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Two-Day TiEcon Annual Conference Kicks Off

by September 28, 2012

The entrepreneurial event of TiEcon began here today. The 12th edition of the event saw throng of entrepreneurs from various fields who have impacted times gone by along with hundreds of budding entrepreneurs who cherish big dreams for the time to come

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Lenovo A720 AIO can be laid flat on the table so multiple people can collaborate on it

by September 28, 2012

Here we compare seven All-in-One PCs for our readers to find out the best one for their needs

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Choose the right All-In-One PC from 25k to 75 k!

by September 28, 2012

AIOs with their compact size and integrated displays offer more advantages than traditional desktops. However, with plenty of AIO dsktops available in the market today, deciding on the right combination is a tricky job

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Will Microsoft’s Windows 8 Unified Platform Beat Apple and Google?

by September 27, 2012

Microsoft is taking a huge gamble by tailoring the new version of its flagship OS, Windows 8, as a unified OS across desktop and mobile platforms. Is Microsoft doing right thing?

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Windows 8: Disaster or Roaring Success?

by September 27, 2012

With Microsoft ambitiously launching Windows 8 as the first Unified platform across desktop and mobile devices, there are questions over whether such a platform will be successful. We look at why it could fall at either end of a spectrum, a disaster or a roaring success

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Whose Platform for Your Devices and Desktop?

by September 27, 2012

While the platforms are becoming portable, pervasive and powerful today, how do you ensure you have zeroed in on the best platform for your devices?

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How to Choose an OS for your Tablet

by September 27, 2012

Operating systems are different beasts altogether, when it comes to tablets! With crazy hardware configurations driving the next generation of tablets, we look into which OS truly dominates the world of tablets, and why

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Which is the Most Developer-Friendly Platform to Build Apps For?

by September 27, 2012

Developers want to build apps for platforms that are easy to code on, easy to migrate across devices, easy to bring to market, and have a broad reach to audiences. We compare the various platforms based on these factors, to see which one’s the most developer-friendly

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Operating Systems Compared: Which is the Right Choice for Your Smartphone?

by September 27, 2012

Apple iOS wins hands down for its apps eco-system, while BlackBerry survives largely due to its Messenger App. Android allows side-loading of apps, which keep it going, and Windows Phone 8 looks promising

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Why the Debate ‘Which Platform and Which OS for Your Devices?

by September 27, 2012

It all started when an office colleague approached me asking …

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Tech Experts Recommend Which Platform to Choose?

by September 27, 2012

We invited a panel of renowned tech experts at PCQuest to advise on the most suitable platforms for consumers, enterprises, and developers. Here’s what they had to say

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3,500 Developers at 18-Hour Coding Spree at Windows 8 AppFest

by September 27, 2012

PCQuest recently covered the 18-hour coding marathon for Windows 8 held by Microsoft in Bangalore. We also managed to talk to some developers on their experience building apps for Windows 8

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3 Reasons Why You Should Be Wary of Apple Maps!

by September 27, 2012

In the latest iOS 6, Apple has decided to abandon Google’s Maps support in favor of their own proprietary Apple Maps engine. Apple has been getting heavy criticism for the errors present in its maps application. Here are three major areas it needs improvement…

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NFC on Phones: Is it Really that Big a Deal?

by September 25, 2012

Just tap devices to transfer files. Hell, tap to even make payments! That’s NFC in short for you. But should it be a deciding factor for buying a phone? We explore.

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Microsoft Launches Windows 8 AppFest In Bangalore!

by September 22, 2012

In anticipation of the upcoming release of Windows 8 on October 26th, Microsoft organized an 18 hour non-stop coding marathon on September 21st, to encourage developers to build great Windows 8 apps

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Big Data Enters the Mainstream

by September 21, 2012

Big Data is turning out to be one of the hottest IT subjects of 2012, surpassing Cloud or in-memory database, comparable to mobile and social technologies, with which it is closely linked. According to the forecast of Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC), the global market for big data products and services will grow at a compound growth rate of over 38 percent by 2016

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HCL Infosystems Unveils Its Ultrasmart ME Ultrabook

by September 19, 2012

Intel 3rd Generation Core i3 processors; 14-inch WXGA HD LED Backlit display, and more; starts at a price point of Rs 51990

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Google Nexus 7: The Biggest Bang for the Buck?

by September 19, 2012

Google launched its first 7-inch tablet at the 2012 Google I/O conference to much fanfare. We have an exclusive hands-on with the Android Jelly Bean powered device to see how it performs…

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Details of Office 365 Subscriptions for Consumers and Small Businesses

by September 18, 2012

Starting October 19th, any purchase of Office 2010 or Office for Mac 2011 is eligible for a free upgrade to the new Office at the time of availability

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Intel Changes Codename Strategy

by September 14, 2012

“Haswell” is the internal codename of Intel’s next-generation microprocessor, branded as “4th generation Intel Core”

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