A plan to help shrink mobile phone bills

Ankit Chhajer and Jigar Doshi started Komparify.com in 2011 to compare existing plans depending on the customer’s usage. Chennai: When Delhi-based financial adviser Manish Sinha racked up a phone bill of Rs. 1.62 lakh in a month a year ago, he had not anticipated that 3G (third generation) data usage could put a serious hole…

Helping new developers find their footing

An independent mobile app store is providing new developers visibility and reach to relevant audience. It’s hard to imagine a mobile phone user who has not downloaded free or paid mobile applications, or apps, from an online store. The numbers are only set to increase. Research firm Gartner Inc. predicts that by the end of…

From inspiration to innovation

Capitalizing on the lack of a Siri-like app for Android users, Dexetra created Iris a few days after iPhone’s launch. Bangalore: Since 2005, the year Apple Inc.’s iPhone debuted, interfaces that employ the human hand as the tool of interaction have become ubiquitous. The iPhone’s latest version, released in October, goes a step ahead and…

Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on ‘Internet Rights, Accessibility, Regulation & Ethics’

Right to Internet for Right to information “Internet can be instrumental to curb the media sensation” Stated by socio-political activist Aruna Roy in the half-day national consultation on ‘Internet Rights, Accessibility, Regulation & Ethics’ on May 3, 2012 at New Delhi. The consultation programme was organized by the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) and Association for…