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Affle launches SMS 2.0 Services in India

Colours are everywhere – on our clothes, shoes, watches, music players, and mobiles. So, why not spread that colour through your SMSes also? No more boring old black and white SMSes. Upgrade to the Next Generation of SMS and fill your world with colour

Your SMS will be shouting for the recipient’s attention with its bright citrus orange background. Yep! With SMS2.0, you can choose the background colour for your SMS. So, be different. No more washed out whites for you.

With SMS2.0, you can compose a text message in colour by simply selecting the Text Colour option.



The revolutionary iPhone can now be yours on easy monthly installments. So rush to a Vodafone Store, not the closest ATM.
EMI offer is available on the following credit cards:



To know more about the iPhone features and voice & data plans, click here


It is evident that the iPhone success does not allow other mobile phone producers to live in peace. Nokia is among them.

According to Nokia, in the nearest future the “iPhone killers” line will be enriched with one new model from the famous Finnish company – Nokia N98. Regardless of the loud Nokia announcements that iPhone cannot be the rival of the N series smartphones, the company is in the process of preparing a reasonable answer to the “apple” bestseller. As it can be clearly seen by its design N98 resembles very much with the iPhone, but according to many technical features new smartphone from Nokia is even better than its rival.

Nokia N98 technical features:

* Built in 7,2 mega pixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics(5x optical and 20x digital zoom)
* 3,5 inches sensor VGA display reflecting 16 million colors
* Built in GPRS receiver
* OS Symbian S70 3rd version
* Graphic speed advancer
* Bluetooth, Wi-Fi b/g/n, HSDPA

N – 99 is also coming shorly in market



Vodafone bringing BlackBerry Storm to India

‘Press and get impressed’- goes the BlackBerry Storm tagline and the latest smartphone from BlackBerry really got lots in its kitty to leave you impressed.

Leading telecom operator Vodafone Essar and Research in Motion, the Canadian maker of the BlackBerry family of smartphones, have jointly launched ‘Blackberry Storm’ in the Indian market.

Targeted at business and consumer markets, the newly launched device would be available in India from 15 January 2009.

“The BlackBerry Storm offers easy access to voice and email, a range of social media applications, multimedia content, satellite navigation and many other services on the move in a single device.”

The phone blends communications and multimedia functions, and features a clickable touch screen, multi-media features such as music, browsing, Sat Nav, Video and social network messaging.

The touch screen measures 3.25 inches with 480 x 360 resolution 184 ppi. With a 3.2-megapixel camera able to record video, the Storm outclasses the iPhone’s lens.

Vodafone is likely to offer ‘Storm’ for Rs 27,990.


It is really efficient when you perform multiple task while staying in a single browser window. Gmail has done extremely well to provide it’s users who frequently label their messages and have saved searches with the feature of multi-pane viewing. And now doubt, the upgrade is proving to add efficiency to Gmail.


To enable the Gmail multi-pane viewing feature Gmail account users have to first activate Gmail Labs from their account, and then enable ‘Multiple Inboxes’ from the provided list of Labs option. Further, to set up the panes, Gmail account users have to go to Gmail settings menu and then select “Multiple Inboxes” (only after you have enabled them).

From there, Gmail account users can create up to five different panes. Not only this, Gmail account users can label each of their pane with a different code. This can be done manually by entering the desired code in the ‘label options’.


Sony Vaio P Series

Go everywhere with VAIO P, the Pocket Style PC. You can surf the Web or play songs quickly by “instant mode”. Video chat and Blog, even when you’re on the go. And count on its premium design to turn heads while fitting into any occasion.

  • Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium
  • 8.0 (20.3 cm) wide (UWXGA: 1600 x 768)
  • 64 GB (Serial ATA) Solid State Drive
  • Instant Mode
  • Bundled noise canceling headphones
  • Integrated Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g/Draft n

HP Mini 1000


HP has revealed that their Mini 1000 Mi Edition netbook will have Ubuntu OS pre-loaded. To make things interesting, HP revealed a new custom Ubuntu Linux user interface for their Mini 1000 Mi Edition netbooks. The price of the HP Mini 1000 Mobile Internet (Mi) netbooks starts from $380 (Rs. 18, 000).


Faster & easier

Windows 7 was built around your feedback, so you’ll see a lot of things you’ve asked for. You asked us to make everyday tasks faster and easier, make your PC work the way you want it to, and make new things possible. And that’s exactly what we’re doing. See how it’s coming to life.

Improved taskbar and full-screen previews

Jump Lists

The new Jump List feature. It’s a handy way to quickly reach the files you’ve been working with. To see the files you’ve used recently, just right click on the icon on your taskbar. So right-clicking on the Word icon will show your most recent Word documents.

Faster, more responsive performance

Windows 7 starts up, shuts down, resumes from standby, and responds faster. You’ll have fewer interruptions and can recover more quickly from problems when they do occur because Windows 7 will help you fix them when you want.

More details Visit – Microsoft Windows 7 Website


The handset will be wi-fi and 3G enabled and has built-in support for YouTube.

The phone that’s built for the internet

* High speed 3G internet, a 3 inch touchscreen and QWERTY keyboard will revolutionise your mobile surfing – you’ll wonder what you ever did without it…
* All your favourite Google™ services are already on board – search, IM, email and maps with GPS.
* It’s the first phone with Android Market™ so you can download the applications you want.

More details visit –

July 2020




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