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  • Tablets are fast gaining popularity as a secondary device of choice for anyone looking for the power of a laptop - sans its complexity. Tablets could well have a collective noun of their own - a "confusion". Here is the stark reality: the iPad is king. But why?
  • Apple changed the computing game with its iPad. What is it about the tablet that makes otherwise mature men grab it like it was sweet candy?
  • Let's get one thing straight: while a tablet is the new Jeeves and meant to get a lot of stuff done, its is not meant to replace your laptop.
  • When it comes to storage capacity, for most people 8 GB to 16 GB is quite enough. If you want to keep a lot of videos and movies on your tablet, you need larger storage. Or something that accepts external storage media like microSD cards.
  • As of now there are close to 90,000 tablet-specific applications for the iPad. While there is no official figure from Google about Android OS apps, guesstimates put the figure at some 3,500 apps (well, they're primarily phone apps that also run comfortably on tablets).
  • A tablet's value to a user is enhanced by its 3G connectivity. What is India's experience?
Choice Aakash tablet review

Aakash tablet review

The researchers at Datawind, the makers of the low-cost tablet Aakash, take a small step for their company, a giant leap for computing devices. Their Ubislate, or Aakash, tablet comes at a rock-bottom price.
Mobiles What the new mobile OS is all about

What the new mobile OS is all about

Most cell phone operating systems have been upgraded in the past few months. How will this change the way you use your phone?

Review: Samsung Wave 3

The 5 MP camera captured decent images. On a positive note, Samsung has added a 1.4 GHz processor that makes it operate quickly. The new Omnia W may be a better device. Also reviews of Nokia 701, Samsung Omnia W and HTC Radar.

TOP 10 Smartphones

TOP 10 Smartphones


Our monthly update on mobile phone apps
Test Bench More of the same

More of the same

Steer crazy

Different note

The new device aims to marry a phone and a tablet, but ends up being more of the latter.The new device aims to marry a phone and a tablet, but ends up being more of the latter.
Launch Pad Launch Pad

Launch Pad

A monthly window to recent launches
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Is your cat murderous?

Here are some websites that are funny, quirky - and useful.

Black is also a colour

Correct colour or simply get rid of them and turn your picture into a perfect black/white image with Photoshop.

The Technologies changing the Web

There are changes afoot though, that promises to revolutionize the web as we know it. Join us for some crystal-ball-gazing into the future of the Web.
Know Tech Power in pocket

Power in pocket

How does the battery in your phone or the flashlight work?
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The missing climax

While videogames share a well-documented relationship with violence, their relationship with that other great human need - sex - isn't quite as clear and well defined.
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There are a few good bargains in the video camera market. Check them out.
Help Is the Samsung Galaxy Note worth buying?

Is the Samsung Galaxy Note worth buying?

Since the time, Samsung announced its Galaxy Note at the IFA Berlin, I was excited about this device. Is the Note worth buying?
Letters G&G readers write to the magazine's editor

G&G readers write to the magazine's editor

G&G readers write back to the editor of the magazine, sharing their valuable feedback.
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How to convert 2D into 3D

New technologies being adopted by television makers allows the usual images to gain depth.
Bit Rate A flow of global news in pacy bits

A flow of global news in pacy bits

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