Google Doodle Celebrates St. Basil’s Cathedral’s 450th Anniversary

doodleToday’s Google doodle celebrates the 450th anniversary of St. Basil’s Cathedral in Russia. The incredible Russian landmark which includes nine multi-colored onion-shaped domes has replaced the “L” in Google’s logo. This is the second time Google has featured the Cathedral in a doodle. Nothing fancy happens when you hover over the doodle, unlike Google’s previous doodles. Although Google functions in Russia, Yandex, a Russian search engine is the market leader. Read More

Apple Releases Two New iPhone 4 TV Ads


Apple has released two new TV ads featuring the iPhone 4 today which may possibly be the last advertisements that will be aired to promote the iPhone 4. It is rumored that Apple will soon release a new version of iPhone that will be thinner and lighter than the current model. The ads are based on the highly popular “If you don’t have an iPhone..” series. Until the next iPhone comes out, watch these ads to love your phone even more. Read More

Review – Proporta’s Slim Leather Style Case for iPad 2

Proporta has got an excellent collection of cases for the iPad 2. The slim leather style case for iPad 2 tries to replicate the functionality of the original Apple case for the iPad, and apply the same values to the iPad 2. The case is specifically designed for the iPad 2, and functions in the exact same manner as the original iPad case from Apple.

The iPad 2 fits in perfectly in the slim leather case, and the case helps protect the back and front end of the device. Unlike the smart cover from Apple, Proporta’s slim case protects the back side of the device while leaving spaces for the iPad camera to function in the right way. Sleek gaps have been cut out to provide complete access to all the ports. Read More

Snappy Giveaways – Roxie’s a-MAZE-ing Vacation Adventure

raRoxie’s a-MAZE-ing Vacation Adventure is a new App from OCG Studios that kids will simply love. The user interface of the App is neatly designed, and the game is highly addictive. In the game, your job is to find items while driving, walking, flying, riding, racing, or rafting. You need to figure out your way, and find the desired item by freely exploring. Read More

Orkut Will Function Along With Google+

orkutGoogle has mentioned that Orkut, its social netowrking site focused on primarily Brazil and Indian users will co-exisist with Google+, its recent social networking project which is in invite only mode at the moment.

Over time, Google plans to integrate both social networks to create a service that would be accessible to users around the globe. Orkut launched in 2004, and has been the primary social networks in India and Brazil. Google does not have any plans to shut down the service, and has mentioned that it will continue to invest in the product. Read More

Apple Stores Around the World Closed for Renovations

20110708-040539.jpgApple Stores around the world will be closed from July 17 to July 22 for a major renovation. Apple Store geniuses will perform overnight shifts to work to make the stores even better. Design related changes are for sure, and reports also suggest that Apple will install Lion on all Macs. All new Sandy Bridge equipped MacBook Airs with a blazingly fast 400MBps SSD drives may also be coming. Read More

iPad HD Coming This Fall?

20110707-113357.jpgThis is my next is reporting that according to trusted sources, Apple will release a new version of the iPad dubbed “iPad HD”. The new tablet will be targeted for advanced professionals, and would sport a 2048*1536 resolution screen, double the current screen resolution of iPad 2.

The report also claims that the device will be powerful enough to run Apple’s advanced Final Cut Pro software. Apple already offers iMovie for video editing, but with Final Cut Pro, professionals could edit movies directly on iPad HD. Read More

WSJ – iPhone 5 Will Be “Thinner and Lighter” Than iPhone 4

iphone 4Trusted insider source for all Apple news, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the next generation iPhone will be thinner and lighter than the iPhone 4. iPhone 5 or iPhone 4S is rumored to be released later this year with upgraded hardware and software that will be completely merged with the cloud, iOS 5. Component supplier sources told the Journal that an 8 megapixel rear-facing camera and baseband processors supplied by Qualcomm will be a part of the next generation phone from Apple. Read More