The number of gadgets many of us use every day has multiplied significantly over the past decade. Most people have a smartphone, a PC, and maybe even a tablet and a laptop. The NexPhone concept aims to bring all these devices together into one mobile device that can dock into a tablet, laptop or full-size monitor to fulfill all your daily computing needs. It’s an interesting concept that would do away with cloud syncing and…"The NexPhone could become a tablet, laptop or desktop"
Lenovo has confirmed an October release date for its IdeaPad YOGA 13-inch, 360-degree flip and fold Ultrabook that was shown at CES in January and IFA 2012 last month. It will be joined by another three Windows 8 devices to create a new convertible product family. A smaller 11-inch YOGA and an 11.6-inch tablet named the IdeaTab Lynx will be released later this year, while the business-oriented ThinkPad Twist Ultrabook will appear around the same…"The Lenovo IdeaPad YOGA 13-inch, 360 degree flip and fold Ultrabook"
The hoopla over the Saifeena wedding, scheduled for October 16, kicked off on Sunday evening when the Bollywood power couple threw a ‘fun party’ for close friends and family on Sunday evening. The venue was the terrace of Kareena Kapoor’s Bandra apartment building. Dressed every inch like a bride-to-be, Kareena dazzled in an orange-yellow lehenga and a shimmering golden choli, teamed with green bangles and a low hair-bun decorated with gajras. Beau Saif Ali Khan…"Saifeena: Saif Ali Khan keeps it simple in a white outfit and Kareena Kapoor looks gorgeous in an orange ensemble"
The Delhi government has started cracking down on black marketing of domestic LPG cylinders in the city. The enforcement wing of the food and supplies department raided an illegal godown in outer Delhi and seized 64 cylinders. ‘Enforcement department officials conducted the raid and an FIR has been registered with the local police. We seized cylinders, nozzles and weighing machines from the place. The local police are investigating the matter,’ S.S. Kanawat, special commissioner (enforcement),…"Delhi government has started cracking down on black marketing of domestic LPG cylinders"
One is the yet-to-be-determined cost of the disaster. The other is the future of Russian venture TNK-BP. Both have put an artificial ceiling on what used to be one of Britain’s favourite stocks. Down in the darker corners of the City, conspiracy theorists whisper in hushed tones about a carve-up between Total and Shell. Bankers have apparently crunched the numbers in readiness, should the moment present itself. Shell certainly discussed an audacious bid during the…"Two and a half years after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a pair of huge, fluorescent question marks still hang over BP."
The increase will be partly caused by our ageing population, with breast cancer far more common in the over-50s. But better treatment and diagnosis also mean that more women are now surviving the disease and living with it for many years – presenting new challenges for the NHS when it comes to practical support and after-care. Experts say that unless the health service makes major changes, it will be unable to cope with the surge.…"Soaring numbers of women living with breast cancer will leave the NHS in crisis, researchers warn today."
While the Nexus is a relatively small market player, experts say the ruling could have major implications in future attempts by companies to have rivals’ products pulled from the shelves. The court ruled that the district court in California that had issued the ban in June, had ‘abused its discretion in entering an injunction’. Apple is waging war on several fronts against Google, whose Android software powers many of Samsung’s devices. Thursday’s ruling is not…"The US Court of Appeals has overturned a ban on Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus phone – the latest blow for Apple in its ongoing software battle with Google."
The internet giants have threatened to block the so-called ‘snoopers’ charter’, which requires them to store all data for a year so that security agencies, police and councils can request its disclosure. Civil liberty groups claim the powers would create a surveillance state, but Britain’s security and intelligence agencies insist they are vital to investigate crime and protect the national interest.Now the frank testimonies of internet bosses have been released by a cross-party committee of…"Google, Facebook and Twitter are set to torpedo Home Office plans to spy on every citizen’s emails and website visits."
Apple’s new iPad mini is less that two weeks away – if rumours are to believed. The company will unveil the gadget on October 23, the AllThingsD website has suggested. An apparent silence from Apple had left many wondering if the company still planned to debut a smaller iPad Others had speculated that production delays may have forced it to postpone the device’s unveiling until later in the year. But it appears that neither is…"Rumours growing that gadget will be launched within two weeks by Apple"
As any frequent flyer knows, hauling around a passport, carry-on luggage and suitcase while navigating through an airport can be a real hassle, and the situation is made worse if the traveler in question has any physical health issues. Madrid-based designer Rodrigo Garcia Gonzalez has come up with an ingenious solution to this issue: a smart carry-on suitcase named Hop! which follows the traveler around automatically. Hop! contains three receivers which communicate with an app…"Hop! promises to free travelers from carrying their luggage"