Consoles are yet to upgrade to some serious Full HD (1080p) gaming which won’t be happening until we see PS4 and Xbox Durango which are due in early 2014. But, if you are PC gamer then things are moving pretty fast already, AMD has announced an affordable Radeon HD 7790 graphics card which is fabricated using the 28nm manufacturing process and promises 1080p gaming with quieter fan operation. Priced at around $150 (Rs. 8250) Radeon HD 7790 sits between the HD 7850 and 7770 and is also CrossFire compatible.
Want to have a sneak peak at the next generation of real time speech recognition tech that could also generate said text as we speak, then have a look at the MSR (Microsoft Research) demo below using Windows Phone 8 running the custom apps for voice search, it shows that next gen phones will be able to recognize voice much faster (low latency) and also in the presence of ambient noise. The app also types text as we speak which is a really cool feature.
Nokia Lumia series phones are getting their hardware upgraded, launched today in New Delhi are the affordable Lumia 520 and the mid premium range Lumia 720. Both these phones are powered by Windows 8, 1GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, 8 GB internal memory and 512 MB of RAM. Major difference between the Lumia 520 and 720 are the Display type and Camera which you can check in the specs comparison below, we have also shared some colorful launch event pictures.
Sony must have figured out that not all people want the mammoth 5 inch display screen of Xperia Z, to cater the need of those, Sony has launched today the Xperia SP, a new mid range premium phone that is powered by a 1.7 GHz processor and features a 4.6 inch HD screen with Bravia Engine 2 tech. It also has a 8 MP Exmor RS sensor based rear camera. Other highlights of the Xperia SP are – a bottom lightning panel with color customization and aluminum metal frame which gives it a premium finish. Videos, specs and product images after the jump.
Nokia Lumia 620, the upcoming Windows 8 entry level handset has made its way to India, Nokia’s official store and Flipkart now lists the device with estimated shipping by 25th of March. Both stores lists the Nokia 620 at an official price of INR 14,999, however, Flipkart has a pre-order offer going on where you can grab the Lumia 620 along with a free Sandisk 16GB memory card. Lumia 620 will be available in these colors- Yellow, Blue, White, Pink, Black and Green to choose from. Continue Reading →
Sony’s new premium smartphone Xperia Z is just a few minutes away from the official release here in India, the launch event has already started in New Delhi. However, Flipkart has already uploaded the pre-order offer of Sony Xperia Z, the price is Rs. 38,990 for the white version, you will also get a Sony headset MDR-ZX100A, Sandisk 16 microSD card and a free premium phone case. Xperia Z is the latest flagship phone from Sony with eye catching design and has super tech specs too, more on it below.
The final End Game DLC of Battlefield 3 is here and PS3 Edition’s premium members can download it right from the game screen, PC and Xbox premium members will have access starting from 12th March and for others the DLC release dates are 19th march for PS3 and 26th March for PC and Xbox 360. According to EA, End game is all about high speed adrenaline filled warfare, the most interesting part of End Game are the bikes, you and your buddy can ride and fight with others at high speeds going from one base to another. There will be a total of 4 new maps, each with different season theme.
We have just returned from the Office 365 launch event held in New Delhi and to our surprise the new Office for Business has shown that connectivity is the key to seamless business productivity, 2013 Office features the cloud upload by default which means that whatever you are working on gets saved online and is linked to your account ID and then you can access it from anywhere – be it mobile, tablet or home computer. Other notable features includes web apps like Bing News that sits in the right sidebar and helps in content research, you can now directly embed Youtube videos too. Office is also touch optimized with handwriting recognition and live collaboration across various devices.