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What Microsoft + Nokia means for Android, BlackBerry?

This is set to shake up the worldwide market of Andriod and smartphones in a new era of personal computing Microsoft surprised very few people when it announced that it would snap all relevant mobile-related parts of and license patents from Nokia for about $7.17 billion (€5.44 billion). At this point in time, it is interesting to think about how …

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GITEX SHOPPER 2013 targets tech-savvy consumers

The Middle East’s largest and most anticipated consumer IT and electronics show has sold out as some of the world’s top brands and biggest names in the retail sector confirm their presence at this year’s GITEX Shopper. The eight-day show scheduled to take place from 5 – 12 October at the Dubai World Trade Centre, follows an earlier GITEX Shopper …

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Apple Vs Android

Last night I was sitting with my cousins and the conversation on the dinner table broke out as which technology in smartphones is better. The two of them possess totally different Smartphones, an apple and an android. And I was nowhere in the discussion as I carry a blackberry which is altogether a different league. So, it started with the …

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Beyond Cisco and Networking

When looking beyond Cisco’s downward guidance and layoff stories, comes big home towards software side Global networking giant, Cisco set a number of records of substance for its 2013 Q4 earnings. The company’s revenues ($12.4 billion), non-GAAP operating income, net income and earnings per share led the way, along with $4 billion of cash flow, of which $2.1 billion was …

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Smartphone market reaches 9.3 mn in 2Q13

With Smartphone becoming a trendsetter for the youths and professionals the demand for the low end price handsets is increasing in numbers. India being the price sensitive market has witnessed tripled the growth of Smartphone market year over year (YOY) in the second quarter of 2013 (2Q13). According to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) AP Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped …

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Next Level in Virtualization – Pocket – PC

Driving virtualization to the next level and with global PC sales already suffering at the hands of mobility driven devices, next generation ready concepts such as PC-on-a-stick are set to further excite the user community to the next notch, by packing big mobility driven computing power in a miniscule form factor {Such as USB stick} that can ideally fit into …

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The era of socializing

Last night I found my long lost friend on WhatsApp while browsing my contact list and to my surprise he was online and ping me. We chatted almost for an hour discussing about professional and personal lives. I was so much touched and the conversation had brought back the memories of good old school days where we use to have …

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Microsoft Bundles Skype, Outlook in Select Countries

While driving more value to its end customers and delivering a mix of both the worlds in Outlook and Skype, Microsoft has surely gone overboard in terms of making sure that its customers get more than what they actually sign for, experts close the development feel that this move might be challenged in anti-trust court in Europe. In its bid …

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Low-Priced Tablets Shine Bright

With tablets becoming a favored device not only for the professionals but the students it seems tablet is taking over PC market in a big way. The scenario is not seen in the metro cities but it has been viewed in tier II and Tier III cities as well where low budget tablets are making waves. To find out the …

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Saga of Conspiracy, breach of trust, bribery

Ever since the three Rajasthan Royals Players were taken into custody for match fixing, the fans has been disappointed by the managing committee BCCI and feels that the future of the committee is on doldrums. I am an avid fan of cricket only when it is played between India and Pakistan. While penning down my thoughts on the subject, it …

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