New Delhi: Its festive season here in India and probably the best time to buy a new smartphone considering the discounts that companies offer. The rage this time around is the Android One programme by Google where the search engine giant has partnered with Micromax, Spice and Karbonn to create “high-quality” but low-cost Android smartphone. Perceived to give tough competition to dominant players likes of Samsung, the Android One series appears to be a a Win-Win situation for both the smartphone vendors and users. One of the major selling points about them is Google’s promise of providing the latest version of Android for two years from its release. This means that users need not worry about the presence of latest version of operating system as the eventual software upgrades on the Android One phones would come directly from Google.
New Delhi: In an attempt to make its presence felt in the compact luxury SUV/crossover space, German luxury car major Mercedes-Benz today launched its GLA Class model priced between Rs 32.75 lakh and Rs 36.9 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The much-anticipated compact crossover will take on the likes of BMW X1, Audi Q3, Land Rover Evoque and Volvo V40.
New Delhi: Microsoft today said it will offer commercial cloud services from local data centres in India by 2015 as the tech giant gears for competition for the estimated USD 2 trillion domestic market opportunity from rival firms like Google and IBM.