Union minister Kapil Sibal said that the internet was a necessity in India and an important medium that gave a chance to people to be heard. In the Google Big Tent event in Delhi, he said that Internet governance is an oxymoron and the net must govern itself.
Google Launched Google Keep, the note-taking Android and web app, which will allow users to keep checklists and voice notes and annotate photos. With Google Keep, you can quickly jot ideas down, add checklists and photos and available on the cloud at Google Drive.
Airtel launched prepaid and postpaid 4G services in the Punjab cities of Chandigarh, Mohali & Panchkula. The Airtel 4G LTE service is already available in Kolkata, Bengaluru, Pune and now Chandigarh, and is currently working towards rolling out state-of-the-art networks in remaining license circles.
Videocon VT71 ia s 7″ Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Tablet powered by 1.2 Ghz processor. It has 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal memory and supports up to 32GB T–Flash expandable memory. The 7 inch capacitive Touch Screen has a screen resolution of 800×480.
Sony launched its flagship device, the Sony Xperia Z in India, priced at Rs 38,990. Sony Xperia Z has a 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, and runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The rear camera is 13.1 megapixel and the front-facing camera is 2.2 megapixel. It has a 5-inch full HD screen with screen resolution of 1920 x 1080.
Computer Scientists has received the “Google Research Award” for their research in the area of mobile gesture based interfaces – “Airwriting”. With the technology, sensors attached to a glove record hand movements, a computer system captures relevant signals and translates them into text.
Google Hindi Input app for Android allows you to type messages, update on social networks or compose emails in Hindi on your Android phone. In the transliteration mode, you can type Hindi word in English characters and the app will convert them to Hindi.
Seagate to launch it’s wireless storage devices Seagate Wireless Plus and Seagate Central by Mar-Apr. Seagate Central has been designed as an easy, centralised backup for each computer in the home. Wireless Plus can wirelessly stream content for up to eight smartphones or tablets.
LG Optimus G smartphone (model E975) is launched in India, priced at Rs 34,500. It has Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5 GHz Quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, and 32GB of internal storage running Android v4.1.2 Jelly Bean. It has a 13MP rear-end camera and 1.3MP front camera.
Samsung announced Galaxy Note 8.0 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Galaxy Note 8.0 runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and is powered by a 1.6GHz quad-core processor. It has an eight-inch screen with a 1,280-by-800-pixel resolution and comes with the S Pen stylus.