Iris

  • Watch: Stunning NASA video shows a gigantic solar eruption June 1, 2014

    NASA's sun-observing IRIS spacecraft has captured its first stunning close-up of a colossal coronal mass ejection (CME) erupting from the sun. The field of view for this imagery is about five times the width of earth and about seven-and-half times its length, a tremendous sheet of solar material can be seen...
  • Lava Iris X1 launched in India at Rs 7,999: Android 4.4.2 KitKat, 8MP camera, 4.5-inch display May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Aiming to compete with Motorola's recently launched Moto E smartphone, Lava has now launched its new smartphone - Iris X1 - which is one of the few under Rs 8K smartphones that run Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The phone has a 4.5-inch FWVGA (854x480 pixels) IPS display and an 8 megapixel...
  • Lava Iris 504Q+ with 5-inch display, 10MP camera launched in India at Rs 13,990 April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Lava launched its new smartphone - Iris 504Q+ - in the Indian market. Lava Iris 504Q+ is the successor to the Iris 504Q which was launched in June last year. The Lava Iris 504Q+ has a 10 megapixel rear autofocus camera, which is powered by Sony Exmor RS Sensor...
  • Lava Iris 450 Colour with interchangeable colourful back panels launched in India at Rs 7,999 April 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Lava launched its new budget smartphone - Lava Iris 450 Colour. The smartphone gives consumers an option to go for different colour combinations. The company says there are six gorgeous colourful back panels on offer in different sets with black or white. These are Blue, Tan Brown, Raspberry...
  • Lava Iris Pro 20 with 4.7-inch display, 8MP camera launched in India at Rs 13,999 April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Lava has launched another smartphone under its newly introduced Lava Iris Pro series. The first product in this series was the Lava Iris Pro 30 which was launched in January this year. Named "Lava Iris Pro 20", the phone is a dual-SIM smartphone and weighs 112g. It is lighter...
  • 'Star Trek' actor Chris Pine pleads guilty to DUI March 17, 2014

    Wellington: Hollywood actor Chris Pine, known for playing Captain Kirk in the "Star Trek" movies, pleaded guilty Monday in a New Zealand court to a charge of drunken driving. The 33-year-old American was fined $93 New Zealand dollars ($79) and had his New Zealand driver's license suspended for six months during...
  • Lava plans to launch budget Windows Phone smartphone this year; wearable devices on the anvil January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: In the wake of burgeoning competition, Lava International seems to have pulled its socks up to get better of rivals. The company, which recently introduced its most expensive smartphone, Iris Pro 30, is gearing up to debut some interesting products this year. In an interview with IBNLive.com, Prashanth D...
  • Lava aims to be a billion dollar company by March 2015 January 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Handset maker Lava aims to achieve a turnover of $1 billion by the end of March 2015 and also plans to start manufacturing in India in the next few years. "Last year we did Rs 1,000 crore and this year we will do around...
  • Lava Iris Pro 30: First impressions review January 17, 2014

    Lava says its new smartphone - Iris Pro 30 - the first smartphone under its Iris Pro series is inspired by the famous adage "beauty with brains." While the company has always been known for pricing its products competitively, the company this time has gone a step ahead and has...
  • Lava launches Iris Pro 30: Rs 15,999, 4.7-inch, 114g, 7.5mm, 1.2GHz quad-core January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Extending its smartphone portfolio, Lava introduced its much-awaited Iris Pro series by launching the first smartphone - Iris Pro 30 - under the series. Priced at Rs 15,999, the Lava Iris Pro 30 has a 4.7-inch IPS display (312 ppi) with a screen resolution of 1280X720 pixels. The display...
  • Lava Iris Pro 30 with 4.7-inch display to be launched in India on Friday, to cost around Rs 15K January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Lava India is all set to debut its new Iris Pro series on Friday. With the introduction of its Iris Pro series, Lava will launch a new smartphone - Iris Pro 30 - which has a 4.7-inch display, said Hari Om Rai, co-founder and director, Lava. While there...
  • Lava Iris 405+ with 4-inch display, 5MP camera launched at Rs 6,999 January 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Lava launched the new Lava Iris 405+ Android smartphone, an upgrade over the Lava Iris 405. The phone is equipped with a 1.3 GHz dual-core processor coupled with 512 MB of RAM. It runs Android Jelly Bean OS. Available in two colours - black and white, the Lava Iris...
  • Lava Iris 506q with 5-inch display, 5MP camera launched at Rs 10,999 September 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Lava announced the launch of its new smartphone named Iris 506q. It is powered by a 1.2 Ghz quad-core processor and runs Android 4.2 (Jelly bean) operating system. The phone has a 5 megapixel rear camera with flash and a 0.3 megapixel front camera. The phone has a 5-inch...
  • Lava Iris 504q up for pre-order online for Rs 13,499 June 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The recently launched Lava Iris 504q with gesture controls is now available for pre-order on e-commerce sites including Flipkart, Snapdeal and Infibeam for Rs 13,499. The Lava Iris 504q comes with a flip cover and screen guard. Flipkart lists the estimated release date as the 5th week of June,...
  • The 5-inch Lava Iris 504q with gesture controls launched at Rs 13,499 June 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Extending its smartphone portfolio, Lava has announced the launch of its new flagship smartphone - Lava Iris 504q. The smartphone features a 5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels, and includes gesture controls. The gesture motion feature allows users to interact with the phone just by waving...
  • Lava starts rolling out Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to Iris 501 April 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Lava has announced that it is now rolling out the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Iris 501. This brings a number of new features to the smartphone, with one of the most prominent ones being Google's triple-buffering technology dubbed Project Butter, which will make the phone's interface...
  • Dolby Theatre turns up the volume for Oscars 2013 February 15, 2013

    Los Angeles: Dolby is ready for its first date with Oscar. The Academy Awards will be broadcast from the Dolby Theatre for the first time since the audio-visual technology company plastered its name and logo on the awards venue last summer. While the 11-year-old space mostly looks the same as...
  • Swimming: Clary wins 200m backstroke gold August 3, 2012

    London: America's Tyler Clary won gold in a new Olympic record in the men's 200 meters backstroke here. Clary, the fastest qualifier for the final, clocked 1 minute, 53.41 seconds in a tight finish Thursday. "I stuck to my guns and I was able to come by in those last few...
  • Tech Toyz: Witness the war of gadgets February 6, 2010

    This week on Tech Toyz witness the gadget wars. Will the Zune HD replace ipod as the world's best music player? Does Bing and other search engines have a ghost of a chance against the almighty Google? Have all the world's best gadgets pitted against each other only on Tech...