Weekly Wrap-up: Idea Wifi, Google Nexus 7 / Movies & more…


It’s start of a new week and time for our weekly wrap – With couple of holidays coming in last, we did not have too many stories published on trak.in, but we did have couple that were quite interesting. Here is our weekly wrap-up.

Trak.in weekly news wrap-up

Games2Win, last week announced USD 2 Million Series C funding from their existing investors Clearstone Venture Partners. The new funds will allow G2W to focus on acquiring games along with producing them in-house.

Tablets are getting cheap and probably one of the best use cases would be for school children. Using the tablets at school as e-books instead of actual books… But will it happen?

Google Nexus 7 has been officially launched in India for Rs. 15999/-. Currently it is available only in 16GB model and will start shipping by April 5th 2013. Only 16GB model is available.

Google also made another interesting announcement, where they opened up play movies for Indian users. People have choice to rent or buy movies in India.

Here is a very interesting Infographic that beautifully presents how world population would be distributed among various categories if existing population was shrunk to only 100 people.. some very interesting findings!

Idea Cellular, fourth largest telecom provider in India by subscribers, announced launch of Wi-Fi services in 5 Indian cities of Pune, Vizag, Hyderabad, Cochin and Ahmadabad.

Nokia Lumia range of Windows phone are currently being talked about a lot – But here are some reasons from perspective of a consumer, as to why Windows Phone 8 will lose to competition, especially Android phones.

Here is our toon of the week – An example of what will happen if eBooks arrive in school!

Here is a report that shows how consumer media consumption habits have changed over past few years due to increase in smartphones and large screen mobile devices and now it forms the biggest channel for media consumption among Indian mobile web users.

This is great post for entrepreneurs and probably a must read – 5 inspirational ideas for entrepreneurs with some great examples as well!

And, finally look at a the round-up of Top 10 Indian Business and Technology news!

  1. sadek says

    I was waiting for the official Nexus 7 launch, and it’s finally done.
    The price slashed by Rs-3000 after this launch (comparing with gray market).

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