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Indian translator mTranslator returns to Windows Phone
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Indian translator mTranslator returns to Windows Phone

Abhishek Baxi 18

Once upon a time, I wrote about mTranslator, an interactive Windows Phone 8 app that allowed you to translate English to nine Indian languages. It was a fine idea since it wasn't just helpful for tourists and expats in India, but even the citizens of the country like me who often struggle with basic communication and instructions when travelling to another state or region. The app is...

Surface Pro 3 is available in India for Rs. 98,450
Now that's what you call a markup

Surface Pro 3 is available in India for Rs. 98,450

Harish Jonnalagadda 114

Microsoft hasn't included India in the list of 28 new markets the Surface Pro 3 is available in, but if you're itching to get the tablet in the country, you can buy it for a hefty premium on Snapdeal. The retailer is selling the 128 GB Core i5 variant of the Surface Pro 3 for Rs. 98,450 ($1600), which is a full $600 more than what the tablet retails for in the US. Or you can hold out...

Skype local calls to phones in India to stop Nov. 10
Major blow for Indian Skype use

Skype local calls to phones in India to stop Nov. 10

John Callaham 89

People in India will soon not be able to use Microsoft's Skype service to make calls to local mobile phones and landlines. The company has quietly revealed, via an updated support website page, that all those kinds of calls will end on November 10 in that country. People in India will still be able to use Skype to make calls to other Skype users and to make international mobile and...

Lumia 730 teased by Microsoft India ahead of official launch
Selfies anyone?

Lumia 730 teased by Microsoft India ahead of official launch

Harish Jonnalagadda 108

Microsoft is hosting a media event tomorrow in New Delhi, where the Redmond-based giant is scheduled to unveil the Lumia 830. While no details were provided as to whether the Lumia 730 will also be announced at the event, a tweet from Nokia India today suggests that an official launch for the selfie-focused device may be on the cards after all. If only life was a little wider! Hmmm...