25 May

RIM launches BlackBerry Curve 9320 in India for Rs 15,990

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Canadian mobile handset manufacturer Research in Motion (RIM) launched its new 3G smartphone in India – Blackberry Curve 9320 at Rs. 15,990 today. Last month, RIM also launched BlackBerry Curve 9220 for Rs 10,990.

Most of the features of the Curve 9320 are similar to the Curve 9220 except the fact that latter is 3G-less. And the timing couldn’t be more perfect from RIM as Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Reliance Comm – all have slashed their 3G prices by up to 90 percent.

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Specs & Features of Blackberry Curve 9320:

– Blackberry OS 7.1
– Qwerty keypad with Optical Trackpad
– 2.44-inch (320×240 pixels) TFT display
– 800 MHz Processor & 512MB of RAM
– 3.2 MP Camera
– 3G, WiFi, Music Playback and Built in FM radio.
– Bluetooth, A-GPS
– Memory Expandable up to 32GB via Micro SD Card
– 1450 mAh Battery which provides up to 7 hours of talk time & up to 30 hours of music playback on headphones.
– Priced at Rs. 15,990.

31 Oct

News RoundUp: Youtube, Blackberry, E-Commerce, Apollo & Others

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Youtube launches Channels

Youtube is expanding their channels by introducing channels created by famous personalities from different fields like TV, music, film, sports, media companies or Youtube existing partners.
These channels will have something for everyone, whether you’re a sports freak, comedy lover, mom, a music fan or a pop-culture crazy fan.
For a sneak peak, click here.

RIM sets up facility in Mumbai to help Indian Government in surveillance efforts

RIM (Research In Motion) has set up a facility in Mumbai to help the Indian Govt in lawful surveillance of its services.
India Govt can submit the name of a suspect they want to investigate, & Blackberry will provide decoded messages for that person if it satisfies the legal authorization.
Last year, Indian govt threatened to shut down BB encrypted email & instant messaging services because it could not be wiretap because of its encrypted form.

Rs. 5 crore KBC winner fear of abduction?

Sushil Kumar who won the KBC big prize of Rs. 5 crore fear of abduction as he returns home to Bihar next week. The fear arises in the Sushil’s family because of the several abduction cases in the State.
This raise question on the CM Nitish Kumar efforts who claims that kidnap cases have reduced in Bihar during his tenure.

New Mobile Numbers Might Begin With 5,6 & 3

DoT forwarded a new proposal to issue new mobile numbers with digit 3, 5 and 6 that will free 2.75 billion mobile numbers. The initial proposal to issue 11 digit numbers has been put on hold for the moment.
The Telecom department(DoT) has also accepted the short-term solution from TRAI to issue nos in the 7 & 8 series that will free 650 million nos to meet the demands for next 2.5 years.

Apollo Hospitals launches robotic technology for stroke treatment

Apollo Group has launched “stroke Robot” that will provide quality care to the patients who are staying at remote places.The RP-7 remote presence Robot will help the doctors to monitor & guide the patients who are living in far places from cities itself.

It is the 1st such technology in India and US Food & Drug Administration is the only one to give a clearance for this device.

GNBIndia.com launched as a group buying ecommerce site for financial products

GNBIndia.com has been launched as a group buying website to get discounted deals on loan products.
Presently the service is only available in cities like Delhi/NCR, Jaipur and Mumbai.

15 Aug

Yash Raj Films launched BlackBerry Messenger campaign to promote ‘Mere Brother Ki Dulhan’

 

Yash Raj Films has recently launched a new campaign to promote its latest film ‘Mere Brother Ki Dulhan’. Now the users can connect with the ‘Mere Brother Ki Dulhan’ team via Blackberry BBM. This makes it the first Bollywood movie to connect with fans on a Blackberry Messenger platform. Now Fans can receive direct updates related to movie, messages and exclusive content about the movie and can connect with the stars too via BBM.

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To connect with the ‘Mere Brother Ki Dulhan’ team, you just need to add ‘Mere Brother ki Dulhan’ to your BBM using PIN : 227BFE3C or scan the following barcode to join.

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These kind of new innovative platform will definitely help Indian Film Industry and shows that Indian mobile space is growing effectively.

12 Aug

Facebook Messenger launched for iPhone & Android to take down BB Messenger

 

Facebook lauched new app called ‘Facebook Messenger’ in US & Australia which allows users of the social networking site to send faster messages to friends and small groups on their mobile free of cost.

The new app gives direct competition to hugely popular BlackBerry Messenger Service which allows people to send messages to friends on their mobile contacts list & even push out group messages. Initially, the Facebook Messenger App is only launched in US & Australia.

Facebook Messenger App

Facebook Messenger is a separate app from their official facebook app. Now you can messages with only one click. All the messages are delivered through notifications and texts, so all your friends will get your message right away.

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You can use Messenger to reach all of your friends — whether they’re on Facebook or in your phone contacts. All you have to do is type the person’s name.

The Facebook Messenger app is an extension of your Facebook messages, so all your conversations store at one place, including your texts, emails, chats and messages. You can see the full history of all your messages whether you’re on your phone or on the web.

Make plans with groups

With the help of app, you can also start group conversation and message all at once. Plus, you can also add your location so that people can easily find you on the map. You can also attach photos while sending messages.

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Blackberry Messenger is having around more than 45 million users around the world. Facebook, with more than 850 million users worldwide, will definitely steal the Instant messenger market.
Apple is also supposed to launch their instant messenger service this year.

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Here’s the iphone app download link.

03 Aug

RIM launched 5 new Blackberry smartphones

 

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Research In Motion(RIM) has launched 5 new Blackberry smartphones. These are two Blackberry Bold models 9900/9930, three Blackberry Torch models 9810/9850/9860. All these smart phones are running on Blackberry 7 OS.

The BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 with Touch Display and Keyboard comes with a 1.2 Ghz CPU, 8 GB In built memory, 720p HD video recording, support for NFC & 4G HSPA+ networks. The smartphone also sports the classic BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard & a touch LCD screen. It is the thinnest smartphone the company has ever produced.

BlackBerry Torch 9810 with Touch Display and Slide-Out Keyboard
comes with a 3.2-inch display, 5 MP camera packed with 720p HD video recording, GPS, Wi-Fi, vertical slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

All Touch BlackBerry Torch 9850/9860 comes with a 3.7in touch display with Liquid Graphics technology, 4GB In built memory which is expandable up to 36GB with micro-SD, 5MP camera packed with 720p HD video recording, GPS, Wi-Fi & a digital compass.

The new BlackBerry smartphones will be available from carriers around the world starting later this month. Availability dates for specific devices from specific carriers will be announced in conjunction with RIM’s partners.
The launch of new family of handsets will be RIM’s largest global launch ever and more than 225 carriers and distribution partners have already commenced or completed over 500 certification programs for these 5 new handsets.