Articles by Surojit Chatterjee
- TacoCopter: Get Ready to See Your Tacos Delivered by Air
March 26 2012 10:17 AM
When the first quadcopters were developed, they seemed like incredibly cool toys you could control with your smartphone. In a fast-paced tech world, students and researchers soon started to experiment with the quadrotor devices, getting them to fly aggressively, work together to build towers or demonstrate complex swarm patterns.
- RIM to Give Taste of BlackBerry 10 Devices to Developers in May
March 26 2012 10:14 AM
In early May, Research in Motion (RIM) will provide software developers with prototypes for its upcoming Blackberry smartphone platform, expected to launch later this year. RIM will give out as many as 2,000 BlackBerry 10 test models at its BlackBerry Jam Convention in Orlando, scheduled for May 1-3.
- New iPad 3 Versus Asus Transformer Prime: Tablet Shootout
March 26 2012 10:05 AM
Windows tablets are just a few months away, but for now Apple continues to dominate the tablet market with its new iPad, recently released. The Asus Transformer Prime, however, may be the one to spark up some real competition against the new iPad. Thought Asus' tablet was designed to challenge Apple's iPad 2, it also faces the third-generation iPad quite well.
- New iPad 3: Top Problems to Consider Before You Buy the New Apple Tablet
March 25 2012 12:54 PM
Apple's new iPad barely hit the shelves just over a week ago, but complaints are already starting to pile up. While the highly anticipated tablet packs some exciting features such as Retina display, quad core graphics and 5-megapixel iSight camera, there are also a few glitches in the matrix.
- Microsoft Bans Its Marketing and Sales Group From Using Apple Products: Why?
March 25 2012 12:23 PM
In today's competitive world, Microsoft and Apple are known rivals and each does its best to reach the top and gain a larger share of the market. With such tough rivalry, it makes sense to promote and use your own products, instead of the competition's. On this note, Microsoft is now banning purchases of Apple products with company funds.
- iPhone 5 Rumors Roundup: From Release Date to Features (What to Expect)
March 25 2012 12:22 PM
Last year, Apple managed to sell roughly 30 million iPhones in the last quarter alone. Since it launched the iPhone 4S, it sold about 20 million units of the handset, making it one of the best sellers in the history of smartphones. The next iPhone, dubbed iPhone 5, is expected to be even more popular. Analysts forecast that Apple will sell about 50 million iPhone 5 units in 2012 and 2013.
- New iPad 3 Owners Complain of Yellow Tint in Retina Display: Is Apple Listening?
March 25 2012 12:21 PM
Apple's new iPad is being criticized for some shortcomings, and one of the complaints are related to the yellow tint found in the Retina display of the new tablet.
- What if Apple Launched Its Own Voice Service?
March 25 2012 9:28 AM
The new iPad is the first 4G device from Apple and the next iPhone, dubbed iPhone 5, is all set to be second. But a job posting at Apple Web site reveals that the tech giant may add more connectivity features to the upcoming iPhone.
- iPhone 5: iOS 5.1 Code Strings Assure 4G LTE, What Other Features Can We Expect?
March 24 2012 12:52 PM
When Apple release its third generation iPad with 4G LTE connectivity, it was assumed that the next iPhone will also be 4G LTE-enabled. Now it is almost confirmed that the assumption are true as iOS v5.1 code unveils the notion of 4G iPhone.
- New iPad 3 Facing Smart Cover Problem: Why?
March 24 2012 12:08 PM
Apple' new iPad is a lot like iPad 2, except when it come to Smart Covers. Smart Covers, unveiled in 2011 along with iPad 2, are one of the coolest features of iPad. Along with adding fancy to the tablet, smart covers also offer ease of use functionality. Covering the tablet's screen with smart cover makes the iPad go to sleep and opening the cover wakes up the tablet. But now most of the smart covers on the new iPad do not work in the way as they were supposed to be or they used to work o...
- Electric vehicle revolution faces increasing headwinds
March 23 2012 7:14 PM
Scott Kluth has a love-hate relationship with his new Fisker Karma luxury electric sedan.
- Web address controversy deepens after U.S. warning
March 23 2012 7:08 PM
A controversial attempt to expand Internet addresses far beyond the likes of .com, .org or .net has provoked a rare threat from the U.S. government to withdraw a key license from the body that runs the Internet's core functions.
- RIM to give out prototype BlackBerry device to developers
March 23 2012 7:06 PM
Research In Motion plans to give developers a prototype BlackBerry 10 device to help them design applications for future smartphones that will run on a modified version of the software running RIM's poor-selling PlayBook tablet.
- Facebook, lawmakers warn employers not to demand passwords
March 23 2012 6:59 PM
Facebook and lawmakers have warned employers against requesting Facebook passwords while screening job applicants, a controversial practice that underscores the blurring distinction between personal and professional lives the era of social media.
- Apple's devoted shareholders get rich, and hang on
March 23 2012 6:44 PM
When Anton Marinovich turned 18, his grandmother gave him $1,000 with strict instructions to invest in the stock market. He chose Apple Inc
- 'Human Bird' Jarno Smeets Admits Viral Video is Fake
March 23 2012 2:00 PM
A video posted on YouTube, featuring a man flying freely like a bird, by flapping a pair of mechanical wings, went viral in just a few days and turned a Dutch man known as Jarno Smeets into an Internet sensation. The video shows the man using a huge pair of wings made of kite fabric, a Wii remote, an Android phone (HTC Wildfire S) and electric motors. He straps on a contraption that allegedly allows him to sync the motion of his arms to that of the wings, thus taking off into the air simply by f...
- Samsung Galaxy Note to Get Android 4.0 ICS Uprgade, Stylus-Ready Apps in Q2
March 23 2012 1:57 PM
A Samsung Galaxy Note upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich was expected to roll out during the first quarter, as the company had previously stated. Now, Samsung Electronics announced it has pushed back the update for the second quarter, without giving a specific time frame. However, to make it worth the wait, Samsung promised that the upgrade will come with a Premium Suite of new applications designed to take advantage of the phablet's digital S Pen.
- New iPad 3 Battery Charging Problem Makes Users Charged Up
March 23 2012 1:38 PM
Just one week since has passed since Apple's new iPad went on sale, and there's already trouble in paradise. Many owners of the brand new tablet have complained about excessive warmth - the new iPad can get up to 13 degrees warmer than the iPad 2 during normal operation. But there's a bigger gripe - users are complaining about how the battery of the new tablet charges.
- Forget New iPad 3: Windows 8 Will Support Retina Display Tablets Too
March 23 2012 1:34 PM
After announcing plans of surpassing Apple in the Chinese market, Microsoft has taken another shot at the Cupertino-based tech titan by rivaling the new iPad's Retina display. If manufacturers hold their end of the bargain, Windows 8 tablets and hybrids will feature displays that rival, or even exceed, the new iPad's Retina display, Microsoft said.
- iPhone 5 Will Not Feature Rumored 4.6-inch Display: Reasons Why
March 23 2012 11:13 AM
Much of iPhone 5 rumored specs are predictions based upon the new iPad features, smartphone rivalry/competition and Apple's behavior. Rumors about the next iPhone featuring 4.6-inch display are neither based on iPad nor on Apple's behavior. It is just a false prediction based on the day-by-day hardening competition in the market where rivals like Samsung, Motorola and HTC are releasing some big-screen Android smartphones.