Android 4.0 ICS-based ‘Attitude Daksha’ tablet launched at Rs. 5,399

Even as we continue to wait for the Indian government's ultra low-cost Aakash tablet, a slew of budget tablets from other manufacturers have arrived in the Indian market. The latest entrant in the budget tablet race is Attitude Daksha from Telmoco Development Labs Pvt. Priced at Rs. 5.399, the Attitude Daksha runs on the latest Android operating system, Ice Cream Sandwich. The Attitude Daksha tablet has a seven-inch capacitive five-point touchscreen, 1.2GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor and 512 MB...

Finally the wait for Android 4.0 OS is over

Android started well in the field of Mobile Technology with its OS version 1.5 targeted for smartphones. Android OS was flexible enough for the handset manufacturers to embed the OS into a device with any kind of screen resolution. Later it evolved from 1.5 to 1.6 and then included the Google apis in the 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 which allowed us to use Google maps in a very efficient way.  For a smartphone 2.3 was the last version. Later came  the version of tablets starting from 3.0. And tablets with...

Real time Idea + Augmented reality = WhereTo? 3D

Discover your next destination. Where To? makes it incredibly easy to locate the closest steakhouse, bank branch, billiard club or anything else you may be looking for, at the drop of a hat! Finally you can find local businesses without any typing, using a slick, intuitive user experience. Map & Browser: all integrated With just a few taps, you can find local hits for any type of place you are looking for. Check the found places on the built-in map or in a list sorted by distance....

Guidelines for Mobile App Icon+UI

Android Market Featured-Image Guidelines Posted by Tim Bray on 05 October 2011 at 8:38 AM [This post is by Natascha Bock, a Product Marketing Manager on Android. — Tim Bray] With the latest Android Market update, our editorial team can use your 1024 x 500 “Featured Image” to promote your app on tablets, phones, and the Web. The image can be used on the home page on all versions of Android Market (Web, tablet and phone), on your product page in the Web and tablet versions,...

Introduction to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and some of its great features

Ice Cream Sandwich or Android 4.o is certainly going to change the face of Android phones in the coming days. The Operating System that can be used in both tablets and smart phones, is being touted as the best thing to have happened to mobile phone industry. So far just a single smart phone has been launched with this OS, but other smart phones including Samsung Galaxy S, Samsung Galaxy S2, Motorola Droid Bionic and many others are going to get the update pretty soon. ASUS Transformer...

What is the best task killer app for Android?

What is the best task killer app for Android? Well, the answer is none of them. Sure there are some nice apps out there for killing tasks, but the fact is you just don’t need one with Android. To clear things up about this, Google’s Android developers blog has finally put this debate to rest about why a task killer is unnecessary, as well as why there are certain services that run in the background all the time, I’m sure at one time or another you’ve seen them and asked...

MediaValet Receives Microsoft Award

MediaValet is Selected as one of three Finalists for Coveted Microsoft Award MediaValet, and its sister company VRX Studios, have been selected as one of three Finalists for the ‘Windows Azure Platform ISV Partner of the Year’ award in the ‘Emerging Technologies and Innovation Awards’ category of Microsoft’s 2011 IMPACT Awards. The ninth annual IMPACT Awards recognize excellence within Microsoft’s partner community in Canada. The 2011 IMPACT Award finalists will be honoured at...

RedGate Acquired Cerebrata :

October 26 2011 : Cerebrata, Udaipur based Microsoft BizSpark startup, today announced that it has been acquired by Red Gate. Cerebrata offers products for managing applications on Windows Azure, and is one of its kind company based out of India. The financials of the deal are not disclosed. Entrepreneur and Founder of Cerebrata, Gaurav Mantri said “Our entire team will continue to operate from Udaipur for the next one year with core focus on development. With Red Gate coming on...

The Cloud Computing Battle in India

It may be too early to decide who would actually win the battle. Cloud Computing is in its nascent stage and hasn’t gone past the awareness phase. Not many decision makers understand the terminology of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS and the differences between Public Cloud, Private Cloud and Hybrid Cloud. This is an attempt to analyze the current scenario and align the offerings of major Cloud Service Providers with the needs of the ecosystem. Indian Subcontinent is a very unique and a potent geography...

Tools for Cloud Azure

There are number of tools started coming up for facilitating the Dvelopers as well as the Business Owners who have hosted their apps in Azure Cloud. Here the List of those Tools. AzureWatch – azurewatch.net Cost Calculator – azureroi.cloudapp.net Clumsy Leaf Table and Blob Explorer- www.clumsyleaf.com/ Cloud Storage Studio – www.cerebrata.com Cerebrata PowerShell Cmdlets – www.cerebrata.com Greybox – cost limit your dev account – greybox.codeplex.com SQL Azure Migration...