Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 and Nokia 3310 will be released in UAE in May

HMD Global created a furor in the smartphone industry ever since it announced the return of its iconic Nokia brand. Coupled with some incredible features, the Nokia Android devices have instantly become the most trending news piece. Such has been the popularity that people are now keen to know even the minute detail about the upcoming Nokia devices. So guys buckle up! In this post, we will be updating you about the latest launch date of the top Nokia smartphones in 2017. We had earlier informed that, the HMD Global will unveil its first three Android handsets Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6, in April-June, in 120 marketplaces while its other premium phones are likely to be launched in the final quarter of the year. Ascertaining the fact, we now have a confirmed timeframe for the release of the handsets. HMD Global will launch its Nokia 3, Nokia 5,

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Samsung Galaxy S8 battery swells in heat test

The South Korean mobile manufacturer, Samsung, had promised not repeat similar mistakes and take additional precautionary measures with their batteries after the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery explosion haul. Though their latest release, Galaxy S8, and S8 Plus, registered record-breaking pre-order requests, the devices are also subject to a lot of scrutiny following the early fiasco. That's when YouTubers Lincoln and Daniel Markham came up with an interesting video named 'What's Inside' giving a tough durability test to the premium handset. The video, which became viral ever since its upload, begins with a drop test review and later moves on to an extreme tool test.  In the drop test, the handset though incurs some cracks, it is still functional. The 9-minute long video shows various unconventional methods applied to the premium flagship phones to give us a proper 'What's Inside' view. In the climax, we see the father-son duo trying

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Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ landing in UAE on April 19

Samsung announced recently on twitter they are going to start the sale of Samsung S8 from April 21, which is the global launch date. The price of Samsung s8 is currently not confirmed. A quick look at Samsung UAE website that dual-SIM variants of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will be available in the Asian country. The tech giant is currently accepting pre-registrations for the flagship in India.

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Samsung S8 is available for Pre Order at Etisalat

Samsung S8 is available at Etisalat with smart pay options that allow the customer to choose the plan as per their convenience based on contract 24, 18 or 12 months. It starts with Dh120 per month, Dh160 per month and Dh235 per month respectively. Samsung S8 is available for Etisalat’s postpaid customer's postpaid customers at zero upfront charges on monthly basis of Dh270, Dh410, and Dh660. Included in the postpaid plans are monthly data allowances of 5GB, 10GB, and 20GB respectively. Etisalat is also offering free door to door delivery and pre-order starts from 1st April and delivery is expected from 20th of April 2017.

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Samsung S8 hit 720,000 Pre-Order in a week in SouthAfrica

Another records bites of Samsung s8 pre-order hit at 720 000 units in the first seven days, the previous record was 400,000 units in 12 days in Galaxy Note 7. According to Koh Dong-jin, Samsung Mobile president said on preorder for Samsung s8. "will be the first device to regain customers’ trust and love. The market response is better than expected.” The preorder will start the process from Monday and number will be reached as high as 1 million units as compared to Note 2,3,7 and many other brands. Few of the new Galaxy S8 featured a number of features including AI assistant Bixby with a dedicated button, the lack of home button with the fingerprint sensor moving back and fully functional iris scanner. The price of Samsung S8 starts from 2789 AED, you can compare and price updated price of Samsung S8 at Samsung S8 page.

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Xiaomi Mi6 Beats Galaxy S8 Even Before Its Launch

Xiaomi has a track record of offering some of its best feature smartphones at an affordable price to the buyers. After the success of its previously launched Mi 5 and Mi 5s, the Chinese mobile manufacturer is gearing up for the release of its first high-end smartphones Mi 6 and Mi 6 Plus. These flagship phones will be bundled with some of the amazing specifications. Its competitor, Samsung, will start the official sale of premium flagship phones Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus from April 21. However, based on the rumors, Mi 6 has already beaten Galaxy S8 even before its launch. Xiaomi Mi6 was found in the Geekbench benchmark site. As per the reports from Geekbench, Xiaomi Mi6 has managed to score 2006 in single core test and 6438 in multi-core test while Samsung Galaxy S8 scored 1916 in single core test and 6011 in multi-core test. Similarly, the Samsung

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Samsung Beats Apple as the World Leader in Smartphone Sales

Though Apple had bested Samsung in taking the top spot in the market share in the last quarter, the South Korean mobile manufacturer has returned to rein the smartphone industry all over again. Sources from the market reveal that Samsung registered a swift 7.6% growth in sales from 18.5% in the last quarter. It now holds a 26.1% share in the market. The amazing sale of its low-end Galaxy J series helped the South Korean conglomerate to top the list. Apart from Samsung, Huawei is another brand to enroll a development this quarter. However, it is just a small 0.1% growth in the market share from 11.3% in Q4 2016 to 11.4% in Q1 2017. Samsung is followed by Apple with a 16.9% share of the market. The global tech giant saw a 3.4% decline in the market share from 20.3% in the last quarter. The growth rate of Apple

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A Novadem NX 110 drone flies during a presentaion at a firefighter rescue centre in Les Pennes-Mirabeau, southern France, on August 28, 2014. The Novadem NX 110 drone will be used as a surveillance drone by the firefighters in the Bouches-du-Rhone region to survey wildfires, floodings and rescue operations. AFP PHOTO / BERTRAND LANGLOIS

Dubai makes licenses mandatory for all drone users

To curb the rising drone intrusions in restricted airspace, the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) is bracing down on rogue drones by imposing mandatory license for drone operators. The authority has directed that people will be permitted to access a drone only if they own a license. So they should apply for the permit at the earliest. As per the new directions, which will be effective from May 1, retail outlets in the emirates, including dark commercial centers like Dragon Mart, won't be able to offer drones unless the purchaser has finished the DCAA enrollment procedure to obtain a permit. "People will be able to purchase drones at any retail outlets in Dubai, but they won't be allowed to take it out from the store unless they have a permit," Michael Rudolph, head of airspace safety, aviation safety and0 environment sector, DCAA, said. The buyers will have to undergo a

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Can regulatory hacking strategy boost Dubai 10-yr ahead of other cities?

A workshop on Regulatory Hacking Program was jointly organized by Dubai 10X, an initiative by Dubai Future Foundation, and global business, incubator 1776, on April 10 in Dubai to embrace disruptive innovation. At least 36 Dubai government entities participated in the program, which was backed by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai. The workshop was aimed to educate Dubai government about flexibility in the administrative barriers involved in the startup job culture. Participants were educated about policy-making procedures in Dubai and how government elements can work with the startup ecosystem for better growth in the market. Basically, the Regulatory Hacking Program was planned to investigate arrangement making strategies and see how to approach improvement can be utilized to make a guide for arrangements to supplement the new administrations and activities which will be produced by 10X groups. "The Regulatory Hacking Program

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Xiaomi Mi 6 to launch today?

Rumors mills were rife that Xiaomi's upcoming flagship smartphone Mi 6 will be launched today. The speculations were sourced from a post on a Chinese micro-blogging website, which talked about the release date of the highly anticipated smartphone on April 11. However,  claiming the rumors baseless, the company officials informed that the Xiaomi Mi 6 will be unveiled on April 19. With its concept of best features in affordable price, Xiaomi gave a tough competition to its counterparts in the smartphone industry with its series of handsets. It has set the expectations of the consumers high after its previous release Mi 5s, who are looking forward to explore more about Mi 6. Besides Xiaomi Mi 6, the Chinese handset maker is additionally prone to present Mi 6 Plus with marginally knock up determinations. Beginning with the Mi 6, the upcoming Xiaomi handset is expected to have a 5.1-inch display with

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