The wait is finally over! Fuel cells for consumer electronics are now a reality. A Swedish fuel cell company is launching a portable fuel cell charger that can power up cell phones and other mobile devices by converting hydrogen into electricity. myFC has created what is said to be world s first portable fuel cell charger called PowerTrekk. The fuel cell also doubles up as a portable battery pack which can be operated on its own as a ready source of power or storage buffer for the fuel cell. The fuel cell enables instant charging from a depleted battery state without ever needing a wall charge. Users simply insert a fuel pack and add water. To charge portable devices for example mobile phones, cameras and GPS devices users connect a device to Power Trekk via a USB port. Read on...
Aakash co-developer has invited Taiwanese firms to speed up the production process of the upgraded version of the tablet. The Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) has roped in Taiwanese partners for a faster delivery of the commercial version of Aakash. The firms, which had produced 10 to 20 percent of components for the first model
Twelve-year-old Charlie Le Quesne who was trying out the iPhone 4S at a Tesco store in Coventry, UK, met with a rude shock. The phone told him: "Shut the f*** up, you ugly t***." Charlie was using the phone's intelligent software assistant, Siri and had asked it: "How many people are there in the world?"
Foxconn, which assembles most of Apple's hardware, will double the size of its Zhengzhou production facility in China. According to Appleinsider, this will make it the world's largest smartphone manufacturing plant at a cost of just over $1 billion. Apple is expected to announce its best quarter ever ending December 2011, with iPhone sales estimated
After Mango, we were wondering for quite some time what would be Microsoft s next move. Thanks to a leaked roadmap for future Windows Phone updates which suggests that its 'Tango' and 'Apollo' which are lined up for a release next year. As revealed by WMPoweruser, Tango is meant to support cheaper and low-cost handsets
Loop Mobile has tied up with Rickshawale.com, a 24x7 auto service to offer commuters a safer and convenient journey in Mumbai. The service allows passengers to book auto rickshaws during emergencies. Consumers have to simply log on to rickshawale.com or dial Loop mobile number 9664 010101. Non-Loop Mobile subscribers have to pay an additional Rs.20
In yet another attempt to democratize mobile broadband access and complete its target of 100 million users by 2014 in India, Chinese telecoms gear maker, Huawei Technologies, today announced the launch of the data cards EC303C dongle and E560 MiFi in India. With the EC303C Dongle, users can utilize the same SIM card used in
China-based ZTE has completed a series of tests between TD-LTE and 2G/3G GSM/UMTS networks using 3GPP circuit switching fallback (CSFB). The operations included testing a series of services such as mobile originating calls, mobile terminating calls and SMS. The company said in a statement that the tests demonstrate that CSFB is a reliable voice solution
Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL) that nationally operates its telecom services under the MTS brand has signed Bollywood actor Imran Khan as its brand ambassador. The youth icon will play an integral part across all MTS forthcoming campaigns. I am excited to be a part of the 15 million strong MTS family. What drew me
Indian handset maker, Lava International, is expecting to end the fiscal with returns of Rs 1,000 crore. Mr S N Rai, Co founder and Director, Lava International told The Hindu Business Line that the phone manufacturer has a lineup of Android based smartphones and 3G Tablet to be launched within a couple of months. The