MediaTek plans Indian expansion
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Leaning on the next big thing

Now that the Chinese smartphone market has become saturated, telco makers are trying to jump through all the hoops the Indian government is setting up so they can set up shop there.

Microsoft releases a $37 feature phone
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Still making Nokias

Software king of the world Microsoft appears to be still making Nokia phones, despite flogging  its feature phone business to a subsidiary of Foxconn.

Apple and Foxconn consider going to India
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Get closer to the market

The dark satanic rumour mill is claiming that the fruity tax dodger Apple and its trampoline based supplier Foxconn are planning to set up shop in India.

India will not save Apple's iPhone cash cow
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It is just too expensive

Apple’s hopes that it might prolong the life of its sacred cash cow the iPhone in India are proving false.

India will provide no hope to PC makers
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Sales are falling there too

Hopes that India might provide PC makers with a good market while the rest of the world is still pretty depressed are proving groundless.

$3.70 phone goes on sale
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Freedom 251 is being touted as "suspect" by some

A while back we ran a yarn about an Indian company which was bringing out a $3.70 smartphone. The phone was controversial because some Indian politicans thought it was a scam.

OnePlus 3 came with preloaded smut
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You get so much for less these days

OnePlus has been flogging phones packed to the gunnels with software and lots of add-ons for a reasonable price, but one user has complained that his OnePlus 3 also arrived with pre-installed p*rn.

LG builds a mosquito fighting telly
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Borrowing from Bill Gates

The Indian arm of LG Electronics has taken a leaf from Bill Gate's book and declared war on the mosquito by developing a telly which kills them while you watch.

India bans Apple because it is not innovative enough
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We have enough religions already thanks

India has rejected the Apple Cargo cult's request to set up iPhone temples, other wise known as Apple Stores, in the country because it makes all its products in foreign parts.

Apple looking at cheaper Indian developers
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Need to sort out software failures

In a bid to sort out Apple’s falling software standards problem, Jobs’ Mob CEO Tim Cook is looking to India.