BBM To Come Pre-Installed On Micromax and Spice smartphones In India

BBM To Come Pre-Installed On Micromax and Spice smartphones In India

You have to give it to Blackberry for trying to stay afloat in the smartphone market. Dealing with the fallout of the buyout deal from Fairfax Financial, Blackberry is now trying to salvage its position by doubling down on it’s crown jewel- Blackberry Messenger or BBM as it is popularly known. In a bid to

Is The App Auto-Update Feature In iOS7 Leading To Reduced App Discovery

Is The App Auto-Update Feature In iOS7 Leading To Reduced App Discovery

When Apple announced the app auto-update feature with iOS7, I was not entirely sure if I wanted all the apps on my iPhone to be updated automatically. One one hand, I liked the thought of not going to the app store everytime there was an app update (there are lots) while on the other hand

Customer Churn Hurting Mobile Operators, MNP Requests Cross 100 million

Customer Churn Hurting Mobile Operators, MNP Requests Cross 100 million

Mobile Number Portability was slated to be an instant hit ever since its launch in India in 2011 and if the Telecom Subscription Data by TRAI till the month of August is to be considered, MNP continues to be a service being used aggressively by Indian mobile customers Over 100 Million Requests for Mobile Number

Indian Mobile Operators Guilty Of Not Meeting Consumer Expectations

Indian Mobile Operators Guilty Of Not Meeting Consumer Expectations

If you are a mobile phone user in India, there is a good possibility that you would have complained about your operator more than once. Turns out you are not alone, a good majority of Indian consumers are not satisfied with their mobile phone operator and the problems run much deeper than customer service alone.

CyanogenMod turns into CyanogenMod Inc. – A company

CyanogenMod turns into CyanogenMod Inc. – A company

For those who do not know, CyanogenMod is a group of people who felt that Google could do better on their OS. As Android is Open Source, they decided to do something about it and thus launched CyanogenMod – a forked OS which can be installed on your Android phone which will give it capabilities

Are You A Narendra Modi Fan! There Is Now An Android Phone Just For You

Are You A Narendra Modi Fan! There Is Now An Android Phone Just For You

Yes, you read it right! If you fancy yourself as a fan/supporter of Mr. Narendra Modi you can now get yourself an android smartphone that is dedicated to Mr. Modi. Named Smart NAMO. The name NAMO according to the manufacturers of the phone stands for Narendra Modi and Next Generation Android Mobile Odyssey. Take that

Samsung Claims A 3 month exclusive on BBM For Android, Blackberry Denies

Samsung Claims A 3 month exclusive on BBM For Android, Blackberry Denies

Smartphone brands and their social media departments seem to be working overtime. In the latest potential goof up, Samsung Nigeria tweeted this, YES WE DID!!!! Available frm Friday RT @supersanusi: If Samsung really did get the 3 month exclusive like I heard, that would be something — Samsung Mobile NG (@samsungmobileng) September 16, 2013 The

The Inevitable Happens! Blackberry Sold To Fairfax Financial Holding For $4.7 Bn

The Inevitable Happens! Blackberry Sold To Fairfax Financial Holding For $4.7 Bn

The troubled Canadian smartphone maker Blackberry has agreed to be acquired by a consortium led by a Canadian based financial holdings company Fairfax Financial Holding for $4.7 Bn. The deal is still under due diligence and regulatory approval. Fairfax Financial Holding has a 6-week window for due-diligence during which Blackberry can still shop for better

Why Apple Will Probably Never Launch A “Cheap” iPhone

Why Apple Will Probably Never Launch A “Cheap” iPhone

Yes, iPhone 5C has been touted as a cheaper iPhone but we all know by now that iPhone 5C is not a cheap phone by emerging market standards. But the pundits at Wall Street seem to have taken Apple to cleaners due to the lack of a cheaper iPhone a.k.a lack of a emerging market

Fake BBM Android App Fiasco Exposes The Lack of Google Play Store Policing

Fake BBM Android App Fiasco Exposes The Lack of Google Play Store Policing

Ever since Blackberry announced the launch of its instant messaging service-BBM on other mobile operating systems, there has been quite an interest in the users especially previous Blackberry users to try the BBM app on their android phones. To capitalize on the potential user interest, Samsung had infact gone out to claim exclusive 3 month

Blackberry launches 9720; A mid-price phone for the Indian market!! The Jokes Never End

Blackberry launches 9720; A mid-price phone for the Indian market!! The Jokes Never End

Just when you think that things could get more weird in the smartphone market, expect Blackberry to pull a crazy on you. With Blackberry’s fortunes in the smartphone market already dwindling, the company has unlike Apple chosen to target the Indian smartphone market with a mid-price segment phone in the form of Blackberry 9720 priced

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