwatch. A job posting listed on ... Read More »

Soon, You Could Charge Your Smartphone by Walking

Mechanical engineers from University of Wisconsin-Madison are developing an innovative energy harvesting and storage technology that can reduce reliance on batteries in mobile devices and charge your smartphone as you walk. Tom Krupenkin, professor of mechanical engineering, and senior scientist J Ashley Taylor described a technology that could capture the energy of human motion to power mobile electronic devices. This ... Read More »

Instagram to Soon Roll Out Video View Counts

Facebook in September 2014 added the video view count feature on its website and has now brought the feature to its Instagram service as well. Instagram users will soon be able to see how many times a video has been viewed by others. The view counts will appear below the video post along with other regular options such as likes ... Read More »

Apple to Soon Accept Broken iPhones in Its Trade-In Program: Report

Apple may soon allow you to trade-in your damaged iPhone for a store gift card. According to a report, the company has updated its iPhone trade-in program to accept old iPhone models – the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus – with damaged screen, home button, and camera sensors. In the meanwhile, Apple has tied up with at ... Read More »