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LG launches G3 in India; starts from Rs. 47,990

In an event held in Mumbai, LG has launched its latest flagship and the awaited smartphone LG G3 with the presence of Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan.

The phone will get in retails along with 15,000 limited units that bears Amitabh Bachchan’s signature. The new premium smartphone by LG will cost Rs. 47,990 for 16GB (2GB RAM) variant and Rs. 50,990 for 32GB (3GB RAM) variant…

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Microsoft Surface tablets appears already registered for BIS cert.; India launch on agenda?

It didn’t really appear anywhere that Microsoft is launching or planning to launch Surface tablets in India, not counted on happening anytime soon. But the software giant had already gone through government’s new mandatory procedure to retail tablets in India, earlier this year.

With registration number R-41003777 under Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Surface tablets from model number 1516 (Surface RT) to 1601 (Surface Pro 2) are approved to retail in Indian market…

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US Patent Office publishes Microsoft’s new mobile UI patent application

A new mobile user interface patent of Microsoft named “personalized cloud of mobile tasks” has been recently published by US Patent Office – offers similar functionality to that of Nokia Z Launcher.

According to description and illustrations the application bears, the user interface consists of the icons similar to Windows Phone’s tiles. In accordance with users’ usage of the mobile phone throughout every hour of the day, the frequently used tasks like calling up a contact within a set of hours like…

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Intel with UniverCell launches “Tablet Gaming Championship”; a new SYNC store in Colaba

A touted to be “first-of-its-kind” Tablet Gaming Championship has been initiated by chipmaker Intel across 25 UniverCell SYNC stores in Mumbai and Bangalore. The announcement was made at the newest store in Colaba, Mumbai.

The gaming contest will start on Jul. 14 and will be on for two weeks. Two winners from both Mumbai and Bangalore who shall be declared at the end of the fortnight or last day of second week will bag in Asphalt 8 Airborne and FIFA 14 games. Contestants will be playing…

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Nokia releases Z Launcher for Android – it’s smart, minimalistic and not a part of Microsoft

A Nokia division that Microsoft did not acquire with the mobile phone division has released a pre-beta homescreen UI app for Android called Z Launcher.

The launcher deliberately tells us consumers that Nokia is still in the competition environment of mobile phone industry after most of it is acquired by Microsoft; It was not just the hardware that they needed to be in the space…

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India witness a declining 0.75m tablet shipments during Q1 CY 2014: CMR report

Acccording to CyberMedia Research report tablet shipment in India has declined to 27.7% quarter-on-quarter during January to March 2014 period.

The tablet shipment has declined to 0.75 million (7,46,463) units from previous quarter Q4 2013′s 1.03 million (10,32,739) units. According to the report, issues with DeiTY imposed compulsory BIS certification…

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Vodafone India to begin 4G trials soon

Vodafone India’s chief technology officer Vishant Vora said that the operator is going to start trials of 4G service on its network this year. They’re yet to make decisions on location for trials.

On Feb. 2014 spectrum auctions, Vodafone along with Airtel, Reliance Jio, Idea Cellular had won license to operate 1800MHz FDD-LTE band network. The telco giant won spectrum in five circles namely Mumbai, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala and Kolkata…

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Vodafone restores inoming calls from Loop Mobile users; dispute ends

Vodafone and Loop Mobile have settled their dispute regarding interconnection charges that caused blockage of incoming calls on Vodafone numbers from Loop Mobile users in Mumbai.

On Monday, Vodafone had cut the cords for Loop Mobile’s three million subscribers in Mumbai to call on Vodafone numbers. Vodafone restricted calls on account of long due payment of interconnection charges that Loop Mobile owed…