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  • LG launches 21.5-inch Chromebase, a Chrome OS-powered all-in-one computer, in India at Rs 32,000 July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: LG Electronics has launched its first-ever Chromebase, an all-in-one computer powered by the Google Chrome operating system, in India at Rs 32,000. The LG Chromebase (Model 22CV241) has a 21.5-inch widescreen Full HD IPS display that delivers a 178-degree viewing angle. LG says, the Chromebase all-in-one computer is...
  • Mozilla to soon launch Rs 1,500 Firefox smartphones in India June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Mozilla, the developer of the Firefox web browser, has tied up with handset makers Intex and Spice to bring smartphones priced at $25 (Rs 1,500) to India in the next few months, a move that may redefine the "ultra-affordable" mobile phone market in the country. Mozilla showcased a smartphone...
  • Yosemite: 20 breathtaking photos of the national park the latest Apple Mac OS X version is named after June 3, 2014

    The next Mac operating system will be called Yosemite, after the national park, now that Apple is naming it after California locales rather than cats. The Yosemite National Park covers an area of 3,026.87 square kilometres in the central eastern portion of the US state of California. These images are...
  • Apple's iOS 8, Mac OS X Yosemite bring Macs, iPhones, iPads closer June 3, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple on Monday unveiled new operating software it hopes will create a seamless experience for users flitting between its coveted mobile devices and popular Macintosh computers. A next generation operating system called Yosemite and new iOS 8 software for iPads, iPhones and iPod devices were unveiled before 6,000 developers...
  • HealthKit: Apple's new iOS 8 fitness app will collect, analyse users' health data June 3, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple Inc took the wraps off a mobile application that can collect and analyse users' health data, part of a suite of new features outlined for its computing and mobile software, at its annual developers' conference on Monday. Called "Healthkit," it will pull together data such as blood pressure...
  • WWDC 2014: Apple announces iOS 8, OS X Yosemite; no mention of iWatch yet June 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Apple at its annual developers' conference on Monday announced the new versions of its software - iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, which run Apple's mobile devices and Mac computers, respectively. Apple's Mac operating system gets a new design and better ways to exchange files, while new features in...
  • Apple WWDC 2014 keynote live blog: iOS 8, OS X Yosemite launched June 2, 2014

    Apple's Mac operating system is getting a new design and better ways to exchange files, while the software for iPhones and iPads is getting new features for multitasking. The new mobile software, iOS 8, will sport interactive notifications, so you can respond to a message without having to leave another app....
  • Samsung plans to launch its first Tizen smartphone in India soon: Report May 12, 2014

    Bangalore: Samsung Electronics Co is preparing to launch a new smartphone in Russia and India based on its homegrown operating system Tizen, people familiar with the matter said, according to the Wall Street Journal on Sunday. Officials at Samsung were not immediately available for comment Sunday afternoon. The paper said this was...
  • Asus Chromebox review: This inexpensive computer also doubles as a great streaming device March 13, 2014

    New York: Devices that let you watch Netflix and other streaming video services on a big TV screen are popular, but there are limits to what you can watch. NBC, for instance, didn't make its Olympics apps compatible with Roku, Apple TV and Google's Chromecast. With HBO Go, Comcast subscribers can...
  • Review: Firefox OS, Sailfish OS, Ubuntu for phones February 28, 2014

    Barcelona: When it comes to smartphones, consumers have an array of choices from Apple to... well, Android. The impression you get stepping into most phone carriers' showrooms is that the programmers behind Apple's iOS and Google's Android are driving most of the innovation in smartphones. You'll find few phones on display...
  • Windows-based tablet sales to touch 39.3 million units by 2017: Report December 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The growth of smart devices like 2-in-1s and tablets is expected to fuel the volume for desktop vendors and the PC ecosystem in coming years with shipments of Windows-based tablets expected to touch 39.3 million units by 2017, research firm IDC said. Two-in-ones are devices that can function...
  • Not only smartphones, Samsung aims to bring its Tizen OS to your car, fridge, TV November 12, 2013

    Seoul: Most mobile phone users have never heard of Tizen. Neither have car owners or anyone with a fridge. Samsung Electronics Co. wants to change that. The South Korean electronics giant is in a quiet push to make its Tizen operating system a part of the technology lexicon as familiar as...
  • Apple internally testing Mail app update for OS X Mavericks to fix stability issues November 4, 2013

    Mumbai: If you've recently upgraded to OS X Mavericks and are facing issues with Apple's mail application, don't fret, you're not the only one. There seem to be problems cropping up within the mail app, especially with regards to Gmail. The good news, however, is that Apple is already aware...
  • BlackBerry Z30 with 5-inch display launched in India at Rs 39,990 October 24, 2013

    New Delhi: As we had previously reported, BlackBerry announced the launch of its 5-inch Z30 smartphone in India. Priced at Rs 39,990, the smartphone runs BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2 and is a full-touch smartphone. It has the largest battery yet on a BlackBerry smartphone. The Z30 is also listed...
  • BlackBerry Z30 coming to India today, listed online October 24, 2013

    New Delhi: BlackBerry is all set to launch its 5-inch Z30 smartphone in India today. The smartphone runs BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2 and is a full-touch smartphone. It has the largest battery yet on a BlackBerry smartphone. The Z30 is listed on e-commerce site Saholic.com. The Blackberry Z30 has...
  • Apple's OS X Mavericks review: Offers much more you won't see, but might feel October 24, 2013

    San Francisco: There isn't one thing that jumps out with Apple's new Mac operating system, known as Mavericks - and that's a good thing. Mavericks has plenty of modest refinements that add up to a system well worth the upgrade - even if Apple weren't giving it away for free. Many...
  • LG Fireweb: LG launches its first Firefox OS-based smartphone October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: We have already seen the Firefox OS-based phones from Alcatel and ZTE, and now LG has come up with a Firefox OS-powered handset named "LG Fireweb". The LG Fireweb has a 4-inch HVGA TFT touchscreen, and is powered by a 3G Qualcomm processor clocked at 1GHz and 2...
  • Apple offers OS X Mavericks operating system for free October 22, 2013

    San Francisco: Apple says its latest operating system for Mac computers is available free of charge, a knock to rival Microsoft, which is selling its Windows 8 Pro operating system for $199. Apple made the announcement Tuesday at an event in San Francisco, where the company is also expected to unveil...
  • BlackBerry Z30 with 5-inch display coming to India on October 24 October 17, 2013

    New Delhi: BlackBerry is expected to launch its recently unveiled 5-inch smartphone, Z30, in India at its event on October 24. Besides the BlackBerry Z30 launch on October 24, the company is also expected to make some significant announcements which are still not known. The smartphone runs BlackBerry 10 OS...
  • Google Chromebooks go on sale in India from today at Rs 22,999 onwards October 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Google Chromebooks have finally made its way to India - more than two-years after they were launched globally. The Acer C720 Chromebook and HP Chromebook 14 are available at select Reliance Digital and Croma stores in Delhi and Mumbai starting October 17. Chromebooks are laptops powered by Google's Chrome...
  • Apple sends out October 22 iPad event invites; iPad 5, iPad Mini 2 expected October 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Apple is holding an event in San Francisco on October 22 to announce new products - likely updated iPads. The company announced its most recent iPads around this time last year. The announcement included a smaller version, called the Mini, for the first time. Invitations sent to the media...
  • Google unveils $279 HP Chromebook 11 with high-end features October 9, 2013

    New York: Google is introducing a $279 laptop that runs its Internet-centric Chrome operating system, borrowing many of the high-end features found in models that cost $1,000 or more. Hewlett-Packard makes the new HP Chromebook 11. Although its price is in line with most other Chrome OS notebooks, the new model...
  • BlackBerry Z30 smartphone with 5-inch display, BB 10.2 OS unveiled September 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Making a foray into the phablet market, Blackberry today announced the launch of its 5-inch BlackBerry Z30 smartphone. The smartphone runs BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.2 and is a full-touch smartphone. It has the largest battery yet on a BlackBerry smartphone. The Blackberry Z30 has a 5-inch Super...
  • BlackBerry bidders may want to carve up business: Sources September 14, 2013

    New York: A handful of potential bidders, including private equity firms, are lining up to look at BlackBerry Ltd, but initial indications suggest that interest is tepid and buyers are eyeing parts of the Canadian smartphone maker rather than the whole company, several sources familiar with the situation said. Private equity...
  • BlackBerry 9720 launched in India at Rs 15,990 September 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry has launched the BlackBerry 9720 smartphone in India at Rs 15,990. It features a 2.8-inch touchscreen and trackpad. The phone has a 5 megapixel camera with an LED flash and 4x digital zoom. It has 512MB of RAM. The new BlackBerry 9720 smartphone runs...
  • Hands on with Apple iOS 7 August 20, 2013

    iOS 7 is completely redesigned with an entirely new user interface. It now has flatter icons and slimmer fonts.With iOS7, Apple introduced Control Centre which can be accessed even from the Lock screen. Swipe up from the bottom of your screen to activate Control Centre. It gives you access to various settings and apps including camera, clock and calculator.You can now access the Spotlight search from any application page on your home screen. In iOS 7, the Spotlight search box can be opened by swiping down from the middle of your home screen.