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Posted by on Mar 5, 2012 in Android apps | 0 comments

Google’s Siri is not Majel, it is Assistant !!

Google’s Siri is not Majel, it is Assistant !!

An artistic view of Siri on Android As per our previous report on Google’s version of Siri in making called Majel , it seems Google have decided to go simple with the names as Tech Crunch reports that the new feature might be named as Assistant serving its purpose. It is supposed to posses more features than the Apple‘s Siri, Google is expected to have complete control of all the layers involved and it also has plans to open it for developers. According to Tech Crunch, the project is being taken care by the Android team of the company with the help of search engineer Amit Singhal.  The project has three parts according to the report, 1. Get the world’s knowledge into a format a computer can understand. 2. Create a personalization layer – Experiments like Google +1 and Google + are Google’s way of gathering data on precisely how people interact with content. 3. Build a mobile, voice-centered “Do engine” (‘Assistant’) that’s less about returning search results and more about accomplishing...

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Posted by on Mar 2, 2012 in Android apps, iPhone, Videos | 0 comments

ISRO Bhuvan mobile app gets updated now supports orientation change

ISRO Bhuvan mobile app gets updated now supports orientation change

ISRO Bhuvan mobile application by Indiandragon for Android gets updated to version 1.3. This map application based on ISRO Bhuvan – Indian Earth Observation Visualisation project of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The app now supports seamless orientation change. Some of the improved features are, 1. Seamless orientation change 2. Loading bar 3. Smoother scroll 4. Early notification system Since the ISRO Bhuvan site from which this application fetches data is still in Beta, ISRO Bhuvan mobile is also in beta. Check out the video demo of ISRO Bhuvan mobile (Note : This video is of Version 1.1 (beta)) You can grab ISRO bhuvan mobile for free from Android Market  : ISRO Bhuvan Mobile...

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Posted by on Feb 27, 2012 in Windows Phone | 0 comments

It’s official the cheapest Windows7 smartphone is Nokia LUMIA 610 -MWC21012

It’s official the cheapest Windows7 smartphone is Nokia LUMIA 610 -MWC21012

Nokia announced the next member to its LUMIA family at Mobile World Congress 2012, meet the small brother Lumia 610. This Windows7 mobile would be powered by a qualcomm 7x27A chips and 256MB of RAM. This mobile would include Nokia Transport a new app that will provide details on tram,train and bus directions for around 500 cities and 46 countries. This phone would be available in white,cyan,magenta and black. This would be retailed for 189 Euros i.e around INR...

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Posted by on Feb 27, 2012 in Gadgets, Mobiles, Symbian | 0 comments

Nokia announces 41-megapixel camera phone !! – 808 Pureview – MWC2012

Nokia announces 41-megapixel camera phone !! – 808 Pureview – MWC2012

You read it right, it is a whooping 41-Megapixel camera phone from Nokia announced at Mobile world congress 2012 called 808 Pure View. This Symbian belle running phones is touted as a true successor to the Nokia N8 powered by a 1.3 GHz single-core processor, 4″ display with 360×640 (nHD) resolution. Memory is 512MB RAM and 16GB onboard storage with expandable microSD slot. Pentabad signal with HSPA 14.4 Mbps data plans. The Carl zeiss 41-megapixel camera  has a continuous-focus of 1080p and would have 36-megapixel when shooting 16:9 images. The technology behind it is sub-pixel interpolation, which entails 5 pixels merged into one. It is expected to arrive in May with a price tag of 450 Euros. source:...

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Posted by on Feb 22, 2012 in Android Mobile, Android Tablets, Linux, ROM | 0 comments

Ubuntu for Android is the next big thing from Canonical

Ubuntu for Android is the next big thing from Canonical

Well before the hype surrounding the Ubuntu TV has ended, Canonical has announced the next big thing in the series of Ubuntu on devices – it is Ubuntu for Android. It is ubuntu desktop running side by side on a Android phone with a shared kernel. It would be a normal Android phone but when connected to a dock with monitor  and keyboard  the underlying Ubuntu desktop kicks in and would provide the Ubuntu desktop experience. Apart from the advantages in mobility in carrying a single device which can perform the actions of both smartphone and a laptop, the main advantage would be in Data consolidation. You can synchronize the address book, documents, media and others. When you connect this device to a TV via HDMI the Ubuntu TV application kicks in and lets you manage your media content and view them on your television and also access online contents. When connect to a dock in Ubuntu mode, you can still access all contents from your smartphone like accessing...

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Posted by on Feb 18, 2012 in iOS Apps | 0 comments

Apple is giving $10,000 prize to mark the 25 Billion app downloads

Apple is giving $10,000 prize to mark the 25 Billion app downloads

Yes, you read it right apple is giving away $10,000 appstore  gift card to mark the 25 billionth app download. So the company is offering the prize to mark the milestone. To enter the contest,  1. You can buy yourself an app  or 2. you can enter via the prize form announced by the company (without downloading or purchasing any app). As per contest rules, “the downloading of the 25 billionth app is considered to be either the downloading of the 25 billionth app from the App Store or the receipt of the non-purchase entry after the download of the 24,999,999,999th app, whichever comes first.” Apple is accepting only 25 entries/day/person, so watch the countdown and fill the forms accordingly !! The contest entry form is given below, Alternate Entry...

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