India ▪ October 12
India ▪ October 9
Last week, we told you that a former Google employee managed to buy the Google.com domain name via Google’s own Domains service. While Sanmay Ved may have only owned the world’s most-visited domain for just a minute or two before the Mountain View company caught on and cancelled the transaction, it appears at least some good came of this story.
Once Google acknowledged the mistake, they rewarded Ved with some unknown sum of cash — but the company decided to double the reward when Ved generously suggested it go to charity instead… expand full story
OnePlus has a budget handset on the way, and just this morning, Pete Lau, the company’s co-founder, came out on Weibo to tease the device. We don’t know much about the phone yet, but we do know that OnePlus has an announcement to make in India on October 12th. We’ll probably see the company’s third phone announced at this event, and if these FCC images are to be believed as credible, we might now have our first look at the device in the flesh… expand full story
India ▪ October 6
Google yesterday announced that Android Marshmallow is coming over-the-air to Nexus devices in the coming days and weeks, but now we have confirmation that Google is also pushing the update to Android One devices. Google promised when it launched the Android One program that these phones would get update priority and offer the latest and greatest much like Nexus phones, and it looks like the company is delivering on that promise… expand full story
India ▪ September 24
India ▪ September 15
Google Play gift cards, a familiar sight at supermarkets across the United States, have now arrived in India. This comes a few months after Google first introduced prepaid vouchers in the country, and according to the official Google India blog, the new cards will be coming to a total of five retail outlets at launch…
Following the launch of Google Play prepaid vouchers in June, we have now rolled out physical gift cards in retail outlets across India. You can now find Google Play Gift Cards in the stores of Spice Hotspot, Vijay Sales, Planet M, Planet Mobile and Sangeetha Mobiles.