Twitter has become the go-to source of information when it comes to breaking news stories or emergency situations like a disaster or natural calamity. However, during such situations, one can get lost in all the noise that is generated on the micro blogging site.
Samsung has announced ISOCELL, its new advanced pixel technology for CMOS image sensors, which will grace next generation smartphones. The S5K4H5YB with an 8 megapixel imager will be the first Samsung image sensor to have the ISOCELL technology. It will have a 1.12um ISOCELL pixel and a 1/4inch optical format. The S5K4H5YB is being sampled at the moment to customers with plans of mass production in the last quarter of 2013.
Videocon has expanded its tablet range with the VT71 tablet, which has been launched in India for Rs 4,799. The seven-inch tablet runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, has a 1.2 GHz processor and has a 3200 mAh battery.
According to the survey conducted by Google, more than 70 percent of YouTube viewers in India are below 35 years old and about 72 percent have a college degree or higher. One third of the YouTube users access YouTube from their mobile phones and spend up to 48 hours on the site.
Nimbuzz announced the release of its Nimbuzz messaging app for BlackBerry 10. The new and improved app is the only messaging platform that has integrations with GTalk, Facebook and Yahoo . It s single point of entry that enables the user to send virtually unlimited number of IM s, photos and videos to other devices using the above-mentioned services.
Almost nine months ago there was a lot of buzz that Facebook was about to buy Norwegian browser company, Opera. The basis of that news was not solid and most speculation died down when Opera s founder, Jon von Tetzchner expressed his longterm goal. This was however not possible as Tetzchner still held a 10 percent stake and he could have shot down any possible acquisition. But that scenario has changed as an Opera spokesperson confirmed that von Tetzchner s shares are now at 5.18 percent in the company according to GigaOM.
Micromax has started selling their a dual-SIM A27 Ninja Android smartphone in India which is now available online for Rs 3,399. The device was spotted online on Micromax s website but we are still waiting for its official announcement and information about its availability in stores.
In the lead up to MWC we normally see a truckload of leaks. Even the LG Optimus G Pro was leaked a couple of weeks ago. But now LG has broken cover and teased the device on its Facebook page. LG has revealed a curved glass design for the 5.5-inch device.
SanDisk has launched the Ultra Plus SSD in India which was launched at the recently concluded Consumer Electronic Show. It is designed to improve reliability and power efficiency in SATA standard 2.5 form factor. It is the ideal product for customers who want to boost the performance, boot and shutdown time, data transfer and application launch times in their laptops and PCs.