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iPhone 5 is here, 64GB version costs Rs 1 lakh

There’s a lot of buzz around Apple’s iPhone 5 around as most countries are still waiting to get their hands on the device. India is among the third wave of countries where the iPhone 5 will be available. This potentially points to a late October launch of the device. Fans of Apple in India have reason to rejoice though, as some stores have begun selling the iPhone 5.

Some stores in the grey market have announced their pricing for Apple’s latest smartphone, and the prices are as high as Apple’s other devices. The 16 GB version is available in the grey market for approximately Rs 76,000, the 32GB version for Rs 85,000, and the 64GB version of the iPhone 5 is available at Rs 1,00,000.
The iPhone 5 can now be bought in India

According to an earlier report, the iPhone 5 is easier to repair than its older siblings – the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 4S. As per a guide published by iFixit, the biggest issues with manually repairing an iPhone 5 are Apple’s proprietary screws used to kee…

3 Interview Questions That Reveal Everything

Employee fit is crucial. Here's a simple way to know if a job candidate is right for your business.

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Interviewing job candidates is tough, especially because some candidates are a lot better at interviewing than they are at working.
To get the core info you need about the candidates you interview, here's a simple but incredibly effective interview technique I learned from John Younger, the CEO of Accolo, a cloud recruiting solutions provider. (If you think you've conducted a lot of interviews, think again: Younger has interviewed thousands of people.)
Here's how it works. Just start from the beginning of the candidate's work history and work your way through each subsequent job. Move quickly, and don't ask for detail. And don't ask follow-up questions, at least not yet.
Go through each job and ask the same three questions:
1. How did you find out about the job?
2. What did you like about the job before you started?
3. Why did you leave…

HTC launches the 8X Windows Phone 8 smartphone

HTC has announced the 8X Windows Phone 8 smartphone. The 8X features a colorful design language which is a departure from the white polycarbonate design seen in the company’s Android flagship, the One X. The 8X features a 4.3-inch S-LCD 2 display with a 720p resolution, a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal memory, a 8-megapixel camera with a BSI sensor, a 88-degree lens for wide shots and a f/2.0 aperture. Additionally, for the front facing camera also HTC has added 2.1-megapixel sensor with a f/2.0 aperture for better low-light performance. This camera has been made keeping the Skype service in mind that is rumored to be a part of the Windows Phone 8 OS. Other frills include, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC connectivity and HTC will sell LTE and HSPA+ variants dependent on the market. HTC is even integrating Beats Audio and the phone has an extra amplifier for the same. When a Beats headphone is inserted in the 8X, there even is a Beats notificat…

Seven reasons to buy the Nokia Lumia 920

The Nokia Lumia 920 was shown off in New York last week and after checking out all of the coverage, I can say without a doubt that I will be purchasing one as soon as they are released. The color I choose will depend on which carrier(s) in the US get the high end Lumia, but with three carrier contracts I know at least one of my carriers will get the device. Based on just what we know so far, Microsoft was very tight lipped about Windows Phone 8, I have seven main reasons I think the Lumia 920 is the device for me.
Reason one: PureMotion HD+ display The Nokia Lumia 900 has a ClearBlack display and some testing earlier this year revealed that the Lumia 900 has a better outdoor display than the iPhone 4S and Galaxy S. Nokia is now taking that ClearBlack display technology to the next level and showed us all their PureMotion HD+ technology that looks to be the leading display on smartphones today.
The PureMotion HD+ display automatically adjusts to sunlight glare, has those …

Maluuba Voice Assistant Better then Apple's SIRI and Google

With the launch of the iPhone 5, Apple implemented even more functions to their virtual assistant Siri. In the mean time Google Now introduced with Jelly Bean is still the best for its reliability, accurate answers and speed. But Maluuba Android App seems to attract lot of us and going top of both Siri and Google Now. Let’s checkout our Android App review of Maluuba for Android.

Maluuba is a new voice activated virtual assistant that uses a metro style interface and is packed with all the features you will ever need. This app is to be considered a serious competitor to Siri and/or Google Now. It’s both efficient and easy to use, with the voice recognition system working at the highest standards. Using Maluuba you can do just about anything, from planning an entire day to making voice calls or sending text messages using your voice. It’s all there and highly convenient to use. Maluuba can give directions, suggest movies and schedule events, as well as update your Facebook status, use it …

121 Megapixel Earth

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A Russian weather satellite has taken a 121 megapixel image of planet Earth, over 22,000 miles above the surface. The image was taken by Russia's Electro-L satellite, and unlike other images taken by spacecrafts, it was taken in one single shot.
Normally, several images are taken by a space agency, then are stitched together in order to create one big image. However, Roscosmos went about it another way with its 121 megapixel photo. Each pixel in the image represents a little over a half-mile of the Earth's surface. The Electro-L satellite captures a picture of this quality every half-hour to monitor the weather on Earth. If a strange weather pattern is seen, the Russian operators can remotely command the satellite to take images every 10 minutes.

The image uses a combination of visible and near-infrared wavelengths to make-up the image, so vegetation is seen as red, rather than green. The Russian satellite, which launched in January 2011, sits in an orbit t…

Top 5 worst Android phones ever

We trawl the Android graveyard to bring you the handsets that were dead on arrival. Android's charge to the top of the smartphone tree has been driven by some genuinely stellar smartphones. But for every belting blower running the OS, there's been a fair few flops that brought shame and dishonour on the platform. Here's our very idiosyncratic guide to the worst Android phones of all time. 1 T-Mobile G1
Tech types often dub the T-Mobile G1 'the O.G of Android phones'. That’s purely because it was the first one. In no sense does that bad-ass sobriquet reflect that the phone is a bad-ass bit of kit. Glitchy and laggy, it wasn't much fun to use. Then there was the way it rinsed the battery. And that’s before you even get to its trifling 192MB of internal storage space that meant that getting OS updates was a no-no very early on the handset's lifecycle. But sealing the deal was that because G1 featured a physical QWERTY keyboard and racked up a million or so sale…

Iphone 5 Special Review and Specifications

On september 12 Apple had released its next version of the iphone-iphone 5 series with lots of added features compared to the iphone 4S.

Special Features of it are
Its the lightest and thinnest iphone ever madeFeatures a 4-inch Retine Display Apple own A-6 Processor with 1Gb RamUltrafast Wireless technologyAnd the most anvanced Operating system iOS-6Apple New EAR PODS.

iPhone 5 is the thinnest smartphone in the world, with an all-new 7.6 mm anodized aluminum body that is 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than iPhone 4S. Designed with an unprecedented level of precision, iPhone 5 combines an anodized aluminum body with diamond cut chamfered edges and glass inlays for a truly incredible fit and finish.

The new 4-inch Retina display on iPhone 5 delivers even more pixels than iPhone 4S, making the already incredible Retina display even better. By making the screen taller, not wider, iPhone 5 is just as easy to use with one hand so you can tap, type and scroll the same w…

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Sony Xperia Tipo up for preorder for Rs 9,499

The Sony Xperia Tipo is now up for pre-order on FlipKart for Rs 9,499. The Ice Cream Sandwich device has not received an official unveil from Sony Mobile in India, but FlipKart estimates a release in the second week of September that is just three days away. Apart from this, the Xperia Tipo is clearly designed to cater to a customer on a slightly tight budget. It features a 3.2-inch TFT display with a resolution of 320×240 pixels, a single-core Qualcomm Scorpion processor clocked at 800MHz, a 3.2-megapixel camera, 2.5GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot with support for 32GB of storage and a 1,500 mAh battery. Additionally, the phone will also come with 50GB of free Box cloud storage. The Tipo will go up against the likes of the Samsung Galaxy Y, and the HTC Desire C. Critically, though it will come a lower price point than the Desire C however will be slightly more expensive than the Samsung Galaxy Y, so it will be interesting to see how it fares. Key Specifications: 800MHz Qual…

Everything you want to know about the Nokia Lumia 920

Nokia has officially unveiled the Nokia Lumia 920 Windows Phone 8 smartphones in New York. The Lumia 920 is Nokia’s latest flagship phone and Nokia is calling it the most innovative smartphone in the world. The Lumia 920 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz and features 1GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard memory along with 7GB of free Microsoft SkyDrive storage. It sports a 4.5-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280×768 pixels with PureMotion HD and ClearBlack technologies that improve brightness levels, video clarity and enable blur free scrolling with refresh rates 2.5 times higher than any other product on the market. Nokia even touts a super sensitive touch technology that enables users to operate the device even using gloves. Now one the biggest expectations with the Lumia 920 camera was that it will have a PureView camera like the PureView 808’s 41-megapixel camera. Unlike the PureView 808, the Lumia 920 features a 8.7-megapixel camera wit…

Microsoft rewards hacker with grand prize of around 1.1 crore($200,000 )

Microsoft had recently organized the Blue Hat security contest, and awarded a hefty grand prize of $200,000 (approximately 1.1 crore Indian rupees) to the winning contestant. The prize was bagged by Vasilis Pappas, a Ph.D student from Columbia University. He was handed the cheque in an American Idol-style contest with loud music and confetti, reports Business Insider. Microsoft gave away $260,000 in all in prizes at the contest. Two contestants named Ivan Fratric, a researcher at the University of Zagreb in Croatia, and Jared DeMott, a Security Researcher for Harris Corp won $50,000 and $10,000 respectively.
Microsoft rewards $200,000

Contestants were required to submit their ideas to resolve a complicated security problem based on Return-Oriented Programming. ROP is a hacking technique usually used to disable or circumvent a program's computer security controls. In all, twenty people submitted ideas for the contest. Pappas came up with a solution called 'kBouncer', which …

How Far Can Science Extend Human Longevity?

What's the Latest Development?
The United Nations currently predicts that average life expectancy will climb to near 100 years sometime in the 22nd century. That prediction has been made possible by advances in anti-aging science which include new research on healthy living and preventative medicine, genetics, regeneration and machine solutions. More generally, aging has been discovered as a risk factor for a host of diseases, including heart disease and cancer, making it an important locus of research as medical science moves beyond infectious diseases and begins to tackle more complex disabilities.

What's the Big Idea?
Genetic manipulation has resulted lowering instances of diseases such as inflammation and diabetes, helping to prolong life. And scientists have used stem cells to regrow or repair tissues in the heart, liver and bladder. "This brings up the question: what happens if radical life extension actually works? How will it impact individuals, society, and even …

How to Run Mac OS X Inside Windows Using VirtualBox

Even if you're a Windows fan, you've probably thought about trying OS X. Maybe you'd like to test drive OS X before switching to a Mac or building a Hackintosh, or maybe you just want to run that one killer OS X app on your Windows machine. Whatever your reason, you can actually install and run OS X on any Intel-based Windows PC with a program called VirtualBox. Here's how.
Running OS X on your Windows desktop will take a bit of work, but it's pretty easy to do and the final product is awesome. To see what the whole setup will look like when you're done, check out the video above. Then, head to the instructions below to set it up for yourself. What You'll Need Before you start the installation process, you'll want to gather the following: A PC running 64-bit Windows with at least a dual-core processor and 4GB of RAM. Mountain Lion is 64-bit, and thus requires your copy of Windows to be 64-bit. If you're on a 32-bit version of Windows, y…