HTC slashes price of its one of the popular 3G devices Desire S in India. Now it is available for only Rs.15,990.This particular model prior to the earlier price drop was retailing at a price tag of Rs 22,000 after which the price was cut down to Rs 18,839.
Angry Birds Space, the latest iteration of the one of the best selling gaming franchises on the mobile platform has received an update of 10 levels. The levels are available as a free update to Android and iOS users. The new levels are called “Fry Me to the Moon”.
Samsung ends Nokia’s 14-year reign, becomes world’s largest cellphone vendor
Samsung has overtaken Nokia as the world’s largest cellphone vendor according to a report by Strategy Analytics. Samsung sold 93.5 million handsets in the first quarter while Nokia sold 82.7 million handsets during the same period, ending the Finnish giant’s 14-year rule as the world’s largest cellphone vendor.
Samsung now controls over 25 percent of the global cellphone market while Nokia’s share has dropped to slightly over 22 percent. In India, Samsung had about 32 percent of total cellphone market share and is expected to leapfrog Nokia as the country’s largest cellphone brand this year. It already is the largest smartphone vendor in the country with about 41 percent market share and has ambitions to cross 60 percent this year.
Sony India unveiled a new line of Cybershot cameras in Kolkata on Wednesday and revealed their expectation of reaching 45% market share in the current fiscal year.
The company has committed to releasing 34 new Cyber-shot models between now and May, this year. The Cyber-shot cameras have been categorized into the high-end H series, mid-ranged W series, and the entry-level S series. Read more for Features and pricing.
Micromax launches A50 Android phone with Siri-like service called Aisha
If you’re in love with Apple’s Siri service and had wished if something like that was available on a cheaper phone then we believe you are in luck today.
Today, Micromax officially launched another Android powered smartphone called the A50 Superfone Ninja which is priced at Rs. 4,999 - with a new voice recognition tool called AISHA or Artificial Intelligence Speech Handset Assistant.
Angry Birds Space now available on Blackberry Playbook for $2.99
Rovio’s Angry Birds Space has finally made it to the BlackBerry App World but the disappointing thing is that only PlayBook users can download it since this version is not compatible with the BlackBerry smartphones.
The Asha 302 is yet to be launched in India, However it is now available in India for Rs 6,285 in accordance with prices on online retailers FlipKart and LetsBuy.
Like its other sibling the Asha 303, the 302 boasts of a 1GHz processor, 2.4-inch display, 3-megapixel camera minus flash, 3G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and a 1320 mAh battery. Notably, the device features a candy bar QWERTY design.
In India, the handset is available in red, white, and grey hues.
Yesterday Google launched Google drive with 5GB of free space, now today Google has also bumped up the storage capacity of Gmail by more than 35 percent which now totals to 10GB.
The new increase from the current 7.5 GB to the new 10GB of storage will take effect in user accounts over the next 24 hours.Gmail started out back in 2004 with 1 GB free storage. Over time, they increased that number to 7.5GB and most recently to 10GB.
Gmail accounts will automatically be increased to 25 GB for users who sign up for any of the Google Drive plans.
Telmoco Development Labs launches Attitude Daksha, a 7-inch Android tablet for Rs 5,399
It is raining Android tablets in India. It seems that the launch and subsequent failure of Aakash has led to a deluge of sub-Rs 10,000 Android tablets, the latest being Attitude Daksha from Telmoco Labs Priced at Rs 5,399. It runs on Android 4.0 ICS and target schools and other institutions and will be available for order from May 15.
Google Unveils Google Drive, Offers 5GB of Free Storage
Google today officially released Google Drive, its cloud storage and collaboration service.As expected, the service will offer 5GB of storage space for documents, videos, photos, PDFs and other files, and Google Docs is built-in to the service. Users will be able to upgrade to 25GB of space for $2.49 a month, 100GB for $4.99 a month, or 1TB for $49.99 a month, and upgrading to a paid account will expand your Gmail storage to 25GB.
Sony rolls out Android ICS update for Xperia Arc S, Neo V and Ray in India
Sony Mobile Communications has officially announced that the Ice Cream Sandwich update is now available for the Xperia Arc S, Neo V and the Ray. Having said this, Sony mobile is yet to release the ICS update for the Xperia S which is their new hero device.
Today Intel has launched its IVY Bridge processors based on its 22nm 3D transistor technology. They will collectively be known as the 3rd Generation of Intel Core Micro architecture.
According to Intel, these new chips based on the 3D tri-gate transistor technology will reduce energy leakage, and will boast of better graphics performance. In comparison to previous generation Sandy Bridge chips, these new chips will be able to handle 4k resolutions.
TRAI directs telecom companies to offer 'per second' plan
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Friday asked all service providers to ensure that they offer their customers a tariff plan of one paisa per second along with other offerings. The regulator in a tariff amendment order said it had become “mandatory” for service providers to offer in each service area at least one tariff plan each for both postpaid and prepaid subscriber with a uniform pulse rate of ‘one second’. “The service providers will be at liberty to offer alternative tariff plans with any pulse rate within the overall ceiling of 25 tariff plans,” TRAI said in a statement.
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In an effort to make Facebook a more seamless experience for Android users, the social networking giant has released an update. This is expected to make browsing a more integrated and instant experience, which will be much closer to its Web version. The new version will enable users to share photos and messages direct from the home screen.
Below is the official change-log of the released update;
Improved performance and various bug fixes
More messaging features like creating group messages and adding friends to existing group conversations
Shortcuts to share photos and messages right from your home screen
Google has rolled out its Google+ SMS feature to 43 countries including India. Google+ users can now get their feeds and also upload or reply to posts via SMS. In order to get Google+ over SMS, users will first have to register their mobile number with their Google+ account and set it to receive push notifications. This can be done from the settings page.
Once done, users can post updates to Google+ by sending text message to +919222222222 and receive text notifications when someone comments on the post. Users can even reply to comments via SMS. Will this feature help Google+ get more traction. It is my doubt! Nevertheless, try it out.
Lava launches the Xolo X900, the first Intel powered smartphone in the world for Rs 22,000
Intel, in association with Lava, has announced the launch of the XOLO X900, the first smartphone with Intel inside. Priced at Rs 22,000, the phone is powered by a 1.6 GHz Atom processor with Hyper Threading technology that is believed to bring speed and multi-tasking performance.
DoT makes it mandatory for mobile phones to display radiation levels: Report
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has made it mandatory that all mobile phones that will be sold in India from September onwards will have to show radiation levels. According to a report published by the Economic Times, all handset makers, mobile phone companies and tower cos will be informed of the deadline before April-end. DoT will also make it compulsory for all handsets to be sold with a separate hands free device such as headphones as the government believes this step will help reduce the exposure to radiation significantly.
Winamp supports a wide variety of contemporary and specialized music file formats, including MIDI, MOD, MPEG-1 audio layers 1 and 2, AAC, M4A, FLAC, WAV, OGG Vorbis, and Windows Media Audio. It supports gapless playback for MP3 and AAC, and Replay Gain for volume leveling across tracks. In addition, Winamp can play and import music from audio CDs, optionally with CD-Text, and can also burn music to CDs. Winamp supports playback of Windows Media Video and Nullsoft Streaming Video, as well as most of the video formats supported by Windows Media Player. 5.1 Surround sound is supported where formats and decoders allow.
Winamp supports many types of streaming media: Internet radio, Internet telelvision, XM Satellite Radio, AOL video, Singingfish content, podcasts, and RSS media feeds. It also has extendable support for portable media players, and users can access their media libraries anywhere via internet connections.
You can extend Winamp's functionality through the use of plug-ins, which are available on the Winamp site.
HJSplit is a popular freeware program to split and recombine files. The program is available on Windows, Linux and a variety of other platforms.
Why should one want to split and recombine files? For instance, think of a file of 50 Mb, and try to send it to a friend, post it in a newsgroup or upload it to a Website or FTP server. It is usually easier to send/receive, upload/download smaller parts than handle the entire file in one go.
HJSplit can also be useful for backups. A file of e.g. 10 gigabytes in size can be split into smaller parts which then can be burned to CD's, DVDs, copied to USB sticks or uploaded to an online backup service.
Samsung launches Galaxy S Advance & Galaxy Pocket In India
Samsung today launched the Galaxy S Advance and Galaxy Pocket smartphones in India. Priced at Rs 26,900, the Galaxy S Advance features a 4-inch WVGA Super Amoled display, a 1GHz dual-core processor, 5-megapixel camera and Wi-Fi Direct. However, it still runs on the older Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS and not the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
Indian boy meets mother after 25 years using Google Earth: Report
Google Earth was devised to offer its users an 3D view of the planet and its cities. Who knew that one day a boy would be able to find his real mother after 25 years using this tool. BBC has a fascinating tale of Saroo Brierley, who lost contact with his family on a train in 1986 only to be reunited with his mother after 25 years using Google Earth.
As most of you must be aware, WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format.
WinRAR are Windows 7 (TM) compatible, available in over 50 languages in both 32bit and 64bit and several operating systems (OS) and the only compression software that is fully accepted in all countries using Unicode.
After Airtel, Now Tikona Digital Networks (TDN), who is the winner of Fourth generation (4G) Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) is geared up o launch Long Term Evolution (LTE -TDD) based High Speed 4G Wirelss Broadband service in Gujarat, Himachal Praesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh East and UP West, most probably in the beginning of October 2012.
Now controlling your android smartphone is as easy as checking time on your watch.
Global mobile brand Sony mobiles has announced the launch of its new Smart Watch accessory for Android smartphones. The Smart Watch is a wearable device that extends the power of user's android smartphones by sending information from their smartphone straight to their wrist.
Android Phones in India to Get Free 3G Courtesy Google and Reliance
Newly purchased Android smartphones in the country are reportedly going to come with a free 3G plan for six months, thanks to deal between Reliance and Google. The Times of India says that devices will come bundled with a Reliance 3G connection with 1GB of data for free. This offer goes into effect on April 14 and will be applicable to HTC, Sony, LG, and Samsung handsets and notable there is no mention of Motorola in the list, which ironically is being acquired by Google.
As the IPL fever is slowly gripping India,most of the brands are fighting to cash on it.One such brand is Indiagames who have come up with the next edition of IPL season 5 cricket game-’IPL cricket fever’,the IPL’s Official cricket game.The game is available on iOS, Android and Java platforms.
Almost 10 months and 170 million users later Google's fledgeling social networking initiative Google Plus has gone for its first major makeover.
The most recent changes seems to have been triggered by the fact that in spite of its large user base, people spend very less time on Google Plus as compared to other leading social networking services such as Facebook and Twitter.
Google says the new Google Plus is more functional and flexible. Instead of static icons at the top, Google has created a dynamic ribbon of applications on the left, on which users can drag apps up or down, hover over certain apps to reveal a set of quick actions and show or hide apps by moving them in and out of 'More'.
Google has also made the photo display on Google Plus larger than before and also created conversation 'cards' to make it easier to scan and join discussions. There is also a dedicated Hangouts page, as well a new a new Explore page across the Google Plus network.
The new improvements to Google Plus will be rolled out to all users over the next few days. Users can meanwhile get an overviewof what's new in Google Plus.
The initial launch of Google Plus triggered a wave of revamp across Google's Web properties and this new Google Plus redesign will also lead to major changes across the Google network, including Search, Maps, Gmail and YouTube.
NOKIA 103 ,The most Affordable Mobile Phone in India !
This might sound a little insane and some people might not even believe it but yes , Nokia today has announced a New Mobile which would cost just around Rs.750 which is expected to be launched by the Second quarter of 2012 as announced by Nokia in a Press Release .
Sony Mobile today launched its first smartphone under the new Sony brand, the Xperia S, in India. Priced at Rs 32,549, the Xperia S features a 4.3-inch 1280×720 pixel display, a 12.1 MP rear camera with 1080p HD video recording, a 1.3 MP front camera with 720p video recording, NFC and DLNA support. It will run on Android 2.3 out of the box but Sony has promised an Android 4.0 ICS update later this year.
The popular photo taking, editing and sharing app Instragram which just recently made a successful entry into Android will soon become Facebook property. The news of Instragram being acquired by the social networking giant was announced by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a post on his Facebook timeline.
Android phone without gaming apps is just like a body without a heart. Here are the top 5 games for an android phone which are available in the android app store and these should be on every android device.
Airtel 4G Tariff Plans, Devices Revealed before Launch
Airtel is launching its 4G LTE network in Kolkata tomorrow, but its website has already gone live, revealing tariffs and devices. Airtel is promising download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 40 Mbps
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When you buy a computer, it only comes preinstalled with operating software. Before you can use or make the most of it, you will have to install several programmes or utilities. There are tons of programmes - paid as well as free - available for computers running Windows operating software.
Here are 10 that we think you should install right away, if you haven't done so far.
Karbonn announces Smart Tab 1 Android 4.0 Tablet in India
After Micromax, it looks like it’s Karbonn Mobiles’ turn to leave the Indian audience awestruck with its low-cost Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet. The homegrown vendor has named its slate as the Smart Tab 1 and features a 7.0-inch capacitive 5-point multi-touch display. It runs on a 1.2GHz processor, houses a 5.0MP shooter at the back with 720p video recording, HD video playback at 1080p, a 2.0MP front-facing camera, comes with 8GB of inbuilt memory and offers connectivity features such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth.
This tablet will offer 7 hours of Internet surfing time, 8 hours of video playback time using earphones and 25 hours of music playback. The pricing of the Karbonn Smart Tab 1 hasn’t been revealed yet but considering the low-pricing strategies of our Indian vendors, its safe to say that it should be priced below Rs 10,000.