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Micromax launches Windows 10 powered Canvas LapTab


Micromax has launched its upgraded version of its existing Canvas LapTab which is now powered by Windows 10. THe existing Canvas LapTab is powered by Windows 8. With this launch, Micromax Canvas LapTab becomes one of the first commercially available devices in India which comes pre-loaded Windows 10.

Micromax Windows 10 Canvas LapTab

The device is basically targeted for consumers who want portability as the primary feature with a laptop kind of device. Canvas LapTab is combination of a Windows powered tablet and a keyboard. The tablet and keyboard can be separated easily making it great portable device. The price of Rs. 14,999 does make it more attractive to price sensitive Indian consumers too.

Canvas LapTab sports a 10.1-inch WXGA IPS Display and powered by Intel 4th Generation Atom 1.83 GHz Quad core processor with 2 GB DDR3 RAM and 32 GB flash storage space. It comes with both front and rear camera of 2 MP fixed focus ability. It weighs just 1.1 Kg and comes with a battery life of almost 10 hours.

It comes with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth v4.0 along with USB & Micro USB port added with OTG support to plug-in any SATA drive or other peripherals, easily extending functionality of the device.

It is available online at Amazon India and across all leading retail stores offline.

LastPass password manager turns free on mobile devices, but with a catch


Till now, Lastpass password manager is one of the best password managers available to most users for free unless you wanted mobile access too. Even getting that mobile access was not that expensive and costed just $12 a year which lets you sync and access all your passwords on any device. Now with increase in number of smartphone users, Lastpass is changing its premium model of subscription to a freemium kind of subscription.


Through their blog, they announced that  new users can get started with LastPass for free on any device, including mobile devices. Even though this announcement appears great from consumer point of view, there is a small catch. This small catch is that how you can use it for free on :

  • unlimited desktops OR
  • unlimited smartphones OR
  • unlimited tablets

This is where it gets confusing. As it appears (notice OR carefully), you wont be able to sync your passwords that you saved on a mobile device on a desktop or even tablet. Similarly, you can’t sync your passwords that you saved on desktop to mobile devices or tablets. The confusion here is, do we need to use three separate accounts for using last pass on Desktops, tablets or mobile devices ? Whether we will be able to access passwords stored in your accounts from other devices or not using the web browser?

I am a lastpass user for years including premium subscription in between. This new model appears more confusing to me and may in fact confuse most users which can result in bad name for the application. We still believe the premium subscription is great if you want to get access to all your passwords across all devices, yet the free model will work for most. We hope that they clarify a bit more on this or someone from our readers can throw some light here.

Source and Image Credits: Lastpass Blog

TomTom launches its range of GPS Sport Watches in India


TomTom today announces its range of GPS sport watches in India.  The TomTom range of GPS Sport Watches include four devices at a price starting at Rs. 12,999. These smartwatches are aimed at  runners, cyclists, swimmers etc and comes with real-time information such as time, distance, heart rate, pace, speed & calories burnt.

Tomtom smartwatches

The four GPS Sport Watches  announced by Tomtom are priced as under:

  1. Runner : 12,999 INR,
  2. Multi-Sport GPS :  15,499 INR.
  3. Runner Cardio GPS Watch :  20,999 INR
  4. Multi-Sport Cardio Watch : 23,499 INR

These will be exclusively available on flipkart.com.

tomtom gps smartwatch

The devices come with an extra-large, high-resolution and high-contrast display and include TomTom’s Graphical Training Partner. giving users real-time performance at-a-glance with three graphical training modes i.e Race, Goal and Zone.

It includes a One-Button Controlfor navigating up-down-left-right through menus to access key stats and other watch features. It includes Indoor tracker to track indoor runs using built-in sensors to count strides even while running on a treadmill. Other features include Quick GPS fix to quickly find precise locations and Multi-platform compatibility letting you Sync, analyse and share statson sites like TomTom MySports website, MapMyFitness, RunKeeper, TrainingPeaks and Strava.

The devices are Weather and water-resistant with waterproof up to 165 feet / 5 ATM. In terms of battery, it lasts up to 8 hours (GPS+HR) and up to 10 (GPS only).

Grab CyberGhost VPN 1 year Premium account for FREE (5,000 keys)


CyberGhost VPN is one of the most popular VPN solutions available for users worldwide to access online content anonymously using the VPN. We have used them in the past for quite sometime and they are good. If you ever wanted to grab a Premium account of Cyberghost VPN for free, here is some good news for you.

Cyberghost VPN Free

CyberGhost has just released 5,000 keys for its 1 year Premium VPN for free which you can grab just by submitting your email address and verifying it via an email in your Inbox. The CyberGhost VPN 1 year Premium account includes unlimited data volume and bandwidth. The only limitation is that the key must be activated by October 12 otherwise it expires. Even though the promo or the deal ends on September 23, but considering that its just 5,000 keys, it will run out pretty fast soon. So grab it before it runs out.

Here is how you can grab it for free:

  1. To grab the CyberGhost VPN 1 year Premium account for FREE, you need to visit the Promo Page.
  2. Submit your email address and wait for the confirmation email to arrive in your inbox.
  3. Just click on the activation link in the email you recieved to get the activation code.
  4. Just use that activation code in the Cyberghost client on your PC to activate 1 year Premium account for FREE.

The promo worked for us and it should work for you too.

Thank you Ashwin for the tip.

Source : Slickdeals

Jolla’s smartphone with Sailfish OS to debut in India on 23rd Sept


Smartphone market in India is buzzing with new launches often and new players entering into the market to tap the untapped potential. The latest entrant in smartphone market in India is the Jolla’s smartphone with Sailfish OS which is set to make its debut in India on 23rd Septemeber. Jolla announced that officially on its Facebook page and media invites have been already sent out for the event. We got that invite too and will be covering it as and when it happens on 23rd September.

Jolla Smartphone sailfish OS

For some background, Jolla started shipping the phone in late November 2013 via the web only from within the European Union. Currently is available worldwide from Jolla internet store.

Jolla’s smartphone with Sailfish OS will be sold via the exclusive online portal model just like the way Xiaomi and Motorola are selling their devices in India. Jolla’s smartphone  will be available exclusively on online retailer Snapdeal after the launch.

Jolla Snapdeal

Considering that Indian smartphone market has become too competitive in terms of pricing after the recent launches of Androidone and Xiaomi devices, it will be interesting to check out the pricing that the Jolla’s smartphone comes with.

Get 1 Year LastPass Premium Subscription for free


Lastpass is one of the best password management application / extension. AppSumo is giving away 1 year LastPass Premium Subscription to everyone for free. With Lastpass premium subscription, you can access all your passwords on the go including all the smartphone devices.

LastPass has apps for Android, Blackberry OS, iOS and Windows Phone devices. If you dislike using the Lastpass app’s built in browser, you can use the Android browser addons on Firefox, and Dolphin browser too.

How to get 1 year Lastpass  premium subscription for free:

1. Login to your LastPass account in your browser’s addon.

2. Visit the promo page, https://www.appsumo.com/lastpass-deal/buy/ and enter your email address in the text box.

LastPass Free 1 Year License AppSumo Promo

If you can’t access it, keep trying a few times. It worked for us.

LastPass AppSumo Promo

3. You will receive an email with a unique link. We received the email in the “Promotions” tab of our gmail account. Click on the link to be taken to the page shown below.

LastPass AppSumo Promo Offer

4. Now Click on the Redeem offer button.

5. Your account should now have the premium subscription for 1 year.

LastPass AppSumo Promo Success

You can check your account’s premium status by visiting this page.

Google Chrome 64-bit arrives as Beta for Windows 8, Windows 7

Even though we already have 64 bit versions of operating system installed on our PCs, majority of them being the Microsoft Windows. But we are yet to get 64 bit version of most of the applications that we use on our PCs and majority of them just run with their 32 bit counterpart. Google chrome broser was one such application for which no 64 bit installer was available. It seems now that it is going to change.


Google has just announced the Chrome 64-bit Beta Channel for Windows operating system. The Google Chrome 64-bit Beta Channel at the moment is only available for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users only. If you use Chrome on your Windows PC  and run either of Windows 7 or Windows 8 64-bit operating system, then you can download the 64-bit installer from Chrome Beta download page here.

Google Chrome 64 Bit Beta

This new 64 bit version of Chrome replaces the existing version on your PC while preserving all your settings and bookmarks, so there’s no need to uninstall a current installation of Chrome if you decide to install this. I am using this at the moment on my PC with Windows 7 without any issues and you too can try it.

Source : Google 

Free Bitdefender Internet Security 2015 License Key ( 9 Months)


Bitdefender is one of the popular Antivirus solutions available for PCs. Bitdefender released latest version of their Antivirus, antimalware products last week i.e Bitdefender Antivirus Plus, Internet Security and Total Security 2015. If you wanted to grab license keys Bitdefender, here is some good news for you. Softpedia in association with Bitdefender is giving away unlimited License keys of Bitdefender Internet Security 2015 which is valid for 9 months.

Bitdefender Internet Security 2015

Bitdefender Internet Security 2015 License Key (1 year for 1 PC) license usually costs $59.95 / €49.95. The giveaway from Softpedia for Bitdefender Internet Security 2015 License Key  is available to everyone who visits the landing page. The license key is though valid only for 9 months and not 1 year.

To get the free license key, please visit the landing page and submit your email.

Bitdefender Internet Security 2015 free license key

The license key will be delivered almost instantly in your Inbox.

Bitdefender Internet Security 2015 license key

The giveaway is valid for next 2 days (almost 48+ hours from now on). So grab this before it expires.

Thank you Ashwin for the heads up.

Source: Softpedia

Microsoft OneDrive Free storage increased to 15 GB from 7 GB


Competition has seriously heated up in Cloud storage segment with serious players like Dropbox, Microsoft and Google Drive upping the ante with each passing day. Microsoft OneDrive is trying hard to come at par with other cloud storage players and till now has been offering a free Online storage space of 7 GB to it’s users.

Starting today, Microsoft has just increased that free storage space for its users and now all OneDrive users will now have access to 15 GB of free cloud storage. Apart from this, you can earn an extra 3 GB of storage when you activate your camera roll backup to save photos automatically.

OneDrive logoIf you want more cloud storage, you can buy additional storage at much lower prices, starting at 100 GB for $1.99 per month on OneDrive. With this upgrade, now every new and existing personal OneDrive accounts will come with:

  • 15 GB of free storage (up from 7 GB)
  • 1 TB of additional OneDrive storage with an Office 365 Home/Personal/University subscription (up from 20 GB)
  • additional storage starting at 100 GB for $1.99 per month

OneDrive 15gbThis upgrade is rolling out slowly to all accounts and may be visible in your account already.

Aircel launches 4G services in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar and Odisha


4G services in India is yet to take-off in India. Service providers like Airtel is launching it slowly in cities one by one but the pace is too slow.  Aircel, one of India’s leading innovative mobile services providers today launched its 4G services across four circles in India namely, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar and Odisha.

Apart from these four circles, Aircel also holds 20MHz of spectrum 4G LTE 2300 MHz band in another four circles i.e Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, North East and Jammu and Kashmir. Hopefully, Aircel will launch the 4G services in these remaining circles too i.e Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, North East and Jammu and Kashmir.

aircel-4GAircel  launch of 4G services in full state instead of cities (as Airtel does) may help better and faster access to 4G services to consumers in these circles. Mr. Anupam Vasudev, Chief Marketing Officer, Aircel said, “Our existing technological leadership position further lends to providing a promising and reliable 4G LTE service to our customers. The wireless broadband services offered will help customers transform their workplaces and homes into ‘smarter’ entities.

We will update as and when we get more information on the Tariff and plans for these 4G services.