Even though this news is of not much consequence for smart-television users, it is an interesting development for those who use standard television sets. Tata Sky and Videocon d2h have announced that their set-top boxes will now also feature web browsing.
DTH (direct-to-home) service providers have experimented with various interactive features which have only been supplemented by things like 4K display support on TV channels. Internet browsing is yet another feather added to the cap. This doesn’t mean, however, that users can use services like video streaming.
Tata Sky offers this new service to all existing customers free of cost, while Videocon [...]
If you’re looking for a course in coding apps, Google and Tata Trusts may have the answer for you. The two names have come together to launch an Android Nanodegree in partnership with Udaycity. The course aims at letting developers work on their skills from anywhere in the country on a phone, laptop or tablet. Google and Tata Trusts will also offer a 1,000 scholarships for students as part of the programme.
Rajan Anandan, VP & Managing Director of Google South East Asia and India said at the launch event of the initiative, “With the launch of this program we want to bridge the gap by providing India’s [...]
‘Tata Sky+ Transfer’ set top box (STB) is the newest feature added to Tata Sky’s inventory of technological innovations. The first of its kind in Asia for DTH, this feature enables audiences to transfer recorded content from their set-top box to mobile phones and tablets, allowing them to watch it in the offline mode any time they want.
Adding to the already existing features of the Tata Sky+ HD (Personal Video Recorder) STB, the Tata Sky+ Transfer STB enables transfer of recorded content to a device over wi-fi for subscribers with iOS (iPhones, iPads) and Android mobile devices through the revamped Tata Sky mobile app.
Harit Nagpal, MD & CEO, Tata [...]
Recently we heard the Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi, claiming that it wants to be an Indian company. Today, according to an official post by Xiaomi, Ratan Tata has acquired stake in the brand, making him the first Indian investor.
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We are happy to announce that Mr. Ratan Tata, chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, has made an investment in Xiaomi. This is the first investment by any Indian in Xiaomi.
Lei Jun, founder and CEO of Xiaomi, is happy to say: “Mr. Tata is one of [...]
So far the sales of the Tata Nano hasn’t met company’s expectations, therefore Tata Motors recently refreshed the car and launched the 2013 Tata Nano with a bunch of upgrades. Now Tata Motors will even use online selling, which is one of the many ideas by the company to push sales further. So you will soon be able to buy India’s smallest, most affordable car at EMI from an online store just like you would a smartphone.
Currently, Tata sells around 2,000 Tata Nano’s a month. The company, which has carried out a few trial sales online, is now planning to expand the scale of online sales.
Tata Communications on Tuesday launched video conferencing application ‘Jamvee’ – a multi-device compatible cloud-based video conferencing service that allows anyone to take part in a video meeting from any location via a desktop computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone or a dedicated Telepresence room. Jamvee can be accessed by up to 46 users for a common session.
The Jamvee software application supports Windows, Mac OSX and iOS devices – with Android support following in August 2013. Users of Microsoft Lync and other video conferencing software, as well as those with access to standard video [...]
Tata Motors has launched eight new products across five brands to mark ‘Horizonext’, its new passenger car business strategy, at its plant in Pune. While some models get additional kit and a choice of new colours, the company has also unveiled CNG variants for the Indica, Indigo and the Nano. Horizonext is all about evolution rather than revolution. Which is why all eight products showcased at the company’s plant in Pune encompassing cars and utility vehicles, are refreshes rather than all-new products.
The Tata Indigo eCS now comes with a new powertrain, a new Feather-shift gearbox and an all new noise, [...]
The 2013 Tata Nano is all set to hit the markets next week, however you will be hard pressed to tell the difference between itself and its predecessor. The 2013 Nano comes only with minor cosmetic changes and no significant upgrades.
The 2013 Nano gets new bumpers and strips of chrome both on the front and rear on what is otherwise a largely unchanged exterior. The rear bumper does get bigger air vents though for better cooling of the engine.
The noticeable change on the inside is the addition of a glove box, with the rest of the interior staying largely the same except for some [...]
While the top-end models of the Tata Vista hatchback and Manza sedan are shipped with an infotainment system featuring integrated satellite navigation (sat-nav), Tata Motors has now entered into an association with which the sat-nav device will be offered as a standard feature in the Vista D90 ZX+ with maps from MapmyIndia.
Tata Motors is known as a vehicle manufacturer with a deep understanding of customer needs; the car models reflect this philosophy. Similarly, at MapmyIndia we take into account customer feedback and incorporate it into our product offerings. We are extremely happy to have partnered with Tata Motors to bring a superior GPS ‘navitainment’ experience [...]
Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover today launched luxury sedan Jaguar XJ Ultimate Edition, priced up to Rs 1.88 crore (ex-showroom, Mumbai).
The XJ Ultimate, imported in India through completely built unit (CBU) route, will be available with Jaguar’s existing 5.0-litre V8 petrol supercharged engine and 3.0-litre V6 turbocharged diesel engine, all driving the rear wheels via an eight-speed transmission.
[quote]“The Jaguar XJ Ultimate is our most luxurious vehicle and offers unrivalled levels of opulence and comfort for rear-seat passengers,” Del Sehmar, JLR India spokesperson told Financial [...]
Tata Motors has launched the new Vista D90 hatchback in India that is powered by the Quadrajet diesel engine with variable geometry turbocharger (VGT).
Price of the car starts from 5.99 lakh rupees and at present it is available in two variants- VX and GX+.
The new Vista D90 is around 15000 Rupees more than corresponding 75PS Vista trim (ex-Delhi price).
In terms of exterior, it is quite identical to the usual Vista, with the only difference being the black contrast roof which was seen on 10th anniversary car. Various external accessories are offered by Tata [...]