Articles by Surojit Chatterjee

  • Asus Zenbooks UX21A and UX31A Pack a Punch: Full HD Display, Ivy Bridge, WiDi, and MoreAsus Zenbooks UX21A and UX31A Pack a Punch: Full HD Display, Ivy Bridge, WiDi, and More

    March 14 2012 8:04 PM

    Here’s a piece of good news for Asus Zenbook fans

  • HTC One X versus Samsung Galaxy S3: Battle of the Android TitansHTC One X versus Samsung Galaxy S3: Battle of the Android Titans

    March 14 2012 6:59 PM

    After debuting at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012 held in Barcelona, the upcoming HTC One X became one of the most anticipated smartphones, and is even expected to beat Samsung’s Galaxy S3 and Apple’s iPhone 5. But Galaxy S3 is no pushover.

  • BlackBerry Mini Keyboard: Putting PlayBook Back in Action?BlackBerry Mini Keyboard: Putting PlayBook Back in Action?

    March 14 2012 6:45 PM

    The next line of BlackBerry smartphones is not expected until autumn. However, meanwhile, Research in Motion (RIM) keeps working on new ways to make its enhanced PlayBook tablet even more attractive. In this effort, RIM has officially launched its long-awaited BlackBerry Mini Keyboard, a new and exciting accessory for the PlayBook.

  • Siri Misleading and Deceptive Advertisements Land Apple in Sirious TroubleSiri Misleading and Deceptive Advertisements Land Apple in Sirious Trouble

    March 14 2012 12:33 PM

    Apple has found itself in a little problem with the law. Siri not on New iPad? Siri gets Apple in trouble in this classic suspense thriller brought to you by the IBTIMES. OK, we are obviously enjoying this a little bit too much. Anyway, this man in New York who recently bought an iPhone 4S, has sued Apple because he believes Siri does not work the same way it does in commercials (a true patriot this guy, hats off to you).

  • Apple Arrogant or Ignorant of Pegatron Explosion Victims' Plight?Apple Arrogant or Ignorant of Pegatron Explosion Victims' Plight?

    March 14 2012 12:30 PM

    Working in a local Apple Shanghai factory, has turned out to be a nightmare for many Chinese workers. Apple has been regularly criticized for working conditions of workers in Chinese factories that help in manufacturing Apple products. The latest report is that Apple may have ignored the plight of workers in Pegatron, a Taiwan-based design and manufacturing service provider and an OEM for iPhone and iPad, who were injured in a dust explosion last December.

  • Galaxy S3 to Threaten iPhone 5 with Rado-style Ceramic Design?Galaxy S3 to Threaten iPhone 5 with Rado-style Ceramic Design?

    March 14 2012 9:52 AM

    Samsung Galaxy S3 and Apple iPhone 5 – the two monster smartphones are making a lot of buzz in smartphone gossip zone. Probably they are the most-anticipated devices in the whole mobile gadget history. Apple iPhone 5 is considered as a Galaxy S3 killer, while Samsung’s gem is being deliberated as a major threat to iPhone 5, especially with its new Rado-style ceramic design.

  • iOS 5.1: 5 Reasons Why it is Best iOS YetiOS 5.1: 5 Reasons Why it is Best iOS Yet

    March 14 2012 9:50 AM

    Apple iOS v5.1, from what we have seen, is the best version of the iOS yet. This version doesn’t change a lot when compared to iOS 5.0, but sometimes it is the little things that matters most, and those little things have helped push iOS 5.1 to be the best iOS version ever.

  • iOS 5.1: Five Problems to Consider Before You UpdateiOS 5.1: Five Problems to Consider Before You Update

    March 13 2012 9:26 AM

    Apple announced the rollout of iOS 5.1, its latest version of the company’s mobile operating systems. As expected, updates didn’t go as smoothly as Apple would have planned. Many iOS users are being plagued with problems no sooner after they have updated their iOS devices, making us wonder when Apple will release a fix for these problems soon. The bugs are not major, but they are still being a nuisance and require attention as soon as possible

  • Forget New iPad: 5 Reasons to Buy Galaxy Note 10.1 InsteadForget New iPad: 5 Reasons to Buy Galaxy Note 10.1 Instead

    March 13 2012 9:20 AM

    The new iPad is under immense hype right now, the device is becoming the hottest thing to own, but do you really have to? There are other tablets out there that are able to do just about everything and more compared to the new iPad. They might not be the easiest to use, but with an Android tablet, users are likely to have more choices than with the new iPad. One such Android tablet is the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, one of the best Android has to offer.

  • Galaxy Note 10.1 Versus Galaxy Tab 2 10.1: Two Samsung Heavyweights ComparedGalaxy Note 10.1 Versus Galaxy Tab 2 10.1: Two Samsung Heavyweights Compared

    March 13 2012 9:03 AM

    In 2011, Samsung only had one 10.1-inch tablet in its Android tablet lineup. Now after MWC 2012, the Korean tech giant has released not just one, but two 10.1-inch tablets – Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 - which will shortly be available in the market. Samsung has been comparing its new tablets with Apple’s new iPad and iPad 2. But, let’s forget the iPad for a moment and compare the two Samsung heavyweights – Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2 10.1. Which of them come up tops?

  • Self-Exploding Antarctic Iceberg Strikes Fear in Tourists (Photos + Video)Self-Exploding Antarctic Iceberg Strikes Fear in Tourists (Photos + Video)

    March 12 2012 7:42 PM

    The terrifying scene of a self-destructing Antarctic iceberg has been captured by tourists.

  • Hubble Reveals Gigantic Star-forming Place Close to Milky WayHubble Reveals Gigantic Star-forming Place Close to Milky Way

    March 12 2012 7:42 PM

    This is the largest star-forming region near the Milky Way galaxy.

  • Instagram Celebrates 27 Million Users, Coming to Android: Why is it so Popular?Instagram Celebrates 27 Million Users, Coming to Android: Why is it so Popular?

    March 12 2012 12:27 PM

    Instagram – Apple’s App of Year 2011 – has hit 27 million registered users bar, despite being available only on iOS platform. However, Intagram is hitting Google Play Store (formally known as Android Market) very soon. What makes Instagram so popular?

  • iOS 5.1 Release Date: Top 10 Features in New UpdateiOS 5.1 Release Date: Top 10 Features in New Update

    March 12 2012 12:12 PM

    Apple has released iOS 5.1, along with the debut of the new iPad. Users can now update their iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch devices to iOS 5.1. The update is available at iTunes Store. Users can also update from their Apple device by navigating to Settings -> General -> Software Update and following further instructions there. The new OS is more than just a bug-fix update. Here are top 10 reasons for updating to iOS 5.1.

  • New iPad 3: Top 5 Games Optimized for New Apple Tablet's Retina Display and Superior GraphicsNew iPad 3: Top 5 Games Optimized for New Apple Tablet's Retina Display and Superior Graphics

    March 12 2012 10:21 AM

    The new iPad from Apple is following the footsteps of the iPad 2 to become the champion in tablet gaming. Due to the device’s Quad Core GPU and 2048x1536 pixels resolution HD Retina display, games on this beast of a tablet will have graphics never before seen on a tablet. Apple’s Mac OS X platform might not be getting the attention it deserves from game developers, but the iOS platform is, and Apple is pulling out all the ammunition to make sure the support continues.

  • Joseph Kony 30 Minutes Viral Video Shows Power of Social MediaJoseph Kony 30 Minutes Viral Video Shows Power of Social Media

    March 12 2012 10:18 AM

    Thanks to the power of social media, Joseph Kony’s 30 minute video, dubbed “Kony 2012” produced by Invisible Children has been viewed more 70 million times on YouTube. The controversial video was uploaded on Monday, March 5, has gone viral and will likely cross 100 million views by the end of this week.

  • New iPad Release Date: Forget March 16, New Shipping Date is March 19New iPad Release Date: Forget March 16, New Shipping Date is March 19

    March 11 2012 10:35 AM

    Looking to score a new iPad early? You’re out of luck. Reports are coming in that the new iPad has been sold out, but the most devastating new is the fact that there is a new shipping date for those pre-ordered iPads. The new date is March 19, and there will only be two new iPads per customer, to make sure everyone goes home with something in their hands.

  • Nokia Lumia 900 Versus Nokia 808 PureView: What Will You Buy?Nokia Lumia 900 Versus Nokia 808 PureView: What Will You Buy?

    March 11 2012 10:32 AM

    Nokia took MWC 2012 by storm when the Finnish giant unveiled the most sophisticated camera smartphone since the Nokia N8, the Nokia 808 PureView. We consider this device a camera with smartphone capabilities, not the other way around. Never have we seen a smartphone with a 41-megapixel sensor. It’s unreal, shocking and awesome all at the same time. Some believes Nokia is showing qualities of the company it once was before the Apple and its iPhone invaded the smartphone market.

  • Nokia Lumia 900 U.S. Release Date Delayed till April 22: Buy Lumia 800 Instead?Nokia Lumia 900 U.S. Release Date Delayed till April 22: Buy Lumia 800 Instead?

    March 11 2012 10:29 AM

    The delay of the Nokia Lumia 900 has come as a big disappointment to Windows Phone 7 fans, who were eagerly waiting to get their hands on what is considered to be the sexiest Windows smartphone ever conceived. The Lumia 900 was scheduled to launch exclusively on AT&T in March, but likely due to the New iPad launching on AT&T in the same month, the decision was made to push back the Lumia 900 release to April 22. A month of waiting for the Lumia 900 could be a problem for some. What should the ne...

  • iOS 5.1 versus Ice Cream Sandwich: Which is the Better OS?iOS 5.1 versus Ice Cream Sandwich: Which is the Better OS?

    March 11 2012 10:12 AM

    The two top players in the smartphone wars are going head-to-head for the hearts and minds of consumers with the newest versions of Android and iOS – Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) and iOS 5.1.