Sunday, September 14, 2014

BSNL offers Free Calls, SMS to People in Srinagar

State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigal Ltd (BSNL) offer free calls (local as well as STD) and free SMS service to all those BSNL customers who will be using its mobile network in Srinagar. Government on Saturday announced that the people in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir would get free telecom services for a week on the BSNL network.  BSNL said not only those customers who belong to that area but also the BSNL customers from other states of North Zone reaching Srinagar area for relief and rescue operations will be able to make free calls. The facility has already been made available from night of September 11, 2014.
Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said people in flood-hit Kashmir will get free telecom services for a week on BSNL network, and mobile networks have been substantially or partially restored in the valley, except Poonch. Of the total 12,306 base transceiver stations (BTS) or mobile towers in J&K, 6,811 were submerged, he said, adding that of these the government has restored 1,208. "People can talk free for a week on BSNL's network in the flood affected areas.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Apple launches 4.7 inch iPhone 6, 5.5 inch iPhone 6 Plus

Apple on Tuesday unveiled two new versions of the iPhone, 4.7 inches iPhone 6 and 5.5 inches iPhone 6 plus boosting the screen size of the iconic smartphone. Apple senior vice president Phil Schiller, speaking in Cupertino, California, said the new iPhones were "simply stunning" with polarized glass displays and bodies that are "thinner than ever before." "These are the best phones ever made," Schiller said, as he described the new devices at a major set-piece event streamed live online. The new iPhone 6 will start at the same price of existing iPhones at $199 for US customers while the iPhone 6 Plus will be at $299 with a two-year contract.
Apple's newly announced iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones will be available in India starting October 17 according to Apple's India website. This mean the new iPhones will hit retail stores in the festival season which sets in from September 26. The iPhone 6's 4.7-inch display sports a resolution of 1334x750p, while the iPhone 6 Plus' 5.5-inch display sports a resolution of 1920x1080p. iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are the thinnest ever Apple has ever made. iPhone 5S and 5 are 7.6mm thick, but iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are even thinner at 6.8mm and 7.1mm respectively. Powered by the new A8 processor, iPhone 6 is up to 50% more energy efficient, so you can have higher sustained performance, claimed Apple.
For More details on iPhone 6 Visit: http://www.apple.com/iphone-6/

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

BSNL partially restores Phone, Broadband services in Jammu & Kashmir

State run PSU Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) have partially restored Phone, Broadband services in Srinagar area of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) which was down after heavy floods have snapped Kashmir Valley's telecommunication links with the rest of the country. However BSNL Services remains undistributed in Jammu & Leh Region of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).  Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) rushed team of experts on satellite-based services from Hyderabad and Bangalore to restore mobile services. Mobile, landline and Internet services in Kashmir Valley were snapped last night due to huge damage caused to telecommunication infrastructure of BSNL and private operators. "We are trying to restore Digital Satellite Phone Terminal Services to activate mobile services on the pattern of the one we used during Amarnath yatra", Chief General Manager Telecom (CGMT), J&K Circle, RN Sudhakar said.
Most of BSNL telephone exchanges are working in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and services are also partially restored. However services remains down in area where Cable is disturbed and down due to water logging and media damage. The good news is that some landline telephones and Bradband are working. Indian Army have also restored Srinagar-Leah Highway. Telecom services in the flood-hit Kashmir valley are slowly being restored with operators resuming network connectivity in various parts of the region. A BSNL official told PTI that it has extended broadband facility to Srinagar airport and also set up three PCOs at the airport where people can make free calls. Taking stock of the situation, BSNL Chairman and Managing Director A N Rai has said that all out efforts are being made on war footing for restoration of BSNL telecom network.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Sony Xperia E3 with 4.5 inch display Specification

Sony has just launched the Xperia E3 and Xperia E3 dual at their IFA 2014 event. The E3 Dual as the name suggests is just the dual-SIM version of the regular Xperia E3.  The Xperia E3 will be a mid-range Android smartphone aimed at the likes of the new Moto G. It comes with 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor coupled with Adreno 305 GPU and 1GB of RAM. It brings LTE connectivity on a budget.
Sony Xperia E3 Specification:
- 4.5-inch LCD display,  854 x 480 pixels, capacitive multitouch
- Android 4.4 KitKat
- 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, Adreno 305 GPU, 1GB RAM
- 4GB of internal storage, microSD card slot (up to 32GB)
- 5MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash, VGA front-facing secondary camera
- dual SIM, 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS with A-GPS and microUSB v2.0 port.
- 2330 mAh battery, STAMINA Mode.
- Colours: Black, White, Lime and Copper.

Vodafone launches 21.1 Mbps 3G Mobile Wi-Fi device at Rs. 2399

Vodafone launches 3G Mobile Wi-Fi device which offers 21.1 Mbps speed on the go. Vodafone R206Z is high speed 3G Mobile WiFi device available for Rs.2,399. From security point-of-view, Vodafone R206Z has the WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Set-up) functionality which enables WPS authentication in addition to regular Wi-Fi based authentication for a safer and more secure browsing experience. The Vodafone 3G Mobile Wi-Fi is available in 4 metros of Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai and will be launched across in a phased manner. This innovative and compact mobile Wi-Fi allows sharing of a mobile broadband connection with up to 10 users through standard Wi-Fi operation.  With its 1500 mAh (milliampere-hour) powerful battery it supports up to 3.75 hours of usage in one charge, enabling you to take your Wi-Fi anywhere without the need of a power source. Stylishly designed and feature packed with customer friendly user interface, the Vodafone R206Z 3G Mobile Wi-Fi is the lowest priced 21.1 Mbps Mobile Wi-Fi presently available in the market. The Mobile Wi-Fi can be used as a Wi-Fi storage hub and offers Micro SD card support with expandable memory of up to 32 GB for subscribers who want to store the data as well. The product comes with inbox accessories of a charger and a USB cable.