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Year 2016 marked as “The Lucky One” for Huawei

Year 2016 marked as “The Lucky One” for Huawei

The year 2016 can be marked lucky in the history of Huawei smartphones. Recently, at the launch event of Nova Smartphone in China, Huawei disclosed their mega achievement of having shipped more than 100 million smartphones worldwide since the beginning of this year. This is a huge score for Huawei and a reason for celebration. Last year, Huawei shipped 100 million smartphones for the whole year, while now it has two months to set a new sales record.  It is projected that with the launch of much anticipated “Nova Plus” in Pakistan, Huawei would surpass their expected sales record. In the past Huawei has set growth records in Pakistan as well and its success worldwide continues to set new precedents in the tech industry. With an ever increasing customer base and renewed innovations in its devices Huawei has become one of the top picks for tech enthusiasts in Pakistan like many other countries. Huawei is a brand known for putting quality at the forefront of their products and endures top-notch tests and checks on its products’ Mechanical reliability, Environmental durability and lifecycle reliability which is reason it make it stand out from the rest. “Quality is the integrity and lifeline of Huawei,” said Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Group. “Huawei employs the ‘craftsmen’s spirit’ to measure its products and ensure zero defects”.   Thanks to its zero tolerance towards defective products and continued pursuit of innovation and quality, Huawei has earned its global success and widespread acclaim. In the telecommunication equipment market, Huawei is already the world’s leading information and communication solutions provider. In the smartphone market, according to figures from market and user experience research consultancy GFK, Huawei’s global market share has stayed in the top three, while taking the lead in the Chinese market. More than 60% of Huawei’s revenue comes from the overseas market as its products are shipped to over 170 countries and regions. Pakistan plays a key role in Huawei’s growth strategy and with the recent improvement in law-and-order situation all over the country; the brand is considering its expansion and launching new product line. Additionally, Huawei is geared-up to fulfill customer service offering. With 28 service centers all across Pakistan, Huawei ensures its customers, quality with direct and transparent...

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WhatsApp now supports Video calling and GIFs sharing

WhatsApp now supports Video calling and GIFs sharing

A couple of weeks back we had reported about the Whatsapp Video calling feature that was only available for Whatsapp beta. Starting from today, the feature is available for all devices and also comes with added support for sharing GIFs. To use video calling, simply open a chat and tap the phone icon. You can choose a voice-only or video call. The video call screen looks like what you’d expect. With over a billion users, this is a pretty big deal for WhatsApp. If anything can make video calling more mainstream, it’s the most popular messaging app in the world. As mentioned earlier, Whatsapp users can also share GIFs in conversations now. The GIFs come from the vast Giphy library, and users can crop, edit, and add captions to the GIFs. Users can also star their favorite GIFs for easy access. The latest Whatsapp update is available now for Android and iOS...

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Yayvo.com & JazzCash Team Up For Black Friday 2016

Yayvo.com & JazzCash Team Up For Black Friday 2016

After the success of its ‘Great Online Shopping Festival (GOSF)’ in September, Yayvo.com, the nation’s leading online e-commerce portal, has joined hands with JazzCash to bring its customers ‘Yayvo Black Friday 2016’. Focused on making life simple, easy and convenient for customers, Yayvo.com has entered into strategic alliances with JazzCash as the official payment partner, where the mobile financial service provider will also be topping up discounts. On the other hand, FM 107 is the official radio partner for the event. “JazzCash has been at the forefront of the boom in local e-commerce industry with introduction of complimentary mobile financial services throughout the years. By continuously bringing innovation in our digital and mobile financial platform, JazzCash provides online shoppers a secure and convenient shopping experience. It is this payment security, which has played a significant role in making online shopping popular amidst smartphone users,” said Aniqa Afzal Sandhu, VP Digital & Mobile Financial Services – Mobilink. “By partnering with Yavyo.com for the Black Friday Sale, we are looking to provide customers greater convenience and security in payments, while also ensuring our continuous support of the e-commerce industry.” Already known for fantastic discount offers and sales, on this occasion Yayvo.com is offering its online shoppers discounts of up to 80% on over 1,000 products; exclusive brand launches; cost-effective deals – coupled with immediate nationwide delivery through the TCS logistics network. Adam Dawood, Head of Yayvo.com, commenting on the partnership said, “The objective of this partnership is to enable our customers to experience the best of e-commerce with amazing discounts and convenient payment systems brought to them through JazzCash. With this initiative, we plan on taking e-commerce to the next level.” Expected to be the one of the biggest things to hit the online shopping industry across Pakistan this year, ‘Yayvo Black Friday 2016’ promises to bring amazing benefits to each and every customer who visits the site with amazing deals and never before seen benefits for customers. Intended shoppers can subscribe for ‘Yayvo Black Friday’ on http://yay.deals/2fhlXZh  to get updates on the latest...

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Daraz Reveals it’s Customer Experience Manifesto

Daraz Reveals it’s Customer Experience Manifesto

Daraz emphasises customer experience by offering only 100% genuine products, safe and convenient payment options, speedy product delivery and free returns.Daraz is the pioneer of online shopping, known for the widest assortment of 100% genuine products at amazing prices. Gone are the days when a growth in sales was seen as a measure of progress; now, a boost in the company’s Net Promoter Score (NPS, a measure of customer satisfaction) is how company progress is valued. Daraz’s mission statement revolves around Customer Satisfaction and it has released the Customer Experience Manifesto to live by. Great Selection making it a one-stop shop Daraz ensures all products listed on the website are 100% genuine, making it a one-stop solution for all customer needs. “We have put in the most stringent standards for our sellers to ensure they only stock genuine products” says Shahzad Anwar (Chief Commercial Officer, Daraz Group). With over 100,000 products on the store, Daraz already has the widest selection of goods across all categories, and the company is working on expanding product categories for its customers. “Customer satisfaction is our topmost priority. We wish to bring you a convenient one-stop shopping destination with everything you want under one roof and saves you time and effort,” says Jonathan Doerr (Co-CEO, Daraz Group). To further this value proposition, Daraz recently launched a monthly Bachat Bazaar, offering free shipping and a promise of superfast delivery for all groceries and home products – no queuing at checkout, no parking hassles and not least, great value. Convenience is integral to customer satisfaction and at the heart of Daraz’s manifesto Trust, security and convenience are Daraz’s chief value propositions. The company has focused on safe and convenient payment platforms, fast deliveries, and easy returns. Daraz provides its customers with the widest range of safe payment solutions, with Cash On Delivery (COD) offering unparalleled convenience, along with bank transfers and debit/credit card payments. To ensure customers have all payment solutions, the e-commerce giant has also partnered with juggernauts such as Easypay to provide payments through Mobile Wallets and EasyPaisa shops all across Pakistan. “Our customers’ needs come first for us. Surveys have shown that the online shopper wants fast delivery and convenient payment options, and that free shipping influences purchasing decisions,” shares Doerr. In addition to ensuring super fast deliveries by expanding its logistics network, Daraz recently launched its premium delivery service, Daraz First, offering reliable shipping within a day in metro cities, at no additional cost. Daraz First, represented by the D First logo, offers multiple fashion brands, including Sapphire, one of the biggest fashion retailers of Pakistan, for same day delivery. Pakistan is a mobile-first country with 80%...

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Samsung issues official apology for their recent “Exploding” troubles

Samsung issues official apology for their recent “Exploding” troubles

Samsung has been having quite an “explosive” year (pun intended) and 2016 would certainly go down as one of the darkest years in the history of the South Korean Tech giants. What started off with the whole exploding Note 7 fiasco  was quickly followed by exploding washing machines as well. All these mishaps have certainly dented the company’s immaculate reputation, especially when it comes to innovation and safety of their devices. In light of these unfortunate events, Samsung have issued an official apology to the consumers and especially those who were effected with some of their aforementioned devices. To show its commitment to the apology, the South Korean giant has run full-page apology ads in popular newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Washington...

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Android 7.1 Developer Preview is now available for Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X and Pixel C

Android 7.1 Developer Preview is now available for Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X and Pixel C

The Google Pixel phones have been the talk of the town recently with both the devices, Pixel and Pixel XL getting a lot of positive feedback from those who have been lucky enough to get their hands on them. For now, these are the only two devices that come with Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box. Starting from today, Google has started rolling out the Developer Preview version of Android 7.1 for the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and the Pixel C. Unfortunately, Nexus 6 and Nexus Player users would not be getting the update at this point in time. Here’s a highlight of some of the new changes that will be coming once you have loaded Android 7.1 on your devices: App shortcuts API — lets you surface key actions directly in the launcher and take your users deep into your app instantly. You can create up to 5 shortcuts, either statically or dynamically. Circular app icons support — lets you provide great-looking rounded icon resources that match the look of Pixel and other launchers. Enhanced wallpaper metadata — lets you provide metadata about your wallpapers to any picker displaying the wallpapers as a preview. You can show existing metadata such as label, description, and author, as well as a new context URL and title to link to more information. For those of you who own any of the aforementioned supported devices can get a taste of the new Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview starting from today. Would you like to give it a try? Let us know in the comments below....

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