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The PC is Reborn

By | August 26, 2014 14 Comments

By Naveed Siraj You may have thought that the big desktop computer with the bulky beige box had disappeared completely but that’s not the case, it’s just had a significant facelift. With the wave of slim, sleek tablets and notebooks on the market today, the PC of old is unrecognisable PCs are going through a transformation towards slimmer designs and touch screens. Customers are leading [...]

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Telenor’s Head of Human Resource Department Resigns

By | August 26, 2014 118 Comments

Muhammad Shoaib Baig, Chief Human Resource Officer, has decided to move on to pursue other interest outside the Telenor Pakistan, a statement has said. His last day in office will be 29th August 2014. Shoaib Baig joined Telenor Pakistan on the 1st of February 2011 as CHRO. During his tenure in Telenor Pakistan he has been instrumental in defining the HR strategy in the company [...]

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Intel Pakistan signs MoU for Digital Literacy of Youth

By | August 26, 2014 No Comments

Intel Pakistan has said that it is piloting a new initiative, under the Intel Easy Steps program. This was undersigned in a MoU with Memon Industrial & Technical Institute (MITI) to increase the relevance of computer devices as a tool for learning and providing quality basic digital literacy opportunities to underprivileged section of the society. MITI, is a vocational and technical training institute for youth [...]

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Lenovo Launches Smartphones in Pakistan with Aim to Become No 3 Player in First Year

By | August 25, 2014 30 Comments

Lenovo today announced that it will be launching this September its smartphones for the first time in Pakistan with a ten-model portfolio, designed to fit every style, personality and budget. Sharay Shams, Head of Smartphone Business at Lenovo Middle East and Africa along with Arif Shafique, Country Manager for Lenovo Pakistan, announced five Android smartphones today in an event that concluded here in Karachi in [...]

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Warid Pulls Industry’s Best Talent for Key Positions

By | August 25, 2014 20 Comments

Warid has managed to remain in the headlines lately. First it shocked the market (and the regulator) by announcing the deployment of 4G LTE network without investing a single penny into license (unlike Zong, which bought 4G license for USD 210 million dollars). Later on, Warid made it to the headlines when it announced an investment plan of over USD 400 million dollars. It is [...]

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Zong Appoints Abu Nasar Alvi as Head of Device Business

By | August 25, 2014 7 Comments

Zong Telecom has appointed a head of devices as part of its management changes, revealed a statement issued by the company Abunasar Alvi of Samsung has reportedly joined Zong as Senior Manager Terminals and Head of device business Pakistan. He will be responsible for Zong’s long-term product roadmap, including hardware, software and design, as well as the company’s joint development efforts. Abunasar Alvi joins Zong [...]

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Ufone Introduces 3G Android Smartphone for Rs. 5,999

By | August 22, 2014 317 Comments

Ufone has decided to take up with Smartphone manufacturers by introducing one of the lowest priced 3G enabled Android Smartphone. Ufone is calling it Ufone Smart U5, which is amazingly priced at just Rs. 5,999 and comes with a six months warranty. Its not only about such a low price for an Android Phone, with Smart Smart U5 – bought from Ufone – customers will [...]

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Mobilink Launches Mobilink Market

By | August 22, 2014 2 Comments

Those Mobilink customers who want to keep up with financial stats can now enjoy this new service launched by Mobilink. Mobilink yesterday announced the launch of a new alert based service by the name of Mobilink Market which aims at enabling customers to remain updated about latest financial news, currency exchange rates, gold rates, market indices, company rates and zakat and currency calculators. Subscribers to [...]

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djuice Pakistan Ranked as Most Socially Devoted Brand During July 2014

By | August 21, 2014 6 Comments

Telenor Pakistan’s youth centric brand djuice has been named the most socially devoted Facebook brand in the world in telecommunications industry during July 2014, according to recent stats published by Social Bakers. According to analytical data released by Socialbakers.com, djuice was in the lead in telecom sector with 100% response rate with over ten thousand user questions answered in July 2014. According to Socialbakers.com, Telenor Pakistan’s [...]

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Reconnect EVO Devices to Get Waiver and Free Internet

By | August 20, 2014 14 Comments

If you are an EVO customer and haven’t used your EVO devices for long then here’s a time to reconnect it to win waiver on all previous outstanding dues. Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) is offering its EVO customers free internet along with waiver on outstanding dues on reconnecting their inactive EVO devices. The offer is available on pre-paid and post-paid EVO, EVO Nitro, EVO [...]

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Maro Tandoors Aim to Provide Health Friendly Roti in Pakistan

By | August 20, 2014 27 Comments

Pakistani starups are taking the lead and we are witnessing some of the most innovative and creative ideas every year. Our young lot was accused to follow the western trends but the good news is that they are coming up with localized ideas to cater local community. MARO is a startup idea that aims to bring about change with their modernized method of providing people [...]

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HTC Announces One (M8) Flagship with Windows Phone 8.1

By | August 20, 2014 4 Comments

Now that Microsoft’s takeover of Nokia is complete, all it wants is more partners and what better way to begin with HTC? The Taiwanese company which had been with it since its Windows Phone 7 (and Mobile) days and last made a Windows Phone in 2012 has now launched a flagship running on the Windows Phone OS. Hardware differences are almost none. The standard Android [...]

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Sony’s M2 Aqua Offers Waterproof Design on a Budget

By | August 20, 2014 7 Comments

Sony has been paying a lot of attention to the budget category and its new addition is the Xperia M2 Aqua, a sub-standard phone with water-proofing as standard in a price bracket where it is unheard of. The screen is a large, 4.8″ panel with qHD resolution. This results in an unflattering 230 ppi, which will be just usable. Above the display is a 1.1 [...]

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Lenovo Soon to Launch At Least 10 Smartphones in Pakistan

By | August 19, 2014 30 Comments

Lenovo, largest personal-computer maker by shipments, has decided to launch its smartphones in Pakistan, we have confirmed with sources. Lenovo, which is not only the number one smartphone maker in China, even ahead of Samsung, but also number four vendor by shipments world-wide, will inaugurate in Pakistan with the launch of at least 10 smartphones, we have heard. We are yet not sure about the [...]

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LINE Aims to Storm Pakistani Market

By | August 19, 2014 4 Comments

Instant messaging apps are trending and are being designed to offer a mingle of social, voice and text functions in a single package. Built by the Japanese arm of Naver, LINE is a VoIP service that supports all leading mobile platforms and this app enjoys a sizable portion of users in US, UK, China and other south-east Asian countries. It is a significant app just like [...]

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