Gadgets get costlier – Japan disaster to blame

At a time when disaster hit Japan is making every possible effort towards rehabilitation and normalcy, the out of control factors are making the situation stiffer and that is not just for the internal operations in the country but also for the socio-economic side outside the region.

The rise and rise and rise of Groupon

Groupon is growing like wild fire and has the distinction of being the fastest growing company in the history of internet. Yes.. it has grown faster than google or myspace or facebook. This infographic captures its crazy crazy growth

You Tube – Getting massively popular

Now the Television would soon have to make some amendments and bring about some revolutionary changes if at all it has to compete with the online players such as You Tube. The six year old video sharing website has become the second largest search engine in the world after Google. It is generating two billion views a day at the moment which is about 50% higher than what it used to a couple of years back.

Lenovo’s LePad set to compete Apple’s iPad

Apple’s iPad was among the biggest launches last year and the fact was corroborated by the sales figure alone that rose to around 15 million iPads generating $10 billion in revenue. With a view to give Apple’s high profile product iPad some competition and aiming at breaking its monopoly in terms of popularity, the Chinese computer giant Lenovo launched its own tablet computer at home making an entry to the much crowded market for Tablet computers.

Masses go berserk – iPad 2 releases in another 25 countries

Apple Inc. went ahead with the predefined schedule of releasing iPad 2 in another 25 countries after its native launch in the US on March 11th. The international launch regions which were due for a release on 25th March were all set up for the product sale as per the original dates. The international launch kicked off in New Zealand, then Australia, and in other countries including France, Britain, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Canada and Mexico.

Cellphone based social network to challenge Facebook and others

Facebook and other social networking sites may soon have to work out on a strategy to combat cellphone based social communications providers. Bill Nguyen, the big entrepreneur who sold his last company to Apple in 2009, is launching a new cellphone-based social network which aims to challenge Facebook's dominance in social networking beyond the personal computer.

Google to delay open platform for Android’s latest

Smartphone and other related device users will have to wait for a while for the open platform until Google finishes off the entire testing of its latest OS, Android 3.0, known as Honeycomb. The software was unveiled earlier this year billing it as the first version of its Android operating system designed from the ground up for use in tablet PCs.

Facebook interdicts 20K underage users a day

If it is internet and browsing, it has to be a social networking site for once if not for all the time spent on the PC, such is the addiction that has engulfed all the age groups. Right from a little soul to a 70 year old, the obsession seems to be relentless. With reports coming in from Australia, in the country alone, around 20,000 underage users are banned by Facebook everyday. About 1/3rd of the overall population visits the site each day making it a huge proportion marking the social site.

Britain gears up for 4G mobile services

Smartphone users in Britain who are highly addicted to their gadgets for Internet access mainly would soon be able to enjoy the online services at far better speeds. In the times to come, Mobile phone networks in Britain will be able to provide internet speeds up to 16 times faster than the current technologies after Ofcom, the independent telecom regulator in Britain, unveiled plans for 4G coverage.

Is Apple overlooking the strong Indian market?

A time when India’s strong tech savvy population is multiplying at a massive pace, some of the major global IT giants have apparently failed to notice the fact. This is specifically being referred to Apple Inc.’s response towards one of the fastest developing markets in the world that boasts of an increasingly wealthy, young population hungry for information, entertainment and the latest craze in consumer culture.