Announced earlier this year, Lenovo A1 is supposed to be available in the market from November. This particular tablet was in my wish list and I was regularly checking Lenovo India website for the availability. Even a week back(3rd week of Dec), the A1 page still showed “Available this November”. November is past, but the page is not updated. Today it is updated, read deleted, Lenovo A1 completely vanished from the Indian website. (more…)
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Aakash Tablet that was launched by union minister Kapil Sibal is now available for booking on the website aakashdatawind.com . The tablet is manufactured by DataWind of UK for the Indian Government. Indian government will provide 50% subsidy to students. Aakash was initially released only for students and is supposed to be available to general publick from Nov 2011. I came across the above mentioned website which has a booking form. I just booked my Aakash Tablet and got a message that they will contact me shortly, I’m waiting. There is no payment necessary for booking. The cost is around Rs.3000/-. (more…)
I’m thinking of hooking an external LCD/LED monitor to my laptop so that I can use both lcd display and monitor simultaneously(current laptops allow this by default). This kind of setup is very useful for working on some projects. We can have one window in one display and work on other in the second display. This also allows me to watch some online news channels in one display while i’m working on the second. (more…)
With the widespread use of internet, a pc is always at the risk of virus attacks. A decade back, the risk was substantially low and the pc was safe if you do not use media from an unreliable source. Almost all modern day pcs access internet at some point and virus can infect the pc from a website we visit, or a mail we open. An Anti-Virus software is a must have on any pc.
There are a lot of free and commercial anti-virus programs in the market. For a home pc, a good free anti-virus program makes (more…)