Articles by Surojit Chatterjee
- Zynga Launches New Gaming Platform: Is Honeymoon with Facebook Over?
March 02 2012 10:04 AM
Things are getting heated in the land where Farmville and other casual games reign supreme. Zynga, the largest game developer on Facebook, has created a new site (http://www.Zynga.com) where it plans to hosts third party games along with its own. Facebook makes a lot of money from users paying for Zynga games; money Zynga would rather have lining its pockets instead of sharing.
- iPad 3 Release: Can Proview Prevent Apple from Launching New Tablet on March 7?
March 02 2012 9:47 AM
Things are getting ugly as Apple’s March 7 event draws closer. The event is highly expected to display, for the first time, the Apple iPad 3, but with a lawsuit between Apple and Proview looming, there could be a problem getting the iPad 3 on the store shelves. Proview first sued Apple in China over the iPad trademark, which saw the device being pulled from store shelves temporarily, but now the fight is spilling over onto Apple’s backyard, a fight that could hamper sales of the iPad 3.
- iPad 3: Will Windows 8 Pose Threat to New Apple Tablet?
March 02 2012 9:31 AM
Apple iPad sales so far have crushed any other tablet thrown against it. Blackberry Playbook is no threat to iPad, even after the Playbook OS 2.0 update. Kindle Fire lacks premium offering. There is no other tablet that has been successful in crushing iPad 2 business, including Samsung’s Galaxy Tab line of tablets. But after MWC 2012, where Microsoft revealed Windows 8 – a universal OS for tablets, laptops and desktops – Windows 8 tablets could pose a serious threat to iPad 3, which is schedule...
- Windows 8 Consumer Preview Downloaded 1 Million Times on Day 1: Top 5 Exciting Features Explained
March 02 2012 9:13 AM
Microsoft has just revealed the Consumer Preview of Windows 8 in MWC 2012, and on the first day itself, the new operating system has been downloaded 1 million times as per a Twitter post by Microsoft. The figures are good for an OS in beta version. Windows 8 Consumer Preview is available as a free download from Microsoft Preview Web site. You can grab the early build for free.
- iPad 3 Release Date: Debut to Include Smaller, Cheaper Tablets?
March 02 2012 8:59 AM
Apple has something which, according to its media invite, users will love to see and touch. It’s expected to be the next-generation iPad. But, rumors are buzzing that Apple also has something else in their inventory. According to Taiwan-based Web site Digitimes, the tech giant is working on another small screen iPad and a cheaper iPad 2.
- Hack Chrome, Get $1 Million from Google
March 02 2012 8:11 AM
Want to win a million dollars? How about taking up the challenge of hacking Google Chrome. Google is making its voice be heard by awarding a $1 million incentive to persons who are capable of hacking Chrome. Awarding $1 million dollars just for hacking a browser is extreme, but then again, Google Chrome is not just a browser, it is also an OS, so this move by the advertising giant makes sense. Unless Google knows something hackers don’t, the company is setting itself up for a huge blunder, as h...
- Google+ a Ghost Town Compared to Facebook, Twitter: Report
March 02 2012 8:11 AM
Since its release in July last year, Google+ trended as the fastest growing social networking site in 2011. At the time of its debut, Google+ was being considered as a serious business-killer for Facebook and other social networking site. The Circles of Google+ pleased most of Internet users. As a result, millions of users signed up on Google+ and started spending time there. But, it did not last long and the same people now seem to have returned back to Facebook, Twitter and other like sites. A...
- Windows 8 Consumer Preview Features Explained: Should You Download Now?
March 02 2012 1:28 AM
At the Mobile World Congress on Wednesday, Microsoft presented the Windows 8 Consumer Preview amid much fanfare. Unlike the Developer Preview that was released in 2011, this beauty of an OS is more fluid and feels like something that could really work. The Tile-based Metro UI, which was first seen on Windows Phone devices, is at the center of attention here, and probably the main aspect of Windows 8, and a huge part of Microsoft’s future.
- iPad 3 Release March 7: Can it Blow Away Competition?
March 01 2012 7:05 PM
Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012 is going to end today and something big (if not bigger) is coming up next week – the debut of Apple iPad 3. Apple is going to reveal another revolutionary tablet next Wednesday and has sent out media invitations. Till now the tech giant has successfully staved off challenges from Android tablets and now it is ready to take on Windows 8 tablets, which are scheduled for a summer debut. One question is on everybody's lips - will iPad 3 have what it takes to blow...
- Justin Bieber Birthday: Boyfriend Singer Fans Attempt to Set World Record Tweets (VIDEO)
March 01 2012 5:12 PM
What can you give a person on his birthday, who has everything in the world, including Selena Gomez? Give him the gift of a world record. Yes, that's what Bieber's fans on Twitter is trying to set by sending out the most social media messages in 24 hours, wishing Bieber a happy 18th birthday.
- iPad 3 Release Date March 7: Will New Apple TV Also Debut on Same Day?
March 01 2012 10:18 AM
It is no secret anymore - Apple has sent out invitations to its March 7 event where the company is expected to announce the iPad 3. But could Apple go one-step further and announce the new Apple TV too? Possibly. In our previous article where we decoded the Apple invitation letter (http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/307398/20120301/ipad-3-media-invite-decoding-expect.htm), we mentioned that the touchscreen device seen could also be that of the new Apple TV, and we are sticking to our guns on this o...
- iPad 3 Release Date March 7: Sell iPad 2 Now?
March 01 2012 10:13 AM
Apple recently sent out invitations for a special media event scheduled for March 7, where the company is expected to announce the iPad 3. No wonder, iPad users are now scrambling to sell their old Apple tablets, hoping that they’ll get some good money before iPad 3 launches and pushes down the value of iPad 2. But is this really the right time to sell your iPad 2?
- Decoding the iPad 3 Media Invite: What Should we Expect?
March 01 2012 10:03 AM
Apple sent out media invitations on Tuesday for a special event, which is scheduled to take off on March 7, 2012. It is highly expected that Apple will unveil the iPad 3. But the big question is - what can we expect to see? We are going to try and decode the cryptic media invitation to see if there is anything hidden that we should know about.
- Nokia Pureview 808 with 41-Megapixel Camera Debuts at MWC 2012: Surprising but Not Amazing
March 01 2012 9:31 AM
Nokia N8 is widely accepted as the best camera phone with its 12-megapixel Carl Zeiss lens. Now Nokia has changed its flagship model by introducing Nokia 808 Pureview at MWC 2012, a smartphone with a whopping 41-megapixel camera system.
- Windows 8 versus OS X Mountain Lion: Microsoft and Apple's New OSes Compared
March 01 2012 9:18 AM
The traditional fight between Mac versus Windows has now expanded to include OS X Mountain Lion and Windows 8. The developer preview of both these operating systems is out and now Microsoft has even raised the curtains to give consumers a glimpse of Windows 8 at MWC 2012.
- Apple Market Cap Crosses $500 Billion: Can Tech Giant Break $604 Billion Record set by Microsoft?
March 01 2012 8:49 AM
Tech giant Apple has bypassed $500 billion market cap on February 29, becoming the sixth company in the world to do so. This is another record set by the world’s most valuable company, which has a distinction of releasing products that have grown to set benchmarks in their market segments.
- iPad 3 Release Date March 7: What Features to Expect and Not Expect
March 01 2012 8:23 AM
The media invitations are out and the countdown has begun – 6 days left. The next-gen iPad, dubbed iPad 3, is expected to be unveiled by Apple on March 7 at a special media event in San Francisco. The event will take place at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts – the same place where the previous models of iPad were introduced. Expectations are high among Apple fans, about iPad 3’s features. However, as always, Apple is keeping tightlipped, allowing the excitement and anticipation to build up t...
- iOS Apps May Steal Your Photos in iDevices, Fix Coming Soon
February 29 2012 9:17 AM
Another iOS security concern, when will it end? New to the scene is a security loophole in the way iOS allows users to share information about their location. An application that implements this feature could grab user photos for the developer’s viewing pleasure. We are not certain how this is happening, but at the moment, that doesn’t matter. What does matter, however, is how fast will Apple release a fix to combat the problem.
- Motorola Voice Actions Pitted Against Siri and the Winner is...[VIDEO]
February 29 2012 9:06 AM
Motorola is out in full force and ready to compete directly with Apple, or better yet, Siri in this matter. Apple released its iPhone 4S smartphone back in Oct. 2011 to much disappointment and fanfare. Despite the phone lacking key features and a decent hardware boost, one little lady came to the rescue to set the iPhone 4S apart from everything else out on the market. Her name is Siri. However, now Motorola is gunning for Siri with videos of its own test, which claims Android Voice Actions is m...
- Windows 8 Set to Unveil at MWC 2012: What to Expect
February 29 2012 8:46 AM
MWC 2012 is underway and although the Nokia PureView 808 has already stolen the show, our anticipation level for anything related to Windows 8 is still high. It was recently announced that a test version of the OS called Windows 8 Consumer Preview, would make its way to consumers on Wednesday, Feb 29, 2012. The full announcement should come at MWC along with a highlighting of the new features that never made it to the Developer Preview last year.