Author: Shalu Pillai

  • No tweets allowed from Westminster Abbey

    No tweets allowed from Westminster Abbey

    So, the royal wedding will be a tweet-free zone on Friday morning. Organizers have arranged for a signal-blocking technology to be installed at Westminster Abbey, since it is feared that with 1,900 people inside the church, including royals, celebrities, and members of the general public, there would be a risk of guests using their phones…

  • Now available, the Samsung Galaxy S II in South Korea only

    Now available, the Samsung Galaxy S II in South Korea only

    Samsung Electronics has rolled out the sequel to its flagship Galaxy S II smartphone exclusively in South Korea, while the rest of the world will have to wait until May for a release. The Samsung Galaxy S II will be released globally from May through 140 operators in 120 different countries; the company is also…

  • Gift a Pepsi with its new Social Vending Machine

    Gift a Pepsi with its new Social Vending Machine

    The world is going social, while Pepsi does everything in its power to get you to drinking more Pepsi! Their latest innovation is a special online social platform realm that the company is applying to their physical vending machines. Its very own Social Vending Machine, was showcased today at a trade show in Chicago that…

  • Get loud with the new Tailgater portable iPhone Sound System

    Get loud with the new Tailgater portable iPhone Sound System

    If you like to carry your music everywhere you go, and carry it out loud, the Tailgater Portable iPhone Sound System is just for you. All you need now is your iPhone or iTouch, your friends and that stocked icebox. The all-in-one system features a dock that ‘fits most docking models’. Other features include a…

  • Minebea set to launch the Cool Leaf keyboard on May 13

    Minebea set to launch the Cool Leaf keyboard on May 13

    Minebea is all set to launch its Cool Leaf shiny, flat, touch panel keyboard next month in Japan. True to its name, the Cool Leaf touch panel keyboard has been designed by Dr. Kazuo Kawasaki and will initially be available to Japanese Windows users only, while other language layouts are scheduled for release later in…

  • Sony teases us with two new VAIO products; the Freestyle Hybrid PC and Ultimate Mobile PC

    Sony teases us with two new VAIO products; the Freestyle Hybrid PC and Ultimate Mobile PC

    On Tuesday, Sony unveiled two new Android tablets, the S1 and the S2, while teasing us with two other devices — the “Freestyle Hybrid PC” and the “Ultimate Mobile PC”, during its IT Mobile Meeting in Tokyo. We don’t have a lot of details, but the Freestyle Hybrid PC is expected to offer a tablet…

  • Revive your memories with an antique- digital box

    Revive your memories with an antique- digital box

    Every year millions are spent on personalising experiences. Everyone wants a unique touch and this has often been key to the success of many products and services. Now researchers at the University of Newcastle are working on creating emotionally meaningful forms of digital communication with the “Lovers’ Boxes”. Resembling an antique wooden jewellery box, each…

  • Get a Pioneer AppRadio, with the look of iOS

    Get a Pioneer AppRadio, with the look of iOS

    Pioneer has announced plans for a car audio head unit that features an GUI similar to iOS, complete with apps, iTunes, and iPhone connectivity. The Pioneer AppRadio, model number SPH-DA01 head unit is a radio designed around iPhone and iPod. The UI features homescreens, each with two rows of three app icons each. While it…

  • Paint your own You Droid figures

    Paint your own You Droid figures

    If you’re looking for some DIY, pick up one of these adorable Android’s mascot “You Droid” figures on a stark white body or canvas, allowing you to use your imagination and give them a look. You can paint, draw, write messages on these figurines and collect your own “Android mini Do-It-Yourself Edition” range of collectibles.…

  • SETI’s radio see dark after budget cuts

    SETI’s radio see dark after budget cuts

    Looks like there might be no home-coming for E.T. after all! The popular pop culture alien figure is facing the tough reality of ‘lack of funding’, as plans to scrap a $50 million alien telescope array is being mothballed. This is heart-wrenching for many who’ve spent decades in search of extraterrestrial life. The Search for…