So it’s been over a week since the unboxing of the Infinix Hot Note X551 and so far, the experience has been solid. I will be honest for a moment here, when I first received the Hot Note, I wasn’t too optimistic about what the phone’s performance will be. The experience has been contrary to my first thought; the Infinix Hot Note is a pretty solid device, both in terms of appearance and in terms of performance. Let’s not waste time here and get to write about its key winning points.
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The Infinix Hot Note, finally received and doing what any blogger would do; Unbox and see what’s inside!
Adzine is a new startup based in Pakistan focused on a more traditional business of Print Ads, however the founders have taken this initiative primarily as a study and have plans on taking a Digital Route with their Startup. We think it is quite logical for them to experiment with something that’s already in the box before attempting a new approach, especially in a market that is still adopting (fast) to the startup culture. Following is an interview with the Co-Founder, Khurram Salahuddin Khan:
Q.1 Who are you and what’s your background?
Floods have been devastating recently. Especially the ones last year in Pakistan that flooded an area that was larger than many European countries combined. Many lives were lost that could have been saved, had there been a flood forecast. Early warning systems can prove to be absolutely essential, especially in densely populated regions where whatever time that can be bought saves as many lives.
When you say Android or Apple iPhone people by default think it’s about high priced only for rich smartphones. They aren’t wrong initially, especially in Pakistan where people would want a nice phone with maximum features but affordable enough for everyone. I mean iPhone 4 can cost you a good $1,000 and the cheapest Android Handset from HTC would be $350 plus. These phones, being really worth the price aren’t one meant for everyone’s pocket. However Zong Telecom, keeping the whole price factor and user demand in sight has introduced an all new handset running on the Android version 2.2 aka Froyo.
I am residing in Pakistan and as the world might be aware that is has been hit by one of the worst floods in the history of the region. The torrential rains in the last couple of weeks have wreaked havoc in the country, devastating the North West Frontier Province [now called Khyber Pakhtunkhwa] with floods affecting more than 3 million people. As of current stats, close to 1,500 people have lost their lives, [the number which is unbelievable seeing the destruction it has caused].
More rains are expected to hit the country in the next week or two as the flood water ravages to the southern areas to Punjab and Sind. We at Startup Meme are sharing possible ways on how our readers across the globe can help the affected people.
Google is getting some kicking in China and Pakistan by the authorities. I had been experiencing a block on certain Google Search Suggestions on random sites by the PTA and I kept ignoring this until I came across news from Cnet. While it’ about China extending its impenetrable firewall further.
Finally! something really worth mentioning in Pakistan for the Web 2.0. I have been complaining a lot about how the events need to be planned and what exactly they should be focused more on. Late, very late but a very important move to bring out a startup from Pakistan by our countrymen.
Welcome Face2Face, the application bringing proximity base social networking. I have had a conversation about this with Umer Umair Aziz late last year and I was impressed by the idea, today the global launch with an event worth mentioning. What’s best about it? It a cross platform social network, removing the need for you to register yourself on a new social site and runs on almost all existing smartphones. From the iPhone, Android to Nokia’s standard Symbian and the J2ME, which pretty much means all devices out there.