Twitter Doubles Tweet Limit to 280 Characters for (Nearly) Everyone

Twitter announced Tuesday it has doubled the limit for tweets to 280 characters, a bid to draw in more users and boost engagement at the social network. Giving users twice the space to voice their thoughts ushers in a new era for the online platform, whose hallmark 140-character cap had encouraged users to craft succinct… Continue reading Twitter Doubles Tweet Limit to 280 Characters for (Nearly) Everyone

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To Take on Jio, Airtel Now Offers 1.5GB Data Per Day With Rs. 349 Plan

With Jio still biting at its heels over a year after entering the telecom market, Airtel has updated its Rs. 349 plan to offer more data at the same price. This comes soon after it offered customers 100 percent cash back on recharging with the Rs. 349 plan for a limited period. Along with giving… Continue reading To Take on Jio, Airtel Now Offers 1.5GB Data Per Day With Rs. 349 Plan

Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite Sold Over 150,000 Units in 3 Minutes in First Sale: Xiaomi

Xiaomi's Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite went on sale for the first time on Wednesday and have garnered an impressive response from consumers in India. Manu Kumar Jain, VP Xiaomi and Managing Director Xiaomi India, claimed that the first sale on Wednesday saw over 150,000 units sold in less than three minutes. The smartphones were made available exclusively via Amazon… Continue reading Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite Sold Over 150,000 Units in 3 Minutes in First Sale: Xiaomi

Panasonic Eluga I5 Launched in India as Flipkart-Exclusive: Price, Specifications, Features

A day after the Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite hit the market, Panasonic has launched a budget smartphone -- named Eluga I5 -- in India. The Panasonic Eluga I5 price is Rs. 6,490 (MRP Rs. 8,990), and the handset will be available exclusively on Flipkart, in Black and Gold color options. The e-commerce startup is offering exchange discount of… Continue reading Panasonic Eluga I5 Launched in India as Flipkart-Exclusive: Price, Specifications, Features

HTC U11+, HTC U11 Life Smartphones Launched: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

As expected, HTC has announced two new U-series smartphones - the HTC U11+ and HTC U11 Life. HTC U11+ is the company's first smartphone with edge-to-edge display joining the likes of Samsung Galaxy S8 and others including the iPhone X. Expanding the Edge Sense availability to more devices, HTC has brought the 'squeezable' edge to the two new smartphones as well.… Continue reading HTC U11+, HTC U11 Life Smartphones Launched: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

Oppo F5 Launched in India With 20-Megapixel Selfie Camera, 6GB RAM: Price & Specs.

Oppo F5 selfie smartphone has been launched in India, just a week after it was unveiled in the Philippines. The key highlights of Oppo F5 are the AI-powered beautification features, the 20-megapixel front camera, and the 18:9 'Full Screen' display. Two F5 variants have been launched in India, with differences in internal storage and RAM.… Continue reading Oppo F5 Launched in India With 20-Megapixel Selfie Camera, 6GB RAM: Price & Specs.

Xiaomi Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite Launched: Price in India, Specifications

Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite smartphones as the first members of its new Redmi Y-series, with the target audience as the youth of India. The biggest highlight of the Redmi Y1 is its 16-megapixel front camera, complete with a LED selfie light. The Redmi Y1 Lite is similar to its… Continue reading Xiaomi Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite Launched: Price in India, Specifications