SITA gets Smartwatch with Boarding Passes

by Chethan ThimmappaJuly 28, 2014
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Airlines can now offer their ultra tech-savvy passengers the chance to board their flight with a mere flick of their wrist and scan of their smartwatch. SITA Lab continues to innovate and lead in the area of wearable tech by providing boarding passes for Android watches via its API available now on developer.aero. A simple alert via Android Wear technology […]

Lava rolls out Android 4.4.2 KitKat update through FOTA for Iris 504Q+

by Chethan ThimmappaJuly 28, 2014
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LAVA International Limited, a fast growing company in the mobile handset industry, announced Android 4.4.2 KitKat update over FOTA (Firmware- over-the-Air)  for LAVA Iris 504Q+. With its latest update of Android 4.4.2 KitKat, LAVA Iris 504Q+ shall offer an improved user experience through an enhanced user interface, superior battery life and software performance. A new […]

Oplus launches XonPhone 5

by Chethan ThimmappaJuly 24, 2014
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Oplus today announced the launch of its revolutionary 5” Smartphone – ‘XonPhone 5’ exclusively on Snapdeal.com, the largest online marketplace in India. The event was held in New Delhi’s Shangri-La Hotel on July 24th, 2014.  Under this partnership between Oplus and Snapdeal.com, the latest smartphone by the former, XonPhone 5 will be exclusively available on […]

Uber for Windows Phone has arrived!

by Chethan ThimmappaJuly 24, 2014
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Uber, the popular Taxi app has now hit the shelves of Windows Phone store!  Joel Belfiore of Windows Phone team has confirmed this news by tweeting “Another big-brand, official app on WP! UBER!” . The application is available in most of the Uber operated regions. The Uber application for windows phone is available for free. The […]

Opera Mini and Myntra.com enable easy access to fashionable brands

by Chethan ThimmappaJuly 24, 2014
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Opera Mini is one of the most popular mobile browsers in India. It works on most mobile handsets, varying from basic Java phones to the newest smartphones. It features advanced compression technology, which shrinks webpages to as little as 10% of their original size, helping users save on data charges tremendously. This data compression also leads […]

Lumia 330 Concept Phones are here!

by Chethan ThimmappaJuly 24, 2014
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Some cool dude at PhoneDesigner has posted some interesting Lumia 330 pictures. Well, This comes after Satya Nadela of Microsoft announcing that he is halting Series40 / Asha  Phone development along with Nokia X. Series 40 phones and Asha phones are very popular in developing  countries like India. As these budget phones are saying goodbyes, it […]

BenQ unveils RL2460HT to stir up the gaming action

by Chethan ThimmappaJuly 23, 2014
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BenQ, an internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle innovations today announced the launch of its fully optimized RL2460HT monitor for high-speed PC and console gaming — perfect for RTS- and MOBA-style games, as well as fighting games. The RL2460HT is equipped with BenQ’s exclusive RevolutionEyes™ technology to provide the visual comfort gamers need for better […]

VH1 App now available on Windows Phone [India]

by Chethan ThimmappaJuly 23, 2014
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Apparently there are two different versions of VH1 App on Windows Phone. The one which recently covered by WPcentral and the other one which I noticed today on my Windows Phone’s featured app list whose logo looks something like this Interestingly both apps are official ones. I am assuming Non US users would be familiar with […]

Here is the preview of New Animated Lockscreen for Windows Phone 8.1

by Chethan ThimmappaJuly 22, 2014
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  Thanks to David Lorenzin who has uploaded new lockscreen preview video on youtube. The video shows how the upcoming lockscreens look like on windows phone 8.1 . The video showcases 3 different lockscreen themes Classic Clock plus Stripe Everything looks pretty interesting. 3 years back, say in December 2011, we had covered about free […]

Google Maps now available in Hindi

by Chethan ThimmappaJuly 22, 2014
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As a part of its global initiative to make maps more useful for users locally, Google is launching Google Maps in Hindi. Starting today, people will be able to see Hindi names for cities, localities, important roads, as well as popular points of interest such as public parks and schools, on the new Google Maps and on Google Maps […]