Mobile News Roundup – September 19 2011


Here is the FoneArena Mobile Roundup for the 3rd week of September 2011. SanDisk has announced that they would broaden the distribution network by partnering with Beetel Teletech and making them as an authorized distributor to distribute SanDisk memory cards across India. The memory card comes at wide range of capacities that include, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB and 32GB to meet a range of storage needs. Continue reading “Mobile News Roundup — September 19 2011”

Airtel launches GO! GO! GOAL Contest for Football lovers in Rajasthan


Airtel has launched GO! GO! GOAL Contest 2011 for their Rajasthan customers. This contest would let the Airtel customers in Rajasthan to subscribe to their Football Day Alerts and Hall of Fame  packs and win exiting prices. The HALL OF FAME PACK lets you follow your favorite footballer of all times and Football Match Day Alerts Pack offers you Live and specialized content from the world of football like European leagues (EPL, La Liga, Bundesliga and lots more), the Indian I-League and International Championships. Continue reading “Airtel launches GO! GO! GOAL Contest for Football lovers in Rajasthan”

Google Voice Actions for Android now supports British English, French, Italian, German and Spanish

Google Voice Actions, that lets you control your Android phone or tablet with voice command now supports additional languages like British English, French, Italian, German and Spanish. This would let the users in users in the UK, France, Italy, Germany and Spain to call contacts, send texts, browse the web and do much more using voice commands in their own language. Continue reading “Google Voice Actions for Android now supports British English, French, Italian, German and Spanish”

Vorce – Instant language translation app for iPhone

Vorce [voh-krey], instant language translation app allows users to communicate instantly with anybody from anywhere. It translates your voice into other languages instantly and magically speaks what you’ve said into the selected language when you flip the phone horizontally. The language options include English (US/GB/AU), Spanish, French, Italian, German, Japanese and Chinese. Continue reading “Vorce — Instant language translation app for iPhone”

Shop, Search and Compare prices with eBay iPhone app for India

eBay India has launched their app for iPhone users. The would let the Indian users log in to their eBay account and shop items. You can also search for an item, get instant alerts when you are outbid or when an auction ends and also compare prices in the store against eBay prices using the phone’s bar code scanner. Continue reading “Shop, Search and Compare prices with eBay iPhone app for India”

Nokia OVI store Top Symbian Apps in India


Nokia has released the list of popular Symbian apps in the OVI store in India. These apps are based on the popularity such as download, rating etc. among the users in India. These apps are of different categories like Entertainment, Social, Communication and Games. Continue reading “Nokia OVI store Top Symbian Apps in India”

Nokia 100 and Nokia 101 phones launched in India


Nokia has launched their Nokia 100, single SIM and Nokia 101, Dual SIM phones in India. These phones were announced in the last week of August. The Nokia 101 is Nokia’s fifth dual SIM phone and it is also the most affordable dual SIM Nokia phone till date. Both these phones run on Nokia’s S30 platform. Continue reading “Nokia 100 and Nokia 101 phones launched in India”

Idea 3G now available across 145 towns in UP West and Uttrakhand


Idea 3G services are now available across 145 towns in UP West and Uttrakhand that makes them largest 3G network in this region. They expanded their 3G services to 128 more towns in this region in July and the data traffic in semi-urban regions seems to be growing. They have also launched Double Dhamaka 3G offer and 3G packs starting as low as Rs.7 Continue reading “Idea 3G now available across 145 towns in UP West and Uttrakhand”

Book tickets from your iPhone or Android Phone with the PVR Cinemas App

PVR Cinemas has launched their Android and iPhone apps. These app not only lets you see the current and upcoming movies in the PVR cinemas, but also lets you book the tickets for the movies running in 154 PVR screens in 20 cities across India. The Android app is Java based app, so everything is touch, and you can’t use the menu keys. Continue reading “Book tickets from your iPhone or Android Phone with the PVR Cinemas App”

Sprint announces LG Marquee, coming on October 2 for $99.99

Sprint USA has announced LG Marquee that has 4 inch bright NOVA display and runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). It features 1GHz processor, 5 megapixel rear-facing autofocus camera with flash and 2 megapixel front-facing camera. The device would also come with Sprint ID and there Sprint ID packs for apps, ringer tones, wallpapers, widgets and more. This phone is the LG Optimus Black but it comes with few changes like different back cover and the Android 2.3. Continue reading “Sprint announces LG Marquee, coming on October 2 for $99.99”

Vodafone Smart now available in India for Rs. 6695

Vodafone Smart, also known as Vodafone 858 Smart is now available in India. Vodafone has not officially released the phone but it is available for sale on Flipkart. This phone has 2.2 inch touch and runs on Android 2.2 (FroYo). It features 528 Mhz Qualcomm MSM7225 processor and has 2MP camera. They officially launched the Facebook phone, Vodafone Blue last week. Continue reading “Vodafone Smart now available in India for Rs. 6695”

HTC Sensation XE Specifications and Price


HTC announced HTC Sensation XE, their first HTC phone with Beats audio today. HTC announced its partnership with Beats Electronics last month and promised to launch HTC devices with beats audio. The Clove UK, online retail site has revealed the price and the launch date of the phone for UK. The HTC Sensation XE runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), features 1.5GHz Dual core processor and has extended battery. It also has aluminum uni-body. Continue reading “HTC Sensation XE Specifications and Price”

Motorola FIRE XT and Motorola FIRE launched in India

Motorola has launched their new Android phones, Motorola FIRE XT and Motorola FIRE in India. The Motorola FIRE XT has 3.5 inch touch screen display and the Motorola FIRE has QWERTY keyboard along with a 2.8 inch capacitive touch screen. These phones run on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). Continue reading “Motorola FIRE XT and Motorola FIRE launched in India”

LG Optimus Hub announced, coming in October

LG has announced another phone in the Optimus series, LG Optimus Hub, followed by Optimus Pro and Optimus Net. This phone is previously leaked in the LG road map this July. The LG Optimus Hub is said to be the successor of LG Optimus One, and it has 3.5 inch capacitive touch screen that is much brighter (550 nit). It runs on Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) and features 800 MHz processor, 5MP camera and Wi-F Direct. Continue reading “LG Optimus Hub announced, coming in October”

Facebook for Android v1.7 gets new sharing features and improvements

Facebook for Android has been updated to version 1.7 that brings in new privacy features while posting and new sharing options like tagging a friend on a post, photo or places. The Facebook for iPhone got these features recently in the latest update of version 3.5 Continue reading “Facebook for Android v1.7 gets new sharing features and improvements”