Yet another enthralling Google Doodle! This time, you get the chance to be the next Peter Schmeichel! Save shots from a notoriously obese player as he starts off slow but somehow manages to fire bullets as the game goes on! I managed a score of 39 (Beat That!) and have been trying better that ever since! Go check it out now and post your score below!
Apple at the World Wide Developer Conference 2012 has unveiled a new revision to their most popular OS, calling it iOS 6. Siri has been updated with more ability, most notably Siri will now launch Apps, talk about sports, restaurants and movie times, it’s also coming to iPad 3rd Gen. Apple is also finally expanding Siri’s local search functionality from just the US to no less than 60 difference countries which includes India.
Siri will also even come to cars via Apple’s new Eyes Free integration, but this is at least a year away.
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YouTube, after reaching an agreement with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), is all set to broadcast the London Olympics in High Definition to 64 territories across Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. YouTube has already established itself in the field of live coverages after successfully broadcasting events like the India Premier League, U2 concerts and the royal wedding.
For a list of countries where YouTube will broadcast, check out the press release below.
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Motorola has posted yet another disappointing quarter, while revenues were up to $3.1 billion, Moto lost $86 million in Q1 of 2012. That is 6 more million lost compared to their previous quarter. In terms of shipments only 8.9 million devices were shipped in the quarter which is down from the 10.5 million shipped last quarter. The company’s home gateways and broadcast goods, managed to generate $68 million, up from $53 million a year ago.
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Talk about big bucks, while companies stubble to hit the million mark, Apple continues to show good results Quarter over Quarter. The new numbers rank in at US $ 39.2 Billion in Revenue for the company , with upwards of 30 million iPhones sold and 12 million iPads sold.
The new $12.30 earnings per share, compared to an estimated $10.04 earnings per share – adds up to $39.2 billion in revenue and $11.6 billion in profit. The iPhone sales show an 88% growth from the previous years quarter and the iPad sales show a whopping 151% increase over the last years same quarter.
Airtel has launched a new 3G Data plan for Blackberry users on Airtel postpaid connections. At a price of Rs. 299 per month the user now gets blackberry services on 3G speeds along with 1 GB of data transfer.Upto 1GB of off-device data service usage at 3G speeds free per month Unlimited internet browsing access on the device available at 3G speeds
Of course Airtel was quick to define data usage :Off-device – When BlackBerry device is used as a modem On-device – When internet is used on BlackBerry device Plan costs mentioned available in [...]
Qualcomm’s next SoC is about to hit devices soon, but the company is already trying to spark buyer interest by benchmarking the bad boy. They sent the SoC to AnandTech and those guys ran a solid benchmark that clearly shows that the chip may actually be a great next upgrade for devices. A dual-core 1.5GHz MSM8960-powered device scored a near 240 percent result on the CPU benchmarks. The SoC has a advanced GPU which allows the Adreno 225 GPU to run at up to 400MHz.
Continuing on with our Tradition of Holiday Guides today we bring the best phones under the 20,000 Rupees mark (15,000 – 20,000), Of course you can check out our under 15,000 guide and Under 10,000 Guide if they better suits your purpose.(In order of preference) Android Phones
Samsung Galaxy R (Rs. 20,000) : Have 20k to spend? This is our pick for smartphone under the 20 thousand mark. The dual core smartphone is available at online retailers for prices well below 19k including deals, searching will get you a good deal. The phone [...]
LG has just announced a new flurry of lightweight and designer 3D glasses that go along with their televisions. The three options available include the F310 which are lighter and are curved more for a better fit compared to last years models, the F320 clip-on design for glasses-wearers and Alain Mikli-designed F360 half-rim frames. There is no information on pricing or availability just as yet, But they will be available along side LG’s new 2012 Smart TV lineup which features 1,200 in built apps. Check out both press releases below.
Envious of your friends Apple Computer with a high speed Thunderbolt I/O (not like he can do much with it yet) ? Intel is finally going to be able to bring their Thunderbolt technology to PCs starting April 2012. The next-Gen data transmission system which is currently only enabled in some Apple computer will come to PCs in time for Intel’s 22nm Ivy Bridge processors (Due April 2012). The only competition that Thunderbolt has, in terms of data transfer, is USB 3.0 which offers 10 times the speed of traditional USB 2.0. Thunderbolt ports however, have a couple advantages over USB 3.0 :Thunderbolt ports offer double the speeds of USB 3.0 One [...]
Hyundai is planning to bring the 2012 Sonata Hybrid to India sometime next year. The Hybrid revamp of 2011 Hyundai Sonata, one of the most sold cars of this segment in the US in 2011, the 2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid will also be launched in India at a starting price of 23 Lakhs.
The new Hybrid Sonata comes with a 2.0-liter Theta II turbocharged GDI engine which offers 274 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 269 lb-ft of torque from 1,800 – 4,500 rpm with regular fuel and offers a Mileage of 13.16 KM/L . The new breakthrough Hybrid Blue Drive technology lithium polymer battery pack [...]