Idea follows Airtel, takes to the cloud with 3G dongle

Mobile operator Idea cellular launched a 3G dongle with cloud based services on Thursday. Recently, Idea’s larger rival Airtel had partnered with Microsoft to offer cloud based office 365 productivity solutions to small and medium businesses

Google India bets big on Mobile : launches mobile site building tools for Indian SMEs

Google India bets big on Mobile : launches mobile site building tools for Indian SMEs

With Indian smartphone users spending over 157 mins daily on the mobile web (89% of them are searching for information), the user-experience is not optimized for the mobile screen as most Indian websites are still designed for the PC experience.

Huawei gets bullish on India. Is Apple Listening?

Huawei gets bullish on India. Is Apple Listening?

“I love India, but I believe Apple has some higher potential in the intermediate term in some other countries. “

At 449 mn units, mobile sales decline worldwide: Report

At 449 mn units, mobile sales decline worldwide: Report

Apple’s iOS market share slightly grew year over year (0.6 percent), it declined 3.7 percentage points quarter on quarter, as users postponed their upgrade decisions in most markets ahead of the upcoming launch of the iPhone 5.

Nokia sells Qt business to Digia, Finnish software solutions company

Nokia sells Qt business to Digia, Finnish software solutions company

Following the acquisition, Digia will be responsible for all the Qt activities formerly carried out by Nokia. These include product development, as well as the commercial and open source licensing and service business.

Har Hath Mein Phone: Indian Government to give away free phones to poor

Har Hath Mein Phone: Indian Government to give away free phones to poor

The Indian government is finalising a plan to distribute free mobile phones to the poor at an expense of about Rs 7,000 cr to the exchequer. According to a report, the scheme titled “Har Hath Mein Phone,” is expected to…

Nokia launches Antakshari on mobile in partnership with RockeTalk

Nokia launches Antakshari on mobile in partnership with RockeTalk

In order to participate, one has to download the application first, in which various banners run on it. The user needs to click on the banners and immediately gets an audio message in the inbox. After listening to the audio message, the user is asked to sing a song with the last word of the previous song.

Mobile search drives 33% of mobile web traffic in APAC region: Study

Mobile search drives 33% of mobile web traffic in APAC region: Study

One in every three visits to a website from search came through a mobile device, according to a new study which also found that in India and the Asia Pacific region, mobile search drives a higher percentage of visits than from PC search.

How Indian Women uses Smartphones : They read news, watch TV programs, make payments

How Indian Women uses Smartphones : They read news, watch TV programs, make payments

27% of Indian female smartphone users prefer to make payments through their smartphones whereas only 3% of the US females prefer mobile payment

40% of mobile internet users in India ditch newspapers for consuming content on smartphones [Report]

40% of mobile internet users in India ditch newspapers for consuming content on smartphones [Report]

2 Crore of the estimated 4.8 crore Mobile Internet users have shifted 50% of their newspaper and TV time to their mobile screens and what’s being consumed is – entertainment, all categories of news, travel and sports content