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9X Music channels on Sale? Sony Interested?

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/media/entertainment/media/new-silk-route-in-talks-with-sony-pictures-to-sell-9x-media-for-rs-250-300-crore/articleshow/51231993.cms New Silk Route, an India-focused private equity fund, and Pradeep Guha are in talks with Sony Pictures Networks India among other investors to sell music channels group 9X Media for anywhere between Rs 250 crore and Rs 300 crore. … Continue reading

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Windows 10 for Phone (W10P) Technical Preview First Impressions on Lumia 830

I took risk and updated my Lumia 830 to Windows 10 for Phone Technical Preview. Since I don’t use my Lumia 830 as primary phone, so I was able to take risk, but I suggest readers that if you are … Continue reading

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Windows Phone Cortana in India

After applying WP8.1 GDR1 (Developer Preview), Cortana is available in India. But to use Cortana, we need to configure Speech language as English UK (or English US). Cortana is not able to respond any voice commands. Perhaps it is not … Continue reading

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What information is Cortana gathering in non-US region Windows Phone?

I am running WP8.1 Developer’s Preview OS on my Lumia 620. I have set my phone for India region, and never changed to US region to check Cortana or any other features. Yet today while checking Data Sense, I saw … Continue reading

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Sherlock Season 3 on AXN India from 3rd Jan 2014

http://www.televisionpost.com/television/axn-brings-sherlock-season-3-ahead-of-us-launch/  MUMBAI: AXN India, the English general entertainment channel from Sony Pictures Entertainment, will launch the third season of popular BBC crime drama ‘Sherlock’, ahead of its US launch and close to its premiere in the UK. The three-episodic season … Continue reading

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Narendra Modi’s favorite fruit

Reporter interviewing Narendra Modi: Which is your favorite fruit? Modi: Apple Reporter on TV (Screaming): BREAKING NEWS! Apple is Modi’s favorite fruit. Digvijay Singh: As Modi has not mentioned Green color fruit, it is insult to minority. Congress Party strongly … Continue reading

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Samsung Omnia W receives 2nd WP7.8 Update (7.10.8862.144)

After reading news about Microsoft seeding WP7.8 to fix Live Tiles issue, I immediately connected my phone to Zune to check update. And Surprise! There was update available message displayed on Zune without any internet disconnection method needed this time. … Continue reading

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