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  • Nikon unveils new ‘J5’ mirrorless camera

    2 April, 2015 1:00 PM 39

    In a recent announcement, Nikon has unveiled a new mirrorless camera --- 'J5.' The introduction of the J5 camera marks the expansion of Nikon's J-series 1 lineup of mirrorless cameras. Though Nikon has not officially disclosed the expected availability timeline of the new J5 camera, the company has revealed that the standard kit of the camera, with the 10-30mm power

  • HTC Desire 826 With Octa-Core SoC Said to Launch Soon at Rs. 26,200

    2 April, 2015 12:57 PM 37

    HTC is reportedly set to launch its Desire 826 smartphone in India. The firm introduced the handset back in January during the CES 2015 event. According to an established Mumbai-based retailer, the HTC Desire 826 will be in stock within next 2-3 days - indicating an official launch soon. Mahesh Telecom adds the smartphone will be priced at Rs. 26,200, but has not specified

  • HP India launches tablets targeted at enterprises

    2 April, 2015 12:54 PM 13

    Hewlett-Packard (HP) India on Thursday announced a slew of tablets targeted at enterprises in the backdrop of slowing demand from consumers as well as strong local competition from players such as iBall. HP announced tablets that can be used by many industries, ranging from education, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail. According to the company, they can handle

  • Lava rolls out Android Lollipop update for Iris Fuel 50: Report

    2 April, 2015 12:52 PM 22

    Lava has started rolling out the latest Android 5.0 aka Lollipop update for its Iris Fuel 50. The update is said to be of 550 MB in size and if you happens to have the phone, head to settings-> about phone-> software update to get the update. Lava Iris Fuel 50 features a 5 inch FWVGA IPS display with scratch resistant Asahi Dragon-trail glass protection

  • Rebels push deep into Yemen`s Aden, Qaeda storms jail

    2 April, 2015 12:40 PM 224

    Aden: Rebel forces penetrated deep into the former southern stronghold of Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi Thursday as al Qaeda freed hundreds of inmates in a jailbreak elsewhere in the chaos-hit country. The push into the heart of Aden comes despite a week of Saudi-led air strikes aimed at preventing the fall of Hadi, who fled to Riyadh last week after

  • 'Janata Parivar' to meet on Sunday; announcement on merger likely

    2 April, 2015 12:40 PM 23

    New Delhi: The six parties of the erstwhile Janata Parivar could announce their decision to merge into one on Sunday following a meeting in which the name of the new political entity and its symbol will be decided. The new socialist entity will have a 'Samajwadi' tag, said sources in JD-U. "All the leaders of the Janata Parivar constituents will meet at Samajwadi

  • Syrian doctor jailed in UK for bomb-making hoard

    2 April, 2015 12:40 PM 148

    London: A 62-year-old former Syrian doctor has been jailed in the UK for 40 months for having a hoard of explosive ingredients and instructions on how to prepare bombs. Faris al-Khori, had chemicals, ball bearings, bolts, nuts and a bag of toxic beans which can be used to produce the poison Ricin. The haul was found after firefighters were called to deal with a rubbish

  • Gionee’s India plans: Elife E8, ‘Make in India’, large format retail

    2 April, 2015 12:35 PM 175

    NEW DELHI: It has been more than an year since Gionee released the Elife E7, its flagship smartphone. Though the Chinese mobile phone maker has been refreshing its 'S' series, comprising slim phones on a frequent basis, it has not upgraded its flagship smartphone range. This is about to change soon as the company is set to launch the successor to Elife

  • First impressions: HP's Pro Slate 8 and 12 tablets have magical stylus

    2 April, 2015 12:33 PM 21

    Earlier in the day, HP launched a myriad of new products based on its blended-reality concept. Of all the products, the Pro Slate 8 and 12 Android tablets are prime showcases of this idea. On the face of it, both are pretty run-of-the-mill Android tablets. They have a fairly fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, and have decent looking screens. Both run Android

  • Yemen's Houthis take Aden's centre in blow to Saudi campaign

    2 April, 2015 12:32 PM 23

    Aden: Yemen`s Houthi fighters and their allies seized a central Aden district on Thursday, residents said, striking a heavy blow to the Saudi-led coalition which has waged a week of air strikes to try to stem advances by the Iran-allied Shi`ite group. The southern port city has been the last major holdout of fighters loyal to the Saudi-backed President