Google cuts down prices of storage plans on Google Drive

What exactly is Google Drive all about? Its a file storage and synchronization service provided by Google, which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing.

Google Drive

Google Drive

It has been 2 years since Google launched Google Drive & its available for free upto 15GB and syncs all your content from Google services like Gmail, Google+ Photos.

Nowadays storage devices like hard disks, pen drives cannot guarantee your data’s security, so online cloud storage is next best thing to rely on.

Google Drive is available for your desktop, mobile and tablet, all you need to do is, download and install the app and start backing up your data. It automatically syncs your data from Gmail and Google+ photos also.

Google Drive online cloud storage service

Google Drive online cloud storage services

Google provides 15 GB of free space, additionally it charges $1.99 approx INR 122 per month for 100 GB (previously $4.99) and up to 30 TB priced at $299.99 approx INR 18,000 per month. you can choose from various plans.

Google Drive online storage plans

Google Drive online storage plans

You can sign for any of storage plans here, https://www.google.com/settings/storage or you can stick to the 15GB free plan.

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Samsung announces the Galaxy Mega, a 6.3″ or 5.8″ monster Android smartphone

Samsung Electronics unveiled its largest Android smartphone till date, the Samsung Galaxy MEGA with 5.8 inch and 6.3 inch touchscreen display phones due to launch in May.

Both the models run on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and powered by Dual Core processors.

Features to look forward to –

Galaxy Mega 5.8

GALAXY Mega with 5.8 inch Display

GALAXY Mega with 5.8 inch Display

  1. Processor -1.4GHz Dual Core AP & 1.5 GB RAM
  2. Camera – 8 megapixel (rear) & 1.9 megapixel (front) camera
  3. Display – 5.8-inch (147mm) QHD TFT
  4. Memory – 8 GB Internal & external via MicroSD upto 64GB
  5. Connectivity – Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, BT 4.0(BLE), USB 2.0 H/S , GPS+GLONASS
  6. Battery – Standard battery, Li-ion 2,600 mAh
  7. OS – Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

 

Galaxy Mega 6.3

Galaxy Mega with 6.3 inch display

Galaxy Mega with 6.3 inch display

  1. Processor -1.7 GHz Dual Core AP & 1.5 GB RAM
  2. Camera – 8 megapixel (rear) & 1.9 megapixel (front) camera
  3. Display – 6.3-inch (159.7mm) HD TFT
  4. Memory – 8/16 GB Internal & external via MicroSD upto 64GB
  5. Connectivity – Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, BT 4.0(BLE), USB 2.0 H/S , GPS+GLONASS, NFC, MHL
  6. Battery –  Standard battery, Li-ion 3,200 mAh
  7. OS – Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)

Common Features –

  • Google Mobile Services include –
    Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google LatitudeGoogle Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Places, Google Navigation, Google Downloads, Voice Search
  • Camera Features – Beauty Face, Best Photo, Best Face, Drama, Rich Tone (High Dynamic Range), Sound & Shot, Sports

In all, plenty of really good features, Dual core processors and 1.5 GB RAM ensure faster processing, 1.9 megapixel camera for high quality video calls.Big screen display bigger than Galaxy Note 2 which 5 inches almost close to Galaxy Tab 2 7 inches, better connectivity.

Definitely a must buy, it will give a good competition to the likes of Galaxy Note 2, Samsung Galaxy S3 and iPhone 5 too.

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Google’s Nexus 7 Tablet now available for sale in India on Google Play store

Nexus 7 tablet

Nexus 7 tablet

Google‘s Nexus 7 Tablet now available for sale in India, you can purchase from Google Play store at price of Rs. 15,999.

The Nexus 7 has amazing features to look for –

Portability – It is very portable and lightweight as compared to Apple iPad Mini or Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.

Made for Entertainment – With over 70,000 apps, games available for download from Google Play store. With Quad core performance and sensors like gyroscope and acceleration, enjoy great gaming experiences.

Best of Google – Nexus 7 comes with built in apps from Google  like Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube and Free Cloud Storage.

Google Now

Google Now brings you just the right information, at just the right time.
It tells you today’s weather before you start your day, how much traffic to expect before you leave for work, or if your flight is delayed.

Google Now – Brings you just the right information, at just the right time.
It tells you today’s weather before you start your day, how much traffic to expect before you leave for work, or if your flight is delayed.

Specifications of Google’s Nexus 7 – 

Screen – 

  1. 7″ 1280×800 HD display (216 ppi)
  2. Back-lit IPS display
  3. Scratch-resistant Corning® glass

Processor – NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 quad-core processor
Camera – 1.2MP front-facing camera for video calls via Skype, no rear camera
Memory – 16GB Internal storage and 1GB RAM, no MicroSD slot.
Connectivity – WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, NFC (Android Beam), Micro USB
Battery – 4325 mAh which gives up to 8 hours usage.
OS – Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Sensors – Microphone, NFC (Android Beam), Accelerometer, GPS, Magnetometer, Gyroscope

Starts shipping on 5th April 2013, amazing tablet with really blazing performance!!

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Google launches Google Keep, note making app for Desktop & Mobile

 

Google Keep

Google Keep

Quickly capture what’s on your mind and recall it easily wherever you are. Create a checklist, enter a voice note or snap a photo and annotate it. Everything you add is instantly available on all your devices – desktop and mobile.

With Google Keep you can:

  1. Keep track of your thoughts via notes, lists and photos
  2. Have voice notes transcribed automatically
  3. Use homescreen widgets to capture thoughts quickly
  4. Color-code your notes to help find them later
  5. Swipe to archive things you no longer need
  6. Turn a note into a checklist by adding checkboxes
  7. Use your notes from anywhere – they are safely stored in the cloud and available on the web at http://drive.google.com/keep

to download, visit here https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.keep

Download app and tell us what you feel!

Feedly, RSS app picks up 500,000 users in two days

Feedly, RSS Reader

Feedly, RSS Reader

Feedly, the RSS app picked up more than 500,000 new users in the two days after Web Giant Google retired its RSS app – Google Reader.

Feedly is a new way to browse the content of your favorite sites, RSS feeds, Tumblr blogs and YouTube channels.

Feedly is an RSS news reader re-imagined for android phones and tablets. It makes browsing faster: the content of your rss feeds are transformed into pocket-sized cards which load very fast and are easy to browse.

Feedly also offers two way sync with Google Reader: articles your read in Feedly are automatically marked as read in Google Reader. Feedly makes sharing content on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ very simple.

You can download app Feedly from Google Play store here – http://goo.gl/LovdA

Download the app and write down your comments!!

Other news reader apps are available like

Samsung Galaxy S4 launched finally & specifications revealed!!

Samsung Galaxy S4 Specs finally revealed on the Samsung Website.

galaxy-s4

galaxy-s4

Network

2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE): 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz

3G (HSPA+ 42Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz

4G (LTE Cat 3 100/50Mbps) : up to 6 different band sets(Dependent on market)

Display

5 inch Full HD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080) display, 441 ppi

AP 

1.9 GHz Quad-Core Processor / 1.6 GHz Octa-Core Processor

The selection of AP will be differed by markets. 

OS

Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)

Camera

Main(Rear): 13 Mega pixel Auto Focus camera with Flash & Zero Shutter Lag, BIS

Sub (Front): 2 Mega pixel camera, Full HD recording @30fps with Zero Shutter Lag, BIS

Video

Codec: MPEG4, H.264, H.263, DivX, DivX3.11, VC-1, VP8, WMV7/8, Sorenson Spark, HEVC

Recording & Playback: Full HD (1080p) 

Audio

Codec: MP3, AMR-NB/WB, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, OGG, FLAC, AC-3, apt-X

Camera

Features

Dual Camera: Dual Shot / Dual Recording/ Dual Video Call

Drama Shot, Sound & Shot, 360 Photo, Cinema Photo, Eraser, Night, Best Photo, Best Face

Beauty Face, HDR (High Dynamic Range), Panorama, Sports

Additional 

Features

Group Play: Share Music, Share Picture, Share Document, Play Games 

Story Album, S Translator, Optical Reader

Samsung Smart Scroll, Samsung Smart Pause, Air Gesture, Air View, 

Samsung Hub, ChatON (Voice/Video Call, Share screen, 3-way calling)

Samsung WatchON 

S Travel (Trip Advisor), S Voice™ Drive, S Health

Samsung Adapt Display, Samsung Adapt Sound

Auto adjust touch sensitivity (Glove friendly)

Safety Assistance, Samsung Link, Screen Mirroring

Samsung KNOX (B2B only)

Google Mobile Services

Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google Latitude

Google Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk,

Google Places, Google Navigation, Google Downloads, Voice Search

Connectivity

 

WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (HT80)

GPS / GLONASS 

NFC,  Bluetooth® 4.0 (LE)

IR LED (Remote Control), MHL 2.0

 

Sensor

Accelerometer, RGB light, Geomagnetic, Proximity, Gyro, Barometer

Temperature & Humidity, Gesture

Memory

16/ 32/ 64 GB User memory + microSD slot (up to 64GB), 2GB RAM

Dimension

136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm, 130g

Battery

2,600 mAh

 

LAVA Mobile launches its latest tablet Lava Etab Xtron priced at Rs. 6770.

Lava Etab Xtron

Lava Etab Xtron

LAVA Mobile launches its latest tablet in Indian Market, the Lava Etab Xtron priced
at Rs. 6770.

The features to look for are –

  • Screen – 7-inch IPS display, multi-touch display with resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels.
  • Processor – 1.5 GHz Dual Core Processor and Quad Core GPU, 1 GB RAM.
  • Camera – 2 MP Front Camera for high quality video calls.
  • Memory – 8 GB Internal Memory (5 GB User Memory available) , expandable upto 32 GB via MicroSD slot.
  • Battery – 3500 mAh offers 4 hours good battery life.
  • Connectivity – WiFi enabled for easy internet access, Micro USB; Headphone Port; Micro SD
  • OS – Android v4.1.1 (Jelly Bean) OS

The tablet is designed with sleek and stylish body, its a good buy for the price. for more details visit here