Indian man reunites with long-lost mother via Google Earth

Saroo Brierle, who was separated from his family at the age of 5, tracked down the name of his village and found it on Google Earth to reunite with his mother. Google Earth has proven to be a very helpful software for many, as it is used by Governments, Rescue teams in different countries and … Continue reading

Samsung sold 92 million phones, overtakes Nokia in phone sales

Samsung, the Korean electronic giant has dethroned Nokia from the top phone seller. Yes, Nokia who was the previous top phone seller is now at the second spot because Samsung sold 92 million handsets (shipped) in Q1 for 2012 whereas Nokia was left behind at 83 million of which 71 million are low-end devices and … Continue reading

Why did Facebook buy Instagram?

As I reported earlier that Facebook has bought Instagram for a billion dollars and I also wrote what you can expect from the acquisition: The future of Facebook + Instagram: 10 Predictions, there is one thing bothering many. It is a question and its “Why”? Why did Facebook buy Instagram? This has been arising since … Continue reading

The future of Facebook + Instagram: 10 Predictions

Last night, the web was filled with the news of Facebook buying Instagram for $1 billion. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced the news on his timeline and then Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom did it on the company blog. Twitter was trending with Instagram and Mark Zuckerberg and some people were happy with the news but … Continue reading

Facebook buys Instagram for $1 billion

Woah! Out of nowhere, Facebook has acquired Instagram for $1 billion. The compensation is in cash and stocks. Instagram will however remain a standalone app from Facebook but they will be integrated sometime in the future. The transaction should go through this quarter pending some standard closing procedures. Instagram has 27 million registered users on iOS devices … Continue reading

Chinese teen sells kidney for $3500 to buy iPhone, iPad

Some people buy an iPhone or an iPad by standing in the line. They just have to shell out a few bucks and get the device they were waiting for. Its a joy to them. A Chinese teen had to sell his kidney to buy an iPhone and an iPad. The kid is just 17 … Continue reading

Nokia Lumia PureView images leaked

Remember the phone with a 41 Megapixel sensor that was announced at the MWC this year? Yea, it was Nokia PureView. Nokia is back in the smartphone game with Lumia handsets powered by Windows Phone. I personally loved the Lumia 800 (Just FYI). Nokia Lumia PureView, a phone in the making had some of its … Continue reading

Pinterest has more visits than LinkedIn, Tagged, Google+ but less than Twitter and Facebook in US

Pinterest is the 3rd most popular social network in the US. It is ahead of LinkedIn, Tagged and Google+ with more than 104 million visitors in March. From January 21 to 28, Pinterest got 21.5 million visits and 60% were women. Yes, Pinterest as we all know is dominated by Women. Pinterest came 3rd after … Continue reading

The Pirate Bay has 5000+ artists supporting ‘The Promo Bay’

Sent in by James C. Record labels and Hollywood have described The Pirate Bay as one of the biggest threats to their business, but thousands of artists clearly disagree with this view. In recent weeks more than 5000 independent artists have signed up to be promoted by the world’s largest torrent site. Those who were … Continue reading

Its Apple, Intel & Qualcomm vs. Samsung

There is no bad time for Apple. Samsung and Apple have been fighting with each other over patents, just like two kids do over a drawing or a toy. But this is pretty serious. Intel and Qualcomm have provided source code (info) to US lawyers that will help prove Apple’s point that it isn’t infringing … Continue reading

Samsung Galaxy S3 release date revealed in a leaked press invite

The best Android Smartphone maker Samsung has unveiled its upcoming and the most talked about phone in the market (after iPhone 5). Samsung’s line of Galaxy Smartphones has been a hit around the world and now the legend has to continue so the company is coming out with Galaxy S3. CNET reached out to the … Continue reading

Instagram arrives on Android, finally!

The wait is over! Popular iPhone app Instagram is no longer just for the iOS, its now available for Android devices as well. The app was launched in 2010 and has seen huge success since then. Google has a reason to cheer and so does the Android users. Now none of your iPhone friends can … Continue reading

Aamir Khan’s new show is called “Satyamev Jayate”

Aamir Khan has finally come up with a new announcement of his latest upcoming show which was untitled until half an hour ago. The show is called Satyamev Jayate. The show is produced by Aamir Khan Productions, presented by Airtel, powered by Aquaguard and will be aired soon on Star Plus. There is no official … Continue reading

Facebook might be adding a hate button

Facebook introduced a Like button in 2010 and it was a hit. In a few days millions and millions of users started liking stuff and every major website added the Like button, IMDB being one of the very firsts. TechCrunch reports that according to Facebook’s S-1 filing, users generate 2.7 billion likes and comments each … Continue reading

Apple Planning ‘Significant Growth’ of Reseller Network in India

Macrumors reported a new job listing on Apple’s site that indicates that the company is developing a significant growth plan for its network of APRs in India (Apple Premium Resellers). The company is looking for a new National manager to oversee expansion of the program. The Apple Premium Reseller (APR) program was designed by Apple to … Continue reading

Nokia launches real-time traffic updates for Mumbai and Delhi

Nokia, one of the global leading brands in mobiles is setting up more features for the people in India. The company has a good reputation in India as mostly all Indians had their first phone, made by Nokia. The latest from Nokia is Traffic updates for Mumbai and Delhi. The app is called “Traffic Feature” … Continue reading

Jolicloud Me Beta arrives

Written by iDigiD Contributor: Jeremy A. Jolicloud Me is a new product of Jolicloud, what it does is actually simple, it takes all your stuff from your social networks in to one page. Also, if you have shared any music, videos, photos shared by you, it will put it in one place. (like a library of … Continue reading

Influence of Social Media on US Presidential Campaign [Infographic]

Last night I received a tip from a person at @HowToMBA via the iDigiD Connect page about a new infographic the company has rolled out on their blog. The infographic details the influential use of Social Media on the 2012 Republican Primaries. I don’t want to say much about this because the infographic speaks for itself, have … Continue reading

Justin Bieber’s Twitter account Hacked

  Canadian Pop star Justin Bieber’s Twitter account was hacked yesterday. The hacker unfollowed people and blocked some of Bieber’s followers. He also posted “19 million my a** #biebermyba**s” for Justin’s 19 million followers. Bieber had reached 19 million followers yesterday and got hacked the same day. The hacker unfollowed over 100,000 people. “#biebermyballs” may sound … Continue reading

RIM slashes all Blackberry Smartphone prices in India

  BGR reports that Research in Motion has slashed prices of all its Blackberry Smartphones in India. The price drop is as much as 26% and this could be a global move that the company could take. RIM was dethroned by Apple in Canada and now the company is dropping prices because of low sales … Continue reading