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  • MediaTek looking at US, Europe

    19 January, 2015 5:24 AM 26

    We owe MediaTek a bit for its role in triggering a smartphone revolution across emerging markets like India with its affordable chipsets. Having democratised smartphones, this Taiwanese company is now preparing to enter the big league with processors that are good enough to take on the best in the business and enter developed markets like the US in the process

  • Google to halt sale of Glass, work on next version

    18 January, 2015 8:06 PM 29

    Google is set to discontinue the sale of its smart eyewear Google Glass, but the tech giant plans to release new, consumer-friendly versions of the device in the future. Google has announced that it will no longer sell its experimental first version of Glass which went on sale in the United Kingdom last year priced at £1,000. The company said that the Glass

  • Smartphone usage drives mobile banking numbers

    18 January, 2015 7:33 PM 26

    Over the last two years, while the number of customers using the mobile for banking transactions have tripled, the cumulative value of the banking transactions by these customer have shot up over 11-folds during the period. What this means is that the modest increase in mobile banking customer numbers is more than made up by the incremental banking transactions

  • Good old BlackBerry | The Indian Express

    17 January, 2015 7:55 PM 30

    BlackBerry has launched the Classic, its latest smartphone which looks like its older phones, in India. The phone will be available only on Snapdeal.com. The Classic tries to cater to the traditional BlackBerry user who want the physical keys as well as the traditional trackpad along with the touchscreen. The keyboard promises better accuracy for users

  • A Higgs Boson physicist moves on

    17 January, 2015 6:30 PM 27

    Rolf-Dieter Heuer, a crinkly-eyed German with a snowy goatee, showed up at Four Seasons at Manhattan, dressed like the physicist he is — in a sweater and baggy jeans — rather than the diplomat he had just been playing. The UN was in session, and Heuer, the director-general of the European Organization of Nuclear Research, or CERN, had a featured role in events

  • Embibe online coaching for IITJEE, AIPMT, BITSAT

    16 January, 2015 2:40 PM 26

    Most engineering and medical aspirants in India prefer to join professional coaching institutes to compete. However, many students are unable to keep up with the pace of knowledge consumption. Ultimately, the coaching class is led by a few excellent students whereas the average students fall out of sync very soon. Providing personalised attention to each and every

  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G, Yu Yureka & Lenovo A6000: But do you need to buy a 4G phone?

    16 January, 2015 8:32 AM 27

    India is slowly getting 4G LTE—the next step in mobile Internet connectivity after 3G. 4G is faster and also bumps up the voice quality on phone calls, so it’s the better network to use if you can get it. That said, 4G is expensive and not easily available right now. Still, whether you should buy a 4G phone or not is confusing. There are too many factors

  • Quirkiest products of CES 2015

    15 January, 2015 7:50 PM 34

    The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas sets the tone for the kind of products and technology trends that will be visible for the rest of year. However, the show also hosts a bunch of companies that have thought up products that might not be really intended to solve a problem, but will catch anyone’s notice anyway. A pick of six of the quirkiest

  • Sorry Yureka buyers, it was a technical glitch: Amazon India

    15 January, 2015 3:21 PM 23

    Amazon India today apologised through their official Twitter handle for charging more during the first flash sale of Yu Yureka smartphone on January 13. Stating that “Yureka smartphone was erroneously priced as Rs 12,499 instead of Rs 8,999″ the e-commerce said that “they were actively working” to address the error. However, Amazon India did not say anything

  • Swipe Ultimate Tab 3G at Rs 19,999

    15 January, 2015 2:19 PM 22

    Swipe Technologies has launched its new Windows 8.1 2-in-1 device called Ultimate Tab 3G at a price of Rs 19,999. The tablet runs on a 1.86GHz Intel Z3735F processor with 646MHz Intel HD Graphicsand 2GB RAM. Powered by a 7000mAh battery, it comes with a 5MP rear camera and a 2 MP front camera. Swipe Ultimate Tab 3G sports a 10.1-inch display along with a easy-to-connect