android

LG Electronics launches new flagship smartphone


September 18th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 18 (IANS) LG Electronics, South Korea's No.2 mobile phone-maker, launched Tuesday its newest flagship smartphone 'Optimus G' to better compete with Samsung Electronics' Galaxy devices and Apple's iPhone ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Google acquires Nik Software


September 18th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) Google has announced that it has acquired Nik Software, a German software company behind the popular photo application Snapseed on Apple's iOS platform."We want to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now, get train tickets via smartphone in China


September 12th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) China's railways ministry announced Wednesday it plans to launch a new service that will allow people to purchase tickets via smartphones.Passengers will be able to book ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US retailer launches tablet for kids


September 11th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 11 (IANS) Toys "R" Us, a leading toy retailer in the US, has unveiled its own tablet computer specifically designed for kids, intensifying the competition to win ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Smartphone users reject apps over privacy issues


September 6th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sept 6 (IANS) Smartphone users are rejecting or uninstalling some apps because of concerns over intrusive nature of collecting personal information, according to a US survey.The Pew Internet Project ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now an iPhone app that translates languages


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) If you are on foreign shores trying to interpret a parking sign or a menu in vain, then an application for Android and iPhone could help ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Samsung did not copy ‘cool’ Apple iPad: Court


July 10th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) The British High Court has ruled that Samsung's Galaxy Tab range does not unlawfully copy the iPad's "cool" minimalist design, The Telegraph reported.Apple sued its Korean ... Read more...

Posted in World |

iPhone app translates three languages into English


July 10th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) An app for Android and iPhone can instantly translate Spanish, Italian and French into English using the camera, Daily Mail reported Monday.WordLens uses the phone's inbuilt ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian handsets market reports 5 percent drop in revenues


July 9th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Indian mobile handsets market reported a 5 percent drop in revenue at Rs.31,215 crore during the financial year ended March 31 due to a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Microwave oven-Maid launched


June 25th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) 'Maid', an incredible cooking device launched here Monday, can auto-cook virtually unlimited number of dishes besides making microwave operations simpler with user-friendly interface.Make All Incredible ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Energy bugs drain smartphone batteries


June 14th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) A new method will detect software glitches in smartphones called "no-sleep energy bugs," which can drain batteries while the phones are not in use. "These energy ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi bloggers meet offline to discuss issues, gadgets


June 11th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The air was abuzz with tech talk as more than 250 bloggers came together Sunday for the IndiBlogger meet in the capital.They shared Twitter ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Facebook smartphone to be ‘released next year’


May 28th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world’s biggest social networking site, Facebook is planning to launch its own smartphone model by next year. Various reports have suggested that the company has ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Samsung unveils new Galaxy smartphone


May 4th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 4 (IANS) Samsung Electronics has unveiled its third generation smartphone in the Galaxy series featuring the options of recognizing voice, face and motion.The Galaxy S3, running Google's latest ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

50 Cent to launch gambling game


April 25th, 2012 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Rapper 50 Cent is set to launch a gambling game on Facebook.The singer has teamed up with bosses of Game Show Network Digital to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Facebook to buy Instagram for $1 bn


April 10th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Facebook will purchase the popular photo sharing app Instagram for $1 billion, Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced."For years, we've focused on building the best ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Free applications drain smartphones of energy


April 5th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Beware of seemingly harmless free applications (apps) -- they could be draining your smartphone of 75 percent of its energy, just tracking your location and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, Google tracking our each online move?


March 29th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Internet users watch out! The online search giant Google has unveiled a new "Account Activity" page which can sum up who you've emailed, what devices you've ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Google launches unified digital content store


March 7th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 7 (IANS) Google Tuesday introduced a new online store called Google Play, offering consumers a one-stop marketplace for music, movies, books, applications and other digital media content. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Russia unveils robot for space missions


March 7th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has built an android -- a robot resembling a human being -- to work in orbit.The robot, S-400, will be Russia's first space robot ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 to go on sale from 1st of March


February 29th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Samsung’s latest device Galaxy Tab 7.7 will go on sale from the 1st of March 2012. Carrier Verizon announced on Tuesday that the tablet will be sold ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Video accounts for half of mobile data traffic


February 24th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Half of all data traffic on mobile networks now is video recording, an indication of users' growing demand for mobile content, said a report ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mojostreet adds Cafe Coffee Day to its portfolio


February 6th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Mojostreet, a location-based mobile game with real world benefits, Monday announced the availability of check-in based offers at 1,174 Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) outlets across ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

British student to launch bamboo smart phone


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) A 23-year-old British student will launch a mobile phone made largely from bamboo, The Telegraph reported Thursday.The smartphone, called 'ADzero', is expected to launch later this ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Android’s big share of global tablet shipments in Q4 2011


January 27th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Jan 27 (IANS) Global tablet shipments reached nearly 27 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011 with Android jumping to a record share of 39 percent, said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Microsoft reaches patent deal with LG


January 13th, 2012 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Jan 13 (IANS) Microsoft Thursday announced a patent licensing agreement with LG Electronics covering tablets, smartphones and other consumer devices running Google's Android or Chrome operating system.Microsoft said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Samsung launches new tablet in Indian market


January 11th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 11 (IANS) Global consumer electronics major Samsung Wednesday launched in the Indian market its next-generation tablet Galaxy Tab 620, with a 1.2GHz dual core processor and Android Honeycomb ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Year of tech, tweets, tablets and telecom (2011 in Retrospect)


December 27th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The year Steve Jobs died was a busy one for global tech -- the rise of the iPad, the spread of pay-as-you-go cloud services ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Intel-powered smartphone, tablet to enter market in 2012


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 22 (IANS) Smartphones and tablets running Intel's chips will enter the mobile market early next year, posing a challenge to the dominance of Apple's iPhone and iPad, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Agra student creates record for IIT Kanpur


December 16th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 16 (IANS) Agra's Karan Narain, pursuing M. Tech (final year) in computer science from IIT Kanpur, has set a new record in campus placement. He has been ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Survey reveals that Android and Apple control 71 percent of the smartphone market


November 30th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new survey by the research firm Nielsen has revealed that more Americans are switching to the smartphone. The survey found that 56 percent of all ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Seal loves Klum’s costumes


November 27th, 2011 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Singer Seal enjoys his wife Heidi Klum having fun with fancy dress costumes.The 48-year-old singer who raises children Leni, seven, Henri, six, Johan, five, and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Facebook is partnering with HTC for a Smartphone


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Social network giant Facebook reportedly plans to come out with its smartphone next year. The company has subsequently contracted HTC to manufacture the handset which is ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Ice cream sandwich powered Galaxy Nexus makes its debut


October 19th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google is fighting to improve its dominance of the mobile operating system market. The company has introduced its latest OS called Ice Cream Sandwich. Google says ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Impressed by Aakash, Swedish minister to meet Datawind CEO


October 18th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The world's cheapest tablet computer Aakash seems to have created a global buzz with Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt planning to meet Sunnet ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe