$149 Chromebook, less than $100 Chromebit

Chine manufactures Haier and Hisense have announced cheapest Chromebook yet, at $149, to preorder from Amazon and Walmart.com. In another news, Asus plans to release the Chromebook Flip, a convertible Chrome OS device at a price of $249. The device is told to be 15 mm thick and weights less than 2 pounds. Asus also…

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What to expect on Apple Sept 10 media event?

It is a well known fact that Apple keeps its plans secret and there are a lot of people trying to break into the closed garden. Based on all the rumors, we have collected everything we know about Apple’s announcement today. Gold Rush – iPhone 5S Fingerprint scanner – The latest update of iPhone, iPhone…

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Google Maps back in iOS

After Apple booted the default Google Maps for it’s own mapping solution in iOS6, the App was the most missed App in the iOS device. Google has released the new Google Maps app and is available to download for free in the App Store. The new maps app includes turn-by-turn navigation, the feature that Google…

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$20 tablet, Aakash 2 launched in India

To accelerate the growth of tablets in Indian market, the Indian Government has subsidized a 7" tablet running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS to cost only Rs 1,130 (equivalent to US$ 20). On the occasion of National Education Day of India, Indian President Pranab Mukherjee and the HRD minister, MM Pallam Raju launched the…

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iPad Mini – looks great in car dashboard

It seems, iPad Mini is a perfect fit for a car dashboard. Car audio specialists at Soundwaves of Tampa have designed a custom-made dash that can take in the new iPad Mini in the dashboard of a 2012 Toyoto Corrola. iPad Mini slides in the dash to look like an in-built device. The device can…

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iPad Mini first batch of reviews – a bit too much positive!

Almost all of the reviewers so far have agreed that the iPad Mini is a high quality product, an iPad shrinked to a smaller useable form factor. They all seem to justify the $129 price premium, when compared to the 7" $199 tablets iPad Mini is usually compared to. Some significant statements on iPad Mini…

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$200 Fancy LED lightbulbs, Apple store exclusive

Exclusive to Apple stores, Philips has released fancy lightbulbs that can be operated remotely through smart phones to control the lightening in a home. Called Hue, Personal wireless lightening system, the light bulbs offer varieties of shades of colors. To control the light bulbs, one needs to download a free app and setup in a…

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Microsoft released Windows 8 smartphone

October 29 is not an ideal day for new product launches, but two of the biggest tech companies, Microsoft and Google have released their new smartphones on the day. Because of hurricane Sandy, Google canceled the formal press meet and informally launched its new tablet and new smartphone. Microsoft however went ahead with it’s pre-planned…

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Google’s Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet released

Google had called a press meet to release Nexus 4 smartphone, Nexus 10 tablet and an an updated Nexus 7 tablet on October 29. But, because of hurricane Sandy in the East coast, the event was canceled and the release was made in a blog by Andy Rubin, Google’s senior vice present of mobile and…

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