October 6, 2011
An unrelenting tablets wave seems to be sweeping netbooks out of store shelves. Even bored mothers are shunning the mother board. But, is this the end of the fight? Are tablets glorified media players or can they actually perform the job of a computer? Mahananda Bohidar and Ketaki Bhojnagarwala slug it out. »
July 14, 2011
Online retail giant Amazon.com is all set to unveil a tablet computer by October, says a report.
“Amazon plans to release a tablet computer by October,” The Wall Stre...
April 23, 2011
Akshay Kothari and Ankit Gupta are founders of Alphonso Labs, a firm in Silicon Valley that is currently riding on $1 million raised through venture capital and angel funding. The duo, who trace their roots to Rajasthan and gain strength from their families in India, are the brains behind the successful Pulse news reader application for mobile devices. Pulse has won kudos from top technology blogs and even from Apple CEO Steve Jobs.
April 19, 2011
Microblogging site Twitter is in talks to buy Tweetdeck, the add-on application that allows heavy users of the site to track multiple conversations, for about USD 50 million, says a media report.<...
March 22, 2011
Computer maker Lenovo India on Tuesday announced a new range of high performance personal computers for 2011 based on the second generation Intel core processors, making it the first PC manufactur...
March 15, 2011
Every computer eventually reaches the point where it has to be replaced. When that happens, there’s one primary question that needs to be answered: How do you get your data and programs onto...
March 14, 2011
Although gaining in popularity, tablet computers are likely to remain primarily entertainment devices, according to one expert. “Writing with one over an extended period can make you...
February 9, 2011
Computers are increasingly coming in all shapes and sizes. Now there is even a reclining computer.HP announced the new form factor on Monday, saying that it believed the ability to lay the...
January 6, 2011
New e-book reader will be the first to support Telugu language
December 29, 2010
At the Apple keynote address in October this year, Steve Jobs jokingly asked the audience, “What would happen if a Macbook and an iPad hooked up?” But he wasn’t kidding the...
September 7, 2011
What's it about Apple Stores that makes visiting them a special experience? Ever-evolving design, modern and welcoming interiors, a glittering display of products, customer support and more, writes Geeta Padmanabhan
April 30, 2011
Consumer technology companies reporting financial results this week are looking like rowboats bobbing in the wake of Apple Inc.’s supertanker. Close to oblivion in 1997, Apple is now...
April 23, 2011
The full text of the email interview with Akshay Kothari and Ankit Gupta, co-founders of Alphonso Labs in Palo Alto, California, the firm that has published the Pulse new reader for mobile devices. The students of Indian origin were Masters' students at Stanford University when they first worked on Pulse. Following the success of the app, the firm has been able to raise US dollar one million through venture and angel funding, and now has its own office at Palo Alto. The interview was done by Karthik Subramanian.
March 28, 2011
Tablet computers and smartphones contain ample computing power, yet they’re designed for use on the go. Which raises an interesting question: if these pint-sized devices already have more com...
March 21, 2011
HCL Infosystems on Monday unveiled its new range of laptops and desktops. The laptop series — ME 1014 and ME 1015 — and desktop series — M A365 Pro — are packed with unique...
March 15, 2011
With the original iPad, Apple brought an attractive, easy-to-use tablet computer to the masses at a reasonable price — a feat numerous companies are trying to top. With Friday’s...
March 10, 2011
Ultra-thin at only 24mm and weighing 1.25 kg, the 10.1-inch Aspire One Happy netbook lets you network, play and stay in touch longer with your close ones, thanks to its 8-hour battery power....
February 8, 2011
A few problems that most users of Microsoft Word run into and simple solutions to get around them.
January 4, 2011
Apple Inc.’s popular iPad is getting its strongest competition thus far as consumer electronics manufacturers unveil tablet computers with bigger screens, front-facing cameras for video chatt...
November 25, 2010
Acer has launched the Iconia, a laptop-cum-tablet computer with two touch screens. The new dual-screen laptop has two 14 inch displays, including one in place of a traditional keyboard.The...