News  |  31 Aug 2009

Ralph Simon joins Hungama board of directors

MUMBAI: Hungama Digital Media has announced the appointment of Ralph Simon on its board of directors. Simon, who is the Chairman Emeritus and founder of the Mobile Entertainment Forum (MEF) Americas, is considered an icon in the international mobile content and entertainment business. He has also...

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Gadgets  |  31 Aug 2009

Samsung launches Mpower 699 with OMH technology

MUMBAI: Samsung India has tied up with Qualcomm to enter into the Indian CDMA market. The company in alliance with Qualcomm is launching its Mpower 699 handset with OMH technology in India. In the initial phase, CDMA operators will offer OMH SIM cards along with the phone. This particular OMH...

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Press Releases  |  31 Aug 2009

Nine FM plays host to the 5th Subho Bibaho 2009

MUMBAI: NINE FM, the contemporary station of North Bengal played host to the 5th Subho Vivah 2009 – the only mega wedding and lifestyle exhibition cum sale starting 28th August till 30th August. The 3-day-long event brought a spectacular display of all wedding accessories-everything needed to...

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Press Releases  |  31 Aug 2009

Radio City 91.1 FM celebrates Eco-friendly Ganesh festival

MUMBAI: Ganesh festival is another vibrant identity of Pune city. This colorful, divine and special festival of Pune is being celebrated in Pune with overloaded blast. This year Radio City 91.1FM, India's first and leading FM radio brand has added another colour in this joyous festival. Radio City...

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News  |  31 Aug 2009

BBC launches audio description shows on BBC iPlayer

MUMBAI: The BBC has announced that approximately 25 hours per week of the BBC's audio-described programmes are now available on BBC iPlayer. Audio description describes what is happening on screen using the gaps between dialogue in programmes. This helps viewers with visual impairments to better...

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News  |  29 Aug 2009

'My job is to put on the best rock talent,' Farhad Wadia

MUMBAI: In addition to the sponsorship woes that Independence Rock faces this year, there has been debate over few bands performing out of their zones. The issue escalated when I-Rock 2009 schedule listed Mumbai bands Workshop, Khiladi, Shor Bazaar and Tripwire playing under the Pune zone, which...

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News  |  29 Aug 2009

I-Rock faces 70% sponsorship cut this year

MUMBAI: As one of India's coveted rock competitions -  â€?The Independence Rock' - prepares to enter its twenty fourth year starting 2 September in Bangalore, it will sadly be a low point for the competition as far as sponsorships go. There is a complete slowdown in the industry, so sponsors are...

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Reviews  |  29 Aug 2009

Cradlesong

Artiste: Rob Thomas, Label: Emblem/Atlantic, Rating: 3.5/5, Produced & arranged by Matt Serletic  

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News  |  29 Aug 2009

Govt to defer Phase III of FM radio till fixing of royalty issues

NEW DELHI: The Phase III of FM radio expansion has been deferred to resolve certain issues primarily relating to royalty for music. Information and Broadcasting Ministry sources said the issue had already been taken up with the Human Resource Ministry which administers the Copyright Act.

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Press Releases  |  28 Aug 2009

Awareness Rally on Swine flu by Big 92.7 FM Vizag

MUMBAI: Countering the deadly perception of swine flu and to build in the awareness about its prevention, BIG 92.7 FM, leading station in Vizag initiated an awareness rally on �Swine flu'. The rally was flagged-off by the city Mayor Pulusu Janaradhana Rao and was taken out from Ambedkar statue...

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Reviews  |  28 Aug 2009

What's Your Raashee?

Music: Sohail Sen, Lyricist: Javed Akhtar,

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Gadgets  |  28 Aug 2009

Nokia unfurls 5230 and 5530 XpressMusic

MUMBAI: Nokia's latest addition in its touch screen portfolio in the Indian market is the Nokia 5230 and 5530 XpressMusic. The 5230 sports a 3.2-inch touchscreen with a 360 x 640 pixel resolution and 16 million colors with a proximity sensor, accelerometer and handwriting recognition support. It...

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