While the tech world is still discussing Steve Jobs resignation as Apple’s CEO, for the rest of us nothing much changed. There were launch of new services, new phones, and new updates.
Religare Mediphone in partnership with Airtel
Religare Technologies has partnered with Bharti Airtel to offer 24×7 medical assistance to Airtel’s customers. Fortis Healthcare is the knowledge partner and Religare is using the software licensed from Australia’s Medibank. The service is already piloted and is receiving 1000 calls per week. This service is aimed at non-critical ailments where certified doctors will advise the patients over the phone.
RIM Cloud Music service
Everybody’s doing cloud music so, why not RIM. The Canadian company has decided to enter the cloud music service with its BBM Music service. The service is priced at $4.99 per month and will be available commercially later this year.
Samsung Galaxy Tab gets Android 2.3 update in India
Samsung Galaxy Tab (the older tab) gets its Android 2.3 fresh paint in India. The upgrade is already available for users across the world.
Android apps on RIM phones
Running Android on any kind of hardware is in vogue. And RIM is trying to mimic that hoping to keep its foothold in the smartphone market intact. RIM’s newer phones launching next year will run Android apps out of the box. The beauty of Blackberry’s secure email and the possibility of running malware ridden Android apps : Does this make Blackberry lascivious again?
Sony Tablets in India
Sony’s differently-abled tablets will come to India. Sony S1 and S2 tablets, one of which folds at the middle, will be priced at Rs. 29000.