Weekly Wrap-up: Nexus 5 in India, Online Purchase Issues, Mobile App Insights & More…


It’s Monday morning, and time for our quick wrap-up of all the posts that were published on Trak.in last week!Trak.in weekly news wrap-up

Advisers and Mentors play an important role in the success of an entrepreneur or a startup. However, it is important to use them effectively. Here are tips that you should always keep in mind.

Dhingana, Indian music streaming service has partnered with Idea cellular to offer unlimited music streaming to Idea subscribers without incurring any data charges. However, for downloads they have a separate subscription service.

One residential property listing on 99acres.com created a big furore on Social Media and became a nightmare for the company, and rightly so.

There are lot of times that an individual gets confused as to whether he is an Entrepreneur or a Freelancer. Here are 8 personality traits that will help you differentiate between the two!

RBI had come up with number of policy changes earlier this year for overseas debit and credit card transactions to curb spate of online banking transaction frauds. HDFC has now implemented a Day Limit on International Credit card transactions for its users.

By all accounts, teenagers are increasingly deserting Facebook and where are they headed to? They are headed towards more personal communication apps like Whatsapp, Snapchat and Wechat!

Google Nexus 5 have been listed for pre-orders on Snapdeal and will be available for Rs. 28999. IN addition to this they also have an EMI option available. The phones will be shipped in last week of November!

Micromax may soon start assembling phones in India and they are also looking at aggressive growth and to clock Billion Dollar revenue by the end of this financial year!

Vodafone India last week announced their half yearly financial results for the 6 month period between April-September, 2013. Their total revenue for this period was Rs 18,480 crore, which is an increase of 13.5% compared to last year. Data Revenues witnessed Maximum growth of 76.5%.

After Vodafone and Reliance, Idea has followed suit. They have cut their 2G data rates by 90 percent. In addition to this, 2G rates and 3G rates are now on par with each other.

This is BIG news for Android users.. The much talked about CyanogenMod Installer has been launched on Google Play Store. If you have one of the supported devices, it probably Time for you to Move From Stock Android!

If you have missed it, we have announced the winners of our iPhone 5S Diwali Giveaway, check it out!

Are you buying a product, especially electronic product online? Be very careful as you may not have any warranty on that product. Recently, Netgear has decided that they will not be offering any warranty on products purchased online!

All the signs point to the fact that Motorola is getting ready for its second innings in India. According to their Facebook post, it is sure that Moto X and Moto G will be launched in India along with their global launch on 13th November!

Twitter has newly launched a feature called custom timelines. Basically it could be termed as an awesome curation tool that could be shared or embedded easily.

According to a recent IAMAI report, Indian Internet Users All Set To Overtake US By 2014. India is expected to  cross 200 Million active user mark by June 2013. The growth is driven by 2 factors – mobile internet and rural adoption rate!

The gamers are going to rejoice this news. Snapdeal has listed Sony Playstation 4 for pre-orders on its site. However, it is not going to be cheap. It has been priced quite steeply at Rs. 40,000/-.

Lenovo has beaten LG to become the 3rd largest smartphone vendor in the world. Android has increased its smartphone OS market share even further to 82%.

According to latest Google transparency report, the number of user data requests by Governments has doubled in last 3 years, at the same time the responses to those requests have kept going down over the years.

InMobi, one of the largest mobile ad network recently released a report on Mobile App insights and it gives some great  information on the changing dynamics of mobile app world.

Star Sports and Twitter have joined hands to introduce in-stream video services, where all videos from Star Sports can be viewed in twitter timeline itself, without leaving the site.

Facebook and Association for Democratic reforms has joined hands each other to bring a new initiative called “Know Your Neta”. With this, users can find revealing and secret information about the politicians who are in election fray!

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