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Is MPEG-4 Compression Technology Superior to MPEG-2 for DTH Services?

Is MPEG-4 Compression Technology Superior to MPEG-2 for DTH Services?

The Indian government made it compulsory to have a Set Top Box (STB) to watch cable television in some major Indian cities from April 1, 2013. This move is in lines with the government’s longterm objective of slowly rolling out Conditional Access Sytem (CAS) all over the country. With CAS in place, consumers will have...

Best Phablets Available in India

Phablets fall somewhere in the middle of Smartphones and Tablets and can deliver the functionalities of both the devices. A phablet generally has screen sizes ranging between 5 to 7 inches. Phablets are very well optimized for internet access, reading, and multimedia consumption on the move. If you are the kind of person like me...

How to Keep your Laptops Cool this Summer?

Laptops heat up faster than the regular desktops. Heated up laptops create problems like turning ff automatically, damaging their components and the data stored in them. With the summer approaching fast, its time to take steps to keep you laptops cool so that they don’ create any troubles for you. Below are some of the...

Can Tizen OS Challenge the Dominance of Android?

Tizen, the new Linux based that is expected to hit the market this summer is creating waves in the technology circles even before it is release. Tizen is one more serious attempt by Samsung to challenge the dominance of Android and iOS after its forgettable Bada OS. Now enjoying the leadership position in the global...

How to Receive iPhone Like Pop-up Notifications on your Android Phone (Android Notification App)

Nobody wants to miss an important call or message which needs be attended immediately. Operating systems like iOS and Windows Phone have good pop-up notification systems which make it easier to keep a tab on missed calls, new messages received, and social media notifications. Apart from a beep or a blink, Android phones don’t have...

How to Access GPS on Your Laptop

From Smartphones to Tablets, almost every portable gadget now comes embedded with a GPS receiver. The latest buzz in the technology world, Google Glass also has GPS embedded in it. Other than helping you to know your exact location, GPS integrates with various apps in your smartphones and tablets to give information like whether updates,...

Google Play Gets the Much Needed Cleanup and a New Look

In a big quality improvement drive Google has cleaned up its Google Play Store in February 2013. Google has removed nearly 60,000 apps from the Google Play which were considered substandard. All of the apps which were removed were full of spam or were not complying to the standards set by Google for app developers....

Pebble Launches its New ‘Smart Watch’.

Pebble, a Silicon Valley startup with loads of  ambition to bring a disruptive product to the market, has finally launched its much awaited smart watch called as the E-Paper Watch. The E-Paper is basically a smart watch which can supplement the functional utility provided by the  Smart Phones and Tablets. The new smart watch from...

3 Best Alternative Browsers to Chrome for Android Phones

Since its release almost a year back in February, 2012, Chrome for Android has replaced the old Android browser and emerged as one of the best browsers available for Android phones. But, Chrome still has some limitations like the lack of compression of the data downloaded and the display of the bookmarks toolbar for accessing...

Microsoft Working on its Own ‘Glass’?

After smartphones and tablets, the wearable gadgets segment seems to be the next big thing in the tecnology world. After announcements from Apple and Samsung, Microsoft is also reportedly working on wearable gadgets scheduled to be released in the market by early 2014. In a note written by the noted analyst Brian White of the...