30 September 2013

Panasonic will Launch Mobile Phones in November Under Rs. 5,000

The renowned Japanese electronics company, Panasonic, is setting up to unveil a mobile phone which would price less than Rs 5,000 by the end of this November. With its entrance in the Indian market, the company has unveiled four finest models of smartphone, right from May, and is planning to achieve a market share of 8% in the initial year. 

As per the report from PTI, the Panasonic India Managing Director, Manish Sharma says that Panasonic is aware of the Indian market and taking this factor into account, they are scheduling to introduce a device less than Rs 5,000 by the end of this November. He also added that there is tough competition among various mobile companies in the Indian market and so the company is ready to put in more effort. He claimed that with their access in the smartphone market, they had by now introduced four different models of smartphone and is even ready to put forward a large variety of phones. 

29 September 2013

Flipkart Offers Google Nexus 7 Tablet for Rs. 9,999

Following the price slash of Nexus 4 smartphone, Nexus 7 has also seen a big drop in the price in India in online shopping portals. Officially the price dropping is not yet confirmed but the major online shopping portal Flipkart is now offering the 2012 model Nexus 7 tablet for Rs. 9,999 for the 16GB variant while one has to pay Rs. 13,499 for the 32GB version. Price listed in the official Google Play store is Rs. 15,999 for Nexus 7 16GB model and Rs. 18,999 for 32GB variant.

28 September 2013

BSNL Launched Trendy 531 Phablet with Champion Computers for Rs. 13,999

BSNL has launched a new tablet cum smartphone, Trendy 531 in India. BSNL released the new phablet, in collaboration with Champion Computers for Rs. 13,999. BSNL Chmpion Trendy 531 is based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and BSNL offers 500 MB free 3G data plan upto one year with the purchase of every phone.

BSNL Champion Trendy 531 is a dual SIM (GSM+GSM) phone and it comes with a 5.3 inch touch display and it runs on 1.2 GHz quad core processor with 1GB RAM. It also has 4GB of internal memory which can be extended with a microSD card upto 32GB. The Trendy 531 phablet supports connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, EDGE, GPRS and 3G. Its main rear camera sports 13MP and there is also a front facing camera of 5MP for 3G applications. The device gets power from a 3200 mAh battery and the details about talk time or standby time are yet to come. 

27 September 2013

Fiat India Launched Linea Classic Edition for Rs. 5.99 Lakh

Fiat Group Automobiles (FGAIPL) announced that in the coming Diwali festive season it will launch a classic version of sedan model Linea in the Indian market. Fiat targeting the Diwali season to make a pop up in their car sales and with this aim they are planning to trigger the Indian auto market with Classic Linea which is a flag carrier of Fiat in the subcontinent.

Fiat plans to launch the car in both, Petrol and Diesel variants. The petrol engine would be 1.4 litre (Fire) capacity whereas the diesel engine would be 1.3 litre multijet one. While briefing at the press meet, Nagesh Basavanhalli who is the President and MD of Fiat Chrysler said “Fiat India has exciting plans for the festive season. To celebrate and share the festivities with our customers, we have launched the Linea Classic which will give them the luxuries of a sedan at the price range of a hatchback,"

26 September 2013

Yamaha Launched Precious Edition Ray for Girls

In 2012, Yamaha had released a 'scooter for girls' section named as the Ray in India. Recently, Yamaha has introduced its special edition called the Ray Precious edition and is planning to make it available on this festive term. It will be made accessible for Rs 48,605 ex-Delhi and till the stock ends. The Precious edition is similar to the regular Ray except for paint and some sticker job over it. The only modifications made is 'Precious Edition 'written on top of the headlight in pink and 'Ray Cygnus 'at the rear with black colour painted over it. The power train will remain the same as that of the Ray, that is, 113cc air cooled 4 stroke SOHC engines that will provide 7.1PS and 8.1Nm of torque. Ray Z, another version of the Ray, is designed exclusively for the men and it will be made available at Rs 49,105, ex-Delhi.

Samsung Ready to Roll Out Curved Smartphones

The world’s largest handset maker, the Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, is setting up to bring in a curved display smartphone in October itself, in order to preserve its domination in this fast growing competitive market. A smartphone with a curved display will be considered as the beginning phase in screen advancement which may then move to bendable or foldable models, thereby causing a drastic change in the high-end smartphone business. D.J.Lee, the business head of strategic marketing of Samsung mobile, at the launching ceremony of the Galaxy Note3 smartphone in Seoul, declared that they were scheduling to commence a curved display smartphone at the beginning of October in South Korea.

25 September 2013

Samsung Announces New Android Dual SIM Handset-Galaxy Trend

The Galaxy Trend-is the latest mid-range smartphone unveiled by Samsung especially for the Indian market. The smartphone is said to be available on the Samsung's India online store at the price of Rs. 8,700 but there is no sign of its accessibility on the Samsung's India online store. However, it is obtainable through online dealers like Flipkart and Snapdeal for a concession of Rs. 8,490.

24 September 2013

Two New Tablets from Microsoft - Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

Microsoft has launched two new tablets in the Surface series – the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. Surface 2 is a budget model tablet which is the upgraded version of Surface RT which was launched in 2012 whereas the Surface Pro 2 has more professional features and specification sets and is suitable for using like a laptop or desktop computer.

Microsoft unveiled the Surface Pro 2 in an even held at New York and is runs on an Intel chip which the company offers more power for your computing needs as it has a Docking Station which delivers more power to the machine. With the Surface Pro 2 Microsoft targeted those people who wants the convenience of a tablet but that can be work like a laptop. The surface Pro 2 comes with a advanced kickstand which is redesigned from the previous Surface models and is much better to hold the device on laps. Microsoft claims the Pro 2 saves power more than 75 percent of previous models in the Surface series.

23 September 2013

Volkswagen Launches Diesel Model Beetle in 2013

Volkswagen has unveiled the international favourite Beetle in September 2011 with 2.5 liter Turbo forms. Taking energy from the great appreciations that Beetle received, Volkswagen now going to release a 2013 edition of world famous “Bug”. 

The 2013 Beetle will be a TDI Clean Diesel Model and it undergone a complete redesign. Although it is much larger now and sports new panels, somehow the classic appeal is retained. New bi-xenon headlights along with day time running lamps are added. The new bug will comes with 19 inch wheels as standard one. Inside, the dash is all new and features a touchscreen interface for music and navigation. The multifunction steering wheel is new as well. Moreover, VW claims that the new Beetle is more spacious and comfy for passengers at the back too.

Powering the Beetle is a 2.0TSI motor mated to a DSG gearbox. But rest assured that when launched in India, it will be far away from being the ‘people’s car’.

22 September 2013

Apple Released iOS7 Upgrade for iPhones and iPads

Apple has released the latest upgrade of iOS7 for various devices, the upgrade information is available with Apple’s update server and one can connect to the server right now and can get the upgrade free of cost. Apple is offering the latest version of iOS7 with this release which the same is using in the latest iPhone 5c or iPhone 5s. But it is advised to wait for a couple of days before going for the update as there are chances of getting the server may hanged due to the rush in the initial hours.

The new iOS7 contains a handful of smart features with it, includes the immediate eye catcher cute look which is already experimented with iCloud. The new look seems a bit flatter, layered look which is different from the previous versions. It provides a new control center which helps user to get easy access to regularly used settings like Wi-Fi, brightness and camera.

Logitech Launched A Wireless Ultrathin Touch Mouse T630 for Laptops

World’s leading computer peripherals manufacturer Logitech has launched a new wireless thin touch mouse, which would be a best accessory for laptops. The Ultrathin Touch Mouse T630 can handle multiple devices at the same time. It measures 3.25 inches in length, 2.25 inches in width and its height is upto 0.5 inches only.

The Logitech touch mouse can be connected with two devices through the two channels consecutively. It is provided with a control button at the bottom which can be move back and forth. One can switch between two different devices with the control button. Apart from the conventional design in T630 the click buttons are hidden and you should swipe the finger up or down on the surface to scroll over the screen.

21 September 2013

Google Gets A New Flat Logo Without Any Shadows

World’s largest web browser Google has made changes in the appearance of its logo and the search page window. This revamp creates a more flattened and reshaped logo and there will be a smaller range of links on the right hand top corner instead of menu bar in the previous version. Recently Yahoo and Microsoft Bing has made similar changes to their logos. Google announces that they are slowly rolled out this change across the products. The present logo of Google has been developed in 2010 and now is the first change to it happened.

The new logo is much flatter in appearance and throws away the embossment and shadows. The distinctive colours remain but the shades are slightly different. The Catull fonts are retained with the new logo and there could be some changes in the letter shapes but that doesn’t seem apparent. In the official Google Blog Eddie Kessler, tech lead/manager at Google, said that Google has "refined the colour palette and letter shapes of the Google logo." The new Google logo will be rolled out across different Google products over the next few weeks.

Several experts commented that with this change Google is trying to streamline user experience of its services to prevent distractions. 

Polyglot 3000 Text Translator for Any Language

We can use various online translators to translate texts from one language to another. Usually we don’t need to know in which language the texts are written. We just paste the desired text to the editor and choose the language to which it should be translated. There are several online translator services are available which will detect the text languages automatically. In some situations the programs may fail to detect the language in which the texts were written. In such cases Polyglot 3000 will be a good alternative for your favorite translator.

20 September 2013

Sony Launched SmartWatch 2 in India for Rs. 14,990

World’s pioneer in electronic gadget maker Sony has presented a new smartwatch which can be associated to Android devices in Indian market for Rs. 14,990. One can wear Sony SmartWatch 2 in wrist and through which control various operations of the smartphone which is kepted in pocket or handbag. The SmartWatch can be connected to the smartphone using Bluetooth.

The Sony SmartWatch has a 1.6 inch bigger display which gives a high resolution of 220X176 pixels. This bigger display helps to notify user, the messages and calls comes to the smartphone. Further one can view the emails, Facebook or Twitter accounts and can check calendar or to control the digital players or Walkman as a remote control.

Sony has pre installed a number of applications in the SmartWatch 2 to make it able to work as a second screen of your Android device. Using the smart camera app one can take pictures with the smartphone. You can use it as a remote control to control the presentations while taking a session or seminar. The app Presentation Pal makes it suitable for this purpose.

Micromax Launches Funbook P255 Budget Tablet for Rs. 4,499

In these days Micromax has emerged as a big brand in the smartphone market in India and they have succeeded in making a challenge for the major players like Samsung and Sony. After exploring the smartphone segment Micromax has put their next step on Tablet segment. Micromax has almost set ready to launch a budget tablet named Funbook P255 which is already being listed on several online sellers sites for Rs. 4,499.

Micromax Funbook P255 have a 7inch wide capacitive display touch screen which will give a resolution of 800X480 pixels. It runs on a 1.2GHz Cortex-A8 processor and with a Mali-400 GPU. It is powered by Android 4.0 IceCream Sandwich. Micromax Funbook P255 has two camera points, rear main camera is a 2MP one and also a front facing camera of 0.3 MP for 3G enabled operations.

19 September 2013

BlackBerry Messenger Services for Android Phones will be Available by Sep End

There is an important announcement from BlackBerry for the people who are keenly waiting for BBM messaging in their Android mobiles. According to the recent reports, the BBM for Android app will be made available by the Nigeria unit of Samsung Mobile from September 20 onwards.

On the other hand, there are rumours that primarily, the app will be made accessible to Samsung mobiles for the initial three months and again it is not specified whether the agreement is restricted to Nigeria only or is it a worldwide agreement. However, it is supposed that the app would be available to all Android mobiles after the first three months. 

According to some suspected photos of the BBM app which were revealed online recently, there are rumours that it would be reachable for some selected accounts only. There are again rumours on air that BlackBerry has also been handed over with the invitation for the ceremony programmed on September 20 and that Blackberry may be disclosing its all new Z30 smartphone on the very same occasion. It is believed that BBM messaging will be obtainable for the iOS and Android operating systems.

18 September 2013

Facebook Introduces Auto-play Videos for Smartphone Users

Facebook is going to introduce a new feature to auto-play videos for mobile users. The videos playing in the news feed will be in silent mode but if wanted user can expand the clip by selecting on it and it will play audio also. Initially this feature will be available only to the videos posted by individuals, celebrities or musicians. Facebook is the most popular social networking site around the globe in these days with 1.15 billion users and they are planning to explore the new chances of ad placements with the new movement. By introducing the new feature Facebook describes it as "explore how to bring this to marketers in the future" and it will give a new experience to the users to view television like ads.

Facebook is currently testing this feature among a small group of Facebook users to know how the program is working in real environment and also to assess user feedback about the video playing. It is expecting that Facebook will charge corporates $1 million to $2.4 milion for a 15 second auto play video ads.  

17 September 2013

Nokia Launching 6 Inch Smartphone Lumia 1520 with 20MP Camera

In a big step after the acquisition by Microsoft, Nokia is going to launch its first big screen smartphone later this month. Lumia 1520 is already the centre of attraction of many discussions going on the cyber space. Images of 1520 was leaked out earlier and roamed over the internet. Recently Nokia officials have communicated about some of its features and revealed the specification details. They have announced the expected launch date of the device also. 

As expected Nokia Lumia 1520 will have a 6 inch wide display and will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. It will come with a RAM of 2GB. Its internal memory amounted 32GB and can be extended further with the help of a microSD card upto 64GB. The new Nokia Lumia 1520 will have full HD screen and supports HD video recording and playback functions. Like other models in the Lumia range 1520 also have Windows operating system and Nokia will introduce an updated version of Windows OS in Lumia 1520 which is expected to have a feature of Driving mode for using a handset while driving the car.

AirDroid App to Control Android Phones from PC

AirDroid is a free Android application which helps one to manage the operations of the Android device through a web browser. By setting up an account with AirDroid one can send and receive SMS and MMS from the mobile without connecting the device to PC through USB. This feature provides the convenience of a large screen to the user for better and faster typing and viewing.

AirDroid App allows the user to send pictures, videos, ringtones and other files to and from the Android device without connecting the device to a PC. It also allows to search for more apps and APK support and install them to the device. One can go through the Android device’s camera lens or stream the screen at real time with your web browser.

MX Player for Android Devices for Free on Google Play

MX Player is the most trusted video playback application for Android devices which supports multi-core decoding. There are several features associated with the application and makes the MX Player most favorite amongst the android users.

MX Player provides a new Hardware Decoder which provides Hardware Acceleration for more videos and gives excellent viewing experience to users for their videos. MX Player also supports Multi-Core Decoding of files for Android devices. These features are performed better in dual core devices than single core devices under testing environments.

16 September 2013

Volkswagen Polo GT TDI Sales Started in India for Rs. 8.08 Lakhs

World’s leading car maker Volkswagen started sales of their upgraded version of hatchback model ‘Polo GT TDI’ in India. The Polo GT TDI is an upgraded version of the classic Polo which is already available in the country. It is powered by a 1.6 litre 4 cylinder turbo diesel engine which is used in the premium car Vento and is capable to give 105PS and 250Nm. The Polo GT TDI comes with a 5 speed manual transmission system. Volkswagen claims that the new machine will give a steady fuel efficiency of 19.78 kmpl. 

Apart from the old versions the GT TDI has halogen headlamps for improvised night driving and the grill has got chromium covering and is gifted with alloy wheels of 185/60 R15. To bring a fresh appeal Volkswagen made the interior parts also rich enough like the external outfits. Major features associated to the interior are Milan fabric upholstery, leather covered steering wheel, new moulded gear knob and also the fresh design of handbrake lever. Volkswagen gives a chromium finish to the dash board and cabin. Polo GT TDI also provides auto AC, height adjustable driver’s seat, remote locking and multifunction steering wheel. 

15 September 2013

Samsung Galaxy Gear and Galaxy Note 3 will Launch in India on September 17

The launching ceremony of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear smartwatch is likely to be held on September 17 and the gadgets will be made available in the market from September 25. Samsung has called for a press conference on September 17 to the Indian media to "experience the Next Galaxy". Besides the sale of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear smartwatch in the market from September 25, Samsung has also to decided to introduce Note 10.1 at the end of this October at the time of Diwali. Earlier Samsung had launched these gadgets in an event held at Berlin, Germany.

14 September 2013

Toshiba Launched New Satellite Series Laptops from Rs. 37,000

World’s renowned low cost laptop maker Toshiba has launched a new line of laptops in India. Now Toshiba has brought up two separate ranges in the Satellite series. The Satellite P Series and the Satellite S Series and in the budget range they have extended the low cost laptop line up by presenting Satellite L Series and Satellite C Series laptops. All these ranges contains varying screen sizes and different specifications and Toshiba introduces touchscreens for their first time in the Satellite C Series.

Satellite P series

Run-n-Read, New Device to Read while Running

It was yet considered almost impossible that reading a book while running, it is worst difficult to focusing eyes on words and the flipping of pages makes it not possible. Some developers called Weartrons based on New York City has developed a new gadget called Run-n-Read offers an awesome solution to this difficulty and allows you reading books and papers while you are on treadmill or even walking. The device can be attached with your shirt with its clip or to the headband and there is an e-reader application installed with the device which will track the movement of your head and shoulders. The concept works with the synchronization of text to the bouncing of the head so the text will moves upon like the eyes do when we read. To turn the pages the user should tap on the screen of the device. In addition to reading the books the Run-n-Read gadget gives you the information about the steps that you have taken and calories burned from that. One can pre-order the device through Weartrons website by paying the cost of 55 USD. It is expected that Run-n-Read will be delivered by first quarter of 2014.

13 September 2013

Peacock Browser Supports All Indian Languages for Android Systems

Peacock Browser launched a new version for Android systems which supports all Indian languages. By downloading and installing this browser it enables one to browse the net with their mother tongue. Peacock Browser supports all major Indian languages includes Hindi (Devanagari), Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Gujarati, Malayalam, Marathi (Devanagari), Nepali (Devanagari), Oriya, Punjabi (Gurmukhi), Tamil and Telugu

If we are using browsers to browse over a local language which is not supported by the browser usually we will receive square boxes and weired English letters, Peacock Browser offers solution to all these problems as it clears all these irregularities and allow the content to display in its original form, thus help the user to enjoy the reading pleasure at its extreme level. By using the Peacock Browser one can access the favorite websites at one click from the home page.

Gujarati, Oriya and Punjabi languages might have some difficulties in working on Android 4.2.x due to an Android platform bug.

Maruti Suzuki Launches A-Star Facelift Version

Now it is the time of Maruti Suzuki to give a makeover to its base level model A-Star. It is a premium small car of Maruti with a above price tag of others of its kind. After the launching of this car in 2008, Maruti feels a declined sales which is still below average. Maruti finds the major defect of this model which gets people away from it is with the outlook of this model and Maruti trying to give solution to this dislike in the new facelift of A-Star. Maruti marketing this model in Europe and many other countries with the name Alto and it is the entry level model in Europe. Keeping in mind the Western market, Maruti brings up many premium features to this model.

In 2012 Maruti presented at the Chengdu Motor Show in China an upgraded version of Global alto and which will be available in the Indian market also with the name A-Star facelift version. The quick visible changes in the new model from the old one is the refreshed bumper and the new headlamp cluster. Front grills are also changed with some tweaks to fog lamp console. Maruti gives a most aggressive look in the new design to cross the barriers in the old version. The tail lamps gets a LED belt and the entire backside is also reworked.

12 September 2013

Nissan Presents Smartwatch to Connect Driver and Car

Nissan has commenced a smartwatch namely Nismo which has the capability to scrutinize the performance of both the driver and vehicle. The Nissan Nismo can trace the average speeds and fuel consumption of a car on top of determining the temperature, heart beat rate and other biometrics of the user. The Nismo smartwatch is available in three different colours, possess a battery power of about a week and it can be worked by two buttons on the screen.

As per the experts, this watch can lay an important pace towards greater connectivity in cars as connectivity is the new arena for car manufacturers. It can be linked to the on-board computer system of a car and thus can give information on vehicle performance. The wearers can also obtain personalized messages through the device.

Gareth Dunsmore, the marketing communications general manager at Nissan, Europe said that since the wearable technology has been growing at the fastest rate, Nissan wanted to take advantage of this pioneering technology. The editor-in-chief of What Car?, Chas Hallett, reported that watches connected to the car can prove more helpful than those provided by consumer electronics firm.

11 September 2013

Sony Launched Xperia Z1, The 20.7 MP Camera Smartphone

The Sony Xperia Z1 holds 5-inch full-HD TRILUMINOS display powered by Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 and its unique feature is the 20.7-megapixel Exmor RS sensor alongside BIONZ image processor engine and pulsed LED flash. It runs on latest version Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and will be introduced in three different colours- Black, Purple and White. It is waterproof (IPX5 and IPX8 certified) and dust-proof (IP5X certified) device.

The Xperia Z1 is power driven by 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm MSM8974 processor along with 2GB of RAM. It possesses an internal storage capacity of about 16GB that can be expanded to 64GB by means of microSD card and is available with 3000mAh battery.

10 September 2013

Royal Enfield Released Continental GT Cafe Racer in India

The Royal Enfield officials had announced its launch for the new Continental GT cafe racer at the end of 2013, during its inaugural ceremony at Oragadam. The framework of this new Continental GT535 is markedly similar to the 1965 GT250, but it newly installed with 535cc engine and the whole design is developed by the UK's Harris Engineering. The bike features low-set clip-on handlebars, a long fuel tank and a narrow seat which can hold just the rider, though a two-up seat will be provided as an optional accessory. 

Lenovo Launched Vibe X, 5 Inch Android 4.2 Smartphone

Lenovo launched a brand new smartphone in world market, Vibe X smartphone which possess a 5-inch 20/ 20 vision full-HD display that has a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels and pixel density of 440ppi, The Vibe X smartphone comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen for scratch free use. One of the main feature of this phone related to design and build is its premium polycarbonate body and an advanced mold with a laser-engraved 3D tactile finish. One of its unique features is its super thin frame measuring just 6.9mm. It weighs 121 grams and runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. This device is mounted by a 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek (MTK 6589T) processor and contains 2GB of RAM. Vibe X smartphone offers 16GB of internal storage and is fitted with a 2,000mAh powerful battery.

The Lenovo Vibe X is marked with the presence of two cameras; the 13 -megapixel auto-focus rear-facing camera of the phone comes with a back-illuminated sensor for sharper images and an LED flash and it also has a 5-megapixel front-facing secondary camera for enabling 3G services that comes with a wide-angle 84 degree lens.

9 September 2013

Nissan Launches Diesel Variant of Micra

Nissan India has introduced a new diesel-powered Micra XE variant, thus raising the number of Micra variants to 12 in India. Nissan diesel-powered MicraXE is available with the price tag starting from Rs. 4.80 lakhs. The new MicraXE will be made available in six different colours.

As per the statement made by the company, the sale of this new diesel-powered Micra variant will start from September 4. The Nissan Motor India MD & CEO and Nissan India Operations President, Kenichiro Yomura, declared that with the launching of new Micra range  in July , the company had received an awesome response from the customers and are planning to extend the success with the introduction of the diesel-powered XE variant of the new Micra.

VMware Workstation 10 Adds Windows 8.1 Support, Includes Virtual Tablet Sensors

VMware has announced the release of its virtualization software, VMware Workstation 10 ($249, $119 upgrade) in addition to VMware Fusion 6.0 and VMware Player 6.0. VMware Workstation 10 may prove to be the best means to trial of the forthcoming Windows 8.1. The latest Linux distributions as well as the Windows 8.1 has been upgraded with the regular Easy Install feature thus automating the installation process and physical Windows 8.1 systems can be converted into virtual machines in a few clicks.

8 September 2013

Lenovo Launches New Tablet and Smartphone Models

Among numerous announcements made by Lenovo at Berlin’s IFA, the company has decided to introduce more offers in the market for a portable device; the latest of which being the introduction of S5000 tablet with unique features. It is lighter than Nexus 7 which weighs in at just 246g and 7.9mm thick, slimmer than Google’s 7-inch baby.

Key Features of Lenovo S5000 Tablet
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean on a quad-core 1.2GHz Media Tek 8389 processor.
  • 3450mAh battery which will power eight hours of Wi-Fi browsing sessions or six hours of HD video watching on the 1280 by 800 screen.
  • Storage which can be expanded through the "On the Go" USB port.
  • Wi-Fi-only and Wi-Fi + 3G models will also be made available on its releasing time.

Ubuntu Linux Launched Its 64-Bit Version

A decade ago home computers used to run on 32- bit software and possess 32-bit processors. But ever since 2004, Linux distributions, Ubuntu, have been presenting 64-bit versions with the Warty Warthog release.

But, according to Canonical, 32-bit variant is the most recommended or default option used even at present. Dmitrijs Ledkovs of Canonical suggests that the messaging can be attuned to direct users by default at the 64-bit image for download of pages initiating from 13.10 release and hints will be provided concerning the use of 32-bit option instead. He also accomplished that use of 64-bit image is well-suited for new installations and is more beneficial for people to put in.

Hence, it can be concluded that 64-bit can be preferred as an initial option for starting with 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) and the 32-bit variant can only be recommended for an older PC with less than 2GB of RAM. At present, this occurs only on the vanilla Ubuntu page followed by other flavors like Kubuntu and Xubuntu.

7 September 2013

Tip to Shutdown Windows 8 Faster

The process of shutting down Windows 8 PC can be little bit frustrating for Windows users as it is not following the method in previous versions. In Windows 8 if we need to perform any power related operations, the standard practice is to invoke the Charms menu on the right side of the screen. Or you can also use the key combination of Windows key + C to summon the Charms menu or you can open it up by pointing the mouse to either the upper or lower right corner of the screen and it will be displayed as well. From there you can select “Settings” the “Power” and select either Sleep, Restart or Shutdown to perform any power related operations.

This is also seems to be a distant as there is no concept of Start menu in Windows 8. For those who feels indifferent to this way of power operations there is an easier option is available to shutdown your Windows 8 PC and no need to going through any menus.

Lexar Launches JumpDrive M10 Secure USB 3.0 Flash Drive

Leading flash drive manufacturer Lexar launched a new USB pen drive JumpDrive M10 Secure for those who loves to store their important information locally even there is chances for cloud storage. The JumpDrive M10 Secure is specifically designed for the executives who required extensive travelling and required to keep sensitive information. Aaron Lee, director of product marketing, Lexar says the JumpDrive M10 Secure is for those class who wants more data security than any average person.

The JumpDrive M10 Secure is available in four different storage capacities-16GB, 32GB, 64 GB and 128 GB

6 September 2013

Samsung Launches Galaxy Note 3 with 5.7 inch Display

South Korean brand leader Samsung has introduced a big screen smartphone which has a 5.7 inch display screen. Samsung first unveiled the monster 5.7 inch Galaxy Note 3 here in Berlin at the IFA show. Samsung presents the Galaxy Note 3 smartphone also in line with the current trend for big display phones. While taking into consideration of the design specifications, when comes to the third generation of Galaxy Note becomes more thinner than its predecessors at just 8.3 mm even though the screen size increased to 5.7 inch. The new device is much lighter than the other models in the series by weighing upto 168g. The 5.7 inch wide screen comes with Super AMOLED display and gives a picture resolution of 1920X1080 pixel density. To cater the additional power needs it is equipped with a 3,200mAh battery.

Google Gives Apps for Desktop on Chrome's 5th Birthday

Chrome is the lightweight flagship browser that originated from an open source project by Google called Chromium and Chromium OS. Now Chrome is celebrating its fiveyears of browsing with the internet community and with this five years Chrome is one of the most widely used browser among a variety of other products. Within these five years Google has made 29 versions to Chrome application.The main strength of Chrome is considered as the wide variety of extensions and add-ons, a powerful Javascript engine and a quick release development cycle that makes it stand on the competitive end of the curve.
On celebrating the wonderful 5th birthday Google launched a new feature to the Chrome users and it is a "new breed of Chrome Apps" and is described as For Your Desktop.

Chrome is popular for its online add ons especially the ones associated with Chrome Web store. Now Google is trying to make a change on the ongoing trend of working online with web based applications and tries to wipe out the border lines with the online apps and the traditional desk top applications. The apps in “For Your Desktop” section do not require an internet connection once it is downloaded to your desktop. They can be used in offline mode.

5 September 2013

Samsung Introduces GALAXY Gear Smart Watch

Samsung gives reply to Apple and Google in terms of the smart-watch by announcing the Galaxy Gear smart-watch. Samsung describes the invention as "a perfect companion device that further integrates the Samsung GALAXY experience into everyday life. Samsung GALAXY Gear combines smart device connectivity, tailored technological features, and stylish design as a single premium accessory".

The new Samsung GALAXY Gear can be paired with another Samsung Galaxy android device through Bluetooth. But the device must possess Android 4.3 version. Galaxy Note 3 series are compatible with android 4.3 version.

Google Announced New Version of Android OS: KitKat

By surprising many geeks Google announces the next version of android Jelly Bean. The internet giant announced that the next Android 4.4 version will be named as KitKat like the iconic Nestle candy bar. But Google did not revealed further about what will be the attractions of the new version or when it will be launched out. The Nestle website also confirms this news that Google’s latest version of operating system will be named after the "popular chocolate and wafer confectionery" and the new KitKat website offers to "make an amazing Android experience available for everybody".

While knowing about the new move the technology communities have many doubts on the new cream baked by the two international giants. John Lagerling, director of Android global partnerships says that the name change decision came when Google "realised that very few people actually know the taste of a key lime pie", but many are going to see it as a marketing move.

4 September 2013

Airtel Starts 4G Services in Delhi

India’s leading tele services provider Bharti Airtel is all set to launch its 4G services in Delhi, the capital city of India. Airtel is already provides the fourth generation tele services in Kolkata, Bangalore, Pune and Chandigarh. As a part of expanding the 4G network to Delhi Airtel has entered an agreement with Huawei, which is a Chinese leading manufacturer of systems and equipments to develop the infrastructure and to implement the exchange server equipments. Company officials commented on the reports that "We are planning to launch 4G services in Delhi by September and has selected Huawei for the network,"

Airtel is now concentrating their business on 4G segment and as part of boosting up the 4G operations company has slashed the prices of various 4G plans upto 31 percent. In 2010 Airtel has won spectrum for high speed broadband service and Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) in four telecom services areas of Kolkata, Maharashtra, Punjab and Karnataka. Airtel has invested around Rs. 3314.36 crore for this purpose.

3 September 2013

Some Tips to Improve the Sound Quality of Skype

Microsoft’s video chatting application Skype becomes one of the widely accepted application among the cyber world. Once after the introduction it has managed to grab the attraction of people who uses internet and even the increased number of other competitive apps. But many people makes the complaint about Skype is that during times of high traffic in the internet Skype’s performance is little bit disappointing as it loses the sound quality or feeble sound it gives. To help out in such situations we can try some little things which will gives great results. When you are using the Skype application during peak load time do not go for any movie download simultaneously which will lessen the bandwidth and connectivity and in turn affect the conversation. Please make sure that while connected with call, not engaged in online gaming activities or other applications which requires high bandwidth from the same network as it will reduce the quality of the output.

Many people are using system’s built-in speaker system to make and receiving calls during a call. This is a major cause for the poor quality of signals received. Instead of in-built sound system, if you can use a headset microphone to call then it will give a better sound experience. Skype official website recommends several brands headset and speakers and you can find a number of such systems from Plantronics and Logitech.

If you are using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connectivity to make the calls it will affect the user experience of the call as there are chance of feeble sound or even broken calls, better if possible should connect the computer to the internet directly with an Ethernet cable.

If the Skype version installed on the computer is an older one then it will not have advance functions of newer versions which will help you for better user experience of the application. In such cases check for recent updates on the help menu and if there is any newer version is available should go for an upgrade to the newer version or install the new version to the system.

Please make sure that the person on the other end of the call also using the updated version of the application as it also has equal importance on the quality of the conversation.