Micromax Canvas Lite A92 with 5-inch screen launched

Micromax has launched a new Canvas smartphone, the Canvas Lite A92 priced at Rs 8,499. The smartphone runs the Android 4.1 version of Jelly Bean and has a dual-core processor. Micromax said that the smartphone was available in leading stores as of Sunday.

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Google teams with Starbucks

Google has partnered with Starbucks to tout its Google Play Music service that was announced during its developer conference. The search company says that customers can enjoy unlimited music through its service as they sip away on their beverage.

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UK regulator warns Google

After re-opening an investigation into Google’s Street View privacy violations last year, UK officials have let Google off with a slap on the wrist. The case related to Google accidentally collecting data from open Wi-Fi points via its Street View cars in 2010. Today, the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) says that Google must “delete the remaining payload data identified last year within the next 35 days and immediately inform the ICO if any further disks are found.”

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Samsung unveils Galaxy S4 mini in India

The much-awaited Galaxy S4 mini has arrived. Samsung Electronics has announced the Galaxy S4 mini, a compact version of Samsung’s flagship smartphone, Galaxy S4. The Galaxy S4 mini has a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display and weighs 107g. The pint-sized version of the Galaxy S4 is powered by a 1.7GHz dual-core processor and has 1.5GB RAM. It runs Android 4.2.2 OS.The phone has an 8 megapixel rear camera and a 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera. The Galaxy S4 mini has an internal memory of 8GB (user-accessible is approximately 5GB). Its memory can be further expanded up to 64GB using a microSD card. The smartphone comes packed with a 1,900mAh battery.

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Samsung launches Galaxy Mega 6.3 in India

Encouraged by the response to its Galaxy Note series of phones, Samsung has launched two new phablets in India – Galaxy Mega 6.3 and Galaxy Mega 5.8 – at Rs 31,490 and Rs 25,100, respectively.The Galaxy Mega phones are equipped with an 8 megapixel rear-facing camera and a 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera. Both the Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and feature a dual-core processor. Both have 1.5GB RAM. Both phablets have an internal storage space of 8GB, which can be expanded up to 64GB using a microSD card.

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Samsung GC100 Galaxy Camera

The Samsung Galaxy Camera is an intriguing proposition, in that it offers all the capabilities of a high-end smartphone (except the key one of being able to make calls … more on that later) with a capable point-and-shoot camera. It’s a new genre of product, a point-and-share smart-camera if you will. But just how smart is it? I spent a bit of quality time with one to find out.

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My Tablet – Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 P3100

Samsung mobiles have always brought out quality handsets and tablets that cater to individual needs based on a large demographic. Tablets are an intermediary between netbooks and smart phones. They have the specifications that are similar to phones, like phone operating systems (Android v4 ICS or Jelly Bean), hardware specs like screen technology, primary and secondary camera, Wi-Fi and Data, Video Recording capability and many other features common to smart phones.

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Android Tablet Tricks

Many people keep attempting to optimize their android experience on their tablet and I am one of them. Over time I have learnt a few things. There are also things that my friends taught me on an android tablet. I thought it would be nice to share them with you on this nice lazy sunday afternoon. So here goes the post

 

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Android phone essentials

Android is the IN thing and offers the whole world in the form of customization and apps. People all over the world are finding innovative ways to make them more and more useful in supplementing your life and lifestyle. Whilst all this is good, this also puts the onus on us to keep the phone in a safe and sound mode. Here are a few essential steps to do that

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How to dramatically boost your WiFi Signal

All of us have WiFi routers at home. We have them to free us from the messy wires that are needed to connect to the internet. But sometimes, walls and other obstructions cause signal loss and result in lowered signal strength. This is an issue that all of us face at some time or the other. Here is an amazingly simple solution for it Continue reading