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Feedly Cloud RSS reader: How to guide

Feedly is an RSS (or ATOM) feed reader like Google Reader. You can add to your Feedly account any blog or website that offers an RSS feed and read their articles on Feedly. If you are blogger, researcher or a student who needs to constantly update yourself of the latest happenings in your field, an RSS feed readers like Feedly is an indespensible tool. This article takes you step-by-step through the process of adding RSS feeds, reading and other configurations in Feedly.

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs S4 mini comparison

After the hugely successful Galaxy S4 smart phone which was launched about a month ago, Samsung has unveiled the stripped down version of the S4, the Galaxy S4 mini. The S4 mini has 8GB internal storage with 2G, 3G and 4G support. It features an 8MP camera with auto focus and LED flash.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is expected to be released in July 2013 and analysts expect the price to be around USD 350. So we can expect it to be priced at around Rs.25,000 for the Indian market.

Free WiFi hotspots in Bangalore soon: Good for Tablet users

M.G. Road and Brigade Road in Bangalore will soon have free WiFi hotspots for public starting April 2013. This was decided by the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Panel appointed by Government. The pilot project will be available for six months after which the panel will evaluate and expand the project.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0 ) Vs Google Nexus 7 16GB : Tablet PC comparison

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and Google Nexus 7 are amongst the most successful Android Tablets the world over. While Samsung tablets have already picked up a huge chunk of the Tablet PC market in India, Google is yet to make its presence really felt. Though the Nexus 7 Tablet PC is launched in India, it is currently available only in Croma stores. Below is a feature by feature comparison of the Galaxy Tab 2 and Nexus 7, both are Tablets under Rs.20,000.

Skype app is now optimized for Android Tablets

Skype has launched the version 3 of its Android app. This version is optimized to scale to the bigger screen size of an Android Tablet as well as scale down for the smaller dimensions of an Android phone. The latest version of the Skype app also provides support for SILK, which is a Skype created Audio codec designed to cope with the varying speeds of internet connections and provide the best quality audio.

Here is a video of Skype on Android Tablets

Tablets with SIM card slot under Rs.15000: 6 Tablets comparison

Tablets with SIM card slot are slowly gaining popularity since WiFi hotspots are still not ubiquitous in India. A internet USB dongle is an additional monthly expenditure that many may not want to incur. Since many users already have a SIM card with an internet package, a Tablet with SIM card slot helps them use internet connection whenever they require. So, let us compare 6 Tablet PCs in India with SIM card slots.

Microsoft Surface Tablet PC: A roundup since its launch

The Microsoft Surface Tablet PC has been announced in June this year and launched in October. The actual availability of the Surface tablet started from 26 October, at the same time that Windows 8 operating system has also been made available. It has been just over 3 weeks since its launch and much news has been published about the Surface Tablet PC. We bring you in this article a roundup of news on Surface tablet since its launch.

Microsoft Surface Tablet PC

Aakash manufacturer's CEO figures in Forbes 'Class Revolutionaries' list

Suneet Tuli, the CEO of Datawind which manufactures the Aakash Tablet PC has figured in the Forbes list of ‘Impact 15: Classroom Revolutionaries’. The Forbes list of ‘Classroom Revolutionaries’ figures 15 education innovators who are harnessing disruptive technologies for Education.

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