SANDWICH

  • Foodie PIA pilot delays flight for sandwiches by two hours December 15, 2013

    A foodie pilot delayed a New Yorkbound Pakistan International Airlines' flight by two and a half hours because he wanted to take sandwiches, which were not part of the approved menu, aboard the plane. PIA flight Pk711, scheduled for New York via Manchester, was ready for departure from Allama Iqbal International...
  • Delhi resident finds worms in sandwich served on Air India flight October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: An Air India flier got the shock of his life when he found worms in the sandwich served to him on a New YorkDelhi flight. The incident occurred on Air India flight (AI102) with a Rajouri Garden resident who asked for a sandwich and was served an infested one,...
  • JFK passenger detained for talking about 'bomb' sandwich April 14, 2013

    New York: A traveller was detained at the busy John F Kennedy Airport in New York for mentioning an explosive device, with officials later discovering that he was actually talking about a 'bomb sandwich'. Jason Michael Cruz, was on an escalator in Terminal 7 Thursday when a Transportation Security Administration...
  • Sacrilege! Subway's 'footlong' found inch shorter January 23, 2013

    The US fastfood chain Subway got caught up in an online furor after an Australian teenager measured his "footlong" Subway sandwich and found that it was an inch short. Matt Corby's photo of the sandwich next to a tape measure attracted hundreds of thousands of likes and hundreds more comments when...
  • BSNL relaunches Penta tablet with Android 4.0 August 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Noida based Pantel Technologies, which tied up with BSNL to sell its tablets, has launched an upgraded version of 8inch 3G tablet, called the Penta TPad WS802C. The tablet was earlier available with Android Honeycomb in March this year. The tablet is sold cobranded with BSNL, which is offering...
  • Needle found in sandwich on Air Canada flight August 1, 2012

    Toronto: A passenger on a domestic Air Canada flight found a sewing needle in a catered sandwich, prompting authorities to investigate the bizarre incident. The needle was found in a sandwich served to a passenger on Monday on a flight from Victoria, British Columbia, to Toronto. Air Canada said that it...
  • Pantel launches TPad IS701C tablet at Rs 4,999 July 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Pantel Technologies has launched its new Androidpowered tablet PC named "TPad IS701C" in the Indian market. The tablet is engineered with a cortex A8 1GHz processor. It features a 7inch TFT LCD capacitive multitouch screen with a resolution of 800X480 pixels. The device runs Android Ice cream Sandwich operating...
  • Delta passenger thought needle was a toothpick July 18, 2012

    Minneapolis: Jim Tonjes was high above North America when he bit into a hot turkey sandwich aboard a Delta Airlines flight and felt a sudden jab in his mouth. Glancing down, he noticed what looked like a sewing needle in the food. Another passenger on the plane reported the same...
  • FBI investigates needles in airplane sandwiches July 18, 2012

    Atlanta: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is investigating after needles were found in turkey sandwiches on Delta Airlines flights from Amsterdam to the United States. Delta says what appear to be sewing needles were found in five sandwiches on Sunday. One passenger on a flight to Minneapolis was injured. The...
  • McIlroy feels better equipped ahead of The Open July 17, 2012

    Lytham St Annes: Now that the madness and commotion of 2011 has subsided, world number two Rory McIlroy believes he is better equipped for a tilt at his maiden British Open title. Twelve months ago, in the absence of the injured Tiger Woods, the young Northern Irishman was the main attraction...
  • Needles found in sandwiches on USbound flights July 17, 2012

    New York: Delta Air Lines Inc said it was working with federal authorities after what appeared to be sewing needles were found in food on four USbound flights that left on Sunday from Amsterdam, injuring one passenger. The needles were found in sandwiches made by the airline's Amsterdam caterer, Gate Gourmet,...
  • Wishtel launches Ira Thing 2 tablet at Rs 6,500 July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: WishTel has announced the launch of its new tablet the Ira Thing 2. The tablet has a 7inch, multitouch capacitive screen and runs Android 4.0 (Ice Cream sandwich) operating system. It is powered by a 1.5GHz processor, and has 512MB RAM. The Ira Thing 2 is available...
  • Review: Samsung Galaxy S III amazes July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Human nature is that we tend to get attached with others who understand us, fulfil our needs and desires and generally take care of us. But when a human and a smartphone develop a similar bond, it should seem to be out of the ordinary. But it is...
  • Karbonn unveils Smart Tab 1 tablet at Rs 6990 July 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Karbonn Mobiles announced the launch of its Smart Tab 1 Android Ice Cream Sandwich tablet. The Smart Tab 1 is priced at Rs 6990 and along with three phones launched on the same day the Karbonn A5, A7 and A9 are the first of Karbonn's new...
  • Samsung announces Galaxy Chat with Android ICS July 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Samsung has announced the launch of its new phone the Samsung Galaxy Chat. Designed for sociallyactive users, the Samsung Galaxy Chat will be available from July starting in Spain and gradually rolled out to Europe, Latin America, Middle East, China, Southeast Asia, and Southwest Asia at a...
  • Zync launches Z999 plus tablet at Rs 11,990 July 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Zync has launched an Android 4.0 ICSbased tablet the Zync Z999 plus in India. Priced at Rs 11,990, the tablet has a 7inch LED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 800x480 pixels. The company claims that the tablet's screen is scratchresistant. The tablet features 3G calling...
  • iBerry to launch Rs 5,990 AX01 WiFi ICS tablet June 29, 2012

    New Delhi: iBerry India, manufacturer of low cost Android tablets in India, will launch their third Google Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) based WiFi only tablet, iBerry Auxus AX01, for Rs 5,990 in first week of July. The 7 inch, iBerry Auxus AX01 tablet comes with a 1 GHz ARM Cortex A8...
  • Sony announces ICS upgrade for Xperia S June 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Sony has finally, through its official blog, announced the roll out of the Android ICS upgrade for its Android based Xperia S smartphone. The roll out of the upgrade has begun but the availability of the upgrade will differ from market to market. Indian Sony Xperia S users...
  • Review: Rs 6,499 Micromax Funbook tablet June 18, 2012

    New Delhi: One thing is for sure, tablets are the future of education. But I am not quite certain if that tomorrow will be displayed on a 7inch screen. 10inch devices do seem to have an advantage. Even if they currently carry a heavier price tag, I am quite sure...
  • Sandwich celebrates its 250th anniversary May 14, 2012

    The man behind the snack: John Montagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich, is said to be the man after whom the sandwich was named, 250 years back. When he ordered beef served between slices of bread about 250 years ago he probably did not think his request would become a...
  • Spice planning to launch Android 4.0 phones May 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Spice Mobile is planning to launch Android Ice Cream Sandwich based phones soon, a person close to the development told 'The Mobile Indian'. Though no specifications or pricing of these phones have been disclosed till now, according to our source Spice will launch around five devices majority of which...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note ICS update rolling out May 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Samsung has finally started rolling out the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for its Galaxy Note smartphone, according to a report. The Galaxy Note N7000 owners across the world will have to wait for the update which will be pushed to them OvertheAir (you will receive a...
  • No Galaxy Nexus for Indians: Samsung May 3, 2012

    New Delhi: No Galaxy Nexus for Indians! Yes, you read it absolutely right. Samsung has announced that the company is not going to launch the Galaxy Nexus smartphone in India. "The Galaxy nexus will not be launched in India," said Samsung in a tweet reply on its Samsung India Twitter...
  • Review: Rs 6,499 Micromax Funbook tablet April 4, 2012

    New Delhi: One thing is for sure, tablets are the future of education. But I am not quite certain if that tomorrow will be displayed on a 7inch screen. 10inch devices do seem to have an advantage. Even if they currently carry a heavier price tag, I am quite sure...
  • HTC One X, One V coming to India on April 2 March 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Reportedly, HTC is going to hit the Indian market with its muchawaited smartphones the One X and One V on April 2 (coming Monday). Both the phones run Android 4.0 with HTC Sense 4 operating system. The HTC One X features a 4.7inch touchscreen with a resolution...
  • Samsung Galaxy S II getting Android 4 on March 15 March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The wait seems to be finally getting over for all Samsung Galaxy S II owners, as very soon, well, next week in fact, you'll be receiving the coveted Android 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich update. Samsung will probably be rolling this update out in phases and so in...
  • Huawei announces the first 10inch quadcore tablet February 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Huawei, the Chinese handset maker, has announced a 10 inch tablet powered by a quad core processor, at the Mobile World Congress 2012. The tablet, called Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD, has a Huawei 1.5 GHz quad core processor, Google Android 4.0 operating system and a 10 inch IPS...
  • Now, Samsung announces 10.1inch Galaxy Tab 2 February 26, 2012

    New Delhi: After launching its 7inch Galaxy Tab 2 earlier this month, Samsung has now announced to come up with a new 10.1inch version of the Galaxy Tab 2. The device features a 10.1inch PLS TFT dispaly with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. Powered by a 1GHz dualcore processor,...
  • Notion releases Android 4.0 beta for Adam tablet February 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Bengaluru based Indian startup, Notion Ink, had released the first ever Android Ice Cream Sandwich update for its Adam tablet sometime back but being the pre beta or alpha build, it had some issues. To resolve the problems, Notion Ink has now come out with a beta version...