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Mobiles & Tabs

Operators in India do not charge customers for incoming calls, but the carrier from whose network a call originates pays the network.

TRAI orders sharp cut in mobile interconnection fees

Operators in India do not charge customers for incoming calls, but the carrier from whose network a call originates pays the network.

Judging by the leaks, the Nokia 2 isn’t supposed to be a phone for absolute performance.

Nokia 2 will come with a 4000mAh battery

The entry level offering from HMD Global will make it big with a massive battery.

Another interesting thing here is that even if Nexus 6P owners have run out of warranty, Google still is providing them with a brand new Pixel XL instead.

Nexus 6P battery issue solved, Google offers Pixel XL as replacement

The company also made it clear that a hardware problem caused the boot loop error, so it is not something which can be corrected.

Tez will require users to connect their bank accounts directly and any payment made through Tez will directly deduct the balance from the bank account — no hassle of topping up a separate wallet.

Here's how Google Tez defeats NFC-based payments services

Google’s new payments app utilises AudioQR technology to ensure secure payments.

Purism recently launched a crowdfunding campaign for a new Linux smartphone that they call Librem 5.

This company is going to focus on a privacy-based smartphone

KDE develops Plasma Mobile environment for tablets and smartphones, besides the Plasma desktop environment.

Gadgets

 Apple Watch Series 3 (Photo: Apple)

Apple concedes new watch has connectivity glitch

The Watch Series 3 starts at $399 and was launched alongside new iPhone models.

PTron extends its range of chargers in the mobile accessories segment with the launch of this wireless pad.

PTron launches wireless smartphone charger at Rs 499

PTron wireless charger pad comes in Black and Red combination and exclusively available on LatestOne.com, priced at Rs 499.

Zoook ZB-Jazz Blaster is available on Amazon.in for Rs 3,099.

Zoook introduces its new ZB Jazz BLASTER

The Jazz blaster is packed with v4.2 Bluetooth and IPX5 certification, which renders this device both shockproof and waterproof.

The new Orbi Tri-band WiFi System includes an AC2200 router and wall-plug satellite designed to cover an area of up to 3,500 square feet.

Netgear launches second generation Orbi Wi-Fi system for small to mid-sized homes

NETGEAR is expanding its Orbi Home Tri-band WiFi System with two new offerings designed specifically for smaller to mid-sized homes. 

In Other news

The deal for HTC's smartphone design unit would give the US tech giant more control of its mobile handset hardware. (Photo:AFP)

Google is close buying stake in Taiwan smartphone maker HTC: report

A report says Google is close to buying a stake in Taiwan-based smartphone maker HTC, whose logo is displayed at the 2017 MWC.

The Flying Car Nanodegree Program will be introduced in the coming months, as Udacity builds up the curriculum for this course in collaboration with experts in the aerospace industry

Udacity's introduces new courses to teach fundamentals of flying and self-driving cars

It aims to push beyond the current generation of quadrotors and remote-controlled drones, encouraging students create autonomous vehicles.

Alphabet Inc’s self-driving car unit Waymo in May announced plans to test with ride services company Lyft, and Alphabet is now considering an investment in Lyft.

GM's Cruise aims to open self-driving tests to public; timing unclear

The Cruise Anywhere internal ride service uses GM software and currently is limited to San Francisco employees.

 In order to avail the offer, users will need to download or open MyAirtel app.

Bharti Airtel offers 60GB free data for 6 months

Under the new scheme, Airtel will be giving up 10GB data per month to postpaid users for six months.

The news comes a day after Facebook Inc said it was temporarily disabling the ability of advertisers to target based on people’s self-reported education and job information.

Google disables offensive ad keywords found by BuzzFeed

The ads were visible when such keywords were searched for and Google’s ad buying platform tracked the ad views.