eyeSight to launch Gesture-controlled Music Player App for iPhone and iPad at MWC

eyeSight Mobile Technologies has announced that they would launch SoundWave music app with new gesture recognition technology at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. They were the ones behind the gesture controls in the Micromax A85 that was launched last November. The SoundWave app for iPhone and iPad would enable users to control their iPhones and iPads using simple hand gestures. Continue reading “eyeSight to launch Gesture-controlled Music Player App for iPhone and iPad at MWC”

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 software update now rolling out

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 software update  is now rolling out worldwide. RIM previewed the PlayBook OS 2.0 at CES 2012 last month. This brings lots of new features such Advanced Messaging Experience, Deep Social Integration, Improved Mobile Productivity, BlackBerry Bridge, Better browser, New Apps and Content and more new features. Continue reading “BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 software update now rolling out”

LG Optimus L3, L5 and L7 Android smartphones shown off

LG has shown off 3 new phones in the Optimus series. These phones are called L-Style series of phones that has thin design with Floating Mass Technology similar to the LG PRADA 3.0 phone and has textured back cover. Continue reading “LG Optimus L3, L5 and L7 Android smartphones shown off”

Panasonic ELUGA waterproof Android smartphone announced for Europe

Panasonic has announced a new waterproof Android smartphone, Panasonic ELUGA for Europe. This phone is sleek, which is just 7.8 mm thick and weighs 103 g. It has 4.3 inch, (960×540 pixels ), capacitive OLED display that has 66% display area ratio, 1GHz dual-core processor (OMAP4430) and 8MP auto focus camera. It is protected for up to a depth of 1 metre for up to 30 minutes in water, and protected against dust if left near or in it for 8h or less. Continue reading “Panasonic ELUGA waterproof Android smartphone announced for Europe”

INTEX launches 3G wireless data card for Rs. 2820

INTEX has launched a new 3G data card in India that offers high-speed 3G wireless connectivity with download speeds up to 7.2Mbps and up to 5.76 Mbps upload speeds. It is also compatible with GPRS enabled SIM cards on a 2G platform. Continue reading “INTEX launches 3G wireless data card for Rs. 2820”

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy mini 2 announced

Samsung has announced 2 new phones, GALAXY Ace 2 and GALAXY mini 2 in the Galaxy Series. The Galaxy Ace 2 is the successor of the GALAXY Ace that was launched last year. It has 3.8-inch display. The GALAXY mini 2 is the successor of  GALAXY mini that was also launched last year. It has 3.27-inch display. The GALAXY Ace 2 is powered by 800MHz Dual-Core Processor and the GALAXY mini is powered by 800MHz Single-Core Processor. Both runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy mini 2 announced”

MTNL Mumbai launches 2 Mbps Broadband plan for Rs. 25 per month

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) has launched a new 2Mbps Broadband plan called Broadband for Every Home at just Rs. 25 per month.This plan costs Rs.300 for 12 months (1 year) that offers broadband access with speeds up to 2 Mbps (effective cost Rs.25/month) and it comes with free usage of 50 MB per month (total 600 MB data usage). Continue reading “MTNL Mumbai launches 2 Mbps Broadband plan for Rs. 25 per month”

BlackBerry Torch 9860 Review


Here is the FoneArena review of the BlackBerry Torch 9860. You saw the hands-on images of the phone few months back. This is a full touch phone that is the successor or the BlackBerry Storm 2. RIM launched the BlackBerry Torch 2 in India last September. Everything has been refreshed since the Storm 2. The BlackBerry Torch 9860 has 3.7 inch capacitive touch-screen display, 4 GB onboard memory that is expandable up to 32GB with MicroSD and has 768 MB RAM. It is 11.5 mm thick and weighs  135 g. It has Magnetometer (Compass) in addition to the Accelerometer, Proximity and Light sensor. Continue reading “BlackBerry Torch 9860 Review”

Chaze Mobiles launches Chaze C249 in India for Rs. 2250

Chaze Mobiles has launched C249, a new multimedia mobile phone with exclusive Public Announcement System (P.A) system. This phone has 2.4 inch screen, 2030 box speaker with K- series amp, 1.3MP camera with zoom and dual LED torch. They unveiled range on affordable features phones last month. Continue reading “Chaze Mobiles launches Chaze C249 in India for Rs. 2250”

MTS expands MBlaze services in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala

MTS has expanded its MBlaze high-speed data service to 5 more towns in Gujarat, 6 more towns in Andhra Pradesh and 9 more towns in Kerala. They expanded the MBlaze services in Kerala to 10 more towns in Kerala recently. Continue reading “MTS expands MBlaze services in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala”

Sony smartphone and Toshiba tablet with TransferJet to be demoed at MWC 2012

Sony Phone and Toshiba tablet with TransferJet, high-speed close proximity data transfer technology that would enable 2 devices such as smartphones, tablets etc. to quickly exchange data by just touching the two together to be demoed at MWC 2012. The TransferJet technology  combines the speed of UWB (Ultra Wide Band) with the ease of NFC (Near Field Communications). Continue reading “Sony smartphone and Toshiba tablet with TransferJet to be demoed at MWC 2012”

ZTE to unveil new LTE enabled Android 4.0 smartphones at MWC


ZTE has announced that they will unveil 2 new LTE enabled smartphones running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with 1.2GHz and 1.5GHz chipsets. Continue reading “ZTE to unveil new LTE enabled Android 4.0 smartphones at MWC”

Samsung GALAXY Y DUOS and GALAXY Y Pro DUOS up for pre-order in India


Samsung GALAXY Y DUOS and GALAXY Y Pro DUOS, Dual SIM Android phones are now available for pre-order in India from online retailer Letsbuy.  These are the Dual SIM versions of the GALAXY Y and the  GALAXY Y Pro Android phones. These phones were announced last December. Continue reading “Samsung GALAXY Y DUOS and GALAXY Y Pro DUOS up for pre-order in India”

LG Optimus LTE Tag announced with 4.3-inch IPS display, 1.2GHz dual-core processor and NFC

LG has announced the LG Optimus LTE Tag, new Android phone with NFC Support. This comes with 4.3-inch IPS display and is powered by 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm processor. It runs on Android 2.3 Gingerbread and has 5MP auto focus camera with LED flash and 1.3MP  front facing camera. The LG NFC tag+ provided with the phone changes the phone into car mode automatically when it’s near that tag. This enables you to turn on the navigation system in the phone and could be programmed to turn on Bluetooth, GPS and raise the volume. It also comes with LTE support. Continue reading “LG Optimus LTE Tag announced with 4.3-inch IPS display, 1.2GHz dual-core processor and NFC”