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Rs 32,990 Indian Price for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

NEW DELHI: Samsung's Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 has officially launched in India. The tablet is available on the company's e-store priced at Rs 32,990.
Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is successor to its earlier launched Galaxy Tab 750. The tablets runs on a 1GHz dual core processor and comes with 1GB of DDR 2 RAM. Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 comes pre-installed with Android4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.
The tablet's 10.1 inch display features a capacitive screen with new PLS (Plane to Line Switching) technology. For connectivity the tablet has HSPA+, HSPA+ 3G options.

Hyundai to launch Android 4.0-based tablets

South Korean company Hyundaiwill launch tablet computer production under its brand name in Russia, with sales expected from autumn 2012. 

"We are preparing to start sales at the Russian market (in September). We signed the first distribution agreement with Tekhnotreid firm last week and we are looking for other distributors," a Hyundai official told the gazeta.ru online newspaper. 

Hyundai will provide two seven-inch tablet models, one model with 9.7 inch screen and one with 10.1 inch screen working on the Android Ice Cream Sandwich mobile operating system. 

iPhone 5 coming on August 7?

Apple's next-generation iPhone popularly being referred to as iPhone 5 is launching on August 7, claims a blog on Know Your Mobile website. The website makes this claim citing "a reliable industry source" who, it says, has stated that the Cupertino-based tech giant will launch the device during a keynote speech.

Earlier, the same website had reported that the launch date of iPhone 5 has been pushed ahead to August in order to compete better againstSamsung Galaxy S III.

Apple planning smaller, cheaper iPad

The tech companies are at it again - trying to catch the blockbuster iPad in a race to win the tablet market.

Google on Friday began shipping its Nexus 7, which is smaller and less expensive than http://cybertimes.in/?q=node/439Apple's iPad, and is meant to compete with both that device and Amazon's Kindle Fire.

China Telecom, Warner Bros. networks Hacked

Cyberspace is a very turbulent place where groups of hackers daily attack governments and private industry.
An Internet hacking group claimed to have broken into the networks of Warner Bros. and China Telecom, publishing documents and login credentials purportedly stolen in the breaches.

SwaggSec, also known as Swagg Security, announced the hack on its Twitter feed and published a statement on Pastebin, along with links to the purloined files posted to Pirate Bay.

Samsung, Sony smartphones getting touchier, develop ESP

There's a form of extra-sensory perception called psychometry, whose practitioners claim to learn things about objects by touching them. Smartphones set to be released this month by Samsung and Sony will have some of that ability: they'll learn things when you touch them to pre-programmed "tags.''