After beginning its Android 7.0 rollout for the Galaxy A5 (2016) earlier this month, Samsung has now made the Nougat update available for that device, and for the Galaxy A7 (2016), in India.
Remember when HTC promised to bring Android updates to its One A9 within 15 days of their release for Nexus devices? Well, it's now bringing Nougat to the One A9 in India, eight months behind Google.
Three months after Samsung began its Nougat rollout, and eight months after Google originally released Android 7.0, the update now appears to be making its way to the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge in India.
LG has opened pre-registrations for the G6 in India, indicating that a launch is near. The handset is expected to cost around INR 50,000, making it a strong competitor to Samsung's offerings.
Uber will be expanding its UberEATS food delivery service to six major cities in India by the end of this year. Mumbai is likely to be the first city where the service will begin its operations.
Samsung took to Twitter to announce that its latest flagship handsets, the Galaxy S8 and S8+, are lined up for a launch in India on April 19. However, it deleted the tweet after a few hours.
Microsoft and Tencent both invested in Flipkart's latest funding round, as did eBay, which is acquiring an equity stake in Flipkart, and is selling its eBay India operations to its former rival.
Twitter is currently rolling out the newer version of its mobile website which minimizes data usage. Twitter Lite was launched keeping in mind the network problem in developing nations.
With mobile payments attracting major popularity in India, it appears that WhatsApp has been in discussions with the country's government to integrate with one of the emerging local payment systems.
The country's internet connections are getting a big boost, as ACT, which claims to be "India's third largest wired ISP", is launching a 1Gbps broadband option exclusively in the city of Hyderabad.
After beginning its Android 7.0 rollout for the Galaxy Note5 a couple of weeks ago, and expanding it to several other markets since then, Samsung has brought the Nougat update to the device in India.
A report by the Wall Street Journal details Apple's plans to start manufacturing the iPhone 6, 6S and SE in Bangalore, India. Apple will reportedly be working with Taiwanese manufacturer, Wistron.
Windows phone users in India are receiving text messages informing them that "Microsoft will discontinue [its] Operator Billing service" for their devices, giving them just one week's notice.
Vodafone has announced that it is merging its India operations with Idea Cellular, forming the country's largest carrier, with almost 400 million customers, and 40% of the nation's mobile revenue.
Xiaomi has announced that its popular mid-range Redmi Note 4 handset will be available through offline retailers in India soon, and that the device is up for pre-order in the country right now.
A new report claims that Reliance Jio and Google are working together to build an affordable 4G smartphone for the Indian consumer market which would be exclusive to Reliance Jio's network.
After beginning its Android 7.0 rollout for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge in several European markets last week, Samsung has now brought the Nougat update to both of those devices in India too.
After formally unveiling the 2017 editions of its Galaxy A3, A5, and A7 handsets earlier this year, Samsung has now announced the A5 and A7 for India. Pre-orders for the handsets are open.
Following last month's launch in Malaysia, Samsung has today launched its mobile payment service in India with support for Mastercard and Visa cards issued by five banks in addition to Paytm wallets.
The owner of Ringing Bells, the Indian company that promised to launch a sub $5 smartphone for the masses has been arrested for defrauding distributors and not delivering on promises.
It's taken a long time for Nougat to be seeded to handsets around the world, and HTC is no exception; despite announcing availability back in November last year, only now has it landed in India.
Microsoft has launched a new version of its Skype app "built for India", with support for low-speed mobile networks, low data usage, battery-friendly performance, and Aadhaar identity support.
After a report was published claiming that refurbished Galaxy Note7 devices would be making their way to certain countries, Samsung India says that there are no plans to sell refurbished models there.
The Redmond company has added two new regions in South Korea, in Seoul and Busan, while securing the enviable position of being the exclusive cloud partner to Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart.
Apple has plans to start producing iPhones in southern India. According to an IT minister, Apple would be able to sell directly to India's customers and improve on its current 2% market share.
Samsung is rolling out the Nougat update to its Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in Russia and India - and in India, those who install the update will see a teaser hinting at the arrival of Samsung Pay.
Breaking yet another record, Xiaomi announced today that it has sold over a quarter million units of its recently released Redmi Note 4 in just 10 minutes. Nougat will also arrive on it "soon".
Xiaomi didn't waste much time in 2017 and has now offered its latest handset, the Redmi Note 4. The device made its debut in India and will be available for purchase starting on January 23.
India has become the country with the most app downloads from Google Play while China is now dominating App Store revenues according to an analytics report looking at the previous year.
The digital solutions firm is expanding its partnership with Microsoft's Search engine. Apart from display ads, ZIRCA will also act as Bing's sales partner for search advertising sales in India.
Microsoft has announced a new 'Windows Scoop Fans' program for Windows Insiders in India, offering them access to a private Facebook group, access to app and device news and invitations to fan events.
While Xiaomi sold 3 million phones in India in Q3, Acer sold just 30,000 during the entire year. With its global share at 0.04%, Acer is now pulling out of the world's fastest-growing mobile market.
Reports are currently doing the rounds claiming that Samsung is planning to sell refurbished Galaxy Note7 devices next year in India and Vietnam - but that seems extremely unlikely.
For years Apple has been trying to get into the Indian market, but so far it hasn't had much success. Now the company wants to open a local manufacturing plant to, hopefully, sell more iPhones.
India's 'Forensic Science Laboratory' has purchased the tools used in the famous #ApplevsFBI San Bernardino iPhone case and offer its services to international law enforcement agencies.
About 3.2 million debit card details have been stolen by attackers using malware on payment systems in India. Some banks have already blocked the cards, while others have asked users to change PINs.
Google has announced the starting price of its latest Pixel handsets running Android 7.1 Nougat in India, stating that they will be available for pre-order from October 13, 2016.
Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi, has launched a new affordable smartphone, the Redmi 3S Plus, which will be the company's first device to be sold through brick and mortar stores in India.
The Galaxy On8 is the first device in the On-series to feature a Super AMOLED screen, and while it bears an uncanny similarity to the Galaxy J7, there are a couple of notable differences.
The former managing director of The Walt Disney Company in India, Samir Bangara, has made a surprising remark at a recent event in Singapore. He said that he loves piracy for discoverability purposes.
A petition has been filed in a high court in India, demanding that Pokémon GO should be banned in the country for "hurting religious sentiments", among various other reasons.
Internet Service Providers in India have been blocking torrents/warez websites as part of a government order. Those who are caught could be fined, as well as jailed for three years.
Samsung has announced launch details for its new Galaxy Note7 in India. Buyers there will get three months of unlimited voice calls and 4G data, and will also be able to buy a Gear VR headset for $30.
The online retailer, Flipkart, will begin selling the Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime today at 12pm IST. The device will also be available for sale on Mi.com. The phone retails at Rs 8,999.
Facebook, under its Internet.org initiative, has begun discussions with partners about bringing commercial offerings to rural, unconnected, areas of India. Names of partners are still under wraps.
After releasing the Marshmallow update for its Galaxy A5 (2016) and Galaxy A7 in recent weeks, Samsung has now begun rolling out Android 6.0.1 to the Galaxy A8, starting in India.
Coinsecure and BitPay have teamed up to create a new platform for India-based merchants. The platform will allow merchants to receive Bitcoin but have rupees sent to their bank accounts instead.
The Freedom 251 was unveiled in February amid a wave of doubt and confusion, but it will finally start shipping to buyers on June 30, although its manufacturer will make a loss on each unit sold.
Featuring a 13.3-inch Full HD display, Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, 8GB RAM and up to 512GB of storage, HP's ultra-thin, ultra-light Windows 10 notebook will soon be available to buy in India.
Three months after Microsoft officially announced the start of its Windows 10 Mobile upgrades for (some) older Windows phones, BLU has now made the update available for its Win HD LTE X150e in India.