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Infosys Jaipur Development Center (DC) is conducting the fourth edition of Spark Catch Them Young

Infosys Jaipur Development Center (DC) is conducting the fourth edition of Spark Catch Them Young (CTY), a two-week program aimed at exposing bright high-school students to the world of Information Technology. This decade long initiative by Infosys is designed to train Government and Private high school students through a summer vacation program at the Infosys’ campuses across the country. In order to ensure that students from high schools benefit from the program, the Spark Catch Them Young agenda is designed to focus on concepts relating to ICT and hands-on lab work. The courseware is aligned with World Skills IT competencies and the program focuses on opening a world of knowledge about computers to enhance the basic skill sets of these bright kids.
The first phase of the program was a written entrance test conducted in Infosys Jaipur campus. Of the eleven schools of Jaipur that participated in this entrance test, 24 students were selected on merit to take part in the second phase …
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Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts Program honors 238 Educators from India

Microsoft recently announced its 2016-2017 class of Education Innovators featuring 238 Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Experts across India. The Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) program recognizes global educator visionaries who are using technology to pave the way for their peers for better learning and student outcomes. Chosen through a rigorous process of selection, Microsoft Expert Educator Program continues to witness growing participation from India, as well as world over. Currently there are more than 7600 educators from 83 countries who are part of Microsoft’s global community of MIE Experts. 
Eight Indian educators were further selected to attend Microsoft’s annual event Education Exchange (E2) in Toronto, Canada. The event recognizes and celebrates the achievements of educators who combine content, pedagogy, and technology to advance learning, achieve student outcomes, and transform education.  This year 240 of the most innovative educators from 83 countries came tog…

PTron launches “Xoto 7”, a smart watch with Bluetooth earphones!

PTron launches “Xoto 7”, a Bluetooth smart watch with Bluetooth earphones. This is in line with PTron’s strategy of continuously innovating and introducing unique products to meet rapidly changing customer needs and demands that are moving towards personalization and individualism – especially for the ‘My Luxury’ generation who are moving away from acquisitive predispositions towards personal needs like affordability and sustainability. The sales of Xoto 7 will commence from 1st Jun 2017 exclusively on LatestOne.com. As per a report, the global smart watch market has a potential to reach $32.9 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 67.6% during 2014 - 2020.
Xoto 7 is a perfect combination of smart watch and Bluetooth earphones, just with a little push of a finger it can turn into Bluetooth earphones which is the USP of this Bluetooth smart watch. PTron Xoto 7 will be available in gold color. To ensure the product remains affordable to the customer’s at large, also comprising Generati…

Zen Mobile unveils Finger Print Sensor Smartphone - Admire Sense at INR 5,999/-

Zen Mobile announced the launch of Admire Sense – a unique device with the best in the class finger print sensor. With a sleek look and design, Admire Sense comes with unique functionalities for the tech savvy consumer at an affordable price of INR 5,999/- .
The Admire Sense aims at providing superior performance, faster multitasking and is powered with (1.3GHz Quad Core), 5 inch FWVGA display, 2300 mAh battery, 1GB RAM. Backed by 8 GB ROM and expandable memory up to 32G, the device ensures smooth performance and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
The smartphone offers a powerful 5MP back and front camera along with terrific network compatibility and flexibility which supports 4GVoLTE. The camera comes equipped with features like Vistoso that allows users to print their favorite images on T-Shirts and mugs and Fashin feature that helps user find the perfect apparel and clothing online by just clicking on the picture.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Deepesh Gupta, CEO, Zen Mobile, said, “…

Worldwide Sales of Smartphones Grew 9 Percent in First Quarter of 2017

Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled 380 million units in the first quarter of 2017, a 9.1 percent increase over the first quarter of 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. Mobile phone buyers are spending more to get a better phone, resulting in the rise in average selling prices of types of phone.
The shift in buyer preference is positively affecting Chinese manufacturers such as Huawei, Oppo and Vivo in their strategy to build desirable features at affordable prices. Their combined market share in the first quarter of 2017 accounted for 24 percent, up 7 percentage points year on year.
"The top three Chinese smartphone manufacturers are driving sales with their competitively priced, high quality smartphones equipped with innovative features," said Anshul Gupta, research director at Gartner. "Furthermore, aggressive marketing and sales promotion have further helped these brands to take share from other brands in markets such as India, Indonesia and Thailand.&quo…

Smartphones, medical devices to cost less with GST

In a bid to ensure that the benefits of lower GST on products such as smartphones and medical devices are handed over to the consumers, the government released on Monday calculations to show how the burden of indirect taxes will come down in the new regime.
The detailed analysis from the finance ministry comes days after the GST Council, comprising ministers from the Centre and states, decided on product-wise tax rates and the government threatened to invoke the anti-profiteering clause if the gains were not passed on from July, the scheduled date for GST launch. Some manufacturers, such as mobile phone and white goods companies, have suggested that prices may rise once GST kicks in although the government has repeatedly said that in most cases, not only is the burden lower but the advantage of input tax credit — or gains from refunds for taxes paid — will ensure that prices come down. In addition, several cesses and surcharges are going away.
In case of smartphones, the government c…

Xiaomi Redmi 4 launches exclusively on Amazon.in

After successfully launching Redmi 4A, Redmi Note 3 and Redmi Note Prime, Amazon.in now brings exclusive access without pre-registration to the new Redmi 4. The smartphone will go on sale on 23rd May 2017 from 12 noon onwards and the starting variant will be available to customers at Rs 6,999/-
Redmi 4 comes with remarkable features such as 2-day battery life thanks to a 4100mAh high-capacity battery, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor and VoLTE support. The 13MP rear camera features PDAF (phase detection autofocus) for faster focusing, an LED flash, HDR and panorama modes to help take the perfect photo. For all the Selfie-graphers out there, Redmi 4 is the perfect choice as the 5MP f/2.2 aperture front camera features a built-in beautify mode for the impeccable selfie.
Customers buying Redmi 4 from Amazon.in can relish an offer of 45 GB free data for 5 months on buying a 1GB or above 4G data pack from Vodafone. YES Bank customers are in for an additional treat with a flat…