Some developers are tapping into the niche market of mobile app users who prefer to use local Indian languages instead of English, and this presents another huge opportunity for m-education.
Nitin Puri discusses key mobile communications developments in India, home to one of the world's largest mobile phone population.
Originally from Canada, Nitin has been residing and working in India since 2009. He has worked in different ICT industries in countries such as India, Canada, and Tanzania. He is an avid follower and application developer within the growing mobile phone sector in India.
Samsung's Galaxy Mega 6.3 phablet and Galaxy Mega 5.8 reinforce how mobile devices are growing larger, and Indian consumers will now have to decide if they buy this design trend or stick with smaller handsets.
Traditional console game companies such as Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo need to address the growing popularity of mobile games, or face the prospect of being irrelevant like Atari.
Goan native Andrea Colaco, with her co-partner Ahmed Kirmani, wins US$100,000 from MIT to develop their "3dim" gesture-sensing tech with interested mobile manufacturers.
To remain competitive and profitable, Indian mobile operators are gradually increasing tariff rates as lowering prices and growing subscriber base are no longer deemed beneficial tactics. But what does that mean for customers?
China’s largest Internet company, Tencent, is eyeing India for further growth for its messaging platform as it ventures overseas. It will be up against an increasingly crowded market where rivals such as Whatsapp have had a headstart.
The Japanese phonemaker has ambitious plans to capture an 8 percent share of the Indian smartphone market in its first year, amid growing competition especially from local brands and new Chinese models.
University of Delhi launches a mobile app competition open to students, who have to submit a working prototype which will eventually be available for download on the university's Web site.
Commuters can now skip the long lines to top up their smart cards, but the solution is not near perfect--there is still an inconvenience of having to physically validate the recharge transaction at selected stations.
Anyone driving and looking for parking in India will know that it’s taking longer and hard to find a spot. uPark, India’s first online parking network, plans to change that.