Walmart To Sell Google Nexus One Phone?

When Google announced their foray into the smartphone business with the launch of Nexus One earlier this month, they also brought a new distribution model. The Nexus One was sold solely via the Google website cutting off the middlemen in the process. However, it now appears that the handset could also reach the shelves of … Continue reading “Walmart To Sell Google Nexus One Phone?”

TeleNav Building GPS-Based Blogging System

Telenav, the Sunnyvale based maker of GPS Navigator might probably be looking at location-based blogging as the next logical step in their product diversification. In a patent filed earlier this month, the inventors from the company have described a technology that will help users create and read location-based blog entries. What exactly is location-based blogging? … Continue reading “TeleNav Building GPS-Based Blogging System”

Price of iPad : $600 With Contract, $999 Unsubsidized? [Updated]

Update: The prices have been announced. First of all, there is NO contract. You may cancel your AT&T plans anytime. 16GB iPad with Wi-Fi is priced at $499. The 32Gb and 64Gb come priced at $599 and $699. On top of this is $130 for 3G. So, the most expensive iPad will be the 64GB … Continue reading “Price of iPad : $600 With Contract, $999 Unsubsidized? [Updated]”

Hewlett Packard Building Intent-Based Search Engine?

You will have to take this with a grain of salt, but it is possible that Hewlett Packard could be working on a search engine.  A recent patent filed in the name of ‘Jianwei Dian’ describes a search engine that will understand the “intent” of the user inputting the search query and list results that … Continue reading “Hewlett Packard Building Intent-Based Search Engine?”

IBM Jumps Into Location-Aware Technology

Location and Geotagging seem to be the flavor of the season and IBM seems to be the latest entrant. In a new patent filed at the US Patent and Trademark Office, IBM has sought the credits for a location aware authorization technology. As the inventors put in their application, companies who offer laptops to their … Continue reading “IBM Jumps Into Location-Aware Technology”

Windows Seven To Launch In Q4 2010?

There has been a lot of confusion regarding the release dates of Windows 6.6 and Windows Mobile 7. DigiTimes has now revealed that its sources have confirmed that Windows 6.6 shall launch during the Mobile World Congress to be held next month while the date for Seven’s launch will be announced at the same time. … Continue reading “Windows Seven To Launch In Q4 2010?”

Could The iTunes Get A New eBook Store?

After the iPhone launched and third party apps became a reality, the iTunes was introduced to a new segment of digital content called apps. The popularity of apps rivaled that of other digital content sold on the App Store like songs; so much so that an App Store was separately carved out of the iTunes … Continue reading “Could The iTunes Get A New eBook Store?”

Internet Explorer To Come With A Dashboard To Manage All Open Tabs?

The default windows of Google Chrome and a few other browsers show a thumbnail of all the recently viewed websites. Taking this a step further, Microsoft wants you to be able to organize your open-tabs better. In a patent filed recently at the US Patent and Trademark Office, Microsoft writes that the purpose of a … Continue reading “Internet Explorer To Come With A Dashboard To Manage All Open Tabs?”

Asus EBook Reader On The Way?

How many ebook reader manufacturers make for a saturated market? Just a year or two back, this market was virtually non-existant. Today, we have so many companies talking about making an ebook reader. So, what does Asus have in mind? According to rumors, there are two models that Asus is looking at. The first, DR-570 … Continue reading “Asus EBook Reader On The Way?”

Windows Mobile 7 To Come In Two Versions?

Folks at WMExperts are reporting that they have heard from several sources that Windows Mobile 7 shall actually come in two versions – Business Edition and Media edition.  It is also said that the official name for WinMo 7 shall actually be “Seven” and also it is possible that the two editions are referred by … Continue reading “Windows Mobile 7 To Come In Two Versions?”