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Virgin Mobile launches vFlash hi-speed USB modem

by on Jan.19, 2010, under Gadgets, Mobile, Technology

Virgin Mobile vFlashThere is a lot of potential in Indian market for wireless internet connection. Virgin Mobile has come out with the vFlash hi-speed USB modem that provides internet connectivity without the hassle of wires. It comes with features such as vFlash TV and On-Demand download services.

“Today, commom man wants to stay connected 24/7 and with the launch of vFlash, we aim to put the surfing experience at their fingertips. At Virgin Mobile, we understand the distinct needs of our users; hence we are confident of satisfying high speed internet connectivity demands of our customers. With the rise of internet penetration in India, the data segment furnishes a stupendous opportunity allowing the customers to always stay connected,” M.A. Madhusudan, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Mobile India remarked.

The USB device offers 8GB data memory space for storing music, videos, documents and similar content. Users are delivered one-touch access to vFlash TV that has 40 channels, On Demand services and search. Data transfer speeds of approximately 3.1MB/s are extended with this modem. It is out in a flaming red colored soft touch finish with swivel design.

“As an introductory promo, we are offering the device at a hard-to-resist 30-day zero rental. In addition, we are also offering vFlash TV & access to unlimited legal downloads on our On Demand service at zero rental till Jan and March-ends respectively. The launch of this product is an example of our commitment to provide simplicity and control in the hands of our customers as it offers various exciting features such as live TV and on demand services,” claimed Deval Parikh, Chief Officer, Handset, VAS and Procurement, Virgin Mobile India.

Virgin Mobile’s vFlash hi-speed USB modem costs Rs.3,499 and comes with tariff plans ragning from Rs.250 to Rs.1,100 per month. Users who purchase the device before January 31, 2010 are given Zero Data Plan rental and Zero rental on vFlash live TV for the first 30 days, while those purchasing it before March 31, 2010 are delivered Zero rental on On Demand services for the first 30 days.

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Bose Launches SoundLink Wireless Music System

by on Jul.17, 2009, under Gadgets, News, Technology

Bose has launched it’s new SoundLink system, designed as a simple solution for people who listen to music stored on their computer, but don’t want to be at their computer to enjoy it.

Bose SoundLink Wireless Music System

Setup is quite easy. No software or Wi-Fi connection is required. Just plug the included SoundLink USB key into the computer, select music — from iTunes®, Pandora®, or any other Internet radio or music source — and the audio will stream to the SoundLink system via a long-range wireless link that works through most walls and floors.

The Bose SoundLink system unlocks that music, streaming it almost anywhere in the home –- even outside –- quickly and easily.

For added flexibility, a rechargeable lithium-ion battery is included, making the SoundLink wireless music system truly portable. It’s charged by the system’s AC power supply — no outlet is required. The battery provides all the power the system needs for up to three hours when played at full volume or for longer periods at more moderate listening levels.

Advanced Bose engineering in electronics efficiency and speaker design enable the same high-quality audio performance whether plugged-in or operating on battery power. The SoundLink system features a proprietary acoustics package, which combines exclusive Bose waveguide speaker technology and neodymium transducers to deliver room-filling, high-quality audio from a very small enclosure.

The system’s infrared remote control operates the power and volume, and can send transport control commands to most applications, allowing users to skip tracks or play/pause from a distance. Touch-sensitive volume buttons also are located on the unit itself.

Although designed primarily for wireless connectivity to a computer, the SoundLink system features an auxiliary input for connecting additional audio sources, including an iPod, iPhone, MP3 player or CD player.

The new SoundLink wireless music system comes in Gloss Black, and will be available from Bose beginning August 27, 2009, for a price of $549.95. It will be sold at authorized Bose dealers, Bose retail stores, or www.Bose.com.

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