Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Olacabs 100% cashback code January 2015

Olacabs is offering 100% cashback when you recharge your online wallet through olamoney.

Terms:

1. Olacabs "NOW50" offer is applicable from 20th January till 27th January, 2015.
2. Applicable only on a minimum recharge of Rs.100
3. Maximum cashback applicable is Rs.300
4. Amount gets added to olamoney automatically. No coupon code required

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Olacabs Rs.50 off - 2015 January coupon

Olacabs is offering Rs.50 off discount on applying "NOW50" coupon code while booking through app. This code is applicable only on first ride.

Terms:

1. Olacabs "NOW50" offer is applicable from 20th January till 27th January, 2015
2. This offer cannot be clubbed with any other offer.
3. This offer is not applicable to Auto rides and kaali-Peeli rides
4. This offer is applicable only for multiple rides booking through app.
5/ This offer is applicable only for immediate rides. 

Olacabs Rs.200 off January 2015 coupon

Olacabs is offering Rs.200 off discount on applying "APP200" coupon code while booking through app. This code is applicable only on first ride.

Terms:

1. Olacabs "App200" offer is applicable from 20th January till 27th January, 2015
2. This offer cannot be clubbed with any other offer.
3. This offer is not applicable to Auto rides and kaali-Peeli rides
4. This offer is applicable only for the first ride booking through app.

General Awareness 20th January 2015

Flipkart joined hands with TCYonline to provide coaching material for about 90 exam categories on its portal

Taranjeet Singh has been appointed the India Business Head of Twitter

Jatin Dalal named as Chief Finance Officer of Wipro

Idukki (all the areas of the district) in Kerala becomes the first in India to be connected with high speed broadband i.e. Rural Broadband Coverage. Idukki district has 8 Block Offices and 53 Gram Panchayats of which 8 Block Offices & 52 Gram Panchayats have been connected on Optical Fibre and 1 Gram Panchayat (Edamalakudy) is connected through VSAT.

Sunday, 18 January 2015

Specifications of Lenovo A6000 4G phone

Lenovo has launched 4G compatible entry level budget phone for Rs.6999. This phone is powered by 1.2 Ghz quad core processor with 1 GB RAM. The phone sports a 8 megapixel rear camera and 2 megapixel front camera and runs on Android 4.4 Kit Kat OS.

Specifications of Lenovo A6000 4G phone:

Processor: 64-bit 1.2GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor
RAM: 1 GB
OS: Android 4.4 OS
Screen: 5 inch 720 IPS display
Resolution: 1280*720 pixels
Camera: 8 megapixel rear camera and 2 megapixel front camera
Flash: Yes
GPS: Yes
Dual Sim: Yes
Sim Type: Micro Dual Sim
Memory: 8 GB Internal with microSD
Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0 and 3G, Wifi, Micro USB

4G LTE connectivity with support for both FDD 1800MHz (Band 3) and TDD 2300MHz (Band 40) and Stereo speakers with Dolby Digital Plus
Battery: 2300 mah
Weight: 128 gms

India's first CNG train launched

India's first CNG train launched

CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) trains are based on the dual fuel system - diesel and CNG to reduce greenhouse gas emission and also the consumption of diesel.

Locations: Rewari-Rohtak and Rewari to Bikaner

Train to consume over 20% of the CNG, covering 81 kilometer long distance in about 2 hours on Rewari-Rohtak section.

Samsung First Tizen-Powered Phone Z1 at Rs.5,700

Samsung First Tizen-Powered Phone Z1 at Rs.5,700

Samsung Tizen phone specification:

Operating System: Tizen
Processor: 1.2 GHZ dual core processor and Mali 400 GPU
RAM: 768 MB
OS: 2.3 Tizen operating Sytem
Screen: 4 inch WVGA PLS
Resolution: 1280*720 pixels
Camera: 3.1 megapixel rear camera and VGA front camera
GPS: Yes
Dual Sim: Yes

Sim Type: Micro Sim
Memory: 4 GB Internal, expandable up to 64GB micro SD card
Connectivity: Bluetooth, Wifi, GPS, 3G
Battery: 1500 mah

Tizen operating system - Technology news 2015

On January 1, 2012, the LiMo Foundation was renamed Tizen Association. The Tizen Association is led by a Board of Directors from Samsung, Intel, Huawei, Fujitsu, NEC, Panasonic, KT Corporation, Sprint Corporation, SK Telecom, Orange, NTT DoCoMo, and Vodafone. The Tizen Association works closely with the Linux Foundation, which supports the Tizen open source project

Tizen is developed by a community of developers, under open source governance, and is open to all members who wish to participate.

Tizen an operating system based on the Linux kernel and the GNU C Library implementing the Linux API
Open source Developers: Linux Foundation, Tizen Association, Samsung, Intel
First release: 5th January 2012
Latest release: Version 2.3 on 8th November 2014

Default user interface: Graphical (Native and Web applications)
License - Operating system: GPLv2, LGPL, Apache License, BSD, Flora License
Current Tizen profiles are Tizen IVI (in-vehicle infotainment), Tizen Mobile, Tizen TV, and Tizen Wearable. Also targets PCs, tablets, smartphones, GPS smartnav and Samsung Smart Home.
In addition to that, as of Tizen 3.0, all profiles are built on top of a common, shared infrastructure called Tizen Common.

Tizen Versions since launch
1.0, 2.0 alpha code-named Magnolia, 2.0 code-named Magnolia, 2.1, code-named Nectarine, 2.2, 2.2.1, 2.3

Official website: www.tizen.org

AB Devilliers 31 ball century record against West Indies

AB Devilliers set a new record by hitting a ton in just 31 Balls. This is a fastest century record in the cricket history. AB scored century in 31 Balls against West Indies in 2nd ODI of West Indies tour of South Africa 2015.

He also broke the record of fastest half century in the same match against West Indies by scoring half century in just 16 balls. AB Devilliers broke the record of Sanath Jayasuriya who smashed half century in just 17 balls against Pakistan in 1996. 

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Bengaluru Pulse polio drive - 18th & 22nd January 2015

Bengaluru Pulse polio drive for children aged between zero(0) and five(5), on 18th January 2015 and 22nd February 2015

Participants: Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) health department in coordination with Rotary Club, Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Associations of India, State government, college students, builders' association and other stakeholders

Palike Commissioner M Lakshminarayana said: “A total of 2,970 booths will be operational along with 422 mobile units. About 14,358 polio vaccine administrators comprising nursing, medical students among other volunteers will be involved.

The booths have been set up at private and government schools, bus stops, important parks, near malls, primary health centres, anganwadi centres, private nursing homes, railway stations and other populated areas.”

For more information on Pulse Polio drive - BBMP zonal office numbers: 080 22221188/ 22975595 / 22225657
Source: www.deccanherald.com

Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2015 Key Highlights

7th Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2015 held from 11th to 13th January

Venue: Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

Reliance Industries to invest Rs.1 lakh crore in 12-18 months across businesses

Aditya Birla Group to invest 20,000 crore in Gujarat

Australia's Rio Tinto, CEO Sam Walsh to add 30,000 jobs in diamond cutting industry in Gujarat

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim raises India's growth for 2015 to 6.4%


Theme-based seminar held at the Vibrant Gujarat 2015 on 11th and 12th January 2015

Gujarat: Preferred Hub for Defence Production

CSR – Touching Lives & Making an Impact

Innovation and Technology in Food Processing for Sustaining Food Security

Health for All: Leveraging Technology, Innovations & Enablers

Innovation: The Torch Bearer of 21st Century

Sustainable Energy for All

Water Security, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

Smart Cities for Next Generation

Invest in India Summit 2015 "Financing for Future Growth"


Exhibition or Events held at the Vibrant Gujarat 2015

Vibrant Gujarat Gems and Jewellery Exhibition was held between 8th and 13th January 2015

Reverse Buyer Seller Meet (PHARMEXCIL) was held between 9th and 11th January 2015

Reverse Buyer Seller Meet (CHEMEXCIL) was held on 10th January 2015

Global CEOs Conclave was held on 11th January 2015

India - ASEAN FTA Debate Conclave & India - Africa - Bilateral Trade Opportunity was held on 13th January 2015

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Sports Events Cricket 2015

Indian team World Cup 2015 cricket league matches-sports updates 2015

15th February Sunday 09:00 IST Pool B - India v Pakistan, Adelaide Oval

22nd February Sunday 09:00 IST Pool B - India v South Africa, Melbourne Cricket Ground

28th February Saturday 12:00 IST Pool B - India v United Arab Emirates Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth

6th March Friday 12:00 IST Pool B - India v West Indies Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth

10th March Tuesday 06:30 IST Pool B - India v Ireland Seddon Park, Hamilton

14th March Saturday 06:30 IST Pool B - India v Zimbabwe Eden Park, Auckland

General Awareness Current Affairs 2015 January

The Year 2015 is observed as International Year of Soils and International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies

Kenes Exhibition, International agriculture expo 2015

Kenes Exhibition in partnership with Hyderabad International Trade Expositions Ltd (Hitex), to organise Agritex 2015, from 31st March 2015 to 1st April 2015.


BioAsia 2015 to focus on idea validation, design and rapid prototyping of technologies and solutions to the life sciences and healthcare sector

BioAsia 2015 Dates: 2nd to 4th February

Department of Posts starts through its post offices in association with Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) to public to issue Special Darshan Ticket of Rs.300 at all the 2348 post offices in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Nikon D5500 with 24.2 megapixel DX-format camera launched in India

Monday, 12 January 2015

Moto G 16 GB Rs.9999 - 2015 January offer Flipkart

               

Flipkart is selling Motorola Moto G 1st Gen 16 GB Smartphone for Rs.9999.

Motorola Moto G is a android based smartphone and runs on android 4.4 Kit Kat OS. This phone has a 4.5 inch screen with display resolution of 1280*720 pixels. It sports a 5 megapixel rear camera and 1.3 megapixel secondary camera. The phone is powered by 1.2 GHZ quad core processor with 1 GB RAM with an internal memory of 8 GB.


Specifications of Motorola Moto G 16 GB:

Processor: 1.2 GHZ quad core processor
RAM: 1 GB
OS: Android 4.2 Jellybean OS
Screen: 4.50 inch
Resolution: 1280*720 pixels
Camera: 5 megapixel rear camera and 1.3 megapixel front camera
Flash: Yes
GPS: Yes
Dual Sim: Yes

Sim Type: Micro Sim
Memory: 16 GB Internal
Connectivity: 3G, Wifi, Micro USB, Bluetooth

Wifi hotspot: No
Battery: 2070 mah

Weight: 140 gms

Moto G 8 GB Rs.8999 - 2015 January offer

               
Flipkart is selling Motorola Moto G 1st Gen Smartphone for Rs.8999.

Motorola Moto G is a android based smartphone and runs on android 4.4 Kit Kat OS. This phone has a 4.5 inch screen with display resolution of 1280*720 pixels. It sports a 5 megapixel rear camera and 1.3 megapixel secondary camera. The phone is powered by 1.2 GHZ quad core processor with 1 GB RAM with an internal memory of 8 GB.


Specifications of Motorola Moto G 8 GB:

Processor: 1.2 GHZ quad core processor
RAM: 1 GB
OS: Android 4.2 Jellybean OS
Screen: 4.50 inch
Resolution: 1280*720 pixels
Camera: 5 megapixel rear camera and 1.3 megapixel front camera
Flash: Yes
GPS: Yes
Dual Sim: Yes

Sim Type: Micro Sim
Memory: 8 GB Internal
Connectivity: 3G, Wifi, Micro USB, Bluetooth

Wifi hotspot: No
Battery: 2070 mah

Weight: 140 gms

Friday, 9 January 2015

List of Technology launches at CES 2015

List of Technology launches at CES 2015

Alcatel OneTouch Watch with 210mAh battery

HP Stream Mini 1.4Ghz Celeron processor, 2GB RAM, 32GB SSD and built-in WiFi Bluetooth connectivity

Lenovo LaVie Z550, 13.3 inch laptop 5th gen Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD

Toshiba Portege Z20t, Windows 8.1 tablet, 12.5-inch touchscreen, keyboard dock, 8GB RAM, up to 512GB SSD storage

Asus Zenfone series, Zenfone 2, 5.5-inch 1080p display, 64-bit quad core Intel Atom processor, 3,000mAh battery

Canon CS100 Media Station, built-in 1 TB hard drive, SD and CF card slots, Ethernet port, HDMI, WiFi and NFC connectivity

Sony ZX2 Walkman, Android 4.2, 4-inch display (854 x 480 pixels), 128GB built in storage, microSD slot for further expansion, Bluetooth, NFC, WiFi

Lenovo Vibe Band VB10, e-ink display. It can monitor the number of steps you take, distance, calories, sleep and it is said to display notifications from your smartphone

Parrot RNB6 (Android Car Stereo) dual DIN car infotainment system with 7-inch IPS HD touchscreen, preloaded navigation, Bluetooth handsfree calling, voice controls

Polaroid Zip uses Zink zero ink printing technology and promises to print 25 images on a single charge

ICICI Bank's contactless debit and credit cards payment

ICICI Bank one of the leading private sector bank in India has launched a new way of making payment. ICICI Bank's contactless debit and credit cards using near-field communication technology (NFC) helps a customer to make a payment by just waving the card at merchant terminals.

NFC payment Launch cities: Mumbai, Hyderabad and Gurgaon

NFC enabled Cards: Coral contactless credit cards and Expressions wave debit cards


First Kodak phone CES 2015 - Kodak IM5 price & specification

Kodak has made a debut into the smartphone segment with the launch of its first smartphone Kodak IM5 in CES 2015.

Kodak IM5 smartphone has a 5 inch screen powered by 1.7 ghz octa core processor with 1GB RAM. The phone sports a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED Flash and 5 megapixel front camera. Kodak IM5 smartphone runs on Android 4.4 Kit Kat OS and can be upgraded to Android 5.0 Lollipop OS. 


Specifications of Kodak IM5:

Processor: 1.7 GHZ octa core processor
RAM: 1 GB
OS: Android 4.4 OS
Screen: 5 inch

Resolution: 1280*720 pixels
Camera: 13 megapixel rear camera and 8 megapixel front camera
Flash: Yes
GPS: Yes
Dual Sim: Yes

Memory: 8 GB Internal expandable upto 32 GB
Connectivity: 3G, Wifi, Micro USB, Bluetooth

Wifi hotspot: No

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Asus Zenfone Zoom specification and Price

Asus ZenFone Zoom 4G/LTE dual-sim phone is launched which sports a 3x 

optical zoom lens. It has a 5.5 inch screen. Asus Zenfone zoom mobile is 

powered by 2.3GHz 64-bit Intel Atom processor with 2GB RAM. The phone 

sports a 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera. It runs on Android 5.0 

Lollipop OS. The phone is equipped with 3000mAh battery. Asus Zenfone Zoom 

has internal memory of 128 GB

This phone is priced at US $399 (Rs.25500 approx).

Asus ZenFone 2 4G dualsim CES 2015 launch

Asus ZenFone 2 (ZE551ML) 4G/LTE dual-sim with dual active mode with 4GB 

RAM. It has a 5.5 inch Full HD, IPS display with 178-degree viewing angle, 

Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Asus Zenfone second generation mobile is powered by 

2.3GHz 64-bit Intel Atom processor. The phone sports a 13MP rear camera and 

5MP front camera. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS. The phone is 

equipped with 3000mAh battery, It is available in 16/32/64GB storage variants. 

This phone is priced at US $199 (Rs.12800 approx). Asus Zenfone 2 (second 

gen) will be up for grabs in March 2015.

Monday, 5 January 2015

Karnataka Film Awards for 2013 - Winners list

Karnataka Film Awards for 2013 list of winners.


Best Actor: Nikhil Manjoo

Best actress: Niveditha for December 1


First Best movie: Hajj

Second Best movie: Jatta

Third Best movie: Prakurti


Best Story: Sri Lalite for Hajj

Best Supporting Actor (Male): Sharath Lohithashwa for Mathhe Sathyagraha

Best Supporting Actor (Female): Bhagirathi Bai Kadam

Best Child Actor (Male): Master Pradhyumna

Best Child Actor (Female): Baby Shriya

Best Singer-Female: Sachina Heggar for Kaddipudi

Best Singer-Male: Naveen Sajju for Lucia

Best Music Director: Poornachandra Tejaswi for Lucia

Best Lyric Writer: Arasu Antare

Best art Director: Ravi

Best Children's movie: Haadu Hakki Haadu

Best first film Director: Agasi Parlour

Best Social concern film: Ingale Maarga

Best Regional Language film: Richshaw Driver (Tulu)

Best Dialogue: Nagashekar

Best Photography: P K H Das

Best Editor: K M Prakash


Lifetime achievement Award:

Rajkumar award: Srinath

Puttanna Kanagal award: PH Vishwanath

Vishnuvardhan award: K V Guptha

Saturday, 3 January 2015

2015 Smart phone Technical terms

2015 Smart phone Technical terms


A-GPS - Assisted Global Positioning System

A2DP - Advanced Audio Distribution Profile

AAC - Advanced Audio Coding

AMOLED display - Active-matrix organic light-emitting diode

APN - Access Point Name

AVRCP - Audio/Video Remote Control Profile

D-Pad - Direction Pad

DC-HSDPA - Dual Carrier or Dual Cell High-Speed Downlink Packet Access

DLNA - Digital Living Network Alliance

DNSe - Digital Natural Sound engine

DRM - Digital Rights Management

DVB-H - Digital Video Broadcasting - Handheld

EDGE - Enhanced Data for Global Evolution

EDR - Enhanced Data Rate

EGSM - Extended GSM

EMS - Enhanced Message Service

Li-Ion - Lithium Ion

Li-Polymer - Lithium Polymer

OTA - Over-The-Air

QCIF - Quarter Common Intermediate Format

QVGA - Quarter Video Graphics Array