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iDroidUSA introduces new range of affordable smartphones and wearables

iDroidUSA introduces new range of affordable smartphones and wearables

Time and again we have seen new OEMs making their mark in the smartphone industry and are continuing to do so. Some of the major players in the market that include Xiaomi, Amazon, OnePlus, Huawei, Infinix among others have been creating major strides in recent times. One such name that even though is unknown in this part of the world is iDroidUSA. For our readers who are residing in the United States, iDroid is a common name but for the rest of us especially those living in other countries like Pakistan, iDroid is a relatively new brand. The concept of the brand was initiated by a group of four IT entrepreneurs who launched the company in 2014 in the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia, USA. The company has now expanded its operations across the United States, Canada, EU and Latin America and has offices in Philadelphia, Vancouver, Houston, Amsterdam and Dubai. What started of as an idea behind the most user friendly tablet PC in the world quickly transformed into  an entity which is now manufacturing not just smartphones but a plethora of other devices including smart wearables, feature phones, accessories and VR headsets. The one area which the company likes to put their major focus on is the masses and for that reason have come up with devices which are not only easily affordable but at the same time offer excellent value for money. Some of the honorable mentions in their lineup include the Tango A5, iDroid Miami Mi5, the iDroid Apache G6 which not only pack a serious punch as far as the device’s hardware is concerned, but also at the same time provide most of the features that are available in other flagship devices that are available in the market. So what do you guys think about iDroidUSA? Would you like to get your hands on of one their devices if it comes to Pakistan? We would certainly like to hear from you guys so feel free to share your thoughts with us in the comments below. Cheers!! For more information on iDroid, feel free to visit their website . To find out more, click here:...

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Kingston have launched the world’s first 2TB portable flash drive

Kingston have launched the world’s first 2TB portable flash drive

CES 2017 kicks off today in Las Vegas and we simply cannot wait to see what exciting gadgets the different companies have in store for us. Kingston for example decided to make a major announcement a day earlier when the company announced the new DataTraveler Ultimate GT which is the world’s first 2TB USB flash drive. The sleek looking device sports a flashy design with a zinc-alloy metal casing, which the company claims improves shock resistance. The drive has the capacity to store 70 hours of 4K video content. “With the DataTraveler Ultimate GT, we empower users to increase their data storage mobility in a highly manageable form factor,” Jean Wong, Kingston’s Flash business manager, said in a news release. “This is a terrific follow up to our 1TB drive released in 2013, and by doubling the capacity, users can store and carry even larger amounts of data easily.” Along with a 2TB model, the DataTraveler Ultimate GT also comes in a 1TB capacity. The flash drive is about 2-¾-in (72mm) x 1 1/16-in (26.94mm) x ¾-in (21mm) in size. The thumb drives come with a five-year warranty and is compatible with Windows 7 (SP1) and higher, Mac OS v.10.9.x+, Linux v.2.6.x+, and Chrome OS. Both the devices would start selling from next month. As far as pricing is concerned the 2TB variant is expected to retail between $800-$900 when it hits the shelves next...

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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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Gionee launches world’s first dual battery 7000mAh phone – The M2017

Gionee launches world’s first dual battery 7000mAh phone – The M2017

Since the last couple of years, Chinese OEMs have been creating a lot of buzz all over the world. Names such as Huawei, Xiaomi, Infinix, OnePlus and Gionee to name a few are among the leading brands that not only cater to the budget category but also higher end flagship devices that deliver a serious punch to the competition. Speaking of flagship devices, Gionee have come up with their beast of a device, the “M2017”. This is the world’s first dual battery device. You read that right folks, we have already heard about devices with dual cameras and dual SIM’s but a dual battery was something surprising for us as well. The Gionee M2017 sports two 3500mAh batteries which give us a combined power of an unheard of before 7000mAh battery which promises to provide continuous movie playback for 27 hours non-stop or approximately 3-4 days of battery backup on a normal daily usage. Besides the massive battery, the phone comes with a 5.7″ 2K display, 6GB RAM, 128GB of on board storage, an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 processor, dual-rear 13MP/12MP cameras and will be running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. The premium looking device will be available for 7000 Yuan (approximately $1000), unfortunately, its only available for the Chinese Market. As far as availability is concerned for other regions, there has been no official word by the company at this point in time. Will let you guys know once we get any further...

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A New Year and A New ‘X’ – Huawei prepares for 2017 with their all new Honor 6X

A New Year and A New ‘X’ – Huawei prepares for 2017 with their all new Honor 6X

Huawei – the global technology giant, once again, brings great news for mobile-camera and photography enthusiasts, as it is now launching in Pakistan; its latest smartphone – the Honor 6X with a dual-rear camera, which was exclusively featured in  only a few high-end Huawei devices or some very expensive smartphones in the market. However, you can possess this high-end handset at a screaming competitive price. It will surely thrill the consumers and exceed their expectations with its powerful new functions. The specifications and performance of this phone is recognized ‘Twice the expectations’ as it is designed to deliver – ‘Double the experience’. The Honor 6X is doubly upgraded from the previous model with its upgraded camera, the battery standby time as well as the RAM. All of this is expected to come at a highly affordable price as per norm for the Honor series. All models in Huawei ‘Honor’ series that introduced over the years have won tremendous popularity among the consumers especially in Pakistan, due to their innovative functions at a proper price. Huawei has once again managed to place their finger on the pulse of a modern young mobile user’s needs through extensive research. The top three demands of all young and active users were speed, long lasting battery with short charging time and excellent camera to capture better photos. The Honor 6X ups the ante by delivering exceptional performance which are twice of the previous models and a pioneer in mobile industry. Huawei is set to reveal Honor 6X officially with the New Year. Like the predecessors it will keep up the legacy of being a highly stylish device with a sleek metallic body. This device garnered unprecedented response and hype in multiple countries in a very short time after its launch because of its groundbreaking features. And Huawei expects the same in Pakistan. This exquisite device is expected to hit the Pakistani market at the start of January and is already causing quite a stir amongst the eager mobile enthusiasts who can’t wait to get their hands on it. You can follow Huawei Pakistan on Facebook and Instagram to be the first to know...

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Telenor Khushaal Zamindar Wins the Prestigeous PIF Award

Telenor Khushaal Zamindar Wins the Prestigeous PIF Award

Pakistan’s premier telecom and digital services provider, Telenor Pakistan’s mobile-agriculture service ‘Khushaal Zamindar’ has bagged the prestigious Pakistan Innovation Foundation (PIF) Award in the ‘Agri & Rural Innovation’ category at the 3rd Annual Pakistan Innovation Forum 2016. Poised to be Pakistan’s first m-agri service, ‘Khushaal Zamindar’ offers a host of solution-focused and ground-breaking advisory services which aim to facilitate increase in agricultural yield and trigger robust growth in the agriculture sector of Pakistan. The award was presented by Chief Guest Dr. Miftah Ismail, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister and Chairman, Board of Investment at Serena Hotel in Islamabad. The forum sought to showcase and promote individuals and institutions who have gone against the tide to innovate and build something from scratch. The Conference featured an Innovation Showcase that brought together about 50 Innovators from across the country to demonstrate their ideas and talents. Telenor’s Khushaal Zamindar, launched in December 2015, strives to empower farming households by improving access to timely and actionable information for sustainable impact through better yields. The service not only benefits small farmers but also gives agricultural businesses a platform to provide farmers across the country with their own content and messages. . Khushaal Zamindar also won the P@sha ICT Award for ‘Innovation in Service’ in October this year. Telenor Pakistan has been actively involved in uplifting the agricultural sector in Pakistan and empowering society through its digital products and services. Recently, Telenor Pakistan entered into a partnership with the government of Punjab to launch the Connected Agriculture Punjab Package (CAPP), which includes a wide array of initiatives and services to the farmers, such as interest free loans, subsidies and access to consultancy and advisory services regarding crops and...

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