Windows Store gaining momentum, clocking 4M app downloads a day

by Anoop Naik on 1st March, 2014 last updated 23rd July, 2017

Windows Store gaining momentum, 4M app downloads a day

Microsoft's Windows Store is gaining momentum despite staying low at the Mobile World Congress 2014. TechCrunch spotted that the downloads jumped by 135% over the last 6 months.

Microsoft laid low at the MWC 2014 but in a press event announced that they were serving 4 million app downloads per day as compared to 1.7 million last October. This is a huge plunge in the downloads.

Hulu selling its Japan business to Nippon TV

by Anoop Naik on 28th February, 2014 last updated 23rd July, 2017

Hulu selling its Japan business to Nippon TV

Hulu announced in a blog post today that it will be selling its video on demand services in Japan to Nippon Television Network Corporation (Nippon TV).

Hulu started its operations in Japan 3 years ago and now it feels that it has reached a point where it is best to sell the business to some company who will carry forward it with more efficient strategy.

Google to launch Nexus smartwatch in June at Google I/O

by Anoop Naik on 23rd February, 2014 last updated 23rd July, 2017

Google to launch Nexus smartwatch in June at Google I/O

Google is planning to release a smartwatch of its own in June at Google I/O, reports CNET. The device will be the Nexus of smartwatches with Google controlling the design of the software and hardware.

The smartwatch will be manufactured by LG(who also manufactured the last two Nexus devices). Google is going to make an announcement about this smartwatch in March.

World's Fastest MiFi unveiled by Huawei at MWC 2014

by Anoop Naik on 23rd February, 2014 last updated 8th October, 2016

Huawei has unveiled a new Mifi device at the Mobile World Congress 2014 and claims it to be the World's Fastest MiFi device until date.

The Mifi device is capable of downloading at the speed of 300Mbps when connected to a LTE network. It also supports Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n and 802.11a.

The device runs on 3000mAh battery and is expected to run for 10 hours. It can connect with 10 devices simultaneously.

If you are smartphone is running low on battery, just connect it to this Mifi device and get it charged. The price has not been disclosed but the device will available in the second half of the year.

Want to hang your tablet from your windshield?

by Anoop Naik on 21st February, 2014 last updated 8th October, 2016

If you ever had a thought of hanging your tablet from your windshield instead of holding it for hours in your hands, hold on to that thought. Bracketron's universal mount allows you to do just that.

The tablet could be used as navigation system using Google Maps or any other navigation services. The passenger in the front seat could sit back and read, watch a movie or surf the Internet with more ease.

The mounting arm allows 360 degrees of rotation and a few degrees of tilt in all directions making it possible for the user to adjust according to his needs.

Via: CNET