Monthly Archives: October 2013

How to Upgrade to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8 for Free [Download]

Windows 8.1, the most anticipated update to Windows 8 is finally here. It brings with it quite a few new features including the return of the Start button and the ability to boot straight to the desktop (and not the Start screen).Windows Store - Update to Windows 8.1

Upgrading to Windows 8.1 is free for all Windows 8 users. To upgrade to Windows 8.1, just head over to the Windows Store and you’ll find yourself with the option to update your Windows installation.

If you couldn’t find your way through to update to Windows 8.1, don’t worry. Just click on this link, and it will automatically take you to the page to get yourself updated to Windows 8.1.

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Modi Run: The Political Temple Run

Looks like the Indians are trying to outrun Merida, the famous Temple Run character, with the help of Narendra Modi, BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate in India. Temple Run is an endless running video game which had gone viral among many smartphone users over some time.

Confused how? Dexati has the answer to it. Dexati has created a video game in which Modi is enacting the role of the runner. The game-play consists of 12 states of India. The strong man runs through Gujarat, Maharashtra, Uttaranchal, Rajasthan, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Madhya Pradesh in his quest to reach the PM’s seat.

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Google’s Street View finally lands in India!

20121022-GOOGLE-GRAND-CANYON-386After the initial hiccups with the government, Google has finally launched its Street View in India. This time Google has partnered with the Archaeological Survey of India and the Ministry of Culture to create a 360 degree panoramic view of 100′s of India’s most important heritage sites including the Taj Mahal, Charminar, Khajurao, the Ajanta and Ellora Caves, etc.

In in the initial phase, 24 World heritage sites in India would be considered for this project. In the later stages, other sites will be included. Google will take the panoramic images of these sites and host it on Google Map, Google Earth and Google Cultural Institute.

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