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I am Sherly, living in the city of Alappuzha, which known as the 'Venice of the East'.

Google Nexus 6 is now available for pre-order on Flipkart at Rs 43,999

Indian retailer Flipkart has started taking pre-orders for the Nexus 6, with orders set to ship from the second week of December. The pricing of the device is similar to what is being listed on the Indian Play Store, with

WhatsApp’s latest update for Android users adds option offers more privacy

WhatsApp has started rolling out another update for its Android users that includes an end-to-end encryption of chats enabled by default. This is the strongest security offered by a texting app even when compared to similar tools offered by giants

Google to offer 1TB of Drive storage for new Chromebooks

Chromebooks make day-to-day computing fast, simple and secure, whether you’re searching for a great pumpkin pie recipe or sharing a family photo from Google Drive. And now, as a bonus for the holiday season, new Chromebook buyers can get 1TB

IBM Launching Web-Based Email Service ‘Verse’

Tech giant IBM has launched a new e-mail application ‘Verse’ for enterprises that integrates social media, file sharing and analytics to help increase productivity. The service stems from IBM’s $100 million investment in design innovation and adds layers of analytics,

Amazon plans a streaming-video alternative :News Report

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos is primed and ready for a fresh assault on the streaming-video space. The e-commerce giant will roll out a new ad-supported streaming offering early next year that will be separate from its $99-a-year Prime membership, which

eBay brings ‘Black Friday’ discount shopping to India

E-commerce major eBay has partnered with to introduce ‘Black Friday’ sale in India that will go on from today till November 30, 2014. Under the offer, eBay will offer the bargains on US-based products at India pricing as well

Alcatel launches Onetouch Flash with 5 MP selfie-camera phone at Rs 9,999

Alcatel Onetouch today introduced its octa-core selfie smartphone called Flash at a price of Rs 9,999. The Alcatel Onetouch Flash will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting November 21. The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch HD display with a 13 MP

RelativeWave Gets Acquired By Google: visually-inclined tool-makers

RelativeWave, creators of an $80 “interaction design and prototyping” Mac app called Form, has been acquired by Google. As a result, Form is now free. In case you’ve never used it, Form is a visual editor meant to help designers/developers

Facebook launches FB Techwire to help journalists tech news page

Facebook has today launched its own page, called FB Techwire, that will surface breaking tech news, debates and other events to users of the social network in real-time. “The goal of FB Techwire is to aid in the discovery of

Microsoft to replace Nokia Store with Opera Mobile Store

Opera Mobile Store will replace Nokia Store as the default app store for Nokia feature phones, Symbian and Nokia X smartphones, following an agreement between Opera Software and Microsoft. Beginning in the first quarter of 2015, people who access Nokia