At CES, Qualcomm formally unveiled the Snapdragon 835. The SoC is 30% smaller than the Snapdragon 820, while consuming 40% less power. It is 27% faster, can charge faster, has gigabit LTE and multi-gigabit Wi-Fi, and comes with Bluetooth 5.
Amazon has finally launched its Prime service in India. The service offers free (and unlimited) one-day and two-day delivery options across 100 cities in India, with no minimum order amount for delivery.
Emberify's lifelogging app Instant has picked up a major update to version 4.0 that adds a coach feature, delivered in the form of a chatbot. The feature analyzes your phone usage trends and gives you a daily overview of time spent on particular apps, places visited, sleeping and fitness activity.
As part of Amazon's Prime Day, SanDisk is offering heavy discounts on SSDs, USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 flash drives, and microSD cards. You can pick up a 960GB Ultra II for just $165, a discount of $60 from its usual retail price of $60. SanDisk is also selling the 480GB Ultra II for just $94.
Amazon has launched a dedicated website for its Prime Now delivery service. The service was previously accessible only through a mobile app, but if you're living in an area that's covered by the service, you have the option of ordering directly through the website.
AT&T has announced that it will decommission its 2G EDGE network by the end of 2016. CFO John Stevens told Wireless Week that the carrier has moved over 6 million subscribers off the legacy network over the last 12 months.
The Indian government has announced that all mobile phones sold in the country from January 1, 2017 should come with a panic button that will allow anyone in need the ability to contact authorities with a single key. Built-in GPS is also a mandatory feature in phones going on sale next year.
Amazon is now offering monthly subscription plans for its Prime service, which is available for $10.99 a month. The retailer is also targeting Netflix by making Prime Video available as a standalone service for $8.99 a month.
During a visit to India, BlackBerry CEO John Chen reiterated the brand's commitment to the country. Chen is meeting with BlackBerry employees, partners, and government officials in India, stating that the vendor has signed two new partners for its enterprise and mobility solutions.
For one day only, Amazon UK is offering £10 off any order of £50 and above. All you need to do to avail the discount is add products totaling £50 or above to your cart, and use the promo code BIGTHANKS at checkout.
WhatsApp has announced that it will axe its $1 annual subscription fee starting today. The Facebook-owned messaging service is nearing a billion users, and will start exploring alternate business models that will see the platform acting as a facilitator between businesses and customers:.