iPad Air 2 price in India

Apple unveiled the iPad Air 2 at its event which was held on October 16,2014.

Price of the iPad Air in India:

WIFI

16 GB iPad Air 2: Rs. 35,900

64 GB iPad Air 2: Rs. 42,900

128 GB iPad Air 2: Rs. 49,900

WIFI + CELLULAR

16 GB iPad Air 2: Rs. 45,900

64 GB iPad Air 2: Rs. 52,900

128 GB iPad Air 2: Rs. 59,900

The iPad Air 2 will be available in India in a few days from today. The exact release date is not yet out.

Apple’s iPhone 6 event tomorrow!

The largest tech company in the world is all set to have unveil it’s best lineup in 25 years. Apple is going to unveil the next generation iPhone/s tomorrow. Surprisingly thats not what people are excited about. The world is waiting to see THE iWatch.

The next generation wearable from Apple will define its future in the wearable market. The expectations of the people are at the top of the mountain. The big question is whether Apple will be able to live up to these high expectations .

Apple is all set to unveil two new models of the iPhone. A 4.7 inch iPhone and a 5.5 inch iPhone.

Tomorrow will be the first time after Steve Jobs death that Apple will release a product in a brand new category.

The iWatch is expected to be highly fashionable and come in 2 sizes – 1.3 inches and 1.5 inches. Apart from having a lot of fitness and health sensors the iWatch is expected to work with home automation systems too. This new wonder from Apple is expected to put you down by $400.

 

iWatch to come in October?

According to a report by Recode Apple is planning a new wearable device in October. The report also states that Apple would schedule a special event that month to show off the iWatch.

The iWatch is the most awaited wearable and the expectations are big. Apple would have to come out with something super exciting to live upto these expectations.

The new wearable from Apple is expected to do a lot with Health and Fitness tracking. Apple is expected to build a lot of sensors into the wearables which would let users track their hydration level, heart rate, blood glucose, sleep activity and a lot of other health aspects

As per the latest rumors the wearable will boast of a modified version of iOS 8 and a curved, OLED touchscreen.

I personally believe that iWatch is not just about health and fitness. It will have a lot to do with home automation too.

What are your expectations from the iWatch?

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PEPSI IPL 2014 Schedule

The PEPSI IPL 2014 begins on 16th April 2014 in UAE. Check out the complete schedule below.

Date  Match No Venue Match
16.4.14 1 Abu Dhabi Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders
17.4.14 2 Sharjah Delhi Daredevils vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
18.4.14 3 Abu Dhabi Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab
18.4.14 4 Abu Dhabi Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals
19.4.14 5 Dubai Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians
19.4.14 6 Dubai Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Daredevils
20.4.14 7 Sharjah Rajasthan Royals vs Kings XI Punjab
21.4.14 8 Abu Dhabi Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Daredevils
22.4.14 9 Sharjah Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
23.4.14 10 Dubai Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings
24.4.14 11 Sharjah Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders
25.4.14 12 Dubai Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Daredevils
25.4.14 13 Dubai Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians
26.4.14 14 Abu Dhabi Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
26.4.14 15 Abu Dhabi Kings XI Punjab vs Kolkata Knight Riders
27.4.14 16 Sharjah Delhi Daredevils vs Mumbai Indians
27.4.14 17 Sharjah Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings
28.4.14 18 Dubai Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab
29.4.14 19 Abu Dhabi Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals
30.4.14 20 Dubai Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
2.5.14 21 Ranchi Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders
3.5.14 22 Mumbai Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab
3.5.14 23 Delhi Delhi Daredevils vs Rajasthan Royals
4.5.14 24 Bangalore Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
5.5.14 25 Ahmedabad Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders
5.5.14 26 Delhi Delhi Daredevils vs Chennai Super Kings
6.5.14 27 Mumbai Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
7.5.14 28 Delhi Delhi Daredevils vs  Kolkata Knight Riders
7.5.14 29 Cuttack Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings
8.5.14 30 Ahmedabad Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
9.5.14 31 Bangalore Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab
10.5.14 32 Delhi Delhi Daredevils vs  Sunrisers Hyderabad
10.5.14 33 Mumbai Mumbai Indians vs  Chennai Super Kings
11.5.14 34 Cuttack Kings XI Punjab vs  Kolkata Knight Riders
11.5.14 35 Bangalore Royal Challengers Bangalore vs  Rajasthan Royals
12.5.14 36 Hyderabad Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians
13.5.14 37 Ranchi Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals
13.5.14 38 Bangalore Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Daredevils
14.5.14 39 Hyderabad Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kings XI Punjab
14.5.14 40 Kolkata Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians
15.5.14 41 Ahmedabad Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils
18.5.14 42 Chennai Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
18.5.14 43 Hyderabad Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders
19.5.14 44 Ahmedabad Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians
19.5.14 45 Delhi Delhi Daredevils vs Kings XI Punjab
20.5.14 46 Hyderabad Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
20.5.14 47 Kolkata Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings
21.5.14 48 Mohali Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians
22.5.14 49 Kolkata Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore
22.5.14 50 Chennai Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
23.5.14 51 Mumbai Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Daredevils
23.5.15 52 Mohali Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals
24.5.14 53 Bangalore Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings
24.5.14 54 Kolkata Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
25.5.14 55 Mohali Kings XI Punjab vs Delhi Daredevils
25.5.14 56 Mumbai Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals
27.5.14 Qualifier 1 Chennai TBD vs TBD
28.5.14 EliMumbai Indiansnator Chennai TBD vs TBD
30.5.14 Qualifier 2 Mumbai TBD vs TBD
1.6.14 FINAL Mumbai TBD vs TBD

Enjoy the PEPSI IPL

NYC’s W Hotel Offers a Social Media Wedding Concierge Service

The social has taken all of us by storm and has become an integral part of our life. NYC’s W Hotel understands this and is offering a Social Media Wedding Concierge.

This will entitle you to live-tweeting of your wedding ceremony and reception, videos on vines and photos on Instagram and your exclusive wedding #hashtag.

This will cost $3000.

The service is expensive but if you have the bucks then it’s a wonderful service.

Via- Luxpresso Via Bianca Bosker, Huffington Post

Want to loose weight without trying too hard? Try these simple steps

Being fit and having a perfect weight is what everyone is looking out for these days.

All of us are not lucky enough to have a perfect body. Some of us are overweight. However, its not a big deal. It just takes 2 – 3 months of hardwork to become completely fit.

All you have to do is follow the simple steps given below and see the magic happen.

  1. Stop Overeating
  2. Have a glass of water before having any meals
  3. Sleep well
  4. Have more food during the day and less at night. Heavy breakfast and a light dinner.
  5. Never starve.
  6. Have a lot of fruits in your in-between meals.
  7. Do not drink a lot of soda drinks. Instead have coconut water, lemon juice, cucumber juice or mint juice.

These are few very simple things but trust me they matter a lot. Try it and see the results for yourself.

SkyDrive is now OneDrive

The tech giant Microsoft has rebranded its cloud storage service SkyDrive to OneDrive. This has happened 6 months after a trademark dispute with the British Sky Broadcasting Group (BSkyB).

Microsoft has registered onedrive.com and has also made a promo video. You can watch the video below.

Microsoft has informed users that some new features will debut soon to accompany the rebranding.

Pebble launches a steel model

The kickstarter project smartwatch received great response from not only its backers but also from general public – Retail.

Pebble has now come out with a premium model made up of stainless steel.

  • There are 2 model – Brushed Stainless and Black Matte.
  • Exclusively available on getpebble.com
  • Price = $249
  • You get a black leather strap free with every steel model.
  • Pebble also revealed it app store.
  • Both versions of pebble i.e. Metal and plastic will support the app store.

Reliance Jio 4G demoed!

Mukesh Ambani owned Reliance Industries is working hard to get 4G started in India. Reliance has a pan India license for 4G and has recently partnered with Airtel for sharing of infrastructure.

4G was expected to be launched by 2013 but there has certainly been a delay. The delay is mainly because Reliance haven’t yet got enough tie ups for its new technology. At the present moment very limited people in the country use 4G devices.

Reliance Jio Infocomm gave a little preview of it’s 4G technology at the ITT Tech Fest. The downloading speeds varied between 18MBPS to 48MBPS  while the average upload speeds were 9MBPS.

Reliance Jio Infocomm also previewed some other services like Jio Play and Jio Mags.

Jio Play

  • It is a Live Tv service
  • Jio Play will have a total of 160 channels including 16 HD channels.
  • Video on Demand will have around 400 movies.
  • You can also catch up a previous day tv program upto 7 days back.

Jio Mifi Devices

Reliance Jio is also working on Wifi-Mifi devices so that customers can use 4G on wifi enabled devices.

Jio Mags is a e-magazine service provided by the company.

Jio Drive is a 100GB cloud storage service that will be provided by Reliance.

Launch Date

There is no official word on the launch date. The 4G services are expected to be rolled out by mid 2014.

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Motorola Moto G now available in India! Unofficially!

Motorola has managed to launch a “great” phone – Moto G, when it comes to budget phones. The Moto G has pretty good specs for its price tag.

The Moto G support the latest version of android i.e. Kitkat and has a 4.5 inch 1280 x 720 HD 329 ppi display.

Other Specs include:

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1.2 GHz quad-core CPU
  • 5 MP Camera
  • 2070 mAh Battery
  • 8 GB/16 GB storage

The Motorola Moto G costs just $179 and $199 for the 8 GB and 16 GB respectively.

The Motorola Moto G has not officially launched in India but an online shopping website shopyourworld is delivering the phone at your doorsteps anywhere in India.

Price:

Moto G 8 GB: Rs. 15,137

Moto G 16 GB: Rs. 17,089

Sony’s Micro USB pen drive now available in India

We earlier told you about the micro USB pen drive launched by Sony that helped people boost storage on their android smartphones/tablets. Now Sony has launched it in India too.

The 8, 16 and 32GB variants of the Sony micro USB pen drive are priced at Rs 746, Rs 1,399 and Rs 2,633 respectively.

It is compatible with Android Ice Cream Sandwich to Jelly Bean. Sony is working hard to get it on Kitkat.

 

IPL 2014 Auction Details

The IPL Governing Council has given the player regulations for the 2014 auction which will be held on February 12, 2014 and if required it will be continued on February 13, 2014.

  • Each team can retain up to 5 players.
  • IPL fee for all players will be in India rupees. Foreign players will be paid in the currency they want at the prevailing exchange rate on the actual date of payment or the contract due date whichever is beneficial to the player.
  • The IPL will exclude Champions League fees. Champions League fees will be 10% of the IPL fees.
  • Minimum players required by each team is 16 and the maximum is 27. (Out of which only 9 can be foreign players.
  • Maximum of 4 foreign players in the playing XI.
  • Maximum a team can spend on players is Rs. 60 crores and the minimum is Rs. 36 crores.
  • Price for retaining players is
    1. ·   Rs. 12.5 crore for the first capped Player so retained.
    2. ·   Rs. 9.5 crore for the second capped Player so retained.
    3. ·    Rs. 7.5 crore for the third capped Player so retained.
    4. ·   Rs. 5.5 crore for the fourth capped Player so retained
    5. ·    Rs. 4 crore for the fifth capped Player so retained.
  • All teams will now have a “rights to match” in the auction. According to this after the auctioneer declares the player as sold and then ask the relevant team( players previous team) if they wish to exercise their “rights to match”. If the right is exercised the team will get the player for the maximum bid price and no other team can bid after that.
  • A team retaining 5,4 or 3 players has 1 “rights to auction” while a team retaining 2 or 1 players/player has 2 “rights to auction”. The team which does not retain any player has 3 “rights to auction”.

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