Google is Giving a Tight Competition to its Peer Groups with Pixel Launch

With Google, It Is “Quiet And Steady Wins The Race” In The Market Of Smart Phones As Well

Business models of selling electronics goods are changing drastically; most of the companies are now planning to skim the market. We can take the case of smart phones. In the past, they were trying to ascertain the USP based on certain traits like sturdiness and durability. After the failure of Nokia, the dictum changed completely. All of a sudden, the speed, affinity with new software culture and performance became more important. Certain Smartphone companies also started featuring various features like high-end camera and Photoshop facilities etc. Companies like Apple tried hard to strengthen their status as the “style leader” of the market.

Soft Powers Were On The Steering And Hard Virtues Were Holding The Backseat

It was the android and App culture propagated by Android and Google that became the driving force of the market. Hardware specifications were always there in the market but they were not working like the key motivating factors. They were acting like a “factor of assurance.” In a market condition like this, the launch of Pixel once again turned the tide of the market. The launch of Pixel is an important event because with Pixel now Google has become a device maker. This launch is important because most of the other companies were playing the game with the help of “technologies treaties. “ It means producers of the software and hardware were coming together to bundle some devices. Marketing forces were laying out some plans to cater to the immediate sentiment of the buyers; they were looking up to each other for various strategies to hit the market.

Google Pixel Can Be A Game Changer

If we go by the opinion of the industry experts then we find that every move made by Google changed the complexion of device industry majorly. Experts are anticipating a range of supporting devices to move in after this successful launch of the Pixel. They are expecting a new device culture to seep into the market with this move. It is believed that a new culture of artificial intelligence is knocking the doors of Smartphone industry.

Another Silent Move From Google That Is Creating Ripples In The Market

It is a silent move from the side of Google; they are aware of the potential of this market and understand the value of positive “word of mouth.” Unlike “Apple” or “Samsung,” they do not shout from the rooftops. They want their technology to grow on the users. Here it is very important to discuss one more tangent of Pixel launch. Most of the experts have this opinion that launch of Pixel is not just the launch of another Mobile phone. It is the launch of a new technology. It was the same case with Android, industry experts thought that it is another operating system hitting the marquee. However, with a passage of time, they realized that it was a technology that changed the specifications of various hardware devices and brought in a new culture of sorts.

This Launch Can Become The Trigger Point Of Ai First World

Almost a decade ago Smartphone companies were battling it out with an intention to make it a “Mobile first” world. They met with success, the number of people accessing the internet on mobile phones have already exceeded the number of people accessing the internet on PC’s and laptops. The launch of Pixel can herald a new era where AI will become the next frontier. Pixel is the basic device or a gate pass to this world of AI world.

It Is The Definition Of Top End Phones That Is At Stake Now

In common terms, high-end phones are phones that have all the facilities to accommodate technological changes during a long-term use. A top end phone is a phone where future technologies are present and waiting for the market to catch up with them. With the arrival of Pixel, the meaning of these two terms may change considerably. It is not a device that has hit the stands, it is a precursor of a new set of technologies that is all set to roll its journey. It means that you are getting an access to the prevailing best technologies of the mobile world and you are geared up for the future changes in the world of smart phones as well.

Do you think it will give a tight competition to high-end smartphones like iPhone? Do comment here and let us know your views.

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Apple iPhone 7- Speculations and insights

Indeed, Apple iPhone is ready to burst into the streets! And this time, it’s going to be totally different from what it used to be, when an iPhone was launched. With pre-order beginning from September 7, followed by a launch on 16th September, less than a month is left before the next ‘big thing’ arrives in the market.

It seems like since time immemorial, brands have consistently brought up new and improved gadgets and services much to the pleasure of the general folk i.e. the end users. However, it is worth noting that there is one brand out there which ‘thinks differently’, a phrase which came right from the horse’s mouth – Steve Jobs. That brand is Apple! Yet again with its latest flagship edition of the iPhone 7, the brand intends to captivate loyal followers all across the world.

But here’s what’s trending about this upcoming technology super model:

  • With current dimensions being 138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm, the iPhone 7 will come with Nano-SIMs and long strengthened glass having oleophobic coating to allow 3-D Touch display. The iPhone will arrive with sensors such as Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and barometer.
  • What’s so New:
    1. A Dual Lens Camera for your iPhone plus will help you become the photo shoot hero of your cohort.
    2. This version of iPhone will now be fully water-resistant mostly and will come along with less chances of your iPhone being the bait of your wet hands.
    3. The Design will only go very small changes from iPhone 6, just to add a little more elegance.
    4. The antenna bands have been redesigned for more efficiency and faster operation.
    5. The processor has been upgraded to ensure much more work efficiency and lesser operation time.
    6. The iPhone 7 will come in two screen sizes for you to choose from- 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch.
    7. The camera will not protrude much outside the body.
    8. You will now see a longer earpiece cut out along with a relocated ambient light sensor and flush touch-based home button.
    9. When iOS 10 is available only to developers, it is assumed that it may be released with the forthcoming iPhone 7.
  • The iPhone 7 will come with 2 GB RAM while iPhone 7 Plus will be coming with 3 GBRAM. Also, iPhone 7 Plus will be using two cameras with 2-3x zoom optically and have a great performance in conditions of low light.
  • The battery will be upgraded to 1,960 mAh which means that there will be a 145% increase in battery life.
  • Wireless charging will be another cool thing to look forward to, in the iPhone 7.
  • iPhone 7 will be supporting 256 GB of space and will be offering a lot of space for new apps and videos.
  • Earphone Revolution:
    1. This year, the iPhone won’t be coming with a 3.5 mm jack, which usually allowed all kinds of headphone to be used.
    2. Instead, a new thinner lightning port will be developed which will ensure faster and better performance. While, Bluetooth headset will connect wirelessly you will be able to buy the lightning-equipped Earpods as well with your iPhone.
  • A New and unknown feature called Smart Connector will also be joining the list of amazing features in iPhone 7. The connector is normally designed to provide power and data connection to the accessories like keyboards in iPad Pro, though the purpose of Smart Connector on this 5.5 inch handset is yet not clear.
  • A redesigned Home button will also be seen in iPhone 7 which will be based on ‘Force Touch’ Technology and a motor to sense when it is being pushed physically.
  • A new technology called transparent fingerprint sensor will also be incorporated into iPhone 7 which has three sensor technologies, one of them being ultrasonic imaging.

See what some of the reputed analysts are speculating

Indeed, a lot has been going on over the last one year, including rumors, patent applications and much more. iPhone 7 has grabbed a lot of attention, before its launch and is expected to break sales records as well. Moreover, upgrade options and many more offers for current iPhone users will also show up to facilitate more sales.

The Apple iPhone SE & the 9.7-inch iPad Pro-Newest Kids on the Block

Merry Christmas everybody! Well, Christmas definitely came early this year with the coinciding launch of 2 worthy products coming right out of the extensive repertoire of Apple, which is simply the most recognizable symbol on the globe. Apple has officially launched the iPhone SE and the highly anticipated 9.7-inch iPad Pro in the country and we’re all more than thrilled.

As always, these products can be availed through the official company website or through the many certified retail partners functioning in an offline manner.

 Money Money Money!

First things first, let’s talk money! Well, the iPhone SE can be bought in 2 variants – the 32 GB variant costs around 39,000 INR and the 64 GB comes at a not so shy price of 49,000 INR.

The iPad Pro comes in a total of three variants – 32 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB. Moreover, it comes in 2 models for each variant – Wi-Fi only and Wi-Fi + Cellular models.

Wi-Fi Only Model:

  1. 32 GB – 49,000 INR
  2. 128 GB – 61,900 INR
  3. 256 GB – 73,900 INR

Wi-Fi + Cellular:

  1. 32 GB – 61,900 INR
  2. 128 GB – 73,900 INR
  3. 256 GB – 85,900 INR

iPhone SE Sneak-Peek

iPhone SE

iPhone SE

Coming equipped with an impressive 4-inch IPS LCD display with is LED-backlit, the Apple iPhone SE supports resolution of up to 640×1136 pixels. Powered by the ultra-fast and smooth Apple A9 chipset, the phone will surely satiate your multi-tasking and robust needs. Furthermore, for all the tech aficionados out there, the chipset also comes with a M9 motion enabled co-processor.

What’s even more impressive is the availability of a high powered 12 MP rear camera which is complemented by the 1.2 MP front camera along with Touch ID. Running on the latest Apple iOS, it comes in highly attractive colours which include the likes of Gold, Gray, Silver and Rose Gold.

iPhone SE Pros:

  • Geo-tagging enabled
  • Simultaneous 8 MP image and 4k video recording
  • Touch focus enabled
  • Face and smile detection
  • HDR (Panorama and photo
  • Latest iOS
  • Dedicated mic
  • Active noise cancellation
  • Document, audio, video and photo editor
  • Siri service

9.7-inch iPad Pro Sneak Peek

iPad Pro

iPad Pro

Coming with a big screen of 9.7 inches, this one’s definitely an upgrade on the previous iPad edition – the Apple iPad Air 2. Supporting a resolution of 2048×1536 pixels and an impressive pixel density number of 246 ppi, the new and improved iPad Pro is essentially 25% brighter than its predecessor.

Its biggest USP is the inclusion of the advanced True Tone technology which makes the screen all the more eye-friendly and healthy with the change of surrounding conditions by keeping a constant track of the ambient light temperature and the overall brightness.

9.7-inch iPad Pro Pros:

  • Comes with the Apple pencil (stylus)
  • Siri service
  • Audio, video, document and photo editor
  • Geo tagging enabled
  • Simultaneous 8 MP image and 4k video recording
  • Face and smile detection
  • Stereo speakers (4 in total)
  • True tone display
  • Scratch resistant glass with oleophobic coating
  • Large battery backup

The Second Apple Wave

The launch of these 2 products in India forms the second wave of the overall worldwide launch, first one targeting no less than 13 countries which included UK, USA, Canada, France, China, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Germany, Puerto Rico, Japan, Singapore, New Zealand and the US Virgin Islands.

The second wave includes over 47 other countries barring India, which includes some big names like Belgium, Denmark, Greece, Oreland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Switzerland, Spain, Thailand and UAE. Also, it is worth mentioning that the official Apple distributors of these 2 new products in the country are Redington India and Beetel Teletech Limited.

Apple iPhone SE Specifications

Network:

  • Technology – GSM/ HSPA/ CDMA/ LTE/ EVDO
  • SIM – Nano SIM

Body:

  • Dimensions – 12.38 x 5.86 x 0.76 cm (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 in)
  • Weight – 113 grams

Display:

  • Type – Capacitive touch-screen, LED-backlit IPS LCD Display, 16M colours, Multi-touch enabled
  • Resolution – 640 x 1136 pixels (Approx 326 ppi pixel density)
  • Size – 4 inches

Platform:

  • OS – iOS 9.3
  • Chipset – Apple A9 Chipset
  • CPU – Dual core 1.84 GHz Twister
  • GPU – PowerVR GT7600 (Six-core graphics)

Memory:

  • Internal – 32/64 GB
  • RAM – 2 GB RAM

Camera:

  • Primary – 12 MP

Primary Camera Features – Dual LED flash, phase detection auto-focus enabled

  • Secondary – 1.2 MP

Secondary Camera Features – HDR enabled, Face detection, FaceTime accessibility

  • Video – 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps

Comms:

  • WLAN – Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot
  • Bluetooth – v4.2, A2DP, LE
  • USB – v2.0, reversible connector
  • GPS – A-GPS, GLONASS

Sensors:

  • Sensors enabled – Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Battery:

  • Status – Non-removable battery
  • Battery Specs – Li-Po 1624 mAh battery (6.21 Wh)
  • Stand-by – Up to 240 hours on 2G / Up to 240 hours on 3G
  • Talk time – Up to 14 hours on 3G
  • Music Play – Up to 50 hours

9.7-inch iPad Pro Specifications

Network:

Body:

  • Dimensions – 24 x 16.95 x 0.61 cm (9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
  • Weight – 437 g (Wi-Fi) / 444 g (LTE)

Display:

  • Type – Capacitive touch-screen, LED-backlit IPS LCD display, 16M colours, Multi-touch enabled
  • Resolution – 1536×2048 pixels (Approx 264 ppi pixel density)
  • Size – 9.7 inches

Platform:

  • OS – iOS 9.3
  • Chipset – Apple A9X Chipset
  • CPU – Dual core 2.16 GHz (Twister)
  • GPU – PowerVR Series 7 (12-core graphics)

Memory:

  • Internal – 32/128/256 GB
  • RAM – 2 GB RAM

Camera:

  • Primary – 12 MP: Primary Camera Features – Dual LED flash, Phase detection autofocus enabled
  • Secondary – 5 MP: Secondary Camera Features – Face detection, HDR, Panorama enabled
  • Video – 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps

Comms:

  • WLAN – Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot, dual-band
  • Bluetooth – v4.2, A2DP, EDR
  • USB – v2.0, reversible connector
  • GPS – A-GPS, GLONASS (Valid for Wi‑Fi + Cellular model only)

Sensors:

  • Sensors Enabled – Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer

Battery:

  • Status – Non removable battery
  • Battery Specs – Li-Ion battery (27.9 Wh)
  • Talk time – Up to 10 hours with multimedia

Verdict

The iPhone SE which is short for Special Edition will certainly live up to its billing. Though it is miniature in size, but it packs a huge punch thanks to its uniqueness and standout factors like the widely improved battery life, the crystal clear video displays, eccentric colours and a lot more.

If you own an iPad which belongs to the older versions than the iPad Air 2, the iPad Pro is a massive upgrade and worth every penny. However, if you already own an iPad Air 2 and you can make good use of the Apple pencil, then you won’t be disappointed.

 

 

iPhone 7- May be a giant leap forward

What to say about Apple, top ranked mobile company of the world has always gifted mankind with new tools and techniques to make them feel complete over short screens! Their experts have been working over the smart phones and they have been pretty much successful in making their customers dead happy with each new-fangled product! Their updates have surpassed expectations of the people in a niche way. iPhone 7 is a handset which is expected to be manufactured with premium levels of tech upgrades and that is sure to get intensified in the market.

Apple users might have to take an intense look at the forthcoming new gadget; iPhone 7 is highly awaited by folks in the market. After the iPhone 6 up gradation, Apple has been extensively working to gather futuristic software on a single screen with just a click! Keeping it SYS; Simple Yet Smart iPhone 7 may come up with all sorts of applications to make tasks done in a simpler way.

iPhone7 Concept

iPhone7 Concept

If you are skeptical about iPhone, just have a look at some of its features assumed;

Two versions, two screen sizes:  iPhone7 and iPhone7 Plus are expected to be launched as the next smartphones from Apple. It  may continue to stick to the 4.7- and 5.5-inch screen sizes it has introduced with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

Wireless Headphones: Rumors were heard that this phone won’t be having headphone socket so the user has to use wireless headphones where ever they carry their iPhone 7.

Software Update: Talking about the software, it would be carrying “yet-to-be-confirmed” iOS 10 software with an upgraded processor containing more power & better efficiency.

Camera:  There are rumors about some distinguishing features between iPhone7 and iPhone7 Plus. And camera  can be a major difference in it. The iPhone7 may continue to use a standard single-lens camera and iPhone7 Plus may come up with the exclusive dual lens camera.

WaterProof: Adhering to the number of complaints of dropping their iPhones into water, Apple may now come up with two remarkable features in iPhone 7. First is the full water resistance capacity of the smartphone and another is iDiver; a special app developed for diving & underwater shooting.

Price: Though there is no idea about the price of the handset, the much awaited iPhone 7 will be honored with some highly anticipated features but the juggernaut may not hike it much than iPhone6s. Let’s wait sometime as Apple is yet to respond officially on these stances.

A big “YES” to Apple as it has worked accurately at its best to make this iPhone, an enhanced version.

Undoubtedly, Apple has been relatively working hard in order to keep up the pace with other such companies providing tech gadgets; be it for laptop or cellphone. This iPhone version has been predicted to go for more hits than the obvious; iPhone 6S. A number of talented graphic designers have revealed couple of images built by them about “How iPhone 7 would look”.

iPhone7 Graphics

iPhone7 Graphics

Although the release date is not yet fixed, this brand has remained stuck to their September Releases; iPhone 6 & iPhone 6S and so the right assumptions fall in the same month of 2016 as well. If iPhone 7 is going to be hit the market in Sep 2016, let us see when the smartphone giant come up with iPhone7 Plus. Let us wait and watch for the official curtain raiser.  Be with us till then!

Virtual Reality in Education

We’re living in the day and age of technology, where everything is advanced and getting modified and improvised on a daily basis. Where smartphones are being used by ten year olds and teenagers are coming up with innovative startups every now and then, it will be safe to say that we’re living at a pace that we’ve never witnessed before.

Technology certainly makes everything easier! Of course, you need to spend to reap the fruits, but then the spread is so huge that there are many cost effective options as well.

Almost every single industry in the entire world is using technology in some form or the other. Some conventional habits and methods are still well and truly alive but then slowly but surely everyone is realizing the adage – ‘Survival of the fittest’ and that evolution is the key.

Virtual reality is one such technological wonder which has taken the world by storm.

For those who don’t know, virtual reality or virtual realities [VR] as it is deemed, can also be denoted by the term ‘computer stimulate reality’ or ‘immersive multimedia’. Virtual reality essentially replicates a wholesome environment which simulates a crystal clear physical entity or presence back in the imaginary or the real world. This way the user can interact with the designated world that is being targeted. This innovation can give the user the power to touch, hear, see and smell the targeted world using artificially created sensory experiences.

 Virtual Reality & Education As A Whole

Education is one area that has started using Virtual Reality for learning and teaching situations in a full fledged manner. The good thing about this is that it allows huge groups of students to interact and communicate with each other and also within a 3 dimensional environment. It allows one to present complicated and complex data in an easier and systematic way. The students can also interact with these objects in that environment to know many things about them.

The entire world is moving forward. Why should education as a domain be left out?

Virtual Reality In Astronomy

Virtual Reality can be quite a boon for astronomy students and they can learn a lot of things about the solar system through physical engagements with the objects within. The students can move the planets and check out around the stars and also see the progress of a comet.

This will eventually help them to know how abstract concepts go about in a 3 dimensional environment and this will make it easier for them to understand. It is quite helpful for students with a particular style of learning. An ideal learning scenario is medicine: Virtual Reality can be utilized to develop 3D images of the human body or surgery simulations. This has been used in a big way in medical schools around the globe.

Virtual Reality in Education

Virtual Reality in Education

Virtual Reality And Technology Savvy Kids

Kids in the current world are certainly aware about the latest technologies and are quite ahead of their parents in comparison. They know every minute detail about the cool new gadgets and phones in the market. Kids of the current generation have grown up with all these technologies and hence are able to use it in school or home. As compared to adults, they are well versed with the latest technology and wouldn’t hesitate in using it. So, it makes more sense to introduce this innovation at a tender age

Virtual Reality Makes Impossible Possible

The ability to introduce practical examples and workshops to general classes without actually leaving the physical classroom is made possible by virtual reality. Conducting experiments, working under extreme environments, and basically understand other spaces from every angle is now possible.

Virtual Reality & Gaming

Teachers, schools and other institutions can adopt a gaming based learning pattern through virtual reality. This will not only attract students from all ages but will get them hooked as well. A fun way of learning is what all teachers aim for at the end of the day, isn’t it? This also makes a mundane concept look interesting and riveting.

Virtual Reality is something that should be implemented in schools and colleges in order to give them quality education and make them learn the most complex things in an easier way. Education has certainly moved on from pencil, books to interactive learning and therefore Virtual Reality is an exceptional way of teaching the new generation of tomorrow.

The Future of Cloud Computing

If you haven’t heard about it, you’re definitely using the cloud and reaping the fruits of this innovation on a daily basis. Do you have a Gmail account? That would suffice the fact that you’re on the cloud in some way or the other. The art of making use of an entire network of remote servers which have been hosted on the Internet for the purposes of processing, managing, and storing data as a substitute for a personal computer or a local server for that matter, is known as cloud computing.

Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing- the Future

Well, it has been on the rise ever since the turn of this decade. Maybe the christenisation of the term hasn’t been adopted yet but it has been put to good use by billions across the world.

The year 2015 saw the rise of hybrid cloud computing and cloud centric designs. Who is to say that 2016 won’t follow suit? Let us look at some of the future trends and insights that will dominate the cloud computing domain for years to come.

The Example Setting Juggernauts

There’s a reason why the internationally recognized tech giant Microsoft faced a commercial cloud resurgence as its revenue grew by no less than 128 percent in Q3 in the year 2014. On the other hand, Microsoft’s services and products revenue increased by 13 percent. You get the gist, don’t you?

Cloud computing is showcasing astronomical numbers in industries across the planet.

If these Fortune 500 companies and international bigshots are investing and generating so much out of cloud computing, it is by no means a false storm. It’s the real deal!

Moreover, 42 percent of decision makers belonging to the IT industry proclaimed that they will increase their spending in the near future whilst simultaneously triggering a growth of the organizations by a staggering 52%.

SaaS, IaaS & PaaS

Recent studies across cloud business application services and the SaaS platform reveal that the industry’s growth from $13.5B in 2011 will reach a mammoth $32.8B in 2016, which brings about a 19.5% CAGR.

Also, the entirety of the total cloud space is changing. The demographics and the numbers are changing. It is rightly said that in the cloud computing world, change is the only constant. As predicted by Cisco, 59 percent of the overall cloud work spaces will be dominated by SaaS services [Software As A Service], which was previously recorded at 41 percent back in the year 2013.

Of course, that being said, something had to give. Proportionally, the fields of IaaS [Infrastructure As A Service] and PaaS [Platform As A Service] are being projected to occupy a reduced number. Now, IaaS is projected to occupy 28 percent of the total cloud workload, coming down from 44 percent in the year 2013. In the same way, PaaS has been reduced to 13 percent as opposed to its overhaul of 15 percent in 2013.

No denying that SaaS is on the move and how! Last year saw SaaS generate $78.43B in revenue, which is projected to reach $132.57 in the year 2020. That’s a CAGR of a staggering 9.14 percent [Compound Annual Growth Rate].

IaaS hasn’t been left too far behind, though! As studies project that in the industrial and organizational sector, over 80 percent of global enterprises will  be implementing IaaS by focusing on private cloud computing.

The IT Sector As A Whole

As of 2016, studies have suggested that the IT industry as a whole will shift its budget towards the domain of cloud computing as a delivery model instead of conventional in-house IT services [Shift by 11%].

As we all know, we’re living in the digital age of mobile applications. The fact that no less than 35 percent of new applications will now work on cloud enabled regimes is a testament to how far cloud computing has come, and how far it is willing to go. There’s no turning back now per se! It has well and truly become the centre of business innovation.

In a general sense, IT executives and business managers are realizing the potential of this innate technology and are looking to tap it sooner rather than later. Mobile devices [28 percent], security [36 percent] and cloud computing [31 percent] has been recognized as the top 3 domains organizations want to focus on in the near future.

Everybody is shifting their enterprise control over to the cloud. Companies are adopting cloud based platforms to perform business critical operations.

IDC forecasts that by the year 2018, the total public cloud spending will amass to more than twice the previous number of $127.5 billion.

While a large number of companies and analysis based organizations have forecasted a lot of prophecies for cloud computing, all different by some means, but there’s just one common point which states that cloud computing is on the rise and there’s no looking back for now!

Google’s Balloon Powdered Internet- Some Interesting Facts!

Google’s new venture has become a revolution that aims to impart the power of the Internet to every nook and corner of the world. Project loon as it is named, is a real boon to people in suburbs to enjoy the web world facts and funs! It is wonder to watch a network of balloons floating up in the sky to connect everyone with the amazing world of web! If you are living in any remote or rural areas, Google hereby solves your web connectivity issues!

Project loon was tested to know its results at US, Brazil and New Zealand. At 2013, it was eventually launched to transmit internet facilities to everyone high up from earth. The balloon has electronic equipments to transfer internet services to people. This are charged using solar panels and wind by Google. Balloons form a network of themselves and thereby signals are transmitted to the earth. Isn’t that an amazing scenario?

In the current era of World Wide Web, it is a bitter fact to know that internet covers only one third of the whole world population. Still over 60% of the entire population is yet to enjoy internet facilities. Google’s Project loon is true solution to this!

Google Loon Project

Google Loon Project

Shall we look at some interesting facts about Google’s Balloon powered internet?

  • These networks of balloons float far away around 20 kilometers from earth, which are invisible to your naked eyes.
  • Interestingly it works with solar energy using solar panels that charges the electronic equipments. No electricity is used to transmit internet services across our globe!
  • As of now, Google tested and launched this wonderful interest facility in countries like Sri Lanka, USA, Brazil, New Zealand and now in India too.
  • Project loon has come out with an amazing internet transmission speed with 2.6 GHz band in broadband facility in every rural area.
  • You can enjoy more than 4G speed internet facility, which is transmitted from these networks of balloons!
  • Project loon provides internet connection to approximately a diameter of 40 kms in ground areas. The techno0logy used for connectivity is wireless networks known as LTG (4G). Hence, it can cover almost all rural areas within our globe. This enables people with uninterrupted internet services at a fast speed!
  • To use wireless networks or LTG, Google collaborates with telecommunication networks in the specific regions to facilitate internet even in rural areas. Telecommunication networks to make people to enjoy uninterrupted internet facilities will share cellular spectrum.
  • The best part is that, LTE enabled project loon internet can be used even in your mobile phones.
  • Google’s balloon internet is a good source of Wi-Fi internet facilities. This can be used by anyone to get a Wi-Fi facility, either corporate or individuals.
  • Google’s balloons are designed light weighted with elastic materials to make them fly on heights. Its floating and direction is based on the wind movement

This innovative and interesting invention of Google is a real path changer to the rural population, imparting them with much more educational and employment facilities. Project Loon awakens the rural World to new spectrum of knowledge and skills through the world of internet!

Top 7 iPhone Game Apps This Holiday Season

Believe it or not! More than a mobile phone which connects people, an iPhone is primarily used for the ease of playing games. You’ll surely side with me if you’re an Apple preacher like myself. And if you’re not, well then you can never get it! An iPhone is not just a phone in many ways.

Given the frequency of new and improved games being rolled out every day, one is often spoilt for choice. Plus, you can’t possibly fill your phone repertoire with multiple apps as that will take a toll on you processing speed and user experience.

Here are the top 7 gaming apps which will definitely make you an even busier gamer without one shadow of a doubt.

ELF Command

ELF Command

ELF Command

EIF command creates a real festive mood with deliverables taken out of the factory in a creative and fun filled manner. The robot elves help you to deliver items such as trees, gifts, peppermints and so on. The exciting part about this game is the fact that each robot can deliver items only on its side due to the two conveyor belts. There is also a time limit involved. You need to pick as many items as possible before time runs out.

Super Mega Worm vs. Santa

This super cool game is challenging our beloved Santa in ways more than one. Have you felt that Santa is not giving you the gift you always wished for? Don’t worry; this super mega worm is there to take revenge. This effective time killer game has a mammoth 15 difficult levels. This makes sure that you stay hooked for a long time.

Holiday Havoc

Save your gifts! Those live toys are here to take it away. Santa defends the toys using snow cannon without hitting the elves. Sounds Interesting right? This cool game is created with pixel art and fun for you gamers to feast on! No game is more worthy this holiday season.

Cut the Rope Holiday Gift

Do you like fully action packed games? If yes, then this is something that deserves your attention. It is essentially a free game involving rope cutting action as the name suggests. To create a highly festive mood, backgrounds are filled with Christmas trees. Interestingly, you can also take your snaps using Om Nom, the protagonist of this game. Moreover, it comes equipped with 25 different levels.

Angry Birds Seasons

Angry Birds Seasons

Angry Birds Seasons

Well, the less we say about this, the better it will be. For most people, the name says it all! One of the most popular games on the face of the earth, Angry Birds Seasons will definitely give your festive spirits a big time boost. You would be happy to know about its newly added 25 wintry levels in the wreck! You will find festive related funny elements roaming around the game like pigs roaming around with cute Santa caps. A healthy tip – This game is a test of your patience. Simply play well and keeping unlocking new levels!

Super Dreidel

Celebration of Hanukkah is the theme of this game as you might have guessed. If you wish to challenge a conventional Jewish top, then this game is tailor made to suit your needs. The difficulty level is not that high which is just the icing on the cherry one needs.

Kick the Buddy Episodes

A complete fun filled Christmas game that you would love to play – Kick the Buddy Episodes! Smacking that sack doll can be challenging and exciting in its entirety. You need to earn your worth in this game. The more you destroy, the better it gets!

Well, most of these festive themed games are just a click away! What are you waiting for then?

Flipkart or Amazon – Who Won the 2015 Big Billion Battle?

Two of the biggest ecommerce firms in the country, Flipkart and Amazon clashed a week ago in a five day festive competition that got the attention of customers across the nation. Their third rival, Snapdeal decided to not go up against them straightforwardly but is rather running class deals on particular days. There was a hell lot of talk over which, either Flipkart and Amazon outpaced the competition as far as deals pricing, adapted better to the included weight of more conveyances or sold more items by and large in the beginning of a season that gives them around a quarter of their deals.

The bigger setting to the story is that as Flipkart’s Big Billion Days and Amazon’s The Great Indian Festive Sale developed over the previous week, it was clear that this year the online marketplace had chosen to tone down the level of rebates they were putting forth on their items a year ago. An Economic Times article a week ago cited two industry officials who said that the e-tailers are putting forth profound discounts targeting gadgets that aren’t sold much offline.

Flipkart Vs Amazon

Flipkart Vs Amazon

Not All Sunshine and Rainbows When it Comes to Discounts

This was clear given the ruckus that their profound rebate technique a year ago had made, with retailers threatening to sue them for savage valuing and perturbed organizations declining to offer guarantee on items bought on the web. In any case, getting down to the nitty gritty of what happened, the judgment between which website offered better rebates is a tough thing to say. Anecdotal confirmation online recommends both e-tailers set up their fair share of offers. So while Flipkart sold a Samsung Galaxy S5 at Rs 19,999 while Amazon sold a Micromax 43 inch LED TV for almost Rs 24,000. Obviously, there were likewise purchaser complaints over how both had expanded costs for particular items before offering discounts at times.

Its All About the Numbers

Flipkart, as a component of its Big Billion Days deal claimed that it sold 10 lakhs items inside of 10 hours of the first day of the deal. On Day 3, it asserted it had sold a large portion of a million mobile phones in 10 hours. While there were introductory glitches, the Bengaluru-based organization was better arranged for its greatest shopping occasion of the year. Despite the fact that this year Flipkart has decided to go the application way just for the deal, the numbers have grown highly. Amazon, then again has acquired next-morning delivery for late-night orders and additionally the opportunity to win a kg of gold consistently for five days. It guaranteed that every top sales item is getting sold out in no less than 30 minutes of going live.

A little online survey that earned around 176 votes, however in fact not a perfect specimen size additionally voted 53 percent for Amazon offering the best Diwali offers, contrasted with 28 percent for Flipkart (Snapdeal and Paytm represented the rest).

Amazon had a reasonable advantage when it came to quick deliveries and seemed to have flawlessly expanded its logistics transmission capacity to suit more requests. Generously offering same-day and next-morning (notwithstanding for requests put the prior night) deliveries, the e-tailer had a reasonable point of advantage over its competitor. Flipkart, which immensely optimized its game and stepped it up a notch, was handsomely placed second to Amazon.

Despite of the fact that the genuine figures are yet to come in, Amazon is by all accounts a winner as of now.

Coming second to Amazon is no lean feat, is it? No wonder it has been deemed as an e-commerce online juggernaut since decades across the world.

HTC One A9 – Mid Range Phone with Strong iPhone Vibes

The Next Big Thing?

HTC recently disclosed the HTC One A9, the most recent expansion to the company’s group of smartphones that appears to be synonymous with the world beater Apple iPhone. The HTC One A9 will go on sale from the start of November and has been estimated at $399.99 (roughly Rs. 26,000). There’s no announcement yet on the price to be sold in India per se. US pre-orders for the HTC One A9 commenced recently by means of the company’s online store.

What Sets It Apart From the Rest

The Taiwanese maker is packaging a few offers, for example, the ‘Uh-Oh’ security plan that will offer a free phone substitution on account of a split cracked screen, water harm or a carrier switch inside of the initial twelve months from the date of procurement. It is additionally giving ceaselessly 6 months of Google Play Music subscription which is good news for music lovers across the globe. The phone will be accessible in Carbon Gray, Opal Silver, Topaz Gold and Deep Garnet shades. As had been said in a few leaks, the HTC One A9 accompanies a physical button that sits beneath the screen and a configuration that is exceedingly reminiscent of the iPhone 6. The cell phone wears an all-metal body. A standout amongst the most eminent features of HTC’s new smartphone is the fact that it plays host to a wide myriad of cutting edge Android updates.

The HTC Guarantee

During the launch, the HTC America President Jason Mackenzie guaranteed that the unlocked HTC One A9 will get each Android OS update inside of 15 days of the Nexus range. HTC is most likely pushing its One A9 as an android gadget that will get upgrades as and when the Nexus devices receive them. Be that as it may, we will need to hold up to see whether the company has the capacity to meet its guarantee as the company has already missed its OS upgrade due dates.

Major Specifications

The HTC One A9 will be accessible in two inbuilt storage and RAM renditions. There’s a 16 GB edition with 2 GB RAM and a 32 GB edition with 3 GB RAM, both having expandable storage by means of a microSD card and that is up to 2 TB. For details, the HTC One A9 comes equipped with an all-new 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor with 1.5 GHz quad-core and 1.2 GHz quad-core modules. It will be running thanks to the Android 6.0 Marshmallow with HTC Sense skin on top. In light of that, it is the first Marshmallow-based handset of the company.

Other Specifications

Including a 5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display, the One A9 additionally accompanies Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It has a 13-megapixel back camera with sapphire cover lens. It accompanies f/2.0 aperture, self-adjust, BSI sensor, OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), 1080p video recording as well as an LED flash module. The cell phone will wear a 4-megapixel UltraPixel front facing camera. It is fuelled by a 2150 mAh battery. Network alternatives incorporate 4G LTE, 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Micro USB.

The listing of the company affirms that the HTC One A9 supports Indian LTE bands. Other eminent components incorporate fingerprint sensor, light sensor, vicinity sensor, gyro and also magnetic sensor. The handset shockingly looks a great deal like the Apple’s new iPhones. Regardless of the similarities, everybody will definitely concur that the phone looks dazzling.

HTC One A9

HTC One A9

Unlike its antecedents which don’t have any physical button, the HTC One A9 has a home key beneath the display – simply like the Samsung phones. This acts both as the home key as well as fingerprint sensor.

The company likewise showcased a few extras for the One A9, including the Dot View cases which will be accessible as the HTC Dot View II case and will be available in Obsidian, Deep Garnet, Sea Coral and Turquoise Blue hues starting one month from now.

When the specifications sound too riveting, only the time will show how it performs and whether it can replace a few iPhone owners with HTC One A9.