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  • Tata Sky launches 4K set top box; New users can book at Rs 6,400

    12 January, 2015 12:21 PM 101

    Direct-To-Home (DTH) operator Tata Sky has launched India’s first 4K set top box (STB). The set top box will be available for existing and new subscribers to enjoy the forthcoming cricket matches in ultra HD 4k picture clarity. Prospective subscribers can now book their Tata Sky 4K set top box at just Rs 6,400 while existing subscribers can avail the box at Rs 5,900. Subscribers

  • 10000 units of Yu Yureka smartphone on sale today on Amazon.in

    12 January, 2015 11:18 AM 97

    “We saw unprecedented response with over three lakh registrations. Registrations were to be open till December 25. However, owing to the mega response they had to be closed a day earlier,” Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma told PTI. The registrations were within India, but the launch has elicited interest from overseas markets as well, he added. Focussed

  • New Galaxy range | The Indian Express

    10 January, 2015 9:16 PM 107

    Samsung has launched two models in its Galaxy A and E series of smartphones in India. The Galaxy A series- A3 and A5 sports a metallic body while the E series- E5 and E7 features the regular plastic body. Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 is priced at Rs 20,500 and Rs 25,500 respectively while the Galaxy E5 is priced at Rs 19,300 and Galaxy E7 costs Rs 23,000. All the four smartphones

  • The search for another Earth

    10 January, 2015 6:43 PM 99

    It’s a big universe, but it’s full of small planets. A group of astronomers led by Guillermo Torres of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics announced Tuesday they had found eight new planets orbiting their stars at distances compatible with liquid water, bringing the total number of potentially habitable “Goldilocks planets” to a few dozen

  • Now for some real science | The Indian Express

    10 January, 2015 6:34 PM 114

    “The session on ‘Holistic Approach to Atomic Energy’ deserved more attention as it deliberated on India’s energy requirements and where they can come from. The paper on ‘India’s Future Needs of Electricity’ by S P Sukhatme, professor emeritus at IIT Bombay, projected the country’s energy requirement, 50 years from now, when the population is expected

  • Lenovo launches A6000; Will take on Yu and Xiaomi in India | The Indian Express

    10 January, 2015 12:03 AM 113

    Fresh from the success of the Vibe X2, Lenovo has tied up Flipkart to launch the A6000, a Qualcomm Snapdragon-based affordable 4G LTE smartphone. While the India price has not yet been anounced, the $169 phone is expected to come to India by the end of January at under Rs 10,000. But considering that the phone will take on the Xiaomi Redmi Note and the Yureka

  • Hike buys Zip Phone to add voice calling

    9 January, 2015 1:33 PM 119

    Homegrown internet chat application Hike messenger on Thursday announced that it has acquired Zip Phone, a free voice-calling company. Hike’s first acquisition is designed to expand its product range in the internet-based communication space. The company did not disclose disclose the deal amount. Zip Phone, a one-man startup, was founded by Anuj Jain in the US. Kavin

  • Xiaomi might start selling phones in stores

    9 January, 2015 1:26 PM 95

    Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi said it could sell more models in Indian stores while pursuing its primarily online-only strategy if it succeeds in selling enough Redmi Note 4G handsets through shops of carrier Bharti Airtel. Xiaomi entered India with online retailer Flipkart.com in July, selling phones through flash sales whereby availability is limited

  • Best smartphones at CES 2015

    9 January, 2015 8:44 AM 117

    If CES 2015 is any indication, smartphone innovation could well be shifting towards China. The most interesting smartphones in Las Vegas are from ZTE and Lenovo. ZTE has almost perfected Jithesh art of voice control with its news Star 2 smartphone. During a demo at the Chinese company’s stall the Star 2 understood and executed a whole bunch of commands

  • Most innovative products of CES

    8 January, 2015 6:30 PM 104

    You wouldn’t normally equate Las Vegas to innovation. But for a week every year, this little oasis of luxury in the midst of the Nevada desert lights up with the most innovative products and ideas in the technology sector. Among the most innovative products that we noticed at the Consumer Electronics Show this year is small $125 device called the Strone