Thursday, November 13, 2014

Asia's best award winning application


Hyderabad: Mr. Raghu Kanchustambham, a graduate from IIT-Guwahati who resides in Hyderabad at present has won an award at the Telenor digital winners conference which is a global competition held in Oslo. The application is a very creative innovation which helps the coffee farmers of Araku valley to get instant returns of their produce. Basically, the app helps to quantify the yield and also it also evaluates the quantity instantly. The name of the app is "Livelihood 360" which is developed by Mr. Raghu to help the tribal farmers and the transport drivers. He had been to Araku valley for the analysis and the feasibility study. He also made a facility to help the truck drivers to use this app on a feature phone instead of a smartphone.
                                                                                    Previously, the farmers had to wait for a month to get their revenue after the evaluation process but through the app, the truck drivers would quantify the yield and also evaluate the quality instantly. The app was also declared as the winner at the NASSCOM social innovation honors 2013 and also in the Vodafone international congress 2012. This app costs Rs. 2 per month and the entrepreneur (Raghu Kanchustambham) is also investing the prize money in development of the concept further.
Tech Addicts wishes him good luck for the development of the concept, society and nation.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Next Ipad event probably this month!

Apple Inc is all set for the next event of a new Ipad this month. The expected date for the event is 16th october. The event would be held in an auditorium at Apple's campus in cupertino, California.




The event will showcase the next generation Ipad air and Ipad mini and also updates to Apple’s iPad line, OSX 10.10 Yosemite as well as the new Retina iMacs. Yosemite, assumedly the OS will be released soon after the event.The invite list will shorter than the 2000 or so people invited to Apple’s Watch and iPhone 6 announcements because this time Apple has less to talk about. Aside from the Retina iMacs, the iPad update is expected not much, some of the minor updates expected are as follows -

1. Gold option,
2. Touch ID
3. Anti-reflective coating on the screen.

A ‘big’ wild card would be the 12.9-inch iPad Pro which has long been rumored for early 2015. Stay tuned to 'Tech Addicts' blog to be more updated about the upcoming Apple updates and other technological revolutions around the world! Tech Addicts serves you the latest tech news :)

Friday, January 17, 2014

Top 5 Android utility apps this January

There are some cool productive apps for Android users

Why people like Android?

There are different answers for this question. But, people mostly like Android for it's customization. Android users always search for new productive apps for their device. So, here is the list of latest trend of Android utility apps in January.

     
Top 5 android apps :-
                                                  
1. Shazam

Most of us know what 'Shazam' is. It is a music identification service which helps users to identify a song. In case, if you like a song and you are unable to know a song or the artist. Then, you can just place your phone near the speaker and Shazam will give you all the information about the song within seconds! Isn't that cool?
    
Google playstore link:-
https://play.google.com/store/apps/detailsid=com.shazam.android&hl=en

                   
2. Jelly                                                                                                                           
This app is a new social networking which was officially announced on 13th January 2014. You might be wondering what  'Jelly' is? It is a combination of Yahoo answers and Instagram. You can click a photo,post it and ask your friends about it through jelly. Jelly adds more fun because  your post will be rotated to other users and many answers will  come in your post.  So, are you going to try Jelly?

Google playstore link:-     
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.jellyhq.starfish
        

3. Flipboard  
             

This app collects news from social media, website and it presents it in a magazine format. Flipboard gives you options in many categories you like, For example - Technology, Sports,Food,etc. The app serves latest  news to the public. So, this is a worth downloading app for the android users.            
                                                                                                               
Google playstore link:-
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=flipboard.app 


           
4. Evernote


According to Tech Addicts, this is the best app to create reminders, memos, voice clipping and many  more things. You can save images, videos and describe about your daily experience of your life. It is easy to use. Save your memories at one place! Isn't that awesome?                                                                              

Google playstore link:-
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details? id=com.evernote&hl=en
                                                               

5. Dictionary.com
                                      
This app was first launched in the year 2010. Presently, it serves 20,00,000 definitions and synonyms from Dictionary.com.You want a meaning of some word? There is Dictionary.com android app for you. The biggest advantage is that now it works offline also.You also get synonyms of a word on this app. A must download app.

Google playstore link:-
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details? id=com.dictionary



These are the five Android apps which are rated this week by Tech Addicts. There are many utility apps which helps you in many ways. This blog will update the other productive information in the near future.     Stay tuned!

















Monday, January 13, 2014

Samsungs's new innovation is a bendabale TV, Isn't that amazing?

A bendable TV was showed by Samsung in Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014 in Las Vegas on 7th January 2014. An 85 inch "bendable" Ultra HD Television is the new innovation from Samsung in 2014. A bendable smart TV is a surprising thing to the public. According to some inner tech reports, these TV's will be available in second half of the year and by seeing these beauties we can also expect that these beautiful innovation will not be available at a cheaper rate. At the time of launch of a sample, many sources have given a positive review of it. The most amazing thing about this innovation is that a remote can control the TV's flexibility. As we press the button of the feature to bend the TV, small parts behind the television spring into action. Samsung has thought to take this one step further in the world of television. Isn't that amazing?

       After reading this, you might be thinking WHY BENDABLE TV's?
  • First of all, it looks very impressive.
  • A better panoramic effect through curved screen.
  • It is similar to the effect which is used by IMAX cinemas.
  • The images will be seen four times sharper than the current HD TV's.
  • Different viewers have different TV watching posture, so the curve is a customization option for different viewers.
  • It gives 3D like effect without wearing 3D glasses.
Tech Addicts thinks that these TV features are cool. What is your opinion about the Samsung "bendable" TV?

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Will Apple Iphone 6 have a bigger screen this time?

Few months ago, the Apple Iphone 5s and Iphone 5c were launched and we know that both models were a big hit last year. Now, there are some leaked news about the Apple Iphone 6 and probably there might be one more model coming up with Iphone 6 which will be known as Iphone 6c. The rumored screen size for both the models is 4.7 inches and 5.7 inches for the other. This looks like Apple is thinking to release a PHABLET (Phone + Tablet) to compete it's rival. Samsung. According to a report, Apple will come up with a bigger, better, faster, stronger Iphone this time. Apple is also thinking to upgrade version from IOS 7 to IOS 8. There might be also a new security feature in the upcoming model which will be an add-on to the touch sensor. The next company's flagship might have an A8 chipset, 64 bit processor in it. We expect an official announcement by Apple company in May 2014. Tech Addict News has observed that an Iphone will be launched in the month of September. As we know Apple always launch their flagship phones in September.

Leaked out specification so far:-

  • Big screen size - Probably, 4.7 inches and 5.7 inches (both models)
  • Upgraded version from IOS 7 to IOS 8.
  • 64 Bit processor with A8 chipset.
  • Add-on in security system such as eye scanner.
  • Wireless charging with built-in solar panel.
Here, we see some of the awesome expected features of the upcoming Iphone's. Apple fans will be eagerly waiting for these innovations in the upcoming model. So, are you ready for the next luxury item?

Friday, January 3, 2014

Samsung galaxy S5 - Company's flagship phone

Samsung galaxy S5 to be launched in February at Mobile world congress event in Spain says Dong-hoon Chang, vice president of design team.

                                      
                                             According to Korean media, the Samsung company's flagship phone Galaxy S5 is going to be launched in February at Mobile World Congress 2014 event in Spain.The Korean media confirmed this by interviewing Samsung's vice president of designing team, Mr. Dong-hoon Chang. He also said that the company was using different material for S5. From this,we can expect that the new material by Samsung can be "metallic" and this smartphone is expected to be the biggest hit in the year.                                        

Rumored features of the smartphone so far
:-

   
OS
Android v4.4 KitKat OS
Display
5.0-inch Super AMOLED display with 2K (2560x1440p) resolutions and pixel density of 560 ppi (pixels per inch)
Processor
64-bit architecture based Samsung Exynos chipset or Exynos 5420 Octa-core processor
Advantage
Multi- processing capabilty
RAM
4GB
Camera
Main: 16.0 - megapixel camera with OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
Front: 2.1 -megapixel camera with full HD video recording
Battery
4000 mAh
Network
3G/4G/LTE-Advanced
Add-ons
  • Metal casing,
  • Smart camera gesture control feature,
  • Possibly Iris recognition sensor or finger print based biometric technology

 Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored features looks great. People are waiting to see how the flagship phone will look like. The Korean company has decided to launch it on a high note. Samsung Galaxy S5 might also have the latest version  Android 4.4 Kitkat OS. So, are you going to buy one?