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OnLive Launches iOS and Android Gaming Apps

There’s good news for all you gamers out there as the online gaming world will soon witness a whale of revolution. As per reports, OnLive is all in readiness to launch its ultra-innovative online gaming platform to Android and iOS devices with the release various new apps for both the said platforms.

The OnLive service is highly popular for providing console titles and for making them playable on the internet by the means of renting or buying various fascinating titles. It was zestfully launched in September all over the United Kingdom.

The new apps may well be epochal as they carry complete editions of games such as L. A. Noire and Assassins Creed Revelations to the iPad and iPhone. In addition, it is reported that the apps will even be supported by the majority of smartphones and Android tablets.

Due the preliminary phase of launch, 25 games, counting the aforementioned versions, have been modified for use on a wide variety of touchscreen gadgets.

In the meantime, the entire portfolio of 200 games will be modified so as to make them playable by the means of a fresh Universal OnLive Wireless Controller, which will be most probably pegged at around £39.99

All of the modified games will be supporting 3G and Wi-Fi, based on the internet speed.

Though the apps are freebies and anyone can download them with ease, members can even think about paying a monthly subscription fee for a variety of titles. Also, they can even buy passes for unlimited play and can even rent games for a number of days.

While expressing his opinion in this regard, the Founder and CEO of OnLive, Steve Perlman said: “Today marks a major milestone: OnLive is now delivering the latest, console-class, top-tier games – literally to your fingertips – on tablets and phones for instant, on-demand play anywhere, anytime”.

Motorola Launches Flagship Model Razr in New Avatar

Motorola is back in business with the launch of the new version of its blockbuster smartphone, dubbed Razr. As per reports, the new Razr is more powerful and sleeker than its predecessor.

In addition, it will showcase Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), a 4.3-inch super AMOLED display, anti-scratch screen made of Corning Gorilla Glass, 1 GB of RAM and of course, a powerful dual-core 1.2GHz processor.

For the most demanding camera users, Motorola has armed Razr with a front-facing video camera supporting 720p HD video recording and an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera is also there to entice users.

Pegged at a handsome price of Rs 35,990, Motorola Razr will certainly mark its dominance in the smartphone market. However, various online stores, such as the best buy, are offering Motorola for just Rs. Rs 33,990.

While expressing the company’s expectations regarding the latest version of Motorola Razr, the business country head for sales and operations (South West Asia and India), Rajan Chawla said: “One of the best-selling mobile phones of all time, the original Motorola Razr redefined what a mobile phone was as people worldwide proudly flaunted their fashion items”.

The handset is preloaded with the MotoCast app from Motorola, which will permit is users to download content directly from PC and will also provide seamless connectivity.

The new Razr smartphone from Motorola highlights an immensely sexy back in a ritzy and breathtakingly sleek body. The company is full of hopes and is expecting that technology-savvy and style-conscious users in India will get enthusiastic about getting their hands on this latest fashion symbol from Motorola.

The Razr series was first released in 2004 and it enticed fair amount of eyeballs and success all over the world. As per reports, Motorola sold in excess of 130 million units of Razr.

Indians Slam Apple for Launching iPhone 4S at Much Higher Price than its US Retail Cost

The anguish and frustration of Indian mobile fascinates and users, who had long been waiting for the launch of iPhone 4S in India, erupted within a matter of few hours of announcement of the cost of iPhone 4S on the websites of Aircel and Bharti Airtel on Friday.

In no time, the social networking media was overflowing with comments disdaining the smartphone maker Apple. The launch price of iPhone in India is Rs 44,500 and evidently, it will be much more costly in India than in the rest of the world. Though various online shopping sites, like ebay, are claiming 10% off on purchase and shipment of iPhone 4S in India, the customers are fuming with the fact that the retail price of Apple iPhone 4S in India is much more than its retail price in the United States.

On micro-blogging site Twitter, comments started rushing in soon after the official announcement of the price was made by Bharti Airtel and Aircel. Some of the interesting tweets even mentioned few items that are shockingly cheaper than the latest smartphone by Apple.

A few of them included: LED television sets, one year’s petrol bill and return tickets plus three-day stay in Colombo/Dubai/Bangkok, etc. Tweets mostly condemned Apple for being harsh on Indian users, as the price of iPhone 4S in India is shockingly 35% more than that in the United States.

However, the situation holds no novelty for Apple or Indian users, for that matter. Starting from iPods, Apple products have always been priced considerably higher in India as compared to other nations like Singapore, Hong Kong and the United States.

While expressing his opinion in this regard, an industry executive, who has long been eventful in monitoring response of Indian users for such international gadgets, said: “Most customers who wanted the 4S are internet savvy. They took price cues from other markets”.

Force Motors Launches First SUV Force One at Rs 10.65 lakh

Force Motors, is reported to have launched its first SUV Force One, and at Rs 10.65 lakh in Delhi, and the company is using the drivetrain technology gotten from Mercedes-Benz for the SUV, as its Passenger Vehicle Division spent the last one year or more to develop the new SUV.

Also, the company hopes to sell 4,000 units of the SUV in the first year, as the market size for the sector is about 70,000 units a year and the SUV is said to compete with, Mahindra Scorpio, Toyota Innova and the Tata Safari.

However, Force Motors intends to invest Rs 1,000 crore, in the next two years to boost its manufacturing footprint, and the company is presently discussing with the Madhya Pradesh Government to start a new manufacturing plant, with the decision being finalized in the next two months.

Hence, funds are said to be raised by combining of internal resources and loan, as the company might follow the capital market route as well as propose a rights issue.

Moreover, Dr. Abhay Firodia Chairman of Force Group, Stated: “The company may set up a new assembly line at its Pithampur facility or set up a third plant outside the state, and the installed capacity of the new line will be 12,000 units per annum that can be expanded to 24,000 units”.