SMS Alerts in Chhattisgarh to inform if Rice is available at the Ration Store

The Chhattisgarh government has launched a scheme under which families who qualify to receive 35 kilos Rice at subsidised rates (Rs 3 per kilo) under the Public Distribution System (PDS), will be intimated about the availability of the grain at Ration centres by SMS.

This facility will be provided from 26th January, Republic Day.

According to sources, the poverty-stricken families will have to register details of their mobile phones at the website of the food and civil supplies department, along with details of their nearest PDS shop. Continue reading “SMS Alerts in Chhattisgarh to inform if Rice is available at the Ration Store”

iGoogle Updated for iPhone

iphone igoogleiGoogle and iPhone have something in common. No, no I am not talking about the “i”. The popularity of iPhone is widespread and people in different regions are waiting for the iPhone to launch, the grey market in flooded with unlocked iPhones. iPhone being a one of its kind device, which helps you make calls, listen to music and also access Internet. Continue reading “iGoogle Updated for iPhone”

Nokia announces closure of Bochum facility

Bochum_Nokia.jpgNokia has announced that they will be closing their German manufacturing facility based in Bochum. This will be done by 2008. Nokia said that it is planning to move its production to other sites in Europe. Continue reading “Nokia announces closure of Bochum facility”

Latest Mobile Prices updated for January 2008

Hi Folks,

We have updated latest mobile prices of all phones on the site for January 2008 . The reason for the delay was due to a few price drops which happened in the new year. Continue reading “Latest Mobile Prices updated for January 2008”

Sony Ericsson ropes in Maria Sharapova

Sony Ericsson is on a high. After the launch of several new phones at the CES 2008, Sony Ericsson has added another feather in its cap and kept itself in news.

The Mobile phone company has signed on the Russian Tennis Star, Maria Sharapova as its FIRST global brand ambassador for a four year period.


As global brand ambassador, Ms Sharapova will be endorsing Sony Ericsson products and will also be involved with the design team at Sony Ericsson for a new range of products and accessories. Continue reading “Sony Ericsson ropes in Maria Sharapova”

Sony Ericsson W960i Official launch

The handset has been in the market for more than a month. But Sony Ericsson launched it officially a few days ago.

So what is the Sony Ericsson W960i?

It is a walkman phone with 160 MB phone memory that can store about 25 hours of music listening time. It has an 8GB in-built flash memory that can sore an astounding 8000 songs. A touch phone that has a super screen to watch videos or browse the Web.

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Special Edition Nokia N81

We all know that Nokia N81 and N82 are the two; multimedia devices that have kick started Nokia’s Next Episode in Entertainment. Both these amazing phones are really doing well in the global market; they have also stimulated the growth of mobile phone accessories especially compatible with these two multimedia monsters. Continue reading “Special Edition Nokia N81”

Nokia E51 Review

Nokia E51 is a great upgrade to the old Nokia E50.Since a lot of readers are asking us about this phone we thought of writing a review about this latest entrant to the Nokia E Series . You might have seen my post on Nokia E Series in India

Simply put , Nokia wants to make its E Series devices as popular as the N Series ones

Nokia E51


Has got it all – Quadband , 3G, HSDPA – its a 3.5G phone infact. Wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) , Bluetooth , USB are all present. Continue reading “Nokia E51 Review”

Samsung SCH- i760 Your new mobile office

These model numbers are so confusing. Why don’t Mobile companies just give their unique handsets a nickname?

The Samsung SCH i760 is unique. It is a good looking handset with a unique arrangement of keys and navigation pad on the body.  It is a Windows Mobile smart phone with a slide out, full QWERTY keypad.

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Samsung G800 Worlds FIRST 5 megapixel Auto focus Camera phone

Yup, that’s what they say… Samsung G800 has a 5 whopping megapixels with auto focus! Not just that, it also has a 3x optical zoom and a Xenon flash. Why do I need a digicam now that I can have this beauty?

And yes, it’s a beauty. A slim slider handset, it is a ‘pretty’ phone.


Its also a high tech phone.  The face detection, image editor and mobile blogging feature are truly worth looking forward to.

Specs at a glance: Continue reading “Samsung G800 Worlds FIRST 5 megapixel Auto focus Camera phone”

Samsung SGH- i780 – Windows Mobile with TV out and optical mouse

Samsung SGH- i780 is a Kinda regular looking handset…

It has a 2.5 inch touch screen as well as a full QWERTY keypad.

The interesting bits are a) the TV out option and b) optical mouse for navigation.


Specs at a glance:

• HSDPA 3.6 mbps/ 900/1800/1900 MHz + UMTS 2100MHz, EDGE, GPRS Class Continue reading “Samsung SGH- i780 – Windows Mobile with TV out and optical mouse”

CES 2008: Samsung launches SGH-i450, G800, SGH-i620, SCH-i760

Here’s more news from the Consumer Electronics Show 2008 on at Las Vegas. This time, it is Samsung. Four new models – SGH-i450, G800, SGH-i620, SCH-i760.


Phew! Somebody’s been working very very hard.

Samsung SGH-i450

Symbian S60 OS powered music phone in a slide form factor that will take your breath away. It has a type of touch sensitive scroll wheel system to navigate the music player and menus. Continue reading “CES 2008: Samsung launches SGH-i450, G800, SGH-i620, SCH-i760”

Samsung F490 Highend Imaging Phone Launched

Samsung F490 Now days, mobile phones having 2 mega-pixel camera phones have become passé. Mobiles now have cameras embedded with auto focus, Xenon flash, point and shoot functionalities. Nokia and Sony Ericsson have always been on the top when it comes to high-end imaging phones rather Nokia is the leader followed by Sony Ericsson.Samsung_F490_encendido.jpg

Continue reading “Samsung F490 Highend Imaging Phone Launched”