Personal Tech

  • Microsoft
    Mar 23, 2014 23:36 IST

    Microsoft ends support for Windows XP on Tuesday: Is your survival kit ready?

    Microsoft has decided to stop providing support for its popular operating system, Windows XP. If you continue using Windows XP after support ends, your computer will still work. It will, however, be vulnerable to security threats.

  • Galaxy S5
    Mar 27, 2014 17:22 IST

    Galaxy S5 to be available in India from April 11, price starting at Rs 51,000

    In India, the Galaxy S5 will be available in four colours - black, white, blue and gold. The phone with 5.1 inch display is waterproof and dustproof. It comes with 16 megapixel rear camera and has 21 hours talk time battery.

  • Trooping the Colour
    Mar 13, 2014 22:16 IST

    Now, track Bollywood's trail in Britain through new app

    As part of efforts to attract Indian visitors, Britain on Thursday launched a first-of–its-kind Bollywood in Britain (BiB) Destination Movie Map that locates the venues where songs and scenes of popular songs have been shot.

  • Idea
    Mar 11, 2014 19:58 IST

    Idea launches 3G-enabled smartphones; targets youngsters

    India's third largest private telecom operator Idea on Tuesday launched a 3G-enabled smartphone, ULTRA II, at a price of Rs 12,500 focusing on driving data penetration in the country through sale of 3G devices.

  • Mobile Apps
    Dec 31, 2013 15:12 IST

    Mobile apps showdown: the best of 2013

    Mobile apps have become an integral part of our lives like never before. The year 2013 saw many cool apps flooding the market. After going through several of them, we have listed 10 refreshing ones that will add zing to your life.

  • Star Wars-style telephone
    Jan 06, 2014 13:19 IST

    Star Wars phone lets you talk to 3D hologram images of friends

    A Polish telecommunications company plans to create the world's first hologram telephone call, which will allow users to see a live 3D hologram image of the person on the other end of the line.

  • Micromax
    Jan 06, 2014 21:46 IST

    Micromax unveils dual-OS LapTab; to hit shelves in February

    Combining functionality and style, the LapTab further builds on the promise to constantly empower our users with superior technology that directly addresses their needs, Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma said.

  • Tellspec
    Jan 06, 2014 23:45 IST

    Webbed wonders: new wave lifestyle gizmos

    There is plenty of geeky stuff happening that makes the present look like the future they talked about in science fiction stories. And the year 2014 seems to be very, very special: it may go down in history as the year when the “internet of things” evolved from a buzzword to reality.

  • Android
    Jan 08, 2014 15:32 IST

    Tech giants gang up to challenge iOS, Android; set to launch cutting-edge OS

    A new smartphone operating system developed by a global collaboration of tech firms to rival Google's Android and Apple's iOS will be launched in the next few months, Japanese mobile phone operator NTT Docomo said.

  • liquor
    Jan 18, 2014 18:00 IST

    Smartphone app taps Kerala's love affair with liquor

    A smartphone app to find the price of foreign liquor in Kerala State Beverages Corporation Outlet (Bevco) has been created by Malayalees. The app includes options like maps to the nearest liquor shop, and more.

  • Firefox image
    Feb 24, 2014 09:06 IST

    Firefox OS challenges Apple, Google; set to power $25 smartphones

    Firefox OS, an upstart smartphone operating system that aims to challenge the Apple and Google duopoly, will power a new category of $25 smartphones for developing countries, the California-based nonprofit Mozilla Foundation said on Sunday.

  • Sony
    Dec 26, 2013 11:24 IST

    Latest PS4 owners to see `great surprises` in 2014: Sony exec

    Sony's latest gaming console Playstation 4 (PS4) owners are likely to witness a number of 'great surprises', as said by the company's executive.

  •  Eye Mirror
    Dec 23, 2013 11:10 IST

    An eye for 360° detail

    A new device can bring an extra level of excitement and interactivity to any action video or simply be used to ensure absolutely everyone is in frame when taking a family photo.

  • Galaxy Grand 2
    Dec 23, 2013 18:21 IST

    Samsung launches Galaxy Grand 2, priced starting Rs 22990

    Samsung today launched its latest offering 'Galaxy Grand 2' in a price range of Rs 22,990 to Rs 24,990. The dual-SIM smartphone will be available in the market from first week of January next year.

  • Kid with smartphone
    Dec 26, 2013 11:05 IST

    Tablets a hit with kids, but experts worry

    Tablet computers are so easy to use that even a 3-year-old can master them. And that has some pediatricians and other health experts worried.