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Nokia 6 Un-Boxing and First Impressions – [Video]

Nokia 6 Un-Boxing and First Impressions – [Video]

After a long awaited wait, we finally got to see the one thing that eluded us all since a very long time – A Nokia device running on Android. Our wish was fulfilled last week when Nokia announced its first Android device, the Nokia 6. Today we take a closer look at the device thanks to our friends at TechDroider who have done an un-boxing video. The Nokia 6 is currently only available in China but as per a recent announcement made by HMB, the company plans to share more about the Nokia 6 on February 26th — a day before Mobile World Congress 2017 kicks off in Barcelona. The Nokia 6 will feature an aluminum unibody, 5.5-inch Full HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with X6 LTE modem, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, 16-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front camera and dual speakers with Dolby Atmos support and is currently retailing in China for approximately $250 (approx 1700...

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iflix signs Mult-year Deal with Pakistan’s Top Televison Network HUM TV

iflix signs Mult-year Deal with Pakistan’s Top Televison Network HUM TV

Iflix, the world’s leading Internet TV service for emerging markets, offering users unlimited access to thousands of TV shows, movies and more, today announced a multi-year content licensing deal with Hum TV, Pakistan’s most established and acclaimed 24-hour entertainment TV channel, ahead of its service launch in Pakistan. iflix members in Pakistan will soon be able to binge on nearly 50 of Hum TV’s most popular and award-winning titles, including Bin Roye, Udaari, Mann Mayal Zara Yaad Kar, Pakeeza, Gul-e-Rana, Maan, Kaisay Tum Se Kahoon, Qaid-e-Tanhai, Vasl and many more. In the coming months, iflix will continue to add more of Hum TV’s best titles, with audience favourites including Humsafar, , Zindagi Gulzar Hai, Sanam, Diyar-e-Dil, Sadqay Tumhare, Dil-e-Muztar, Meray Qatil Meray Dildar, Man-o-Salwa, Shanakht, Kadoorat, and many more, to its vast catalogue. iflix Group Chief Content Officer, James Bridges commented: “We are deeply committed to localization, and this landmark partnership with Hum TV is a testament to that promise. We are thrilled to add so many of Hum TV’s most popular and award-winning beloved, local dramas to our vast library of top international and regional content, as a part of our promise to deliver the best and widest selection of TV shows and movies from all over the world to our members.” Chief Strategy Officer of Hum Network Limited, Hassan Jawed commented; “Our collaboration with iflix exhibits our commitment to promoting quality entertainment content globally. As part of this commitment, we have focused on digital media to make our content easily accessible to our global target audience. We are confident that iflix will prove to be a key strategic partner for us in the years to come”. Now available in Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Brunei, iflix will continue to roll out its world-class service to key additional emerging markets in the coming months.  Offering consumers a vast library of top Hollywood, Asian regional, and local TV shows and movies including many first run exclusives and award winning programs, each subscription allows users to access the service on up to five devices, including phones, laptops, tablets, and television sets, for viewing wherever, whenever. iflix subscribers can also download TV shows and movies from iflix’s extensive catalogue for offline...

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Daraz.pk soaring in 2016 – Year in Review

Daraz.pk soaring in 2016 – Year in Review

From the Daraz and Kaymu merger, to the first online shoppable fashion week, to starting same-day and international delivery, to making Pakistan’s first 1 billion rupee sale- 2016 was a great year for Daraz Daraz is now a digital icon – it has become the go-to source and a one-stop solution for everyone’s ecommerce needs.  And of its several digital milestones, process developments and ground-breaking campaigns, the most important thing it did in 2016 was to focus on the customer. As the popularity and functionality of e-commerce grew, so did the need to hone the company’s approach – one that puts the customer at the center of...

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Google is all set to launch Android Wear 2.0 and two new Smartwatches at CES 2017

Google is all set to launch Android Wear 2.0 and two new Smartwatches at CES 2017

Google are all set to announce two new Smartwatches at the upcoming CES 2017 next month in Las Vegas. Details of which have been kept a hush hush but what we do know for a fact is that both the devices would be operating on the all new Android Wear 2.0 which promises to add a bunch of new exciting features. The most prominent additions to Android Wear 2.0 is the support for standalone apps which don’t require your smartphone, support for Android Pay and support for Google’s voice-activated Assistant that can be currently found in the Pixel devices. The update is also scheduled to arrive on a bunch of newer devices but for those of you who have older devices like the original Moto 360  or the ASUS ZenWatch are (unfortunately) not supported due to their hardware limitations most noticeable being the absence of NFC which is required for Android Pay to work. The devices that are scheduled to receive the Android Wear 2.0 update include the following: Moto 360 Gen 2 Moto 360 Sport LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE LG Watch Urbane LG G Watch R Polar M600 Casio Smart Outdoor Watch Nixon Mission Tag Heuer Connected Fossil Q Wander Fossil Q Marshal Fossil Q Founder Michael Kors Access Bradshaw Smartwatch Michael Kors Access Dylan Smartwatch Huawei Watch Huawei Watch Ladies Asus ZenWatch 2 Asus ZenWatch 3 Even though we were  left a bit saddened by the fact that the Moto 360 would not be getting the update since that was our very first Android Wear device, it does give us an added incentive to treat ourself to any of the aforementioned or maybe even one of the new upcoming Google devices this holiday season. Will keep you guys posted on this in the weeks to...

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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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