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News this week:

News this week:

We know your world is a very busy place and it’s hard to keep track of everything that goes on in the tech world. So here’s a handy recap of the top news stories from this past week.

Portal now available on Linux via Steam

Linux users rejoice! Valve’s popular interactive puzzle title, Portal, is now available on Linux via the Steam client. This comes as very good news for gaming on Linux, as both the Portal games were very popular and were received positively by critics.

Samsung launches Galaxy Core, a 4.3-inch version of the Galaxy Grand

 Samsung has launched yet another Galaxy device – this one is a budget affair called the Galaxy Core. It runs on Jelly Bean and has a 4.3-inch display.

The Galaxy Core has a 4.3-inch screen

The Galaxy Core has a 4.3-inch screen

Samsung Galaxy S4 available for Rs 40,500


The much-awaited and written about Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone launched in India late last month for an official price of Rs 41,500. However, at Delhi’s Gaffar Market in Karol Bagh, you can get the smartphone for Rs 38,800 including taxes.

Electronic Arts announces The Sims 4, will release in 2014

Electronic Arts has officially announced that the latest game in its people-simulation franchise is under development. Titled The Sims 4, the game is being developed by series veteran Maxis and will be seeing a release in 2014.

The Sims 4 will be out in 2014

The Sims 4 will be out in 2014

HTC rumoured to be working on Windows RT tablets

With everyone making a tablet based on Windows 8, it was only a matter of time before HTC tried getting into the game. Rumours are floating around that the Taiwanese company is working on a 7-inch and 12-inch tablet that will run on the upcoming Windows RT Blue.

Micromax confirms no A120 Canvas HD Pro in the works

Ever heard the phrase, “All smoke, but no fire?” Well, that’s what the case is with the rumours regarding Micromax A120 Canvas HD Pro. We saw the tech press go all out with rumours and “leaks” about a new Micromax phone called the A120 Canvas HD Pro.


BlackBerry Q10 available for pre-order online

BlackBerry’s upcoming QWERTY smartphone, the Q10, is now available for pre-booking on SnapDeal. The website, though, doesn’t reveal any new information, such as the actual price of the handset. To pre-book the device, you have to pay Rs 1,000 in advance, and then pay the rest when the smartphone is launched.


Nokia Asha 501 unveiled; will hit Indian shores in June

The Asha 501 is the first phone in the overhauled Asha series to be unveiled, and it will be priced at $99 (around Rs 5,370). The Finnish giant will be launching the phone in India sometime in June this year.


The Asha 501 is a complete overhaul of the Asha series

Leaks reveal Xolo to be working on Tegra 3-based T1000, 5.5-inch Q2000

Xolo’s next phone may be quite a beast. Benchmarks have popped up from an anonymous submitter on Nenamark for a handset named the Xolo T1000. Rumours of a second Xolo phone – the Q2000 – have also been revealed. Since the Q2000 will be a phablet, Xolo will be competing with the likes of Samsung and LG.

Huawei, ZTE to be probed by Indian govt over cyberspying threat

Indian government is reportedly launching an investigation into equipment manufactured by the likes of Huawei, ZTE and possibly other companies as China’s role in recent acts of cyberspionage is being scrutinised.






  1. Yes I actually do request lots of phone questions!

    What is better asha or curve??

    This would be the two phones I’d like, so I must choose from them.

  2. desire to kno if anybody is applying whatsapp around the Nokia Asha 308 where i’m able to get th application frm?

  3. Have you heard relating to this, or did the mainstream media perform a good job of controlling the storyline?

    A week ago a bi-partisan Committee found Leader Rose bush and former Secretary Rumsfeld DIRECTLY Accountable For WAR CRIMES?

    Senate Report Links Rose bush to Detainee Homicides Media Yawns

    http://world wide

    “The guidelines that the Senate Military Committee all concludes were approved by Rose bush, Rumsfeld and many some of the best Rose bush authorities didn’t basically result in “abuse” and humiliating treatment, But They Are DIRECTLY — AND UNQUESTIONABLY — Accountable For NUMEROUS DETAINEE Killings. A lot of individuals deaths triggered by abusive treatment happen to be formally indicated as “homicides” by autopsies carried out in Iraq and Afghanistan …”

    (capital added for emphasis).

    The hyperlinks towards the review of conclusions can be found in this article:

    Levin, McCain Release Executive Summary and Conclusions of Set of Management of Detainees in U.S. Custody of the children

    What moral ground will we have if as people we neglect to compel our reps to carry the crooks accountable. Shall we be much better compared to terrorists when we allow these crimes to visit unpunished?

    How could anybody declaring to become a patriot American give Chocolate a thumbs lower for your answer. That’s disgraceful!

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