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Snapdragon contest P22

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Phones

Could touchscreens and ` P 28 keyboards become passe?

æ Appy

College!

Some cool apps to make your college life interesting P 26

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Matters

Does the new telecom policy deliver? P 24

æBudget

Dozen Twelve great phones that cost less than Rs 5,000 P 38

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lead Story Contest

Answer a few questions and you could walk away with a Snapdragonpowered handset

The way we interact with phones is changing

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spotlight NTP 2012 – What the new telecom policy delivers. And doesn’t

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College apps: Ten must have apps for college goers (and leavers too)

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Face To Face

Infocus TV Digitalisation: Boon or Bane – as cable networks go digital, here’s an insight of what lies ahead

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Ranjit Yadav, country head, Mobile Business-Samsung India, discusses company’s retail strategies for the Indian market Anuj Kumar, CEO, Affle talks about the rapidly growing popularity of Instant Messengers in India Sukhesh Madaan, CEO, Envent tells us where the Indian Accessory market is heading Agnes Leung, senior project manager, Singapore Exhibitions Service, talks about the vision that drives Communicasia

Can spare only Rs 5,000 for a phone? Grab any of these

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cell clues Forget memory cards. Store your information on the cloud

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News

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Letter

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Telco Trivia

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Mobile Doctor

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Consumer Forum

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Chief Speak Kunal Ahooja, global head, devices - S Mobility, reveals the company’s robust plans for Indian mobile space

my guide

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Nostalgia This time, that year

Just in

A look at the newcomers in the Indian market- the Nokia C5-05 and the Samsung Primo Duos

sneak peek

Standing by for launch - the HTC One S and the Nokia Lumia 900

et-cetera

The hottest gadgets, this side of handsets

BURN TESTS fly e730

event

A seminar on Information Security in cloud technology

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m-tech m78

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samsung galaxy pocket

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iball slide

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blackberry curve 9320

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htc one v

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sony xperia sola

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samsung galaxy tab2 310

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sony xperia p

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samsung galaxy siii 

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We look ahead to CommunicAsia

gear guide

Your guide to accessories from Nokia

persona

Did you know all this about Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook?

They Said it

What they said about phones and the industry

Rumour Mill What the industry is talking about. But dare not admit

vantage point Susan Park, director, Retail product marketing, Sandisk, tells how to select a memory card for your Digi-cam

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Boredom Busters Kill your enemies or go for an enthralling bike race, as we review the latest and best games in celltown

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smart apps

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From booking train tickets to editing photos, there is an app for everything now. Read our reviews to find out more.


lead story

Look, Ma! No hands If you thought that touchscreens were revolutionary, think again. For, the manner and the rate at which innovative interfaces are coming up in the mobile space, you might soon need no buttons to use your handset. We take a look at the world of emerging mobile interfaces. Sulabh Puri and Heena Jatav 28 MYMOBILE jun 15 to jul 14 2012


spotlight

An Appy College Life

College life is seldom without excitement - be it on the academic, cultural or personal front. And now there are apps to help you through the entire college experience. We cherry pick some of the best apps for college life Harshita Rastogi

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t is that time of the year when thousands of people sit down and ponder about college life. Those fresh out of school wonder what it will be like, those already in college wonder what the next year has in store for them and those in their final year start paying some thought to life outside the college walls. A few years ago, most college goers (prospective as well as existing) would have had no other option than run from pillar to post in search of the information they needed - be it admission forms, movie tickets or placement agencies. This being the age of apps, there are stacks of apps that will help you do just that and much, much more - irre-

spective of which stage of college life you are in - on the point of entry, in the thick of it, or on the point of departure. So if you are looking for an appy college life, we are sure that the following applications will help you achieve your goal - be it finding out about your professors, exchanging notes with friends and planning parties or event, and yes, even doing well in those dreaded examinations.

Student Voice India V2 – Free OS: Symbian

A major concern for all the students is to find the material to prepare for exams. Student Voice India V2 is an app that has been devel-

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oped for students of various levels to not just prepare for exams, but college entrances and job entrance exams as well. The user can access the previous years’ question papers, refer to notes, book titles and other related information. Other than information and question papers about some major courses, the application also gives regular information to update your general knowledge through a current affairs section. Give it a try, it might just provide you the relevant info.

Bump – Free

OS: iOS, Android College is about meeting up new people and sharing contact information. However, feeding in or updating information about another person in your Contacts can become tiresome and boring! Fortunately, we have Bump to simplify exchanging contact details as well as photos. As the name suggests, this app lets you


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