We understand it’s a busy world and it's really hard to keep track of everything that goes on in the tech world. So here’s a handy recap of the top news stories this week.
Nexus 5 makes brief appearance on Play Store for $349
Google accidentally took live the buying page for Nexus 5 on the Play Store. 16GB version will be priced at $349
Nexus 5 in full high-res glory
HTC One Mini launched in India
HTC One Mini makes a belated entry into India and the price of Rs 36,790 is thoroughly baffling. Will this one sink too?
Google's updated Terms of Service: How it affects you
From November 1, Google will start using your +1s, public recommendations and endorsements for ads. Here’s how it can get messy.
Grand Theft Auto 5 beats FIFA and Black Ops 2 in Amazon's all-time game sales list
Achievement unlocked! GTA V keeps rolling in the records. On course for Game of the Year?
GTA V keeps rolling in the records
Microsoft releases Windows 8.1
A year after launching the radical Windows 8, Microsoft has released the 8.1 update for free. See what’s new.
Wolverine star Hugh Jackman is the new face of Micromax
In what can be called a marketing coup, Micromax has snapped up Hugh Jackman to be the brand ambassador for the phone maker. Jackman’s first promotion for the company will be for the upcoming Canvas Turbo smartphone.
HTC One Max with 5.9-inch display and fingerprint scanner is official
HTC revealed the big brother to the One this week. The One Max has a 5.9-inch full HD display, Snapdragon 600 SoC and a fingerprint sensor on the back. Check out our specs review of the phone. http://tech2.in.com/features/smartphones/htc-one-max-a-specifications-review/917674
The One Max is quite massive
Microsoft announces GDR3 update, brings support for bigger 1080p displays
The GDR3 update will bring Windows Phone up to speed with Android in terms of display resolution and there are other neat changes too. See the full list.
Sony launches dual SIM Xperia C smartphone for Rs 21,490
Sony has jumped on the MediaTek bandwagon with the mid-range quad-core Xperia C phone. The Xperia C has a 5-inch display and an 8-megapixel camera and a very attractive price tag.
Sony goes MediaTek
Please count on us: BlackBerry pleads in open letter
Addressed to “valued customers, partners and fans”, the Canadian company’s letter tries to dispel some myths and rumours about the company.
Watch Dogs delayed to 2014
The game’s release is being pushed back from the original November release date on all platforms, including PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Xbox One and PlayStation 4, back to some time in Spring 2014.
Will have to wait till 2014
Intel to introduce affordable Bay Trail chips in 2014
Reports say the cheaper Bay Trail chips will be priced at around $15 to $20, a big drop over the currently-available chips from the Bay Trail line-up.
Apple iPhone 4s price dropped to Rs 31,500
With the impending launch of the iPhone 5s and 5c, Apple has dropped the India price of the iPhone 4s. Will it woo more buyers? Let us know.
Samsung Galaxy Round said to be in limited production; may not come to India
Samsung’s newfangled Galaxy Round is only a prototype which will be in limited production in Korea and might not make it to other markets.
Galaxy Round might not get out of Korea
Sony's Alpha 7, 7R and Cyber-shot RX10 cameras official
Alpha 7 and 7R are supposed to be the world’s smallest full-frame interchangeable lens models, while the RX10 brings impressive zoom capabilities.
Apple's new iPhone 5s to start from Rs 54,000; 5c from Rs 42,000
The prices for the soon-to-be-launched iPhones are out for the Indian market. Which one will you be getting come November 1?
Kobo makes a late entry into India
Kobo launches three new e-readers and a tablet starting at Rs 7,999
Kobo makes an entry into India with its range of e-readers and a 7-inch Android tablet, with big discounts for the festive season.
Publish date: October 20, 2013 10:02 am| Modified date: January 7, 2014 11:55 am
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