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Google Pay – The Road Ahead in India

Indian banking system is quite unique in ways beyond one can expect. Though rated as a developing nation, the banking systems in India are quite intuitive and advanced, all thanks to having a majority of the population not equipped with skills needed to operate complex systems. Considering the large population that India has (2nd highest in the world but poised to be the most populated nation eventually), any product built aiming at Indian users mostly banks on high volumes and low margin strategy. UPI – unified payment interface, is yet another break through secure system implemented by NPCI that has witnessed phenomenal growth over the past 3 years.

Google has been the front runner in catering its users with one of the most intuitive apps that has been built on top of UPI systems to enables users for easy P2P transfers and later expanded to a foray of services. As with any growing trends, competitors soon caught up and now Google Pay is being challenged by PhonePe as well as Paytm for UPI payments. Though each one of them still has their own strong points let’s try to discuss the road ahead for Google Pay.

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Consumer Care Woes: 1. HTC in India [Update]

April 4th 2012, the time when I was blown away by a new gizmo once again. It was the launch day of the brand new One series from HTC in India which started off with the HTC One X and HTC One V. I was quite determined to get a HTC One X for myself and thus managed my funds by disposing off my Samsung Galaxy Note. I finally got my HTC One X from one of the best and budding e-commerce sites in india BuyThePrice. (Order No. BTP 358638). I loved the phone to the core but my pleasant journey was disrupted when I had to tackle with a major repair and had to rely on the HTC Customer Service.

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Why iOS Is A Better Choice Of Platform For Developers.

Why do developers chose a particular platform? Is it the ease of building apps? Is the size of target audience? Is it the amount of revenue they can potentially generate from a platform? Well the answer is simple all of the above. I am writing down my view as to why iOS is still developers heaven when compared to other major competing platforms.

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Can The Google Nexus 7 Revive Android Tablets?

The opening day keynote of Google I/O 2012 was a huge hit with the crowd, the geeks and the technologists. One of the major show stopper apart from the crazy skydive product launch of Google Goggles is the $200 Nexus 7. So did Google really get it right finally? Can it revive the Android tablet scenario?

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