Ever since Nexus 7 tablet by ASUS was priced at almost Rs. 20,000, I for one lost interest in buying it. The price tag was almost double that of what it is available in India. Apple’s iPad Mini will soon be available in India for Rs. 21,900. The prices of the iPad Mini in India […]
Google puts out transparency reports every few months. One disturbing trend came out in the previous report was that India has 49% increase in the number of removal requests made by government agencies. The latest report shows that 86% of the removal requests by India are without a court order. Worrying trends of Internet Censorship? […]
As expected ASUS has made its Nexus 7 tablet available in India. The tablet will be available in India from today. It was first launched in the US a few months ago with the new Android 4.1 (Jellybean) version. The Nexus 7 is being sold in the US for $199. In India, it will be […]
Yesterday Google made the Nexus 4 phone official in a blog post. LG is manufacturing the Nexus 4 phone. It will be initially available on 13th November in U.S, U.K, Australia, France, Germany, Canada and Spain. Asus has already confirmed the Nexus 7 being available in India possibly in the month of November. LG India […]
Simplest method to buy or upgrade your laptop to Microsoft’s Windows 8 in India only via online. The price for Windows 8 Pro is INR 1,999/- and upgrade for recent laptops is INR 699/-.
Google Maps has started showing traffic updates for some Indian cities. The cities it covers are Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Chennai, New Delhi and Hyderabad. The new traffic layer is available on Google Maps for desktop and also its Android app. The new layer added for India allows users while travelling to quickly look up traffic […]
During last month Google I/O 2012 event, the Nexus7 tablet was introduced. At the moment the tablets are available in US, Canada and Australia. The tablet will in all probability be made available in India this September.
According to IBN-Live, ASUS which manufacturers Nexus 7 for Google, has confirmed that the tablet will not be available in India before September.
IndiBlogger the community website for bloggers in India has arranged for a Blogger meet. It will be held in the city of Pune, India on 7th July.
You can register for the meet here. It is free to register though participants might have to shell out INR 200/- for food
Google has released is latest update on its transperancy report. It basically catalogs the number of of requests made to Google to remove content by various government and non-government agencies from around the world.
In the report, the number of requests made by Indian government (which includes local agencies, court orders and police) went up by 49% from the previous 6 months.
Between January to June 2011, there were a total 68 content removal requests. In the next six months from July to December 2011, there were a total of 101 requests.
Also only 5 of these requests were backed up by a court order while the rest were from different administrative agencies.
Yesterday Anonymous, a hacktivist group has staged its first protest across several cities in India. It was protesting against internet censorship by the government and also certain ISPs. Internet censorship has been a hot topic of discussion for a while now but in recent times it has reached a tipping point in India. The Twitter […]