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Now, iPhone’s ‘My QuitLine’ app helps smokers kick the butt

Now, iPhone’s ‘My QuitLine’ app helps smokers kick the buttNow, iPhone’s ‘My QuitLine’ app helps smokers kick the buttWashington, Apr 29 : Smokers interested in quitting the habit can now get some serious help from their iPhones - a new free application of the smart phone provides a live quitline coach and uses live text to advice on how to kick the butt.

Developed by The George Washington University's School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) and the National Tobacco Cessation Collaborative (NTCC), "My QuitLine" app also provides evidence-based treatment for quitting.

RCom rolls out “Magic@Re 1” tariff offer for CDMA subscribers in Karnataka

The flagship company of the Reliance-Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group— Reliance Communications (RCom) on Tuesday rolled out new Magic Tariff offer – “Magic@Re 1” – for its CDMA subscribers in Karnataka.

Magic@Re 1,” the RCom Magic Tariff on a daily basis offer, allows CDMA subscribers to make calls at cheaper rates by paying Rs 1 daily. Yes, by just paying a rental fee of Rs 1 per day, the RCom CDMA subscribers can make local calls at 60 paise per minute and STD calls at Re 1.20 per minute.
The new RCom CDMA subscribers can enjoy the “Magic@Re 1” offer by recharging their prepaid mobile with Rs 26. The existing customers can also enjoy the offer by recharging with Rs.34 voucher.

Nokia announces another round of job-cuts; to reduce costs due to weak demand

Nokia announces another round of job-cuts; to reduce costs due to weak demandAccording to Reuters’ report, the world’s mobile phone bigwig Nokia intends slashing another 450 jobs in its services business, IT support and industry collaboration. The move depicts Nokia’s attempt to reduce costs in the face of the weak demand.

Around 360 workers will be laid off in Nokia’s Internet Services division, as the company folds operations into Ovi Store, which is its content storefront for its May-scheduled mobile devices.

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LG releases game pad module for LG Versa

LG releases game pad module for LG VersaYou can now think of LG Versa as gaming device. LG has released game pad module for LG Versa that virtually turns the LG Versa mobile phone to gaming platform.   

The LG Versa snap-on game pad module gets attached to the back of the phone and slides from the side. The game pad can be removed when not in use. The game controller pad uses power from the phone’s battery.

The game pad module features 8-way directional pad and four SNES-style gaming buttons. The thin game pad module really helps enhancing the gaming experience on the phone.

India set to buy 250,000 XO laptops from OLPC (One Laptop Per Child)

Struggling in the recent times, the OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) project in India has got big boost, with the Government of India signing agreement with the organization to buy 250,000 XO laptops of the organization.

India has placed order for 250,000 OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) XO laptops for its schools, after its own $10 laptop project has failed. India has realized that it is virtually impossible to develop a $10 laptop, and thus has decided to go for the OLPC’s cheaper laptops.