Samsung Galaxy S II Ad shows off its slim design !

The most anticipated phone is soon going to be launched, with Samsung releasing yet another commercial. And this time it does talk about the phone’s unique feature – 8.49mm thin. Yes, it is really thin and might be the slimmest smartphone when compared to other phones presently available in the market. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S II Ad shows off its slim design !”

Sony Ericsson W8 – First Android Walkman phone

Sony Ericsson finally announced the first Android Walkman phone, the Sony Ericsson W8. We did hear rumours of an Android Walkman phone and also about Sony Ericsson planning to bring back their famous Walkman series. And the guess was right, with Android OS being a dominant platform, this was always on the cards to bring about an Walkman series phone. Continue reading “Sony Ericsson W8 — First Android Walkman phone”

Samsung Galaxy S II’s New Ad

The count down begins, with just weeks away from the official launch of the Samsung Galaxy S II, Samsung Mobile releases a new ad of the phone. Looks like Samsung has begun an ad campaign, for its new upcoming phone. The first ad has been boasting of the phone’s Super AMOLED display, and this time its about the Voice Command functionality. The Voice Talk can be activated by pressing the Home button twice or by just double tapping on the top phone, which lets you convert voice into text and also lets you control the phone with the help of voice commands. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S II’s New Ad”

Apple releases iOS 4.3.2 Update for iPad, iPod & iPhone

Apple has released its new software update, the iOS 4.3.2 for iPhone, iPad and the iPod Touch. The new update comes with minor tweaks and is compatible with the following Apple devices,

  • iPhone 4 (GSM model)
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPad 2
  • iPad
  • iPod touch (4th generation)
  • iPod touch (3rd generation)

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Tata Docomo 3G WiFi Hub

Tata Docomo has launched a device called the 3G Wi-Fi Hub, a Dual-mode device which works on both TATA Photon Plus CDMA and Tata Docomo 3G network. The 3G Wi-Fi Hub is nothing but a pocket WiFi router similar to the Vodafone MiFi and you can share your internet connection with any device that is Wi-Fi enabled.  We think it’s a pretty interesting device as you can get reliable data access from either the GSM  network or CDMA network.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7-inch WiFi-only version priced at $349.99 for USA

Samsung has confirmed that the WiFi-only version of the 7 inch Galaxy Tab will be available at its retail and online stores from April 10th onwards in US.  The Galaxy Tab runs on Android 2.2 Froyo OS, which is powered by a 1 Ghz processor and features a  7-inch TFT 1024 x 600 pixel resolution display, 3-megapixel rear camera, a secondary 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video chat, 32GB of internal storage, Adobe Flash Player 10.1 support, WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0 and GPS. The tablet comes with a price tag of $349.99.

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Samsung Galaxy S to get Gingerbread Update

Samsung has officially announced that the Galaxy S will get the Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS update in this month. According to the Finnish Samsung website, the update is said to be in its final stages of testing and is expected to come in mid-April. The phone features a 4 inch Super AMOLED Display, 1GHz CPU, 5 MP Camera, HD Video Recording, DLNA support, etc.

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IDC Smartphone Forecast estimates Android, Windows Phone as Leading Platforms by 2015

The mobile market has been increasing at a tremendous rate, and is now at its peak. A recent survey conducted by International Data Corporation (IDC) reported that, the smartphone market is expected to grow nearly 49.2% in the year 2011. With the increase in the demand and the rapid improvements in technology, this was always expected. Continue reading “IDC Smartphone Forecast estimates Android, Windows Phone as Leading Platforms by 2015”

HCL ME Android Tablets Launched in India

HCL Computers have now entered the tablet market with launch of their 3 new Android tablets in India. This is the first time the company launched a tablet from the HCL stable, which offers the latest features such as a large touchscreen, 3G connectivity, Wi-Fi, GPS, etc., at an affordable price. Checkout the list of tablets with their specifications.

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Aircell launches Android Smartphone for the Skies

Aircell (not to be confused with Indian mobile operator Aircel) one of the leading providers of inflight connectivity, today unveiled the Aircell Smartphone, which is the world’s first phone which can be used in your next flight. The smartphone is the next-generation cabin handset designed specifically for business aircraft. Aircell Smartphone comes with menu-driven features, that allows passengers to place and receive voice calls aboard business aircraft just like they do with their mobile phones on the ground. Continue reading “Aircell launches Android Smartphone for the Skies”

HTC Thunderbolt to get Gingerbread Update

HTC Thunderbolt has been considered as one of the most promising Android phones since its launch. But that didn’t  last for a long time, with users complaining about minor bugs, especially with the Bluetooth compatibility of the phone. So HTC finally promises to fix some of these bugs, with the release of the Gingerbread update, which is expected in the Q2 of 2011.

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Gevey SIM Unlocks iPhone 4 on iOS 4.3

So here is the news for all those who own an iPhone 4 running on 4.2.1 or above versions and have been waiting for the Dev team’s Ultrasnow to do the unlocking. The phone can finally be unlocked with a new SIM imposter called Gevey SIM. A SIM card hack known as Gevey has been released to unlock the iPhone 4 running the latest iOS 4.3 software and baseband. This is a hardware hack which is quite different from the usual software hack like Ultrasn0w. Continue reading “Gevey SIM Unlocks iPhone 4 on iOS 4.3”