Twitter Expands Character Limit to 280 for Users

Twitter Increases Character Limit
Twitter has formally announced the doubling of character limit for majority of its users through a blog post on Tuesday. The limit has been doubled for most of the languages were the need was felt to provide more spaces for expression. However, Chinese, Japanese and Korean language has not been provided the benefit of the increased limit as they require lesser space to convey as compared to other languages. The revision in limit will be rolled out over the next…

BSNL to Upgrade Broadband Initial Base Speed Limit to up to 10 mbps

BSNL Broadband
State owned Telecom Company BSNL has decided to upgrade the Broadband Speed limit starting 1st November, 2017. The speed is set to be upgraded across all unlimited plans to 8 mbps and 10 mbps respectively, subject to technical feasibility. The revision is applicable on pan India basis and is available on both DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) and FTTH (Fiber to the Home) plans. This is welcome news for the BSNL subscribers as it will boost data transfer speed in the…

Mi Band HRX Edition: Review

Mi Band HRX Edition Review
Xiaomi (Mi) had launched the Mi Band HRX Edition in India last month in collaboration with Hrithik Roshan. The Band is similar to the Mi Band 2 launched last year, however, the Heart rate sensor is absent in the latest edition. The fitness band is available online for just Rs 1,299/- on Mi India, Flipkart, Myntra and Amazon portal. The device is also available offline through Mi Home stores. The device has been priced pretty competitively in my opinion. https://youtu.be/m8yp63-Ttks…

Budget Bluetooth Speaker: Mi Bluetooth Mini Review

Mi Bluetooth Speaker Mini
Xiaomi (Mi) apart from Smartphones, also brings in some of the accessories and Digital products into the Indian market. Recently, I had the opportunity of try out one such product. I got the Mi Bluetooth Speaker Mini while I was looking for a compact wireless speaker to be paired with my laptop and smartphone. Please do check out the Unboxing and Performance Test video on my Youtube Channel. The link is provided below. https://youtu.be/XDRNzMwadNU About the Device Mi Bluetooth Speaker…

How to Improve Your CIBIL Credit Score?

CIBIL Credit Score
Credit Report is a very informative data used to evaluate loan and credit card application, as it provides detailed record of one’s Credit history (Loans, Credit Card Dues, Repayment, etc) and helps lenders to determine the Credit worthiness of an applicant. Earlier, it was a parameter considered only when an Individual used to apply for a new credit card or loans. But now some Companies are asking for the Credit Report even while offering jobs. Therefore, it has become very…

Importance of Credit Report: How to Know Your Credit Score For Free?

Credit Report Significance
Credit Report has gained importance over the years with the Financial Institution being very particular about credit worthiness of the applicants for Loans or Credit cards. Credit Report provides the complete information on Individual’s credit history along with details of his/her past financial transactions. This report helps the Lenders to decide on the Credit Worthiness of the application made for loans and even credit cards. The quantum of Loan or the Credit Card limit is determined by the Credit Score…

National Pension Scheme (NPS): Benefits and Drawbacks (Series-2)

NPS
National Pension Scheme (NPS) is one of the Government social security initiatives which aims to provide financial cover to the individuals post retirement. The scheme is being widely promoted by the Government and even Corporate Houses are encouraged to avail the scheme so that employees working in private sector are also benefited from the same.   The National Pension Scheme (NPS) is hailed as one of the cheapest and citizen friendly scheme while Personal Finance experts are terming it as…

National Pension Scheme (NPS): Retirement Benefit Plan

NPS
About National Pension Scheme (NPS): An Insight National Pension Scheme (NPS) is introduced by the Government to provide better Social Security to the Individuals post retirement and help them lead comfortable life. The National Pension Scheme (NPS) was launched on 1st January,2004 and was made mandatory for all Central Government Employees. Since 2009 the Scheme has been opened for all the citizens between 18 years to 65 years of age. The NPS is managed by Professional Fund Managers. Now even…

Credit Information Bureau India Limited (CIBIL)

Credit Report
Credit Information Report (CIR) has become very important in the recent past largely due to defaults on payments made by the borrowers, leading to huge losses suffered by Banks and other Financial Institutions. It is being observed that Banking institution are under stress as Non Performing Assets (NPA’s) continue to rise. This has lead to lending institution being very stringent with their norms for granting loans. Credit Report helps to establish the Credit worthiness of an Individual. Credit Information Bureau…

Xiaomi Mi A1: Dual Camera Android One Device

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android Phone
Xiaomi has announced their latest phone in India, the Mi A1 which is an Android One device built in collaboration with Google. The USP of the phone is the rear Dual Camera setup which being projected as the flagship Android One dual camera phone. The phone will sold exclusively on Flipkart and MI India portal from 12th September,’17. The phone has been priced at Rs 14,999/- which is pretty reasonable considering the specs offered by Mi A1. The phone will…