Top news this week: Galaxy S4 launched in India, 32GB Nexus 7 on Play Store and more!

From the latest launches to the most important stories from the world of tech, here's a recap of the top news stories from this week.

We understand it’s a busy world and it's really hard to keep track of everything that goes on in the tech world. So here’s a handy recap of the top news stories this week.

Samsung Galaxy S4 launched in India, available now for Rs 41,500
The much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S4 was launched and is available on sale for Rs 41,500. The India-bound handset has the brand new Exynos 5 Octa processor and early buyers will get gifts from Samsung.

Top news this week: Galaxy S4 launched in India, 32GB Nexus 7 on Play Store and more!

Samsung Galaxy S4


Smartphone for the blind developed in India by NID alumni
Interface designer Sumit Dagar has developed a unique smartphone prototype for the visually-impaired using haptic feedback to convert text to braille.


32GB Wi-Fi-only Nexus 7 available on Play Store

After launching the entry-level Nexus 7, Google has made official the high-end 32GB version of its smaller tablet. Is the pure Google experience enough to drive customers away from the Galaxy Tabs and low-cost tablets?


Spice Stellar Pinnacle Pro launched for Rs 14,990
Stellar Pinnacle Pro comes with a quad-core CPU, a qHD display, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and a downright bizarre 5 megapixel front-facing camera.

Samsung Galaxy Note 510 up for pre-order on official e-store
Samsung’s latest Note device, the 8-inch Note 510 with voice-calling facility is up for pre-order on the company’s e-store. Will the S-Pen and different form factor lure enough buyers?


Sony launches AOSP project for Xperia Z

Users can now freely download the source code for the Xperia Z and contribute to it. It will also help Sony verify contributions to AOSP on the MSM8064 Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro platform.

Now available for Rs 42,000!

To contribute to the Android Open Source Project



Amazon signals India intent by wooing developers
After announcing that it will launch the Appstore in India, Amazon is now allowing Indian developers to register and benefit from the company’s developer programme.


Delhi HC asks govt to explain how minors can use FB and Google+

Government given tight deadline to explain to the court how minors can enter into contracts with social networking sites that access and store user data.


LG Optimus G Pro coming soon to India and will cost around Rs 40,000
The Galaxy Note 2 lookalike will bring a full HD display, a powerful CPU and plnety of software features. Could this phablet be the one to change the other Korean company’s India fortunes?

One million Canvas smartphones sold till date, claims Micromax
The leading Indian smartphone maker reached the milestone thanks to the wild success of its three Canvas smartphones and very aggressive pricing strategy.