HTC One X9 with 5.5-inch 1080p display, octa-core

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HTC has just added a new high-end smartphone to its One lineup called the One X9. Similar to the previous HTC One series devices, the One X9 also sports a premium brushed aluminium unibody design. The phone also comes with the brand’s signature dual front-facing BoomSound speakers with Dolby Audio. As far as the specs
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Airtel introduces unrestricted data validity plans for prepaid users

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Airtel has launched three new unrestricted data validity plans for its subscribers, which eliminate the expiry date for data validity.  The new plans are initially available for Airtel’s prepaid users in Delhi and Mumbai, and will be released for subscribers across the country starting December 28th. The new unrestricted data validity plans are valid for
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ICICI Bank partners with IRCTC to sell train tickets on website and app

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ICICI Bank has partnered with IRCTC to sell train tickets on its website. The bank said that it will soon introduce the same facility to book train tickets on its mobile app and prepaid digital wallet. Users can search for trains, book tickets, cancel reservations, as well as check their PNR status among others on
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Samsung Galaxy A9 with 6-inch display and 4,000mAh battery goes official

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Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy A9, the brand’s latest phablet in the Galaxy A series at its Party 2016 event in China. It is the most high-end smartphone in the Samsung Galaxy A lineup. Similar to the Galaxy S6 range, the Galaxy A9 also sports a metal frame and glass black panel. The phone’s highlights include a
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OnePlus X Champagne Edition launched in India

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OnePlus launched its first mid-range smartphone, the OnePlus X (review), in India in October this year in Onyx and Ceramic variants. The company recently unveiled the OnePlus X Champagne edition for select markets. Now the brand has launched the new Champagne variant of the OnePlus X in India. The OnePlus X Champagne edition will go on
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Starting March 2016, dial 9 on your phone to send a distress alert to the police

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The Indian government is all set to roll out a panic alert facility for mobile phones next year. Starting March 2016, users will be able to send an immediate alert to police and their loved ones by long pressing ‘9’ on their phone. The functionality has been in the works for quite a while, and
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Karbonn launches the Titanium Moghul and Titanium S205 GB

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Karbonn has just added two new Android smartphones to its Titanium range with the launch of the Titanium Moghul and Titanium S205 GB. Both are entry-level devices with quad-core processors, Dragontrail scratch resistant glasses, dual-SIM slots, 3G connectivity, and options to expand internal storage via microSD cards. Talking about the Titanium Moghul first, the phone
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Airtel introduces the Wynk Games store with over 2,000 Android games

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Airtel has introduced its new content service called Wynk Games. The new service for Android users has more than 2,000 games across genres including sports, cards, racing adventure, puzzles and kids. The app at the moment is in the beta phase, and offers global and local games from various game genres. Wynk Games, which is
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MTNL to offer free national roaming to its subscribers from January 1st

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State-run MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited), which operates in Delhi and Mumbai, will start offering free national roaming to its subscribers from January 1st. After the move, the MTNL subscribers will be able to receive calls at no extra cost while travelling across the country. The announcement was made by Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
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XOLO 8X-1000i with 5-inch HD display and 16GB of storage goes on sale

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XOLO has expanded its range of budget Android smartphones with the launch of the 8X-1000i. The phone is a follow up to the 8X-1000 (review), which was released in August this year as the first device to run the brand’s custom Hive UI (overview) that is based on Android 4.4 KitKat. Coming to the features,
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