Samsung’s new handset is a more pocket-friendly alternative to the full-size S4

Though it’s the Korean firm’s flagship devices that tend to grab the headlines, Samsung also makes a fairly compelling line of mid-low end devices. The latest of these was revealed today in the form of the Galaxy S4 Mini. Like the S3 Mini before it, the mid-range handset presents a scaled-down version of its big brother, in both size and performance. The handset shares its aesthetics with the full-size Galaxy S4, available in the same…

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World’s attention – especially for mobile technology

Africa. It’s not the place it used be. While poverty, human rights violations, civil war, AIDS/HIV, famine and drought still temper corporate enthusiasm about the continent’s long-term potential, there’s a buzz across the continent that is catching the world’s attention – especially for mobile technology. Regional and international investors, non-governmental organizations, mobile operators, device makers and infrastructure developers are all active across sub-Saharan Africa driven in large part by the region’s young population that is…

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The growth rate for DRAM usage in PCs will slow to its lowest point

Historically the PC has been a huge driver for DRAM demand — but no longer. This year, the growth rate for DRAM usage in PCs will slow to its lowest point since peaking six years ago, down for the second consecutive year to 17.4 percent in 2012 and way down from the high of 56.1 percent in 2007. So what are the long-term implications for DRAM supply and demand, assuming that the trend continues? According…

"The growth rate for DRAM usage in PCs will slow to its lowest point"

National Solar Mission that aims to establish India as a global leader in solar energy

On just about any given day, you can pick up an Indian newspaper and read about a new solar project being commissioned in the country or a new policy announcement by the government. This steady stream of press coverage is the direct result of the government’s ambitious 2010 National Solar Mission that aims to establish India as a global leader in solar energy, including photovoltaics (PV), within the decade. A recent IHS report on solar…

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Microsoft announced that the Windows 8 Blue update will be called 8.1, and will be free

If you’ve been holding your breath waiting for the long-rumored Windows 8 “Blue” update, you might be able to exhale soon. Microsoft still hasn’t officially broken down the new features in the update, but it does now have a name and a price: “Windows 8.1,” and “free.” This update has been a hot topic of the rumor mill as customers rail against some of the changes Microsoft tried to force with Windows 8. A Windows…

"Microsoft announced that the Windows 8 Blue update will be called 8.1, and will be free"

The Earl tablet could become your best friend in the outdoors, offering you navigation, communications, weather tracking and more

Smartphones, tablets and laptops are great when you’re sitting on the couch or running around the city, but they aren’t as great in the wilderness where cellular service disappears and bright sunlight renders LCD screens near-illegible. The Earl is a tablet designed to skirt around those shortcomings and keep you connected in the deepest of backcountry terrain. The “backcountry survival tablet” navigates you across the land, keeps you in communication with your crew and lets…

"The Earl tablet could become your best friend in the outdoors, offering you navigation, communications, weather tracking and more"

compares the specs and other features of the LG Optimus G Pro and Samsung Galaxy Note II

During the past year, the phablet has gone from object of ridicule to legit new product category. You can give all the credit to Samsung, and its surprisingly successful marketing of the Galaxy Note. Like any successful product, the Note has rivals – eager to take a piece of its pie. Let’s see how the most significant non-Samsung phablet, the LG Optimus G Pro, compares to the Galaxy Note 2. Height is about the same,…

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Key Features of Micromax Funbook Talk P362 Tablet

Key Features of Micromax Funbook Talk P362 Tablet (Wi-Fi, 1.65 GB) 2 MP Primary Camera Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS 7-inch TFT Capacitive Touchscreen 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9 Processor 0.3 MP Secondary Camera Wi-Fi Enabled Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB Specifications of Micromax Funbook Talk P362 Tablet (Wi-Fi, 1.65 GB) GENERAL SIM Single SIM, GSM Processor 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9 Graphics Dual Mali Voice Call Yes Supported Networks 2G: GSM 900, 1800 In The Box Tablet,…

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F1 features a 5.1 digital sound system with a sub-woofer behind the driver

Players of the Forza and Gran Turismo race series understand that every little advantage counts when working to trim lap times. In game, details like tires, camber angles, damper settings, plus engine mods are just a few of the tuning tricks to enhance a racer’s performance. But deep down, budding racers know that such sops to realism are nothing compared to a full-scale F1 simulator. Luckily for them Cosco UK and FMCG International have a…

"F1 features a 5.1 digital sound system with a sub-woofer behind the driver"