Darkness behind the colours of iPhone in India. Telecom operator Vodafone will offer the much awaited iPhone in India. The telecom giant has signed an agreement with Apple to sell the iPhone in ten of its markets around the globe. Apple iPhone is creating waves across the globe and the Time magazine has named the iphone as the invention of the year of 2007.But it has some darker side too. Users dont spend much on Value Added Services I was just comparing the various mobile markets in the world where the iPhone has been introduced - USA, UK,Germany and France. These markets are places where purchasing power is more. In this context Im referring to the amount of cash the users burn on their mobile phones and related services such as ringtones,songs etc. We Indians spend a lot on phones for sure but mainly for calls and messages nothing more. Operator Revenue Sharing wont work in India Apple wants a cut of the revenue the operators make out of an iPhone user. This might not not work at all in a country like India where there are so many operators. SMS is the hottest thing in India. SMS is the hottest mobile service in india and the iphone sux at it and atleast when I tried the iPhone i was not comfortable with the touchscreen keypad. I will be far more comfortable typing on a Nokia 1100 or a Motorola lowend phone. Mobile Web is not big in India but its Growing. Mobile web usage is still minimum in India. iPhone Web Apps is a totally new area and mobile internet is the backbone for these iphone apps which are heavily data driven.If Apple can force the Operators like Airtel and Vodafone to bring out unlimited GPRS plans then things might change. Locked Handset model wont work in India. Its pretty common in the USA for AT&T to release the latest mobile phone locked to its network. But I doubt whether this model will work in india. As a mobile user I want to have the freedom to change my operator / cell company as I wish. Think I change my house and Airtel has poor coverage in that area and BSNL has better coverage. I dont want to change my handset for a change for a phone number change. Bluetooth File Transfers won't work. Bluetooth file transfers are very popular in India,atleast amongst youth. iPhone does not let you share files over Bluetooth. Its got bluetooth but only for pairing with a Bluetooth Headset. No Video Recording. Video recording on a mobile phone is so much fun. The phone does have a camera but no video recording.Are you listening apple ?
Thursday, June 26, 2008
The new Ford Fiesta also comes more colours.The new Ford Fiesta model range includes three petrol variants – 1.6 EXI, 1.6 ZXI and 1.6 SXI – and three turbodiesel variants – 1.4 EXI, 1.4 ZXI and 1.4 SXI. The new Fiesta comes with a new front fascia, large trapezoidal lower opening and dramatic headlamps. Also new is the all new instrument cluster which features a honeycomb graphic theme and bezel highlights.
All Fiesta variants offer the following safety and security features:
* An advanced, computer-modeled body structure with front and rear crumple zones * A soft-feel steering wheel and collapsible steering column * Anti-submarine front and rear seat cushions * Two-way, height-adjustable, padded front seat head restraints * Childproof safety locks on rear doors * PATS (Passive Anti-Theft System) to protect against drive-away theft * Steering column lock * Remote opening fuel filler door * High security lock sets * Remote keyless entry (with the exception of the EXI model)
See research on new cars in India
Monday, June 23, 2008
If you are always been messy with synchronizing your iphone,Mac or Pc ,ipod touch and Pushing your Email then this is the application for you. MobileMe is among the some important and must have Apps for your iphone 3G.MobileMe replaces .Mac serivice of Apple.it retains the many of the features of .Mac such as online storage and web hosting. Seem less sharing : With MobileMe you can Acess the E-mail,contacts and calendar datas whether you're on a Mac or PC ,iphone or ipodtouch. and the catch is that you have to do nothing to get all these stuffs(e-mail,contacts etc.) onto your devices. whenever there is a Update ,the stuffs get pushed to your devices in no time. MobileMe supports Mail,Address book,and ical for Mac and for Windows users MobileMe works with MS outlook and the online service works with your iphone or ipod touch calender , conacts and etc. Me.com - Online service: Me.com is the online service provided by MobileMe to sychronize and manage your datas online from a browser.first of all you will be required to specify the membername and password to enter into your personal page in Me.com . Here you can manage your contacts , reply to your mail, upload , update and create albums for your photo gallery. and you can manage your appointments and reminders in your in a calendar type view. The online service is compatible with IE7,Firefox 2 and 3,safari( of course ). pricing: indvidual - one year subscription - $99 (20 GB) Family - one year subscription - $149(40 GB) See the MobileMe in Action here : Video courtesy Cnet.com More Apps: To see the complete review of other interesting iphone Apps click here Other interesting posts: samsung beat 450 for more Reviews of latest gadgets and gizmos visit www.geekygizmos.blogspot.com
Saturday, June 14, 2008
- Open My Computer, and go under “C:\Program Files\Google\Google Talk” or where ever you have installed GTalk.
- Right click on “googletalk.exe”, and click on “Send to-> Desktop(Create Shortcut)
- You will now see a Shortcut icon on your desktop. Right click on the shortcut icon, and click Properties. It will look like this.
- Replace the 'Target' value from
Friday, June 13, 2008
If you ever accidently spill liquid on your mobile, or worse still, drop it into a pool of water, the instinctive thing you'll do is to try to turn it on to see if your phone still works. However, that may also be the worst thing you can do as powering on your phone while it's still wet may short-circuit and damage the components. To maximize the chances of saving your phone, what you should do is take out the battery immediately and dry it as best you can. This is because even though a phone is deactivated, the connected battery may carry small currents which will harm the phone and create more corrosion. One way of drying the phone is to use a hair dryer. Be careful not to use so high a temperature as to overheat components of your phone. Additionally, do not attempt to open up your phone without professional help. The longer you leave your phone damp, the less chances of getting your handset back in working order. We recommend you quickly get your phone to a service center as soon as possible to have it seen to. If you're always in an environment where you risk getting your phone wet, or are so clumsy that you constantly spill liquid on your mobile, the best solution is to consider a water-resistant phone such as the Ericsson R310s or Siemens M35i. you may also wish to see: Things you never knew your cell phone could do?
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Thursday, June 5, 2008
This article is to reunite ourselves and realize the potential of blogging .The potential of every blog lies in its user base. How to entice them to consumed our creative article that is concocted by us(Don't let them go for dieting, just add of flavor in your blog so that users always ready to consume your article). In my previous post i mentioned so many directories where you can submit your blog. Now i expose one more powerful feature i.e Digg to rope in users but this feature needs collaboration and kind of cohesive force(like Fevicol) that binds all of us together.What is Digg:- It is online social community where you can digg (like vote) any article you like . Article that has more diggs appear on home page .it is very powerful community to tap users. Digg having a page rank 7 and alexa rank 115. So tighten your seat belt and join hands to tap users . How its been fruitful for us(fundoo funda) Subscribe my blog. So when will i post any article you get informed via mail(that you use to subscribe my blog). Now your job is only to digg this article (simply click digg icon in my article land you on digg, here you enter your Digg user name and password. After entering you user name and password you can Digg my article by just clicking digg icon so that counter increses by one ) Note:- When you subscribe my blog send me a mail on firstname.lastname@example.org with Subject " Subcrption Done". and your blog URL so that i could also subscribe your blog and also digg your post (Same Fundoo funda also applied to me because I believe reciprocal relationship is a success mantra.)
Tuesday, June 3, 2008
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Monday, June 2, 2008
This is one of the smaller changes to Google – at least if measured in pixels! Google changed their “favicon.ico”, the 16x16 pixels image file that usually shows in the browser address bar or in bookmarks. Now Google has a new favicon. A favicon is a small image that is generally used to reflect the identity of a web site. You can find it in the address bar, in your browser's tabs, in the list of bookmarks or in some feed readers like Bloglines. You can find this new favicon at http://22.214.171.124/favicon.ico. Its 16x16 pixels image and its a standard size for favicon. The old icon used a square with red, green and blue edges, wrapping an upper-case “G”. The new logo is a bit more open, showing just the lower-case blue “g” from the Google logo, without borders, and a bit of shadow. To see this favicon, visit Google.com (or any Google Product), if you are still saw previous favicon than empty your browser cache and reload the page.
Sunday, June 1, 2008
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