Varun Raj(142 posts)

Varun loves to play with new technology as his bread and butter. He has been advising telecom, media and entertainment companies for more than over 4 years. He currently works at a large consulting organization in Silicon Valley amidst all the action. He has been following Android since it first launched and loves to play around with it in his free time.

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Criminals target those who look for USB drivers for connecting Android phones to PCs

by: Varun RajDecember 10, 2012
No surprise here: cybercriminals are taking advantage of the less informed Android users. The latest trick? Targeting those who search for Windows drivers that would let them connect Android devices to their PCs.
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Canadian page for Amazon’s Kindle Store launched

by: Varun RajDecember 10, 2012
Amazon has launched the dedicated page for Canadian version of its Kindle Store. The page enables users to view books from local authors on the main page and see prices in local currency.
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Texas Instruments joins A4WP to support wireless charging technologies of the future

by: Varun RajDecember 10, 2012
Texas Instruments has announced that it is joining Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) to support the group's initiative related to wireless charging solutions for mobile devices. It said that it is not abandoning the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC).
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Intel’s Medfield-based Red Ridge platform for tablets submitted to FCC

by: Varun RajDecember 9, 2012
Intel's Medfield-based Red Ridge tablet platform is ready to return to the spotlight, as it has has been spotted at the FCC, although not many details about it have been revealed publicly. The company is expected to unveil its tablet chips at next month's Consumer Electronics Show that takes place in Las Vegas during 8-11 January 2013, although nothing is confirmed yet.
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Samsung releases Android Jelly Bean Source code for Galaxy S2

by: Varun RajDecember 9, 2012
If you are a Samsung Galaxy S2 user waiting for the Android 4.1 update for your device then you might get it soon, although a release date is not available yet. However, the Jelly Bean source code for the GT-I9100_HK Galaxy S2 version has been made available, which means developers can already work on unofficial Android 4.1 ROMs for the handset.
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Tablet market wars: will Google defeat Apple this holiday season?

by: Varun RajDecember 8, 2012
The last month of last quarter brings huge expectations for tech sales. The tablet computers being the most in demand this year, tough competition is being posed to Apple by rival company Google. Who do you think will capture the tablet market throne this year? Read on for what retailers think.
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Sony announces free 50GB online storage for Xperia devices for lifetime

by: Varun RajDecember 8, 2012
Sony and Box have renewed their partnership for another year to provide 50GB of free cloud storage to its new and existing users. This may be a move by Sony to attract more people and increase its sales of Xperia devices.
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for ASUS Padfone 2 rolling out now

by: Varun RajDecember 8, 2012
When ASUS launched the new Padfone 2 back in October the device came loaded with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, which disappointed many early buyers. But, as promised, ASUS has released to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Padfone 2 and it is rolling as an OTA download right now.
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Action Launcher Pro app brings fast app launching with unique features

by: Varun RajDecember 8, 2012
If you like to install custom launchers on your Android device then you will definitely appreciate one such new app called Action Launcher Pro. Available now in the Play Store, the Action Launcher Pro is developed by the creator of the Tweet Lanes app, Chris Lacy.
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T-Mobile testing new prepaid service GoSmart Mobile for 2013 launch

by: Varun RajDecember 7, 2012
The rumors regarding the new prepaid brand of T-Mobile were true after all, as the company has confirmed that it is testing its new prepaid service which it calls GoSmart Mobile.
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