Nexus 5 Appears In Google Play Store; Not Officially Announced Yet

nexus
We all knew that the Nexus 5 was around the corner. Now, we have the clearest indication yet about its launch. Google has put up the Nexus 5 listing on its Google Play Store. The phone’s starting price is $349 for the 16 GB version. Earlier today, the phone’s front design was leaked onto the web. Here is how it looks.It looks like the phone will officially be announced with Android 4.4 aka KitKat...
0 comment

Google Updates Gmail For Mobile Web & Gmail Offline; Brings In New UI & Features

11
In December last year, Google had brought out the biggest update in the history of its official iOS client that brought radical changes and took it at par with the Android Gmail app. The features and changes have been such a massive hit that Google has introduced the same UI and features on Gmail for the mobile Web and on Gmail offline. “Since launching the rebooted Gmail app for iPhone and iPad...
0 comment

CNN Apps Launch For Android Phones Globally

CNN Apps for Android Phones are now available around the world for free in Android markets, Reports CNN. This launch is sponsored by Lexus. These apps will help the users get direct access to the CNN global resources like user generated content, live reporting, interviews and podcasts.These Apps are said to present the news in form of text, audios and photos, live or on-demand video. CNN iReport...
0 comment

Telecom Round Up: 3G Prices Cross 10K Crore, Highest GSM Growth In Orissa

The mobile space seems to be hotting up as the 3G auctions crossed another landmark and GSM growth numbers reported seemed very encouraging. Here is a lowdown on both these fronts: 3G Auction crosses 10,000 crore mark The 3G auction bids crossed at important landmark. The bids moved up to Rs 10,748 crore after 21 days of bidding and 122 rounds since April 9th. Mumbai still leads the bids at Rs 1,816...
0 comment

Airtel Wants You To Pray To The Gods! ‘Live Aarti’ On Mobile

It seems telecom operators are seeing an opportunity in everything including your prayers to God. We have covered live online prayer sites previously on WATBlog but now Airtel has taken the same concept and brought it to you on your mobile phone. Airtel has launched Live Aarti which can be accessed via a simple call from their Airtel mobiles. Airtel has brought to its offering live Pujas and Aartis...
1 comment

IAMAI Mobile Ad Conference – How Should We Tackle The Mobile Medium?

The IAMAI Mobile Ad conference held yesterday was one of the most engaging conferences Ive attended by IAMAI in recent times. There were several discussions among panelists and some key issues were touched upon by all of them. If you missed following our live updates via tweets here is a summary of all that was said at the event.Panel Discussion 1 – Creating a successful business model for...
0 comment

Apalya Sees 32% Rise In Mobile TV Subscriptions Due To IPL

In a statement made pre IPL Apalya Technologies had stated that it expected to double its subscribers during the IPL series. Half way through the IPL the Mobile TV subscriber base for the company has jumped 32% to 1,325,000. This has largely been driven by the 3G segment, which has shown 500% growth and a higher viewership time per match.Apalya Launches iPhone App This growth has led to another launch...
0 comment

One97 Going For An IPO – To Raise $100 million

One97 communications, the provider of India’s largest deployed telecom application platform is reportedly planning to go for an IPO in 2010, One97 will use these additional funds for its exapansion plans both in India and abroad. This is the second vas player after Onmobile which will look to be a listed entity in India.One97 has earlier raised around $28 million in funding from SAIF partners,...
1 comment

WordPress.com Becomes Mobile Friendly

Finally! WordPress has launched two mobile themes that will be automatically rendered when someone accesses the WordPress blogs with a “compatible mobile phone“. These themes will be independent of the themes rendered on web browsers. It will only depend on the type of mobile phone used.According to the Official WordPress blog, mobile devices account for over 60 million page views per...
3 comments

Star News Now On Mobile TV

As an internet enthusiast, what is the first thing that comes to your mind when you see a news channel being aired on your mobile? You think, is it the internet booming or is it the internet-on-mobile facility aiming the apex position? Well, anyway Star News seem to have something similar planned in the coming years. STAR News, STAR Majha and STAR Ananda, their Hindi, Marathi and Bengali news channels...
1 comment