Tech News of The Week : Mar 4 | Panasonic Eluga Power, Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning and more


kingdoms-of-amalur-reckoning-400x400-imad5qsrxbdxhhjhKingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning
is an RPG with solid combat, tons of side quests and addictive game play. For those who had enough of this, good news is that Electronics Art Inc. has announced the Legend of Dead Kel DLC pack to be out by the 20th of March 2012 on Xbox Live, the PlayStation Network, Steam, and Origin.The DLC will be expanding the game by 15%, which means, more side quests, dungeons, interesting characters to spice up your adventures.

Sony PS Vita sales has surpassed 1.2 million units worldwide. Notwithstanding initial disheartening reports, Sony’s latest handheld, the PlayStation Vita is actually doing quite well . After a slow start in Japan where competition was stiff, sales figure has now improved significantly. Forbes is reporting that as of Feb 29th, Sony has shipped more than 1.2 million units worldwide in addition to 2 million Vita games have also been sold since the 17th of December 2011 launch.


Sony’s Xperia P and U were unveiled amidst a lot of fanfare at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona,priced at €449 or Rs. 29,700 plus taxes etc.  Here is a look at the highlighted features of the Sony Xperia P, which will be available in silver, black and red:

  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • 1GHz dual-core processor
  • 4-inch Reality Display powered by Mobile BRAVIA Engine
  • WhiteMagic display technology
  • 8MP camera with fast capture, HD recording, 2D and 3D panoramic images capture capability
  • NFC

Panasonic reveals second Eluga – Panasonic Eluga Power, which features an improved set of specifications, including a larger display(5-inches), running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, right out of the box and a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor.

Panasonic claims, “In developing the ELUGA power, we refused to compromise and remained ambitious. That’s how we’ve managed to deliver the convenience of a 5-inch HD screen and superfast charging, make it water and dustproof, as well as add impressive features like NFC and a 1.5GHz processor. All in a slim, pocket-friendly and stylish smartphone.” Panasonic Eluga Power is available for Pre Order in UK but its availability in India is yet to be announced.


ATab tablet will be available from from the second week of March in the Indian market. AcrossWorld Education,   in partnership with Delhi-based Go-Tech brings in ATab to provide quality educational content to the schools and colleges in the country.
The ATab is an Android 2.3 tablet, sporting a 7-inch, advanced touchscreen display and will cost Rs. 5,000. ATab will include, 1.1 GHz processor, 512 MB RAM, 2GB inbuilt memory expandable up to 16 GB, Wi-Fi and an external 3G USB Dongle.


T-Pad IS701ROver 1 lakh pre-bookings have already taken place for BSNL tablet (Penta T-pad) – Quoting Virendra Singh, Managing Director of Noida-based, Pantel Technologies, a report stated, “We have received more than one lakh pre booking orders over phone and online for the three tablets which we have launched in association with BSNL.” If you want to know more or book one of these tablet, check out the Pantel website .


canon-pixma-e500-400x400-imad4q2svcgjhhwqCanon introduces the PIXMA E500 printer in India – Speaking at the launch, Mr VP Sajeevan, Director, CSP Division, Canon India, said, “Our latest PIXMA printers incorporate Canon’s advanced technology at lower price points and PIXMA E500 is designed to meet our customers need to deliver unparalleled print quality at affordable prices. Besides, with high capacity cartridge system the user will not have to replace cartridges frequently.” The Canon Pixma E500 is a multi-function printer ideal for both office and home, as it performs not just printing, but also scanning and copying functions. To know more on PIXMA E500 click here.


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