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Sony to Ship First Android-based Tablet in September

Sonys Android Honeycomb-based single and dual-screen tablets will be called Tablet S and Tablet P, and cost from €479 (US$690) and €599, the company said on Wednesday at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin.
The two tablets were announced in April and have until now been known as the S1 and the S2.
Like so many [...]

MapmyIndia collaborates with Qualcomm to launch new CarPad

MapmyIndia have collaborated with Qualcomm Incorporated to announce the launch of their new CarPad. The device is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S1 processor, and comes with a 7-inch capacitive touch display, 3G connectivity and a 3D GPS navigation interface.
The CarPad comes pre-installed with Aura, their latest navigation interface – with 3D navigation for maps, [...]

Samsung unveils 3 smartphones to run on own platform

(Reuters) Samsung Electronics unveiled three smartphone models that run on its own operating system, as it seeks to expand market share in the low-end segment and diversify its lineups heavily focused on Googles Android software.
The Wave series models backed by Samsungs proprietary system bada reflects the South Korean firms shift in strategy from being [...]

All eyes on Apples new CEO Tim Cook to dish out next recipe for success

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO: Tim Cook has big shoes to fill and he cant do it by just pushing out snazzier versions of the iPhone or iPad. Apples newly minted CEO needs a revolutionary product to prove he has the chops to succeed Steve Jobs, and that may be a full-on assault on the living-room space [...]

Apple wins ban on 3 Samsung phones in 10 European nations

AMSTERDAM: Apple won an injunction in a Dutch court on Wednesday to stop Samsung Electronics from marketing three smartphone models in some European countries after alleging a breach of patents. Apple and Samsung are locked in a bruising patent fight in the United States, Europe and Asia, as they jostle for the top spot in [...]

Samsung gets boost from Dutch court, Jobs resignation

(Reuters) Samsung Electronics shares rose sharply on Thursday, amid a rally in South Korean large cap stocks and analysts said it received a boost from a Dutch patent ruling and the decision by Apples Steve Jobs to step down.
Apple and Samsung are fighting a series of legal battles over patents with U.S. market leader [...]

New Control Over Privacy on Facebook

Privacy worries have bedeviled Facebook since its early days, from the introduction of the endless scroll of data known as the news feed to, most recently, the use of facial recognition technology to identify people in photographs.
At the nub of all those worries, of course, is how much people share on Facebook, with whom and [...]

Force Motors introduces sports utility vehicle

Force Motors announced its entry into the personal vehicles space by launching its new sports utility vehicle (SUV), Force One in Mumbai on Friday. The vehicle is priced at Rs. 10.65 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
The SUV was unveiled by Abhay Firodia, Chairman and Prasan Firodia, Managing Director, Force Motors, and Force One brand ambassador Bollywood star, [...]

5 Features That Shouldn’t Die With the HP TouchPad and WebOS

Barely two months after the HP TouchPad launched, and we’re already writing its obituary. Even RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook tablet has survived for longer than that. I was among the reviewers who took HP to task on the TouchPadbut even so, I’m saddened by the news that the tablet world has one fewer competitor. After using [...]

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