Weekly Wrap-up: Indian Auto Sector, Gadget launches, Ecommerce & more…


Its Monday morning and time to do a quick wrap-up of all the buzzing posts that were published in trak.in last week.

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Last week we look at the performance of the Automobile Industry in India. While the Four Wheeler Industry did slightly better, the two wheeler sector was in red for the first time in 42 months.

Flipkart.com is one of the most successful E-Commerce site in India – however, it also serves as a prominent window shopping portal for many, who actually make their purchases offline after researching online.

If you have any online presence be it on social media or on a professional network, it is important to make sure that you are visible. Here is how to boost online visibility of your personal brand.

Here is a look at how Smartphones and tablets are being used at workplaces in India.

We announced the 3rd week questions for our highly successful HP Make IT matter contest. If you have not already participated, you should do it now.

We did a video walkthrough of 5 must have tablet accessories – Take a look!

Instagram has now beaten Facebook to become the most popular mobile social media app. Infact, Facebook’s popularity has fallen drastically, although they still remain the number 1 when it comes to total use base.

Airtel has launched an all-in-one services management mobile app that should bring smiles on the faces on Airtel customers. Airtel has also gone ahead and published an excellent infographic on the Rise of Smartphones in India, which is what they attribute the launch of their mobile app to.

Although, CDMA remains a second fiddle to their GSM mobile counterparts, they do have their own loyal consumer base. Here are the Top 5 3G CDMA phones in India.

Google, last week, announced launch of Voice Navigation and Live Traffic updates in India. This is sure to benefit lakh’s of Android users across the country!

Here are some great insights on the Indian Ecommerce Industry trends and growth. This Infographic gives you an idea as to what and how much Indian users buy online!

Do you know what is the biggest threat to the existence of uber-popular traditional SMSes? The Smartphones IM Apps…

Last week, Nokia’s launch of Lumia 920 and 820 Windows 8 based phones were talked about feverishly. But the launch was marred by Nokia’s inadvertent Fake OIS Advt. However, many believe that with launch of these phones, Nokia will come back to its former glory!

According to a report from McAfee, Malware is witnessing a significant rise world-wide. Whereas the mobile malware if growing at even higher pace!

Apart from the Nokia Lumia launches, there was another company which was talked about globally in gadget world – Amazon. They have launched the next generation versions of their e-reader and tablet. Amazon launched Kindle Fire HD & Kindle Paperwhite.

Although Facebook probably has 4 times more subscribers than Twitter, the latter has beaten Facebook in the mobile advertising revenue as the recent announcements.

To create a buzz around their Windows 8 platform, Microsoft has announced an attempt to create a world record for organizing largest developer Appfest in Bangalore.

And here is a quick look at our Top Lists of last week:

[Note to participants of HP Make IT Matter contest – The winners for week 3 will be announced today]

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