We all know Apple and Steve Jobs don’t like when you use Bluetooth in iDevices for anything except connecting peripherals. So those who want to use their bluetooth for file transfer would either jailbreak or use applications like iBluenova. However Apple’s wrath is too big and they usually release patches for these “exploits”. The Celeste application brings the same functionality to jailbroken iPhones, iPads and iPod touch running iOS 4.3.
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India Seeks To Ban .xxx Domains. Joins Indonesia And The Middle East To Protect The Moral Integrity Of Its citizens
After nearly 5 years of approvals and rejections, the ,xxx domain, excusively for porn has been approved by ICANN (Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers). Shortly after the approval, Indian government expressed its intention to seek a ban of the pornographic domain. This move by Indian government will place it in the league of Indonesia and Middle East governments in protecting the moral integrity of its citizen.
Now Yahoo got Search Direct, something like Google Instant for Google. It contains one search box that quickly and automatically suggests results as you type. Not like Google Instant, it will not update the entire results of the page to reflect the outcome of your search, but rather than an enlarged search box like the one on the image above, providing up the ten suggested queries and three suggested results. It makes it a bit speeder, but also a fairly limited comparison. It is also a bit self-serving, as any search that happens to include the same letters as one of Yahoos own services will promote tem above all other results.
Microsofts Windows Intune, the cloud-based desktop management and maintenance system released. The software and service solution is available in 36 countries, with prices available from $11 per PC per month. Combining the hosted management system console accessed through a browser with a client application deployed to management PCs.
Regional carrier Cricket surprised at CTIA by showing off a couple of new units that are not out yet. They are in the pipeline for the second quarter, which the company points out Very Soon. First in Huawei Ascend 2, the company launched last year. The display is still HVGA; WVGA obviously would have been nice, but Cricket is promising to launch in at same sub $150price point as the first model and it got 5MP camera.
Opera has released the latest versions of two different mobile browsers. Opera Mini 6 and Mobile 11, both of them are new versions and available for most mobile platforms excluding Apple iOS versions. The Mini 6 is meant for feature phones while the Mobile 11 for all the smart phones and the tablets in the market. To download Opera Mini6 or Opera Mobile 11 visit hhtp://m.opera.com through your mobile browser.
Too busy parents there is a perfect solution for you to read the bed time stories to your children. The latest iPhone and iPad app can actually read your child a story and even sing them a lullaby even if you are busy at work, reports the Daily mail. The Nursery Rhymes App with Story time, which costs 2.39 pounds, is marketed as a tool parents can use to ensure they never miss bedtime again, no matter where they are. Parents can use a microphone to speak to their child, while the touchscreen on the gadgets can also be used to make the pages move.
BlackBerry said it will match on iPad 2 in terms of pricing of its device PlayBook tablet, said New York Times. The base model of PlayBook is supposed to launch at $49.99 which is as same as iPad 2 16 GB Wi-Fi model. Apple is usually known for charging a premium for its products, hit the proverbial nail on the head when it comes to iPads price. None of the competitors havent come to their prices yet, Motorolas Xoom tablet costs $799 for 32GB 3G model while Apple Sells it for $729 on its 32 GB 3G model of iPad2. With the promise to launch the PlayBook as the same price of iPad2, BlackBerry has not only make the things difficult for iPad but for other tablets too. May the other tablet makers will reconsider their pricing now.
Firefox 4 doubled downloads of Microsofts latest web browser IE9 for the first 24 hours, but with more twice downloads in its first day. Microsoft not without reason boasted that IE9 was downloaded 2.35 million times in the first 24 hours as we reported last week. But less than 24 hours after launch, Firefox 4 cleared 4.7 million, according to Mozilla Glow site that logs downloads.
HTC has launched its latest smart phone Incredible S in India for Rs. 28,900 more than the pre order price. The Incredible S runs on Android 2.2 Froyo, and it can be upgraded to Android 2.3 Gingerbread, once it is made available by HTC. HTC put its own layer of the refined sense of UI, which improves the overall experience. The device is powered with Qualcomm SnapDragon SoC Processor, with 1GHz Scorpion CPU and Adreno 205 GPU, 768 MB of RAM and 1.1 GB of ROM. The device is with 4 inch 480800 super LCD display and an 8MP camera with the auto-focus, dual LED flash and 720p video recording. The device supports playback of Divx/Xvid formats. It contains GPS support, connectivity through HSPDA (3G), DNLA, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.
Chinon USA has released its docking station with 7-inch LCD screen and it has merged the fashion, entertainment and its latest Audio-Video technology in its new AVI Stylix docking station for Apples iPod and iPhone. It is available in multi-colours to match your unique sense of style, seems to be ultimate accessory of Apple. It delivers high resolution playback of videos stored in iPhone or iPod connected by Wi-Fi and streams video from internet such as Youtube or Netflix.