Blackberry Adds Stickers to BBM

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Desperate times calls for desperate measures. Blackberry which is striving hard to be in the race of ongoing social messaging war, has added new features to its instant messaging platform, Blackberry Messenger (BBM). The Canadian smartphone maker has added stickers to BBM that are available via the new BBM Shop. “We’re excited to announce that there are even more great new features on their...
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Kindle 4 Poised To Set The Indian Tablet Market On Fire

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Croma, the online megastore, a subsidiary of the TATA enterprise has joined hands with the ecommerce giant Amazon.com. Amazon has launched its handheld e-book reader, Kindle in India across the chain of Croma stores. Amazon’s Kindle is believed to bode ill for other tablet competitors like iPad2 and Samsung Galaxy tab.It is the 4th generation of the touch device (the first Kindle device...
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Shopo Hops On To The Social Shopping Trend

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Shopo Technologies Pvt. Ltd. which owns & operates e-commerce portal Shopo.in has attempted to further their business through Social media. The Facebook connect feature that we witnessed a while ago in Fashionara.com seems to have been replicated in this website as well. In case of Shopo.in, buyers can integrate their Facebook profile to their Shopo profile. This will allow them to share experiences...
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Saregama’s Online Music Store Rivals Flipkart’s Flyte

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HMV Saregama has launched a Beta version of its Online Music Store. The RPG Group’s music label is in direct competition to recently launched Flyte.  Both Online Music Store appear to capture the upcoming opportunity for higher revenue generation.How does Saregama’s offering stack up against Flyte? While Flyte is doing quite well, we gave the Saregama’s site a quick tour. The immediate difference...
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MTS To Introduce Its Own App Store

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Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL) operated MTS brand is mauling the idea of hosting its own App Store. Despite facing renewed financil obligations, the company will not only bid in the fresh auction, but is also looking for software and application vendors to develop an Application Store for its subscribers. It has already partnered with software application provider 4Moles for a golf tournament.Last...
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HomeShop18 To Become Books Lovers Paradise With 10 Million Titles

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HomeShop18 has announced a stack of 10 Million Titles now available in its Book Store. After acquiring CoinJoos.com, HomeShop18 managed to lay its hands on whatever inventory CoinJoos had. Though the acquisition took place in August, the announcement of this gigantic collection was recent.CoinJoos.com had an innovative strategy focused on Books and movie/music DVDs. The site also bought books from...
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Nokia To Launch Online Music Store – A Step Towards Fighting Music Piracy?

Nokia has plans of launching its music service – Comes With Music – in India in a couple of months. Nokia already has launched this service in 26 countries all over the world. This step of Nokia basically targets two major areas of mobile device marketing – first this service would give unlimited music access to its consumers and second – this service would also help Nokia...
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Rumour: October May Bring Along the Kindle 2.0

         Amazon.com, one of the largest online stores, introduced a portable e-book reader back in November last year. The device has been tremendously successful from the time of its launch.   We had written about the Kindle back in November, when Harshil first covered the announcement of the product by Amazon. With Kindle and other such products available in the...
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[How To] iTunes Store India Sign-Up Walkthrough and Upgrading to Firmware 2.0

A few days ago, Apple released a whole lot of new goodies that we covered here. Among them, hidden, was a surprise for us Indians. Apple finally released the iTunes Store for India and other neighboring countries. This was mainly done so that the iPod Touch users in these countries could upgrade to the latest 2.0 firmware released by the company. Other than apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch, no media...
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Buongiorno Launches Blinko.com in India – Fails to impress WATBlog

  After its foray into mobile advertising in India and a joint WAP site with BPL mobile, Buongiorno seems to be pretty bent on digging deeper into India’s premium mobile market. According to afaqs, the mobile VAS (value added services) company based in Italy, will launch Blinko.com in India in the next quarter.   Blinko is basically a mobile portal that allows people to form a community...
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