Nokia files more patent infringement suits against Apple

Nokia has filed further complaints alleging that Apple products infringe a number of Nokia patents, expanding its litigation originally announced on December 21. Across actions in 11 countries, there are now 40 patents in suit, which cover technologies such as display, user interface, software, antenna, chipsets and video coding, the company said. Cases have now been filed in Dusseldorf, Mannheim, Munich, Helsinki, London, Turin, Stockholm and Barcelona. The network equipment maker now has patent infringement suits against Apple in Barcelona, Tokyo, Texas and several other places including one with the…

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Reliance Jio offers free data, voice, SMS for Apple iPhone buyers for 1 year

Reliance Jio and Apple today announced a freebie deal for those who purchase any of the recent iPhone models including iPhone7. Under the offer, every customer purchasing a new iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus or iPhone SE at Reliance Digital and select Apple Premium Resellers and Apple Authorized Resellers will get unlimited local, STD and national roaming voice, unlimited text, 20 GB of 4G Data, 40 GB of WiFi Data and Unlimited Night 4G Data for 12 months. They will also get unlimited subscription to…

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Reliance Jio offers free data, voice, SMS for Apple iPhone buyers for 1 year

Reliance Jio and Apple today announced a freebie deal for those who purchase any of the recent iPhone models including iPhone7. Under the offer, every customer purchasing a new iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus or iPhone SE at Reliance Digital and select Apple Premium Resellers and Apple Authorized Resellers will get unlimited local, STD and national roaming voice, unlimited text, 20 GB of 4G Data, 40 GB of WiFi Data and Unlimited Night 4G Data for 12 months. They will also get unlimited subscription to…

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iPhone 7 to be available in 1000 locations in India on Oct 7 – Rashi Peripherals

Rashi Peripherals, one of India’s largest mobile phone distributors, has announced that the iPhone 7 will be available in the country starting from October 7. “The smart phones will be available at over 1000 retail locations across India,” it said. The device was launched in the US yesterday, at a starting price of $650, or around Rs 60,000. The India price will be around Rs 66,000 for the starting 32-GB model due to higher taxes. The larger iPhone 7 Plus will be priced around Rs 10,000 higher. The phone was…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 price falls by Rs 2,500, available online for Rs 59k

The online price for Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has fallen to Rs 59,000 on eBay. The phone is being sold by Flipkart and another online site at Rs 61,500. Croma Retail was selling it for Rs 58,300, but the online version of the store no longer has stock. Some Croma outlets may continue to have stock. The initial price of the Galaxy Note 4 was around Rs 65,000 on eBay, but that has since fallen to Rs 59,000. eBay was also giving a 3% discount on purchases using coupon code…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 availability from Tuesday in India, release date 21

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will start selling and be available in stores in India on Tuesday, a week after its official release date. UPDATE: The phone is now available online. While e-stores like Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon are yet to start selling the Note 4, a relatively unknown site called theelectronicstore.in has started making the phone available online for sale. However, the online price of the phone is higher than the suggested price of Rs 58,000. The electronic store is offering the Note 4 at a price of Rs…

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iPhone 6 pre-orders open, delivery on Oct 17; Infibeam, Amazon take orders

Ahmedabad-based Infibeam, which was getting left out in all the hullabaloo around billion dollar funding of ecommerce, has come back by being the sole authorized online reseller for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus. It has now come out with a firm delivery date for iPhone 6 sales in India. The online retail firm has promised to deliver iPhones 6 and iPhone 6 plus on October 17 in all urban areas, and in rural areas in a couple of more days. The prices are largely along expected lines. The prices…

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As phones get bigger, tablets pay the price

The soaring popularity of big size phones, or phablets, is affecting sales of tablets in India, according to market tracker 6Wresearch. Phablets, or phones with displays of 5 to 6 inches, have increasingly gained consumer affection due to three factors. First, they come with built-in cellular and 3G connectivity, unlike low-cost tablets that typically offer only Wi-Fi connectivity. Second, phablets come with at least quarter HD (0.5 megapixel), but often HD (1 megapixel), displays unlike cheaper tablets that offer displays with resolution of 0.4 megapixels or less. Finally, phablets also…

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