Panasonic has launched three Android KitKat smartphones in India today called the T41, P41 and the P61. These smartphones are priced at Rs 7,990, Rs 11,990 and Rs 14,990 respectively. More →
We have come across rumors about the Lumia 530, which is believed to be succeeding the Lumia 525. Today, Nokia has launched the Lumia 530 in single and dual-SIM variants. The smartphone will be priced under €100 (Rs 8,000 approximately), and will be available in select markets starting from August. As far as specifications are concerned, the Lumia 530 sports a 4-inch FWVGA (854x480 pixels) LCD display with a pixel density of 246ppi and is powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 quad-core processor paired with 512MB of RAM. Also included is 4GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card. The smartphone also features a 5-megapixel fixed focus camera, and a 1,430mAh battery that the company claims is good enough for 10 hours of talktime and up to 22 days on standby mode. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 3G support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, and on the software front, it runs on Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Cyan update. In addition to the Lumia 530, Nokia has also unveiled the Bang mini speaker by Coloud, which is priced at €19 (Rs 1,539 approximately).
If there were any doubts whether Apple was working on a smartwatch, put them all to rest. Apple was today granted a patent for the iTime, which clearly is a smartwatch, which Apple has been rumored to launch since last year as the iWatch. The patent not only shows what the iWatch could look like but also details most of the functionalities the wearable would have, which has been detailed by Apple Insider that first spotted the application. More →
BlackBerry today slashed the prices of the 9320, 9720 and the Q5 in India. These QWERTY devices are now priced at Rs 9,900, Rs 11,990 and Rs 13,990 respectively. More →
Sony Xperia T3 Android smartphone with 5.3-inch display and quad-core processor launched in India, priced at Rs 27,990
Sony took the wraps off the Xperia T3 last month, its super-slim smartphone boasting a thickness of only 7mm. Today, the Japanese company has launched the device in India, priced at Rs 27,990. It will be available from July 28. Alternatively, you can also preorder the device on Indian e-commerce sites for Rs 26,990. More →
The Commonwealth Games 2014 is set to kick off tonight at Glasgow, Scotland. The opening ceremony will begin at 12:30AM IST and you can watch it from the comfort of your home. More →
Apple announced its third quarter 2014 results last night where it posted earnings of $1.28 per share on revenue of $37.43 billion. Apple’s net profit climbed to $7.7 billion and its gross margin was 39.4 percent. It sold 35.2 million units of the iPhone, a jump of 12.7 percent year-on-year, though iPad sales stuttered at 13.3 million units. However, Apple posted strong growth in India across iPhones, iPads and Mac. More →
The Commonwealth Games kick off in Glasgow today, and Google has dedicated a doodle to the sporting event on its homepage. The doodle is quite a simple one compared to the more elaborate animated doodles we have seen during the Olympics and the recently concluded FIFA World Cup 2014. More →
The wards committee chairman of the Karol Bagh Zone of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation has directed officials to take strict action against unauthorised constructions and illegal mobile towers in the zone, the civic body said. At least 126 unauthorized constructions have been reported in Karol Bagh Zone in the last 50 days, Chairman, Wards Committee of Karol Bagh Zone Rajesh Bhatia said. All engineers in the Zone have been instructed to take strict actions against any such violations, he said in a statement released by the NDMC. Illegal constructions were removed in seven of the already flagged properties and 37 properties where constructions were ongoing, it said. Twenty-one properties where it was not possible to remove constructions were sealed and 35 properties were issued notice as commercial activity was going on there in violation of the usage law. Meanwhile, 514 properties where constructions are going on in violation of the building bylaws have been issued stop-work notice, it said. According to the statement, only 287 out of the 581 mobile towers in Karol Bagh Zone are legal. And, 162 towers have been booked as unauthorized. Show cause notice has been issued to owners of 133 mobile towers. Twenty-nine towers have also been sealed, it said.