iPhone 5 Coming To India On November 5

iPhone 5 is finally hitting Indian Shores on November 2 for INR 45550  for the 16GB version. Rs 52,500 for the 32GB version, and Rs 59,500 for the 64GB model. It will be distributed by Redington India and Ingram Micro within next two to three days and pre-orders will be live in a few hours.

iPhone 5 Features:

  • 4-inch, 326ppi Retina display at 1136 x 640 pixels,
  • GPRS, EDGE, EV-DO, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSDPA, LTE and Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • Bluetooth
  • 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD recording, 720p front-facing camera
  • 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB versions

The online shopping site will start delivery of the mobile device from November 4, two days after the official launch in India. Earlier Apple had also partnered with Airtel and Aircel for iPhone 4S sales.

Along with India, several other countries like Greece, Bulgaria, Malta, Romania, Croatia, Dominican Republic, and Mexico will receive iPhone5. So anyone from here opting out for iPhone 5?

Apple announced iPad Mini, but when is it going to land in India?

As we know Apple announced its iPad’s Mini version better known as iPadMini. After this launch it is clear now that Apple is changing its strategies according to the need of the market. The iPad Mini will compete directly with cheaper similar-sized tablets recently launched by Google, Amazon, Samsung and others.

iPad Mini features 7.9-inch Multi-Touch display 1024×768-pixel resolution and runs on iOS 6. The iPad Mini is powered by a dual-core A5 processor and has 5MP iSight rear camera and 1.2MP FaceTime front camera. Connectivity options in the tablet include Wi-Fi, 2G, 3G, 4G, Bluetooth 4.0 and 8-pin Lighting connector.

Apple is offering the Wi-Fi only iPad Mini in 16, 32 and 64GB capacities at $329, $429 and $519 respectively. For the 4G-compatible versions of the device, users will have to shell out an additional $130 for each variant. It will begin shipping from November 2nd. But there’s no sign of its launch in India this year. It is expected to land in India next year.

Along with iPad Mini launch Apple also announced 4th Generation iPad along with 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display. Mac Mini and New iMac are also on floors now.

Google Announces Samsung’s New Chromebook For $249

Google Announced its latest laptop based on Chrome OS Samsung Chromebook for $249. It is of 11.6-inch, fanless  ARM based laptop. This new Chromebook is very thin around 0.8 inches and weighs around 2.43 pounds. The specialty of the Chromebook is its boot time – it only takes 10 seconds to boot. It can play 1080p HD videos without any lag. Google is giving 100GB of free space on Google Drive to better integrate it with web services.

Samsung Chromebook is also packed with dual-core A15-based processor with 2GB RAM and 16GB built-in flash storage, it also include WiFi a/b/g/n and Bluetooth for connectivity. Other specs include a 1366 x 768 native screen resolution, a USB 3.0 port, a USB 2.0 socket, combo headphone / mic jack, an SD card slot and a “full-size” Chrome keyboard. Its battery backup is about 6.4 hours after full charge which is quite good. You’ll be able to order it from next week for $249.

Consumers will be able to easily use all their favorite Google apps seamlessly through this device. Pinchai says that Google worked hard to make sure that everything that you need was all just one-click away. Whether you need Gmail, Google Drive, Play, Google+ Hangouts, etc., it’s available to you.

So here’s one more announcement from Google but do you really need Chromebook.

Google hinted nothing about October 29 event which is based on Android. We will let you know about news so stay connected with us.

Apple iPad Mini Coming Next Month?

Apple is again gaining space in webtalks, this time not due to patent cases but for its upcoming new iPad Mini. News and Rumors are getting boost on the web that Apple iPad Mini is coming but when?

Yes we are having some information regarding its launch after months of rumors. According to Cnet Apple will unveil long anticipated iPad Mini coming November 2 at news conference in Cupertino. It is also suggested that Apple will unveil new MacBook Mini and a 13-inch MacBook Pro with a high-resolution retina display at news conference. Guys currently this news is not officially verified by Apple so this may be only rumor also.

Earlier reports suggests that Apple iPad Mini will have 7.85-inch display and it would costs less than  or around $249. It may be available in two different colours white and black along with 6GB, 32GB, and 64GB internal space variants.

People’s expectations from iPad Mini is high after iPhone 5, which is not that good. Users will lure towards iPad Mini if it comes with 3G or 4G support. This may become the best selling point. If it comes with higher resolution it will boost more sales. According to various comments on different networks users are also finding a better camera in iPad Mini.

You say what do you want in this new iPad Mini? Share your views via comments.

Samsung Unveils New Breed Of Windows 8 Ultrabooks, Tablets

Every manufacturer is now looking for Windows 8 as its official release is near, even you can now pre-order windows 8 for upgrade. Samsung shows off their new breed of Windows 8 Ultrabooks and Tablets in New York. Samsung America consumer electronics head, Tim Baxter, says:

Tablets and smartphones are ushering in a new era of computing mobility. New categories will arise as a result of this.

Samsung’s Windows 8 Ultrabook lineup begins with Series 5 Ultra Touch which is starting from $809.99 for core i3 processor while 13.3-inch Series 5 Ultra Touch, which boasts a touch screen with Intel Core i5 edition will cost $860. Check out table below for more information on other products that Samsung showed off today:

Samsung ATIV Smart PCs (hybrid laptop/tablets)

ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T — $1,200
ATIV Smart PC 500T — $750 (with keyboard) / $650 (without keyboard)

Samsung Mobile PCs (laptops)

Series 9 Premium Ultrabook — $1,400 (15 inch), $1,300 (13 inch)
Series 7 Notebook — $1,100 (15 inch)
Series 5 Ultra Touch (13.3-inch touch screen laptop) — $860 (Core i5), $810 (Core i3)
Series 3 Notebook — $450 – $900 depending on configuration

Samsung All-in-One PCs (desktops)

Series 7 All-in-One — $1,700 (27 inch); $1100 (23.6 inch)
Series 5 All-in-One — $800 (21.5 inch)

Readers if you are waiting for Windows 8 machines then add these devices to your list as they’re powered with powerful hardware and software as we know (Windows 8).

So how many of you are going to upgrade their machines to Windows 8?

Android’s New APK Have App Check Malware Scanner For Google Play

As we know Google last week introduced new APK for Android. But Android Police today discovered that Google has added significant change to its APK. New APK have Malware strings including package_malware_title and package_malware_banner_warning which will ”shut up and download it” button for people who don’t care so much about protecting their devices. Simply Google has taken more steps to strengthen its Android OS security wise also.

The feature also named as App Check in APK will roll out to Android devices sometime in the future, which will help protect devices against malware. App Check will monitor users’ tablets and smartphones for malicious activity to ensure there are no malicious apps running in the background. It will also scan newly downloaded applications and prevent those containing malware from being installed. It will  work with the old bouncer which is a feature that automatically scanned new and existing applications on the app store.

So currently we need to protect our Android Phone Data with some simple and common preventive measures as it will come to work in Android versions after Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

Additionally, FBI also warned Android users yesterday, due to its popularity to be aware of some malware that are present in the market.