10/05/2011, Just when we thought tablets couldn’t get any cheaper than the $99 HP TouchPad, it looks like we’re proven wrong. Today, the Indian government has started offering slightly subsidized Android tablets for $35 apiece. Designed to bring students and the general public up to date with technology, especially the internet, the Aakash tablet (which means Sky) took over four years to develop. The creators of the tablet, DataWind and IIT […]
09/20/2011, Mobile messages can be used for a variety of things. It can be used to communicate with friends and family, subscribe to services, make purchases, request for information, and several months back it was reported that it could even be used to send motivational messages to smokers who are trying to kick the habit.
09/01/2011, Looking for a mid-ranged Android device? If you are, an LG Android device has been spotted in India called the Univa E510. This isn’t the first time we’ve heard of the device as it has received Bluetooth SIG certification as the E510F and E510G, as to whether they’re the same device is not clear, although it would be safe to assume that they are with slight differences at most.
08/10/2011, After recent reports of the Indian government’s intentions to strong arm RIM into compromising the security of its BlackBerry devices, it looks like the country is leaving no stone unturned. Recent reports state that India is also requesting for the same permission to private data from services like Skype, Twitter, Facebook and Google.
08/10/2011, Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 might be “oppressed” in certain parts of the world, but that does not mean the South Korean consumer electronics giant is going to sit down and sulk in a corner. No sir, they have just released a new tablet known as the Samsung Galaxy Tab 750 in India. The Galaxy Tab 750 will run on Android 3.x Honeycomb which has been specially optimized for tablets, measuring […]
08/09/2011, In terms of smatphone platform market share, it’s no secret that Android is in the lead and in a recent study, it revealed that Android currently controls just over 40% of the smartphone platform market share. RIM in the past might have been one of the big boys but according to recent study the company isn’t doing so well and is on the decline.
07/21/2011, Well it was only just yesterday that we reported about how a 15 year old kid in Sweden got into legal trouble for downloading movies. He’s not the first and he will probably not be the last, but there seems to be an increasing rate of filesharing websites being banned in certain countries (such as Malaysia who has blocked the Pirate Bay website) due to the abuse by users who […]
07/21/2011, When it comes to solar powered computers, having a solar powered laptop like the Samsung NC215S makes sense, due to its portability it can be easily be taken outdoors and be recharged or powered in the sun. Well it looks like Simmtronics Semiconductors has plans for a solar powered computer, except this time they’re looking to make it a solar powered desktop computer.
07/11/2011, ATM machines to most of us are a common sight, and we don’t really have to think twice about how to use it. Yet there are some places in the world where illiteracy is high, or perhaps the concept of an ATM is foreign, so how do you introduce that part of banking to countries like that? How would you explain ATM cards and PIN numbers to people who may […]
07/01/2011, Filming family trips and outings is fun, and it’s a great way to record those memorable moments. However when we want to playback the videos, we either have to wait for the video to be transferred onto the computer or we can crowd around the camera and watch the playback via a tiny LCD screen. As it stands there are certain digital cameras out there on the market that allow […]
06/16/2011, There’s a saying – “you get what you pay for” as in this case it was reported that 25 year old man, Dhanji Damor from the Panchmahal district of Gujarat, India supposedly got an electric shock from his mobile phone while attempting to make a call while the phone was plugged in for charging. It was reported that he was rushed to the hospital by family and friends where he was […]
06/15/2011, Earlier this year we reported that the Sakshat Android tablet might be getting scraped due to the Indian government having difficulty keeping to their promise of delivering a cheap tablet to the market and to further subsidize the already cheap tablet (which was priced at $49 at the time of reporting) to a mere $25 for local Indian students. Well good news for those students and residents of India because […]
05/26/2011, Google’s Street View project has arrived in the world’s second most populous country, India. Starting from Thursday onwards, it intends to collect panoramic images of the vast country, all the way from luxurious palaces, mausoleums (Taj Mahal, anyone?), and its slums (with a millionaire kid in the making, perhaps?). The 360-degree photographic mapping service currently operates in over 25 countries, and India is an interesting proposition since the project will […]
04/15/2011, Is Thor and his banhammer residing somewhere in India? That’s the kind of gut feeling we have because the country, after coming to a resolution with BlackBerry manufacturer RIM, has now set it sights on Nokia with an intention to ban Nokia’s Messaging Services this time around. It seems that the Pushmail and Powermail services which allow Nokia phone owners to receive push email notifications from popular providers such as […]