Smartphones in use, moving from 2.5 billion to 5 billion

Highlights from this interesting presentation by Benedict Evans about what changes we could see with the increase of the number of smartphones around the world, Read more on Smartphones in use, moving from 2.5 billion to 5 billion…

Making Airplay mirroring work with iOS 8

iOS8 has a big UI/UX failure. Airplay mirroring was not visible due to bad UI design.

Smaller towns in India rescuing ecommerce & mobile handset companies

On two consecutive days we got to read about how important smaller towns in India are for ecommerce and mobile handset companies.

Ecommerce portals have been a great attraction in non-metro cities in India, especially if those cities or towns do not have the name brand showrooms. And the cash on delivery model has been a huge attraction to smaller town residents, however there have been few bad experiences in that model while delivering to the state of Uttar Pradesh [see this]. Online stores are increasingly turning to small towns in India [see this], Read more on Smaller towns in India rescuing ecommerce & mobile handset companies…

India RIPs Steve Jobs

My introduction to Apple products and Objective-C language

Finally an Apple with Indian flavors, yummy!

iOS 4.2.1 Upgrade

iOS 4.2.1 Upgrade

Apple released a new version of their OS for iPads, iOS 4.2.1, on November 22, 2010. I had heard from others iOS 4.2.1 was going to support few Indian languages.

We do see a reasonable amount of traffic coming from Apple devices (iPad, iPhone) to Oneindia. Many of our users were unhappy about not being able to read any of our Indian language sites on their Apple toys. We too were unhappy. Read more on Finally an Apple with Indian flavors, yummy!…