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Microsoft India officially launches Lumia 532 and Lumia 435
More affordable Lumias!

Microsoft India officially launches Lumia 532 and Lumia 435

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At a press event in New Delhi, Microsoft formally announced the launch of its latest affordable Windows Phone devices in India – the Lumia 532 and Lumia 435. The two smartphones bring the prices of entry-level Windows Phone devices further down while packing in decent hardware. The phones feature a 4-inch display and are powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 200 CPU with 1GB RAM. The phones...

Everything you wanted to know about Operator Billing
Buy Apps without a Credit Card!

Everything you wanted to know about Operator Billing

Abhishek Baxi 69

It was the end of 2014 when we reported that Idea Cellular subscribers in India can now buy app and games from the Windows Phone Store via operator billing (or carrier billing). Idea Cellular is India's 3rd largest mobile operator, with over 150 million subscribers. Microsoft and Idea Cellular introduced operator billing on the Windows Store for Idea subscribers. This partnership...

HDFC Bank improves their app, with another update in tow
Bank Aap Ki Muththi Mein

HDFC Bank improves their app, with another update in tow

Abhishek Baxi 27

On the sidelines of the launch of HDFC Bank's Go Digital campaign in Varanasi, the spiritual capital of India, the bank's Windows Phone app got a fine update as well, with more capabilities coming soon. The launch saw HDFC Bank announcing a technology agnostic Bank Aap Ki Muththi Mein (Bank in your hand) offering which aims to turn a mobile phone into a bank branch. The official HDFC...

Indian translator mTranslator returns to Windows Phone
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Indian translator mTranslator returns to Windows Phone

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Once upon a time, I wrote about mTranslator, an interactive Windows Phone 8 app that allowed you to translate English to nine Indian languages. It was a fine idea since it wasn't just helpful for tourists and expats in India, but even the citizens of the country like me who often struggle with basic communication and instructions when travelling to another state or region. The app is...