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Low-cost tablet PC Aakash 2? ‘very soon’

Union Human Resources Development Minister Kapil Sibal has announced that an upgraded version of Akash, the world’s cheapest computer, will be officially launched very soon. Addressing the first convocation of Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, Hyderabad campus, the minister said the low-cost tablet Aakash 2 would have a faster processor and a three-hour battery life. “When we …

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Huawei launches data card with Wi-Fi Huawei E355

Global information and communications technology solutions provider, Huawei on Monday launched the E355 data card with Wi-Fi. Huawei E355 functions both as a data card for a single user and as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot, which can simultaneously connect up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices for Internet connectivity anytime, anywhere. Priced at Rs 5,499, the product comes with a universal serial …

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WikiPad launching a tablet with a gaming dock, coming later this year

Android Market is growing rapidly and it consist of some amazing applications, and I am talking about games here. Like there are racing games, adventure games, sports and a lot others. Would you like to take your Android gaming experience to the next level? Then have a look at the WikiPad, it’s a tablet that comes with a 10.1 inch …

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SwiftKey updates its English language packs with Olympic words

It’s time for the Olympics and SwiftKey prepared updates for two its most-used language packs, UK English and US English. As a non-sponsor of the big event, they’re not allowed to use the “O” word — their blog post only hints their intention was to update language packs with words that will be used during the next few weeks. And …

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NVIDIA Tegra adopts Miracast wireless standard for HD streaming

This week NVIDIA and their Tegra mobile chipset line have joined up with Miracast for their wireless standard for HD movies and photos. This standard will allow users to stream high definition content from their quad-core tablet or phone (with Tegra 3 processors, of course) to their HDTV without the aid of an HDMI cable or a wireless network. Miracast …

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