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iPhone 5: Ready to shell out 50 grand?

iPhone 5: Ready to shell out 50 grand?

Apple iPhone has landed!

Among much hype and screams, a south Delhi mall was the place where Apple fans gathered this Friday to lay their hands on pre booked iPhones. iPhone 5 is one of the most anticipated phones of this century. According to reports over 150,000 phones were booked in a span of one month in India alone! It is hard to imagine that the hefty price tag is not even a factor for these fans.…

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iPad Mini: Useless gadget?

iPad Mini: Useless gadget?

Just like Apple’s iPhone 5, iPad Mini sold out in its first weekend of preorders. Apple’s iPad Mini is being targeted as a great e-reader and product for first-time tablet shoppers, and starts at $329 for a 16 GB WiFi model. It seems to be a direct attack on Kindle. Keeping the features aside, ipad Mini will definitely be a more successful product thanks to the Apple tag.

Along with the iPad mini, Apple also launched a new line of Mac computers.…

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Richard Branson wishes Vijay Mallya luck!

Richard Branson wishes Vijay Mallya luck!

Richard Branson loony billionaire, founder and chairman of the Virgin Group makes his presence felt wherever he goes. Not that you could ignore him even if your tried! His latest really ignore his mighty filmi presence complete with band bajaa with him at a somewhat suspect Maharaja complete with a harem of beauties. That’s the way Richard Branson made his comeback in Indian skies.

For someone who’s a billionaire he does wear his (for lack of a better word) his billions lightly.…

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Marissa Mayer: New ‘pregnant’ Yahoo CEO

Marissa Mayer: New ‘pregnant’ Yahoo CEO

As ex-Google employee Marissa Mayer starts her job today as the new Yahoo CEO, a few startling facts come to light. Not only is Marissa the fifth CEO in 5 years to try and pull Yahoo out of its slump, but she is also pregnant!

Marissa Mayer graduated from Stanford and was the 20th person to be hired by Google. During her stint with the Internet giant she worked on the top projects such as Google news, Google maps, Gmail, Google images etc.…

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Internet doomsday virus proves toothless, till now!

Internet doomsday virus proves toothless, till now!

For an estimated count of more than 4 million computers infected by DNSChanger virus it was to be the ‘maniac Monday’ yesterday! The day, they were to lose their ability to access internet. An FBI report spread after the US investigation agency nabbed the author of the malware and revealed the malicious intent. Internet doomsday virus, as DNSChanger virus has been called since then, however, proved ineffective so far.

All internet users though should not take things for sure.…

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Eega (Naan Ee) is India’s best animation movie till date!

Eega (Naan Ee) is India’s best animation movie till date!

Have you ever thought that a little housefly can become the subject of national interest? Well, that day seems not far, courtesy SS Rajamouli’s ‘Eega’ – a Telugu animation movie also done in Tamil as ‘Naan Ee’ – waits to be made into a Hindi 3D film. And as you might have guessed, the protagonist of the movie is a minuscule housefly – albeit has a mind of its own and is on a mission to take revenge against his tormentor in Kiccha Sudeep.…

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Highly secure number plate for cars?

Highly secure number plate for cars?

High Security Registration Plate – As the name suggests, it is a highly secure number plate for vehicles on road. The Haryana state government has introduced it to stop car thefts and stop criminals from using them to commit crimes.

These high security plates are made of aluminium which will also have some unique details other than the registration number. There will be a seven-digit unique code (laser), chromium-based chakra hologram to prevent counterfeiting, a self destructive sticker with the engine and chassis numbers of the vehicle, ‘IND’ inscribed in blue colour, with India inscribed at a 45 degree angle in hot stamping foil across all letters and numbers on the plate.…

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