Top Tech News Today: Jio GigaFiber Launch Delayed, Xiaomi Mystery Product Launch, Pixel 3A & More!
Reliance Jio GigaFiber launch has been delayed again!
So, the wait for the much awaited Reliance Jio GigaFiber broadband services continue. As per a recent report, the company has again delayed the roll-out of services, and Reliance Jio GigaFiber is not coming in March.
Xiaomi is holding its special I Love Mi Days sale, with a mystery product launch on February 13.
A new Google Pixel device has been spotted on Geekbench. The smartphone dubbed as Google Pixel 3A comes with Snapdragon 625, 2GB RAM and Android 10 Q.
Let’s take a quick look at the top tech news from today.
- 1 Google Maps With Augmented Reality Navigation Soon
- 2 Mobile Wallet Transactions Increased 40 Times In India In Last 5 Years
- 3 Samsung Foldable Smartphone Will Launch With Galaxy S10
- 4 Jio GigaFiber Launch Delayed
- 5 PUBG Addiction Trauma: Husband Leaves Pregnant Wife Behind
- 6 BSNL Converts Six FTTH Broadband Plans
- 7 Xiaomi Teases Mystery Product Launch On February 13
Google is working on a special feature which will use the GPS location and camera together to show locations with 3D arrows. Basically the company will integrate Maps with AR to float over places you need to turn to reach your destination. You have to manually scan the surroundings with the Google navigation app to use the Street View data for the AR directions.
Mobile Wallet Transactions Increased 40 Times In India In Last 5 Years
Demonetization happened back in 2016, which triggered the use of mobile wallets in the country. The Indian digital economy grew at 1.5 times faster than the global average. Moreover, according to National Cyber Security Coordinator in the PMO Gulshan Rai, mobile wallet transactions in the country have increased 40 times in the last five years, opening up gates for a widespread cashless economy.
Samsung Foldable Smartphone Will Launch With Galaxy S10
The much-hyped Samsung foldable smartphone will launch at the same Unpacked event alongside Galaxy S10 on February 20. Samsung has released a teaser video saying “The future of mobile will unfold on February 20”. It’s a direct reference to its Galaxy Fold foldable smartphone. The smartphone will launch alongside the Galaxy S10 models.
Jio GigaFiber Launch Delayed
The Reliance Jio GigaFiber services may again not launch in it’s time. The broadband services were said to go live in March, but the Jio GigaFiber services has been delayed again. Reliance Jio GigaFiber will be available commercially later this year, but no one knows when. The beta testing continues in multiple cities, but the pan-India rollout will take a few more months.
PUBG Addiction Trauma: Husband Leaves Pregnant Wife Behind
As the level of intolerance for the popular war-game continues in India, a man recently chose PUBG over his pregnant wife. According to a report based on a Facebook post, a man left his family and pregnant wife because of his PUBG addiction. In order to play PUBG, the man left the family behind. He was introduced it the game by his sibling, the report says.
BSNL Converts Six FTTH Broadband Plans
State run BSNL recently has converted its six FTTH broadband plans to offer daily data benefits. The new plans under the latest conversion: Rs 777, Rs 1277, Rs 3,999, Rs 5,999, Rs 9,999 and Rs 16, 999 will now offer daily benefits like daily data cap with high-speed data and extended speeds.
Xiaomi Teases Mystery Product Launch On February 13
Xiaomi recently teased a mystery product to be unveiled on February 13. It could be the Mijia-Branded Security Cameras. Xiaomi has a number of action camera and security cameras available in India. The company will also launch its Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro in a few days, but it’s not any smartphone for February 13.