TCS planning reusable software platforms

TCS planning reusable software platforms

Tata Consultancy Services is aiming to launch several reusable software packages as part of a push to adapt to the changing business and technology landscape, chief executive & managing director Natarajan Chandrasekaran said. India’s largest software company is readying reusable software platforms, which can be customised, for areas such as telecommunication , financial services and […]

Blow to Samsung, first Tizen phone shelved

Blow to Samsung, first Tizen phone shelved

In a major blow to Samsung, Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo has reportedly decided to indefinitely shelve its plans to launch smartphones based on the Tizen operating system. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Japan’s largest mobile carrier said that smartphone market in Japan wasn’t growing fast enough to support a third mobile […]

Nexus 10 2 latest Leak Details Proved to be Fake

Nexus 10 2 latest Leak Details Proved to be Fake

The Nexus 10 2 was supposed to be launched around Christmas last year, but it didn’t happen. But now, the Nexus 2 could be announced sooner than expected, since the original Nexus 10 ran out of the stock last week. At the same time, the purported device got leaked online recently, indicating that the second […]

Nokia Android phone Normandy’s photo leaked

Nokia Android phone Normandy’s photo leaked

The rumoured Nokia Android phone is among the hottest topics in the technology industry right now, with several leaks and rumours emerging every week. The latest leak shows the engineering prototype of the handset for the first time. The image comes courtesy Twitter user Seamissu and shows the device covered in a jacket case. Only […]

Lenovo Vibe X Hands on: First Impression

Lenovo Vibe X Hands on: First Impression

Chinese major tech vendor Lenovo has come a long way from the debut of K900 to the very latest sensation, the Vibe X. Both devices are different from each other in respect to look and feel. One can also say the Vibe X is a refined version of original K900 that was launched earlier this […]

Google Glass ‘rivals’ ruled CES 2014

Google Glass ‘rivals’ ruled CES 2014

While many of the digital glitterati thronging this week’s Consumer Electronics Show were wearing Google’s new internet glasses, rival online eyewear products abounded among the trade stands. US-based Vuzix showed off what it billed as the first commercially available “smartglasses,” an Android-powered monocle-style device with a high-resolution camera. It can be connected to smartphones or […]

Apple, Samsung set to discuss patent case settlement in US

Apple, Samsung set to discuss patent case settlement in US

Apple and Samsung Electronics have agreed to attend a mediation session to be held on or before February 19, as they prepare to clash in court in March over smartphone patents. Apple CEO Tim Cook and Samsung CEO Oh-Hyun Kwon will attend the session with in-house lawyers only, according to a court filing. Their legal […]

CES 2014: PlayStation games go console-free

CES 2014: PlayStation games go console-free

PlayStation Now will allow subscribers to play some of the platform’s greatest hits without the need to own a console. It works by streaming data from the company’s servers. The firm’s latest smart TVs will be among the first devices to support it, but Sony also intends to offer the facility to other third-party products. […]

Internet-connected toothbrush unveiled at CES

Internet-connected toothbrush unveiled at CES

Brush smarter. That’s the message from the makers of what is billed as the world’s first Internet-connected toothbrush. Unveiled Sunday at a preview event for the Consumer Electronics Show, the device from French-based startup Kolibree aims “to reinvent oral care,” according to co-founder Loic Cessot. “The technology in the industry has not evolved for years,” […]

Microsoft launches new app for women’s safety

Microsoft launches new app for women’s safety

Microsoft India today said it isintroducing Guardian, a new safety application (app), available exclusively for Windows phone users in India. Incidents such as ‘Nirbhaya’ prompted the global IT giant to come out with an app aiming at protecting women, Microsoft IT India Managing Director Raj Biyani said. Explaining its features, Biyani said Guardian enables users […]